November 2002 News Articles

Indian Pastor Says Diversification Good, Bad

November 21, 2002—Native American pastor Rev. Bill Barnett took an unconventional approach to discussing cultural diversity during Oklahoma Baptist University's Native American Heritage chapel service Nov. 20. Barnett, pastor of Indian Nations Baptist Church in Seminole, used humor and anecdotes to talk about…

Christmas Celebration Returns to OBU

November 20, 2002—The 65th annual Hanging of the Green celebration at Oklahoma Baptist University will be Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. This year's theme, "Symbols of Hope," will revolve around the Christian Christmas tree decorations, Chrismons. The event will be in the university's Potter Auditorium and is…

Keller Delivers Henry Lecture with Flair

November 19, 2002—Colonial American specialist and George Washington expert Dr. Clair Keller held an historic press conference for Oklahoma Baptist University's Henry Lecture Thursday on the university's campus. Instead of lecturing on the nation's first president, Keller portrayed Washington in early American…

OBU Planetarium Offers Christmas Show

November 15, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's W.P. Wood Planetarium will offer a Christmas show, "Christmas Under the Stars," in December. The show will cover a range of Christmas themes, including the "Christmas Star," Dec. 6-7 and 13-14, twice nightly at 7 and 8:15 p.m. Admission is $1.50Seating is limited…

Opera Theatre Presents Opera Francais

November 14, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's student Opera Theatre will present an evening of famous scenes from French opera, Nov. 22-23 at 7:30 p.m., in Yarborough Auditorium of Raley Chapel. General admission is $3 at the door. The "Opera Francais" program will feature scenes from Orfee by Cristoph W.…

Author, Teacher Says God Likes Minds

November 13, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University alum Calvin Miller told the university's Homecoming Chapel crowd Saturday that brains alone don't really count for much. It's minds that matter. The distinction between the mind and the brain is what Christian education at OBU is all about, said the well-known…

Dining Expert Teaches Students Manners Plus

November 12, 2002—Etiquette specialist Gloria Auth told Oklahoma Baptist University students Monday that the most important rule of manners is to be aware of what's going on around them. In her presentation "How to Dine Like a Diplomat" Auth gave students a virtual tour of etiquette at a business luncheon,…

Harvest Queen, King Crowned

November 9, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's 2002 Harvest Queen and King and their Court were named from a group of 18 seniors Saturday evening at the annual Alumni Showcase and Harvest Festival.  Leslie Garrison, an exercise science major from Anderson, Mo., was crowned Harvest Queen. Michael Burns, a…

Friday Night Dinner to Kick Off Homecoming

November 8, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University's popular Friday evening Homecoming Harves Dinner that traditionally attracts several hundred alumni and friends, will be tonight (Friday) at 6 p.m. in the Geiger Center  The program will include the presentation of Alumni Achievement Awards to 1958 OBU…

Musical Events Bring Alumni Back Together

November 8, 2002—Oklahoma Baptist University alumni and friends will celebrate this year's "Memories that Endure" Homecoming celebration through 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 and will…

Etiquette Expert at OBU Monday

November 5, 2002—Master of etiquette Gloria Auth, founder and director of Protocol Plus, will speak to Oklahoma Baptist University students about poise, polish, and professionalism Monday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m.  The public is invited to attend "How to Dine Like a Diplomat" in the university's Bailey…

Homecoming Chapel to Bring Personalities to Campus

November 5, 2002—Notable alumni from Oklahoma Baptist University's 1958 and 1982 graduating classes will lead the annual Homecoming Chapel, a worship service for reunioners returning to campus, Saturday at 10 a.m. Dr. Calvin A. Miller, a 1958 OBU graduate and well-known author and teacher, will deliver the…