Cameron University’s Iota Sigma chapter of the Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business recently inducted 31 new members. Delta Mu Delta recognizes and encourages academic excellence to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through lifetime membership.
Spring 2017 inductees are listed by hometown.
Abuja, Nigeria: Larai Audu
Altus: Katelyn Hall, Flint Nobles
Bagmati, Nepal: Alex Dangol
Barcelona, Spain: Paula Gutierrez Casas
Cache: Saegen Elizabeth Igo
Camp Lejeune, N.C.: Loy Apriesnig
Duncan: Aubreann Champ, John Sampley, Aaron Sanders, Kim Vines, Kayla Willett
Egbin, Lagos, Nigeria: Jolajesu Opaleye
Elgin: DeAnn Iman
Fletcher: Chelsea Marks
Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria: Gbemisola Dina
Kathmandu, Nepal: Sagun Panta
Killeen, Texas: Meagan Sonnenburg
Lagos, Nigeria: Oluwadamilola Seweje
Lawton: Brian Anderson, Savoy King, Ann Patterson, Jeremy Vawter
Sumter, S.C.: William Hill
Tipton: Christian Easley
Virginia Beach, Va.: Kelda Latham-Bennett
Walters: Makenna Brown, Marisa Lebarre
Willamina, Ore.: Kristine Neese
Willow: Kreg Austin McMurtry
Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria: Olawunmi Malomo
In addition, Dr. Lisa Huffman, Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies, and Robert McDaniel, an adjunct instructor in the Department of Business, were inducted as Honorary members.
Dr. Pamela Rogers and Dr. Aubree Walton serve as faculty advisors to the chapter.
“The purpose of Delta Mu Delta is to promote higher education and recognize the scholastic accomplishments of students in the Department of Business,” says Rogers. “We are pleased to have a Delta Mu Delta chapter at Cameron University in order to provide business students another reason to strive for academic distinction.”
Delta Mu Delta chapters officers for 2017-18 were installed during the ceremony. Kelda Latham Bennett will serve as President; Meagan Sonnenburg is the Vice President; Aubreann Champ was installed as Secretary, and Jolajesu Opaleye takes over the duties of Treasurer.
The Iota Sigma chapter was installed at Cameron in March 2001. Membership is by invitation only for business students. Undergraduate students are required to have completed at least half of the course work required for a bachelor’s degree and be in the top 20 percent of their class. Graduate students are required to have completed at least half of the course work required for the master’s degree and be in the top 20 percent of their class.
“The exclusivity of Delta Mu Delta is a reward in itself,” says Walton. “It’s an honor recognizing students who work hard to set themselves apart from their peers.”
April 25, 2017