February 2000 News Articles

Pastor Encourages Students to Build Right Relationships

February 25, 2000—Living in biblical community was the theme and relationships were the topic of Oklahoma Baptist University's Focus Week chapel service Wednesday, Feb. 23. Hance Dilbeck, pastor of First Baptist Church, Ponca City led the service as an introduction to the Focus Week activities. "I had a…

Children’s Adventure Stories Come to Life

February 16, 2000—Folk tales of adventure and trickery will come to life in the Oklahoma Baptist University Theatre For Young People's production of "Brer Rabbit Tales," adapted for the stage by Stanley Vincent Longman from the stories of Joel Chandler Harris. Nearly 2000 children from the area schools will be…

Lowery Featured Speaker for OBU Chapel Service

February 14, 2000—Dr. Fred L. Lowery, pastor of First Baptist Church, Bossier City, La., is the featured speaker for Oklahoma Baptist University's Wednesday chapel service, Feb. 16.Lowery earned a bachelor of arts degree from Samford University, a master of theology degree from Southwest Baptist Theological…

OBU Welcomes Lyric Arts Trio

February 14, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will host the Lyric Arts Trio on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium. The Trio consists of Dan Velicer, pianist; Elena Lence Talley, clarinetist; and Suzanne Hillis Ackin, soprano. The performance is part…

Focus Week to Examine Living in Biblical Community

February 10, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University students will take part in a time of winter bible study during the university's Marriage and Family Emphasis Focus Week, Feb.23-25. Hance Dilbeck, pastor of First Baptist Church, Ponca City and OBU graduate, is scheduled as the speaker for Focus Week.The theme of…

Lowery Encourages Students to Walk on Water

February 10, 2000—Encouragement to overcome the storm was the theme for the Oklahoma Baptist University chapel service, Wednesday, Feb.16. The featured speaker, Dr. Fred Lowery, pastor of First Baptist Church of Bossier City, La., encouraged students to focus time and energy on their worship, their walk, their…

OBU Celebrates 90 Years, Honors Two Business Leaders

February 10, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University celebrated its 90th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 9, with the annual Founders' Day chapel service.The program included presentation of honorary doctorates to two noted Oklahoma business leaders, and a Founders' Day address from OBU President Mark Brister. Robert A.…

OBU Music Scholarship Audition Dates

February 10, 2000—The Oklahoma Baptist University Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will hold auditions for music scholarships for the 2000-2001 academic year Feb. 21 and March 4. Students unable to attend one of these audition dates need to contact the Division of Music as soon as possible to arrange an…

Stringer-Sauer and Sauer in Concert Tonight

February 7, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University duo Amanda Stringer-Sauer, staff accompanist, and husband Greg Sauer, adjunct cello teacher and principle cellist for the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, will perform Monday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Yarborough auditorium. The program consists of a solo…

Noted Researcher Receives OBU Honorary Doctorate

February 3, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University presented an honorary Doctor of Science degree to noted researcher Sunday O. Fadulu during the University's chapel service Feb 2. Dr. Fadulu, professor of microbiology and chairman of the department of biology at Texas Southern University, is a 1964 OBU graduate. He…

Spring Registration Continues To Feb. 10

February 2, 2000—Registration for spring semester classes at Oklahoma Baptist University will continue through Thursday, Feb. 10. Classes for the new semester began Monday, Jan. 31.The last day of classes will be Friday, May 12 with final examinations to begin Monday, May 15. Commencement is set for Saturday,…