Introducing – ASB Mentoring Program, connecting ASB students with business professionals
Objective – To provide ASB students with regular, one-on-one contact with an individual in the business world who can share a professional perspective. This interaction will enhance students’ business school experience by giving them first hand exposure to a practitioner in their field of interest. The purpose of the mentor is to support the student in their career planning process so they can make more fully informed pre- and postgraduate choices. More Information.
Business Clubs and Honor Societies
- Beta Gamma Sigma is the leading international business administration 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. Upon induction, students pledge their commitment to “honor, wisdom and earnestness”. At Ramapo College and long afterward, membership provides access to networking and career-building events as well as a serving as a distinguished honor to include on one’s resume. For more information contact Professor Anita Stellenwerf at (210) 684-7394 or Professor Constance Crawford at (201) 684-7396.
- Omicron Delta Epsilon is an international economics honor society that provides special recognition for outstanding economics students. 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. For more information contact Professor Teresa Hutchins at (201) 684-7371.
- The Information Technology Management Club
The Information Technology Management Club complements the Anisfield School of Business Information Technology Managment Major Program by bringing together students and faculty to exchange information and ideas in the sphere of information technologies. Membership in the ITM Club is open to all students of Ramapo College of New Jersey who have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and who are in good social standing as defined by the Division of Student Affairs. A voting member is one who attended at least three out of the last five meetings of the Spring semester of a given academic year.
- The International Business Club
The International Business club is open to students interested in international issues in business. It is an opportunity to meet with international managers to learn their perspectives, experiences, and discuss careers. For more information contact Professor Gladys Torres-Baumgarten at (201) 684-7694.
- The Finance Club
The Finance Club offers business majors a variety of extra curricula activities to augment their understanding of finance and investing. We provide a variety of leadership and experiential opportunities including managing a mock investment portfolio and competing in the Barron’s Undergraduate Investment Challenge. Each semester we invite guest speakers from the financial community to speak to the club which also allows students to interact with professionals in the field and to gain insights about prospective career paths. The club also sponsors special events including, movies and an annual trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as well as the New York Mercantile Exchange. For more information contact Professor Juan Cabrera at (201) 684-7354.
- The Federal Reserve Bank Challenge
The Federal Reserve Bank Challenge team competes against other prestigious colleges and universities across the country. The competition requires students to argue whether the Federal Open Market Committee should raise, maintain or lower the targeted federal funds rate and to answer questions in front of Federal Reserve Bank economists. The competition is held every November at the New York Federal Reserve Bank and in Washington, D.C. For more information contact Professor Xiaoyu Wu at (201) 684-7385.
- The Accounting Club
The Accounting Club is open to all students with an interest in the field of Accounting. The purpose of the Accounting Club is to introduce students to the many opportunities and careers available in the Accounting field. We encourage each student to take advantage of internships and to accumulate 150 undergraduate credits towards obtaining a Certified Public Accountant License. We also encourage each member of the club to join the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Throughout the year we attend networking and leadership events in which students interact with professionals and learn of their “real world” experiences. For more information contact Professor Ray Rigoli at (201) 684-7372.
The Ramapo College Enactus team is comprised of students dedicated to the art of entrepreneurship and using the power of business to support a greater change in our community. Enactus, 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. This club is a great way to apply classroom takeaways to running community service projects.