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HOMETOWN RELEASE: Mineola Resident Installed as Founding Student Officer for UT Tyler Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society Chapter
Matt Lusty of Mineola, a student at The University of Texas at Tyler, has been named founding president for the university’s Mu Kappa Chapter of the Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society, Dr. Harold Doty, College of Business and Technology dean, announced.
Lusty is majoring in accounting.
Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals.
Dr. Andrew Bailey, president of Beta Alpha Psi International, and Dr. Lu Montondon, Southwest Chapter advocate on the board of directors of Beta Alpha Psi International, installed the student officers during a chartering ceremony held earlier this month on campus.
Mark Washburn, lecturer in accounting at UT Tyler, has served as the student chapter’s faculty adviser since spring 2008, when UT Tyler began its petitioning process.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.