Mansfield University offers over 100 registered student organizations empowering students to explore a wide variety of involvement opportunities revolving around advocacy, governance, media, culture, religion, service, arts, sports & more. Organizations serve to enhance your education and offer a forum for leadership development, critical reflection and civic engagement. Students who are involved in a student organization enhance their experience by meeting new people, developing leadership skills, pursuing their passions, gaining valuable knowledge and contributing to the Mansfield University community and beyond.
Listed below are current organizations that are recognized by Mansfield University. To obtain officer information about a particular group(s) listed below, contact Donna Miner: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (570) 662-4342; For all other organization or club related questions, contact Steve Plesac: email@example.com or call (570) 662-4982.
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 or SGA@mansfield.edu for more information.
Alpha Kappa Lambda
Alpha Kappa Lambda strives to foster excellence in: scholarship, leadership, individual growth, and community service. Their national motto is "Men of character Committed to making a difference."
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 that empowers women by instilling the skills necessary to excel in life and inspire its members to enrich their own lives and the lives of others. A minimum 2.5 grade point average is necessary to participate. AST is involved in a variety of social service activities on campus and in the community for the Women's Wellness Initiative, Wounded Warrior Project, Habitat for Humanity and Adopt-a-Highway. 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
AniMansfield is an organization dedicated to individuals that have an interest in Anime films.
To allow students to enjoy and compete in the sport of Archery.
Art & Design Guild
Art and Design Guild is a club in which students involve themselves in projects and activities, exchanging ideas and information within the ever-evolving role of design. Through our goal of linking students to social, political, cultural, and creative issues, we aspire to build awareness of the relationships of art and design within the community and the world around us.
Art Exhibition Committee
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.
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 Student 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
An all inclusive student run organization dedicated to promoting school spirit throughout campus and at athletic events.
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.
Clarinet Choir Club
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.
Community Service Club
The mission of the Community Service club is to create partnerships between university students, faculty, and staff and the greater Mansfield community through service and involvement. Service projects include Operation snowflake, Seal Team Sticks, Alternative Spring Break, Habitat for Humanity, and other various projects in partnership with local entities.
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.
The object of this sorority shall be to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action; objects worthy of the highest aims and purposes of associated effort.
Double Reed Society
To promote and strengthen the Mansfield University double reed ensembles.
ENACTUS believes investing in students who take Entrepreneurial ACTion for US all. Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic, and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life for themselves and their communities. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in a challenging world.
HBT is a co-ed, fine arts fraternity on campus that focuses on anti-bullying. We were founded here in 1991, and we strive to promote an accepting and fun atmosphere in our brotherhood.
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.
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.
The Frisbee club is a campus club sport that plays pick-up ultimate frisbee on Wednesday and Thursdays at 8:30pm. The club is made up of players ranging in skill and offers a fun way to get some exercise. For more information, check out the Mansfield University Frisbee Club's Facebook page.
Geoscience Club is a student organization on campus that focuses on Outdoor Recreation and aspects of Geography and Geology in the environment. Trips will be sponsered by the club that take students outdoors and get them exploring the natural area around them.
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.
Open to any interested student, regardless of their major, the History Club's purpose is to facilitate students' interest in history and to foster professional growth through activities that allow students to learn more about history and help their community at the same time.
The Honors Association is a club is a great group that welcomes any and all students. We do a lot of volunteer work including heading a trick or treating for canned goods event every Halloween where we go through town (in costume) and collect canned good for different organizations such as TACO and HAVEN. We also have a lot of fun campus events such as "Hand on a Car", movie nights, bowling and roller skating.
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".
Human Resource Management Club
Our mission is to expand the knowledge of human resource management and give students opportunities to network with professionals in the field, attend conferences, host workshops and discussions.
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/
Kappa Kappa Psi is a fraternal organization that promotes the advancement of college and university bands through dedicated service and support to bands, comprehensive education, leadership opportunities and recognition, and for the benefit of its members and society.
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.
The mission of Knit Wits is ultimately to provide students who are interested in the fiber arts a place to get together and accomplish their craft, or learn how to craft. The fiber arts include knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, etc. These art forms are very therapeutic and allow for students to get away from the daily stress of college. Our meetings are designated for our members to work on projects they want to complete and to promote creativity and education by learning new types of stitches, patterns, and arts.
Lambda Alpha Epsilon
We are the nationally recognized co-ed Criminal Justice fraternity here at Mansfield University. We participate in hosting guest speakers on campus, community service events, and we are a great resume builder. .
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.
Liberty Campus Ministries
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.
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.
To grow plants hydroponically in order to supply local homeless shelters and food banks with fresh, free food.
Mansfield International Student Organization (MISO)
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.
The mission of Mansfield University Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Club is to provide an environment in which students can learn, train, and compete in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, as well as pursue deeper understanding of the strategy, technique, and philosophy that is the foundation of its superiority as a martial art.
Mansfield University Lifting Club
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.
The Rock Climbing Club is all about getting outdoors, climbing, and meeting new people and growing the climbing community. We will teach you the skills you need to rock climb and provide a safe and adventurous climbing session.
Mansfield University Table Tennis
Our mission is to provide students at Mansfield University the opportunity to enjoy and share the common interest of Table Tennis and skill development.
Men for Progress
Musical 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.
The MU Dance Team serves to entertain students and community members at sporting events with a wide-variety of music and dance.
MU Nursing 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.
String Project at 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.
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.
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.
To Know Christ and to Make Him Known®
The Navigators® is an international, interdenominational Christian ministry that helps people grow in Jesus Christ as they navigate through life. The Navigators at Mansfield University is a volunteer outreach of that ministry, that presents a growth promoting environment for students to develop character, scholarship, community, and service through spiritual development and relations.
Order of Omega is an honor fraternity for social Greeks under the Panhellenic and Interfraternal Conference. The purpose of Order of Omega is to recognize fraternity men and sorority women who have attained a high standard of leadership and inspirational to others.
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/
The Phi Alpha honor society (Eta Chi Chapter) is dedicated to promoting scholastic achievement and in fostering the goals and objectives of social work globally. Phi Alpha is student directed and sponsors such things as a mentoring program for new students, campus speakers relevant to social work, fundraising and other activities determined by the membership. The national organization of Phi Alpha offers many generous scholarships for members.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the world's oldest and largest secret Fraternity in music. It is made up of musicianly men of all majors whom music has affected and influenced throughout their lives who seek to promote it throughout their lives. Phi Mu Alpha is dedicated to instilling in all people an awareness of music's important role in the enrichment of the human spirit. Check them out here: http://mansfield.sinfonia.org/
Phi Sigma Kappa
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.
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.
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 the international honor society in psychology. The mission of Psi Chi is to recognize and promote excellence in the science and application of psychology.
The purpose of the Psychology Club is to advance interest and knowledge of psychology and to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarship of the individual members in all fields.
Psychology Research Group
The mission of this group is to produce a well-educated, ethical and socially responsible researcher committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.
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 that upholds high standards of musicianship, scholarship, sisterhood, and character. Any second semester woman who has at least 1 credit in music, and a 2.5 QPA may be considered for membership.
Sisters of Sophia
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.
Spectrum is the LGBTQ+ Alliance Organization on campus. We are an organization which is dedicated to the support of LGBTQ+ youth and young adults, advocacy of LGBTQ+ issues and injustices, and the education of the spectrum. We host many events on campus and our group consists of members within the community and allies alike! Come check us out!
Student Athletic Advisory Committee
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
Students Advocating for Everyone (SAFE)
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 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 game room, WNTE welcomes all interested students to join in the fun of broadcasting. www.wnte.com
Zeta Tau Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha is a international women's social fraternity with the open motto: Seek the Noblest. ZTA strives for academic excellence, while maintaining a high social standard of conduct. Individual interests include a variety of well-rounded activities: sports, the arts, Student Government, and community service projects among others. ZTA is also proud partners with the American Cancer Society, Bright Pink, and the NFL to further breast cancer education and awareness. https://www.zetataualpha.org