April 2002 News Articles

Hendry Says to Share Jesus’ Love

April 25, 2002—Selected as Oklahoma Baptist University's student preacher for a spring chapel service, senior biblical languages major Scott Hendry, spoke to students Wednesday about rediscovering the gospel in the current culture.  Hendry asked students how Christians shed the light of Jesus to the…

Children’s Chorus to Perform Annual Concert

April 23, 2002—The Shawnee Honor Choir will present its 19th annual spring concert this Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. in Oklahoma Baptist University's Yarborough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Shawnee Honor Choir, an auditioned group of 65 fourth- through sixth-graders, representing 14…

Jazz Orchestra On Stage Next Thursday

April 23, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's Bison Jazz Orchestra will perform the first concert under director Kevin Pruiett May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Yarborough Auditorium. Pruiett, assistant professor of music at OBU, joined the university faculty in 2001. The jazz band will perform music…

Alum, Administrator Featured Speaker at OBU’s Church Vocations Dinner

April 18, 2002—A graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University who has served at the university for more than 20 years will be recognized at the church vocation students banquet Monday night.  Dr. Dick Rader, vice president for religious life at OBU, is the 2002 alumni award recipient and featured speaker for…

Bisonettes to Perform Showcase

April 18, 2002—"That's Entertainment," a showcase of contemporary musical favorites, will spotlight the Oklahoma Baptist University Bisonettes, April 26 and 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Potter Auditorium.  Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $2 for children under 12 and $4 for general…

Red River Quarter to Perform this Week

April 12, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University will host the Shawnee Community Orchestra' s Red River Quartet in a spring concert April 25, at 8 p.m., at the Mabee Gereer Museum on the campus of St. Gregory's University. The concert is free and open to the public.The Red River Quartet, which forms the core of…

Band’s Spring Concert To Feature “Moby Dick”

April 11, 2002—The 52-member Oklahoma Baptist University Symphonic Band will present its annual spring concert Monday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the university's Yarborough Auditorium.  The featured piece on the program, "Of Sailors and Whales," by W. Francis McBeth, is a five-movement work inspired by…

Chorale to Present Messiah

April 11, 2002—The University Chorale of Oklahoma Baptist University will perform parts II and III of Handel's Messiah in a spring concert, April 16, at 8 p.m. in the university's Potter Auditorium. The 40-member mixed voice chorus will present the Lenten, Easter and post-resurrection portions of the classic…

Handbell Reunion to Say Farewell to Founder

April 11, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's 10-member handbell ensemble, The University Ringers, will present its final concert under founding conductor Mary Kay Parrish next week after a weekend of reunions and rehearsals. The concert, April 20, at 8 p.m. in the university's Yarborough Auditorium, will…

Our Town OBU’s Final Production of the Season

April 11, 2002—Thorton Wilder's American classic "Our Town" will appear on stage for the next two weeks at Oklahoma Baptist University's Sarkeys Theatre.  The show will run April 18, 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m. and April 28 at 2:30 p.m. The well-known play depicts the struggle between everyday life and…

Lee Challenges Students to be True Leaders

April 5, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University welcomed the executive director treasurer of the Women's Missionary Union, Wanda Lee, to Bison Hill for the Women's Day chapel service April 3. She is the seventh woman executive director/treasurer of the WMU, a national auxiliary organization to the Southern…

Expert on History of Jewish Women at OBU Next Week

April 3, 2002—Jewish scholar Judith Baskin will spend two days at Oklahoma Baptist University discussing the role of women in the Jewish community as part of the university's annual Schusterman Lecture in Jewish History and Tradition, April 11-12. Dr. Baskin, director of the Harold Schnitzer Family Program…