Honor Societies

 

Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society

For the students who rank in the top 20 percentile in the Business and Information Technologies Department. Member institutions are accredited through the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP was established in 1988 as an accrediting body for business programs. An Associate Degree Commission established standards in 1991 for accrediting programs at two-year institutions. Kappa Beta Delta membership is available exclusively to business students enrolled at schools accredited by ACBSP.

Kappa Beta Delta’s purposes are to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees; and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. For more information on this honor society, contact Norris Watkins at 205-929-2024 or via email at nwatkins@lawsonstate.edu


Phi Beta Lambda

An organization sponsored by the Business and Information Technologies Department. The objective is to develop strong, aggressive leadership so that future businessmen and women may participate more effectively in the business and community life of which they are a part. Members learn to lead and participate in group discussions, preside at meetings and conferences, work on committee assignments, engage in group problem conferences, and work in other activities that contribute to the development of desirable leadership qualities. For more information on this honor society, contact Norris Watkins at 205-929-2024 or via email at nwatkins@lawsonstate.edu

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold: 1) Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and; 2) Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. For more information on this honor society, contact Cedric Burden at 205-929-2079 or via email at cburden@lawsonstate.edu