January 2013 News Articles

OBU to Host Trumpeter Brian Shaw

January 31, 2013 | Permalink

OBU will welcome musician Dr. Brian Shaw to Bison Hill Friday, Feb. 8, for a music career session, instrumental masterclass and Night of Jazz with the Bison Jazz Orchestra. The public is invited to attend all the events. Shaw is assistant…

Terry to Bring Founders' Day Address

January 31, 2013 | Permalink

At OBU, Founders' Day is an annual event commemorating the university's incorporation in February 1910. Drawing from his decades of experience on Bison Hill, J. Thomas Terry, vice president for business affairs emeritus, will bring the 2013…

Eight Students Featured in Annual Concerto-Aria Concert

January 30, 2013 | Permalink

OBU's 39th annual Concerto-Aria Concert will feature the musical gifts of eight students who will perform with a full orchestra Sunday, Feb. 17. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The public is invited to…

Farmer Urges Believers to Live Out Stories of Faith

January 30, 2013 | Permalink

Richard Allen Farmer told OBU students about a little boy preparing to go to camp. The boy was afraid he would be teased for being a Christian, so his pastor promised to pray for the boy each day he was gone. When he returned from camp, the…

Nursing Majors Share God's Love, Medical Care in Mexico

January 30, 2013 | Permalink

The La Mixteca region of Mexico boasts great geological contrasts, with mountain ranges to the north, ravines to the east, valleys to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the south. For OBU nursing majors, a January intercultural service trip to…

OBU Builds Cost-Effective Conditioning Units

January 29, 2013 | Permalink

Construction on apartment housing continues at Oklahoma Baptist University as new geothermal conditioning units near completion. A geothermal system circulates water through sealed underground piping loops rather than the traditional use of…

Spring Chapels Focus on 'The Psalms'

January 25, 2013 | Permalink

During the spring 2013 semester, the OBU community will continue its current chapel theme, "The Psalms," with messages presented by a variety of speakers. "The Treasury of David" by Charles Spurgeon will be used as a resource for the ongoing…

University Chorale to Tour Metroplex

January 23, 2013 | Permalink

The University Chorale, one of OBU's premiere vocal ensembles, will present spring tour performances in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Feb. 8-10. The public is welcome to attend the free performances. On Friday, Feb. 8, the University Chorale…

Richard Allen Farmer to Bring Chapel Music, Message

January 22, 2013 | Permalink

OBU will welcome musician and lecturer Richard Allen Farmer in the first weekly chapel service of the 2013 spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The community is invited to attend the hour-long…

Students Employ Robots for Creative Learning

January 22, 2013 | Permalink

January Term (or "J-Term") offers OBU students the opportunity to stay on course to complete their bachelor's degree in four years. In Dr. Renita Murimi's "Technologies for Creative Learning" course, the opportunity proved both informative and…

OBU Community Encouraged to Run OKC Marathon

January 17, 2013 | Permalink

Two members of the OBU staff have decided not only to run the upcoming Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on April 28, but also to share the adventure with a couple hundred of their closest Bison friends. Holly Hays and Monica Mullins have issued…

New Staff Begin Work on Bison Hill

January 16, 2013 | Permalink

Several new OBU staff members began work on Bison Hill during the fall 2012 semester in departments across campus, including employees in wellness, facilities maintenance, communications, security and business. Corey Bolgrin is a personnel and…

Jernigan to Lead Night of Worship Jan. 15

January 14, 2013 | Permalink

Dennis Jernigan, an internationally known songwriter and speaker and a 1981 OBU alum, will lead a Night of Praise on Bison Hill Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The community is invited to join this event set…

Stogsdill Joins OBU Advancement Team

January 10, 2013 | Permalink

Thomas Stogsdill, a 1971 OBU graduate, has returned to his alma mater as director of development for Texas. He previously served as vice president for development and campaign director for The University of South Dakota Foundation in…

Two Freshmen Selected for National Enactus Summit

January 10, 2013 | Permalink

Two OBU students were among 30 Enactus students selected nationwide to attend the 2013 Partner Summit Jan. 30-31 in New York City's Time-Life Building. Christopher Sanford and Alexandria Schauer, both freshmen, were chosen to represent OBU at…

OBU Alum Lloyd Minter Dies at 94

January 8, 2013 | Permalink

Lloyd G. Minter, 94, a 1940 OBU graduate and former trustee, died Jan. 4, 2013, at his retirement residence in Tulsa, Okla. A memorial service for Minter will be held at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at First Baptist Church in Bartlesville, Okla., with Dr.…

Jernigan to Lead 'Night of Praise' Jan. 15

January 7, 2013 | Permalink

Dennis Jernigan, an internationally known songwriter and speaker and a 1981 OBU alum, will lead a Night of Praise on Bison Hill Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The community is invited to join this event set for…