On the Hill Spring 2017

OBU Honors 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement

OBU conferred degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. Pastor Joe Ligon, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Marlow, Oklahoma, and president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, delivered the address. OBU President Dr. David W. Whitlock presided over the ceremonies and delivered the charge to the graduates. Hunter Doucette, president of the OBU Student Government Association, and Dr. Stan Norman, provost and executive vice president for campus life, presented the graduating class.

Pictured, Dr. Galen Jones (left), assistant professor of church planting and Floyd K. Clark Chair of Christian Leadership, congratulates Jermaine Livingston, ’16, following the ceremony. Livingston is from Moore, Oklahoma, and earned a bachelor’s degree in news and information. He is currently serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Air Force and is attending seminary, working on a Master of Divinity.