Kirbyville resident, Gage E. Brackin, a senior at UT Tyler, was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma national business honor society April 29, Dr. Jim Tarter, UT Tyler dean of the College of Business and Technology, announced.
“Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest scholastic honor that can be achieved by the College of Business and Technology’s business administrations students, faculty and business honorees. The organization invites faculty and business people who adhere to the principles for which it stands: honor, wisdom and earnestness,” said Tarter.
UT Tyler faculty members inducted were Dr. Hwan Shin, assistant professor of finance, and Dr. Isaura B. Flores, visiting professor of management.
Jeff Austin Jr., chief executive officer of Austin Bank, and Laura Koeing Young, director of sales and marketing of Brighton Accessories, also were inducted as the 2007 honorary members for their contributions to the business community.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of nearly 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.