Alpha Beta Gamma® International Business Honor Society is the sole business honor society for accredited junior, community and technical two year colleges.
The society exists to recognize and reward academic excellence among business honor students and to recognize the contribution to learning by professors and business professionals.
The society is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, is a participating institute in the Association of Canadian Community College Affiliates Network and educational affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The society was founded in 1970 and currently has over 55,000 members.
Organized in 1970 by business professors.
Established to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula.
Since its founding over 55,000 students from accredited community, junior, and technical colleges have been initiated in the Society.
Association of College Honor Societies
An educational affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
And The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC).
Is the sole business honor society for accredited junior, community and technical two year colleges.
The society exists to recognize and reward academic excellence among business honor students and to recognize the contribution to learning and business by business professionals.
In 1998 the constitution was amended to accept business honor students from Mexico and Canada.
55,000 members initiated to date.
Includes 200 chapters, business professors and advisors.
Broadcasting, Radio, TV
Computer Information Systems
Conservation & Regulation
Graphic Design Technology
Human Resource Management
International Public Relations
Investments & Securities
Management Information Systems
Postal Services Management
Small Business Management
Travel & Tourism
Benefits to Student
Recognition of individual academic achievement
Leadership opportunities through chapter officer positions
Opportunity to write for The Honors Journal, the Official newsletter of the society
Essay Competitions and Awards
Distinctive membership diplomas and gold key
Use of Alpha Beta Gamma Resume Forms
Exchange of intellectual ideas at local chapter functions and at a national leadership conference
Networking opportunities with other business students and business leaders
Enhancement of employment applications and applications to four-year colleges and universities
Scholarships to four-year colleges for ABG members
Graduation stoles, tassels, gold key, membership card and other society regalia
Alpha Beta Gamma gold seal to your place on your college diploma and inclusion of your name to the National Dean’s List
Benefits to Student
Conduct Annual Initiation Ceremony
Promote ABG on campus
Support Chapter Development
Nominate Honorary Members
Chapter Membership Requirements
Dedicated Faculty Advisor needed to monitor chapter working with chapter officers.
Approval of College President
One time chapter application fee of $500
Publishes Award Winning Essays
Fundraising Ideas and other help for chapters
Learn about other chapter events
New Chapter Updates
Articles on Leadership & business submitted by Professors and Members
Annual Awards Criteria published each year
Chance for students to submit articles for publication
National Alpha Beta Webpage http://www.abg.org
Contact ABG National For more information: [email_address] Contributors to What is ABG Prof. Pam Donahue, Beta Omicron Chapter @ Northern Essex Community College Prof. Bettie Abernathy-Phillips & Chapter President Victoria Petrie, @ Southwest Tennessee Community College Dr. John D. Christesen, CEO, Alpha Beta Gamma