The College of Business encourages participation in student organizations. The organizations bring together students with similar career goals and interests, provide an association with business leaders in the community, enhance the students, faculty, and staff, and stimulate the classroom experience.
ALPHA KAPPA PSI (RSO) - NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
Alpha Kappa Psi group is for students who are interested in learning more about business and getting the most out of their time at the University of Louisville. AKP is a student organization open to students of all academic majors (undergraduate and graduate)
BETA ALPHA PSI (RSO)
Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary accounting fraternity. Beta Alpha Psi sponsors programs designed to prepare the student for transition into the professional world. In addition, Beta Alpha Psi provides information about career possibilities, recruiting and interviewing, preparation for the CPA exam, and interaction with practicing accountants in both professional and social environments.
CARDSHIRT COMPANY (RSO)
The CardShirt Company is a student-run business formed by students in the College of Business. The organization creates and markets the annual CardShirt. All aspects of running a real business are carried out by members of this organization. Members gain valuable experience and knowledge, as well as contribute to the tradition of the spirit of Cardinal Athletics.
COB GLOBAL CARDS
President: Weston Hagan – email@example.com
Contact: Elizabeth Liebschutz firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT COUNCIL (RSO)
The Student Government of the College of Business is known as the College of Business Student Council. The purpose of the council is to lead and speak for the students on any matter of common interest to students. The Council shall promote academic and extra-curricular life of students within the college and facilitate cooperation among students, faculty members, and administration. All students are welcome!
DELTA SIGMA PI (RSO) – NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
Delta Sigma Pi is the foremost co-ed professional business fraternity in the U.S. with over 250 collegiate chapters nationwide. Our goal is to foster the study of business in universities by encouraging scholarship, social activity, and philanthropic ideals through community service events. Furthermore, our intention is to promote a 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.
ECONOMICS CLUB (RSO)
The Economics Club is a student-run organization of students from many disciplines that share common interests in economic matters. Our goal is to provide an environment in which students can learn more about economic issues as well as potential career options in economics and other related fields.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB (E-Club)
President: Nick Phelps (email@example.com)
Faculty Advisor: Sharon Kerrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The E-Club is open to all students within the University of Louisville and members of the community with an interest in entrepreneurship. We seek to provide opportunities for students to connect with each other and the entrepreneurial community within Louisville. The organization wants to be a resource for its members to be able to take their ideas to action and become successful. All of this builds upon the success of the Entrepreneurship Programs at the University and enhance the overall experience for its students. Club involvement includes special guest speakers, access to exclusive events, and valuable networking opportunities.
EQUINE RIDING AND RACING CLUB (RSO)
Riding and Racing Club President – Megan Devine: email@example.com
Hunt Seat Team President – Mimi Abbott – firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Team President – Taylor Ferguson – email@example.com
Saddle Seat Team President – Kristen Smith – firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty Advisor: Terri Burch, 852-4859, email@example.com
FINANCE CLUB (RSO)
Faculty Advisor: Jay Brandi, 852-4824, firstname.lastname@example.org
INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS (RSO) – NOT CURRENTLY ACTIVE
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to empowering management accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance. IMA is starting a journey to more effectively engage with and enhance the management accountant and finance professional’s life.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS (RSO)
To encourage, assist, and develop minority students entering the accounting and finance professions.
THE SALES PROGRAM (RSO)
Buddy LaForge – email@example.com
The Sales Program consists of professional selling coursework and educational experiences designed to prepare students for successful careers in sales, marketing, and other areas. Students can take the following sales-focused courses: MKT 360-Professional Relationship Selling; MKT 401-Strategic Sales Leadership; MKT 465-Advanced Professional Relationship Selling. Opportunities for sales-related educational opportunities include: membership and leadership positions in the Student Sales Network; competing or participating in the National Collegiate Sales Competition; competing in The Sales Cup; leadership positions in The CardShirt Company; earning the Certified Sales Student Award; attending meetings of Louisville Sales Leaders; being recognized at the Spring Sell-A-Bration; and participating in several other sales competitions.
SIFE (STUDENTS IN FREE ENTERPRISE)
SIFE is an international organization that mobilizes university students around the world to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders.
STUDENT MARKETING ASSOCIATION (RSO)
The Student Marketing Association (SMA) was formed to provide opportunities to its members to help further them in a potential marketing career. These opportunities include, but are no means limited to: business and educational contacts, networking opportunities, outings and tours, discussion groups, and speakers – all related to marketing and business practices. The members of SMA also hold extreme value in serving our community and school, as well as providing leadership opportunities to those involved.
STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY (RSO)
Students for Liberty exists to: foster conversations about liberty in academic and social atmospheres; and reject the notion that governments, including this one, can coordinate market decisions better than individuals.
STUDENT SALES NETWORK (RSO)
No matter what direction you choose for your career, you will always engage in some type of selling; whether it be yourself, an idea, a product. The Student Sales Network is an organization that provides students with an opportunity to network and listen to sales professional speakers from different industries.
RSO – Recognized Student Organization