December 2018 News Articles

OBU Honors 108 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 14, 2018—OBU conferred degrees upon 72 undergraduate and 36 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 14. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Dr. Blake Gideon, senior pastor of First Baptist Church Edmond, delivered the address. Stream a video of the…

OBU to Honor 108 Graduates During Winter Commencement Dec. 14

December 13, 2018—OBU will confer degrees upon 72 undergraduate and 36 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 14. The ceremony will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 2 p.m. Dr. Blake Gideon, senior pastor of First Baptist Church Edmond, will deliver the address. Gideon…

OBU to Offer On-Campus MBA Classes starting Fall 2019

December 12, 2018—Beginning fall 2019, OBU will offer an on-campus MBA program in Shawnee. Classes will be held in the evenings. This in-person experience allows students to complete courses in the same timeframe as online courses, with each class lasting eight weeks. With this new program, students are…

OBU to Hold Shawnee Prep Choir Auditions Dec. 10, Enrolling for Spring Music Lessons

December 6, 2018—Spring 2019 choir auditions for the OBU Music Preparatory Department’s Shawnee Honor Choir (grades 3-7) and Concert Choir (grades 8-12) will be held Monday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The auditions will be held in Raley Chapel room 141 on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. Auditions are…

OBU Campus Celebrates the Season During Annual Fine Arts Christmas Chapel Dec. 5

December 5, 2018—OBU students, faculty and staff celebrated together once again during the University’s annual Fine Arts Christmas Chapel hosted by Dr. Dan Reeder, Albert J. Geiger Professor of Finance. The beloved holiday tradition is full of student musical performances, funny memories from the…

OBU Teacher Education Students Host STEM Event for Area 4th Graders

December 5, 2018—Education majors in OBU’s Teacher Education Science Methods course recently hosted a STEM Day of Learning titled “The Sizzling Science Show: A STEM Study of Matter and Chemical Change.” Fourth grade students from Sequoyah Elementary in Shawnee attended the event held…

Gideon to Deliver OBU Winter Commencement Address Dec. 14

December 4, 2018—Dr. Blake Gideon, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Edmond, will deliver OBU’s Winter Commencement address during the 2 p.m. graduation ceremony Friday, Dec. 14, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The Winter Commencement will feature a graduation ceremony for OBU’s…

OBU Art Club to Hold Christmas Fundraiser Dec. 6-7

December 3, 2018—The Art Club at OBU will host a Christmas art sale fundraiser Thursday, Dec. 6, through Friday, Dec. 7. The event will take place in the Art Gallery inside the Art Building, located west of Kickapoo and between University and Midland on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. Many unique items will be…