Business Leaders Dinner Wrapup

Nearly 100 influential business leaders from across the community helped make Southwestern Christian  University’s dinner for its Business Leaders Network a stirring success.

The event, which featured former Oklahoma Governor David Hall, was designed to raise the awareness of Southwestern Christian University and its future blueprint for growth outlined by President Dr. Reggies Wenyika.

The BLN allowed Wenyika to give first-hand details about the growing momentum on SCU’s Bethany campus. Wenyika presented SCU’s long-range plan to impact, educate and deploy more servant leaders from Southwestern Christian University who will in his words Soar High and Beyond.

“Our vision is to continue growing in quality, quantity, and in our capacity to reach the entire world,” Wenyika said. “A day is coming when the sun will not set on an SCU graduate.”

Wenyika in his vision “Take Flight and Soar 2025” detailed his plans for campus revitalization, establishment of a Foundation and growing SCU’s existing endowment. He also spoke about growth strategies as it relates to the university’s workforce, academic programs and student enrollment.

Earlier, recognition was given to Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel for his award-winning writing and his continued support of Southwestern Christian University.

Another highlight was Vice President of Development Joe Blackwell introducing video testimonies given by SCU student Kyle Mickleburgh and recent graduate Andrew Magbee. Both s told of the impact SCU has had on their lives and how they intend to use what they learned here as they continue to grow both as a student and a professional.

“The evening went very well for the first Business Leaders Network Banquet,” Blackwell said. “We are excited to see the contributions as a result of this event. We are making plans for future BLN events.”