March 2015 News Articles

OBU Invites Public to Student, Faculty Recitals March 31-April 7

March 31, 2015—OBU's Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts and the Division of Music invite the community to five student and faculty recitals the week of March 31-April 7. Sarah Gore will perform in recital on violin March 31 at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. She is a senior instrumental…

OBU Launches Eight New Club Sports

March 31, 2015—OBU recently launched eight club sports teams on its campus in Shawnee. These sports include basketball (men's and women's), soccer (men's and women's), volleyball (men's and women's), shotgun, archery, ultimate Frisbee, disc golf and rock climbing. All sports aside from basketball, soccer and…

Students to Present Honors Thesis Projects

March 27, 2015—Seven OBU students will present their senior honors thesis projects this spring. Each presentation will last approximately one hour, in which the students will share the results of their study with the university community and respond to questions from those in attendance. The presentations…

Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in Concert April 23

March 26, 2015—OBU will host the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in concert Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. The concert will take place in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The Dale High School Jazz Band will open the show followed by the OBU Bison Jazz Orchestra. The concert is…

Marsh and Nelson Inspire During Chapel Message

March 25, 2015—Former Miss Oklahoma and Miss America Lauren Nelson and News 9 anchor Robin Marsh delivered the chapel message during OBU's Woman's Mission and Ministry Day Wednesday, March 25. For chapel messages, follow this link. Nelson and Marsh have co-authored the book, "God, Girls, and Getting…

Former Miss America Nelson and News 9 Anchor Marsh to Speak at Woman's Mission and Ministry Day

March 23, 2015—Former Miss Oklahoma and Miss America Lauren Nelson along with News 9 anchor Robin Marsh will serve as guest speakers for OBU's Woman's Mission and Ministry Day Chapel Wednesday, March 25. They will speak to the student body at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. They will speak again…

Communication Arts Students Garner Honors at OU Conference

March 13, 2015—Four OBU communication arts students presented their research papers at the University of Oklahoma's Sooner Communication Conference March 6-7 on OU's campus in Norman. The conference featured graduate and undergraduate communication scholars from across the nation discussing developments in…

OBU Now Offering MA in Christian Studies and Intercultural Studies

March 13, 2015—OBU recently announced two new Master of Arts degrees through its College of Graduate and Professional Studies, each offering two separate tracks. The Master of Arts in Christian Studies and the Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies are available fully online. Each master's degree includes a…

OBU Theatre to Present "Radium Girls" March 27-29

March 12, 2015—OBU Theatre will present "Radium Girls" March 27-29. The production, written by D.W. Gregory, continues the 2014-15 theatre theme, "A Season of Fragile Innocence." Tickets are on sale now Order your tickets online. The show makes its OBU debut in Sarkeys Black Box Theater March 27 at 7:30 p.m.…

Author and CEO Hawkins Delivers Chapel Address

March 11, 2015—O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO of GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention as well as a renowned author, delivered the chapel message at OBU Wednesday, March 11. For chapel messages, follow this link.

Author and Guidestone CEO Hawkins to Deliver Chapel Address

March 10, 2015—O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO of GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention as well as a renowned author, will speak at OBU Wednesday, March 11, at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. GuideStone serves more than 250,000 individual participants from churches,…

Four Students in Recital March 10

March 10, 2015—The Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts and the Division of Music welcome four students in recital Tuesday evening, March 10. Two recitals will take place in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium, with Melanie Clanton and Ariel Hawkins performing at 7 p.m. and Davis Simmons and Elin Williams…

Artist Bill Secunda to Visit OBU, Create Original Campus Art

March 9, 2015—Renowned Pennsylvania artist Bill Secunda will visit the campus of OBU for a reception and artist talk Thursday, March 26. The reception will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Geiger Center on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The artist talk will follow upstairs at 7 p.m. The talk…

Night of Jazz to Feature the Music of New Orleans March 12

March 9, 2015—The OBU Bison Jazz Orchestra will once again host Night of Jazz on OBU's campus. Night of Jazz will take place Thursday, March 12, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Mabee Suite, located on the upper floor of the Noble complex. The event is free and open to the public. The evening is themed "A Night…

Huckabee Inspires, Challenges at OBU's Green and Gold Gala

March 4, 2015—Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee was the featured speaker during OBU's third annual Green and Gold Gala March 3 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Huckabee is a New York Times best-selling author and former host of the top rated weekend news program on…

National WMU Leader Wanda Lee Leads Gaskin Lecture

March 2, 2015—Dr. Wanda Lee delivered OBU's Gaskin Lecture Monday, March 2, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. She is the executive director of the national Woman's Missionary Union (WMU), serving in that position since 2000. Friends of Dr. J.M. Gaskin and advocates of the preservation of Oklahoma Baptist…