Student Clubs

When you join the University at Albany School of Business, you get more than a degree. You become part of a community of students, faculty, staff and alumni. What you do outside of the classroom is as important as what happens within. The wide range of clubs and activities within the school provides opportunities for students to learn more about the fields of business and accounting, prepare for their careers, get involved in community service and meet like-minded students.      


Albany Accounting Association

The Albany Accounting Association was created in the Fall of 2015 and had its first active semester in the Fall of 2016. We created this group to enhance the accounting knowledge, client relationship management skills and overall interest in accounting for students at the University at Albany. Our main objective is to assist other student groups with their budgeting and other financial decisions in order to ensure the proper and efficient allocation of their funds. To achieve these goals, we offer our members hands on training to ensure quality work with our clients, professional events with accounting firms, and access to numerous members of the accounting faculty in the School of Business. We are still growing and developing as a group and are excited for what the coming semesters will bring.


Albany Business Leaders Emerging

Albany Business Leaders Emerging logoCreated by students for students in 2007, Albany Business Leaders Emerging is the fastest growing student group in the School of Business, offering seminars in career preparation, opportunities for community service, and an investment group. ABLE received the Purple and Gold Award as the Outstanding Pre-Professional & Academic Group in 2011 and 2012. The group is open to all majors.


Albany Currency Traders

The purpose of the Albany Currency Traders is to educate students about the international foreign exchange market through analysis, discussion and trading. ACT is open to anyone with a legitimate interest in furthering their knowledge of international markets and currencies. The educational process will involve teams that undergo market research reports based on different currency pairs that will be subject to analysis, discussion and trading if applicable. In addition, there will be periodic seminars each year in which the main focus will be to teach members both general and specific topics related to the foreign exchange market.


Albany Sports Business Organization

ASBO is dedicated to exposing students to career opportunities in sports. Open to all majors, ASBO brings professionals from local and national sports organizations to campus to present to our members. The primary goal is to highlight internship opportunities and allow members to further build their network within the sports/business industry. Career advice is often disseminated at weekly meetings. We as an organization also travel to career fairs and tour sporting venues like Madison Square Garden and Times Union Center.


Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting logoALPFA

Students created the UAlbany chapter of ALPFA in the fall of 2010. The New York professional chapter of ALPFA, providing support to the UAlbany student chapter, is the largest in the country. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos but membership is open to anyone who shares the group’s values, mission, and principles.

Members of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting


American Marketing Association

The University at Albany Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association offers professional speakers, networking events, and social events. There are additional advantages for joining the National Chapter of AMA such as annual scholarships. Their mission is to enrich their team of marketing optimists by providing them with experiences that will allow them to grow academically as well as professionally in the real world.


Beta Alpha Psi LogoBeta Alpha Psi

Accounting majors join Beta Alpha Psi. The Eta Pi chapter offers technicals, programs in which Big Four accounting firms and a variety of small and mid-size firms speak on topics of interest to accounting students. The group also participates in the BAP Regional Competition, in which they research and implement an accounting-related topic.

Beta Alpha Psi gathering


Cyber Defense Organization

The purpose of this organization is to help train students in the fundamentals of cybersecurity and train for different competitions such as CCDC and other local events. Sharing Practical Skills for Practical Situations.

Dean's Leadership Council LogoThe Dean’s Leadership Council

The Dean’s Leadership Council is a consortium of the leadership of School of Business groups. The DLC not only allows for coordination and an exchange of ideas between clubs, but also hosts career-focused events and offers opportunities for community service.


Delta Sigma Pi logoDelta Sigma Pi

When you join the Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, you become a part of School of Business history. It is the oldest School of Business club, founded in 1967. This business fraternity hosts professional events and raises money for charity. The DSP annually sponsors a highly successful career fair that brings nearly 80 employers to campus, and attracts over 750 students from a variety of majors.


Digital Forensics AssociationD.F.A in white text on green and black digital oval

The Digital Forensics Association was founded in 2015 to cater to the professionalism, skill development and networking needs of students in the Digital Forensics program. The group is open to students of all majors and minors who are interested in the digital forensics and cybersecurity fields. If you're interested in technology, growing professionally and developing socially; this is the group for you! We are the Digital Forensics Association, and with us you are in good C.O.M.P.A.N.Y. (Community Opportunity Mentorship Professionalism Assistance and You).


Fashion Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs (FACE)

The Fashion Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs (FACE) encourages a variety of majors to attain the knowledge and resources needed to succeed in the fashion industry.

Our main mission is to be the liaison between successful professionals and potential entrepreneurs and students. Our objective is to combine the interest of business and fashion simultaneously, relating how important a professional appearance, attitude and network can be in the many different fields in the industry. During the academic year, FACE hosts professional, social and community service events for its members while fostering close relationships between members and the executive board.


ISACA

The University at Albany’s ISACA student group attracts young professionals that have a passion for Information Technology, Cyber Security, and Digital Forensics. This group brings a premier selection of students together to join an international organization that focuses of bettering the IT professional. Students are inspired to join in order to further their knowledge through technical workshops, networking, and opportunities to connect with companies ranging from large consulting firms to boutique security companies.

 

 


National Association of Black Accountants logoNational Association of Black Accountants

The National Association of Black Accountants expands the influence of minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. The UAlbany NABA Chapter offers career targeted workshops, networking platforms, and internship opportunities. The group volunteers in the community, working at a local CPA firm to promote tax services for low-income families and also mentors high school students. Members may attend the NABA Eastern Conference.

Members of the National Assoiciation of Black Accountants


 New York Society of Security Analysts New York Society of Security Analysts

 

The student chapter of the New York Society of Security Analysts connects students with finance professionals. Membership is open to students enrolled in the Financial Analyst Honors Program and members of the University at Albany School of Business Investment Group. Members have access to a 10,000+ member directory and complimentary networking events.

    


Pi Sigma Epsilon logoPi Sigma Epsilon

Interested in marketing? Pi Sigma Epsilon, open to all majors, focuses on the promotion of students' career interests in sales and marketing. The group offers speakers and community service.

 

 

Members of Pi Sigma Epsilon


Albany Mentorship Program

Whether you are an underclassman looking for guidance or an upperclassman eager to share your knowledge, the Albany Mentorship Program can work for you. The group develops a strong professional network by creating "families" for underclassmen by placing them with mentor groups. Business and accounting majors are welcome.


Business Investment Group logoUniversity at Albany School of Business Investment Group

Ready to invest real money? The University at Albany School of Business Investment Group was created by three financial analyst students and a $100,000 endowment from the University at Albany Foundation. The activities of the student-run investment fund are sponsored by the Center for Institution Investment Management. The UASBIG portfolio aims to outperform the returns of the S&P 500 index.

Members of th eBusiness investment Group  


UAlbany Stock Exchange Club

The UAlbany Stock Exchange Club was founded by people united by their love of the stock market. This club is devoted to helping students who are interested in investing in the stock market by giving them tools and tips on how to start investing. Any UAlbany student interested in learning about stocks and the stock market is encouraged to join.


Women Excelling in Business logoWomen Excelling in Business

Women – this club was created especially for you, though Women Excelling in Business is open to all majors and genders. WEB offers opportunities for career preparedness and community service.