OBU names development director
SHAWNEE — Oklahoma Baptist University alumna Bridget Brock has joined the university advancement team as director of development for Tulsa and Bartlesville, with additional responsibilities in Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Brock earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics secondary education from OBU in 1999 and a master's degree in school counseling from Oklahoma State University. She has served as an adjunct professor of mathematics at Tulsa Community College since 2004 and as a counselor at Kendall-Whittier Elementary in Tulsa since 2006. She was a therapist at Brookhaven Specialty Hospital in Tulsa from 2006-10.
Scholarships for mothers available
OCU film series continues
The Oklahoma City University Film Institute continues its annual film series at 2 p.m. Sunday with Hany Abu-Assad's “Paradise Now” in the Meinders School of Business Kerr McGee Auditorium, NW 27 and McKinley Avenue. “Paradise Now,” a stark film about two young Palestinian men recruited to become suicide bombers, was nominated for an Oscar for best foreign language film. Other dates and films in the series include Feb. 6 with Aditya Assarat's “Wonderful Town,” Feb. 20 with Michelangelo Antonioni's “The Red Desert” and March 6 with Hirokazu Kore-Eda's “Still Walking.”
Musical performance Sunday at OCU
A clarinet and percussion performance will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Oklahoma City University's Petree Recital Hall in the Bass Music Center, Blackwelder Avenue and NW 25. As part of the university's Distinguished Artist Series, David Steffens on percussion and Bradford Behn on clarinet will perform selections by Larsen, Busoni, Ptaszynska, Deane, Baermann, Cage and Knight. Steffens is principal percussionist for the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and has directed the percussion program at OCU's Bass School of Music since 1997. Behn is principal clarinetist of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony. He is an assistant professor at the Bass School of Music. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call the OCU ticket office at 208-5227, or go to okcu.edu/
From staff reports