Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration (SBA) hosted nearly 40 high school students from Delaware County, Pa., participating in the nonprofit education association Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for a day of informational business sessions and presentations in The Tuttleman Center Nov. 19.
Organized by Elizabeth Mariotz, interim dean of SBA, the sessions sought to inform students from Interboro, Penncrest and Radnor high schools about business skills and practices, as well as the different business studies offered at Philadelphia University. Highlights of the day included a welcome by Dean Mariotz, campus tour, and presentations by key SBA faculty members and students on a variety of topics such as the transition from high school to college, business internships and study abroad opportunities at Philadelphia University, careers in business and more.
FBLA helps prepare a quarter million students for careers in business and business-related fields.
Photo: Elizabeth Mariotz, interim dean of SBA, discusses the skills required by careers in business with Delaware County, Pa., high school students participating in the nonprofit education association Future Business Leaders of America in The Tuttleman Center Nov. 19.