Campus News

  • College of the Ouachitas invites you to attend the GRAND OPENING of the Center for Applied Science Technology.

    August 27, 2015, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   829 MLK Blvd Malvern, AR 72104

  • Campus will be closed on Monday, August 10, 2015, 8:00am-1:30pm.  Campus will reopen at 1:30pm.

  • Find out what the future holds for you in today’s high-tech workplace!

    Get a head start on a rewarding career at the 2015 Young Manufacturers Academy!

    • Design and make things.
    • Use computers and new technologies.
    • Learn about career opportunities.
    • Meet and work with other students.
    • Visit high-tech manufacturing facilities.

    For entering 7th - 9th graders.
    DEADLINE for application to this FREE CAMP is July 28!
    Camp runs Auguat 3 - 5.

    To learn more or register:
    Contact Laurie Hawthorne at 501-332-0236 or lhawthorne [at]

  • August 1 is the deadline for turning in a completed Student loan application (with Entrance Counseling and signed Master Promissory Note). Loan Applications turned in after this date will not be ready by the first day of class.

  • Free event open to any female 7th grade and up (adults included) interested in learning more about STEM programs.

    Choose two sessions. Each session will last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. 
    Sessions will include:
       An Hour of Code 
       The Science of Cosmetology
       The Many Faces of Nursing
       Criminal Justice

    Lunch will be provided.
    July 24th, 2015, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


    To pre-register, please contact Dana Brownfield at dbrown [at] or by phone at (501)332-0228.

  • Learn how to design and print 3D models using the same software as our College students. 
    This is a one-day camp; 9:00am - 3:00pm.

    $25 per student; please bring a sack lunch.

    July 16 - Grades 3rd-6th
    July 23 - Grades 7th-12th

     All students who participate will get to take home their 3D print.

    For more information or to register, Contact:
    Jody Callahan - jcallahan [at]
    Michael Karr - mkarr [at]
    Or call

  • College of the Ouachitas Bookstore will be closed all day on Friday, June 26, and Monday, June 29, for inventory.

  • Mark your calendar for COTO Discovery Day - July 10, 3:00pm-6:00pm!  There will be activities/demonstrations to learn more about each academic program area, as well as, information about financial aid, admissions, registration, and other student resources. Student Ambassadors and SGA Officers will be stationed across campus to assist anyone. There will be prize opportunities throughout the afternoon and free hot dogs, nachos, and drinks will be served at the Center for Applied Science Technology (CAST).

  • Thinking of starting your own business?

    Before you quit your job or invest your life savings, wouldn't it be nice to know whether your business idea has merit?

    In Operation JumpStart, you'll examine your business idea from every angle.  Not only will it help you make a decision about starting your business, you will discover whether the life of an entrepreneur is right for you.

    Tuition - $49
    for the first 10 to register.
    $99 for each individual after that.
    Course Dates: June 29 – Aug. 21, 2015
    Apply Now to get the $49 low rate!

    To Register or For More Information, Contact:
    Lynda Richardson at 501-332-0249 or lrichardson [at]
    Laurie Hawthorne at 501-332-0236 or lhawthorne [at]

  • College of the Ouachitas invites you to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Career Services Center on Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:00pm - 7:00pm. 
    A Resume Building Workshop will be offered from 12:00pm - 2:00pm in the Career Services Center, followed by a Career Fair from 2:00pm - 7:00pm in the COTO Great Room (A300).
    In addition to employers, representatives from different program areas (i.e. nursing, cosmetology, business, etc.) will be available to answer questions.