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UJ Phi Beta Lambda Awarded at Conference

All five members of the University of Jamestown Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter who attended the North Dakota PBL State Leadership Conference placed in competitions. Approximately 90 students from North Dakota college chapters participated in this conference, which was held in Grand Forks from March 31 – April 1.

While at the conference, students had the opportunity to attend workshops and tours, as well as a speech from keynote speaker Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert, UND head football coach and University of Jamestown alum. Students also tested their business and technology skills in a variety of individual, team, and chapter competitions. These competitions covered topics like accounting, information management, public speaking, job interview, and networking concepts.

The University of Jamestown did well in the competition, receiving the award for the Largest Percentage of Increase in Chapter Membership. Individual competitors were also awarded. Those who finished in first or second place will be moving on to the National Competition this summer.

UJ students who were awarded include:
Rebecca Nord
local chapter president

    1st place: Computer Applications
    3rd place: Information Management

Dezmund Pettigrew

    1st place: Cyber Security
    2nd place: Contemporary Sports Issues
    3rd place: Computer Concepts

Junior JeanSimon

    2nd place: Computer Concepts
    3rd place: Programming Concepts

Grant Christensen

    2nd place: Programming Concepts
    3rd place: Accounting Principles
    3rd place: Networking Concepts

Tyler Schwartz

    1st Place: Help Desk

In addition to these competitive awards, Grant Christensen was elected State Vice President for Finance and Member Development for the 2017-2018 academic year, and Paul Gibson was named Who’s Who for the year for UJ PBL.

PBL is a professional organization for students interested in pursuing business and related careers. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Established in 1883, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Science in Nursing degrees, as well as Master’s Degrees in Education and Leadership, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown offers more than 30 areas of study, integrating the liberal arts with sound professional programs.

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Posted:April 21, 2017


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