Students Return to Zambia to Share Gospel
July 31, 2014—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 Trips.
Pictured above, left to right: Joseph Hefner,
Students Experience Cultural Exchange in Central Asia
July 30, 2014—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 of business, served as mentor. Students Danielle
Music Preparatory Department Celebrates with Recitals
July 29, 2014—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 included five recitals by students studying piano,
Students Bring Encouragement to Cameroon Believers
July 29, 2014—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, faculty and staff take Global Outreach (GO)
Students See God Working in Spain
July 28, 2014—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 relationships with the locals and saw God work in the
OBU Hosts 33 Students at STEM Summer Institute
July 22, 2014—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 Lincoln counties. The program is directed by Dr.
OBU Welcomes Keith and Kristyn Getty in Concert Sept. 15
July 22, 2014—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 evening of worship is part of the "Hymns for the
Students Share God's Love in Uganda
July 21, 2014—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 members with the children and teachers at Busuubizi
OBU Hosts 90 Pastors at Annual Pastors School
July 18, 2014—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 Attendees
Designed to provide an opportunity of
OBU Offers Master of Science in Nursing Courses Online
July 17, 2014—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 Health Assessment; and Nursing Research: Evidence
NCAA Membership Committee Recommends OBU
July 11, 2014—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 NCAA Division II.
The committee's decisions will be