May 2003 News Articles

Duncan Challenges Grads To Encourage Growth of Diversity

May 24, 2003—Dr. Ron Duncan, Oklahoma Baptist University professor of anthropology, encouraged 269 graduating OBU seniors to continue learning and to encourage diversity. Duncan spoke to the Class of 2003 during OBU's spring Commencement Saturday morning, May 24.  The program also included recognition…

OBU Honors Three with Top Awards

May 24, 2003—Included in Oklahoma Baptist University's spring Commencement ceremonies Saturday was presentation of the University's three top employee awards.  Dr. Ramona Farthing, professor of French, was presented the 2003 Distinguished Teacher Award. Dr. Joe Bob Weaver, retiring senior vice…

OBU Recognizes 269 Students

May 24, 2003—Two hundred sixty-nine students participated in graduation exercises during Oklahoma Baptist University's 2003 Spring Commencement Saturday morning in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium.  Dr. Ronald Duncan, professor of anthropology, and recipient of OBU's 2002 Distinguished Teaching Award…

Fifteen Nursing Grads Receive Pins

May 23, 2003—Fifteen Oklahoma Baptist University nursing school seniors received their OBU pins Friday in Raley Chapel, symbolizing their transition from student nurses to professional nurses.  Beverly Hough, a 1967 OBU graduate and co-chair of the Asian Health Consortium, in her address to the…

Kincaid To Head University’s Public Relations Programs

May 15, 2003—An experienced college public relations professional with family ties to Oklahoma has been named director of public relations at Oklahoma Baptist University, announced OBU President Mark Brister Thursday afternoon.  Zach Kincaid will direct OBU's public relations efforts effective June 1,…

Bison Nearly Reach National Tournament

May 14, 2003—The Bison tennis teams finished the 2003 season with with a .500 mark as a team, and some impressive individual accomplishments. Coach Sue Dick's squad wound up with an 8-8 mark, and finished one match away from gaining a berth in the national tournament after losing to eventual national…

OBU Women Wrap Up Successful 2003 Campaign

May 14, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's Lady Bison tennis team finished the 2003 season with a solid record and some great accomplishments. Overall the squad compiled a 10-7 record. This year's Most Valuable Player for the women was freshman Kerri McNutt. Freshman teammate Lauren White was named the…