College of Dentistry students and faculty member inducted into honor society

College of Dentistry students and faculty member inducted into honor society

Nine students and a faculty member from the College of Dentistry were recognized for their achievements in the field of dentistry at the annual banquet of the Mu Chapter of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honorary Society.

Fourth-year dentistry students Emily Brandt, Peter Douglas, Jennifer Feingold, Aaron Kotecki, Eric Meyer, Taylor Postler, Andrew Richter, Garrett Schultz, and Cody West were inducted into the honor society. The Mu Chapter also inducted faculty member Carrie McKnight, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral pathology, Radiology and Medicine.   

OKU was founded in 1914 and was established to promote and recognize scholarship and character among students of dentistry. OKU’s goals include the recognition of individuals who distinguish themselves in the pursuit of excellence. Members are selected from among the highest ranking students in the senior class. Faculty members who have dental degrees may also be elected to membership and are recognized that they have contributed to the art, science, or literature of dentistry.