Award Recipient

Dr. Kent L. Gardner

Awarded: Accolade for Interfraternal Service – January 1, 1985

Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, University of Texas-Arlington; President, Order of Omega

From Scholarship Description on Order of Omega’s Website

Dr. Kent L. Gardner, former Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington and Order of Omega’s Executive Director from 1971 – 2013. Dr. Gardner’s service to the Order of Omega spans more than 45 years and he currently serves as the Executive Director Emeritus. During his tenure as Executive Director, the Order of Omega Scholarship and Fellowship program was established and has grown from $5,000 awarded in 1985 to over $80,000 awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate Greek leaders, graduate students, and professionals pursuing doctoral degrees.