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  • President's Society

    The ODU President’s Society recognizes students who have both the passion and purpose to lead and serve ODU and the community. 

    Members of the President's Society combine academic success, leadership, service, and dedication to Ohio Dominican's mission. They serve as representatives of the Office of the President and ODU at major university functions such as convocation and commencement.

    Selection Criteria

    Applicants must:

    • Have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours by the end of their sophomore year.
    • Be a junior or senior by the beginning of the following fall semester. Preference will be given to seniors who apply, as juniors who are not accepted can re-apply the following year.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing academic excellence, and growth as a learner, holding a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to Ohio Dominican University through sustained leadership in co-curricular involvement, service and engagement in community events.
    • Possess an understanding of the university’s core values, mission and traditions.
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to represent Ohio Dominican at key university functions.

    President Society Member Benefits

    • Attend important university functions and events.
    • Network with university administrators, alumni, board members and friends.
    • Receive leadership training.
    • Receive ODU apparel to wear at events.

    To Apply

    To apply for the President's Society, you must:

    • Submit an application by February 9, 2015. 
    • Submit one letter of recommendation from a member of the ODU faculty or staff.  (Can be uploaded with application or turned into to the Student Development Office, Griffin 249.)
    • Participate in an interview.


    • Selection decisions will be made by a committee of ODU administration. 
    • Selections will be made by the end of February.
    • Duties could begin immediately, and will include the Spring Commencement ceremony.
    • The first full year of duties will begin on July 1.

    For more information, please contact Sharon Reed, Dean of Student Life, at (614) 251-4595 or reeds@ohiodominican.edu.  

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  • Contact Info

    Student Development

    Student Center, Suite 249
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Phone: (614) 251-4595
    Fax:     (614) 251-4442
    studentdevelopment@ ohiodominican.edu