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OBU student wins Heartland Emmy Award
Sep12

OBU student wins Heartland Emmy Award

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) student Victoria Coolidge was recently awarded the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Heartland Regional Emmy Student Scholarship. She is a sophomore from Mesquite, Texas, majoring in journalism and mass communication with a media emphasis. The scholarship is considered a prestigious and highly selective honor exclusively for Oklahoma college students majoring in a...

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Dilbeck Delivers OBU Chapel Message Aug. 26
Aug26

Dilbeck Delivers OBU Chapel Message Aug. 26

SHAWNEE—Hance Dilbeck, executive director-treasurer for Oklahoma Baptists, delivered the Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) chapel message Wednesday, Aug. 26. The message was delivered online due to OBU’s modifications this semester resulting from COVID-19. Students accessed the message inside the Canvas learning management system, on the University website and via the school’s social media channels. Dilbeck’s message came from Mark...

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OBU Earns Seven ‘Colleges of Distinction’ Honors for 2020-21
Aug22

OBU Earns Seven ‘Colleges of Distinction’ Honors for 2020-21

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) has been named as a College of Distinction in seven categories for 2020-21. Colleges of Distinction is a nationally recognized and prestigious designation for universities whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of well-rounded, individualized engagement. Colleges of Distinction are schools that have excelled at equipping graduating students to enter the workforce with...

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OBU College of Nursing Hosts Prayer Ceremony for Junior Nursing Majors
Aug17

OBU College of Nursing Hosts Prayer Ceremony for Junior Nursing Majors

The OBU College of Nursing held a “Blessings of the Hands” ceremony Monday, Aug. 10, on the first day of the fall semester. The ceremony commissioned all junior nursing majors as they enter the nursing program of study. Dr. Robbie Henson, dean of the College of Nursing, described the ceremony as, “a time of recognizing their calling to be the hands and feet of Jesus as they learn to care for people who are at points of transition in...

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OBU welcomes students to campus, begins fall semester
Aug11

OBU welcomes students to campus, begins fall semester

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) welcomed new and returning students to campus last week ahead of the start of the fall semester. Upperclassmen Welcome Week Workers began moving in at the beginning of the week, with new students moving in Aug. 5-6. Welcome Week activities then ran through Aug. 9, before classes began Monday, Aug. 10. Welcome Week is a beloved tradition on Bison Hill, featuring the introduction of OBU...

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