The purpose for the International Business Association is to promote interest in and understanding of the International Business field. IBA is open to all majors. Activities offered throughout the year include speakers about international locations, internships and study abroad as well as corporate speakers and career information. We travel to visit international consulates and international businesses. We discuss international news and events as well as have fun through trivia games, international food, and international discussions. We support international entrepreneurship through our loans to micro businesses around the world via Kiva. You can find out more information on our Facebook page at International Business Association at Illinois State University or email the IBA exec team at email@example.com.
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: Paige Brzeszkiewicz, 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.
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: Marissa Hutchinson, 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: Grant Rudin, Vice President
Christian Business Leaders is a recognized student organization at Illinois State University. The organization was founded in 2015 by a group of students who wanted to foster a Christ centered organization that encourages service through Christ and leadership in business. The purpose of Christian Business Leaders is to provide Illinois State students a place to gather to express their beliefs with other like minded students and develop professionally and spiritually. CBL gives the opportunity to network with Christian business professionals and grow in their faith.
For more information please contact:Alissa Schmidgall at firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Rodrigo Jaime, 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: Matt Wiechert, 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 rush 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 http://pgndeltachi.com/ or contact Royce Fuchs, 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 PSE.ISU.President@gmail.com for more information.
Women in Business focuses on empowering women to achieve their potential in the business world. We are a group of women at Illinois State University that drive professional and personal development, specifically through understanding and proactively preparing for the current trends and attitudes faced in the workplace.
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, Emma Horath. President at email@example.com or visit our website www.womeninbusinessisu.com for more information.