July 2017 News Articles

Carl Joins OBU as Director of International Student Services and IEP

July 24, 2017—Oklahoma Baptist University recently welcomed Joy Carl as director of international student services and the intensive English program. She assumed her duties effective June 12. In 2001, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christian education/youth and world missions from Cedarville University,…

OBU's Schantz Stars as Marius in 'Les Miserables' July 20-29

July 19, 2017—Caleb Schantz loves the theatre. He loves the challenge of taking on a role, pushing that character to its limits, and losing himself in the part to make the performance authentic and believable for the audience. He is no stranger to big parts, having played Harold Hill in OBU’s 2015…

OBU Grad Interns with AmeriCorps to Feed Hungry Oklahoma Kids

July 14, 2017—Poverty and food insecurity in Oklahoma are widespread problems. Thousands of children around the state receive food assistance during the school year through free or reduced school lunches. But during summer, where do all of those kids eat? Recent OBU graduate Emma Patton is helping answer…

The Value of an In-Person Campus Visit

July 3, 2017—If you’re a high school junior or senior, you’re most likely in the middle of the infamous “college decision process.” This can be a stressful time for students, but it’s also one that will lead to the next, and perhaps greatest, chapter of your…