Thursday, January 28, 2010

THINK BIG: Tennessee State University Scholars Selected For Omicron Delta Kappa Society Inc.’s Collegiate Leadership Conference

Tennessee State University honor students Chanelle Ward and Sheldon Welch were selected to take part in an annual leadership conference with 40 other scholars across the nation. 

Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Collegiate Leadership Honor Society’s the Campus Leaders Today, Community Leaders Tomorrow program, scheduled March 11-14, will bring college leaders together to prepare them for service as board members for nonprofit organizations.

The students will travel to Richmond for a series of lectures and discussions and they will experience a meeting with selected nonprofit board and staff members.  This is the sixth year for this highly successful program which has become the signature program of Omicron Delta Kappa.

The Omicron Delta Kappa Society Inc., The National Leadership Honor Society for college students, recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character.  The organization was founded Dec. 3, 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington Va. by 15 student and faculty leaders.  

Omicron Delta Kappa was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities: membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is a mark of highest distinction and honor.  The society is now present on the campuses of over 300 colleges around the country.

For further information about Omicron Delta Kappa Society Inc., please visit

                     Chanelle Ward                      Sheldon Welch

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