Student Organizations

Northeastern's entrepreneurial spirit is manifested in the multitude of student-run organizations and clubs. Today, the largest student organization at Northeastern is the Entrepreneurs Club. While the club in its current iteration was founded in 2006, student clubs related to business, marketing, and entrepreneurship date back to at least the 1980s.

In their strive for inclusivity at Northeastern University, Black students founded clubs and organizations throughout the university's history to offer support and professional development to Black students at Northeastern. One of these was the Black Business Student Society, which held its inauguration presentation on February 21, 1980. Shirley Coverdale and Henry Sypher gave a presentation on "Business Opportunities for Blacks in the 1980's." Other clubs and organizations included the Black Engineering Student Society, which held annual fashion shows in the 1980s and 1990s, and the Northeastern University Minority MBA Association. On April 22, 1989, these three organizations co-sponsored the university's First Annual Minority Business Student Conference.