Student Clubs and Organizations
Learn how the numbers add up! Join other accounting students to learn more about the field, understand the issues facing accountants, and develop academic positions on issues related to accounting. Advisor: TJ Wang, email@example.com. Accounting Finance Club Website.
Alpha Eta Society - Chapter 67
The national honor society for allied health students recognizes the scholastic and educational acheievements of its student members (membership is by invitation/nomination only). Advisor: Nancy Burley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alpha Sigma Lambda (National Adult Learners Honor Society)
This association is dedicated to recognizing the academically outstanding undergraduate adult learning students in continuing higher education. Co-Advisor: Latonya Holmes, email@example.com .
Alpha Upsilon Alpha (Honor Society of the International Reading Association)
Dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of scholarship, the development of personal and professional leadership qualities, and service to the field of reading. Advisor: Sandra Gandy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To educate and allow all types of students engage with and notice tje world from a sociological and anthropological perspective. Advisor: Daniel Cortese, email@example.com
Art students and those interested in art promote student involvement in the visual arts and advise faculty of the needs of art students and the artistic interests of the community. Advisor: Jeff Stevenson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of Production and Inventory Control
An association dedicated to understanding operations management. Advisor: John T. Simon, email@example.com. http://www.apics.org/ http://www.apics-chicago.org/ govstapics@googlegroups
Association of Latin American Students
Enhancing the Latino student’s educational experience through friendship, activities, service, and university and community outreach. Advisor: Aida Martinez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biology Club brings together students and faculty to enhance awareness, enjoyment, teaching, and learning of the natural sciences, and support the natural science endeavors of the Biology Department, the campus, and our community. Advisor: John Yunger, email@example.com.
Black Student Union
BSU promotes high scholastic standards, cultural awareness, and friendship, and nurtures unity and pride among Black people. Advisor: Tina Hughes Burke, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowling, enjoy the game, enhance your skills. Don't miss the fun! Advisor: Ann Manning-Nagel, email@example.com.
Explore the field of chemistry around GSU and around the world with students and faculty. Advisor: Shelly Kumar, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chi Sigma Iota
An international honor society for students, professional counselors, and counselor educators dedicated to scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, and excellence in counseling, and to recognizing achievements in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in counseling. Advisor: Cyrus Ellis, email@example.com.
Chinese Students' Association
Interested in learning about your fellow Chinese students and their culture? This group works to address the needs and concerns of Chinese students and share their culture with others. Advisor: Changyue Luo, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Computer Science Club
Learn how computer science is so much more than zeros and ones. Advisor: Steve Shih, email@example.com.
Communication is more than texting. Come and network, share ideas, and learn about the field of communications. Advisor: Tamara Winn, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Criminal Justice Club - Lambda Alpha Epsilon
Dedicated to understanding and promoting the professions related to criminal justice studies. Advisor: Caron Jacobson, email@example.com.
Delta Mu Delta - Lambda Delta Chapter
This international honor society for business programs is accredited by ACBSP at the baccalaureate and graduate level. Advisor: Jennifer Davidson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forensics Debate Team
GSU's speech club is open to all interested students. Advisor: Arness Krause, email@example.com.
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
GSA fosters an active and diverse culture to promote acceptance and diversity on campus, and works toward the goal of eradicating discrimination while building friendships. Advisor: Angela Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disability Rights Education Activism and Mentoring (D.R.E.A.M)
D.R.E.A.M. promotes academic success while raising disability awareness and encouraging the development, leadership, and advocacy skills of our members. Advisor: Robin Sweeney, email@example.com
Governors State University ENACTUS
To enable progress through entrepreneurial action. Advisor: David Green, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Professional Network
GSO is an educational organization whose existance is to foster and enhance the development and growth of the graduate student culture. Advisor: Darcie Campos, email@example.com.
Human Resource Management Club
To provide GSU students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of Human Resource Management through affiliation with the Grundy-Will HR Assosication of SHRM and the National SHRM organization. Advisor: Stephen Wagner, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois Counseling Association, GSU Chapter
Promote the development of professional counselors, provide networking opportunities for students, advance the counseling profession, and use the profession and practice of counseling to promote respect for human dignity and diversity. Advisor: Kim Snow, email@example.com.
International Business Club
To expose students to the interational environment and create useful networking opportunities. Advisor: Olumide Ijose, firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Culture Organization
The purpose of ICO is to create an environment for international culture exchange among the students of Governors State University. GSU students, both domestic and international, can come together to share ideas, cultures, experiences and promote international education. ICO will provide students with opportunities to learn about different cultures, individually and collectively, by participating in group discussions, club excursions and other social activities. ICO will aslo collaborate the Office of International Services to increase global awareness and encourage cultural diversity at Governors State University. Advisor: Katherin Haan, email@example.com.
International Dance Club
To promote and celebrate dance across political, cultural and ethnic barriers and to bring people together through the common language of dance. It is our endeavor to improve interpersonal relations and harmonize the cultural diversity at GSU. Advisor: Vanessa Newby, firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Students Organization
Learn about the world outside of GSU, meet students from other countries, discuss international affairs, and learn about international sutdy and internship opportunities. Advisor: Shelly Kumar, email@example.com.
Japanese Philosophy Art and Culture Club (J*PAC)
Explore and share the beauty and wonder of Japan by examining the refined culture that gives this country its identity. Advisor: Makiko Miyara, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Lambda Pi Eta (National Honor Society for Communications)
Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). Advisor: Tamara Winn, email@example.com.
Management and Leadership Organization
Gather together with other people who want to learn and improve their leadership and management skills, as well as personal growth. Learn techniques to become an effective leader and manager through group discussions and participating in miscellaneous activities at MLO meetings.
Management Information Systems
Management Information Systems is to provide information that organizations need to manage themselves efficiently and effectively. Knowledge of computer systems used for managing five primary components: hardware, software, data (information for decision making), procedures (design, development and documentation), people (individuals, groups or organizations). Advisor: Dalsang Chung, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masters of Public Administration Club
MPAC's mission is to prepare students to serve as public managers in both the public and private sectors. This objective is accomplished by providing students with an opportunity to meet high profile public servants through our lecture series: networking with MPA graduates and local elected and appointed officials, fundraising and research opportunities. MPAC also offers extra-curricular social activities to keep students connected to GSU. Advisor: Susan Gaffney, email@example.com.
Muslim Student Association
Share the teachings of Islam to non-muslim students, and provide the muslim student body a prayer place and group for fellowship, and foster a relationship between different people who share the same faith. Advisor: Rashidah Muhammad, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mu Beta Alpha
Dedicated to the promotion of GSU’s MBA program by advancing the reputation, accomplishments, leadership, and visibility of the program. Advisor: Phyllis Anderson, email@example.com.
National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
Promote a feeling of belonging for students in communication disorders, foster communication between students and faculty and expose students to relevant experiences they would not receive in the classroom or clinical practicums. Advisor: Jennifer Armstrong, firstname.lastname@example.org.. email@example.com
Phi Alpha Honor Society
The society invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Members support each other, promote humanitarian goals and ideals, and foster high standards of education for social workers. Advisor: Maristela Zell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Phoenix (Student Newspaper)
The newspaper informs and entertains the university community with the production of a responsible, non-biased newspaper. It also provides staff with hands-on involvement in the creation of a publication. Advisor: Victoria Pierce, email@example.com. Read the online edition at http://www.gsuphoenix.com/
Physical Therapy Student Association
To familiarize and enhance the students with knowledge of and participation in professional organziations such as the American Physical Therapy Association, Illinois Physical Therapy Association and other physical therapy related special interest groups; develop and augment leadership skills in students. Promote service learning through community outreach programs, enhance students' and the public's knowledge of the physical therapy profession and Governors State University's physical therapy program. The association strives to elevate the standards of the members, provide useful opportunities and experience to its members, and promote professional growth. Advisor: Joyce Sligar, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pi Theta Epsilon
The national honor society for occupational therapy supports the development of occupational sciences and the practice of authentic occupational therapy by promoting research and other scholarly activities by its members. It both serves its members and helps insure quality health care services for the general public. Advisor: Elizabeth Cada, email@example.com.
Presidents Club Council
The monthly meeting of all GSU Club/Organization presidents (or representatives) facilitates communication and cooperation among organizations. Information is shared about fundraisers, events, and activities. Business practices and procedures, governance issues, questions, and concerns are discussed and sent to the appropriate GSU office and/or the GSU Student Senate.
The convener of the GSU Club Presidents Council is the Vice President of the GSU Student Senate, Shawnta Young, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The club's mission is to expand knowledge and understanding of the field of psychology, and facilitate interaction among students in addition to enriching students' social experiences. Advisor(s): Crystal Blount email@example.com, and Matthew Covic firstname.lastname@example.org.
To provide a creative outlet for all students of GSU, regardless of major or intent, in which to freely express and publish personal works of short fiction, poetry, short films and visual art in an online journal. Advisor: Christopher White, email@example.com.
Sign Language Club
The purpose of this club is to bridge the gap between the hearing and the deaf by encouraging awareness of current/relevant topics and the practice/utilization of Sign Language outsie of the classroom environment. Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLiCK (Student Leadership Inspired by Consuelo Kickbusch)
Are you looking for academic excellence and student engagement? If so, this is the group for you! Advisor: Carlos Cantu, email@example.com.
Society of Collegiate Entrepreneurs
Bringing together students, entrepreneurs, alumni, and faculty with the hopes of building relationships that foster interactive learning about the world of entrepreneurship. Create a diverse network of inidividuals, from a variety of backgrounds and at differing stages of the entrepreneurial ventures. Advisor: Robert Sinclair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish Reading Club
Join others interested in improving Spanish language, reading, and writing skills. Enjoy student presentations in both Spanish and English. Advisor: Carlos Cantu, email@example.com.
Play soccer, enjoy the game, learn the rules and skills, and have a ball! Advisor: Dean Jennings, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Work Student Organization
The purpose of the Social Work Student Organization is to inform, educate and involve social work students within GSU. This will include professional development of social work students, promoting self-awareness and interaction among the social work students. Advisor: Phyllis West, email@example.com.
Student Education Association
Explore education and professional development opportunities in the field of education. Advisor: Susan Burke, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Student Health Care Management Association
Join a professional association that includes healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations, provides prestigious credentialing and educational programs, and sponsors the annual Congress on Healthcare Management. Advisor: Caren Rossow, email@example.com.
Student Occupational Therapy Association
To unite and affiliate with one organization, all Governors State University students interested in occupational therapy. To promote and advocate the lasting value of Occupational Therapy to Governors State University student body, staff, faculty and the surrounding communities. To provide opportunities for members to socialize, build strong friendships and networks with one another. Provide its members with the most up-to-date information about issues facing hte occupational therapy profession and its related fields. To motivate and inspire members to become the best occupational therapy practitioners possible. Advisor: Patricia Kalvelage, firstname.lastname@example.org..
Student Veterans Association
Promote educational, networking and leadership opportunities to military veterans, military dependents and military families as well as educate the civilian population about issues that affect those who served. Advisor: Aurelio Valente, email@example.com.
The elected Student Senate promotes the general welfare of GSU students through the representation of student concerns, viewpoints, and interests regarding governance issues to the administration, staff, and faculty. It also strives to improve the academic and co-curricular experiences at GSU and provide developmental opportunities for its members. Advisor: Sheree Sanderson, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Student Sustainability Committee
Student group to develop and initiate sustainability efforts, and represent GSU in the region. Advisor: Maristella Zell, email@example.com.
Students of Addiction Studies
Join an association that investigates and discusses lead hospitals, healthcare systems, and treatments, related to addictions. Advisor: James Golding, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table Tennis Club
Break out the paddles and practice your serve! Join the Table Tennis Club and get your game on. Advisor: TJ Wang, email@example.com.
Tau Sigma National Honor Society
Tau Sigma is the national honor society for transfer students. Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA to be invited to join. Advisor: Sheree Sanderson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toastmasters International -- University Park Speaks Up
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14,350 clubs in 122 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations. GSU’s Chapter of Toastmasters; University Park Speaks Up began in 2013.
Manage stress levels as you manage your education and learn about, share, and implement stress management techniques in real world situations. Advisor: Vanessa Newby, email@example.com.