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Johnson takes reins of Ohio Valley University


UNIVERSITIES
Johnson inaugurated as OVU president

OHIO VALLEY UNIVERSITY
James A. Johnson was formally inaugurated Oct. 7 as the seventh president of Ohio Valley University in Vienna, W.V.
Johnson took the presidential reins Jan. 1, and helped the university raise more than $3 million in a fiscal year for the first time in its history.

Hornets’front office creates a buzz at OC

OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

Anew student apartment complex under construction at Oklahoma Christian University will serve a differentpurpose during the 2005-06 National Basketball Association season.

Thecomplex, expected to be completed soon, will house as many as 108 familiesemployed by the New Orleans Hornets, who moved most of their games to Oklahoma City as a resultof Hurricane Katrina.

“Webelieve this is a great opportunity for OC to demonstrate our commitment to thecommunity and to minister to a group whose lives and livelihoods have beenadversely affected by Hurricane Katrina,” executive vice president AlfredBranch told The EdmondSun.

Professor’slistserv helps hurricane recovery

FAULKNER UNIVERSITY

FaulknerUniversity’s law school created and managed a listserv — a computer mailinglist – — to help 200 planners, architects, engineers and other specialists asthey plotted the post-Hurricane Katrina recovery.

Associatelaw professor Chad Emerson arranged for the listserv, where participants couldshare data, answer one another’s questions and network. The cyberspace meetingspreceded the Mississippi Renewal Forum organized by Gov. Haley Barbour,Faulkner officials said.

MINISTRIES

Cambodia ministryagreement signed

SUNSETINTERNATIONAL BIBLE INSTITUTE

The“Three Strand Cord” ministry training agreement was signed Sept. 24 by leadersof the Central church, Stockton, Calif.; the NorthHeights church, Batesville,Ark.; and the Sunset International BibleInstitute, Lubbock, Texas.

Theyagreed to evangelize and plant congregations all over Cambodia, servethat nation through community service and involvement, and train and equippreachers and teachers.

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