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American Marketing Association Systems

Advisor: Dr. L. Shi, Rm. G03/530-6378

Membership in a college chapter of the American Marketing Association can be a professionally and socially rewarding experience to a student and open up professional possibilities in the marketing field. As a member, the student has immediate opportunities for professional development and networking and access to the latest marketing news, insights and information. The student also can take advantage of exclusive member discounts.

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Advisor: Dr. Mary Phillips, Rm. 300/530-6120

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.

BDPA Triangle Chapter

Advisor: Dr. D. Grant, Rm. 103/530-7373; Dr. A. Malloy, Rm. 101/530-7515

BDPA Triangle Chapter is a member-focused organization that provides professional development programs and services to position its members at the forefront of the information technology industry.

Objectives are:

  • Develop and strengthen the expertise of minority members in the information technology community.
  • Deliver member access to career and business opportunities by leveraging our extensive network of corporate, community, professional and student members.
  • Broaden knowledge of information technology within the minority community as a whole through our community outreach initiatives.
  • Participate in community activities that promote information technology literacy.

Computer Information System Club

Advisor: Dr. A. Malloy, Rm. 101/530-7515; Dr. D. Grant, Rm. 103/530-7373

The CIS Club promotes leadership, teamwork and Eagle pride among all members, ensuring excellence and success on campus and beyond.

The CIS Club is open to CIS majors, minors, and other individuals with an interest in technology and its impact on business organizations.

Eta Sigma Delta Hospitality Honor Society

Advisor: Dr. L. Wilburn, HB 225/530-7835

The professional benefits of Eta Sigma Delta include opportunities for students to distinguish themselves in the eyes of educators, recruiters and industry executives in an increasingly competitive industry. ESD provides a networking system through its chapters that allows for interaction and the exchange of information among students. Often, ESD meets for special events or functions at annual trade shows.

From an organizational standpoint, ESD can serve as a means of uniting outstanding students for campus activities, fundraisers and volunteer programs. By functioning as a resource for the hospitality program, ESD chapters can also provide tutoring or other forms of academic support for students needing assistance.

Financial Management Society

Advisor: Dr. K. Amoateng, Rm. 205/530-7384

The Financial Management Society assists in the professional, educational and social development of students interested in finance and related business fields by focusing on personal finance, investments and capital markets. The society brings in speakers who work in professional finance positions discuss their experience and what can be attained with a degree in finance. The society helps members obtain and succeed in internships. The society is also involved in recreational activities that aid student in academic and social development. The society facilitates trips to financial institutions to give members a firsthand exposure to their work.

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

Advisor: Dr. R. Moffie, Rm. 100/530-7377

NABA addresses the professional needs of its members with a goal of building leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

The Association serves accountants, finance and business related professionals and students who have similar interest and ideals. Its members are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance and business-related professions.

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

Advisor: Dr. L. Thomas, HB 224/530-6255

NSMH is the premier professional organization for minority hospitality students.

We address diversity and multiculturalism, as well as the career development of our student members. We feel that the lessons are important to future leaders of this industry and that anyone of any ethnicity, gender or other demographic group can find value in our conversation.

We provide events and programs that bring together college-level students with company sponsors, industry representatives, other hospitality organizations, advisors and mentors, and hospitality high school students.

With respect to students and education, NSMH aims to be a total resource center. NSMH is a resource for the industry to find dynamic talent as well as for students to find qualified answers to relevant questions and have a window to the industry that awaits them!

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

Advisor: Dr. Lionel Thomas, Rm. 227/530-6255

Phi Beta Lambda is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization for college students. The main goal of Phi Beta Lambda is to provide opportunities for personal and professional leadership development. Through Phi Beta Lambda members have the benefit to network with business professionals, attend conferences, participate in community projects and learn from educational programs sponsored by the national office.


Advisor: Dr. Alexander Deshkovski, Rm. 208/530-5009

International Business

Advisor: Dr. Kayvan Lavassani, Rm. 202/530-5028 and Dr. ABM Nassir, Rm. 201/530-7372

Christian Business

Advisor: Dr. Kofi Amoateng/ Rm. 205/530-7384

School of Business Leaders

Advisor: Dr. Sybil Henderson, Rm. 216/530-6398

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Advisor: Dr. Salih Hakeem, Rm. 308/530-6131

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