Coles College of Business to honor former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton


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Georgia (May 7, 2010) —  

NFL Hall of Famer, entrepreneur to be recognized as honorary inductee of Beta Gamma Sigma honor society for business schools
KENNESAW, Ga. (May 7, 2010) —  The Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University will induct NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and successful Atlanta entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton as an honorary member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society for business schools.

An NFL Hall of Famer who played in the NFL for 18 years, Tarkenton has become known off the field for his success as an entrepreneur over the past four decades. Tarkenton is founder and chief executive officer of the Atlanta-based Tarkenton Financial, a network of independent insurance and financial professionals that delivers services to senior citizens across the U.S. He also owns, a leading small business portal and consulting services provider.
Tarkenton will give a brief talk to the Beta Gamma Sigma inductees at the Coles College of Business and he will also be made an honorary member of the honor society.
Tuesday, May 11, 4 p.m.
Burruss Building 151, on the KSU campus, 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, Ga.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit