The Coggin College offers a rich array of clubs and organizations, enabling students to get involved beyond the classroom.
Alpha Sigma Pi is a professional organization dedicated to the promotion and stimulation of greater interest in the profession of accountancy and to the encouragement of high scholarship and proficiency. The club sponsors numerous activities designed to strengthen relationships among students, faculty, and members of the business community. These activities include a social Fall and Spring terms, various speakers, and an awards banquet twice during the academic year. Outstanding students and faculty chosen by Alpha Sigma Pi are recognized at the banquet. Membership is open to all students, faculty, and alumni.
"Our goal is to develop a professional club that will allow students a chance to experience something not taught in the classroom."
The University of North Florida’s American Marketing Association Chapter gives its members the opportunity to increases their chances of achieving internships, employment, and real-world experience. We achieve these goals by coordinating professional and casual networking events, professional tours, guest speakers, and volunteer opportunities that focus on how to be successful in the marketing world. Additionally, create a relationship network for Marketing majors in the marketing community.
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. Here at UNF, our chapter is committed to making the students of the Coggin College of Business more professional, more knowledgeable and thus more successful. We recruit at the beginning of both fall and spring semesters. We look for qualified individuals who go above and beyond the expected and will increase the strength of our brotherhood.
Visit unf.dsp.org for more information about joining and upcoming events.
The purpose of the Economics Society at UNF is to further the interests of the UNF student about the field of economics. Through professional speakers, events and open forums we hope to enhance the knowledge of economic factors in the local, national and global economy. The Economics Society is open to all UNF students and is a great way to get involved on campus and within the community.
The Entrepreneur Society is here to bring the entrepreneurial minds of the University of North Florida together to collaborate and expand their minds on the topic of entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneur Society strives to serve students by providing networking activities with Jacksonville's entrepreneurs and through national collegiate conferences.
The Finance and Investment Society is open to all students interested in acquiring knowledge about banking, finance, and investment topics. The society offers many activities during the year including socials with the business community, various speakers, and an annual banquet. The Society sponsors the Updown.com Portfolio Trading Challenge and provides awards for the best student performers. FIS is among the top 5% of university finance clubs around the country according to the Financial Management Association (FMA). Each year, students are selected to attend the annual FMA Leaders’ Conference held in cities like Chicago, Denver, Washington DC, and New York. UNF FIS won the 2010 FMA Leaders’ Quiz Bowl. Students are automatically made members of the FMA and Association for Financial Professionals with FIS membership. Students from all disciplines are strongly encouraged to become active members of the Finance and Investment Society.
FBLA-PBL is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
The purpose of the UNF Latin American Business Club is to create space of investigation, discussion and encounter of Latin American business. The organization will study how Latin American business works, how it affects the Jacksonville community and the state of Florida, and connect its students with professionals in the North Florida area.
The mission of the National Association of Black Accountants is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in its successors. NABA UNF is dedicated to the academic success and professional development of Coggin College Business students through:
Open to ALL Business MajorsOpen to ALL Ethnic Groups
The mission of the UNF Financial Planning Association is to give students the opportunity to learn about financial planning, have exposure to financial planning professionals, obtain internship and employment opportunities, and develop leadership skills.
UNF's Osprey Sales Club helps UNF students prepare for a successful career in business. It's designed for students who want to start a professional selling career or who just want to learn best practices of business interactions with co-workers and clients.Members will learn the importance of sales as a fundamental business and life skill through guest speakers, hands-on opportunities, and superior access to careers in selling. As an active member you will practice and gain valuable knowledge on topics such as, networking, negotiating, business etiquette, public speaking, and body language. You will also learn how to sell your own talents and ideas when interviewing, on the job, and in your everyday activities.
Ben Hippeli, Club Advisor:
ROTARACT is an international program for young men and women ages 18 to 30 who believe they can make a difference. ROTARACT clubs provide an opportunity for young adults to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
ROTARACT was founded in 1968 by ROTARY INTERNATIONAL, a worldwide association of service-minded business and professional leaders. Today there are over 6,000 Rotary-supported ROTARACT clubs with more than 130,000 members in some 120 countries around the world. Clubs are either community-based or university-based. Our sponsor is Oceanside Rotary. This makes us true "partners in service" and key members of the family of Rotary.
The purpose of the Transportation and Logistics Society (TLS) is to promote, foster and encourage student interest in the field of transportation and logistics. TLS strives to accomplish this purpose by creating a relationship network for UNF transportation and logistics majors, promoting the growth of the program at UNF and enhancing members’ skills through shared professional experiences, fostering personal and professional growth among members, and by serving the University, the Coggin College of Business, the professional community of Jacksonville, and where possible, the nation. The Transportation and Logistics Society was voted UNF Club of the Year five times since 2003, most recently in 2018, among 207 student organizations.
The Osprey Financial Group is a student managed investment fund. The program, a two-semester commitment that counts as six elective credits, enables a select group of undergraduate finance and MBA students to manage a real portfolio as a professional investment firm. The real-world asset management experience begins with application and interviews to select 10 students for each academic year. The chosen students are administratively organized with officer positions and responsibilities. Teams analyze and present reports to aid in buy/sell decision making. There are sector analyst, economic, fixed-income, and technical analysis teams that all aid in the decision making process. OFG won the 2010 CFA Florida Investment Research Challenge.
Recruitment held annually in March.
Recruitment held annually in April.
The Coggin Executive Mentor Program is designed to enhance the classroom experience by linking students with leading executives for one-on-one mentoring. Mentors share career advice and valuable insight into the transition from college to work. Students build career networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.
Recruitment held at the start of fall and spring semesters.
Peer to Career (P2C) Mentors specialize in providing Coggin students with professional career services helping business students find and acquire great internships, work experience, and full-time jobs. Hand selected as Coggin’s most successful third and fourth year students, each mentor has completed at least one internship/work experience and desire to share their career experiences with you. Mentors have worked within high profile companies such as Citi, Crowley, SS&C Advent, FIS Global, UNF Office of Internal Audit, non-profits, and more.
The purpose of Coggin Delegation is to bring together domestic and international students in order to enhance cultural learning while studying at UNF. UNF domestic student members are able to welcome the international exchange students to UNF and help them adapt to American culture, interact with students from the country where they plan on studying abroad, and gain intercultural competencies that they might not otherwise get if they are not able to study abroad.
The FMA National Honor Society recognizes and rewards scholastic achievement and is the only international honorary specifically for students of finance. It is one of the highest academic honors that a student in finance can obtain.
Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist ; and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.
Currently, Omicron Delta Epsilon has 696 chapters located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Egypt, France, Kazakhstan, and United Arab Emirates. With such a broad, international base, chapter activities vary widely, ranging from invited speakers, group discussions, dinners, meetings, etc., to special projects such as review sessions and tutoring for students in economics. Omicron Delta Epsilon plays a prominent role in the annual Honors Day celebrations at many colleges and universities.
Dr. Mina Baliamoune-Lutzmbaliamo@unf.edu
In addition to Coggin clubs, students can join other clubs on campus. A full listing of current UNF clubs can be found on the Club Alliance page.
Coggin College of Business Student Code of Conduct
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