Alumni Updates

Alumni Updates

We love to hear from our OKWU family! Here are a few updates from the past year… Want to join the list? Visit okwu.edu/alumni/update to share your news!  
Go: A Letter from the Editor

Go: A Letter from the Editor

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. [Matthew 28:19] Go. Two letters that introduce the Great Commission—a rallying cry for a global people called by Christ to a global mission...
Faith Beyond Culture

Faith Beyond Culture

Anlan “Annie” Cheney (Communications, 2015) spent her last semester as an OKWU student studying abroad with the School for International Training (SIT), the education arm of the non-profit organization World Learning. Her Program, “Peace and Conflict...
Business Across Borders

Business Across Borders

The Chesapeake Energy School of Business believes that having a global perspective is a must for success in today’s marketplace. Students are encouraged to travel and experience different cultures and perspectives. This global view of business and their lives in...
Learned Ladies of the Wesleyan Tradition

Learned Ladies of the Wesleyan Tradition

Dalene Fisher, PhD Sometimes, the little things are the big things. This is particularly true for women, who for centuries often have fulfilled the Great Commission in quiet but profound ways: the life-giving tenderness of a mother, the soothing encouragement of a...
Rally, Rescue, Redeem

Rally, Rescue, Redeem

Rally. Rescue. Redeem. Three words that sum up the mission of Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Orange Movement, led by OKWU University Relations Director and First Lady, Marci Piper, along with Assistant Director, Heather Utzman (an OKWU graduate), and student leaders....
The Well

The Well

Sometimes the mission field is a Christ-centered life lived on our own side of the ocean. That’s what three of our 2013 OKWU graduates learned as they walked across the stage to receive their diploma and then headed straight to Spanish Fork, Utah. Even before...
In Unison

In Unison

Over the past decade, OKWU has partnered with more than twenty church plants across the country, sending teams of students each summer to serve in a variety of ways. As a result, we have seen incredible stories take place: both in the communities served and in the...
1 Nation 1 Day

1 Nation 1 Day

Not long before school started last fall, Dr. Jessica Johnson—Dean of the School of Nursing, traveled to the Dominican Republic with a group of OKWU students and alumni to participate in One Nation One Day. 1N1D is a movement from missions.me that is designed to bring...

Joyeuse

When Judy Carmean’s children graduated from university, the last thing she thought she’d do was move to France; but God often has a funny way of changing our own plans. Judy decided it was time complete her own undergraduate education at Oklahoma Wesleyan University...
#ForHisGlory

#ForHisGlory

In 2009, the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles Men’s Basketball team—led by former head coach Donnie Bostwick—brought home the first NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship title.. “We felt like we were the best,” shared alumnus Sadiel Rojas, “and that...
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