Clubs and Organizations
Getting involved in clubs related to your major is a great way to build skills and connections for your future career while getting to know your fellow students.
The Accounting Society seeks to provide students majoring in or interested in accounting opportunities to network with professionals, faculty and other students. In addition, the Accounting Society provides opportunities for professional development and leadership, and is involved in community service projects throughout the academic year.
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. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals; and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
Beta Gamma Sigma
The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma 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.
The Society's mission is supported by four objectives:
- Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International
- Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
- Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
- Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives.
Business Leaders for Tomorrow
Business Leaders for Tomorrow (BLT) is a student organization dedicated to furthering the career goals of students in all majors, by going out into the community and exploring business processes firsthand. By engaging with local organizations to establish business contacts in the Cincinnati area and beyond, BLT encourages the development of leadership skills within the Jesuit tradition.
D’Artagnan Capital Fund
The D’Artagnan Capital Fund is a actively-managed opportunities fund that focuses on investments in the large-cap and greater equity universe through a bottom-up valuation approach. Equities presented in the fund are researched extensively by sector analysts with the direction of portfolio managers whom are responsible for their respective sector. Through rigorous peer review of valuation models, research, and investment rationales, we seek to continuously outperform our benchmark, the S&P 500 Total Return index, on a risk adjusted basis while remaining within our compliance by selecting the most undervalued equities in the universe that we can chose from.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce; and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
The Xavier University Economics Association is an organization dedicated to enhancing the college experience for Economics and Business majors by allowing them to explore opportunities Economics has to offer.
Entrepreneurship Club allows members to collaborate, innovate, and discover what it means to be an entrepreneur. The club is partnering with Xavier's new student run business program, D'Artagnan Enterprises. This will provide students with the finest opportunity for experiential learning. Members will also engage with Cincinnati's StartUp Ecosystem. Visits to the Brandery, Cintrifuse, OCEAN, and UpTech will be common throughout the year.
FINC Mgmt Assoc
Financial Management Association enhances the experience of Xavier Finance undergraduate students by providing opportunities to network with finance executives, learn about finance careers, and bond with fellow finance majors.
The purpose of Information Systems Club is to encourage the community to embrace technology and to help foster the relationship between Information Systems students and professionals within the technology industry. The club will also promote and respond to new and upcoming techniques in the industry.
Int'l Bus Assoc (XIBA)
Have you declared an International Business major or minor? Are you currently studying another major, but think globally?
The XIBA was formed in 2008 by a small group of students and it has flourished into an active university club over the past few years. We focus on providing club members with ample opportunities to branch out into global commerce, strengthening ties between our club and the business community. We have hosted guest speakers, have study abroad Q&A sessions, have planned numerous cultural dinners, and are active members of both the European American Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce.
The mission of our organization is to foster an international perspective in students of business, to help develop an understanding of commerce in a global setting, and to encourage intercultural engagement in all members. We aim to interact with the community around us in a positive way to both better our neighbors and learn ourselves.
All marketing majors are encouraged to join Xavier's Marketing Club, which is associated with the American Marketing Association. The club seeks to offer marketing majors and other students the opportunity to gain a broader, realistic, more practically oriented exposure to marketing activities. These experiences enhance and augment the material being presented in the classroom. The Marketing Club strives to improve each member's marketability in today's highly competitive job market.
The Marketing Club attempts to provide career guidance via distinguished guest speakers, on-the-job shadow programs, and by functioning as a personal career-oriented liaison between club members and the marketing faculty, department chairs, and the dean of the Williams College of Business. Further, the Marketing Club serves as a two-way conduit of information existing between its members and the local, regional, and national chapters of the American Marketing Association. This type of communication alerts club members to the realities and importance of "networking" and helps them begin to develop their skills in this area.
Nat'l Assoc of Black Accountants
The Xavier University Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) addresses the professional needs of each member. NABA strives to build leadership and awareness, for the importance of diversity, in a business environment. NABA is eager to stay informed, committed, and successful throughout professional development, and they continue to grow exponentially in the business world.
X Women in Business Club
Xavier Women In Business (XWIB) is aimed at preparing and empowering women to become tomorrow's leaders. Through professional training, personal development workshops, and mentoring and service, XWIB equips its members with the tools for success in their future careers, starting today. The professional and social networks provide a stage for individuals to discover their potential and explore future career paths in an environment that is anxious and ready to offer help and resources. XWIB's motto is "We stand one for all, when we empower those around us."
Dean's Student Advisory Board
The Williams College of Business Dean's Student Advisory Board is a leadership opportunity open to students of all majors within the college. Students who serve on the board provide the dean's office with important insight into the student experience, raise issues and concerns, and represent the college at various events throughout the year.
The board is a unique opportunity to serve your peers and connect with the college leadership on a regular basis.