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 PLU School of Business Student Organizations

 The School of Business supports many student organizations that extend the classroom experience. Student organizations host campus activities, study  businesses, network with professionals and provide other programmatic events.  Many organizations promote a service component as part of their goals.

American Marketing Association

Sponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of the National American Marketing Association, AMA encourages students to uphold sound, honest marketing practices, engages in professional practice, improves marketing research, and develops and promotes better understanding among students, faculty and business people.  Open to students of all disciplines.

  • Adviser:  Mari Peterson
  • Email:  ama@plu.edu
Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Ro Chapter

Beta Alpha Psi, ΒΑΨ, the national scholastic and professional accounting fraternity, which promotes the study and practice of accounting, provides opportunities for self development and association among members and encourages ethical, social, and public responsibilities.  Open to declared accounting, finance and information management students who have taken upper division courses in those areas and have maintained a 3.0 GPA.

Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Adviser: Fabio Ambrosio
  • Email: plubgs@plu.edu

Beta Gamma Sigma is the International Business Honors Society. Its mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to cultivate and celebrate leadership and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members. To be eligible for membership in PLU BGS, students must (a) be enrolled in the PLU School of Business and (b) have a GPA rank in the upper 10 percent of their undergraduate class or upper 20 percent of their graduate class.

Gary Baughn MSF Student Fund

The Gary Baughn MSF Student Investment Fund provides master’s students the opportunity to manage an investment portfolio to enhance their analytical abilities and gain real world experience investing in global markets. Students in the MSF and MBA programs are welcome.

  • Adviser: Dr. Tim Mooney
  • Email: gradsif@plu.edu
Business School Student Investment Fund 

The Business School Undergraduate Student investment fund endowed with $25,000 from Mary Lund-Davis in 1982, now managing a $140,000 portfolio in the stock market. Weekly meetings consist of an economic report and a portfolio performance update. Rotates weekly between having stock proposals/revaluations and having an educational topic in finance with discussion. No finance experience required.

PLU Business Network 

A professional organization that provides networking and programming events to its membership; open to School of Business students and alumni.

  • Email: plubn@plu.edu
Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management is focused on connecting students to professionals in the workplace. Through the mentorship program, mentors can help students make the leap from classroom to boardroom. The main purpose of this program is to help students gain insightful information on current HR issues and learn about the HR field outside of the classroom through contact with an HR professional.

  • Adviser: Linda Gibson
  • Email: shrm@plu.edu