January 2012 News Articles

Baucham Shares Perspective on Worship

January 31, 2012—Bringing greetings to OBU students from the "Republic of Texas," Dr. Voddie Baucham discussed the sinful nature of humans as it relates to a person's ability to worship Wednesday, Jan. 25, explaining that unless people are instructed properly, the sinful nature prevents true worship. The…

Spotlight on Dr. Keith Harman

January 25, 2012—Dr. Keith Harman, who teaches business courses at the OBU Graduate School, joined OBU's Paul Dickinson College of Business in 2006. Prior to arriving on Bison Hill, Dr. Harman taught at Southeast Missouri State University, National-Louis University and Northcentral University. A native of…

Graduate School Adds New Nursing, Business Tracks

January 23, 2012—The OBU Graduate School has announced plans to add two new tracks to its existing master's in nursing education degree and master's in business administration degree, providing a global approach to nursing and a focus on energy in business. "OBU has a strong history of providing relevant…

Alum Lynda Young Publishes Book on Autism

January 19, 2012—During the past several years, OBU author and alum Lynda Young has encouraged and advised families with children suffering from chronic health conditions through her "You Are Not Alone" book series. Her latest release is "Hope for Families of Children on the Autistic Spectrum." Young's new…

OBU Names Chris Jensen Head Coach

January 18, 2012—Chris Jensen is the first OBU head football coach since 1940, it was announced Wednesday. Jensen comes to OBU from Southmoore High School, whose football program Jensen also began. "Chris Jensen embodies our highest ideals for OBU Football," said OBU President David Whitlock. "We desire to…

Challenge Gift Bolsters Capital Campaign

January 6, 2012—A Shawnee couple has issued a $1 million challenge gift to OBU, encouraging others in the local community to support the institution's $42 million capital campaign. Land developer Paul Milburn and his wife, Ann, a civic volunteer and retired educator, have designated their gift for OBU's…