Charlton's student organizations provide opportunities for students to serve in leadership positions and to learn more about their fields of study.
Each organization is guided by a faculty advisor and is supported by targeted donations, fund-raising activities, and allocations from the Student Senate. Meetings are open to all students. Meeting announcements are posted near business classrooms and faculty offices. Guest speakers from local business provide real-world context to materials learned in the classroom.
A national accounting and finance honor society that helps students prepare for careers in accounting and finance. Area employers and alumni discuss career options in corporate accounting, auditing, and government accounting. Beta Alpha Psi and Student Accounting Association events can be attended by all accounting and finance majors.
The international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student can receive in an AACSB-accredited program.
Big Data Club
The mission of the Big Data Club, founded in April 2017, is to provide a common meeting space for individuals interested in analyzing data and dealing with data in general. Members meet to discuss data, share ideas and projects, ask for help, and bounce ideas off each other.
Founded in 2011, Collegiate DECA at UMassD is a student-driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. We prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real-world experiences by getting students academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking. Students and the organization have already earned international accolades, including first place at ICDC. Visit UMassD DECA on Facebook.
Students learn how to apply their knowledge and to enhance their resume through participation and leadership opportunities.
International Business Association (IBA)
Builds social and professional bridges between UMassD students and students abroad. In addition to comprehensive research trips abroad, IBA members visit major local cities to study international business practices and to participate in seminars and forums focusing on the impact of trade agreements on local industry.
Promotes and enhances Operations Management and Management Information Systems education. The club's goals are to cultivate future job prospects for students and to provide networking and internships via invited speakers, plant visits, and projects.
A student-run community service organization sponsored by the Fall River, New Bedford, and Fairhaven Rotary Clubs. Through involvement in various service events, Rotaract members have the opportunity to network with local business professionals, give back to the community, acquire leadership skills, grow personally and professionally, and forge lifetime friendships.