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BSEC - Honor Societies & Student Organizations

 

Sigma Beta Delta Delta Sigma Pi Phi Beta Lambda
Pi Omega Pi Society for Human Resource Management Students in Free Enterprise

 

 

Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society

in Business, Management and Administration

 

Advisors

Dr. Patrica Lutt (President)

GH 111G; 402-375-7250

palutt1@wsc.edu

 

Jerry Conway (Vice-President)

GH 206B; 402-375-7029

geconwa1@wsc.edu

 

Dr. Laura Dendinger (Secretary/Treasurer/Advisor)

GH 111E; 402-375-7020

ladendi1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Membership in Sigma Beta Delta is limited to those students of high scholarship and good moral character. Students inducted are classified as seniors and in the top 20% of their academic class. Honorary members are individuals who have distinguished themselves in the practice of business, management or administration.


Fees

$50 one time fee

 

Description

The purpose of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration; and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

 

 

Delta Sigma Pi

 

Advisors

Jerry Conway

GH 206B; 402-375-7029

geconwa1@wsc.edu

 

Dr. Vaughn Benson

GH 106; 402-375-7245

vabenso1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Fulltime students with a 2.5 or higher

GPA, working toward a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, must have leadership ability, and must have at least two active semesters left.

 

Fees

$75.00 per semester

 

Description

Professional business fraternity which brings students of business closer to the commercial world. Provides social grace, poise and

confidence necessary for success in the business world. The International

Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi provides a Scholarship Key to be awarded to

the highest ranking business graduate each year.


 

Phi Beta Lambda

 

Advisors

Dr. Laura Dendinger

GH 111E; 402-375-7020

ladendi1@wsc.edu

 

Jason Barelman

SC 101; 402-375-7487

jabarel1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Any student with a strong interest in

business. Must be a business major or minor.

 

Fees

$35.00 a year for new members; $30.00 a year for returning members

 

Description

Professional business organization in conjunction with its

high school affiliate, Future Business Leaders of America. Promotes

service, education, and leadership in a business atmosphere. State

and national competitions and conferences held in the fall, spring,

and summer.


Pi Omega Pi

 

Advisors

Dr. Patricia Arneson

GH 206F; 402-375-7255

paarnes1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Business teacher education major

with a min. cumulative GPA of 3.0

 

Fees

$60.00 one-time national dues, no local dues or fees.

 

Description

Business education honorary designed to reward and

encourage academic achievement, as well as to provide educational,

professional, and social activities appropriate for business teachers.

This group sponsors and hosts the annual Business Competition Day event on the Wayne State campus.

 

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

 

Advisors

Dr. Patricia Arneson

GH 206F; 402-375-7255

paarnes1@wsc.edu

 

Dr. Cheryl Waddington

HA 211; 402-375-7403

chwaddi1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Major or minor in human resources, or related interest in human resources.

 

Fees

$50.00 ($35.00 for national membership in SHRM, $15.00 local

chapter dues)

 

Description

Undergraduate professional student organization in human

resources, designed to foster professional growth through activities,

speakers, tours, and other Human Resources related projects.

 


SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise)

 

Advisors

Dr. Chuck Parker

GH 111K; 402-375-7036

chparke1@wsc.edu

 

Qualifications for Membership

Open to anyone interested in promoting the free enterprise system.

 

Fees

None

 

Description

The main goal of the organization is for participants to develop

leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning,

practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise. Past projects have

included making presentations in area schools, running businesses on campus and traveling to leadership conferences and regional competitions.

 


 


 

 
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