Our Annual Scholarship Auction is just Around the Corner!
On April 8, 2017 Randall University will host its 19th Annual Scholarship Auction. This is our biggest event of the year, not only because of the exciting items up for bid or the wonderful opportunity for fellowship around a delightful meal, but because the heart of this auction is raising money to fund scholarships for Randall students. We encourage you to buy your tickets today, or find out more information here!
Randall Men's Basketball Team Win 2016-2017 National Tournament
For the second straight year, the Men's Basketball team has secured the National Championship title. This is an incredible accomplishment for Head Coach Mark Berokoff, Assistant Coaches Matt Mossman and Daved Lundeen, and the entire team. To hear more about the Saints' journey to the finals, click here.
Several Saints Receive Awards at NCCAA National Banquet
At this year's National Banquet, Randall's Men's and Women's Basketball teams received five All-American awards and 6 Scholar-Athlete awards. In addition, junior Trey Sneed was named National Player of the Year, for the second year in a row. It was a blessing to see our students honored in these ways. For specific details, and pictures of all students who received awards, please visit our Athletics site here.
Practice Lent with Randall this Year!
This year, throughout the seven-week Lenten season, we will be featuring weekly reflections from Randall faculty and staff, intended to guide and encourage all of us in our experience of the Lenten season. Reflections will be posted every Friday, and can be easily accessed at ru.edu/lent. Join us as we enter into this important season of church life together.
Randall hosts the NCCAA Southwest Regional Basketball Tournament
From February 23-25, Randall University will host the NCCAA Southwest Regional Tournament for Men's and Women's Basketball. Seven colleges and universities will be represented. A complete schedule of events can be found on our Athletics website here.
Blood Drive a Great Success!
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Randall University hosted its fall semester OBI blood drive in the Barber Center lobby. Numerous students, faculty, and staff members participated in the event. According to a statement from OBI, the drive was a great success! An OBI representative wrote in a letter to the university:
"It is vital to have strong community partners, such as Randall University, that see value in dedicating time to organizing blood drives and encouraging donations. Please extend our sincere thanks to Denny Kuhn for working with our team to prepare and recruit 37 people willing to give blood. Of those, 34 were able to donate and save lives of patients across Oklahoma."
For years, Randall University has gladly partnered with OBI to afford members of the university family the opportunity to participate in this act of charity for people in need. Scripture teaches that “For the life of every creature is its blood: its blood is its life” (Lev 17:14). The donating of blood literally gives what is life-saving for many who have suffered blood-loss due to illness, tragic accident, and major surgery. This is just one of many ways that Randall University does good for the community at large, seeking to fulfill Jesus’ teaching to “let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven” (Matthew 5:16).
- written by Denny Kuhn
Randall Launches New Athletics Website
For the first time in school history, Randall University Athletics has launched its own website. As of July 19, 2017, RUSaints.com will now be the official home of Randall Saints Athletics. Visit the new site and learn more about all the resources the site offers. We are very excited to share this new site with you!
Saints "Dream Big" for Autism Awareness
On December 2, Randall's men's and women's basketball teams hosted Ozark Christian for back-to-back match-ups. But this evening was about so much more than basketball. During the men's game, both Randall and Ozark teamed up with the Kids and Dreams Foundation, which raises awareness and support for those with autism and children who are experiencing bullying. The evening was well-chronicled in an article by Adam Troxtell in the Norman Transcript, which we encourage you to read.
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