CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
There are a variety of professional organizations and clubs in the College of Business that offer students opportunities to meet new people, have some fun, and expand their professional and personal experiences. These clubs are an important part of the college learning experience and provide benefits beyond the time spent in school. Below is a list of the organizations and a brief description.
The Accounting club is available to accounting majors and anyone else who might be interested in learning more about the accounting profession. Monthly meetings provide the opportunity to interact with professional speakers from various accounting-related areas. The club also takes field trips to area businesses, accounting firms, government agencies, and professional meetings. Other social opportunities abound! For further information contact Karen Pierce.
Association of Information Technology Professionals
AITP is affiliated with an internationally recognized organization of computer professionals. The national organization newsletter discusses current topics in information systems, book reviews, etc. Students have an excellent opportunity to meet and network with people in the "real world." The annual dues are used to cover the operating costs of the club and provide student scholarships. For more information contact Dr. Randy McCoy.
National Web Site:http://www.aitp.org
Beta Gamma Sigma
The chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma received its charter at a special installation ceremony on October 28, 2004. At that time, 55 students, faculty, and administrators were inducted as charter members.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for students enrolled in business and management programs accredited by AACSB International. Election to lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest honor a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master’s program at a school accredited by AACSB. With more than 500,000 members worldwide, the Society’s membership comprises the brightest and best of the world’s business leaders, contact Dr. Donna Everett.
Student Managed Investment Fund (formerly economics & finance club)
The Economics and Finance Club is open to anyone interested in economics, finance, or business. The club manages two stock portfolios. Recent club trips include visits to the Federal Reserve Bank and Chicago Board of Trade. Meetings are held monthly. For membership and more information, contact Keith Moore.
Future Managers Society
The Future Managers Society is open to any business major but is primarily devoted to students majoring in Management. The purpose of this club is to expose students interested in management to business managers, while providing an opportunity to interact with other students and network with business people. For further information, contact Dr. Greg Russell, faculty sponsor for the FMS club.
Phi Beta Lambda
PBL is a professional organization for those interested in business. PBL offers a variety of social, community, and professional activities for its members. The local chapter also participates in business-oriented competitions at the state and national level. Members get to meet new friends and make professional contacts throughout the state and nationally through their involvement in PBL. For further information, contact Dr. Ali Ahmadi.
Rho Epsilon is a co-ed fraternity for students and professionals in real estate serving students and practitioners by enhancing real estate programs and improving communication between the academic and business communities. For further information contact Beverly McCormick
ENACTUS (Formerly Students In Free Enterprise)
Enactus is an international nonprofit organization that provides college students the opportunity to establish a variety of community outreach programs that teach free enterprise. Essentially, Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to enable human progress. Enactus students apply business concepts to develop community outreach projects, transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. Students showcase their projects in front of a panel Corporate Executives at the end of the year at regional and national expositions. For further information, contact Janet Ratliff.
Campus Web Site:http://www.morehead-st.edu/orgs/sife/index.aspx?id=5608
National Web Site:http://www.sife.org