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Student Clubs & Organizations at Saunders

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

Listed below are the various students organizations in which you may want to get involved. For a full listing of all 200+ RIT clubs please visit RIT Organizations at The Link.

If you are looking to raise awareness for your club, there are several options available to announce your club activities.

Student Clubs

Business & Technology Professionals Club (BTP)

President: Jarod Farchione Advisor: Professor Yang Yu

The MIS-focused student organization building a foundation of technical expertise and business professionalism to develop tomorrow's leaders.

Website: BTP homepage
To Join:

DECA Collegiate Chapter

Saunders College of Business is excited to announce the formation of DECA, a nationally certified business program designed to improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through educational conferences, competitions and partnerships -

This new club on campus is open to all majors and is a great way for students to connect with business professionals and make a difference. DECA has several opportunities to earn awards, scholarships and even travel across the country! So what are you waiting for? Join us today!

To Join: or
The Link: DECA at RIT

Delta Sigma Pi

President: Salvatore Fabozzi Advisor: Professor Sean Hansen

The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional business fraternity since 1907 that promotes academic excellence, community service, networking and professional development. Check out their website for contact information and a message from their president.

Website: Delta Sigma Pi
To Join:

Financial Management Association (FMA)

President: Jackson Wikstrom Advisor: Professor Hao Zhang

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

Website: Financial Management Association
To Join: Contact the FMA PResident by email:

Global Business Group

President: Ethan Kersat Advisors: Shawn Sturgeon and Natalie Surace

We seek to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students to cultivate their own understanding of international business and global issues, learn and network with multinational organizations, and become the business leaders of tomorrow.

Website: Global Business Group
To Join:

Lowenthal Service Group

President: Megan Washington

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.

Website: Lowenthal Service Group
To Join: Megan Washington

Next Generation of Accountants (NGA)

President: Priscilla Coats Advisors: Philip C. Gelsomino, II 

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.

Website: Next Generation of Accountants
To Join: Click Here

RIT Marketing Club (RITMC)

President: Jackie Colello Advisors: Laurie Dwyer

The RIT Marketing Club is an open student group that provides member students with value building opportunities to network with local professionals and learn about the world of business.

Website: Saunders Marketing Group (SMG)
To Join: Jackie Colello

Saunders Multicultural Business Association

President: Shayla Sanders Advisor: Professor Joy Olabisi

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

Website: RIT Saunders Multicultural Business Association
To Join:
Facebook: Saunders Multicultural Business Association
Twitter: @RITSMBA

Women in Business

President: Sandy Wu Advisor: Professor Molly McGowan

RIT Women in Business (WIB) is dedicated to the success of women by providing the women of RIT an opportunity to advance their professional and personal development and join an encouraging community of aspiring and successful women. Through networking, educational events, and community service, WIB creates and strengthens skills in leadership, business, and relationship building.

Website: Women in Business
To Join: Email or join us on CampusGroups

Student Organizations

Beta Gamma Sigma

President: Dr. Victor Perotti 
Seargent at Arms: Dr. A. Erhan Mergen
Vice President: Ms. Alison Schermerhorn

The International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is an honors organization that recognizes students that have achieved academic excellence in business studies. The mission of the organization is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to cultivate and celebrate leadership and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members. To be eligible for membership, a student must rank in the upper 10 percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class, or upper 20 percent of the masters class.

Website: Beta Gamma Sigma

Honors Program

Honors Advocate: Peter Rosenthal

The Saunders College Honors students participate in academic and service activities, collaborate with Engineering students in a seminar series that spans three semesters, and visit companies on a weeklong business trip in the spring. Learn more by visiting the Honor’s webpage.

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

Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC)

Saunders College of Business Representative:

Austin Obiora Okwudili

Saunders College of Business Student Government Senator

Senator: Yasmani Aguiar

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

President: Yasmani Aguiar Advisor: Dean Jacquie Mozrall 

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: email us.

Note: The student organization web sites are the sole responsibility of the students that maintain them. 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.

RIT Student Government Resources

Benefits of being a Student Government recognized club or organization:

  • Your own mailbox for shipping purposes in the Club Resource Center
  • Free marketing through the Campus Life Marketing Office
  • 175 FREE black/white single sided copies at the HUB each year
  • The ability to apply for Club Space to store your club equipment and belongings
  • The ability to form a club email and have RIT web space
  • Events throughout the year tailored for club recognition and appreciation - Club SpiRIT Fridays, Club Fairs, Club Banquets, etc.!

To explore all recognized RIT groups, or access your club's website, please visit the RIT Campus Groups website.

Need a Meeting Space?

Request a meeting space at The room administrator will contact you once your request have been approved.

Need Funding?

  • 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 contact us.

Student Clubs & Organizations