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Ouachita Visiting Professor Publishes Children’S Book, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Ouachita Visiting Professor Publishes Children’S Book, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Dr. Benjamin Utter, Ouachita Baptist University visiting assistant professor of English, has published a children’s book titled “Gladys the Grayish-Green Dragon” with Bowen Press.


Chandler Blake And Chris Clark Win Ouachita Business Plan Competition, Ouachita News Bureau, Katie Smith Dec 2017

Chandler Blake And Chris Clark Win Ouachita Business Plan Competition, Ouachita News Bureau, Katie Smith

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Hickingbotham School of Business hosted its annual Business Plan Competition on Dec. 6. Chandler Blake, a senior finance and business administration major from Frisco, Texas, and Chris Clark, a senior finance and business administration major from Arkadelphia, Ark., placed first in the competition with their business, WinterTerm.com, and received a $4,000 cash prize. Blake and Clark were advised by Bryan McKinney, dean of the Hickingbotham School of Business.


Ouachita Honors Dr. Raouf Halaby With Art History Classroom, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Ouachita Honors Dr. Raouf Halaby With Art History Classroom, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University dedicated the newly named Dr. Raouf J. Halaby Art History Lecture Classroom and honored Dr. Halaby, Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts and English, during a reception held Dec. 5. The classroom in Moses-Provine Hall honors Dr. Halaby for his 42 years of service at Ouachita.


Danny Prescott Resigns After 14 Years As Ouachita Head Volleyball Coach, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Danny Prescott Resigns After 14 Years As Ouachita Head Volleyball Coach, Ouachita News Bureau

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Coach Danny Prescott, who has served as Ouachita Baptist University’s head volleyball coach for 14 seasons, has announced his resignation effective Dec. 31.


Ouachita Theatre To Present One-Act Play Festival Dec. 7-8, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Theatre To Present One-Act Play Festival Dec. 7-8, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau

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The Ouachita Baptist University Department of Theatre Arts will host its student-directed One-Act Play Festival in Verser Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 7, and Friday, Dec. 8. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.


Texarkana Regional Arts Center Hosts Ouachita’S Donnie Copeland In Solo Exhibit Through Jan. 13, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Texarkana Regional Arts Center Hosts Ouachita’S Donnie Copeland In Solo Exhibit Through Jan. 13, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Donnie Copeland, Ouachita Baptist University associate professor of visual arts and chair of Ouachita’s Adams Department of Visual Arts, is showcasing a solo exhibit at the Texarkana Regional Arts Center Nov. 9 through Jan. 13. Admission to the center is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Emily Johnson To Perform Sophomore Recital Dec. 8, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita’S Emily Johnson To Perform Sophomore Recital Dec. 8, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Emily Johnson in her sophomore recital on Friday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Ouachita’s Mabee Fine Arts Center.


Ouachita Vocal Studies Program Boasts Highest Number Of Finalists At Southern Region Nats Auditions, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Vocal Studies Program Boasts Highest Number Of Finalists At Southern Region Nats Auditions, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Receives $1.4 Million Gift From Earl And Nancy Mccuin Estate To Benefit Student Scholarships, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Receives $1.4 Million Gift From Earl And Nancy Mccuin Estate To Benefit Student Scholarships, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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For Earl and Nancy McCuin, generosity and service to others was a way of life. Their giving culminated with a recent estate gift of almost $1.4 million to Ouachita Baptist University for student scholarships.


Ouachita To Host Annual Service Of Lessons And Carols On Dec. 5, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita To Host Annual Service Of Lessons And Carols On Dec. 5, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will present its annual Service of Lessons and Carols on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The service is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Ranked In Top 25 Percent Of Undergraduate Programs Preparing High School Teachers, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Ranked In Top 25 Percent Of Undergraduate Programs Preparing High School Teachers, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University has been ranked in the top 25 percent in the National Council on Teacher Quality’s latest ratings for undergraduate programs that prepare high school teachers.


Ouachita To Host Tiger Steel Band In Concert Dec. 4, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita To Host Tiger Steel Band In Concert Dec. 4, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Tiger Steel Band will present its fall concert on Monday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. The recital is free and open to the public.


Hubbard Elected Vice Chair Of American Chemical Society Regional Committee, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Hubbard Elected Vice Chair Of American Chemical Society Regional Committee, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita’S A Festival Of Christmas Celebrates 25th Anniversary Dec. 1 And 2, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita’S A Festival Of Christmas Celebrates 25th Anniversary Dec. 1 And 2, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present A Festival of Christmas on Dec. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. This year’s performances mark the 25th anniversary of the event and of the construction of Jones Performing Arts Center. To celebrate both of these, this year’s theme is “A Festival of Christmas: Celebrating 25 Years of Joy.”


Ouachita’S Huckabee School Of Education Earns National Accreditation, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita’S Huckabee School Of Education Earns National Accreditation, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Huckabee School of Education received its accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). To earn this accreditation, university education programs must meet nationally recognized standards that ensure excellence in educator preparation programs.


Ouachita Students’ Research Recognized At Arkansas Inbre Conference, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Students’ Research Recognized At Arkansas Inbre Conference, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Students of Ouachita Baptist University’s Patterson School of Natural Sciences presented and were recognized at the recent Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference in Fayetteville, Ark. Out of the 191 registered student presenters, 26 students were from OBU and three Ouachita students received honorable mentions for their work.


Ouachita To Host Percussion Ensemble In Concert Nov. 20, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita To Host Percussion Ensemble In Concert Nov. 20, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will host the OBU Percussion Ensemble in concert on Monday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. The recital is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Opera Theatre To Present “Speed Dating Tonight!” Nov. 16-19, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Opera Theatre To Present “Speed Dating Tonight!” Nov. 16-19, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music and Department of Theatre Arts will present Michael Ching’s opera Speed Dating Tonight! Nov. 16-19. The shows will run Thursday, Nov. 16, through Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center.


Nelson And Root "Press Box Stories" Talk To Launch "Hometown Teams" Exhibit Oct. 28, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Nelson And Root "Press Box Stories" Talk To Launch "Hometown Teams" Exhibit Oct. 28, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Rex Nelson, senior editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and voice of the Ouachita Tigers Football Network, will join his longtime broadcast partner, Dr. Jeff Root, for a presentation about covering local sports as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s opening of the Smithsonian “Hometown Teams” exhibit on Saturday night, Oct. 28.


Ouachita To Host Chamber Ensemble Concerts Nov. 1 And 2, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita To Host Chamber Ensemble Concerts Nov. 1 And 2, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Music will present two chamber ensemble concerts Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 in McBeth Recital Hall. The Wednesday, Nov. 1, concert will be held at 8 p.m. and showcase the brass instruments, and the Thursday, Nov. 2, concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. and will showcase the woodwinds. The concerts are free and open to the public.


Ouachita Jazz Band To Present Concert On Nov. 6, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita Jazz Band To Present Concert On Nov. 6, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau

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The Ouachita Baptist University Jazz Band will perform on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Jones Performing Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus. The concert is free and open to the public.


Rachel Clifton, Hannah Hill, Matthew Burns And Cedar Valdez To Present Ouachita Recitals Oct. 27, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Rachel Clifton, Hannah Hill, Matthew Burns And Cedar Valdez To Present Ouachita Recitals Oct. 27, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will host four student recitals on Oct. 27, including senior Rachel Clifton in her senior instrumental recital and Matthew Burns, Hannah Hill and Cedar Valdez in their sophomore vocal recitals. The sophomore recitals will be held at 11 a.m., and Clifton’s senior recital will be held at 2 p.m. All will take place in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center, and admission is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Seniors Hannah Hines And Cody Walls To Present Musical Theatre Recital Oct. 26, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita Seniors Hannah Hines And Cody Walls To Present Musical Theatre Recital Oct. 26, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Hannah Hines and Cody Walls will present their senior musical theatre recital on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The recital, which will be in Ouachita Baptist University’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center, is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present Blood Wedding Nov. 1-6, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present Blood Wedding Nov. 1-6, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca on Nov. 1-6 in Verser Theatre. The production opens Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. Additional performances will be held Nov. 2-4 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are open to the public and are $10 each.


Ouachita To Host Rex Nelson In “News And Fake News” Lecture Oct. 24, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita To Host Rex Nelson In “News And Fake News” Lecture Oct. 24, Ouachita News Bureau

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The School of Humanities at Ouachita Baptist University will host Rex Nelson, senior editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, in a lecture Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Hickingbotham Hall’s Young Auditorium. His lecture, “News and Fake News,” is part of Ouachita’s Birkett Williams Endowed Lecture Series.


Ouachita To Host Smithsonian “Hometown Teams” Exhibit Oct. 28-Dec. 9, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita To Host Smithsonian “Hometown Teams” Exhibit Oct. 28-Dec. 9, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ryan Lewis To Perform Faculty Percussion Recital At Ouachita On Oct. 16, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ryan Lewis To Perform Faculty Percussion Recital At Ouachita On Oct. 16, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Dr. Ryan C. Lewis, Ouachita assistant professor of music, in a faculty percussion recital Monday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. The recital is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Achieves Top Graduation Rate Among All Colleges In Arkansas, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Ouachita Achieves Top Graduation Rate Among All Colleges In Arkansas, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University has earned the honor of attaining the top university graduation rate in Arkansas, according to the latest data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics. The report follows other recent recognitions, including Ouachita being ranked as the No. 1 private university in Arkansas by Niche.com.


Mary Pat Anthony To Be Honored Oct. 19 At Stepping Up For Ouachita, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2017

Mary Pat Anthony To Be Honored Oct. 19 At Stepping Up For Ouachita, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

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Mary Pat Cook Anthony, a longtime educator who holds two degrees from Ouachita Baptist University, will be honored by her alma mater at Ouachita’s eighth annual Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon. The event, which helps fund scholarships for female students at Ouachita, will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at the Benton Event Center in Benton, Ark.


Ouachita To Host “Small Works On Paper” Exhibit Featuring Arkansas Artists Oct. 5-27, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2017

Ouachita To Host “Small Works On Paper” Exhibit Featuring Arkansas Artists Oct. 5-27, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Visual Arts will host “Small Works on Paper,” an exhibit sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Council, Oct. 5-27 in the Rosemary Gossett Adams Galleries in Moses-Provine Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public.