Minority Business Student Organizations
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Student Services provides advisement, encouragement, and funding support to 14 minority business student organizations. These organizations are designed to give attention to the particular interests, concerns, and challenges of minority students interested in business careers.
Minority business student organizations provide culturally and socially significant vehicles for the establishment of mentorship, career placement, and networking opportunities with local businesses, corporations, and over 46,000 College of Business alumni located nationally and internationally.
Our mission is to help our body grow professionally and individually through group exercises and informative presentations. In addition we host mostly Fortune 500 companies, as an opportunity for students to be exposed to corporations and possible internship/full-time opportunities.
The Black MBA Association (BMBAA) provides the supportive academic and social atmosphere that is necessary for incoming and continuing African American students to succeed in the Fisher College of Business programs. The organization assists students in their personal and professional development through innovative programs and activities emphasizing a commitment to excellence and community involvement.
The Chinese Business Professional Association (CBPA) works as a bridge between China and the U.S. The key purpose of CBPA is two fold: 1. Help people (faculty, staff, and classmates) in Fisher College of Business as well as people out of campus understand a real China, introduce Chinese culture, and promote business opportunities between China and other countries 2. Help Chinese students transfer smoothly to the life at Fisher College of Business, work as a culture community to organize relevant events, and collaborate with other Chinese associations at OSU and Columbus.
The Council of Black Students in Administration (CBSA) facilitates and promotes the academic, professional, and social development of black students interested in management and administration. The organization features successful black business persons offering valuable insight and social events designed to increase communication and interaction.
The Fisher Latino Graduate Association serves to increase the profile and opportunities for Latino students at the Fisher College of Business. Our goal is to encourage personal and professional development, provide support and assist its members in their academic development at the Fisher College of Business.
The FVA’s mission is to make Fisher the premier graduate business school for veterans in the country. They serve as liaisons to prospective students, as a support group for transitioning military students, and a networking organization aimed at connecting Fisher Vets with veterans in the community.
Fisher Business Students with Disabilities Association was created in 2012.
The Fisher Graduate Women in Business (FGWIB) organization acts as a forum to discuss and address issues relevant to women in business and build awareness of women in leadership positions.
Fisher Indian Students Association provides a platform for continuous dialogue and interaction among members with a goal of improving student life and enabling career opportunities for its members.
HBSA promotes the educational and professional careers of its members with an emphasis on the Hispanic minority population at the Ohio State University.
The IBC serves to provide MBA students with opportunities to meet, interact, and learn through events focused on international business and/or international locations and cultural themes. The organization also serves to facilitate the integration of international and exchange students into the Fisher community, and the interaction of foreign and domestic students in a social environment.
The Ohio State University Student Chapter of NABA shall unite through membership accounting students who have similar interests and ideals are committed to academic and future professional excellence, a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting profession.
The Out in Business Association was designed to meet the growing need for support, networking and awareness of the GLBT community within Fisher College of Business.
The mission of the Undergraduate Business Women's Association is to bring together students interested in business, and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, service, networking support and national recognition.