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A student club, organization, or honor society is defined as any group
of students who organize themselves around a common purpose. All student
clubs and organizations must be approved by the Student Government Association
Senate. Senate approval allows clubs and organizations to use campus facilities,
publicize events, and petition the Student Senate for funding.
How to start a new club, organization or honor
If students wish to organize a new club, organization, or honor society,
they should talk with the Director of the Student Involvement Center.
Clubs and organizations must meet the following criteria for approval:
- Have a written constitution.
- Have a membership of ten or more students.
- Have a designated Methodist University employee as an advisor.
- Register with the Office of Student Involvement by filling out the
- Establish a SOC account with accounting for appropriate funding purposes.
(This will be done once the SOC Application is complete.)
Students wishing to organize a new club or organization can find the
appropriate forms and templates below:
Clubs, Organizations and Honor Societies who have to make a change to
their on-file paperwork can fill out the SOC
Account Agreement Update Form. This is used when groups have a change
in faculty/staff advisor, executive board transitions, organizational
name changes, etc.
Other helpful forms and templates:
The most active clubs, organizations, and honor societies are listed
below. Students may learn more about clubs in which they are interested
by contacting the faculty advisor for those clubs. Advisors' names and
phone numbers follow the general description of the Methodist University
Clubs. If a club is not listed below and is considered active, please
contact the Director of the Student Involvement Center.
The Methodist University Accounting Club offers accounting and non-accounting
students the opportunity to network with accounting professionals and
faculty. Students may become involved in local, state and national professional
accounting organizations. The Accounting Club is active in local community
projects, has guest speakers and regular meetings. This club is a good
source of first-hand information about the accounting profession, graduate
school, CPA requirements and a resource for any student thinking about
accounting as a career.
Dena Breece, 630-7275,
or Pamela Lauchengco, 630-7586,
African American Culture Society
The African American Cultural Society works for the enhancement of the
African American Culture on campus. The African American Cultural Society
works to sponsor, plan, organize, and implement various cultural-ethnic
activities to educate the greater community. The African American Cultural
Society supports the College's mission and affirms its commitment to diversity.
The organization works diligently to facilitate programs and to be an
advocate for diversity. The African American Cultural Society serves as
a forum for African Americans and other minorities to discuss sensitive
issues. The African American Cultural Society works to assist its members
and students with personal development, using our leadership experience
as tools for greater success. Qualifications-Membership in the
African American Cultural Society shall be open to all students who show
interest. The African American Cultural Society will conduct a general
election. Officers will be elected by a majority vote of present members
at the end of every spring semester; however, as there was not a majority
of students involved for the Spring 2013, elections will take place Fall
Sharonda Pugh, 630-7458,
Chi (National Honor Scholastic Society)
Alpha Chi inducts students from all academic fields. No students are excluded
from striving for membership. Alpha Chi inducts only the top ten percent
of juniors, seniors, and graduate students, insuring that the honor is
reserved for the very best students based on substantial part of their
Linda Gravitt, 630-7074,
Alpha Delta Pi (Greek Life Sorority)
more than 150 years, extraordinary women have called Alpha Delta Pi home.
Originally called the "Adelphean Society," Alpha Delta Pi was
the first sorority in the world and forged the way for women in the fraternity
system. Our founding took place on May 15, 1851 at Wesleyan Female College
in Macon, Georgia-the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees
to women. Throughout time we have consistently placed a high priority
upon scholarship, service to the community, and the personal development
of each of our members. Alpha Delta Pi joined the Methodist University
campus in the spring of 2008.
Elizabeth Cooper, 630-7674,
Kappa Delta (National Sociology Honor Society)
Alpha Kappa Delta seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship
in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other
social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the
human condition. The name "Alpha Kappa Delta" represents the
first letters of the three Greek words anthropon humankind), katamanthaneion
(to investigate thoroughly or to conduct research), and diakonesein (for
the purpose of service). Qualifications- Be at least a junior
(or 3rd year) student majoring or minoring in sociology, have completed
at least 4 courses (12 hours) in sociology, have at least a 3.3 GPA overall,
have at least a 3.0 GPA in sociology courses , and pay the lifetime membership
fee of $40.00.
Regina Smardon, 630-7088,
Lambda Delta (National First Year Student Honor Society)
Alpha Lambda Delta is a honor society, founded in 1924, for first year
university students who have achieved a 3.5 or higher GPA. The purpose
of Alpha Lambda Delta is to encourage superior academic achievement among
students in their first year at Methodist University, to promote intelligent
living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students
in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles
in society. Qualifications-First year students with 3.5 or higher
Jennifer Rohrer-Walsh, 630-7076,
Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice
Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate
students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students. The
Goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence;
community service; educational leadership; and unity. Students are afforded
the opportunity to participate in various academic conferences, symposiums,
and community projects. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor
Society which is a certified member of The Association of College Honor
Societies and affiliated with The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Qualifications- Baccalaureate students shall be enrolled in the institution
represented by the chapter, have declared a major, minor or equivalent
in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full time
semesters or its equivalent, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale,
with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in courses in criminal justice related fields
and rank in the top 35% of their class. A minimum of four courses of the
above course work shall be in the criminal justice field. Graduate students
shall be enrolled in a graduate program in criminal justice or related
field; have completed four courses; have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0
scale or rank in the upper 25% of their class.
Darl Champion, 630-7050,
Alpha Sigma Lambda (National Honor Society
for Adult Learners in Continuing Education)
Lambda recognizes the special achievements o adults who accomplish academic
excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. Qualifications-Student
members must have completed minimum of twenty-four (24) graded semester
hour credits and shall be matriculated students in an undergraduate degree
program in an institution that is regionally accredited in the U.S. or
recognized by the Ministry of Education in the country in which the program
operates. These college credits may not include transfer credits. All
twenty-four credits must be taken through and graded at the matriculating
institution and must be included in the student's cumulative GPA. At least
twelve (12) of the student member's total credits must be earned in the
Liberal Arts Sciences. If a student has not earned twelve Liberal Arts
Science credits within the twenty-four credits completed at the matriculating
institution, accepted transfer credits may be used to meet this requirement.
Student members shall be selected from the highest twenty percent of the
students who have twenty-four graded credits and are matriculated in an
undergraduate degree program. Student members selected must have a minimum
grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.
Linda Gravitt, 630-7074,
American Marketing Association
in the AMA connects you to marketers across all specialties to collaborate,
network, gain practical experience and empower your career. You'll get
industry knowledge and insights along with everyday resources that will
help you in the classroom and beyond. Your chapter will help you gain
valuable experience managing finances, people, projects and deadlines
- perfect leadership skills to highlight on your resume! Collegiate chapters
focus on professional development, community service and fundraising as
well hosting activities like Marketing Week, with marketing speakers,
etiquette dinners, open houses and more.
Mark Kendrick, 630-7046,
Association for Computing and Machinery
for Computing and Machinery (ACM). Was founded in 1947, and chartered
at Methodist University on the 12th of November, 2012. It is the world's
largest and most prestigious scientific and educational computing society.
It is a not-for-profit professional membership group. The organization
offers MU students the opportunity to be part of a professional organization
that is well recognized in the work force. Qualifications- You
must be a fulltime student at Methodist University. There is a membership
fee and yearly dues to belong to this organization.
Bing Qi, 630-7129,
Amnesty International Student Group
International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting
human rights. The goals of Methodist University's Amnesty International
Student Group are to create awareness about human rights around the world,
fight against injustice and oppression and to promote peace and equality.
Qualifications-Membership in the MU AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL is
open to all registered Methodist University students regardless of academic
major, race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age or disability. To qualify for membership in the MU AMNESTY International,
an applicant must be a registered student at Methodist University. Registration
verification is achieved with a valid student ID.
Shannon Ward, 630-7045,
Beta Beta Beta (National Biological Honor Society)
"is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated
to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and
extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research".
Methodist University is the Tau Zeta chapter. Qualifications-There
are two levels of membership: 1) Associate member, anyone with an interest
in Biology can be an associate member; and 2) Full member, must be a Biology
major (or minor), have completed at least three biology courses, hold
a 3.0 in your biology classes, and be in good academic standing.
Clay Britton, 630-7451,
Beta Sigma Phi (Greek Life Sorority)
We are an internationally recognized sorority that is committed to community
service and the well-being of others. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority has promoted
social contact, self-development, and spiritual fulfillment since 1931.
Our Greek letters represent Life, Learning, and Friendship. There are
over 12,500 chapters worldwide with a combined membership of approximately
Meetings are held twice monthly and social events are held throughout
the month. Our goal is to help the community through service each month.
We participate in activities such as the Cumberland County Agricultural
Fair, the Warrior Angels Run for Breast Cancer, Special Olympics, Founders'
Day, Stop Hunger Now, Operation Christmas Child and the Cape Fear Valley
Ryan Bowyer, 630-7292,
The Methodist University Biology Club is designed to bring students and
faculty together outside of the classroom. We have bi-monthly meetings
where we discuss new projects, interests, and ideas. In the past, we have
taken group trips to the zoo and aquarium. We also invite outside speakers
to lend insight into the different careers available in science. We are
involved in a number of projects here at the University and would like
to branch out to the community. No matter where you fit into the variety
of interest areas which together make up the broad field we call Biology,
you will enjoy and gain something from our club. Any Biology student is
eligible to join.
Matt Kesic, 630-7259,
Black Women United
An active, intensive year-long cohort experience designed to support,
retain, and develop Black undergraduate female students. Black Women United
(BWU) seeks to uplift, unify, and empower Methodist University Black female
students through developmental programming and resources that will help
Black female students build life skills that will enhance their academic,
social, career, and personal success. Qualifications- Black Women
United is a special student support program sponsored under the Office
of Multicultural Affairs. It functions in the same way as student organizations.
Membership is by invitation.
Sharonda Pugh, 630-7458,
Campus Ministry Leadership Team
The Campus Ministry Leadership Team serves as an advisory committee for
all Campus Ministry Clubs and Organizations. This committee is involved
in the planning, evaluation and vision for Campus Ministry. The leadership
team meets once a month to discuss activities and resolve issues. The
team is made up of all campus ministry student club and organization leaders.
Michael Safley, 630-7515,
and Donna Wilson, 630-7157,
Campus Ministry Work Team (Domestic/International
The Campus Ministry Work Team provides transformational experiences through
community service. The Work Team takes three annual service learning trips:
Fall Break - Domestic Trip, Christmas Break - International Trip, and
Spring Break - International Trip. All Methodist University students are
welcome to attend the trips, coordinated and led by the Campus Ministry
staff. Qualifications- All Students are welcome to become part of the
Campus Ministry Work Team. For more information on upcoming trips, please
visit the Campus Ministry office located in Chris's House.
Sam Morrison, 630-7062,
Club is an organization open to anyone with an interest in science, specifically
chemistry. The focus of this group is to raise awareness about chemistry
in everyday life in a fun and educational manner. Events include chemistry
magic shows, earth day projects, green chemistry events, fundraisers,
etc. Some events are held in conjunction with other groups such as the
Biology Club and the Math Club.
Stephanie Hooper Marosek, 630-7457,
Chi Delta Chi (Veterans/Family Members Honor
Chi is the Honor Society for Veterans and Military family members, non-traditional
students who have served their country and are attending MU while working
full-time jobs and raising a family. Qualifications- Chi Delta
Chi candidates must be members of SVA-MU in good standing and must have
achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Members are
usually inducted in their sophomore or junior year in the Induction Ceremony
which is held two days before each graduation day.
Randy Smith, 630-7174,
The Methodist University Chorale is the premier, choral ensemble of the
University. The ensemble consists of approximately 24-32 vocalists selected
through a voice placement process and performs traditional/advanced choral
literature from all periods. Once students are selected for Chorale, they
are members until they choose to leave, are removed, or when they graduate.
In addition to its regular concert schedule, the Chorale tours each spring
(Orlando, '09; NYC, '10; Atlanta, '11, Boston, '12, Orlando, '13). A yearly
scholarship of to $2,000 will be offered to people who are successfully
placed in the group. Rehearsals are from 5:00-6:30pm on Tuesdays/Thursdays.
Qualifications- Students who have been active in choral ensembles
in high school or college are encouraged to audition for this choir. Voice
placements for Chorale can take place at any time to fill necessary spots
in the group.
Michael Martin, 630-7153,
Club Managers Association and Resort Management
The Methodist University Student Chapter was given official status in
2011 at the CMAA World Meeting in New Orleans. As of now we have forty
(40) members in the Chapter. We have also two (2) Faculty advisers and
one (1) Sponsor Mentor and CCM, Brian Boss, who helps us and counsels
us on our major activities and industry related Educational Development.
We can emphatically say the CMAA is the organization that we have most
benefitted from. Members of our chapter attend every year at least two
students' educational sessions, The World Conference, and several local
and regional meetings. We participate also in golf activities sponsored
by member Clubs to raise funds for group activities. Qualifications-The
qualifications for membership are to be a student in the Reeves School
of Business with a concentration or a minor in Resort & Club Management.
The Registration fee is $50.00, half paid by Methodist University Resort
and Club Management.
Sharon Kendrick and Al Stratta, 630-7309,
The purpose of the MUCR is to promote general interest in politics among
the Methodist University community and to develop the means for increasing
involvement by MU students with local, state, and national political organizations.
MUCR members participate in political campaigns and assist with election
administration. Qualifications-Membership is open to any MU student.
Andrew Ziegler, 630-7488,
Computer Science Club
The computer science club provides an open forum where students from the
CSC Department, as well as students from any discipline on campus, to
come together and discuss the newest technology and concepts in the information
technology arena. The computer science club uses its platform to promote
safe and responsible computing amongst its members, and the exposure of
their talents to potential employers.
Bing Qi, 630-7129,
Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Association
The Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Association is an organization
designed to help those who are interested in Justice Studies. The organization
integrates those in several disciplines including Chemistry, Forensic
Sciences, Biology, and Justice Studies. Members are given opportunities
to learn and network with top professionals in fields like Law Enforcement,
Forensic Chemistry Biology, Forensic Psychology, and more both on and
off campus. One of the most active organizations on campus, CJFSA has
offered experiences like touring the FBI Academy, participating in the
Army Ten-Miler in Washington DC, touring North Carolina State Bureau of
Investigation forensic labs, and attending professional conferences all
over the country. CJFSA is designed to set our students apart from those
in other universities, giving Methodist University students an advantage
in a competitive job market. The organization is open to students with
an interest in justice studies and/or forensic science.
Dave Pauly, 630-7420,
Delta Mu Delta (National Business Honor Society)
Sigma Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society recognizes
and encourages academic excellence of business students at Methodist University.
The Chapter promotes higher scholarship and recognizes academic achievement.
Becoming a member of Delta Mu Delta is an honor indicative of earnest,
intelligent purpose and rewarding achievement. This should be a goal of
every person pursuing a degree in business administration at Methodist
University. Qualifications- Juniors and seniors in the Reeves
School of Business who have completed at least one-half of the work required
for the degree with a cumulative average grade record of 3.25 or better,
and who are in the top 20 percent of their college class in cumulative
average grades. Graduate students who have completed at least one-half
of the work required for the master's degree with a cumulative average
grade record of 3.6 or better, and who are in the top 20 percent of their
college class in cumulative average grades.
Pam Strickland, 630-7064,
Dr. Harvey Estes Society (Physician Assistant
The Dr. Harvey Estes Student Society serves as the official organization
for the Physician Assistant students of Methodist University. This organization's
purpose is to serve as an affiliated society of the American Academy of
Physician Assistants (AAPA), the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
(NCAPA), and act as an official liaison with other state recognized Physician
Assistant student societies, local medical societies, and community health
care providers. Members are to promote academic achievement and clinical
excellence, the role of the Physician Assistant as a member of the health
care delivery team, and to work toward the betterment of the surrounding
Fayetteville community. Students are to remain cognizant of current developments
in medicine and indefinitely strive to further their own medical knowledge.
Qualifications- All Physician Assistant students enrolled in
the Methodist University Physician Assistant Program are eligible for
Jennifer Mish, 630-7615,
offers an opportunity for students to obtain leadership and project management
training in various economic projects. Qualifications- Enactus
is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a cumulative G.P.A.
of 2.5 and above. Enactus members take part in national competitions for
trophies, cash prizes, and other awards.
Mark Kendrick, 630-7046,
Environmental, Occupational and Industrial
The Environmental, Occupational and Industrial Health Club will take you
places that are fun, like Disneyworld, as well as places with serious
professional learning opportunities, like the Federal Emergency Management
Administration headquarters in Maryland. The group is open to all majors.
Deb Branson, 630-7136,
The ethics bowl team is made up of students who develop ethical reasoning
and oral communication skills to work through difficult moral issues in
a debate-style competition. Although anyone can attend practice and contribute
to ethical discussions, only a team of four to six students will be selected
to compete in a statewide tournament, sponsored by NCICU, usually in February.
Qualifications- Any interested student may attend and participate in practice
sessions. If more than six students want to participate in a year, auditions
will be held to select six competitors.
J. R. Hustwit, 630-7514,
Exercise Science Club
The Methodist University Exercise Science Club promotes the acquisition
of the knowledge, skills and abilities required of personal trainers,
strength and conditioning coaches, fitness and wellness managers and educators,
and other exercise-related allied health professionals. Our activities
include attendance at local and national clinics and conferences, research,
social activities and community-service both for Methodist University
and the Fayetteville and surrounding communities. The Exercise Science
Club is open to all Methodist University students, faculty, and staff
who have an interest in exercise science.
Gray Lipford, 630-7450,
Fayetteville Symphonic Band
This is a concert band that meets on Monday nights from 7:00-8:30 throughout
the academic year. We perform concert band literature from the early 20th
century through current 21st century compositions. This ensemble is comprised
of Methodist University students and community members from all over the
Sandhills region. We perform four concerts each season. Currently, the
band has approximately 65 members. Qualifications- The only requirement
is that you must regularly attend rehearsals, and have prior wind-band
Daniel McCloud, 630-7673,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a weekly campus ministry event that provides
students, faculty, and staff an inviting atmosphere to fellowship and
worship in. FCA's goal is to plant the seeds of faith in every participant
that attends. Weekly messages from area ministry leaders, students, faculty,
and staff along with live music, create a faith based environment for
any and all to enjoy. We also host cookouts and other various activities.
You do NOT need to be an athlete to attend. Average attendance of 80 students
per week. Qualifications- Come one come all!
Chris Carter, 630-7062,
and Trey Such, 630-7025
Forensics and Debate Club
The Methodist University Forensics and Debate team invites student from
all majors to participate. The team is a member of the Collegiate Forensics
Association and actively competes in parliamentary debate and individual
event forensics at tournaments across the country. By participating in
MU forensics and debate, students can develop their public speaking abilities
while learning research skills, critical thinking and thoughtful expression.
Scholarships are available to students enrolled in the intercollegiate
Brandon Miller, 630-7653,
Gamma Sigma Epsilon (National Chemistry Honor
Sigma Epsilon is the national chemistry honor society that recognizes
excellence in chemistry among science majors. Qualifications-
It is open to any science major who has accrued at least 16 semester hours
in chemistry with a 3.0 GPA in those courses. There is a one time fee
of $50.00 that covers induction costs, honor cords, certificates, and
a lifetime membership in the society. Inductions are held in both the
fall and spring semesters.
Stephanie Hooper Marosek, 630-7457,
The Methodist University Golf Association (MUGA) is a student organization
for PGA Golf Management students. The MUGA provides events where students
learn the skills and gain work experience in their chosen career paths.
For example, the MUGA runs the tournament program for the Monarch Tour,
the Majors, and any other golf tournaments hosted on campus. In addition
to providing work experience for the students the MUGA also hosts many
fun events and golf activities targeted towards growing participation
in the game of golf and retention within the PGA Golf Management program.
Qualifications- To be an active member of the MUGA the student
must be enrolled in the PGA Golf Management program.
Robbie Fritz, 630-7689,
Health Care Administration Student Club (HCA)
The Health Care Administration Student Club is an organization of students
interested in Health Care, and seeking to enhance career opportunities
through networking with other students and professionals in the field.
Qualifications- Most of the membership comes from within the Health Care
Administration program, but others may join if interested.
Warren McDonald, 630-7116,
In His Grip
PGA Golf Management Fellowship is a non-denominational bible study/discussion
group for golf management students that meet weekly on Monday nights.
The group is student lead and covers a variety of topics thru small group
discussion, question and answer sessions, guest speakers and small group
study. The group also seeks opportunities to serve the campus, community
and surrounding area of North Carolina. Qualifications-Current
PGA Golf Management students.
Bob Bruns, 630-7180,
The Interfaith council is made up of students, staff, and faculty who
aim to increase inter-religious dialogue and awareness on campus. The
interfaith council plans student activities centered around Jewish, Islamic,
Hindu, and Buddhist holidays, among others. The council also coordinates
interfaith service projects. Qualifications- Any interested student
may join the interfaith council. The council is especially interested
in working with students from international backgrounds, and students
who identify with non-Christian religions.
J. R. Hustwit, 630-7514,
International Business Club
The purpose of the Methodist University International Business Club is
to increase awareness of global business issues; to develop and support
international outreach by Methodist University students; and to encourage
and support Methodist University student participation in business study
abroad and language/cultural immersion programs. The club invites speakers
to visit the campus to talk with students about their International Business
background, experience, and expertise. The club participates in international
outreach as well as selected community service events. Qualifications-
The International Business Club is open to all MU students with an interest
in International Business.
Mary Kirchner, 630-7048,
Iota Tau Alpha (National Athletic Training
Alpha was founded in 2005 by Troy University. We represent the Mu Chapter
and gained our charter in 2006. Being a member of this society shows your
dedication to academics and the field of athletic training. Qualifications-
Members are inducted annually but must maintain a high standard of academic
excellence. A 3.3 GPA within the Athletic Training Curriculum/Major is
required and a 3.0 GPA overall must be achieved in order to be invited
into the society.
Jenn Cuchna, 630-7143,
Kappa Alpha Omicron (International Interdisciplinary
Environmental Honor Society)
Omicron is the international student chapter and honor society of the
Interdisciplinary Environmental Association. K is for Kosmos - the universe,
A is for Anthropos - humanity, and O is for Oikos - house. Methodist is
the Eta chapter established in 2013. It is designed to become a hub for
networking across disciplines and countries. The group is open to all
interested students in an environmental field. Qualifications-
To be part of the group an individual must have a 3.0 or higher grade
point and be a sophomore or above. All qualified will be inducted in the
spring of each year and given a pin. Graduates will be provided with cords.
Deb Branson, 630-7136,
Kappa Alpha Psi (Greek Life Fraternity)
Alpha Psi Fraternity was founded on January 5th, 1911 at Bloomington Indiana,
on the campus of Indiana University. Ten astute men founded this fraternity
for the purpose of promoting achievement in every field of human endeavor.
The fraternity's core principles are focused on academic rigor, professionalism,
and volunteer service. This fraternity is open to all races and ethnic
backgrounds. Qualifications- You must be a male student, you
must be a fulltime student, you must have, and maintain a GPA of 2.5,
and you must pay initial fees with an application process.
Terry House, 630-7416,
Kappa Delta Pi (National Education Honorary
Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, founded by Dr. William
Bagley in 1911 at the University of Illinois, was established to foster
excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to
teaching. The founders chose the name from the Greek words to represent
knowledge, duty, and power. The organization continues to strive to meet
the changing needs of educators and their students, as well as provide
member educators resources and opportunities that encourage innovative
and best practices. Through publications, conferences, online resources,
networking of education leaders, and strategic partnerships, Kappa Delta
Pi focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of the profession
and its individual teachers.
Sue Godwin, 630-7060,
Kappa Sigma (Greek Life Fraternity)
Kappa Sigma fraternity is committed to fostering a close cooperative partnership
with all colleges and universities with existing chapters. Kappa Sigma
promotes academic achievement and assists each member to achieve his academic
potential. The fraternity promotes involvement in all aspects of campus
life. The creation of lifelong bonds is a primary benefit of fraternity
membership. As brothers, our members have an 61 obligation to have a caring
concern for the welfare of our members. Brotherhood is a lifetime commitment;
therefore, we encourage strong alumni-undergraduate relationships for
the mutual benefit of the students and alumni. We teach young men social
skills that will benefit them throughout their lifetime. The multitude
of leadership opportunities available through the fraternity prepares
members for success in their chosen careers. We organize well-rounded
programs and strive for excellence and quality in all undertakings.
Ryan Bowyer, 630-7292,
Lambda Chi Alpha (Greek Life Fraternity)
Chi Alpha was founded in 1909. Lambda Chi Alpha is an International Fraternity
that centers itself around seven core values. These values are: Loyalty,
Duty, Respect, Service and Stewardship, Honor, Integrity, and Personal
Courage. Lambda Chi Alpha was the first Fraternity to completely ban hazing
in 1972. Also, there are no "pledges" in Lambda Chi Alpha. Once
an individual joins, they become an Associate Member who are able to vote,
hold office, etc. The only thing that separates an Associate Member from
a full member is the Ritual.
Cu Phung, 630-7137,
This program provides students an avenue for personal leadership development.
Monarchs who are driven to acquire the knowledge, values, skills, and
practical experiences that will empower them for extraordinary leadership
should consider becoming a Leadership Fellow. Qualifications-
Participation is limited to those nominated and selected based on academic
achievement, exceptional character, and a commitment to engage in a rigorous
two to three year program of leadership development.
Andrew Ziegler, 630-7488,
The Lector Club supports students who wish to attend plays, concerts,
museums, lectures, tours and other cultural events.
Jennifer Rohrer-Walsh, 630-7076,
Linguasphere Foreign Language Club
Do you know how to say, "Every Monarch has a journey" in a foreign
language? You can learn that and more when you join Linguasphere, MU's
foreign language club. As a member, you can also explore other cultures
and their literature in their native tongue. Linguasphere members believe
in the importance of multi-lingualism and help provide the campus community
with events and activities that spread that belief.
Felicia Malissen, 630-7650,
The math club gives students the opportunity to meet monthly and discuss
topics, participate in events, and socialize around a math themed topic.
Daniel Bennett, 630-7456,
Men of Distinction
Men of Distinction seeks to uplift, unify, and empower Methodist University
Black Men through developmental programming and resources that will help
them build life skills, that will enhance their academic, social, career
and personal success. It is a safe space where students will be able to
come and discuss their personal and academic experiences, concerns or
issues they face as young Black Men on Methodist University's campus.
Qualifications- Men of Distinction is a special student support program
sponsored under the Office of Multicultural Affairs. It does function
in the same way as student organizations. Membership is by invitation.
Sharonda Pugh, 630-7458,
Men's Bible Study
Men's Bible Study is student led bible study that is designed to promoted
individual spiritual growth, communal fellowship and Christian understanding
through weekly discussion, prayer, fellowship and community outreach.
Men's Bible Study also hosts cookouts, praise nights and retreats. All
men are welcomed to attend.
Michael Safley, 630-7515,
Model United Nations
The Model United Nations (MUN) is student run organization open to all
actively registered Methodist students. MUN members participate in student
led conferences that simulate the actual workings of the United Nations.
These conferences are held in Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, New York City,
Washington, DC, and The Hague, Netherlands. The organization seeks to
promote conflict resolution, foreign diplomacy, critical thinking, leadership,
ethics, and awareness of the various cultures and nations of the world.
Frank Trapp, 630-7070,
National Association for Music Education
purpose of this organization is to make opportunities available to students
for professional development; acquaint students with the privileges and
responsibilities of the music profession; provide all members with the
opportunity to become acquainted with leaders in the music profession
through participation in programs, demonstrations, discussions, workshops,
seminars, and performances planned by the chapter, the North Carolina
Music Educators Association, and NAfME; assist the University in various
projects throughout the year; provide the opportunity to have contact
with collegiate members from other schools, and support local schools
in their own musical endeavors. Qualifications- Membership is
open to all students of Methodist University who are members of the music
program or would like to support music at MU. Any student who is enrolled
in an institution with a collegiate chapter and who is not employed full-time
in the field of music education is eligible for collegiate membership.
Each member is expected to participate in and support all chapter activities.
Michael Martin, 630-7153,
Methodist University Student Nurses' Association (MUSNA)
The purpose of the Methodist University Student Nurses' Association (MUSNA) is to provide pre-nursing and nursing students opportunities to engage in community service projects, develop leadership skills, and form lasting friendships. The MUSNA is a local chapter of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) and also serves to mentor the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitate their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources and career guidance.
Qualifications- Be either a pre-nursing or nursing student.
Cheryl Bearringer, 480-8449, firstname.lastname@example.org
Next Step Co-Ed Bible Study
Next Step is a co-ed bible study that is designed to engage students in
in-depth scriptural biblical study discussion. Students will go deeper
into scriptural teachings and encourage each other to practice God's word
in their daily living. All students are welcomed to attend.
Donna Wilson, 630-7157,
The Noblemen is open to all men in the University community from all disciplines
that love to sing and enjoy camaraderie through great music. Music from
every music epoch will be performed from serious to more pop/contemporary
a cappella forms. This ensemble is offered every fall and spring semester
(Tuesdays/Thursdays: 12:30-1:45pm), and satisfies the fine arts requirement
if enrolled for a minimum of three semesters. Qualifications-
Students who have been active in choral ensembles in high school or college
are encouraged to audition for this choir. Voice placements for Chorale
can take place at anytime to fill necessary spots in the group.
Michael Martin, 630-7153,
Novelties is the English Department Club. Every semester we offer the
opportunity for students to see a performance, either a film or a play,
based on a literary text. In the past, we've taken students to see local
performances of Lysistrata and Shakespeare's As You like
It at the Gilbert Theater, and we've also seen films like Beowulf
and Alice in Wonderland. We've also traveled to Greensboro for
the Triad Theater's production of Ibsen's A Doll's House. All
of these are free and open to all students. Qualifications-There
are no qualifications to be a part of Novelties. Though many students
are English and/or Writing majors, all students are welcome!
Emily Leverett, 630-7453,
Omicron Delta Kappa (National leadership Society)
Delta Kappa is a National Leadership Honor Society. The Omicron Delta
Kappa idea is three folds. We recognize accomplished juniors and senior
in areas of academic achievement, athletics participation, campus or community
service, and journalism. We bring together the most representative students
in all phases of collegiate life. Finally, we bring together members of
the faculty and student body of the institution on a basis of mutual interest
and understanding. Qualifications- Each semester, invitations
are sent to academically qualified juniors and seniors to apply for membership
to the national organization.
Cu Phung, 630-7137,
One Voice International Gospel Choir
One Voice International Gospel Choir is an organization under Campus Ministry
that performs musically in chapel services, local and national churches
and events throughout the state. The students meet bi-weekly for practice,
fellowship and business discussions. All students are welcome to become
part of the International Gospel Choir.
Donna Wilson, 630-7157,
Outdoor Adventure Club (CRIMP)
CRIMP provides structured and unstructured activities for students. We
have fitness classes, intramural sports, bowling, and local outdoor adventure
opportunities. The Nimocks Fitness Center has a basketball court, cardio
equipment, and weights. CRIMP strives to provide students with opportunities
to learn skills that will contribute to their physical, emotional, and
intellectual growth. Qualifications- The only qualification is your willingness
Rachael Holler, 630-7161,
The Center for Personal Development provides excellent opportunities for
students wishing to begin a career path in counseling and psychology.
Through the peer education program, students will gain training and experience
in the human service field. Applications for work study and volunteer
positions can be obtained by coming by the Center for Personal Development
in Pearce Hall.
Darlene Hopkins, 630-7150,
Phi Alpha (International Social Work Honor
Alpha Honor Society is an international honor society for bachelor and
masters level Social Work students, Social Work faculty and practitioners.
The Eta Rho Chapter at Methodist University was chartered in 1998. Each
local chapter formulates a service program to meet the needs of the local
community. Phi Alpha affords its members the opportunity to be in service
to people, earn scholarships and Service Awards. Qualifications-
Declaring Social Work as one's major, achieving sophomore status, completing
nine semester hours of Social Work courses, achieving an overall GPA of
3.0 on a 4 point scale and achieving a 3.25 GPA in required Social Work
Carla Fagan, 630-7699,
Phi Alpha Delta (National Legal Honor Society)
Phi Alpha Delta is National Legal Fraternity. It is for students that
are interested in the Legal profession. The Fraternity is also located
at all law schools as well as prelaw chapters such as the one at Methodist
Wendy Vonnegut, 630-7491,
Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)
Theta is the National History Honor Society. Membership is not limited
to history majors. Members of Phi Alpha Theta must pay $40.00 in dues
per year, for which they receive a subscription to the Honor Society's
publication, The Historian, as well as the Phi Alpha Theta newsletter,
which includes, among other things, calls for conference papers and book
reviews, which are helpful to undergraduates. Phi Alpha Theta also organizes
its own undergraduate and graduate conferences, both regionally and nationally.
Students who are members of Phi Alpha Theta are eligible to apply for
scholarships and awards sponsored by the Society. Qualifications-
Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4
courses) in History, achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in History and a GPA
of 3.0 or better overall. Only 3 credit hours of online, transfer, or
AP credits may be applied to the membership eligibility requirement.
Karen Kletter, 630-7079,
Phi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science
celebrates excellence in the study of Political Science. Qualifications-
Students must have completed at least 4 Political science courses and
have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and a Political Science GPA above
Chris Cronin, 630-7665,
The Photography Club is a club for students who are interested in all
aspects of photography. Qualifications- Be interested in photography.
Roxana Ross, 480-8408,
Physical Education and Health Education Club
The Physical Education & Health Education Majors' Club is designed
for Physical Education and Health Education majors, with teacher licensure
and non-teaching licensure, majors and minors. Additionally, the club
is open to any Methodist University student.
Kyristin Krist, 480-8452,
Pre-Physical Therapy Club
The Methodist University Pre-Physical Therapy Club meets once per month during the Fall and Spring semesters to provide educational opportunities for students interested in the career of Physical Therapy. Students may learn more about the Physical Therapy profession and gain exposure to all practice areas of Physical Therapy. Qualifications-Open to any student interested in the Physical Therapy profession.
Kathryn Novak, 480-8493, email@example.com; or Stacia Britton, 630-7476, firstname.lastname@example.org
Political Science Association
This organization meets most Fridays to discuss recent politics and to
design ways to engage the campus in political matters. Qualifications-
This club is open to any and all Methodist University students.
Chris Cronin, 630-7665,
Professional Tennis Management Association
As a professional tennis management (PTM) student, you are required to
be a member of the PTM Student Association; however, membership to the
PTMSA club is open to all Methodist University students interested in
joining the group. As a student organization we seek to encourage and
promote all aspects of the tennis industry. In the PTMSA students are
encouraged to pursue leadership roles on the club Executive Board or as
committee leaders (Education, social, public relations, and intramural
committees are offered through the association). Qualifications-
Must be a MU Student, Staff, Faculty Member.
Tom Daglis/Kaitlin Flaherty, 630-7484,
The Psychology Club is an organization whose purpose is to enable students
from any major to gain hands on experience with Psychology and to utilize
Psychology to improve the campus environment. The Psychology Club gives
students the opportunity to interact with the Psychology faculty, to visit
local sites relevant to Psychology and to participate in activities such
as National Psychology Screening days. Qualifications-Anyone
can be part of the Psychology Club. All are welcome.
Mark Kline, 630-7535,
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
Methodist University Residence Hall Association (RHA) functions as the
voice of on-campus residents, serving as a liaison between residents and
the administration. We do everything we can to enhance the living conditions
of Methodist University residential students through providing cultural,
educational and recreational activities. We work to inspire growth, leadership,
and involvement through the development of on-campus life. Qualifications-
Be a Methodist University student. Live on campus.
Tavares Hunter, 630-7249,
Rotaract members work to address their communities' physical and social
needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a
framework of friendship and service. Local Rotary clubs sponsor the Rotaract
Club, and Rotarians foster members' personal and professional development
through mentoring and partnerships. Rotaractors volunteer locally and
globally, build career contacts, develop leadership skills, network with
service-minded people worldwide, and make new friends and have fun. Come
join us! Qualifications- Membership is open to students aged
18-30 who are willing to make a difference in the world.
Dave Baggett, 630-7614,
Methodist University Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Club, is established
in order to enhance the quality of Methodist University ROTC Cadets. This
organization will provide an environment that promotes healthy socializing,
as well as honing the Scholar, Athlete, Leader trifecta that is required
of modern Army Officers by providing enriched atmosphere that promotes
cultural awareness, scholarship, and physical health. Qualifications-
Active membership is confined to students who are enrolled in a Methodist
University military science course, and active participants in the Methodist
Peder Miller, 630-7693,
Sigma Alpha Pi: The National Society for Leadership and Success
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.
Warren McDonald, 630-7116, email@example.com
Sigma Delta Pi (National Hispanic Honor Society)
Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad
Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), was established on November 14,
1919, at the University of California in Berkeley. The Society's purposes
are: 1) To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish
language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking
peoples; 2) To honor those who have made the Hispanic contributions to
modern culture better known in the English-speaking world; 3) To encourage
college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a
deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; 4) To foster friendly relations
and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of
English speech; 5) To serve its membership in ways which will contribute
to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society. Qualifications-
Students must have an all-around grade point average of "B"
or 3.0 in order to be eligible. Students must have taken at least 2 courses
taught in Spanish of either culture, civilization, history, literature
of the Hispanic world. The ceremony is offered every other year.
Cristina Francescon, 630-7082,
Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honor Society)
Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. A member of the
Association of College Honor Societies, it was founded in 1924 at Dakota
Wesleyan University. Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction
upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate,
graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the
accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields
of language and literature. Qualifications- Candidates for undergraduate
membership must have completed a minimum of two college courses in English
language or literature beyond the usual requirements in freshman English,
at Methodist University the 100-level sequence English classes. The candidate
must have a minimum of a B or equivalent average in English and in general
scholarship, must rank at least in the highest thirty-five percent of
his/her class, and must have completed at least three semesters or five
quarters of college course work (that is, candidates must be a junior
or a senior).
Whitney Larrimore, 630-7695,
Student Leaders at Methodist, our mission is to recognize first year students
with outstanding leadership potential; to encourage, motivate, train and
offer mentorship as they step into leadership positions in student government,
residential halls, and academic, athletic and other student organizations.
We identify potential student leaders through nominations by faculty and
staff. We train and motivate participants through leadership seminars
and workshops. All participants who successfully complete the program
are individually recognized at an Honors Dinner and are encouraged to
become a part of the Monarch Leaders of the 21st Century campus organization.
Heather Herring, 630-7404,
SmallTalk (Student Newspaper)
The smallTALK is Methodist University's student-run newspaper. The paper
is normally produced once every two weeks and is distributed at no cost
through various newspaper stands on campus. The smalLTALK covers local
and national news, Methodist University sports reports, has opinion sections,
a comic, and contributing articles. Qualifications- Anyone can
join the smallTALK newspaper, regardless of any previous journalism experience.
Ryan Bowyer, 630-7292,
Students for Social Change (Formerly SOJU)
SSC is a subcommittee of the Student Activities Committee that hosts campus events related to social justice issues. Signature programs include the Hunger Banquet, Cardboard City, and Take Back the Night. SSC seeks to provide an opportunity for students to discuss social issues and educate the community through interactive events. The group meets once a week. Qualifications- Members
must be a student, faculty, or staff member at Methodist University.
Aimee Boyd, 630-7242,
Social Work Club
The purpose of the Social Work Club is to unite Social Work Majors/Minors
and others interested in the profession together in an organization that
will provide support for members as a group, and provide services to the
community and to the student body. Qualifications- The candidate
must be a Methodist University student.
Mary Deyampert-McCall, 630-7698,
Sports Management Association
Is a student-run organization that hosts campus events related to sport
event management and other issues and activities within the sport and
entertainment industry. SMA seeks to provide learning experiences and
social activities that help prepare students to become leaders within
the business of sport. SMA events take place on the first Monday of every
month, and the group meets once a week. Qualifications- Members
must be a student, faculty, or staff member at Methodist University.
Greg Combs, 630-7660,
Student Activities Committee
Student Activities is responsible for the planning and implementation
of student entertainment and activities held on the Methodist University
campus. This includes comedians, novelty acts, homecoming, Spring Fling,
and movies. Our Student Activities program has been ranked in the Top
5 in the nation by Campus Activities Magazine for three of the
last four years. All full-time students are encouraged to participate
in this open organization. Involvement in campus programs and activities
is vital to a well-rounded education and directly influences students'
college satisfaction, academic achievement, and persistence toward graduation.
Doris Munoz, 630-7022,
Student Alumni Association
The mission of the MU Student Alumni Association (MUSAA) is to foster
a closer relationship between students and MU alumni, to promote school
spirit and traditions, to encourage student involvement in campus and
alumni events, and to support the goals and programs of the University.
Qualifications- Membership in the MUSAA is open to all students
enrolled at the University.
Landon Bentham, 480-8518,
Student Athletic Training Association (MUSATA)
The Methodist University Student Athletic Trainer's Association is an
organization for student athletic trainers accepted into the Methodist
University Athletic Training Program. It is an opportunity for them to
further their education by gaining leadership experience, participating
in volunteer and community activities, attending professional symposiums
and conferences and enhancing their teamwork and social networking skills.
Students participate in club fundraising events, community outreach, and
organize the annual Play 4Kay 4K run/walk to benefit breast cancer research.
Qualifications- MUSATA is open to any student accepted into the Methodist
University Athletic Training Program.
Hugh Harling, (910) 630-7418, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Athlete Advisory Committee
The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a group associated with the
Methodist University Athletic Department and comprised of only student-athletes
representing each of our athletic programs. SAAC is in charge of running
and maintaining various activities and community service events such as
reading at local elementary schools, project play day, Special Olympics
and our annual athletic awards banquet. Qualifications- To be
a member of the SAAC, a student must be an active member of one of our
university's athletic teams and be selected by the team to a representative.
Dennis Cox, 630-7150,
Student Government Association
The Methodist University SGA is composed of all full-time day students
as well as evening students who choose to pay the activity fee. The association
is governed by a constitution and directed by officers and senators elected
by the student body. The purpose of the SGA is to represent the students
to the University administration and design programs to meet the needs
of the students. All students are encouraged to participate in the programs
sponsored by the SGA and to provide new ideas for implementation. Meetings
are held weekly and are open to all students.
William Walker, 630-7152,
Student Veterans of America
is a student organization with the mission to support veterans in their
transition from a military lifestyle to achieve success in academia and
in their career field through a peer to peer network. In partnership with
community organizations such as Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of
Foreign Wars, Wounded Warrior Project and others, the SVA-MU participates
in fundraising projects to assist local and national veterans. Qualifications-
SVA-MU membership is open to active-duty service-members, veterans, ROTC
cadets and military family members as well as MU students, faculty and
staff who support the mission of SVA-MU.
Randy Smith, 630-7174,
The Treble Tones is Methodist University's all women choir. The purpose
of this organization is to enable members to work together cooperatively
in the pursuit of a positive women's choral experience, build relationships
within the community and on campus at Methodist University through choral
music, and to offer students a variety of repertoire that would enhance
their choral education experience within the Music Department at Methodist
University. Qualifications- Membership is open to all students
of Methodist University and with successful membership determined by audition.
Members are encouraged to study voice if schedules permit. However, they
are expected to learn music independently from rehearsals. Each member
is expected to participate in and support all scheduled activities.
Triple Threat Step Team
The purpose of this organization is to educate, entertain and expose the
students of Methodist University to the art of "step dancing."
Qualifications- Any current student, noncurrent student, and
(or) faculty/staff member of Methodist University is eligible for membership.
Sharonda Pugh, 630-7458,
Methodist University Student Ambassadors are among the most important
and visible students at Methodist University. The main job of a student
ambassador is to support the admissions staff by giving hour-long tours
to prospective students and their families. These individuals tend to
be very active in the Methodist community and are able to share their
student life experiences with visiting families. *All student ambassadors
are trained by an admission staff member upon hiring. Qualifications-
Prospective ambassadors must first apply and interview with a team of
admissions staff. Ambassadors must: Be enrolled as a full-time, day, undergraduate
student in the given semester. Be available to work at least 2 non-consecutive
hours per week. Be available to work at least 2 Saturdays per semester.
Be actively involved in campus activities. Provide exceptional information
about the Methodist University campus, and its facilities. Maintain a
positive attitude. Be warm and friendly with prospective families at all
Trey Such, 630-7025,
it is a Methodist University student club that offers safe, non-prejudiced
help and support for people interested in learning more about LGBTQ topics.
They offer weekly meetings, support groups, guest speakers, educational
topics, and fun activities.
Kelly Walter Carney, 630-7376,
and Sharonda Pugh, 630-7458,
Walk By Faith, Live By Faith Co-ed Bible Study
Walk By Faith is a student led bible study that promotes bible based Christian
study. The goal is to equip students through biblical studies and fellowship
that can be practiced in day-to-day living. These students meet weekly
for scripture study, discussion, pray and fellowship. This co-ed bible
study will also host cookouts, praise nights and campus events. All students
are welcomed to attend.
Donna Wilson, 630-7157,
Women's Bible Study
Women's Bible Study is a group of women who meet each week to grow in
their relationship with Christ and one another. It is led by students
and open to all students, faculty and staff at Methodist University who
would like to learn more about Christ and Christianity and/or become part
of a Christ-based support system. The acronym JOY, which is the motto
the group strives to live by, stands for Jesus first, others next, yourself
last. Women's Bible Study also hosts cookouts, praise nights and retreats.
All women are welcomed to attend.
Jan Turner, 630-7361,
The Young Democrats is a politically charged group that is interested
in making significant contributions to the political landscape. The group
has an obvious political leaning, although differing opinions are welcomed
as intelligent discussion helps us move forward. An interest in politics
is required. Qualifications- There is no prerequisites to joining
the MU Young Democrats other than an interest in political ideologies
and philosophies. Differing opinions are welcome.
Ryan Bowyer, 630-7292,
was created to honor women who have a common commitment to Methodist University
through their service, leadership, and respectable character. The purpose
of The XIII is to recognize women who have made outstanding leadership
contributions to Methodist University, Fayetteville, or the State of North
Carolina. Each year, the current order will select thirteen women for
induction into the next order of The XIII. Membership includes 10 active
members (current juniors), 1 alumnae member, 1 faculty/staff member, and
1 Summa Honoraria. Selection into The XIII is a prestigious and celebrated
honor given only to the most outstanding women at Methodist University.
Qualifications- Women must be nominated by faculty, staff, or
members of The XIII and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Charlotte Brown, 630-7242,