Yearly Archives: 2015

Decoding your Blackboard Course List

If you’ve been teaching at OKWU for awhile, your Blackboard course list is likely filling up. This can lead to a confusing time clicking through courses looking for the current one, and sometimes even working in the wrong course! Here are some tips to help keep you on track and teaching the correct course. The […]

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Dwelling Among Us

As I write this brief reflection for the final 2015 issue of Connect:ED, I am sitting in my daughter’s room at St. Francis Children’s Hospital here in Tulsa. She was admitted yesterday with a severe eye infection requiring several days of antibiotics. For the fifth time in the last 18 months, I have again been […]

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Q & A with Zoe Chesed

What do you do here OKWU? I am an academic advisor and adjunct professor. I work on RN-BSN, OM, STEP, and MTA programs. I teach Old Testament and New Testament and sub for Romans and Bible Study Methods. What do you like most about working/teaching at OKWU? I enjoy the students and helping them to […]

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Shine as Children of Light

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined (Isaiah 9:2, RSV). Many items and themes symbolize Christmas, but perhaps none as much as light – the glory of the Lord shone around the shepherds (Luke 2:9), a bright […]

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Collision Points and the Pastor Professor

I love teaching philosophy. I teach it at another school in Tulsa which is secular in nature. I have long contended that it takes more faith to be an atheist than it does to believe in God. At OKWU we have the privilege of working with tomorrow’s leaders. In this way, we influence the future. […]

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Q&A with Andrea Thomas

What do you do here at OKWU? I am the evening receptionist at the Tulsa campus. What do you most like about working for OKWU? Co-workers take their jobs seriously but are so fun to work with. How did you end up here? Great question!  In brief, after looking for a job literally all summer […]

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