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Beta Gamma Sigma

The 2014 Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony
The Barney School chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma held its fourteenth annual induction ceremony on April 30th at 11:30 in the 1877 Club. Fifty-two Barney juniors, seniors, and graduate students were inducted, and two students were awarded Charles R. Canedy III prizes. The ceremony was conducted by Dean Martin Roth and chapter advisor, Dr. Charles Canedy III. The keynote address, was given by Ms. Rachna Khanna (Beta 2003), who spoke about “Wisdom from Afar”.  Click for a list of the inductees.

Dr. Canedy Leads the Preprandial Toast
Dr. Canedy Leads the Preprandial Toast
Canedy Award Winner Stephanie Bergeron
Canedy Prize Winner Stephanie Bergeron
Dean Roth and Chapter Honoree Rachna Khanna
Dean Roth and Chapter Honoree Rachna Khanna

Beta Gamma Sigma is the 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 Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.

The Mission is supported by the five Objectives of the Society. These include:

  1. Encourage and honor high academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International.
  2. Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, and earnestness.
  3. Support the advancement of business thought and practice to encourage lifelong learning.
  4. Enhance the value of Beta Gamma Sigma for students and alumni members in their professional lives.
  5. Advance the visibility and reputation of Beta Gamma Sigma.

Chapter Advisor
The Barney School chapter advisor is Dr. Charles Canedy III. For a detailed review of chapter achievements and accomplishments, contact Dr. Canedy at or 860 768-4382.

Barney Chapter Recognition
For two of the past three years, the Barney chapter was awarded Honorable Mention as an Outstanding Chapter among all chapters worldwide. This places the Barney School among the top 6 chapters out of the more than 500 chapters in the world (the top 1%).

Also, for eight consecutive years starting in 2005, the the Barney chapter was recognized as one of the Premier Chapters in the Northeastern United States.

And in 2004 the Barney School chapter was recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma as an Exemplary Chapter in the in the Northeastern United States.  


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BGS Induction
`08, `09 and `10 induction
ceremony sponsored by:


For more information about
sponsoring this ceremony
please contact
Dr. CharlesCanedy III

Barney School's Bronze Key

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A generous gift from Rachna Khana, '03.        

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