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  • OC presents first MBA degrees in Rwanda

    KIGALI, Rwanda – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) held its first-ever international commencement ceremony Saturday, presenting 38 Rwandan students with Masters in Business Administration degrees. The top two students, Willy Niyonteze and Fabrice Kayihura, were admitted into Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society that recognizes and rewards superior scholarly achievement of students in business administration. OC’s MBA program in Rwanda started two years ago as the latest ...

  • Eagles on Wall Street class visits New York City

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahoma Christian University’s Eagles on Wall Street class left for New York City on March 14. During the university’s spring break, 15 students and two professors will experience the Big Apple as part of OC’s Topics in Finance course. Students attend the Global Asset Management Education Forum, interact with Wall Street leaders and learn best practices in investment management. The event is one of the largest student investment conferences in the world ...

  • OC's ethics team places fifth in the nation

    By Tori Jones, Courtesy of The Talon Oklahoma Christian University’s ethics team took fifth place out of 32 teams from across the nation in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition Feb. 27 in Jacksonville, Fla. The ethics team debated on topics such as in-vitro fertilization, outsourcing surrogate mothers, the morality of FBI involvement in potential cases of terrorist coercion, and the use of off-label prescriptions with anti-psychotic drugs. The top eight teams from the round-robin ...

  • Academic departments honor outstanding alumni

    Oklahoma Christian University’s three academic colleges honored distinguished alumni during Homecoming weekend. OC’s College of Arts and Sciences, led by Dean David Lowry, recognized Dr. Randel Estep (’86) – Chemistry and Physics; Jason Leger (’00) – Art and Design; Matthew Loeber (’02) – Nursing; David Jones (’94) – Communication; Dr. Travis Montgomery (’02) – Language and Literature; Leah Ries (’83) – Music; ...

  • Oklahoman features OC's state champion ethics students

    The Oklahoman profiled Oklahoma Christian University’s ethics teams in a big feature written by Silas Allen. OC’s student teams recently beat squads from the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and other schools to place first and second, respectively, in the OK Ethics Statewide Student Ethics Challenge. It was the second straight state championship for Oklahoma Christian, which also won the regional title last year. This year’s Regional Student Ethics Bowl ...

  • Harold Hamm to speak at Oklahoma Christian

    Harold Hamm, chairman and chief executive officer of Continental Resources, will be the featured speaker at a special event hosted by Oklahoma Christian University on Oct. 24. “Harold Hamm: Lessons in Leadership” is an invitation-only event in OC’s “Conversations with the President” series. The program will include a presentation by Hamm and a question-and-answer session with Hamm and OC president John deSteiguer. With a net worth of $12.4 billion, Hamm is 33rd on &...

  • OC wins 1st, 2nd in state ethics contest

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) won its second consecutive state championship at the OK Ethics Statewide Student Ethics Challenge Saturday. Both of OC’s student teams won all three of their matches to finish first and second, respectively. OC’s first-place team (the Talons) beat peers from Rose State College, the University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University. OC’s runnerup squad (the Eagles) defeated teams from Cameron University, ...

  • Eisenhower presents PTPI award to alum

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, presented the 2013 People to People International Inner Circle Award and Medallion to Mark Stansberry. PTPI honored Stansberry, a 1977 Oklahoma Christian graduate and member of OC’s Board of Trustees, for his service as chairman of the PTPI Board of Directors from 2009 to 2013 and for his 2013 role as acting CEO of worldwide operations. Mary Jean Eisenhower said that Stansberry had been ...

  • OC creates actuarial science program

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In response to student and employer interest, Oklahoma Christian University (OC) has launched an actuarial science program. Associate Professor of Business Finance Jody Jones said the actuarial science industry is ranked as one of the best professions in the United States.   “Working as an actuary is consistently placed among the top four jobs in the Jobs Rated Almanac,” Jones said. “The profession offers high pay, high job security and low ...

  • Graduate schools to award degrees at summer ceremony

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Oklahoma Christian University’s Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Engineering will honor 57 degree candidates on Aug. 17. OC’s annual summer commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Hardeman Auditorium. The Graduate School of Business will grant 43 master of business administration degrees to candidates from eight different countries. Graduates earned their MBA degrees in general business or in one of nine specializations – ...

  • OC to offer Master of Accountancy degree

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Christian University (OC) will offer a new Master of Accountancy degree in the spring of 2014. The MAcc degree program joins the successful Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in OC’s Graduate School of Business.Elaine Kelly, chair of OC’s Department of Accounting and Finance, said Oklahoma Christian developed the degree in response to feedback from alumni and the accounting industry.She said the growth in OC’s graduate enrollment ...

  • OC’s marketing chapter wins national awards

    Oklahoma Christian University’s student chapter of the American Marketing Association received awards for the fourth year in a row at the AMA International Collegiate Conference. Oklahoma Christian’s AMA chapter earned awards for Excellence in Fundraising and Chapter Planning at this year’s conference. More than 140 universities attended the conference in New Orleans March 21-23 to hear marketing professionals from across the country speak on the theme, “Live the ...

  • Smith works with alum to give back to OKC

    For the second year in a row, the National Speakers Association honored Dr. Burt Smith as the Oklahoma Chapter’s Member of the Year. This follows the American Marketing Association’s Oklahoma City chapter renaming its Lifetime Achievement Award after Smith, a professor of marketing and MBA advisor in Oklahoma Christian’s School of Business Administration. He received the organization’s only lifetime achievement award in 2008. These awards reflect Smith’s servant ...

  • OC holds undergraduate prices for second straight year

    Oklahoma Christian University (OC) officials announced today that undergraduate tuition will not increase for the 2013-14 academic year. The cost of attendance for OC undergraduate students also stayed the same from 2011-12 to 2012-13. “Affordability is a big deal to us because affordability is a big deal to students and their families,” OC president John deSteiguer said. “Holding our total price is the right thing to do again because we want students to get a first-rate ...

  • OC hosts 'The Rock & The Rabbi'

    The popular musical “The Rock & The Rabbi” returns to Oklahoma City Feb. 1-2 at Oklahoma Christian University. The musical is based on the friendship between Peter and Jesus as told in the Bible. The show will be staged in Hardeman Auditorium on the OC campus. Performances will be Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. In its 14th year of touring, this mix of original acoustic music and storytelling has entertained audiences from Tampa to Dallas to New York City. ...

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