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OBU to begin classes Aug. 10, end semester before Thanksgiving
Jun18

OBU to begin classes Aug. 10, end semester before Thanksgiving

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) has revised the fall calendar for academic year 2020-21. The Board of Trustees voted to move up the start of the fall semester, remove Labor Day and Fall Free Days, and conclude the fall semester before Thanksgiving. The move is part of the University’s COVID-19 response plan for the safe return to campus for students this fall. The first day of class for the fall semester will be Monday, Aug....

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OBU sets Spring Commencement for Aug. 1
May09

OBU sets Spring Commencement for Aug. 1

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) has announced the new date and time for its 2020 Spring Commencement. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held in Raley Chapel on OBU’s campus in Shawnee. OBU President Heath A. Thomas announced the new date and time during his weekly video update May 4. The University had previously announced the event’s postponement, while a decision was being made on...

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OBU hosts Virtual Preview Day, offers virtual campus visit experience
Apr25

OBU hosts Virtual Preview Day, offers virtual campus visit experience

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) hosted a Virtual Preview Day experience Saturday, April 18. The event took place of a previously scheduled on-campus Preview Day, which was altered due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The virtual event allowed students from all over the country and around the world to get a peek at what life is like on Bison Hill. Prospective students watched a livestream video on OBU’s website, including a...

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OBU Student Preacher Pablo Villa Delivers Online Chapel Devotional April 15
Apr15

OBU Student Preacher Pablo Villa Delivers Online Chapel Devotional April 15

Student preacher Pablo Villa, senior pastoral ministry major, delivered Oklahoma Baptist University’s (OBU) online chapel address Wednesday, April 15. The service streamed on Facebook Live. Villa was selected by the Hobbs College of Theology and Ministry to serve as this year’s student preacher, an annual spring semester event on Bison Hill. The weekly chapel devotional was the fourth since the University moved to fully online...

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OBU Moves to Online Learning for Minimum of Two Weeks Following Spring Break
Mar13

OBU Moves to Online Learning for Minimum of Two Weeks Following Spring Break

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) has moved to online learning for a minimum of two weeks in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. OBU goes on Spring Break from March 16-20 and will then deliver all courses online from March 23-April 3, with a decision coming by March 27 on whether to extend that period of time. Heath A Thomas, OBU president, issued the following statement through email Friday, March 13, regarding...

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