Clubs and Organizations
Part of what makes college so memorable is being involved on campus with groups of people you enjoy, supporting causes you believe in. At EU, we offer a huge variety of clubs and organizations you can join in order to get involved on campus.
From Student Government and Activities Board to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students in Free Enterprise, Evangel students have tons of options when it comes to on-campus involvement. You can take a look at many of those options below.
Evangel Student Government Association
ESGA is made up of two branches: Activities Board and Senate.
Student Body President: Anna Schimenti
- Activities Board
Adviser: Christy Rowden
Director: Junior Ruckdeschell
Adviser: Dr. Robert Bartels
President: Paul Bayer
Members of Senate are elected by the student body and include representatives from all academic disciplines, classes, residence halls and commuter students. @ESGAsenate
Adviser: Dr. Calvin Pincombe
President: Joshua Harden
The purpose of Apologia Fellowship is to aid students in clear thinking about their Christian Faith and learning how to apply that clear thinking to evangelism.
Adviser: Michael Buesking
President: Jonathan Wommack
The purpose of the art group is to bring those interested in art as well as those who are part of the art department together to form a community that creates art, experiences art, and shares life together.
Adviser: Dr. Bryan Sanders
President: Hannah Beers
College Republicans are designed to serve and volunteer to encourage citizenship, and to encourage supportive participation with the Republican Party.
Criminal Justice Association (Theta Alpha Delta)
Adviser: Robert Cirtin
President: Danielle Christy
The Evangel Criminal Justice Club helps students become more involved within the Criminal Justice community by gaining experience in the field and building connections with professionals.
CROSSwalk Student Ministries
Adviser: Dr. Sandy Friesen
Student Director: Barbara Ruth Hickey
CROSSwalk is a student-led, faculty-advised organization that connects students and ministry opportunities. Its purpose is to serve the student body of Evangel University, the Springfield community and the world through various aspects of ministry. Facebook: CrosswalkEU
Adviser: Dr. Mark Kelton
The Evangel Intercollegiate Forensics Team allows students to use their verbal communication skills through competition with colleges and universities in Missouri and neighboring states.
Adviser: Laynah Rogers
Alpha Chi is a coeducational honor society open to the top 10% of juniors, seniors and graduate students. The purpose of Alpha Chi is to promote both scholarship and community service.
Kappa Mu Epsilon
Adviser: Dr. Don Tosh
The purpose of Kappa Mu Epsilon is to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students.
Phi Sigma Tau
Adviser: Dr. Brandon Schmidly
The purpose of Phi Sigma Tau is to honor high-achieving Philosophy students, to promote and raise awareness of philosophy on campus and to provide students with opportunities to engage in philosophical dialogue.
Pi Gamma Mu
Adviser: L.J. Hall
President: Alexander Rude
The mission of Pi Gamma Mu is to encourage and promote excellence in the social sciences and to uphold the ideals of scholarship and service.
Pi Kappa Delta
National speech honor society
Adviser: Dr. Geoffrey Sutton
President: Valerie King
Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.
Sigma Alpha Sigma
Adviser: Andrea Greer
Sigma Tau Delta is an English honor society that recognizes high achievement in English language, literature, and writing.
Leadership Fellows Program
Adviser: Dr. Jon Spence
LFP provides community service and campus leadership opportunities. Scholarship opportunities are also available.
- Marching Band
- University Chorale
- Concert Choir
- University Chorus
- Opera Scenes Workshop
- University Orchestra
- Concert Orchestra
- University Band
- Pep Band
- Jazz Ensemble
- String Ensemble
- Brass Ensemble
- Woodwind Ensemble
- Handbell Choir
- Guitar Ensemble
- Worship/Traveling Teams:
National Association for Music Education-Collegiate
Adviser: Sharon Wilkins
The National Association for Music Education-Collegiate (NAfME) seeks to fully prepare future music teachers by providing extracurricular opportunities for professional development. Activities include involvement in the local community, workshops, clinics, music education journals and networking events.
Nomads – Tele Mu Kappa
Adviser: Gina Rentschler
President: Jennapher Turner
Nomads helps to acclimate, cultivate, enhance, and unite different social and ethnic individuals on Evangel’s campus.
Outdoor Adventure Group
President: Allegra Thowless
Evangel Outdoor Adventure brings together those with a love for outdoor recreation and adventure throughout the region by student-led events and activities.
Adviser: Dr. Bryan Sanders
President: Elliot Adams
Our purpose is to prepare members for entrance into law school; to provide information regarding law schools, LSATs, and the legal profession; to promote Christian fellowship and Biblical ideas among peers of the same academic major.
Adviser: Dr. Michael Tenneson
President: Amanda Roettgers
The Pre-Med Society helps to connect pre-healthcare students with opportunities to get information on future professional studies programs.
Adviser: Aaron Joifrita
The Soccer Club provides an opportunity for all Evangel students to play soccer.
Social Work Club
Adviser: Lacey Nunnally
The Social Work Club aims to develop, teach and practice social work knowledge, values and skills on Evangel’s campus and in the community.
Society for Collegiate Journalists
Adviser: Melinda Booze
President: Jessica Nunley
The SCJ acts to promote journalistic and media awareness to students through annual educational events.
Student Council for Exceptional Children
Adviser: Dr. Joan Cargnel
The Council for Exceptional Children is an organization dedicated to improving education for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or gifted students.
Enactus/Phi Beta Lambda
Adviser: Elizabeth Fletcher
President: Joshua Whitaker
A community of students, academic and business leaders, committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Student Missouri State Teacher Association (SMSTA)
Adviser: Dr. Becky Huechteman
President: Katelynn Schmitt
SMSTA is a pre-professional organization in which future teachers work together to improve the education profession and are actively involved in professional activities. We provide professional development and service opportunities to pre-service teachers.
Student Veterans Association
Adviser: Col. Dale Garrett
President: Samuel Hasker
The purpose of this organization is to serve the veterans of the Evangel community by fostering camaraderie, ensuring knowledge of eligible benefits, encouraging academic success, providing an outlet for community involvement and fostering awareness of all available resources for members.
World Changers Mission Fellowship
President: Jenel Carpenter
World Changers is a student organization whose mission is to facilitate students’ discovery of how God is working in the world and how they can become involved to raise awareness of God’s worldwide work. It brings students into contact with missions through service, key speakers, and focused prayer.
Destined to be a feature writer for TIME Magazine? See yourself as the lead anchor for the CBS Evening News? Then Evangel’s student media is the best place for you to get your start. EU students are involved with a number of professional-quality, student-run media outlets, including TV, radio, Web and print.
For more details on ways you can get involved with student media at Evangel, check out the great options below:
Adviser: Chip Stanek
CrusaderMedia.com is a student-created and student-maintained online publication that represents the various Evangel student media.
Adviser: Dr. Cameron Pace
Station Manager: Jessica Jurado
Evangel Cable Television produces Strobelight, a music and entertainment news program; Sports Update, a sports news show; and Newswatch, a straightforward news show. If you’re looking for real, useful experience in the television industry, there’s no better place to get your start than ECTV.
Adviser: Dr. Nathan Nelson
President: Christina Jeter
Epiphany is the literary and fine arts magazine of Evangel University. Its staff welcomes submissions of original artwork from Evangel students, faculty, staff and alumni for possible publication. The organization exists to encourage widespread artistic expression at Evangel by offering a traditional print showcase as well as occasional public readings, visual arts displays and musical performances of original work in a coffeehouse-style setting.
Adviser: Dr. Cameron Pace
EU Films is the student organization that produces films in connection with the Film Workshop course. Each semester, a feature film is produced using student crew and actors. Students may volunteer to participate, or enroll in the Film Workshop for credit.
Adviser: Nancy Pace-Miller
Editor: Brandon Willis
The Excalibur yearbook is the official historical document of Evangel University. Covering the current year’s students, activities, and academic progress, the Excalibur is student-driven publication that captures current culture and preserves the history of the University.
Adviser: Gabriel Mays
KECC is Evangel’s very own student-led radio station. You can listen live by tuning to 98.1 The Buzz, or you can watch live by turning to channel 13 on the Evangel campus cable network.
Adviser: Melinda Booze
President: Jessica Nunley
The Lance is Evangel’s student-produced campus newspaper. It has been the student voice of Evangel University since 1955. The Lance exists to provide relevant and accurate information that informs, entertains, critiques and serves the Evangel community.
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