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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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
February 21, 2020 Written by Emma Baldwin, Senior English Major JoEllen Hindman is driven to excellence. From an early age, Hindman, a junior nursing major here at OKWU, wanted to take care of other people, and she eventually realized that … 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 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