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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

AMA

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

Advisor: Ms. Mary Jane Gardner

National Organization Website: www.ama.org

 

Beta Alpha Psi

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

Advisor: Ms. Sheri Henson
National Websitehttp://www.bap.org/

 

Beta Gamma Sigma

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

Advisors: Dr. Evelyn Thrasher, Ms. Stacey Gish
College Website: http://www.wku.edu/business/beta-gamma-sigma/
National Website: http://www.betagammasigma.org/ 

 

Delta Sigma Pi

DSP

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

AdvisorsDr. Kirk Atkinson
International Organization Websitehttps://www.deltasigmapi.org/

 

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

 

Enactus

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Enactus 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

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

Advisor: Dr. Jean Snavely
International Website: www.fma.org

 

Financial Planning  Association

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

Advisor: Mr. Andrew Head
National Organization Website: www.plannersearch.org

 

Gordon Ford Ambassadors

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

AdvisorMrs. Wendi Kelly
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)

 

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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 and will travel to meetings and events to network with the IABC Nashville group.

Advisor: Ms. Stacey Gish

Nashville Chapter Website: http://nashville.iabc.com/

 

MBA Student Organization

MBASA

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
Website: http://www.facebook.com/groups/2219102001/

 

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon

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

Advisor: Dr. Cathy Carey

National Website: www.omicrondeltaepsilon.org

 

Society of Human Resource Management

SHRM

Advisor: Dr. Leanne Coder

National Website: www.shrm.org

 

Student Advisory Council

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The Student Advisory Council meets once a month with the Dean to maintain, develop, and promote programs benefiting the GFCB. More information about this group can be found on the Student Advisory Council page.

 



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