Ouachita To Host "What Remains" Exhibit By Aaron Calvert Nov. 4-Dec. 2, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita To Host "What Remains" Exhibit By Aaron Calvert Nov. 4-Dec. 2, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University’s Rosemary Adams Department of Visual Arts will host Aaron Calvert in a guest exhibit, “What Remains,” Nov. 4 through Dec. 2. The exhibit, which will be on display in Moses-Provine Hall’s Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery, is free and open to the public.
Calvert is professor of art and the director of the Russell Fine Arts Gallery at Henderson State University. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kent State University and his Master of Fine Arts degree in ceramics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
New Cabinet Appointments Position Cedarville For Growth, 2016 Cedarville University
New Cabinet Appointments Position Cedarville For Growth, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University has announced a new cabinet appointment and an organizational realignment designed to expand influence and to continue enrollment growth while positioning the institution for future expansion in graduate, adult and online programs. Dr. Scott Van Loo has been named vice president for enrollment management, and Dr. Janice Supplee has been named vice president for marketing and communications.
Ouachita Honors Alumni Milestone And Worthy Ouachitonian Award Recipients, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita Honors Alumni Milestone And Worthy Ouachitonian Award Recipients, Trennis Henderson
Honoring its seventh class of Ouachita Alumni Milestone Awards recipients, Ouachita Baptist University recognized outstanding graduates from the classes of 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996 and 2006 at halftime of the Homecoming football game Oct. 15. The alumni honorees were selected by a committee of Ouachita faculty and staff to represent their milestone reunion classes.
This year’s Homecoming festivities also included the presentation of a Worthy Ouachitonian Award by Ouachita President Ben Sells.
Obu Wind Ensemble To Present Fall Concert Nov. 1, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Obu Wind Ensemble To Present Fall Concert Nov. 1, Erin Jackson, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University’s Wind Ensemble will present its fall concert on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Jones Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
The ensemble is composed of 43 students and directed by Dr. Craig Hamilton, Ouachita’s Lena Goodwin Trimble Professor of Music and director of bands.
Ouachita To Present French Comedy The Learned Ladies Nov. 3-8, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita To Present French Comedy The Learned Ladies Nov. 3-8, Mattie Alexander, Ouachita News Bureau
The Ouachita Baptist University Department of Theatre Arts will present the fall play The Learned Ladies on Nov. 3-5 and 7-8 at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6.
The French comedy, written by Molière, is a satire on academic pretention, female education and precociousness. Written in the late 17th century, The Learned Ladies originally was written in French and later translated into English. The OBU production will feature a translation by Richard Wilbur. The play follows the story of two young lovers who must overcome the conflicting views of the young girl ...
Ouachita To Host Pianist Youmee Kim In Concert Nov. 3, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Ouachita To Host Pianist Youmee Kim In Concert Nov. 3, Stephanie Bell, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University will host Dr. Youmee Kim in concert on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The recital is free and open to the public.
Dr. Kim, an acclaimed pianist, is a specialist in American contemporary piano music. Currently an assistant professor of piano at Ohio University, she holds a Master of Music degree from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea; a Master of Music degree from Indiana University; and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from Ohio State University.
Gov. Kasich Supports Drug-Free Conference In Miami Valley, 2016 Cedarville University
Gov. Kasich Supports Drug-Free Conference In Miami Valley, Mark D. Weinstein
The church’s role in the growing opioid crisis in Ohio will be addressed at the Faith Leaders Conference on Friday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Cedarville University. The event, an initiative of the Drug-Free Action Alliance (DFAE) and supported by Gov. John Kasich, will equip faith leaders to help prevent substance abuse and support those who need restoration.
College Credit Plus Benefits Students, 2016 Cedarville University
College Credit Plus Benefits Students, Mark D. Weinstein
High school students who want to get an early start on college—and save money in the process—are participating in the Ohio Department of Education’s College Credit Plus (CCP) program. For colleges, like Cedarville University, partnering with CCP helps bring high-academic students to campus after their high school graduation.
Cedarville University has been participating with the College Credit Plus program since 2015. An estimated 45 percent of high school students taking Cedarville course enroll after they complete their high school requirements. And, statewide, more than 52,000 Ohio high school students participated in the program, saving $110 million ...
The “Amazing” Grace: From Rural Ohio To Olympic Gold, 2016 Cedarville University
The “Amazing” Grace: From Rural Ohio To Olympic Gold, Mark D. Weinstein
The Olympics might be over, but Grace Norman’s story continues to capture the attention of inspired followers of the Paralympic gold and bronze medalist from rural Ohio.
Norman, a freshman nursing major at Cedarville University, captured the hearts of many Americans when she competed in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Not only did she win the triathlon and place third in the 400-meter run, she claimed both medals within 36 hours of each other.
This was an amazing accomplishment for the youngest U.S. triathlon athlete at the Games. And, she is the only Cedarville ...
Metropolitan Opera Singer Arnold Rawls To Perform At Ouachita Nov. 10, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
Metropolitan Opera Singer Arnold Rawls To Perform At Ouachita Nov. 10, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau
Ouachita Baptist University will host Arnold Rawls, a Metropolitan Opera tenor, in concert Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Jones Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the Southern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) conference. Tickets for guests not attending the conference are $12 each.
Rawls is an internationally known singer with a reputation of entertaining audiences through his mix of vocal and dramatic skills. His Metropolitan Opera debut as Radamès in Aida captivated the audience in 2011.
Forum Answers Tough Questions On Presidential Election, 2016 Cedarville University
Forum Answers Tough Questions On Presidential Election, Mark D. Weinstein
Helping citizens navigate through the stormy presidential election is the goal of the “Election 2016: History in the Making” forum, held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Cedarville University's Dixon Ministry Center. The free event, sponsored by Cedarville’s Center for Political Studies, is open to the public.
Expert panelists will address the question, “How did we get here?” in terms of the candidates, campaign rhetoric and the role media has played throughout the campaign.
New Biography, Giving Until It Feels Good, Details Lifelong Service Of Ouachita Chancellor Ben Elrod, 2016 Ouachita Baptist University
New Biography, Giving Until It Feels Good, Details Lifelong Service Of Ouachita Chancellor Ben Elrod, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau
Dr. Ben Elrod, who served as Ouachita Baptist University’s 13th president from 1988 to 1998, recently was honored with the release of a biography titled Giving Until It Feels Good – Ben M. Elrod: Arkansas Educator and Fundraiser.
The 82-page biography, written by Rex Nelson and Ian Cosh, was published by WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan. A book signing by Dr. Elrod will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community on the Ouachita campus in conjunction with Homecoming activities.
Civil Rights Bus Tour Brings Students, Community Together, 2016 Cedarville University
Civil Rights Bus Tour Brings Students, Community Together, Mark D. Weinstein
As the national spotlight rests squarely on conversations of continued racial reconciliation, Cedarville University is making sure its students are grappling with the important issue. On October 12, 17 Cedarville students will embark on a bus tour of historic locations associated with the civil rights movement. Rev. Greg Dyson, Cedarville’s director of intercultural leadership, and Dr. Murray Murdoch, senior professor of history, will be leading the tour.
An All-American Student Body At Cedarville University, 2016 Cedarville University
An All-American Student Body At Cedarville University, Mark D. Weinstein
Students from all across the United States are flocking to a small town in the Miami Valley for their college experience. According to Cedarville University’s Fall 2016 University Census, students from every state in the country are enrolled at the academically rigorous institution.
New Financial Aid Program Focuses On College Affordability, 2016 Cedarville University
New Financial Aid Program Focuses On College Affordability, Mark D. Weinstein
A new financial aid program and residence hall were announced after the Board of Trustees’ regular meeting September 29. Both initiatives are expected to improve student life and college affordability.
The Trustees approved the recommendation from Cedarville University’s administration that will increase scholarships and provide more need-based aid for new freshmen and transfer students. The new program will increase academic scholarships by $1,000, establish a competitive $20,000 President’s Society Fellows Scholarship to recognize academic excellence and godly character, engage donors to provide an additional scholarship for all Pell Grant recipients, and introduce guaranteed scholarships for students ...
Collaboration, Networking Key To Educators' Development, 2016 Cedarville University
Collaboration, Networking Key To Educators' Development, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University’s School of Education will host its fifth annual Edcamp, a free one-day professional development opportunity for educators, on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.
Edcamp is a valuable venue for educators to connect and collaborate. Using an innovative “unconference” format, participants serve as both the expert and the learner by choosing topics they are interested in and facilitating conversations about education practices. This allows educators to share their knowledge and experience, and it maximizes their time and what they are able to learn.
Blindfold Doesn't Deter Student From Rubik's Cube Success, 2016 Cedarville University
Blindfold Doesn't Deter Student From Rubik's Cube Success, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University students Nick Camillone and David Mortenson competed at the Mason Cubing Challenge in Mason, Ohio, on Sept. 10. Camillone’s highest placing was fourth in the blindfolded challenge while Mortenson’s highest placing was 14th in the 5x5 cube challenge.
Debate Team Wins Sweepstakes At Npda Tournament, 2016 Cedarville University
Debate Team Wins Sweepstakes At Npda Tournament, Mark D. Weinstein
The Cedarville University debate team competed in a National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) competition and won the Sweepstakes and Novice divisions. The event was held at Wheaton College Sept. 23–24.
Leading the victorious effort were a pair of freshmen--Jeremiah Edwards and Caleb Jackson.
Religious Liberty Is “Top Priority” In Today’S Culture, 2016 Cedarville University
Religious Liberty Is “Top Priority” In Today’S Culture, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University President Thomas White served as co-editor of the second edition of “First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Freedom.” The book will be released October 15.
The newly revised book seeks to equip pastors, churches and college professors to defend religious freedom. Leading evangelical scholars Barrett Duke, Albert Mohler, Russell Moore, Evan Lenow, Paige Patterson and Travis Wussow contributed to the book.
Large Career Fair In Greene County Comes To Cedarville, 2016 Cedarville University
Large Career Fair In Greene County Comes To Cedarville, Mark D. Weinstein
Cedarville University will host one of the largest career fairs in Greene County Friday, Oct. 5 when nearly 100 companies send representatives to the Cedarville University Fall Career Fair on Oct. 5. The event is from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Doden Field House, and the public is invited to attend.
A number of Fortune 500 organizations, including Procter and Gamble, General Electric, The Boeing Company, Honda and Walgreens are scheduled to attend. Well-known local companies including Reynolds and Reynolds, LexisNexis and Speedway plan to send representatives, and participants will also have the opportunity to ...