Clubs & Organizations
The College of Business is home to numerous organizations for students studying in its programs. These honor societies, associations and clubs enhance the education experience on campus and provide ongoing benefits for students in these fields.
Beta Alpha Psi Honorary
This national honorary and professional organization is open to declared accounting majors (or students making progress toward an accounting degree) who are either:
- Currently enrolled in ACCT 3110 Intermediate Accounting I with an overall GPA of a 3.0 and a grade of “B” or better in ACCT 2110 Principles of Financial Accounting at Auburn University,
- Have completed ACCT 3110, and have overall, accounting and upper-level accounting GPAs of at least a 3.0.
- Transfer students must complete two upper-level accounting courses at Auburn with at least a 3.0 institutional GPA.
Beta Alpha Psi promotes professional growth, academic enhancement, social activities, leadership opportunities and service activities.
Financial Leadership Society
This Auburn honorary and professional organization is open to freshmen and sophomore students who are interested in pursuing accounting as a major and have minimum overall and accounting GPAs of 3.0. Organizational meetings are held in conjunction with Beta Alpha Psi meetings on Tuesday nights at 6:00 p.m.
Financial Leadership Society (FLS) promotes professional growth and service activities and purposes to prepare students for the recruiting process and membership in Beta Alpha Psi.
Auburn Student Investment Fund
The Auburn Student Investment Fund is a student-run organization that provides a practical way for students to enhance their knowledge and awareness of the equity markets. The Auburn Student Investment Fund is funded by Birmingham-based investment bank Sterne Agee Group, Inc. and competes with other schools in the southeast to produce the largest investment gains during the fall and spring semesters. A portion of the gains are donated to the Harbert College of Business at the end of the competition. The Auburn Student Investment Fund is open to any student at Auburn University with any level of experience.
Sponsors: Jitka Hilliard
Financial Management Association National Honor Society
Founded in 1974, the Financial Management Association (FMA) National Honor Society (NHS) is the only internationally honorary specifically for finance students. Students inducted to the NHS have a unique means of demonstrating their academic and professional excellence to potential employers. This honor helps set you apart from others when pursuing your career since less that 5% of all finance graduates nationally are accepted for the Honor Society membership.
Real Estate Society
The Real Estate Society at Auburn University is a professional organization open to all majors which provides members with knowledge about the realestate industry. The Real Estate Society meets bimonthly to host networking events and guest speakers who share experiences in the various fields ofreal estate, including commercial, residential, appraisal, development, and investment.
Association of Graduate Business Students
This organization seeks to further the interests of graduate business students outside the classroom.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
This organization encourages careers in personnel management and shows students how the human resources management profession works. Activities include speakers, field trips to local plants and philanthropy events.
Alpha Iota Delta National Honor Fraternity
By Invitation Only
The Alpha Iota Delta National Honor Fraternity (formerly known as the MIS Honor Society) seeks to recognize students who have displayed excellence in the MIS program and to build relationships among MIS students, MIS faculty, AU MIS alumni and company recruiters. The society hosts company presentations, recruiting dinners, resume and interview workshops, and other events.
For additional information contact: Casey G. Cegielski
International Business Club
This organization fosters awareness of opportunities and challenges in the global business environment. The club encourages the professional development of students interested in this field through the sponsorship of professional and social activities.
Sponsor: Beverly Marshall
Sigma Iota Epsilon, Professional Society
Sigma Iota Epsilon, the Student Division of the Academy of Management, is an honorary and professional fraternity. It is open to management majors who have a GPA of at least 3.0 at Auburn, have completed at least 30 semester hours with a minimum of one management prefix course with a grade of B or better, and who state their interest in continuing in the management curriculum by taking at least one more management prefix course. Sigma Iota Epsilon encourages and recognizes scholastic excellence and promotes cooperation between the academic and practical aspects of management.
Sponsor: Peter Stanwick
Auburn University Marketing Association
The Auburn University Marketing Association is open to College of Business students in any major. AUMA provides real-life application of marketing curriculum through speakers, projects, socials, and bimonthly meetings. AUMA enables its members to network with marketing executives and gain real-world experience about business in general and marketing in particular.
Auburn Supply Chain Management Association
Auburn Supply Chain Management Association (ASCMA) is a student-run organization dedicated to furthering student knowledge of supply chain management and enhancing the career development of our members. ASCMA activities include guest lecturers from industry representatives, factory tours, competitions, and socials.
Web site (offsite link): http://auburnscma.com/
Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity
This professional business fraternity, founded on moral and honest principles, is open to all business majors. The fraternity hosts visiting speakers, fundraisers and social gatherings.
Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary
By Invitation Only
This scholastic honor society fosters excellence in scholarship in business studies. Graduate students must be in the top 20 percent of the class while seniors, juniors, and second-semester sophomores must rank in the top 10 percent of their classes.
Sponsor: Andrew J. McLelland
Women in Business
Women in Business (WIB) is a community of driven individuals emerging as young professionals in the business world. We strive for growth, both personally and professionally, and believe that by building each other up, we will succeed more.
Sponsor: Danielle Corrigan
Website: Women in Business website
Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
This professional business fraternity promotes professional development and the study of business. Activities include business speakers, community service projects and social gatherings.
Sponsor: Stephanie Morawo
The Executive Society, a host and leadership organization, enhances top College of Business students' knowledge of the business world through interaction with other College of Business students, faculty, Auburn alumni and other prominent business leaders. Undergraduate students in the College of Business are eligible to apply.
Sponsor: Becca Grace, Coordinator of Student Services