Robinson, Brewer Receive Founders Awards

Kelsey Robinson and Brayden Brewer have been awarded the 2021 Founders Awards at Williams Baptist University. The awards were presented to the pair during WBU’s graduate luncheon on Friday, April 30. Founders Award winners are selected from each graduating class at Williams.  Recipients are chosen by a vote of the faculty and administration as outstanding…

Ellis to Receive Yick Collegiate Award

Recent Williams Baptist University graduate David Ellis has been selected to receive the prestigious William Yick Collegiate Award presented by the Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs. Established in 2014 by Yick, a former president of the AFMC, the award is presented to a student of an Arkansas college or university that is currently designated as…

WBU Commencement Ceremony Set for May 1

More than 90 graduates will receive diplomas from Williams Baptist University during its 2021 commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 1. The event begins at 10 a.m. in the Southerland-Mabee Center on campus. Graduates from 11 departments including Business, Christian Ministries, Communication Arts, Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Liberal Arts, Music, Natural Science and Psychology will receive…

WBU Announces 2021 Academic Award Winners

Williams Baptist University recently honored eleven students for their outstanding achievements in the classroom at its annual Academic Awards Banquet on Monday afternoon. WBU faculty selected the students for the awards based upon their academic performance in their respective fields.  Recipients of the 2021 Academic Awards were: Business – Brayden Brewer of Pollard, Ark., and…

WBU Students Complete Work on Art Mural

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (4/19/21) – Students from Williams Baptist University recently completed a month-long painting project for the Lawrence County Public Housing Authority that features many recognizable images, landmarks and historical events from the region. Dr. Sandy Baltz of the WBU art faculty and 22 students from her Drawing I & II classes began work…

WBU Board Approves 2021-22 Budget

The Board of Trustees at Williams Baptist University approved the school’s budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year Friday, April 9.  The board, meeting in regular session on the WBU campus, also gave its approval to the 2021 graduating class, voted to add new members to the university’s Foundations for the Future board, and passed a…