We are future shapers.

Who do we look to, to shape our world?

Tomorrow’s difference makers will understand they are part of something bigger.

And you’ll find them at OBU.

Mackenzie Knox

Mackenzie Knox

This senior discovers a greater calling during her time on Bison Hill.

Carsten Kates

Carsten Kates

With his education and experience at OBU, this future shaper is prepared for what's next.

Joy Carl

Joy Carl

This future shaper enriches the OBU campus and engages a diverse world.

Reinaldo Figueroa

Music leads to a lesson of grace for this OBU student.

Katie Logan

This alumna is committed to being who God called her to be.

Braelyn Ross

This future shaper discovered her passion through graphic design.

Brock Brown

This OBU student pursues his calling as a Musical Arts major.

Lia Hillman

A love of sharing helps this OBU alumna shape the future of others.

Jessica Smith

Mathematics alumna Jessica Smith found her experiences at OBU the perfect "formula" for success.


Professor Joshua Brunet

Professor Brunet inspires students to see God in all disciplines of art.


Chinonso Allinor

OBU alumni Chinonso Allinor finds nursing a way to live out the word of God by caring for people.


Dr. Meredith Bailey

Dr. Bailey loves engaging with students and integrating faith into her role of teaching.

Kelsey Doughty

Accounting alumna Kelsey Doughty sees how her faith can be carried out in the professional world by serving others.


Dr. David Gambo

Dr. Gambo is passionate about students understanding that at the heart of ministry is loving Jesus.

Olivianna Calmes

As a broadcast journalist, alumna Olivianna Calmes is a storyteller who seeks to love people and give them a voice.


Ryan Fisher

Providing sports and recreation programs for local families and youth, this future shaper makes a difference in his community.


Seth Wright

Through his love of music and performance, this alumnus crafts the musical sounds of films, video games and more.


Lucas Adams

The journey of one alumnus from OBU, to an elite graduate program, to the front lines of research on the hunt for a COVID–19 vaccine.


Gage Bullard

Through the study of mathematics at OBU, see the beauty and structure of God’s design through the universal language of numbers.


Emily Day

Whether practicing for her future career or leading worship in chapel, this OBU student works to use music to impact others.


Chris Mehn

Whether on the football field or in the computer lab, this student lives out his faith through serving others.


J.T. Vongor

Both in the classroom and on the field, this OBU student makes a profound difference in the lives of others.


Gavin Yoesting

How the power of family and inspiration transformed one OBU student’s academic and career path.