February 2010 News Articles

Moreland Unveils Secret to Happiness

February 22, 2010 | Permalink

Noted Christian philosopher J.P. Moreland offered a warning to Oklahoma Baptist University students as he spoke in a chapel message Friday, Feb. 19. He cautioned students to not become addicted to happiness. "People are addicted to being…

Students Engage a Diverse World in South Asia

February 22, 2010 | Permalink

Each January, students at Oklahoma Baptist University have the opportunity to live out the university's mission statement and engage a diverse world. OBU's Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach plans trips around the world, encouraging…

Staggs Portrays Bonhoeffer's Legacy

February 17, 2010 | Permalink

Entering the stage dressed in a World War II-era prisoner's uniform, dramatic performer Al Staggs embodied the character of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Staggs' one-person play, "A View from the Underside: The Legacy of Dietrich…

Camp Calls Students to Take Part in Body of Christ

February 15, 2010 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University students were met with a pop quiz during a chapel service Feb. 15. Promising the quiz would be the easiest of the semester, Dr. Brian Camp, professor of family science, asked students to fill in the blank of various…

Be 'Kingdom-First People,' Agee Says

February 12, 2010 | Permalink

A study from Pennsylvania State University reveals that the United States is no longer the center of power for Christians in the world, Dr. Bob R. Agee said during an Oklahoma Baptist University Founders' Day worship service Wednesday night,…

Governor Celebrates at Founders’ Day Luncheon

February 12, 2010 | Permalink

The Honorable C. Brad Henry, Governor of Oklahoma, was one of several esteemed guests who brought greetings and reflections to Oklahoma Baptist University during its Centennial Celebration Founders' Day Luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 10, on the OBU…

OBU Maintains High Standards for 100 Years

February 10, 2010 | Permalink

"Amid the heaping pile of shattered hopes and broken dreams of schools started and institutions shuttered, God planted a vision in the hearts of Oklahoma Baptists" for higher education that no tribulation could derail during its 100-year…

Board Approves Budget, New Faculty Salary System

February 5, 2010 | Permalink

During their spring semester meeting on campus Friday, Oklahoma Baptist University trustees approved a $43.37 million operating budget for the 2010-11 year, adopted a new faculty salary system, and ratified revisions to a faculty sabbatical…

OETA Features Harvest Farms

February 5, 2010 | Permalink

OETA producer Derek Watson, a 2006 OBU graduate, recently filmed and aired a feature about Harvest Farms, a therapeutic horse riding center in Shawnee. Watch the feature about the hope and confidence Harvest Farms brings to special-needs…

SLT/OBU Present ‘Into the Woods’ Feb. 12

February 4, 2010 | Permalink

Shawnee Little Theatre will continue its ongoing capital improvements drive by joining with Oklahoma Baptist University to present the Stephen Sondheim musical "Into the Woods," premiering Feb. 12. Proceeds from this season extra production…

Alum Winston Tabb Nominated by Obama

February 3, 2010 | Permalink

President Barack Obama recently nominated Oklahoma Baptist University alumnus Winston Tabb to serve as a member on the National Museum and Library Services Board according to a statement released by the White House. The nomination requires…

Centennial Anthem Draws from Historic Prayer

February 3, 2010 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Centennial Anthem "Grow in Grace" - drawn from a historic prayer first uttered on Bison Hill - will be a highlight of the University's Founders' Day celebration Wednesday, Feb. 10. Music for the anthem was…

Annual Concerto-Aria Concert Features Eight Students

February 2, 2010 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's 36th annual Concerto-Aria Concert will feature the musical gifts of eight students who will perform with a full orchestra Monday, Feb. 15. The concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium.…

Tresch Resigns; Reeder Named Interim PDSB Dean

February 2, 2010 | Permalink

Dr. Kyle Tresch has resigned as dean of Oklahoma Baptist University's Paul Dickinson School of Business, OBU Provost Stan Norman announced Monday afternoon. Dr. Dan Reeder, OBU professor of business, has been named interim dean of the business…

Elliff Shares 'What's Right' About the Church

February 1, 2010 | Permalink

Listen now Download Instead of focusing on what is wrong with the church today, Dr. Tom Elliff tells Oklahoma Baptist University students "what's right" about the church in his message during OBU's weekly chapel service Wednesday, Jan. 27. A…

Two Faculty Installed to Endowed Positions

February 1, 2010 | Permalink

Academic installations highlighted Oklahoma Baptist University's first chapel of the new decade Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the University's Raley Chapel. Two faculty members - Dr. Scott Pace and Dr. Alan Bandy - were installed to endowed academic…