Dr. Kelly delivers the Last Lecture on the Kingdom of God

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor  (Photo by Jonathan Soder/The Bison) Ruth Dickinson professor of religion Dr. Bobby Kelly delivered the Last Lecture in the Tulsa Royalties Room Friday afternoon. Kelly has been a professor at OBU since 1997 and was chosen to speak by OBU’s Mortar Board. Kelly’s lecture was titled “Purple Reign: the … Continue reading Dr. Kelly delivers the Last Lecture on the Kingdom of God

OBU MBA students and faculty publish academic paper

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor In March, an academic journal published a case study by students and faculty in OBU’s Master of Business Administration program. The study was published in the Management and Economics Research Journal. The project was completed by Dr. Daryl Green, assistant professor of marketing and management, Dr. Craig Walker, Wheeler … Continue reading OBU MBA students and faculty publish academic paper

Enactus partners with Spero Project to organize sprint

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News editor   (Courtesy photo/Libby Unruh) OBU’s Enactus has organized the Spero Sprint, a fundraiser for refugees in Oklahoma City. The Spero Sprint will be Saturday morning, April 21 at the Wheeler District in Oklahoma City. The event is part of a joint fundraiser between OBU’s Enactus and the Spero Project, … Continue reading Enactus partners with Spero Project to organize sprint

Maintenance facilities explain weather policy

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor  (Photo by Preston Morris/The Bison) Snow days can be fun and frustrating for teachers and students, providing extra downtime. For administration and staff that can involve a lot of work. Wednesday, Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb. 22 OBU’s campus was closed due to inclement weather. Winter weather can affect … Continue reading Maintenance facilities explain weather policy

Student Professional Oklahoma Educators hosts book drive

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor   (Photo by Preston Morris/The Bison) A couple of small boxes have been placed around campus with the intention of making a large impact. The Student Professional Oklahoma Educators association (SPOE) has placed painted boxes in the lower GC and on the second floor of Shawnee Hall. These book drive … Continue reading Student Professional Oklahoma Educators hosts book drive

St. Greg’s students absorbed into OBU community

Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor   (Photo by Preston Morris/The Bison) St. Gregory’s University (SGU) closed in the fall of 2017. Some of their students came to OBU, but their admission has had little effect on OBU’s spring enrollment numbers. Bruce Perkins, associate vice president for enrollment management, said OBU has 1,919 students total for the … Continue reading St. Greg’s students absorbed into OBU community

Ben Rector to perform on campus in March

By Abigail Chadwick, Assistant News Editor   (Courtesy Photo)   March 3 at 7 p.m. University Concert Series (UCS) will present a concert in Potter Auditorium. The main performer of the concert will be Ben Rector. “Ben Rector was chosen because he’s pretty well known and loved on OBU’s campus,” Sarah Claibourn, a UCS co-chair said. “I had a … Continue reading Ben Rector to perform on campus in March