Other Clubs & Organizations

Students walking on campus

Art & Science of Nature Club

The purpose of the Art and Science of Nature Club is to engage, enrich, and empower Methodist University. Its students and community in order to promote a peaceful and a understanding of environmental awareness through art and science.

Stephanie Teasley, (910) 630-7086, steasley@methodist.edu


Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is to improve the quality of life for black students on campus and increasing human relations between all students. The Black Student Union benefits the university community because it provides opportunities for cross-cultural awareness and appreciation for a diverse community of students.

Dr. Antoinette Bellamy, (910) 630-7257, abellamy@methodist.edu


Community Engagement Fellows Program

The Center for Community Engagement offers MU students opportunities to participate in time-limited, problem-solving, community-based internships. These internships enable individual students to gain experience in the job market.

Students who desire greater opportunities for further experience will be able to participate in the new Community Engagement Fellows program which provides students an opportunity to expand their existing knowledge, skills, and leadership experiences around community engagement, and to apply their education in the development of a project that directly addresses campus and/or community impact areas.

Rev. Kelli Taylor, (910) 630-7515, ktaylor@methodist.edu

Community Engagement Fellows Program Web Site


Global Ambassadors

Global Ambassadors is a student-buddy program made to bridge the gap between international and domestic students. Students are encouraged to foster intercultural exchange among the MU community. Students from any background are welcome to join and participate in become a mentor to incoming international students. Global Ambassadors plan and carry out events and activities to provide support to new international students. We create leadership, global education, and community engagement opportunities to all MU students. We promote global education, as it creates an opportunities for integrating international and domestic students and fosters intercultural exchange among staff, faculty, administrators and members of the local community.

Qualifications: Anyone is welcome to join; just pick up an application in the International Programs Office.
Lyle Sheppard, (910) 630-7225, lsheppard@methodist.edu

Global Ambassadors Web Site


Hispanic Club

MU Hispanic Club aims to integrate the Hispanic students to promote mutual understanding among the Methodist University community in order to enrich knowledge of the diversity of the Hispanic culture.

Dr. Javier Pabon, (910) 630-7073, jpabon@methodist.edu


International Club

The MU International Club aims to promote awareness of international cultures. The International Club fosters friendly exchange of ideas, practices, and traditions among MU students, staff, faculty, and members of the local community. The MU International Club hopes to create an environment whereby all members of the MU community respect and celebrate all culture around the world.

Dr. Cristina Francescon, (910) 630-7082, francesc@methodist.edu

International Club Web Site


Leadership Fellows Program

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.
Dr. Andrew Ziegler, (910) 630-7488, aziegler@methodist.edu

Leadership Fellows Program Web Site


Lector Club

The Lector Club supports students who wish to attend plays, concerts, museums, lectures, tours and other cultural events.

Dr. Jennifer Rohrer-Walsh, (910) 630-7076, jrwalsh@methodist.edu


Photography Club

The Photography Club is a club for students who are interested in all aspects of photography.

Qualifications: Be interested in photography.
Alicia Kuch, (910) 630-7652, dkuch@methodist.edu


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.


Rotaract

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, (910) 630-7614, dbaggett@methodist.edu


SL@M

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.

Jay Carroll, (910) 630-7091, jcarroll@methodist.edu


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 for several years in the Top 5 in the nation by Campus Activities Magazine. 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, (910) 630-7022, dmunoz@methodist.edu


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.
Doris Munoz, (910) 630-7022, dmunoz@methodist.edu

SGA Web Site


Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans Association logoSVA-MU 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, (910) 630-7174, randys@methodist.edu


University Ambassadors

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 two non-consecutive hours per week. Be available to work at least two 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 times.
Indya Addison, (910) 630-7025, iaddison@methodist.edu
Taylor Murphy, (910) 630-7485, tamurphy@methodist.edu


Unseal It

Unseal It logoUnseal 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.

Dr. Kelly Walter Carney, (910) 630-7376, kwaltercarney@methodist.edu