Alumni News Articles

OBU Crowns 2018 Harvest Court During Homecoming Football Game

November 3, 2018 | Permalink

OBU announced winners of the 2018 Harvest Court Saturday, Nov. 3, during halftime of the Bison football game versus Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The event was part of OBU’s homecoming celebration happening on campus throughout…

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…

Bison Glee Club to Celebrate 80 Years with Reunion Concert Nov. 3

November 2, 2018 | Permalink

OBU’s famed Bison Glee Club will celebrate its 80th anniversary during Homecoming Weekend Nov. 2-3. Their 80th anniversary reunion will begin Friday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m. and conclude on Saturday with a spectacular concert in Raley…

OBU Welcomes Alumni for “Zip, Bang, OBU!” Homecoming 2018 Celebration Nov. 2-4

October 25, 2018 | Permalink

In a few short days, Bison Hill will once again be buzzing with the excitement of homecoming festivities. Bison of all ages can enjoy a weekend packed with events and even some surprises. Register for Homecoming.This year’s “Zip,…

OBU Student Government to Host Homecoming Parade Nov. 3

October 23, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's Student Government Association has announced they will host their first homecoming parade on campus Saturday, Nov. 3. The SGA is bringing back this former OBU tradition and hopes to make it an annual event. The…

Jassey to Speak at OBU Business Forum Oct. 15

October 12, 2018 | Permalink

Mark Jassey, chief operating officer for 180 Medical, vice president of integration for ConvaTec Home Distribution and 2006 OBU alumnus, will be the featured speaker during Oklahoma Baptist University’s next Business Forum. The event will…

Henry Winkler to speak at 2019 Green and Gold Gala

September 21, 2018 | Permalink

Henry Winkler, Emmy-winning actor, director, producer and New York Times best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker at Oklahoma Baptist University’s annual Green and Gold Gala. The event will take place March 5, 2019, at the Chevy…

OBU Professor's Art Show Displays Illustrations from Children's Book

August 23, 2018 | Permalink

Joshua Brunet, assistant professor of art at Oklahoma Baptist University, will be showcasing his original artwork this fall for Madeleine Dunphy’s “Cat in the Night” children’s book in the Oklahoma Baptist University Art…

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 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…

Retton Delivers Inspiring Message at OBU Scholarship Gala

March 9, 2018 | Permalink

Mary Lou Retton, Olympic gold medalist, delivered the keynote message at Oklahoma Baptist University’s sixth annual Green and Gold Gala. OBU hosted the event Thursday, March 8, in Oklahoma City at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center. The…

Olympic Champion Mary Lou Retton to Speak at OBU’s Green and Gold Gala March 8

November 28, 2017 | Permalink

Mary Lou Retton, one of America’s best-known Olympians, will be the featured speaker during the sixth annual Oklahoma Baptist University Green and Gold Gala Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City.…

OBU Crowns 2017 Harvest Court During Homecoming Game

October 28, 2017 | Permalink

OBU announced winners of the 2017 harvest court Saturday, Oct. 28, during halftime of the Bison football game versus Southwestern Oklahoma State University. The event was part of OBU’s homecoming celebration happening on campus throughout…

University Honors Exceptional Alumni During Annual Harvest Dinner

October 27, 2017 | Permalink

OBU recognized outstanding alumni with special awards during its Harvest Dinner Friday, Oct. 27. The annual event is part of the University’s homecoming weekend celebration. OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock provided the opening remarks…

Space Remains for Bison Connections Luncheon Nov. 2 Featuring Kubicek

October 27, 2017 | Permalink

The next Oklahoma Baptist University Bison Connections luncheon is set to take place at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, at Jasco’s Paul K. Thompson Event Center in Oklahoma City, located at 10 E. Memorial Road. OBU alumnus Jeremie Kubicek, CEO and…

OBU to Host Homecoming Weekend Oct. 27-28

October 12, 2017 | Permalink

OBU invites alumni, friends, students, faculty, staff and community members to join in the fun as the University hosts Zip! Bang! OBU! Homecoming 2017, Oct. 27-28. Tickets for special events may be purchased online. The homecoming…

Message from OBU President David W. Whitlock Regarding Hurricane Harvey

August 29, 2017 | Permalink

Dear Bison family,  We know many of you have been affected either directly or indirectly by the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey that continues to wreak havoc along its path. We pray God's protection and provision for…

OBU Grad Interns with AmeriCorps to Feed Hungry Oklahoma Kids

July 14, 2017 | Permalink

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…

Former OBU President Cothen Passes at 96

May 22, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. Grady C. Cothen, Oklahoma Baptist University president from 1966-70, passed away May 19 at The Orchard retirement home in Ridgeland, Mississippi. He was 96 years old. “Dr. Cothen was a kind and gracious man with a deep love of Christ…

OBU Alumnus Wins National Communication Awards

May 16, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University alumnus Marc Hooks, ’90, recently won multiple national awards for his photography and journalistic work, some of which featured OBU. The awards were presented in late April as part of the Baptist Communicators…

Manning Delivers Inspirational Message During OBU’s Green and Gold Gala

March 8, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University believes strongly in the quality and value of an OBU education. As such, the University continually strives to provide more funds in scholarships for students, with the hope that no student who desires to attend OBU…

OBU Alumna Watkins Honored as OKC Employee of the Month

December 15, 2016 | Permalink

Clarissa Watkins, alumna of Oklahoma Baptist University, was recently honored as the Oklahoma City Employee of the Month. The award was presented Dec. 7 by the Kiwanis Club of South Oklahoma City. Watkins is a 2015 graduate from OBU, with a…