Cedarville Grad Nominated For Sbc Leadership Position, 2017 Cedarville University
Cedarville Grad Nominated For Sbc Leadership Position, Mark D. Weinstein
Walter Strickland, a 2006 graduate of Cedarville University, will be nominated for first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). The nomination will be voted upon at the annual SBC meetings on June 13-14 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Life-Saving Program Comes To Cedarville, 2017 Cedarville University
Life-Saving Program Comes To Cedarville, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University has partnered with Premier Health/Miami Valley Hospital and a university alum to train faculty as part of the national “Stop the Bleed” program. Stop the Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. The Cedarville University School of Pharmacy will be the first department trained beginning May 24.
Ouachita Office Of Communication Earns Five National Awards From Baptist Communicators Association, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Office Of Communication Earns Five National Awards From Baptist Communicators Association, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University’s Office of Communications staff earned five national awards, including a pair of first place honors in marketing and design, during Baptist Communicators Association’s 2017 Wilmer C. Fields Awards Competition. The winners were announced at an awards banquet held in conjunction with BCA’s annual workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Baptist Communicators Association is the professional development organization of professional communicators serving at Baptist universities, mission boards, state conventions, newspapers, children’s homes and related ministry organizations. The annual awards competition “is designed to encourage professional excellence among association members and to recognize those members who ...
Trustees Affirm New Vp For Academics, New Trustees And Faculty, And Approve Concealed Carry Policy, 2017 Cedarville University
Trustees Affirm New Vp For Academics, New Trustees And Faculty, And Approve Concealed Carry Policy, Mark D. Weinstein
At its May 5 meeting, Cedarville University’s Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Thomas Mach, Ph.D., as vice president for academics; confirmed five faculty appointments; welcomed two new trustees; and approved a concealed carry policy for the campus as provided by Ohio Senate Bill 199. The concealed carry policy will take effect August 1, 2017.
Cedarville Engineers Soar In Florida, 2017 Cedarville University
Cedarville Engineers Soar In Florida, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville’s aero design team soared against international and U.S. squads during the SAE Aero Design East competition in Lakeland, Florida, this spring. Cedarville placed third among U.S. teams and scored a second-place finish in the presentation category among all 16 teams in the contest.
Ouachita To Host Called 2 Ministry Retreat For High School Students On July 28-29, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita To Host Called 2 Ministry Retreat For High School Students On July 28-29, Ouachita News Bureau
Have you sensed a call to Christian ministry? Are you interested in learning more about diverse ministry opportunities?
Ouachita Baptist University is hosting a Called 2 Ministry Retreat on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29 on Ouachita’s Arkadelphia campus. The unique two-day retreat is designed for high school students who sense God has called them into some area of vocational ministry or are interested in exploring the various areas of ministry available in today’s world.
The two-day retreat is co-sponsored by Ouachita, The Prestonwood Network, Cross Church School of Ministry and the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. Keynote speakers include ...
Everett Slavens, Lontime Ouachita History Professor, Remembered As "Profile In Courage", 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Everett Slavens, Lontime Ouachita History Professor, Remembered As "Profile In Courage", Ouachita News Bureau
Dr. G. Everett Slavens, professor emeritus of history at Ouachita Baptist University, passed away at the age of 85 on May 15 in Las Cruces, N.M., where he had lived since 2010.
Dr. Slavens was known as a dedicated teacher and mentor for many students and young colleagues throughout his career and maintained lifelong relationships with them. He earned his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and PhD degrees in history at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He taught at the School of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo., and began a 36-year teaching career at Ouachita in 1961 ...
Ouachita Honors 293 Graduates At 130th Spring Commencement, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Honors 293 Graduates At 130th Spring Commencement, Brooke Zimny, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University celebrated 293 graduates during its 130th spring commencement on Saturday, May 13, with university officials conferring Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Associate of Arts degrees. Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president, presided over the annual commencement exercises.
“Class of 2017, congratulations!” Dr. Sells said in his commencement address. “You completed a rigorous liberal arts program. You studied with talented faculty and worked alongside committed staff. You served your classmates, your campus, your community. … You worked hard. You had fun. You made lifelong friends. You ...
Faculty Will Lead Strongly Next Year, 2017 Cedarville University
Faculty Will Lead Strongly Next Year, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University announced the appointment of three academic department chairs at the university faculty meeting April 21. Beth Porter, associate professor of vocal music, and Dr. Luke Tse, assistant professor of psychology, were reappointed chairs in the music and worship department and the psychology department, respectively, while Dr. Mark McClain, professor of chemistry, was appointed chair over the math and science department.
Reno Stepping Down From Vice President Role To Serve Family, 2017 Cedarville University
Reno Stepping Down From Vice President Role To Serve Family, Mark D. Weinstein
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Loren Reno will step down from his role as vice president for academics at Cedarville University, effective June 30. He will continue to serve Cedarville as professor of management and special adviser to the president.
Caroline Dunlap Wins Ouachita's 2017 Virginia Queen Piano Competition, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Caroline Dunlap Wins Ouachita's 2017 Virginia Queen Piano Competition, Kacy Earnest Spears, Ouachita News Bureau
Caroline Dunlap, a senior from Little Rock, Ark., won Ouachita Baptist University’s recent Virginia Queen Piano Competition.
A piano performance major and student of Dr. Adam Haas, visiting assistant professor of music, Dunlap earned $500 for her winning performances of “Prelude in D major, Op. 23 No. 4” by Sergei Rachmaninoff and “Sonatine, Animé” by Maurice Ravel.
“The Rachmaninoff ‘Prelude in D major’ was, by far, my favorite piece this semester, and I was excited to be able to share it with people during the competition,” said Dunlap, who averaged three to six hours of practice a day throughout ...
Thirty-Seven Ouachita Students Named To Who's Who, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Thirty-Seven Ouachita Students Named To Who's Who, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau
Thirty-seven students from Ouachita Baptist University will be included in the latest edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
The students were chosen by OBU’s faculty, staff and the 2017 senior class based on their academic performance, leadership in extracurricular activities, community service and potential for success.
Italy Experience Inspires New Piano Composition, 2017 Cedarville University
Italy Experience Inspires New Piano Composition, Mark D. Weinstein
A piano piece composed by Cedarville University professor of music Dr. Steve Winteregg will take listeners on a journey through the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. The piece comes in five movements, each reflecting an aspect of Florence in a “postcard” impression.
Five Ouachita Retirees Honored For Combined Total Of 133 Years Of Service, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Five Ouachita Retirees Honored For Combined Total Of 133 Years Of Service, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau
Five retiring faculty and staff members with a combined total of more than 130 years of service to Ouachita Baptist University were honored during a campus retirement reception held May 3 in Walker Conference Center.
The honorees included Dr. Joe Jeffers, professor emeritus of chemistry, who taught 46 years at his alma mater; Charolette Allison, executive secretary to the president emerita, who served with six Ouachita presidents over 31 years; Julia Jones, assistant professor emerita of Spanish, who taught at Ouachita for 16 years; Jacque Cash who served 21 years in the campus post office; and Vicki Crossno who served ...
Cedarville Trustees Approve Concealed Carry Policy For Full-Time Employees, 2017 Cedarville University
Cedarville Trustees Approve Concealed Carry Policy For Full-Time Employees, Mark D. Weinstein
At its May 5 meeting, the Board of Trustees of Cedarville University approved a campus concealed carry policy that allows full-time employees who choose to complete an application process to exercise their rights to carry under Ohio law and the Second Amendment of the Constitution.
Ouachita Students Present Research To State Legislators At Stem Posters At The Capitol, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Students Present Research To State Legislators At Stem Posters At The Capitol, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau
A group of 10 Ouachita Baptist University students and three faculty members participated in the annual STEM Posters at the Capitol event held recently in Little Rock. They were among 110 undergraduate students who presented at the event, which highlights undergraduate research in natural sciences and math to elected state officials.
Dr. Detri Brech, professor of dietetics, as well as Dr. Nathan Reyna and Dr. Ruth Plymale, associate professors of biology, accompanied the students, who presented seven posters to high school students, other undergraduate students and professors, the media and Arkansas government officials at the capitol in Little Rock. Fifteen ...
Ouachita Enactus Team Named Regional Champions, Advances To Nationals, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Enactus Team Named Regional Champions, Advances To Nationals, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University’s Enactus team was named champion at its annual regional competition recently in Dallas, Texas. The team will compete May 21-23 at the Enactus National Exposition in Kansas City, Kan. The competition includes five leagues with seven teams each that compete against each other. The top four teams in each league move on to nationals. The teams prepare a script and video and select a team of students to present.
“Throughout the year we push ourselves to create the best solutions to problems that we encounter and make sure that we document everything along the way,” said ...
Ouachita Honors Student Achievements At Annual Academic Awards Banquet, 2017 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Honors Student Achievements At Annual Academic Awards Banquet, Ouachita News Bureau
More than 100 students from Ouachita Baptist University were recently honored at the university’s 2017 Academic Awards Banquet. The event recognized various academic and leadership achievements of the students throughout the past academic year. The annual banquet is sponsored by Ouachita’s Student Senate.
Record-Breaking Commencement Includes 21-Year Journey, 2017 Cedarville University
Record-Breaking Commencement Includes 21-Year Journey, Mark D. Weinstein
A record-breaking 796 students received degrees during Cedarville University’s 121st commencement on May 6. The largest graduating class in Cedarville’s history, comprised of 703 undergraduate students and 93 graduate students, represented every academic department and had students from 42 states and 15 countries.
Research Leads Engineering Student To Med School, 2017 Cedarville University
Research Leads Engineering Student To Med School, Mark D. Weinstein
Most people do not associate engineering with health care, but for Cedarville University student Derek Renner, his mechanical engineering degree gave him a gateway to medical school.
Renner, a senior from St. Marys, West Virginia, recently learned he was admitted to West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.