Community Stories

  • 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.

  • OC grad's movie wins top honors at festival

    A movie directed by Oklahoma Christian University graduate Kyle Roberts won the award for “Best Oklahoma Film” at the deadCENTER Film Festival Saturday.

  • OC launches 'grand experiment' with new campaign

    Oklahoma Christian kicked off June with a new fundraising initiative. “Thrive: The Complete Campaign” will raise approximately $30 million to fund near-term, high-impact projects in around 30 strategic areas by May 31, 2017.

  • Salvador Cariaga: Turning tragedy into triumph

    Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines with the strength of a Category 5 hurricane, claiming almost 4,000 lives and injuring more than 12,000 people. In the aftermath of the storm, OC alum Salvador Cariaga and Shepherd’s Hill International were on the ground providing relief.

  • OC students serve globally this summer

    More than 50 Oklahoma Christian students will serve around the world this summer, exemplifying the university’s motto of “OC is Mission.” Students will serve in 16 different countries through OC’s Center for Global Missions.

  • May 9 deadline for Four Star Leadership applications

    The deadline for applications to the General Tommy Franks' Four-Star Leadership Institute is May 9. Only 50 students will be chosen to participate in the program, hosted by Oklahoma Christian University July 13-19.