College of Humanities and Social Sciences News Articles

OBU Teacher Education Students Host STEM Event for Area 4th Graders

December 5, 2018 | Permalink

Education majors in OBU’s Teacher Education Science Methods course recently hosted a STEM Day of Learning titled “The Sizzling Science Show: A STEM Study of Matter and Chemical Change.” Fourth grade students from Sequoyah…

Teacher Education Majors Inspire Kids at “Ancient Civilizations” Interactive Museum

November 1, 2018 | Permalink

Teacher education students at OBU hosted an interactive social studies museum for local fifth grade students Tuesday, Oct. 30, on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. This semester’s theme was titled, “Ancient Civilizations: An…

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,…

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,”…

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,…

Education Majors Take Fifth Graders on Tour Through Ancient Greece

November 2, 2017 | Permalink

Teacher education students at Oklahoma Baptist University hosted an interactive social studies museum for local fifth graders Wednesday, Nov. 1, on the OBU campus in Shawnee. This semester’s museum was titled, “Ancient Greece: An…

Foundations, Folk Tales, and Moving Forward: A Conversation with Gina Ochsner

September 15, 2017 | Permalink

OBU senior Creative Writing major Ruthee Ivers spoke with novelist Gina Ochsner prior to Ochsner’s trip to Bison Hill for the 2017 Visiting Writer Seminars. Their conversation touched on Ochsner’s first forays into fiction writing,…

Visiting Writer Seminars to Welcome Acclaimed Author Gina Ochsner Sept. 18-19

September 5, 2017 | Permalink

The Visiting Writer Seminars at OBU will welcome accomplished author Gina Ochsner to campus Sept. 18-19. Ochsner will give a public reading Monday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Tulsa Royalties Auditorium in Bailey Business Center. Her reading…

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

August 16, 2017 | Permalink

OBU is pleased to announce the addition of six new faculty members to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Brian Horn joins the faculty as associate professor of teacher education. Horn earned both a Bachelor of Science in…

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 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 Retiring Faculty During Awards Convocation May 10

May 11, 2017 | Permalink

Two retiring faculty members, with a combined total of 46 years of service, were recognized during Oklahoma Baptist University’s annual Awards Convocation May 10. The event was held in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Connie…

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…

Teacher Education Majors Give 5th Graders a Look “Through the Eyes of Olympians”

April 20, 2017 | Permalink

OBU teacher education students hosted an interactive social studies children’s museum April 19 on the OBU campus in Shawnee. This semester’s edition was titled “Through the Eyes of Olympians: Stories of Hope, Unity,…

OBU Students Lead English Class at VBS in Panama

March 24, 2017 | Permalink

Please note: Only partial names were used in this story, for security purposes. Last names were intentionally left off for all members of the group for safety reasons. A group of Oklahoma Baptist University students and faculty traveled to…

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…