October 2013 News Articles

Pace Concludes Sermon on the Mount Chapel Series

October 30, 2013— Dr. Scott Pace, Dora Johnson Hughes Chair of Christian Ministry at OBU, urges students to reflect on which path they are choosing in their lives -- the wide, or the narrow path of following Jesus Christ. The weekly chapel concluded the fall chapel series of The Sermon on the Mount. Listen now…

Patterson Speaks on Beginnings to Students

October 23, 2013— Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, speaks to OBU students about the foundational significance of Genesis 1:1. Each year, OBU hosts the Pottawatomie-Lincoln Baptist Association Annual Meeting plenary speaker in chapel. Watch a…

Tickets on Sale for 'Tartuffe'

October 17, 2013—Ticket sales for OBU Theatre's production of "Tartuffe" are now available to the public. The premiere is Friday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Craig-Dorland Theatre in OBU's Shawnee Hall. Other performances include Saturday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, October 27, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday,…

Lilite Brings Music, Speaks to Students

October 16, 2013— Dr. Louima Lilite, OBU assistant professor of music, leads students, faculty and staff in worship during a weekly chapel service held in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium, Oct. 16. Lilite also continued the fall chapel series theme of The Sermon on the Mount, speaking on the subject of "In…

OBU and CPN sign agreement for online MBA program

October 14, 2013— OBU President David Whitlock and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John Barrett sign a collaborative agreement between the two organizations to provide a corporate online MBA program for the CPN to offer to its members, employees and constituents. Pictured are (seated from left) Linda…

OBU Sets Record-Breaking Freshman Enrollment

October 14, 2013—OBU announced a record-breaking freshman enrollment of 580 students this fall, a 14.6 percent increase over last year's numbers. OBU's total new student enrollment, including transfer students, increased to an all-time high of 678 students, a 10.1 percent increase. OBU Students stroll across…

Bandy Encourages Students to Love Others

October 9, 2013— Dr. Alan Bandy, Rowena R. Strickland assistant professor of New Testament at OBU, encourages students, faculty and staff to love everyone as they would like to be loved during a weekly chapel service Oct. 9. Bandy's message "In Relation to Love" continues the fall chapel series, which focuses…

OBU to Host Winter Bible Study Clinic

October 7, 2013—The 2013 Winter Bible Study Clinic will focus on the study, "Colossians: Christ is All You Need," at OBU on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taught by Dr. Alan Bandy and Dr. Scott Pace, the study will be in the Mabee Suite located in the Noble Complex. The clinic, featuring Paul's letter…

Trustees Adopt Budget, Approve Construction

October 4, 2013—The OBU Board of Trustees approved a $64.9 million operating budget for the 2014-15 academic year, celebrated the sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth and approved the construction of two new residential buildings during their fall semester meeting on the OBU campus in Shawnee Oct.…

Pops Concert Celebrates 30th Anniversary

October 3, 2013—The OBU Symphonic Winds and Bison Jazz Orchestra will present the 30th annual Pops Concert on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. OBU Director of Bands Ryan Meeks works with a student on her part for the 30th Anniversary Pops Concert. "We are very excited to…

Newkirk Speaks During Chapel

October 2, 2013— Dennis Newkirk, senior pastor of Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, Okla., speaks to OBU students and faculty during a weekly chapel service Oct. 2, 2013. Newkirk continued OBU's fall chapel theme of The Sermon on the Mount with "In Relation to Public Ministry." Listen now [MP3] View…