November 2013 News Articles

Merida Speaks on Orphanology

November 21, 2013 | Permalink

Dr. Tony Merida, associate professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and founding pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC, presents a message during a weekly chapel service on Nov. 20, in Raley Chapel's Potter…

Opera Theater Triple Feature Opens Nov. 22

November 21, 2013 | Permalink

The OBU Opera Theater will present its annual Opera Theater fall production beginning Nov. 22. The triple-feature performance will run Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Shawnee Hall's Craig-Dorland Theatre. There will be an additional performance…

Hennesy to Display Art November 16-27

November 15, 2013 | Permalink

Molly Hennesy, a senior graphic design major from Argyle, Texas, will display her art pieces in an upcoming show at OBU from Nov. 16-27. "I tend to jump from medium to medium," explained Hennesy. "I love the idea of being able to create,…

Naugle Discusses Worldview at Chapel

November 13, 2013 | Permalink

Dr. David Naugle, chair and professor of philosophy at Dallas Baptist University, challenged OBU students, faculty and staff to consider the importance of a worldview during a weekly chapel service on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Raley's Potter…

OBU Commemorates and Honors Veterans

November 11, 2013 | Permalink

OBU President David W. Whitlock shakes hands with student and veteran Bobby Babcock, a freshman applied ministry major, following the presentation of the wreath during the Veteran's Day Ceremony at Gold Star Park on the OBU campus.

OBU Announces 2013 Harvest Court

November 8, 2013 | Permalink

The 2013 Harvest Court was crowned on Friday, Nov. 8, in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The honored seniors include harvest queen Jessa Manner (seated), from Topeka, Kan., and harvest king Brandon Melton from Oklahoma City, Okla. Other…

OBU Honors Alumni Achievement Recipients

November 8, 2013 | Permalink

Two distinguished honorees were recognized during OBU's Homecoming Harvest Dinner Friday, Nov. 8, in the Geiger Center. Dr. John Harvey (left), '77, and Dr. Judith James, '89, received the Alumni Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed…

OBU to Celebrate 50 Years of University Chorale

November 7, 2013 | Permalink

OBU is well known across the nation for its excellent choral ensembles -- and the mixed chorus known today as the University Chorale -- is no exception. As part of the 2013 Homecoming festivities on Nov. 8-9, Chorale will celebrate its 50 year…

Pianist Nikita Mndoyants to Present Keyboard Academy Guest Recital

November 7, 2013 | Permalink

Renowned musician Nikita Mndoyants, a Russian pianist and composer, will present a guest recital at OBU on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. Mndoyants, who recently qualified as a top six finalist in the…

George Delivers Annual Hobbs Lecture

November 6, 2013 | Permalink

Dr. Timothy George, Dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, provides the Hobbs Lecture to students, faculty and staff during a weekly chapel service on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Hobbs Lecture is one of four OBU lectureships designed…

Harvey, James to Receive Alumni Achievement Award

November 6, 2013 | Permalink

Two distinguished honorees will be recognized as recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award during OBU's 2013 Homecoming festivities. The award is the highest honor bestowed by OBU's Alumni Association, and is given "in recognition of…

Jennings to Perform Senior Recital November 12

November 6, 2013 | Permalink

OBU student Kaitlyn Jennings will perform her senior recital Tuesday, November 12, at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium located on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Jennings is an instrumental music education…

Profile In Excellence: Brandon and Jen Hatmaker

November 6, 2013 | Permalink

Brandon and Jen Hatmaker are 2013 recipients 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, or…

OBU to Honor Faculty Hall of Fame Inductees

November 5, 2013 | Permalink

To honor former OBU faculty members who were master teachers, making a significant impact on OBU students, the university will induct its fourth Faculty Hall of Fame class during the Homecoming chapel service Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10:30 a.m. in…

2013 Harvest Court to Honor Outstanding Seniors

November 1, 2013 | Permalink

OBU will honor outstanding seniors in the annual Harvest Court ceremony during Harvest Festival Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter auditorium. The event is part of OBU's homecoming celebration happening on campus throughout…

Profile In Excellence: Ron Fannin

November 1, 2013 | Permalink

Ron Fannin 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, or life service…