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Heart & Home

The phrase “blood, sweat and tears” conveys hard work, passion and grit. The same is true for MUD, sweat and tears. Just ask two OC alumni who trudged through extremely muddy conditions in early February on the ABC Extreme Makeover Home Edition “set” in Lexington...

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Mark Stansberry

His day might start off with a client breakfast. He’ll rush off to morning meetings with business partners and a civic luncheon downtown. In the afternoon, he’ll return calls and work on some “homework” for an upcoming meeting (for just one of several boards...

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Fun in the Son

North Little Rock This year was by far the year in which I grew the most spiritually at OC. None of my experiences or my increase in faith would have been possible without me fulfilling my calling on the North Little Rock mission trip. Eleven of us were richly blessed to be...

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Lloyd & Nancy

Lloyd and Nancy Mitchell have a rich Oklahoma Christian University pedigree. Their first ties to Oklahoma Christian go back to the early 1950s, when Nancy’s grandfather, D.S. Keith, was an early contributor toward the founding of the school, known at the time as Central Christian...

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OC Named One of Nation's Top Gaming Programs

For students interested in a career in video game design, there is only one school in Oklahoma among the top 50 in the country. Oklahoma Christian was selected as one of the top undergraduate gaming design programs by The Princeton Review and GamePro magazine. Approximately 500 game...

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View from the Top

The view out the windows at 300 West 57th Street in New York City offers a view of the quintessential Big Apple: skyscrapers as far as the eye can see and people bustling on the street below hailing cabs and running for the subway. The view inside the building is one of glamour, ...

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Tag Team

Do you like your job? The answer is an emphatic YES for Kent Allen (79) and Bob Lashley (74), even though they had to say it on the run. Allen is OC’s new vice president for alumni relations. Lashley is the executive director. The dynamic duo, along with alumni relations...

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Lisa Curry

Although many OC students went on traditional spring break trips and mission trips, some students like senior Lisa Curry and junior Rachel Poland experienced a little less traditional Spring Break. Each March, several events take place throughout the country to support childhood ...

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Martin Becomes New Biblical Studies Dean

Dr. Alan Martin is Oklahoma Christian University’s new dean of the College of Biblical Studies. On June 1, Dr. Martin replaced Dr. Lynn McMillon, who has served in that role for the past 14 years. McMillon remains on the faculty as a Distinguished Professor of Bible and continues...

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Media Matters

Is it 1989 or 2010? It’s late afternoon, and Dr. Philip Patterson has just presented a new chapter of his Media Ethics textbook to a roomful of OC juniors and seniors. Some of the students are aspiring journalists and public relations practitioners. Some are future digital ...

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Meeting the Challenge

To know where we’re going, look to where we’ve been. History has always been important to Dr. John Maple (72), as most OC alumni know after laboring through his Western Civilization class or soaking up his lectures in courses on Rome, Medieval Times or his beloved European...

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CSI: Oklahoma Christian

Oklahoma Christian University will offer a bachelor of science major in forensic science beginning this fall. Bill Luttrell, chair of OC’s chemistry and physics department, said the field of forensic science has been growing in popularity with students. “The interest...

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Q&A: Dr. Lynn McMillion

Dr. Lynn McMillon recently concluded a 14-year tenure as dean of the College of Biblical Studies. He remains on the faculty as a Distinguished Professor of Bible and continues in his role as president and chief executive officer of The Christian Chronicle. In the interview below, ...

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Hearts Interwoven

In April, I was blessed to be able to travel to Oklahoma to participate in the graduation of the first 10 Rwandan Presidential Scholars at Oklahoma Christian University. One of the blessings in going was being able to hood our “daughter” Evangeline Rukundo, one of the...

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Jacob Shuart

Back in February, OC students and faculty didn’t have to look far to find their own Cupid. His name was Jacob Shuart. Shuart, a senior at Oklahoma Christian, has been playing Cupid since his high school days, and he continues to do so here on campus and around the Edmond area...