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The Tiger For Life Podcast is a production of the Ouachita Baptist University Alumni Relations Office and features stories from Ouachita alumni and friends.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 62 Ratings

The Tiger For Life Podcast is a production of the Ouachita Baptist University Alumni Relations Office and features stories from Ouachita alumni and friends.

    Lindsey Catlett ('14) | Serving Small Businesses, Adopting a Teenager & More

    Lindsey Catlett ('14) | Serving Small Businesses, Adopting a Teenager & More

    On this episode of the Tiger for Life podcast, alumna Lindsey Fowler Catlett from the class of 2014 shares about life in Birmingham with her husband Jacob, also a 2014 grad, their son Rodney and their dogs Lily and Daisy. Lindsey tells listeners about her work supporting small businesses through PPP loans and forgiveness, their journey adopting a teenager and some of her favorite Ouachita memories from Tiger Tunes to Tiger Traks and more.

    This episode is sponsored by Baba Java Coffee. By sourcing coffee directly from farmers in Yemen, China, and other origins around the world, Baba Java provides valuable business to these communities in exchange for quality coffee worth celebrating. Baba Java roasts coffee for their cafe and for customers to buy directly online. Ouachita alumni will receive 15% off their purchase at www.babajavacoffee.com until November 15th. Use the code OBUALUMNI at checkout to receive this offer.

    • 54 min
    Abby Turner ('11) | Cookbooks, Tiger Tunes & Tips for Safe, Festive Fall Gatherings

    Abby Turner ('11) | Cookbooks, Tiger Tunes & Tips for Safe, Festive Fall Gatherings

    On this episode of the Tiger For Life Podcast, we hear from alumna Abby Turner ('11). Abby currently serves as Senior Manager of Brand Reputation at Walmart and has a popular entertaining blog www.atabletopaffair.com where she shares recipes and inspiration as she encourages you to share the table with new and old friends alike.

    Abby has a new cookbook coming out in March, The Living Table, which is available for preorders now here: https://www.amazon.com/Living-Table-Devotions-Everyday-Get-Togethers/dp/1644548496.

    Abby shares tips to gather during the pandemic, simple holiday and Friendsgiving ideas, about the process of writing and creating her cookbook and her favorite Ouachita memories like Tiger Tunes shows and spending weekends as Ouachita's mascot Talley the Tiger.

    Our sponsor for this episode is Leiva's Coffee -- the provider of coffee at our on-campus Dr. Jack's Coffeehouse. Learn more and sign up for a coffee subscription at www.leivascoffee.com and use code TIGERS15 for 15% off your order.

    • 48 min
    Levi Dade ('23) | Pandemic Podcasting, a Tunes REWIND Recap & Campus Life this Fall at Ouachita

    Levi Dade ('23) | Pandemic Podcasting, a Tunes REWIND Recap & Campus Life this Fall at Ouachita

    On this episode of the Tiger For Life podcast, we hear from Ouachita student Levi Dade ('23). Levi is a Sophomore Christian Studies and Spanish major from Senatobia, Mississippi. Levi shares about his journey to Ouachita, his love of Tiger Tunes and getting to be one of just 20 students in JPAC when our Tiger Tunes Hosts & Hostesses recorded for Tunes REWIND, his favorite Ouachita memories so far and about his podcast he started during quarantine this summer Defending Christianity. You can listen to the podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/defending-christianity/id1520520449.

    • 40 min
    Joey Licklider ('02) | From JPAC to Disney & All Things Tunes

    Joey Licklider ('02) | From JPAC to Disney & All Things Tunes

    On this episode of the Tiger For Life Podcast, we hear from alumnus Joey Licklider from the class of 2002. Joey served as a student worker, assistant technical director, technical director and production manager in Ouachita's Jones Performing Arts Center over a 17-year span. In 2015, Joey moved to Orlando, Florida to work as a stage technician at Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World working on Finding Nemo the Musical and Rivers of Light. Joey now serves as an entertainment technician and production planner at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney. Joey shares about his work at Disney World, his years in JPAC, his favorite Tiger Tunes shows and his memories from his time as a student and on staff like Walt's steak and shrimp nights and learning from incredible professors like Dr. Bill Downs and Dr. Dave Ozmun.

    • 45 min
    Back to School with Elementary Principal Anna Lloyd ('00)

    Back to School with Elementary Principal Anna Lloyd ('00)

    On this episode of the Tiger for Life Podcast we hear from Ouachita alumna Anna Lloyd ('00). After teaching elementary music for years at various schools in Arkansas, Anna received her master's degree in Education Administration and Supervision in 2010 before becoming an assistant principal and now a principal. Anna currently serves as principal at Pulaski Heights Elementary in Little Rock where she is known for her love for her kids, families and teachers. Anna shares about leading through the pandemic, how she prepared to open her school for on-campus instruction, what she learned surviving the crash of American Airlines flight 1420 as a Ouachita student and her favorite Ouachita memories like singing with Ouachita Singers and decking her professors' yards at Christmastime.

    • 50 min
    Back to School with Teachers Stephen Curry ('15) and Abby Root Curry ('17)

    Back to School with Teachers Stephen Curry ('15) and Abby Root Curry ('17)

    On this episode of the Tiger for Life Podcast we hear from teachers Stephen Curry ('15) and his wife Abby Root Curry ('17). Abby and Stephen both enjoy teaching at the same school — just like Abby’s parents, Ouachita professors Drs. Jeff and Deborah Root. The Currys share about teaching online this spring and now the hybrid in-person and online theater and choir programs at Little Rock Christian Academy, settling in to their new home in Little Rock and their favorite Ouachita memories like Abby directing the Campus Activities "Freshmen" Tiger Tunes show, featuring our Tiger for Life Podcast theme song, getting engaged in the education department and their love for endless cereal and pancakes at just the right time in the caf.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

lblake2004 ,

Awesome

Listening to these are great! Makes me miss OBU!!!

Widowed too young ,

Love the Curry’s!

I’m an ‘89 grad, so it was interesting to hear memories from more recent grads. Some things haven’t changed, but a lot has! It was fun walking down memory lane with them. (side note: Stephen was my daughter’s choir teacher last year and now she’s a 4th generation Tiger in her first year at Ouachita!)

Jb052 ,

Ouachitonians all grown up!

I am enjoying this podcast SO much! It’s great to hear what alumni are doing now and how Ouachita helped shape them. The fast fav five is great! It definitely brings back memories of some of my favorite years spent at the best campus/college. Tigers for life!🐯

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