Hudgins Signs with WBU Music Programs

Stuttgart High School senior Bryce Hudgins has signed his commitment to perform with three musical groups at Williams Baptist University.  Hudgins, who will attend WBU this fall, will be a part of the WBU Band, Williams Singers choir and a new worship band being launched at the university. Hudgins and his family took part in…

Johnson Crowned Miss WBU

A junior from Clinton, Ark., has been crowned Miss Williams Baptist University.  Tori Johnson was chosen as the winner of the 2019 Miss WBU pageant Thursday, March 14.  She was also presented the Talent Award and honored as Miss Congeniality. Johnson (center in photo above) is a liberal arts major with an emphasis on biology…

High School Art Exhibit Opens at WBU

The second annual High School Art Exhibit has opened at Williams Baptist University, with works from several northeast Arkansas schools on display.  The art show opened with a reception on Monday, March 4, and will remain open through March 15. High schools and students represented in the exhibit include: Corning: Jessica Wallace. Greene County Tech:…

Perkins Publishes Two Review Essays

Dr. Blake Perkins, chair of the Department of History & Political Science at Williams Baptist University, has published two review essays recently in academic journals. His essay “Listening to Rural Americans in ‘Trump Country’” examines a new book by Princeton University sociologist Robert Wuthnow titled “The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America.” The…

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…