Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
The society’s mission is supported by four objectives:
- Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International
- Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
- Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
- Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives
Become a Member
If you’re a business student, set a goal to become a Beta Gamma Sigma member. Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate, master’s or doctoral program at a school accredited by AACSB International. Students are chosen by the faculty of their business schools to be invited to membership in the society. To be eligible for invitation, students must a) be enrolled in a business program at a school accredited by AACSB International that has a chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma; and b) be in the upper 10 percent of the junior class (second semester), upper 10 percent of the senior class, upper 20 percent of the graduating master’s class, or completed all requirements to receive a doctorate.
Dr. Steven S. Dionne
Dr. Dionne is a clinical assistant professor of managerial sciences in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He received his doctorate from the Saїd Business School at the University of Oxford and has previously worked as a management consultant. Steven has acted as faculty adviser on case competitions, including the National Black MBA Association. His research on strategic decision-making has been presented at various international conferences, such as the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, the International Council for Small Business, and the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics. A forthcoming publication in the Journal of Small Business Management examines the role of heuristics in buyout investments.
David Christian Long
Christian Long is a senior at Georgia State University studying Computer Information Systems and Managerial Sciences with concentrations in Data Analytics and Business Analysis respectively. He has been on the President’s list since 2016 and is a member of the Robinson Honors Program. He is also involved with the student chapters for the Association of Information Systems, CompTIA Association of IT Professionals, and Consulting Club. He has worked as an IT manager for the largest durable medical equipment supplier in New Jersey for the last three years, and he has led the implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system in 2018. After graduation, Christian plans to enter technology consulting with a specialty in enterprise systems and digital innovation.