June 12, 2020 For Alyx Hoge, it all comes down to one thing: affecting real change for those without a voice. She grew up in the Dallas area, but it’s no surprise that Hoge ended up at OKWU. As … Continued
June 3, 2020 Message to OKWU Community from the President On behalf of the Oklahoma Wesleyan University community, I recognize the sin of injustice to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. They are but the … Continued
Due to the small-school atmosphere at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, students have the chance to gain experience in many different roles during their education, learning skills beyond their intended career field. For Alyssa Willetts, class of 2018, that extra experience was instrumental in getting her where she is today.
May 13, 2020 At Oklahoma Wesleyan University, students have the advantage of small class sizes and personalized attention from professors. For Klaire Linick, the only Music Education major in her graduating class, this was especially true. Born in Tulsa, … Continued
Congratulations to Billie White and Dr. Jon Ensor, our Staff and Faculty of the Year for the 2019-2020 academic calendar!
“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.
Summer break brings to mind sunshine, days on the beach, and a chance to unwind from the rigors of academics for most students. This summer, enrolling in an online course at OKWU could be the best way to upgrade your college experience— without losing your summer vacation or breaking the bank.
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!
On April 4th, 2020, Barbara Babby passed peacefully from this world into heaven. This marks the end of a 10-year battle with early onset Alzheimers. For 10 years, it has looked like she was on the losing end of that battle, but today she won. Barbara is now whole and celebrating with her Savior.
Beulah May Hooker, born on May 31, 1938, went to her eternal home on April 3, 2020. She was an influential member of the Oklahoma Wesleyan University community and will be dearly missed.
Dr. Keri Bostwick wears a lot of hats at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, working both as Dean of Assessment and Accreditation and as Dean of the School of Education and Exercise Science, all the while teaching master’s-level classes. And, after a lot of thought and hard work – and as a result of her reliance on God – Bostwick recently earned her doctorate.
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.