Subject: ODK applications now available
RECOGNIZING CAMPUS COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
Omicron Delta Kappa – one of the most prestigious national societies to
recognize leadership – is now accepting applications for the Fall 2014
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 3.38
for juniors (60-89 credits), 3.48 for seniors (90 credits), and 3.87 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, September 19, 2014.
Contact Person: Brooke Lecky Supple
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