NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) recently recognized the achievements of 10 business administration students when they were inducted into the Zeta Zeta chapter of the Delta Mu Delta national honor society on Saturday, Nov. 19.

The following students were recognized in a ceremony held in the MCLA Church Street Center’s social hall; Rosine Manzan Ahoba Anwobor ’16, Selena A. Barber ’17, Michael Sean Connors ’18, Stefania Coppola ’16, Trevor Daniels ’16, Nicholas DiSanti ’18, Melanie G. Herzig ’17, Keslie P. Lewis ’17, Jessica Amanda Lovellette ’17 and Ellen Marie Rufo ’17.

According to Dr. Nancy Ovitsky, business administration professor at MCLA and the faculty advisor to Delta Mu Delta, “The College’s Department of Business Administration and Economics is honored proud to celebrate the academic accomplishments of this wonderful group of scholars.

“Also, in this time of transition and uncertainty in our country and our business community,” Ovitsky continued, “we are especially pleased that the motto of the Delta Mu Delta honor society reflects the need for business organizations to work for the greater good: ‘Dia Matheseos Dynamis,’ which signifies the motto, ‘Through Knowledge Power,’ the power to manage creatively for social and economic good.”

Zeta Zeta, the MCLA chapter of Delta Mu Delta, was chartered in 1992. Delta Mu Delta recognizes and rewards scholastic achievement in business subjects and promotes scholarship in training for business.

Founded in 1913, Delta Mu Delta was established to recognize and reward superior scholastic achievement by students of business administration.  In 1963, it was admitted to membership in the Association of College Honor Societies, an organization of 68 member national honor societies whose purpose is to maintain desirable standards. 

Delta Mu Delta is affiliated with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Business and Programs. In the United States, 155 Delta Mu Delta chapters have been formed in fully accredited public and private colleges with a total membership of over 78,000. Since 1992, MCLA has inducted more than 500 members into its local chapter.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college and a campus of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA promotes excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA graduates are prepared to be practical problem solvers and engaged, resilient global citizens.