December 2003 News Articles

Bailey Asks Graduating Seniors to Navigate the Dialectics

December 19, 2003—Dr. Garry Bailey, associate professor of communication arts, told OBU's newest graduates Saturday to prepare to navigate life's dialectics -- "the paradoxes, tensions or opposing forces in life." Speaking at Oklahoma Baptist University's winter commencement, Bailey said the first key to…

Galvao Named First Varsity Soccer Coach at OBU

December 15, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's move toward soccer took a big step into reality Monday with the hiring of a coach -- Marcelo Galvao. Galvao comes to OBU from Oklahoma Wesleyan University, where he has been men's and women's soccer coach since 2002. His men's team was 11-8 last fall, while his…

Alumni Offered Savings Plan Incentive

December 12, 2003—To encourage alumni to plan for their children's higher education, Oklahoma Baptist University has created a college savings plan incentive in partnership with the Oklahoma College Savings Plan. The University offers a $100 matching incentive for alumni who open an account through the Oklahoma…

Ribbon Cutting for New Student Center, December 8 at 10am

December 5, 2003—On December 8, at 10am, the new OBU student center will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony. There is much anticipation from the student body for this redesigned space. Although Aramark has scheduled a grand opening at the start of the spring semester, OBU administration wanted to…

OBU Places Two in NATS Regional Final

December 1, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University placed two music students in the finals of the Texoma region session of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Conference and Student Auditions recently.  Three members of the Oklahoma Baptist University voice faculty, 10 students, and two…

OBU to Present Annual Christmas Chapel Dec. 10

December 1, 2003—Oklahoma Baptist University's annual "Fine Arts Christmas Chapel" will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10, in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. Always a favorite event, this year's program will again be hosted by Dr. Dan Reeder, dean of OBU's Paul Dickinson School of Business. Beginning with a…