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General Interest Organizations

This page includes a list of Penn State Smeal College of Business general interest organizations. These are clubs and organizations with a general purpose, ranging from honor organizations to specific functions like investment, housing, sustainability, etc.

Beta Alpha Psi

Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is a national honor organization for financial information students and professionals. The primary objective for the organization is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service, and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

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Business and Society House (BASH)

The purpose of the Business and Society House (BASH) is to provide a launching pad for undergraduate students to explore Penn State’s many opportunities and the professional world with a supportive community at their backs.

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Happy Valley VC

We are a student-run organization fostering a community of aspiring and experienced student, faculty, and alumni interested in startups and venture capital. Our mission is to facilitate student engagement with startups while amplifying founders’ access to convenient funding and competent human capital. Throughout the semester, we host bi-weekly general body meetings and a wide variety of events such as fireside chats with industry experts, investment competitions, and intercollegiate conferences. In addition, our members have the opportunity to participate in international investment competitions, conduct team-based projects on technology trends, and work directly with local startups.

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Leveraged Lion Capital (LLC)

The purpose of Leveraged Lion Capital is to provide hands on education in the fixed income markets, preparing members for interviews, internships, and full time placements. This will be achieved through educational materials, presentations, and the maintenance of a simulated portfolio of loans.

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Net Impact – PSU Undergraduate Chapter

Penn State Net Impact Undergraduate Chapter is an organization that aims to inspire the next generation of great leaders in the world of sustainability and positive change. We believe in executing simple ideas that lead to substantial outcomes.

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Nittany Lion Consulting Group (NLCG)

The Nittany Lion Consulting Group inspires, educates, and enables the next generation of business leaders and problem solvers by giving our members the opportunity to explore consulting as an industry and career path​, acquire expertise related to collaborative, consultative problem-solving ​and gain experience working with clients and solving real-world challenges.

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Real Estate Society

The Real Estate Society aims to bring together students in all majors who have an interest in real estate and/or want to learn more about this diverse and exciting field. We hold bi-weekly general body meetings with networking events, guest speakers and fun games to expose the various disciplines of real estate to all interested members.

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Sigma Chi Mu Tau 

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Smeal Student Council (SSC)

Encourages student interaction through workshops, speakers, and events; establishes better student-faculty relationships; promotes the Smeal College of Business on campus through various techniques.

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Sports Business Club

The purpose of the Penn State Sports Business Club is to foster the growth of students' knowledge in the business of sport through exposure to industry professionals while providing opportunities for internships and future careers in sports and similar fields. The club is meant for both aspiring sports professionals and sports fans with some interest in the business side of sports. We hope to place as many of our members in jobs in the sports industry. It is a great club to improve your network both socially and professionally.

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