CBA Student Organizations
Alpha Kappa Psi
As a professional business fraternity, the mission of Alpha Kappa Psi is developing well-trained, ethical, skilled, resourceful, and experienced business leaders.” The men and women of Alpha Kappa Psi refl ect the world’s diversity and are united by a common interest in business and other related fi elds. The
organization builds a feeling of brotherhood and friendship—a support structure that each and every member can depend on and contribute to for the betterment of themselves and fellow members.
American Marketing Association Student Chapter (AMA)
The collegiate chapter of the AMA is dedicated to promoting a professional environment. Members are challenged and
encouraged to gain experience not only in marketing, but in all realms of business, thus promoting the future success of marketing and business while striving to satisfy the needs of AMA members, the College of Business Administration, the local community, and the Knoxville professional chapter of AMA. AMA can provide professional growth opportunities through networking lunches, speaker meetings and seminars, business etiquette dinners, and job search support.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is the international organization for business information professionals with chapters at over 250 universities. Open to accounting and fi nance majors, membership in Beta Alpha Psi indicates high academic and professional standards and is highly regarded by accounting firms and corporations. Chapter members and pledges are required by national bylaws to participate in service activities and professional activities during the academic year. Weekly meetings feature current topics in the profession and provide a venue for significant student/professional interaction. Beta Alpha Psi members and pledges volunteer a significant amount of time serving the campus and the community. A 3.25 overall GPA and 3.25 GPA in the major is required to pledge as associate member in the sophomore year and as member in the senior year.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master’s program at a school accredited by AACSB International. To be offered admission, students must rank in the upper 10 percent of their senior class and the highest 7 percent of their second-semester-junior class.
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) is the premier entrepreneurship network with chapters on university campuses across North America. The mission of CEO is to inform, support, and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. CEO provides student entrepreneurs with events, chapter activities, and conferences to help start businesses. Members of the UT chapter visit local entrepreneurial companies, interact with Entrepreneurs of Knoxville (EOK) and other local organizations, and bring in guest speakers. Students also take advantage of opportunities to present their business ideas to their peers and receive feedback.
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
The mission of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is to: 1) educate all students about the exciting and rewarding career opportunities in supply chain management on a global basis, 2) provide a link between recruiters who wish to speak to Logistics majors and those students who desire
an internship, a co-op, or a full-time position, 3) promote the University of Tennessee and its students to industry, 4) establish networking opportunities between students that will last over their business careers, and 5) provide a professional setting where professors, instructors, students, and members of industry may interact to facilitate supply chain management knowledge and research around the world.
Dean’s Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
The mission of DSAC is to: 1) advise and inform the deans and faculty of the College of Business Administration on issues and their impact on business students, 2) to enhance communication and cooperation between the students and the deans of the college, and 3) to communicate activities and interests of business students and business organizations to the entire university community. Students are nominated each spring by their major department.
Delta Sigma Pi
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Delta Sigma Pi is a Professional Business Fraternity that was founded in 1907. The Alpha Zeta Chapter was founded in
1924 and is the oldest business fraternity on the University of Tennessee campus. The organization is open to men and women and prides itself on promoting brotherhood, fellowship,leadership, and academic achievements in the business community. These qualities augment UT’s business program with experiences and opportunities outside the classroom. For example, professional speakers from well-known corporations speak to the brotherhood. Many of the corporations return to recruit directly from Delta Sigma Pi members.
The Economics Club is a resource for students interested in the field of economics. The club meets regularly to discuss economic issues, host speakers, engage in community service, and provide review sessions for Economics 201 students. The club also travels to Washington, D.C. each year to meet with policy makers and private firms. Any student is welcome and encouraged to join.
Financial Management Association (FMA)
The FMA is a student-run organization that provides a forum for the exchange of fi nancial related information, career networking opportunities, and social activities to association members. The objectives and goals of the FMA are to: 1) foster education advancement in the study of fi nance, 2) encourage active participation in fi nancial study and community relations, 3) enhance career opportunities in the fi nancial arena, 4) expand awareness of the association in the university and with other university FMA organizations, 5) increase overall association enrollment, and 6) provide content appropriate for undergraduate and graduate members.
Management Society at The University of Tennessee
The Management Society at The University of Tennessee (MSUT) is a semi-professional organization for students interested in management and leadership. The organization was initiated by students and was chartered in February 2010. MSUT promotes hands-on leadership experience for all members through interactive meetings, speakers, workshops, field trips, networking opportunities, and community service projects.
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
NABA is a national organization for business professionals and students. NABA's mission is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. As a student chapter, we aim to promote and develop the professional skills of our members by providing them the opportunity to fulfill their civic responsibility and to represent the interests of current students with regards to enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance, and other business-related professions. NABA meets monthly and provides a venue for significant student-to-student and student-to-professional interactions. Membership is open to students who choose to major or minor in business, especially those interested in accounting and/or finance, and who embrace the ideals and mission of NABA - to promote diversity in the workplace.
Omicron Delta Epsilon, Beta Chapter
Omicron Delta Epsilon is a prestigious economics honor society that includes faculty and student members across the nation. To qualify for ODE, a student needs to have taken at least 12 hours of economics and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Society for Human Resource Management
The University of Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management (UT-SHRM) is the collegiate division of human resource professionals. UT-SHRM promotes knowledge, skills, and the practice of human resource management. The collegiate division works with professionals to advance the promotion of human resource careers and information. The student organization is open to any interested College of Business Administration student.
UT Investment Group
The UT Investment Group (UTIG) is a student-run organization which seeks to promote the knowledge of financial analysis and valuation concepts, to expose students to the activities of investment firms, and to allow students to manage an investment portfolio. Undergraduate students who wish to join must currently be enrolled in or have completed Finance 301.