March 2014 News Articles

Ellis Senior Art Show Opens March 28

March 27, 2015 | Permalink

Kayte Ellis, a senior from Sapulpa, Okla, will debut her senior art show Friday, March 28, from 7-9 p.m. in the OBU Art Building, located on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The art exhibit will be free and open to the public until its closing on…

OBU to Host Screening of Rich Mullins Movie

March 31, 2014 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will host an advanced screening of the movie, "Ragamuffin - The True Story of Rich Mullins" on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium on the OBU Campus. The screening will be presented by The…

Rogers and Andrews to Perform Junior Recital April 10

March 28, 2014 | Permalink

OBU students Bailee Rogers and Sammy Andrews will perform their junior recital Thursday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Bailee Rogers Sammy…

Blanchard to Perform Senior Recital April 3

March 26, 2014 | Permalink

OBU student Robyn Blanchard will perform her senior recital Thursday, April 3, at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Blanchard is a music education major from Prosper, Texas.…

Voice Faculty to Perform 'Divine Grace' at FBC Shawnee March 30

March 26, 2014 | Permalink

The OBU voice faculty will perform a program titled "Divine Grace" at First Baptist Church of Shawnee on Sunday, March 30, at 10:45 a.m. From left, participating faculty include Dr. Mark McQuade, baritone; Dr. Jennifer McQuade, soprano; Dr.…

WMU National Director Wanda Lee Addresses Chapel

March 26, 2014 | Permalink

Dr. Wanda Lee addressed the OBU community during chapel service on Wednesday, March 26, at 10 a.m. She is the executive director of the national Women's Missionary Union (WMU), serving in that position since 2000. The service highlighted…

Garcia to Perform Senior Recital April 3

March 25, 2014 | Permalink

OBU student Morganne Garcia will perform her senior recital Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the OBU campus. The community is invited to attend. Garcia is a music education major from Rogers, Ark. The…

OBU Grads Among Top New CPAs

March 25, 2014 | Permalink

Two OBU graduates have been named as 2014 Trailblazers by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. Chad Wilsie and Melanie Warren were both selected for the honor, two of only 20 members selected statewide. Wilsie, a 2006 OBU…

Adams Named 2014 Fleming Scholar

March 24, 2014 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation chose 11 students statewide for its 2014 class of Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars. Oklahoma Baptist University's Lucas Adams, sophomore from Oklahoma City, was chosen for the esteemed honor. The students…

University Chorale Announces Spring Tour Dates

March 24, 2014 | Permalink

The University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Brent Ballweg, recently announced spring concert tour dates in locations throughout Missouri and Kansas. The tour will run March 28 through April 2. The group is the premiere mixed ensemble on…

College of Nursing Hosts Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting

March 14, 2014 | Permalink

OBU College of Nursing hosted its inaugural Advisory Board meeting Friday, March 7, on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The meeting began with a group photo and lunch in the Geiger Center. Dr. Stan Norman, provost and executive vice president for…

Fuller to Lead 'Artist Talk' at Gaylord-Pickens Museum

March 14, 2014 | Permalink

OBU professor Corey Fuller will lead an "Artist Talk" at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum on Thursday, March 27, from 6-7:30 p.m., in response to the museum's current display of "The Daily Artifact." Fuller, OBU assistant professor…

Student Preacher Aaron Fullbright Brings Chapel Message

March 12, 2014 | Permalink

OBU senior Aaron Fullbright, an applied ministry major from Sallisaw, Okla., delivers the chapel address on Wednesday, March 12. Fulbright was selected by the Hobbs College for Theology and Ministry to be the 2013-14 student preacher. His…

Penn State Voice Professor to Present Master Class at OBU

March 11, 2014 | Permalink

OBU is hosting Mary Saunders-Barton, guest lecturer from Penn State University, for two vocal master classes. The classes will be held Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, March 14, at 3 p.m., both in Raley Chapel's Yarborough…

Former OBU Trumpet Professor to Present Free Clinics March 11-12

March 10, 2014 | Permalink

Former OBU trumpet professor Wiff Rudd will be on the OBU campus March 11-12. The events are open to the public. Rudd will present a trumpet clinic Tuesday, March 11, at noon in the band hall of Raley Chapel. On Wednesday, March 12, at noon, he…

OBU Hosts Former Prosecutor Wes Lane for Minter Lecture

March 10, 2014 | Permalink

OBU welcomed Wes Lane as guest lecturer for the 2014 Minter Lectureship in Business, Leadership and Christian Ministry on Monday, March 10. Lane is a former Oklahoma County District Attorney. The event was held at 10 a.m. in Bailey Business…

Youngblood to Perform Senior Recital

March 10, 2014 | Permalink

OBU student Elizabeth Youngblood will perform her senior recital Tuesday, May 6, at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium located on OBU's campus. The community is invited to attend the free event. Youngblood is a senior vocal…

OBU to Host Pastors School in July

March 7, 2014 | Permalink

OBU will host the 2014 OBU Pastors School, July 14-16, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The theme for the 2014 school is "Sent: Preach the Gospel of Good News," based on Romans 10:14-15. Designed to provide an opportunity of ministry development…

World Renowned Flutist and Harpsichordist to Present Guest Recital

March 7, 2014 | Permalink

OBU presents world renowned musicians Eva Amsler, flute, and Shalev Ad-El, harpsichord, in recital Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. The free concert will be held in Yarborough Auditorium on OBU's campus in Shawnee. Amsler is a professor of flute…

Bison Glee Club Announces Spring Tour Dates

March 6, 2014 | Permalink

OBU's Bison Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. Brent Ballweg, recently announced spring concert tour dates in locations throughout Oklahoma and Arkansas. The group is the premiere men's chorus on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The Bison Glee Club…

Bisonettes Announce Spring Concert Tour Dates

March 6, 2014 | Permalink

OBU's Bisonette Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. James Vernon, recently announced spring concert tour dates. The Bisonettes are the premiere women's chorus on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The Bisonettes will begin their tour with a concert at…

OBU Hosts Annual Green and Gold Gala, Raises Funds for Scholarships

March 6, 2014 | Permalink

OBU hosted the annual Green and Gold Gala Tuesday night, March 4, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Over 700 people attended the event which supports OBU students with scholarships. World renowned author and…

Ogilvie Challenges Students in OBU Chapel Service

March 5, 2014 | Permalink

Dr. Lloyd John Ogilvie addressed the OBU community during chapel service on Wednesday, March 5, at 10 a.m. Ogilvie is a world renowned speaker, pastor and author. Ogilvie challenged the audience to give the Lord everything that is in them:…

Quintana to Present Senior Art Show

March 5, 2014 | Permalink

Glen Quintana, a senior from Oklahoma City, Okla., will debut his senior art show Friday, March 7, from 7-9 p.m. in the Art Building's show room on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The art show opening will include a reception, and the public is…

Bisonettes to Debut New Musical Work by OBU Composer and Poet

March 4, 2014 | Permalink

OBU's Bisonette Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. James Vernon, will perform a new 15-minute work April 29 in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the OBU campus. The work, scored for women's choir, brass ensemble and piano, will be…

OBU Holds Grand Opening for New Chick-fil-A Express

March 4, 2014 | Permalink

Students, staff and administration celebrated the grand opening of the new Chick-fil-A Express restaurant on OBU's campus in Shawnee Tuesday, March 4. The ribbon cutting event was held at 1 p.m. Pictured left to right, the Chick-fil-A cow;…