Leadership and career development are vital and important components of the student experience in the School of Business.
Through participating in programming that supports those areas, students will learn leadership characteristics which are essential to prepare for future roles as global leaders.
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”
-John F. Kennedy
Professional Organizations and Annual Conferences
Students are encouraged to participate in a wide range of professional annual conferences to develop not only their professional skills but to gain networks and contacts within their future profession. Please also note that many of these organizations offer scholarships or discounts to students interested in attending the annual conference. Here are a few professional organizations to consider.
The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) is the leading national professional association. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in accounting, finance and related professions.
Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. Ascend has grown to serve professionals and corporations across various professions and across multiple industries.
NAWMBA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women MBAs in order to propel more women into leadership positions in corporate America and to enhance the diversity of the nation’s workforce.
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is dedicated to develop partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community. Annual NBMBAA Conference & Exposition
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