On October 24, 2018, eight Harris-Stowe State University, Anheuser-Busch School of Business students were inducted into the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business, Lamda Pi Chapter (charted 2009). The ceremony and reception to honor the inductees was held in the Emerson Performance Theatre on the campus of Harris-Stowe.
“This particular group”, Dr. Eisel says, “exemplifies the diversity of HSSU. As advisor, it is an honor to recognize these students who have achieved scholastic excellence in business. Their memberships will open global networking opportunities as they travel on their career paths.”
Founded in 1913, the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society recognizes and rewards the superior scholastic achievement of students studying business administration. It encourages academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities to create a Delta Mu Delta community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through life-time membership. In addition to networking opportunities, students are eligible to apply for Delta Mu Delta scholarships and are enabled to enter federal service at a higher career level.
To qualify, students must be a junior or senior in good standing with the University and in the top 20% of students with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Yuliana Noyola Miranda, Brianna Richardson, Adrian Diaz Alvarez, Shaan Ashraf, Rhonda Lingard, Kristopher Overall, Azaka McGee, and Youssef Jacon are the elite group of junior or senior business students who have met and maintained the necessary requirements to become a part of the most prestigious academic group relevant to their field of study. These students represent the top 20% that earned a GPA of 3.7 and above in their respective program, qualifying them for membership.
Rhonda L. Lingard, 2018 Delta Mu Delta Inductee says, “It was a great honor to be recognized as one of 8 students inducted into such a pristine, academically centered organization such as Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. Greatness is not achieved alone. It’s extremely beneficial when you have an outstanding supporting team (Anheuser-Busch School of Business staff) to encourage and challenge you along the way during the journey. Thank you for this opportunity and congratulations to the other students”. Rhonda is an active scholar on campus, participating in Harris-Stowe State University’s Interdisciplinary Research Program, a recipient of the NCBW Against All Odds Scholarship and a qualifier for Harris-Stowe’s Provost Honors.
Youssef Jacon, international student from Brazil and 2019 graduate also remarks, “I came to the United States to play soccer and finish my studies in Business Administration. Making the choice to attend Harris-Stowe was one of the most important decisions in my life. During my time here, I met a lot of wonderful people and was happy to represent the school in so many events and be awarded by not only the school, but by other institutions as well. Being inducted into Delta Mu Delta is a really special reward for me as I prepare for graduation. I want give Dr. Eisel and Dr. Zakery a gigantic ‘thank you’ for their guidance and leadership”.