Simon Business School

Diversity and Educational Clubs

As the 8th most diverse Full-Time MBA program in the nation, Simon’s dynamic student body represents cultures and ideas from all over the world. Diversity and educational clubs celebrate and educate the Simon community. Simon's diversity gives you an edge on understanding the global and connected world in which we work.

Latin American Students of Simon (LASOS)

Latin American Students of Simon (LASOS) provides our community with knowledge and exposure to the Latin American student community, region, and business environment. LASOS programming focuses on celebrating students’ Latin American culture, educating the Simon community, and career development and information exchange in partnership with other Simon clubs. LASOS plays an important role in supporting incoming students to adapt and adjust to life at Simon through a friendly environment. LASOS is open to all students interested in Latin economy, culture, and diversity.

National Black MBA Association - 730 x 400

Simon National Black MBA (SNB)

Simon National Black MBA (SNB) provides a forum for students who are interested in the issues concerning the economic advancement of African Americans in the United States. Our members participate in activities designed to promote and enhance professional, academic, and personal achievement. We accomplish our mission by offering excellent career guidance, professional development, mentorship, workshops, guest speakers, and volunteer and community service opportunities to our members. Throughout the school year, SNB members strive to enrich each club member's MBA experience, Simon Business School, the University of Rochester, and the Rochester community.

Simon Gay Straight Alliance - 730 x 400

Simon Spectrum

Simon Spectrum’s mission is to foster and build an inclusive community and safe space at the Simon Business School by allowing our members to blossom in both their personal and professional identities. Through programming, we provide the Simon Community with access to proper and relevant education surrounding LGBTQ issues as related to the workplace.  We engage with the greater University of Rochester and local LGBTQ community through volunteerism and philanthropy.

Simon United - 730 x 400

Simon United

Simon United encourages the Simon community to further their cultural awareness and attain a sense of tolerance and understanding. We foster unity within our community and the society, and help members appreciate and understand each other through our quarterly Broaden Your Horizons (BYH) event. BYH focuses on a specific region in the world and provides a platform for students to educate the Simon community on what life is like where they are from. Simon United points out the greater importance of curiosity, direct observation, contemplation, and self-evaluation in the process of forming ourselves as future business leaders.

Simon Women in Business - 730 x 400

Simon Women in Business (SWiB)

Simon Women in Business (SWiB) builds camaraderie among female students at Simon and provide the tools, resources, and personal and professional connections to help launch them into fulfilling internships and careers. SWiB’s partnerships with NAWMBA and Forté Foundation enhance their members’ professional resources and opportunities, while strengthening our community across Simon, the University of Rochester, and the Rochester region.



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