For Immediate Release
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August 23, 2011- Twelve King’s College students were recently inducted to Mu Kappa Tau, a national marketing honor society.
Mu Kappa Tau was founded in 1966 by members of Pi Sigma Epsilon, the national professional fraternity in marketing, sales management and selling. The goals of Mu Kappa Tau are to promote the advancement of study in the field of marketing; to recognize academic excellence within the marketing discipline; and to develop an exceptional standard of ethics and achievement within the marketing milieu.
The King’s College Chapter was established in 1995 and admits junior and senior marketing majors who have attained an overall cumulative grade-point-average of 3.25 (4.0 scale). Juniors must be ranked in the top 10 percent of their class and seniors must be ranked in the top 20 percent of their class.
Pictured seated, from left, are inductees Brittany Murgallis, Kellie Rhiel, Rebecca Chateauneuf, Caitlin Thompson, and Melinda Gentilesco.
Pictured standing, from left, is Dr. Gary Lantz, associate professor of marketing; Dr. Amy Parsons, professor of marketing and faculty advisor of the King’s Chapter of Mu Kappa Tau; inductees Drake Nester, Molly Brown, Timothy Sanderson, Lianne Cuscani, and William Joyce; Dr. Sandra Loeb, associate professor of marketing; and Mark Leffler, assistant technical professor of business administration.
Absent from photo were inductees Shane Gibbons and Emily Kopec.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the congregation of Holy Cross.