Business Honor Society


That academic excellence among community, junior and technical college students enrolled in a business curricula may be nurtured, that opportunity may be provided for leadership training and an intellectual climate for ideas and ideals be fostered; and that scholars may be imbued with desire for continuing education, we dedicate ourselves as members of Alpha Beta Gamma®

Among us, membership is a privilege earned by qualifications, honor and service. In the conduct of our activities, truth shall be our quest, diligence our staff, and achievement our purpose.

Alpha Beta Gamma® is an international business honor society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula.

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 and business of professionals.

In 1998 the constitution was amended to accept business honor students from Mexico and Canada.

Members of ABG Tau, Naugatuck Valley Community College’s chapter of ABG, exemplify academic excellence, a commitment to lifelong learning and the ongoing quest for achievement in business. ABG Tau provides an opportunity to engage with others who share the ideals of leadership, scholarship, cooperation and service.

As a member of Alpha Beta Gamma®, you will be recognized for individual academic achievement. 

You will have the opportunity to write for The Honors Journal (the official newsletter of the society) and receive travel discounts at Choice, Quality and Clarion Hotels and Alamo Exchange. 

Your involvement in ABG will make your resume stand out, as well as enhance your application to four-year colleges and universities. 

Plus, over $500,000 in scholarships is reserved for ABG members apply to four-year colleges and universities!

Alpha Beta Gamma® is an international honor society for business students. You are eligible for membership in Alpha Beta Gamma Tau if you:

  • are enrolled in a business major recognized by NVCC
  • have completed 15 credit hours (12 in courses leading to your degree)
  • have demonstrated academic excellence by having attained a 3.0 GPA in business courses
  • have an overall 3.0 GPA.

The current fee for lifetime membership in ABG Tau is $50.00. Scholarships may be available.

For more information about Alpha Beta Gamma®, visit, or contact the ABG Tau Chapter Advisor, Robyn-Jay Bage, M.P.A. at