Division of Teacher Education News Articles

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 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…

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 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 Education Majors Give Local Students Historical Look at the 1960s

November 4, 2016 | Permalink

OBU teacher education students hosted an interactive children’s museum Nov. 2 on the OBU campus in Shawnee. This semester’s edition was titled “Defining Events of the 1960's: A Historical Study Using Photographs as…

OBU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

August 19, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome seven new faculty members. The Division of Language and Literature welcomes Dr. Lindsey Panxhi as assistant professor of English. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in…

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…

Education Majors Host 'Whodunit' STEM Study for Local Fourth Graders

April 29, 2016 | Permalink

When reptiles went missing from their lab, the scientists called in the best junior detectives they knew -- fourth graders from Sequoyah Elementary School in Shawnee. OBU education majors hosted the junior detectives during a special event…

Education Majors Meet Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year

April 27, 2016 | Permalink

Monday, April 25, Shawn Sheehan, the current State Teacher of the Year in Oklahoma, visited OBU’s campus to speak with OBU education majors. He shared words of encouragement and stories of how can make a dramatic positive impact on their…

OBU Hosts Area Fifth Graders for Interactive Children’s Museum

March 24, 2016 | Permalink

OBU teacher education students hosted an interactive children’s museum March 23 on the OBU campus in Shawnee. This semester’s edition was titled “Presidential Monuments: A Historical Study of Presidents, Leadership, and…

Students Help Others “Discover Teaching”

March 24, 2016 | Permalink

A large crowd of Pottawatomie County high school students gathered for the inaugural “Discover Teaching” event, coordinated by OBU, Citizen Pottawatami Nation, St. Gregory’s University and Seminole State College. Firelake…