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Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the nation, devoted to shaping its members into principled business leaders. Members have the opportunity to network with students and employers; to enhance interpersonal and leadership skills; and to organize and participate in social community events. Membership is open to pre-business and business students, as well as anyone with an interest in business or professional development.

President

Josiah Witteman
josiah.witteman@ku.edu

Representative

Karishma Shah
karishmashah@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Marci Feiden

Organization Email

kuakpsi@gmail.com

Organization Website

http://kansas.akpsi.org/

Analytics and IS Club (AI Club)

The purpose of this organization is to bring students together who are interested in business analytics and information systems.

President

Evan Schmidt
kubusinessanalytics@gmail.com

Representative

Michael Deer
michaeldeer@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Chris Claterbos

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)

Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals. The Lambda Alpha Chapter draws strong support from faculty and professional firms and provides extra-curricular activities of interest to dedicated accounting students at the University of Kansas. The objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes:

  • promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems
  • providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals
  • and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility

President

Rachel Mellett
rachelmellett@ku.edu

Representative

Ashley Brown
ashley9024@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Alee S. Phillips

Organization Email

aphillips@ku.edu

Organization Website

https://kubetaalphapsi.wordpress.com

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society exclusively serving students enrolled in a business program at a school accredited by AACSB International. Invitations are reserved for the top 10% of each junior and senior class, as well as the top 20% of each graduate school class. Selection is based upon outstanding scholastic achievement.

President

Lindsey Breer
lindseybreer@ku.edu

Representative

Brittany Butler
brittanybutler@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Felix Meschke

Organization Email

lindseybreer@ku.edu

Organization Website

https://www.betagammasigma.org/

Blockchain Institute

The University of Kansas Blockchain Institute is an interdisciplinary organization established under the Information Telecommunications Technology Center to promote the implications and applications of blockchain technology across the professional fields of engineering, business development, and policy making.

President

Daniel Jones
daniel.jones@ku.edu

Representative

David Vicknair
davidvicknair@ku.edu

Business Healthcare United

Our mission is to fulfill non-traditional business and pre-health professional students’ need for the skills, knowledge, and opportunities necessary to excel as future healthcare leaders. We discuss a wide variety of topics including insurance, healthcare technology, post-graduate opportunities, and more.

President

Andrew Bridges
andrewbridges@ku.edu

Representative

Francisco Flores
fflores@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Dee Steinle

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) is a co-ed professional business fraternity. DSP develops members into better business men and women through a vast network of alumni in various career fields across the nation as well as professional, community service, fundraising, and social events. The fraternity is open to all business, pre-business, and economics students.

President

Daniel Jones
dspiotapresident@gmail.com

Representative

Hallie Edwards
hredwards@ku.edu

Organization Email

dspiotapresident@gmail.com

Organization Website

http://ku.dsp.org

Entrepreneurship Club

Through its wide range of speakers, projects, special events, and networking opportunities, the KU Entrepreneurship Club's goal is to encourage an entrepreneurial mindset (ability to recognize new venture opportunities, amass resources, & launch a new venture) for all KU students.

President

Zach Chase
zach.chase@ku.edu

Representative

Sam Matsil
smatsil@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Lisa J. Bergeron

Organization Website

http://www.eclubku.com

Finance Club

The Finance Club was established to increase and promote financial literacy and to explore contemporary events, issues, and opportunities in the field of finance. The organization frequently hosts guest speakers with experience in areas such as corporate finance, investments, banking, financial consulting, etc. Members of the club gain membership to the Financial Management Association, an organization dedicated to uniting academia and financial practitioners and to enhancing the quality of financial education. The club is open to all majors.

President

Cameron Christian
cameron.christian@ku.edu

Representative

Henry Redmond
henryredmond@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Lisa J. Bergeron

Organization Email

kufinanceclub@gmail.com

Global Business Initiative (GBI)

The Global Business Initiative (GBI) is a new student organization within KU's School of Business that strives to connect and engage International and American students. Our goal is to increase global competence and develop relationships through peer-to-peer partnerships and events. These events will include guest speakers, International Business faculty, and global employers.

President

Abby Martinson
amartinson@ku.edu

Representative

Parker King
parkking10@ku.edu

Organization Email

KUgbinitiative@gmail.com

Human Resource Management Club (HRM)

The Human Resource Management (HRM) Club at the University of Kansas is aimed toward getting students into the world of Human Resources. We are doing this by establishing contact between potential employers and students, developing students professionally and personally, and forming a sense of community within the club. In addition to monthly meetings, we host numerous events every semester including site visits, networking opportunities for students, as well as attending Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) events in the surrounding areas. All majors within and outside the School of Business are welcome.

President

Emily Bridges

President

Dakota Gaffield
d.gaffield@ku.edu

Representative

Dakota Gaffield
d.gaffield@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Ken Ward

Insurance Club

The Insurance Club is driven to enhance the future careers of current students eager to join the insurance industry. The club focuses on professional development, individual learning, and employment opportunities while emphasizing teamwork and professionalism. Members are provided various educational and networking opportunities with insurance professionals.

President

Nick Vance
nickvance@ku.edu

Representative

Bennett Walleck
bwalleck@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Jana Fitchett

KU Women's Business Club (WBC)

The KU Women's Business Club (WBC) was established to help promote the advancement of women in business. The organization brings together students interested in business, although members may be from any major, and may be either male or female. The group offers guest speakers, community service and group activities. Membership in the WBC provides opportunities for personal growth, leadership, networking, education, and service.

President

Peyton Weatherbie
peytonweatherbie@ku.edu

Representative

Abby Khoury
abby_khoury@ku.edu​

Faculty Advisor

Lisa J. Bergeron

Organization Email

wbc@ku.edu

Marketing Club

The KU Marketing Club welcomes you to join the Club! The purpose of the Marketing Club is to increase students’ awareness as well as involvement in marketing. We are open to all undergraduates and majors of study at the University of Kansas. Our club cultivates leadership, teamwork, and an understanding of marketing knowledge. The KU Marketing Club provides a forum for members to develop professional skills and knowledge about marketing through focus groups, guest speakers, presentations, events and networking. The KU Marketing Club is a great opportunity to meet other marketing-oriented students and to explore marketing as a career path.

President

Casey O'Connell
caseygoconnell@gmail.com

Representative

Roy Ricaldi
r773r607@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Doug Clopton

Organization Email

jayhawkmarketingclub@gmail.com

Multicultural Business Scholars Program

Multicultural Business Scholars is a community of students and professors whose purpose is to help African-American, Hispanic-American, American Indian, and other students make a smooth transition to college. The program offers scholarships, provides mentoring, business meetings, and cultural events and meetings and provides support activities.

Faculty Advisor

Steven Johnson Jr.

Organization Website

http://msp.ku.edu/business/

National Association of Black Accountants

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Information Technology and other related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 people of color in these fields, NABA, Inc. advances people, careers and the mission by providing education, resources and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members. These advancements fuel the principle of the organization's motto: Lifting As We Climb. This is made possible, in part, through the support of corporate partners and the strength of NABA, Inc.'s volunteer network.

President

Calob Adams
infamous913@ku.edu

Representative

Marc Dalhman
marcdalhman@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Jide Wintoki

Net Impact

Net Impact is a student organization that brings business students and professionals together to network, learn and take action on socially-responsible business issues. A primary goal of the organization is to inspire members to use their business skills for positive social impact. In order to do this, our chapter is seeking to learn from local professionals working in the field of ethics and/or corporate social responsibility. The KU chapter is one of over 120 Net Impact chapters that operate at universities worldwide.

President

Reed Williams
ku.ug@netimpact.org

Representative

Garrison Niemann
garrisonniemann@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Dee Steinle

Organization Website

http://netimpact.org

Rock Chalk Investment Club

The Rock Chalk Investment Club is focused on expanding students' knowledge of different groups investors and different types of investments. The goal of the club is for students to learn strategies and techniques that will help beat the market. The club is fun, interactive, and includes a competitive online investment simulator. Overall, the club is a fun and social way to learn more about investing.

President

Austin Pierron
austinpierron@gmail.com

Representative

Ben Murphy
b3n136@gmail.com

Faculty Advisor

Felix Meschke

Supply Chain Management Club (SCM)

The School of Business SCM Club is a group open to all students interested in the pioneering field of Supply Chain Management, as well as those interested in knowing more about it. Our mission is to complement the SCM major by promoting a better understanding of the field among students through guest speakers, education about the varying and changing aspects of the field, facility tours and insights into how SCM is applied in various businesses. In addition, the SCM Club functions as a point of contact between the students, professional organizations and employers in the Supply Chain Management field.

President

Jacob Campbell
campbell.jake98@ku.edu

Organization Email

scm.kansas@gmail.com

Organization Website

https://www.kusupplychain.com/

Synergy

Synergy is an organization comprised of Business and Engineering students seeking to promote more collaboration between the two professional schools. Our primary goal is to enhance Business students’ technical and industry knowledge and to provide Engineering students with the soft-skills needed for any business environment. Through professional and social events, Synergy brings a truly unique experience to its members by serving as the only student organization that connects Business and Engineering at KU.

President

Chloe Schade
cgschade98@gmail.com

Representative

Danielle Kunz
d_angeline@ku.edu

Organization Email

kusynergy@gmail.com

Undergraduate Business Council

The Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) is a dynamic student government organization which fosters a more complete co-curricular experience within the School of Business to improve student life. We support recognized clubs and organize community-building social traditions and initiatives. We strive to foster a culture in which every single student feels at home in Capitol Federal Hall: included, supported, heard.

Connect with the UBC on FacebookTwitter and email or check out our website at www.kansasbusinesscouncil.com.

President

Mikaela Steutermann
mrsteutermann@ku.edu

Faculty Advisor

Kelvie Crabb

Organization Email

exec@kansasbusinesscouncil.com

Organization Website

http://www.kansasbusinesscouncil.com

Women in Finance Program

The Women in Finance Program invites undergraduate students of all majors to join us in exploring careers within the finance industries. Through regular group events, speakers, and expert panels, women are exposed to prospects within wealth and asset Management fields, investment banking, and corporate finance. Surrounded by a community of like-minded women, each member is provided with the opportunity to grow their network with other female Finance students and successful women currently partaking in these industries, all in an effort to align the goals and interests of the students with the experience and direction of the female leaders in Finance.

President

Gabriella Reina
greina2017@ku.edu

Representative

Julia Doyle
juliadoyle@ku.edu

Organization Email

KUWomenInFinanceProgram@gmail.com

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The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
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