Student Clubs & Organizations

Students can meet and network with students and professionals who share their business and entrepreneurial interest. With approximately 17 student clubs and organizations, ranging from Enactus, featured in the video above, to the American Marketing Association (AMA), Whitman students are provided a chance to learn from professionals and demonstrate field leadership capabilities.

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For more information on student clubs or to submit a budget proposal form, please contact:

Denise Lytle
Program Coordinator
Undergraduate Office
316.443.9607
dlytle@syr.edu

 

Whitman Student Clubs

Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPSI)

Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPSI) is the world's largest and oldest professional business fraternity open to ALL majors on campus. Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders.

Faculty advisors:
Assistant Professor of Accounting - Kofi Okyere, kaokyere@syr.edu


Student President: Annis Zheng, axhen103@syr.edu

American Marketing Association

The AMA is an international professional body, consisting of students and industry representatives whose purpose is to promote interest in the practice and study of marketing. The organization, through its activities, strives for the professional development of its members and for the application of science and ethics in the marketing discipline.

Faculty Advisor:
Clinical Professor of Marketing Practice Scott Lathrop, slathrop@syr.edu

Student President: Emily Dann, emdann@syr.edu

 

APICS

The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) is an international, professional society, representing manufacturing, service, and resource management professionals worldwide. More than 2,000 companies and 70,000 individuals worldwide are members of APICS.

Faculty Advisor:
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Fred Easton, ffeaston@syr.edu

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is a professional service fraternity that includes accounting, finance, and IST majors. Members discuss current issues concerning professions and take advantage of networking opportunities.

Faculty Advisor:
Professor of Accounting Practice John Petosa, jjpetosa@syr.edu

Student President: Brandon McCaffery, btmccaff@syr.edu

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is a national business honor society whose mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence in the practice of business. One of the objectives of the organization is to foster an enduring commitment to the principles and values of honor, integrity, the pursuit of wisdom, and earnestness. Membership is considered the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master's program at an accredited school.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor of Law and Public Policy Lisa Knych, lqknych@syr.edu


Student President: Lilibeth Wolfe, liwolfe@syr.edu

The Case Study Club (CSC) (graduate students only)

The Case Study Club provides programs that can enhance students' business strategy thinking skills, including current issue discussions; case analysis practices; interview questions practices; and local business consulting.

Faculty Advisor:
Clinical Associate Professor of Finance Pierre Yourougou, pyouroug@syr.edu

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities, to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. The Xi Tau Chapter at Syracuse University was founded in 2001 and has grown to approximately 100 active brothers encompassing Whitman students and Econ majors.


Faculty Adviser: MaryAnn Monforte, mpmonfor@syr.edu

Student President: Faiz Khan fkhan100@syr.edu

Website: syr.dsp.org   Facebook: /DSPXiTau   Twitter: @DSPCuse

    

The Entrepreneurship Club

The Entrepreneurship Club is dedicated to encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship among the Syracuse University student body and to supporting the needs of students who are interested in entrepreneurship. The Club is supported by the Whitman School's Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Department and the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship.

Faculty Advisor: Terry Brown, tlbrow04@syr.edu

Student President: Sarah Grosz, sgrosz@syr.edu

The Family Business Club

The Family Business Club is dedicated to preparing students for the unique challenges of working for and running a family business. The goal is to improve the professional development of members through the exchange of ideas, best practices, and experiences.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Alex McKelvie, mckelvie@syr.edu

Student President: Joseph Sutton, jstto01@syr.edu

The Financial Management Association

The Financial Management Association is open to all students across the Syracuse University campus who have a general interest in finance, the club broadens this common interest and helps develop the financial practice, knowledge, and expertise of its members.

Franklin Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Syracuse University Roundtable

The CSCMP Syracuse University Roundtable welcomes anyone interested in learning more about supply chain management. Through various field trips and guest speakers throughout the year, the club provides the opportunity to see supply chain management in action as well as learn more about current events and issues affecting the field.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Practice Gary La Point, gelapoin@syr.edu


Student President: Todd Phillips, tjphil03@syr.edu 

International Business Association

The International Business Association is dedicated to providing students an exposure to the increasingly international nature of business. The IBA take trips to companies with international operations, brings in speakers to discuss the workings of international business, and provides a forum to learn from the collective experiences of our diverse student population.

Faculty Advisor: 
Kiebach Chair in International Business
Peter Koveos, peter@syr.edu

Investment Club

The Investment Club consists of students in a variety of majors from throughout the university and meets weekly to actively manage trade a portfolio consisting of over $100K in real cash, and discuss stocks, ETFs, commodities, and much more.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor of Finance Tom Barkley, twbarkle@syr.edu


Student President: Harrison Dittrich, hedittri@syr.edu

Visit the Investment Club website  >>

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

NABA represents the interests of minorities participating in the fields of accounting, auditing, business, consulting, finance, and information technology. Their mission is to address the professional needs of our members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance arenas.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor of Accounting Kofi Appiah Okyere, kaokyere@syr.edu

Student President: Carl MacEwen, cimacewe@syr.edu

Visit the NABA website >>

Net Impact (graduate only)

An international nonprofit organization with more than 7,000 members, whose mission is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

Faculty Advisor:
Assistant Professor Alejandro Amezcua, aamezcua@syr.edu

Visit the Net Impact website >>

Real Estate Club

Established to provide a forum for students with an interest in real estate to learn more about the industry. The areas of real estate that are coved by guest speakers and site visits include: architecture, construction, development, finance, law, management, and sales.

Real Estate Club Website

Faculty Advisor: Milena Petrova, mpetrova@syr.edu 

SU Enactus

Syracuse University Enactus is a student organization that strives to make a sustainable world socially, environmentally and economically. Working on projects with a local, national, and global reach the SU-SIFE team currently works on 10 different projects involving the efforts of over 80 students on campus.

Faculty Advisor:
Professor of Retail Practice Amanda Nicholson, agnichol@syr.edu

Student President: Lindsay Swanson, liswanso@syr.edu

Whitman Consulting Club (graduate students only)

Its mission is to nurture, develop, and enhance the skills of members interested in pursuing a career in consulting. We strive to create future consultants by educating members about consulting careers and industry, offering practical experiences by working on real life projects, and providing career preparation and networking opportunities.

Faculty Advisors:
Assistant Professor of Management Don Cardarelli, dpcardar@syr.edu
Clinical Professor of Marketing Practice Scott Lathrop slathrop@syr.edu
Director of Experiential Learning Amy McHale, ammchale@syr.edu

WGSO (Whitman Graduate Student Organization)

Aims to enrich the Whitman School's graduate programs experience through social, cultural, and community oriented activities and events, while also assisting the Whitman School in accomplishing its goals and honoring its core values.

Faculty Advisor:
Director of Experiential Learning Amy McHale, ammchale@syr.edu

Whitman Community Council

The Whitman Community Council works to strengthen the Whitman community by managing important aspects of student life at the School of Management. The organization includes executive board members and student representatives from each class.

Faculty Advisor: Lindsay Quilty – ldquilty@syr.edu

Student President: Jacob Urban jurba100@syr.edu

Whitman Women in Business (graduate students only)

The objective of Whitman Women in Business is to mentor all students and promote women’s advancement in the corporate world through focused efforts towards social and economic empowerment, professional growth, and a strong network of women business leaders. For more information, please visit us at http://whitmanwomen.wordpress.com/.

Faculty Advisor:
Adjunct Professor Elizabeth Wimer, erwimer@syr.edu