Involvement in professional associations is an important part of the educational process. The MMAS Department has the following student organizations available for its majors. The faculty sponsor for each organization is identified in parentheses.
American Marketing Association (AMA) - Mrs. Linda LaMarca (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in North America. It is a professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. It is also the source that marketers turn to every day for information/resources, education/training and professional networking. AMA members are connected to a network of experienced marketers nearly 40,000 strong and include leading marketing academics, researchers and practitioners from every industry. (AMA Website)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Mr. Reggie Hall (email@example.com) or Dr. Randy McCamey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Tarleton University System Center--Central Texas SHRM chapter is affiliated nationally with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Through a variety of activities, the chapter provides professional development, leadership and scholarship opportunities, as well as social and civic participative events. SHRM serves the needs of the human resource management professional by providing the most essential and comprehensive set of resources available. In addition, the Society is committed to advancing the human resource profession and the capabilities of all human resource professionals to ensure that HR is an essential and effective partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. (SHRM Website)
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) - Dr. Thomas Bradley (email@example.com)
SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to present the results of their projects, and to be evaluated by business leaders serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious SIFE World Cup. In addition to the community aspect of the program, SIFE’s leadership and career initiatives create meaningful opportunities for learning and exchange among the participants as well as the placement of students and alumni with companies in search of emerging talent. (SIFE Website)
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) - Mr. Steve Gerhardt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CEO is an organization with more than 500 chapters on campuses throughout the world. It is a student organization which offers excellent networking opportunities and serves as an informational resource for prospective entrepreneurs. CEO informs, supports, and inspires college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. Benefits include: access to a global network of fellow collegiate entrepreneurs, newsletters, annual conference, web site chat rooms featuring renowned entrepreneurs, web site message boards, communication on entrepreneurial topics, student entrepreneur competitions, leadership training, and products and services. CEO members have the opportunity to attend the Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Conference held each fall at various locations in the United States. Nearly 1,000 students from schools all over the country attend this exciting event. While at the conference, students have the opportunity to hear from a variety of well-known entrepreneurs, network with successful and aspiring entrepreneurs and other entrepreneurial students, learn how to start a business and operate it effectively, and enjoy the sights of the host city. (CEO Website)
Delta Mu Delta (Honor Society) - Mrs. Christi Foster (email@example.com)
Delta Mu Delta membership provides recognition for a lifetime. As the highest international recognition our business students can earn, it is appropriate to include DMD membership on one's resume and to wear the Key and display the certificate with pride. Many campus chapters provide opportunities for members to meet together with corporate leaders for networking opportunities and to hear speakers discuss current business issues. ALL members can access our unique inCircle community, exclusive to DMD members. Here you can create or join regional groups, business specialty groups, school or chapter groups, etc. In addition, employers offer job opportunities only to our high-achieving membership.The Greek letters in the Society's name stand for Dia Matheseos Dynamis (ΔΙΑ ΜΑΘΗΣΕΩΣ ΔΥΝΑΜΙΣ), signifying Delta Mu Delta's motto: Through Knowledge, Power - the power to manage creatively for social and economic good. (DMD Website)
* MMAS Department Internship Coordinator - Mr. Dan Dudley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
* SHRM Fellowship - for more information click on the link.