RECOGNIZING CAMPUS COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
Omicron Delta Kappa ≠ one of the most prestigious national societies to
recognize leadership ≠ is now accepting applications for the Spring 2013
semester. Sigma Circle of ODK at College Park began in 1927 and, since
then, has initiated over 3900 students, faculty, and honorary members.
ODK tapped Senator Joe Tydings in 1950 when he was playing varsity
lacrosse and US Congressman Steny Hoyer in 1962 when he was SGA Vice
President. ODK has also initiated other proven leaders such as State
Senate President Thomas V. ≥Mike≤ Miller, Jane and Jim Henson, and
honorary members President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pulitzer Prize winning
author Dr. James MacGregor Burns, and Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond.
The names of all of these outstanding leaders, along with many others, are
engraved on the ODK Fountain on McKeldin Mall.
ODK brings together junior, senior, and graduate students with our most
outstanding faculty members, to recognize campus leaders and to encourage
other students to achieve. We seek accomplished leaders in five areas of
campus community life.
CAMPUS OR COMMUNITY SERVICE, SOCIAL, RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES AND CAMPUS
JOURNALISM, SPEECH AND THE MASS MEDIA
CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS
Omicron Delta Kappa requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of
3.34 for juniors (60-89 credits), 3.45 for seniors (90 credits), and 3.88
for graduate students to be considered for membership.
ODK needs your help to identify talented and deserving leaders for
Applications are available ON-LINE now! Students should visit
www.odk.umd.edu to begin the application process. Applications must be
received electronically no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, February 8,