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OBU confers degrees upon 293 graduates during 2019 spring commencement
May21

OBU confers degrees upon 293 graduates during 2019 spring commencement

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 293 graduates during its 105th Spring Commencement Friday, May 17. The event took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. OBU Interim President Dr. Pat Taylor presided over the ceremonies. Graduating students took a symbolic final walk across campus as OBU students before filing into Raley Chapel for the ceremony. The walk mirrored one many of the...

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OBU holds annual summer commissioning chapel May 1
May02

OBU holds annual summer commissioning chapel May 1

On Wednesday, May 1, OBU recognized all of the students, faculty and staff who will be serving this summer on Global Outreach Trips, in internships or at camps. The commissioning chapel service took place inside Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. The student body was able to worship together and then pray over these teams of people who will represent the University all around the world. OBU sponsored teams will travel to locations in...

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OBU campus worships together during Holy Week chapel
Apr19

OBU campus worships together during Holy Week chapel

SHAWNEE—On Wednesday, April 17, students and faculty gathered in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium to worship for Holy Week, an annual OBU tradition on the Wednesday preceding Easter. The chapel service featured music led by a variety of students, student groups and faculty. Dr. Louima Lilite, associate professor of music; Dr. Pam Robinson, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Dr. Lindsey Panxhi, assistant...

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OBU Teacher Education majors inspire local fifth graders at “Undercover Mission Around the World” interactive museum
Apr10

OBU Teacher Education majors inspire local fifth graders at “Undercover Mission Around the World” interactive museum

Teacher education students at OBU hosted an interactive social studies museum for local fifth-grade students Friday, March 29, on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. This semester’s theme was titled, “Undercover Mission Around the World: A Culture Study of Brazil, Jordan, Thailand and Italy.” The fifth-grade class from Grove Elementary School in Shawnee attended the interactive museum. The students were asked to become junior undercover agents...

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OBU recognized as a ‘Tree Campus USA’ for 2018, sets Arbor Day planting for April 2
Mar29

OBU recognized as a ‘Tree Campus USA’ for 2018, sets Arbor Day planting for April 2

OBU has been honored for the second consecutive year with the “Tree Campus USA” recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for the University’s commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree Campus USA Program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. To obtain this distinction, OBU met the five core standards for effective campus forest...

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