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College of Business

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda is the premiere student, business organization with a mission to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

PBL Constitution [pdf]

2018-2019 Officers

President: Kaitlin Walker

Vice President: Haokun Yang

Treasurer: Alex Westman(Fall) Kaylee Rodman(Spring)

Secretary: Kyla Grandy 

Advisor: Dr. Gary J. Ross
701-858-3291, Old Main, 322

Advisor: Dr. Megan Fixen
701-858-3194, Old Main, 301K


At the PHI BETA LAMBDA 2017 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California, MSU PBL Club students achieved the following awards:

  • Nicolas Trumbauer placed 8th in Accounting Principals and 9th in Management Concepts.
  • Megan Druse placed 10th in Future Business Educator

At the PHI BETA LAMBDA 2018 State Leadership Conference in Minot, North Dakota, MSU PBL Club students achieved the following awards:

  • Marina Carrillo: 2nd Place, Client Service
  • Aaron Richard: 2nd Place Entrepreneurship Concepts, 2nd Place Marketing Concepts, 1st Place Retail Management
  • Jodi Spangler: 2nd Place Business Ethics, 3rd Place Entrepreneurship Concepts
  • Nicholas Trumbauer: 1st Place Financial Concepts, 1st Place Impromptu Speaking, 1st Place Marketing Concepts 
  • Kaitlin Walker: 2nd Place Justice Administration, 1st Place Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Haokun Yang: 2nd Place Computer Concepts
**Minot State University's PBL chapter also won the award for the largest percentage increase from last year.