April 2000 News Articles

OBU Dedicates New Lady Bison Softball Field

April 10, 2001—About 100 people were in attendance as Oklahoma Baptist University celebrated its new Lady Bison Softball Field with a dedication ceremony Friday, April 7.Becky Carter, OBU's first female All-American, threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Carter, a 1983 graduate, led OBU to two national…

Scholarships, Awards Focus of OBU Banquet

April 24, 2000—Attendees of Oklahoma Baptist University's Church Vocation Banquet will witness the awarding of $16,000 in scholarships, the recognition of 13 accomplished seniors, and a message from outstanding alumni award winner, Bill Green, on Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m. on the university's campus.All…

Elementary Students Visit OBU Teacher Education’s Wonders of the World

April 17, 2000—Fifty Will Rogers Elementary School students were able to swim in a great barrier reef made of construction paper, peek inside pyramids made of PVC pipe, and touch a foam great wall of China recently during "A Magic Carpet Ride to the Wonders of the World" sponsored by Oklahoma Baptist…

Fifty-four OBU Employees Honored for Service, Dedication

April 11, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University honored the service and dedication of 54 of it's own employees recently at the university's Service Awards Banquet, Thursday, April 6th. Peggy Askins, director of academic records/registrar, was honored for 40 years of service to the university.Thirty-year service…

Rhonda Kelley Challenges Christians to Rejoice in Identity

April 10, 2000—Christians should rejoice in the identity given to them by God, said Dr. Rhonda Kelley at Oklahoma Baptist University's Women's Day chapel service Wednesday, April 5.Kelley, first lady and associate director of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's Department of Innovative Evangelism,…

Bison Glee Club to Present “Spectacular”

April 6, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's Bison Glee Club will present "Spectacular 2003: Bison Glee Club Does Western Civilization" at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University.Written, produced and choreographed by…