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Academic Clubs and Organizations


Alpha Nu Omega: Alpha Nu Omega is a constituent of the Student Nurses Association of South Carolina and the National Student Nurses’ Association, Inc.

Art Club: The Art Club is open to graphic design majors, studio art minors and other majors.  Members of the club apply visual arts and design toward service projects, which might include painting murals, working with kids in art and selling works of art to raise funds for charities. The club participates in activities such as watching art-related movies and taking field trips to museums and art galleries.

Athletic Trainers Club: Athletic Trainers is a club for athletic training majors which supports various health fairs and activities throughout the University and community.

Communication Club: The Communication Club creates opportunities for students to participate in many facets of communication such as panel presentations, CSU radio/TV developments, public relations, performances of literature, public speaking and journalism. The Communication Club is open to all students in addition to communication majors and minors.

Future Teachers Society: FTS develops professional growth and appreciation for the teaching profession and stimulates the highest ideals of professional ethics and attitudes.  Members of FTS are undergraduate or graduate students who have declared their major or minor in education.  This group participates in many service activities, such as the Lowcountry Heart Walk, the Summerville Miracle League and the Go Red for Women.

Kappa Kappa Psi: “Kappa Kappa Psi, a national honorary band fraternity, operates primarily as a student service and leadership recognition society whose chief aim is to assist the director of bands in developing the leadership and enthusiasm that is required of his/her band. The honorary nature of membership is based on our premise that ‘it is an honor to be selected to serve’ this band, its department of music, its sponsoring institution and the cause of band music in the nation's colleges and universities.”

Kinesiology Club: The Kinesiology Club is primarily for kinesiology and physical education majors but is open to all students who are interested in careers in activity-based professions such as physical education teaching, physical and occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise science, corporate wellness and personal training.  Club members participate in civic events and campus wellness activities and are encouraged to attend state and regional professional meetings.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon: The purpose of Lambda Alpha Epsilon is to provide undergraduate students with the academic and occupational resources needed to be successful in the various aspects of the criminal justice field. Students enrolled in a course of study in criminal justice are eligible to apply.

Music Therapy Club: The Music Therapy Club actively increases campus and public awareness of the music therapy profession. It strives to expand and enrich academic knowledge and experiences on-campus and in the community.

Prepharmacy Club: The Prepharmacy Club is for students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy or pharmaceutical research.   The club sponsors guest speakers from pharmacy programs who discuss career and educational opportunities. The club participates in service projects such as Operation Christmas Child and their main service project, working with a local children’s center. 

Students in Free Enterprise: SIFE is an international organization that mobilizes university students around the world to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders.

Sociology Club: The Sociology Club consists of sociology majors, minors and students who are interested in exploring sociology and sociological ideas.  The sociology club seeks to explore, understand and study human society for the purpose of service and to promote human welfare through the association of a fellowship group interested in developing scientific knowledge that may be applied to the solution of social problems.

Spanish Club: The Spanish Club members possess a desire to learn about Spanish and Hispanic culture.  Knowledge of the Spanish language is not required.

Theatre Club: The Theatre Club seeks to expose students and the surrounding community to theatre beyond the plays produced on campus.  There are opportunities to write, create and serve through theatre arts including trips to schools, improvisation and play presentations.