certificate presentation

August 22, 2012 (Jackson) - Liza Cirlot Looser, founder and CEO of The Cirlot Agency, has been inducted as an honorary member into Belhaven University chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, an international honor society that recognizes accomplishments in business, management, and administration.

Dr. Chip Mason, Dean of the School of Business at Belhaven University, said, “Her exemplary experience in the fields of marketing and entrepreneurship is wonderful. In leading a multi-million dollar corporation, Liza is an authentic servant leader, who epitomizes the Belhaven motto ‘To serve, not to be served.’”

As the CEO of one of the most successful global brand strategy and integrated communications firms in the Southeast region, Looser strives to also impact future leaders.“Liza has established a premier internship program for local college students to encourage the best local talent to become future business leaders in Mississippi,” said Mason.

Looser, a graduate of Harvard Business School, says being inducted into Sigma Beta Delta is truly an honor, not only for her, but also for students across the country. “To be recognized as part of one of the nation leading business honor societies is an outstanding accomplishment; being inducted into Sigma Beta Delta is the highest national recognition a business student can receive,” said Looser. “Organizations like this are integral in promoting the professional growth of our future business leaders.”

Sigma Beta Delta has over 300 college chapters and over 58,000 members. The Society main goal is to honor and recognize those individuals who have gained excellent knowledge and superior records in areas of business.

Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.