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Student Organizations

10 Business-Related Organizations

Below is a list of our current student organizations! To join an organzation and to find out when meetings are held, email the current president or explore these organizations and other at
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Beta Gamma Sigma

Contact: Naomi Belanger

Faculty Advisor: Amal Said

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools, which are the top 5% of business school programs around the world. Inducted as students, BGS members go on to serve in critical leadership roles in corporate, entrepreneurial, government, non-profit, and academic sectors.

BBA is an organization encompassed by Northern Kentucky University undergraduate & graduate students, faculty membersand alumni. BBA strives to encourage and assist with the advancement of black/minority students and or students interestedin business professions. We are dedicated to assisting the development of our members by creating an environmentfocused on personal growth, career advancement and building a strong network between all members regardless of race,religion, national origin, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation, or ability.

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi

Contact: Julia Clere

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Varrone

Delta Sigma Pi is the foremost professional, co-ed fraternity for students studying business. With over 300 chapters, plus 60 alumni chapters, Delta Sigma Pi develops principled business leaders for the future by providing a lifetime of opportunity for our members. Delta Sigma Pi endorses academic achievement and supplements business education with real world opportunities for networking, resume building, and skill development. We are looking for business majors who are interested in getting involved and having a hand in shaping their professional careers. As a new member, YOU have the opportunity to be a founding member of NKU's chapter!

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Haile Ambassadors

Contact/Faculty Advisor: Olena Pilyayeva

The College of Business Student Ambassador Organization is a unique and prestigious group that accepts the brightest, most professional, and upbeat individuals. It invites students to participate in various recruitment and retention events, representing the College of Business. As an Ambassador, you will gain management, team work, and leadership skills.

The NKU chapter of CEO is an organization in the College of Business that teaches students more about entrepreneurship. We are always open for new members to join, no matter what major you are! We're always ready to show what it means to be an entrepreneur!

Our organization fosters a better understanding of both finance and accounting and provides a means to enrich business students with information regarding career opportunities through a variety of educational trips, guest speakers, and social activities.

Underground agency

The Underground Agency

Contact: Lindsay Wood

Faculty Advisor: David Raska

We are the only not-for-profit marketing strategy firm fully integrated into college classrooms–into two marketing courses (MKT 392 and MKT 480) and volunteer program (Shadow Program). We are caring, passionate, and curious game-changers with a resilient growth mindset who has spent the last 10 years partnering with big companies like Procter & Gamble, Chipotle Mexican Grill, GE Credit Union, or Frontier Airlines and “once upon a time start-ups” like Kona Ice, Rhinegeist Brewery, Hoist, MyWallSt, Renewal Workshop, or prAna and applying fresh and creative thinking to overcome challenges associated with marketing to Generation Z and Millennials. 


Phi Beta Lambda

Contact: Marilyn Pearman

Faculty Advisor: Bill Boyce

Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. We provide this education through professional guest speakers who talk about their experiences in their careers, service projects, State and National Leadership Competitions - where we compete against other state schools in various competitions for a chance to go to our National Leadership Competition. We strive to learn more about ourselves as students and professionals, and each other as a community!

NKU SHRM provides opportunities for interaction between Greater Cincinnati/Northern KY HR professionals and HRM majors and pre-majors that reinforce – and add to – HR knowledge the students acquire in  classroom settings.

Women in Business Organization

Women in Business Organization

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Wehr Holt

WIB is an organization comprised of Northern Kentucky University undergraduate/graduate students, faculty members and alumni. WIB is dedicated to promoting the success of women in the College of business and/or women interested in business professions. We thrive to assist our members by creating and cultivating a strong network of women to encourage interpersonal growth, career development, networking, mentoring, and future opportunities within the business community.