(Cleveland, GA) – Truett McConnell University (TMU) announces the induction of thirteen new members to Sigma Beta Delta, an international honor society for business, management, and administration.  As members of Sigma Beta Delta, the new inductees join a prestigious group of academic and business leaders dedicated to the continual pursuit of meaningful aspirations.  Sigma Beta Delta membership conveys academic excellence and a commitment to high principles and superior achievement throughout one’s lifetime.  The TMU Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta is open to only a very select group of high academic achievers as only the top 20% of all Juniors and Seniors majoring in business are extended invitations.


Dr. Kimberly Maiocco, Dean of the School of Professional Studies and Chair of the Hans Hut School of Business commented, “I am deeply proud of our business students that qualify for Sigma Beta Delta honor society. Their dedication to excellence in academics, leadership, and ethics aligns with our institutional values and they represent the top 20% of students in the Hans Hut School of Business. This achievement is a testament to their hard work and commitment to success, and I am confident that they will continue to make significant contributions to their fields and communities in the future.”

Professor Jordan Turner, President of TMU’s Sigma Beta Delta Chapter and Assistant Professor of Business, said, “As a fellow member of Sigma Beta Delta, it is wonderful to see the continued dedication and hard work from Truett McConnell University business students.  These students are those whose academic excellence aligns with the value of this elite honor society. Wisdom, honor, and walking worthy are the pillars of Sigma Beta Delta and the 2024 inductees are stellar examples young professionals who will make a difference for their community, their organizations, and the Kingdom.”

The 2024 Class of Sigma Beta Delta at TMU were inducted on Tuesday, April 9th and include:

Chambers, Caleb Garrett

Fuller, Kristopher Brandon Wayne

Jenovese, Sarah Marie

Johnson, Caleb Daniel

Kenty, Jordan Christopher

Panter, Madison Virginia

Sargent, Dylan James

Scott, Rebekah Sofia

Teasley, Nathan Howell

Youngblood, Abigail

Stewart, Courtney Lauren

Johnston, Joshua Donald Ian

Metje, Hendrik


Truett McConnell University is a private Christian liberal arts and sciences university located in

Cleveland, Georgia, and has been ranked by Best Value Schools as the #1 Christian College in Georgia. TMU offers 50+ different programs of study including baccalaureate and master’s degrees. The University boasts a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio while 100% of incoming students receive financial aid. For more information about Truett McConnell University, visit www.truett.edu.

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