Student Organizations

We encourage all of our students to get involved in a student organization — whether in the Maine Business School or elsewhere on campus. UMaine has more than 200 student organizations, and MBS has ten. There is literally something for everyone. Our MBS student orgs are open to any UMaine student, regardless of major.

Accounting Club

The MBS Accounting Club is dedicated to promoting the accounting profession and the wide variety of career opportunities within the field. Community service and social events are an integral part of the mission of this student org.
Faculty Advisor: Charles Day

American Marketing Association (AMA)

As a member of AMA, you will advance your marketing skills, gain leadership experience, make connections with other MBS students, and network with professionals in the industry. The UMaine chapter of AMA is a member of a broader, nationwide organization.
Staff Advisor: Melanie Brooks

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools, the top 5% of business school programs worldwide. Membership is based upon scholastic achievement, and students are inducted twice a year.
Faculty Advisor: Grant Miles

Black Bear International Club (BBIC)

The MBS Black Bear International Club is for students interested in learning more about the importance of international business. Their goal is to connect with international businesses in Maine and learn how these businesses impact Maine’s economy and community.
Faculty Advisor: Stefano Tijerina

MBS Ambassadors

These outgoing students champion the Maine Business School to a variety of audiences and stakeholders through events, workshops, and other avenues. This is a paid position, and students must apply.
Staff Advisor: Melanie Brooks

MBS Corps

Help local nonprofits in a fun, casual, philanthropic-driven organization. MBS Corp works to develop our members’ leadership, management, marketing, and other business skills, all while making meaningful connections.
Faculty Advisor: Nory Jones

Sport Management Club

The Sport Management Club is a student-run career development organization. Members grow their professional network, learn more about industry opportunities, and volunteer at various professional sport events.
Faculty Advisor: Nick Swim

Student Portfolio Investment Fund (SPIFFY)

SPIFFY welcomes all students who are interested in investments. If you want to get a real taste of investment funds, SPIFFY manages $4 million in assets. We are student-run with many leadership opportunities.
Faculty Advisor: Sebastian Lobe

Undiscovered Maine

Undiscovered Maine focuses on sharing our great state with everyone. Their goal is to increase tourism and assist small businesses in the rural counties of Maine. Through their blog, we help local communities and businesses shine.
Faculty Advisors: Nory Jones, Manuel Woersdoerfer

Women in Business

Women in Business offers networking opportunities, education, professional development, and personal advancement to help the business students of UMaine ready to lead the next generation.
Faculty Advisor: Erin Percival Carter