Delta Mu Delta
Delta Mu Delta is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through life-time membership. Visit the national website for more information.
The Xi Sigma Chapter of Delta Mu Delta was installed at Millikin University on February 23, 2017. The chapter's mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to cultivate and celebrate leadership and professional excellence, to advance the values of the society, and to serve its lifelong members. Membership is open to junior & senior Tabor students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Growing Your Network
We encourage our students to get involved in activities that help them to understand more deeply their chosen profession and that allows for professional networking. There are many professional organizations and associations that offer student members. While not an exhaustive list, we do offer the following suggestions for our students to consider:
- American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA): The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA), formed in 1938, provides opportunities for women in all fields of accounting and finance.
- International Federation of Accountants (IFAC): IFAC is a global organization, representing 2.5 million accountants employed.
- National Association of Black Accountants: Since 1969, this group has strived to on promote and develop minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance.
- The Professional Accounting Society of America (PASA): Since 2005, PASA has focused on entry-level and mid-level associates working at accounting firms across America.
- American Management Association: The AMA provides trainings and valuable resources to ensure business professionals stay knowledgeable in the competitive business world.
- American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS): The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) provides research and education and certification programs for supply chain and operations management professionals.
Digital Media Marketing
- American Marketing Association (AMA): The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in North America and is a resource that thousands of marketers utilize daily.
- The National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP): Since 1991, The National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP) has been committed to developing sales professionals to become leaders in the ever-evolving sales world.
- Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI): Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI) is the worldwide organization dedicated to connecting individuals in the sales and marketing arenas.
- Social Media Club: Social Media Club is a professional organization that promotes social media literacy. They work to develop industry standards and provide members knowledge of industry trends in the cutting-edge field of social media marketing.
- Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO): CEO empowers student entrepreneurs by giving them the business resources, networking opportunities, mentorship, and competition experience to succeed in the ultra-competitive entrepreneurship space.
- Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO):The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) is a global network working to enhance entrepreneurs’ abilities to be successful by learning and growing from each other’s knowledge and experience.
- American Bankers Association: Founded in 1875, the American Bankers Association represents banks of all sizes, supporting the nation’s banking industry and employees.
- The American Finance Association (AFA): The purpose of The American Finance Association is to promote the knowledge of financial economics.
- Association for Financial Professionals, Inc. (AFP): The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) serves treasury and finance professionals.
- CFA Institute: The mission of the CFA institute is to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.
Management Information Systems & Cybersecurity
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM): ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges.
- CompTIA: The world's leading tech association, CompTIA is a thought leader and an action leader. From their IT professional association to their leading certification programs, from original research to member communities and councils, their unparalleled programs set industry standards, foster skills development and generate knowledge and insight every day.
- IBM_MtM: IBM's Master the Mainframe program and competition allows students to get hands-on experience across a variety of technologies, to develop valuable skills, and earn digital badges - with no prior knowledge required. Master the Mainframe introduces all participants to enterprise systems and inspires interest in mainframe technology.
- ISACA: Incorporated as the EDP Auditors Association in 1969 by a small group of individuals who recognized a need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the new field of electronic data processing audit. Today, ISACA serves 145,000 professionals in 180 countries, who span several roles in assurance, governance, risk and information security.
First-Year Business LLC
Living Learning Community
The First-Year Business Living Learning Community (LLC) focuses on allowing students to build connections with their peers and the business faculty and staff by coming together to create a cohesive, dynamic community. Students will discover more about themselves while making memories during events like share your pet day, board game night, ultimate frisbee and movie night! Benefits of this LLC also include networking with recent MU grads and involvement in collaborative programming with student organizations across campus. Students can use their experience in this LLC to identify, develop and articulate a vision for their future as a leader in their passion area or field.
Requirements for living in the First-Year Business LLC: Be a first-year, full-time, degree-seeking student and be curious about how to prepare or create a future working life.
Learn more about Millikin's Living Learning Communities at millikin.edu/livinglearning.
Tabor Student Advisory Council
The Tabor Student Advisory Council (TSAC) is a student organization that acts as a liaision between the students & faculty/Dean of Tabor School of Business.
The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) is a nationwide student organization focused on informing, supporting, and inspiring college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunities through enterprise creation. The Millikin Chapter of CEO is formed by students from across campus with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. The leadership board is elected by the CEO members for a 1-year term. Among the several projects and activities organized and hosted by the students, we highlight the following:
- Movie nights: Once or twice a semester, CEO Millikin hosts the movie nights, when movies related to entrepreneurship and innovation are screened followed by pizza and insightful discussions about lessons from the movie for future entrepreneurs.
- Guest speakers: Discussion panels, round tables, TED like talks, and other events with external guest speakers and facilitators helps to bring useful advice from outside practitioners
- Competitions: CEO Millikin coordinates MU Pitch, a pitching contest where students apply for seed funding to kick off their social or business projects, annually in the Spring semester.
- CEO Annual Conference: Every year, in the Fall semester, CEO Millikin board members attend the CEO Annual Conference. In addition to attending several sessions and learning from inspirational keynote speakers, selected Millikin students participate in the Global Pitch Competition for a $15,000 award.
By joining CEO at Millikin students will have access to limitless opportunities to improve their entrepreneurial skills, get insightful learning for their businesses and increase the reach and quality of their network. If you are interested in joining, please contact Dr. Marcos Hashimoto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tabor Dean's Business Council
The mission of the Tabor School of Business Dean’s Business Council is to provide external perspective and review, as well as advocacy and support for the school’s programs, strategic direction, and overall objectives.
The objectives of the Dean’s Business Council include, but are not limited to:
- Advising the School, through the Dean, on issues that impact mission and strategy
- Serving as a sounding council on planning issues, new programs, and activities
- Identifying opportunities for students to interact with business, both public and nonprofit organizations, through internships, mentoring, and performance learning
- Serving as an advocate for the school’s interest with the external community and building important ties and connections between the Tabor School of Business and the community
- Bringing business executives into the classrooms and other close contact with students and faculty in both formal and informal settings.
- David Weatherford '81, Chair
- Jamie Gray '14, Vice Chair
- Nico Amoroso '08
- Dena Arendt '83
- Tony Douglass '05
- Wayne Dunning '83
- Sheri Eichelberger '83
- Louis Javois '88
- Amber Kaylor '06/MBA '16
- Trevor May '16/MBA '17
- Zane Peterson '11
- Bob Smith '75
- Kevin Stocks '13
- Bob Swartz '99
- Craig Witt '86
- Deb Youssef '84