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April 11, 2006

Beta Gamma Sigma to Initiate New Members April 29

uwec sealThe UW-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, will hold its annual initiation, Saturday, April 29 at 1:00 pm in the Davies Center Alumni Room. The event will be held in conjunction with the university's Honors Week, a time set aside by the university to recognize students of high scholastic achievement.

Initiation ceremony will be conducted by Dr. Meg Devine, BGS chapter president, and Dr. Kristy Lauver, BGS faculty adviser. Ms. LaNette Flunker, Management and Marketing, will be recognized at the event as the Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Professor.

Membership in 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, students must be in the upper 7 percent of the junior class, or upper 10 percent of the senior class.

Beta Gamma Sigma was founded as a national organization on February 19, 1913. BGS has 430 collegiate chapters in 11 countries and on four continents. The society's membership of more than 540,000 includes leaders in all fields of industry, government and academia.

Students to be initiated into Beta Gamma Sigma are as follows:

Sonya Jo Arendt
Scott Herber
Jennifer Lilla
Crystal Otto
Krysta Peterson
Jeffery Stovern
Leslie Sutton
Christine Zani

Timothy Bergman
Katrina Champeny
Jeremy Joecks
Melissa Olson
Megan Schultz
Jennifer Stevens
Jamie Wilson

Human Resource Management
Business Administration
Accounting, Finance
Business Administration
Accounting, Finance
Business Economics
Management Information Systems

Accounting, Finance
Operations/Materials Management
Business Administration
Human Resource Management
Management, Marketing