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  • Oklahoma Christian ethics team earns fifth national bid


    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) advanced to its fifth straight Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl with a third-place finish at the regional competition in San Antonio. Oklahoma Christian, which has won five consecutive state championships, is the only Sooner State school to qualify for five straight national tournaments. OC placed third in the nation at this past February’s competition and fifth in 2014. Both of OC’s entries won all three of their ...

  • OC beats OU, wins fifth straight state ethics title


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – They’ve defeated the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University for five straight years in head-to-head competition. But winning state championships definitely hasn’t gotten old for the students on Oklahoma Christian University’s ethics team. For the fifth consecutive year, a team from Oklahoma Christian swept its competition and won the Oklahoma Statewide Student Ethics Challenge. OC’s “Aguilas” defeated two teams from ...

  • OC providing new resources for students and professionals

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) is providing new resources to allow students of all ages to succeed. High school and middle school students will compete in OC’s Baugh Wind Energy Design Competition on October 29. The first-year contest, sponsored by OC’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, allows students to compete in teams to design, test and present alternative means to wind energy. Kelly Cox, assistant to the Dean of the College of ...

  • OC rises in U.S. News Best Colleges rankings


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) rose in the rankings and earned additional honors from U.S. News & World Report in the “Best Colleges 2017” guidebook, released this week. OC moved up to No. 41 on the “Best Regional Universities” list for the 15-state western region. This is the 18th straight year U.S. News & World Report has honored Oklahoma Christian. OC remains second in the state to Oklahoma City University and is ranked ahead of...

  • Jolley to keynote OC summer commencement


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – State Senator Clark Jolley will deliver the keynote address at Oklahoma Christian University’s summer commencement ceremony this Friday. OC will present 130 graduate degrees and seven undergraduate degrees at the ceremony, which starts at 10:30 a.m. in Hardeman Auditorium. The 130 master’s candidates will receive degrees in 15 different areas of study through OC’s Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science,...

  • OC’s Miller named Edmond Citizen of the Year


    The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce named Oklahoma Christian University professor Dr. Ken Miller as its 2015 Citizen of the Year at its annual awards banquet. Miller teaches classes in OC’s College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Business in addition to serving as Oklahoma’s state treasurer. A former state representative, Miller was honored for devoting his life to public service and distinguishing himself in banking, education and legislative service. “I was ...

  • OC to present degrees at fall commencement ceremonies

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will present 89 undergraduate and 136 graduate degrees at its fall commencement ceremonies this Friday, Dec. 18. OC’s undergraduate degree candidates come from 15 states and five countries, and majored in 37 disciplines. The master’s degree candidates come from 12 states and five countries and represent 16 graduate areas of study. Graduation Day will feature two separate ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in OC&rsquo...

  • OC presents Alumni Achievement Awards

    Oklahoma Christian University’s five academic colleges and Honors Program recognized outstanding alumni during OC’s annual Homecoming festivities. The College of Biblical Studies named Allen Dutton as its distinguished alumnus in missions, Grady King as its distinguished alumnus in ministry, and Chris Langley as its distinguished alumnus in youth and family ministry. The College of Business Administration honored Mike Bosley as outstanding alumnus from OC’s Graduate School of ...

  • OC ethics team wins fourth straight state championship


    BETHANY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) swept the top two spots in the OK Ethics Statewide Student Ethics Challenge to claim its fourth straight state championship. Both of OC’s teams went undefeated, with the “Eagles” squad of senior Jasper Bawcom, senior Mikel Nsengiyumva and freshman Hannah Lane accumulating more points to take first place. The “Aguilas” team of junior Gabriel Gasiorowski, sophomore Seanhenry Vandyke and freshman Tyler Clark ...

  • Oklahoma Christian celebrates enrollment milestones

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) set records for undergraduate, graduate and overall enrollment this fall, surpassing 2,500 total students for the first time in school history. Oklahoma Christian has 2,586 students enrolled, including a record 2,002 undergraduates. Bolstered by substantial growth in the Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science, OC has 584 total master’s degree students enrolled, a 16 percent increase from last fall’s record ...

  • OC honored among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2016” guidebook ranks Oklahoma Christian University (OC) among the best universities in the western United States. OC is 42nd in the 15-state western region and second among Oklahoma schools in the “Best Regional Universities” category, which lists institutions that provide a full range of undergraduate majors and master’s programs. Tuesday’s rankings release marked the 17th ...

  • Oklahoma Christian names Simmons as business dean


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – An Oklahoma Christian University graduate and international business expert is the new dean of OC’s College of Business Administration. Jeff Simmons, a professor of business who sponsors OC’s nationally competitive ethics team, moves into the role after serving as the college’s interim dean last year. “I am humbled to take over a position that has been held by three great people before me. They built an incredible foundation,” Simmons ...

  • OC hosts student success expert


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Last week, Oklahoma Christian University (OC) welcomed one of the world’s top experts on student success in college. Dr. Vincent Tinto was on campus April 28-29 for workshops with OC administrators, faculty and staff to emphasize his research and writings on the impact of student engagement and learning communities on retention. “Dr. Tinto is the foremost expert in the realm of student success,” OC vice president for academic affairs Scott ...

  • Rwandans earn MBA degrees from Oklahoma Christian


    KIGALI, Rwanda - Oklahoma Christian University awarded graduate business degrees to 42 Rwandans on March 13. The graduates earned their master of business administration degrees in fields such as accounting, finance, leadership and project management. OC’s Graduate School of Business began an onsite MBA program in Rwanda in 2012 to expand on a 2006 partnership that brought some of that nation’s brightest students to Oklahoma Christian through the Rwandan Presidential ...

  • Oklahoma Christian holds graduation ceremonies


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will present 80 undergraduate and 103 graduate degrees at its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 12-13. OC’s undergraduate degree candidates represent 13 states and seven countries, and majored in 35 disciplines. The master’s degree candidates come from five states and 10 countries and represent 12 graduate areas of study. Dr. Alan Martin, dean of OC’s College of Biblical Studies, will deliver the ...