January 2014 News Articles

Bandy Receives SEBTS Alumni Achievement Award

January 30, 2014—Dr. Alan Bandy, OBU Rowena R. Strickland assistant professor of New Testament, recently received the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Alumni Achievement Award during the 65th annual Evangelical Theological Society meeting. "This is a significant recognition for Dr. Bandy and…

George Kicks Off 'Brokenness' Chapel Series

January 29, 2014— Dr. Christian George, OBU's Jewell and Joe L. Huitt assistant professor of religious education, asks students to use their phones to take a "selfie" to further an illustration during OBU's first chapel service of the spring semester Wednesday, Jan. 29. The community and students are invited…

McDowell's Senior Art Exhibit to Open Saturday Feb. 1

January 29, 2014—The Senior Art Exhibition of OBU student Noelle McDowell is set to open Saturday, Feb. 1, from 7-9 p.m. The exhibit will last throughout the week following the opening on Saturday. The exhibit will be held in the OBU Art Building on the southeast corner of OBU's campus in Shawnee. The Art…

Bisonettes to Sing in Broken Arrow Feb. 11

January 28, 2014—The Bisonettes will be performing in a unique joint concert with the choirs of Sequoyah Middle School of Broken Arrow at 7:00 p.m. on February 11, 2014, at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center. The concert will be free and open to the public. The group will be joining the multiple choirs…

Bison Glee Club to Sing in Chandler Feb. 9

January 23, 2014—Bison Glee Club, an all-male choral group, will perform at First Baptist Church of Chandler, Okla., on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 10:45 a.m. The community is invited to attend. The Bison Glee Club is an auditioned group of outstanding male musicians on the OBU campus. The group long has been…

Bisonettes to Sing in Harrah Feb. 9

January 20, 2014—OBU's Bisonettes, a premier women's glee club, will perform a concert at First Baptist Church in Harrah, Okla., on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend the free event. First Baptist Church is located at 2185 Church Street, Harrah, OK 73045. The Bisonettes, OBU's…

David's Creed to Perform Concert Feb. 1 in Buffalo

January 17, 2014—OBU's praise ensemble, David's Creed, will perform a concert at First Baptist Church of Buffalo, Okla., on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. There will be an additional performance on Sunday, Feb. 2, during the 11 a.m. morning worship service. The community is invited to attend. First Baptist Church…

'OBUmobile' App Available to Public

January 17, 2014—With smart phones becoming a reliable all-in-one tool, mobile applications have become more and more helpful in everyday lives. OBU's Information Systems and Services and Marketing and Communications recently teamed up to create "OBUmobile" in partnership with DubLabs, now available for iOS…

Gaylord-Pickens Museum to Feature Fuller's 'The Daily Artifact'

January 13, 2014—While many may find themselves familiar with ominous deadlines in their work, graphic artist Corey Fuller willingly set a personal challenge of creating a drawing, design, photograph, doodle or other piece of artwork every day for a year from March 25, 2011 to March 25, 2012. As a result,…

Green and Gold Gala to Feature Dr. Benjamin Carson

January 8, 2014—Renowned author and neurosurgeon, Dr. Benjamin Carson, will be the featured speaker during the OBU Green and Gold Gala at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. "The Green and Gold Gala is an incredible opportunity for…