Lee Business School Student Organizations

The Lee Business School encourages you to become actively involved in some of the many clubs and organizations affiliated with the College. Joining a student organization gives you opportunities to expand and enhance your overall educational experience, improve your social life, gain self-confidence, acquire leadership skills and learn how to function as a member of a group or a team. You'll meet other students with similar interests and have opportunities to work with faculty mentors and business leaders in your community.

Getting involved in student organizations can be one of the greatest, most rewarding experiences you will have while you are in college. Get involved, get connected and take advantage of all the opportunities available to active club members.

1st Generation Club — UNLV1GC

​​​1st Generation Club is dedicated to develop ways to support UNLV first generation, transfer, or non-traditional students to adjust to new environment, lifestyle, and academic traditions.

A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor's degree. This means that you are the first in your family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor's degree.

Email: 1gc.unlv@gmail.com

Advisor: Theresa Boucher, BEH 449

American Marketing Association — AMA

The UNLV student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) prepares students of all majors to become successful business leaders and entrepreneurs. We provide students the opportunity to network with business professionals and guide them to incorporate practical application of marketing principles. Our chapter is affiliated with the International AMA and we work closely with the local Las Vegas AMA Professional Chapter.

The UNLV AMA  student chapter won the AMA’s Collegiate Case Competition and SABRE Business Simulation challenge in 2019 and placed second in the case competition in 2020. UNLV is one of nearly 400 AMA student chapters worldwide.

Email: unlvama@gmail.com

Advisor: Jack Schibrowsky, BEH 432

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)

Chartered in 1994, the Beta Alpha Psi Theta Omicron Chapter is here provides students studying financial information the opportunity to build their careers while still in school. In conjunction with the UNLV Accounting Department, the chapter provides exposure to different companies and firms around the city of Las Vegas and guides students to the beginning of your career.

The chapter received Gold Chapter status for five years straight, from 2015 to 2020.

Email: betaalphapsi@unlv.edu

Advisor: Tammy Perri, BEH 419

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is The International Business Honor Society. Since 1913, BGS has recognized and honored top-performing students from around the world in business schools accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). BGS is also a proud member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).

Email: theresa.boucher@unlv.edu

Advisor: Theresa Boucher, BEH 449

Collegiate DECA

There are over 15,000 Collegiate DECA members on 250 campuses for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship. What UNLV DECA members gain from Collegiate DECA are skillsets that can be applied to any field.

Email: unlvdeca@gmail.com

Advisor: Veronica Cazares

Economics Club

The UNLV Economics Club was created to facilitate relationships between students and professionals in the academic and business community while also creating a place for the transfer of ideas, techniques and advances in the field today. The club provides access to information on internships and educational opportunities, notbe found in the classroom.

Emailunlv.econ.club.57@gmail.com

Advisor: Jeffrey Waddoups 

Financial Management Association — FMA

The Financial Management Association of UNLV is a non-profit student organization whose goal is to offer support and development to students interested in pursuing careers in the field of Finance.

Email: info@unlvfma.org

Faculty Advisor: Daniel Chi

FinTech Group

The UNLV - FinTech Group seeks to promote student interest, education, and professional development in the utilization of existing and new technologies amongst traditional business disciplines. The organization seeks to assist students that are interested in pursuing careers in financial entrepreneurship (Cryptocurrencies, Trading, Investing, & Real-Estate), business analytics (Banking, Sports-Betting, Health-Care), programming languages, or for those seeking to leverage technology and technical skillsets into in order to identify, find, and exploit financial opportunities. The UNLV-FinTech group welcomes all majors across campus.

Email: unlv.fintech@gmail.com

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International Ambassadors

The International Ambassadors are a select group of students chosen to represent the Lee Business School abroad as part of the Nevada Global Business program, which is a partnership program with UNR. Students will travel to London, England and take six credits of upper-division business coursework. Upon their return, they are responsible for marketing and recruiting for the following year. Requirements: application and interview process, minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and be admitted to a business major. More information and an application can be found at: business.unlv.edu/leadership.

Advisor: Dana Angioni, BEH 101

International Business Association

This club organizes activities to enhance and complement the international business major, providing opportunities for students to meet with others also in the major, as well as with business people with international expertise. This club is open to all majors and anyone interested in international business.

Email: iba@unlv.edu

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

The IMA Student Chapter at UNLV works to prepare emerging leaders and future accountants by providing students with unique opportunities to network with professionals, strengthen their community engagement, and enrich their knowledge in business. This organization is open to all majors who are interested in business with a focus on accounting, finance, information systems, and management. To join, students must register with IMA Global, affiliate themselves with the Las Vegas Chapter and send the membership number to info.ima.unlv@gmail.com. Students can register for student membership through the following link: https://www.imanet.org/students. Members are required to pay a $39 yearly fee, but students can email info.ima.unlv@gmail.com and request a membership discount code and pay only $25. All questions can be directed to that same email address.

 Emailinfo.ima.unlv@gmail.com

Lee Business School Ambassadors

Lee Ambassadors are a select group of upper-division business students who represent the Lee Business School and coordinate the Medallion Program. A formal application and interview are part of the selection process. The leadership position is a competitive position due to the responsibilities, opportunities, and exclusive benefits.

Advisor: Dana Angioni, BEH 101

Lee Women in Business

Lee Women in Business (LWIB) is dedicated to promoting professional development and leadership skills of UNLV students. We value collaboration as well as the support and empowerment of future businesswomen. Our goal is to build a network of strong leaders and provide students a welcoming environment which can be used as a primary source for personal development.

Emailleewomenib@gmail.com

Advisor: Dana Angioni

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Management Information Systems Society — MISS

MIS Society is designed for students in the Information Management program to participate in workshops and lectures about technology within the industry, as well as career-focused events to prepare for careers within technology. Members also have opportunities to network with other members and members from the community. Membership is open to all students and semester dues are required.

Email: missociety@unlv.nevada.edu

Advisor: Dr. Gregory Moody, BEH 329

Real Estate Club

The Real Estate and Business Society is committed to creating a higher degree of understanding and success in the real estate and business community through interaction with industry professionals and organizations; the use and expansion of Lee Business School resources; partnerships with local organizations, such as NAIOP, BOMA, ULI, GLVAR, CCIM and the Community Planning and Economic Development Departments in southern Nevada. The society supports member opportunities through the career exploration forum, mentoring, internships and employment.

Email: unlvrealestateclub@gmail.com

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Rebel Venture Fund (RVF)

The RVF is UNLV’s venture capital (VC) fund that makes equity investments in private high-growth companies throughout Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The fund invests in startups at every stage and provides knowledge, resources, and support to the growing tech and small business community here in Nevada. RVF is entirely student lead and run. Students work closely with entrepreneurs and leaders in the business community to conduct screenings, due diligence, investments, negotiations, and close deals.

Emailinfo@rebelventurefund.com

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