Association for Information Systems

The Association for Information Systems (AIS) is the premier professional association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems worldwide. It promotes the advancement of knowledge and excellence in the practice and study of information systems.

We offer educational programs that will bring together your technical expertise and business skills, while keeping you up-to-date on industry trends. As an AIS member, you will develop your professional skills and leadership abilities while building lifelong connections with people who have similar career goals.

For more information visit their BeInvolved page.

Advisor: Jeff May (mayjl@jmu.edu)

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honors society for accounting, CIS and finance majors. JMU's chapter is involved in numerous professional and service activities and sponsors many business functions around campus. Students who have declared one of these three majors, have attained at least sophomore standing, and have a 3.0 cumulative GPA may become candidates. To be initiated as a member, students must have completed one semester of upper level coursework in their major and have at least a 3.0 major GPA.

For more information visit their BeInvolved page or contat bap@jmu.edu.

Advisors: Sandy Cereola (cereolsi@jmu.edu) & Eileen Shifflett (shifflem@jmu.edu)

In September of each year Beta Alpha Psi hosts Meet the Firms, a recruiting event for accounting, CIS, and finance majors.  If your firm would like to be included in next year's event please email Eileen Shifflett (shifflem@jmu.edu)

International Telecommunications Education Research Association

Telecommunications involves the successful transport of voice, data, image, and video information over a distance. The mission of ITERA is the advancement of telecommunications science through excellence in research and education. Telecommunications science draws from multiple disciplines, including the management, technology and policy aspects of telecommunications. ITERA will work towards the development and advancement of telecommunications as an accredited academic discipline.

Advisor: Dr. Harry Reif (reifhl@jmu.edu

Women in Technology (WIT)

We are a group of faculty and students interested sharing a common interest in computing and technology. We do not restrict participants to any one discipline but are dedicated to promoting and supporting women in technology. Our members are drawn from Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Integrated Science and Technology, and Engineering, but other majors and interests are welcome. Activities range from invited speakers and touring local companies to playing with ALICE or in Second Life to bowling, hiking and the corn maze. Our service project will be working with local schools to increase interest in technology at the intermediate and high school levels.

Advisor: Dr. Dee Wiekle (weikleda@jmu.edu)

You can also visit their BeInvolved page.

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