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Student Life Lecture Board

The Student Life Lecture Board (SLLB) sponsors a popular and diverse series of lectures at Oakland University that educate, inform, motivate and entertain OU students and the community.  

Past Speakers

Some of the past speakers include Dr. Jane Goodall,  Blake Mycoskie, Thomas Friedman, Alton Brown, Mitch Albom, Maya Angelou, Pearl Bailey, President Jimmy Carter, Danny Glover, James Earl Jones, Robert Kennedy Jr., Charles Kuralt, Al Roker, Kurt Vonnegut, Lech Walesa and Oprah Winfrey. See the complete list of past speakers.

featured event

April 17, 2014
Vanessa Bayer and Kate McKinnon wsg Streeter Seidell will be performing at OU on Thursday, April 17, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the O'rena. Tickets are FREE for OU students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests. $5 for the general public. Pick up your tickets at the CSA Service Window, 49 Oakland Center, 248-370-4407.


Student Life Lecture Board Members

Current SLLB members for 2013-2014 include:

  • Miranda Divozzo, Student Co-chair,
  • Jean Ann Miller, Staff Co-chair, Director, The Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development,
  • Amy Ring, Residence Director, University Student Apartments
  • Elizabeth Talbert, Faculty representative
  • Melinda Booth, AP Assembly representative
  • Brandon Hanna, OUSC student body president
  • Kalik Jones, SPB chair
  • Emily Collins, Student representative
  • Rylin Ploe, Student representative
  • Robbie Williford, Student representative
  • Samantha Wolf, Student representative

The Student Life Lecture Board By-laws cover the purpose of the organization, membership, responsibilities, meetings and amendments.