OBU’s Division of Teacher Education along with Seminole State College will host the Discover Teaching Event at the Firelake Arena in Shawnee Feb. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Firelake Arena is located at 18145 Rangeline Road.

This free event is open to all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and will feature guest speaker Donna Gradel. She is an environmental science teacher at Broken Arrow Public Schools and was named Oklahoma’s 2018 Teacher of the Year in September at a ceremony at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

High school students are invited to learn about college and career opportunities in education. The event will feature college representatives as well as teachers explaining career options in education and their importance.

Spots are limited. To RSVP, contact pam.robinson@okbu.edu.

For more information about OBU’s Division of Teacher Education, visit www.okbu.edu/humanities/teacher-education.

With its campus located in Shawnee, OBU offers 10 bachelor’s degrees with 88 fields of study and five master’s degree programs. The Christian liberal arts university has an overall enrollment of 2.011, with students from 37 states and 40 other countries. OBU has been rated as one of the top 10 regional colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report for 27 consecutive years and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 25 consecutive years. OBU is one of three universities in Oklahoma and the only private Oklahoma university listed on Great Value College’s rankings of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com consistently ranks OBU as a top university in Oklahoma and the Princeton Review has named OBU one of the best colleges and universities in the western United States for 14 consecutive years.