Webber Students Successful At Florida Fbla-Pbl State Conference

Webber International University would like to congratulate this year’s PBL State Leadership Conference winners who competed in early April in online testing and presentations when their March conference in Orlando was canceled due to the coronavirus. Our students are to be commended for their hard work in preparing for these competitive events in their attempts to qualify for this year’s upcoming virtual PBL National Leadership Conference, which was to have been held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year’s winners are Computer Applications, Salla Rautiainen (2nd); Computer Concepts, Dayne Ford (1st); Contemporary Sports Issues, Isabelle Niehoff (4th); Entrepreneurship Concepts, Natalie Bartek (5th); Justice Administration, Malia Domingo (4th); Management Concepts, Paola Rivera (5th); Networking Concepts, Hunter Lonadier (4th); Project Management, Nicole Greene (4th); Retail Management, Nicole Greene (5th); Sports Management & Marketing, Megan Warner (4th); Integrated Marketing Campaign, Megan Warner, Dayne Ford, & Summer Simpson (1st); Statistical Analysis, Jorge Montero (3rd) and Mateo Celaya (5th); and Social Media Challenge, Hunter Lonadier & Jessica Terry (2nd). In addition, Dr. Joanne Muniz was recognized as the 2019-20 State PBL Advisor of the Year. As members of Webber’s sole academic organization, our students competed against over 200 students from 14 Florida colleges and universities. These competitive events are designed to foster a greater awareness of real-life situations within the business world while providing our students with heightened networking tools they can utilize in their personal lives and professional careers. If you would like more information on how to join this great organization, please reach out to Dr. Jeannette Eberle, Dr. Joanne Muniz, or any of our executive committee members, Hunter Lonadier, Jessica Terry, Isaiah Page, and Isabelle Niehoff. Webber looks forward to seeing our students’ continued success at Nationals!

Established in 1927 by Roger Babson as the first college chartered under Florida’s then new charitable and educational laws, and America’s second school of business for women, our campuses in Babson Park, FL (residential, established 1927); Charleston, SC (opening fall 2020); Charlotte, NC (opening fall 2020); Columbia, SC (opening fall 2020); Laurinburg, NC (residential, established 1896); Miami Lakes, FL (opening fall 2020); Southern Pines, NC; and West Palm Beach, FL (opening fall 2020) now educate men and women from over 50 different nations. Degrees are offered at the associates, bachelors, and masters level through traditional day, accelerated night and weekend, and entirely on-line formats. Joining Webber as a branch campus in 2011, St. Andrews University is a historically Presbyterian, comprehensive liberal arts school tracing its roots back to 1896. The University features highly qualified faculty, highly engaged staff, small class size, and a wide array of intercollegiate sports and other extracurricular activities. The University has been recognized as a US News and World Reports Best Regional Colleges: South, a Princeton Review Best Southeastern College, and has earned Petersons’ top marks for academics, value and community. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and numerous programs have earned additional programmatic accreditations.