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Important Update:

The physical campus remains closed through May 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many services remain available virtually. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Lessons in Leadership is UCO’s unique speaker series which features outstanding metro, state, national and global leaders from a variety of backgrounds once a week. Students who choose to take the course for credit may earn either 1 or 3 credit hours. This fall semester course focuses on developing student's individual leadership capacity and presenting numerous viewpoints and personal anecdotal lessons from varying leaders.

Lessons in Leadership meets Tuesday mornings each fall semester from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Constitution Hall, Nigh University Center, unless noted otherwise. Each presentation is open to the entire university student body, faculty and staff.


2019 Speaker Schedule

Aug. 27: Adam Pugh, Oklahoma State Senator 

Sept. 10: Chris and Amme Weilert, UCO Alumni and Community Business Leaders

Sept. 17: Bob Blackburn, Oklahoma Historical Center

Sept. 24: Matt Pinnell, Oklahoma Lieutant Governor 

Oct. 1: Nikki Nice, Oklahoma City Council Woman

Oct.  8: Cyndi Munson, Oklahoma State Representative

  • This event will take place in the Radke Fine Arts Theater, Center for Transformative Learning

Oct. 15: Michael Carolina, Executive Director, OCAST 

Nov. 5: Jim Dunlap and Pat Hall, Founders of Majority Plus Government Relations Firm 

Nov. 19: David Castillo, President/CEO, Greater OKC Hispanic Chamber 

Nov. 26: Kendra Horn, Oklahoma Congresswoman, 5th District 

Dec. 3: Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar, UCO President


For additional information or questions about the program, email Leadership Central or call 405-974-5560.