Clubs & Activities

Each year our program sends highly qualified and energetic students to events where they consistently earn numerous awards and recognition. ORU provides a variety of government-oriented clubs, organizations and activities for students with a passion to experience government in action.

Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature (OIL)
Equips all majors with the knowledge and experience to work within government and includes a five-day competition at the Oklahoma state capitol.

Model United Nations (MUN)
A mock United Nations assembly attended each year by ORU students as representatives of different nations. Diplomatic and research skills are highlighted.

Mock Trial
Courtroom simulation that teaches trial advocacy skills with students assuming the roles of both witness and attorney. Students handle motions, give opening statements, lead direct and cross examine, and prepare closing argument.

Model Arab League
A regional competition where students from several universities learn about and compete as representatives from member states of the Arab League. Students use the experience to hone their skills in public speaking and diplomacy, in addition to learning about the politics and history of the Arab world.

Phi Alpha Theta
Honor Society for history and social studies education majors with honors standing.

Christian Legal Society
A resource for law school-bound undergraduate students, hosting speakers and events discussing today's legal issues and providing opportunities for LSAT preparation.

College Republicans, College Democrats, College Libertarians
Three clubs that provide opportunities for discussions, special speakers, and volunteering with political parties and political campaigns.

International Relations and Development Organization
Explores and discusses major issues dealing with American foreign policy and international development. Activities include hosting guest speakers and offering career readiness workshops.

Global Crisis Simulation
A one day event in which a group of students along with HHG faculty plan a secret global/regional crisis where students divide into countries or groups to deal with the crisis. Past simulations have focused on an international hijacking, an attack on an international school in Pakistan, a major natural disaster in South East Asia, a nuclear issue initiated by North Korea, and a global nuclear crisis.