Athens State University student Maria Rodriguez was recently awarded the 2017 Delta Mu Delta Regional Award, along with a $500 scholarship, by the organization’s Board of Directors and the Scholarship Committee. Awards are based on scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and character/ethical behavior.
“This is an honor for Maria and the Athens State Chapter of Delta Mu Delta,” said chapter co-adviser Dr. Kim Roberts. “Maria is a deserving, high-caliber student who is actively involved on campus, and we are very proud of her.”
Rodriguez is a junior from Decatur majoring in Accounting.
Delta Mu Delta was founded at New York University in 1913 to recognize and reward superior scholastic achievement of students with concentrations in Business Administration. The Athens State chapter was originally formed in 1970. The chapter has grown to be one of the largest and most active chapters within the national organization. The Athens State chapter was the recipient of the 2017 Star Chapter Award and is recognized as the most award-winning chapter with 16 annual recognitions.
The Athens State University Delta Mu Delta Chapter is housed within the College of Business. The advisers are Dr. Kim Roberts and Dr. John Berzett.