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Graduate Student Organizations

UofL provides multiple opportunities for our students to help them tailor their graduate school experience. Student organizations open doors to relationships, leadership development, professional growth, increased understanding and just plain fun. With so many different organizations to choose from, its easy to find whatever you’re into at UofL College of Business.


Association of Women MBAs

The Association of Women MBAs Club is a venue for female students to discuss the various aspects of interacting and operating in highly competitive professional environments. The members of this club host professional forums in order to discuss topics relevant to women in business as well as connect with senior level female leaders in the community and female MBA alumni that can speak on relevant topics.

Membership Contact: Lauren Smith
Email: lebark02@louisville.edu


MBA Finance Club

The Finance club is a venue for students to explore the world of finance, and discover finance related careers within with a multitude of industries. The members of this club host professional forums, discuss current events related to finance, breaking research and other topics in finance.

Membership Contact: Kyle Hoskins
Email: Kdhosk04@louisville.edu


MBA Outdoor, Sports, and Fitness Club

The Outdoor, Sports, and Fitness Club is a social club and a venue for students who have a passion for the outdoors, sports and fitness. The members of this club participate in University Intramurals, organize hiking/camping trips, golf scrambles and other fitness related activities.

Membership Contact: Liz Sherzer
Email: easher03@louisville.edu


MBA Global Business Club

The Global Business club will build up to, and off of the MBA international trips that are built into the course curriculum of the U of L MBA program. The members of this club research, evaluate, and discuss current events related to global business, challenges of global business, international relations regarding business and much more. This club would be a strong resource for MBA students who are interested in building their knowledge of the global marketplace.

Membership Contact: Kayla Baya
Email: k0baya02@louisville.edu


MBA Management and Strategy Club

The Management and Strategy Club is a venue for students to explore the field of business consulting and strategy in order to broaden their knowledge and understand the qualifications necessary including certifications and licenses. The members of this club network with local and regional consulting experts and firms to gain insight into the field as well as professional development.

Membership Contact: Michael Peterson
Email: mgpete01@louisville.edu


MBA Wine & Cuisine Club

The Wine and Cuisine Club is a social club and a venue for students to explore and learn about a variety of geographical and cultural wine and culinary selections. The members of this club explore the history and production of wine, its impact as a global industry and the practice of wine tasting. Additionally, members of this club increase their knowledge of regional and world cuisines.

Membership Contact: Archana Kumari
Email: a0kuma21@louisville.edu


Master of Business Student Association

The Master of Business Student Association (MBSA) serves as a representative body for all students in the UofL MBA and MAC programs. The MBSA promotes the academic and extra-curricular life of students by promoting club activity and social programs for the various cohorts.

Membership Contact: Rebecca Busk
Email:r0busk01@louisville.edu


Entrepreneurship Club

The Entrepreneurship Club is open to all UofL students with an interest in entrepreneurship. We connect UofL to the broader, regional entrepreneurial ecosystem via events, social media, and participation in the various endeavors created by and for entrepreneurs. We also run the Cardinal Challenge celebration each year.

Membership Contact: Suzanne Bergmeister
Email:  s0berg02@louisville.edu


Cardinal Venture Club

The Cardinal Venture Club in open to all UofL MBA students. Members get priority to attend Venture Connectors’ events. Venture Connectors is a forum for bringing entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers together. Members of this club participate in committees formed by the board of directors of Venture Connectors, including the Venture Sharks committee and the Five-Minute Presenters committee.

Membership Contact: Suzanne Bergmeister
Email:  s0berg02@louisville.edu


Business Mavericks Club

The Business Mavericks Club is open to all UofL students interested in connecting with Louisville’s thriving start-up community. Our primary function is organizing Open Coffee Louisville, a weekly meeting that gives entrepreneurs the chance to engage with the community by presenting their businesses, getting timely feedback, and making valuable connections. Open Coffee Louisville was born when Foundry Group Managing Director, Brad Feld visited the Kentucky Center in October 2012. Brad stated that start-up communities need to have a steady stream of events that engage people; The Business Mavericks Club aims to be the catalyst in that effort.

Membership Contact: Suzanne Bergmeister
Email:  s0berg02@louisville.edu


Social Ventures Club

This club is open to all UofL students interested in learning more about social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship focuses on solving social problems using business strategy and entrepreneurial thinking.

Membership Contact: Suzanne Bergmeister
Email:  s0berg02@louisville.edu


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