March 2013 News Articles

Compton, Thompson to Perform Senior Recital March 14

March 8, 2014—OBU students Michelle Compton and Sarah Thompson will perform their senior recital Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium in Raley Chapel on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. OBU students Michelle Compton (left) and Sarah Thompson will perform their senior…

Choral Groups to Present Spring Concert

March 28, 2013—OBU's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts, Division of Music, will present a spring choral concert featuring the Bison Glee Club, Bisonette Glee Club and University Chorale Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. The public is invited to attend. The Bison…

Profile in Excellence: Don Blackley Leads a Life of Worship

March 28, 2013—Editor's Note: Oklahoma Baptist University alum Don Blackley, a 1963 graduate, is a 2013 recipient of the OBU Alumni Association's Profile In Excellence Award. The award is given to a former student who has "demonstrated recognizable accomplishment in his or her profession, business,…

Profile in Excellence: Mike Edge is a Leader Focused on Others

March 28, 2013—Editor's Note: Oklahoma Baptist University alum Mike Edge, a 1986 graduate, is a 2013 recipient of the OBU Alumni Association's Profile In Excellence Award. The award is given to a former student who has "demonstrated recognizable accomplishment in his or her profession, business, avocation,…

Author, Minister Christopher Yuan to Speak in Chapel

March 27, 2013—OBU will welcome author and minister Christopher Yuan to Bison Hill to speak in the weekly chapel service Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. Yuan is a passionate minister with a heart for those working through issues of sexuality and those living with HIV/AIDS.…

Students Observe Holy Week

March 27, 2013— Dr. Lee Hinson (left), associate professor of church music, and OBU students (center) Sarah Thompson and (right) Joylynn Strobel lead the OBU community in worship and Scripture reading during a special Holy Week chapel service on Wednesday, March 27, in Raley Chapel's Potter…

Dowler to Perform Junior Recital April 2

March 26, 2013—OBU student Hayleé Victoria Dowler will perform her junior vocal recital Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. The community is invited to attend. Dowler, a soprano, is a music education major from Bixby, Okla. The daughter of Wayne and Marcy Dowler, she is…

Bison Glee Club to Perform April 7-8

March 22, 2013—OBU's Bison Glee Club, an all-male choral group, will perform in Western Oklahoma April 7-8. The public is invited to attend the free concerts. On Sunday, April 7, the Bison Glee Club will sing during the 10:45 a.m. worship service at First Baptist Church of Woodward, located at 202 East…

Bisonettes to Sing in Pawhuska April 7

March 22, 2013—OBU's Bisonettes, a premier women's glee club, will perform a concert at First Baptist Church in Pawhuska, Okla., on Sunday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the free event. First Baptist Church is located at 302 E. 6th St., Pawhuska, OK 74056. The Bisonettes, OBU's…

Oklahoma Ministers Invited to OBU Pastors School

March 22, 2013—Continuing its tradition of reaching out to ministers in Oklahoma and beyond, OBU's Herschel H. Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry will host the 2013 OBU Pastors School Monday-Wednesday, July 15-17, 2013. The theme for the 2013 school, designed to provide an opportunity of ministry…

Professor Emeritus Max Brattin Dies at 75

March 22, 2013—Max A. Brattin, professor emeritus of economics at OBU, died March 21. He was 75. Brattin was a member of the OBU faculty from 1966 until retiring in 2000. He was born March 15, 1938, in El Reno, the son of Merle A. and Mona Day Brattin. He attended schools in Yukon, McLoud and Putnam and…

Bank2 CEO to Bring Minter Lecture

March 20, 2013—Ross A. Hill, founder and CEO of Bank2, will present OBU's 2013 Minter Lectureship in Business, Leadership and Christian Ministry on Monday, April 8, at 10 a.m. in Bailey Business Center's Tulsa Royalties Auditorium. The community is invited to attend. The title of Hill's lecture will be…

White, Youngblood to Perform Junior Recital March 28

March 19, 2013—OBU students Breana White and Elizabeth Youngblood, both sopranos, will perform their junior recital Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium in Raley Chapel on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Elizabeth Youngblood (left) and Breana White will perform their…

Long Named Head Men's Soccer Coach

March 18, 2013—OBU hired Charles Long as head coach of the men's soccer team Thursday. Long comes to OBU from Talledega College, where he guided the Tornadoes to a 15-5 record in his first season last fall after the team had a 2-15 mark the year before. He also has coached at Mount Marty College, Belhaven,…

Strahm Senior Art Show Opens March 25

March 15, 2013—OBU student Skyler Strahm, a senior art education major from Royse City, Texas, will display her art pieces in an upcoming show titled "A little bit of everything!" March 25-April 4. The public is invited to view the display in the OBU Art Building lobby area, located in the southeast corner…

Chapman Challenges Students to Make Disciples

March 13, 2013—During an OBU chapel service Wednesday, March 13, Kasey Chapman asked his fellow students to evaluate how often their lives are characterized by joy, and encouraged them to be obedient to God in sharing the Gospel. Chapman, selected as the Herschel H. Hobbes College of Theology and Ministry…

Myers Releases New Poetry Volume, 'Lapse Americana'

March 13, 2013—Dr. Benjamin Myers, who serves as Crouch-Mathis associate professor of literature at OBU, has released his second full-length collection of poems, "Lapse Americana," published by NYQ Books. "Lapse Americana" is now available at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble, and it will be available through…

Knight to Perform Junior Recital March 14

March 8, 2013—OBU student Joy Knight will perform her junior recital Thursday, March 14, at 8:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium in Raley Chapel on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Knight is a vocal performance and English double major from North Richland Hills, Texas. The daughter of Lee…

Jordan Selected for National Enactus Summit

March 7, 2013—OBU junior Chelsea Jordan, a computer science and business management major from Shawnee, Okla., was among 35 Enactus students selected nationwide to attend the 2013 Partner Summit March 11-12 at Kraft Foods in Chicago. Jordan is the leader of OBU's Enactus team. Enactus is a community of…

Explosive' Verses Can Set People Free, Speaker Says

March 6, 2013—When Tullian Tchividjian tucked his 11-year-old daughter in bed a few weeks ago, he asked her what she thought God thinks of her. Her response -- "disappointed" -- mirrors the feelings of many Christian believers, Tchividjian said. His daughter realized the fact that God is perfect, and people…

OBU Captures Four NAIA Titles in One Day

March 2, 2013—OBU will long remember March 2, 2013. The school became the first ever to claim four NAIA titles on the same day Saturday, sweeping men's and women's indoor track, as well as men's and women's outdoor track. "Four championships are a tribute to the type of student-athlete we have here at…

Stephens to Perform Senior Recital March 12

March 1, 2013—OBU student Sarah Stephens will perform her senior recital Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium in Raley Chapel on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Stephens is a vocal performance major from Tulsa, Okla. The daughter of Philip and Mary Ann Stephens, she…