Ivy Tech Community College Northwest Region Kappa Beta Delta chapter held its annual induction ceremony March 21, 2015, welcoming 33 new members to the international honor society for students pursuing associate degrees in accounting, business administration, supply chain management, logistics and entrepreneurship. Each student must have completed at least 15 hours of credit with a minimum of six credit hours completed in business courses and a 3.0 GPA.
Honorary inductee R. Louie Gonzalez, President of the Foundations of East Chicago De La Garza campus provided the keynote addressing details of his personal story and journey to educational success. Mr. Gonzalez has encouraged students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college and come to Ivy Tech. He has put his dedication to our community into action by developing programs and services that extend beyond the academic needs of students and focused on their success in careers and life beyond college. He encouraged attendees and inductees to share their stories and to continue focusing on educational success.
Kappa Beta Delta (Alpha Gamma Chapter) was established in 2001 and has more than 850 lifetime members. This Honor Society was established to encourage scholarships and recognize accomplishments among those students enrolled in the School of Business program and who are pursuing an Associate Degree in an Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) two year college. The organization encourages and promotes personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.