June 2015 News Articles

OBU Student Spends Summer in Medical Research

June 30, 2015—The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation chose 13 students statewide for its 2015 class of Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars. Oklahoma Baptist University's Jacy O'Dell, a senior biochemistry major from Claremore, Oklahoma, was chosen for the esteemed honor. The students were selected following a…

OBU Hosts International Orality Network to Reach Nations with the Gospel

June 26, 2015—OBU hosted the International Orality Network's (ION) Mini-Global Consultation June 22-25. The event was held on OBU's Shawnee campus. The theme for the week was "Orality and Literacies: Implications for Communication and Education." The event featured panelists, speakers, case studies and…

MBA Ranks Third Nationally as Best Value Among Christian Universities

June 17, 2015—Oklahoma Baptist University recently ranked third nationally on a list of "50 Best Value Christian MBA Programs 2015." In an article published on www.christianuniversitiesonline.org, an independent resource informing prospective students and their families about Christian education, editor…

Nursing Degrees Accredited Through 2025

June 16, 2015—OBU's College of Nursing recently received accreditation for both its bachelor's and master's degree programs through 2025. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The accreditation was approved by the CCNE Board of Commissioners. The CCNE…

Space Remains for OBU Pastors School July 20-22

June 12, 2015—Space remains for OBU's annual Pastors School July 20-22. The theme for the 2015 school, designed to provide an opportunity of ministry development for Baptist pastors, is "Do the Work of an Evangelist" based on 2 Timothy 4:5. The cost for the entire event including housing and meals is only…

OBU Claims Third Consecutive Learfield Directors’ Cup as Top NAIA Athletics Program

June 11, 2015—The Learfield Sports Directors' Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution's finish in up to 12 sports -- six women's and six men's. OBU, in its final season in…