December 2012 News Articles

Soles4Souls' Nets 150 Pairs of Shoes

December 17, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Put on Your Shoes,' Garlow Tells Graduates

December 14, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Winter Commencement Live Stream

December 14, 2012 | Permalink

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 | Permalink

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…

Grad School Offers Energy, Land Management Certificates

December 12, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Munoz Named Assistant Coach of the Year

December 10, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Six Lady Bison Make NFCA Scholar Athlete List

December 7, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Graduate School to Host Orientation Dec. 11

December 6, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Bison Celebrate Christmas

December 5, 2012 | Permalink

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)…

OBU Hosts 'Soles4Souls' Shoe Drive Through Friday

December 5, 2012 | Permalink

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…

Senior Nursing Students Lend Helping Hand to Community

December 5, 2012 | Permalink

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…