Lessons in Leadership


Lessons in Leadership is UCO’s unique speaker series which features outstanding metro, staten 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 your 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 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Constitution Hall in the Nigh University Center unless noted otherwise below. Each presentation is open to the entire university student body, faculty and staff.

The 2018 Speaker Schedule:

September 18th            Adam Pugh, Oklahoma State Senator                                                      

September 25th            Michael Carolina, Executive Director – OCAST 

October 2nd                  Dr. Bob Blackburn, Oklahoma Historical Society                                      

October 9th                   Ann Ackerman, President and CEO of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable       

October 23rd                 Melissa Houston, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner                                        

October 30th                 Chris Benge, Chief of Staff to Governor Mary Fallin                                     

November 6th                Pat Hall, Jim Dunlap, Majority Plus - Government Relations Firm              

November 13th              Cyndi Munson, Oklahoma State Representative 

November 20th              Cornel Pewewady, Oklahoma Tribal Liaison                                        

November 27th              Rhonda Hooper, President and CEO of Jordan Advertising