March 2001 News Articles

International Fellow to Visit Campus

March 23, 2001—March 23, 2001 Ana Garcia Feminia from Madrid, Spain, will be the visiting German Marshall Fund fellow at Oklahoma Baptist University March 26-29. Feminia is one of eight fellows who will visit the United States this year under a cooperative agreement with the Woodrow Wilson National…

Nationally Recognized Relationship Experts to Speak at Chapel

March 23, 2001—March 23, 2001 Relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot will be the Oklahoma Baptist University chapel speakers Wednesday, March 28. The service will be in the university's Raley Chapel at 10 a.m. The couple, founders and co-directors of the Center for Relationship Development at…

OBU Women’s Day Invites Ladies throughout State to Campus

March 23, 2001—March 23, 2001 During the annual chapel service designated to recognize contributions of women to the university's past and present, Oklahoma Baptist University will host one of women's ministry's most sought after speakers, Esther Burroughs, a 1959 graduate of OBU, April 4 in the university's…

Chapel Speaker Emphasizes Responsibility to Love God

March 16, 2001—March 16, 2001 "'Do you love me?' is the most important question you will ever answer and it comes from God," said Dr. Greg Hunt during his March 7 chapel address at Oklahoma Baptist University. Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Church in Norman, focused on John 21:15-22 where Jesus asks Peter…

Louisiana Pastor, Former Professor to Give Hobbs Lecture

March 16, 2001—March 16, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University former faculty member, Dr. Rick Byargeon, will discuss Biblical illiteracy during the 2001 Herschel H. and Frances J. Hobbs Lectureship in Baptist Faith and Heritage at the university's 10 a.m. chapel service, Wednesday, March 21 in Raley…

OBU Play Explores National Hot Topic

March 16, 2001—March 16, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's College Players tackle a dramatic examination of a sensitive social issue in their upcoming production of "Keely and Du," March 22-24 and 29-31 at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Dorland Theatre.The play, written by Jane Martin, explores an unlikely…

Board Hears Of Campaign Success, Approves Promotions

March 2, 2001—March 2, 2001 In its regular March board meeting, Oklahoma Baptist University's board of trustees heard about the success of OBU's $25 million capital campaign, ratified a $29.8 million budget for the 2001-02 academic year, and also approved three faculty members for promotion.The board heard…

Jenks Pastor Encourages Students To Cry Out To God

March 1, 2001—March 1, 2001 "There is a cry God can't ignore," said Dr. Glenn Plum, pastor of First Baptist Church of Jenks, during the Feb. 28 chapel service at Oklahoma Baptist University.Reading James 4:8, Plum said, "Draw near to God and he will draw near to you."He asked the students, "Do you think we…

Jett Publishes Biological Research

March 1, 2001—March 1, 2001 Dr. Bradley Jett, James E. Hurley assistant professor of biology at Oklahoma Baptist University, recently published a book chapter in The Comprehensive Sourcebook of Bacterial Protein Toxins.Jett's ongoing research in biology has led to the recent publication of two articles in…

OBU Faculty Member Earns Additional Degree

March 1, 2001—March 1, 2001 Laura Byland, assistant professor of theatre at Oklahoma Baptist University, recently completed the requirements for the master of fine arts degree in drama with an emphasis in lighting design at the University of Oklahoma. Byland's thesis, "Lighting A Thrust Stage: The…