Student Organizations

If you really want to experience university life, you should plan to make the most of your free time when you are not attending any lectures and classes.

Each College of Business department has its own selection of organizations which are operated by current students, faculty, or alumni.

Each organization may be base their activities on major fields of study at the institution, while many others focus on particular interests of students.

Take the chance to join or form student organizations that cover your interests, and explore opportunities to network, share and develop leadership skills.  

Faculty Advisor: Jim Hoffman

Mission: Market the College of Business and help the college achieve its goals in communication, education, development, and 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 vollege. Ambassador selection is based on an application and interview process.

COB Student Ambassadors
Facebook: NMSU COB Student Ambassadors

Faculty Advisors: Erin Blaugrund and Juan Holguin

Open to all NMSU students. The American Marketing Association is one of the largest marketing associations in the world, with over 30,000 members who work, teach and study in the field.

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Faculty Advisor: Soyoung Jeon

We work with faculty, students, and community members to further the education, practice, and pursuit of statistics in all aspects of its use.

Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in statistics are welcome and encouraged to join.

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Faculty Advisor: Rajaa Shindi

Mission: Provide superior leadership and education in information technology. AITP is dedicated to using the synergy of IT partnerships to provide education and benefits to our members and to working with the industry to assist in the overall promotion and direction of IT.

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Faculty Advisor: Robert Ewing and Kevin Melendrez

A national scholastic & professional accounting fraternity whose objective 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.

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Faculty Advisor: Cagla Yildirim

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 business disciplines.

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Faculty Advisor: Daniel James

We 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. 

Faculty Advisor: Erin Blaugrund

Open to all majors across campus. Future business leaders in ethics, accountability, and integrity are encouraged to join.

Mission: Promote ethical thinking in developing students’ character and conscience, create opportunities to network with the business community, and develop professional leadership skills.

National website: Student Center for the Public Trust

Faculty Advisor: Ed Pines (Industrial Engineering), Faculty Co-Advisor

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.

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Faculty Advisor: John Hartley

A professional fraternity that fosters the study of business in universities; encourages scholarship, social activity, and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; promotes closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce; and furthers a higher standard of commercial ethics, culture, and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

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

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Faculty Advisor: Paula Fuchs

We welcome any student with an interest in finance.

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

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

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Faculty Advisor: Kim Kerr

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.

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Mission: Promotes the general welfare, develops leadership skills, and furthers the interests of Native American students majoring in business and governmental development of tribal communities.

We also discuss and exchange ideas and provide encouragement and moral support for our members as they pursue their career goals.

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Faculty Advisor: Pat Gavin

Members are full-time students interested in golf who organize tournaments and perform community service.

Faculty Advisor: Luis Ortiz

For students interested in the field of human resource management. We promote the interest and development of the HR profession and future HR professionals.

All majors are welcome.

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