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Phi Chi Theta

Phi Chi Theta is a national co-ed business fraternity founded in 1924 and currently consisting of over 20,000 members.  The purpose of the organization is to promote the cause of higher business education and training for all individuals; to foster high ideals for everyone pursuing a career in business; to encourage fraternity and cooperation among people preparing for such careers; and to stimulate the spirit of sacrifice and unselfish devotion to the attainment of such ends.

Montevallo’s Gamma Tau chapter of the fraternity is very active, hosting the annual Dress for Success event, holding meetings with speakers on various topics of interest to rising business professionals, and in 2017 planning and hosting a career fair on campus.  The fraternity holds open rush at the beginning of each semester to recruit new chapter members who meet certain criteria, including a minimum 2.75 GPA and a business major.

Contact:
Staci Kolb
skolb@montevallo.edu
205.665.6539

American Marketing Association: Montevallo Chapter

The American Marketing Association is one of the largest professional associations in the world with over 11,000 student members, and 20,000 professional members who work, teach and study in the field. AMA collegiate chapter affiliation can help you gain valuable experience managing people, finances, projects and deadlines- perfect leadership skills to highlight on your resume! Collegiate chapters focus on experiential learning activities such as professional development, community service and fundraising activities, as well as hosting marketing and business speakers, etiquette dinners, resume workshops, and more.

AMA Montevallo is an all inclusive organization, welcoming any student outside of the college of business. The Montevallo chapter aims to foster an environment to develop leaderships skills in the field of marketing, develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems, encourage and uphold sound practices, to keep marketing operations on an ethical plane, and to promote careers in marketing to both business and non-business majors.

Contact:
Carolyn Garrity
205.665.6534
cgarrity@montevallo.edu
amamontevallo1@gmail.com

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Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the 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.

The purpose of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and reward scholarship and accomplishment among students of business and administration, to promote the advancement of education in the art and science of business, and to foster integrity in the conduct of business operations.

Contact:
Dr. Doug Smith
dsmith28@montevallo.edu
205.665.6531