November 2001 News Articles

OBU Board Approves Senior Faculty and Emeriti Recommendations

November 30, 2001—November 30, 2001 At their fall meeting, Oklahoma Baptist University's trustees reviewed reports on various university projects, moved to table the launch of a new master's degree program, and approved granting of emeriti status to several individuals who had lengthy careers at the…

Christmas Program Scheduled for Chapel Service

November 29, 2001—November 29, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's annual holiday chapel program will feature performing ensembles of the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts and Christmas greetings from around the world.The Dec. 6 chapel service at 10 a.m. will include performances by the University Chorale,…

Mikles Speaks on God’s Truth

November 29, 2001—November 29, 2001 Inspirational speaker Ronda Mikles told Oklahoma Baptist University students of her own personal struggles as a way to illustrate God's truth and steadfast plan during the Nov. 28 chapel service."How many of you like change?" Mikles asked. "Do you ever feel like your life is…

Christmas Celebration Returns to OBU

November 26, 2001—November 26, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's 64th annual Hanging of the Green celebration next weekend will kick-off Shawnee's holiday season. This year's Christmas celebration, "Peace -- A Service of Lessons and Carols," will be Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the university's Potter…

Local String Ensemble to Perform

November 26, 2001—November 26, 2001 The graduate student string quartet that forms the core of the Shawnee Community Orchestra strings section will be in concert this weekend and next at two universities they call home, Oklahoma Baptist University and the University of Oklahoma. The Red River Quartet will…

Mikles to Speak in Chapel

November 26, 2001—November 26, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University alumni Ronda Shelton Mikles will speak in OBU's Nov. 28 chapel service. Mikles is a 1975 graduate of OBU and the owner of Mikles' Marketing & Management, Inc. The company, a consulting firm specializing in customer relations, stress management and…

Cope Speaks Against Hate

November 16, 2001—November 16, 2001 "You cannot have any hate or prejudice in your life and know Jesus," Rev. Victor Cope said in his Nov. 14 chapel address at Oklahoma Baptist University.Cope, a bi-vocational pastor who serves as the Title IX Indian Education director for Tecumseh Public Schools, spoke to OBU…

OBU’s Opera Theatre Friday, Saturday

November 16, 2001—November 16, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's Opera Theatre will present the first and second acts of Mozart's comic opera The Marriage of Figaro, Nov. 16 and 17, at 7:30 p.m., in Yarborough Auditorium. A pre-concert lecture by Philip Todd, assistant professor of journalism, and Dr. Kristen…

Students Address Restaurant Smoking Issues

November 16, 2001—November 16, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University senior nursing students Heather Gordin, Lisa Dadulo and Jana Barsaleau recently created a dining guide for the Shawnee community to give diners the option to eat in a smoke-free environment. The purpose of the smoke-free dining brochure was not…

Cope to speak at Native American Chapel

November 12, 2001—November 12, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will celebrate Native American heritage as a part of its weekly chapel service, Nov. 14. The program will feature evangelist Victor Cope. Cope, a bi-vocational pastor, serves as the Title IX Indian Education director for Tecumseh Public Schools. He…

Harvest Queen, King Crowned

November 12, 2001—November 12, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's 2001 Harvest Queen and King and their Court were named from a group of 18 senior candidates Saturday evening, Nov. 10, at the annual Alumni Showcase and Harvest Festival.Sky Chaddick, a piano major from Amarillo, Texas, was crowned Harvest Queen…

Students Receive Computer Science Awards

November 12, 2001—November 12, 2001 Computer science students from Oklahoma Baptist University took top honors at the Association of Information Technology Professionals Regional Competition in Lubbock, Texas, recently. The competition requires students to solve programming problems with computer languages in a…

Annual Alumni Awards Dinner Expects Big Turnout

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University's popular Friday evening Homecoming Harvest Dinner that traditionally attracts more than 400 alumni and friends, will be tonight at 6 p.m. in the Geiger Center The program will include the presentation of Alumni Achievement Awards to Dr. Jay P.…

Annual Celebration Promises A Festive Flavor

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Alumni and friends will journey to Bison Hill Nov. 9-10 for Oklahoma Baptist University's 81st annual Homecoming. The weekend will include dozens of events and reunions designed to help former students renew friendships and share memories of their days on campus."2001 Odyssey:…

Harvest Court to be Named Saturday

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will announce the winners of its 2001 Harvest Queen and Court Saturday as part of the annual Homecoming festivities.The group will be named at the annual Alumni Showcase and Harvest Festival 8 p.m. in Potter Auditorium of Raley Chapel on the OBU…

Harvest Court to be Named Saturday

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will announce the winners of its 2001 Harvest Queen and Court Saturday as part of the annual Homecoming festivities.The group will be named at the annual Alumni Showcase and Harvest Festival 8 p.m. in Potter Auditorium of Raley Chapel on the OBU…

Musical Events Bring Alumni Back Together

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Alumni and friends returning to Oklahoma Baptist University this weekend for Homecoming will celebrate the reunion with music during the university's annual Musical Gala and Alumni Showcase. The Friday gala event will be at 8:30 p.m. in Potter Auditorium of Raley Chapel. It…

Noted Songwriter Set to Perform

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Dennis Jernigan, a highly sought-after Christian worship leader and author, will perform a mini-concert at Oklahoma Baptist University's Alumni Showcase tonight (Saturday) at 8 p.m. in Potter Auditorium. Jernigan is a 1981 graduate of OBU.The Homecoming finale event also will…

OBU Homecoming Chapel Honors Alumni

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University alumni will re-live an OBU tradition Saturday morning with the Homecoming Chapel service.The program will include recognition of the 12 Profile in Excellence Award recipients for 2001. Dr. Michael Prince, a 1971 OBU graduate and pastor of…

Special Collection Opens New Art Building

November 9, 2001—November 9, 2001 Oklahoma Baptist University will officially dedicate its refurbished art facility this weekend with a ceremony at the Art Building at the corner of Kickapoo and Midland Streets and a Homecoming art show exhibiting works by current students and renowned works on loan from a…