Business Student Organizations
Visit the headquarters of top organizations around the world. Compete and win international competitions. Manage multimillion-dollar portfolios. Make lifelong connections.
Do all this and more when you join a student organization within the College of Business Administration.
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi is a professional co-ed business fraternity with the purpose of developing its members into principled business leaders. Our members seek to fine-tune their networking, interviewing, and leadership skills. Our extensive alumni network provides our members with ample opportunities to succeed in business.
Faculty Advisor: Michelle Bartosek
President: Ashley Brown
Project Management Chapter
Project Management CMU Chapter strives to provide students with exposure to project management professionals and hands-on experience to enhance leadership and communication skills. We invite project management professionals as guest speakers and collaborate with Project Management Institute Great Lakes Chapter to make students more familiar with project management.
Meetings: Tuesday at 6:30 PM
President: Ryan Cook
Faculty Advisor: Kevin McCarron
Prospanica: Association of Hispanic Business Professionals
Prospanica is a national association for Hispanic MBAs and Business Professionals. We are a soon-to-be chapter that networks through the national organization. Prospanica is a safe, professional, and cultural space for all students!
Meetings: Every other Monday at 5:30 PM
Faculty Advisor: Micheal Pisani
Society of Women in Business
society of Women in Business is a student organization that empowers and develops women pursuing professional careers. This group develops leadership, communication, and other professional skills. The meetings include alumni speakers, LinkedIn and resume workshops, and conversations with the Leadership Institute.
Meetings: Tuesdays at 5:30 pm
President: Erin Markovicz
Wall Street Journal Club
The Wall Street Journal Club meets every Monday and Wednesday morning to read the Journal and discuss the current events. Every meeting we feature guests from various positions within the financial and business world.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary financial information organization that sponsors social, technical, and educational events to promote awareness and educate finance, information systems, and accounting students.
President: Dana Hayes
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Steven Harrast
NABA stands for empowering black business leaders at every step in the journey. NABA is an organization that helps during and post-college, which helps students get scholarships, networking opportunities, and exposure to unique career paths.
As for CMU's NABA chapter, those are the main goals, this year we want to help students that are still in the undecided stage and education those students that do not know about accounting, finance, information systems etc. and the career paths that they can take with business majors.
Meetings: Bi-weekly on Thursdays at 5:30 PM
President: Raymond Jackson
Faculty Advisor: Amy Swaney
CMU Innovates is all about entrepreneurship. Our meetings include opportunities for growth for future entrepreneurs such as guest speakers, field trips, networking, bouncing ideas off of each other, as well as preparing for NVC and other competitions. CMU Innovates meets in Grawn 166 on Thursdays at 6:15 pm where we have brand new technology – such as 3D printers, Macs, Circuits, and even more – to advance our ideas. Are you interested in starting your own business or making a big idea come to life? Join CMU Innovates!
Meetings: Thursdays at 6:15 PM in Grawn 166
Faculty Advisor: John Gustincic
Future Financial Advisor Association
Future Financial Advisors Association is open to all students with an interest in personal finance. Our purpose is to help prepare students for a variety of relevant personal finance topics through our weekly meetings. We do this by bringing in a wide range of industry experts to discuss their experience and other pertinent information. We also seek to provide opportunities for personal/professional development, as well as networking for those who have an interest in a career in personal financial planning.
Meetings: Tuesdays at 5 PM in Grawn 118
President: Ryan Hampton
Faculty Advisor: Mark Potts
Professional Real Estate Society (PRES)
The Professional Real Estate Society (PRES) organizes speaker series, provides networking opportunities and helps expose you to the many careers in real estate bridging accounting, communications, information systems, law, finance, marketing and management.
President: Ethan Stawiarski
Hospitality and Tourism Association
Hospitality and Tourism Association (HTA) is designed to support students with an interest in the hospitality industry as well as interests in marketing, human resources, event planning, sales, and more. The organization conducts workshops, sponsors guest speakers, and organizes tours of sites within the industry.
Meetings: Wednesday at 7:00 PM
President: Blake Stanbaugh
Faculty Advisor: Nick Hussein
The Cybersecurity Club is a community that encourages social, academic, and professional growth among students interested in cybersecurity. The club is open to all CMU students, regardless of their experience level. Members will engage in meetings, Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions, outreach, and guest speaker events. In addition, members will practice skills and techniques (e.g., Linux, Ethical Hacking, Defensive Security, etc.) relevant to the industry. Our goal is to expand our knowledge of cybersecurity through hands-on experience and direct interaction with professionals in the field.
President: Connor Robach
Faculty Advisor: Susan Helser
SAP Student User Group
The SAP Student User Group (SUG) is a student organization that is actively involved in the SAP University Alliance and serves as a sponsor for the ERPsim Events. SAP SUG welcomes all business majors to our community! Our main focus is to provide our members with a variety of professional development opportunities and skills that will propel their educational and professional careers. This includes connections to multi-national industries, networking opportunities with company recruiters and the College of Business faculty, and discussions around innovative systems and applications.
Meetings: Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 PM in Grawn 100
Faculty Advisor: Stephen Tracy
Logistics Management Council Honor Society
The Logistics Management Council (LMC) is an active honor society, and the organization was founded in 1983 by Lori S. Nickels and Dr. Robert Lorin Cook to provide a vehicle for learning experiences in logistics management which will result in: (1) students gaining a better understanding of the logistics process; and (2) an increasing dialogue between professionals and students who are interested in improving logistics theory and practice. Student members are engaged in the following activities: logistics consulting projects with Fortune 500 firms, attending the CSCMP Annual Conference, touring corporate logistics facilities, attending regional logistics dinner meetings/seminars, and pursuing logistics-related internships.
Meetings: Mondays from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Faculty Advisor: Evelyn Smith
Supply Chain Management Association
Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) provides networking opportunities and practical experiences that benefit students entering the field of logistics and supply chain management. SCMA provides student-led events including speakers from major Fortune 500 companies, tours of regional operations, resume boot camps, and networking events with over 50 different corporate partners. In addition to these activities, members' resumes are posted on a nationally recognized list for employers.
Faculty Advisor: Mark Spieles
Society for Human Resource Management
Central Marketing Society
Central Marketing Society (CMS) attracts students of all majors with an emphasis on marketing majors. Members participate in professional development, fundraisers, volunteer at campus activities, and participate in weekly corporate speaker lectures and recruitment events. Each semester, the executive board organizes a trip for a group of 40 members to visit major companies in locations such as Toronto, Cleveland, and Chicago.
Meetings: Wednesday at 6:30 PM
Pi Sigma Epsilon
Pi Sigma Eplison (PSE) is a Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity that focuses on marketing, management, and sales. Throughout the semester we participate in PSE competitions as well as having fun events as a chapter. We are looking for competitive leaders that are interested in becoming a part of our supportive family! We aim to build lasting connections throughout our college experience that will transcend into our professional lives. Meet companies and recruiters from all over the country.
Meetings: Tuesdays at 7 pm