CBA's Best and Brightest
On April 4, 2014, at a banquet and induction ceremony for the Kappa of Ohio Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the CBA honored fifty-nine of the College’s best and brightest students and three outstanding faculty members (listed below). The 20 juniors, 23 seniors and 16 master’s students represent the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes and the top 20 percent of the master’s class, based on academic ranking. Dr. Frederik Beuk, assistant professor of marketing, Dr. Debmalya Mukherjee, associate professor of management, and Dr. James Thomson, department chair and professor of finance were also inducted based on their outstanding academic accomplishments and their contributions to the College.
The chapter also recognized CBA alum, Martin Hauser, CEO of SummaCare, Inc., guest speaker at the event, for possessing the qualities fostered by Beta Gamma Sigma and for furthering the ideals of the Society through outstanding business and managerial leadership. He was named a Chapter Honoree and awarded honorary membership in the Society.
Among the CBA’s best students, three students in each rank were recognized for exceptional accomplishments. They were selected for achieving academic excellence while making significant contributions to the college or university; and/or maintaining significant involvement in extracurricular or community activities; and/or overcoming a special circumstance or hardship. For 2013-14, the Outstanding Students are:
Outstanding Senior - Karena Vana
Outstanding Master’s Student - Andrew Raynor
2014 Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees
Michael Mangine, Jr.
Karena Vana *
Master's StudentsMichael Buckwell
Andrew Raynor *
* Outstanding Student Award Recipient
+ 2nd Recognition - previously inducted as an undergraduate; now qualified at the Master’s level.
To learn more about membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, please contact Ms. Andrienne Calderon, BGS Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-972-7045, or visit Beta Gamma Sigma – The International Honor Society.