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ODE NEWS

Biennial Convention
John R. Commons Award
ODE  Display Booth at ASSA
ODE Distinguished Advisor Award
Invited Student Session at ASSA 
Faculty Reception at ASSA
Central Office Location
Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions
Membership forms

Biennial Convention

Dr. Ali Zadeh, newly elected President of the ODE Executive Board, presented a plaque acknowledging the service of Kathryn Nantz, outgoing chair of the Board of Trustees, at the 2020 Biennial Convention in San Diego. The next Biennial Convention will be held during the ASSA meetings in Boston in 2022. Chapters are invited to attend and encouranged to vote on the slate of officers for the ODE Executive Board for 2022-2024, which will take place at that meeting.

John R. Commons Award

The 2020 Commons Award was presented to Greg Mankiw of Harvard University at the 2020 Commons Lecture at the Biennial Convention in San Diego. The next Commons Award and Lecture will be at the Biennial Convention in 2022, in conjunction with the ASSA meetings in January 2022 in Boston.

ODE  Display Booth at ASSA

ODE will again be represented at the annual meeting of ASSA in Chicago in January 2021.   Please come visit us. Booth to be announced.

ODE  Distinguished Advisor Award

ODE will again present the Distinguished Advisor Award for outstanding work with ODE in 2022. Nominations (including self-nominations) will be accepted until August 31, 2021.

ODE Faculty Advisor Reception

An ODE Faculty Advisor Reception was held during the ASSA meetings in San Diego, allowing chapter advisors to meet the Board and other advisors and exchanges ideas. We invite all chapter advisors to join us in Chicago in January 2021.

Invited Student Session at ASSA 

          The ODE Invited Graduate Student Session in San Diego in Jannuary was exceptional. Four graduate students presented and discussed papers in this session, presided over by ODE President Ali Zadeh.

Central Office Location

    When mailing materials to the central office in Fairhope, AL, the address is:

        ODE
        PO Box 2096,
        Fairhope, AL 36533

    For UPS and FedEx, the physical address is 19 S. Summit St., No. 9, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Graduation Cords, Stoles and Medallions

    GRADUATION CORDS
    The Central Office has graduation cords (royal and gold) available.  The cost is $12.00 for a set sent to one location.  For multiple cords sent to the same location, the prices are:

         2-20    $11.00 each
         > 20    $10.00 each
        

    GRADUATION STOLES
    We offer gold stoles with royal blue screen printing.  On one end of the stole is the ODE key with the word HONORS on the other end.  The cost of the stoles is $20 for one.  For multiple stoles sent to the same address the prices are:

         2-10    $19.00
         > 10    $18.00

    GRADUATION MEDALLIONS
    The Medallions are bronze with a basel around the outside and the ODE key in the middle.  They are on blue ribbon.  The cost of these is $45.00.

    If you would like to order any of these items for your ODE members for graduation, please let us know.   

Membership forms

    New membership forms are available for download with the correct prices for dues and for the jewelry and plaques.  Please destroy all obsolete forms. Use of these forms may result in underpayment, which can delay processing.  We no longer provide 2-part forms. All forms should be downloaded from the website. Send us one copy and keep a copy for your files. 
     
     

   
Announcements

UPDATE: Advisors: The online invitation system will be suspended June 30, 2020 for new invitations. Online registration and payments will be available to students for current invitations up until the original cut-off date, but no later than August 31, 2020. Advisors should revert to use of the former A1 form, application, and payment methods.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline for the Frank W Taussig paper competition has been extended to July 15. The Frank W. Taussig Award is a competitive award bestowed upon the undergraduate or recent graduate in economics submitting the best article in any year. Applicants must be members of ODE. More details are available here. Email submissions to [email protected].

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