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Kappa Beta Delta

Alpha Beta Chi is the Skyline College chapter of Kappa Beta Delta, the international Honor Society for two-year Business Programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The purpose of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students pursuing business degrees. To encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Upcoming Events:

 

Accounting Family Feud with BPM (Burr Pilger Mayer)
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • 3pm - 5pm
  • Building 8, room 8-211
  • Free food will be provided!
  • BPM is one of California's largest accounting and consulting firms. Join us for a chance to network with professionals from BPM who will be sharing their insights about the firm and careers in the financial industry through a fun and informal family feud style setting. Afterwards, they are happy to discuss internship and career opportunities for students through BPM. Visiting professionals include Rich Gunn, a Partner of BPM, Brian Sholley, an Associate, and Monica Fein, a Campus Recruiter. Free food will also be provided :)
  • Contact us for more information!

 

Past Events:

 
Spring 2017 Initiation Ceremony
  • March 13, 2017
  • 11 new members inducted
  • These new members have shown outstanding academic excellence and we are proud to welcome them into KBD. Visit the leadership webpage to check out our new members. Interested and qualifying students are always welcome to join, contact our advisor, Linda Whitten, for more information. Check out the requirements page to see if you qualify.

 

Post-Election Analysis with Dan Logan
  • November 28, 2016
  • Dan Logan returned to Skyline College for an analysis of the 2016 election. It was an interactive event where students gathered to discuss our recent election, what led up to it and what to expect now.

 

Fall 2016 Initiation Ceremony
  • October 27, 2016
  • 16 new members inducted

 

2nd Harvest Food Drive
  • October 25 - November 22, 2016
  • KBD raised $1,000 and 2,400lbs of food during our 2nd winter food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank, serving the Santa Clara and San Mateo county areas.
  • Kappa Beta Delta was awarded the Blue Diamond Award for the second year in a row, the highest possible achievement, for their outstanding efforts and for the contributions of everyone at Skyline College who participated. We thank everyone for their help.

 

Spring 2016 Initiation Ceremony
  • March 3rd, 2016
  • 20 new members inducted

 

2nd Harvest Food Drive
  • November 30 - December 11, 2015
  • KBD raised $1,000 and 234lbs of food during our 1st winter drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank, serving the Santa Clara and San Mateo county areas.
  • Kappa Beta Delta was awarded the Blue Diamond Award, the highest possible achievement, for their outstanding efforts and for the contributions of everyone at Skyline College who participated. We thank everyone for their help.

 

Can You Pry Open a Closed Society?
  • November 23, 2015
  • A presentation by Stanford graduate Dan Logan about his experiences during the Civil Rights movement and the Freedom Summer of 1964

 

Career Success Presentation by Alexandra Kaplan
  • November 16, 2015
  • Hosted by the Skyline Stock Exchange Club and co-sponsored by Kappa Beta Delta. Alexandra Kaplan, Skyline College counselor, presented tips for career success including interview and resume tips. 

 

Fall 2015 Initiation Ceremony
  • October 29th, 2015
  • 20 new members inducted

 

Scholarships:

Kappa Beta Delta offers multiple regional and national scholarships each year ranging between $500 - $1,000. Applications for each academic year close in March. Visit the ACBSP website for more information about scholarships and to apply!

 

Scholarship Recipients

2017 Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship - Margo Feldman

2017 Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship - Luis Hernandez

2017 Kappa Beta Delta ACBSP Region 7 Merit Scholarship - Seng Bu Aung

2017 Kappa Beta Delta ACBSP Region 7 Merit Scholarship - Emily Nunez - Rosario

2017 Kappa Beta Delta Skyline College Alpha Beta Chi Chapter Merit Scholarship - Luis De Alba, Jr.

 

2016 ACBSP Student Leadership Award - Margo Feldman

2016 Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship - Donway Sy

2016 Alpha Beta Chi Merit Scholarship - Margo Feldman 

 

2015 Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship - Monina Ubungen 

2015 Andrew V. Stevenson Merit Scholarship - Boris Shkurko

2015 ACBSP Regions Merit Scholarship - Jia Chuan Lu