December 1999 News Articles

OBU December Graduates Challenged to Leadership

December 29, 1999—A total of 87 graduates participated in Oklahoma Baptist University's winter Commencement Dec. 17 in the University's Raley Chapel.OBU President Mark Brister, who presented the Commencement address, challenged the graduates to "finish well" as they move beyond their undergraduate experiences…

1999 Winter OBU Graduates

December 28, 1999—Eighty-six Oklahoma Baptist University students had degrees conferred upon them at the university's winter commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. in Raley Chapel. Dr. Mark Brister, president of OBU, was the speaker at the graduation ceremony.From the School of Fine Arts, graduates…

OBU Students Make Whos Who List

December 28, 1999—The 2000 edition of "Whos Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges" will include the names of 49 Oklahoma Baptist University undergraduate students and two graduate students.These students have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders, and were chosen based on their…

Nursing Conference Continues Education

December 27, 1999—Registered nurses who are interested in updating their knowledge of contemporary nursing practice trends and issues now have the opportunity to continue their education through The Oklahoma Baptist University school of nursing's first ever "Nursing Now" conference, Jan. 17-21. The workshop,…

OBU Christmas Chapel Sings in the Season

December 8, 1999—Oklahoma Baptist University's annual Christmas Chapel service was Dec. 8 in the University's Raley Chapel.Dr. Shirley Jones, Crouch/Mathis professor of English, served as emcee for the holiday celebration. Dr. Carol Ann Bell, associate professor of piano, was the accompanist for the Christmas…

OBU’s One-Acts Long On Quality

December 8, 1999—The Oklahoma Baptist University theater department's annual dramatic festival consists only of one-act plays, but length is no indicator of the quality of these shows.The annual Student One-Act Festival was held Monday and Tuesday nights, Dec. 6-7 in OBU's Sarkeys Theatre. Four different…

Dawson Brings Gifts To OBU Chapel Service

December 1, 1999—The gifts are available, they just need to be claimed, Jim Dawson told Oklahoma Baptist University students during the Wednesday chapel service, Dec. 1. Dawson, associate pastor at First Baptist Church, Broken Arrow, and chairman of OBU's board of trustees, said he was not alluding to gift…