ALICE Training on Campus

On January 4th 2024, The Oakland City University Police Department held an ALICE training session on campus. ALICE is an extensive training program that prepares participants and emergency responders on how to react and handle an active shooter situation. ALICE stands for the steps on how to react to an active shooter situation such as:   …

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Oakland City Christmas Parade

On December 9th, The City of Oakland City held the annual Christmas parade. Many local OCU employees & families were in attendance. Former OCU staff member, Sue Lefler, lead the parade as the grand marshal. The parade featured floats from the First General Baptist Church, Oakland City Lions Club, Oakland City Mayor, and other local…

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First Responder Appreciation at Football Game

First Responders with Oakie

On October 28th, 2023 The final home football game for the Mighty Oaks took place at Wood Memorial High School in Oakland City. The GameDay Experience was dedicated to our local first responders. Many fun activities took place including exploring fire trucks, a fire safety smokehouse, and a rock-climbing wall. All local first responders were…

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Belltower Brick Update

OCU’s Development Team is hard at work taking on renovations to the Belltower Brick Plaza! The Development Team is excited to announce that a Brick map is coming soon to help locate your brick! The map will be posted on the main campus website.  The project has sold over 450 bricks by many of our…

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Organization Day Highlights

Baptist Church

As new and returning students arrive to campus, the student life team at Oakland City University now prepares for Organization Day, a traditional event which aims to connect new and returning students to student ran campus clubs, local businesses, churches, and other organizations.  Organization Day has always been a popular event with the campus community…

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GameDay Experience

rock wall

A new era in Oakland City University sports history starts soon with the addition of sprint football! Join your fellow Mighty Oaks at “The Mighty Oaks GameDay Experience” before the game on September 16th, 2023 @ 10:45am CT. Activities for all ages will be available for the whole family! Check out our 5 gourmet food…

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New Student Orientation

As the month of July winds down, the excitement of a new semester rises. August will bring the start of a new semester on the Campus of Oakland City University where many new students will enter to Learn and go forth to serve. Alongside the many traditions of OCU, new student orientation is one of…

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Mighty Oaks GameDay Experience

Game Day Experience

Are You Ready for Some Football …. The Countdown to Kickoff Approaches OCU will start a new era in sports in September as the Mighty Oaks will adorn the pads and cleats. The Mighty Oaks Football team will suit up for the first time on September 16th against Bellarmine University at Wood Memorial High School’s…

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