Tulsa Community College Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Leadership Conference in Baltimore

July 17, 2018

More than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to Maryland to Elevate their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $110,000 in cash awards.

The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference was held June 23–26 in Baltimore. Participants from across the United States attended this exciting conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in 60 business and business-related competitive events.

Audra Holden received national recognition at the PBL Awards of Excellence Program on June 26. Audra competed in Emerging Issues and brought home 10th place.

Amy Chapman received national recognition at the PBL Awards of Excellence Program on June 26. Amy competed in Organizational Behavior & Leadership and brought home 8th place.

Eva Cevallos received national recognition at the PBL Awards of Excellence Program on June 26. Audra competed in Financial Analysis & Decision Making and brought home 4th place.

The local chapter also brought home the following two-chapter awards: Most Outstanding Local Chapter – National Recognition; Largest Local Chapter Professional Membership – (Regional) 2nd Place.

The award was part of a comprehensive national competitive events program sponsored by FBLA-PBL that recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. For many students, the competitive events are the capstone activity of their academic careers. In addition to competitions, students immersed themselves in interactive workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall, and heard from motivational keynotes on a broad range of business topics.

Student participation at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference is an example of HLC Criterion 3.D which states that “the institution fulfill the claims it makes for an enriched educational environment.”

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