On the Hill: Emily Chadwick

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor For all students, the road to deciding what to do after high school is different. Junior family science major Emily Chadwick never expected to be where she is today. “What lead me to OBU?” Chadwick said. “That’s a funny story. I never had any plans of ever going to college.” … Continue reading On the Hill: Emily Chadwick

Terry James brings care, experience to OBU

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor If you were to sit in on one of associate professor of education and director of teacher education Dr. Terry James’s education classes, you would probably hear him say, “I think the teacher is the most important person in society today.” James values education, learning and most of all, students. … Continue reading Terry James brings care, experience to OBU

Dr. Donnelly brings experience to Bison Hill

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor Dr. Paul Donnelly has a PhD in Criminology and is currently an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Oklahoma Baptist University.   Donnelly studied sociology in his undergraduate years at Biola University in California. He earned a Master of Science in Public Administration at the University of Texas at Tyler. Finally, … Continue reading Dr. Donnelly brings experience to Bison Hill

Learning languages creates opportunity

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor Last week was National Foreign Language Week. The week celebrates the learning of languages and culture. Oklahoma Baptist University currently requires all students to complete at least 2 modern foreign language classes. Most students take French or Spanish to fulfill this requirement. Some students see the requirement of studying a … Continue reading Learning languages creates opportunity

OBU grad is SPS Teacher of the Year

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor Katie Thompson is a kindergarten teacher at Shawnee Early Childhood Center and was named Shawnee Public School’s teacher of the year. She has been teaching kindergarten for six consecutive years at SECC. She graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University.  Thompson is honored to receive this title.  “I am still recovering from … Continue reading OBU grad is SPS Teacher of the Year

Admissions: The road to Bison Hill

By Morgan Jackson, Features Editor Many high school seniors are in the difficult process of narrowing down their college search. There are many factors to consider when choosing a college, and quality admission counselors can make all the difference in making a student feel informed and comfortable during an especially stressful time.   For every student at Oklahoma … Continue reading Admissions: The road to Bison Hill