Oklahoma Wesleyan University

OKWU women’s basketball team spreads Christmas cheer

OKWU women’s basketball team spreads Christmas cheer

Finals are finished, the caps and gowns are gone and most of the Oklahoma Wesleyan University student body is home for winter break. However, as is often the case, one group remains on campus for a few extra days as the basketball teams who have just begun their...
Wesleyans in the News

Wesleyans in the News

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Pennsylvania church donate relief items to hurricane victims Christ Wesleyan...
OKWU celebrates 35 student baptisms

OKWU celebrates 35 student baptisms

A host of Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) staff, faculty and students gathered at the OKWU Lake on September 28 to celebrate numerous baptisms. More than 30 OKWU students (and an alumnus or two) chose to be baptized on campus. There were a few tears and lots of...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU host families serve important role Some residents in Bartlesville,...
​OKWU alum wins teaching award

​OKWU alum wins teaching award

Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s School of Education is proud to boast on a whole host of alumni who have gone on to impact countless lives in the classroom. For this year’s Teachers’ Day, May 9, we wanted to say thank you to teachers everywhere, and...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU to offer new programs Oklahoma Wesleyan University will launch the...
U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft at OKWU

U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft at OKWU

The Oklahoma Wesleyan community welcomed former U.S. Attorney General and former Missouri Governor John Ashcroft to campus for a special chapel service on April 12. Mr. Ashcroft spent much of his career in public service, notably as the Missouri Attorney General, then...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward the link to communications@wesleyan.org. Pastor Anthony Smith assists teen who was shot Pastor Anthony Smith of...
​Lifelong service included missionary to Caribbean and Africa

​Lifelong service included missionary to Caribbean and Africa

Roberta Lois McCallum, 90, entered heaven on March 7 from Lyons, Kansas. Born March 16, 1926, Troy, N.Y., to Robert and Helen (Boyd) Gunsalus (deceased), she graduated from Allentown Bible Institute (PA) in 1945, and later from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She...
​Oklahoma Wesleyan and Wesley Biblical Seminary form partnership

​Oklahoma Wesleyan and Wesley Biblical Seminary form partnership

Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU) and Wesley Biblical Seminary (WBS) announced a new cooperative partnership promoting the mission and expanding the reach of both institutions. The first step will be for WBS to offer the Master of Divinity degree at OKWU’s...
​OKWU holds Josh McDowell apologetics conference

​OKWU holds Josh McDowell apologetics conference

“Being bold in a whatever world” Oklahoma Wesleyan held the fourth annual Josh McDowell Institute Collision Conference on February 3-4, 2017. This year’s annual Christian apologetics event was hosted on the OKWU campus for the students on February...
President Piper returns from sabbatical

President Piper returns from sabbatical

The first of December marked President Dr. Everett Piper’s return to Oklahoma Wesleyan University from a six-month sabbatical. In a note to the University’s Board, faculty, and staff, Dr. Piper extended a special thanks to the University for granting the...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU...
​OKWU welcomes new addition to campus

​OKWU welcomes new addition to campus

During Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oklahoma Wesleyan University was thrilled to welcome a new addition to the Bartlesville campus—one with an 11-foot wingspan. The Eagle statue was crafted by Scott Stearman, the Colorado-based sculptor and artist also responsible...
A different kind of college student

A different kind of college student

Dr. Gentry Sutton shares his observations about students who attended a recent university trip to Washington, D.C. [Ed.] In recent years, I have frequently lamented about the coarse language I hear from young people on college campuses–and I have been particularly...
​OKWU withdraws from cross country championship

​OKWU withdraws from cross country championship

Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, announced that OKWU will not participate in this year’s National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Cross Country Championship unless it is returned to the state of North Carolina....
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU...
​OKWU School of Ministry serves Bartlesville community

​OKWU School of Ministry serves Bartlesville community

On Saturday, September 17, students and faculty from Oklahoma Wesleyan University participated in a service day at the Bartlesville Salvation Army Post and the Lighthouse Rescue Mission. Forty-seven students and four faculty participated. At the Salvation Army, the...
​Oklahoma grad worked at Rio Olympics

​Oklahoma grad worked at Rio Olympics

Kariny Delahaye (Visual Communications, 2016) is living the dream of any communications degree student. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Delahaye came to Oklahoma Wesleyan University to study visual communications and play soccer. A talented designer, photographer,...
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. IWU...
​OKWU partners with Family Research Council

​OKWU partners with Family Research Council

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is honored to engage in a new partnership with Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council (FRC) in Washington, D.C. FRC “seeks to advance faith, family, and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview”...
​OKWU inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

​OKWU inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is excited to announce the induction of the 2009 Eagles Men’s Basketball team into the OKWU Sports Hall of Fame. The 2009 team, lead by coach Donnie Bostwick, brought home the National Championship title for NAIA Division II. With...