On December 18, 2018, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Eberly College of
Business and Information Technology, in collaboration with the Enrollment Management Division, hosted more than 400 students in 51 events for the Regional 3 FBLA Leadership Conference.
Assistant Dean Kara Romance welcomed students from Blairsville, Brookville, Clarion-Limestone, Homer-Center, Indiana, Jeff-Tech, Ligonier Valley, Marion Center, Penns Manor, Purchase Line, and United schools. Students competed in a wide range of events throughout
the day such as: Job Interview; Business Ethics; Emerging Business Issues; Sales Presentation and Client Services; Introduction to Public Speaking and Impromptu Speaking; Introduction to Business Presentation; Social Media Campaign and Broadcast Journalism; Graphic Design; and Publication Design.
Prior to the event on December 18, students also competed in areas such as business calculations, banking and financial systems, accounting, business ethics, entrepreneurship, cyber security, and global business.
In addition to the competitions, students had the opportunity to participate in presentations by Tammy Manko (“The Powerful Effects of Body Language”), Kevin Foster
(“How to be Adaptive and Humble Leaders”); and Lance Marshall (“Inside Admissions: Tips for Smooth Transition to College”).
IUP officials, educators, and community officials supported the event by judging and rating student presentations as follows:
More than 100 students placed in their event making them eligible to attend and compete
at the State Leadership Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania in April.
Robert Camp was pleased to host the Region 3 FLBA Conference again at IUP. “This
is an excellent opportunity for us to encourage high school leaders who are
exploring various business paths
and to showcase the outstanding facilities of IUP and the Eberly College. We
appreciate our partnership with FBLA and are impressed with the efforts of the
students and their teachers in preparing for these competitions.”