Student Organizations

Joining a student organization while at the University of Kentucky is a great opportunity to make life-long friends and help shape the student experience. The Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to offer the following student clubs & organizations:


Accounting & Center for the Public Trust Club

Want to learn more about career opportunities within the field of accounting? The Accounting Club meets approximately once a month, with guest speakers from a variety of exciting areas in accounting. Past speakers have included professionals from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the FBI, Defense Finance & Accounting Services, and non-profit organizations, just to name a few. Join now to learn from, and network with, these professional accountants!

Membership

Open sign-up (all majors)

Contact The Accounting Club


Alpha Kappa Psi

Founded in 1905 at prestigious NYU, AKPsi was the first professional business fraternity in the U.S and is an impressive addition to any resume! Gain valuable experience in leadership, teamwork, and community service, as well as incredible professional networking opportunities. We've formed relationships with companies throughout the country and want you to benefit from these connections with potential employers!

Membership

Open sign-up (all majors)

Learn More Contact Alpha Kappa Psi


American Marketing Association

Information and Application

The American Marketing Association at the University of Kentucky is an organization that is committed to bringing together college students interested in the field of marketing. Our purpose is: a. To foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing; b. To develop sound thinking in marketing theory and more exact knowledge and definition of marketing principles; c. To improve the methods and techniques of marketing research; d. To develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems; e. To improve marketing personnel; f. To encourage and uphold sound, honest practices, and to keep marketing operations on a high ethical plane; g. To promote friendly relations between students, faculty, and business people. f. To build a strong networking tool for marketing students.

Membership

Membership shall be open to students of any major who are interested in marketing and any other individuals who are approved by the board of directors. Any individual approved for membership must become a member of the American Marketing Association.

Contact American Marketing Association Kentucky


Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic and professional fraternity for financial information students. Encouraging and recognizing students' excellence in the business information field is our primary objective, which is why membership requires that you be an accounting major with full-time enrollment at UK.

Membership

Accounting majors only with full time enrollment at UK

Learn MoreContact Beta Alpha Psi


Economics Society

UK's Economics Society is a social organization connecting students through their common interest in Economics. Our organization offers job fairs and mentoring programs for students majoring in Economics; as well as field trips, intramural sports teams, and various other activities.

Membership

Open sign-up (all majors)

Contact The Economics Society


Entrepreneurship Club

UK's eClub serves as a central hub for entrepreneurial minded students at UK, and aims to be the launching pad for students to build successful businesses. We hold monthly meetings in addition to speaker series, workshops, and seminars. Our main event is the annual Idea Fair in April; a business concept competition providing feedback, networking with Lexington entrepreneurs, and the opportunity to win prize money!

Membership

Open to all UK students

Contact The UK Entrepreneurship Club


Global Business Network

The Global Business Network is geared towards business students or students interested in international business. It seeks to engage business students in a dynamic environment by providing opportunities to discuss current international business issues and network with other globally-minded students.    

Membership

All B&E majors

Contact The Global Business Network


Finance Society

The Finance Society is a student-driven organization that works in conjunction with faculty and alumni to help students with learning opportunities outside the classroom and career development. The Finance Society features industry guest speakers, resume workshops, education seminars, and social events. We also frequently inform our members of internship and job opportunities in finance. The FS is open for anyone with an interest in knowledge of the financial world and career opportunities in finance.

Membership

Open to any and all members of the UK community in good academic standing.

Contact Finance Society


Investors Club

The Investors Club is a group of students interested in actively watching and participating in the stock market. The focus is on the education of its members through a balance of theory and practice. The theory comes in weekly meetings designed to educate and track trends in the market, while the practice is put into play through investing real capital provided by the members. All years and majors are welcome to attend.

Membership

Open sign-up

Contact The Investors Club


National Association of Black Accountants

UK's NABA has won many awards for excellence and is open to all minority business majors/minors. With biweekly meetings, the club's mission is to help minority students network with professionals and develop essential business skills, along with providing service to the Lexington community.

Membership

All B&E majors

Contact The National Association of Black Accountants


Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda is the collegiate branch of Future Business Leaders of America and it seeks to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The organization focuses on developing leadership, communication, and team skills as well as networking with peers, faculty and business leaders. The organization also has a strong commitment to participating in academic competitions and conferences at the local, state, or national level.        

Membership

All B&E majors

Contact Phi Beta Lambda