Student Clubs & Organizations
LIU Post’s Accounting Society was established in 1966. The Society acts as a liaison between students and the accounting profession. It provides opportunities for self-development, community service, and association among its members and professionals. The Society stimulates interest and cooperation in accounting and develops leadership skills within its membership. Each semester since its inception, it has sponsored meetings with speakers from the accounting profession. For over 10 years, the Society has been active in Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Additionally, past projects include visiting the homebound, assisting in food and clothing drives, and painting the homes of low income families. The Society is supported by the University and must report all of its activities to the Office of Student Life and Leadership Development.
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
At the student chapter level, the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) provides a network for students in health care and public administration to meet, exchange ideas and advance the goals of the ACHE on a local level. These goals include staying current on healthcare and public management issues, expanding healthcare and public management knowledge, and helping to shape the current and future environment of health care and public management. This is accomplished through educational seminars and meetings and professional publications and newsletters.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
The American Marketing Association is an organization on LIU Post that works to foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing. Its goal is to develop sound thinking in marketing theory and a greater knowledge of marketing principles.
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
Approximately 9,000 government and nonprofit administrators, scholars, educators, and students enjoy the benefits of membership in the largest and most prominent professional association in public administration. ASPA advances the art, science, teaching and practice of public and nonprofit administration through its programs and services and fosters core public service values including: accountability and performance, professionalism, social equity, and ethics at the local, national and international levels. Through its programs and services ASPA seeks to improve public service by helping members acquire the knowledge, technical skills and resources necessary to be excellent public servants.
Financial Management Association
The Department of Finance sponsors a student chapter of the Financial Management Association (FMA). Founded in 1970, the FMA has more than 4,000 members worldwide (academicians, senior executives, research analysts and financial market professionals). The FMA helps students transfer academic skills into professional skills by creating a challenging environment for students. Students participate in seminars as well as lectures given by financial executives who are experts in the various areas of finance. Various computer programs are also available to give students hands-on experience in investment management.