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University of Colorado Denver Business School, offering Bachelor, MBA, MS, and PhD degrees

Business School, University of Colorado Denver

student Organizations and Clubs

At the Business School

Student organizations provide networking opportunities with fellow students, faculty and members of the local business community. They provide access to information about specific programs, offer way more ways to get involved with the Business School community, and are a fun and relaxed way to meet new people.

The Business School supports clubs associated with almost every degree area within the school and generalized business-focused organizations.

If you are in a Business School sanctioned club and would like to know how to use our communication tools, please see our Communication Resource Page.

Beta Alpha Psi – Theta Sigma Chapter (BAP)

Faculty Advisor: Craig Sisneros

As the premier professional business and financial information fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi recognizes academic excellence and complements members’ formal education by providing interaction and networking among students, faculty and professionals. The club’s aim is to foster lifelong growth, service and ethical conduct.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Faculty Advisor: Jeffery Nystrom

Beta Gamma Sigma is the 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.

Beta Mu - Gamma Iota Sigma Chapter (GIS)

Faculty Advisor: Jeungbo Shim

Gamma Iota Sigma is an educational organization and an international fraternity for students in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science. GIS pursues a mission to promote and encourage student interest in the industry as a profession while encouraging the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members. Since its incorporation in 1965, GIS has chartered 57 chapters across North America and boasts an annual membership of more than 1800 students and an alumni population of over 17,000. Beta Mu is the first chapter in Colorado and offers great opportunities to build career relationships with top business professionals in the field.

Business Student Ambassador Committee (BSAC)

Faculty Advisor: David Ruderman
Facebook Page

The Business Student Ambassador Committee (BSAC) is an opportunity for student leaders to gain networking and professional opportunities while representing the Business School to alumni and within the business community.

CU Portfolio Management Group

Faculty Advisor: Yosef Bonaparte
Facebook Page​

The purpose of the University of Colorado Portfolio Management Group is to help students advance forward in their professional endeavors through our many facets of industry partnership, career development, and educational opportunities. Students of the club are highly involved in such activities as the CFA Research Challenge, CME Commodity Trading, Investment Portfolio management, Excel and Bloomberg workshops, and many more. The Portfolio Management Group is also partnered up with RMAFP and the CFA Institute of Colorado to provide students an access to networking and mentorship opportunities.

CU Denver Marketing Club

Faculty Advisor: Mary-Lee Stansifer
Facebook Page

The CU Denver Marketing Club is open to all students interested in Marketing. The club plans events that give members the opportunity to meet other people interested in Marketing and hear from marketing professionals.

Diverse Business Leaders Organization

Faculty Advisor: Ron Ramirez

DBLO specializes in assisting the Business School's diverse student population with career choice, development, and search, whether for full time positions, internships or graduate educational opportunities.

Entrepreneur Club

Faculty Advisor: Barry McConnell
Facebook group

The goal of the CU Denver Entrepreneurship club is to allow student-entrepreneurs to network and gain access to other like-minded entrepreneurial students and the University's vast business resources. The CU Denver Entrepreneurship club is open to all students interested in advancing their entrepreneurial ideas regardless of their major or academic interest. The CU Denver Entrepreneurship club will facilitate student collaboration to leverage our collective skills towards the development and growth of each member's new business venture. Throughout the year we will provide be joined by experienced entrepreneurs and other guest speakers in the field of entrepreneurship. The CU Denver Entrepreneurship club will constantly seek to expand its network of student and professional contacts to support each member's entrepreneurial goals.

Information Systems Association (ISA)

Faculty Advisor: Jiban Khuntia
Facebook page

University of Colorado Denver's Information Systems Association is a growing community of Information Systems students which facilitates the engagement in higher education. The Association works closely with UCD’s Information Systems faculty, alumni and professionals and strives to provide a variety of opportunities to enable its members to pursue both academic success and career opportunities within the Information Systems field.

Junior Black Chamber of Commerce

Faculty Advisor: Omar Montgomery

The Junior Black Chamber of Commerce creates, communicates, and delivers the value of the JBCC to the community; aiming to be a leading producer of positive publicity and opportunities for the students within the organization.

MBA Student Organization (MBASO)

Faculty Advisor: Beth Cooperman
Facebook Page

The MBASO is focused on providing networking and professional development events to help students advance their careers.

Phi Chi Theta – Gamma Iota Chapter

Faculty Advisors:Michael Harper

Phi Chi Theta – Gamma Iota Chapter is a co-ed business and economic fraternity. The goal of the club is to promote the cause of higher business education and training for all individuals, to foster high ideals for everyone pursuing a career in business, to encourage fraternity and cooperation among people preparing for such careers, and to stimulate the spirit of sacrifice and unselfish devotion to the attainment of such ends.

Sports and Entertainment Management Club (SEMC)

Faculty Advisor:

The purpose of the SEMC is to further their members' interest in the Sports and Entertainment industries through educational, career and networking opportunities, which will supplement and support the Sports and Entertainment Management MBA courses. The vision of the group is to create close ties with the community, form relationships with pertinent industry-related companies/contacts, be a source for employers to find qualified job and internship candidates, and to have fun while doing it.

Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter

Faculty Advisor: Virg Setzer

Facebook page

SHRM is an active group of B.A., M.S., and M.B.A students who have interests in human resources management and professional activities. The CU Denver chapter has been a Top 10 SHRM chapter and serves students by providing (1) opportunities for networking with business people, faculty, and other students; (2) opportunities for scholarship, internship, and employment; (3) opportunities to access information about the HR profession.

UCD Net Impact

Faculty Advisor: Graham Russell​
Facebook page (must be logged into Facebook)

Founded in 2009, the University of Colorado Denver Net Impact Chapter is part of a global Net Impact network of over 50,000 professional and student members from over 300 chapters focused on changing the world in a positive way through the power of business. The UCD Net Impact Chapter, comprised of graduate students, concentrates on adding value to the Mile High City through corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability. ​​​


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