UNK Today | August 2014 - page 10

EDITORS NOTE:
The Hub has
attempted to compile information
pertaining to all campus organizations
to make students aware of engagement
opportunities. The information for some
some organizations was not available
at press time. If your organization is
missing from the list below, or if you
wish to add more information or correct
existing information, please email josh.
Academic/Professional Organiza-
tions
Advertising and Public
Relations Club
: The Advertising
and Public Relations Club exists
to promote a better understanding
of the functions of advertising and
public relations; to apply the skills,
creativity and energy of advertis-
ing and public relations to help
solve social problems; to facilitate
mutually beneficial association be-
tween professionals and students;
to develop the individual abilities
of its members; and to promote
fellowship and the free range
of ideas. The UNK Ad/PR Club
is affiliated with the American
Advertising Federation. Students
interested in advertising or public
relations as a career are welcome
to join the club.
Adviser: Christina Jackson
Phone: 865-8639
Email:
Agricultural Business
Association:
The objective of
this organization is to provide
students opportunities beyond
the classroom and to expand their
professional and personal experi-
ences in agriculture. Membership
in this organization is open to all
UNK students.
Adviser: Debbie Bridges
Phone: 865-8044
Email:
Adviser: Frank Tenkorang
Phone: 865-8573
Email:
American Marketing Asso-
ciation:
Collegiate chapter of
the premier trade association for
marketing professionals. Through
membership, one can develop
leadership skills, network with
professionals in their career field,
and apply what they have learned
in the classroom. Each meeting
is composed of a 30-minute
business meeting and a 30-minute
presentation from a marketing
professional.
Adviser: Marsha Yeagley
Phone: 865-8345
Email:
Association for Computing
Machinery:
Students wanting to
share their enthusiasm for com-
puter science are welcome. ACM
promotes awareness of computer
technology and its influence in
society.
Adviser: John Hastings
Phone: 865-8365
Email:
Athletic Training Student
Association
Adviser: Scott Unruh
Phone: 865-8627
Email:
Associations of Information
Technology Professionals:
This organization aims to foster a
better understanding of the vital
business role of technology and
its relationship to management.
Adviser: Ross Taylor
Phone: 865-8347
Email:
Astronomy Club:
This club
gives students an opportunity to
expand their knowledge and ap-
preciation of astronomy by utilizing
UNK’s planetarium and the skies
of rural Nebraska.
Adviser: Jose Mena-Werth
Phone: 865-8283
Email:
Biology Club:
This organiza-
tion aims to promote the biological
sciences by encouraging schol-
arship, fellowship and service
among and by those interested in
biology.
Adviser: Paul Twigg
Phone: 865-8315
Email:
Chemistry Club:
The club is
an organization of undergraduate
chemistry students devoted to es-
tablishing a link between the com-
munity at large and chemistry as a
profession. Our members promote
chemistry through demonstrations
throughout the year for all ages.
Adviser: Haishi Cao
Phone: 865-8105
Construction Management
Organization:
This organization
provides leadership, technical,
and managerial foundations in
residential and light commercial
construction.
Adviser: Nathan Barry
Phone: 865-8733
Email:
Criminal Justice Club:
The
club provides students interested
in criminal justice with academ-
ic and applied opportunities to
access the field of criminal justice.
All students majoring or minoring
in criminal justice are eligible for
membership. Activities include
campus events, guest speakers,
field trips and the annual Criminal
Justice Conference.
Adviser: Danielle Neal
Phone: 865-8756
Email:
Elementary/Early Childhood
Education Majors Club:
Any
student majoring in elementary
or early childhood education is
invited to join the club. The orga-
nizations activites and scheduled
events complement UNK’s aca-
demic course programs and foster
a spirit of unity among students
involved in the elementary educa-
tion program.
Adviser: Julie Agard
Phone: 865-8556
Email:
Enactus:
This organization
promotes business and human-
itarian interests to improve the
quality of life and standard of living
for people in need. UNK Enactus
also manages the student-run
Brewed Awakening coffee shop
on campus.
Adviser: Shawn Kaskie
Phone: 865-8135
Email:
Exercise Science Club
Family Studies Organiza-
tion:
The organization provides
knowledge, experience and a
connection to the community, and
equips students for their future in
and of serving families. Members
volunteer at events such as the
Big Event, S.A.F.E. Center Purse
Auction, and for community agen-
cies. The Family Studies Organi-
zation hosts educational speakers
from community agencies to help
students better understand their
role and job duties. The organi-
zations also attends conferences
such as the National Council on
Family Relations Conference.
Adviser: Jennifer Cross-
white-Gambel
Phone: 865-8230
Email:
Fine Arts and Humanities
Graduate Student Association:
An academic and professional
association for graduate students.
Members are composed of fine
arts and humanities students at
the graduate level.
Adviser: Robert Ficociello
Phone: 865-8295
Email:
Geography Club:
The Ge-
ography Club was created as a
network for people who are inter-
ested in geography and to provide
activities for students outside the
classroom. The organization is
open to all majors and a 3.0 GPA
is required.
Adviser: Jason Combs
Phone: 865-8605
Email:
Graduate Association
of Student Psychologists
(GrASP)
Health Science Club:
The
health science club provides
guidance and information to
UNK undergraduates pursuing
a health-related career field. The
organizations offers students
a support system that includes
faculty and peers, and networking
opportunities with area pro-
fessionals, and insight into the
admissions process at medical
schools. Membership is open
to all undergraduate pre-health
professional students.
Adviser: Elizabeth Stout
Phone: 865-8260
Email:
History Club
Industrial Distribution
Organization:
The organization
educates members about new and
exciting technology while promot-
ing leadership qualities to be used
in future employment. Members
are made aware of scholarship
opportunities and internship pro-
grams and are assisted in finding
employment following graduation.
Adviser: Scott Jochum
Phone: 865-8693
Email:
K
earney Student Speech,
Language and Hearing As-
sociation:
KSSHLA promotes
interest in and support for speech,
language and hearing as a profes-
sion. Any interested student may
join the organization.
Adviser: Miechelle McKelvey
Phone: 865-8306
Email:
or
L
ocke & Key:
The Locke &
Key organization holds month-
ly screenings of political films,
monthly political issue forums,
bi-annual barbecues for political
science students, brings guest
speakers to campus and holds
workshops for students seeking
careers in political science and
for prospective law/graduate
students.
Adviser: Christie Maloyed
Phone: 865-8724
Email:
M
ath Club
Adviser: Nickolas Hein
Phone: 865-8635
Email:
M
iddle Level Educator’s
Club
Model United Nations:
This
organization promotes social
awareness of better standards of
life and increased justice. It also
students the chance to study and
discuss international law in an
open and stimulating forum.
Adviser: Satoshi Machida
Phone: 865-8506 Email: machi-
M
usic Educator National
Conference:
All students with
an interest in vocal or instrumen-
tal music are welcome. MENC
serves social and service needs
of both students and the music
department, while providing active
opportunities for its members year
round.
Adviser: Jan Harriott
Phone: 865-8608
Email:
Na
tional Art Education
Association, Student Chapter:
NAEA promotes interest in art
throughout the campus and com-
munity. It also serves to encourage
the development of positive rela-
tionships among students, faculty
and other individuals interested in
art. All students interested in art
education are eligible for member-
ship in the local chapter of NAEA;
art majors are eligible for national
membership.
Adviser: Lisa Kastello
Phone: 865-8080
Email:
Nat
ional Association for
Music Education:
Since 1907,
NAfME has worked to ensure
that every student has access to
a well-balanced, comprehensive
and high-quality program of music
instruction taught by qualified
teachers. NAfME’s activities and
resources have been largely re-
sponsible for the establishment of
music education as a profession,
for the promotion and guidance
of music study as an integral part
of the school curriculum, and for
the development of the National
Standards for Arts Education.
Adviser: Janette Harriott
Phone: 865-8608
Email:
Pharmacy Club:
The club pro-
vides its members with information
on current trends and careers in
the field of pharmacy. The group
is frequently addressed by faculty
from the University of Nebraska
Medical Center. Membership is
open to any student.
Adviser: Peggy Abels
Phone: 865-8260
Email:
Physical Education Majors
Club:
The
club helps future physi-
cal education teachers to develop
and maintain a connection to the
ever-changing world of physical
education. This club provides an
opportunity for future profession-
als to network with current profes-
sionals and become more involved
with the physical education major.
Student will also gain experience
through guest speakers, recre-
ational and community-based
activities and fundraising oppor-
tunities.
Adviser: Terese Sheridan
Phone: 865-8601
Email:
Adviser: Frank Lynott
Phone: 865-8650
Email:
Psychology Club:
The club’s
purpose is to advance the science
of psychology and encourage,
stimulate and maintain the schol-
arship of members in all fields,
particularly psychology.
Adviser: Krista Fritson
Phone: 865-8247
Email:
Recreation Majors Club:
All
students interested in the
professional field of recreation,
physical fitness, or leisure time
management are welcome to join.
Membership allows students to
participate in activities designed
to enhance their educational
program.
Adviser: Marta Moorman
Phone: 865-8626
Email:
Sigma Xi Student Affiliates:
The organizations offers students
in the science career-field guid-
ance and information; a support
system that includes faculty and
peers, networking connections,
and insight into the admissions
process for graduate school.
Students also participate in the
Sigma Xi Science Cafe and other
science-oriented events.
Adviser: Bill Wozniak
Phone: 865-8242
Email:
Society for Human Resource
Management:
SHRM
keeps stu-
dents up-to-date on developments
and issues in human resources.
The organization also strives to
promote and facilitate positive
interaction between business
professionals in the community
and students.
Adviser: Michelle Fleig-Palmer
Phone: 865-8869
Email:
Society of Physics Students:
SPS is an academic and profes-
sional organization designed for
students. The only requirement
for membership is an interest in
the study and understanding of
physics.
Adviser: Robert Price
Phone: 865-8282
Email:
Sociology Club:
Students with
an interest in sociological issues
may join the club to gain knowl-
edge and experience in sociology.
Members also receive career
information and guidance.
Adviser: Daryl Kelley
Phone: 865-8762
Email:
Adviser: Suzanne Maughan
Phone: 865-8763
Email:
Sports Administration Ma-
jors Club:
All students interested
in sports administration may join.
Membership will allow students to
enhance their experiences in their
educational program.
Adviser: Nita Unruh
Phone: 865-8335
Email:
Student Athlete Advisory
Committee:
This organization
has representatives from each
varsity sport and serves as the
student-athlete’s voice in the ad-
ministration of the program as well
as service to the community.
Adviser: Jaime Lundgren
Phone: 865-8863
Email:
Student Education Asso-
ciation of Nebraska:
SEAN is
an organization for all students
preparing for a career in edu-
cation. The group works with
students to develop knowledge in
the field education and to promote
leadership skills.
Adviser: Glenn Tracy
Phone: 865-8821
Email:
Student Interior Design
Organization:
This group brings
together students with a passion
for interior design.
Adviser: Tawnya Westfall
Phone: 865-8229
Email:
or
Student Nurses Association:
The Student Nurses Association
at UNMC-Kearney is for any
pre-nursing or nursing student.
Meetings include guest speakers,
volunteer opportunities, prizes and
more.
Adviser: Michelle Ellermeier
Phone: 865-8710
Email:
Adviser: Jo Miller
Phone: 865-8747
Email:
Student Social Work Orga-
nization:
The SSWO is involved
with the social advancement of the
college and community. Students
with an interest and/or major in
social work and related fields are
eligible for membership.
Adviser: Sandy Cook-Fong
Phone: 865-8742
Email:
Students for the Reynolds
Review:
This organization sup-
ports students interested in poetry
or the literary arts. A poetry-based
literary journal, the Reynolds
Review, is published every year, in
both print and online format.
Adviser: Robert Fernandez
Phone: 865-8059
Email:
Students in Mass Media:
SIMM is an honorary society for
collegiate mass communications,
journalism and other media at the
college level. Membership is open
to journalism/mass communica-
tions students with a minimum of
a 3.2 overall grade point average
with a standing of sophomore or
higher.
Adviser: Nanette Hogg
Phone: 865-1574
Email:
Information Networking and
Telecommunications Organi-
zation:
Students majoring in the
Telecommunications Marketing
degree program are involved in
this organization. They play an
active role in the evaluation of
the of the program and promote
social events for students in the
program.
Adviser: Angela Hollman
Phone: 865-8718
Email:
Supply Chain Management
Thompson Scholars Unit-
ed:
Membership is open to all
students, not just recipients of
the Susan Thompson Buffett
Scholarship. All are welcome to
attend Thompson Scholars United
events.
Adviser: Scott Seeba
Phone: 865-8364
Email:
Trav
el and Tourism Club:
This organization aims to expand
knowledge of the travel and
tourism major on campus. Events
include visits to local attractions,
organization fairs, monthly meet-
ings and an end of year party. The
group is for travel and tourism ma-
jors at UNK, and those interested
in a career path in the travel and
tourism industry.
Adviser: Barbara Amundson
Phone: 865-8640
Email:
UNK Art Society:
UNKAS
is an umbrella organization that
includes Kappa Pi and NATA. UN-
KAS organizes the annual juried
student exhibition and the artists
of Kearney Studio Tour, among
other activities. Any student inter-
ested in art may join.
Adviser: Derrick Burbul
Phone: 865-8072
Email:
Advis
e
r: Tom Dennis
Phone: 865-8088
Email:
UNK Council on Family
Relations
Wildlife Society:
The society
is open to any student interested
in wildlife and its conservation.
Members of the society are active
in promoting community aware-
ness of wildlife and its natural
importance.
Adviser: Joseph Springer
Phone: 865-8920
Email:
Campus Ministries
Alpha and Omega Interna-
tional Student Association
Campus Crusade for Christ
Adviser: Ron Crocker
Phone: 865-8618
Email:
Campus Lutheran:
Campus
Lutheran serves students affiliated
with the Evangelical Church in
America. The group aims to foster
spiritual awareness of and com-
mitment to Jesus Christ.
Adviser: Tom Wilson
Phone: 234-1828
Email: campuslutheran@yahoo.
com
Chi Alpha:
Chi Alpha is a
national college organization of
Christian students.
Adviser: Nate Krizek
Phone: 402-525-5184
Email: nkrizek@newlifekearney.
org
Christian Student Fellow-
ship:
CSF promotes Christianity
on campus through Bible study,
fellowship and discipleship. Stu-
dents involved in CSF complete
service missions each spring
break.
Adviser: Bruce Schanbacher
Phone: 234-3922
Email:
Cooperative Campus Minis-
tries:
Cooperative Campus Min-
istries represents a variety of cam-
pus ministries provided through
a number of area denominations.
All denominations involved in
CCM welcome students desiring
counseling, Bible study, fellowship
and worship.
Fellowship of Christian
Athletes:
The goal of FCA is to
study the life of Jesus Christ and
to teach members how to live a
Christian life while in fellowship
with other Christians, athletes and
non-athletes. Membership is open
to any student.
Adviser: Erin Mankin
Phone: 325-4992
Email:
The Navigators:
An interna-
tional, interdenominational ministry
organization. The goal of this
group is to help college students
know Christ and to make him
known.
Adviser: Luke DeBoer
Phone: 515-450-3572
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