College of Business News Articles

OBU Honors 108 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 14, 2018 | Permalink

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,…

Waddell Delivers 2018 Minter Lecture Nov. 5

November 5, 2018 | Permalink

President and CEO of The Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research and The Lynn Health Science Institute Karen Vinyard Waddell delivered the 2018 Minter Lecture on Monday, Nov. 5. OBU hosted the lecture in Tulsa Royalties Auditorium, located…

Waddell to Deliver Minter Lecture Nov. 5

October 31, 2018 | Permalink

Karen Vinyard Waddell, president and CEO of The Lynn Institutes, will deliver Oklahoma Baptist University’s 2018 Minter Lecture at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 5, in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on the OBU campus…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

University Recognizes Employees for 630 Years of Service

April 26, 2018 | Permalink

OBU hosted its 2018 Service Awards Luncheon Thursday, April 26, 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 49 employees for a…

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…

Author and CEO Dan Roberts to Deliver Lecture on ‘Unleashing the Power of IT’

April 10, 2018 | Permalink

Dan Roberts, CEO of Ouellette and Associates and founder of HR2IT, will come to Bison Hill as a guest lecturer Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m. The event is hosted by the Computer Science Club and will be held in Bailey Business Center’s…

OBU Business Students and Faculty Publish Research on ‘Gig Economy’

April 6, 2018 | Permalink

Students and faculty of OBU’s Paul Dickinson College of Business recently performed a case study evaluation of the “Gig Economy,” an economic environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with…

Hottel Delivers Business Forum Lecture on ‘Being Christ-Like’

April 3, 2018 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Paul Dickinson College of Business featured alumna Laura Hottel as the speaker for the spring Business Forum April 2. The lecture was held in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on…

OBU Enactus to Support Refugees with 5K Fundraiser

March 28, 2018 | Permalink

Members of Oklahoma Baptist University’s chapter of Enactus have partnered with The Spero Project to host the Spero Sprint 5K and fun run Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. in the Wheeler District of Oklahoma City. The run is a community event…

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 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,…

OBU Community Invited to Second Annual Ballroom Dance Class

January 29, 2018 | Permalink

Beginning in February, Dr. Daryl Green, assistant professor of business and Dickinson Chair of Business, along with his wife, Estraletta, will teach a four-week dance series called “Basic Ballroom and Club Social Dance Lessons.” 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,…

Computer Science Students Gain Real-World Experience

January 10, 2018 | Permalink

University students often view time away from class as a chance to focus solely on rest and relaxation. However, for a few of Oklahoma Baptist University’s computer science majors, this time was used to gain essential skills and…

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,…

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…

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…

BancFirst Vice Chairman to Deliver Minter Lecture Oct. 16

October 10, 2017 | Permalink

James R. Daniel, vice chairman of BancFirst, will deliver Oklahoma Baptist University’s 2017 Minter Lecture at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium of the Bailey Business Center on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Daniel…

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…