January 2017 News Articles

OBU Theatre to Present “Wandering Through Reality” Night of One Acts Feb. 9-12

January 31, 2017—OBU Theatre will present “Wandering Through Reality: A Night of One Acts” Feb. 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Sarkeys Telecommunication Center Black Box Theater. During this one-weekend-only event, the audience will enjoy one act plays directed by OBU…

OBU to Celebrate Annual “Founders’ Day” Feb. 1

January 31, 2017—Oklahoma Baptist University will observe its annual Founders’ Day celebration during chapel services on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The event will be held in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The Founders’ Day event is held annually to commemorate the…

Freeman Delivers Message on Genuine Prayer from Acts 4

January 25, 2017—Jeremy Freeman, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Newcastle, Oklahoma, delivered the chapel message Jan. 25, during the first chapel of the spring semester. His message, titled “Genuine Prayer,” came from Acts 4 and continued this year’s chapel series theme of…

Earn Your Undergrad Degree and MBA in Five Years at OBU

January 24, 2017—For high school students, there are many options available to choose from when it comes to deciding on a university to attend, a major to declare and career options to consider. At Oklahoma Baptist University, we recognize the many options students have as they begin to plan for their future.…

Freeman to Speak Jan. 25 at First Chapel of Spring Semester

January 19, 2017—Jeremy Freeman, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Newcastle, Oklahoma, will deliver the message Jan. 25 during the first chapel of the spring semester at Oklahoma Baptist University. Freeman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from OBU in 1999 and later earned a Master of Divinity…

OBU Professors Publish Research on Reshaping the Federal Workforce

January 18, 2017—Two professors from Oklahoma Baptist University recently published research findings regarding changes necessary for the federal workplace to keep pace with the private sector workforce. Dr. Rich Rudebock, professor of business, and Dr. Daryl Green, assistant professor of business, along with…

Hansford Chosen for Oklahoma Music Educators Hall of Fame

January 13, 2017—Dr. Jim Hansford, retired Burton H. Patterson professor of music and director of bands emeritus, was recently selected for induction into the Oklahoma Music Educators Hall of Fame. The honor is bestowed by the Oklahoma Music Educators Association. Hansford will be inducted during the OkMEA…

OBU Welcomes Solomon as Assistant Dean of Students

January 12, 2017—OBU recently welcomed Jonathan Solomon as assistant dean of students for diversity and multicultural student services. He assumed his duties effective Jan. 2. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in organizational management from Langston University. He then earned a Master of…

A Peek into Life after OBU’s Nursing Program

January 6, 2017—When most people picture nurses, they imagine the hustle and bustle of a hospital setting, where nurses scurry the hallways caring for patients and assisting in many different ways. While this is a very real and popular destination for many nurses, there are many other career options available…

OBU Professor Daryl Green Publishes “Marketing for Professionals” Handbook

January 5, 2017—Dr. Daryl Green, Oklahoma Baptist University assistant professor of business and Dickinson chair of business, recently published his latest book, “Marketing for Professionals: The Handbook for the Emerging Entrepreneurs of the 21st Century.” The book was published by CreateSpace…