Clubs and organizations
In the FCB business division, there are several clubs to choose from to broaden your experience; network with peers and mentors; and round out the learning that takes place in the classroom. Take a look, attend a few meetings, discover which ones are the perfect match for you!
Student organizations post notices for their meetings and events in various ways, including the FCB hallways TV monitors, so check those for club news.
For a more detailed information, including faculty advisor and student representative contact information, visit the NAU Student Organizations Directory on True Blue Connects.
Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) Accordion Closed
Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) is the nation’s oldest business professional fraternity. It is a coed fraternity focusing on leadership development. The object and purpose of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, Inc. shall be to further the individual welfare of its members; to foster scientific research in the fields of commerce, accounts and finance; to educate the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals therein; and to promote and advance in institutions of college rank courses leading to degrees in business administration.
For more information contact Chapter President, Aliyah Grubb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Accordion Closed
The purpose of the student chapter is to provide students with an educational and social organization that promotes anti-fraud knowledge and provides students with opportunities to develop education, research, leadership, and networking skills in the field of fraud examination.
Beta Alpha Psi Accordion Closed
The purposes of Beta Alpha Psi shall be to:
- recognize outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance and information systems;
- promote the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines;
- provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals;
encourage a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibilities.
Beta Gamma Sigma Accordion Closed
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Membership into this Society is the highest scholastic honor that a business student anywhere in the world can receive. The membership conveys academic excellence and a commitment to high principles and superior achievement. Corporate recruiters actively seek individuals who have been elected into membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. If you would like to learn more about Beta Gamma Sigma, visit its website.
Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) Accordion Closed
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
For more information contact Chapter Liaison, Daniel Zaferatos, at email@example.com.
Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Accordion Closed
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA looks to enhance business skills in a competitive setting while offering numerous networking opportunities at conferences throughout the year.
Meetings are held every other Friday at 5 p.m. Contact faculty advisor, Nancy Baca at 928-523-7402 or Nancy.Baca@nau.edu for more information.
FCB Student Organizations Committee Accordion Closed
The Franke College of Business Student Organizations Committee (FCB SOC) shall serve as the representative, collective voice of the FCB students and the organizations within The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB).
The FCB SOC is a group composed of representatives from each of the formally recognized business organizations at NAU. The FCB SOC works to facilitate communication and cooperation between the student organizations in the FCB. The FCB SOC supports the operations and involvement in all of the FCB student organizations by building awareness of activities, encouraging participation in student organization, and organizing unified events.
Global Business Club Accordion Closed
Membership in this club is open to students, faculty, and staff of Northern Arizona University interested in global business. CCC2NAU students interested in pursuing a business degree at NAU are invited to join.
We will share knowledge through networking, guiding, learning, and understanding business aspects across the globe.
We want to connect people and cultures through a common interest in global business.
For more information on the Global Business Club, including meeting times, contact Pia Driessen-Knittle at Pia.Driessen-Knittle@nau.edu.
Information Systems Association Accordion Closed
Our mission is to empower our members by creating ties with statewide companies who are looking to hire IS majors for both jobs and internships. ISA aims to enhance members’ technical skills, and provide ISA members networking opportunities in an active and socially involved student organization.
Native American Business Organization (NABO) Accordion Closed
Established in the 1980s, the NABO is a student club open to all NAU students and serves as a support for students with similar cultural and academic backgrounds. The Organizations goal is to assist and encourage students to complete their degree while building communication and leadership skills through business practices. NABO encourages networking, communication and leadership by attending conferences and workshops as well as being active in volunteering.
NAU Investment Club Accordion Closed
The NAU Investment Club is a collaborative group of NAU students and faculty who share a common interest in investments. Join the Investment Club to build knowledge through discussion, active portfolio management, and more. We offer a competitive, year-round stock market game, guest speakers at our meetings, networking opportunities, LinkedIn and resume workshops, and volunteer events. This club is limited to business majors who are currently completing their upper division courses.
This club meets on Tuesday nights from 7-8PM in FCB Room 232.
Club Contact: Itan Scott, President at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Net Impact Accordion Closed
In accordance with Net Impact Central, Net Impact NAU is committed to using the power of business to affect positive change in the world. The mission of the NAU chapter of Net Impact is to transform business and professional philosophy from an exclusive profit focus to a “triple bottom line” focus: people, planet, and profit; and to provide NAU students with opportunities for professional development, networking, community service, and intellectual growth.
Goal: Commit personal and professional interests to using the power of business to affect positive change in the world.
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Accordion Closed
Omicron Delta Epsilon is an international honors society that recognizes scholastic achievements in economics. ODE allows its members closer professional and social relationships with fellow ODE members at your university, as well as other University’s which will allow networking opportunities. By being in ODE its members can also create stronger academic and professional relationships with the Economics faculty at that University. ODE is also a promising outlet for undergraduate and graduate publication in The American Economist, a journal of Omicron Delta Epsilon. Students are also able to apply for Frank Taussig and Irving Fisher Awards as well as the Outstanding Student Leader Award. The ODE NAU chapter hopes to provide graduate school and future job information, guest speakers related to economics, professional tours, annual attendance to the Economics Outlook Conference and close ties with staff and students.
Phi Kappa Phi Collegiate Honor Society Accordion Closed
Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Its chapters are on more than 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. Each year, approximately 30,000 members are initiated.
- Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by the NAU Chapter.
- Juniors must have completed at least seventy-two credit hours and rank scholastically in the top 7.5 percent (or higher depending on local chapter standards) of their class.
- Seniors must rank in the top 10 percent (or higher depending on local chapter standards) of their class.
- Graduate students must rank in the upper 10 percent of their class.
For more information, please go to the Phi Kappa Phi website.
ProSell Club Accordion Closed
ProSell is a professional sales club focused on gaining sales skills that are inculcated in every aspect of any career. Our membership is invested in getting you ready for your professional career with guidance of industry leaders’ workshops, tactical sales approach seminars, and incredible networking opportunities. For those with competitive spirits, ProSell offers hands on coaching to compete at nationally recognized sales competitions. This club provides the stepping stones to jump-start your career.
For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Trainor, Professor of Marketing at email@example.com.
Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Accordion Closed
The NAU Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) was founded in 2000 with monies provided by The Northern Arizona University Foundation. The fund was created to allow students to apply what they have learned in their educational career by investing money in the stock market. This is a hands-on learning experience, where students are required to perform investment research and manage a portfolio in excess of $1 Million.
In early January 2016, the NAU Foundation Board entrusted the FCB Student Managed Investment Fund with an additional $1M to invest with a mission in mind. The Spring 2016 SMIF students have been investing in EGS-based stocks and to-date, they have committed $540K of the $1M.
The first half of the class, FIN 441, is focused on the equity portion of the portfolio and the second half of the class, FIN 442, focuses on the fixed income portion.
Find out more about the SMIF.