November 2007 News Articles

Business Students Fare Well In National Project

November 30, 2007—Oklahoma Baptist University business students recently placed among the nation's best in Capstone Simulation, an online business simulation project. The simulation involved an array of aspects of running a company. Students worked together to make decisions about their company, primarily from…

70th Hanging of the Green Coming December 1

November 28, 2007—A classic children's opera will be featured at one of Oklahoma Baptist University's longest running traditions. OBU's 70th annual Hanging of the Green ceremony will be Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. This year's Hanging of the Green will feature Amahl and…

The Bison Spirit Stands In New Wellness Center

November 20, 2007—Though it is part of the region's storied history and the mascot for OBU, a life-size Bison is not normally found indoors. But "The Bison Spirit," a sculpture of the OBU namesake, now stands in the atrium of the university's new Recreation and Wellness Center. Noted Oklahoma artist and…

Five Named All-America Scholar Athletes

November 19, 2007—Five Oklahoma Baptist University soccer players have been named to the Daktronics NAIA All-America Scholar Athlete Soccer Teams announced Nov. 19. Andi Little, Brittany Cook, John Cook, Joel Dixon and Ryan Weaver received the honor, which requires junior or senior hours and a cumulative grade…

Traveling Alums Pave Path For OBU Students

November 19, 2007—Many married couples have ties to OBU. Some meet prior to college. Some meet while attending OBU. Then there's the Bob and Leta Ringwald story. Leta grew up in Kiowa County and graduated from OBU in 1950. Bob grew up near Billings, Okla., and received his OBU degree in 1957. Though their…

OBU to Host Public Forum on Education

November 14, 2007—Oklahoma Baptist University's division of teacher education is hosting its annual public forum, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. in OBU's Bailey Business Center's auditorium. Dr. John Farris, chair of OBU's division of teacher education, said the forum is designed to give the general public an opportunity…

OBU To Dedicate Recreation and Wellness Center Nov. 9

November 8, 2007—A massive new campus structure, changes to a long-time landmark, and unveiling of a new work of art will be celebrated on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus Friday afternoon, Nov. 9, in a dedication program during OBU's Homecoming. The 2:30 p.m. ceremony will be on the front steps of…