Celebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New Inductees

Celebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New Inductees

Celebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New Inductees
Celebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New InducteesCelebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New InducteesCelebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New InducteesCelebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New InducteesCelebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New InducteesCelebrating Academic Excellence: Beta Gamma Sigma HKU Chapter Welcomes Over 100 New Inductees
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In its 13th year, the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) HKU Chapter proudly hosted its induction ceremony on April 22, 2024, at the HKU iCube. The event marked the induction of 108 exceptional undergraduate and postgraduate students into the esteemed ranks of Beta Gamma Sigma. The ceremony was graced by the presence of Prof. Poman Lo, a highly esteemed business leader, Founder of the Institute of Sustainability and Technology, and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Regal Hotels, who was honoured with the title of BGS HKU Chapter Honoree.

The ceremony commenced with a warm welcome from Professor Hongbin Cai, the Dean of the HKU Business School, who extended his heartfelt congratulations to the newly inducted Beta Gamma Sigma members. Dean Cai emphasized the core values that define Beta Gamma Sigma, including a commitment to excellence, dedication to service, and a profound passion for learning. He urged the new members to uphold these values and embark on a continuous pursuit of excellence in business education.

During the ceremony, the audience had the privilege of hearing from Prof. Poman Lo, who graciously shared her inspiring career journey. Prof. Lo emphasized the importance of imbuing work with purpose and meaning, urging everyone to view their professional endeavours not merely as a means to financial rewards but as an avenue for personal fulfilment and contribution to a greater cause. She drew attention to the pressing issues of climate change and the ecological crisis, highlighting the need for businesses to take proactive actions and assume responsibility in addressing this global agenda.  To conclude the event, Prof. Lo encouraged the participants to honor their inner calling, embrace a meaningful purpose in life, and dedicate themselves to the earnest development of wisdom.

About Beta Gamma Sigma

Established in 1907 in the U.S., Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programmes accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive. Since 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma has inducted more than 700,000 outstanding students in more than 160 countries around the world.

About BGS HKU Chapter

The BGS HKU Chapter was installed in 2012. Since its inception, over 1,000 students were inducted. The lifelong membership conveys academic excellence, a commitment to high principle and superior achievement. Eligible students must attain CGPA of at least 3.60 and simultaneously be on the Dean’s Honour List and be on the top 10% of their respective undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

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