Student Organizations & Honor Societies

Student Organizations 

Association of Computing Machinery (A.C.M.)

The ACM Chapter of Georgia College is for those interested in exploring the present and future possibilities in computing and learning more about how to use and develop computers. Some of our activities include coding competitions and small group seminars on current topics as well as casual video games and social interaction.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. J.F. Yao 


Association for Information Systems (A.I.S.)

AIS offers opportunities for Information Technology leadership and education. The AIS Chapter of Georgia College sponsors a variety of events including guest lecturers and interactive weekend classes.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kevin Elder


Dean's Student Advisory Board (DSAB)

The Dean's Student Advisory Board (DSAB) is an organization of students committed to improving the academic, social and professional quality of education in the J.Whitney Bunting College of Business. DSAB facilitates interaction between students, student organizations, faculty members, alumni and administration. It assists in fulfillment of the mission of the College. The board responds to students' needs and serves as their voice within the College of Business, the business community and the community at large.
Advisors: Dr. Dale Young and Kari Brown 


Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
Advisor: Mary Roberts


E-Commerce Club

The E-Commerce Club at Georgia College is focused on helping the local community build better businesses through the use of e-commerce. Students are given the opportunity to work directly with local businesses helping them implement e-commerce solutions. This club is made up of students from many majors, from computer science to marketing.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bryan Marshall


Economics and Investment Club (Econ Club)

For anyone interested in the Georgia College Economics Department and associated programs. We try to meet several times a semester with a variety of events.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brooke Conaway


Georgia College Game Creators (GC)2

(GC)2 specializes in the development of video games. We are always willing to accept motivated students to join in our passion for video games and the industry. No experience is needed as we have several experienced upperclassmen who will be more than willing to give you the guidance to start making games.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gita Phelps


Georgia College Women in Technology (GC WIT)

GC WIT strives to progress the role of women in the tech industry and to better technology education opportunities for women at Georgia College.
Faculty Advisor: Caroline Collier
 

Innovation Club for Collegiate Entrepreneurs

The purpose of the Innovation Club for Collegiate Entrepreneurs is to help students who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs after graduation or for those who are interested in entrepreneurship as a hobby, but aren’t sure what to do with their passion. This club invites any student of any skill set (health, art, etc.) and from any College on campus to put their education and passion into practice within the framework of this club.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bob Duesing


Logistics Association (GCLA)

The Georgia College Logistics Association (GCLA) is aimed at students interested in logistics and transportation. GCLA works to foster an appreciation of logistics as a motivating force in industry and commerce, through a focus on career development and networking with industry professionals. GCLA invites logistics and supply chain professionals from different industries to speak at monthly meetings, and provides opportunities for students to attend industry conferences, and tour facilities such as the Georgia Ports Authority, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Target, and IKEA. Select students in leadership roles at GCLA are also chosen to represent Georgia College at national conferences and industry networking events.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Donnie Williams


Marketing and Advertising Club (MAC)

Our club is a collegiate chapter within the AMA (American Marketing Association); a large network of marketing professionals. As a collegiate chapter we are invited to build relationships with the organization's professional members and our chapter is very involved with the Atlanta division of the association. Members of the club network with professionals, socialize with other students in the major, learn from guest speakers, participate in case competitions, take advantage of career preparation and recruitment events and seminars, and attend fun events where we typically receive some SWAG!
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Joanna Schwartz


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM, the Society for Human Resources Management, is the largest membership organization in the world dedicated to human resources management. It has over 275,00 members in more than 160 countries. The Georgia College student chapter of SHRM is affiliated with the international organization and  is supported by the Middle Georgia chapter of SHRM. The Georgia College student chapter meets regularly during the year, and many of the meetings feature speakers who discuss important topics related to managing the human resources of an organization.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Lowery


Honor Societies


Beta Alpha Psi

BETA ALPHA PSI is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information filed. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. David McIntyre


Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs accredited by AACSB International. Beta Gamma Sigma membership provides recognition for a lifetime. This recognition conveys academic excellence and a commitment to high principles and superior achievement.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tom Moore


Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon is dedicated to the encouragement of excellence in economics. It encourages devotion on the part of its members as economists to the advancement of their science and to the scholarly effort to make freedom from want and deprivation a reality for all mankind.
Eligibility: Each spring we induct the top students in the program into ODE. Minimum requirements include a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.0 GPA in all economics courses, and at least 12 semester hours of completed economics coursework.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. J.J. Arias


Upsilon Pi Epsilon

The Delta Chapter of the Association is located in the Information Systems and Computer Science department at Georgia College & State University. The mission of UPE is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Computing and Information Disciplines. UPE is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).

Eligibility: Each fall we induct students at the undergraduate and graduate level. Students must rank in the top 35% of their class. Undergraduate students may have no less than a 3.0 GPA while graduate students are required to have at least a 3.5 GPA. Undergraduate students must be at least a sophomore and have completed a minimum of 15 semester hours of major courses. Graduate students must have completed at least 50% of the courses required for the degree.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cathy Liu


 

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Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-5497 
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