The Frank G. Zarb School of Business chapter of the international business honor society Beta Gamma Sigma has been awarded $500 for a student scholarship in recognition of its holiday food drive for two Long Island charities.
The Zarb School chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma chapter and the Institute for Legal Studies in Business teamed up to collect more than 1,200 pounds of food to assist families in need during the holidays. The donations were split between the Mary Brennan Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN) Soup Kitchen, which feeds more than 7,500 people weekly, and the Massapequa Elks Lodge , which assists returning Long Island wounded and/or disabled veterans with locating housing, furnishing, clothing, household items and food.
The Hofstra BGS chapter was recognized as part of its participation in the national 2013 BGS Give Back Day of Service. The faculty advisor for the honor society and the Institute for Legal Studies is Dr. Glen Vogel, a professor of Legal Studies in Business and the Zarb School’s 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international 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. To be considered for membership, seniors must have compiled a minimum cumulative GPA in the highest 10 percent of their class; junior students must be in the top seven percent of their class.