Omicron Gamma Phi was established in March 1994 as a Christian honor society for Family and Consumer Sciences students, it is a young society seeking to recognize excellence on Christian campuses.
The Greek name is an acronym that is symbolic of the purpose of the society. Omicron represents the first letter in the Greek word Family. Gamma is the first letter in the word Science. And Phi is the first letter in the word Light. Together they represent the Honor Society as Family Science Light.
The purpose of the society is threefold. First, Omicron Gamma Phi encourages and recognizes excellence in scholastic achievement. Second, it seeks to maintain a uniquely Christian worldview through the integration of Biblical principles with academic content. Third, the society encourages service by membership.
Currently, Omicron Gamma Phi has over 175 members, 7 active in the Department.
Inductions are conducted twice a year. Applications are due by November 1 of the Fall Semester, and April 1 of the Spring Semester.