June 2009 News Articles

Humphrey Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

June 26, 2009 | Permalink

A student of history, Dr. Carol Humphrey had her name etched into Oklahoma Baptist University's history of top award winners when she received the university's Distinguished Teaching Award during OBU's recent spring Commencement.The highest…

Vernon Receives Meritorious Service Award

June 26, 2009 | Permalink

Dr. James Vernon, a longtime faculty member, received Oklahoma Baptist University's Meritorious Service Award during the university's recent spring Commencement. The Meritorious Service Award is one of three major university honors presented…

Myers Receives Promising Teacher Award

June 25, 2009 | Permalink

Chandler resident Benjamin Myers received Oklahoma Baptist University's Promising Teacher Award during the university's spring Commencement May 23 in Shawnee.Dr. Myers, who is an associate professor of English, joined the OBU faculty in 2005.…

Professor Shares Hope with Haitians through Music Camp

June 18, 2009 | Permalink

Each summer, Dr. Louima Lilite spends a couple of weeks ministering to the people of Haiti, teaching them music appreciation at the North Haiti Music Camp (NHMC). It's a relatively long journey for the Oklahoma Baptist University associate…

Super Summer Comes to Bison Hill

June 18, 2009 | Permalink

Oklahoma's Southern Baptist churches sent more than 2,800 youth - the young leaders in their churches - to grow spiritually during Super Summer 2009 at Oklahoma Baptist University in June. Students from 7th through 12th grades participated in…

Dum Tempus Habemus, Operemur Bonum

June 17, 2009 | Permalink

There are and have been lots of "Wills." It is a nickname for William. Maybe first and foremost for those with an Oklahoma heritage. when "will" is mentioned we will think of our own Will Rogers. There is currently a conservative columnist…

Managing Back Pain

June 17, 2009 | Permalink

Pain management is a medical specialty devoted to the treatment and management of acute and chronic pain. Optimal medical care for chronic pain comes from a team approach and can often involve multiple caregivers, including primary care, pain…

Nursing Students Receive Awards, Scholarships

June 17, 2009 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's School of Nursing recognized outstanding students during a nursing awards banquet on April 27. Laura Cooprider received recognition as the Outstanding Senior in the School of Nursing by Dr. Lana Bolhouse, dean of…

Grads Can Come Home Again & Tuition-Free

June 16, 2009 | Permalink

The thrill of classroom discussions, late-night study, and challenging writing assignments can be revisited by OBU alumni thanks to a new policy the University enacted June 1. The best part is that these experiences are being offered…

Students Recognized during Model Arab League Simulation

June 15, 2009 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University students recently competed during the Southwest Regional Model Arab League simulation at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, earning delegation honors at the April event. The students competed against 10…

Alumni Publish ‘Race the Moon’ Children’s Book

June 10, 2009 | Permalink

A new children's book on the market, titled "Race the Moon," comes directly from the imagination of two Oklahoma Baptist University alumni, Chris Peters and Laura Thele. The former classmates worked together to compose and illustrate the…

Music Students Receive Awards, Scholarships

June 9, 2009 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts recognized outstanding students in music studies and awarded numerous scholarships during a music awards banquet May 11 and the 2009 Awards Convocation on May 13 in Raley…

Business Students Fare Well In National Competition

June 5, 2009 | Permalink

Competing against students from colleges and universities across the nation, a team of Oklahoma Baptist University business students placed in the 91st percentile in the 2009 Capsim Management Simulations competition.Approximately 2,400…

Communication Arts Students Receive Awards

June 5, 2009 | Permalink

Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts recognized outstanding students in communication arts during OBU Theatre's Dorland Awards May 12, the 2009 Awards Convocation on May 13 in Raley Chapel and during other awards presentations.Dr. Paul…

Justice Mission 'Go Local' Forum Stresses Environmental Responsibility

June 3, 2009 | Permalink

In an effort to raise awareness about the local environment and educate both OBU students and community members about creation sustainability, Oklahoma Baptist University's Justice Mission hosted a "Go Local" Forum May 4-7 on campus. "By…

Christian Service Students Receive Awards, Scholarships

June 2, 2009 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Joe L. Ingram School of Christian Service recognized outstanding seniors in Christian service studies during the 2009 Awards Convocation on Wednesday, May 13, in Raley Chapel. Dr. Warren McWilliams, OBU Auguie…

Bison Alum Teaches Students the Power of Giving

May 5, 2009 | Permalink

Bison alum Brandy (Thurman) Osterberger has taught her students many things, but perhaps none of them are more important than the concept of helping people in need. The 2003 graduate taught freshmen and sophomores at New Tech High School in…