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NMC introduces new Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College recently announced the formation of a local chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society.

The chapter was formally installed on Friday, April 20, 2018, by admitting its administrative members. The chapter will be inducting its first charter members this Friday, April 27, 2018.

The administrative members of the chapter inducted last Friday include Cyndi Deleon Guerrero as president, Dr. Debra Steed as vice president, Bobbie Hunter as treasurer and chapter advisor, and Geri Hofschneider as co-advisor and administrative assistant.

About 22 years ago, Sigma Beta Delta was created as a business honor society for institutions with regional accreditation. Sigma Beta Delta has now established over 450 chapters in 48 states and internationally.

Northern Marianas College recently announced the installation of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business honor society, Sigma Beta Delta. The NMC chapter was formally installed on Friday, April 20, 2018. In the photo are the faculty advisors and administrators, from left, Bobbie Hunter, chapter treasurer and advisor; Geri Hofschneider, co-advisor and administrative secretary; Cyndi Deleon Guerrero, president; and Debra Steed, vice president.  NMC photoNorthern Marianas College recently announced the installation of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business honor society, Sigma Beta Delta. The NMC chapter was formally installed on Friday, April 20, 2018. In the photo are the faculty advisors and administrators, from left, Bobbie Hunter, chapter treasurer and advisor; Geri Hofschneider, co-advisor and administrative secretary; Cyndi Deleon Guerrero, president; and Debra Steed, vice president. NMC photo

The purpose of Sigma Beta Delta honor society is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students in the business department and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life dedicated to honorable service to humankind. It is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

Sigma Beta Delta also provides an opportunity for the faculty to grant students at Northern Marianas College, an international recognition for their outstanding academic achievements in the business department.

Candidates for bachelor degrees in the business department who rank in the upper twenty percent of their class at the time if the invitation to membership may be inducted into membership following completion of at least one-half of the degree program in which they are enrolled.

For more information about Sigma Beta Delta and the induction process at NMC visit www.marianas.edu or email barbara.hunter@marianas.edu.