Business Students Inducted into Honor Society
Students from the School of Business and College of Business and Technology were inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society at a formal ceremony on April 24 in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center.
Business seniors representing the top 10 percent of their graduating class, masterís students representing the top 20 percent of their graduating class and juniors representing the top 7 percent of their class were invited into membership in formal tapping ceremonies.
Tyler Roark, junior management major from Richmond, received a $1,000 scholarship at the ceremony for being the junior Beta Gamma Sigma member with the highest GPA.
Inductees include: senior management major Desireee M. Collins, Richmond; senior insurance major Tyler Hammond, Newark, Ohio; junior international business major Daniel Jones, Whakatane, New Zealand; junior marketing major Jessica Mueller, Solon, Ohio; junior management major Tyler Roark, Richmond; junior computer information systems major Matthew Robertson, Irvine; and junior accounting majors Elizabeth McWhorter, of London, and Brittany D. Neaves, of Mt. Sterling.
Founded as a national organization in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma, the first national honor society in business, is an international honor society with more than 500,000 members that provides the highest recognition a business student can receive in an undergraduate or master's program at a school accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
The mission and objectives of Beta Gamma Sigma are to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business; to foster an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of honor and integrity; to encourage the pursuit of wisdom and earnestness; to support the advancement of business through and to encourage lifelong learning; and to enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for student and alumni members in their professional lives.