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Cedarville University Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cedarville University Announces Alumni Award Recipients, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University alumni will be honored this weekend during homecoming activities Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Headlining the award recipients is Alumna of the Year recipient Paula Faris-Krueger ’97, co-anchor of Good Morning, America! She will be joined by Distinguished Educator of the Year award winners Dr. John Whitmore and Dr. Steven Gollmer, Young Alumni of the Year AJ ’07 and Alison Clemans ’10 and the Honorary Alumni of the Year, Phil and Pam Black.


Cardboard Canoes Hit The Water For Homecoming Weekend, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cardboard Canoes Hit The Water For Homecoming Weekend, Mark D. Weinstein

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The air might be turning colder, but for Cedarville University students competing in the annual cardboard canoe challenge, swimming is still a distinct possibility.

In what has become a popular homecoming weekend tradition, the 22nd annual cardboard canoe race brings the campus community together to watch how students navigate Cedar Lake in their cardboard canoes. The event this year will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m.


More Than 700 Ouachita Volunteers Help Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

More Than 700 Ouachita Volunteers Help Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

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A total of 745 volunteers served in Arkadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s 39th Tiger Serve Day.

The semi-annual community service event is hosted by the Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community. Tiger Serve Day began in the spring of 1997 in the aftermath of a devastating tornado that hit Arkadelphia and has been held every semester since. This year’s Tiger Serve Day projects, marking the event’s 20th anniversary, celebrated its beginnings with the retro theme of “Into the Streets.”


Business As Usual: Ethics As Mundane Behavior, And The Case Of Target Corporation, Jon A. Hess 2016 University of Dayton

Business As Usual: Ethics As Mundane Behavior, And The Case Of Target Corporation, Jon A. Hess

Jonathan A. Hess

Ethics are in vogue in the 1990s America. Concerns for ethical behavior pervade almost every aspect of our lives and work. This trend has not been unnoticed by the American business community. In fact, many businesses have taken current ethical concerns and tried to put them into action. In some cases, the action has been out of necessity or self-interest, as in the case of companies hurt by an unethical reputation or companies forced to implement ethics programs because of legal indictments. But some companies are taking a proactive stance toward ethics without external pressure.

As these businesses strive to ...


Engineering Students Recognized By International Society, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Engineering Students Recognized By International Society, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University’s solar boat racing team, which has won nine world solar splash titles, hopes to build its next boat so that it will “fly on water.”

Leading this effort for Cedarville are former solar boat team members Elijah Thompson and Caleb Jacobson, both 2016 mechanical engineering graduates. They and four other engineering students submitted a 20-page technical article introducing their recent breakthrough in hydrofoil design to the International Hydrofoil Society. Their work netted them an honorable mention on their website and a $1,000 prize.


New Chapel Dedication At Cedarville University, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

New Chapel Dedication At Cedarville University, Mark D. Weinstein

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Two months after the completion of its $3 million Jeremiah Chapel renovation project, Cedarville University will hold a special dedication- during its annual Homecoming Chapel on Friday, Sept. 30 in the Dixon Ministry Center.


Rigorous Program Aids In 99 Percentile Score, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Rigorous Program Aids In 99 Percentile Score, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University’s human biology students are excelling nationally. Last year, Cindy Wingert, assistant professor of biology, administered the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society’s (HAPS) exam for her Human Structure and Function class. Wingert’s class achieved such a high average score that they ranked at the 99 percentile nationally.

The HAPS comprehensive exam was established in June of 1993 as a standardized assessment form for two semester undergraduate anatomy and physiology courses. The validated exam is administered online in a secure platform. The exam allowed Wingert to compare the performance of her class with the rest of the ...


Cedarville Work-Study Program Among Nation’S Best, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Cedarville Work-Study Program Among Nation’S Best, Mark D. Weinstein

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Attending college is expensive; however, for Cedarville University students who participate in the university’s strong work-study program, a college education can be affordable.

According to a recent study by the Student Loan Report, a news site specializing in student loans, Cedarville University is ranked No. 174 among the best work-study program in the country. This ranking places Cedarville fourth in Ohio among private universities (Denison University, Tiffin University, and Oberlin College) and above thousands of colleges that offer the Federal Work-Study Program.


Ouachita Hosts Consortium For Global Education As Group Celebrates 30th Year Of International Impact, Trennis Henderson 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Hosts Consortium For Global Education As Group Celebrates 30th Year Of International Impact, Trennis Henderson

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Launching the Consortium for Global Education’s 30th year, participants from across the nation and around the world gathered Sept. 14-16 on the campus of Ouachita Baptist University for the organization’s annual meeting.

The consortium, which was established in 1987 under the name Cooperative Services International Education Consortium, supports the development and programs of international education between member Baptist colleges and universities and partner institutions of higher education overseas, especially in restricted countries.


Ouachita's Jacob Hemsath To Perform Sophomore Recital Sept. 30, Haley Martin, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Jacob Hemsath To Perform Sophomore Recital Sept. 30, Haley Martin, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Jacob Hemsath in his sophomore musical theatre recital on Friday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. The recital will be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Ouachita’s Mabee Fine Arts Center and is free and open to the public.


Ouachita To Host Andy Davidson In Fiction Reading Sept. 29, Brooke Zimny, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita To Host Andy Davidson In Fiction Reading Sept. 29, Brooke Zimny, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Language and Literature will host author Andy Davidson in a reading of his debut novel, In the Valley of the Sun, on Thursday, Sept. 29. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Hickingbotham Hall’s Young Auditorium on Ouachita’s campus.


New Wheels For Cedarville Yellow Jackets, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

New Wheels For Cedarville Yellow Jackets, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University student-athletes will travel more cost effectively and securely this year after the university purchased two 40-seat busses. The new vehicles arrived in late August and have already been used by athletic teams.

The acquisition took more than a year of planning and budgeting, and marks a significant improvement for Cedarville’s Yellow Jacket athletic teams, which previously used chartered buses for long trips. The switch to owning busses will save the athletic department thousands of dollars.


Fairborn Students Further Learning With Donated Microscopes, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Fairborn Students Further Learning With Donated Microscopes, Mark D. Weinstein

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Fairborn City Schools will benefit from 60 microscopes recently donated by Cedarville University’s Department of Science and Mathematics.

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade will use the microscopes for class lab work and discovery. The microscopes allow the students to explore science, gaining practical hands-on experience and supporting their visual learning.


Coffee Disconnects College Students From Mobile Devices, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Coffee Disconnects College Students From Mobile Devices, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University’s Student Life Programs office is working to change the perception that college students are glued to their phones, and it’s using discounted coffee to make it happen. Their new program, Coffee & Community, takes place on Tuesday nights from 7-10 p.m., in Rinnova, the campus coffee shop.

The idea originated five years ago as Brian Burns, director of student life programs (SLP), watched students interact more with technology than with their peers. Burns’ solution, Coffee & Community, is an easy way for students to come to a casual environment and experience true community.


Evangelical Voters Remain Toss-Up For Presidential Election, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

Evangelical Voters Remain Toss-Up For Presidential Election, Mark D. Weinstein

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In an election year where both presidential candidates appear to be polarizing leaders, young evangelical voters at Cedarville University remain uncertain on what candidate they will select November 8.

In a random poll of Cedarville University evangelical voters by students in Dr. Glen Duerr’s Qualitative Methods class, students from Midwest states are leaning toward Republican candidate Donald Trump—but not by an amount that one would expect, or see in previous elections.

In the poll that was conducted the week of September 11, 2016, 52 percent of the students who responded listed Trump as the candidate they are likely ...


“Fairing Well” At Cedarville’S Health Professions Career Fair, Mark D. Weinstein 2016 Cedarville University

“Fairing Well” At Cedarville’S Health Professions Career Fair, Mark D. Weinstein

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Cedarville University’s Career Services will hold its annual Health Professions Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Stevens Student Center. The fair is designed to help people find jobs in the medical field including nursing, allied health, kinesiology, pre-med, biology, social work and psychology.


Ouachita And Henderson Collaborate To Perform To Kill A Mockingbird Sept. 29-Oct. 10, Mattie Alexander 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita And Henderson Collaborate To Perform To Kill A Mockingbird Sept. 29-Oct. 10, Mattie Alexander

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The Ouachita Baptist University and Henderson State University theatre programs are partnering to produce and perform To Kill a Mockingbird. The play is adapted by Christopher Sergel from the classic novel by Harper Lee. The show will be performed Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in OBU’s Verser Theatre and Oct. 6-8 and Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in HSU’s Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre.


Obu Pruet School Of Christian Studies To Host Pastors' Conference Sept. 29, Erin Jackson 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Obu Pruet School Of Christian Studies To Host Pastors' Conference Sept. 29, Erin Jackson

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Ouachita Baptist University will host the 2016 Pastors’ Conference on Thursday, Sept. 29, on the university’s Arkadelphia campus. Ouachita’s Pruet School of Christian Studies and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention collaborate to host the event.


Ouachita To Host Nea Chairman Jane Chu For Birkett Williams Lecture On Sept. 27, Haley Martin 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita To Host Nea Chairman Jane Chu For Birkett Williams Lecture On Sept. 27, Haley Martin

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Ouachita Baptist University will host OBU alumna Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, to present the Birkett Williams Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in OBU’s McBeth Recital Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Each semester, the Birkett Williams Lecture Series rotates among Ouachita’s seven academic schools. Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts will host Chu’s lecture, “The National Endowment for the Arts: Supporting the Arts and Creativity in American Communities.”


Ouachita Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day Sept. 24, Katie Smith 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day Sept. 24, Katie Smith

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Students, faculty and staff from Ouachita Baptist University will gather to participate in the school’s semi-annual Tiger Serve Day community service event on Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Ouachita’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community sponsors Tiger Serve Day and hopes to mark the event’s 20th anniversary with record participation numbers.

“There will be new energy as we are motivating our campus to give an all-out effort in participation,” said Judy Duvall, assistant director of the Elrod Center. “We are anticipating a huge crowd, which means we will be able ...


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