Weatherhead Undergraduate Student Organizations
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi is a national professional business fraternity whose objective is to help develop well-trained, ethical, and skilled leaders. The Omicron Omega chapter of AKPsi was founded in 1999 at the Weatherhead School, and is open to any student majoring in a business related field. Members interact with speakers from the business community, attend conferences with other Alpha Kappa Psi chapters, and organize social events on and off campus. At the end of each academic year, the chapter holds the Yellow Rose Reception to celebrate the year’s activities and to present special awards.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is the honorary accounting fraternity. The Weatherhead School is home to one of the oldest chapters in the country, founded in 1930. Beta Alpha Psi hosts professionals from all of the major accounting and consulting firms to talk about career opportunities in the accounting profession. The fraternity also periodically sponsors field trips to accounting firms and corporations. Membership to this fraternity is restricted to accounting majors; however, all students can attend meetings and guest speaker presentations. The Beta Alpha Psi Banquet is held at the end of each spring semester and is attended by accounting faculty, staff, alumni and current undergraduate and graduate accounting students. In addition, many members of the professional accounting community attend the event. The banquet is held to honor outstanding accounting students, both current and former, and to induct new BAP members.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon is the international honor society in economics. Students who maintain a high academic record are invited to join the organization. Meetings and activities are held throughout the year and highlighted by the McMyler Memorial Lecture at the end of the school year.
The Wolstein Society was formed to recognize outstanding undergraduates who represent the spirit of enterprise as demonstrated by leadership, scholarship, community service and professional will, the prized attributes of effective and successful individuals. The organization is named in honor of Iris S. and the late Bert L. Wolstein, benefactors of Wolstein Hall, and supporters of undergraduate education in the Weatherhead School. All students with junior standing who meet a certain set of criteria are evaluated for membership. The group is overseen by a faculty and staff committee and has a faculty moderator. Members of the Wolstein Society are required to organize and participate in various activities aligned with the mission of the Society. The Wolstein Society inducted its first members in fall of 2006.
Case Marketing Association
The Case Marketing Association provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to undertake creative advertising and marketing experience by tackling projects for the Case community. Additionally, internal workshops and programs help build the skills of its members, and its AAF affiliation helps link its members to professionals within the Cleveland area.
Weatherhead Graduate Student Organizations
There are many opportunities for Weatherhead students to engage and further develop their leadership abilities. The first of these experiences begins in the classroom where students are expected to lead class discussions and group projects and challenge their colleagues to reach their full potential. Beyond the classroom, students have access to leadership opportunities in both the Weatherhead School and Cleveland communities.
Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA)
The Graduate Business Student Association and other student-run organizations design and manage multiple social, community and networking programs throughout the school year. Often students take the lead on new initiatives that shape the future of the school and the community.
The Consulting Club assists and empowers students with resources and opportunities in their preparation for a consulting career.
Entrepreneurial Venture Association
The Entrepreneurship Venture Association (EVA) is a student-run organization at the Weatherhead School of Management dedicated to channeling student activities toward the creation and growth of businesses in the Cleveland area and beyond. The goal of the EVA is to take a leadership role in transforming Cleveland into an active member of the new economy.
Finance and Investment Club
The Finance and Investment Club is a club designed to provide guidance to Weatherhead students pursuing a career in finance.
Health Systems Management and BioScience Club
The Health Systems Management and BioScience Club is a graduate student organization designed to promote understanding and awareness of the business aspects of medicine and health sciences. The mission of the HSMBC is to promote interaction between healthcare industry leaders and WSOM students.
The Weatherhead Marketing Club provides the graduate business community with opportunities to explore all facets of marketing. Our vision is to further the aspirations of Weatherhead students interested in a career in marketing.
Net Impact: Students for Responsible Business
Weatherhead Net Impact is a student-run body dedicated to creating an atmosphere where people can develop and expand their personal view of the role of business in society and their role as business leaders. This group provides an introduction to innovative business models, best practices, and cool companies that can make an impact.
Supply Chain Management Club
Supply Chain Management is all about delivering the right product at the right place, at the right time and at the right price. Supply Chain Management Association was founded to foster the talents that we have at Weatherhead School of Management to meet these challenges.
The Wine Society meets several times a year to sample different wines from around the world. These events are consistently well subscribed with representation from all degree programs.
Members of the Weatherhead School of Management Alumni Association include all alumni of the Weatherhead School’s graduate and professional programs. The association works to promote the welfare and advance the objectives of the school, and sponsors a range of activities and services for alumni and students to encourage professional development, provide for the exchange of ideas, and stimulate social interaction.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is a national scholarship honorary society in the field of business administration and commerce. MBA candidates whose academic performance is outstanding (usually in the top 20 percent of the graduating class) may be elected to membership in the Eta Chapter of Ohio, which was established at Case Western Reserve University in 1958.
Omega Rho is an international honor society founded in 1975 to honor academic excellence in operations research and closely allied intellectual disciplines. As a founding chapter of Omega Rho, the Case Western Reserve University unit recommends membership for students who have achieved high honors in the graduate program in operations research. The Department of Operations initiates chapter members annually.