College of Nursing News Articles

McHenry Re-elected to Serve on AACN National Board

February 20, 2018 | Permalink

Dr. Lepaine McHenry, dean of the College of Nursing at OBU, was re-elected as a national board member-at-large with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The AACN is the national voice for university and four-year college…

OBU Nursing Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on NCLEX Exam

February 1, 2018 | Permalink

Recent graduates of Oklahoma Baptist University’s College of Nursing earned a 100 percent pass rate on the 2017 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The OBU students surpassed both the national average of 87.12 percent and the…

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,…

OBU Nursing Students to Host Autism Awareness Community Event Nov 18

November 16, 2017 | Permalink

Senior nursing students at Oklahoma Baptist University will host a “Walk for Autism Awareness” around the Oval on OBU’s campus Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Shawnee community is invited to walk and engage with…

College of Nursing Honors Founding Faculty, Commissions Class of 2019

August 25, 2017 | Permalink

The College of Nursing at Oklahoma Baptist University honored two of its founding faculty Thursday, Aug. 24. Frances Jaunita Proctor and Juanita Granger Millsap were both recognized for the impact they had on the college with the unveiling…

College of Nursing Welcomes Gramling and Klerekoper to Faculty

August 18, 2017 | Permalink

OBU is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty to the College of Nursing. Laura Gramling joins the faculty as assistant professor of nursing. Gramling earned her associate degree in nursing at Oklahoma City Community College, before…

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 Nursing Graduates During Pinning Ceremony May 18

May 19, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University honored 28 graduating nurses during the College of Nursing’s Pinning Ceremony Thursday, May 18, at 3 p.m. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Dr.…

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…

Choosing Your Nursing Track: Nursing Education or Global Nursing

May 9, 2017 | Permalink

Many who decide to become nurses have wanted to be in this career for quite some time. They feel a calling to serve others, even when the situation may be difficult. “I wanted to be a nurse ever since I was a little girl,” OBU…

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 Nursing Students Visit Capitol, Meet Legislators

March 6, 2017 | Permalink

A group of senior nursing majors and faculty from Oklahoma Baptist University visited the Oklahoma state capitol and met with state legislators during a day-long event hosted by Oklahoma Nurses Association. The ONA “Nurses Day at the…

OBU College of Nursing Provides a High-Tech Learning Experience

March 2, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University is proud to have been the first university in Oklahoma to offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1952, but that’s not the only way OBU has led the industry. With a new state-of-the-art facility,…

A Peek into Life after OBU’s Nursing Program

January 6, 2017 | Permalink

When most people picture nurses, they imagine the hustle and bustle of a hospital setting, where nurses scurry the hallways caring for patients and assisting in many different ways. While this is a very real and popular destination for many…

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 Student Jillian Murphy Authors Book, Hosts Book Signing Dec. 10

December 1, 2016 | Permalink

Jillian Murphy, a freshman nursing major from Frisco, Texas, recently released a devotional book titled, “The Four Seasons of Hope.” Living Word Bookstore, located in the Shawnee Mall, will host the OBU student for a book signing…

OBU College of Nursing Welcomes New Faculty

August 16, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s College of Nursing is pleased to welcome five new faculty members as assistant professors of nursing. New faculty include Jaime Brantley, Dr. Robin Brothers, Rebecca Coon, Shaelene Fipps and Jennifer Sharma. Brantley earned both her…