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Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society, named the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business a 2012 Outstanding Chapter Honorable Mention. The Outstanding Chapter Award recognizes Beta Gamma Sigma collegiate chapter excellence around the nation.

The Outstanding Chapter Award is presented at four levels: gold, silver, bronze and honorable mention. This is the second time the College of Business has received the honorable mention award. To be considered for Beta Gamma Sigma’s Outstanding Chapter Award, chapters must complete and return a survey that details their membership acceptance and activities. Only chapters with a membership acceptance rate of 85 percent or greater are eligible for consideration.

“Being selected as the Outstanding Chapter Honorable Mention again, out of 513 member chapters, is a great achievement. We’re very proud that our work is recognized at the national level and all of our members, current and alumni, should be proud to be part of this great honor society,” said College of Business Dean Bill Tallon.

In addition to securing the 2012 Outstanding Chapter Award honorable mention accolade, the college chapter will also receive a $500 scholarship from Beta Gamma Sigma to present to one of its outstanding student members.

Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Forty-five College of Business juniors, seniors, and graduate students, one College of Business faculty member and one outstanding College of Business alumnus were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma on March 30, 2012.

About Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 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.

Beta Gamma Sigma has established 510 collegiate chapters in 19 countries and territories around the world, and inducted more than 615,000 outstanding students into membership since its founding in 1913. These members have served in corporate, government, non-profit, educational and other management positions at every level of responsibility. Members currently reside in all 50 U.S. states and more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.betagammasigma.org.

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