School of Business Student Clubs
The School of Business is home of some of the most active and dynamic student clubs, which are open to all students interested in business. Honor societies are available for those who are majoring in the School of Business.
American Marketing Association
AMA is sponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of the National American Marketing Association. AMA helps foster connections between students and the university, as well as local professionals. Hosting campus activities, studying businesses and networking with professionals in the area allows students to learn and apply marketing techniques. Membership is open to students of all disciplines. Meetings and speakers often occur on Wednesdays at 7:00pm in Morken 137. Please visit the AMA Facebook page for schedule and announcements of upcoming events.
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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Qin Zhang
Beta Alpha Psi
Delta Rho Chapter
Beta Alpha Psi is a nonprofit international honorary and service organization for financial information students and professionals. The Delta Rho chapter offers opportunities for self development and encourages ethical, social, and public responsibilities. Membership is open to students intending to concentrate in accounting and finance who have maintained 3.0 GPA. Meetings are every other Wednesday from 6pm to 7:30pm in Morken 105.
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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Abby Liu, Dr. Xiaohong Fan
Beta Gamma Sigma
Delta of Washington Chapter
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership is by induction for business students with a cumulative GPA in the top 10% of juniors, 10% of seniors, or 20% of graduate students. It is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Catherine Ha
Society for Human Resource Management
SHRM is sponsored by the Northwest Human Resource Management Association. The Human Connection, PLU’s Charter SHRM, is open to all students whose purpose is to develop, improve, and apply successful human resource management skills in today’s market place. Opportunities are present to foster valuable contacts in the business industry. SHRM provides guest speakers in the local HR field throughout the school year.
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Faculty Advisor: Ralph Flick
Regent's Investment Fund
The Student Investment Fund (or Regents’ Investment Fund) gives PLU students the opportunity to engage in real world investment experience through keeping a perpetually diversified portfolio of assets in the fund, with investment decisions being made by the students of the club. Students of all majors and investing experience are encouraged to join. To express interest in the investment fund/join our mailing list, please email email@example.com and for more information please visit sites.google.com/plu.edu/rif. Current meeting times for Fall 2021 are in MCLT 105 at 6:30pm on Wednesdays.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sailu Li
PLU School of Business Ambassadors
PLU School of Business Ambassadors (SoBA) is a highly selective group of undergraduate students who work with the Dean and Undergraduate Director to promote the school’s programs, activities, and services. Ambassadors present at information sessions, coordinate recruitment activities for prospective students, represent the School of Business at special events, and help promote student engagement within the PLU community and the School of Business. Most importantly, Ambassadors share their love for the PLU School of Business.
The PLU School of Business is always looking for students to become Ambassadors. If you want to share your love of the PLU School of Business please contact Becki Torgerson or any one of our Ambassadors. Click here to learn how you can be an ambassador
Gary Baughn MSF Graduate Student Investment Fund
The Gary Baughn MSF Student Investment Fund provides Master’s students the opportunity to manage an investment portfolio to enhance their analytical abilities and gain real world experience investing in global markets. Students in the MSF and MBA programs are welcome.
PLU DECA is a newly established chapter of the international professional development organization DECA Inc. We develop PLU students’ potential to become leaders in their respective careers through our competitive team and professional growth events. The team welcomes all business students to compete in the five offered business events categories: finance (including accounting), management, hospitality, and entrepreneurship. Club activities, in the meantime, work with students and their busy schedules to connect them to a variety of mentorship resources that will help guide them to the next stage in their journey.
Faculty Advisor: Ralph Flick