JBU Professor Inducted Into National Honor Society

Siloam Springs, Ark (November 19, 2002) — John McCullough, associate professor of business at John Brown University, was recently inducted as an honorary member of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society that recognizes the academic accomplishments of adult students. In addition to inducting student members, Alpha Sigma Lambda also recognizes through honorary membership those individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of adult learners. John McCullough was inducted as an honorary member of the society for his work as a faculty member in the JBU Advance Program.

Mr. McCullough began teaching in the Advance Program in September 1993. Since 1993 he has taught 38 classes to 24 different groups of students in the organizational management and business information systems programs in northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith. In the organizational management program he teaches accounting and financial math. In the business information systems program he teaches personal productivity and computerized business math. Mr. McCullough has also written and revised several courses for the Advance Program.

John McCullough is an Associate Professor of Business at JBU. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from John Brown University, and he earned a master’s degree from Oklahoma State University. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant and certified trainer for those preparing for the CPA exam.

Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that was founded in 1945 by Dr. Rollin Posey, Dean of University College at Northwestern University. Its purpose is to honor those dedicated adult students who, while handling their life responsibilities, achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. JBU’s chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda is called Kappa Kappa Chi, which represents the first letters for the Greek words for Head, Heart and Hand, the historic educational motto of JBU.

The JBU Advance Program is a degree program that allows students with two years of college credit to complete their bachelor’s degree by attending classes one night per week. Students progress through their studies as a group, taking courses in an established sequence.

Classes are designed for adults 23 years of age or older who have at least two years of prior college credit and relevant work experience. JBU offers the Advance Program in Northwest Arkansas, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Harrison and Hot Springs. John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of more than 1,700 students from 42 states and 44 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.