Student Organizations | Naveen Jindal School of Management

Student Organizations


JSOM Student Organizations provide help and assistant to undergraduate and graduate students in getting engaged in academic and curricular activities outside of the classroom. We encourage students to visit the organizations below and participate by becoming a member.

UT Dallas has over 300 other student organizations and clubs, some of which are sponsored by JSOM faculty. Please visit the UT Dallas student organization site for more information.

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi, founded at New York University in 1904, is recognized by many business leaders as where they developed their principled conduct. The UT Dallas Mu Rho chapter leads students through community service and is structured around brotherhood and unity, encouraging members to network with future business partners, build upon strengths and improve weaknesses. AKP strives to create great business leaders of the future and connect them to their alma mater, community and people worldwide. Alpha Kappa Psi offers scholarships and competition opportunities. Pledge and annual dues charged. Membership open to School of Management undergrads. Students may remain members with alumni status.

Marilyn Kaplan

Email
(972) 883-2742
JSOM 11.105G

CEO Global UT Dallas Chapter

CEO Global UT Dallas Student Chapter exists to bring positive impact to community through development of servant leaders of integrity. This goal is achieved through universities based real leadership workshops, industry career and networking, and a week long summer camp experiences that include leadership training, life skills development, mentorship opportunities, service learning, and cross cultural experience.

Mary Guan

Email
(972) 883-5031
JSOM 4.421

Consulting Club

This organization assists its members as they plan for their consulting careers. The club offers mentor programs, speakers, networking, interview workshops and consulting projects. No annual dues. Membership open to all UT Dallas undergrad and grad students.

Jeffrey Hicks

Email
(972) 883-5986
JSOM 13.409

Davidson Management Honors Program

This undergraduate program for academically talented and motivated School of Management students gives them access to smaller core classes, special travel opportunities and scholarships. Admission is based on class rank and SAT scores for entering freshmen.Additionally, a limited number of current UT Dallas freshmen or external transfers are accepted into the program to begin fall semester of their sophomore year. Applications and more information can be found on the website.

Matt Polze

Email
(972) 883-4742
JSOM 4.233

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Dean's Council

School of Management undergrad and grad students interested in developing their leadership skills take part in this club. Students meet with school deans to provide student perspectives on key school issues. Students also participate in and help facilitate schoolwide events. No dues. Membership open to all School of Management students.

Monica Powell

Email
(972) 883-6595
JSOM 4.617

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Marilyn Kaplan

Email
(972) 883-2742
JSOM 11.105G

DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research. Our core focus has remained consistent and is captured in our mission

Amy Troutman

Email
(972) 883-6719
JSOM 4.419

Enactus

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. Since Fall 2006, Enactus UTD has focused on giving back to the local community by educating individuals and doing various projects (e.g., financial literacy and success skills training, business development and entrepreneurship, business ethics, women empowerment and environmental sustainability). Enactus UTD also takes part in regional and national competitions as part of the global Enactus organization.

Iva Sluder

Email
(972) 883-4783
JSOM 4.414

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Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club)

The club fosters the spirit of entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Dallas through networking, speaker events, volunteer opportunities and workshops. Membership in the E-Club is free and open to all current students and alumni of UT Dallas, regardless of major.

Melissa Palmer

Email
(972) 883-5959
JSOM 4.213

Website

Global Business Organization

This group fosters a deeper understanding of cultures and business etiquette around the world. IMS is building a global professional network of UT Dallas students and hosts events including corporate and academic speakers, social activities and community service projects, designed to get students out into the local community. Membership open to all UT Dallas undergrad and grad students with interest in international relations.

Habte Woldu

Email
(972) 883-6357
JSOM 4.805

Graduate Business Society (GBS)

GBS gives School of Management graduate students from all programs a chance to network among themselves and work in concert with the school’s Career Center to promote career opportunities. GBS helps host the school’s annual Graduate Student Career Fair in September. Annual dues: $40 ($20 per semester). Membership open to only School of Management graduate students in any degree program.

Tom Kim

Email
(972) 883-5823
JSOM 12.110N

Website

JSOM Book Club

The JSOM Book Club reads pertinent business-related or character building books that will better prepare students for the business world through the use of critical thinking and analytical skills. Each month will consist of two meetings discussing the same book. The first meeting will include a student discussion, where students gather in a circle to discuss the book. During the second meeting, a professor will come to talk about the book with the students. Any student, whether in the business school or not, is welcome to attend our meetings.

Caryn Berardi

Email
(972) 883-5865
JSOM 12.506B

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JSOM Yes Club

YES stands for Youth, Empowerment, Service. The club is a youth wing of International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and aims to create a socially responsible community that can impact humanity holistically. Students can decrease stress and anxiety and improve their focus and productivity by learning Yoga and meditation. Students can learn the art of taking control of their life, and become better managers and leaders, by participating in leadership seminars and workshops with industry leaders. The club offers opportunities to enhance their sense of social entrepreneurship and become better humans by participating in projects for social causes.

Ravishankar Narayan

Email
(972) 883-5999
JSOM 3.805

Phi Beta Lambda

Phi Beta Lambda is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), the largest and oldest business student organization in the world. The UT Dallas chapter offers opportunities to develop leadership, communication and team skills to better prepare students for a career in business. Students participate in projects and competitions on the national, state and local levels. Annual dues: $25. Membership open to all UT Dallas undergraduate students.

Michele Lockhart

Email
(972) 883-5998
JSOM 4.425

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Real Estate Club

This group connects students with alumni in the industry who may help them expand their professional network. Student members help each other get internships and full-time employment. In addition, students may participate in national real estate competitions, which will add to their knowledge, skills and resumes. No annual fees. Membership open to all UT Dallas undergrad and grad students.

George DeCourcy

Email
(972) 883-5810
JSOM 2.410

Social Impact Group

The Social Impact Group is comprised of students, staff and faculty committed to making a positive impact on the society and the environment. There are no annual dues. Membership is open to all UT Dallas students, staff, faculty and alumni. Do join the Social Impact Group; network; become an active and responsible UTD citizen; contribute; generate activities to list on your resume.

Kannan Ramanathan

Email
(972) 883-5953
JSOM 3.622

Toastmasters

The Management Toastmasters Society is a student chapter of Toastmasters International, with 260,000 members in more than 60 countries. Members work on communications and leadership skills in weekly learn-by-doing meetings that are supportive and fun. This proven method helps members build confidence and skills quickly and gives them an edge in the job market. Toastmaster members have the opportunity to participate in twice yearly speech contests. One-time new member fee: $20; dues are $27 for six months. Membership open to School of Management undergrad and grad students and alumni.

Maria Hasenhuttl

Email
(972) 883-5898
JSOM 4.411

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Michele Lockhart

Email
(972) 883-5998
JSOM 4.425

UTD Healthcare Management Club

This organization promotes career opportunities for students in the healthcare management field through networking events, educational activities, social events and hosting outside speakers. Annual dues: $20. Membership open to all UT Dallas undergrad and grad students interested in the field.

Forney Fleming

Email
(972) 883-5812
JSOM 4.229

Website