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Phi Beta Lambda

The purposes of Phi Beta Lambda are:

  • Strengthen confidence in students and enable them to compete honorably with their associates
  • Improve scholarship and develop qualities that will enable them to participate effectively in business, professional, and community life
  • Interpret the role of business in America and acquire economic understandings
  • Engage in individual and group projects of a business nature
  • Recognize outstanding leadership in business and business education
  • Prepare for useful citizenship and make an intelligent choice of careers
  • Work toward further improvement of business education programs in the secondary schools and colleges
  • Create school loyalty and help preserve the principles of democracy
  • Develop leadership for business and business education

Membership in this organization shall consist of three kinds: active, associate, and honorary. Active Membership:  Any student who is regularly enrolled in a business subject is entitled to become an active member of the organization. A member may retain his/her active membership status through his/her college career by complying with the policies and regulations of the organization. Associate Membership:  Following the termination of active membership status, a member may become an associate member by complying with the policies and regulations of the organization. Honorary Membership:  Instructors, school administrators, businessmen, and others who are helping to advance business education and Phi Beta Lambda and who have rendered outstanding service, may be elected to honorary membership. For more information on this organization, please contact the president and/or advisor listed below.

  • Emilie Borst, e.j.borst@iup.edu, President, 724-549-1542
  • Dr. Lucinda Willis, lucinda.willis@iup.edu, Advisor, Department of Business Technology Support and Training, 224C Eberly College of Business, 724-357-2061

Phi Beta Lambda website

  • Student Organizations
  • Center for Student Life
    Pratt Hall, Room 303
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2598
  • Fax: 724-357-2351
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.