Tag: Walnut Ridge

WBC to Become Williams Baptist University

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – There is a new U coming to Arkansas.  Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge announced Wednesday that, starting next fall, it will be known as Williams Baptist University.

“This is a monumental day in the history of this institution, reflecting a major step forward.  Williams has provided an outstanding, Christian higher education for the past 76 years, and being known as Williams Baptist University will help us to advance our programs even further,” said WBC President Dr. Tom Jones.

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WBC Board Freezes Tuition, Approves New Band Program

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark – Students at Williams Baptist College can count on tuition staying the same next year, following action by the WBC Board of Trustees on Friday, Sept 15.  The board also approved the launch of a new band program that will begin next year.

The Williams board, meeting in regular session, voted to freeze tuition for the 2018-19 school year.  It will be the third year in a row for WBC to keep tuition at its current level. Continue reading “WBC Board Freezes Tuition, Approves New Band Program”

A-State Signs Leases For Disaster Preparedness Training Sites

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University signed long-term lease agreements today with the cities of Imboden and Walnut Ridge for land that will be used to build facilities for disaster preparedness training. Continue reading “A-State Signs Leases For Disaster Preparedness Training Sites”