United States Senator James Lankford visited Langston University to meet with student leaders and administration on Friday.
He met with members of the Student Government Association and the Scholars Club in an open dialogue to discuss ways Congress can support the institution.
Senator Lankford shared information on the current political climate and economic growth in Oklahoma. He also expressed the importance of communication and civil discourse.
Senator Lankford charged the students to lead by example. “It is up to you to set the example for the generation following you.”
During his visit, he also attended Dr. Meshack Sagini’s honors Government course to provide insight on the current issues with the University’s top scholars.
“We appreciate Senator Lankford returning to Langston University to visit with our students, and we appreciate his continued support,” said Langston University President, Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr.