COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

 

Student Organizations, Fraternities & Honor Societies

Whether you are looking to dive deeper into a specialty field of business, test your knowledge with real-world applications, make new friends or networking connections, find a mentor or like-minded individuals, or test your skills in financial and academic competitions, joining a student organization, fraternity, or honor society is a great way to get involved, gain leadership experience, and showcase your accomplishments at the College.

Honor Societies

Beta Gamma Sigma, College of Business Honor Society

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national honorary scholastic society for students in all fields of business. A school or college of business administration must be a member of the AACSB in order to have a chapter. Membership in the society is highly prized as a badge of merit and is recognized by leading business administrators everywhere.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor. 

Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Honorary Fraternity 

Beta Alpha Psi is a national professional and honorary fraternity. The fraternity encourages and fosters the idea of service as the basis of the accounting profession and promotes the study of accountancy and its highest ethical standards. It purposes to develop high moral, scholastic, and professional attainments in its members and to encourage cordial relations among between members and the profession. The Alpha Chi chapter was established in May of 1956.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

Fraternities

Delta Sigma Pi, Professional Business Fraternity

The Beta Psi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi was chartered on May 15, 1948. Originally founded at New York University in 1907, the purpose of the professional international fraternity is to foster the study of business, to encourage scholarship and the association of students, to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of business, to further a high standard of business ethics and culture, and to promote the civic and commercial welfare of the community. The organization was the first professional business fraternity open to all people not previously allowed in other organizations, including women who were first initiated in 1975. Membership in Delta Sigma Pi is open to all business majors.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity

Founded on October 5, 1904, at New York University, Alpha Kappa Psi is the first professional business fraternity in the United States. The organization strives to inform and better qualify members for life’s work through activities and professional meetings. Its objects are to further the individual welfare of its members; foster scientific research in the fields of commerce, accounting, and finance; educate the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals therein; and to promote and advance in institutions of college rank courses leading to degrees in business administration. It is open to all majors.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

Student Organizations

Bulldog Entrepreneurs

Founded by students who had a desire to promote creativity and imaginative thinking, this organization helps in meeting student’s needs for starting a business or venturing into the world of entrepreneurship. It endeavors to link students’ diverse disciplines through research, academics, and social activity.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

College of Business Ambassadors

The Ambassadors are a team of outstanding business students who embody the ideals and academic standards of our College. The members are the link between prospective students, their families and our current undergraduate students. Ambassadors also represent the College at a number of University- and College-sponsored events.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

College of Business Public Relations

Undergraduate PR Team members are an active voice of the College, interacting with students, supporters and alumni through social media to promote the College of Business and to actively deliver information to the community at large.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

DBA Association

For students wanting to be involved in positive change in the doctoral program and College of Business, the Association provides the opportunity through faculty mentors and committee representation. As a student-led organization, the DBA provides a forum for members to support one another, share research and ideas with faculty, and facilitate communication among doctoral students through formal and informal meetings. All DBA students are welcome and encouraged to participate.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

Information Systems Students Association

For career-minded individuals seeking to expand their potential in the information systems (IS) field —students, employers, employees, managers and programmers—this is the organization for you. AITP seeks to provide opportunities for members to establish contacts with others in the IS field and become more marketable in the rapidly changing realm of technology careers.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.

Society for Human Resource Management

A worldwide professional association of personnel, industrial relations practitioners, university faculty members and students this organization endeavors to provide professional enrichment for the academic experience through its activities. The Louisiana Tech Chapter was chartered in 1977.

For more information, please contact chapter advisor.

Louisiana Tech University Supply Chain Club

For those pursuing majors in Supply Chain Management, this club provides a great opportunity to further knowledge on sourcing, logistics, information systems, and strategy as well as gain access to unique opportunities in the field. The club also educates and encourages students in other business majors on the importance of supply chain and operations management in the business world.

For more information, please contact the chapter advisor.