Michael "Moog" Aguilar, M.B.A.
- Founder (OU Gaming Club)
- Adjunct Instructor (Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass. Comm.)
When we set out to build gaming and esports energies at OU we knew from day one that desire and demand wasn't going to be the issue. It was going to be administrative buy-in and cultural mindset elevation. Four years of development and execution have brought us to this elevated state. We strategized our milestones, intential programs, and coupled it with the student voice and campus culture to build something that is 100% OU from top to bottom. Our roadmap is still only about 33% executed in 2020 and we have much more to showcase, innovate, and explore! We're barely scratching the surface. - Moog
Students that are members of this heralded program are selected based on passion, goals, and experience. They are interviewed and vetted by a pool of student peers and departmental staff as award winners of distiction for the Solidus Fund Award. Student awards at this juncture are part of the original 2016 plans of development that lays out a full roadmap that will result in these roles becoming part-time and full-time positions at the university once fully executed.
When we have the opportunity we start our backfill process with a one(1) semester overlap of exiting leadership to allow for extensive crosstraining and reduce any chance of a lapse in execution or productivity.