OC News

  • Ebola survivor Brantly highlights 2016 Lectureship


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will launch its 66th lectureship next Sunday with a keynote address by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly. Brantly contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia in July 2014. He made a miraculous recovery and was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year along with four other medical professionals who treated Ebola patients. Brantly and his wife Amber, with biographer David Thomas, coauthored Called ...

  • 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 Olympic Connections


    RIO, Brazil – Oklahoma Christian University is a destination point for students from all over the world who seek a quality education. In fact, students from 44 countries are enrolled at OC. Counting third-culture kids from the United States who have called other places home, that number swells to 53 countries. Below is a list of nations that competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics that have students at OC, along with the final medal count for those nations. And while you’re in the ...

  • OC partners with King for church resourcing, service


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Grady King’s heart for churches and his alma mater will lead him to a new role this fall. King will partner with Oklahoma Christian University as a consultant to help OC serve churches in deeper ways. King serves as vice president and co-leader of HOPE Network, a group of seasoned ministers dedicated to mentoring leaders and guiding churches. In the last three-and-a-half years, HOPE Network has collaborated with more than 400 churches and 500 leaders ...

  • Oklahoma Homes features OC


    Oklahoma Homes recently featured Oklahoma Christian University in the article, Sowing the Seeds of a World-Class Education. Click here to read the article and see the services offered on the Oklahoma Homes website.

  • OC’s popular Honors Summer Academy welcomes 108 students


    In an election year that has featured some of the most uncivil dialogue in recent memory, Oklahoma Christian University is proud to add a new class to its annual Honors Summer Academy. “The Art of Public Persuasion: How to Debate Issues Without Being a Jerk” is a timely class for the 108 high-achieving high school students who will spend a week on OC’s campus enjoying an academically challenging preview of college life. Brian Simmons, who serves as associate dean of the College...

  • OC hosts Four Star Leadership with Gen. Tommy Franks


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Four Star Leadership with Gen. Tommy Franks will host the Four Star Leadership Awards Banquet July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Oklahoma Christian University’s Gaylord University Center. The banquet will mark the end of the week-long summer leadership program created by the Gen. Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum. The 2016 Four Star Leadership program provides 70 of the top performing high school students from around the world a one-of-a-kind opportunity to ...

  • Ben Rector returns to OC in October


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Ben Rector will return to Oklahoma Christian University (OC) on Friday, October 7 as part of his “The Biggest Tour I Have Done So Far Tour.” Tickets for current OC students are on sale through the OC Box Office during a private pre-sale period July 5-20. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, July 21; they will be available at www.oc.edu/benrector. Rector will perform on “LIVE With Kelly” on July 12. Achieving remarkable ...

  • OC launches children's ministry certificate program


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will launch a children’s ministry certification program this fall. The program, which can be completed in less than a year, is designed for people interested in ministering to children who want or need more preparation and training. It is the only children’s ministry certificate program of its kind in the Oklahoma City area and within the churches of Christ. “There is a huge need for basic training in children&...