OBU to Host Trumpeter Brian Shaw
January 31, 2013—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 professor of trumpet and jazz studies at Louisiana
Terry to Bring Founders' Day Address
January 31, 2013—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 Founders' Day address on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10
Eight Students Featured in Annual Concerto-Aria Concert
January 30, 2013—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 attend the free event.
A pre-concert lecture will
Farmer Urges Believers to Live Out Stories of Faith
January 30, 2013—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 pastor inquired if he had been bullied for his
Nursing Majors Share God's Love, Medical Care in Mexico
January 30, 2013—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 the region provided great contrasts as well: an
OBU Builds Cost-Effective Conditioning Units
January 29, 2013—
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 air circulation. According to George Haines,
Spring Chapels Focus on 'The Psalms'
January 25, 2013—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 study.
All chapel services begin at 10 a.m. in Raley
University Chorale to Tour Metroplex
January 23, 2013—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 will perform a 7:30 p.m. concert at Stonebridge
Richard Allen Farmer to Bring Chapel Music, Message
January 22, 2013—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 service.
Farmer will sing, accompanying himself on
Students Employ Robots for Creative Learning
January 22, 2013—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 fun as students have learned how to program and
OBU Community Encouraged to Run OKC Marathon
January 17, 2013—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 a challenge to OBU employees, students, alumni and
New Staff Begin Work on Bison Hill
January 16, 2013—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 facility coordinator for OBU's Recreation and
Jernigan to Lead Night of Worship Jan. 15
January 14, 2013—
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 students returning to the Shawnee campus for
Stogsdill Joins OBU Advancement Team
January 10, 2013—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 Vermillion, S.D.
"Tom Stogsdill brings a proven record of
Two Freshmen Selected for National Enactus Summit
January 10, 2013—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 the event.
During the summit, participants will
OBU Alum Lloyd Minter Dies at 94
January 8, 2013—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. Bill Cook and Dr. Sam Storms officiating.
Jernigan to Lead 'Night of Praise' Jan. 15
January 7, 2013—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 students returning to the Shawnee campus for