The Society for Human Resource Management is the world's largest professional society devoted to HRM. The student chapter works with the local SHRM chapter to educate, inform, and provide networking opportunities for their active members. Illinois State student membership in SHRM includes a subscription to HR Magazine, to HR News, and membership in the Bloomington-Normal Human Resource Council. The local chapter provides speakers, socials, community involvement, and other activities that prepare students for the professional working world. The ISU student chapter earned a superior merit award from the national office for the sixth consecutive year in 2007!
For more information please contact: Ashley Torri, President
Sigma Iota Epsilon is an honorary and professional fraternity for management and business administration majors. Its purpose is to recognize scholastic excellence and to promote cooperation between the academic and practical aspects of management. An initiation ceremony is held every semester, which includes a guest speaker discussing a current topic in the management field. Undergraduates must have a GPA of at least 3.2 and graduates must have a GPA of at least 3.6 in order to join.
For more information please contact: James Shellie, President
Alpha Kappa Psi stands as the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the nation. Founded in 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi has developed more than 250,000 men and women worldwide. We have active chapters at more than 200 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our alumni include former U.S. Presidents Nixon and Reagan, U.S. congressmen, plus founders and executives of many Fortune 500 companies like State Farm chairman and CEO, Edward Rust Jr.
As our vision states, Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. Alpha Kappa Psi provides outstanding leadership opportunities and the model environment for the development of young professionals committed to the field of business. This opportunity helps students to share ideas and practice business skills in a structured setting that will directly benefit their communities.
For more information please contact: Lindsay Brightwell, President
Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of business administration recognized by AACSB International -– The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. A formal induction ceremony is held each spring to recognize the scholastic achievements of individual students. To be eligible for membership, students' academic rankings must place them in the upper 10 percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class, or upper 20 percent of the graduate/master class. The ISU Chapter was named an exemplary chapter in 2006 and 2007.
For more information please contact: Kelly Jansen President
Since the mid-1970's the College of Business at Illinois State University has annually sponsored Business Week. It brings corporate and industry leaders to campus to speak on important issues, trends, and developments that affect American Business. The goal of Business Week is to help students better understand the skills they will need for success in a dynamic and constantly changing business environment.
For more information please contact: Frank Busch, President
Delta Sigma Pi (Co-ed Professional Business Fraternity)
Delta Sigma Pi is a coed professional business fraternity that provides extensive professional, community service, fundraising, and social programs. Students have the opportunity to obtain a great reputation with the community, campus and professional industry, while making some of the greatest friends one will ever have. DSP believes in success and continued education. This is a highly involved and very interactive organization. All business and economic majors that have at least 3 semesters remaining and at least a 2.5 GPA are eligible for membership. Delta Sigma Pi was named the 2005-2006 ISU Student Organization of the Year.
For more information please contact: Thomas Fitzgerald, President
Phi Beta Lambda provides opportunities for postsecondary students to develop vocational competencies for business and office occupations and business teacher education. Phi Beta Lambda promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility, while fostering leadership and professionalism.
For more information please contact: Mike Prousa, President
Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national, professional fraternal organization in sales, marketing, and management in the United States. The Delta Omega chapter of Illinois State was chartered on April 11, 1992. Here on campus, we have 80+ members and are rated one of the top chapters in the nation every year. We participate in multiple projects locally dealing with marketing, community service, professional development, among other areas. We provide business experience with mock interviews, resume critiques and much more. Also, we hold numerous social activities to form bonds among our members with similar interests.
We are open to all majors and hold interviews at the beginning of every semester. For more information please contact Grace Edwards, President, for more information.