June 2010 News Articles

Seven Ways to Assure There’s Always Something There to Remind Me

June 29, 2010 | Permalink

For those of us who remember the "old" rock music, could any of us forget this classic statement of melody and lyrics which spoke of the sadness of a lost sweetheart? For you "rock fans" of the 1960s, Dionne Warwick recorded Always Something…

Taking a Circuitous Path

June 29, 2010 | Permalink

Just after the Great Depression ravaged Oklahoma, a young sharecropper's son determined he needed to escape the Sooner State. So 14-year-old Bill Mitchell saved $3 and ran away. He spent a day walking from rural Chandler to Bethany, and then…

Music Students Receive Awards, Scholarships

June 15, 2010 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts recently recognized outstanding students in music studies and awarded numerous scholarships during a spring music awards banquet and the 2010 Awards Convocation in May.Melissa…

Lilite Receives Promising Teacher Award

June 10, 2010 | Permalink

Dr. Louima Lilite, Oklahoma Baptist University assistant professor of music, received OBU's Promising Teacher Award during the university's Centennial Spring Commencement May 15. Lilite, who joined the OBU faculty in fall 2008, received the…

McElroy Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

June 10, 2010 | Permalink

A leader of the cheer squad since 1990, Dr. Linda McElroy was cheered as a top award winner when she received the Distinguished Teaching Award during Oklahoma Baptist University's Centennial Spring Commencement May 15. The highest honor for…

O’Gwynn Receives Meritorious Service Award

June 10, 2010 | Permalink

Marty O'Gwynn, a longtime staff member, received Oklahoma Baptist University's Meritorious Service Award during the university's Centennial Spring Commencement May 15.The Meritorious Service Award is one of three major university honors…

Dora Hobbs, The Early Years

June 9, 2010 | Permalink

The following story was written about longtime OBU graduate Dora Hobbs, '28, by Carol Lavelle Snow for the Cushing (Okla.) High School 1963 website. For more information, visit the site here. Who was this woman? 1) She received two degrees…