Dr. Shindelar Signs Book Deal

Last summer, Dr. Sherry Shindelar signed a three-book contract with Wild Heart Books. Her first novel, Texas Forsaken, was released in May 2024. It is a Christian Historical Romance set in 1860 Texas. The book is the first in her Lone Star Redemption series. Becoming a published fiction author is the fulfillment of a lifelong […]

Graduation 2024

When: May 4th, 10:00 am Doors open at 9:30 Where: Oak Hills Christian College campus- Schreiber Activity Center Gym Livestream: https://youtube.com/live/w_umnpnbF8Y?feature=share Followed by a luncheon Commencement Program

Rural Impact Leadership Conference

This one-day leadership training event for ministry leaders & pastors serving rural & small-town churches is a partnership between our Church Ministries team and the Evangelical Covenant Church’s NW Conference leadership, hosted at Alexandria Covenant Church on March 16, 2024. Our Martin Giese was the opening speaker in 2022 & Glenn Daman – pastor from Stevenson, […]

New Wolfpack Gear Store Now Open!

Head’s up! Your NEW 24/7 OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE Sideline Store is officially up and running. To celebrate, we’re offering fans an epic, month-long promotion–25% OFF sitewide when you use code SPIRIT. Stop reading and start shopping to score the latest fan wear and accessories. Then get out there and cheer on your team. Go OAK HILLS […]

Commencement for OHCC and MMC

When:  May 6th, 10:00 am   Doors open at 9:30 Where:  Oak Hills Christian College campus inn Schreiber Activity Center Gym Livestream:  https://youtube.com/live/JnerBP0Afbo?feature=share Followed by outdoor luncheon


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OHCC Chapel: Black History Month – Leadership Panel (2.8.2022)

Jim Hodgson hosted Trenton Flemming (OHCC Men’s BB Coach), Bryant Tucker (OHCC Women’s BB Coach), & community guests Dr. Gabriel & Ebony Warren (BSU & Evergreen Youth/Family Services) for part 2 of our Black History Month chapel series, as they learned about the “Equal Justice Initiative” & shared from their own backgrounds & opportunities how […]

New Faculty

Oak Hills welcomes Mr. Tom Haldeman as the newest faculty member. Tom will be the faculty advisor/instructor in Business and related programs in Accounting, Marketing, and Healthcare Administration & Services. Tom is a 2017 alum of Oak Hills with broad connections in the Bemidji community.

Jerusalem University College

Oak HIlls announces a new association with the Jerusalem University College. Dr. Gale Struthers of the Biblical Studies Department will oversee this partnership with JUC and advise any students on how to pursue a semester abroad in Israel.

Dr. Sherry Shindelar wins writing contest

Oak Hills Christian College congratulates Dr. Sherry Shindelar on winning a nationwide writing contest by the American Christian Fiction Writers in the category of Historical Romance. This contest is called First Impressions, and it is for the first five pages of an unpublished novel. Dr. Sherry teaches English courses and is part of the Student […]

Oak Hills Christian College Ranked One of the Top 25 Bachelor’s in Counseling for 2021

Bachelor’s Degree Center has selected Oak Hills Christian College as one of the 25 Best Bachelor’s in Counseling for 2021. METHODOLOGY: RANKING THE BEST COUNSELING DEGREE PROGRAMS For students who want to see a real career impact from their bachelor’s degree, Bachelor’s Degree Center editors feature accredited, trusted institutions. The best counseling degree programs in America […]

Oak Hills Alum Earns Award

Oak Hill’s graduate, Anderson St. Georges, MA, LADC, CPP, was selected for the MARRCH Excellence in Practice Counselor of the Year Award.  The Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) is a professional association of addiction treatment professionals and organizations striving to raise awareness about addiction and the power of recovery.  This […]

Give MN

On November 19th, be a part of what God is doing at Oak Hills by giving to the Student Grant Fund through Give MN. Don’t miss this annual statewide day of generosity to the non-profit of your choice. Give to scholarships that help the next generation complete their education, in order to be sent out as […]

Suicide Prevention 5K Run/Walk

A little over a week ago was Bemidji’s annual Suicide Prevention 5K Run/Walk. Chaplain and faculty member, Matt Graf, and a group of students showed their support for loved ones and local organizations working towards prevention, by participating virtually on the Oak Hills campus.

Resident Assistants 2020-2021

If you have not met this year’s student leaders, then allow me the privilege to acquaint you with our fine team. This year’s male RAs from the back to front are: Mark Little Elk, Alex Devall and Caleb Saiia. This year’s female RAs from back to front are: Cori Morris, Lynn Kruse and Jessica Chupp. […]

Campus is Open

Oak Hills exists to train the next generation God is calling to serve vocationally–whether directly in ministry or otherwise. We are taking applications for the 2020 -’21 school year! Come for a campus visit this summer. We would love to help you discover your purpose.

Congratulations Graduates!

How different our last week of classes have been due to the disruption in campus operations associated with COVID-19.  As faculty & staff we are so disappointed.  We all would have been busy preparing for the President’s Dinner on May 8 and Commencement and the Reception on May 9. The excitement for the weekend would […]

COVID-19 Update

7/27/20 – OHCC Student CARES Act News Update The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid provides funding to institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives have been disrupted, many of whom are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet. Institutions have the responsibility of determining how grants will […]

GiveAtHomeMN May 1st – 8th

Many schools and non-profit organizations have had to cancel fund-raising events normally scheduled in the spring months, and Oak Hills is no exception. Givemn.org has stepped in with a helpful solution: GiveAtHomeMN. During the whole week of May 1st – 8th, go to givemn.org and give to the non-profit organization of your choice while staying […]

Winter Fun Day

This Monday, the 20th of January, was a Winter Fun Day on campus. Pictured is a game of broomball next door to campus at Camp Oak Hills. This is a great time of fellowship for staff and students and includes an opportunity to hear about summer ministry positions at Camp Oak Hills in the summer.  […]

Christmas at the Oaks

Last Thursday, December 5th, we celebrated the first Christmas at the Oaks on campus. This event commemorates the advent of the birth of Christ and the conception of Oak Hills under a prominent oak tree overlooking Lake Marquette where six men gathered and prayed for God to provide the property for a camp in 1925. […]

Thank You!

Give to the Max MN has reached its conclusion and raised $27,155 for the Student Grant Fund. The Student Grant Fund houses important scholarships that relieve students financially from tuition becoming a monstrous burden and allows others to simply be here at all. The generosity stretches further than you can imagine and has more impact […]

Scholarship Chapel

Thursday, October 3rd, was Scholarship Chapel on Oak Hills campus. This year’s event brought together donor and scholarship recipient for both the receiving of the award and an after ceremony luncheon catered by Minnesota Nice Cafe. The gathering launched into a pleasant opportunity to connect and share a laugh or two. Six local businesses presented […]

Operation Christmas Child

On September 19th our students set up a station for packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. This ministry each year distributes thousands of these shoe boxes on Christmas day to children across the globe. The steps are easy: (1) find a shoe box, (2) pack it with gifts, (3) pray, (4) drop off the […]

5K for Suicide Prevention

Along the shores of Lake Bemidji on the crisp September morning of the 7th, Mokahum Ministries and Oak Hills Students, Faculty and Staff, all come together for the Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention 5k race with the larger Bemidji community. The event raises finances for Evergreen Youth & Family Services suicide prevention, which works to educate, […]

Addiction Counseling Learning Experience

Students in the Addiction Counseling Program at Oak Hills Christian Colleges had the opportunity to visit Clearwaters Life Center in Clearbrook, MN this past semester as part of their learning experience.  The Clearwaters Life Center has a variety of programs, but the one that was of interest for addiction counseling students was Mustard Seed Homes.  […]

Intercultural Communications Class Trip

Recently, the Intercultural Communications class participated in a cross-cultural journey to the Twin Cities. The purpose of the trip was to expose the students to the ethnic diversity that exists right here in Minnesota. Their trip began at the Mexican Mercado, where they interacted with merchants and sampled some Mexican snacks and drinks. Afterward, the […]

Mokahum Open House

Mokahum Open House on Thursday, May 9th, 3-8pm. Beadwork, jewelry, and artwork by Mokahum students will be for sale. All proceeds will go towards the Student Scholarship Fund for Mokahum students.

Oak Hills Christian College Welcomes Leesa Drury

Oak Hills is pleased to announce the hire of Leesa Drury of Park Rapids, MN as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Marketing. Leesa will be supporting the growth of the school’s local and regional profile, as well as working to increase prayer support and deepen our financial base. Leesa comes to Oak Hills […]

Oak Hills Christian College Blood Drive

Oak Hills Christian College is hosting a blood drive through Memorial Blood Centers on April 4th. This is the sixth year that Oak Hills has brought the mobile blood drive to campus, and each year about 20 staff and students donate blood during the drive. At some point, we will all know a friend, neighbor, […]