Rome, Ga. – Shorter University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society in business, management, and administration, inducted 16 new members during the spring 2018 semester.
The inductees were Jessica Altman, a business administration major from Summerville, S.C.; Daniel Barnes, a business administration major from Rome, Ga.; Justin Beatty, of Kathleen, Ga., who is pursuing a Master of Business Administration; Stephanie Brooks, a business administration major from Rome, Ga.; Chad Cawthon, an accounting major from Rome, Ga.; Wendy Collins, of Dallas, Ga., who is pursuing a Master of Business Administration; Cameron Deary, a general business major from Jacksonville, Fla.; Zaira Flandez-Ruiz, a marketing major from Riverdale, Ga.; Bailey Gerstner, a marketing major from Cumming, Ga.; James Johnson, a sport management major from Simpsonville, S.C.; Alexa Moore, a marketing major from Canton, Ga.; Brenda Seals, of Lawrenceville, Ga., who is pursuing a Master of Accountancy; Muhammad Talha Surmawala, an accounting major from Karachi, Pakistan.; Ellisia Webb, a management major from Villa Rica, Ga.; Arthur West, a business administration from Cartersville, Ga.; and Catherine Marie Williams, a marketing major from Atlanta, Ga.
Dr. Heath Hooper, Dean of Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business, presided over the induction ceremony.
Sigma Beta Delta was established to honor students who have attained superior records in business programs. The principles of the honor society are represented by the Greek words for wisdom, honor and meaningful aspirations; the initial letters of those Greek words form the name of the society.
News release by Public Relations Intern Rachael Minard
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review annually include Shorter on their lists of best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, associate’s, and master’s programs.