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Student Organizations

Smeal offers 35 student-run organizations that extend learning beyond the classroom and give you the opportunity to strengthen your leadership capabilities and network with business professionals and recruiters.

Major-Related Organizations

Accounting Society

Stimulates student interest in the accounting field and exposes them to experienced viewpoints from around the world.

Actuarial Science Club

Aids students in preparing for actuarial exams, organizes weekly study sessions, and sponsors speakers from firms across the eastern United States.

Beta Alpha Psi

An accounting honorary fraternity intended to encourage scholastic and professional excellence through various speakers, programs, and social events.

Economics Association

Promotes communication and interaction among students, faculty members, and business leaders in economics through involvement in social events, seminars, and workshops.

Financial Management Association (FMA)

Strives to bridge the gap between academic classes and the real-world environment of finance. The group sponsors speakers and corporate site visits.

Gamma Iota Sigma

Brings together students and professionals from the insurance industry.

Management Information Systems Association

Builds academic and career opportunities for Management Science & Information Systems majors and promotes the program among students, the faculty, and corporate recruiters.

Penn State Marketing Association (PSMA)

Offers opportunities for many career-related programs as well as community service, social, and fund-raising activities. Membership is open to anyone in any major. Offers many leadership opportunities.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Student Association

To educate and inform students about the PricewaterhouseCoopers internship program and other career opportunities available with the firm.

Professional Management Association

Sponsors tours, speakers, and other activities to fully develop the professional skills of future business leaders.

Supply Chain Management Association

Fosters academic and practical logistics advancement, and promotes the exchange of information, experience, ideas, and cooperation among its members and developing knowledge of logistics.

Diversity Organizations

The Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs supports the following organizations, which comprise the Council of Multicultural Organizations (COMO):

Multi-Cultural Business Society (MBS)

Provides Smeal College minority students and those interested in minority issues with the opportunity for discussion, growth, and development within the fields of business administration.

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

Promotes communication between its members and professionals in the field of accounting.

National Hispanic Business Association (NHBA)

Increases awareness of the business fields among Hispanic business students and promotes diversity in the workplace.

Women in Business (WIB)

Promotes the advancement of Smeal women by increasing the awareness of workplace trends and connecting members with Smeal/Penn State alumni.

Black Male Leadership Symposium

Aspires to produce unity and stability among black males, especially in the Smeal College of Business while making an effort to retain and recruit as many of these men it can reach. Our plan is to develop the leadership qualities of the young black males involved.