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OC is proud to officially be the first campus in Oklahoma to have its own chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield (OSS) National Honor Society

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Oklahoma Christian University is home to the cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow! By providing opportunities to gain hands-on security experience, challenging coursework, and faculty mentorship, students gain the confidence and skills needed to distinguish themselves as leaders in today’s ever-changing cybersecurity world.

In recognition of our exceptional students, OC is proud to officially be the first campus in Oklahoma to have its own chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield (OSS) National Honor Society, the academic and professional honor society for Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Emergency Management, and all protective security disciplines.

Membership in the distinguished OSS Honor Society publicly recognizes students for their high academic achievements and demonstrated skill at tackling today’s biggest security challenges. Curtis Coleman, the chapter coordinator, said, “These students have achieved a high level of academic excellence in the field of Cybersecurity and are worthy of recognition.”

Recently, nine Cybersecurity seniors and graduate students and five Computer Science faculty members were the first inductees into the national honor society. As members of the OSS Honor Society, students have lifelong access to a network of security professionals and a reputation for excellence that will set them apart for future career opportunities.

The full list of students inducted into the OSS National Honor Society include:

  • Alexandria Adams (‘23)
  • Andrew Clubb (‘23)
  • Connor Coleman (‘23)
  • Sai Dabburi (‘23)
  • Logan Demaray (‘23)
  • Benjamin Johnson (‘23)
  • Nathan Lalli (‘23)
  • Peyton Lalli (‘23)
  • Kyler Seal (‘23)

Additionally, faculty members Curtis Coleman, Daniel Griffin, Robert Nix, David North, and Pat Smith were inducted into the honors society.

Congratulations, Eagles, on your induction into the Order of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society! We’re proud of your high academic achievements and your commitment to delivering solutions to security challenges across the world!