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business educator

Manoi Smith Adair, business educator. Certified professional secretary. Member of Professional Secretaries International, Southwest Administrative Services Association, Southwestern Federation Administrative Disciplines, Oklahoma Business Education Association, National Business Education Association, Eastern Star Lodge, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Background

Adair, Manoi Smith was born on December 8, 1927 in Boswell, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Rowland Demcie and Bonnie Mae (Watson) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1950. Master in Business Education, University Oklahoma, 1958.

Career

With Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, since 1955, associate professor, business, since 1969, chairman faculty, 1976—1977, director, European study tour, 1978, acting dean, school business, 1981—1982, 1984—1985, chairman, curriculum revision, 1982—1983. Assistant dean, school business, since 1985. Conductor workshops for secretaries.

Achievements

  • Certified professional secretary.

Religion

Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.

Politics

Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Member of Professional Secretaries International, Southwest Administrative Services Association, Southwestern Federation Administrative Disciplines, Oklahoma Business Education Association, National Business Education Association, Eastern Star Lodge, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Pi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Preston Lee Adair, March 25, 1948. Children: Karen Ruth, Sharon Kay.

father:
Rowland Demcie Smith

mother:
Bonnie Mae (Watson) Smith

spouse:
Preston Lee Adair

child:
Karen Ruth Adair

child:
Sharon Kay Adair