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OU Outreach - Transforming Lives

OU Outreach is committed to the lifelong learner.

Whether you are seeking or wanting to complete a degree, needing professional development training, exploring youth camps for your children or grandchildren, or looking for other enriching learning opportunities, you will discover an array of exciting educational programs.

Young and inquiring minds

OU Outreach’s youth programs offer learning opportunities throughout the year for children and teens in grades 1-12.

Whether it’s flying high in Sooner Flight Academy, prepping for the ACT, learning math and science in summer camp, or tackling world issues in Model UN, youth programs has something for every young, inquiring mind.

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Expand your educational opprotunities

OU Outreach enables working adults and students to earn course credits, degrees and invest in non-credit certifications regardless of their busy lifestyles.

100% Online or one of OU's Worldwide Locations

Named as one of the nation's Best Colleges for Veterans in 2014, OU Outreach offers a variety of independent study, online courses, degree programs and military-site locations to our service members, no matter where they are serving across the world.

Military Programs

Enhance your professional knowledge

Professionals — whether in business, education, or other fields—need skills training that will help them stay current in their positions, advance in their careers, or equip them for new jobs. OU Outreach offers diverse professional development opportunities that will help you succeed.

Professional Development Programs

Grants & Partnership Development

A significant part of OU Outreach are the many grant and contract partnerships held with federal, state, regional, and local entities. These affiliations address broad social, professional, and educational concerns. We work with agencies and organizations of all sizes in the development of exciting new programs, services, and activities.

Grants and Partnerships

OU Outreach Is All About Transformations

In a fast paced, constantly changing world, it’s hard to keep up. Individuals, organizations, businesses, communities, and others have relied on OU Outreach to assist in their transformation. Let OU Outreach help you transform your career, your life, your future.

Medieval Fair Lecture Series

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Learn about the Middle Ages just for fun

Don’t miss the upcoming Medieval Fair Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the OU Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Scheduled for the third Friday of each month, the lectures feature interesting speakers covering a variety of topics surrounding the history of this fascinating period.

Medieval Fair Lectures

ACT and PSAT Prep Courses

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Year Round Academic Opportunities

Do you have a high school student getting ready for college? OU Precollegiate Programs offers ACT and PSAT prep courses to help ensure each student’s success when he or she sits for the real exam. The prep courses feature lectures with practice tests, suggested test taking strategies, and time management during the test.

Precollegiate Programs

Public and Community Services

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Programs to meet America's pressing social needs

For more than 60 years, programs within Outreach's Public and Community Services division have developed programs that recognize and respond to changing social and cultural needs. PCS programming remains constant in its efforts to address the needs of under-served populations. Our broad scope of staff and talent allow us to compete successfully for federal grants and contracts.

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Valuing Equity and Diversity

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Seminar to enhance teaching and learning for diverse students - October 21-22

Teachers, administrators, and parents will be interested in a one-and-a-half day seminar on Valuing Equity and Diversity. Hosted by OU's C3/SC3 Comprehensive Center, the seminar will focus on the importance of building a school atmosphere that values equity and diversity for all students and will address how to meet the educational needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

Seminar Information

Lean Paperless Office

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Help your office reduce waste and get a bit greener

Join us for a morning session working through the pros and cons of using paper to process information, and learn how to apply some basic Lean tools to information flow in the office, including 5S, mistake proofing, and process mapping. Training will be held at Tinker Business Industrial Park in Midwest City, with several upcoming dates to choose from. This course is appropriate for someone with no prior Lean experience.

OU Lean Institute

OU Economic Development Institute

OU EDI, University of Oklahoma Outreach

The premiere economic development program in the nation

OU EDI is now accepting registrations for the 2014 institute in Indianapolis. Institute sessions will provide economic developers with up-to-date knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in the constantly changing economic development environment. Session topics will include business retention and expansion, entrepreneurship, marketing, strategic planning, and more.

OU EDI - Indianapolis