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Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Edgewood College

The Delta Mu Delta Honor Society was founded in 1913 by five faculty members of New York University, Harvard University & Yale University. Their purpose was to recognize and reward superior scholastic achievement by students of Business Administration. In 1992, Delta Mu Delta formed a partnership with ACBSP, the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. Delta Mu Delta has a total nationwide membership of over 150,000 members.

Edgewood College became the 269th chapter in February 2007 and assigned the name Lambda Epsilon. The academic standards of Delta Mu Delta reflect achievement of the highest distinction. At Edgewood College, undergraduate inductees must have an average cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or better and must be from the top 15% of their total college class in cumulative grade average.

2007 Inaugural Induction Ceremony

2007 Inaugural Induction Ceremony

 

Membership:

 

  • Business majors in top 20% of GPAs, with a minimum floor of 3.25 for Undergraduates and 3.6 for Graduate students
  • Completed at least half of the credits required for graduation
  • Transfer students must have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours or its equivalent at the school where membership in Delta Mu Delta is conferred
  • Two honorary members can be elected annually without approval of the National Executive Council.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Lifetime Recognition for Outstanding Academic Achievement: As the highest national recognition a business student can earn, it is appropriate to include Delta Mu Delta membership on one's resume and to wear the Key and display the certificate with pride.
  • Scholarship Program: Eligible to compete in the Society's annual scholarship awards program. The Society annually honors academic excellence in the study of business to students across the country. http://deltamudelta.org/scholarship-program/
  • Networking Opportunities: Many campus chapters provide opportunities for members to meet together with corporate leaders for networking opportunities and to hear speakers discuss current business issues.
  • Lifetime Contact through the national newsletter: The Society publishes The Vision twice yearly for distribution to the membership. The newsletter keeps the membership informed of the Society's activities and current business issues. http://deltamudelta.org/blog/

 

Chapter Meeting Requirements:

 

The minimum activity per the national/chapter bylaws is two business meetings per year, one of which can be a part of the induction ceremony. This is usually the before preparation for the ceremony and the after election of chapter officers for the succeeding year.

Bylaws of The Lambda Epsilon Chaper

 

Chapter Officers:

 

The Chapter Officers shall consist of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, who shall severally perform the duties assigned to the respective offices. The Officers, the Faculty Adviser and/or the Co-Adviser shall form the Executive Committee of the chapter to administer the affairs of the chapter during the interim between meetings of the Board of Active Members

 

Chapter Report to National:

 

The chapter shall submit to the Central Office of the National Chapter an Annual Report and a Local Chapter Financial Statement for each fiscal year no later than September 30th.

 

Contacts:

 

  • Send emails about Chapter Operations to Dennis Collins
  • Send normal emails about Chapter Operations to: dmd@deltamudelta.org, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, 9217 Broadway Ave, Brookfield IL 60513-1251, Toll-free: 866/789-7067, Office: 708/485-8494

 

Website for Forms: http://deltamudelta.org/faculty-adviser/forms/