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
- 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 Wilson Rose at (201) 684-7394.
- Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is the premier international honor society and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students and professionals. There are over 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi’s formation in 1919. The purpose of Beta Alpha Psi is to recognize outstanding academic achievements, to provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals, and to foster lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities. Chapters are required to provide service to their campus, community, and profession
- 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.
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 project.
- The Fashion Club
The Fashion Club at Ramapo college is a place to let off steam from classes where diverse students who are interested in fashion come together once a week to talk about fashion trends, sustainability, cosmetics, hair and accessories for all genders. They also are involved in upcycling, taking old clothes and reinventing them. Sewing skills not required. Once a month the Fashion Club arranges activities – from photoshoots to museums to fashion shows. This club is a stress-free zone, welcoming to new ideas and all who want to join.
- 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 Charles Steindel at (201) 684-7364.
- 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.
- 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 Timothy Haase at (201) 684-7688.
- The Roadrunner Financial Group
The Roadrunner Financial Group (RFG) operates as a Student-Managed Investment Fund, actively managing a $50,000 portfolio on behalf of the Anisfield School of Business. Weekly meetings are held in the ASB trading lab where we discuss our current stock holdings, the economic factors affecting the current market as well as pitch new investment ideas for inclusion in the RFG Portfolio. Each semester we invite guest speakers from the financial community to speak to the club which allows students to interact with professionals in the field and to gain insights about prospective career paths. The club also sponsors an annual March Madness Stock Tournament as well as hosts networking and other events on campus. We welcome all majors throughout the college to participate in this interactive and educational experience to help develop financial literacy and market knowledge. Meetings are every Wednesday at 3:00 PM in the ASB Trading Lab. For more information contact club advisor and Trading Lab Coordinator, Brian Goldberg at email@example.com or reach out to the club directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Women in Business
Women in Business provides all of its members with opportunities and support throughout their educational careers at Ramapo College. Members will be introduced to a variety of different businesses, including women owned businesses who will give them advice about their future career options and real-life experience. We hope to provide mentorship and help in navigating the application process for future jobs. WIB will also be a place where members can discuss areas of concerns about the business field freely.