Soles4Souls' Nets 150 Pairs of Shoes
December 17, 2012—Members of the Oklahoma Baptist University contributed about 150 pairs of shoes in early December to Soles4Souls, a charitable organization which accepts shoes and monetary donations to provide footwear to people in need both in the community and around the globe.
"Soles4Souls collects new
Put on Your Shoes,' Garlow Tells Graduates
December 14, 2012—Hearing a message inspiring them to step into their future, 92 OBU graduates received their diplomas during OBU's 2012 Winter Commencement on Friday, Dec. 14.
The ceremony marked the first combined graduation for undergraduate students from OBU's Shawnee campus and graduate students from the
Winter Commencement Live Stream
December 14, 2012—The 2012 Winter Commencement is available for viewing on your computer. To view the ceremony, visit the live stream website.
Winter Commencement to Honor 92 Graduates
December 13, 2012—Fifty-seven undergraduate students and 35 graduate students will have degrees conferred upon them during OBU's Winter Commencement on Friday, Dec. 14. Willa Ruth Garlow will deliver the Commencement Address.
Friday's Commencement will be the first ceremony to combine graduations for
Grad School Offers Energy, Land Management Certificates
December 12, 2012—The OBU Graduate School will provide a program offering interested professionals an opportunity to earn energy and land management certificates beginning Jan. 14, 2013, in Oklahoma City.
"The Energy and Land Management Certificate Program is designed for individuals who wish to continue their
Munoz Named Assistant Coach of the Year
December 10, 2012—OBU assistant volleyball coach Jason Munoz has been named NAIA Assistant Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Munoz, an assistant coach for OBU since 2009, helped lead the Lady Bison to a fantastic 35-6 record and a perfect 12-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.
Six Lady Bison Make NFCA Scholar Athlete List
December 7, 2012—Six players from OBU's 2012 softball team are National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athletes.
Abbey Basler, Audrey Branscum, Ashley Clifton, Amanda Harmon, Noelle McDowell and Jessie Richardson all met the qualifying standard of a 3.5 grade point average.
From left; Audrey Branscum,
Graduate School to Host Orientation Dec. 11
December 6, 2012—OBU Graduate School will host an orientation Tuesday, Dec. 11, to allow students enrolled in the next cohort an opportunity to meet the school's faculty and staff as they prepare to pursue their graduate degrees.
The orientation will be from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the OBU Graduate School
Bison Celebrate Christmas
December 5, 2012—
Members of OBU's Bisonettes, University Chorale and Bison Glee Club sing "Pure Light, Perfect Light" during OBU's 75th annual Hanging of the Green Saturday, Dec. 1, in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The groups include (center, from left) Brittni Bilyeu, a junior from Blanchard, Okla.;
OBU Hosts 'Soles4Souls' Shoe Drive Through Friday
December 5, 2012—OBU is collecting donated shoes for Soles4Souls, a charitable organization which accepts shoes and monetary donations to provide footwear to people in need both in the community and around the globe.
Donations will be accepted for OBU's Soles4Souls campaign through Friday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.
Senior Nursing Students Lend Helping Hand to Community
December 5, 2012—Seniors in OBU's College of Nursing carried out service projects in recent weeks to benefit members of the Shawnee area through health and hygiene education and screenings, as well as provide disaster preparedness for the OBU community.
Through the Community Nursing course, OBU nursing majors