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Student Organizations

Campus Activities boasts well over one hundred active organizations on campus. Learn more at: TCNJ Student Organization List. The following organizations are specifically for students interested in business:

 

The Dean’s Business Student Advisory Board (BSAB) is composed of members of all student organizations within the School of Business. The students are our primary stakeholders and their representatives meet with the Dean and school administrators monthly, during the academic year. The purpose of this council is to involve students in the short and long-range planning processes of the School of Business.

All member groups MUST file an Annual Report at the end of the academic year: BSAB Annual Report. pdf icon


Student Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi, America’s largest and oldest professional business fraternity, is a professional business fraternity that started in New York University on October 5, 1904. AKPsi was founded on principles on educating members during college and the years ahead. Open to all majors, AKPsi is a unique and prestigious organization with students, professors, graduates and professionals with common experience and goals.

Co-advisors: Dr. Thomas Patrick, tpatrick@tcnj.edu and Dr. Waheeda Lillevik, lillevik@tcnj.edu

E-mail: akpsi@tcnj.edu

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American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is a professional association for individuals involved in the study of marketing worldwide. It will give students a better understanding of the vast amount of careers in the marketing subfields. It will be a source that members can go to for information/resources, education/training and professional networking. AMA members are connected to a network of experienced marketers nearly 40,000 strong and include leading marketing academics, researchers and practitioners from every industry.

Co-advisors: Dr. John McCarty, mccarty@tcnj.edu and Dr. Jean Brechman, brechman@TCNJ.EDU

E-mail: ama@tcnj.edu

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Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is a national honors organization for financial information professionals, which includes Accounting, Information Systems, and Finance majors. As a premiere professional business and financial information organization, Beta Alpha Psi recognizes academic excellence and complements members’ formal education by providing interaction and networking among students, faculty, and professionals. Our aim is to interact with, and learn from, professionals throughout the year, commit our time to service in the community, and enjoy each other’s company through social events and networking opportunities. View a photo of founding members at the Induction Ceremony on February 16, 2008.

Advisor: Dr. Hossein Nouri, hnouri@tcnj.edu

E-mail: bap.tcnj@gmail.com

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CEO Peer Mentors

All incoming School of Business freshmen are matched with a sophomore, junior or senior-level “CEO Mentor.” Mentors are available for general questions about the School of Business and TCNJ community but are NOT meant to serve as academic advisors.

Advisor: Assistant Dean Tammy Lynn Dieterich, dieteric@tcnj.edu

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Collegiate Chamber of Commerce

The Collegiate Chamber is a network of emerging business leaders seeking to expand their education and workforce opportunities through activities that support the objectives of the MidJersey Chamber of Commerce, provide real world business experiences and ultimately, create and sustain a superior pool of talent in the region. Collegiate Chamber members accomplish this by participating in mutually beneficial Chamber projects, activities, events and goals; building and strengthening relationships between commerce, colleges and the community; promulgating and taking advantage of local job, internship and career opportunities, creating Collegiate Chamber programs and events; and providing a voice for business and economic issues facing local college students.

Advisor: Professor Ed Kurocka, kurocka@tcnj.edu

E-mail: tcnjccc@tcnj.edu

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Delta Sigma Pi (Business Fraternity)

The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi was founded on November 7, 1907, at NYU, School of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance. Since that time, Delta Sigma Pi has grown to become one of the largest greek letter fraternities, with over 230 collegiate chapters, 50 alumni chapters, and a membership exceeding 150,000 brothers. The Mu Omega Chapter was founded at The College of New Jersey on May 22, 1993, as TCNJ’s only co-ed professional business fraternity. Each year, Delta Sigma Pi sponsors several community service projects, professional activities, and social events. The fraternity stresses the importance of academic excellence and community involvement.

Advisor: Dr. Nancy Lasher, lasher@tcnj.edu

E-mail: deltasig@tcnj.edu

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Economics Club

The TCNJ Economics Club was formed in the fall of 2008 to provide an informal venue for students of all majors to learn more about economics. The club meets weekly to discuss both historic and current economic topics, and why they matter to our lives. TCNJ Economics Club brings economics professors from nearby colleges to speak about a variety of topics, as well as economists who are known nationally for their work. The club also takes trips to economic conferences and other places of interest, such as the New York Federal Reserve.

Advisor: Dr. Don Vandegrift, vandedon@tcnj.edu

E-mail: econclub@tcnj.edu

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Financial Management Association (FMA)

The College of New Jersey’s FMA chapter serves three main purposes:

  1. Assist in the professional, educational, and social development of college students interested in accounting, finance, banking, and investments;
  2. Provide an association for college students actively interested in these fields; and
  3. Encourage interaction between business executives, faculty, and students of business and finance.

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Patrick, tpatrick@tcnj.edu

E-mail: fmasso@tcnj.edu

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Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter (IMASC)

The Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter (IMASC) was charted May 27, 1986, as a student affiliate group of the National Association of Accountants, a professional organization of accountants in all sectors of practice. The purpose of IMASC is to sponsor activities related to the development of career awareness and prepare students choosing to enter the accounting profession.

Advisor: Dr. Abdus Shahid, shahid@tcnj.edu

E-mail: imasc@tcnj.edu

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International Business Association (IBA)

International Business Association is a student-run organization that provides members with a forum for discussion of pertinent issues in international business. It offers an opportunity for members to network with colleagues and business people, supplies information on educational and career opportunities, and contributes to the awareness of increasing globalization of commerce.

Advisor: Dr. Lynn Tang, tang@tcnj.edu

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National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

NABA is an organization that addresses the professional needs that enable minorities to maximize their career potential in the accounting and business professions. It is a national organization that has grown to over 3,000 members in over 130 active professional and student chapters in major urban areas and universities across the nation. NABA is dedicated to uniting students with similar interests and ideas who are committed to professional and academic excellence. Its goals are:

  1. To promote and develop the professional skills of our members;
  2. To encourage and assist minority students in entering the accounting/business profession;
  3. To provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibility;
  4. To promote public confidence in our members and their service.

Advisor: Dr. Bea Chiang, bchiang@tcnj.edu

E-mail: naba@tcnj.edu

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NET IMPACT

Net Impact inspires a new generation to use their careers to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. They empower student and professional leaders to act locally though vibrant chapter networks and connect globally online and through our flagship conference. By 2020, their goal is to mobilize a million new leaders to drive positive change in the workplace and the world. The national website can be viewed at: http://netimpact.org/.

Advisor: Dr. Dave Prensky, dprensky@TCNJ.EDU

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Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America)

Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda – is a national association made up of students pursuing careers in business or business education. The organization offers programs and services which promote competent business leadership and an understanding of American business enterprise. They help members to establish career goals. Participation in conferences and seminars encourage academic achievement and develop character and self-confidence. The national website can be viewed at: http://www.fbla-pbl.org/.

Advisor: Dr. Patricia Wallace, pwallace@tcnj.edu

E-mail: tcnjpbl@gmail.com

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Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE)

Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national, co-ed, professional fraternal organization in sales, marketing, and management. Their mission is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through lifelong opportunities. They have grown to be the premiere organization for motivated and dedicated students looking to maximize their college experience. PSE’s goal is to provide collegiate students with practical business experience through sales, sales projects, marketing, marketing research and community service projects. The TCNJ Zeta Zeta Chapter website can be viewed at: http://tcnj.pse.org/.

Advisor: Dr. Alfred Pelham, pelham@tcnj.edu

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Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM)

This organization acquaints students with the field of human resource management and labor relations, keeps students up to date on new developments in the field, and provides learning opportunities through interaction with human resource practitioners.

Advisor: Dr. Waheeda Lillevik, lillevik@tcnj.edu

E-mail: shrm@tcnj.edu

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