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College of Business Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities


Travel Opportunities

Study Abroad with College of Business Faculty

Students on tripIn addition to the study abroad opportunities provided by the University Study Abroad Office, the College of Business offers an annual two-week immersion learning experience for students that is hosted by College of Business faculty and staff.  Previous trips have went to the following countries:
*2008 - Russia (Nizhny, Novgorod and Moscow)
*2009 - Russia (Nizhny, Novgorod and Moscow)
*2010 - Canada (Vancouver, Vancouver Island, and Whistler)
*2011 - England (London)
*2012 - Denmark (Copenhagen) & Sweden
*2013 - England (London)
*2014 - Germany, Austria, & Switzerland
*2015 - Denmark, Sweden, and Norway

Travel cost and tuition & fees totals ranges from $1,800 to $4,000, depending on location.  Contact Lynsee Womble for information or to submit an application.

Student Organizations

Student Government

College of Business studentsMission Summary:  To provide representation, services and advocacy for the students of West Texas A&M University.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Kim Coe

Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE)

Mission Summary:  To recognize scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Drs. Anne Macy and Neil Meredith


Mission Summary:  To use the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Dr. Emily Hammer and Tawni Buhler

Student Managed Investment Fund

Mission Summary:  To enhance the education of finance students through hands-on experience in security valuation,  portfolio management, and team leadership while growing the investment portfolio as a long-term asset.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Dr. Anne Macy

Accounting & Finance Association

Mission Summary:  To provide students opportunities to learn about the accounting and finance professions and to network with potential employers.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Karen Cooley and Alice Upshaw

Student Advisory Board

Mission Summary:  To provide the administration with on-going advice about issues impacting students.  Visit advisory boards or contact Betty Stocker to apply for a position.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advivsor(s):  Dr. Neil Terry

Recent Student Leaders:  Manuel Garcia, Emilee McKnight, Ana Ramirez, Romi Sanchez, and Ryan Watson.

Technology Club

Mission Summary:  To provide a collaborative community for individuals with an interest in emerging technology and computer innovation.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Dr. Jeffry Babb

Economics Club

Mission Summary:  To promote advancement of knowledge and appreciation for economics.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Drs. Neil Meredith, Ryan Mattson, and Ian Strachan

CFA Research Challenge

Mission Summary:  To promote best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts by applying investment theory and corporate governance.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Drs. Huabing Wang and Anne Macy

Society for Human Resource Management

Mission Summary:  To educate students on human resource practices and applications.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Drs. Alison Berry and Rahul Chauhan

Go Team Ambassadors

Mission Summary:  To provide peer mentor support to new students transitioning to the business program at West Texas A&M University.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Ms. Amber Black

Beta Gamma Sigma

Mission Summary:  To encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and foster personal and professional excellence.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Dr. De'Arno De'Armond

Media Minds

Mission Summary:  To promote an in house agency that provides enriched content creation and emerging media management experience for the marketing students of the College of Business.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s):  Ms. Tawni Buhler

American Marketing Association

Mission Summary:  To lead, encourage, support and recognize the development, dissemination and utilization of marketing knowledge and thought.

Recent Faculty/Staff Advisor(s): Drs. Syed Anwar and Turkan Dursun Kilic