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Student Organizations

8 Business-Related Organizations

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

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.


Faculty Advisor: Joe Cobbs

Norse Students of Rivalry (NSR) is a student organization at Northern Kentucky University for those interested in competitive sports as an area of study and social connection for personal and/or professional development. Students from all disciplines (i.e., any major) are welcome in the inclusive group! Our objectives are to visit local sports and events together, meet alumni, build our work portfolios by collaborating in the Know Rivalry Project, showcase our professional skills with local/regional employers in sports and events, and
social connect with other NORSE!

Center for Student Excellence

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. Learn more about our Haile Ambassadors here.


Faculty Advisors: Zac Strobl and Jeff Varrone

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!


Faculty Advisor: Erin Masters

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

Faculty Advisor: David Raksa

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. 


Faculty Advisor: Jacob McCartney

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.


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.