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Registered Clubs and Organizations

Click on any of the links below to learn more about the club/organization!

Alpha Kappa Psi

Providing resources for enhancing the educational experience of future business leaders
Contact:pipermack622@gmail.com

Climbing

Get to people to new heights and rock on!
Contact:jensenc@sou.edu

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

To impact our community through diversity, education, and inclusion.
Contact:wrightl@sou.edu

Criminology Club

The Criminology Club strives to provide criminology students career opportunities as well as inform them with up-to-date information in criminal justice. The SOU Crim Club builds relationships between students, professionals, Southern Oregon University, the community, and criminal justice agencies. We also sell merchandise designed and created by students to represent the Criminology and Criminal Justice department at Southern Oregon University. For questions, post on our wall or contact one of the CCJ professors at SOU!
Contact:parsleyj1@sou.edu

Dance Club

Provide a venue for choreography, rehearsal and performance of ballet, jazz, modern, musical theatre, hip-hop and all performance based dance styles, with culminating performances, at least once a year.
Contact:smithp1@sou.edu

EE Club

To help connect SOU students with nature and learn about how dependent our lives are on its well-being.
Contact:kelleyp@sou.edu

French Club

The mission of the SOU French Club is to provide a community that will inspire students to explore and experience further the French language and culture. As a student club we will organize special French events to enrich the French experience for all, as well as give an understanding of cultures other than our own. It is with great enthusiasm that all members of the French Club would like to encourage students who are interested to come and join us, even if it is to attend one of the French events or a Club meeting. Merci (Thank you!)
Contact:shookc@sou.edu

Ho'opa'a Hawaii Club

To be support system for students from Hawai'i on their transition to Southern Oregon University. Also, to educate the campus and community of not just Native Hawaiian culture, but the many cultures that are in Hawai'i.
Contact:kimizukak@sou.edu

Hospitality and Tourism Club

To provide students with an opportunity to engage and learn more about the hospitality and tourism field.
Contact:haydenj2@sou.edu

International Student Association (ISA)

Our goal is to share our culture with SOU students, faculty, staff, local community members as well as have lots of fun. This club is open to all internationally minded students. Domestic students are more than welcome to join.
Contact:espinozj1@sou.edu, minasiane@sou.edu, gonzalesp@sou.edu

Latino Student Union

Our mission is to support Latino culture on campus and together build a welcoming environment where we can discuss our similarities, differences, goals, and educate students about our cultures. We are dedicated to hosting events that will inspire our community and motivate students about the importance of higher education.
Contact:cardenasd@sou.edu

LDSSA

The Latter-day Saint Student Association (LDSSA) is established to help students have a balanced secular and spiritual educational experience during their years of formal education through meaningful service opportunities and social and religious activities.
Contact:erica_dae@yahoo.com

Math Club

To provide an engaging environment for math-related discussions and to give "math" a more positive connotation via different events.
Contact:kelsielwsn91@gmail.com

Medieval Arts Club

We study aspects of medieval history and participate with a local historical reenactment group called the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). With them we learn historical swordsmanship, smithing, woodworking, garb making, and much more!
Contact:hansent@sou.edu

Men's Rugby Club

The Men's Rugby Club facilitates and participates in the sport of rugby at the collegiate level.
Contact:colintork@hotmail.com

MTGC

to create a safe, judgement free environment for both casual and competitive play of Magic The Gathering.
Contact:snydera1@sou.edu

NAfME

We are a group of Music Instruction students who attend conferences for learning more about how to teach music, lead forums and discussions with teachers and administrators, and recruit other aspiring music ed students.
Contact:gonzalem1@sou.edu

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS members are deeply committed to the three pillars of scholarship, leadership, and service and as a result, impact their campus and local communities every day
Contact:torosiyan@nscs.org

Native American Student Union

The Native American Student Union (NASU) at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is a student organization that strives foremost to provide support for Native American students at SOU. NASU's secondary goal is to raise awareness about contemporary Native American issues and culture.
Contact:georget1@sou.edu

Nursing Students Without Borders

a student run organization committed to addressing local and international health disparities while expanding the perspective of the individual nursing student. By developing leadership skills, cultural awareness, and innovation in resource-poor settings, nursing students will become better prepared both personally and professionally to provide culturally competent health care within our increasing global society.
Contact:nunes@ohsu.edu

Psi Chi

The mission of Psi Chi is to produce well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible students who are committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society as a whole.
Contact:skouk@sou.edu

PSI CHI and Psych Club

The mission of Psi Chi is to cultivate well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible students who are committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society as a whole.
Contact:skouk@sou.edu

Psychology Club

The Psychology club sponsors social functions, recommends students for service on various department committees, and occasionally sponsors programs and projects designed to enrich the educational experience of the faculty and students in the Department of Psychology.
Contact:skouk@sou.edu

ROTC Ranger Challenge

To prepare and educate students in order to become US Army officers.
Contact:parkerb1@sou.edu

Scuba Club

To open opportunities for students to learn about, enjoy, and protect the aquatic environment accessible by scuba diving.
Contact:barineauc@sou.edu

SOMA

We are an SOU club whose primary purposes are establishing and strengthening our relationships with Christ and reaching out to the community.
Contact:schmits@sou.edu

SOU Beekeeping Club

The mission of the Beekeeping Club is to serve as an educational hub for students and community members to learn and teach about the trade and principles of keeping bees, and to support the protection, conservation, and restoration of natural systems upon which our pollinators and our welfare ultimately depends on.
Contact:dechavezk@sou.edu

SOU Bio Club

To establish a community devoted to the conservation or our natural resources, and exploration of the biological sciences.
Contact:jd_brooks12@hotmail.com

SOU Chemistry Club

As an affiliate of the American Chemical Society, our club seeks to promote an appreciation of chemistry at SOU. We mainly provide social and enrichment activities, including talks about careers in science. We also participate in outreach at ScienceWorks in Ashland with our Kids & Chemistry program.
Contact:fitzpatrk@sou.edu

Sou FAD (Film and Digital)

The purpose of SOU FAD (Film and Digital) is to provide out of classroom support and community to those interested, pursuing, or mastering Photography as both a fine art study and a hobby.
Contact:almaguere@sou.edu

SOU Foodie Club

Foodie club is the perfect way to bring together people with a common love of food in a restaurant community such as Ashland. Foodie club will explore the Ashland dining community and create an outlet for those with a love of culinary arts.
Contact:soufoodieclub@gmail.com

SOU Men's Lacrosse

To honor the great game of lacrosse and take strides towards becoming a school recognized varsity sport.
Contact:taylors2@sou.edu

SOU Men's Soccer Club

Provide a competitive avenue for SOU students interested in practicing and playing soccer.
Contact:callahak1@sou.edu

SOU OSPIRG

Student directed non-profit working on campaigns locally and within the greater community. Training students to become effective leaders and activists with internship opportunities and classes on public speaking, working with the media and building coalitions.
Contact:Emily@ospirgstudents.org

SOU Percussion

The SOU Percussion club is a student group run by musicians who play around campus and perform educational outreach on campus and abroad.
Contact:cdograils@gmail.com

SOU Secular Student Alliance

The mission of the Secular Student Alliance is to organize, unite, educate, and serve students and student communities that promote the ideals of scientific and critical inquiry, democracy, secularism, and human-based ethics. We envision a future in which nontheistic students are respected voices in public discourse and vital partners in the secular movement's charge against irrationality and dogma.
Contact:fishera1@sou.edu

SOU Tango Club

SOU tango club offers a safe and supportive space for students and the public to learn Argentine Tango. No experience or partner is necessary.
Contact:linds@sou.edu

SOU Tennis Club

To provide students a community of fellow tennis players where they can challenge themselves on the court and create new friendships.
Contact:morrowa@sou.edu

Southern Oregon University Baseball Club

To bring baseball back to Southern Oregon University and promote the sport throughout Ashland and the surrounding areas.
Contact:littmans@sou.edu

Southern Oregon University Paranormal (SOUP)

SOU Paranormal is dedicated to the scientific examination of paranormal activity, theories, and evidence to either confirm or deny the existence of the afterlife, para zoological entities, and/or para psychological phenomenon. We are also a support group for those who have experienced the paranormal.
Contact:Mcwatterb@sou.edu

Southern Oregon University Women's Rugby

SOU Women's Rugby's purpose is to compete against other school teams in matches as well as expose them to the different culture of rugby. Empowering women athletes in becoming stronger more confident women.
Contact:wraiderrugby@gmail.com

Student Veterans Association

to give Veterans a voice on campus. allow them a quiet place to talk to other veterans, find out what benefits are available to them. and also do fundraising and social events for veterans and their dependents.
Contact:smithc5@sou.edu

Surfing

Get people out to ride some gnarly waves!
Contact:jensenc@sou.edu

The Exclamation Poets

The Exclamation Poets' mission is to bring people together through words, performance and passion. We aim to foster an inclusive and supportive community where poets and poetry enthusiasts can share ideas. We focus on spoken word/ slam poetry but welcome all writing styles.
Contact:morganv@sou.edu

United Nations Club of SOU

To inform students and community of international/local events/affairs and promote awareness of education of social issues world wide in accordance of the millennium goals of the United Nations.
Contact:spjut1@msn.com / spjutc@sou.edu

United States Institute of Technical Theatre SOU Student Chapter

To connect and join theatrical technicians in all fields to further skill sets, knowledge bases, and connections to improve chances at a successful career in technical theatre after graduation.
Contact:annetteroggenbuck@gmail.com

Video Gamers Coalition

Our mission is to provide students with a place to relax and have some fun during the week. We are also hoping to be a refuge for those who are more introverted, shut-in types. We do this through video gaming at our meetings--anyone is welcome to attend--and club activities, including movie quizzes, competitions, and co-op parties.
Contact:derangedgamer2@gmail.com

Whitewater Club

By sharing the wilderness experience on boat-able rivers in Southern Oregon, the clubs purpose/plan is to educate and immerse students in the whitewater lifestyle. Developing student’s technical skills in whitewater boating, while effectively expanding their comfort zone.
Contact:deshazoj@sou.edu

SOU Accounting Students Association

The association primarily assists prospective accounting students seeking internships through local community businesses.
Contact:bakerc4@sou.edu

Cosplay Club

The Cosplay Club serves as an artistic outlet for those interested in costuming and prop construction as well as the aspects behind Asian Culture. We have helpful tutorials for those just sprouting their Cosplay roots, and teaching opportunities for those who have prior knowledge. It is also nice and relaxing environment where individuals with these similar interests may be themselves and make new lasting friendships.
Contact:sou.cosplay.club@gmail.com