Omicron Delta Epsilon

ODE is one of the world’s largest academic honor societies with more than 680 chapters in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Egypt, France, United Arab Emirates, and Kazakhstan.


  • Recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics
  • The establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within and among colleges and universities
  • The publication of its official journal, The American Economist
  • The sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions

Activities vary from inviting speakers, group discussions, dinners, meetings, and field trips to special projects such as review sessions and tutoring for students in economics.

Completion of 12 credit hours of economics courses
GPA of 3.2 or better in economics courses and an overall GPA of at least 3.0


Meetings for this semester are TBD.

Kevin Cruz: Dr. Rycroft:

Current Members

President – Kevin Cruz

Secretary and Treasurer – Hayden Clark

Faculty Sponsor- Robert S. Rycroft, Professor



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