Campus visitor from North Ireland
Photos by Vinnie Tran, submitted by Dawn Dvoracek on 11/1/2012.
The Rev. Wilfred Orr, A Presbyterian minister from Northern Ireland and International Peacemaker for the Presbyterian Church (USA), was the guest speaker for Dr. Gilbert Parks' class on Monday, October 29. He was accompanied by retired Presbytery of Arkansas executive Presbyter The Rev. Dr. Bill Branch (seated, left).
The Rev. Wilfred Orr was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's honors list for "Service to Community Relations" because of his role in building friendships between Protestants and Catholics in his native Newtownbreda, Northern Ireland.