Community Stories

  • OC set to honor Coale, Ross at Associates Gala

    Two University of Oklahoma coaches will receive the Lee Allan Smith Spirit of Oklahoma Award at the Oklahoma Christian Associates Gala Thursday. Sherri Coale, the head women’s basketball coach at OU, and Jan Ross, an assistant coach for the Sooners, will be the first OC alumni to receive the award.

  • $2 million gift helps fund OC 'spiritual life reboot'

    Oklahoma Christian University students have a new way to build their “life resume” this fall. Ethos, OC’s new spiritual life program, provides multiple ways for students to grow in faith, serve others and worship God.

  • $1 million sets table for cafeteria remodel

    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.”

  • Wilburn's company ranked eighth by Forbes

    Just Between Friends, a company co-founded and run by Oklahoma Christian trustee Shannon Wilburn ranks No. 8 on Forbes’ list of top franchises in the United States.

  • OC up for 'Favorite College' honors in Readers' Choice Awards

    Oklahoma Christian is a top 5 finalist in the “Favorite College” category in The Oklahoman’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Vote once a day by going to and clicking on the “Just For Fun” category tab toward the bottom of the page.