May 2006 News Articles

Grads Urged to Eschew Mundane Living

May 20, 2006—Encouraged to avoid mundane living, 258 Oklahoma Baptist University graduates were honored during the university's 92nd commencement exercises Saturday morning in OBU's Raley Chapel. "Life the 'un-mundane' life," was the challenge from Dr. James Vernon, OBU associate professor of music, as he…

Long-time Employee Cap Gardner Dies May 1

May 4, 2006—Cap Gardner, a retired physical plant administrator whose OBU career spanned nearly five decades, died May 1 in Oklahoma City. He was 86. Gardner joined the OBU staff on Oct. 1, 1947, after serving seven years in the U.S. Air Force. He was director of the physical plant from 1981-84, and…