Leadership and Volunteerism provides educational programming and opportunities for students to “make a difference.” Through numerous programs and activities, L&V helps students further develop their leadership skills, assists with personal growth through student learning and connects students to volunteer opportunities in the local community and beyond.
OU LEAD Team is a peer Leadership Education and Development team. LEAD Team students serve as facilitators of icebreakers and teambuilding exercises and as ambassadors for the Office of Leadership and Volunteerism.
The Big Event is the University of Oklahoma's official day of community service. Every spring, over 4,000 students, faculty, and staff go out across the Norman and Greater Oklahoma City metro area for one day of service.
This award is in connection with the Oklahoma Standard, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum campaign, committed to promoting these three acts – service, honor and kindness.
The office of Leadership & Volunteerism coordinates two annual recognition ceremonies - Outstanding Senior Ceremony each fall and the Campus Awards Program each spring.