Ohio Dominican University Hosts National Honor Society Ohio Conference

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2013-02-18

Columbus, OH (43219) – Ohio Dominican University (ODU) will welcome hundreds of high school students to its campus as it hosts the National Honor Society (NHS) Ohio Conference from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., March 8, in Alumni Hall and the Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center, located on ODU’s main campus, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. The event is co-sponsored by the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). 

Approximately 375 students and advisors from at least 15 high schools from across the state are expected to attend the conference, which will offer sessions on the college admission process, leadership, community service, fundraising activities, stress management and team-building. 

Speakers at this year’s event include: 

Elancia FelderProgram Manager for Honor Societies, NASSP 

Ken Baker – Associate Executive Director, OASSA 

Carole Morbitzer2013 Ohio Teacher of the Year; recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) in 2012; Mathematics teacher at Hamilton Township High School; student in ODU’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership with Principal Licensure program 

Mike MorbitzerAssistant Principal at Hamilton Township High School 

During the conference, ODU Vice President for Academic Affairs Theresa Holleran, Ph.D., will offer remarks and words of encouragement. 

“These young adults have demonstrated true leadership and commitment to the schools in which they attend, and communities in which they live,” Holleran said. “The National Honor Society Ohio Conference offers students and advisors a wonderful setting in which to learn new skills and share ideas with one another, and we are proud that Ohio Dominican has been chosen to host such an important event for a third time.” 

This is the third year ODU has hosted the NHS Ohio Conference. 

Attendance for a group of up to 15 people is $35, and a group of 16 to 25 is $50. There is a 25-person limit per school. For more information and to RSVP, visit http://www.ohiodominican.edu/nhs/. 

Ohio Dominican University is a four-year private comprehensive liberal arts and master’s institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic Dominican tradition. The University has approximately 2,700 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 42 majors as well as seven graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning. 

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