February 2004 News Articles

A Discussion of The Passion of the Christ

February 27, 2004—On March 8, from 10-10:50 a.m. in GC-218, OBU will host a panel discussion of the film, The Passion of the Christ.  A brief introduction to the following topics will be made. - An historical and biblical response presented by Bobby Kelly, associate professor of religion, and Michael…

OBU to Host Preview Day March 6

February 19, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University's Spring Preview Day will allow prospective students to tour the school, meet professors, learn more about their possible majors and get to know future classmates Saturday, March 6. The day begins at 9:30 a.m. at Raley Chapel with campus tours beginning at 10 a.m.,…

Weir to Deliver Minter Lecture March 1

February 19, 2004—Russell C. Weir, region service executive in the IBM Global Services-ITS Western Region, will deliver Oklahoma Baptist University's annual Minter Lecture at 10 a.m., Monday, March 1, in the Geiger Center.  The Minter Lectureship was established in 1991 by Lloyd G. Minter, a 1940 OBU…

OBU's Oratorio to Feature Michael Cox Work March 9

February 18, 2004—The Oklahoma Baptist University Division of Music will present Symphonic Psalms as the 2004 Oratorio Project, March 9, at 7:30 in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium.  This work, by former OBU faculty member Michael Cox, is the latest in a long tradition of large choral works produced…

Netters Aim To Springboard From Fall Success

February 11, 2004—The Oklahoma Baptist University tennis teams will be looking to springboard into the spring off of their fall season which proved to be a growing time. "The fall was a real time of development," said head coach Sue Dick. "It was really an eye opener for the freshman."Out of the ten players on…

OBU Reloads for 2004 Softball Season

February 11, 2004—With only three players returning from last season's Sooner Athletic Conference championship season, the OBU softball team will try to reload by replacing key players throughout the lineup. "We've brought in good players and they have to make an impact right away," said coach Pam Fink. "And we…

OBU to Present Huckleberry Finn

February 11, 2004—The Oklahoma Baptist University Theatre for Young People's production of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn will start its four-performance public run Friday, Feb. 27, with performances also scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28 and Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Dorland…

OBU Well-Represented at OMEA

February 4, 2004—Nine Oklahoma Baptist University students participated in the Intercollegiate Honor Band at the Oklahoma Music Educator's Association annual meeting in Tulsa in January.  They performed under the baton of Col. Lowell Graham, recently retired conductor of the U.S. Air Force Band,…

Thirtieth Concerto-Aria Set for Feb. 16

February 4, 2004—Oklahoma Baptist University will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the OBU Division of Music Concerto-Aria Concert, Feb. 16. The concert, featuring 11 OBU music majors performing selected works with an orchestra comprised of OBU students and professional musicians, begins at 8:30 p.m. in OBU's…