Winners Announced in WBU Golf Tourney

A total of 23 teams took part Friday, May 17, in the annual Williams Baptist University Golf Tournament.  The tourney, which benefits the WBU athletic department, was held at Sage Meadows Country Club in Jonesboro. The tournament netted $15,000 for WBU sports teams.  Director of Athletics Jeff Rider said the tourney proceeds will go toward…

WBU Announces 2019 Graduates

Williams Baptist University awarded degrees to 80 graduates during its 2019 commencement exercises Saturday, May 4.  The graduates represented 25 Arkansas counties, nine states and three nations. A crowd of over 1,000 filled WBU’s Southerland-Mabee Center for the ceremony.  The commencement address was delivered by Dr. J.D. “Sonny” Tucker, executive director of the Arkansas Baptist…

New WBU Health Studies Degree Emphasizes Gerontology

A new degree program at Williams Baptist University will help students prepare for careers related to healthcare, with an emphasis on those who are aging. WBU is launching the Bachelor of Science in Health Studies: Gerontology this fall. The hybrid degree program includes courses from several academic disciplines, and it is intended to provide students…

Britt and West Receive Founders Awards

Kristin Britt and Warner West have been awarded the 2019 Williams Baptist University Founders Awards. Britt is from Chandler, Tex., and West is a Walnut Ridge native. WBU President Dr. Stan Norman presented the awards during the university’s annual graduates luncheon on Friday, May 3 Founders Award winners are selected from each graduating class at…