Student Organizations

Beta Gamma Sigma

Juniors and seniors in the top 10% of their class are invited to be inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society. The Society's mission is supported by four objectives:

  1. Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International 
  2. Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
  3. Foster in Beta Gamma S
  4. igma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
  5. Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives

Worldwide, the Beta Gamma Sigma key is one of the most recognized symbols of academic excellence in business. 

Social Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition Team

Each year, the Department of Business and Economics fields two teams who create and pitch business plans targeted to address social issues as part of the Social Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition. Teams work intensively with faculty members to create ideas that address social problems and to develop business plans that both address the social problems and are sustainable as business models.  

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) is a national organization whose mission is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. The highlights of NABA are its fall student conference and scholarship opportunities.

Website: www.nabainc.org

Phi Beta Lambda

(Future Business Leaders of America) Open to all students enrolled in business subjects.

Website: http://www.fbla-pbl.org/

Black MBA Association

The Black MBA Association, a spin-off of the former National Black MBA Association seeks to foster interest in students earning MBAs as a part of a career plan that leads them to success in the workplace. Students meet to interact regarding résumé writing, interviewing skills and attend career fairs among other activities.

Entrepreneurship Club 

Students learn how to become a small business owner. Club members participate in interactive meetings and work on business planning activities and strengthen skills needed in future small business owners. 

Management Information Systems Club

MIS Club is open to all students enrolled in business subjects; that has an interest in business and information technology systems.