U.S. News and World Report Ranks OCU

By Andrea Turner | September 18, 2023

For the second year, U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 – 2024 Best Colleges rankings have ranked Oakland City University as the seventh-best University in the nation for Social Mobility. Within the top 15 Universities, Oakland City University is the only university in the Midwest; most reside in California, Florida, New York, or New Jersey.…


By Todd Mosby | August 22, 2023

Every Wednesday before 11:00 am, students, faculty, and staff can be seen filing into the uniquely designed copper-top roofed Provance Memorial Chapel for 30 minutes of worship music and studying God’s holy word.  Campus Pastor R. Lee Moore schedules inspirational ministers to educate and fill the building with the holy spirit.  Oakland City University President,…

Dr. Melba Phillips at Berkley

Melba Phillips – Oppenheimer Colleague and OCU Alumni

By Randy Mills | August 22, 2023

Perhaps you have wondered about the historical marker that sets on the Oakland City University campus. It celebrates a person who was perhaps our most famous alumnus, Melba Phillips. Melba graduated from Oakland City College in 1926 and went on to become a famous international woman physicist. She was Professor Robert Oppenheimer’s first graduate student…

2023 Alumni Luncheon

Reflection on the Alumni Luncheon

By ocualumni | August 22, 2023

For 30 years, I have received invitations to the annual Alumni Luncheon at Oakland City, yet I never attended-busy summer plans and the unknown of attending topped my list of reasons not to go.   Now, after putting the Luncheon on my July calendar, I realize what I have been missing for the past three decades. …

Update on 100 by 100

By Todd Mosby | August 22, 2023

Whether an Alumnus, a male graduate, or an Alumna, a female graduate or simply, Alum, a non-gender specific graduate, all Oakland City Alums qualify to be one of the 100 to contribute $100 in the 100 X 100 Oakland City University Alumni Association effort to build the Might Oak – Kammok Weaver Community Hammock Lounge.   …

Baptist Church

Organization Day Highlights

By James Wilder | August 22, 2023

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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