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December 19, 2014   
Posted: April 17, 2000
Business students chosen for national honor organization

Eighteen Coastal Carolina University business majors and two faculty members were recently inducted into Coastal's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, a national honor society for business students.

Only juniors in the top seven percent of their class and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class who have earned at least 30 semester hours at Coastal are eligible for Beta Gamma Sigma membership.

Only institutions accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-The International Association for Management Education are eligible for a Beta Gamma Sigma chapter. This is the second year for the chapter at Coastal's E. Craig Wall School of Business Administration, which earned accreditation in 1998.

The students, along with their majors and hometowns, are: Thordur Agustsson, a junior finance major of Reykjavik, Iceland; Sarah Beth Arends, a junior marketing major of Elkhorn, Neb.; Jessica Clare Bafile, a junior management major of Conway, S.C.; Marisa Ann Baselice, a senior management major of Sewell, N.J.; Robert M. Clinger III, a senior finance major of Conway, S.C.; Brett Alan Corder, a senior finance major of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Nacole Edwards, a junior finance major of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Gudjon Armann Gudjonsson, a senior finance major of Surfside Beach, S.C.; Kristie Dawn Hendrick, senior management major of Conway, S.C.; Jami Glenn Long, a junior marketing major of Loris, S.C.; Glenn David McMurry, Jr., a senior finance major of Midland, Ga.; Joseph Eric Neff, a senior management major of Conway, S.C.; Matthew Edward Seluk, a junior management major of Derry, N.H.; Bjarki Elvar Stefansson, a senior finance major of Hafnarfjordur, Iceland; Jada Lee Strickland, a junior management major of Nichols, S.C.; Tracy Michelle Strickland, a junior marketing/management major of Nichols, S.C.; Tiffany L. Travis, a senior finance major of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Hjortur Vigfusson, a senior management major of Reykjavik, Iceland;

Gregory Lee Krippel, assistant professor of accounting at Coastal, and Robert B. Burney, associate professor of finance, were also inducted. Only tenured faculty members in the Wall School of Business are eligible for induction in the university's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma.

For more information, contact Robert Nale, professor of management and chair of the Department of Management, Marketing and Law at Coastal, at 349-2611.

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