Merida Speaks on Orphanology
November 21, 2013—
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 Auditorium. Speaking from Galatians, Merida
Opera Theater Triple Feature Opens Nov. 22
November 21, 2013—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 Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets, which are
Hennesy to Display Art November 16-27
November 15, 2013—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, whether it's drawing, designing, painting, screen
Naugle Discusses Worldview at Chapel
November 13, 2013—
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 Auditorium. Naugle is the author of Worldview: The
OBU Commemorates and Honors Veterans
November 11, 2013—
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—
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 members of the court included best all-around woman
OBU Honors Alumni Achievement Recipients
November 8, 2013—
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 by OBU's Alumni Association. For more OBU
OBU to Celebrate 50 Years of University Chorale
November 7, 2013—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 anniversary.
The celebration on Nov. 9 will
Pianist Nikita Mndoyants to Present Keyboard Academy Guest Recital
November 7, 2013—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 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will
George Delivers Annual Hobbs Lecture
November 6, 2013—
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 to help students grow in their knowledge of
Harvey, James to Receive Alumni Achievement Award
November 6, 2013—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 outstanding life service which has brought honor to the
Jennings to Perform Senior Recital November 12
November 6, 2013—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 major from Duncan, Okla. The daughter of James
Profile In Excellence: Brandon and Jen Hatmaker
November 6, 2013—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 life service in such a way as to bring pride and
OBU to Honor Faculty Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2013—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 Raley Chapel.
The inductees include Opal Craig,
2013 Harvest Court to Honor Outstanding Seniors
November 1, 2013—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 the weekend
Nominees for OBU's 2013 Harvest Court
Profile In Excellence: Ron Fannin
November 1, 2013—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 in such a way as to bring pride and honor to the