College of Nursing News Articles

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…

College of Nursing Holds Commissioning Ceremony for Class of 2018

August 26, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s third annual College of Nursing Commissioning Ceremony was held Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Craig-Dorland Theatre inside Shawnee Hall on the OBU campus. During the ceremony, the new class of nursing students graduating in 2018 was…

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…

OBU Recognizes Nursing Graduates During Pinning Ceremony

May 13, 2016 | Permalink

OBU honored 24 graduating nurses during the College of Nursing’s Pinning Ceremony Thursday, May 12, at 3 p.m. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Dr. Joe Rawdon, OBU alumnus and…

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…

Hollingshead Named 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

April 12, 2016 | Permalink

Campus Compact recently named Anna Hollingshead, a sophomore nursing major at OBU from Denton, Texas, a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow. The Newman Civic Fellows class of 2016 is made up of 218 student leaders representing Campus Compact member…

McHenry Elected to AACN National Board, Selected as CCNE Evaluator

February 12, 2016 | Permalink

Dr. Lepaine McHenry, dean of the College of Nursing at OBU, was elected as a national board member-at-large with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). She was also recently selected into the Commission on Collegiate Nursing…

OBU Celebrates Dedication of World Class Nursing Facility

February 5, 2016 | Permalink

OBU hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting for its state-of-the-art nursing building, Jane E. and Nick K. Stavros Hall, Friday, Feb. 5. The 32,000-square-foot facility is the new home to the OBU College of Nursing and is designed to provide…