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Bunge tapped for Beta Gamma Sigma

Chris Bunge

Eastern Kentucky University is pleased to announce that Chris Bunge, a junior from Lexington, Ky., has been formally tapped for induction into the Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma.

Bunge is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the PGA Golf Management program at Eastern Kentucky University. The PGA Golf Management program is an option within the College of Business and Technology and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Bunge is among the top 7 percent of Business juniors at EKU. Eligibility into Beta Gamma Sigma is restricted to the top 7 percent of Business juniors, the top 10 percent of seniors, and the top 20 percent of graduate level students.

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More on Beta Gamma Sigma

Founded as a national organization in 1913, the first national honor society in business was a merger of three separate societies established to honor academic achievement in business at the University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois and the University of California.

Today, Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society that provides the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master's program at a school accredited by AACSB International. With the global expansion of accreditation by AACSB International, membership is no longer limited to those who have studied in the U.S. or Canada.

The mission and objectives of Beta Gamma Sigma are to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business; to foster an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of honor and integrity; to encourage the pursuit of wisdom and earnestness; to support the advancement of business through and to encourage lifelong learning; and to enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for student and alumni members in their professional lives.

Currently more than 500,000 individuals have accepted membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. They occupy key management and leadership positions in a variety of industries around the world. For more information on the honor society of Beta Gamma Sigma, visit

-by Andrew J. Stofleth, Student Assistant
EKU College of Business and Technology

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Mr. Ross Lingenfelder

Published on October 28, 2013

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