Honors College

Omicron Delta Kappa

The Omicron Delta Kappa Society is a national leadership honor society that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership, and exemplary character. membership in ODK is a mark of the highest distinction and honor. Students must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students at the time of initiation into ODK, have at least a 3.25 GPA, and have exhibited proven leadership in campus and community activities. Emphasis is placed on the development of the whole person, both as a member of the college community and as a contributor to a better soceity.

The Society also recognizes achievement in these four areas: athletics; campus/community service, social/religious activities, and campus government; journalism, speech and the mass media; and creative and performing arts. (See idea list of achievement possibilities, click here.)

If you believe that you have demonstrated achievement in any of these areas, we strongly encourage you to apply for membership.

Application forms will be available at meetings and in the University Honors College main office on the second floor, Room 205. Should you have any questions about ODK, please contact Susan Lyons by e-mail at Susan.Lyons@mtsu.edu, or call 615-898-5645. In the meantime, if you wish to learn more about Omicron Delta Kappa, please visit the National Web site at http://www.odk.org.