Registered Student Organizations


Phi Beta Lambda (Business)

The purpose of the Alvernia chapter is to help students build documented accomplishments that complement their academic experiences. Phi Beta Lambda provides opportunities for students to develop leadership, communication, and team skills.

It is an integral part of the instructional program and, in addition, promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility. The specific goals are to promote competent, aggressive business leadership, understand American business enterprise, establish career goals, encourage scholarship, promote sound financial management, and develop character and self-confidence and to facilitate transition from school to work.

The Alvernia University PBL Chapter has won many awards on both state and national levels. Since its formation in 1988, the Chapter has become well-known for its excellence, earning the prestigious Hollis & Kitty Guy (national) Gold Seal Award of Merit numerous times. In competitions, the Alvernia PBL Chapter regularly participates in state and national workshops and conferences, is active in campus projects and completes community service projects.


Professor Mary Ellen Wells
610-568-1442  Future Business Leaders web site.  Pennsylvania Phi Beta Lambda web site.  Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

View a list of events won by the Alvernia student PBL Chapter

Contact Information

Mary Ellen Wells

Mary Ellen Wells, JD, LLM
Associate Professor of Business

     Bus/Comm Bldg
     Room 4
     Phone: 610.568.1442
     Fax: 610.796.8292

registered student organizations

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