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Peer Advisors Training Day!
On April 22, 2015, seven BGS members attended the Peer Advisors’ Training Day hosted by the College of Business (COB). Founded by Drs. Ruhul Amin and Lam Nguyen and supported by the COB Dean, the Peer Advisor Program aims to provide assistance to help COB students achieve their academic goals by having BGS members volunteer to serve as peer advisors.
The training was conducted by Dr. Ruhul Amin as the principal trainer, and by Dr. Lam Nguyen and Ms. Mary Howe as the associate trainers.
Spring 2015 Meeting Announcement
Feed a Friend
On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014, BGS-BU Chapter volunteered at the Feed a Friend of Montour County to help provide Thanksgiving meals to over 800+ people (300+ families) in need in Danville, PA. Feed a Friend of Montour County has been providing Thanksgiving meals to those less fortunate for 30 years.
2014-2015 Student Leadership Forum (SLF)
BGS-BU Chapter has selected two students to attend the Fall 2014 Student Leadership Forum, which will take place in Indianapolis, IN on November 6-9, 2014. The Forum is an outstanding, interactive, hands-on program that allows our members to become more engaged with the Society and other BGS members. Here are the selected attendees:
- Veronica Krolikowski
- Matthew Harris
2014-2015 First Chapter Meeting
Meeting was held on September 15, 2014 to discuss this year’s agenda and activities.
• Welcome message from Dean Ebbs
• 2014-2015 Chapter’s Officers
• 2013-2014 BGS Scholarship Award Recipient
• 2013-2014 Premier Chapter Award
• Peer Advisors
• BGS Gives Back Day of Service (Oct 25)
• Meet the Leaders of Business Speaker Series
• Student Leadership Forum
• Tapping and Induction Ceremonies (Spring 2015)
• BGS-BU Chapter Website
• Open Forum
Scholarship Contest - Fall 2014
BGS-BU announced its 2014 scholarship award contest awarding $1,000 to a sole winner to be used for senior or master's level study.
Topic: "What characteristics/qualifications do you think a great leader possesses in the 21st century? Why? As a Beta Gamma Sigma member, what can you do to preserve its values and accomplish its mission?"
Meet the Leaders of Business Speaker Series
A live webcast was held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 featuring Brent Freeman, founder and CEO of Roozt.com. His presentation, “Social Entrepreneurship: Becoming a Catalyst for Change,” is part of Beta Gamma Sigma’s Meet the Leaders of Business Speaker Series.
Roozt.com is the world’s online marketplace to discover the unique brands that give back at members only prices. For every member who joins, Roozt donates a meal to an American in need. One member. One meal. Featured on The Today Show, NBC, ABC, Mashable, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Inc.com, Pando Daily, and others, Roozt.com curates the coolest socially conscious brands and puts them under one roof for a streamlined shopping experience.