A Century in the Making
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.