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GFCB Student Organizations

There are numerous nationally-recognized student organizations offered by the Gordon Ford College of Business to complement the student experience. Contact a student organization advisor or visit the organization's website for additional information.


American Marketing Association


The student chapter focuses on marketing related activities and often invites distinguished guest speakers to address its members.

Advisor: Dr. Ruomeng Wu

President: Meredith Bowman

National Organization Website: www.ama.org


Beta Alpha Psi


Beta Alpha Psi is the international honor organization for the accounting profession.

Advisor: Ms. Kristine Barron 

President: Mr. Frank Zheng                                        

Vice President of Membership: Ms. Alea Luckett

Local Website: Eta Omicron Chapter

National Website:  Beta Alpha Psi 


Beta Gamma Sigma


Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma was the first national honor society in business.

Advisors: Dr. Evelyn Thrasher, Ms. Stacey Gish
College Website: http://www.wku.edu/business/beta-gamma-sigma/
National Website: Beta Gamma Sigma


CEO: The Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization


AdvisorDr. Whitney Peake
President: Brandon J. Johnson 
Organization Website:


Delta Sigma Pi


Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities.

AdvisorsDr. Kirk Atkinson
International Organization Website: Delta Sigma Pi


Economics Club

The WKU Economics Club hosts recruiting events in the fall semester and holds regular meetings throughout the academic year.

AdvisorsDr. Stephen LockeDr. Chris Biolsi




Enactus is an organization that works with leaders to mobilize students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become business leaders.

Advisor: Dr. Jacob Byl


Financial Management Association


FMA provides an environment for students to learn from and build relationships with local business professionals.

Advisor: Dr. Jean Snavely
President: Connor Roberts

Website: FMA at WKU

International Website: FMA


Financial Planning  Association

FPA Students in Nashville

FPA connects students to professionals, mentoring, and networking opportunities.

Advisor: Mr. Andrew Head
National Organization Website: www.plannersearch.org


Gordon Ford Ambassadors


Gordon Ford Ambassadors are an elite group of student leaders who represent the College and assist the College with recruitment and retention.

AdvisorMrs. Wendi Kelley
WebsiteGordon Ford Ambassadors


IMA: The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

Advisor: Ms. Kristine Barron
National Organization Website: IMA


MBA Student Organization


The MBA Student Association exists to provide networking opportunities for MBA students with Alumni, Faculty, corporate partners and the regional business community.

Advisor: Dr. Dana Cosby



The Network @ WKU

The Network is an entrepreneurial student organization.

Advisor:Dr. Whitney Peake 
Website:The Network @ WKU


Omicron Delta Epsilon


Omicron Delta Epsilon is the International Honor Society for students in Economics.

Advisor:Dr. Alex Lebedinsky
National Organization Website:Omicron Delta Epsilon 


Society of Human Resource Management


Advisor:Dr. LeAnne Coder
National Organization Website:SHRM


Student Advisory Council

sacThe Student Advisory Council meets once a month with the Dean to maintain, develop, and promote programs benefiting the GFCB. More information about this group can be found on the Student Advisory Council page.


Women in Business 


WKU Women in Business is an organization that focuses on providing professional and personal development opportunities to all students. Members of Women in Business strive to answer the question, "What can we do to empower women to improve their lives and inspire them to improve the lives of others." 

Advisor:Dr. Aquesha Daniels
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wib_wku/


The Gordon Ford College of Business is a top business school with dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting programs


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