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April 28, 2016 - Twenty five King’s College students were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

BGS encourages and honors academic achievement in the study of business, fosters personal and professional excellence, advances the values of the Society, and serves its lifelong members. Junior or senior business majors can earn candidacy with a grade point average within the top ten percent of their class.

Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by 755 colleges and universities in the United States and more than 50 foreign countries.  Fewer than five percent of the world's business programs receive the accreditation.

Seated, from left: Carmen LoBrutto, Garrett Goral, Dana Maurizi, Crystal Seashock, Alexandra Evangelista, Kellie Kopko, Anneliese Romani, Andrew Coco, Cory Tobin, and Caroline Jones.

Standing: Barry Williams, dean of McGowan School of Business, Timothy Carl, Joseph Lanning, Brian Stonikinis, John Fazzini, Daniel Rutecki, Michael Prociak, Christopher Fazzini, Alex Getz, Allison Meluskey, Ashley Leighton, Rachel Maczuga, Rikki Purcell, and Dr. Joan Blewitt, associate professor of business and management.

Absent from photo: Robert Burke, Charles Rafalko, and Matthew Tavaglione.