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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Student Organizations



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Dr. Christopher Bridges
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
327 Alumni Hall Student Center
570-662-4342
cbridges@mansfield.edu

Ms. Donna Miner
Administrative Assistant to the
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
3M Alumni Hall Student Center
dmilicev@mansfield.edu
Phone: 570-662-4342

General Mailing Address:
Student Life Office
Alumni Hall Student Center
31 S. Academy Street
Mansfield, PA 16933
Fax: 570-662-4119


University Recognized Organizations & Clubs


Listed below are current organizations that are recognized by Mansfield University. For information about a particular group(s) listed below, contact Donna Miner in the Student Life office at (570) 662-4342 or dmilicev@mansfield.edu.

IMPORTANT!!

If your organization wishes to request funding through SGA, there is a separate process for that. Please contact the Student Government Office (SGA) at 570-662-4984 for more information.  

A Science & Art Publication (A.S.A.P.)

To provide opportunities for students at Mansfield University to share their work throughg ASAP's publication. It will provide an outlet for participants to display their work in a professional manner while giving them an experience that will better prepare them for future success.

Alpha Kappa Lambda

A national social fraternity, Alpha Kappa Lambda strives to foster excellence in: scholarship, leadership, individual growth, and community service.

Alpha Sigma Alpha

A national social sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha's purpose is to assist college females in growing intellectually, spiritually, socially, and physically. Participation in the Special Olympics is their philanthropic project. Their open motto is Aspire, Seek, Attain.

Alpha Sigma Tau

Alpha Sigma Tau is a national sorority emphasizing academics. A minimum 2.5 grade point average is necessary to participate. AST is involved in a variety of social service activities both with the local community and nationally. Their open motto is: Active, Self-Reliant, Trustworthy.

American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

The purposes of the Mansfield chapter of ACDA are to provide an incentive for students to become more committed to the art of choral directing at an earlier age.

American String Teachers Association (ASTA)

The Mansfield student chapter of ASTA is an organization open to students who play string instruments. The organization promotes a high standard of string playing and teaching in the community, schools, orchestras, and on campus.

Animansfield

Animansfield is an organization dedicated to individuals that have an interest in Anime films.

Aquaculture Club

The purpose of the Aquaculture Club is to plan and provide educational programs and activities for Fish Culture and Biology students. This includes movies, slide shows, seminars, and field trips.

Art & Design Guild

 This group provides members the opportunity to experience art outside the community, through workshops and guest speakers, in an effort to expose them to art methods other than those at the university. They also strive to strengthen awareness of art in the community.

Art Acquisition & Exhibition Committee

This is a student committee working under the guidance of a faculty advisor. The committee plans monthly art exhibits on campus and oversee's the university's permanent collection.

Bass Fishing Team

The Bass Fishing Team serves to bring together students that have a common interest in bass fishing. The team also competes in local and regional tournaments.

Biology Club

The objectives of the Biology Club include advancing the level of biology knowledge, providing an opportunity for interaction for students with an interest in biology and facilitating discussion on topics and careers in this field.

Black Students Union (BSU)

BSU is an academic and social support group for students interested in the promotion of the culture and interest of African-Americans, Hispanics, or other students of color.

Carontawan (Mountie Yearbook)

To provide the Mansfield University Campus, students, alumni and staff with a yearly yearbook production.

Catholic Student Association

The Catholic Student Association (CSA) strives to bring together a multi-culturally diverse group of students interested in learing about the Catholic faith.

CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization)

The purpose of this organization is to give students a way to connect with entrepreneurial business leaders and to build relevant experience.

Cheerleaders

Cheerleading is open to any full-time student with an overall 2.00 QPA. Incoming freshmen and transfer students can try-out, but are on probation until they obtain a satisfactory QPA. Up to 16 women and 16 men are chosen through try-outs during the second week of fall classes.

Chemistry Club

The Chemistry Club gives students an opportunity to become better acquainted with the field of chemistry. Members and the student body benefit from guest speakers, films, projects, and special programs.

Colleges Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society's "Colleges Against Cancer" organization is a national collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to fighting cancer, volunteering for the American Cancer Society and improving college communities by instating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society. 

Committee on Finance

The Committee on Finance serves the purpose of allocating and monitoring funds collected from the Student Activity Fee that are used to promote the general academic, social, and cultural welfare of the campus. Under the auspices of the Student Government Association, the Committee oversees a budget of over $2 million. The COF is a committee of students and for the students.

Computer Science Club

This club is open to any student with an interest in computers. It will enhance the opportunities available to the student through guest speakers, field trips, and participation in the Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE)

Council for Exceptional Children

Membership in the chapter is open to all college students, especially those interested in working with exceptional children. There is a membership fee for joining on the national level, which includes a monthly journal, but it is free to all students for the local level. Members have opportunities to meet and talk with professionals in the field.

Delta Sigma Theta

Is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Programmatic Thrust:

Economic Development
Educational Development
International Awareness and Involvement
Physical and Mental Health
Political Awareness and Involvement

Double Reed Society

To promote and strengthen the Mansfield University double reed ensembles.

Fire Ferrets Quidditch Team

The MU Fire Ferrets, Mansfield's internationally-competing quidditch team, are a campus Club Sport dedicated to the playing and practicing of quidditch, a full-contact and co-ed sport based on the game played in the Harry Potter series.

Flashlight

The Flashlight is the student newspaper and is published weekly by Mansfield University students. A wide variety of service opportunities are available for staff members including reporting, typing, designing, selling, and taking photographs. Additional staff are always welcome. 

Frisbee Club

The Frisbee Club is for students interested in any sort of Frisbee.

Gardening Club

To learn about and promote gardening in Mansfield.

Geography/Outing Club

The Geography Club furthers the diverse interests of geography majors, minors and other interested students. The club sponsors presentations and trips related to regional planning, environmental science and other aspects of geography. Geography Club

Geology Club

The Geology Club is open to all students and faculty. The Geology Club sponsors a variety of field trips and speakers. Members attend and participate in professional meetings. Geology Club

GLO (Gay-Straight Alliance/Gay & Lesbian Outreach)

This organization is for parents, families, and friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) who come together to promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families, and friends through support-to cope with an adverse society, education-to enlighten an ill-informed public, advocacy and to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.

Health Science Student Government Association

We, the students of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania at Sayre Campus hereby proclaim and establish this constitution and government of the Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Health Science Student Government Association at Sayre Campus. We as a whole intend to enhance the welfare and common interest of the healthcare students on Sayre Campus and for a more involved government through providing connections and communication between Mansfield Main Campus and Sayre Campus.

History Club

Open to any interested student, the History Club's purpose is to facilitate students' interest in history and to foster professional growth, as well.

Honors Association

Membership is open to any student in good standing in the university's Honors Program. Its purpose is to plan and implement the social and cultural events of the association.

Horn Club

To strengthen and promote MU Horn Ensembles and, in accordance with the aims and purposes of the International Horn Society, promote "knowledge about the Horn and its literature," and "promote communication among its players".

Hula Hoop Club

To introduce a fun form of dance and exercise to the students of MU and to provide a community of encouragement for students with a similar hobby.

Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)

The Inter-Fraternity Council is the governing body of the men's social fraternities. Its purpose is to promote the best interests of the fraternity system and the university. IFC makes binding rules concerning fraternity policy, and enforces rules for recruitment, association, intramurals, and scholarship. IFC promotes the spirit of cooperation among all fraternities and the highest ideals of fraternalism. http://mansfield.edu/greek/

International Tuba-Euphonium Association

 This organization, formerly known as TUBA, seeks to maintain a liaison between those who take and interest in the tuba and euphonium family.

Kappa Phi

Kappa Phi is a sisterhood strongly rooted in Christ. We are a non-denominational group of Christian university women. Our purpose is to provide opportunity and challenge to serve Christ through our lives.

Kayak Club

The purpose of the Kayak Club is to promote the sport of kayaking in a safe and fun manner. It is open to all students, Mansfield University personnel, and interested community members.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE) is open to any student interested in the Criminal Justice field, either in the study of or employment in such areas.

Leo Club

The goal of this organization is to promote service activities among the youth of the community which will develop the individual qualities of Leadership, Experience, and Opportunity. The LEO Club is affiliated with Lions International.

Mansfield Activities Council (MAC)

MAC plans programs and activities for the entire university community, including: movies, concerts, coffeehouses, cultural affairs, as well as feature arts and forums. MAC also assists other university organizations in programming.

Mansfield Community Service Club

Offers community service opportunities and creates a strong relationship between the campus and surrounding area. Offers assistance to those in need and take pride in the Mansfield Creed of Character, Scholarship, Culture and Service.

Mansfield Fisheries & Aquaculture Club

The purpose of the club is to plan and provide educational programs and activities for Fish Culture and Biology students. This includes movies, slide shows, seminars and field trips.

Mansfield International Student Organization (MISO)

With the rich and diverse cultures of its members from all over the world, the organization is unique and has much to offer educationally, socially, and culturally.

Mansfield Jazz Organization (MJO) formerly IAJE

The purpose of this organization is to bring together those interested in jazz, rock, and popular music and to provide opportunities for musical experiences and growth. MJO (IAJE) is a sponsor of the Mansfield University Jazz Festival.

Mansfield Military and Veteran's Organization

To support the needs of student veterans at our campus and to support and foster camaraderie between our veterans and military at the campus and the campus community as a whole.

Mansfield University Men's Soccer Club

The purpose of this club is to provide opportunities for all players interested in playing recreational or competitive soccer at a collegiate level. It also has the goal to promote leadership, teamwork, responsibility, sportsmanship, enjoyment, and to maintain lifelong fitness habits.

Mansfield University Nerf Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote leadership roles, encourage teamwork, provide a healthy activity for students, and provide relief from classes to students and interested faculty.

Math Club

The purposes of the Math Club are to promote communication among students and faculty and to encourage participation in activities related to mathematics.

Men for Progress

MFP brings together men from across campus to discuss a wide variety of topics as well as coming together in common interests. 

Mountie Ambassadors

To assist with students' growth in their professional development through engaging exercises such as workshops, educational excursions, and admissions-related recruitment.

MU Dance Team

The MU Dance Team serves to entertain students and community members at sporting events with a wide-variety of music and dance. 

MU Nurses Association (MUNA)

The purpose of this organization is to: 1) provide each member with the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the organization by encouraging participation as an individual and as members. 2) To assist each other in achieving professional and social growth through participation in this organization as well as similar organizations in area, state, and national levels and 3) to develop an interest in recruitment to nursing and to this school.

MU Poetry Society

The purpose of this organization is to get students involved with poetry and to express themselves.  

Music Business & Technology Club

To promote a better understanding of the music industry.

Music Theatre Organization (MTO)

The purpose of the Music Theatre Organization (MTO) will be to promote music theatre at Mansfield University, in the community and surrounding area; provide opportunities for professional development to all members; provide opportunities for the campus community to become acquainted with artists and educators in the music theatre profession through participation in programs, demonstrations, discussions, workshops, and performances planned by this chapter; and to assist the university in musical productions throughout the year.

MU Fire Ferrets Quidditch

The goal of the Mansfield University Fire Ferrets is to facilitate community, competition, and creativity through an adapted version of the sport from the Harry Potter book series.

MUPCMEA (formerly MENC)

Our goal is to become active participants in the instructional activities of the Mansfield University Chapter of Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. We as members have the opportunity to take an active role in MUPCMEA, to share its responsibilities, and to increase interest, knowledge, and productivity in all aspects of music education.

MUTV Productions

Purposes of the TV Club include exposing members to the world of TV and TV production, promoting an exchange of ideas with respect to TV production and promoting a cooperative attitude between faculty members and students in the Communication and Theater Department. 

MU Volleyball Club

The purpose of this organization is to learn more about the game of volleyball from both a recreational and competitive framework and eventually to form a competitive club and/or team at Mansfield University. 

National Alliance of Saxophonists

NASA is a student run organization that is part of a national organization which operates to further the composition and performance of saxophone music.

NAEA (Nat'l Art Educator's Assoc)

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an effective transition from art education preparation to professional practice.

Navigators

Navigators serves to bring together Christian athletes and coaches in relationships and fellowship.

Organizational Communication Club

Looks to serve students at Mansfield University and our region through academic, extracurricular and cultural activities to prepare students for careers in their chosen fields.  

Panhellenic Council

The Panhellenic Council is the governing body for all women's social sororities.The branches of the Panhellenic Council compile the rules and regulations by which the sororities abide in harmony with national regulations.Panhellenic Council sponsors Recruitment, the Panhellenic Handbook, and in cooperation with the Inter-Fraternity Council, Panhellenic co-sponsors Greek Week (in April). http://mansfield.edu/greek/

Phi Beta Sigma

Phi Beta Sigma fraternity embraces the principles of brotherhood, scholarship, and service which are crystalized in the fraternity motto "Culture for service and service for humanity".

Phi Sigma Kappa

Philosophy Club

Promoting philosophical activities on campus, the Philosophy Club sponsors trips, lectures, panel discussions, and films on a wide-variety of subjects. It also publishes Synapse, a student magazine of philosophy and opinion that has appeared annually since 1979.

Photography Club

The Photography Club seeks to develop student interest in the art of photography. Students aid in projects and programs around campus by taking pictures for publicity purposes as well as preserving memories.

Ping Pong Club

Provides an opportunity for students to have fun in competitive ping pong.

Poetry Society

To develop poetry writing skills and encourage the appreciation of poetry. The organization will also create a creative environment for students to express themselves in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere.

Political Science Club

The purpose of the Political Science Club is to develop interest in and stimulate conversation about, politics on a local, state, and national level.

Pre-Med Club of Mansfield University

The mission of the Pre-Med Club is to promote education in the medical field and to explore career opportunities. We also promote community service projects.

PRSSA

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is open to, and interested in all students. We offer students the chance to generate creative ideas and put those ideas into action, to better our community on and off campus.

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the national honor society in Psychology. It provides academic prestige to its initiates by the mere fact of membership. To be considered, one must be a psychology or human relations major, have a minimum of a B average, and 9 credits in psychology.

Psychology Club

The purpose of the Psychology Club is to advance interest interest and knowledge of psychology and to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarship of the individual members in all fields.

Residence Hall Association

RHA is the governing body for the Residence Halls. Its purposes are to: set hall policy, approve council budgets, and to sponsor activities in the halls and on a campus-wide level.

SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is a social fraternity that was established at Mansfield University in 2004. The purpose of this organization is to promote the highest ideas of friendship, scholarship, service, and character.

Sigma Alpha Iota

Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) is an international music fraternity for women whose ideals are high standards of musicianship, scholarship, sisterhood, and character. Any woman in the Music Department who is under private music instruction, has at least 6 credits in music, has a 2.5 QPA, and a B in her major applied area, is eligible to join.

Sigma Tau Gamma

To build a strong brotherhood in Mansfield.

Sigma Zeta

As the national honorary science and mathematics society on campus, Sigma Zeta recognizes outstanding academic achievement in the natural sciences and mathematics.

Snow Sports Club

To provide a safe, inexpensive learning environment in regards to winter activities including but not limited to skiing and snowboarding.

Social Work Club

The Social Work Club is an integral part of the department and seeks to foster dialogue between the faculty and the students. The club meets regularly to determine members' attitudes and feelings regarding policy, requirements, and curriculum. It is a vehicle through which students are exposed to the professional world of human services in general and professional social work in particular.

Society of Writers & Poets (SWAP)

The purpose of this organization is to get students involved with poetry and to express themselves.

Sociology/Anthropology Club

The Mansfield University Anthropology and Social Science Club welcomes students from all majors who have an interest in anthropology and archeology. Interests in a broad range of social sciences, cultures, art, and history are represented by club members.

String Project @ Mansfield University

String Project @ Mansfield University provides an educational opportunity for MU string majors, provides teaching opportunities to MU string majors, provides community members opportunities to learn string instruments.

Student Alumni Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors serve as good-will ambassadors for the university, as a host/hostess for special university functions, they provide a vehicle through which future alumni leaders are cultivated.

Student Composers Society

The Student Composers Society brings students together that have an interest in the art of music composition.

Student Dietetic Association

This organization is open to anyone interested in dietetics and/or food service management. Members learn about their future professions through invited speakers, educational field trips, movies and dinners. Anyone is welcome.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association is the elected governing body representing Mansfield's students. SGA is comprised of a Senate, and an executive committee comprised of the: President, Vice-President for Finance, Vice-President of Programming, Vice-President for Administration, Vice-President of Senate, Vice-President of Public Relations, and Secretary. Visit our website

Student PSEA

The purpose of the student chapter of PSEA is to develop among college students preparing to teach: an understanding of the teaching profession through participation in the work of local, state, and national education associations, and to provide leadership training and experiences. 

Students Advocating for Everyone (SAFE)

To serve as a peer education group specializing in issues related to sexual violence and relationship violence.

Transfer Student Organization

To provide a platform for Transfer Students to find identity and support as seasoned students entering from other institutions. The unity to be established with the creation of this organization will provide the needed strength and camaraderie to enable students to become active members of the "Mansfield Family", building the Mountie spirit to "pay it forward" in service to the university. TSO will enable Transfer Students to have a voice on campus.

WNTE-FM

WNTE 89.5 "The Giant" is dedicated to providing educational, informative, and entertaining programming for the campus and within a 10 mile radius of Mansfield. Radiating at 89.5 megacycles, WNTE is a 115 watt educational FM station, licensed by the Federal Communications Commission. With a live studio in the Alumni Hall Student Center gameroom, WNTE welcomes all interested students to join in the fun of broadcasting. www.wnte.com

Zeta Tau Alpha

Zeta Tau Alpha is a women's social fraternity. Zetas always strive for academic excellence , while maintaining a high social standard of conduct. Individual interests include a variety of well-rounded activities: sports music, cheerleading, Student Government, and community service projects among others. ZTA is also proud to support the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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