Imboden Charter School Students Visit WBU

Students from the Imboden Area Charter School visited Williams Baptist University Friday, where they attended classes and toured the WBU campus.  WBU education students guided the children around campus, while Williams faculty, staff and students worked with IACS classroom teachers in leading courses and lectures.  The day culminated in activities led by physical education students…

WBU Releases President’s and Dean’s Lists

Williams Baptist University has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2018 fall semester.  The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of those with at least a 3.5 GPA. Williams is a private, Christian university…

Cook Signs with WBU Band & Singers

Isaiah Cook is headed to Williams Baptist University to continue his pursuits in instrumental and vocal music.  Cook, a senior at Hoxie High School, signed his commitment Monday, Feb. 18, to be a member of the WBU Band and the Williams Singers. Cook, the son of Adam & Rebecca Cook, took part in a signing…

West Makes Presentation at Regional Meeting

Williams Baptist University student Warner West recently presented the results of his scholarly research to a regional meeting of Phi Alpha Theta national history honor society.  West, a WBU senior from Walnut Ridge, read his paper entitled “Henry James and Virginia Woolf: A Literary History.” West examined the friendship between the two famous authors, which…

WBU Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is being celebrated at Williams Baptist University throughout February with field trips to African-American historical sites, a special lecture from local civil rights pioneer Ethel Tompkins and a library display showcasing the jazz artists of Arkansas. “WBU seeks to create a diverse and quality student life experience that celebrates every student,” said…

History Department Sponsoring WWII Speaker

The WBU Department of History and Political Science, along with its student Bancroft Society, are co-sponsoring a speaking event, “The Bombing of Japan in WWII,” on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  The speech by World War II veteran Clifford Smith will take place at the Wings of Honor WWII Museum, near the Williams campus. Smith, now 97…

Anderson Commits to WBU as Scholar & Musician

Walnut Ridge High School senior Tate Anderson is headed to his hometown university as part of two musical ensembles and an honors program.  Anderson signed his commitment with Williams Baptist University Thursday, Jan. 31, for the Coe Honors Program, the Williams Singers and a new worship team being launched at WBU. A crowd of friends,…

WBU Theatre Department Readies for Story Store

by MaKenzie Free It is the time of year when elementary students around Northeast Arkansas become playwrights and Williams Baptist University students bring those stories to life. Every year, elementary students submit stories to the Story Store, which is an annual production produced in conjunction with Williams Baptist University and the Northeast Arkansas Educational Co-op.…