Young Alumnus of the Year

The OKWU Young Alumnus of the Year Award is given to an individual who is under the age of 40 and serves the church, community, and Oklahoma Wesleyan University above and beyond the call. This year’s recipient is 2002 graduate … Continued

Outstanding Service to OKWU

For Mark and Kandi Molder, Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a family affair. From their time as students to their combined 20 years as OKWU employees, the couple embodies the essence of this year’s Outstanding Service to Oklahoma Wesleyan University award. … Continued

Pioneers in Free Enterprise Fellows

At this year’s annual Foster Bonanza gala, Oklahoma Wesleyan is excited to honor two very special families—the first-ever Pioneers in Free Enterprise Fellows in the Keating Center Pioneers Hall of Fame. This designation will be given to celebrate key individuals … Continued

Don’t Fear the Collision

The Importance of Christians Engaging in the Political Process While living on the East Coast a few years ago, I frequently engaged in political discussions with a neighbor. She was raised in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, and she worked … Continued

Collision Points in the Classroom

When you think of the word collision, what images come to mind? A car wreck? A shipwreck? A collision in the hallway between two people? Two planets colliding? The funny thing about words is that when we think of them, … Continued

Taking Care

“Religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering and to keep oneself unstained by the world (James 1:27, ISV) In the United States alone, there … Continued

2016-17 Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Mike Fullingim

How do you sum up Dr. J. Michael Fullingim, or, “Dr. Mike”, on one page? It’s impossible—so we took a picture instead. A Miltonvale Wesleyan College alumnus, missionary to Papua New Guinea, missionary training professional, and full-time OKWU professor of … Continued

Alumni Connection

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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 … Continued

From the President’s Desk

A new semester has arrived and for the 14th year in a row, Oklahoma Wesleyan University is blessed to be able to report record numbers! In August, we welcomed the largest freshman class ever to the OKWU Bartlesville campus. Total … Continued

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 Studies in the Balkans”, … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. Named … Continued