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Clubs and Organizations

Evangel has a niche for every person and nearly every interest.

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

Activities Board plans traditional events and new experiences such as HarvestFest, Spring Fling, Mr. AG, Movie on the Lawn and the Homecoming Bonfire.  AB Facebook page; Twitter: @EU_AB

  • Senate

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


Apologia Fellowship

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.


Art Group

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.


College Republicans

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


Forensics

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.


Honor Societies

Alpha Chi

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

Psi Chi

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 Alpha Sigma exists to foster academic achievement, community service and Christian character among accepted high-achieving students at Evangel University.
Sigma Tau Delta
Adviser: Jennifer Morrison

Sigma Tau Delta is an English honor society that recognizes high achievement in English language, literature, and writing.

Sigma Zeta
Adviser: Dr. Mike McCorcle
President: Chelsie Blevins
Sigma Zeta is a national honor society that encourages and fosters scholarly activity and recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement in natural and computer science and mathematics through active, graduate and honorary membership.

Leadership Fellows Program

Adviser: Dr. Jon Spence

LFP provides community service and campus leadership opportunities. Scholarship opportunities are also available.


Music Ensembles

  • 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:
    • Heartsong
    • Immanence

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

Adviser: Logan James

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.


Pre-Law Society

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.


Pre-Medical Society

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.


Soccer Club

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

Adviser: Kirk Antonio Jones

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.


Student Media

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:

CrusaderMedia.com

Adviser: Chip Stanek

CrusaderMedia.com is a student-created and student-maintained online publication that represents the various Evangel student media.

ECTV

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.

Epiphany

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.

EU Films

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.

Excalibur Yearbook

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.

KECC

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.

The Lance

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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