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Sigma Beta Delta

Sigma Beta DeltaThe University of the Cumberlands Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration chapter was established in December, 2006. The purposes of Sigma Beta Delta are to encourage and recognize scholarship and achievement among students of business, management and administration, and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Sigma Beta Delta inducted new student and faculty members during the Spring banquet at Cumberland Inn.  Cumberland alumnus Henry Dale Winkler was the guest speaker and was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta as an honorary member.


Phi Beta Lamda

Phi Beta Lamda

Future Business Leaders of America- Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the national student business association, focuses students on the personal and social skills needed for a career in business and raises their awareness of the civic responsibilities expected of business leaders.

Phi Beta Lambda allows students to enhance communication skills, gain leadership, and become exposed to diverse people with different ideas from around the world. Students involved with the organization will learn tools of the business trade that will last them a lifetime. They will be able to be a part of community service projects that will help fulfill community service hours. PBL also plans to have guest speakers from time to time so that students are able to learn a little more about the business world. PBL’s main goal is to make students’ involvement as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.

FBLA-PBL is the premier student business association. Their mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.