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Student Clubs / Affiliated Organizations

Student Clubs

Economics and Business Club

The Economics and Business Club is open to all Lehman College students interested in learning about careers and other aspects of the economics and business world. Through guest speaker presentations, field trips, meet-n-greets, career workshops and other events, students are able to complement their academic experience with engaging career orientated activities. The club works closely with the Office of Career Services to develop students’ professional interests and put students directly in contact with relevant business professionals. By working together to organize club activities, students gain leadership skills and hone their abilities to work in a team.

Recent guest speaker presentations include:

  • Bruce Loeb, Former VP of Marketing for Pokémon USA
  • J. Walter Thompson Advertising Agency
  • Horizon Media
  • Ken Roman, author of Business Writing That Works

Field trips have included a visit to the New York Stock Exchange and to Bloomberg Headquarters in Manhattan.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Sanders deborah.sanders@lehman.cuny.edu
Student Officers:
President – Victor Trinidad victor.trinidad@lc.cuny.edu
Vice President – Edwin Marquez Edwin.marquez@lc.cuny.edu

To join the Economics and Business Club, sign up on our website.

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Pre-Business Club

The Pre-Business Club is intended for freshmen and sophomores who are undeclared and are considering declaring a major in business. Advantages of membership is to learn about program requirements, internship opportunities, meet with professional in the filed, participate in of-campus trips to organizations and receive guidance and tools to further research the business filed.

Students have great opportunities to build connections with alumni, professionals, and faculty and network with fellow students.

To Join or to receive more information please contact:

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, providing a national network for its members and affiliates. NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the APA community and represents the interests of over 40,000 attorneys and approximately 62 local APA bar associations, with practice settings ranging from solo practices to large firms, corporations, legal services organizations, non-profit organizations, law schools, and governmental agencies.

More information can be located at http://www.napaba.org. You can also contact the Faculty Advisor, Professor Murrell at fowler.murrell@lehman.cuny.edu.

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon is an International Economics Honor Society accredited by the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). 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 652 chapters located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Egypt, France, 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.

More information can be located at http://www.omicrondeltaepsilon.org. You can also contact the Faculty Advisor, Professor Corzo at mario.gonzalez-corzo@lehman.cuny.edu.

Affiliated Organizations

Urban Studies Group

The Urban Studies Group (USG) is comprised of a team of economics and business professors at Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY). We have a diversified academic and professional background, and specialize in areas ranging from financial services, urban and regional studies, health care, international issues, and organizational behavior. We provide consulting, strategic advice, and research services to local, regional, and national organizations in the private, public and non-profit sector.

  • Director: Dene Hurley, Ph.D. at dene.hurley@lehman.cuny.edu.
  • Members: Juan J. DelaCruz, Ph.D., Vassilios Gargalas, Ph.D., Mario Gonzalez-Corzo, Ph.D., and Angela Lebbon, Ph.D.

For more information, download our brochure here [PDF].

SHRM

Lehman College has been honored with a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapter. This is a wonderful accomplishment for Lehman College and the Department of Economics and Business, which will offer an empowering introduction to the field of HR for our undergraduate and graduate students.

SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. SHRM members have access to industry best practices, sample forms, policies and general HR information, timely legislative updates and the ability to ask specific HR questions. Students have the opportunity to receive SHRM Awards and Scholarships.

To receive more information about Student Membership with SHRM, contact Faculty Advisor, Professor Shirley Bishop at Shirley.bishop@lehman.cuny.edu.

ALPFA

ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 20,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos/Non-Latinos and building leadership and career skills. Membership is open to anyone who shares our values, vision, and mission.

Vision
ALPFA is the premier business organization for expanding opportunities for Latino/Non-Latino Leadership in the global market.

Mission
ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino/Non-Latinos leadership in the global workforce.

Values
• Professional Growth
• Integrity
• Culture
• Relationship Building
• Service
• Inclusiveness
• Teamwork
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  • President: Sayra Reyes
  • Vice President: Jie Lie
  • Secretary: Alba Cela
  • Treasurer: David Reyes
  • Chair of Membership: Reynaldo Cruz
  • Chair of Events: Jonathan Fried
  • Chair of Fundraising: Joel Arias
  • Chair of Marketing: Jun Chen
  • Community Outreach Coordinator: Nirel
  • Chapter Liaison: Carlos Martinez

Faculty advisers: Professor Ada Rodriguez, Professor Mine Aysen Doyran


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