Student Organizations for Undergraduate Business Administration Students
ACCOUNTING CLUB The Accounting Club is open to all students who wish to be involved with campus activities. This is a great organization for all students, particularly anyone considering a career in the accounting profession. Besides learning about the accounting profession in a relaxed atmosphere, the members get a chance to meet other business majors and potential employers, providing a great networking opportunity. The Accounting Club's primary goal is to promote the accounting profession
and to inform students about all the wonderful opportunities available in an accounting career. Speakers from the local business community are invited to the club meetings to speak about current issues in the profession. The Accounting Club's association with the local business community does a lot to enhance the University of Missouri - Saint Louis's reputation.
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AIESEC AIESEC's primary activity is facilitation of work aboard exchange programs between its member countries. AIESEC in the US sends students from the US to work abroad and receives students from around the world to work for companies in the US Our mission is to contribute to the development of our countries and their people with an overriding commitment to international understanding and cooperation. For more information, contact the advisor: Elizabeth Vining, 516-6292.
ALPHA MU ALPHA For more information about the accounting club, please contact Lindell Chew.
AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION For more information, please contact Lindell Chew.
BETA ALPHA PSI The objectives of Beta Alpha Psi are to encourage and give due recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accountancy. We would like to see our members become more involved in the activities we have planned. To achieve this goal, we are striving to 1) increase our members' participation in our professional programs by choosing topics of greatest interest to all and 2) promote a greater feeling of fellowship and camaraderie among members by encouraging participation in intramural sports and community service activities. For more information, visit their webpage at http://www.umsl.edu/~resource/homepage.html.
BETA GAMMA SIGMA - Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest national recognition a student in business can recieve in an undergraduate or masters program at a school accredited by AACSB. According to national Beta Gamma Sigma requirements, undergraduate membership is limited to the upper 7 percent of the junior and upper 10 percent of the senior class. The University of Missouri-St.Louis Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma has adopted additional criteria specifying minimums for totla credit hours at University of Missouri - St. Louis, cumulative campus GPA, total credit business hours at the 200 or 300 level at University of Missouri - St. Louis, and cumulative business GPA at University of Missouri - St. Louis. Beta Gamma Sigma membership provides lifetime recognition. For more information, contact Dr. James M. Krueger at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at (314)516-6539.
BLACK BUSINESS STUDENT ASSOCIATION - The purpose of BBSA is to promote and encourage the involvement of minorities in the field of business, to expose its members to the concepts and practices of the business world and to deter the barriers of communication and other problems in business facing today's students. For more information contact: Michael Smith 516-6566.
BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES - The purpose(s) of this organization are to encourage excellence in Information Technology; to stimulate an appreciation of the importance of premedical education in the study of MIS and Computer Science; to promote cooperation and contacts between students as well as educaters and potential employers in developing an adequate program of premedical education; to bind together similarly interested students; to create an atmosphere wherein professional excellence and moral princple can find fullest expression; to promote the dissemination of information relative to minority issues in the field of Information Technology; to promote the sponsership of programs for minority youth to encourage their entrance into Computer Science and Management Information Systems; and to use its knowledge for the benefit of students, charities, and the community.
DELTA SIGMA PI Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancements by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce; and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. For more information, email the organization at: email@example.com.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY- The Financial Management Association International-National Honor Society (FMA-NHS) is an international organization that was founded in the mid-1960's. The University of Missouri-St. Louisestablished a chapter of the FMA-NHS in 1988 and has been under the guidance of Dr. D'Anne Hancock, Associate Professor of Finance. Twice each year Dr. Hancock invites members from the business community, alumni and professors to network with the honor students. At the May networking party students are presented with their certificate and pin. No other regular activities are scheduled. For more information contact: http://www.umsl.edu/divisions/business/finance/fma.html.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT For information, please contact the advisor Prof. Joy Dakich at (314) 516-6266; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING CLUB (ISPC) The purpose of the University of Missouri - St. Louis Information Systems Programming Club is to give the students of UMSL real world examples of how programming is being applied in business application; to encourage and foster further understanding and knowledge of programming principles and techniques. For more information, check out their website at http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/misclub/.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CLUB The International Business Club desires to provide UMSL students with knowledge and experience in the area of International Business. The Club will seek to provide a forum for professional and social contact between and among students and professionals working in or with International Business. Guest speakers from international firms will help accomplish the Club's goals through presentations and workshops. For more information: contact Andres Puente (369-3795 or email@example.com), Francois Charvet (516-4880 or firstname.lastname@example.org), Jay Zhang (576-1004 or email@example.com), the advisor Betty Vining (516-6292, Tower 1311), or check our website (www.umsl.edu/%7eibc).
MIS MENTORING CLUB The goal of this organization is to provide a value-added service to the IS graduate and undergraduate students at UMSL by extending their professional network to include MIS practitioners. In the program, each student will have access to a list of mentors in the program. Students will be assigned a mentor who acts as a point of contact for career advice; however, students are free to contact any member on the list. The program also schedules meetings of the mentors and the students to examine new technologies or other topics of interest. For more information, contact the advisor: Dr. Kailash Joshi, 215 CCB, 516-6123.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS We, a group of students with similar academic and future professional interests in accounting, desire to unite in a student association to promote group identity, to advance academic development, to create esprit de corps, to instill desire for self-improvement, to foster moral and ethical standards, to encourage and recognize academic achievement, to cultivate a sense of professional and civic responsibility and service, to promote the study of accounting, and to provide opportunities for association with other student organizations. For further information, contact: Kimberly Moore 524-3510, Danielle McPherson 423-8747, Feven Hskale 431-6205, or the advisor Hyter Alexander, 110 Clark Hall, 516-6568.
Pi Sigma Epsilon For information about the marketing club, please contact Lindell Chew.
STUDENT INVESTMENT TRUST - Welcome to the Student Investment Trust home page. The purpose of the Student Investment Trust is to provide an opportunity for all University of Missouri - St. Louis students to make investment decisions for a real-money portfolio and to meet with a variety of investment professionals. If you have completed BA 3500 (204) Financial Management, you may consider taking BA 3525 (207) Practicum in Investments. It is a one credit hour course that can be taken for as many as three semesters. All BA 3525 (207) students will attend either the day or the evening session of the Trust's regular meeting. For more information mail Dr. Ken Locke at or check out their website at http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/sit.
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