Student Organizations and Activities
Beta Alpha Psi
A Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national professional honor fraternity in accounting, was established at the University in October, 1975. Beta Alpha Psi was founded in 1919. There are presently over 100 chapters of this honor fraternity which includes many prominent accountants in public practice, industry, and government. Minimum scholastic requirements for election to membership are a cumulative average of 3.2 in all subjects and a 3.3 in accounting courses. The fraternity sponsors a number of speakers, visitation and social programs. Check here for further information or contact Catherine Lowry, the Faculty Advisor.
The Accounting Association is a Student Affiliate Group of the Springfield Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. The Accounting Association sponsors a number of programs during the year. The programs include career programs featuring speakers from various firms and organizations, visitation programs, as well as social events. As members of the Accounting Association, students participate in a number of the activities of the Springfield Chapter of the IMA. Professor Richard Simpson acts as Faculty Advisor to the Association.
Information Technology Club
The Information Technology Club is open to students of all majors interested in the way in which computers and the related technology are used in today's society. The IT Club provides opportunities for students to explore topics related to the use of information technology. Activities of the IT Club include tutoring for IT related courses, guest speakers, IT projects in the Isenberg School and at UMass. Faculty Advisor: Graham Gal. IT Club e-mail address: ITClub@som.umass.edu.