From a halting start in a new state through its emergence as a nationally recognized comprehensive college, OBU has been proudly standing on Bison Hill for more than 100 years. The University celebrated its Centennial in 2010.
With the theme Proudly Stand on Bison Hill: The First 100 Years , the OBU community marked a century of steadfast achievement with centennial activities in the fall of 2009 through the fall of 2010. The University was officially founded February 10, 1910, but alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends will commemorated the historic milestone before and after a Founders’ Day celebration on February 10, 2010.
Read Governor Brad Henry's Founders' Day Proclamation here.
View the original Founders' Day Proclamation here.
View Centennial Moment videos here.
View the Founders' Day Chapel video here.
View the Worship Service video here.
Centennial Founders' Day
Centennial Community Celebration
Spring Centennial Commencement
Centennial Nurses' Pinning Ceremony