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Student Organizations

Make the most of your time at NC State. Get Involved! 

Getting and staying involved is a key to success in college. The College sponsors a variety of student clubs and organizations that allow you to customize your involvement on campus. These groups are designed to connect students with simlar interests, work with mentoring faculty, develop leadership skills, create career-building experiences, and find new opportunities to make your college life fun and well-rounded.

To get involved in one of the 25+ Poole organizations, please use the links below to make a connection.


  • Alpha Kappa Psi (Business Fraternity) (Alpha Kappa Psi)

    "Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders." We are a co-ed professional business fraternity with a deep history throughout the United States, Canada and now Great Britain. We pride ourselves on participating in numerous professional development events such as speakers, workshops and seminars in addition to many philanthropic activities such as Adopt-a-Highway, Service Raleigh and Operation Christmas Child. We also host many social activities throughout the year such as a camping trip, beach trip, and formals to build a lasting bond within our brotherhood. Most of our brothers are business majors or minors, but some have other qualified majors from across campus. So whether you are studying engineering, communications, or all of the above, Alpha Kappa Psi may have something for you! Every semester we hold a week-long RUSH, which is a great time to find out more about us and meet our brothers. At anytime you can visit our website or contact one of our officers to learn more about our chapter.

  • American Marketing Association (AMA)

    The American Marketing Association is an organization focuses on the teachings and practices of all aspects of marketing. The AMA is a world renowned organization and currently holds title as the largest marketing association in North America. AMA at NCSU is excited to be part of this prestigious organization and remains focused on strong team building through committees, growing out knowledge of the industry through guest speakers, and connecting with other passionate individuals sharing our interest through networking. Our chapter goal is to help members prepare for their business careers by polishing resumes, learning how to build an appropriate professional wardrobe, understanding the finer points of business etiquette, and preparing for interviews. We put all this knowledge to the test at our bi-annual Meet the Pros networking event where students have the opportunity to mingle with professionals in the industry to find internships and jobs.

  • Beta Alpha Psi - Iota Omega Chapter (BAP - IOC)

    Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for development of technical and professional skills; participation in community service. This is accomplished by providing students leadership opportunities within the planning and management of chapter activities and leadership opportunities through representing the chapter in national case study competitions. In addition, students develop professionally by regularly interacting with accounting professionals from top firms through technical presentations, social activities, and community service projects.

  • Black Business Students Association (BBSA)

    We are a resource, a helping hand to minorities catering to both incoming and current business students of the Poole College of Management. We seek to encourage academic, personal and professional development in our members. In the business world the quote "it's who you know, not what you know" is often used, in other words the power of networking is essential. We aim to be founded with the purpose of creating a lasting bond between our members, one of a family to motivate and learn from each other to grow in unity towards a successful future.

  • College of Management IT Club (NCSU IT Club)

    The purpose of this club is for the students to participate in real world projects they can use to implement what they have learned through coursework and to develop new skills relevant to the field.

  • Collegiate DECA (DECA)

    NC State Collegiate DECA was created to enable former High School DECA members, as well as student from all majors with an interest in marketing and business to compete in related competitions. NC State Collegiate DECA also has various volunteer opportunities and plays an active role in North Carolina DECA.

  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization: NC State Chapter (CEO: NCSU)

    Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization's mission is to inform, support and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. With a diverse entrepreneurial community and global network, CEO provides student entrepreneurs with opportunities, events, chapter activities, and conferences to help start businesses.

  • Economics Society (ES)

    The Economics Society is open to all students interested in Economics and how it facilitates understanding of the interactions between individuals, businesses, and the government on resource allocation and exchange. Students of all majors are invited to participate in presentations and discussions spanning regional, national, and global focus. Campus and community experts are often invited to present their assessments on current issues involving topics such as: the recent housing mortgage crisis, monetary and fiscal policy, healthcare, and the Federal Reserve. The topic list is ever-evolving to address that which is impacting the wallet, the purse, the national debt, and the corporate bottom line. All you need to do to join is express an interest and attend the meetings.

  • Finance & Investment Club at NCSU (FIC)

    The Finance & Investment Club is meant to educate its members on the fundamentals of investing in stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities, options and real estate and also give members the opportunity to network with investment professionals, enroll in career development workshops and participate in community service activities for fund-raising and philanthropy.

  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

    The student version of the professional Institute of Managerial Accountants, comprised of about 60,000 professionals, striving to provide an opportunity for students to learn from managerial accountants and other professionals in corresponding fields. We also encourage our members to join the professional chapter and attend its meetings to further their develop skills and network. The professional IMA provides a dynamic forum for management accounting and financial professionals to develop and advance their careers through its Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) program, cutting-edge professional research and practice development education, networking, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.

  • International Business Club (IBC)

    The International Business Club is an organization that exists for the purpose of promoting the integration of international business and culture among the students of North Carolina State University, as well as any visiting or exchange students from abroad. The club should act as an intermediary for Poole College of Management students and international students attending North Carolina State University, aiding in the facilitation of engagement and networking between those students. The International Business Club also exists to provide students with access and information regarding globally focused enterprises and international job positions. We strive to present opportunities for students to hear from diverse speakers who are highly knowledgeable and involved in the global marketplace.

  • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

    "Lifting As We Climb" is our motto and standard. At NCSU we work hard to support and adhere to our motto and standard. The NABA Chapter at NC State University shall unite those through membership; who have similar interests and ideals, committed to academic and future professional excellence, have a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting and finance professions. The NABA Chapter at NCSU works diligently to encourage and cultivate interest among minority youth in the accounting and finance professions through offering scholarships, mentoring, tutoring, leadership opportunities and career assistance.

  • Poole College of Management Peer Leaders (Poole Peer Leaders)

    The Poole College of Management Peer Leaders is an organization for rising sophomores and above that seeks to foster a sense of community within the college by welcoming all freshmen as well as providing one-on-one mentoring to freshmen. Peer Leaders attend a leadership development class and receive training on advising and communication skills that enable them to make a mutually beneficial connection with their freshmen. The club assists the College of Management with freshmen activities throughout the year.

  • Poole College of Management Student Ambassadors (PCOM Ambassadors)

    The Poole College of Management Student Ambassadors organization was founded in 2001 with the mission of serving the College of Management community – current and prospective students, faculty, alumni and business professionals. The ultimate goal of this group is to foster a stronger sense of community within Poole. There are currently 35 student ambassadors who represent each of the majors in Poole: business administration, accounting and economics. Members work with the Office of Undergraduate Program and the group's advisor, Ms. Bonnie Yarboro, to coordinate and staff events for the Poole community. The Ambassadors serve their fellow students through hosting bi-annual Dean’s List parties, participating in the First-Year College Fair, aiding with the Wells Fargo Lectures as student liaisons and assisting with graduations - to name a few. Ambassadors promote the Poole College of Management by facilitating ‘Make a Date with State’, which is a program that allows prospective students to take tours of the University and see all of the benefits that the Poole College of Management has to offer. Along with developing the ‘Make a Date with State’ program in the Spring, the Ambassadors partake in the North Carolina State University Open House each Fall. The Poole faculty are another recipient of the Ambassadors' service. Ambassadors sponsor faculty mixers throughout the year, using the Faculty Breakfast and Doughnuts with the Dean to better foster faculty-student relations. Ambassadors are always searching for new ways to give back to the community. Ways that they help include: Habitat for Humanity, Operation Christmas Child, formal university ceremonies - including that of the naming of the Jenkins Graduate Business Program, and donating money for cancer research. The community is a main focus of the Ambassadors as they further impact the local surroundings by lending a helping hand at the Fred Old’s Fall Festival and Raleigh Angel Tree Projects.

  • Poole College of Management Student Network Groups (Student Network Groups)

    Student Network Groups are an important part of each student’s first-year experience in the Poole College of Management. While enrolled in Management 100 – Diversity, Professionalism and Academic Success in Management, students have the opportunity to be a member of a Student Network Group (SNG). Within each SNG is a student mentor and professional mentor. Our organization trains and recruits Student Mentors for SNGs, and what sets us apart from other PCOM student organizations is that we focus on diversity and professionalism. Being a student mentor is an amazing way to get involved within the PCOM and network with students and professionals!

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    We are NC State’s chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Our chapter is consistently recognized as one of the Top Ten university chapters in the nation and was recently awarded the Superior Merit Award. We are also the largest professional student organization at the College of Management. Throughout the semester, NCSU|SHRM engages student in professional development experiences through speakers, workshops, site visits, networking opportunities, and scholarships. Membership is open to all NC State students and anyone interested in professional development is encouraged to join!

  • The Investors' Association at NCSU (TIA)

    This club is for anyone interested in learning about the world of stock market and real estate investments.

  • The Poole Council (T.P.C.)

    The purpose of The Poole Council is to act on behalf of NC State University students enrolled in the Poole College of Management. Specifically, The Poole Council shall (a) act as a liaison between the college and NC State University’s Student Government, (b) promote communication among students, organizations, faculty, staff, and administration within the college, (c) plan college-wide events and raise awareness of activities within the college, (d) champion diversity and inclusion as values of each student organization, and (e) encourage collaboration among student groups within the college.