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February 2021 Volume 4

February 2021 Volume 4


The purpose of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees. To encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Have you applied for the KBD Scholarship? Please go to the link below to apply.

The Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson International Merit Scholarship is the highest honor a Kappa Beta Delta member can achieve. The Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson International Merit Scholarship is administered by the Board of Kappa Beta Delta.

Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson served as Associate Director of ACBSP, working closely with associate degree schools, until his death. He was instrumental in creating Kappa Beta Delta, the Honor Society for business programs which have an ACBSP accreditation.

“Love recognizes no barriers.”

– Maya Angelou

Be On Alert for IRS Scams

This tax season, the IRS expects an uptick in tax-related scams. In most cases, IRS “phishing” scams are bogus phone calls and emails that claim to come from the IRS.

Remember, the IRS will never:

  • Call you without mailing an official notice first.

  • Demand that you immediately pay your taxes over the phone.

  • Take a debit or credit card number over the phone.

  • Threaten to call law enforcement or immigration services to arrest you for failure to pay.

* This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax professional.

Tip adapted from

February is a month that many associate with love. Romance, in particular. The rise of self-care over the past decade has brought attention to the concept of loving oneself – the basic philosophy behind it being that if we love and take care of ourselves, with intention, the happier and healthier we’ll be, and all the people in our lives will benefit, including our romantic partners.

Loving ourselves isn’t always easy. And it doesn’t mean always being overly indulgent, but rather making choices that help support our overall well-being. For some people, that may look like taking time to relax if they have a lot of stress in their lives. For others, it can be making a to-do list to organize and accomplish tasks if they tend toward procrastination. Being more self-aware and cheering ourselves on more if we’re often overly harsh or being more introspective and searching for ways to improve if we are myopic to our own shortcomings. All these things and many more not mentioned are intentional actions we can take to be our best selves.

This February, take some time to reflect on the ones you love. Just make sure you don’t forget about the one you should love the most.

Tip adapted from

Six cups are lined up in a row. Cups 1-3 on the left are full of juice; cups 4-6 on the right are empty. How can you arrange this row so empty and full glasses alternate while moving only one cup in the process?

Last week’s riddle: It can certainly be measured, yet it has no length, width, or height. What is it? Answer: The temperature.

Sea Lions at sunset, San Diego, California.

SAVE the Date

for the


Lake County

Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) Induction Ceremony

February 27, 2021 10 am – 11:30 am

Click on to the Blue Link to support our KBD Fundraiser

Congratulations! Boston Market has approved your GroupRaise Meal on March 26, 2021 at 5:00pm!

Now let's make this meal happen!

You can now start promoting your Meal! Above is a link to your Meal Page for your supporters to RSVP by committing to eat on the day of your GroupRaise event.

You need 20 people to RSVP on your meal page to receive final confirmation of your meal by March 23, 2021, or your event will be canceled. This is to put you on your way to reaching your total attendance goal, and show the restaurant that you have been marketing.

Getting RSVPs is important to help spread the word about your cause and to ensure that your meal raises enough support to fund your group's goal. Share your meal page link on Facebook, Twitter, over email, and anywhere else you can.

Make sure your supporters know that their commitment to eat is crucial to making your meal a success, but even if they are not able to RSVP they are more than welcome to eat to support the Foodbank of Northwest Indiana.

KBD Lake County Advisors

Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson Service- Learning Coordinator

Professor Joseph Joniec

Adjunct Faculty Aleesha Thirkles-Williams

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