December 2016 News Articles

Celebrating the Holidays at OBU

December 20, 2016—For many students, going home for the holidays just isn’t an option. Whether distance, finances or other deterrents are blocking the way, spending the holidays on campus or alone can leave some students with the holiday blues. However, at Oklahoma Baptist University, we believe our care…

OBU Honors 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 16, 2016—Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Pastor Joe Ligon, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Marlow, Oklahoma, and…

OBU to Honor 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement Dec. 16

December 16, 2016—Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 2 p.m. Pastor Joe Ligon, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Marlow,…

OBU Alumna Watkins Honored as OKC Employee of the Month

December 15, 2016—Clarissa Watkins, alumna of Oklahoma Baptist University, was recently honored as the Oklahoma City Employee of the Month. The award was presented Dec. 7 by the Kiwanis Club of South Oklahoma City. Watkins is a 2015 graduate from OBU, with a degree in exercise science and an emphasis in…

OBU Business Students Achieve Success in Gig Economy, Showcasing Published Books and Online Businesses

December 13, 2016—Students from Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently created several published books and online businesses as an exercise in succeeding in the “Gig Economy.” This practical experience was one of many that OBU students undertake in their…

Brantley Travels to New York for CCCU Leadership Experience

December 9, 2016—Will Brantley, Oklahoma Baptist University director of admissions, participated this year in the CCCU Leadership Development Institute, traveling to both New York City and Washington state during the year. The program accepts only 20 participants nationwide. CCCU is the Council for Christian…

Which is the best OBU campus visit for you?

December 9, 2016—You’ve dreamt of heading off to college for years, from meeting lifelong friends to learning more about the vocation you feel called to, and you can’t wait to explore everything an undergrad experience has to offer. But as you’re making these choices and visiting different…

The Benefits of Working While Pursuing Your MBA

December 8, 2016—If you are considering returning to school to pursue your Master of Business Administration, you will find many varieties of programs available: Full-Time A full-time MBA program typically takes between one and two years, and students go to class primarily during the day. Students enrolled…

Hanging of the Green Features “Messiah” Performance on Bison Hill

December 5, 2016—Oklahoma Baptist University presented its 79th annual Hanging of the Green Christmas program Saturday, Dec. 3. The evening featured a presentation of Handel’s “Messiah.” The performers for this year’s Hanging of the Green included the Bison Glee Club, directed by Dr.…

Ligon to Deliver Winter Commencement Address Dec. 16

December 2, 2016—Joe Ligon, pastor at First Baptist Church of Marlow, Oklahoma, and newly elected president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, will deliver OBU’s Winter Commencement address Friday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The event will combine…

How OBU Grads Give Back

November 1, 2016—The mission of OBU is to “transform lives by equipping students to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ.” For Oklahoma Baptist University students, this purpose does not…