Ouachita Baptist University has recognized 296 students in its 133rd graduating class, which earned Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.
Ouachita’s May 2020, December 2019 and August 2019 graduates, whose May 9 commencement ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as forthcoming August 2020 graduates, have been invited to return to campus for a commencement ceremony on Oct. 10, 2020. Ouachita honored graduates on the original commencement date by hanging its purple, ceremonial banners on the front of Cone-Bottoms Hall.
This year’s graduating class featured 167 honor graduates, including 32 who graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or higher (16 of those graduated with a 4.0 GPA); 74 who graduated magna cum laude (3.75 GPA); and 61 who graduated cum laude (3.5 GPA). There were also 32 graduates who completed Ouachita’s Carl Goodson Honors Program.
Gaddis, Rachel and Ouachita News Bureau, "Ouachita recognizes 296 graduates in Class of 2020, displays ceremonial banners on original commencement date" (2020). Press Releases. 733.