College of Fine Arts News Articles

OBU Art Club to Hold Christmas Art Fundraiser Nov. 29 - Dec. 1

November 17, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University Art Club will host a Christmas art sale fundraiser Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 1. The fundraiser will be held in the gallery of the Art Building, located west of Kickapoo and between University and…

Bison Jazz Orchestra in Concert Nov. 10

November 6, 2017 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts presents the OBU Bison Jazz Orchestra in a fall concert titled, “It Might As Well Be Swing.” The concert will take place Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley…

Public Invited to OBU Fine Arts Showcase Oct. 27

October 26, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Fine Arts Showcase will take place Friday, Oct. 27, at 8:30 p.m., in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on OBU’s campus. The Showcase is free and open to the public. The event takes place as part of…

Tickets Remain for “The Addams Family Musical” Opening Oct. 26

October 25, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s production of the new musical, “The Addams Family Musical,” will hit the stage Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The musical features music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. It is based on characters…

OBU’s Production of ‘The Addams Family Musical’ Hits the Stage Oct. 26

October 13, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s production of the new musical, “The Addams Family Musical,” will soon hit the stage, opening Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The musical features music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. It is based on…

“Affects of the Baroque” Faculty Recital to be Held Sept. 21 at OBU

September 19, 2017 | Permalink

Faculty representing OBU’s Division of Music in the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts will present a recital themed, “Affects of the Baroque.” The performance will take place Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley…

“Life, Death and Other Curiosities” Highlight OBU Theatre’s 2017-18 Season

September 7, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University Theatre will take patrons through “Life, Death and Other Curiosities” during the 2017-18 theatre season. The season will feature the New Works Festival and productions of “The Addams Family,”…

OBU Theatre to Stage New Works Festival Sept. 8

September 1, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s College Players and OBU Theatre will present the fifth annual New Works Festival Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sarkeys Black Box Theater. During this one-night-only event, the audience will enjoy short plays…

Ford Hall Renovation Officially Underway on Bison Hill

August 31, 2017 | Permalink

OBU officially kicked off the renovation of Ford Hall Wednesday, Aug. 30. Members of the OBU community gathered at Ford Hall to write scriptures and prayers on the floors and walls of the building. Ford Hall, previously Ford Music Hall, is the…

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.…

OBU-Shawnee Community Orchestra to Hold Auditions Aug. 28 for 17th Season

August 24, 2017 | Permalink

Auditions for the 17th season of the OBU-Shawnee Community Orchestra will be held Monday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University. The orchestra is under the direction of Dr. Jim Hansford, retired Burton…

College of Fine Arts Welcomes Purcell as Director of Bands

August 14, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Teresa C. Purcell, who joins the faculty of the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts as assistant professor of instrumental music and director of bands. Purcell earned a…

OBU Music Preparatory Department to Hold Choir Auditions Aug. 15-17

August 11, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Music Preparatory Department will conduct auditions for its choirs, for students in grades 3-12, Aug. 15-17, from 3-5 p.m. in OBU’s Raley Chapel room 141. All interested students in grades 3-12 from…

OBU’s Kindermusik Offers Unique Music Learning for Young Children

August 10, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Kindermusik classes are now enrolling for fall. Classes for babies and for newborns to 18 months meet on Monday at 10 a.m. Two-year-olds meet on Monday at 11 a.m. or Tuesday at 10 a.m. and three- through…

OBU’s Julie Welch Makes Professional Theatre Debut in Lyric Theatre’s “When You Wish”

August 7, 2017 | Permalink

One of Oklahoma Baptist University’s own vocal performance majors, junior Julie Welch, from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, recently performed in Lyric Theatre’s “When You Wish.” The OKC Civic Center hosted performances July…

OBU's Schantz Stars as Marius in 'Les Miserables' July 20-29

July 19, 2017 | Permalink

Caleb Schantz loves the theatre. He loves the challenge of taking on a role, pushing that character to its limits, and losing himself in the part to make the performance authentic and believable for the audience. He is no stranger to big parts,…

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…

OBU Design Students Build Learning Apps, Teach Local Kids at SECC

June 19, 2017 | Permalink

During the spring semester, six Oklahoma Baptist University students designed educational apps. To conclude the project, they visited students at the Shawnee Early Childhood Center (SECC) in May to see how their work paid off. The students were…

Blackstone’s Art Featured in National Handweavers Guild Exhibit

June 13, 2017 | Permalink

Julie Marks Blackstone, assistant professor of art at Oklahoma Baptist University, recently had a fiber art piece accepted in Small Expressions 2017, the Handweavers Guild of America’s annual international juried exhibition of small-scale…

Scherler Named Quarterfinalist for National Music Educator Award

June 1, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Dr. Kathy Scherler, assistant professor of music education, has been named as a quarterfinalist for the Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Museum. More than 2,300 initial…

Junior Alyssa Sperrazza Interns for World Journalism Institute

May 26, 2017 | Permalink

By Emma Patton, ’17 Junior Alyssa Sperrazza has long been known for her work ethic around the OBU campus. Now, the interdisciplinary major with an emphasis on news and information, cross-cultural studies and political science is…

OBU Presents Highest Awards to Ellis, Wilson and Gates

May 22, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University presented its highest faculty and staff honors during the university’s 103rd Spring Commencement May 19. OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock presented the awards before an overflow audience of more than 1,800…

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…

OBU Music Prep Choirs to Hold Auditions May 9

May 4, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Music Preparatory Department will conduct auditions for its choirs, for students in grades 3-12, on May 9, from 3-5 p.m. in OBU’s Raley Chapel room 141. All interested students in grades 3-12 from…

OBU Journalism Student Lands Telemundo Internship in New York City

May 3, 2017 | Permalink

By Emma Patton, Online Content Editor, “The Bison” Excellent journalism in one language can prove impossible for some reporters. Yet, Kervy Robles, a junior news and information major at Oklahoma Baptist University, just landed a…

Bison Glee Club Invites Community to Spring Concert May 2

May 1, 2017 | Permalink

The Bison Glee Club, Oklahoma Baptist University’s legendary men’s chorus, is proud to present their spring concert Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public,…

Bisonette Glee Club Invites Community to Spring Concert May 6

April 28, 2017 | Permalink

The 60-member Bisonette Glee Club, the women’s glee club from Oklahoma Baptist University, invites the community to their spring concert, “Make a Joyful Noise,” Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough…

University Chorale Invites Community to Spring Concert April 29

April 27, 2017 | Permalink

OBU’s Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts Division of Music is proud to present University Chorale’s Spring Concert “With an Americana flavor.” Conducted by Dr. Brent Ballweg, Burton H. Patterson professor of music and…

OBU Theatre Offers BOGO Tickets for Students Opening Night April 27

April 26, 2017 | Permalink

OBU Theatre is proud to present Lee Blessing’s “Eleemosynary,” the final installment of the 2016-2017 Theatre Season, “A Season for All.” Thursday, April 27, is OBU Student Night, when all current OBU student…

OBU Shawnee Community Orchestra Concert April 18 to Feature Three Guest Artists

April 13, 2017 | Permalink

The OBU / Shawnee Community Orchestra’s 16th season spring concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature works by some of the world’s most famous…

OBU Theatre to Stage “Eleemosynary” April 27-30

April 12, 2017 | Permalink

OBU Theatre is proud to present Lee Blessing’s “Eleemosynary,” the final installment of the 2016-2017 Theatre Season, “A Season for All.” The play will open Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The production will…

SGA Honors Faculty and Staff ‘Seven Who Care’

April 6, 2017 | Permalink

OBU students honored seven faculty and staff members Wednesday, April 5, for their contributions to the campus community. The honorees received the Seven Who Care Award during the university's annual Hyde Park chapel service in Raley Chapel.…

Scherler’s Work, Teaching Music to Shelter Students, Nominated for International Award

April 5, 2017 | Permalink

When the summer of 2016 came along, Dr. Kathy Scherler, assistant professor of music education at Oklahoma Baptist University, had big plans. Rather than taking the summer off to slow down and unwind, she created something beautiful, using her…

University to Host Eight Senior Art Shows April 1-May 13

March 29, 2017 | Permalink

During the months of April and May, the Oklahoma Baptist University Division of Art and Design will host eight senior art shows. All shows, except one, will be held in the OBU Art Building, located in the southeast corner of OBU's campus, on…

Grammy Winning Saxophonist Kirk Whalum to Headline OBU Jazz Festival April 6

March 23, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will host the fourth annual Bison Hill Jazz Festival Thursday, April 6. The festival will culminate in a 7:30 p.m. evening concert featuring Grammy and Dove-award winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum and Grammy-nominated…

OBU Students Compete at Kennedy Center Theatre Festival

March 21, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University Theatre recently returned from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region Six festival. David Kenworthy, assistant professor of theatre and design technician, and Matthew Caron, assistant professor…

Bisonette Glee Club Announces Spring 2017 Performances

March 16, 2017 | Permalink

The 60-member Bisonette Glee Club, the women’s glee club from Oklahoma Baptist University, will perform at several locations on a short tour through Oklahoma in March and April. The group is under the direction of Dr. James Vernon,…

Patton and Skinner Represent OBU at Oklahoma Research Day

March 15, 2017 | Permalink

Emma Patton and Lindsi Skinner, both communication studies majors at Oklahoma Baptist University, represented OBU at Oklahoma Research Day March 3. The event is a premier annual celebration of student and faculty research, creative and…

University Chorale Announces Spring Tour Through Texas April 2-5

March 9, 2017 | Permalink

The University Chorale, the premiere mixed vocal ensemble at Oklahoma Baptist University, recently announced the schedule for its spring tour. Performances will take place April 2-5 in various communities around the state of Texas. Members of…

OBU Communication Students to Present at National Conference

February 27, 2017 | Permalink

Five communication studies majors from Oklahoma Baptist University will present by invitation at the Central States Communication Association (CSCA) conference March 16-19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. CSCA is a professional, academic organization…

Tickets on Sale for "A Porcelain Doll" March 3-5

February 23, 2017 | Permalink

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of “A Porcelain Doll” March 3-5 at Oklahoma Baptist University. The opera was composed by Dr. James Vernon, professor of music, with libretto by Dr. Brent Newsom, assistant professor of…

Vernon and Newsom’s Opera “A Porcelain Doll” to Premiere March 3-5

February 14, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. James Vernon, professor of music at Oklahoma Baptist University, has long yearned to compose an opera. Yet, before he could undertake such a project, he would need to find inspiration for a fitting story, time to complete the score, and the…

OBU Students Participate in Music and Memory Program

February 13, 2017 | Permalink

At Oklahoma Baptist University, our passion for education and compassion goes far beyond the classroom. Every year, students majoring in music education have the option to participate in one of the only Music and Memory programs in the state of…

OBU Hosts Local Students for “Out of this World” Children’s Concert

February 10, 2017 | Permalink

OBU’s Division of Music welcomed more than 250 fourth and fifth grade students to campus for a special performance of “Out of this World.” The concert, featuring an orchestral ensemble joined by OBU piano students and faculty,…

Concerto-Aria Concert Set for Feb. 19 at OBU

February 7, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will host its 43rd annual Concerto-Aria Concert Sunday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. A…

OBU Theatre to Present “Wandering Through Reality” Night of One Acts Feb. 9-12

January 31, 2017 | Permalink

OBU Theatre will present “Wandering Through Reality: A Night of One Acts” Feb. 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Sarkeys Telecommunication Center Black Box Theater. During this one-weekend-only event, the…

Hansford Chosen for Oklahoma Music Educators Hall of Fame

January 13, 2017 | Permalink

Dr. Jim Hansford, retired Burton H. Patterson professor of music and director of bands emeritus, was recently selected for induction into the Oklahoma Music Educators Hall of Fame. The honor is bestowed by the Oklahoma Music Educators…

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,…

Hanging of the Green Features “Messiah” Performance on Bison Hill

December 5, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University presented its 79th annual Hanging of the Green Christmas program Saturday, Dec. 3. The evening featured a presentation of Handel’s “Messiah.” The performers for this year’s Hanging of the…

OBU’s Hanging of the Green to Feature “Messiah” Dec. 3

November 22, 2016 | Permalink

OBU will present its 79th annual Hanging of the Green Christmas program Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The community is invited to attend the celebration, which will feature a presentation of…

OBU to Present Musical Theater Showcase Nov. 18-19

November 17, 2016 | Permalink

The Oklahoma Baptist University Division of Music will present its Fall Musical Theater Showcase Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited. The…

New OBU Forensics and Debate Team Wins First Championship

November 8, 2016 | Permalink

Over the last few months, there has been talk nationwide about debates. Who said what, who won, and what effect each debate made on the viewers. And while that national conversation was couched in the midst of presidential politics, speech and…

OBU to Host Fine Arts Showcase During Homecoming Nov. 11

November 7, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University's annual Fine Arts Showcase, featuring the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts, will take place Friday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Potter Auditorium. The event is part of OBU's homecoming activities.…

Tickets Available for OBU Theatre’s “You Can’t Take it With You” Nov. 3-13

November 1, 2016 | Permalink

OBU Theatre’s production of “You Can’t Take it With You” opens Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $11 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.okbu.edu/theatre or…

“You Can’t Take it With You” Hits the OBU Stage Nov. 3

October 25, 2016 | Permalink

OBU Theatre is proud to present Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s, “You Can’t Take it With You,” opening Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Performances will take place at Craig-Dorland Theatre inside Shawnee Hall on…

Bison Jazz Orchestra to Host “Autumn Leaves” Night of Jazz Oct. 29

October 24, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Bison Jazz Orchestra will once again host Night of Jazz on OBU's campus in Shawnee. Night of Jazz will take place Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Mabee Suite, located on the upper floor of the Noble complex. The…

David’s Creed Records in Professional Studio

October 19, 2016 | Permalink

Students at Oklahoma Baptist University receive a world class education. They are taught by professors with expertise in their fields, real-world experience, and knowledge of the nuances and intricacies of their subject matter. They are…

OBU Art Professor’s Illustrations Bring Children’s Books to Life

October 19, 2016 | Permalink

OBU Assistant Professor of Art Joshua Brunet has always loved to draw. “For me, it was always obvious and easy. I always knew I wanted to go into art. In high school, I had a great art teacher. I didn't know what kind of art I wanted to…

Blackstone’s Art Show ‘The Eighteen Day Deadline’ Runs Through October at OBU

October 5, 2016 | Permalink

Julie Blackstone’s art show is now available for viewing on the first floor of the Geiger Center on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. Blackstone, assistant professor of art at OBU, titled her show, ‘The Eighteen…

Manger Honored with ION Oklahoma’s NextGen Under 30 Award

October 3, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University alumnus Austin Manger, field representative and policy advisor for U.S. Senator James Lankford, has been named a recipient of the “NextGen Under 30 Award.” The award is presented by ION Oklahoma, a…

OBU Welcomes Stockton Helbing Quintet in Jazz Concert Sept. 29

September 20, 2016 | Permalink

Jazz is coming to Bison Hill for a special evening of music Thursday, Sept. 29. The Stockton Helbing Quintet will present a concert and will be joined on two songs by The Bison Jazz Orchestra. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Raley…

Alumni Perspective: Bison Gameday Through the Lens of Marc Hooks, ’90

September 16, 2016 | Permalink

Marc Hooks is a seasoned communicator, photojournalist, missionary, and church planter. He has captured images in more than 30 countries, publishing them worldwide. He has traveled throughout Russia, documenting many of the people groups across…

OBU College Players to Present New Works Festival Sept. 16

September 9, 2016 | Permalink

OBU College Players and OBU Theatre will present the fourth annual New Works Festival Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sarkeys Telecommunications Center Black Box Theatre. During this one-night-only event, the audience will enjoy short plays…

OBU Theatre to Stage ‘A Season for All’

September 7, 2016 | Permalink

OBU Theatre will take patrons through “A Season for All” during the 2016-17 theatre season. The season will feature the New Works Festival, the One Act Play Festival and productions of "You Can’t Take it With You" and…

OBU College of Fine Arts Welcomes New Faculty

August 18, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts is pleased to welcome its new dean and seven new faculty members. Dr. Chris Mathews assumed the role of dean of the College of Fine Arts effective June 1. Mathews earned a Bachelor of Music in…

Communication Students Create Organizations to Solve Real World Problems

May 6, 2016 | Permalink

Every two years, OBU offers an organizational communication course taught by Dr. Vickie Ellis, professor of communication arts. This spring, both sections of the course recently held a spirited competition. As a part of their course…

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…

Bisonette Glee Club to Host Spring Concert April 30

April 28, 2016 | Permalink

The 70-member Bisonette Glee Club, the women’s glee club from Oklahoma Baptist University, will present their spring concert, “Loveliness, Light, and Life,” Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in Raley…

Thompson to Present Art Show Themed “Come What May” April 29

April 27, 2016 | Permalink

OBU art major Tallie Thompson of Oklahoma City will debut her senior art show, “Come What May,” Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Art Building on the OBU campus in Shawnee. A reception honoring Thompson and her accomplishments will…

Music Preparatory Choirs to Present Spring Concert May 1

April 26, 2016 | Permalink

The Music Preparatory Department choirs at Oklahoma Baptist University will present a spring concert Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The groups performing include the Discovery Singers, Shawnee Honor Choir,…

Wilson to Debut Senior Art Show April 22

April 21, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University student Erin Wilson will debut her senior art show Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m. in the Art Building located on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. A reception will be held in honor of Wilson and her work and will serve as…

University Chorale to Present Spring Concert April 23

April 20, 2016 | Permalink

The University Chorale, the premiere mixed ensemble on the Oklahoma Baptist University campus, will present its spring concert Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. The event is free and open to the…

OBU Shawnee Community Orchestra in Concert April 19

April 19, 2016 | Permalink

The OBU Shawnee Community Orchestra’s 15th season spring concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and features works by three of the world’s most…

Tickets Now on Sale for OBU Theatre’s ‘Emma’ April 21-24

April 13, 2016 | Permalink

OBU Theatre will present Jon Jory’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel “Emma,” opening Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in OBU’s Black Box Theatre in Sarkeys Telecommunication Center. Additional performances will…

Communication Students to Present Papers at Austin Conference April 7-10

April 4, 2016 | Permalink

Three OBU communication studies students were recently selected to present their research papers at the 86th Southern States Communication Association Conference (SSCA), in Austin, Texas, April 7-10. The conference features communication…

Senior Hannah Madison Brings ‘Far Out’ Art Show Near You April 8

April 4, 2016 | Permalink

OBU graphic design student Hannah Madison of Shawnee, will present her senior art show to the university community and the general public beginning April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Art Building on the OBU campus in Shawnee. A reception honoring Madison…

David’s Creed to Lead Worship at FBC Broken Arrow April 10

April 1, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s traveling worship band David’s Creed will lead worship at First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Sunday morning, April 10. The group will lead worship that morning in both the blended service at 9:15 a.m. and the…

University Chorale Announces Spring Tour of Oklahoma and Arkansas April 2-6

March 23, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s premiere mixed chorus, the University Chorale, will embark on its annual spring tour April 2-6. The group, under direction of Burton H. Patterson Professor of Music Dr. Brent Ballweg, will perform concerts at various venues in…

Symphonic Winds and Bison Jazz Orchestra in Concert March 3

March 2, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts and the Division of Music will present OBU’s Symphonic Winds and the Bison Jazz Orchestra in concert Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in Raley Chapel’s…

Students to Present Papers at Sooner Communication Conference

March 2, 2016 | Permalink

Two OBU communication studies students were recently selected to present their research papers at the University of Oklahoma's Sooner Communication Conference March 5 on OU's campus in Norman. The conference features graduate and undergraduate…