July 2016 News Articles

OBU International MBA Ranks in Top Ten in Affordability

July 27, 2016—Oklahoma Baptist University recently ranked in the top ten nationally for affordability with its online international MBA, as ranked by BestValueMBA.net. The ranking considered data gathered from the NCES College Navigator Database. OBU ranked number 10 on a list of the 20 most affordable…

Pastors School Focuses on Power of Prayer

July 19, 2016—OBU hosted more than 90 participants during the 2016 OBU Pastors School July 11-13. The theme for the event, designed to provide a ministry development opportunity for Baptist pastors, was “Prayer: Key to Preaching the Word in Power.” The event featured K. Marshall Williams, Sr.,…

OBU Approved for Year Three of NCAA Candidacy

July 15, 2016—The NCAA membership committee recommended Friday that Oklahoma Baptist advance to the third and final year of transition to NCAA Division II. The recommendation will be acted upon later this summer. If approved, OBU will be one year from full membership in the NCAA and the Great…

OBU Names Compton as Dean of Students

July 1, 2016—OBU has named Odus Compton as dean of students. Compton currently serves the University as director of student ministry. His role as dean of students will take effect July 5. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from OBU with a minor in religion. He then earned a Master of Divinity with…