The scholarship is named after Kenneth Ruscio ’76, Washington and Lee University president emeritus and ODK’s national president from 2002-06.
W&L’s Alpha Circle of ODK, the national leadership honor society, inducted seven new undergraduate members and five honorary initiates.
Delegates representing the more than 300 circles of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) gathered in Charlotte, North Carolina, to review and vote upon a new governance structure.
The leadership organization also presented the James G. Leyburn Award to Srimayi B. “Tinni” Sen.
The scholarship will be the first awarded in the 2018-19 academic year.
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Pinho’s award is part of ODK’s 2018 General Russell E. Dougherty National Leader of the Year competition.
ODK inducted four honorary and seven student initiates
The national leadership honor society will welcome four honorary and 35 student initiates.
Dew’s speech, titled "The Making, and Unmaking, of a Racist," will precede the ODK induction.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. Jonathan Holloway’s recent ODK Lecture on “The Price of Recognition: Race and the Making of the Modern University” will be shown in Stackhouse Theater, followed by a panel discussion.
Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, will welcome four honorary and 39 student initiates at Washington and Lee University’s annual Founders Day/ODK Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel.
Jonathan Holloway, historian of post-emancipation American history and black intellectualism and dean of Yale College, will be the featured speaker at Washington and Lee University’s Founders Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation.
W&L's Alpha Circle of ODK is a recipient of a 2017 Maurice A. Clay Leadership Development Initiative Grant, designed to enhance leadership development