Rockford University Alumnus Sunil Puri among those inducted into Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society
Monday, April 21, 2014
For immediate release
Director of Communications Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374
Rockford, Ill., — The second induction ceremony of Sigma
Beta Delta Honor Society will take place at Rockford University Friday, April
25, 6 p.m. in room 124 of the building located at 5100 E. State St., Rockford. The
honor society acknowledges outstanding academic achievements made by undergraduate
and graduate business majors.
Sigma Beta Delta membership is the highest national
recognition that business students can receive at a college or university.
Eligibility for membership includes being in the upper 20 percent of junior, senior
or master’s level class, as well as an invitation by a faculty member. The honor society has a 200 year history
dating back to the founding of Phi Beta Kappa in 1776 in Williamsburg,
Inductees will receive several benefits from joining Sigma
Beta Delta. Among these benefits are lifetime recognition of outstanding
academic achievements, lifetime contact through the Aspirations newsletter, as well as networking opportunities with
current members, including Rockford University’s very own President, Robert
Head, Ph.D., who is a member of the society.
Rockford University Alumnus, Sunil Puri’82, is being
inducted as an honorary member of the society. Puri is currently the President
of First Rockford Group, one of the Rockford area’s largest land developers. He
is being honored for his many contributions to both Rockford University and the
The group of inductees from the University include: Aimee
Carlo, Cynthia Leet, Debra Corbett, Brian Hulsebus, Justin Erickson, Lauren
Kepler, Jason Gourley, Xutong Wu, Ana Kuljanin, Daniela Medrano, Kevin Ramirez,
Sarah Nicholson and Victoria Carlson.