Business Student Organizations

  • BUSINESS LEADERS ASSOCIATION: the umbrella organization and starting place for all students interested in any aspect of business. This group provides all inclusive opportunities to learn, explore and have fun. Meetings are held twice a month and this group leads the way in activities such as participating in homecoming, welcoming everyone back to school, getting students involved and hosting informative speakers and programs. The advisor for this group is Dean Wendell Godwin. 

  • ENACTUS: an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. The advisor is Dr. Pat Fountain.

  • ECU ENTREPRENEURS: an organization of those interested in all things entrepreneurial. This organization is closely connected with ECU’s Wilburn L. Smith Center for Entrepreneurship. The advisor for this group, and director of the center for entrepreneurship is Dr. Stacey Bolin.

  • ECU SOCIETY OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (SHRM) STUDENT CHAPTER: SHRM provides opportunities for students to network on the local level as well as conduct regular meetings with programs designed to help members learn more about HR and the real world of business. The advisor for ECU’s student chapter of SHRM is Dr. Tom Zeni.

  • GLOBAL SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP: this group is for international students interested in helping students from the US learn more about the different cultures of the world as well as US students interested in helping the international students of ECU learn more about the United States.

  • THE MARKETING CLUB: the goal of this group is to increase their marketing skills and knowledge of all aspects of marketing through trips, speakers, activities and projects. They partner with other organizations to help with promotion and other aspects of activities. The advisor for this group is Dr. Thomas Lanis.

  • STUDENT CENTER FOR THE PUBLIC TRUST (formerly the accounting club): this group, Oklahoma’s only student chapter, is a part of a national network of college students who demonstrate a commitment to ethical leadership. Students are provided with opportunities to participate in training sessions, conferences, community service and business ethics competitions. In addition, students are given opportunities to learn about the accounting profession and network with Certified Public Accountants from across the county. Student CPT chapters are supported by the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT). The advisor for this group is Vicky Petete who is a Founding Member of the ECU Chapter and current member of the board of directors of the NASBA Center for the Public Trust.

  • DELTA MU DELTA: ECU’s business honor society recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students through a community of business scholars that foster the well-being of its individual members, the school of business and the business community. To be invited to join students must be in the upper 20% of their class. The advisor for this group is Dr. Michael Scott.


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