Phi Beta Lambda Induction Ceremony Held at CTC

The Columbus Technical College chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business organization has a new group of student leaders. On Tuesday, October 29, nine students were inducted into the group, including the slate of officers for 2013. The new officers are: Business Management student Jamaal Williams (President), Networking Specialist student Kwam’e Hollis (Vice President), Business Management student Tyeshia Harris (Secretary & Reporter), Business Management student Carla Cohen (Treasurer), Business Management student Candice Buffkin (Historian), and Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management student LaTasha Jones (Parliamentarian).



The newest inductees to Columbus Tech’s PBL chapter pose with (back row, left to right) School of Business Dean Nicole Jackson, speaker Andrea Sullivan, instructor Tiffany Miller, PBL advisor Jackie Harris, and President Lorette M. Hoover.


The induction ceremony featured a welcome from Columbus Technical College President Lorette M. Hoover and a speech by area entreprenuer Andrea Sullivan. She focused on three major points of entreprenuership: (1) Do what you love. (2) Establish mentor relationships. (3) Become financially literate.

About PBL:    Phi Beta Lambda is the college version of high schools’ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); there is also an ever-growing middle/junior high school movement. The FBLA-PBL organization is the largest buisess career student organization in the world. More information can be found at