Michael Murphy of DeWitt, Iowa Inducted Into National Honorary Business Society Print
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Written by Phil Brozynski   
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 14:30

Invitees must be in top 20 percent of their graduating class

LISLE, IL (07/24/2013)(readMedia)-- Eighty-four students enrolled in a graduate business program and 10 instructors at Benedictine University were inducted into the University's chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on June 2.

Among those inducted was Michael Murphy, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine, from DeWitt, Iowa.

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 became the 200th chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on April 11, 2003, and has more than 300 members throughout the University's traditional, accelerated, online, partnership and Asian graduate business programs.

The students inducted into Sigma Beta Delta were on track to earn either a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Accountancy or a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree.

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 2000-2010 in The Chronicle of Higher Education's list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the second consecutive year in 2012. Benedictine University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the fifth largest in the Chicago area in 2012.


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