The St. Mary’s University Accounting Club gives students the latest information about the CPA exam, career opportunities and meetings with recruiters. The Accounting Club coordinates office visits to many businesses so students can meet recruiters before their professional interviews.
Adviser: Mark Persellin, Ph.D.
American Marketing Association
The St. Mary’s University Chapter of the American Marketing Association fosters scientific study and research in the field of marketing. It aims to improve the methods and techniques of marketing research; develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems; encourage and uphold sound, honest practices; and to uphold the highest ethical standards in marketing operations.
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)
ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 15,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills. ALPFA is a non-profit entity registered with the Internal Revenue Service. Membership is open to anyone who shares our values, vision, and mission.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
Adviser: Ajaya K. Swain, Ph.D.
Delta Sigma Pi
The Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity that fosters the study of business in universities. It encourages scholarship, social activities and the association of students for their mutual advancement and to further a higher standard of ethics and culture.
Enactus (Entrepreneurs In Action) brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, Enactus participants are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change.
Adviser: Prasad Padmanabhan, Ph.D.
Gamma Iota Sigma
Gamma Iota Sigma is an academic fraternity that strives to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in insurance, risk management, and actuary science. It aims to encourage high moral and scholastic attainments of its members and to facilitate interaction of educational institutions and industries by fostering research activities, scholarship, and improved public relations.
Adviser: David Sommer, Ph.D.
International Business Association
The International Business Association enhances your knowledge of the global business arena. The primary objectives of the Association are to provide its members with: (1) a platform for educational, professional and cultural exchanges; (2) a forum for intellectual debate, discussion, and presentation of current topics of global significance; (3) opportunities to network with executives and professionals; and (4) opportunities to participate in community and civic projects.
These are achieved through lectures and presentations by high-ranking business executives, field trips, weekly professional presentations, discussion of current topics, fund raising, and community service projects.
Adviser: Jeffery Johnson, Ph.D.
The St. Mary’s University Investments Club strives to teach, engage, and grow the diverse group of distinguished students who are self-motivated in becoming the best breed of financial professionals for the industry through a collaborative learning environment.