Student Clubs and Organizations

Saunders College ClubsStudent Organizations play an important role in student life and in what the Saunders College of Business has to offer students. Student organizations help to develop leadership skills, provide networking opportunities, enhance education outside of the classroom, and strengthen the communication between faculty, staff, and students. The various clubs and organizations in the Saunders

Listed below are the various Saunders College of Business organizations in which students may participate.

Check out some of these clubs on The Link!

 

Business and Technology Professionals Club (BTP)
President: President: Stone Harrison Advisor: James Baroody

The Business and Technology Professionals Club (formerly named Management Information Systems Team) helps students understand what the MIS major can offer them in their careers. It promotes professionalism, teamwork with other majors, and skill development.

BTP homepage
To Join: sph1142@rit.edu

Delta Sigma Pi
Advisor: Dr. Sean Hansen President: Ashley Carrington

The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional business fraternity which promotes academic excellence, community service, networking and professional development.

Delta Sigma Pi
To Join: ritdsp@gmail.com

Entrepreneurship Club
Advisors: Dr. Adriana Boveda-Lambie and Rupa Thind President: Jason Shanley

The Entrepreneurship Club is a group in which students can access relevant entrepreneurial resources, create business plans, work on business ventures, network with prominent community entrepreneurs, and share ideas. The club is dedicated to furthering understanding about new or small businesses, consulting on campus clubs and being highly involved in the RIT Annual Entrepreneurs' Conference.

To Join: jps7698@rit.edu

Financial Management Association (FMA)
Advisor: Dr. Ashok Robin President: Jesus Guzman

The Financial Management Association goal is to help students become more familiar with the world of finance. Students invest a real portfolio.

To Join: http://clubs.scb.rit.edu/fma/join

Global Business Board (G-B-Squared)
Advisors: Dr. Manlu Liu and Natalie Surace President: Dev Bhasin

The Global Business Board is a group with a commitment to international cultures, networking, and professional growth.

Global Business Board (G-B-Squared)
To Join: dab6524@rit.edu

Graduate Management Association (GMA)
Advisors: Ms.Sonya O'Neil and Dr.John Angelis President: Roberto Castillo Zavala

The Graduate Management Association GMA fosters professional enrichment and advancement for graduate students through networking and increases professional and social interactions with students, alumni, faculty and administrators.

To Join: gmacob@gmail.com

Honors Program
Honors Advocate: Peter Rosenthal

The Saunders College group of Honors students meets regularly to plan and then go on company visits, to sponsor external speakers, to socialize, and to discuss the Honors program.

Honors Program
To Join: Membership is by invitation to incoming freshmen and to academically qualified freshmen and sophomores.

Lowenthal Service Group
Advisor: Jenna Lenhardt President: Jason Nordheim

The Lowenthal Service Group, a student volunteer and service group, is open to all students in the Saunders College. The students serve as ambassadors for the College in numerous events. The goal is to help students become active leaders and professionals in business.

Lowenthal Service Group
To Join: jrn2477@rit.edu

Next Generation of Accountants (NGA)
Advisors: Prof. Roberta Klein and Steven Morse President: Elaine Cost

The Next Generation of Accountants (NGA) is the club for students interested in accounting. The NGA provides opportunity, information, and career tools to future business leaders in financial fields.

Next Generation of Accountants (NGA)
To Join: rklein@saunders.rit.edu

NTID Business Club
Advisor: Mark Pfuntner and Solange Skyer President: Danya Hinkle

The goal of the NTID Business Club is to improve the academic environment for business students by providing knowledge and experiences in business and economics as well as a hands-on understanding of how the economy works.

To Join: dmh8648@rit.edu

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
Advisor: Mark Boylan President: Shamoy David

Phi Beta Lambda is a national, post-secondary organization of future business leaders of America. Members have the opportunity to compete nationwide at annual conferences in numerous business, leadership, and technology events. The organization also gives the opportunity for members to meet other college students nationwide and network with businesses.

To Join: sad7577@rit.edu

Saunders Marketing Group (SMG)
Advisor: Laurie Dwyer President: Ocean Jangda

The Saunders Marketing Group promotes marketing education through participation in marketing-based projects and through interaction with practicing marketing professionals. It is affiliated with the national and local American Marketing Association chapters.

Saunders Marketing Group (SMG)
To Join: ldwyer@saunders.rit.edu

Saunders Multicultural Business Association
Advisor: Dr. Joy Oguntebi and Jacqueline Robinson President: Christa Harvey

The Saunders Multicultural Business Association is a club oriented towards networking and support for all students interested in business.

Society of African-American Business Students (SAABS)
To Join: saabswww@rit.edu or saabseboard@gmail.com

Women in Business (WIB)
Advisor: Suzanne Tunnell President: Megan Fleet

The Women in Business club is dedicated to networking and support for women interested in business careers.

Women in Business
To Join: wib.notifications@gmail.com

Saunders College of Business Student Government Senator
Senator: Ming Chun "Kevin" Kong

The Student Government Senator is the link between the students in the Saunders College and the RIT Student Government as a whole.

Saunders College of Business Student Executive Board
Advisor: Dana Pierce and dt ogilvie Chair: Ming Chun "Kevin" Kong

The Executive Board coordinates club activities, sponsors Saunders College student activities, and responds to student policy concerns. Membership consists of the presidents of each club in the College.

To Join: senator@saunders.rit.edu.


Note: The student organization Web sites are the sole responsibility of the students that maintain them. The Saunders College of Business does not endorse or support these sites and all problems or questions related to the individual sites should be directed to their respective Webmasters.

Get your club annoucements out!

1. To get your club annoucement in the screen in the Saunders atrium, please email the image to bigscreen@saunders.rit.edu. Ideal dimmensions are PowerPoint "On-screen Show (16:9)". Annoucements may be modifed at the discretion of the marketing department.
2. To get your club promotion on the Saunders computer lab screens, submit Desktop Wallpaper Promotion Form

Need A Meeting Space?

Fill out the Room Reservation Form and return to the front desk of Student Services. You can also email the completed form to Student Services.

Student Affairs Committee

The Student Affairs Committee is responsible for the oversight of student affairs in the Saunders College of Business. Among its responsibilities, the committee decides how money allocated for college student affairs should be distributed among various options, including such things as:

  • Student activities for the entire College, such as Spirit Week
  • Student activities for individual clubs and organizations
  • Activities undertaken by individual students (such as conference attendance)

As a Saunders College of Business student, if you would like to request funds for an activity for yourself or for your organization's event, please complete our online funding request application.