February 2003 News Articles

OBU Graduate Featured In Army Health Care Campaign

February 19, 2003—She learned nursing on Bison Hill and now she's being pointed to as a model nurse in the U.S. Army.  Savannah Westfahl Estes, a 1999 OBU nursing graduate, is currently one of only 12 people worldwide to be featured in an online advertising campaign for Army Health Care. Estes, whose…

OBU Theatre Presents

February 19, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's Theatre for Young People will present The Mischief Makers by Lowell Swortzell, Feb. 17-21 and 23-25 for grades K-5.  The performances will be located in the newly-renovated Craig-Dorland Theatre in Shawnee Hall. Performances on February 21, 22, and 28 and…

OBU Theatre Presents “The Mischief Makers”

February 19, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's Theatre for Young People will present The Mischief Makers by Lowell Swortzell, Feb. 17-21 and 25-25 for grades K-5. The performances will be located in the newly-renovated Craig-Dorland Theatre in Shawnee Hall. Performances on February 21, 22, and 28 and March 1…

Founders’ Day Address Focuses On Stubblefield’s Life As Example To Follow

February 15, 2003—Using the example of Oklahoma Baptist forefather Cortez Stubblefield, Oklahoma Baptist University President Mark Brister challenged OBU students to be forces of unity in their spheres of influence.  Speaking at the annual OBU Founders' Day Chapel, Dr. Brister told students of the "John…

OBU Top Oklahoma Comprehensive College In 2003 U.S. News Rankings

February 15, 2003—For the ninth straight year, Oklahoma Baptist University has been ranked as the top comprehensive college in the state in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges."  OBU was listed second among "Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor's" for the western region in…

OBU Top Oklahoma Comprehensive College In 2003 U.S. News Rankings

February 15, 2003—For the ninth straight year, Oklahoma Baptist University has been ranked as the top comprehensive college in the state in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges."  OBU was listed second among "Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor's" for the western region in…

OBU Top Oklahoma Comprehensive College In 2003 U.S. News Rankings

February 15, 2003—For the ninth straight year, Oklahoma Baptist University has been ranked as the top comprehensive college in the state in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges."  OBU was listed second among "Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelor's" for the western region in…

Outstanding Musical Talent Featured In Annual OBU Concerto-Aria Feb. 17

February 10, 2003—Prospective students and the public alike will be able to hear OBU's most talented music students Monday, Feb. 17, at the University's 29th annual Concerto-Aria. The Concerto-Aria series was born from the desire to allow OBU piano majors an opportunity to play with orchestra. It gradually…

Camerata Looks Ahead for Church Music Education

February 4, 2003—A blending of ideas, both traditional and contemporary, is helping OBU create a strategic score for the future of its church music program.  Several OBU graduates and other music ministers from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Tennessee assembled in early January to…

Two Music Faculty Publish Groundbreaking Works

February 4, 2003—Two OBU music faculty published groundbreaking books in the fall.  Dr. Carol Ann Bell, associate professor of piano, along with her husband, Dr. Digby Bell, completed a new edition of Johannes Brahms' Hungarian Dances for one piano, four hands. Their edition, published by Alfred…

Student Makes Impact As Intern During Super Bowl

February 3, 2003—By Todd Starnes, Baptist Press (Used with permission) SAN DIEGO (BP)--A weeping security guard was the last thing Super Bowl intern Kim Guyton expected to find outside a San Diego hotel, but it proved to be an important ministry assignment for the Oklahoma Baptist University student.Guyton,…