May 29, 2020 Oklahoma Wesleyan University is proud to announce the recipients of the annual Charles and Janice Drake Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Congratulations to Tobin Brewer, Caleb McQuay, Marcus Randall, Leah Sawyer, Jaycee Shrum-Cook, and Autumn … Continued
May 27, 2020 An unprecedented global pandemic couldn’t stop the students of Oklahoma Wesleyan University from thriving academically. More than 200 students are being honored for their academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester. The President’s and Dean’s lists … Continued
May 18, 2020 Oklahoma Wesleyan University is proud to announce the launch of a cutting-edge Center for Church Planting. The Center will be connected to both the traditional undergraduate programs and the Adult and Graduate Studies programs offered through … Continued
“I think at first, I really struggled. You’re watching these people suffer on a horrific level. But the thing that gets you through that is seeking Jesus’ presence always. Seeing him present with our patients and with us, as a protector and a defender.”
Unless there are unforeseen events preventing Oklahoma Wesleyan University from opening campus, face-to-face classes will resume for the fall 2020 semester at the university’s Bartlesville and Tulsa campuses.
“My prayer during this season has continually been: ‘Lord teach my heart to be keenly aware of the fragility and resilience of life, so that I might have a more tender appreciation for it in every season through which I walk.'”
In the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face connection remains inadvisable, but that isn’t stopping OKWU from doing everything it can to make the 2020 Commencement a special experience for our Eagle graduates. The university will be premier a virtual graduation event May 9, at 10:30 AM CT, taking place via Facebook. Technology will allow our graduates to connect virtually with their friends, family, and the university faculty who helped them on their way to this achievement.
The tagline for the event was “One Day of Extraordinary Generosity,” and that word describes the response perfectly: extraordinary! Over $179,000 was generously given, including single donations ranging from $10, to $35,000, to an $85,000 gift!
March 24, 2020 The title of President Emeritus was bestowed on Dr. Everett Piper by the Board of Trustees of Oklahoma Wesleyan University on the evening of March 12, 2020. Marci Piper was also honored for her work as the Director of … Continued
The Dunn Institute, established at OKWU in 2011 and named after the late Reverend John Dunn, was designed to aid church leaders in maximizing their ministry’s effectiveness, specifically doing this by providing practical, theologically based training in the financial aspects of church leadership. The scope of the training includes budgeting, church finances, business plans, and capital improvement strategies.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University is excited to announce its first annual Give Day on April 2, 2020. The initiative is a virtual event that invites alumni, family, and friends of the university to take part in supporting student success through donations to scholarship funds.
March 3, 2020 Dr. Josh McNall, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, knows that the Church needs to be asking tough questions. He’s ready to do just that. McNall is launching a brand-new podcast, Outpost Theology, in which he attempts … Continued
February 19, 2020 Oklahoma Wesleyan has always taken seriously its responsibility to fight for the rights of vulnerable people across the planet. This week, that fight is taking center stage. Orange Week, an annual awareness campaign from OKWU’s Orange … Continued
February 13, 2020 Congratulations to Emma Zuniga, the 2020 recipient of Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Follow Scholarship! Emma is a high school sophomore from Spearfish, South Dakota. She, along with her youth group at Countryside Church, attended Follow 2019, The … Continued
February 10, 2020 John Andrew Dunn, a pillar of The Wesleyan Church and a pivotal leader in the history of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, passed away on February 3, 2020, at 85 years of age. First and foremost, Dunn is … Continued