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Bridge Builders
Bridge Builders is the first and only organization for, about, and run by African-American student-athletes at the University of Oklahoma. The mission of Bridge Builders is to effectively address and find solutions to the academic, athletic, social, cultural and emotional issues unique to African-American student-athletes.
For student-athletes to meet their full potential, the following seven core topic areas, when developed, should help in the process: spiritualism, health, politics, education, economics, activism and community involvement.
Bridge Builders is heavily involved in community service including charitable organizations within the Norman and Oklahoma City area; and two schools from the Norman Public School District.
 2009-10 Bridge Builders Officers
 President  Francie Ekwerekwu  Senior, Human Relations/Psychology
 Vice President  D'Andre Fisher  Junior, Human Relations
 Secretary  Jasmine Still  Senior, Sociology
 Webmaster/Historian/Treasurer  Monique L. Gaines  Senior, Industrial Engineering
 Community Service Liason  Jalesa Walker  Junior, French
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OU Athletics Diversity Programs
McClendon Center for Intercollegiate Athletics | 180 W Brooks, Norman, OK 73019
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