College of Business Student Organizations

Be sure to file the 2015-2016 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.

Alpha Kappa Psi

In 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi was founded on the principles of educating its members and the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals in business and to further the individual welfare of its members. They join Alpha Kappa Psi to take advantage of valuable educational, friendship and networking opportunities. Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed professional business fraternity. We work to develop our members both socially and professionally through close personal and business relationships. Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed professional business fraternity that focuses its activities in three major areas. Throughout the year we work to develop ourselves through professional events, social interaction, and community service.

President: Khadija Craine| Email Khadija:

American Advertising Federation

This is the University of Southern Mississippi's college chapter. We hope to better our university using the skills we are learning in class as well as that which we learn outside from mentors in the real business. Our goal is to help prepare you for the advertising and media world after college through agency tours, portfolio reviews, conventions, and workshops. We are open to all majors; especially, graphic design, marketing, business, and English majors.

President: Christina Gentry | Email Christina:

American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the professional association for individuals and organizations who are leading the practice, teaching, and development of marketing worldwide. The Southern Miss AMA chapter focuses on professional development, community service and fundraising. Membership is open to all students with an interest in marketing. AMA members have the opportunity to gain valuable experience managing finances, people, projects and deadlines.

President: Carly Odom | Email Carly:

American Society of Interior Designers Student Chapter

Southern Miss students are active members in the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Student Chapter, hosting and participating in numerous activities and fund raisers, as well as national and regional events. Formed in 1980 the ASID Student Chapter holds several meetings during the fall and spring semesters at the interior design studio.

President: AlissaClouse| Email Alissa:

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. Beta Alpha Psi was founded in 1919. It is a national organization with 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation.

President: David Sones | Email David:

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.

President: Kayla Alford| Email Kayla:

Business Student Advisory Council

The Business Student Advisory Council is the liaison between the student body of The College of Business and the Deans office. It is made up of all disciplines and student groups housed within The College of Business.

President: Charles Craft | Email Charles:

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

President: Christopher Wood | Email Christopher:


A community of students, academic and business leaders to committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to trans- form lives and shape a better more sustainable world.

President: Terrance Horton | Email Terrance:

Fashion Merchandising Organization

The Fashion Merchandising Organization is a group that meets every other Tuesday to discuss relevant fashion topics. We plan on campus events and meet with guest speakers to find out more about the fashion industry.

President: Caitlin Olson | Email Caitlin:

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is a nationwide pre-professional organization for students interested in public relations and related mass communication or journalism fields. In 1968 Betsy Plank, a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), founded the PRSSA society to help develop students into public relations professionals by teaching its members up-to-date public relations techniques. The University of Southern Mississippi chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America was founded October 30, 1980. We exist to bridge the gap between the student and the professional, increase public relations skills and enhance the educational experience. We welcome students from all majors.

President: Jasmine Tate| Email Jasmine: