August 2008 News Articles

Students Explore God’s Nature in Chapel

August 29, 2008—Oklahoma Baptist University students began fall classes Wednesday, Aug. 27, and Campus Minister Dale Griffin began the first campus chapel service by introducing students to the chapel theme for the year, "The Knowledge of the Holy" based on the book by A.W. Tozer.  OBU students attend…

OBU’s Welcome Week Serves Shawnee

August 25, 2008—Oklahoma Baptist University's Welcome Week is designed to celebrate incoming freshmen and transfer students' transitions to Bison Hill. While the new students learn about OBU traditions and form new relationships, Welcome Week also designates a time for students to connect with the local…

OBU Named Top Oklahoma ‘Best College’ for 15th Year

August 22, 2008—For the 15th consecutive year, Oklahoma Baptist University has been listed as Oklahoma's highest-rated baccalaureate college in U.S.News & World Report's annual ranking of "America's Best Colleges." In the 2009 ratings, released Aug. 22, OBU is ranked second in the West.  In addition to…

OBU Named ‘Best in the West’ by Princeton Review

August 15, 2008—Oklahoma Baptist University has again been named one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States, based on The Princeton Review's student opinion data collected from colleges and universities across the nation.  The educational research firm selected OBU as one of…

OBU Public Relations Receives State Awards

August 13, 2008—Oklahoma Baptist University's Public Relations Office recently received two awards for publications in the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association awards competition. The university's design for its 2007-08 theatre brochure received top billing, and the OBU Basketball media guide…

Two OBU Staff Members Retire

August 5, 2008—Two Oklahoma Baptist University staff members retired this summer after years of dedicated service.  Carole Corley retired from her position of data entry clerk after 40 years of working with the institution. During her time at OBU, Corley worked in payroll, the registrar's office, the…