News Category Archive: Academics
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 PlantingOklahoma 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 the School of Ministry....
Klaire Linick’s Unique OKWU EducationAt 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, Linick grew up in Kansas,...
OKWU Awards Faculty and Staff of the Year Honors
Congratulations to Billie White and Dr. Jon Ensor, our Staff and Faculty of the Year for the 2019-2020 academic calendar!
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!
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.
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.