Introduction to Business
Dr. Leora Duce graduated from Blue Mountain College in 1957. She received the M.ED. in reading education from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. She was awarded the Ph.D. Degree in Education- Fashion Design from Texas Woman`s University . Dr. Duce wrote her doctoral dissertation on Consumer Preference for Dress Designs in Woven Bias or Knit Fabric- 1993 Texas Woman`s University. As part of our new college program, TACT, she presented to our Business Students on business issues such as: Interview tips, Dress for Interviews, and Body Language.
|PHI BETA LAMBDA (PBL)|
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta
Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter
million students preparing for careers in business and business-related
fields. The association has four divisions:
1. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students;
2. FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students;
3. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and
4. Professional Division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and
parents who support
the goals of the association.
Inc. is funded by membership dues, conference fees, corporate
contributions, and grants. FBLA-PBL is recognized by the Association for
Career and Technical Education, International Assembly for Collegiate
Business Education, National Association of Parliamentarians, National
Association of Secondary School Principals, National Business Education
Association, and the U.S. Department of Education.
National Leadership Conference
members have the competitive edge, as the best and brightest of FBLA
and PBL convene to compete in leadership events, share their successes,
and learn new ideas about shaping their career future through workshops
and exhibits. This four-day conference is considered the pinnacle of the
FBLA-PBL experience, especially for those running for national office.
FBLA-PBL has forged partnerships with industry leaders to underwrite
competitive events and scholarships for students achieving national
ranking. Blue Mountain PBL members are conducting a fundraiser selling
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to cover the cost of competition. Please locate a
PBL member or LeeAnne Price at the following email firstname.lastname@example.org if
you wish to participate in our fundraiser. Fundraiser ends Wednesday,
October 10, 2012 and the doughnuts will be delivered to you fresh on
Wednesday, October 17, 2012.
Please visit the link to http://www.fbla-pbl.org/ to learn more about PBL.
PBL OFFICERS: Left to Right: Alese Cooper, Vice President; Matt Roberts, President;
Chelsey Pankey Smith,Secretary/Treasurer.
40 Students participated in our First PBL meeting for the School Year 2012-2013.
PBL is a student lead organization. Students lead the meetings,
head up our community projects, and provide snacks for our meetings.
will be involved in two Service Projects for Fall 2012. The first
service project will be participation in Blue Mountain College Fall
Festival on Monday, October 29, 2012 in the Student Union Building on
campus. The second service project will be participating in Samaritan’s
Purse Operation Christmas Child. PBL is pairing up with the sophomore
class at Blue Mountain College to achieve a goal of 100 shoe boxes by
November 1, 2012. Please visit
http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/OCC/Pack_A_Shoe_Box/ for more
information on this service project.