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Our student body is actively involved in a number of clubs and activities outside the classroom. This involvement enhances the overall learning experience and encourages the collaborative spirit fostered at the Graziadio School.

For more information about student club involvement and leadership opportunities, please email Student Engagement and Success at pgbs.ses@pepperdine.edu.

Student Clubs

  Graziadio Christian Business Society

Purpose: The Graziadio Christian Business Society ("GCBS") is a faith-based organization with the goal of cultivating a Christ-centered community that supports and equips leaders to follow Jesus in the business world. The GCBS is inclusive to anyone interested and consists of current students, alumni, faculty of the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. The GCBS is led by its student officers, and Dr. Robert Woodcock, the Spiritual Life Officer.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit the Graziadio Christian Business Society on The Peppervine.

  Graziadio Women's Business Association

Purpose: The Graziadio Women's Business Association (GWBA) is a Pepperdine Graziadio Business School professional club that actively cultivates Best for the World Leaders by supporting, challenging, and empowering women to thrive in the business world. By engaging the community through innovative initiatives and thoughtful programming, the Women's Business Association promotes meaningful connections, diversity, and gender equity.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join this club, visit the Graziadio Women's Business Association on The Peppervine.

  Pepperdine Real Estate Association

Purpose: We are a dynamic and diverse association, passionate about developing our real estate expertise through academic achievement and impactful relationships within the Pepperdine & Global Real Estate communities. Our goal is to establish a solid foundation for the MS in Real Estate program through communication, respect and support. We are the voice of our program, for our program.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit the Pepperdine Real Estate Association on The Peppervine.

  Net Impact

Purpose: Net Impact is a global leadership organization committed to nurturing an extensive and influential network of current and future business visionaries who believe in making a profit while affecting a positive social and environmental change. Pepperdine Net Impact Chapter aims to create an added competitive advantage for the students by providing practical tools and knowledge on how to maximize positive business impact. It is a platform for business innovation and unique networking opportunities. Pepperdine Net Impact Chapter hosts renowned speakers, hands-on workshops, networking events, company tours and provides an opportunity to attend the annual National Net Impact Conference. Chapter members closely collaborate with Pepperdine's Certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy, a nationally renowned program for its robust curriculum and the annual SEER Symposium featuring industry leaders and other executive level speakers.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit Pepperdine Net Impact on The Peppervine. For more information on Net Impact Central and to see all the benefits of becoming a member, check out www.netimpact.org.

  Entertainment, Media, and Sports Society

Purpose: An organization for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Entertainment, Media, and Sports industries. Participate in monthly meetings, listen to guest speakers, collaborate with fellow students, and network with industry insiders.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit the Pepperdine Entertainment, Media, and Sports Society on The Peppervine.

  Marketing Club

Purpose: The Marketing Club celebrates our members' passion for marketing and prepares them to excel in their chosen career paths by providing opportunities for professional development, career exploration, and networking within the Marketing community across all industries.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit The Marketing Club on The Peppervine.

  Graziadio Veteran's Club

Purpose: The Purpose of the Graziadio Veteran's Business Club is to improve the quality of the lives of its members. The club is open to all Pepperdine students.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit the Graziadio Veteran's Club on The Peppervine.

  Finance Club

Purpose: The Finance Club will connect students to organizations and individuals within the various fields of finance. This club desires to allow students to better network, obtain knowledge on fields outside of the immediate and direct courses of Finance provided by Pepperdine University, but also to encourage leadership and personal development.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit The Finance Club on The Peppervine.

  Outdoor Club

Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to introduce a variety of outdoor skiing, hiking, mountain biking, sailing and a variety of other outdoor activities in the interest of introducing Pepperdine students to nature and making them more well-rounded students. This club will aim to instill better leadership qualities in all of our students through education and exposure to a variety of challenging and exhilarating outdoor sports.

Connect With Us: For more information or to join, visit The Outdoor Club on The Peppervine.

 

Student Organizations

  Graziadio Student Advisory Board

Purpose: Facilitated by the Office of Student Engagement and Success, the Graziadio Student Advisory Board (GSAB) is an advisory body that provides a representative student voice on matters involving the student experience outside the classroom, including allocation of the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (PGBS) Full-Time Student Activity Fee and the development and implementation of student-focused programs, initiatives, and services.

As stakeholders in their Graziadio student experience, GSAB members develop a significant level of expertise and insight into the administration of PGBS co-curricular programs, processes, and services, and advise PGBS staff and administrators on matters that directly impact the current and future student experience.

GSAB members are selected by Student Engagement and Success staff based on an application and interview process.

Connect with Us: For more information or to apply for membership, visit the Graziadio Student Advisory Board on The Peppervine.

Apply Today: Student Engagement and Success accepts Graziadio Student Advisory Board (GSAB) applications on a rolling basis as space is available.  

  Graziadio Student Ambassadors

Purpose: The Graziadio Student Ambassadors (GSA) is an association that provides a student voice on matters involving any prospective student activity or experience. As participants in the graduate student body experience, members develop a significant level of expertise and insight into the administration of Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (PGBS) co-curricular programs, processes, and services, and advise PGBS staff and administrators on matters that directly impact the student recruitment process.

GSA members are selected by Enrollment Engagement staff based on a recommendation and application process.

Connect With Us: For more information or to apply for membership, visit Graziadio Student Ambassadors on The Peppervine.