Clubs & Organizations

The Belk College offers a variety of academic, career and networking resources to its students. Students can learn from the best by interacting with leaders of Charlotte’s dynamic business community, or can join together in active student organizations.

Curriculum-based student programs in the Belk College of Business:  Business Honors Program, Business Learning Community and Student-Managed Investment Fund

Note: Websites for student organizations are managed by their members, not by the Belk College of Business.

ALPFA

ALPFA is an organization created to enhance opportunities in the financial, accounting and related fields. ALPFA helps by offering scholarships, promoting job fairs, instigating networking events, etc. We also offer mentoring and workshops to give members the tools necessary to compete in today’s workforce. We look for dedicated and hardworking students who want to develop their professional and personal skills.  

Alpha Kappa Psi

The Alpha Kappa Psi, Eta Omega Chapter was founded in 1968 as the first fraternity on the UNC Charlotte campus. We are a co-ed professional business fraternity, though we accept all majors. Our focus is on professional development skills such as time management, teamwork, self-awareness, and public speaking. Other benefits include life-long friendships, leadership opportunities, internship connections, social events and academic support.

Contact: Alpha Kappa Psi

American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association is an organization on campus dedicated towards helping students explore a potential career in marketing. We hold professional networking events, marketing projects, and interesting panel discussions every month.

Contact: Professor Cynthia Fox 

American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS)

The UNCC APICS Student Chapter is an affiliated chapter of the APICS organization. APICS is a professional association for supply chain and operations management. Supply Chain Management is a rapidly growing and developing field that offers a variety of career opportunities. If you have an interest in or are looking for a career in operations and supply chain management, stop into a meeting and check out what we are all about. Our purpose is to facilitate learning outside the classroom, to provide valuable networking opportunities with industry professionals, and to provide students with resources that will supplement their growth as Operations Management or Supply Chain Management professionals.

Contact: APICS President  or Faculty Advisors: Drs. Moutaz Khouja or Xiuli He 

Association of Information Systems

The Association of Information Systems (AIS) is formed for the purpose of promoting the study and utilization of information systems through programs of professional development, social networking, and community development. To meet this task, AIS has stated the following goals: Encourage the pursuit of information systems excellence within the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Offer information systems career and technology information to its members; Provide networking opportunities to those interested in information systems.

Contact: Association of Information Systems

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. Our weekly meetings involve a variety of professionals presenting on an assortment of topics.

Contact: Beta Alpha Psi 

Enactus

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe.

Contact:  Dr. C. Swartz 

Financial Management Association

The Financial Management Association encourages interest and understanding of the financial industry. Our goal is to help students obtain valuable career information and develop professional skills and attitudes through networking events, workshops, and professional meetings.

Contact: Financial Management Association

Gamma Iota Sigma

Gamma Iota Sigma is a registered educational organization and is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management and actuarial science. GIS pursues a mission to promote and encourage student interest in the industry as a profession while encouraging the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members. The Grand Chapter, initially consisting solely of Griffith Foundation trustees, has now evolved to a distinctly separate organization of insurance professionals and insurance educators, most of whom were members of Gamma Iota Sigma chapters while attending college. Insurance is a social science, designated to assist mankind in overcoming the potential losses inherent to civilization. It has contributed to further advancement. The services the industry may yet render will be born in research. The study of insurance will continue to open new avenues of thought, new gateways to progress. You are encouraged by Gamma Iota Sigma to study, engage in research and to advance in all fields of insurance endeavor. Your membership in Gamma Iota Sigma is only the beginning, and the associations you make will contribute greatly to your success!

Contact: GIS President or Faculty Advisor:  Professor Thomas Marshall 

North Carolina World Trade Association - UNC Charlotte Chapter

The student chapter of the North Carolina World Trade Association provides first-hand knowledge about careers in international environments.

Contact: Professor Cynthia Fox 

SHRM, Society for Human Resource Management - UNC Charlotte chapter

The UNCC Chapter is nationally affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management. SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, representing more than 210,000 individual members. SHRM is a premier HR organization that offers guidance, information, and access to an intimate, private network of HR professionals and specialists.

Contact:  Professor Cheryl Kane