November 2003 News Articles

Artistic Passion From the Start

November 30, 2003—A portrait hangs in Julie Blackstone's office. She calls it "Mentor." It's of her first college art professor, a man named Gene Dougherty, who provided Julie's first "real" artistic training. Sculptures share space with numerous books that line the shelves. Numerous paintings are stacked…

Kaumba Wins NAIA Title

November 24, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's Mirriam Kaumba, a junior from Zambia, became the university's first-ever women's cross country national champion Saturday with a sterling performance in the 2003 NAIA Cross Country National Championship in Louisville, Ky. Kaumba won with a time of 17:13.9, with…

Fifty-one OBU Students Chosen for Who's Who

November 19, 2003—The 2004 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges includes 51 Oklahoma Baptist University seniors who have been recognized as "national outstanding campus leaders." Faculty member, deans, administrators as well as other students can nominate students the…

Annual Hanging of the Green service set for Dec. 6

November 18, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's 66th annual "Hanging of the Green" service will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 6, in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The theme for this year's ceremony is "Voices of the Advent," a title taken from a book of Christmas poems entitled Voices of the…

OBU Hosts Hymn Festival Nov. 18

November 12, 2003—The Oklahoma Baptist University Division of Music will present its annual Hymn Festival, "Prayer, Praise, and Proclamation: The Worship of God through A Festival of American Hymnody," at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. Featuring Dr. Ron Davis, associate…

Variety of Talents Showcased in College Players Presents

November 11, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's College Players will provide an evening of theatrical entertainment, "College Players Presents," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21-22 in the Sarkeys Black Box Theatre. "It's probably the most unique entertainment opportunity OBU Theatre has to offer through the year," said…

Hudson, Faculty Review American Popular Song Nov. 13

November 5, 2003—On Thursday, November 13 at 7:30, Rhetta Hudson, associate professor of voice at Oklahoma Baptist University, will present the recital "American Popular Song: 1900-1929" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. Featuring Hudson, accompanist Ron Lewis, professor…