April 2010 News Articles

Cotter Uses Medical Skills to Serve in Malaysia

April 29, 2010—At times we sit. We prop our feet up on the recliner, watch the news and talk about the ways somebody should help the world with its problems. These problems, such as the government unrest in Myanmar producing hoards of endangered refugees, should bother us. When we see someone hurting, we…

God’s Will is No Mystery,’ Winterberg Says

April 28, 2010—While some Christian believers seem to flounder searching for God's plan for their lives, God makes his will quite plain in the Bible, said director of Oklahoma Baptist University's Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach (name has been omitted for security purposes). OBU global outreach…

Students 'Mess in the Muck' in Outdoor Classroom

April 27, 2010—   Oklahoma Baptist University student Stephanie Baker (left), a junior from Salida, Colo., and Dr. Jeanne Akin (right), OBU professor of teacher education, assist fourth graders from Grove School, Shawnee, in "Messing in the Muck," a study of macroinvertebrates to determine the health of…

Alum Plants Churches in Pacific Northwest

April 22, 2010—Oklahoma Baptist University alum Andy Stills took the skills he learned on Bison Hill to the Pacific Northwest, where he works in Portland, Ore., as a church planter. A church planter is someone who starts new churches in locations where one may not exist - and it has become a passion for…

Grant to Join Oklahoma Women’s Golf Hall of Fame

April 22, 2010—Pat Grant, a legendary Oklahoma golfer and retired military officer and attorney, will be inducted into the Women's Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 25. The induction banquet will be at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.A 1942 graduate of Oklahoma…

Nursing Students Meet Spiritual, Physical Needs in Mexico

April 22, 2010—For several Oklahoma Baptist University nursing majors, the chance to serve on a mission trip in Oaxaca, Mexico, during January Term provided the students the opportunity to not only meet spiritual needs by sharing God's Word, but also to meet physical needs by practicing their medical…

Grad Students Broaden Perspectives in Dubai

April 21, 2010—Education broadens a person's perspective of the world, and under the guidance of their professor, Gene King, four Oklahoma Baptist University graduate students recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates for 10 days of experiential learning about the business and cultural environments of…

OBU Revises LifeLong Learning Program

April 21, 2010—Oklahoma Baptist University's LifeLong Learning Program, which was introduced in the spring of 2009, will continue with new guidelines enacted for coming years. OBU trustees approved the policy changes on April 13. The innovative educational benefit program for alumni will provide for up to…

Students Present Papers at Sooner Conference

April 16, 2010—Four Oklahoma Baptist University communications majors wrote papers accepted to the University of Oklahoma Sooner Communication Conference March 26-27. Kate Berry, Kaylee Lonsinger, Marissa Moseley-Edwards and Amanda Teape presented their papers during the conference on the Norman campus. The…

Martin Marty Says ‘No Whining Allowed’ Among Disciples

April 14, 2010—Despite the changes on culture and generations through the ages, the call of God -- and the call of Jesus Christ for his believers to be disciples -- remains constant in any culture, Dr. Martin Marty told Oklahoma Baptist University students during the centennial Hobbs Lecture Wednesday, April…

Faculty, Staff Honored for 825 Years of Service

April 13, 2010—Recognizing a combined 825 years of service to the institution during its first 100 years, Oklahoma Baptist University honored 50 faculty and staff members during the university's annual Service Awards Banquet April 8. Peggy Askins, director of academic records/registrar, was honored for 50…

OBU Presents ‘The Spring Affair Show’

April 13, 2010—Oklahoma Baptist University's Campus Activities Board promises an evening of unforgettable entertainment as they present "The Spring Affair Show," Saturday, April 17, at 8 p.m. in Raley Chapel. Admittance is free, and the community is welcome to attend."The Spring Affair Show will provide a…

Faculty and Staff Honored as 'Seven Who Care'

April 9, 2010—Seven Oklahoma Baptist University faculty and staff members were honored by OBU students April 7 for their contributions to the campus community. The honorees received the Seven Who Care Award during the university's Hyde Park chapel service in Raley Chapel. The Seven Who Care Award is given…

SGA Hosts Annual Hyde Park Day

April 9, 2010—Candidates for Oklahoma Baptist University's elected student leadership had the chance to offer their stump speeches during OBU's annual Hyde Park Day chapel service, Wednesday, April 7.This year's candidates for SGA president were, Brandon Dickinson, a rising senior from Enid, Okla., and…