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April 18, 2007

Beta Gamma Sigma to Initiate New Members April 28

The 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 28 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. Dr. Rajarshi Aroskar, Accounting and Finance, 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:

Juniors

Jennifer Bailey
Aaron Bloomer
Pamela Breunig
Joshua Dellaria
Peter Forcey
Danielle Glaus
Jenny Hunter
Tyler Johnson
Joshua Kern
Tiana Lindstrom
Peter Matzek
Amanda Redetzke
Drew Reedy
Arlen Stern
Kristen Weinfurter

Senior

Laura Cavil
Rachel Krautkramer
Eric Pritzl

Major

Management-Entrepreneur
Business Finance
Management-Human Resource
Business Finance
IS-Enterprise Networking
Business Finance
Management
Accounting
Business Administration
Management-Human Resource
Accounting
Accounting
Accounting
Business Finance
Marketing

Major

Marketing
Accounting
Business Finance