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Department of Accounting Student Organizations

Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance

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The mission of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance is to enable women in accounting and finance fields to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their profession. As a student chapter, we achieve this mission by providing opportunities for our members to interact with female professionals in the industry, hosting educational events such as our financial literacy program and book club, and offering an abundance of leadership opportunities. As the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, we want to build the largest nationwide network of women in accounting and finance and enable them to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their profession. We hope to expand our members’ leadership skills and network to help them progress further during their careers, and as a national organization, we are well equipped to achieve these goals. Students of all genders are encouraged to join.

For more information contact:  Jamie Carter, President



Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honorary Society)

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic honors fraternity for accounting, financial, and information systems professionals. Events hosted throughout the year includes professional presentations, an internship panel, and an initiation ceremony. Beta Alpha Psi also participates in a variety of social and service activities. Corporate recruiters realize the significance and benefit of Beta Alpha Psi and pursue active members for employment opportunities.

Membership requires students to have a declared major in accounting, finance or information systems, completed a minimum of 60 hours, including at least one upper-level major course, and have both a cumulative and major grade point average of 3.0/4.0. Students are eligible for pledge status after completing 30 semester hours with a minimum 3.0-grade point average.

For more information please contact:  Larry Klingen, President



Business Information Systems Club

Business information Systems Club

  • The Business Information Systems (BIS) Club consists of business students interested in enhancing their technological skills and preparing for future careers in the BIS field. The BIS club regularly conducts meetings, hosts professional events and participates in community and fundraising activities. This club has always had a great turnout of professionals at their events. An annual banquet is held where faculty and professionals gather to meet and discuss BIS issues with students. Great networking and leadership opportunities are available. 

For more information please contact: Danielle Rivera, President


NABA (National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.)

NABAIn December 1969, nine African-Americans met in New York City to discuss the unique challenges and limited opportunities they faced in the accounting profession. In that year, there were only 136 African-American Certified Public Accountants (CPA's) out of a total of 100,000 in the United States. This group wanted to establish an organization to address the concerns of minorities entering the accounting profession and to make a commitment to professional and academic excellence. The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

The Association shall unite through membership accountants, finance and business related professionals and students who have similar interests and ideals, are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance and business related professions.

For more information please contact: Duane Sleet, President


Student Accounting Society

SASThe purpose of this organization, Student Accounting Society, is to provide our members with a social environment which enhances their professional and personal skills.

We promote involvement from all academic disciplines and offer networking and peer relationships. Introducing students to community involvement, different career paths, and teamwork, we continually give our members the opportunity for growth.

For more information please contact PJ Schrik, President.


College of Business Student Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi logoAlpha 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: Julia Shepard, President or visit our website.

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

ALPFATo empower and develop men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.

ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce.

For more information please contact Jorge Perez, President



 Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of business 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 sophomore class, 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 a chapter with the highest honors in 2019.

For more information please contact:  Madison Hogan, President


Business Week

Business Week 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: Mairead McGillian, President



 Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma PiDelta 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: Jacob Williams, President

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta LambdaPhi Beta Lambda is a co-ed career and technical organization affiliated with the Future Business Leaders of America, we are the college division. Phi Beta Lambda at ISU is an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills through philanthropic, social, and fundraising opportunities. The Illinois State Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is a fresh face for Illinois State to offer new opportunities to growing leaders. Phi Beta Lambda is multifaceted in that we cater to majors outside the college of business, which promotes diversity and broadens our network

For more information please contact: Mila Wendt, President


 Phi Gamma Nu

Phi Gamma Nu


Phi Gamma Nu is a coed professional business fraternity that strives to promote its three pillars: professional, philanthropy, and social. The Delta Chi Chapter was founded on April of 2014 making it the newest business fraternity on campus. We aim for excellence and the need to enhance our professional development through resume critiques, mock interviews, and networking with surrounding companies and alumni. Phi Gamma Nu believes in the civic responsibility to organize and participate in community outreach, volunteering, and raising money for local charities. We also emphasize on the importance of brotherhood within our chapter by encouraging leadership and forming lifelong bonds with one another.

 Phi Gamma Nu prides ourselves as a diverse membership by accepting all majors. To join Phi Gamma Nu in the Fall or Spring, students must at least 3 semesters remaining and at least 2.65 GPA.

For more information please visit our website or contact Jacob Leibfritz, President or


Pi Sigma Epsilon


Pi Sigma Epsilon is a Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity for students and industry professionals in Sales, Marketing, and Management. Although skills in those subjects are emphasized, PSE also focuses on professional development, brotherhood, community service, and more, which is why we are open to all majors. We have many opportunities outside of sales, marketing, and management, with leadership roles ranging from Finance to Human Resources. Since 1992, the Delta Omega chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon has been shaping its members into professionals that are ready to tackle the workforce once their time as a collegiate member comes to an end. Throughout the year, our members work on a variety of different projects to promote the growth and development of our chapter. Our members have opportunities to participate in professional skill-building workshops (public speaking, resume-critique, etc.) and competitions to help them achieve their goals during and after their collegiate careers. We also hold numerous brotherhood/social activities to form bonds among our members.

We are open to all majors and hold interviews at the beginning of every semester. For more information please contact for more information.


Women in Business

Women in Business


Women in Business is a registered student organization at Illinois State University thatstrives to be the leading group of women on campus. Together, we continuously grow to become successful professionals, as well as mindful and courageous women. Women in Business is an organization, network, and community of female students dedicated to their empowerment and education. Women in Business is committed to the growth and expansion of professional and personal opportunities for its members, with a focus on business, leadership, and female celebration, and innovation.


Within this supportive network of collegiate women, we proactively prepare for thecurrent trends in the workplace as well as empower our members to seek involvement in the community and opportunities for growth. It is our goal to assist our members to develop the confidence they need in order to be successful individuals.”

Women in Business accepts all majors but emphasizes on helping women understand how to use their seat at the table. If you are interested in joining please reach out to our President at or visit our website for more information.

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