Academic Clubs and Organizations
Alpha Nu Omega: Alpha Nu Omega is the local chapter of the South Carolina Student Nurses' Association (SCSNA) and is open to all prenursing and nursing students. The mission statement of Alpha Nu Omega is "professional growth and outreach." SNA hopes to promote the educational and professional growth of its members to help prepare them for entry into the nursing profession and to reach out to help our community and campus. It sponsors programs and activities of interest to students throughout the year. This chapter is also active in state and national activities.
American Criminal Justice Association: Alpha Sigma Theta, CSU's chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association (Lambda Alpha Epsilon) has grown tremendously in the past three years, from a membership of three students to more than 45 active members.
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 Association: The Communication Association creates opportunities for students to participate in many facets of communication such as panel presentations, CSU radio/TV developments, public relations, public speaking and journalism. The Communication Association is open to all students in addition to communication majors and minors.
Enactus: Enactus, an international organization, connects business students with academic and business leaders. Entrepreneurial projects seek to transform opportunities into sustainable progress for communities.
Future Teacher's Society: The Future Teacher's Society is a campus organization of teacher education candidates. The group hosts meetings which are open to members and nonmembers. FTS programs have featured creative skits, videos and guest speakers such as the S.C. Teacher of the Year in conjunction with the South Carolina Teaching Fellows program. In addition, teachers, principals, assistant principals and children's book authors have also shared their stories and inspirational thoughts with FTS.
Health Promotions Club: The Health Promotions Club promotes health and wellness to students, faculty and staff as well as citizens of the local area through organized health education and promotion strategies. The club serves as a resource for club members to advance in their academic and professional development in the field of health promotion, and members provide service to the campus and Charleston community.
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.”
Music Therapy Club: Music Therapy Club meets weekly on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. During this time, Music Therapy students hear from professionals in the field, share clinical ideas and learn more about obtaining a career in music therapy. Music Therapy Club is open to all students who wish to grow and strengthen their professional and musical skills.
Psychology Club: The club focuses on bringing educational speakers to meetings to inform students of job opportunities, graduate programs and nonprofit agencies. The club believes it is important for all students to learn to network and keep career options open. The Psychology Club practices giving back to the community and believes it is important to reach all sectors of the Lowcountry.
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.