ABSA'S THREE PILLARS
Even though we have 'Asian' and 'Business' in ABSA, our organization is open to all students, races, and majors interested in gaining something from the club whether that be a place to grow and develop professionally, a group of friends, or a way to give back to the Houston community.
The Asian Business Student Association at University of Houston leadership team is known to give many members a leadership experience where the current team of the semester are expected to work and support each other for all the events.
Our OD (Officer-Director) Team consist of a President and 6 Vice President for 6 different department - Corporate Relations, Operations, Finance, Public Relations, Member's Relations, and Marketing. Each department has 3 directors that each have a responsible role to bring a successful semester for ABSA.
The Asian Business Student Association was founded by a group of former officers of various reputable University of Houston organizations (i.e. Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Society, Finance Association, MISSO, etc.) with the shared goal of providing guidance to the Asian-American community within the Bauer College of Business and the University of Houston.
Our initiative began with a shared dream of fostering a community that would provide the resources necessary to enable students to become active leaders within their community not only academically and socially, but also professionally.
The Asian Business Student Association at the University of Houston is the premier professional student organization founded on the principles of professionalism and philanthropy. Our mission is to provide guidance to our members as they integrate themselves into the corporate world by exposing them to various industries and career opportunities. Our corporate sponsorships allow us to host various workshops and events that develop our members into strong candidates for internship and career opportunities.
Although our main purpose is to help young Asian-Americans integrate themselves into America’s corporate culture, we value diversity and welcome all ethnicities. We continually strive to foster an environment of networking and provide our members with a sense of camaraderie and community in the University of Houston.
We aim to assist the Asian community within the University of Houston as well as the International business students studying abroad international from Asia adjust to the university life and integrate them into the American business culture. We envision that our network of Asian-American business student will encourage future generations to find their paths to successful careers.
WHAT DOES ABSA OFFER?
ABSA offer workshops to improve yourself professionally. Interviewing, resume-building, 30 second speech, business etiquette you name it!
Participate in our Case Study competition. Case Study is a great way to step out of your comfort zone to work with a team and analyze and present a solution to a particular case.
Join a family in ABSA and have a mentor(s) who will push you to be your best and build long lasting friendship within your family and ABSA
Come join ABSA volunteer with multiple organization like Houston Food Bank to help support the local communities!
Alumni Night is served for past members and current members to come out and interact and learn more about how alumni came to be today.
Wolffest happens annually in mid end of spring semester. UHABSA helped one of the participating team helped sell WingsStop to UH student.
Family Field Day
One the biggest events UH ABSA has to offer! Family Field Day (FFD) is a day where all four families -Elgin, Cullen, Calhoun, and Scott - go head to head and attempt to win first place for their respective family.
Our General Meeting 2 filled with love, laughs, and all around fun. Watch friends show off their talents and go for the highest bid! Who knows? Maybe you'll find your soulmate here.
Conclude months of fun and hard work with our end of the semester banquet! Celebrate everything you've accomplished, join us in honoring our graduates, and find out which family won first place along with the announcement of the new O/D Team!