Leadership conference to address Millennials’ role in world’s future success

OU public health and social work professor David Moxley is the keynote speaker for the 5th annual USAO Student Leadership Conference beginning at 6 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the Davis Hall Amphitheater.

Leadership conference to address Millennials’ role in world’s future success


University of Science and Arts students will have the opportunity to develop and enhance their leadership skills at the 5th annual Student Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Davis Hall Amphitheatre at USAO.

David Moxley, a professor at the University of Oklahoma, will deliver the keynote address which will discuss the vital role student leaders and the Millennial generation play in the future success of the country as well as globally.

Moxley’s keynote, titled “Student Leadership in Civil Society: Laying the Foundation for a Life Long Career of Social Responsibility and Personal Development,” will highlight the leadership that Millennials will exercise in the future.

“Student leaders in higher education are one of the most important assets global society now possesses,” Moxley said. “They are fundamental in addressing and overcoming the many challenges the globe faces including advancing income equity, eradicating poverty, developing healthy children, supporting the development of women and fostering the well-being of elders.”

Moxley is OU’s Oklahoma Healthcare Authority Medicaid Endowed Professor of Health and professor of Community Practice in Social Work. His focuses are in advocacy in social welfare, organizational and community practice, research and development in social work, and innovation and enterprise.

Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the amphitheater lobby.

The leadership conference is designed to give students an opportunity to develop and enhance their leadership skills while networking with other leaders on campus.

After Moxley’s keynote address, participants will attend breakout sessions to discuss and refine specific leadership tools.

Other presenters include USAO students, staff and faculty.

The conference is sponsored by Student Services, Division of Enrollment Management, and co-sponsored by President's Leadership Council, Student Government Association, Student Activities Board, Leadership Academy, Young Conservatives and several student volunteers.

More information about the conference can be found by calling 574-1378.