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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…

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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…

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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…

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Watson Honored for Doctoral Work

Dr. Andrew Watson, director of financial aid at Williams Baptist University, has been honored for his work as a doctoral student.  Watson was named this year’s Outstanding Doctoral Student in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Arkansas State University. The award was presented for a combination of Watson’s doctoral coursework and dissertation. He completed his…

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Students Inducted into Alpha Chi at WBU

Seven students at Williams Baptist University have been inducted into Alpha Chi, the national college honor scholarship society.  The induction was held April 16 at WBU’s Academic Awards Banquet. Alpha Chi admits members from all academic disciplines who are in the top 10 percent of their junior and senior classes.  The honor society has local…

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