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Celebrating, Ouachita-style: Jon Merryman, director of Ouachita Alumni and the Ouachita Student Foundation, reflects on widespread opportunities to celebrate academic, artistic and athletic accolades at Ouachita.

Stadium dedication celebration: A longtime dream came true when the Ouachita Tigers kicked off the 2014 football season in the university’s new Cliff Harris Stadium dedicated in honor of a legendary Tiger football star.

Alumna Jane Chu chairs NEA: 1979 OBU alumna Jane Chu, who literally grew up on the Ouachita campus, was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to chair the National Endowment for the Arts.

Visual arts gain visual update: Rosemary Adams, a 1963 Ouachita graduate and generous donor, came back to campus this month to help dedicate the renovated and expanded Rosemary Gossett Adams Department of Visual Arts.

Makosholos leave lasting legacy: Mike and Mary Makosholo, who broke the color barrier in1962 as Ouachita’s first black students, impacted generations of students as dedicated educators in Zimbabwe and other African nations.

Sports Update: Tigers win pair of conference championships in football & women’s soccer

Campus Update: Dr. Loyde Hudson donates “timeless masterpieces” to Ouachita

Class Notes: Trustee Susie Everett honored at annual Stepping Up for Ouachita luncheon

Faculty Profile: Jon & Glenda Secrest build dynamic opera program over past two decades

Staff Profile: Craig & Kim Ward work together to guide champion-caliber tennis program

Closing Thoughts: President Horne affirms daily celebrations of progress & achievement

Publication Date

Fall 2014

The Ouachita Circle Fall 2014



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