Beta Gamma Sigma Awards SJU Chapter, Alum Michael Hagan

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

For the third year in a row, the Erivan K. Haub School of Business' collegiate chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) has been selected as the Silver Chapter Award winner for 2008.

The Outstanding Chapter Awards recognize chapters that demonstrate excellence in performance and are awarded on four levels: Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention. As recipient of the Silver Chapter Award, Saint Joseph's is eligible to award a $1,250 Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship to one of the chapter's outstanding students in the 2008-2009 academic year.

In addition to the Silver Chapter Award, BGS will also award Michael J. Hagan, '85 with the 2008 Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship. Hagan is one of three individuals in the world selected for this honor. The award marks the second year in a row a Saint Joseph's alum has been recognized by BGS – Jim Maguire '58 was the recipient of the 2006 Business Achievement Award.

The society will present Hagan with the Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award, induct new students into the society and honor the chapter on April 27 in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in the society is the highest honor a business student can receive. The mission of BGS is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and to foster personal and professional excellence among its members.

--Dan Wisniewski '08



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