College of Business News Articles

Morris Delivers Business Forum Sept. 22 on ‘Fulfilling Your Purpose’

September 22, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business featured alumnus Robert Morris as the speaker for the fall Business Forum Sept. 22. The lecture was held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on…

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…

College of Business Welcomes Corley as Assistant Professor of Computer Science

August 15, 2017 | Permalink

OBU is pleased to announce the addition of Jacqueline Corley, who joins the faculty of the Paul Dickinson College of Business as assistant professor of computer science. Corley earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science with an emphasis…

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…

Local Students Dive into Science and Math at OBU STEM Camp

June 19, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently held its annual Summer Institute STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) camp, running May 30 through June 16. This year, the camp opened to fourth through eighth grade students from North Rock…

Students Team with SEDF to Promote Shawnee

June 14, 2017 | Permalink

This spring, Oklahoma Baptist University students Sarah Hancock and Christina Roach gained real world marketing experience working with the Shawnee Economic Development Foundation (SEDF). They worked on improving SEDF’s online presence as…

OBU Students Assist Shawnee Regional Airport with Marketing Strategy

June 9, 2017 | Permalink

By Connelly Rader Students at Oklahoma Baptist University worked with the Shawnee Regional Airport during the spring semester to help with the airport’s marketing tactics. The three students, Connelly Rader, Zach Romoser and Daniel…

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 to Present Honorary Doctorates to Chance, Wall During Commencement May 19

May 15, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will award an honorary Doctor of Humanities to Dr. Jay P. Chance, ’56, and an honorary Doctor of Business to Mary Ellen Wall during OBU’s Spring Commencement May 19 at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s…

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…

OBU Marketing Students Work with GF on Competitive Analysis and Online Presence

May 10, 2017 | Permalink

Marketing students from Oklahoma Baptist University gained valuable real-world experience this spring by partnering with international company Georg Fischer (GF). GF offers piping systems, automotive, and machining solutions. The students…

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…

HR Executive Tignor Speaks at OBU Business Forum

April 24, 2017 | Permalink

From president of his social club at OBU to vice president of human resources for Balchem Corporation, Brent Tignor, a 1999 OBU alumnus, has made a lot of changes over the past 18 years and urges students to do the same. Tignor spoke at the…

Tignor to Speak at OBU Business Forum April 24

April 20, 2017 | Permalink

Brent Tignor, a 1999 OBU alumnus, will be the featured speaker during the University’s next Business Forum, April 24, at 10 a.m. His lecture will be held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on OBU’s…

OBU Professors Publish Research on Reshaping the Federal Workforce

January 18, 2017 | Permalink

Two professors from Oklahoma Baptist University recently published research findings regarding changes necessary for the federal workplace to keep pace with the private sector workforce. Dr. Rich Rudebock, professor of business, and Dr. Daryl…

OBU Professor Daryl Green Publishes “Marketing for Professionals” Handbook

January 5, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. Daryl Green, Oklahoma Baptist University assistant professor of business and Dickinson chair of business, recently published his latest book, “Marketing for Professionals: The Handbook for the Emerging Entrepreneurs of the 21st…

OBU Honors 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 16, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Pastor Joe Ligon, senior pastor at…

OBU to Honor 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement Dec. 16

December 16, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 2 p.m. Pastor Joe Ligon,…

OBU Business Students Achieve Success in Gig Economy, Showcasing Published Books and Online Businesses

December 13, 2016 | Permalink

Students from Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently created several published books and online businesses as an exercise in succeeding in the “Gig Economy.” This practical experience was one…

OBU Students Learn Business Operations Hands-On at Shawnee Airport

November 22, 2016 | Permalink

By Dr. Daryl Green, Dickinson Chair of Business Students from Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently visited the Shawnee Regional Airport Nov. 10 to discuss operations management and how this concept…

OBU’s Enactus Group Receives Women’s Empowerment Grant

November 21, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s own “Entrepreneurs, Action and Us” (abbreviated “Enactus”) group received a $1,500 grant to complete their project focusing on women’s economic empowerment. The group, a local chapter of the…

Hobby Lobby’s Miller Delivered Minter Lecture

November 18, 2016 | Permalink

Hobby Lobby Real Estate Analyst Les Miller delivered the 2016 Minter Lecture in Business, Leadership and Christian Ministry at OBU. Miller attended OBU from 1977-81 and has since been involved in commercial and industrial real estate for…

Hobby Lobby's Miller to Deliver Minter Lecture Nov. 18

November 14, 2016 | Permalink

Les Miller, real estate analyst for Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., will deliver the 2016 Minter Lectureship in Business, Leadership and Christian Ministry at OBU. The lecture will take place Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m., in the Tulsa Royalties…

Boeing Engineering Executive Shares Experience with OBU Students

October 28, 2016 | Permalink

Boeing executive Jimmy Rollen delivered a lecture Friday, Oct. 28, at Oklahoma Baptist University. Rollen works in Oklahoma City as director of engineering and chief engineer for aircraft modernization and sustainment. He leads a global team of…

Boeing Engineering Executive to Deliver Lecture at OBU Oct. 28

October 25, 2016 | Permalink

Boeing executive Jimmy Rollen will deliver a lecture Friday, Oct. 28, at 10 a.m. in Oklahoma Baptist University’s Tulsa Royalties Auditorium. The auditorium is located inside the Bailey Business Center on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The…

Deem Delivers Lecture During OBU Business Forum Oct. 17

October 18, 2016 | Permalink

OBU alumnus Adam Deem delivered the lecture during OBU’s Business Forum event Monday, Oct. 17. Deem graduated from OBU with a double major in finance and marketing. He is a partner and registered investment advisor with Teaktree Capital…

Deem to Speak at Business Forum Oct. 17

October 6, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Paul Dickinson College of Business will host a Business Forum lecture featuring OBU alumnus Adam Deem. The event will be held Monday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in Bailey Business Center on the OBU campus…

Green and Jones Installed to Academic Positions During OBU Convocation

September 1, 2016 | Permalink

Dr. Daryl Green and Dr. Galen Jones were installed to academic positions during Oklahoma Baptist University's annual Convocation service Aug. 31. Endowed chairs and professorships are awarded to select professors who are outstanding teachers…

OBU College of Business Welcomes New Faculty

August 15, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Paul Dickinson College of Business is pleased to welcome two new faculty members. New faculty include Dr. Daryl Green, assistant professor of business, and Dr. Richard Martinez, professor of business. Green earned a Bachelor of…

OBU Recognizes Outstanding Students During Awards Chapel

May 4, 2016 | Permalink

OBU recognized its outstanding students during the annual Awards Convocation Wednesday, May 4, in Raley Chapel, with seniors Lucas Adams and Jessica Dickinson receiving the highest awards given to students by OBU. The University also recognized…

Spring Commencement to Feature Address by Hall, Honorary Doctorates

May 3, 2016 | Permalink

OBU will hold its 2016 Spring Commencement Friday, May 13, 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. Shane Hall, OBU alumnus and senior pastor…

OBU Holds Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony and Banquet

April 18, 2016 | Permalink

Monday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m., the Delta Mu Delta induction ceremony and banquet were held in the Geiger Center of OBU. Delta Mu Delta is the International Honor Society in Business. The purposes of Delta Mu Delta are to promote higher…

Stillwater Designs Founder Teaches Students Valuable Lessons on Faith and Business

April 1, 2016 | Permalink

Stillwater Designs founder Steve Irby spoke with Oklahoma Baptist University students during a Business Forum Lecture April 1. The Paul Dickinson College of Business hosted the event, held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in Bailey Business…

OBU Ranked Nationally in Business Degree Affordability

March 30, 2016 | Permalink

College Values Online ranked OBU 27th among the most affordable competitive small colleges in the nation for a business administration degree. The top 50 most affordable schools were selected and ranked based on net price as listed by the…

CEO of Stillwater Designs to Lead Business Forum April 1

March 23, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Paul Dickinson College of Business will host a Business Forum lecture Friday, April 1, at 10 a.m. The event will be held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in Bailey Business Center on the OBU campus in Shawnee. The lecture is free…