Class of 1969
Cory Nickerson is a 1969 graduate of Oral Roberts University. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree with continuing education in sales, motivation, human resource management, accounting, and finance management. A member of the Rotary Club of Tulsa for over 25 years, he conducted the Rotary Men of Note, a 35-voice men’s choral group, for 18 years. In his volunteer work through Rotary International, Cory has chaired numerous committees and served as competition administrator for the Crescendo Music Awards for 16 years. Crescendo Music Awards is an international competition that has awarded more than $460,000 to serious high school and college student musicians. Cory served as president for the Rotary Club of Tulsa in 2008-09; it was the 7th or 8th largest Rotary Club in the world at the time. Cory is married to Dr. LaDonna Osborn and has spent more than 40 years in ministry-related administration and management with Osborn Ministries International, frequently traveling in overseas ministry with Dr. LaDonna. He is currently the treasurer and international finance manager for the international ministry, and serves as a deacon in his local Tulsa church, International Gospel Center. His hobbies include music, reading, grandkids, and 4,000-mile motorcycle rides.