GGC inducts charter members into Sigma Beta Delta honor society

Georgia Gwinnett College recently inducted 90 charter members into its new chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society for students of business, management and administration. The ceremony also included the honorary induction of three college administrators.

Georgia Gwinnett College recently inducted 90 charter members into its new chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society for students of business, management and administration. The ceremony also included the honorary induction of three college administrators.

Membership in Sigma Beta Delta is reserved for students who rank in the upper 20 percent of their junior or senior class. All student inductees must be invited to join by a member of the School of Business faculty. At GGC, the new chapter includes students majoring in general business, leadership, international business, marketing, accounting, finance or management information systems.

“The purpose of this society is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind,” said Cassie Bradley, associate professor of accounting. “It is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.”

The chapter’s student officers are Matthew Darrow - president, Jason Fitzpatrick - vice president, Natalie Davis - treasurer and Phillip George - faculty liaison. Its faculty advisors are Janita Rawls, assistant professor of management and Marieke Schilpzand, assistant professor of management.

Honorary Sigma Beta Delta medallions were bestowed upon Daniel J. Kaufman, president of the college, as well as Lois Richardson, acting vice president of Academic and Student Affairs, and Victoria Johnson, dean of the School of Business.

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