#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.

In Memory of Beulah May Hooker, 1938-2020

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.

5 Tips to Maximize Effectiveness While Working From Home

During this time of uncertainty, many are working from home in an effort to keep those around them safe. And while working from home sounds great on the surface, it can be problematic for employees who struggle to separate home life and work life. Check out some tips to help make the transition to working from home easier to manage successfully.

Dr. Keri Bostwick’s Desire to Follow God’s Direction

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.

Dunn Institute Aids Church Leaders in Business

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.

OKWU Announces Give Day 2020: One Day of Extraordinary Generosity

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.  

Criminal Justice Program Focused on Integrating Faith with Experience

As befitting a university built upon the foundation of biblical truth, justice is vital to the mission of OKWU. Campus organizations like the Orange Movement seek justice and mercy for the least and lost among society, but it doesn’t stop there. This passion extends all the way across the university to include a robust, experiential, and ever-expanding Criminal Justice major.

OKWU Prof on the Frontier of Theology and Culture

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

Fighting to Change the Culture of Nursing

February 28, 2020   Debra Klemme is on a mission to change her hospital’s nursing culture. She’s committed, she’s driven, she’s intense, and she credits OKWU with helping her get where she is today. Klemme works as the Assistant Chief … Continued

Painting the Campus Orange

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

OKWU Awards Follow 2019 Scholarship Winner

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

Saved, on Fire, and Not Slowing Down

February 12, 2020   Tracy DeVolt has been saved by grace and called to ministry – and she’s not slowing down for anything. DeVolt, founder and organizing pastor of the Lighthouse Worship Center in Illinois, has been strongly shaped by … Continued