Lisle, Illinois ~ Eighty-four students in graduate business programs and 10 faculty members at Benedictine University were inducted into the University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on June 2.
Sigma Beta Delta is a national honor society in business, management and administration. Students must achieve a cumulative grade point average in the top 20 percent of their graduating class to be eligible for membership.
Benedictine University is celebrating its 10-year anniversary as the 200th chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, and today has more than 300 members throughout the school’s traditional, accelerated, online, partnership and Asian graduate programs.
Students who were inducted into Sigma Beta Delta were on track to earn either a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior or Master of Public Health degree.
The inductees are:
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 15 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country's fastest-growing campuses between 2002-2012 in The Chronicle of Higher Education's list of private nonprofit doctoral institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the fourth consecutive year in 2014. Benedictine University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the sixth largest in the Chicago area in 2014.