October 2010 News Articles

Alum Receives Poetry Awards

October 28, 2010 | Permalink

OBU alum, former administrator and esteemed poet Robert Lynn recently presented a reading from his most recent book of poems, "Midnight Verse," in Oklahoma City at the fall meeting of the Poetry Society of Oklahoma. Awards were presented in…

Alumni Recognized as 2011 Teacher of the Year Finalists

October 27, 2010 | Permalink

OBU alumni from the Division of Teacher Education often are recognized for their excellent teaching in the classroom, and this year was no different. Of the 12 finalists for the 2011 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year award, two nominees were OBU…

Centennial Harvest Court Honors Outstanding Seniors

October 19, 2010 | Permalink

OBU will honor outstanding seniors at the annual Harvest Court ceremony Saturday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter auditorium as a part of OBU's Homecoming and Centennial celebrations. Senior students were nominated by their peers…

Compton Addresses Rival Concepts of God

October 11, 2010 | Permalink

All humanity is divided into two groups: Those who don't believe there is a God (atheists), and those who believe there is a God. Christians are included in the consideration of these rival concepts of the Creator, said Odus Compton, director…

Trustees Set Tuition, Approve Graduate Programs

October 11, 2010 | Permalink

OBU trustees approved tuition and fees for the 2011-12 academic year, ratified plans for five new graduate programs, and gave the university approval to explore and implement potential new athletic programs during the board's annual fall…

Spanish Education Grads Invest Overseas

October 1, 2010 | Permalink

Recent OBU graduates Thomas Mosley and Andrea Gates are serving overseas as North American Language and Culture Assistants for the 2010-11 academic year. Both Mosley and Gates earned bachelor's degrees in Spanish in May 2010, and they are the…

Two Faculty Installed to Endowed Roles

September 13, 2010 | Permalink

Academic installations highlighted OBU's chapel service Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the University's Raley Chapel. Dr. David C. Houghton was installed to the Minter Chair of Business, and Dr. D. Brent Ballweg was installed to the Patterson…