An intimate group of students gathered in Jacob T. Stewart to receive a special induction to a prestigious honors society on April 22. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business must accredit an institution where Beta Gamma Sigma is established. Beta Gamma Sigma International is a business honors society that chooses the best of the College of Business students to be inducted as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. They are in the top 10 percent of the junior class and the upper 20 percent of the graduating or master’s class.
The ceremony was presided over by senior management major Gavin Hamms as senior Eileen Schwartz read the history of the organization she mentioned that Beta Gamma Sigma was charged with being the best of the best within the College of Business.
Wartz noted the inductees were becoming part of an organization that boasts over 600,050 members. The 13 inductees were to understand that Beta Gamma Sigma are “the cream of the crop.” The 13 inductees included; Kinda Ambrose, Garvin Casimir, Sherma Danzie, Ramesh Dhami, Dawson, Abigail Jn. Pierre, Donald Qualls, Ashley Ramirez, Mukesh Sigdel, Chasady Siims, Sheena Warrington, Quinnell Wilson and Chantal Wilson-Lawrence.
These students pledged to uphold the standards and rules that applied to the chapter. “Its truly a pleasure to be inducted, said Abigail Jn Pierre, it hasn’t really hit me yet but I look forward to working with the organization.”
The highlight of the ceremony was a talk given by Susan B. Wiley assistant to the dean for Corporate Student and Alumni Relations. She noted the networking opportunities that were available in Beta Gamma Sigma. She also gave some noteworthy advice, “begin each day with an attitude of gratitude, write down life goals and objectives, take time for yourself by yourself and to leave a memorable mark on the College of Business.