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Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools, which are the top 5% of business school programs around the world. Beta Gamma Sigma. 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.

The Society’s mission is supported by four objectives:

  • Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International
  • Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
  • Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
  • Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives


Beta Gamma Sigma at The Citadel

The Citadel’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma was established in 1997.  To qualify for a BGS chapter, a business program must be accredited by AACSB International. This accreditation is the highest standard of achievement for business schools in the world. AACSB International accreditation requires business programs to pass a rigorous and comprehensive peer review every few years; it represents excellence in management education.

Baker School of Business undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty members, are invited to join each spring semester.  An invitation to membership in Beta Gamma Sigma indicates a student’s placement in the top 10% of the senior class, the top 10% of the junior class, or the top 20% of the master’s program.  By accepting membership, the students receive lifetime recognition for their outstanding academic achievement in the study of business.

For more information on Beta Gamma Sigma, please contact one of the below chapter advisors.

Carl Betterton, PhD
Iordanis Karagiannidis, PhD


Baker School of Business 2018-2019 Beta Gamma Sigma Student Officers

Chadwick Glasscock

Vice President, Public Relations
Cadet Brady Lucas

2018 Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

Click here to view photos from the 2018 Induction Ceremony


Makenzie Brais
Charles Clinemyer
Jesse Egnew
Timothy Ellmann
Michael Farnham
Gilbert Fenters
Henry Flowers
Chadwick Glasscock
Jason Hall
John Helton
Robert Hudson
Rory Isaac
Christina Junkins
Brianna Kaldenbach
Shawn Laffey
Claire Lampp
Hannah Leschorn
Chia-Wei Liang
Brady Lucas
Christopher Mack
Daniel Marr
Gabriel Massey
Jeffrey McGee
Ashley Meuli
Shawn Pfeffer
Nicholas Price
Rachel Quinn
Brian Riddle
Richard Russell
Michael Sarkkinen
Csilla Sztankovics


Maria Aselage
Jeremy Bennett
James Bezjian
Benjamin Dean
Al Lovvorn
Will Money
Jaye Smith 
Bill Woolsey


James J. Kerr
Jack R. Krapf

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