The purpose of the International Business Association (IBA) is to promote interest in and understanding of business in the context of globalization. The world is more interconnected and interdependent than ever and as such IBA strives to be a forum for global conversation. Meetings are open to any ISU student and are generally centered around a topic that is then explored and discussed. Outside of club meetings IBA regularly attends internationally focused events on campus, in Chicago, and in St. Louis. IBA is also a proud sponsor of international entrepreneurship by funding microloans through Kiva, all around the world. You can find out more information on our Facebook page at International Business Association at Illinois State University or email the IBA executive board at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sigma Iota Epsilon is a national Honorary Professional Management Fraternity whose purpose is to recognize those of high scholastic achievement, facilitate contacts with students, faculty, alumni, and businesses, and to foster interest and achievement. Involvement in the Sigma Iota Epsilon Fraternity will give you an opportunity to gain LEADERSHIP experience, provide you with a chance to get involved in the COMMUNITY, and expand your KNOWLEDGE of business.
Events throughout the year that we look forward to hosting include an initiation ceremony, team building exercises, professional presentations, professional networking activities, volunteer activities, and social events. Our goal is to establish socialization with our peers, collaboration with our campus and the local community, and to establish both internal and external business contacts to further add value to our academic careers at Illinois State University.
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.
To 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 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
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 (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 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 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.
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 PSE.ISU.President@gmail.com for more information.
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 email@example.com or visit our website www.womeninbusinessisu.com for more information.