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Category: Department of Nursing Stories

  • OC Nursing graduates exceed state and national pass rates for RN exam

    Oklahoma Christian University’s nursing graduates had a higher pass rate for their registered nursing exam than the state and national averages in 2009. The Oklahoma Christian graduates had a pass rate of 88.89 percent on their National Council Licensure Examination, while the state and national pass rates were 86.67 percent and 88.42 percent, respectively. According to Lindy Fly, director of nursing and assistant professor, the credit goes to the faculty that serve in the nursing ...

  • Hobbes family on a mission


    Through the years, mission work and evangelism have taken the Hobbes family all over the world – from Washington, D.C., to Oklahoma City … from Guatemala to California. Today, sharing the Gospel remains a big part of the family tradition. Pancho, who spent 12 years as a missionary in Guatemala, is the mission minister at an inner-city congregation. His wife, Lera, helps with the women’s ministry there. And their four children regularly go on mission campaigns. But now, when ...

  • Academics, faith and making a difference


    “If you are looking to change the world, OC is a great place to start.” You might expect to get such a statement in a cool magazine like Parent View. After all, it is designed by Oklahoma Christian in hopes of encouraging parents to send their kids to the university we love. But when you hear that from a student … and he says it almost as an understatement … you know it was a genuine assessment that came from the heart. That’s marketing you really can’t ...

  • Nursing students in Honduras

    Nursing and Biology students from OC went to Honduras during their summer vacations to serve and use their skills to assist at the medical mission, Predisan. This clip is from a report on their work by a local TV news station, Telecab.

  • Nursing Program Accreditation

    Linda Fly, Director of Nursing at Oklahoma Christian University, received word earlier today that the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has approved OC’s Nursing program for a full five years, which is the maximum period possible for accreditation.  Many congratulations to the Nursing Program!  To learn more about Nursing at OC, click here. 

  • Arts and Sciences Dean's Award recipients

    Dr. David Lowry, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, announces the recipients of this year’s Dean’s Award.  The Dean’s Award is given at the end of the school year to recognize outstanding students from each department.  A small reception for faculty, family, and friends was held on Friday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m. to honor these students.  Art & Design The Art & Design Department has selected two recipients to receive the 2008 Dean’s Award.&...