Lessons in Leadership

Lessons in Leadership is UCO’s unique speaker series which features outstanding local, state and national 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 2016 Speaker Schedule:

8/30       Dr. Don Betz: President, UCO

9/13       Melissa McLawhorn Houston: Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor

9/20       Mo Anderson: Vice Chairman, Keller Williams and Author NUC, Ballroom C

9/27       Charlie Price & Emily Bullard Lang: UCO/PLC Alumni, Price Lang Consulting NUC, Will Rogers

10/4       Suzette Grillot: Dean, OU International and Area Studies

10/11     Justice Yvonne Kauger: Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice

10/18     George Young: Oklahoma State Representative, District 99

10/25     Jason Nelson: Oklahoma State Representative, District 87

11/1       Election Special: State Questions/Civic Engagement

11/8       Ron Sharp: Oklahoma State Senator, District 17

11/15     Michael Carolina: Executive Director, OCAST

11/22     Kay Floyd: Oklahoma State Senator, District 46

11/29     Lindy Ritz: President, The Ritz Group LLC & Former Director, FAA