An Eagle in the State Department

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

Be the Light of Jesus in this Dark World!

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

Janice And Charles Drake Scholarships Awarded

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

OKWU Announces Spring 2020 Academic Honors

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

OKWU Student Thriving in the Newsroom

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.

OKWU Announces Center for Church Planting

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

Klaire Linick’s Unique OKWU Education

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

OKWU Alum Serving in the Heart of a Pandemic

“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.”

OKWU Planning to Open for Fall 2020 Semester

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.

An OKWU Senior’s Reflection in the Midst of a Pandemic

“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.'”

Virtual Graduation Ceremony set for May 9

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 Best Reasons to Take a Free Online Course at OKWU

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.

#OKWUGiveDay Exceeds Expectations

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!

In Memory of Barbara Babby

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.