A note from Dr. Piper

Community, I have been asked for clarification by a few who are a bit surprised by the announcement of a new president of Oklahoma Wesleyan. You might have missed it, but back in October of 2018 I announced my retirement … Continued

New OKWU President Elected

Dr. Jim Dunn is set to take office as OKWU’s sixth president in June 2019, following the retirement of Dr. Everett Piper.

Local School of Education Alumni Honored for Excellence

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is once again proud to share that a number of local OKWU School of Education alumni were recognized by Bartlesville Public Schools for their excellence in teaching last week. Four of these were “Rising Star” teachers for … Continued

OKWU Family Reflects on the Life of Billy Graham

As the world responds to the loss of Reverend Billy Graham, some of the OKWU family also took time to reflect on the life of “America’s Pastor”. The much-loved and recently-retired Peggy Mills worked at Oklahoma Wesleyan for more than … Continued

OKWU Mourns Loss of Former Coach, Administrator

Oklahoma Wesleyan is saddened by the loss of a long-time OKWU family member, former basketball coach and administrator, Rocky Kent. A former student of Kent’s, Coach Mark Molder, OKWU’s Athletic Director and Head Women’s Basketball coach, said it best: I’m … Continued

2017 OKWU Alumni and Friends Awards Announced

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is pleased to announce this year’s Alumni and Friends Award recipients, to be honored at Homecoming and Family Weekend on October 27-28, 2017. This year, OKWU will be honoring 1966 alumnus, Darrell Allison, 2002 alumnus Michael Colaw, … Continued

OKWU Host Families: Home Away from Home

Often, OKWU host families “adopt” students for just the school term, but end up building life-long relationships. Recently, OKWU had the opportunity to learn more about those relationships…

Teachers’ Day Spotlight: Jermaine Watkins

Oklahoma Wesleyan’s School of Education is proud to boast on a whole host of alumni who have gone on to impact countless lives in the classroom. For this year’s Teachers’ Day, we wanted to say thank you to teachers everywhere, … Continued