December 2000 News Articles

Winter Commencement Caps Undergraduate Experience For 75

December 15, 2000—December 15, 2000 Charged by OBU President Mark Brister to continue to seek wisdom, 75 Oklahoma Baptist University student received their degrees at the University's Winter Commencement Friday in Raley Chapel.More than 800 people attended the mid-year graduation ceremonies, as OBU concluded is…

OBU December Honor and Predicate Graduates

December 13, 2000—Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees on 75 students Friday, including 18 who will receive academic predicates. Three students have maintained at least a 3.95 grade point average on all work offered for the degree and have qualified for the predicate summa cum laude. They are: Jala…

Understanding Terrorism Best Policy, Cragin Said

December 13, 2000—A woman on the front lines of public policy theorized about the United States as a new front line for terrorism in a discussion, Dec. 4, on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus.Kim Cragin, RAND research assistant in Washington D.C. and a 1997 OBU graduate discussed international terrorism…

Hobbs’ Legacy Remembered

December 4, 2000—On the day after the fifth anniversary of the death of Herschel Hobbs, Dr. Jeffry Zurheide, pastor of First Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, considered the Baptist statesman's legacy during the Hobbs Lecture at Oklahoma Baptist University, Nov. 29.To reflect upon Dr. Hobbs' faith, message, and…