Business Student Organizations
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor organization that promotes and recognizes the scholastic and professional excellence of its members, who must be completing a program of study in accounting or finance at an AACSB-accredited institution. Through professional development workshops, networking events, and community projects, BAP members develop a strong sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma encourages and honors academic achievement in the study of business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate program at an AACSB-accredited school. Business students must rank in the upper 20 percent and be invited to membership during their junior or senior year.
Financial Traders Club
The Financial Traders Club brings together students from all majors to discuss a wide variety of topics including personal financial planning, investment tips and strategies, recent economic news and events, career development, resume and interview guidelines, regional job opportunities, and more. The club hosts events throughout the semester which include a stock market competition, social activities and games, company meet-ups, and talks from local business leaders. For more information contact faculty advisors Dr. Ca Nguyen and Dr. Alejandro Pacheco.
First Bank Corp. Collegiate Ambassadors Board
The First Bank Corp. Collegiate Ambassadors Board was founded in 2009 as a partnership between UAFS and First National Bank of Fort Smith. Interested business students are invited to apply for an annual board term each spring prior to their year of service. If selected, students gain practical insight into bank management and operations and have the opportunity to network with business professionals.
First Bank Corp. Student Leadership Council
The First Bank Corp. Student Leadership Council serves as a liaison between the students, administration, and faculty of the College of Business and Industry by coordinating student activities and demonstrating student leadership within the college. It is the voice of the college's student body and has the responsibility of creating and implementing programs of value to all business students.
Rotaract is the collegiate membership in Rotary International. Rotaract members work side-by-side with local Rotary members to develop a professional network and leadership skills. Rotaract is also active in community service.