Awards and Achievements
The Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity
The Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity is the oldest international dental organization, founded in 1907. With its founding principles of Integrity: Acknowledging and demonstrating that our core values guide our commitments and actions;
Compassion & Inclusion: Engaging all who share our core values to participate in our efforts to realize our vision;
Generosity: Sharing our knowledge, skills and resources to promote oral health as well as personal and professional growth.
The National Honor Society (NHS)
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.
These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is two-fold:
1) recognize and encourage the academic achievement for student professionals and
2) provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS members are deeply committed to scholarship, leadership, service and integrity.An honor society is an association of primarily collegiate chapters whose purposes are to recognize and encourage high scholarship and/or leadership achievement in some broad or specialized field of study.
Golden Key is one of the world’s largest honor societies. Membership into the Society is by invitation ONLY and applies to the top 15% of graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity.