December 2008 News Articles

Music students compete, McQuade named district governor

December 30, 2008 | Permalink

Four Oklahoma Baptist University students recently competed in the semi-final round of the TEXOMA Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing competition, qualifying for the competition among more than 700 students from Oklahoma, Texas…

Winter Grads Challenged To Serve

December 19, 2008 | Permalink

Challenged to serve others and change the world, 59 Oklahoma Baptist University graduates received their diplomas during the university's Winter Commencement Friday afternoon, Dec. 19, in OBU's Raley Chapel. "There are keys to life we cannot…

Alum Shares about Space Flight Missions

December 18, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University alum Don Cooper shared about his work with the Apollo space crafts with the students of Dr. Albert Chen, OBU professor of physics, while on campus to celebrate OBU's Homecoming Nov. 7. Cooper, a retired physicist,…

Fifty-Nine to Graduate at Winter Commencement Dec. 19

December 17, 2008 | Permalink

Fifty-nine students will receive diplomas during Oklahoma Baptist University's 2008 Winter Commencement on Friday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m., in the university's Raley Chapel. Karen Cotter, OBU assistant professor of nursing and recipient of the…

OBU Faculty, Students Participate in Chemical Society Meeting

December 17, 2008 | Permalink

Three Oklahoma Baptist University faculty and 15 OBU students participated in the 64th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Oct. 1-4 at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. OBU faculty Dr. Shawna York, associate…

Walton Encourages OBU Students to Engage Missions

December 17, 2008 | Permalink

Josh Walton spent two years serving on the mission field in Monterey, Mexico, as an International Mission Board Journeyman. A heart for missions led Josh Walton to continue his international missions work for an additional year -- in…

Alum Honored as Physician of the Year

December 16, 2008 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians recently honored Dr. Zachary Bechtol, a 1991 Oklahoma Baptist University alum, as the 2008 Family Physician of the Year. The award qualifies Bechtol for the national American Academy of Family…

OBU Theatre Advances to Regional Competition

December 16, 2008 | Permalink

For only the second time in Oklahoma Baptist University theatre history, a production by the campus' theatre department has advanced to the Regional Competition in The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The regional competition…

Students Find a Variety of Worship Opportunities

December 16, 2008 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University mission states the university transforms lives by equipping students to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live worth of the high calling of God…

OBU Virtues Symposium to Discuss Faith, Hope, Love

December 12, 2008 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Faith and Disciplines Committee will sponsor its second-annual Transforming Virtues Symposium for the OBU community and guests in the spring of 2009. Transforming Virtues II: Faith, Hope, Love will be a week-long…

Board Sets 2009-10 Costs, Approves Building Naming

December 5, 2008 | Permalink

Meeting in the midst of the Christmas season, OBU's board of trustees looked forward to next summer, approving the university's costs for the 2009-10 academic year during their fall meeting on campus Dec. 5. Trustees also voted to name the…