Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievements of students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Beta Gamma Sigma membership can be part of a lifelong dedication to the pursuit of business excellence. Membership in the Society is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate or doctoral program in business. There is no higher honor for students in business and management than graduating “Beta Gamma Sigma.”
For further information regarding Beta Gamma Sigma and the benefits of membership, please visit their website at www.betagammasigma.org.
Please contact Dr. Jorge Villegas firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information regarding the UIS Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma.
The University of Illinois Springfield Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society chapter inducted 55 College of Business and Management students during a ceremony on May 2, 2015 in Brookens Auditorium.
Tom Gihl, vice president and COO of Illinois National Bank, was inducted as an honorary member. Faculty members David Larson, associate professor of Management Information Systems, and Shipra Gupta, assistant professor of Business Administration were also inducted.
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 the graduate students.
Students inducted at this year’s ceremony include:
Armington: Jena Marlatt
Bloomington: Eric Petersen
Champaign: Jeremy Scharlow
Countryside: Elma Dzaferbegovic
Crystal Lake: Shannon Manfre
Decatur: Michael Lipowsky
Fox Lake: Rebecca Nimsgern
Hillsboro: Michael Fuller
Jacksonville: Ross Barker
Mansfield: Vittorio Cascio
Peoria: Eric Seling
Petersburg: Robert Spath
Rockford: Ma Celeste Mores
Roseville: Richard Handzo
Saint Charles: Elizabeth Janeteas
Schaumburg: Hristina Minchev
Springfield: Monica Ala, Abdulmohsen Mohammad Albarqi, Zachary Berillo, Pratyusha Borancha, Aditya Chavan, Danielle Cherry, Preetham Kumar Dammalapati, Erin Egolf, Kasey Fernandez, Priyal Gandhi, Satvir Kaur Gill, Sathishkumar Gopu, Praneetha Harindranath, Aaron Holmes, Darius Howse, Matthew Hull, Alyson Knapik, Mounika Lakkadi, Meenal Lanke, Sangeeta Mathi, Mukta Misal, Kalyana Srujana Mulpuri, Maureen Musuku, Nhung Nguyen, Ahsan Owais, Suseela Pandity, Miranda Scott, Shaista Shaikh, Jun Sun, Siwen Tang, Amena Tayyab, Zhijin Wang
Taylorville: Greg Kilduff
Quincy: Joan Mast
Washington: Michael Stephens
Williamsville: Kristen Shaffer
Minnesota: Jacob Wherley (Richville)
Texas: Natalie Nowak (Montgomery)
Jamaica: Althea Webster (Westmoreland)
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.