Ouachita reports 99% placement rate for 2022 gradsFebruary 07, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University reported that 99% of its 2022 graduates are employed or furthering their education, repeating a career outcomes rate that exceeds the national average and reflects the university’s sustained momentum in equipping students for postgraduate success.
Three Ouachita seniors intern for U.S. Sen. BoozmanJanuary 19, 2023
Three students from Ouachita Baptist University completed a five-week congressional internship for U.S. Sen. John Boozman this summer. Noah Sanders, a senior political science and Christian studies double major from Little Rock, Ark., and Sarah Spakes, a senior political science and public history double major from Benton, Ark., interned in Boozman’s Washington, D.C., office while Kathryn Totty, a senior political science and communications & media double major from Camden, Ark., interned in Boozman’s El Dorado office.
Ouachita announces students named to the Fall 2022 President's ListJanuary 18, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University has named 381 students to its Fall 2022 President’s List.
Ouachita announces students named to the Fall 2022 Dean's ListJanuary 18, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University has named 389 students to its Dean’s List for Fall 2023.
New Venture Challenge raises $4,442 for entrepreneurship program, missionsDecember 09, 2022
Five teams of students in Ouachita Baptist University’s entrepreneurship program competed to develop and execute an idea to raise money for the program, which is housed in the university’s Frank D. Hickingbotham School of Business. The competition, called the New Venture Challenge, raised $4,442.40, to be directed back into the entrepreneurship program along with helping fund a student-led mission trip to Honduras in the spring.
Ouachita team places in regional ethics bowlDecember 08, 2022
A team of Ouachita Baptist University students earned fifth place in the 25th Annual Texas Regional Ethics Bowl on Friday, Nov. 12, in San Antonio.
Reyna, Plymale and Pruett publish research paper on AR-CURE programDecember 05, 2022
Ouachita Baptist University professors Dr. Nathan Reyna, Dr. Ruth Plymale, and Dr. Christin Pruett collaborated with colleagues at other universities on a research paper that has been published in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, vol. 50, issue 5. Their paper, titled, “From genetics to biotechnology: Synthetic biology as a flexible course-embedded research experience,” details the implementation and assessment of the Arkansas Course Embedded Undergraduate Research Experience (AR-CURE) teaching model developed at Ouachita by Reyna and Plymale.
Ouachita Student Foundation raises record $170,000 through Tiger TunesNovember 18, 2022
The Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) raised $170,000 during Tiger Tunes, surpassing their goal of $135,000 for the entire 2022-23 school year. Tiger Tunes is an annual song-and-dance production that parodies popular music as a competition among student organizations. It is held each year during the university’s Homecoming weekend.
Ouachita's Ian Cosh receives honorary doctorate from Liverpool Hope UniversityNovember 14, 2022
Ian Cosh, vice president emeritus for community and international engagement at Ouachita Baptist University, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Education degree from Liverpool (England) Hope University in July 2022 at the university’s graduation ceremony in the United Kingdom.
Hartsell awarded Mid-America Regional EMMY for Battle of the Ravine video essayNovember 10, 2022
Ouachita Baptist University junior Chase Hartsell was awarded a Regional EMMYⓇ for his video essay about the Ouachita-Henderson State University football rivalry Battle of the Ravine, titled “A November Morn.” The award was presented to him by the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) at the 46th annual Regional EMMYⓇ Gala on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Mo.