October 2001 News Articles

Geiger Center Reopens Wednesday; Tests On Substance Are Negative

October 30, 2001—October 30, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University received official word at approximately 6:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, October 30, 2001, that laboratory tests on a suspicious substance found on a package in the University's mailroom showed no sign of danger.The University has been cleared to reopen…

Christian Music Artist in Concert at OBU

October 25, 2001—October 25, 2001 Acclaimed Christian singer songwriter Ginny Owens will perform at Oklahoma Baptist University, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. in the university's Raley Chapel.Blind since the age of two, Owens' musical sensitivity has brought her wide recognition and a record deal with Michael W. Smith's…

Family Secrets and Revenge Fuel Production

October 25, 2001—October 25, 2001 The ills of injustice is the substance of Oklahoma Baptist University's newest production - Arthur Miller's "All My Sons."Winner of the acclaimed Drama Critic's Award, the play's Keller and Deever families struggle between finding revenge for a father's injustice and…

OBU Keyboard Quartet to Perform This Week

October 25, 2001—October 25, 2001 Music for four pianos will highlight Oklahoma Baptist University's upcoming faculty recital, Nov. 1 at 8:30 p.m. in the university's Yarborough Auditorium.Members of the OBU piano quartet are Dr. Carol Ann Bell, associate professor of piano, Dr. Ann Gipson, associate professor…

Woodrow Wilson Fellow to Visit OBU Campus

October 25, 2001—October 25, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will host Woodrow Wilson visiting fellow and poet Karen Swenson the week of Nov. 5-9 as part of the nationally recognized program that sends professionals to private liberal arts campuses for a week of residency.The visits are made possible by the…

Ethics Expert to Speak at OBU Chapel

October 24, 2001—October 24, 2001 Southern Baptist's spokesperson for social and moral concerns will visit Oklahoma Baptist University next Wednesday for the university's weekly chapel service. Dr. Richard Land has served as president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics &…

Eighteenth Performance of OBU Candy Concert This Week

October 22, 2001—October 22, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's 18th annual M&M's Pops Concert featuring the OBU Symphonic Band and Bison Jazz Orchestra will return to campus this week with a 90-minute program of light musical fare for the entire family. The M&M's concerts, named for the famous chocolate…

OBU Missions Emphasis Week Examines Ministries

October 22, 2001—October 22, 2001 Exposure to international programs and ministry efforts across the globe is the basis for Oklahoma Baptist University's 2001 Missions Emphasis Week, Oct. 24-26. The event enables students to meet with career missionaries, short-term mission groups and become aware of OBU's own…

Unique Harpist Coming to OBU Campus

October 12, 2001—October 12, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will welcome internationally known harpist Greg Buchanan for the Oct. 17 chapel service.Buchanan plays a variety of hymns, praise songs, gospel songs and original compositions on three harps, a Salzedo Art Deco Electronic Harp, a Celtic Harp and a…

Oratorio Attracts Large Crowd

October 10, 2001—October 10, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University student Lloyd Holt sings the tenor solo in Giacomo Puccini's "Messa di Gloria" for a near capacity crowd during the university's Oratorio recently. The event was in the university's Potter Auditorium in Raley Chapel.Performers included OBU's major…

OBU’s News Radio Begins This Week

October 8, 2001—October 8, 2001 "News Radio," a production of Oklahoma Baptist University's broadcast news class will begin airing local news Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 12:20 p.m. on cable channel 30. The newscast will air on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the next 11 weeks."The idea is to provide students with the…

Parents Travel to OBU for Weekend Event

October 5, 2001—October 5, 2001 Dr. Bill Hagen, right, Oklahoma Baptist University professor of English, discusses OBU's academic programs with parents of a new OBU student during the Parents' Weekend faculty reception. Last weekend's event was the annual day that the university sets aside for parents to see…

Elliff Challenges Students to be Effective

October 4, 2001—October 4, 2001 "When I was in school, I learned you can do a whole lot more then you think you can," Dr. Tom Elliff said in his Oct. 3 chapel address at Oklahoma Baptist University.Elliff, who is pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church in Del City, spoke on the difference between being…

Union President Featured Hobbs Lecturer

October 4, 2001—October 4, 2001 David Samuel Dockery, president of one of Oklahoma Baptist University's sister Baptist institutions, will present the 43rd biannual Hobbs lecture at OBU, Wednesday. The Herschel H. and Frances J. Hobbs Lectureship in Baptist Faith and Heritage is OBU's first endowed…