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American Indian Institute

Norma Neely, EdD, Director

The American Indian Institute (Aii) provides culturally sensitive conferences, training, strategic planning services, and expert technical assistance to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Canadian First Nation tribes and bands.

Current Conversations

Robert Con Davis-Undiano, Host

Current Conversations is a television show hosted by Robert Con Davis-Undiano and produced by Video and Media Services in OU Outreach. Each episode covers a new, topical event going on in our world.


Dick Pryor, JD, General Manager

KGOU Radio is a full service public radio station, licensed to the University of Oklahoma and operated by OU Outreach. KGOU's mission is to help people become deeply informed about the issues that affect their lives, be better prepared to make decisions, and be more engaged in our community.

Medieval Fair

Ann Marie Eckart, BA, Project Director

The Medieval Fair of Norman is living history fair featuring educational exhibits, arts, crafts, food, games, demonstrations, and entertainment at seven stages. The medieval village master crafters demonstrate their skills at the fair’s art and craft booths offering unique and handcrafted pottery, wood crafts, stained glass, armor, costumes, jewelry, leather crafts, and much more.

National Center for Disability Education and Training

Annie Baghdayan, PhD, BCBA-D, Director

The goal of the National Center for Disability Education and Training (NCDET) is to improve independent living, employment, and career opportunities for people with disabilities, thereby enhancing their lives and the communities in which they live. Through model programs, NCDET demonstrates that youth and adults with disabilities can be successfully employed.

National Resource Center for Youth Services

Kristi Charles, MSW, Director

The National Resource Center for Youth Services (NRCYS) works to improve the quality of life for the nation’s at-risk youth and their families by improving the effectiveness of human services. The Center assists agencies by developing training and technical assistance opportunities that enable child welfare and youth services professionals to take full advantage of available effective practices.

Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies

Jane Irungu, Ph.D., Director

The Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies (SWCHRS) is devoted to studying and resolving human conflict while promoting understanding and cooperation among people of different racial, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. SWCHRS is also home to the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in higher education.

Southwest Prevention Center

Charlene Shreder, MPS, ICPS, Director

The Southwest Prevention Center (SWPC) is a catalyst for positive social change committed to preventing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse and related high-risk behaviors. SWPC provides training, technical assistance, materials development, program evaluation and information dissemination to schools, community-based coalitions, policy makers and other social service and professional agencies.