The Southwestern Christian University 2012 Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 5th at 10am at OKC Faith Church in Oklahoma City.
After several years of being held in SCU’s Pickens-Springer Gymnasium, OKC Faith Church graciously offered the use of their auditorium for the ceremony, eliminating the budding problem of limited space and seating in the gymnasium as SCU continues to grow and graduate more students.
The keynote speaker for the event will be Dan Roberts, the nephew of Oral Roberts who is the founder of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Mr. Roberts is known as an inspirational senior-level organization leader, skilled in development, communication, vision casting, strategy implementation, multi-disciplinary team building, marketing, finance and technology. A gifted business leader, minister and public speaker with an eye for detail and a heart for empowering others. Mr. Roberts possesses an exceptional ability to liaise with stakeholders on all levels and motivate right-sized teams both large and small.
A graduate of Oral Roberts University in 1990, Dan Roberts spends his professional career interwoven between fruitful ministry endeavors and repetitively successful business ventures. He has pastored several churches, hosted a syndicated daily television show and served in a parachurch organization assisting in the oversight of 1,800 ministers, 300 domestic churches, fund raising and published communications. He frequently consults for ministers and churches. Additionally, he is an active speaker in the non-profit and educational arenas.
Mr. Roberts is an entrepreneur at heart, owning an impressive history of uniformly successful business ventures including real estate investments, oil and gas property investments, the personal acquisition of approximately 150 individual companies with strategies ranging from buy-and-hold to arbitrage. He, along with his wife, Nancy, pioneered several companies some of which they still own including a multi-state staffing enterprise and two industry-leading national data and technology companies. In addition, he serves as a mentor and coach to many business executives and budding entrepreneurs.
As a spirit-filled, Christian and family-man, life for Mr. Roberts is full and rewarding. He is the husband to his loving wife, Nancy, and father of two amazing sons and two miracle daughters. Although his world certainly has serious moments, Mr. Roberts is often found laughing at his children’s or even his own antics.
For more information on Southwestern Christian’s commencement ceremonies, please visit www.swcu.edu/commencement.
Posted on Thu, April 19, 2012
by Kasey Gardner