September 2002 News Articles

OBU Invites Parents to Day of Fellowship, Information and Fun

September 30, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University will host Parents' Day Oct. 5 when parents of OBU students can come to Bison Hill to see the place their child has been calling home since August. Parents' DaySchedule Bobby Canty, OBU dean of students said "there are several reasons a parent would want to come. It…

Maxwell Says More Will Never Be Enough

September 26, 2002—Speaking to Oklahoma Baptist University students at the Sept. 25 chapel service, Dr. Dan Maxwell, pastor of Oklahoma City's Heritage Baptist Church, said that no matter what people gain materially in life, it is never enough to truly satisfy. "We say, 'A little more will be enough,'" Maxwell…

Campus Variety Show Reveals Student Talent

September 25, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University sophomores (l to r) Andrea Dent of Oak Grove, Mo., Rachael O'Neal of Tyler, Texas, and Megan Guinn of Houston, Texas, perform with Road Trip, a band made up of OBU students, at the university's "Biggie" variety show production recently.  The annual show had a…

History of Youth Ministry Topic of Gaskin Lecture

September 25, 2002—Student ministry expert Philip H. Briggs will discuss the history of youth ministry in Oklahoma at Oklahoma Baptist University's Gaskin Lectures Oct. 7. Dr. Briggs, Hallock chair of Baptist student work at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, will present the lectures, "An Oklahoman…

Jett Continues Important Research

September 25, 2002—Dr. Bradley Jett, James E. Hurley associate professor of biology at Oklahoma Baptist University, recently wrote a chapter of the book Foundations of Clinical Anthropology to be published by Lippincott & Wilkins as part of an extensive reference volume used by clinical ophthalmologists. His…

Seminary Founder to Give OBU Hobbs Address

September 24, 2002—The founding dean of a growing school of divinity will deliver the 45th Hobbs Lecture at Oklahoma Baptist University Wednesday, Oct. 2, during the university's 10 a.m. chapel service. Dr. Timothy George, dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, will give the university's biannual…

Da Vinci Expert Says Art of One Leonardo Mirrors Math of Another

September 23, 2002—Physicist, artist and Leonardo DaVinci expert Bulent Atalay lectured on two Leonardos: Leonardo DaVinci and Leonardo Fibonacci di Pisa and symmetry in art and nature Sept. 19 at Oklahoma Baptist University as part of the university's September artist series. Dr. Atalay said Fibonacci, a 13th…

Bank CEO to speak at forum

September 19, 2002—Ed Townsend, chairman and CEO of Local Oklahoma Bank, will talk to Oklahoma Baptist University students about the evolution of his leading banking franchise Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in Bailey Business Center.  OBU's Paul Dickinson School of Business is…

Maxwell to Lead Students in Chapel

September 19, 2002—The pastor of a growing Oklahoma City church will lead Oklahoma Baptist University's Sept. 25 chapel service. Dr. Dan Maxwell, pastor of Heritage Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, will speak to OBU students at 10 a.m. in the university's Raley Chapel. Since becoming pastor of Heritage in 1990,…

Pastor Says God is Doing More Than We Know

September 19, 2002—God is always surpassing our expectations, not just meeting them, said Dr. Randall Adams during Oklahoma Baptist University's Sept. 18 chapel services. Adams, pastor of First Baptist Church of McAlester, spoke to OBU students about God's power, faithfulness and diligent work even when…

Bade to Present Clarinet Recital

September 18, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University associate professor of music Dr. Christopher Bade will present a clarinet recital Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will begin in Potter Auditorium for the first piece on the program, which will be accompanied by organ, and will move to Yarborough…

Jazz Orchestra On Stage Saturday

September 16, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's Bison Jazz Orchestra will perform a set at Shawnee's downtown Jazz Festival Saturday, from 12:30 to1:30 p.m. The Bison Jazz Orchestra is under the direction of Kevin Pruiett. The group is primarily comprised of students from the Symphonic Band. The 20-piece…

OBU Junior Class Prepares Run/Walk

September 16, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's class of 2004 will host the Bison Classic 5K Road Race Saturday, Sept. 21, on the OBU campus. The race is a class fundraiser and a benefit for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Shawnee. Jana Cooper, president of OBU's junior class, and Cari Myers, member of the…

OBU College Fair Starts Monday

September 13, 2002—All area high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend the Shawnee Area-Wide College and Career Fair Monday, Sept. 23, from 6-8 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 8:30-10:30 a.m., in the Noble Complex at Oklahoma Baptist University. Representatives from 85 colleges and universities…

Steve Largent Visits OBU Young Republicans

September 13, 2002—Oklahoma Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Largent dialogued with Oklahoma Baptist University's Young Republican student group Wednesday in the university's Yarborough Auditorium about why voter turnout is lowest in their age group.  Largent has visited several universities in…

McAlester Pastor to Speak in Chapel

September 11, 2002—Dr. E. Randall Adams will lead Oklahoma Baptist University's Sept. 18 chapel service. Adams is pastor of First Baptist Church in McAlester, Okla., where he has served since 1994. OBU chapel services are on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the university's Potter AuditoriumAdams previously was pastor…

OBU Students Working Through Questions, One Year Later

September 11, 2002—Members of the Oklahoma Baptist University community used the Wednesday chapel service to challenge student thinking about Sept. 11 rather than dwell on the tragedy in somber reflection. The weekly chapel service coincided with the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. "We…

Cellist opens OBU’s Fall Artist Series

September 9, 2002—Noted young cellist Clancy Newman will be in concert for the first of Oklahoma Baptist University's Fall Artist Series events, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the university's Yarborough Auditorium. OBU's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will host four artists in September, including Newman,…

Da Vinci Expert Visiting Lecturer at OBU

September 9, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University will host a lecture by physicist and Leonardo daVinci expert Bulent Atalay, Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium. Dr. Atalay, professor of physics at Mary Washington College in Virginia, will lecture on "The Two Leondardos: Symmetry in Art and…

OBU Slates Discussions for Sept. 11

September 9, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University students and faculty will engage in dialogue about historical, sociological, political, and religious issues surrounding the events of Sept. 11, 2001, during the university's Wednesday chapel service. The panel discussion will be at 10 a.m. in the university's Raley…

OBU Recognizes Leaders During Convocation

September 5, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University honored the success of friends of the university as it officially began the academic school year Wednesday. The university bestowed honorary doctorates on individuals during the Convocation chapel service in Raley Chapel. Six new faculty and nine new administrative…