May 1, 2017

SVSU inducts 14 students to business honor society

The College of Business and Management at Saginaw Valley State University honored and inducted 14 students to Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International.

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. Less than 5 percent of the 13,000 collegiate business programs worldwide are so accredited.

The SVSU students inducted are:
•    Alyssa Ableiding, an accounting major from Hillman;
•    Shafayatul Alam, a management major from Bangladesh;
•    Ray Altoft, an accounting major from Lake Odessa;
•    Mikayla Ballor, a management major from Freeland;
•    Jenna Brown, a management major from Saginaw;
•    Sara Cramer, an accounting major from Munger;
•    Ingrid Hannevig, an international business major from Norway;
•    Spencer Leach, a finance major from Bay City;
•    Megan McGarry, an accounting major from Eaton Rapids;
•    Michael Miller, an accounting major from Dewitt;
•    Yiliang Quian, a master of business administration student from China;
•    Trevor Thomson, a finance major from Essexville;
•    Gan Xie, a master of business administration student from China;
•    Xuefei Xu, a master of business administration student from China.


The top 10 percent of junior and senior students as well as the top 20 percent of master's students are eligible for membership to the organization. Since 2003, 238 SVSU students and 23 SVSU faculty and staff have been inducted. This year’s ceremony was held Friday, April 7.

For a list of students inducted in 2016 and in previous years visit: http://www.svsu.edu/collegeofbusinessmanagement/studentopportunities/betagammasigma/.