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Student Clubs and Societies

Students in SPU's School of Business, Government, and Economics are active in clubs and organizations that enable them to engage in business and career seminars, social networking, volunteer opportunities, and more. Join in and discover the difference this kind of involvement can make in your business education.


If you're a major or minor in SBGE, or intending to major or minor in SBGE, you are automatically a member of BEGIN and are encouraged to attend BEGIN's many events.  (BEGIN replaced the former AUSBE club as the all-student club for SBGE students.

Beta Alpha Psi at SPU

Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is the national honorary society for students and professionals in accounting, finance, and information systems. Activities at SPU's chapter include visits from professors in the School of Business, Government, and Economics, as well as from local professionals.

The Political Union

The Political Union is the long-standing bipartisan student organization serving Political Science and other students.  Our officers invite you to get involved with this club this year.  For information on the Young Republicans or Young Democrats clubs, contact advisor Reed Davis at 206-281-2395.

Seattle Pacific University Student Investment Fund

Students, under the direction of Dr. Dan Hess, learn about investing by investing. The SPU Student Investment Fund is a student club that actively invests a portion of SPU’s capital in various markets, learning how to maximize its return, thereby gaining experience in this important branch of the finance discipline.


Rotaract is the student and young professional arm or Rotary International.  Dr. Joseph Williams, our dean, is the faculty sponsor for our Rotaract chapter at SPU. Our chapter is sponsored by the South Lake Union Rotary.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma (ΒΓΣ) is the international honor society for business programs accredited by AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Each spring, our top undergraduate and MBA students are identified and invited to be inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter at SPU. Beta Gamma Sigma is the business equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa in the liberal arts and sciences. We are proud to recognize our top scholars in ΒΓΣ.

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Does Business Matter to God?

Does Business Matter to God?

Yes, says Jeff Van Duzer, SPU provost and former dean of the School of Business, Government, and Economics. Read his award-winning article in SPU's Response magazine.