January 2000 News Articles

OBU Day Celebrations Give Time to Say “Thanks”

January 14, 2000—Oklahoma Baptists will have the opportunity to celebrate their strong relationship with OBU during the annual OBU Day in the Churches events Feb. 20 and 27. The theme for the Year 2000 is "Knowledge. Faith. Wisdom." That statement is designed to convey the university's emphasis on academic…

OBU To Honor Baptist Women April 5

January 14, 2000—Women from all over the state of Oklahoma are invited to join a special recognition service in their honor on Wednesday, April 5. Oklahoma Baptist University's annual Women's Day chapel service will recognize the contributions of Oklahoma Baptist women.Dr. Rhonda Kelley will be the guest…

Canty Appointed Acting Dean of Students at OBU

January 7, 2000—Bobby Canty, associate dean of students at Oklahoma Baptist University, has been named acting dean of students, announced OBU President Mark Brister.Canty filled the position effective Jan. 1, following the resignation of Dr. Doug Melton, OBU dean of students. Melton, who had been head of the…

OBU’s J-Term Classes Begin Here and Abroad

January 4, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's January Term, 2000, began this week with more than 550 students returning to campus for the start of classes, Monday, Jan. 3. The four-week J-Term allows students to complete course hours within the month of January.More than 90 courses are offered this January,…

Noted Speakers Highlight Spring Chapel Schedule

January 3, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University will host a variety of speakers for spring 2000 weekly chapel services. Dr. Sunday Fadulu, professor of biology at Texas Southern University, is slated to be the first speaker of the new semester. Fadulu graduated from OBU in 1964 and has made significant…

Several Raley Renovations Completed

January 3, 2000—OBU's Raley Chapel is sitting pretty after several face-lift projects inside and outside of the building were completed in December.The campus landmark, which opened in 1961, underwent a series of improvements to meet requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The unique design of…