Dr. Piper Speaks at Dept. of Health and Human Services

January 18, 2018  – Bartlesville, OK This morning, Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, joined other leaders in speaking at a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) event in Washington, D.C. The topic of the day was the … Continued

Music Program to Host Christmas Concert

November 20, 2017  – Bartlesville, OK The music department of Oklahoma Wesleyan is looking forward to hosting their annual Christmas Concert for the community, Thursday, November 30th, at 7pm. The program will feature the University’s acappella group, Relentless, as well … Continued

2017 Winter Courses Now Available

Samantha Peterson, OKWU’s Associate Vice President of Enrollment, announced today that the 2017 Winter Term is open for registration to both OKWU and non-OKWU students. Winter Term courses provide opportunities for flexibility in students’ regular Fall and Spring schedules and come at … Continued

Dr. Tony Perkins to Receive OKWU President’s Award

As part of this year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend at OKWU, Dr. Piper will present the President’s Award to OKWU partner and friend, Dr. Tony Perkins. Dr. Perkins is the fourth and longest-serving president of the Family Research Council (FRC), … Continued

OKWU Responds to Trump Administration HHS Announcement

October 6, 2017 The Trump administration has significantly expanded legal protections for organizations that object to providing abortion-inducing drugs and devices in their health plans. An Affordable Care Act regulation forces many employers to cover such drugs, and the previous … Continued

35 Students Baptized on OKWU Campus

A host of OKWU staff, faculty, and students gathered at the OKWU Lake last Thursday to celebrate with more than thirty OKWU students (and an alumnus or two) who chose to be baptized on campus. There were a few tears … Continued

OKWU Fall Semester Starts Strong

A new year is well underway at Oklahoma Wesleyan’s residential campus, with enrollment again exceeding OKWU’s four-year average in multiple areas. OKWU Accelerate, the University’s program to equip high school students by offering high-quality dual-credit classes, has increased significantly, and … Continued

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

As Texas begins the recovery process in Hurrican Harvey’s aftermath, OKWU staff, faculty, and students are busy finding ways to provide effective assistance to those impacted. Several OKWU students were affected by the storm, and the University’s first response is … Continued

OKWU Mourns Loss of Former Coach, Administrator

Oklahoma Wesleyan is saddened by the loss of a long-time OKWU family member, former basketball coach and administrator, Rocky Kent. A former student of Kent’s, Coach Mark Molder, OKWU’s Athletic Director and Head Women’s Basketball coach, said it best: I’m … Continued

Dr. Piper Releases New Book

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, released his second book today, August 7th, entitled, This is Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth. In the book, Dr. Piper, author of the 2015 viral op-ed “This is … Continued

2017 OKWU Alumni and Friends Awards Announced

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is pleased to announce this year’s Alumni and Friends Award recipients, to be honored at Homecoming and Family Weekend on October 27-28, 2017. This year, OKWU will be honoring 1966 alumnus, Darrell Allison, 2002 alumnus Michael Colaw, … Continued

Professor, Alumnus Conduct Wildlife Research Trip

Don Wolfe, 1984 Oklahoma Wesleyan University alumnus and current Senior Biologist at the Sutton Avian Research Center, has dedicated his entire career to wildlife research and endangered species. As a biology student in the ‘80s, Wolfe knew he was meant … Continued

Trust in Leadership

The following post was written by an OKWU Board Member, Phil Stevenson.  The Trust Equation Trust is one of the most important elements of leadership. David Horsager, the author of The Trust Edge, says, “Trust affects a leader’s impact and the … Continued