From the Ouachitonian: “I want to help kids communicate to the best of their ability. I hope I help them realize that they can be and do anything they set their minds to.” –Anna Caroline Strickland --- Check out our blog to read more about Anna Caroline (‘18) and how her personal challenges and volunteer work led her to pursue a career in speech therapy. (Link in bio)
Calling all high school juniors! What are you doing this summer? Are your parents nudging you to apply for college? Take our advice and don’t wait! New on the blog, here are five ways to be smart about using (just a little of) your downtime this summer to start your college search. (Link in bio)
Ouachita is perfectly placed for those who love some epic starry nights! ✨ --- 📷: Justin Trostle (’20) @j.trostle
Don’t mind if we do… Happy #NationalDonutDay! 💜💛
Admissions counselors are not just your personal connection to your college choices. They've been in your shoes, and they are experts on navigating the journey to college. New on the blog, hear Ouachita admissions counselors' wise words about how to choose a college that's right for you. (Link in bio)
From the Ouachitonian: “When we first started out, we didn’t have boxes to ship our hats in. We shipped our first 90 orders in shoe boxes.” – Kyle Alexander --- Check out our blog to read more about Southern Bloodline apparel and its Ouachita Tiger founders. (Link in bio)
Twenty years after the crash of American Airlines Flight 1420, the Ouachita students and professors involved in the crash returned to Arkadelphia over the weekend to mark the anniversary of that fateful night and share how God has moved. We were honored to have them here. Read the full story through the link in our bio.
This new little corner of campus has quickly become a fan fave. We can see why! --- 📷: Landon Salman (’20) @landonsalman
Not sure what you want to major in? Then go to a college that will help you figure it out. – Ouachita’s unique DISCOVER program will help you learn more about yourself and your options without the pressure of declaring a major as you come into college. Check out this video to learn more! (Swipe to continue)
From the Ouachitonian: “Everyone in my family at one point has played soccer. … My dream is to play for the Zimbabwe national team and represent the country that I am from.” – Tinashe Chigede --- Check out our blog to read more about Tinashe (‘18) and his success as a soccer player at Ouachita. (Link in bio)
The time has come. You’ve graduated, and now you’re figuring out this new world of “adulting.” If you’re struggling with this life transition, trust that you won’t feel this way forever. New on the blog, 2016 Ouachita graduate Ali Robinson thinks back on her first few months after graduating. (Link in bio)
Blake and Joy Ligon (’08) are another great example of the Ouachita alumni who live out this year’s theme of “living lives of meaningful work.” Check out their story of launching a church, developing ministries and the life they live together. (Swipe to continue)
Congratulations to Ouachita’s graduating class of 2019! We celebrated 345 graduates and the start of a new season in their lives last weekend. Check out our blog to read Dr. Sells’ brief remarks to the Class of 2019 and the link to download photos from the ceremony. (Link in bio)
Fun fact: Did you know that the McDonald’s apple pie was created by a Ouachita alum? 😲 – In honor of National Apple Pie Day today, check out the true story of alumna Bonita Watts (‘62) on the blog! (Link in bio)
Are you ready, Class of 2019? Tomorrow’s the big day! Tag us in your posts or stories and you may be featured. Don’t forget to use our Snapchat filter and Facebook frame as well! 🎓😁 --- Ouachita commencement will be held in Bill Vining Arena and will begin at 9:30 a.m. with doors opening at 8 a.m.
From the Ouachitonian: “You need discipline badly to do it because it’s an almost everyday thing. I learned to do things even when I didn’t want to. But I also learned grace.” --- Check out our blog to read more about Alyssa (‘18) and how a marathon taught her about discipline, grace and encouragement. (Link in bio)
We suggest all the refills. Happy finals week! --- 📷: Betsy Strauss @family_style_schooling
Today was just a “free floats in the Stu” kind of day. Thank you, Campus Activities Board!🥤
Not sure we could love this any more! – Thanks to everyone who helped make Tiger Traks this weekend a success! 🎉
Where else can you help raise over $100,000 for student scholarships by playing in the mud? They don’t call it “Arkansas’ Most Exciting College Weeked” for nothing! – Who’s ready for Tiger Traks 2019?
The generations of families whose stories began at Ouachita and continue to grow through the years is the spirit behind the Legacy Scholarship at Ouachita. Watch this video to hear the Crows’ family story & head to obu.edu/givelegacy to see how you can help future students. (Swipe to continue)