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  • OC’s Meisch shines for Kansas squad at Fore State Championship


    AFTON, Okla. (Aug. 1, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Audrey Meisch capped a successful summer with a strong showing for the Kansas squad this week at the annual Fore State Championship. The rising junior from Wichita, Kan., won two matches and halved another, earning 2½ of the 10 points recorded by the Kansas team in the invitation-only event, during which amateur women’s golfers from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma compete for team honors. The Fore State ...

  • Oklahoma Christian track and field team to add Deer Creek’s Huslig


    EDMOND, Okla. (Aug. 1, 2014) – One of Oklahoma’s finest track and field athletes soon will wear an Oklahoma Christian uniform. Landon Huslig, a three-time Class 5A state champion as a senior at Deer Creek High School in Edmond, has signed a letter of intent to compete collegiately at Oklahoma Christian, OC coach Randy Heath said Friday. Huslig, who was named as The Oklahoman’s Big All-City track and field athlete of the year, will compete in hurdle events and on 4x100-meter ...

  • 2-time NCCAA relay champion Miller transfers to Oklahoma Christian


    OKLAHOMA CITY (July 31, 2014) – Kentrell Miller, who was part of two national-championship relay teams while at Southern Nazarene, has transferred to Oklahoma Christian for his senior season of eligibility, OC track and field coach Randy Heath said Thursday. Miller, who’s from Oklahoma City, graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SNU earlier this year. Under NCAA rules, a student-athlete who has earned his bachelor’s degree and still has a season of eligibility ...

  • OC lands 125 on Heartland Conference academic honor rolls


    WACO, Texas (July 30, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian placed 125 student-athletes or athletic department student workers on the 2013-14 Heartland Conference academic Honor Roll, which was released this week. OC’s total ranked third among the 12 schools that were members of the NCAA Division II conference during the just-completed academic year. The 125 honorees for OC represented an increase of 47 over the 2012-13 academic year. OC had 66 student-athletes or student workers who ...

  • President deSteiguer appears on Mayor's Magazine


    Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer was a special guest on the July edition of Mayor's Magazine, hosted by Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett. President deSteiguer discussed OC's innovative Thrive campaign, recent campus enhancements like the Eagle Trail, and another year of record enrollment at the university. Click the video above to watch Mayor Cornett's interview with President deSteiguer. Click here to watch the program in its entirety. -OC-

  • German product Stoeckel joins OC soccer team for 2014


    OFFENBURG, Germany (July 29, 2014) – Janine Stoeckel, the daughter of a German Football Federation coach, has signed a letter of intent to play college soccer at Oklahoma Christian, OC women’s coach Randall Robison said Wednesday. Stoeckel, who attended Grimmelshausen-Gymnasium Offenburg during her high school years and played for SC Sand, should “immediately make a strong contribution” to the OC squad, Robison said. She will likely play as an attacking central ...

  • Evidence points to popularity of crime-scene class at OC’s Honors Academy


    By Matt Patterson, Courtesy of The OklahomanThe chemistry lab inside Vose Hall at Oklahoma Christian University appears to have morphed into a crime scene.There are two bodies on the tile floor of the lab, the apparent victims of gunshot wounds. As the victims lie there, investigators process the scene, looking for clues. Yellow crime-scene tape blocks the entryway.The simulated crime scene is part of the school’s summer Honors Academy for high school juniors. During two weeks of camp, ...

  • OC alumni and students in Acappella bring “Good News” to prisoners


    Oklahoma Christian University is proud of its extensive ties with Christian signing group Acappella. The group enjoyed a special experience performing for the second year in a row for an audience hungry for the Good News. Acappella performed at the Grimes Correctional Facility in Newport, Arkansas this week. “While it was bittersweet to see familiar faces from our prior visits, there's a sweet, sweet spirit in that place,” bass singer and OC employee Wes McKinzie said. A member of ...

  • Families from 43 countries attend Global Reunion 2014 at OC


    For the ninth year in a row, OC will host missionary and military families returning to the United States at Global Reunion 2014. The camp has doubled in size in the last two years with 150 participants from 43 countries on campus from July 23-27.  The camp is for children aged 13 and older who are known as Third Culture Kids, though parents are allowed to attend sessions as well. Directors Kent and Nancy Hartman, missionaries-in-residence at OC, give tools and resources to families that ...

  • OC’s Payne lands another academic honor, this time from the GCAA


    NORMAN, Okla. (July 23, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Trey Payne is one of 75 NCAA Division II golfers to be named as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, the Golf Coaches Association of America said Wednesday. To be eligible for the GCAA honor, a Division II player must be a junior or senior academically, have competed at least three years of college golf, played in at least 50 percent of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke average under 78, have a grade-point...