Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity is the world's oldest and largest professional fraternity, with an international network spanning across all geographies, careers, and backgrounds. We provide our brothers with professional guidance throughout their college years to ensure that upon graduation, we are each equipped with a skill set necessary to survive in any work environment. Through interview training, resume building, public speaking workshops and a one-on-one mentorship program, Alpha Kappa Psi develops the business leaders of the future. As alumni, we join the work force as bankers and accountants, advertisers and consultants, doctors and lawyers, engineers and entrepreneurs. We live in foreign countries, we give back to our communities, and we explore the world. We invite you to join our brotherhood and become a part of the lifelong experience that is Alpha Kappa Psi.
APICS, the Educational Society for Resource Management, is a not-for-profit international educational organization respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With more than 70,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line. Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, APICS has since expanded its focus to include a full range of programs and materials on individual and organizational education, standards of excellence, and integrated resource management.
Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. There are now 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation.
The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes: promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems, providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
The Gamma Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at Virginia Tech was formed in 1967. Since then, this student organization has grown tremendously and is widely known as one of the top organizations across campus. Virginia Tech's Beta Alpha Psi is extremely proud of its hard working students, knowledgeable faculty advisors, and very successful alumni.
BASIS is a student-managed bond fund investing one percent of the Virginia Tech’s endowment. We have a dual mandate of providing a unique educational experience for all of the members while generating competitive returns for the Virginia Tech Foundation. By investing real money, the student members merge the education they receive in the classroom with real market experience.
The Business Information Technology Club, or BIT Club was founded to address the shortfall in advocacy and outreach groups for students enrolled in the BIT major at Virginia Tech. We aim to be the premier student organization at Virginia Tech for IT related business majors; helping connecting students to industry. As part of our mission to increase knowledge of these technology oriented businesses, we host several information sessions each semester as well as internal socials and other gatherings. We will be looking forward this year to initiate a greater community outreach through charitable and social events.
Business Horizons is a student organization that sponsors the annual Business Horizons career fair. We are in our 30th year of support to Virginia Tech and the Pamplin College of Business. We hope that both students and employers will take the time to explore this site and all that Business Horizons has to offer.
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. Delta Sigma Pi was founded on November 7th, 1907 at the School of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance of New York University. The four founders are Alexander Frank Makay, Alfred Moysello, Henry Albert Tienken, and Harold Valentine Jacobs. The Central Office was established in Chicago. Today it is located at 330 South Campus Avenue, Oxford, Ohio 45056.
Email Address: VTDeltaSigmaPi@Gmail.com
Advisors: Rajesh Bagchi, Robert M. Brown, Eloise Coupey, Howard Feiertag, Reed Kennedy, Larry N. Killough, Jane Machin, Lance Matheson, Nancy McGehee, and Stuart Mease
Hospitality Management Association
The purpose of the Hospitality Management Association (HMA) is to acquaint its members with the basic concepts, practices, and philosophies of sales, marketing, and other aspects of the hospitality industry. Student members receive hands-on experience in developing skills in these areas for the future in hospitality.
The Virginia Tech Management Society is a professional and social organization that is intended to bring together students who have an interest in business careers, their professors, and management professionals through a plethora of activities. The purpose of the Management Society is to facilitate the professional and personal growth of its members by developing leadership skills, meeting managers and executives, and exploring career paths. We pride our organization on a relaxed social atmosphere and we enjoy gaining expert knowledge in the field of Management through our guest presentations throughout the semester.
The mission of the marketing club is to provide opportunities for members to broaden their knowledge of marketing and to have fun in the process. Members will learn to apply classroom skills through real world contests or projects. In addition, we aim to improve the member's understanding of marketing by meeting new people at socials, fundraising events, and trips across the country.
Founded in the spring of 2007 with 20 charter members, the Virginia Tech student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) seeks to unite African-American accounting and finance students who have similar interests in academic and professional development. We encourage self-improvement, academic achievement and a strong espirit de corps and provide numerous career development and networking activities for those who join our ranks.
The Pamplin Leadership Development Team (LDT) is a group of motivated individuals who plan and execute the annual Student Leadership Conference. Each year’s team is selected by the previous year’s team through an in-depth selection and interview process. We pride ourselves in a level of professionalism and dedication that is apparent in the increasingly successful conference.
PRISM, standing for Pamplin ReInventing Social Media, is a flagship program that initially began in order to fulfill a need to expand and improve Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business' social media presence.
Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only fraternity that specializes in sales, marketing, and management. However, although we are deemed a business fraternity, we are open to all majors. Our success has been attributed to the strong work ethic and cohesion of all of our members from vast concentrations and perspectives.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 175,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 500 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more than 100 countries.
Student-Managed Endowment for Educational Development (S.E.E.D.)
SEED was formed as a result of the vision of Dr. Chance. His vision was to allow the students of Virginia Tech to have unparalleled opportunities to make investment decisions in managing an actual portfolio. SEED strives to utilize an innovative structure by offering membership opportunities to students in all disciplines. SEED’s mission is to allow students at Virginia Tech an opportunity to gain experience in the practicalities of managing a commercial entity by participating in the management of the Virginia Tech Foundation’s Consolidated Endowment Account. We continue to maintain the high standard of excellence that has been outlined in the past.