​​Student Organizations


 
The School of Business & Economics encourages all of our majors to develop their knowledge and skills outside of traditional classroom settings by joining one of our student organizations.

Accounting Club

For more information contact the Accounting Club adviser Bo DeDecker.

Economics Club

The purpose of the Economics Club at UWSP is:
  1. Providing educational opportunities outside of the classroom relevant to the subject and field of economics.
  2. Exploring career opportunities in economics and
  3. Providing a governing body allowing students interested in economics and faculty to collaborate.
For more information contact the Econ Club adviser Professor Scott Wallace.

Financial Literacy Association (FLA)

Financial Literacy Association (FLA) is a student organization that meets once a month and we talk about the importance of having and different ways that a student can create a budget. We work to teach students who are interested in a financial career or any other career how to budget. FLA hosts the Financial Coaching workshop that happens twice a year. The coaches then work in the CPS 100 office and help other students create savings or goal plans. For more information contact the adviser Tracy Hofer, or use the finlit@uwsp.edu email.

Professional Speaking and Leadership Club 

Improve your public-speaking and interview skills with immediate feedback from your peer group!  Every
Professional Speaking and Leadership Club meeting has three parts:
  • Prepared Speeches on any topic members wish to present
  • Impromptu Speaking as members are randomly selected to answer interview-style questions
  • Evaluation of speeches by fellow club members to facilitate ongoing improvement
Our Professional Speaking and Leadership Club is an affiliate of Toastmasters International, widely recognized by employers as the preeminent organization for developing communication and leadership skills.
 
For more information on club meetings please contact: pslc@uwsp.edu or Elizabeth.Martin@uwsp.edu.

Sigma Alpha Pi

The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi) is a student organization devoted to developing students into successful leaders for the future.
  • 92% of society members landed the job of their choice upon graduation.
  • 86% of members credit the Society with helping them land the job they wanted.
  • Leadership training ranked as the second most important factor in hiring decisions, trumped only by employee honesty.
  • Leadership development is now considered by many top CEOs to be one of the keys to success in the 21st century.
Visit www.societyleadership.org for more information. 

Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management offers opportunities for students to interact with business professionals and to develop strong business skills. For more information contact the adviser of SHRM Professor Erv Ziese.

Tentative topics and seminars:
  • ​Practice Interviews
  • Resume Workshop
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Networking Skills
  • Ethical Decisions & Corporate Responsibility 
  • Labor Issues
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Sponsored Annual Trip to Lambeau Field
  • Local and State HR Meetings and Conferences