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Student organizations compliment business degrees

GFCB Student Organizations

There are numerous nationally-recognized student organizations offered by the Gordon Ford College of Business to complement the student experience. Contact a student organization advisor or visit the organization's website for additional information.

American Marketing Association

The student chapter focuses on marketing related activities and often invites distinguished guest speakers to address its members.

Advisor: Mary Jane Gardner

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is the international honor organization of the accounting profession.

Advisors: Dr. Rick Aldrige, Mrs. Sheri Henson
National Website

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma

Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma was the first national honor society in business.

Advisors: Dr. Dawn Bolton, Dr. Shane Spiller
College Website:
National Website: 

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities.

AdvisorDr. Kirk Atkinson

Economics Club

The WKU Economics Club hosts recruiting events in the fall semester and holds regular meetings throughout the academic year.

AdvisorsDr. Claudia StrowDr. Alex Lebedinsky



Enacuts is an organization that works with leaders to mobilize students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become business leaders.

Advisor: Mr. Krist Schell

Financial Management Association

FMA provides an environment for students to learn from and build relationships with local business professionals.

Advisor: Dr. Jean Snavely

Gordon Ford Ambassadors

GFCB Ambassadors 2013

Gordon Ford Ambassadors are an elite group of student leaders who represent the College and assist the College with recruitment and retention.

AdvisorMrs. Bethany Smith
WebsiteGordon Ford Ambassadors

IMA: The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

Advisor: Dr. Allen Hunt
Website: IMA

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

IABC provides students an opportunity to network with professionals in fields such as marketing, advertising, sales, communication, and public relations. The WKU student chapter is affiliated with IABC in Nashville.

Advisor: Ms. Stacey Gish


MBA Student Organization

The MBA Student Association exists to provide networking opportunities for MBA students with Alumni, Faculty, corporate partners and the regional business community.

Advisor: Ms. April Schleig

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon is the International Honor Society for students in Economics.

Advisor: Dr. Cathy Carey

Society of Human Resource Management

Advisor: Dr. Leanne Coder

Student Advisory Council

The Student Advisory Council meets once a month with the Dean to maintain, develop, and promote programs benefiting the GFCB.

Chair: Cody Cox, Delta Sigma Pi


Tom Seibold, Actuarial Science Club and GFCB Ambassadors

Corbin Wilson, Accounting Student Advisory Council

Lindsay Lambert, American Marketing Association

Zane Ramey, Beta Alpha Psi

Jessica Canada, Beta Gamma Sigma and Society of Human Resource Management

Francisco Arcos, Financial Management Association

Amanda Ulrich, Financial Planning Association

Kendall Allen, Enactus

Dean's Office Info:

Office of the Dean
Gordon Ford College of Business
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11056
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1056

Phone: 270-745-6311
Fax: 270-745-3893

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 Last Modified 11/30/15