Student Organizations

Here is a list of the student organizations and clubs that you can join while at NWU. Many of these clubs and organizations participate in the Involvement Fair the first week of classes. Meet other students involved in the groups and learn more about the organizations. Or come by the Center for Student Involvement and we can talk about the organizations and connect you to the student leaders of the group.

Are you really into something, but don't see a club for that? Good news! You can start your own club. The process is simple. Just fill out the online Student Organization Registration form and the Center for Student Involvement can help you navigate the quick steps to gain recognition and build membership.

Student Organization President/Advisor Description
Alpha Mu Gamma
(Language Honorary)
Amanda Loeske  
American Chemical Society
dat [at] (David Treichel) The American Chemical Society (ACS) gives students the opportunity to broaden their interests in the chemical field through interactions with the chemistry faculty and other related majors. The organization emphasizes the gain of new knowledge related to the profession in activities such as speakers, tours, and of course many social events.
American Choral Directors' Association
bbb [at] (Boyd Bacon) ACDA is an organization dedicated to the fostering and enrichment of choral music. Membership is open to all students with an interest in choral music, but is particularly valuable for students who wish to pursue a career in choral music or music education.
American Red Cross Club
(Special Interest)
Caitlyn Skuodas
Karri Sanderson
Athletic Training Students Association
Jacob LaMarche
Samantha Wilson
ATSA functions to promote active improvement in the athletic training educations and service, and encourage students' participation in athletic health care at NWU. It also helps to promote and encourage collaborative relationships with students and professionals of other associations dealing with health care disciplines. ATSA stimulates professionalism among students and all other members.
Beta Beta Beta
(Biology Honorary)
Maggie Bianco Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary, serves to stimulate interest and investigation in biological sciences and to promote dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences. Regular members of Tri-Beta are students majoring in Biology who have completed at least 16 hours of biology courses, maintaining a biology GPA of 3.4 and an overall GPA of 3.2. Associate members of Tri-Beta are students of any major that have completed at least 8 hours of biology courses with a biology GPS of 3.0. New members are inducted each Spring. Major typical events include: guest speakers in the biological sciences, volunteer activities within the community, social activities that promote collegiality and bonding, and the Annual “Behind the Scenes” Zoo trip.
Biology Club
Biology Grad School Club
Dr. Gary Gerald The life sciences encompasses many diverse and exciting sub-disciplines. Students interested in pursuing a career in science are invited to join the NWU Graduate School Club. We are a campus organization designed to help students understand how to select and apply to graduate school and our meetings focus on sharing and reading current scientific papers as well as bringing seminar speakers to the NWU campus.
Blue Key
(Male Honorary)
jskirry [at] (Justin Skirry)  
Campus Crusade for Christ
(Faith Organizations)
Rebecca Biodrowski
CRU is passionate about putting the Gospel within arms reach of every student on campus. CRU meets weekly for fellowship, worship, and looking at practical applications of the Bible. This organization is nondenominational and open to all students.
Cardinal Key
(Female Honorary)
rar [at] (Rita Ricaurte)  
Civic Choir
(Special Interest)
Colleges Against Cancer
(Special Interest)
  Simply put, we are here to help eliminate cancer. We celebrate life, share hope, and save lives. Through events like Relay For Life we are able to make a difference in the fight against cancer and help the American Cancer Society continue to make advancements in cancer research. We try to build awareness throughout campus and give students opportunities to become involved in ways that interest them.
Delta Mu Delta
(Business Honorary)
  Delta Mu Delta is a national honor society for majors in Business Administration. Membership is by invitation only and is based upon completion of one-half of the work for the degree, a GPA of 3.25 in all courses taken, and being in the top 20% of your class (junior or senior).
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
(Faith Organization)
cvoyches [at]
Derrick McKenzie
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is open to all students at NWU. The purpose is to provide a time for Christian fellowship among students.
Future Business Leaders of America/Phi Beta Lambda
(CBA Honorary)
Ray Romero Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a chapter of the international nonprofit education association, Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL). FBLA-PBL is the oldest and largest national organization for students preparing for careers in business and has over a quarter million members and advisers worldwide. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs, and to help students prepare for professional careers in business. The NWU chapter of PBL works to accomplish these goals by giving students the opportunity: to assume leadership positions at the campus, state or national level; to attend local, state and national leadership conferences; to participate in PBL competitive events that help to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are part of today’s business curriculum; to hear and meet leaders in the local business community by hosting speakers on a regular basis; and to participate in community service activities.
Gender Advocacy Place Jinni Barak
Hailey Bird
swortman [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20the%20GAP) (Gerise Herndon)
The Gender Advocacy Place exists to empower people of all genders and sexualities within the Wesleyan Community through programs, educational resources, referral services, and raising awareness. It is a safe, apolitical office, staffed by student volunteers, committed to fostering knowledge about sexual health and gender equality in our campus community.
Global Service Learning
(Special Interest)
Gwen Plouzek
Randy Knox
Global Service Learning (GSL) is composed of a small group of intentionally diversified students who bring different gifts to the ongoing work of service learning on a local, national and international level. These students demonstrate a commitment to global citizenship and service and a willingness to engage in meaningful group and personal reflection and exchange. During the past year, Global Service Learning has served in Nicaragua; Denver, Colorado; and locally at Friendship Home, the Salvation Army, the People’s City Mission, Clinic With a Heart, Nebraska AIDS Project, and Heartland Big Brothers / Big Sisters, among others.
Green House Project Ty Garner
Terry McGinn
Health and Human Performance Club

Tamra Llewellyn
History Club
Steve Willls History Club is an organization that serves as a social gathering for those interested in history. History Club participates annually in the Progressive Dinner hosted by the History Department Staff, aids with History Day in the spring, as well as social gatherings of analyzing historical movies, one local day trip, and one weekend trip to a designated city for historical adventures. History Club is open to all students of Nebraska Wesleyan.
  (Accounting and finance)
Inter-Fraternity Council
(Student Government)

ckeitges [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20IFC) (Chase Keitges)

mdilley [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20IFC) (Mindy Dilley)

The Inter-Fraternity Council is the governing body of the Greek fraternities at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
International Justice Mission (NWU Chapter) (Special Interest) Sarah Hunter  
International Relations Organization
(Special Interest)

yiwasaki [at] (Yoko Iwaski-Zink)
The purpose of International Relations Organization (IRO) is to provide an opportunity for the U.S. and international students to interact and to educate each other, exchanging ideas and learning about each other's customs on the campus and in the community.
Intramural Sports
(Intramural Teams)
Mary Yori  
Kappa Delta Pi
(Teacher Education Honorary)



Kappa Mu Epsilon
(Mathematics Honorary)
merdmann [at] (Melissa Erdmann) Kappa Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honor Society at Wesleyan, is a national organization founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students. Membership in KME is based on both class rank and GPA in mathematics classes. Each spring there is an initiation to induct new members.
Knitting Club Brianna Bankson
Rachel Pokora
Lambda Pi Eta
(Speech Communication Honorary)

Megan Johnson

Patty Hawk

Lambda Pi Eta is a national Communication Studies honorary. Students qualify for membership based on outstanding academic performance. One goal of the honorary is to help students further develop their interest in academic and professional aspects of the field of communication as well as their knowledge about further graduate study.
Love Your Melon (Special Interest) Jacie Hain  
Math Club
Carter Lyons
Melissa Erdmann
Math Club is a group that organizes fun activities and events around math. It is open to everyone on campus, regardless of mathematical ability.
Meeting of Students Addressing Intercultural Concerns
(Special Interest)
Thao Pham
Lisette Torres
The purpose of MOSAIC is to educate, celebrate, and support. We are dedicated to celebrating different cultures from around the world as well as addressing issues of discrimination on our campus and educating people about these issues. We encourage students that our interested in learning about other cultures and students who want to act as a social change agent to join this group.
Mental Health Club
(Special Interest)
Kylie Hopkins
Rachel Pokora
Mixed Media Art Club
Merissa Boyer
sberkele [at] (David Gracie)
Mu Phi Epsilon
(Music Honorary)
  Mu Phi Epsilon is an international honorary organization for musicians who show excellence in their art, academics, performance, and in the fellowship of music. The organization is select and nominates people for the organization in the spring with members being able to continue membership even after graduate and for the rest of their careers. Most importantly, Mu Phi Epsilon promotes the advancement of music in the community, nation, and the world along with the ideas of Music, Friendship, and Harmony.
Music Educators National Conference
  MENC is a group of dedicated music majors who focus on the different aspects of improving their knowledge in music education. This group is not exclusive to only music education majors, but encourages those in similar fields to participate.
Music Reflection Group John Spilker  
NWU Catholic mtremain [at] (subject: Information%20request%20about%20NWU%20Catholics) (Mikayla Tremain) NWU Catholic is a community of students at Nebraska Wesleyan who work to grow in our faith through various speakers and events on campus. NWU Catholic provides a safe place for Christians seeking to pursue Christ at Nebraska Wesleyan.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
(Economics Honorary)

Omicron Delta Epsilon is an international honor society in economics. Organized in 1915, it now has 560 chapters including those in South Africa and Egypt. Membership tells the world that the recipient has attained significant achievements in economics.
Order of Omega
(Greek Honorary)
mdilley [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20Order%20of%20Omega) (Mindy Dilley)  
Panhellenic Council
(Student Government)
mdilley [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20Panhellenic%20Council) (Mindy Dilley) The Panhellenic Council is the governing body of the Greek sororities at Nebraska Wesleyan University. The council is composed of two delegates from each chapter along with officers responsible for governing across sororities.
Phi Alpha Theta
(History Honorary)
  Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. Phi Alpha Theta seeks to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.
Phi Epsilon Kappa
(Health and Human Performance Honorary)

pdp [at] (Pat Pettit)
PEK is a national professional fraternal honorary for individuals engaged in or pursing careers in health, physical education, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine and sport management. PEK is a group of people who are banded together by friendship and common interest in an organization of their own creation. A member is a member for life and professional fraternities render benefits to their members throughout their lives in the form of valuable friendships and professional as well as social contacts. The Nebraska Wesleyan chapter, Delta Upsilon, was founded on April 27, 1997.
Phi Gamma Mu
(Social Science Honorary)
Phi Kappa Phi
(All Academic Honorary)
Philosophy Club
Pi Sigma Alpha
(Political Science Honorary)
rco [at] (Robert Oberst)  
Pre-Law Club Kate Richerson
Larry Ruth
Pre-Health Club
(Special Interest/Academic)
Tiana Peterson
Ziomara Jurado
cjm [at] (Cindy Marolf)
The NWU Pre-Health Club is a campus organization designed to help students understand the professional school application process, provide health-related information, and offer unique opportunities to undergraduate students enrolled at Nebraska Wesleyan with interests in pursuing a career in health and health-related professions.
Pride Alliance
(Special Interest)
nmazour [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20Pride%20Alliance) (Nic Mazour)
Lisa Wilkinson
The purpose of Pride Alliance is to provide support for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning members of the Wesleyan community and the community at large, as well as their allies. Pride Alliance will create and promote activities that are inclusive and provide education, dispel myths, and work against hatred and discrimination in hopes of creating a safe and welcoming environment for all members of the Nebraska Wesleyan community.
Psi Chi
(Psychology Honorary)
  Psi Chi was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is awarded to undergraduate and graduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the qualifications.
Psychology Club
Amanda Reicher
Dr. Rachel Hayes and Dr. Amy Ort
Psychology Club sponsors lecture series speakers, and is active in the Great Plains Students' Psychology Convention, the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, and the NPS-PERK Convention. Throughout the school year, Psychology Club hosts various social events where psychology students and professors get to know each other. Psychology Club also provides panels of graduate students and professionals in psychology to help younger students understand the complex science we call psychology.
Residence Hall Association
(Student Government)
spollock [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20RHA) (Stephanie Pollock) Individual residence hall government
Sigma Pi Sigma
(Physics Honorary)
rwf [at] (Robert Fairchild) Sigma Pi Sigma is a society that honors outstanding scholarship in physics, encourages interest in physics among students at all levels, promotes an attitude of service of its members towards their fellow students, colleagues, and the public, and provides a fellowship of persons who have excelled in physics.
Sigma Tau Delta
(English Honorary)
  Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, was established in 1924. Its purposes are (a) to confer distinction for high achievement in English language, literature and writing in undergraduate, graduate, and professional work, (b) to promote interest in literature, writing and the English language on local campuses and their surrounding communities, and (c) to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects. The Kappa Xi chapter was installed at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1978. Chapter members are eligible to apply for Sigma Tau Delta scholarships, participate in international conferences, and submit original written work for publication in The Rectangle (the organization’s literary magazine) or The Review (a critical journal).
Sigma Theta Tau
(Nursing Honorary)
Society for Human Resource Management
(Special Interest/Academic)
lhughes [at] (Larry Hughes) SHRM is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society's mission is to serve the needs of Human Resource professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. The NWU Student Chapter provides activities that build knowledge of the Human Resources field while helping students develop valuable leadership and organization skills. The NWU Student Chapter is sponsored by LHRMA (Lincoln Human Resources Management Association).
Society of Physics Students
rwf [at] (Robert Fairchild) The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association explicitly designed for students. The only requirement for membership is that the student be interested in physics. SPS helps student members transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community by giving them skills including effective communication and personal interactions, leadership experience, establishing a personal network of contacts, presenting scholarly work in professional meetings and journals, and outreach services to the campus and local communities.
Sociology/Anthropology Club

swortman [at] (Susan Wortmann)
Spirit Squad tlange [at] (Terry Lang) The Nebraska Wesleyan Spirit Squad is a symbol of team pride and school spirit. Comprised of a cheerleading squad, a dance team and mascot, the Spirit Squad represents the University at athletic events and other campus functions. The squad's goal is to build public support for the University and fan support for the Prairie Wolves athletic teams.
Student Affairs Senate
(Student Government)
Kaity Klein
Kate Richerson
parmstro [at] (Pete Armstrong)
The Student Affairs Senate (SAS) is the governing body for students whose purpose is to enact legislation to enhance student life. SAS strives to protect the academic and social rights and responsibilities of students and promote diversity, while laboring to guarantee the freedom of students to be informed about every aspect of their University. SAS acts as a liaison between students, the administration, faculty, and Board of Governors for the further advancement of Nebraska Wesleyan University.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
(Special Interest)
izeff [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20the%20Student-Athlete%20Advisory%20Committee) (Ira Zeff)  
Student Education Association of Nebraska
Mikayla Nelson SEA is an affiliate of the Nebraska State Education Association and the National Education Association. It is a campus organization for students preparing to teach who want to belong to, and benefit from, a professional organization of teachers.
Student Investment Group
(Special Interest)
Thom Jackman The Student Investment Group (SIG) has been active since the 1970s. SIG took its current shape in 2005. Generous donations from alumni and friends have created a several hundred thousand dollar portion of the University endowment that undergraduate finance students manage. SIG students must analyze the economy, industries and securities and then make decisions on how the portfolio will be allocated.
Student Nurses Association Kelsey Chapek
Kellie Long
The Pack
(Special Interest)
Richard Janda Nebraska Wesleyan has a campus internet-radio station, known as "The Pack". Students can volunteer to host air-shifts featuring music, talk or sports formats that can be heard world-wide through the "Tune In" app. "The Pack" is student-radio by and for the NWU community. More information can be found at
The Yip
(Student Newspaper)
McKena Kelly
Renee Jackson
jrs [at] (Jim Schaffer)
The Yip is Nebraska Wesleyan's student newspaper. It is published eight times each semester. The Yip is published by and for the students of Nebraska Wesleyan University. The Yip accepts letters and guest columns as well as paid advertising. The newspaper is intended to accurately and fairly inform its readers of items of importance and interest to the Nebraska Wesleyan community.
Theta Alpha Phi
(Theatre Honorary)
Wesleyan Improv Club Monte Monteleagre
Cassandra Hunt
Model UN Kellly Bauer  
University Band
University Choir
Bill Wyman The Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir is a select 54-voice ensemble, more than half of whom are music majors. The choir is recognized throughout this country and internationally for performing excellence and regularly presents a varied repertoire rich in global diversity.
Wesleyan Alumni Student Association
(Special Interest)

rhadley [at] (Rachelle Hadley)
The purpose of the Wesleyan Alumni Student Association (WASA) is to connect and build relationships between students and alumni through networking and socializing. WASA collaborates with other organizations to maintain of spirit and tradition on campus.
Wesleyan Communication Association

dfw [at] (Dave Whitt)
The Wesleyan Communication Association (WCA) is an organization in which mainly communication and business students participate, however, students of all disciplines are encouraged to join and attend several meetings through out the year to have the opportunity to listen to and to network with several communication and business professionals. They also participate in activities sponsored by the Communication and Theatre Department. WCA is a great way for students to get to know each other as well as their options for internships and post-graduate plans.
Wesleyan Entertainment Board
(Special Interest)
dphillip [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20WEB) (Dani Phillipsen)
ksanders [at] (Karri Sanderson)
Wesleyan Entertainment Board (WEB) is an organization which coordinates campus events. Events inlude Sunday Fun Day, Screen on the Green, Coffee House concerts, and more.
Wesleyan IT Students
jlk [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20WITS) (Jay Kahler) The Wesleyan IT Students work to improve technology experiences on campus for students, faculty, and staff and serves to connect Computing Services with the larger campus.
Wesleyan Student Fellowship
(Faith Organizations)
ebousson [at] (subject: More%20information%20about%20Wesleyan%20Student%20Fellowship) (Eduardo Bousson)  
Wesleyan Theatre Company

mreese [at] (Mike Reese)
Wesleyan Theatre Company is the theatre honorary group comprised of well-rounded and involved students in all elements of theatre. WTC is open to all students on campus who are interested in working on major productions or laboratory theatre productions. WTC hold open auditions for students who enjoy acting, constructing costumes, building scenery, working in the box office, designing/applying make-up, running lights, providing sound effects, gathering properties, ushering, handling public relations and advertisement for NWU productions. For those who are devoted to keeping the art of theatre alive on this campus, please contact the WTC President or visit our webpage.
Wilderness Adventure Club
(Special Interest)
Taylor Zitek
Dr. Jerry Bricker
Life is best experienced in the great outdoors! The Wilderness Adventure Club (also known as the Outdoor Club) exists to give students the opportunity to get outdoors (most of the time!) and explore nature. Camping, snow skiing, and watching the sandhill crane migration are a few of the activities that we plan in the upcoming months. The club is open to all NWU students, the only real requirement for membership is wanting to get off campus to see the beauty of the Nebraska landscape.
Yoga Club Alli Thorn
Martha Tanner
Young Democrats
(Political Interest)
  Young Democrats is composed of students who support the Nebraska Democratic Party. This organization coordinates and supports activities to aid the state's Democratic Party.

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