May 12, 2014
UW-Eau Claire student receives scholarship from Twin Cities Beta Gamma Sigma alums
Katelyn Goettl, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire accounting student from North Mankato, MN, is the recipient of the first Annual Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Minneapolis/St. Paul Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is funded by the Minneapolis/St. Paul BGS alumni association.
Any BGS member in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Alumni Chapter region who will be a senior or graduate student in an AACSB International accredited business program during the 2014-15 academic year was eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor bestowed upon business students at institutions accredited by AACSB International. Students are invited to join the organization by their business school faculty. To be eligible for invitation, undergraduate and graduate students must be in the upper 10 percent of the junior or senior class, or upper 20 percent of their MBA class.
Established in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma has inducted more than 700,000 students into its membership. Members currently reside in all 50 U.S. states and more than 160 countries around the world. Beta Gamma Sigma has over 500 collegiate chapters at schools accredited by AACSB International. Additionally, 27 alumni chapters serve the needs of alumni members in major metropolitan areas, including Hong Kong.