March 2006 News Articles

Thirty-Four Recognized for OBU Service

March 31, 2006—Thirty-four Oklahoma Baptist University faculty and staff members, representing 460 years of service, were recognized at the university's annual service awards banquet in late March. Oklahoma Baptist University honored faculty and staff for their years of service at the university. Those…

Faught Speaks on Baptist History Window in Stain Glass Series

March 26, 2006—Speaking on Baptist History, Dr. Jerry Faught noted a common theme as he began a recent chapel address as part of Oklahoma Baptist University's stained glass series. "Two documents explain the meaning of the symbols in this window, and every symbol represents a famous man; they are all white,…

OBU Professor Tom Dowdy Dies

March 15, 2006—Dr. Thomas E. Dowdy, Oklahoma Baptist University professor of sociology, died Sunday, March 12, following a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 50. Family visitation is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, at Primrose Funeral Home, 1109 North Porter Avenue in Norman. OBU…

OBU Breaks Ground For Wellness and Athletic Projects

March 6, 2006—Standing at the site of a former campus athletics landmark, members of the Oklahoma Baptist University community celebrated groundbreaking for a new university wellness center and a series of athletic facility projects Friday afternoon. The collection of projects represents an investment of…