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  • $1 million sets table for cafeteria remodel


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University’s Thrive campaign continues to pay big dividends with another seven-figure financial commitment to OC. Food service provider U Dining has given $1 million toward the university’s “Campus Café Reboot.” Possible renovations with this project, which will require $3 million in Thrive donations, could include the addition of fixed seating and modern food stations to enhance students’ campus dining ...

  • OC receives $1 million gift for College of Engineering and Computer Science


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – For the second year in a row, Oklahoma Christian University (OC) is the beneficiary of a seven-figure gift from a special couple in Houston, Texas. This week, OC announced a $1 million gift from Benton and Paula Baugh to serve as startup capital for the university’s newly reorganized College of Engineering and Computer Science. Just last year, the Baughs gave $1.7 million to endow a preaching chair in OC’s College of Biblical Studies. “Our society ...

  • OC earns Princeton Review honors again

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Princeton Review honored Oklahoma Christian University (OC) as one of the best colleges in the western United States, placing OC among the top 25 percent of all four-year colleges nationwide. The Princeton Review recognized 124 colleges in the western region, composed of 15 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Six other Oklahoma universities joined ...

  • Oklahoma Christian presents graduate degrees


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will present 96 graduate degrees at its summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 16. The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in OC’s Hardeman Auditorium. Live video of the ceremony will be streamed online at www.oc.edu/live.The degree candidates come from eight states and 12 countries, and represent a combined 13 areas of study in OC’s Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Engineering. The candidates ...

  • 15 home games on OC men’s basketball schedule for 2014-15


    OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 10, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian fans will have plenty of opportunities to familiarize themselves with the new-look Eagles during the 2014-15 men’s basketball season. OC’s schedule, announced by coach Dan Hays on Sunday, will include 15 home games and three more elsewhere in Oklahoma. The first semester, especially, is full of home games, as seven of the Eagles’ first eight games will be at home, with the only road contest just a 10-minute trip from the...

  • Renewal of UCO series highlights schedule for Lady Eagles for 2014-15


    OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 9, 2014) – A renewal of the series with cross-Edmond rival Central Oklahoma and 15 home games highlight the Oklahoma Christian women’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season, which coach Stephanie Findley announced Saturday. The schedule includes OC’s first meeting with UCO since the Lady Eagles swept a pair of games near the start of the 2006-07 season. OC leads the series 20-11 and has won the last three against the Bronchos, although the teams have ...

  • Former OC star Talley signs contract with pro basketball team in Germany


    OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 8, 2014) – For the second time this summer, a former Oklahoma Christian basketball star has signed with a pro team in Germany. Kendre Talley, who earned National Christian College Athletic Association All-America second-team and All-Heartland Conference first-team honors during the 2013-14 season, on Friday signed a deal with BBG Herford, which competes in the German Regionalliga. Talley will report to his new team next week. “I am excited,” Talley said. ...

  • Fike to now serve as graduate assistant coach for OCXC


    OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 7, 2014) – Evan Fike, a former cross country runner for Oklahoma Christian, will spend the 2014 season as a graduate assistant coach for the Eagles and Lady Eagles, OC head coach Wade Miller said Thursday. Fike, from Canton, Texas, was on the OC squad from 2009 to 2012, helping the Eagles win the NAIA title in 2011 and the National Christian College Athletic Association championship in 2012. As a senior in 2012, he ran in four meets for OC, with a top finish of 16th ...

  • Todd records 1st career hole-in-one during round in Canadian hometown


    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Aug. 6, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian golfer Dana Todd recorded her first career hole-in-one on Wednesday. Playing a recreational round with her sister and a friend at St. Charles Country Club – her home course in Winnipeg – Todd aced the par-3, 150-yard No. 13 on the Donald Ross-designed course, hitting an 8-iron off the tee. Todd, who was one of the top junior golfers in her Canadian province before arriving at OC, will begin her sophomore season at OC in a...

  • Harper to serve as graduate assistant coach for OC women’s golf


    OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 6, 2014) – Sarah Harper, a former star player for Oklahoma Christian, will serve as a graduate assistant coach for the OC women’s golf team this season, head coach Greg Lynn said Wednesday. Harper, from Duncan, has been involved with the Lady Eagles’ squad since the program debuted in the 2011-12 academic year. As a player, she competed for two seasons for OC. She received honorable mention on the NAIA All-America list as a junior in 2012, then helped the...