May 2000 News Articles

Alumni Couple Praises Music Program, Students Awarded

May 23, 2000—A.L. "Pete" and Jo Ann Butler, retired professors of music at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and 1955 OBU graduates, were honored as the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts Distinguished Alumni at Oklahoma Baptist University's music awards banquet, May 1. The evening also featured…

OBU to Graduate Two Hundred and Eighty in Spring Commencement

May 23, 2000—Two hundred and eighty-three students will have degrees conferred upon them during Oklahoma Baptist University's 2000 Spring commencement ceremonies, Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m. in the university's Raley Chapel.U.S. Congressman J.C. Watts, representing the 4th Congressional District for…

National Literacy Brings Volunteers to Campus

May 22, 2000—Forty-five adults from 18 states and Canada traveled to Shawnee this week for the National Literacy Conference, held on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University June 18-24.The NLC is an annual seven-day workshop that trains volunteers to conduct training workshops in conversational English,…

Lack of Experience Can Be Overcome, Says Clark

May 5, 2000—"You all lack experience so how do you compensate for that?" Ken Clark asked students in the Oklahoma Baptist University Paul Dickinson School of Business Forum, April 28.Clark, president and chief executive officer of Midland Mortgage Co., and executive vice president of MidFirst Bank,…

OBU Students, Faculty to Cover Six Continents This Summer

May 5, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University students and faculty will work in six continents, as they travel to 30 countries, and 25 states this summer for ministry and service opportunities, announced Odus Compton, OBU director of religious activities, May 3.More than 230 members of the OBU community were…

Fine Arts Honors Alumni Couple for Excellence

May 1, 2000—The Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will honor two distinguished alumni during Oklahoma Baptist University's music awards banquet, Monday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the university's Geiger center.A.L. "Pete" and Jo Ann Butler, retired professors of music at Midwestern Baptist Theological…

OBU Bisonettes to Remember 45 Years of History

May 1, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University's Bisonettes, a select women's choral ensemble, will remember 45 years of history in their spring concert Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Raley Chapel. The concert will feature anthems written for the group throughout their 45 years in existence.The…

OBU University Ringers Performing in Spring Concert

May 1, 2000—The University Ringers, Oklahoma Baptist University's10-member handbell ensemble, will present their spring concert Tuesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Yarborough Auditorium. The concert will include a Memorial Day medley in preparation for the group's upcoming tour to Washington…