March 2013 News Articles

Compton, Thompson to Perform Senior Recital March 14

March 8, 2014 | Permalink

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…

Choral Groups to Present Spring Concert

March 28, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Profile in Excellence: Don Blackley Leads a Life of Worship

March 28, 2013 | Permalink

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…

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

March 28, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Author, Minister Christopher Yuan to Speak in Chapel

March 27, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Students Observe Holy Week

March 27, 2013 | Permalink

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,…

Dowler to Perform Junior Recital April 2

March 26, 2013 | Permalink

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,…

Bison Glee Club to Perform April 7-8

March 22, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Bisonettes to Sing in Pawhuska April 7

March 22, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Oklahoma Ministers Invited to OBU Pastors School

March 22, 2013 | Permalink

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,…

Professor Emeritus Max Brattin Dies at 75

March 22, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Bank2 CEO to Bring Minter Lecture

March 20, 2013 | Permalink

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…

White, Youngblood to Perform Junior Recital March 28

March 19, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Long Named Head Men's Soccer Coach

March 18, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Strahm Senior Art Show Opens March 25

March 15, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Chapman Challenges Students to Make Disciples

March 13, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Myers Releases New Poetry Volume, 'Lapse Americana'

March 13, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Knight to Perform Junior Recital March 14

March 8, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Jordan Selected for National Enactus Summit

March 7, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Explosive' Verses Can Set People Free, Speaker Says

March 6, 2013 | Permalink

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…

OBU Captures Four NAIA Titles in One Day

March 2, 2013 | Permalink

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…

Stephens to Perform Senior Recital March 12

March 1, 2013 | Permalink

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.…