February 2019 News Articles

OBU Music to Present “Laugh It Is” Opera Scenes Performance Feb. 21-22

February 15, 2019—Oklahoma Baptist University’s Division of Music presents, “Laugh It Is: An Evening of Fun and Laughter,” Feb. 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Yarborough Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. The performances are under the direction of Dr. Louima Lilite, associate…

Lawless Delivers Focus Week Chapel Message Feb. 13

February 13, 2019—Dr. Chuck Lawless, professor of evangelism and missions, dean of doctoral studies, and vice president for spiritual formation and ministry centers at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, delivered the chapel message Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The…

OBU Trustees Name Interim President, Approve Presidential Search Committee

February 8, 2019—During their spring semester meeting Friday, Feb. 8, Oklahoma Baptist University trustees approved a recommendation to employ former Southwest Baptist University President Dr. C. Pat Taylor as OBU’s interim president. Trustees also approved members of a presidential search committee who…

Discover Teaching Event Coming to Firelake Arena Feb. 12

February 8, 2019—OBU’s Division of Teacher Education along with Seminole State College will host the Discover Teaching Event at the Firelake Arena in Shawnee Feb. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Firelake Arena is located at 18145 Rangeline Road. This free event is open to all high school sophomores, juniors…

Oklahoma Information Security Tour Coming to Bison Hill Feb. 13

February 8, 2019—OBU will be hosting the Oklahoma Information Security Tour Wednesday, Feb. 13, on the University’s Shawnee campus. The event is hosted by OneNet along with Alias Forensics. Alias Forensics held a similar event, a CyberSecurity conference, on the OBU campus in October 2017. The event is…

Lawless, Phillips to Speak During Focus Week Feb. 11-15

February 7, 2019—OBU will welcome Dr. Chuck Lawless to campus for its annual Focus Week event Feb. 11-15. Lawless will speak during chapel services Feb. 11 and 13 at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Clay Phillips, director of student ministry at OBU, will deliver the Focus Week chapel message…

Fisher Delivers Message as OBU Celebrates Annual Founder’s Day Chapel

February 6, 2019—OBU observed its annual Founder’s Day celebration during the chapel service Wednesday, Feb. 6. The event was held in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Founder’s Day is held annually to commemorate the university’s incorporation in…

Spring Philosophy Forum Series to Feature Dr. Paul Gould Feb. 8

February 5, 2019—The spring 2019 Philosophy Forum series will begin Friday, Feb. 8, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Dr. Paul Gould, author and lecturer, will deliver a talk themed, “Rediscovering the Discarded Image.” The event will take place from 4 to 5:15 p.m. inside Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in…

Dr. Todd Fisher to speak at Founder’s Day Chapel Feb. 6

February 5, 2019—OBU will observe its annual Founder’s Day celebration during the chapel service Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Dr. Todd Fisher, senior pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church of Shawnee, will deliver the chapel address. Founder’s Day is held each…

OBU Theatre to Stage Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Feb. 15-17

February 1, 2019—The theatre department at OBU will perform “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Feb. 15-17. The play is based on the novel by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Simon Reade. Performances will take place in Shawnee Hall’s Craig-Dorland Theatre on OBU’s campus in…