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Beacom Hosts Student Organization Fair Sept 13

Photo of Beacom student at speed networking. The Beacom School of Business hosts a student organization fair this Wednesday, Sept. 13.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota hosts a student organization fair this Wednesday, Sept. 13.

“The fair showcases the many ways business students can be involved on campus and develop critical skills that will make them more marketable when they begin their post–college job search,” said Chad Pinkelman, an academic advisor at the business school.

The event will run from 11:45 a.m - 2 p.m. in Beacom Hall. Some of the highlights of involvement in student organizations include meeting Warren Buffett, networking with employers, managing $1.4 million dollars of real money, attending national and regional conferences, providing consulting services to area businesses and more.

Student organizations in attendance will include: Coyote Capital Management, Financial Management Association, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Delta Sigma Pi, Society for Human Resource Management, Beta Alpha Psi, American Marketing Association, Beacom Consulting Group, Healthcare Executives Advancing in Leadership and Beta Gamma Sigma.


USD's Beacom School of Business was established in 1927 and has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. The leading business school in the region, Beacom’s programs are consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and others for its high-quality learning experience, student success, affordability, and high-caliber of faculty and students. Whether a student chooses face-to-face or online courses, Beacom’s programs emphasize real-world experience through professional organizations, quality internships and capstone projects.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News