College of Business Celebrates Commencement, International Honor Society Induction

College of Business Celebrates Commencement, Honor Society Induction

UD welcomed 94 new graduates to its alumni ranks last Saturday, April 20, during the College of Business Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony. In the second commencement ceremony since the school received accreditation from the prestigious international Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), students received master's of business administration and master's of science degrees.

President and CEO of AACSB International John J. Fernandes gave the keynote address. Fernandes, whose previous experience is in transportation, energy and manufacturing, currently chairs The PhD Project Foundation and serves on the boards of International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, Global Foundation for Management Education and Tampa Bay & Company.

On Friday, April 19, the college celebrated one of the perks of its new AACSB Accreditation: the installation of a UD chapter of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) for AACSB-accredited schools. AACSB Secretary-Treasurer W. Randy Boxx installed the chapter and inducted UD's first BGS memberssix undergraduate and 12 graduate students.

Boxx is dean emeritus of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University. Previously he served as dean of the Else School of Management at Millsaps College and The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration.

BGS was founded in 1913 to encourage and honor high academic achievement by students of business and management through AACSB-accredited business programs.

 

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