Being an active member of a student organization enriches your overall Loyola experience with friendships, leadership experiences, professional growth, and industry-specific knowledge. It also helps potential employers see your commitment to the program and to a balance between your academic and social life.
- Alpha Kappa Psi
- Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting
- Beta Alpha Psi
- Delta Sigma Pi
- Global Business Brigades
- Human Resource Student Association
- International Business Society
- Investment Banking and Financial Markets Association
- Loyola Economics Forum
- Loyola Economics Research Club
- Loyola Enacuts
- Loyola Limited
- LUC Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization
- Marketing Club
- Sport Management Club
- Women in Business
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed business fraternity with the aim to professionally develop each and every member. We accept all majors and offer workshops to our members that help with professional aspects of our lives. In addition to closed workshops, we pride ourselves in putting on great professional events open to the entire school. We bring in well-known speakers from around the country to educated and inspire the Loyola community.
Contact information: AlphaKappaPsiLUC@gmail.com
President: Elizabeth Harb
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA)
ALPFA is the leading national non-for-profit professional association that creates opportunities, adds value, and builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino Leadership in the global workforce. Our Loyola chapter will help expand your network and build your resume while creating opportunities for the future. We are affiliated with many companies in the Chicago-Land area including McDonald's, Allstate, and the Big 4 Accounting Firms.
President: Caitlin Stanley
Vice President: Shazeen Sayani
Secretary: Tiantian Wang
Treasurer: Michelle Ching
Faculty Advisor: Kevin Lee
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary and service organization for accounting, finance and information systems students. Beta Alpha Psi is recognized as a respected business community. The reputation of Beta Alpha Psi can open career opportunities, professional relationships, and help in developing skills essential to success beyond a student's college career.
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President: Pat Noonan
Vice President of Professional Activities: Dennis O'Reilley
Vice President of Service Activities: Melanie Ruiz
Vice President of Social Activities: Julie Stefanski
National Office Correspondent: Yao Lin
Treasurer: Nicole Christiano
Recording Secretary: Amanda Tagllarino
Faculty Advisors: Brian Stanko, PhD and Lisa Gillespie
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities. The Gamma Pi chapter at Loyola University Chicago focuses on professionalism, community service, fundraising, and social events. It is a great organization to prepare students in the work place. We help students through various events such as The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Tour, The KPMG Tour, Resume Workshop, PAWS, Aids Walk, Soup Kitchen, and more. Of course, we never forget to have fun. Our end of the year social always consists of a formal dinner and dance in downtown Chicago. Delta Sigma Pi is a great organization for any business students.
President: Tori Spears
Faculty Advisor: Lisa Gillespie
Enactus is an international business organization that seeks to use the knowledge and skills that are developed in the classroom to empower others within the local, national, and international community. LUC-SIFE runs several projects that seek to address this goal, ranging from collecting and sending books to improve a library in Cambodia, to teaching financial literacy in local high schools and elementary schools, with many other projects, all of which created and run by SIFE students. At the end of the year, we present our activities at the SIFE Regional and National competitions where we are judged by executives from the many SIFE sponsor companies. Last year, we placed within the top-40 teams in the nation, and are looking to do even better this year.
President: Emily Edkins
VP of Communications: Alicia Carlson
Director of Finance: Olivia Taddei
Director of Projects: Mac McDonald
Faculty Advisor: Gezinus Hidding
Global Business Brigades
Global Business Brigades Global Business Brigades is an organization that enables students to travel abroad and make a direct impact. Traveling to Panama, Honduras, or Ghana, a group of 10-20 students gets together to help teach business workshops in developing countries. Aside from gaining an exceptional cultural exchange with the community, students are able to test out their leadership skills in a real life setting, rather than reading about it in books. Global Brigades is a completely student-led organization that really makes a difference in the lives of others. As educated students, we have the ability to share our knowledge and resources with people who do not have access to these means.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
January 2013 lead to Panama: Taylor Dahlgren
May 2013 lead to Honduras: Gabriela Wilewska
Faculty Advisor: Tracy Pintchman, PhD
Human Resources Student Association
The Human Resources Student Association provides an opportunity for students interested in the HR field to communicate with other students, meet and network with professionals in the field, and learn about real world applications of Human Resources. We strive to provide additional learning opportunities for members that will add to and enrich their classroom experiences.
President: Kate Plush
Vice President : Kalyn Lykkebak
Vice President Undergraduate Affairs: Renee Yore
Treasurer: Doug Elish
Secretary: Linda Russell
Faculty Advisor: Dow Scott, PhD
International Business Society
The International Business Society (IBS) is a professional student organization at the School of Business at Loyola University Chicago, providing the opportunity for personal and professional growth to undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni. IBS hosts events, such as seminars, speakers, and discussions encouraging international relations, trade, and knowledge. Through connections with the youth organizations partnering with the Rotary Club of Chicago, and other nonprofit organizations, IBS offers students the unique opportunity to network among Chicago businesses and non-profits. IBS aims to raise international awareness among students, promote international trade relations and foreign languages in order to prepare for a more sustainable and globalized world. Members are expected to develop their professional character while performing community and charitable services.
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President: Kristen McCormack
Faculty Advisor: Mine Cinar
Investment Banking & Financial Markets Association
The Investment Banking & Financial Markets Association (IBFMA) is a student-led organization designed to unite and educate business students considering careers within the financial services industry. We aim to bridge the gap between academic theory and applied finance while providing our members with the resources needed to achieve a competitive advantage in the search for investment banking and finance careers.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
President: John Schmidt
Loyola Economics Forum
The Loyola Economics Forum was founded in 2002. Since then, we have been a major presence amongst the Loyola Academic clubs and the city of Chicago. We have hosted faculty discussion panels, silent auctions for Doctors Without Borders, and foreign consulate forums, all in an attempt to bring economic issues to the forefront of the student body's mind. Worldwide, the Economics Forum is known for offering stimulating conversation in the fields of economics, finance, political science, and foreign policy, and that remains our goal in everything we do.
President: John Flowers
Vice President: Jason Peterson
Administrator: Matt Gilliland
Marketing Director (LSC): Delaney Gaughan
Marketing Director (WTC): Drew Palmer
Treasurer: Jason Peterson
Faculty Advisor: Tim Classen
Loyola Economics Research Club
Loyola Economics Research Club strives to enlighten and stimulate student interest in all economic subjects. This is done through open forum discussion, guest speakers, case study analysis, and individual or team economic research projects. Members will also have the opportunity to assist economic professors in their research needs.
President: Austin Nugent
Vice President: Julia Philips-Roth
Treasurer and Director of Events: Henry Brophy
Editor-In-Chief and Secretary: Sam Chapelle
Faculty Advisor: Marc Hayford
Loyola Limited is Loyola University Chicago's undergraduate student run and managed business enterprises, committed to providing an exceptional experiential learning opportunity for all employees while providing the highest quality of service to the customer.
There are a variety of employment opportunities at Loyola Limited, and the company welcomes applicants from any field of study. Loyola Limited offers positions in finance, accounting, marketing, communications, public relations, human resources, operations, customer relations, management, web & graphic design, and more.
The students of Loyola Limited currently run four businesses:
- The Flats at Loyola Station
- Loyola Property Management
- Felice's Roman Style Pizza
Please contact email@example.com to inquire about other potential opportunities or to have your resume on file for future openings.
LUC Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization
Innovation through strategic structure and creative ingenuity. LUC Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization is part of the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Our goal as a club is to promote socially responsible business ventures among the school body and the Chicago community.
President: R.J. Kollar
Faculty advisor: Leonard Gingerella
The Loyola Marketing Club strives to improve the skills of its members in the various facets of the integrated marketing communications process, advertising, and public relations while serving our clients, the Loyola community, and the city of Chicago while using integrity, perseverance, and teamwork.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Sarah LeFevre
Faculty Advisor: Raymond Benton Jr
Sport Management Club
The Sport Management Club (SMC) provides students with an opportunity to better their quality of life, build community, encourage participation, and gain knowledge in the sports business field. Our slogan "we don't have an off-season" demonstrates the dedication our members have to making a difference in the sport industry. Membership in this organization is open to all Loyola University Chicago students with an interest in sports as a career or sports in general. The club meets monthly to plan networking events, volunteer opportunities, and to discuss current trends in sports. The SMC provides students an avenue to combine their passions for business and sports into a successful career. To experience the benefits of the club or to find out more information please email President Kim Schaller at email@example.com.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Kim Schaller
Faculty Advisor: Keith Lambrecht, PhD
Women in Business
Women in Business (WIB) is an undergraduate organization dedicated to providing young women with a strong alumni network and an array of professional, academic, and career developing activities. WIB desires to develop and foster relationships among current students, potential students, alumni, faculty, staff, and business leaders. The organization further promotes the role of women both within the Loyola Community and the world beyond the university’s gates, through opportunities for women to express their role in today's society. WIB offers a forum to discuss the issues and challenges women face within the business sphere and supplies activities that prepare members to overcome these social barriers. This involves opportunities for members to develop both professionally and personally, empowers women through various activities and seminars, and enlightens the Loyola community as a whole on the issues facing women in business. WIB grants female students interested in promoting the role of professional women the chance to share experiences, find support, and develop constructive plans for action.
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Executive President: Sabrina Turman
Vice President: Rebecca Ferry
Vice President of Finance: Betsy Rafael
Vice President fo Internal Affairs: Eileen Cooney
Vice President of External Affairs: Shirin Precht
Vice President of Fundraising: Samantha Drown
Faculty Advisor:Lisa Gillespie