March 2007 News Articles

Telecommunication Students Claim 14 OBEA Awards

March 30, 2007—  OBU's 2007 OBEA Award winners include (front/l to r) Amber McCune, Megan Hungerford, Christi Mitchel, (back) Justin Metcalfe and Owen Wildman Fourteen awards were presented to Oklahoma Baptist University students at this year's Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association Student…

Dean Speaks on Prayer During Women's Day at OBU

March 28, 2007—"No matter how much I think I come to understand about the purpose and power of prayer there is always something new to learn, or something old to learn at a deeper level." Jennifer Kennedy Dean, executive director for the Praying Life Foundation, spoke these words during Oklahoma Baptist…

Thirty-three Honored at OBU

March 23, 2007—Thirty-three Oklahoma Baptist University faculty and staff members, representing 380 years of service, were recognized at the university's annual service awards banquet on March 15. The recognition included a photographic presentation of the honorees, as well as remarks from OBU President…

World Mission Leaders To Meet at Finishing The Task Conference

March 8, 2007—Evangelical leaders from across the Southwest will meet on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus this spring for a regional Finishing The Task global missions conference. OBU is hosting the Finishing The Task Conference April 19-21 in the university's Geiger Center. "Finishing The Task is a…

Trustees Approve 2007-08 Budget

March 2, 2007—During their spring meeting on campus Friday, Oklahoma Baptist University trustees approved a $35.4 million operating budget for the 2007-08 academic year, including a 7.8 percent increase in tuition for the upcoming year. At the meeting in OBU's Geiger Center, Randy L. Smith, OBU senior vice…

Galvao Inducted Into Judson Hall of Fame

March 1, 2007—Oklahoma Baptist University soccer coach Marcelo Galvao was inducted into the Judson College Athletic Hall of Fame last month. Galvao was one of five former standouts to receive the honor Feb. 9 in Illinois. Playing from 1992-96, Galvao was a member of Judson's second NCCAA National…

OBU Music Faculty Perform in Bell Memorial Recital March 8

March 1, 2007—A wide range of musicians will perform in Oklahoma Baptist University's third annual Digby Bell Memorial Recital on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in OBU's Yarborough Auditorium. The recital was established in memory of Dr. Digby Bell, a noted University of Oklahoma music professor who died in 2004.…