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Spring 2021 Sigma Beta Delta Inductees Announced

Posted: May 10, 2021

The HIU College of Business & Management proudly announces the induction of twenty-two new members into our chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta (SBD) International Honors Society, including 10 undergraduate students, 5 graduate students, 6 alumni, and 1 faculty member. The Spring 2021 honorees mark the fifth group inducted into HIU’s SBD chapter. 

Membership in Sigma Beta Delta is the highest national recognition a business student can receive at a college or university with a SBD chapter. To be considered eligible for membership, students must rank in the top twenty percent of their respective undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree program and be invited by the SBD officers. 

HIU’s College of Business and Management congratulates our Spring 2021 Sigma Beta Delta inductees who have attained excellence in their academic and professional careers in business:


  • Dr. Josh Luke



  • Gerson Barrientos 
  • Lucas Beltran
  • Denise Durkin
  • Irvin Guadarrama
  • David Raynor
  • Evella Troutt



  • Rosalie Anderson
  • Simba Bere
  • Brooke Beresford
  • Jacob Channel
  • Elizabeth Parrish
  • Jon Thompson
  • Joe Tobin
  • Brett Spackeen
  • Sarah Wickstrom
  • Anthony Woodyard



  • Jordan Achay
  • April Cenora
  • Sunshine Crellin
  • Brenda Huey-Rosas
  • Jeffrey Khalil


In lieu of the traditional ceremony, members received recognition via virtual meeting on May 5th.

The mission of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment, to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement, and to live a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Sigma Beta Delta was established to honor students who have attained superior records in business programs in schools and colleges with regional accreditation.  

Sigma Beta Delta serves institutions that offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees in business, management, and administration where the institution holds accreditation from one of the six regional accrediting bodies but not specialized accreditation in business. To date, Sigma Beta Delta has installed over 450 chapters in 48 states while inducting over 90,000 members worldwide.