Academics News Articles

OBU Recognizes Outstanding Alumni During Annual Homecoming Harvest Dinner

November 2, 2018 | Permalink

OBU recognized exceptional alumni with special awards during its Harvest Dinner Friday, Nov. 2. The annual event is part of the University’s “Zip! Bang! OBU! Homecoming 2018” weekend celebration Nov. 2-4. The Alumni…

OBU Theatre to Present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Nov. 1-11

October 18, 2018 | Permalink

The theatre department at Oklahoma Baptist University will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare Nov. 1-11 in Shawnee Hall’s Craig-Dorland Theatre on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. The show times are…

Jassey Speaks at OBU Business Forum Oct. 15

October 15, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University hosted Mark Jassey for the Fall Business Forum Monday, Oct. 15. The event took place in Bailey Business Center’s Tulsa Royalties Auditorium. Jassey is a 2006 OBU alumnus who is now the chief operating officer…

Lea Speaks at Gaskin Lecture and Panel Discussion

October 1, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. Claybon Lea Jr. delivered the Gaskin Lecture on Monday, Oct. 1, at Oklahoma Baptist University. The theme of the lecture was “The Art of Black Preaching.” Lea is the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist church in Fairfield and Suisun…

Fall Philosophy Forum Series Kicks off Sept. 14 with Dr. Matthew Halsted

September 14, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University kicks off its 2018-19 Philosophy Forum series beginning Friday, Sept. 14. The first event features guest speaker Dr. Matthew Halsted, pastor of First Baptist Church of McLoud, Oklahoma. His lecture titled “The…

OBU Earns Top Rankings for 27th Straight Year from U.S. News & World Report

September 10, 2018 | Permalink

For the 27th consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked Oklahoma Baptist University as one of the top colleges in numerous categories. OBU ranked highly on numerous lists, including, “The Overall Best Regional Colleges of the…

Visiting Writer Seminars to Welcome Author Mark Jarman Sept. 27-28

September 7, 2018 | Permalink

The Visiting Writer Seminars at Oklahoma Baptist University will welcome accomplished author Mark Jarman to campus Sept. 27-28. Jarman is a poet and the author of “The Heronry” and “Bone Fires: New and Selected Poems,”…

Wall Street Journal Ranks OBU Second Nationally in Student Engagement

September 6, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University was recently recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education as a Top School for Student Engagement. The placement score, which is based on how engaged students feel they are with their professors,…

Brantley to Lead Recruitment for OBU Graduate College

September 6, 2018 | Permalink

Will Brantley, director of admissions at Oklahoma Baptist University, will transition to a new role at the university effective Sept. 10. Brantley will join the OBU Graduate College as director of recruitment. Brantley came to Bison Hill in…

OBU Ranks Second in State on Top Colleges List, Top 25 in Nation for Christian Schools

September 5, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently ranked second on a list of top colleges and universities in the state of Oklahoma. OBU also ranked 23rd on a list of Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the nation. The rankings were compiled by…

OBU Theatre Invites Audiences to be ‘Awakened by a Dream’ for 2018-19 Season

August 30, 2018 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University Theatre department invites audiences to be “Awakened by a Dream” during its 2018-19 season. Productions include the New Works Festival along with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,”…

Gambo Installed as Hughes Chair of Christian Ministry

August 29, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. David Gambo, assistant professor of Christian ministry, was installed as the second recipient of the Reverend A.E. and Dora Hughes Chair of Christian Ministry during Oklahoma Baptist University’s Convocation held Wednesday, Aug. 29.…

Whitlock Challenges University Community to ‘Live Worthy of Our Heavenly Citizenship’

August 29, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University President Dr. David W. Whitlock delivered the annual Convocation address Wednesday, Aug. 29. Convocation takes place the first Wednesday of every fall semester and is a time when the president inspires the university…

OBU Names DeWoody as Vice President for Academic Affairs

August 7, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University has announced the promotion of Dr. Susan DeWoody to the position of vice president for academic affairs. DeWoody was serving as dean of the Graduate College and interim VP for academic affairs. Dr. David W. Whitlock,…

OBU Recognized as a 2018-19 College of Distinction

July 26, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University was recently named as a 2018-19 College of Distinction, a nationally prestigious designation for universities that demonstrate an innovative application of high impact educational practices. Along with being named a…

Alumni Provide Endowment Gift to Name OBU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic

May 22, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. Ronald and Lou Kemp visited the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University Wednesday, May 16, to support the new Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic. Both OBU alumni, Ronald in 1958 and Lou in 1957, the couple have spent their lives…

OBU Board of Trustees Approves Faculty Promotions and New Faculty Contracts

May 19, 2018 | Permalink

During their spring meeting on the Shawnee campus May 18, the Oklahoma Baptist University Board of Trustees attended the University’s 104th Spring Commencement, approved faculty promotions and new faculty contracts, and authorized…

OBU Presents Highest Awards to Roark, Mastin and Tucker

May 18, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University presented its highest faculty and staff honors during the university’s 104th Spring Commencement May 18. OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock presented the awards before an overflow audience of more than 1,800…

OBU Confers Degrees Upon 288 Graduates

May 18, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 288 graduates during its 104th Spring Commencement Friday, May 18. The event took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The graduating students took…

OBU Recognizes Nursing Graduates During Pinning Ceremony May 17

May 18, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University honored 32 graduating nurses during the College of Nursing’s Pinning and Lamp Lighting Ceremony Thursday, May 17, at 3 p.m. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in…

OBU to Hold 104th Spring Commencement in Honor of 288 Graduates

May 17, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 288 students during OBU’s 104th Spring Commencement Friday, May 18. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The…

OBU Business Students Compete in Bison ‘Shark Tank’

May 15, 2018 | Permalink

Students in Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business competed in the second annual Bison Shark Tank Monday, May 7. This year, three teams participated in the activity with the Campus Sitters being voted as the best…

OBU Recognizes Outstanding Students During Awards Chapel

May 9, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recognized outstanding students during Awards Convocation Wednesday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium, with seniors Caleb Schantz and Haylee Belcher receiving the highest awards given. The…

OBU to Host Advanced STEM Camp for High School Students

May 9, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University and Gordon Cooper Technology Center have partnered to offer an advanced science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) camp for high school students. The camp will be held Monday, June 4, through Friday,…

Reed to Speak at OBU Spring Commencement May 18

May 8, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will hold its 2018 Spring Commencement Friday, May 18, at 3 p.m. The event will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Tickets are required for admission, but a video…

OBU Enactus Team Wins Regionals, Qualifies for Nationals in May

April 18, 2018 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University Enactus team was recently named a Regional Champion at the Enactus United States Dallas Regional Competition. The team will travel to Kansas City, Missouri, to compete as one of more than 100 regional champions…

Hottel to Speak at Business Forum April 2

March 27, 2018 | Permalink

Laura Hottel, a 1990 OBU alumna, will be the featured speaker during the University’s next Business Forum, April 2, at 10 a.m. The lecture will be held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on OBU’s campus…

OBU’s McHenry Honored as Distinguished Alumna of Southern Arkansas University

March 13, 2018 | Permalink

The Southern Arkansas University Alumni Association honored Dr. Lepaine McHenry, dean of the OBU College of Nursing, during the organization’s annual Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner held Thursday, March 8, on SAU’s campus in…

OBU Theatre Featured at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

March 9, 2018 | Permalink

Students from Oklahoma Baptist University’s theatre department were recently featured at the Region VI Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in San Angelo, Texas. The KCACTF is a national theatre program dedicated to…

OBU Earns Reaffirmation of Accreditation Through Higher Learning Commission

March 7, 2018 | Permalink

The Institutional Actions Council of The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed Oklahoma Baptist University’s status as an accredited institution of higher learning. The 10-year accreditation will stand until the next…

OBU Marriage and Family Therapy Program Hosts International Conference

March 2, 2018 | Permalink

The marriage and family therapy program at Oklahoma Baptist University hosted a conference for training on emotionally focused therapy (EFT) Feb. 21-24. The externship training was coordinated by Kenny Sanderfer, LMFT (licensed marriage and…

OBU Alumnus Kirk Shares Experience with Business Students

March 1, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business welcomed alumnus Dr. Lawrence Kirk, ’88, director of Christian education at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, as a guest lecturer Thursday, Feb. 8.…

Wesley Delivers Lecture on Stimulating Economic Development

February 26, 2018 | Permalink

The Dickinson College of Business at Oklahoma Baptist University welcomed Dr. Cornell Wesley, economic development representative for the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA), as a guest lecturer. The…

OBU to Host Guest Lecture Feb. 26 on Economic Development in Black Communities

February 26, 2018 | Permalink

The Dickinson College of Business at Oklahoma Baptist University will host Dr. Cornell Wesley for a guest lecture titled, “Economic Development in Black Communities: How to Stimulate Success.” The lecture will take place Monday,…

McHenry Re-elected to Serve on AACN National Board

February 20, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. Lepaine McHenry, dean of the College of Nursing at OBU, was re-elected as a national board member-at-large with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The AACN is the national voice for university and four-year college…

C-SPAN Bus Tour to Make Stop on Bison Hill Feb. 16

February 14, 2018 | Permalink

The C-SPAN Bus will visit Oklahoma Baptist University Friday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The bus is currently on a “50 Capitals Tour” and will be visiting Oklahoma City the following week on Wednesday, Feb. 21. C-SPAN is a…

Guest Recital to Feature Marc Webster Feb. 15

February 14, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will welcome Marc Webster, bass, to present a guest vocal recital on Bison Hill. The performance will take place Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s…

Concerto-Aria to Feature Nine Students with Orchestra Feb. 18

February 13, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will host its 44th annual Concerto-Aria Concert Sunday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. The concert is free and open…

Focus Week to Concentrate on Racial Unity Feb. 12-16

February 9, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will welcome two speakers to campus for its annual Focus Week event Feb. 12-16, which will focus on the topic of racial unity. Focus Week is designed to strengthen relationships with God and one another. Dr. Jarvis…

University Honors Founders’ Day Speaker with Honorary Doctorate

February 7, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. Rebekah Naylor, surgeon, church planter, and retired missionary, delivered the chapel address during Oklahoma Baptist University’s annual Founders’ Day celebration Wednesday, Feb. 7. The Founder’s Day event is held…

OBU Nursing Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on NCLEX Exam

February 1, 2018 | Permalink

Recent graduates of Oklahoma Baptist University’s College of Nursing earned a 100 percent pass rate on the 2017 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The OBU students surpassed both the national average of 87.12 percent and the…

OBU Business Students Find Success in Online Businesses

January 22, 2018 | Permalink

Students from Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently used marketing skills learned in the classroom to create and promote various online businesses. The online businesses were part of a class project,…

OBU Music Prep Announces Auditions for Shawnee Honor Choir, Openings for Kindermusik

January 19, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Music Preparatory Department will conduct auditions for Shawnee Honor Choir, for students in grades 3 to 7, on Jan. 23, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. in OBU’s Raley Chapel room 141. All interested students in…

OBU Honors 136 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 15, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 80 undergraduate and 56 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 15. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Dr. Anthony Jordan, executive…

OBU to Honor 136 Graduates During Winter Commencement Dec. 15

December 13, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 80 undergraduate and 56 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 15. The ceremony will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 2 p.m. Dr. Anthony Jordan,…

OBU Communications Student Presents Research at National Convention

December 12, 2017 | Permalink

Braden L. East, a senior communication studies major at Oklahoma Baptist University, was recently invited by the National Communication Association to present his research at its 103rd annual convention in Dallas. The National Communication…

BGCO’s Jordan to Deliver Winter Commencement Address on Bison Hill Dec. 15

December 4, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. Anthony L. Jordan, executive director-treasurer of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, will deliver OBU’s Winter Commencement address Friday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The event will combine…

OBU Nursing Students to Host Autism Awareness Community Event Nov 18

November 16, 2017 | Permalink

Senior nursing students at Oklahoma Baptist University will host a “Walk for Autism Awareness” around the Oval on OBU’s campus Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Shawnee community is invited to walk and engage with…

Whitlock Shares OBU Update at BGCO Annual Meeting

November 15, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. David W. Whitlock, president of Oklahoma Baptist University, addressed delegates at the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma annual meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. "OBU is in the business of…

SGU Students Invited to OBU Mini-Enrollment Session Nov. 14 on SGU Campus

November 14, 2017 | Permalink

Students at St. Gregory’s University are invited to an OBU transfer and enrollment session Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 2 to 5 p.m. The session will be held in the Shawnee Room in the SGU Student Center. Approximately 20 OBU employees will…

Anderson’s Book on Christian Worldview to be Launched During Nov. 3 Forum

October 31, 2017 | Permalink

Teaching a course on a complex topic, such as one’s worldview, is enough of a challenge for any professor. However, one Oklahoma Baptist University professor not only met that challenge, but also took on a more daunting task: writing the…

Blade Joins Bison Hill as Assistant Dean of Students

October 17, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently welcomed Maliek Blade to the student development office as assistant dean of students, diversity and multicultural student services. He assumed his duties Monday, Oct. 16. Moving halfway across the U.S. from…

BancFirst’s Daniel Delivers 2017 Minter Lecture

October 17, 2017 | Permalink

BancFirst Vice Chairman James R. Daniel delivered the 2017 Minter Lecture in Business, Leadership and Christian Ministry Monday, Oct. 16. The lecture was held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on OBU’s campus…

OBU Trustees Adopt Budget, Celebrate Enrollment Growth

October 6, 2017 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University Board of Trustees approved a $78.06 million operating budget and the tuition and fee structure for the 2018-19 academic year, while celebrating another large freshman class during their fall semester meeting on…

OBU Student Emphasizes “What Lies Ahead” with Senior Art Show

October 2, 2017 | Permalink

Katrina Stevens, Oklahoma Baptist University pre-counseling major with a minor in art, will present her senior art show Friday, Oct. 6, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Art Building on OBU’s campus. Her art will be on display for at least a…

Bebbington Presents Lecture on Life of William Carey

September 29, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. David Bebbington, religious scholar and professor of history at the University of Stirling in Scotland, presented a lecture on the life of William Carey Friday, Sept. 29, at Oklahoma Baptist University. The lecture was one of multiple…

OBU Debate Team Places Third in Kentucky Competition

September 27, 2017 | Permalink

The Bison Debate team at Oklahoma Baptist University recently traveled to the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, where they placed third overall in a competition hosting more than 100 debaters from ten universities. With…

Computer Science Majors Get Up Close Look at Paycom Careers

September 26, 2017 | Permalink

Paycom, a human resources and payroll software company based in Oklahoma City, paid a visit to students at Oklahoma Baptist University Friday, Sept. 22. The “Tech Talk” was held in Montgomery Hall, and the majority of the students…

Bebbington to Join Philosophy Forum Panel Sept. 29, Lecture on Campus Sept. 28-Oct. 2

September 26, 2017 | Permalink

The philosophy department of Oklahoma Baptist University’s Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry will host a panel discussion Friday, Sept. 29, on the topic, “Challenges and Opportunities: Fundamentalism, Secularism and Evangelical…

Davis to Present Gaskin Lecture Oct. 2

September 25, 2017 | Permalink

France A. Davis, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of Salt Lake City, will present the Gaskin Lecture at Oklahoma Baptist University Oct. 2. Davis will present his lecture at 10 a.m. in Geiger Center room 218. The lecture topic is…

Business Students and Faculty Achieve Success in Book Publication

September 19, 2017 | Permalink

Freshmen in colleges and universities around the nation sometimes view their professors as adversaries whose only goal is to put them through the wringer of challenging projects and impossible exams. But the reality is that most faculty enjoy…

Morris to Speak at OBU Business Forum Sept. 22

September 18, 2017 | Permalink

Robert Morris, a 1993 alumnus, will be the featured speaker during the University’s next Business Forum, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. His lecture will be held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on OBU’s campus…

OBU Earns Top Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

September 12, 2017 | Permalink

For the 24th consecutive year, U.S. New and World Report named OBU as Oklahoma’s highest ranked college on the “Best Regional Colleges of the West” list. OBU also ranked first on the “Least Debt” for graduating…

OBU Receives High Rankings from Washington Monthly Report

September 8, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently ranked as the top Baccalaureate College in the state of Oklahoma for 2017. OBU ranked 21 on a list of 227 schools nationally. The rankings were published by Washington Monthly, an online and print news…

Fuller Installed as Odom Professor of Fine Art

August 31, 2017 | Permalink

Corey Fuller, associate professor of graphic design and chair of the Division of Art and Design, was installed into the Ruth Jay Odom Professorship of Fine Art during Oklahoma Baptist University’s annual Convocation service Aug.…

Whitlock Delivers Powerful Convocation Message on Racial Reconciliation

August 30, 2017 | Permalink

OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock delivered the annual Convocation address Wednesday, Aug. 30, to a packed house in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. His address was titled, "Seeking Shalom: The Christian University and Racial…

Princeton Review Names OBU ‘Best in the West’ for 13th Year

August 29, 2017 | Permalink

For the 13th consecutive year, The Princeton Review named Oklahoma Baptist University one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States. OBU was one of 127 institutions listed in the “Best in the West” section…

Students Help New Local Business Boost Internet Presence

August 15, 2017 | Permalink

OBU students Bailey Davis and Kailey Moore took their classroom knowledge and made a real-world impact for a local business during the spring 2017 semester. They partnered with a local small business as part of their small business…

OBU Students Earn Google Certifications

June 29, 2017 | Permalink

Students from OBU’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently earned Google certifications in internet marketing. The business school competed for the first time in the 2017 Google Online Marketing Challenge. This practical experience…

OBU Students Earn Chick-fil-A ‘Remarkable Futures’ Scholarships

May 31, 2017 | Permalink

OBU is proud to announce that several incoming and current OBU students, team members at the Shawnee Chick-fil-A, have received a one year scholarship through Chick-fil-A’s Remarkable Futures initiative. These students were four of…

OBU’s MFT Counseling Clinic Brings Hope, Healing to Community

May 26, 2017 | Permalink

Transforming lives – a key component of OBU’s mission – is powerfully demonstrated by the University’s Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) graduate program. The students and faculty of the MFT program apply their skills to…

OBU Welcomes Stroud as Assistant Dean of Students for Community and Leadership

May 25, 2017 | Permalink

OBU is excited to welcome Melissa Stroud as the new assistant dean of students for community and leadership. She assumed her duties May 1. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in cross-cultural ministry from OBU in 2004. She then earned a Master…

OBU Confers Degrees Upon 330 Graduates

May 19, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 330 graduates during its 103rd Spring Commencement Friday, May 19. The event took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. View the photo album on OBU's…

OBU to Hold 103rd Spring Commencement in Honor of 330 Graduates

May 18, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 330 students during OBU’s 103rd Spring Commencement Friday, May 19. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee.…

OBU Recognizes Outstanding Students During Awards Chapel

May 10, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recognized outstanding students during Awards Convocation Wednesday, May 10, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium, with seniors Graeson Griffin and Emma Patton receiving the highest awards given. The University…

Raley to Speak During OBU Spring Commencement May 19

May 8, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will hold its 2017 Spring Commencement Friday, May 19, at 3 p.m. The event will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Tickets are required for admission, but a video…

University Recognizes Employees for 505 Years of Service

April 13, 2017 | Permalink

OBU hosted its 2017 Service Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 13, on OBU's campus in Shawnee. The annual event recognizes employees for milestone years of service as well as retiring faculty and staff. OBU recognized 47 employees for a…

How One Student Found Further Success in OBU’s International Business Program

March 16, 2017 | Permalink

Earning a master’s degree from Oklahoma Baptist University doesn’t just affect your professional life — it can truly leave an impact on you personally. For Jordan Belt, it did just that. Jordan Belt is someone you would want…

OBU College of Nursing Provides a High-Tech Learning Experience

March 2, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University is proud to have been the first university in Oklahoma to offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1952, but that’s not the only way OBU has led the industry. With a new state-of-the-art facility,…

OBU Offers New Minor in Advocacy

February 28, 2017 | Permalink

The OBU mission statement calls students to engage in a diverse world and live a life worthy of the high calling of God in Christ. Dr. Karen Longest, associate professor of psychology, along with other faculty, have created a new minor in…

Ligon to Deliver Winter Commencement Address Dec. 16

December 2, 2016 | Permalink

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…