July 2014 News Articles

Students Return to Zambia to Share Gospel

July 31, 2014 | Permalink

A team of OBU students traveled to Zambia May 27-June 23 with a burden to share their faith with people residing in and around the remote village of Isoka. OBU's Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach mobilizes, trains and oversees GO…

Students Experience Cultural Exchange in Central Asia

July 30, 2014 | Permalink

Four OBU students and one faculty member travelled to Kazakhstan May 17-June 16 with the purpose of pointing local college students and business leaders to Jesus. Dr. David Houghton, dean of the Paul Dickinson College of Business and professor…

Music Preparatory Department Celebrates with Recitals

July 29, 2014 | Permalink

Students in OBU's Music Preparatory Department celebrated the conclusion of a year of lessons and competitions with annual awards recitals May 10-11 in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The celebratory events…

Students Bring Encouragement to Cameroon Believers

July 29, 2014 | Permalink

In late May, six students and one faculty member from OBU journeyed to Cameroon expecting to bring news of Jesus Christ to the nationals, but soon discovered they were sent to bring encouragement to local Christians. Each year, dozens of…

Students See God Working in Spain

July 28, 2014 | Permalink

A team of four OBU students and one faculty sponsor spent May 25-June 12 in Spain teaching English to local high school students and praying for opportunities to share the gospel. Despite the language barrier, the OBU team was able to form…

OBU Hosts 33 Students at STEM Summer Institute

July 22, 2014 | Permalink

Thirty-three students attended the annual STEM Summer Institute at OBU July 7-18. The ten-day camp featured hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for middle school and high school students from Pottawatomie and…

OBU Welcomes Keith and Kristyn Getty in Concert Sept. 15

July 22, 2014 | Permalink

OBU and Immanuel Baptist Church, Shawnee, will host Keith and Kristyn Getty in concert Monday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. The event will take place in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus, located at 500 West University in Shawnee. The…

Students Share God's Love in Uganda

July 21, 2014 | Permalink

Nine OBU students and one staff member journeyed to Uganda May 23-June 13 to share God's love by teaching children at a Ugandan primary school. The team also spent time serving at a local organization for poverty-stricken children. OBU team…

OBU Hosts 90 Pastors at Annual Pastors School

July 18, 2014 | Permalink

OBU hosted 90 pastors and 110 total participants in the 2014 OBU Pastors School, July 14-16, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The theme for the 2014 school was "Sent: Preach the Gospel of Good News," based on Romans 10:14-15. Pastors School 2014…

OBU Offers Master of Science in Nursing Courses Online

July 17, 2014 | Permalink

OBU recently announced the addition of online courses for its Master of Science in Nursing program. Three online courses will be available starting in August for the fall 2014 semester, including Health Care and Nursing Informatics; Advanced…

NCAA Membership Committee Recommends OBU

July 11, 2014 | Permalink

The Division II Membership Committee of the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Friday recommended the membership application for Oklahoma Baptist University, setting the stage for the Bison Athletic Department to move from NAIA to…