2012-13 Registered Clubs and Organizations
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To promote the accounting profession and give students opportunities to begin networking and creating their resumes while in school. It allows members with common goals to interact and work together colloboratively to attain focused goals.
Contact: Morgan Lycett — firstname.lastname@example.org
Alpha Kappa Psi is a business professional fraternity that focuses on preparing students for entering the business community through networking, event planning and organizing, fundraising, interacting with the business community, resume work, and community service. Our core values are Brotherhood, Unity, Knowledge, Integrity, and Service.
Contact: Baback Khosroabadi — email@example.com
To gather and unite the nerds of SOU under a single banner:
We're here, we're nerds...and nothing really rhymes with nerds!
Contact: Corey Metcalfe — firstname.lastname@example.org
To gain a better understanding of anthropology as it relates to our world and to explore the methods and theories while enjoying diverse company.
Contact: Catherine Bernards — email@example.com
Our mission is to provide opportunities for SOU students, staff and faculty to come out and play badminton together. Our goal is to play weekly on Sunday afternoons while school is in session.
Contact: Pam Roessler — firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ballroom Dance Club is designed to give students a place to practice their ballroom dance skills that they have learned either from the classes offered on campus or those learned from another studio or location. No experience is necessary! A mini lesson will also be taught at the beginning of each meeting.
Contact: Hannah Mortensen — email@example.com
The purpose of this club is two things, one so we have a baseball team again, and two to try to get more students to be active and be involved with school.
Contact: Timothy Gonzales — firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Beekeeping Club is to serve as an educational hub for students and community members about the trade and principles of keeping bees. Club participants will design and deliver workshops at the SOU apiary, advocate for sustainable practices on campus, act as valuable consultants to beginning beekeepers in Rogue Valley, and learn how to manage beehives. Partnerships have already been made with local nonprofit Bee Girl and the Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association.
Contact: Shannon Davis — email@example.com
To increase campus awareness through educational, entertaining, and culturally relevant programs.
Contact: Donnetta Montana-Cordoba — firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of The Business Club seek to further their knowledge of how business functions outside of a classroom environment. Club members seek to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of areas such as networking, logistics, entrepreneurship, leadership and giving back to the community. These goals are achieved through business tours, social events, fundraisers and charity work.
Contact: Danielle Hinkley — Hinkleyd@sou.edu
helpful to students who are major in business
Contact: jisoo — email@example.com
To promote, advocate, encourage, and foster a supportive, healthy, and informed atmosphere for gaming culture.
Contact: Meghan Payne, Will Hinkley — firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
To educate people of the importance of chemistry and to produce local interests in chemistry and the chemical field.
Contact: Andrew Rynerson — firstname.lastname@example.org
Encourage students (especially science/chemistry majors) to participate in activities within the club on campus, within the community, network with other students. Activities and opportunities include, but not limited to: Kids and Chemistry (ScienceWorks musuem in Ashland), future profession/graduate school networking and exploratory options, fundraising events, and further involvement beyond academics for personal and societal growth.
Contact: Andrew Rynerson — email@example.com
Circus Arts and Acrobatic Sports mission is to share, learn and provide resources in all aspects of circus arts and acrobatic sports. Club meetings will serve as a place to practice skills, learn from others and create a dialogue about circus arts and acro. sports community. Club can also serve as a performing ensemble if desired. For all students currently practicing circus arts and acro. sports or those who are curious.
Contact: Gabriella Mingoia — firstname.lastname@example.org
We volunteer in our community, doing everything from serving meals to the needy to walking dogs at shelters, while having fun and developing relationships with organizations and resources that are available to everyone.
Contact: Megan Ziemer — email@example.com
The climbing club aims to support student climbers of all levels in their pursuits of new vertical challenges, leadership opportunities, and lasting friendships. We also seek to facilitate access and stewardship of outdoor climbing areas.
Contact: Tyler McFarlane — firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide awareness, education, and opportunities for students and individuals with exceptionalities.
Contact: Chelsea Winner — email@example.com
The Criminology club strives to provide students with career oppurtunities as well as inform them with up-to-date information in criminal justice.
Contact: Christie Burgess — firstname.lastname@example.org
For those interested in the art of digital music production to discuss the topic and network.
Contact: Adrian Olesnyckyj — email@example.com
Getting like minded people outdoors, having fun and making new friends!
Contact: Dahon Sestrich — firstname.lastname@example.org
To develop a competitive and talented singing group that performs progressive musical covers of popular music spanning many genres, for the community and the student body.
Contact: Carson Hockley — email@example.com
To promote understanding of the Environment through education outreach. As a club, we practice techniques and strategies to improve ourselves as people and educators.
Contact: Calvin Lin — firstname.lastname@example.org
This Club is a place for students interested in working on Film, TV and Digital media projects. We are open to any students in good standing with SOU, and welcome fresh ideas and alternative skill sets.
Contact: Marc Wells — email@example.com
Expand ichthyology to a broad student base, as well as provide access to sound fishing practices and fisheries outreach opportunities.
Contact: Levi Drake — firstname.lastname@example.org
To support the SOU Fly Fishing community and pristine waters through fly fishing and stewardship trips.
Contact: Brandon Worthington — Worthingb@sou.edu
The SOU Games Club aims to provide a friendly (but competitive) environment to play games with other students with similar interests. We feel that this club will attract a diverse student population and will foster a community of students within SOU, hopefully increasing our retention of students on campus.
Contact: Dylan Marchek — email@example.com
The purpose of the Gender Sexuality Union at SOU is to engage students in learning about and participating in gender and sexuality diversity.
Contact: Kristen Mosley — firstname.lastname@example.org
The SOU German Club is a group of students wishing continue their use of the German language outside of the classroom environment and learn more about the German culture.
Contact: Mandee Light — email@example.com
Provide SOU students an opportunity to learn about and prepare for graduate schools with like-minded students.
Contact: Justin Silva — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission is to create an inviting space where Potter enthusiasts can gather, discuss, and, above all, celebrate The Boy Who Lived.
Contact: Alexandra Parks — email@example.com
This club is designed to help facilities the needs of students on campus who are interested in hiking or backpacking.
Contact: Topher Timzen — firstname.lastname@example.org
The goal of Ho'opa'a Hawai'i Club is to raise awareness about Polynesian culture. We also want to give a sense of community/family to those students far from home, not just the students from Hawai'i.
Contact: Bree Yokouchi — email@example.com
We are a group of students at SOU who pursue intellectual advancement, critical thinking, and ethical awareness. We ask questions, encourage dialog, and challenge preconceived assumptions on just about anything. We are here to create a community of Honors students and to enjoy entropy to its fullest.
Contact: Mandee Light — firstname.lastname@example.org
To get students involved with in the school community and get a hands on experience in the field.
Contact: Sally Barowczak — email@example.com
To raise awareness about the war in Northern Uganda and to help bring it to an end.
Contact: Erica Knotts — firstname.lastname@example.org
It is a club where International students get to interact with eachother, the local students and the community, by various cultural and fun events throughout the year.
Contact: Sohana Bakshi — email@example.com
Our mission is to support Latino culture on campus and together build a welcoming environment where we can discuss our similarities, differences, goals, and especially educate students about our cultures. We are dedicated hosting events that will inspire our community and motivate about the importance of higher education.
Contact: Daniel Camacho — Camachod.firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide spiritual, temporal and academic support for SOU students of faith, both members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and any other students who desire such support.
Contact: Jesentia Hoelscher — email@example.com
The club is focused on sharing about France and its culture here on campus by a series of events; movie nights, Study Abroad Panel Discussion, conversation groups and our annual French Dinner.
Contact: Edith Ruiz Aragon — firstname.lastname@example.org
The club's purpose is to provide a fun, and free movie night to all willing participants. Also, discussed with ICC, we shall let all clubs come and sell concessions as a fund raiser. Each week new movies will be voted on, and the majority wins.
Contact: Drew Koch — email@example.com
The purpose of this club is to educate and share experiences of what it will be like to become a music teacher. Students will also have their own chance to go out to public schools and teach primary and secondary schools music related curriculum.
Contact: Colin Campbell — firstname.lastname@example.org
NASU is a club/organization that is here to provide a safe comfortable place for Native American and Non Native American students and community members to come together to share our various cultures; learn about one another and work together toward having cultural edcuating events for all student and the SOU community. This club is for anyone that would like to work with native peoples and help share our clutures with our communies. We also support one another as students, peers, teachers and family.NASU is working hard this year to establish a balanced and real perception of indeginous peoples of this nation by creating cultural sensitivity (respect) and many awareness matters. We would like to see NASU grow bigger and stronger with more support from students and staff and our southern oregon communities.
Contact: Ashley Powell — email@example.com
NSWB is a student run organization committed to addressing domestic 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: Amelia Tomlin — firstname.lastname@example.org
Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society: exceptional quality and versatility in college should be recognized, that representatives in all phases of college life should cooperate in worthwhile endeavors, and that outstanding students, faculty, and administrators should meet on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness. OΔK® was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition and honor for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and to encourage development of general campus citizenship.
Contact: Nicholas Kemper — email@example.com
Get students involved in social change. Train students to be advocates and leaders.
Contact: Thomas Letchworth — firstname.lastname@example.org
To organize students for study, to raise awareness about current projects and research opportunities and to promote enthusiasm for physics.
Contact: Spenser Rhine — email@example.com
Play It By Ear is SOU's student run radio theater troop. We produce several shows a term and give students the opportunity to develop skills in acting, voice work, sound, directing, management and writing.
Contact: Katherine Pruyn — firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide a place for those interested in healthcare career to network with others pursuing careers in the healthcare field and provide volunteer opportunities.
Contact: Brittni Kellum — email@example.com
The psychology club's mission is to facilitate and encourage a lifetime of learning, specifically in relation to the psychological field. It is our mission to unite faculty and students in order to create a more cohesive environment, as well as to shed light onto the opportunities provided in the psychological field.
Contact: Amy Wilson — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our club wants to explore psychological topics that are of interest to its members as well as establish a wider identity within the local and campus community.
Contact: Amy Wilson — email@example.com
To train ROTC cadets and other students of military science to be better prepared physically and mentally in order to excede the standards and perform at a higher level.
Contact: Tim Plaza — firstname.lastname@example.org
To reach out to the community and students about Jesus and to put on fun events and events that serve SOU and the community
Contact: Tim Duryea — email@example.com
We are a group of mountain bikers dedicated to strengthening the mountain biking community at SOU and in the Rogue Valley. We get riders out on the trails together as much as we can so that we can learn from each other, improve our riding and have fun. We also participate actively in local trail maintenance and try encourage stewardship and good trail etiquette. One of our biggest goals is to introduce new people to the sport by making it easy for them to try it out and making them feel welcome in the community.
Contact: Nathan Granados — firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide a meaningful opportunity for students to participate in events and projects that directly effects the community around them. We also will provide opportunities to make contact and work on projects with other international rotary associated clubs.
Contact: Austin Kasner — email@example.com
To develope potential future leaders through field training, academic training, and ethical develpment.
Contact: Tim Plaza — firstname.lastname@example.org
SCA at SOU works together with the Society for Creative Anachronism to learn about historical methods of sword fighting, archery, arts and sciences, and more. It is not required to be a member of the SCA to participate in club activities.
Contact: Joshua Campbell — email@example.com
The purpose of the club is to grow people in there love for Scuba by taking trips and furthering education along withgiving back to the communities in which we dive.
Contact: Julia Kerr — firstname.lastname@example.org
To promote sea kayaking as a life long activity. To educate and inform students on the principles of recreational sea kayaking.
Contact: Joey Moseanko — Moseankoj@sou.edu
We are the Christian club on campus. Our motto is, "Loving God, Loving People," and we strive to do that every day both in our meetings and outside of them.
Contact: Hannah Bryant — email@example.com
The mission of the Biology Club is to network with professionals in the biological sciences as well as further our members' knowledge and interest in biology.
Contact: Todd Granum — firstname.lastname@example.org
To increase awareness of cosplay, to harbor a friendly environment for cosplayers to discuss their hobby, to learn about and explore different materials, techniques, skills, etc., to then apply to cosplay.
Contact: Callie Segotta — email@example.com
The purpose of the club is the enrichment of interest, academic acheivment of club members. The substance of the group meetings is crucial to the fourishing of the each individuals capibilities, the active pursuit of interesting, challenging, work within the group is priority.
Contact: Jonathan Chenjeri — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our clubs purpose is to improve on our improvisational acting skills and put on a show each term. We are also interested in traveling to see professional improv groups and competing ourselves.
Contact: Rebecca Curtis — Curtisr1@sou.edu
Our mission is to provide a place for math majors, math minors, and anyone who loves math to get together, get to know each other, and have fun!
Contact: Jem Kloor — email@example.com
To compete as a virtual varsity Lacrosse team in the MCLA (Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association) with the goal of winning a National Championship.
Contact: Max Raynor — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Mission is to perpetuate, support and promote the game of soccer as individuals, for Southern Oregon University, in Jackson County and within the State of Oregon. We directly support the SOU Club Soccer Team with players who join into the Cascade Collegiate Soccer League by seeking further development and community out reach programs, belonging to City and County Leagues and giving back to the youth of the community by helping players seek coaching positions and training assistant opportunities within the Greater Medford Area. We are a very diverse group with many international students as members and have a wonderful pool of worldly knowledge and understanding. If you love WORLD FOOTBALL, we are for you.
Contact: Bradley Krauss — email@example.com
Our Mission Statement is: To establish an open learning environment for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, while seeking to spread awareness of Islam and Muslim culture in the Southern Oregon community.
The goals of this club (MSA) are to:
1. To establish a group that accepts Muslims and non-Muslims from all walks of life
2. To promote a positive image of Islam
3. To take care of the needs of our fellow students, Muslim and non-Muslim
4. To educate the community about the Islamic faith
Contact: Nikolos Peyralans — firstname.lastname@example.org
Net Impact is a sustainable business club on campus. Net Impact is a community of more than 30,000 changemakers who are using our jobs to tackle the world’s toughest problems. We put our business skills to work for good throughout every sector, showing the world that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line, but people and planet too.
Contact: Shaun Franks — email@example.com
The club will be for SOU students that are parents of young children. The club will focus on the needs and wants of the members( guest speackers, family social events, networking, ect.)
Contact: Jennifer Prax — praxj2sou.edu
The SOU Percussion Club is a organization of percussion students and other students who love percussion. We demonstrate and play various styles of percussion for SOU, through fundraisers and on-stage shows.
Contact: Sean Muir — firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide students and the community affordable, local diving. In addition, we strive to leave our dive sites cleaner than when we arrived.
Contact: Daniel Erickson — email@example.com
The SOU Ski & Snowboard Club is for all students who want to ski or snowboard with friends and experience a great adventure in the outdoors. Our club is all about having a great time and providing helpful services to our campus community. We will be offering numerous events, services to the community (waxing, tuning & repair station) and great recreational fun
Contact: Alexis Mahoney — firstname.lastname@example.org
To fulfill the search and desire of those seeking adrenaline by means of jumping out of planes with parachutes.
Contact: Jon Rosen — email@example.com
To expand on slack lining technique and meet other slack liners.
Contact: Sean Bruce-Aijian — firstname.lastname@example.org
To enjoy the Oregon and Northern California coast through surfing, body boarding, body surfing, and stand up paddleboarding. Open to students and community members wanting to surf with any experience level.
Contact: Keenan Huschke — email@example.com
A weekly gathering to learn the art of Argentine Tango dance. Come solo or with a friend to our beginner or intermediate classes, followed by a dance to practice what you've learned. This is a great environment to meet new people and get involved.
Contact: Ashlyn Corman — firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide students and members of the community with the means for proper advancement in the sport of running. We will teach and develop everyone's running abilities through group exercise and meetings.
Contact: Adam Angstadt — email@example.com
The purpose of our club is to demonstrate the skills of team work through playing women's Lacrosse competitively.
Contact: Keala Duhaylonsod — Duhaylonk@sou.edu
SOUL is dedicated to creating the best pre-law graduates SOU has ever seen. We spend a portion of our time traveling to various law schools and courts as well providing the community with volunteer services, but mostly we study for the LSAT.
Contact: Christie Burgess — firstname.lastname@example.org
soUsign wants to get Southern Oregon University students involved in American Sign Language and Deaf/Hard of Hearing culture through events, meetings, tutoring for classes, and more. Everyone (Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing) of all skill sets are welcome to come say hi to us, from those with years of signing experience to those who've never seen sign before.
Contact: Jennifer Crumley — email@example.com
Art. Community. Shenanigans.
SOFAS is the Art and Art History general club. We host events for students in the department and for the community, like guerrilla art shows and supply sales. Our aim to connect the department so that all students are aware of events and feel involved in their majors. We also fund the Annual Student Art Show, which is a collective exhibit in the SU Gallery at the end of Spring Term which is judged by a visiting artist.
Contact: Rebecca Hanley — firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission Statement: To assist students to acquire tools and experience in the field of fundamental analysis of investments.
Students will learn practical application of: Asset allocation strategy, portfolio management, fundamental stock valuation and analysis, contacts to secure jobs in investment management and banking, actively manage a private equity fund.
Contact: Zack Epstein — email@example.com
The purpose of the club is to provide a fun and competitive environment for veterans and newer players alike in the League of Legends.
Contact: Mac Dennis — firstname.lastname@example.org
We investigate claims of "paranormal occurrences" and examine any collected visual and audio data for evidence that would refute that claim. We also operate as a forum of the discussion of paranormal events and experiences.
Contact: Dan Cook — email@example.com
To continue to develop rugby amongst the youth in the southern Oregon area. As well as promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for college students.
Contact: Greg Fillmore — Fillmoreg@sou.edu
Our mission is to increase awareness of the victimization of men, women, and children and to highlight certain victim services in Jackson County as well as provide other social and informational opportunities. Priorities will include promoting justice and ensuring a voice for the survivors of violence. Our goals consist of empowering others and helping survivors of violence find resources and support from their community and colleagues.
Contact: Hannah Miller — firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a group of artists who are organized in order to advocate for the Arts. We are committed to raising awareness for arts programs on campus and representing the different departments. Our goals are to 1.) Bring attention to the value and pervasiveness of liberal arts on campus. 2.) Ensure continued funding for the arts. 3.) Encourage budget transparency and accountability. Together, through self-education, active participation, and collaboration we can revive the arts at Southern Oregon University.
Contact: Natalie Blaustone-Dye — email@example.com
As the Ecology Center of the Siskyous, it is our mission to educate the SOU student body and greater community about our collective environmental impact. We value environmental stewardship and ecological responsibility, working to facilitate the principals of sustainability both on and off campus.
Contact: Caitlin Mezger-Sieg — firstname.lastname@example.org
A club setting in which popular culture can be looked at through a feminist lens, with an emphasis on 2nd and 3rd wave feminism, community action, community service, and education.
Contact: Whitney Head-Burgess — email@example.com
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities and offers nearly half a million dollars in scholarships annually. NSCS members are deeply committed to scholarship, leadership and service and as a result, are impacting their campus and local communities every day.
Contact: Adriana Alexander — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission is to spread Raider Sprit at games and events. Our priority is to have students participate more at games and events to create a more spirited school pride. Our future goal is to create sprit wear for our fellow Raider fans by face painting and bake sales. This will help create a stronger student community, even for those who don’t participate in athletics and events.
Contact: Jodie Reiner — email@example.com
create creativity energy
Contact: Claudia — firstname.lastname@example.org
TWLOHA: SOU aims to embody the mission and vision of TWLOHA by presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. The UChapter also exists to inspire, inform, encourage and invest directly into treatment and recovery. TWLOHA: SOU aims to serve as a voice of hope, inspiration and support for students and surrounding communities.
Contact: Autumn Wilson — DeriquaAutumnW@gmail.com
The purpose of the UNA Club is to educate students and the wider community on the pressing international and human rights issues of our time. We recognize the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and empower our membership to have a voice fighting for human rights.
Contact: Evan Lasley — email@example.com
Gives people who love to sing an opportunity to sing for their peers and receive master classes from experts
Contact: Dianna Richardson — firstname.lastname@example.org
Our purpose is to help students learn how to water ski and wake board in a safe and controlled environment. By doing this we will help our student body stay active.
Contact: Isaac Hoffman — Isaachofm@yahoo.com
To further develop whiter water skills while having a safe and enjoyable experience. Some of the goals for the club is to Improve paddling skills
River clean up days
scout different rivers to do something
Contact: Glen Finch — email@example.com
The purpose of our club is to promote the sport of rugby to the lovely ladies of SOU! Our club is open to anyone who wants to come out whether you have experience or not! Our goal is to have a winning season by expanding knowledge of the game and traditions of the sport.
Contact: Tiffany Reardon — firstname.lastname@example.org
The Writers' Guild will work in participation with the West Wind Review and Emergent Forms to promote and solicit writers to visit SOU and give readings. We will also meet weekly for a work-shop inspired club meeeting where students may bring poems, creative non fiction, fiction, short stories etc to be read aloud and to get feed back from their peers, encouragement and suggestions. We will also bring prompts and do free writing exercises. Every other week we will host open mic readers nights.
We will participate in Lollapaganza and continue to expand the creative writing community at SOU.
Contact: Stephanie Wehe — email@example.com
To explore in depth the principles and practices of Yoga.
Contact: Rebecca Shaw — firstname.lastname@example.org
To support and coordinate a whacky group of creative fun-lovin' people who venture to the Zip Lines in beautiful Takilma, Oregon.
Contact: Kyle Pate — email@example.com