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List of NMSU Chartered Student Organizations


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Dr. Steve Elias, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Ambassadors, Student

The Student Ambassadors’ primary mission is to market the College of Business and help the college achieve its goals in communication, education, development, student recruitment and retention. Being an Ambassador is a leadership opportunity and a privilege that requires enthusiasm, commitment, knowledge and a belief in the value and work of the College. Ambassador selection is based on an application and interview process.

Facebook: NMSU COB Student Ambassadors


Carlo Mora, Faculty Advisor

Carlo Mora, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

It is the mission of AITP to provide superior leadership and education in information technology.

AITP is dedicated to using the synergy of Information Technology partnerships to provide education & benefits to our members and to working with the industry to assist in the overall promotion and direction of Information Technology.

National website http://www.aitp.org/index.jsp


Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA)

The purpose of ALPFA is to foster the continued interest in the accounting and finance professions by providing experiences designed to develop professional skills and leadership qualities of Latino students through opportunities to participate in case studies, interact and network with Latino professionals in the business community and socialize with faculty and members having similar goals.

Local website http://www.wix.com/brr226/nmsualpfa
National website http://www.alpfa.org

Maria de Boyrie
Faculty Advisor-Finance
Dale Spencer
Faculty Advisor-Accounting


Cindy Seipel, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Cindy Seipel, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Beta Alpha Psi—National Accounting Honors Society

Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic & professional accounting fraternity. The primary objective of the fraternity is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting.

This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting; providing opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing accountants, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility.

Local website http://web.nmsu.edu/~bap
National website http://www.bap.org


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Kathleen Brook, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is a national honor society dedicated to excellence in business education.

Membership is the highest national recognition a student can receive in an undergraduate business program accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Beta Gamma Sigma is the only honorary society associated with AACSB International and recognizes high-achieving students throughout the business disciplines.

National website http://www.betagammasigma.org


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Kathleen Brook, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Business Administration & Economics Council

The purpose of the Business Council is to serve as a liaison between the students and student organizations in the College of Business and ASNMSU as well as liaison between the students and the faculty.

Members of the Council consist of two members from each Business College student organization, the officers of the Council, and the ASNMSU Senators from the College of Business.


Bruce Huhmann, Faculty Advisor.

Bruce Huhmann, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Center for the Public Trust (CPT)

NMSU’s Student Center for the Public Trust (CPT) is open to all majors across campus. Future business leaders in ethics, accountability and integrity are encouraged to join.

The mission is to promote ethical thinking in developing students’ character and conscience, create opportunities to network with the business community, and develop professional leadership skills.

Local website information: http://upc.nmsu.edu/charter/list.php?no=3373
National website: Student Center for the Public Trust http://www.centerforpublictrust.org


Dr. Sautter, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Collegiate DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Our attributes and values describe DECA’s priorities and standards. We value competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.

National website: http://www.deca.org


Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization SM (CEO)

Mission: Inform, support and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. Open to students from all NMSU colleges in recognition that entrepreneurs come from a variety of backgrounds.

National website: http://www.c-e-o.org

Dr. Ed Pines (Industrial Engineering), Faculty Co-Advisor
Email: epines@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575.646.2730
Office: Ed and Harold Foreman Engineering Complex, Room 201


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Kathleen Brook, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Delta Sigma Pi

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.

Membership provides opportunities to develop leadership skills, network with current students, alumni and members of the business community, serve the university and the community.

Local website  http://www.dspnmsu.com
National website http://dspnet.org


Kenneth Martin, Faculty Advisor for Finance

Kenneth Martin, Faculty Advisor-Finance. Click image for contact info

Financial Management Association (NMSU FMA)

Goals: The NMSU student chapter of the FMA provides extracurricular opportunities for students to learn more about finance from practitioners who are working outside of the University in finance-related fields; leadership opportunities and networking opportunities for chapter members, especially officers; and opportunities for students to serve the broader community and assist those in need.

The NMSU FMA welcomes any student with an interest in finance. Contact the Finance Department for more information.

Mission: To be an active student-run organization on campus that assists finance students in achieving professional and service goals.

National website http://www.fma.org


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Mike McGonigle, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS)

Gamma Iota Sigma is an international collegiate professional fraternity for students interested in and/or pursuing careers in risk management, insurance and actuarial science. All majors and grade levels are welcome.

National website www.gammaiotasigma.org


Gavin Clarkson, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Native American Business Student Association (NABSA)

The Native American Business Student Association promotes the general welfare, develops leadership skills and furthers the interest of Native American Students majoring in business and governmental development of tribal communities.

NABSA is also here for discussion and the exchange of ideas and to provide encouragement and moral support for the members as they pursue their career goals.

Local website http://www.nmsu.edu/~aip
National website http://www.aibl.org


Pat Gavin, Faculty Advisor

Pat Gavin, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Professional Golf Management Student Association (PGMSA)

Members of the Professional Golf Management Student Association are full-time students interested in golf who organize tournaments and perform community service.


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Carol Flinchbaugh, Faculty Advisor. Click image for contact info

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

An organization for students interested in the field of human resource management. The student chapter of SHRM promotes the interest and development of the HR profession and future HR professionals.

All majors are welcome in the student chapter, not just students majoring in HRM.

National website http://www.shrm.org

Published: November 4, 2008 Updated: August 28, 2014 Permalink