Faculty and Staff Honored as ‘Seven Who Care’

April 6, 2016

OBU students honored seven faculty and staff members Wednesday, April 6, for their contributions to the campus community. The honorees received the Seven Who Care Award during the university's annual Hyde Park chapel service in Raley Chapel. The awards were presented by current members of OBU's Student Government Association.

The Seven Who Care Award is given by the OBU Student Government Association to honor the hard work and dedication that the university's faculty and staff exhibit every day. The recipients are selected based upon nominations by students, faculty and staff.

The 2016 Seven Who Care recipients include Dr. Matthew Arbo, assistant professor of biblical and theological studies; Dr. Kaylene Barbe, professor of communication studies; Dr. Debbie Bosch, dean of the James E. Hurley College of Science and Mathematics; Dawn Chester, secretary of the Division of Teacher Education; Rhonda Jones, director of Kerr, Howard, Midland and Devereaux residence centers; Dr. Lucrecia Litherland, professor of language; and Dr. Yvonne Mbote, assistant professor of chemistry.