Student Organizations


Jim Hoffman,
Faculty Advisor

Ambassadors, Student

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

American Marketing Association (AMA)

Faculty Advisors
Erin Blaugrund
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.

Local website:
National website


Charlotte Gard
Faculty Advisor

American Statistical Association

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.

National website

Rajaa Shindi, Faculty Advisor

Rajaa Shindi
Faculty Advisor

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

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.

Local website
National website


Taylor Joo, Faculty Advisor

Taylor Joo
Faculty Advisor

Beta Alpha Psi—National Accounting Honors Society

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.

Local website
National website

Kathy Brook, Faculty Advisor

Kathleen Brook,
Faculty Advisor

Beta Gamma Sigma

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.

National website

Kathy Brook, Faculty Advisor

Kathleen Brook,
Faculty Advisor

Business Administration & Economics Council

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.

Erin Blaugrund, Faculty Advisor.

Erin Blaugrund, Faculty Advisor.

Center for the Public Trust (CPT)

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

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:

Ed Pines (Industrial Engineering), Faculty Co-Advisor
Phone: 575.646.2730
Office: Engineering Complex, Room 201

Delta Sigma Pi

Julie Correa,
Faculty Advisor

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.

National website

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Paula Groves,
Faculty Advisor

Financial Management Association (NMSU FMA)

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.

Chapter website

National website

Mike McGonigle, Faculty Advisor

Kim Kerr,
Faculty Advisor

Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS)

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

Native American Business Students Association (NABSA)

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.

National website

Pat Gavin, Faculty Advisor

Pat Gavin,
Faculty Advisor

Professional Golf Management Student Association (PGMSA)

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

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Carol Flinchbaugh, Faculty Advisor

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

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.

National website