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2016-03-18

College of Management, National Chiao Tung University 2016 the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma Illustration Meeting

  • College of Management, National Chiao Tung University held the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) illustration meeting on 17 March, and Huang, Yi-Hou, the Director at International Affairs Office, College of Management, explained to students the reason why they should try to join the International Honor Society Bata Gamma Sigma. The International Honor Society Bata Gamma Sigma is an honorable society that focuses on academic achievement, and its purpose is to encourage and praise outstanding students at schools and colleges of management. Only students from the AACSB-accredited universities are qualified for joining BGS. It may also provide the students at our college more opportunities of further development in the world.

    However, it is not easy to join the academic honor society of international level. According to the regulation of BGS Association, only students who are currently studying at the second semester in the third year or above in the undergraduate scheme at our college with overall academic performance within top 10% in the class or master program students with academic performance within top 20% in the class are qualified to apply for membership; it is a kind of honor to be able to join BGS. BGS members will not only receive lifetime recognition but are provided with the opportunity of expanding vision or the intelligence in professional field because of the frequency of the students international conference or experts lecture activities held by the organization every year. Obtaining the membership is also very helpful for future postgraduate study or career.

    The International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society of commerce jointly founded by University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois and University of California in 1913 to praise students with outstanding performance in the field of commerce. BGS (Beta Gamma Sigma) represents the words of BEBAEOS (honor), GNOSIS (wisdom) and SPOUDE (enthusiasm), and they form the spirit of the organization. Currently, there are more than 500,000 members in more than 170 different countries in the world. Only university that is accredited by AACSB could be qualified to establish a branch association of the organization.