Tuesday, May 10, 2011

College of Business and Management honor society inducts new members

The University of Illinois Springfield Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter inducted 34 College of Business and Management students and three faculty members during a ceremony on Sunday, May 1, 2011 in Brookens Auditorium.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The society grants admission to the top 10 percent of the baccalaureate class and the top 20 percent of graduate students.

Students inducted at this year’s ceremony are Jiraphan Boonprakob, Aprile Combes, Lawrence Crowley, Taralee Darst, Trevor Debelak, Bradley Gaylord, Brett Gerger, Stephen Goudreau,
David Guggenheim, Allison Hester, Cori Hurt, Richard Johnson, Joshua Kilhoffer, Jodi Killion, Prajakta Kulkarni, Janice Marvel, John Mayer, Todd Metcalf, Satoko Mizuno, Vidya Nagarajan, Shilpa Perugupalli, Mark Pfister, Amruta Prabhuwaingankar, Laura Rabe, Soorya Ramanathan, Hari Ravi, Charles Satterlee, Preston Searl, Bereket Seyoum, Michele Stine, Robert Vansolo, Amanda Wells, Ashley Wilson, and Joshua Winkler.

Faculty members inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma are Xiaoqing Li Ph.D., Atul Agarwal, Ph.D, and Feng-Shun (Leo) Bin, Ph.D.

Douglas Rahn, Vice President and COO of Memorial Health Systems was also recognized as Chapter Honoree in acknowledgment of his support for UIS and the College of Business and Management.

The mission of the society is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.

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