Student Clubs and Professional Organizations

Students participate in leadership opportunities, study internationally through short term and semester abroad programs, complete summer internships, interact with alumni and guest speakers, and engage in community service activities. Students complement their classroom learning through involvement in extracurricular learning experiences and professional organizations. Refer to the Walker College of Business website for a complete listing of student organizations in the college.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Student Association (HTMSA)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carol Kline
The purpose of HTMSA is to offer a fun learning environment for hospitality students. Also, the club prepares students for the future through guest speakers and recruiting opportunities.
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Sigma Iota Epsilon

Faculty Advisor: Carrie Morgan
Sigma Iota Epsilon is an honorary fraternity for management majors. Its activities vary from year to year, depending on the level of involvement sought by the particular group and its officers. Appalachian's chapter was installed in 1993-94. More information can be found at the Sigma Iota Epsilon national website.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Faculty Advisors: Dr. H. Kristl Davison and Dr. Jessica Doll

This club is a student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management - the world's largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. We are interested in new developments in the human resources area. SHRM is designed to provide students a variety of opportunities to meet and interact with business professionals and to learn more about the newest and most effective methods of dealing with human resources issues.
SHRM national website

Student Sustainable Business Association

Co-Officer: Matthias Von Feilitzsch,
Co-Officer: Charlie Bourne,
Co-Advisor: Tammy Kowalczyk,
Co-Advisor:  Nicholas Poggioli,

Student Sustainable Business Association, SSBA, is empowering the next generation of students with the knowledge, resources and networking opportunities necessary to integrate sustainability into their current and future endeavors by providing experiential learning through the real-world application of the best sustainable business practices.