Leadership & Service Awards
The program serves as an opportunity for members of the campus community to nominate students, faculty and staff for a variety of honors. The annual Leadership & Service Awards program brings together approximately 400 campus community members each April.
Omicron Delta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded December 3, 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia by 15 student and faculty leaders. Since its founding, Omicron Delta Kappa has initiated over 300,000 members.
The Ashland University circle of ΟΔΚ was founded on March 18, 2012 with members representing a variety of areas of campus. In 2016, 67 students were initiated in to the Ashland University circle of ΟΔΚ.
The Society recognizes achievement in the following five areas: Scholarship; Athletics; Campus or Community Service; Social or Religious Activities and Campus Government; Journalism, Speech and the Mass Media; and Creative and Performing Arts.
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
Each year, a select group of students are honored as recipients of the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award, which is considered one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow upon a student. This exclusive honor was awarded to 82 Ashland University seniors for the 2015-2016 academic year.