New Program Opens Doors for Employees With Limited English Proficiency

Employees at local manufacturing plant improve English speaking, cultural skills through new OU Extended Campus Workplace English Program.

CESL Hosts Leadership Summer Camps

OU’s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) hosted students as part of the English for Leadership and Civic Engagement Summer Program.

Highlights from the Spring 2019 CESL Graduation

Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) students were recognized at a graduation reception in the Cross Center Black Box Theater on May 9.

Summer Camp Aims to Help ESL Students Become Community Connected

OU's CESL and OKC Public Schools offer new summer camp aimed at empowering ESL students to advocate and create change in their school and communities.

CESL Class Highlight - Global Citizenship Series

The Global Citizenship Series gets CESL students out of the classroom and into the community.

Photo Highlights from CESL's Culture Night

CESL students gathered together for Culture Night, an event celebrating the customs and culture of their home countries.

Highlights from the Winter 2017 CESL Graduation

CESL students were recognized for their efforts to learn the English language and American culture during a graduation ceremony and reception on Thursday.


The CESL Winter Festival is scheduled for December 11-14 this year, and you definitely won’t want to miss it.

CESL Students Show Off English Skills in Poster Presentations

CESL students put their newly acquired English skills to the test during a poster presentation, “Discovering American Culture Through Photojournalism.”

Japanese Students Visit the Sooner Nation

Japanese students visiting from Kyoto, Japan, met with Norman Mayor Lynne Miller at a reception hosted by PASSPORTS.