Student Organizations
Below is a list of our current student organizations! To join an organzation or to find out when meetings are held, feel free to email the current president or look on ORGSYNC, also known as NorseUp, on the Northern Kentucky University website.
NKU Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

Business Informatics Group

Ben Locker

Faculty Advisor: Brandi Neal

Business Informatics Group's purpose is to offer resources, guidance, and support to Group members exploring and pursuing careers in the area of informatics concerning its use and impact in a business context by providing unique opportunities for networking and career development. The Group is a student chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS).

Coaches to Leaders will seek to teach leadership skills pertinent to being a leader in team and community setting.  We will enable each of our members to build relationships, skills and responsibility in being a coach and mentor by providing unique coach opportunities in high school athletics.  This will hold true regardless of major or sport of interest.  If you have an interest in coaching, this organization is for you.

Haile/US Bank Center for Student Excellence

College of Business Student Ambassadors

Olena Pilyayeva, Faculty Advisor

Ambassador Organization is a unique and prestigious club that accepts the brightest, the most professional, and upbeat individuals. It is a professional organization that invites students to participate in various recruitment and retention events thus representing Center for Student Excellence and College of Business overall.

NKU Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

Freddie Cobb

Staff Advisor: Zac Strobl

The NKU chapter of CEO is an organization formed to influence campus through the entrepreneurial spirit by providing the tools necessary for students to pursue their passion. We accomplish this through:

-Networking with local businesses and accelerators 
-Competing with entrepreneurial students in business competitions 
-Learning about the intricacies of entrepreneurship through business creation and other business ventures.

Our meeting times have changed this semester to Wednesdays at 12 pm, but we're still located in BC 346.

Constructions Management Student Organization

Construction Management Association

Dr. Ihab Saad, Faculty Advisor
(859) 572-6355 or

The Construction Management Association is the student club for the construction management program.   Its activities include community outreach through involvement with Habitat for humanity, and also includes student chapters of MCA (Mechanical Contractors of America), and NAHB (National Association of Homebuilders).  Student led and faculty supervised activities include lectures by invited guest speakers, and participation in scholastic competitions (MCA, NAHB, and ASC).  The leadership of the club is elected from among the students and includes a president, a vice president, a treasurer, and a secretary.  Other fun activities include a movie night (Construction related movies depicting innovations in the field and showing interesting and unique projects from around the world.


The faculty advisor is Dr. Ihab Saad.

Finance and Accounting Student Organization

Finance and Accounting Student Association

Rebekah LeDuc

Faculty Advisor: Jim Kirtley

The Finance and Accounting Student Association fosters a better understanding of finance and accounting.  It also provides a means to enrich business students with information regarding career opportunities through a variety of educational trips, guest speakers, and social activities. The mission of the club is to inform, educate, and enhance the classroom learning experience. Membership is open to all students interested in a career in the fields of finance and or accounting.

Northern Kentucky marketing Club

Northern Kentucky Marketing Association

Lily McDonogh

Faculty Advisor: David Raska

Northern Kentucky Marketing Association, NKMA, (Northern Kentucky University's Marketing Club) enables students to develop their knowledge and understanding of modern business practice, important career skills, and job search skills.

The officers of this organization work to provide members with exclusive opportunities to network with representatives from distinguished companies in the area, as well as chances to interact socially with their peers.

Norse Economics Club


Norse Economics Club

Jacob Koors

Faculty Advisor: Abdullah Al-Bahrani

The Norse Economics Club is an Economics based community organization in which class work is translated into enjoyable and applicable material. As an organization, we strive to generate a sense of community within the Economics major and within NKU as a whole. We strive to include NKU in the exciting and ubiquitous concepts within Economics in a fun and relaxed environment. 

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda

Emily Kuderer

Faculty Advisor: Tracey Sigler

Professional Business Leaders or Phi Beta Lambda prepares today’s members to become tomorrow’s future business leaders. PBL gives you the opportunity to win awards, make friends, and prepare for a career in business.  Activities in PBL can complement your academic experiences and give you an edge in your future career. PBL's State and National Conferences offer a variety of activities to build personal and professional skills, including unique career development programs, business tours, workshops, and more.

Society for Human Resource Management

Society for Human Resource Management

Jessica Strasinger

Faculty Advisor: Dan Kent

The Society for Human Resource Management is a professional human resources membership association headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. SHRM promotes the role of HR as a profession.  This student organization brings SHRM and our HR Students together to provide education, certification, and networking.

Sports Business Club

Sports Business Student Organization

Logan Jones

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Gardner

Our mission is to provide a fun, relaxed atmosphere where students can come learn about what’s going on, on the business side of sports without having a classroom structure or feel. We strive to provide volunteer opportunities as well as chances for students to grow their network and build connections and relationships that will help them as they pursue their careers.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain & Operations Management Student Organization (to be formed)

Mark Thackeray, Faculty Advisor

The Global Supply Chain student organization is for students majoring in or who have interest in how global supply chains operate and compete.  A supply chain is a network of individuals, organizations, resources, activities and technology involved in the creation and sale of a product, from delivery of source materials to manufacturer, through distribution and delivery to the end user.  Almost every company needs Supply Chain expertise and our area is especially booming with logistics, distribution and fulfillment centers that along with Manufacturers are looking to hire people with Supply Chain experience and knowledge.

Sports Business Club

Women's MBA Association


Danielle Cirelli (

Sheri Pangallo (

Candice Bridge (

Faculty Advisor: Sandra Spataro

The WMBA is a woman-led MBA student and alumni organization who exist to create a strong and valuable network of past and current NKU MBA students. We host networking, professional development, and career-advancement events, and serve as a resource to current students. We serve as an organization for those who have started their academic and professional careers and are eager to continue their MBA and NKU journey by doing and learning more.