List of All Organizations
Association of Nursing Students
Serves as role models for fellow students as well as community members; strives to serve the community from a health care perspective and by participating in community service projects for Richmond and the surrounding areas. Advisor: Diana Stanforth.
Criminal Justice Club
Created with the express purposes of increasing the awareness of the student body in the institutions of Criminal Justice, Political, Public and Environmental Affairs. Advisor: Robert Ramsey.
History/Political Science Club
Promotes cultural well-roundedness and citizenship within the Honors community at IU East; to facilitate fellowship among honors program members through extra curricular opportunities that are intellectually and culturally engaging. Advisor: Alysa Clapp-Itnyre.
Convenes students of any major who have an interest in the arts for monthly on-campus meetings and special events like poetry readings and attending local theaters and symphonic concerts. Future plans include visiting museums and jazz clubs. Advisor: Alysa Clapp-Itnyre.
Student Education Association
To interest capable young men and women in education as a lifelong career; develop among students preparing to be teachers an understanding of the teaching profession; provide these preservice teachers with practical experiences involving both schools and society; present preservice teachers with the history, organization policies, ethics and programs of the profession and the professional teaching associations. Advisor: Brenda Buckner.
Provides an environment for students and faculty to discuss mathematics. The club meets weekly to have fun working problems, and using logic to reason equations. The group takes trips to museums and institutions, and provides a medium for the mathematical community at IU East to collaborate with the larger mathematical community of Indiana and Western Ohio. Advisor: Roberta Roswell.
Provides opportunities for members to be exposed to the latest scientific knowledge of psychology, meet other students involved in the study of psychology, make known research opportunities and share information about career development in psychology. Advisor: Mattie Gabston.
Provides a forum in which members may participate in informative, academic exchange through discussion of interests and experiences in a sociological context. Advisor: Denise Bullock.
Student Social Work Association
Serves students in the fields of Human Services and Social Work. Active membership promotes both the needs and requirements of Social Work majors, participation in the evaluation of policies and programs, when appropriate, and fosters referral and application of its members. Advisor: Sheila Armstead, Advisor: Ed Fitzgerald.
Provides a format in which writers in all areas will be able to gain feedback and insight, be able to share their work with others, and attend creative functions to further expand their minds. In addition, it is also the purpose of the Writer’s Club to edit and publish the annual journal, "Tributaries". Advisor: Beth Slattery.
Campus Life Sponsored Groups
Student Activity Advisory Team (SAAT)
The Student Activity Advisory Team is a student organization funded through Student Activity Fees. Their purpose is to advise and assist with planning and presenting entertainment and programs primarily for the student body of IU East. Known for the comedians, hypnotists, social events and movies shown on campus... their events are open to all IU East students and are FREE! For most programs feel free to bring a friend or family and have a great time! Advisor: Rebeckah Hester.
Student Government Association
Represents the student body on various campus committees, including the IU Board of Trustees. These representatives serve as advocates and resources for students and provide an avenue of communication between the students and the faculty/ administrators on the IU East campus. Advisor: Rebeckah Hester.
The "Howler", serves as an information resource on topics pertaining to the academic establishment and serves as an arena for the expression for viewpoints. Contact Hali Cartee.
Fellowship and Spiritual Group
Campus Christian Fellowship
Serves Christ and the campus by: Lifting up Christ as the source of eternal life. (John 14:6). Encouraging campus members to mature in their personal relationship with Christ. (COL 1:10-12). Supporting the campus community in prayer. (EPH 6:18). Advisor: Brian Alenskis.
Alpha Phi Sigma
Recognizes academic excellence demonstrated by students of Criminal Justice and promotes service, critical thinking, rigorous scholarship and elevates the ethical standards of the Criminal Justice profession. Advisor: Robert Ramsey.
Chi Alpha Epsilon
Recognizes the academic achievements of students admitted to colleges through non-traditional criteria. The purposes are to promote continued high academic standards, to foster increased communication among its members and to honor academic excellence achieved by those students admitted to college via developmental programs. Programs sponsored by the society encourage other students toward this accomplishment. Advisor: Traci Taylor
Delta Mu Delta
A national honor society in the field of Business Administration that promotes higher scholarship in training for business and recognizes and rewards business administration students who have distinguished themselves scholastically. Advisor: Rudy Kunshek.
The purposes of Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society are to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership, those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. A Master's of Social Work (MSW) committee sets the criteria for excellence.
Encourages, stimulates and maintains excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology. Advisor: Susan Shapiro.
Special Interest Groups
Cultural Inclusive Awareness (CIA)
This is a cultural awareness organization, helping students, faculty, and staff become more aware of cultural differences. This organization is designed to help foster an Inclusive Cultural Experience for the students, staff and faculty. Advisor: Tim Williams.
This organization is designed to help foster a theater program for the student and staff of IU East. Presents a full-scale production once every school year. Advisor: TJ Rivard.
To interest men and women in joining with others who share a common interest in environmental issues and to promote awareness of environmental issues on campus, in the community and nationwide. Advisor: Ron Itnyre.
The Foam Dart Society
Promotes fun among students while bringing students together in a team activity. Also encourages physical activity on campus while having fun. Advisor: Carrie Heller.
LGBTQS Alliance (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer, Straight)
Spreads awareness on campus about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, queer and straight issues in order to increase diversity awareness. Promotes acceptance of the minority groups that are present at IU East. Advisor: Aimee Prater.
To promote interest in the media arts, specifically TV production, among undergraduate students on the IU East campus. Advisor: John Dalton.
Musical Studies & Performance Group
Fosters the academic and artistic endeavors of the IU East music program and students by organizing and sponsoring performances, lectures, and demonstrations. Advisor: Christopher Carr.
National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)
Strives to promote, educate, and increase awareness of mental health issues on the Indiana University East campus so students may undertand the issures of the mental health community. Advisor: Joan Lafuze.
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)
Promotes advocacy among college students in an effort to join together against the tobacco industry. Advisor: Kim DeSantis
Student Veteran's Organization
The SVO provides an effective and easily accessible organization to assist student service members at Indiana University East in all areas of potential difficulty, particularly those related to academic success, the transition into civilian life and continuing military obligations. Advisor: Dennis Hicks, Peer Mentor: Rick St. John.
Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT)
STAT focuses on building leadership skills, promoting student interests and creating a strong bond between IU East and its alumni. Our first major project will be Homecoming of 2010. Advisor: Terry Wiesehan
21st Century Scholars Club
Helps mentor 21st Century Scholars who are current freshmen and sophomore students at IU East as well as outreach to junior and senior high school students to help them prepare for and succeed with the entrance to college and beyond. Advisor: Tim Williams.
Women's Studies Organization
To provide social, cultural, recreational and educational opportunities for students and the community concerning women's issues.
World Languages and Cultures Club
Promote the understanding, study and appreciation of the world languages and cultures; promote fellowship and group effort among those interested in world cultures and languages; provide the opportunity for members to participate in cultural events; give members a relaxed environment in which to practice speaking world languages; incorporate languages, histories and cultures not taught on campus; organize activities with local schools, teachers and students to foster interest in world languages and cultures. Advisor: Julien Simon.