Alumni Awards & Athletic Hall of Fame
Do you know an outstanding alum?
OKWU alumni serve in a variety of fields and live in numerous countries around the world. Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions provide an opportunity to celebrate those who are advancing the work of the Kingdom of God in their sphere of influence.
Athletic Hall of Fame
Lessons I Learned from My Congregation
Reflections by OKWU's Vice President of Student Development, Rev. Kyle White The Summer of 1987 changed me. I surrendered my life to Christ, accepted the call to ministry, and shared all this publicly with my home church. A week later, my pastor invited me to...
Adult & Graduate Studies Spotlight
Julie Hattabaugh Occupation: Full-time missionary, wife, and mother Pursuing: Bachelor of Science Ministry & Leadership As a missionary in a volatile and war-torn country in the Middle East, Julie, her husband, and their children have learned much about unity....
Seven antecedents. Five generations. Two denominations. One OKWU.
Ernest Jones III | Eagles Sports Hall of Fame
Ernest Jones III was an OKWU basketball powerhouse in his two seasons for the Eagles.
Impacting Culture, Quietly
The quiet and profound support of one couple dedicated to higher education at OKWU has been changing lives for decades.
Roger Skelly | Eagles Sports Hall of Fame
As a member of the first intercollegiate basketball team at OKWU (1971-72), a former assistant basketball coach (1974-80), and former head baseball coach (1981-83) for the university, Roger has gone above and beyond for Eagles Athletics from his time as a student to the present.
Finding a Foundation in a Post-Truth Culture
Some time ago, I was on a car ferry crossing a river between Michigan and Ontario. At the very moment that the ferry began to move, I happened to glance down at my car’s radio, so I didn’t see us disembark. Because I stayed in my car, its weight kept me from feeling...
Young Alumnus of the Year
The OKWU Young Alumnus of the Year Award is given to an individual who is under the age of 40 and serves the church, community, and Oklahoma Wesleyan University above and beyond the call. This year’s recipient is 2002 graduate Mike Colaw, senior pastor at Trinity...