Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students' awareness of mental health issues, provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve as liaison between students and the mental health community. Through campus-wide events and national programs, Active Minds aims to remove the stigma that surrounds mental health issues, and create a comfortable environment for an open conversation about mental health issues on campuses throughout North America. (activeminds.org)firstname.lastname@example.org
This club provides a safe forum for GLBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning) or straight populations. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The club also provides education about the GLBTQ population and relevant issues concerning this population to the student body and community at large. Social events and activities are sponsored throughout the school year.Advisor: Sr. John Michele Southwick email@example.com
A group of young ladies who created a sorority based on service for the future of not only us, but our future generations. We come together, not as peers but as sisters, to performs such tasks. Sisterhood is where individuals from different backgrounds come together and become sisters for life. It's a life changing experience that will not only benefit those we are helping, but also ourselves, in hopes that these young ladies will turn into strong and independent women. Alpha Sigma Psi will be the next milestone in our life, opening new doors and creating opportunities.Advisor: Jessica Rothenheber firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marywood University Chapter of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society promotes interest in chemical sciences and provides a medium for students to establish and maintain connections with professionals in the field of chemical sciences.Advisor: Dr. Deanne Garver
The Anime and Japanese Culture Club is an interactive club that allows students to experience Japanese culture, and Japanese animation (anime) in particular. Some examples of activities are watching anime, cooking Japanese food, sharing and discussing Japanese music, playing Japanese Video Games, etc. The club also goes on field trips to anime conventions, and to other Japanese culture or anime related events and hosts events on campus such as karaoke competitions and Japanese or anime related movie screenings.
The Marywood Architecture and Interior Design Club consists of, but is not limited to, architecture and interior architecture/design students. Members gain access to the latest design developments, network with peers and professionals and become members of the professional interiors organizations.
DEPARTMENT: Athletic Traning
The purposes of the Athletic Training Club include: encouraging, advancing, and improving the student athletic trainers within the program; developing the abilities of its members; providing an exchange of thoughts and ideas to better its members' understanding of the field of athletic training; enabling members to share camaraderie among themselves; and, introducing others to the field of athletic training. Membership is open to anyone interested in joining the club.
Autism Speaks U Marywood University is an official chapter of the national organization Autism Speaks. Members of Autism Speaks plan fundraisers to help fund research and other programs to benefit autistic individuals and their families. We also hold fundraising events on campus while learning about ways to improve the lives of those on the spectrum. Any questions, please contact Lauren Olsen.
The Bayleaf, Marywood’s premiere journal of literature and art, publishes the work of undergraduate student writers and artists of Marywood University. A co-curricular activity of the English Department, the Bayleaf is published in the fall and spring semesters.Advisor: Dr. Helen Bittel email@example.com
The Biology Club serves as a forum for social activities, networking possibilities, studying/research opportunities, and exciting excursions for all science majors. The Biology Club aims to stimulate interest in both the pure and applied biological sciences at college and community levels and acts on behalf of biology students in campus-wide student government/club activities.Advisor: Dr. Michael Kiel
Blood, sweat, and gears bike club will bring students together who all share the common interest of riding bicycles. We will organize rides on different trails and surrounding areas.Advisor: Kate O'Conner firstname.lastname@example.org
Dive Into Books! Book Club helps encourage Marywood Students to read books and have discussions about them. Let your imagination go wild! While reading books we strive to impact the community by collecting reading materials for those who do not have access to reading supplements.Advisor: Amamda Roberts email@example.com
The Campus Choir is a large town and gown (community and University) organization of approximately 80 members. Marywood students may join without an audition, but should have previous choral experience. In the fall, the choir prepares for its famous annual Christmas Concert and, in the spring, a major works performance is scheduled including soloists and orchestra.
DEPARTMENT: Social Work
The goals of this organization are to provide a forum through which social work majors can broaden and enrich their knowledge base, as it relates to social work education and practice; to function in a liaison capacity with the School of Social Work; to provide active voluntary service in various community organizations; and to provide student input into the policies, curriculum, and other educational endeavors of the Bachelor of Social Work Program.
The Chamber Singers is a 12-voice ensemble selected by audition during the first week of classes each fall. Students are selected on the basis of their vocal and sight-reading skills. The group performs both on and off campus. Major activities include the Pennsylvania Collegiate Choral Festival in October, a candlelight Christmas concert in December, a short spring tour, and the annual Rotunda Rug Concert in late spring.
This squad cheers at all home basketball games and several select away games for both the men's and women's sports. Cheers include on-court activities as well as half-time dance routines. Tryouts occur each fall and are open to all students. Team members must be in good academic standing.
We are currently Coached by Cheryl Mitchell!Advisor: Mary Jo Gunning firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Chess club is to provide a way for students to play chess, teach basic rules and tactics and to compete in various chess tournaments.
The CMYKlub at Marywood University aims at providing students with a place to share ideas on artistic design in a modern world. The club works collectively to expand knowledge in realms of color, shape, line, composition, typography, photo manipulation, advertisement, and other various areas of design. The club also prepares students for entry-level work and aids them in portfolio layouts, social networking, gallery work, clientele and other company related agencies.Advisor: Christine Medley email@example.com
Marywood University College Democrats is an organization of similar
minded students that generally support the platform of the Democratic
Party of the United States. Our group serves to increase political
awareness and activism on campus, regardless of party or beliefs. All
students are welcome to attend meetings, even if they disagree as
political discussion and cooperation are paramount in the progress of
our nation. As members, students will have the option of coordinating
with local, state and national political campaigns by canvassing,
phone banking, and registering voters in the local community.
Political internship opportunities are also available to those that
"God, Our Country, Our Family." We welcome all to join us as we discuss American values and our society. If you love politics and have conservative views this club is for you!Advisor: Thomas Jackson firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPARTMENT: Social Sciences
The Criminal Justice Club enables students to expand their interest within the field of criminal justice. The club also provides ways for students to educate themselves on law enforcement, corrections, and the courts through activities and trips.
The team performs at half time at many home basketball games, at regional community events, and also at campus sponsored programs. Tryouts occur each fall and are open to all students. Team members must be in good academic standing. We are currently coached by Rachel BaldiniAdvisor: Mary Jo Gunning email@example.com
DEPARTMENT: Communication Arts
This club creates the opportunity for career-focused students to gain marketable skills through the exploration of experiences learned in the Communication Arts department. The skills include especially non-linear editing, storyboarding, lighting, composition and framing, audio, project process, etc.
Diversity United encourages social diversity on and off campus. The club strives to inform and promote an understanding of cultures around the world and within the United States itself. By working closely with the community at large, the club hopes to bring people of all walks of life closer together and create a sense of unity in our interdependent world.
Open to all Education majors, Marywood University's EDUC Club is the joining together of the following organizations: PSEA: Pennsylvania State Education Association, KDP: Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society), SCEC: Student Council for Exceptional Children, SPED: Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta (Special Education Honor Society)
The English Club is a community of students interested in the recreational advantages of literature and writing. The club provides an outlet for creative writing, book discussion and opportunities to promote the art of language in the community. Founded with the intention to expand on cultural understanding of literature, the club strides to make English accessible to every and all majors.Advisor: Dr Anges Cardoni firstname.lastname@example.org
Marywood Gamer's Association is the club where gaming comes alive! Students get to meet others and come to enjoy many different styles of gaming! Come One, Come All!Advisor: Thomas Kent email@example.com
The club is dedicated to promoting health and wellness through a variety of activities and programs. Our mission is to involve the department and all students in an organization that is devoted to improving the health of the members of the Marywood community. The club supports the majors of the Health and Physical Education Department and is open to all students.
The Ice Hockey Club gives students a chance to develop and practice ice hockey skills. Practices start in the middle of the fall semester and take place at local ice rinks.
Improv Beyond is the one and only improvisational group at Marywood! Open to all students, we play short and long form games. Meet ups are once a week and we have one large performance each semester! We have also performed at the Vintage Theatre and events around campus!Advisor: Heather Stuart firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the professional association for those trained to practice interior design. It promotes professionalism and educational programs and brings designers together for the latest exhibits of new products. Upon graduation, active student members become associate (allied) members of the American Society of Interior Design (ASID).
This club promotes the educational interests of all students, especially international students, study abroad students, and minority students. Its main goal is to provide a more visible and viable ethnic community and exchange. This group is involved in projects that facilitate sharing among different cultures. Membership is open to all students.Advisor: David Crisci email@example.com
The Karate Club offers students the opportunity to learn the skills of karate and earn a ranking (belt) in the sport. The club also performs demonstrations.
The purpose of this organization is to promote awareness and expand knowledge of various Hispanic cultures, while also servicing the local Hispanic community, the Marywood community, and the population at large.
The purpose of this club is to promote advocacy towards various animal welfare issues, promote vegan and vegetarian interests on campus, organize educational and informational events, and provide resources on campusAdvisor: Sarah Kenehan firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the Marywood Aviators is to provide pilots and other aviation enthusiasts with more knowledge of the industry.
DEPARTMENT: Music Therapy
This club is for Music Therapy majors and people who are interested in the field of music therapy. It is active within the region as well as nationally in the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). The club and its procedures are modeled after the national and regional chapters. We hold fundraisers, participate in service projects and are active in region-wide MAR-AMTA projects. In addition, we attend Regional Conference every year.Advisor: Melinda Korte email@example.com
Open to all dance minors as well as any other University student interested in dance. There is a dance concert every year, alternating a professional guest performance with a student/guest performance.
Students participating in this club sport currently play at Men's and Women's Basketball competitions to heighten school spirit.
Marywood Players, are the only offical student-run theatere club on campus. Students have opportunities to go before the footlights and behind the scenes in faculty-directed major productions, as well as student-directed workshops and productions. Any and all aspects of theater production are explored! We are known for fundraising, service projects, informal and formal performances, trips, and fun get togethers!
If you are an actor, technician, or theater enthusiest this is the club for you!
Visit the webpage for our honor society, Alpha Osi Omega at:Advisor: Patrick Toomey firstname.lastname@example.org
Marywood University Health Professions Society does its part to build a spirit of cooperation, a spirit that is becoming ever more necessary in the medical profession, by encouraging the medical professionals of tomorrow to work together today. The MUHPS supports and encourages the students of Marywood University in their endeavors to enter the health care field as physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, chiropractors, biotechnologists and researchers. MUHPS provides network support for students by raising awareness of the current events in healthcare; organizes visits by guest speakers from medical schools, and graduate schools; offers MCAT strategy sessions, mentorship, volunteering programs, career options, and other special events.
"Help us make this YOUR organization"
Anyone who is interested in the field of medicine can join!Advisor: Dr. Lisa Antoniacci
MUSATA is composed of graduate and undergraduate art therapy students with the support of the Marywood art therapy faculty. The main purpose of this group is to network, share personal, artistic, educational, and overall professional growth opportunities. This group strives to promote art therapy as a means of life improvement. MUSATA seeks out volunteer opportunities so that its members can gain experience with a variety of populations while lending a helping hand in accordance with Marywood's curricular goal of service email@example.com
This organization is open to all students interested in promoting the opportunities and goals of mathematics. The club sponsors a mathematics contest for area high school students, field trips, and attendance at professional meetings.
Mu Sigma Pi is a group of men that come togheter from diverse backgrounds to form a strong brotherhood and sense of unity.Advisor: Brian Piatak firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPARTMENT: Music Education
The Marywood University Music Education Club is a club that is open to anyone who is interested in supporting the field of music education in today's society. Inside this club is the Marywood Chapter of NAFME (The National Association For Music Education) wich is an organization open to only Music Education Majors within this club. Member sof the club support the growth of Music Education on and off campus through a variety of events.Advisor: Sr. Joan McCusker email@example.com
DEPARTMENTL Music Therapy
This organization provides music therapy majors with opportunities for personal growth and professional leadership. The Music Therapy Club sponsors on-campus workshops, conducts fundraisers to facilitate regional and national conference attendance. The organization holds events to advocate for music therapy to increase awareness on campus, in addition to looking for opportunities to volunteer our time and talents.Advisor: Anita Gadberry firstname.lastname@example.org
NAEA is dedicated to giving students greater insight and perspective on teaching methods and contemporary concepts of art education. They sponsor service projects, including speakers, symposia, and exhibitions. Membership is open to all art students and faculty.
Net Impact inspires a new generation to use their careers to tackle the world's toughest social and envornmental problems. We empower students and professional leaders to act locally through our vibrant chapter network, and global connections. As Marywood's local chapter we work hard to make an Imact in the Greater Scranton Area while promoting business skills!Advisor: Dr. Murray Pyle email@example.com
Net Impact NEPA, is an official Marywood University Club and affiliate of Net Impact. They host monthly themed mixers, and forums on current issues in business, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
The purpose of this organization is to increase awareness and participation in the following six wellness dimensions: social, physical, intellectual, cultural, emotional, and spiritual. The wellness peer educators present educational workshops and programs, distribute monthly newsletters that address health and wellness-related issues, and observe and coordinate activities during various nationally recognized awareness weeks, i.e. National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Founded in 1947, this professional association is dedicated to helping bring quality art education to people of all ages and to strengthen art's place within elementary and secondary schools' curriculum.
Pennsylvania Student Educators Association (PSEA) is a pre-professional association dedicated to advancing leadership skills and professional development among future educators across the Commonwealth.Advisor: Mrs. Chris Fryer firstname.lastname@example.org
The students of the Marywood University Physician Assistant Student Society (M.U.P.A.S.S.) realize that through formal organization, they can benefit themselves, the program, and the community. In all aspects of its function, this society will pursue integrity, equality, dignity, and competence for the physician assistant as a health practitioner.
The purpose of the organization shall be to spread the message of bi-partisanship and iner-party cooperation by organizing students to assist in political education and outreach. This organization shall be open to anyone with an interest in politics and student political activism.
The Pre-Physician Assistant Society of Marywood University educates members on the roles that physician assistants play in the medical field and helps them prepare for their roles in healthcare. Volunteer opportunities are available on campus and in the surrounding community.Advisor: Dr. Lori Swanchak email@example.com
This organization is open to all students interested in furthering their understanding of human behavior. Activities include field trips, attendance at professional conferences, social activities, community service projects, a Christmas party, spring picnic, and the annual Psychology Fair.Advisor: Dr Dattel firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marywood Chapter of PRSSA offers practical experience, intercollegiate competition, and networking with public relations professionals through conferences and PRSSA-assisted programs. It encompasses campus, corporate, institutional, and community service projects.
This Marywood University club is dedicated to promoting advocacy for and awareness of environmental issues. Goals include educating students and faculty about environmental awareness on campus, promoting environmentally friendly use of natural resources, and to be an organization which students can sustainably enjoy nature by taking nature hikes and working closely with the Marywood Arboretum Committee. Ultimately, the club works towards helping the University becoming a "green campus," that which is energy efficient and ecologically friendly.Advisor: Dr. Jay P. Clymer III email@example.com
The purpose of this organization is to contemplate the meaningful dilemmas of modern society. Members engage in group discussion concerning various group-chosen topics, seek enrichment through the exploration of philosophical quandaries, and perform other related activities in the spirit of philosophy.
This student-run club is an active part of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, and is in affiliation with the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSHLA), a professional membership association for students (undergraduate, graduate, doctoral - full and part-time) enrolled in a communication sciences program or related major.Advisor: Ms. Andrea Novak firstname.lastname@example.org
The Step Team performs at various school events such as Midnight Madness. The goal of this club is to share the experience of unique dance with the Marywood University community.
The mission of the Student Alumni Association is to join the students of today, yesterday and tomorrow through contact and experience by University events, projects, and programs. The Student Alumni Association will also help students contact Alumni to assist in the advancement of their desired profession or postgraduate school. The Student Alumni Association will also be responsible for developing students to be effective and future Alumni leaders so they can assist in guiding students as they were once guided.
The purpose of CEC is to instill in its members a dedication to challenged persons, through participation in voluntary service programs, and to help students develop professional attitudes and good interpersonal relationships. Members work toward providing leadership as future teachers committed to the education and advocacy for children, youth, and adults with mental and physical challenges. Members participate in state and national conferences and organize local activities.Advisor: Dr. Michelle Gonzalez email@example.com
The student-run Nursing Club sponsors activities in the community, fosters collaboration with healthcare professionals, and promotes the development of leadership skills.
The purpouse of the club is to:
- Organize, represent, educate, and mentor its members
- Convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession
- Advocate for high quality health care
- Develop nursing students who are prepared to lead the profession into the futureAdvisor: Theresa Tulaney firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Veteran Alliance is a club for all Marywood students. The club informs others of military culture while having fun and giving back to the community!Advisor: Lauren Williams email@example.com
Students Organized to Uphold Life is an organization formed by students who come together to respect all forms of life, at all stages. Members of the club meet two times a month to discuss topics concerning life issues and how the sacredness of life is jeopardized through the acts of abortion, euthanasia, capitol punishment, etc. We also raise awareness of these issues and usually attend the March for Life in Washington D.C.Advisor: Sr. Kathryn Clauss firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of this organization is to promote and satisfy, among students, an interest in History and the Social Sciences.
The mission of the Undergraduate Student Government Association of Marywood University represents the united voice of the undergraduate student body and provides programs and activities, which support the University's goal of enabling students to live responsibly in an interdependent world. As elected student representatives, the Undergraduate Student Government Association strives to strengthen existing bonds between students, faculty, staff, and administration and to enrich the University's tradition of excellence in academic and student life.
Volunteers in Action (VIA) is a club for students interested in community and on-campus service projects. Students have the opportunity to gather with others who have similar interests, to learn about and sign up for service opportunities, and to assist with planning events sponsored by the club. Everyone is welcome to attend. Meetings are scheduled every other Monday throughout the academic year.Advisor: Ann O'Brien email@example.com
One local sorority (Zeta Phi Delta) was founded and recognized as a student organization in the 2001 Spring Semester. The Undergraduate Student Government Association recognizes this organization, but does not provide them with financial support. This sorority was founded based on the belief that there are great advantages for younger women to uphold a sisterhood of women who appreciate friendship, promote loyalty and service, build character, and enhance the members' total education.Advisor: Amy Paciej Woodruff firstname.lastname@example.org
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