Student Organizations


Accounting Society
Contact: Sia Nassiripour
The Accounting Society of William Paterson University is a business organization oriented towards accounting students. The primary objective of the Society is to give its members insights to the field of accounting and exposure to opportunities within the profession. Meetings are held every other Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Valley Road Room 2001. For more information, please contact

Alpha Kappa Psi
Contact: Dr. Jorge Arevalo and LaChish Rigg
Alpha Kappa Psi, the International Professional Co-Ed Business Fraternity, is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders and is chartered on over 200 campuses in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Founded in 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi provides opportunities for leadership development, community awareness and service, mentoring and internships and more. For additional information, please visit

Contact: Kate Muldoon
Enactus (formerly known as Students in Free Enterprise or SIFE) is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Its mission is to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. For more information, please visit

Financial Planning Association
Contact:Dr. Lawrence Verzani
The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is a leadership and advocacy organization connecting those who provide, support and benefit from professional financial planning. FPA has 95 chapters throughout the United States representing tens of thousands of members involved in all facets of providing financial planning services. For more information, please visit

Marketing Club
Contact: Dr. Chen-Ho (Mike) Chao and Dr. Shan Feng
An opportunity to grow professionally, enhance leadership skills, network, and develop knowledge of the business world. For more information regarding any information about joining or opportunities please contact the Marketing Club Advisors Dr. Chen-Ho (Mike) Chao or Dr. Shan Feng.

Pi Sigma Epsilon
Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national, co-ed, professional fraternal organization in sales, marketing, and management. Pi Sigma Epsilon's mission is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through lifelong opportunities. For more information, please visit

Professional Sales Club
Contact: Timothy Werkley
It is the Mission of the Professional Sales Club (PSC) to provide students with opportunities and guidance to develop and sharpen professional sales skills, to enrich leadership abilities, and to build alliance with corporate partners. PSC offers students exclusive opportunity and experiences to increase their professional career success. For more information please contact the PSC at

Student Managed Portfolio
Contact: Peter Caiazzo
The Student Investment Club provides students with an outstanding opportunity to manage real money.  The students experience first – hand the dynamics of security investing in today’s global financial markets.  Students establish connections and parallels between their academic work and portfolio management techniques.   They hone their skills and develop expertise in making investment decisions by working in groups with an advisory board comprised of finance professionals and experienced finance faculty.
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Data Analytics and Science Club (DASC)
Contact: Priya Nagaraj and Mehmet Turkoz 
DASC serves as a platform for students to explore the fields of data science and data analytics. We offer support for both technical and general interest, as one of our core objectives is to build a learning environment for our members that enables them to learn alongside others. Activities of the club may include workshops, presentations by guest speakers or professionals active in the field, and competitions to test and develop skills related to data. For more information, visit our pioneer life page and join our official roster:  


Honor Societies

Beta Gamma Sigma
Contact: Martin Gritsch
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. For more information, please visit

Omicron Delta Epsilon
Contact: Tricia Snyder
Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society in Economics, is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist, and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions. For more information, please visit

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
Contact: Karla Inchaustegui
The National Society of Leadership and Success is a collegiate organization that focuses on goal fulfillment, community involvement and leadership. Their stated mission is "We Build Leaders Who Make a Better World". The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded with the sole purpose of creating lasting positive change. The Society encourages community action, volunteerism, personal growth, and strong leadership from its chapters and members. For more information, please visit: NSLS | The National Society of Leadership and Success