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A place called Ouachita: Three Ouachita faculty and staff members—Dr. Ray Granade, Dr. Joe Jeffers and Tona Wright —recently were honored for 40 years of service each to Ouachita. They share their reflections.

President Conger in his own words: In honor of Ouachita’s 125th anniversary celebration, excerpts from President Conger’s 1888 baccalaureate address offer insights into his vision and dreams for OBU graduates.

125th anniversary reflections: Festivities during Ouachita’s anniversary celebration ranged from chapel addresses by Gov. Mike Beebe and former Gov. Mike Huckabee to a visit by Dr. Conger’s great-grandchildren.

Stepping Up honors Margaret Wright: Margaret Wright, OBU professor emerita of accounting, was honored during the university’s second annual Stepping Up for Ouachita women’s luncheon for her influence and impact.

Memories and Milestones: Homecoming 2011 highlighted memories and milestones, ranging from Stephanie Batsel being crowned Homecoming Queen to the EEEs’ out-of-this-world Tiger Tunes victory.

Sports Update: University officials dedicate Hatcher Wrestling Complex

Campus Update: Fall 2011 Tiger Serve Day attracts record 1,000-plus volunteers

Class Notes: Ouachita honors six Alumni Milestone Award recipients

Faculty Profile: Rob Hewell leads development of new Worship Studies Program

Staff Profile: Judy Duvall guides Elrod Center’s diverse community service efforts

Closing Thoughts: Dr. Horne affirms that “reflections give rise to future aspirations.”

Publication Date

Fall 2011

The Ouachita Circle Fall 2011



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