Omicron Delta Kappa

UK Circle established in 1925.  Visit the national website for more information:


Mission (The O∆K Idea)

Identify, honor, and develop leaders in collegiate and community life.
Encourage collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and alumni to advance leadership.
Promote, publicize, and enhance our ideals.


Omicron Delta Kappa is a multi-generational society that excels in recognizing and connecting collaborative and inclusive leaders.

Leadership Values

  • Collaboration – to work together to achieve a defined and common purpose
  • Inclusivity – to actively seek, embrace, and advance a diverse group of individuals
  • Integrity – to align one’s values and beliefs with behaviors and speech
  • Scholarship – to strive for excellence in academics and pursue lifelong learning
  • Service – to answer the call for action from one’s community or country


Circle Officers

Circle President
Abigail Elbert

Circle Coordinator
C. Lynn Hiler

Faculty Advisor
Francisco Andrade

Circle Contact Information
Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence
160 Funkhouser Drive, Ste 224
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: (859) 257-6894