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Our Mission

To serve and represent our fellow, past and future students in the program; to be a united and unifying force; to be the force that betters the program and augments the student experience; to facilitate relationship building; to close the communication circle.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Jones Graduate School of Business Jones Student Association for Professionals (JSAP) is to shape the future of the program by advocating for the rights and interests of the student body.

  • Create an atmosphere at the Jones Graduate School of Business conducive to fellowship and camaraderie that will promote interaction between and among students, and between students and the academic, business, and alumni communities.
  • Represent MBAP students before the administration, faculty, and staff on any and all issues deemed to be important.
  • Act as a liaison between students and the administration, faculty and staff, fostering communication and an open exchange of thoughts, concerns, suggestions, and ideas.
  • Increase transparency and accountability in administrative decision-making.
  • Raise student awareness of policies, procedures, and opportunities.
  • Bring student interests to the forefront of program development decisions.
  • Encourage and support student participation in program activities.