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Lutgert College of Business

Lutgert College of Business

LCOB Student and Professional Organizations


Accounting Society

The Accounting Society provides students with information about careers in Accounting and about current issues facing the accounting profession. Accounting students are faced with several possible career paths. The Society provides students with an opportunity to meet with accounting professionals and learn more about various career options. Membership in the Society also provides students the opportunity to network with other accounting majors and accounting faculty.

Ms. Jacqueline Conrecode, Advisor,

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information (accounting, finance and computer information systems) 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. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems.

Ms. Jacqueline Conrecode, Advisor,

Beta Gamma Sigma, FGCU Chapter

Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs accredited by AACSB International. Invitation for membership is sent out in the Spring.

Dr. Bryan Schaffer, Advisor,

Business and Entrepreneurship Club (BEC)

The Business and Entrepreneurship Club invites students from all majors interested in business and new ventures to meet to share information regarding entrepreneurship and business. BEC has become the primary LCOB student organization for undergraduate and graduate students. Students from various majors interact with one another, community business people, alumni and faculty. The BEC also offers professional growth opportunities for students, alumni, and community.

Dr. Sandra Kauanui, Advisor,

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

The FGCU Chapter of CMAA is a student organization that offers a source of education, networking, and professional development to students interested in the club industry. The chapter will promote closer ties with the Club Managers Association of America and the undergraduate students of the school of Resort and Hospitality Management. Members will promote and advance friendly relations between students and Professional. FGCU Student Chapter Website

Jennifer McGurk, Advisor,

Marty Hall, Advisor,

Economic Student Association

The Economic Student Association provides opportunities and experiences that will help students in their academic and career development. Members will get to participate in a wide range of activities ranging from guest speaker presentations, networking events, tutoring, mentoring, and social events. Members from all LCOB programs are encouraged to join.

Carol Sweeney, Advisor,

Global Business Brigades (GBB) 

Volunteers empower small businesses in rural communities to become more economically stable. Volunteers provide financial literacy and planning, strategy consulting, and recommendations for potential business loans.

Carol Sweeney, Advisor,

Hospitality Management Association (HMA)

Educate in order to aid in the recruitment, retention, support, and advancement of students in the hospitality industry. Build and maintain relationships between hospitality professionals and students in ways that encourage lifelong commitment to HMA.

Dr. Marcia Taylor, Advisor,

IMA Student Chapter (IMA-SC)

We are an organization of business students dedicated to working together as part of a team, a family, and a university in order to achieve both personal and professional development in the fields of Accounting and Finance.

Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Advisor,

The International Business Association (IBA)

The International Business Association aims to promote cultural exchange throughout the FGCU campus in a professional academic setting. The FGCU International Business Association seeks to heighten interest in the area of international business where students can learn, associate, and participate in events that will educate them about practicing business in other countries.

Dr. Daniel Rottig, Advisor,

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

NSMH is the largest student-run hospitality organization in the nation and has become the premier professional organization for the development of minority talent and leadership in the world. Being a part of NSMH is not about being a minority, but understanding how accepting and appreciating all the differences that anyone can face can make better leaders in our industry. Being a part of NSMH is about promoting diversity, maximizing students' potential, developing strong leadership skills, building key relationships and finding new opportunities. NSMH is open to all hospitallity majors.

Dr. Marcia Taylor, Advisor,

Omicron Delta Epsilon, FGCU Chapter

Omicron Delta Epsilon, FGCU Chapter (Upsilon chapter of Florida) is the international honor society for economics, with nearly 700 chapters around the world. Its objectives include recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics as well as the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities.

Dr. Kaitlyn Harger, Advisor,

Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE)

PSE is a national business organization aimed to build the professional skills in students through professional development workshops, projects and networking opportunities. Our national sponsors include some of the world’s leading companies who work directly with our members. We are open to students of all majors!

Ms. Amy Scott, Advisor,

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM provides students the opportunity to develop their business skills while learning from industry professionals how their organizations attract, retain, and develop their employees. This student organization is well suited for any student interested in being a more successful and valuable employee, a future business manager, or a human resource management professional. This is a cross-disciplinary student organization and all majors are welcome to join.

Dr. Jerry Schoenfeld, Advisor,



Eagle Link: Campus-wide Student Organizations

Computer Science Club (CS Club)

The Computer Science Club is for those with an interest in using computers to solve problems and develop software. We are focused on developing deeper Computer Science knowledge in order to tackle interview questions and career development.


FGCU student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) that works to promote local learning and networking opportunities in public relations and marketing. The mission of FGCU FPRA is to provide forums for the effective exchange of public relations, marketing, advertising and business knowledge, ideas, trends and innovations, and to initiate educational and networking programs concerning these fields.

Pamela Nulman, Advisor,

Wandering Eagles

A travel club dedicated to planning trips to enrich the learning experience of FGCU Students!

Dr. Scott Lee, Advisor,



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