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.

  • Activities Board

Adviser: Christy Rowden

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 (student government)

Adviser:Dr. Rob Bartels & Mr. Stephen Houseknecht

Members of Senate are elected by the student body and include representatives from all academic disciplines, classes, residence halls and commuter students. @ESGAsenate

           Freshman/Sophomore Class Council

            Adviser: Christy Rowden

           Junior/Senior Class Council

           Adviser: Mrs. Jennifer Pulley

Accounting Club

Adviser: Dr. Sandi Ray

The Accounting Club is for all accounting majors, concentrations, and minors.

Art Group

Adviser: Michael Buesking

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. Calvin Pincombe

Apologia Fellowship is dedicated to equipping student leaders who can give a Christ-like reasoned defense of the christian faith within the contemporary academic culture.

Club de Espanol

Adviser: Dr. Brenda Adcock

Bienvenido al Club de Espanol (Welcome to the Spanish Club!) Join us as we have a blast learning more about the Spanish language and celebrating the many unique aspects of the Spanish-speaking world!

College Democrats

Adviser: Becky Rhoades

The College Democrats of Evangel University stand united in our determination that all Americans become involved in the political process. In order to promote a better America, with equality, opportunity, and freedom within a just and strong society, we dedicate ourselves to organizing the participation of Democratic college students at Evangel University.

Cinema Club

Adviser: Dr. Chip Stanek

The cinema club provides on-campus events concerning film screenings and discussions.

Criminal Justice Association (Theta Alpha Delta)

Adviser: Mr. Roger Moore

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: Starla Gooch and Rev. Greg Johns

Student Director: Michelle Pelham

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

Chemistry Club

Adviser: Dr. Matthew DeVore

The Chemistry Club is a social group of students majoring in, or interested in chemistry and associated majors. We meet monthly and host special events throughout the year as well.

Christians For Biblical Equality (CBE)

Adviser: Dr. Heather Kelly

Christians for Biblical Equality (CBE) draws together students and faculty, men and women in the EU community who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of men and women, of all ethnic groups, all economic classes, and all age groups, based on the teachings of Scriptures.

EU Association of Computing Machinery

Adviser: Dr. Jeremy Harris

The EU ACM Chapter is organized and will be operated exclusively for educational and scientific purposes to promote the following:

  • An increased knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
  • Greater interest in computing and its applications.
  • A means of communication between persons having an interest in computing.

EU Nursing Society

Adviser: Dr. Michael Tenneson

The EU Nursing Society is an on-campus group that exists to foster inter-class networking, relationships, and mentoring, and to establish a stronger presence for nursing students on campus.


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.

French Club

Adviser: Mrs. Nathalie Jeter

The French club strives to provide a fun and open environment to develop a deeper understanding of the French language, culture, and various francophone countries.

Psychology Club

Adviser: Dr. Debbie Johnson

Its purpose is for students with an interest in psychology to meet together and discuss and experience psychological topics through interactions with professionals serving in outreaches, gaining in knowledge through meetings and conferences and other ways.

Honor Societies

Alpha Chi

Adviser: Mr. Stephen Houshknecht

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 & Prof. Dianne Twigger

The purpose of Kappa Mu Epsilon is to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students.

Phi Epsilon Kappa

Adviser: Dr. Kevin King

Phi Epsilon Kappa is a national, professional fraternity for persons engaged in or pursuing a career in sports medicine, exercise science, physical education, and sports management. Membership is designed to stimulate scholarship among individual members and advance the field of Kinesiology.

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.

Psi Chi

Adviser: Dr. Debbie Johnson

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: Christine Flores

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

Adviser: Diane Awbrey

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

Sigma Zeta

Adviser: Dr. Natasha DeVore

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.

Society for Collegiate Journalists

Adviser: Melinda Booze

The SCJ acts to promote journalistic and media awareness to students through annual educational events.

Tele Mu Kappa – Ms. Gina Rentschler

Internationals and MKs, YOU BELONG in TELE-MU KAPPA! Fully experience life in the U.S. while making life-long friends!

Students for a Sustainable Future – Mr. Jason Streubel

The purpose of this club is to promote and foster an atmosphere of Christian environmental stewardship.

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
  • University Chorus
  • Opera Scenes Workshop
  • University Orchestra
  • Pep Band
  • Jazz Orchestra
  • Sinfonia
  • Symphonic Band
  • Brass Quintet
  • Handbell Choir
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Worship/Traveling Teams:
    • Heartsong

National Association for Music Education – Collegiate

Adviser: Dr. Kevin Hawkins

Outdoor Club

Adviser: Dr. Jonathan LeCureux

The purpose of Outdoor Club is to provide students with opportunities to enjoy nature, learn survival skills in nature, and conserve the world that God has given us.

Pre-Law Society

Adviser: Dr. Rob Bartels

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-Healthcare Society

Adviser: Dr. Michael Tenneson

The Pre-Med Society helps to connect pre-healthcare students with opportunities to get information on future professional studies programs.

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.


Adviser: Dr. Sandra Cassell

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.


Advisers: Mrs. Jennifer Morison

The EU TESOL Club promotes the application, field, and study of TESOL at Evangel and in the Springfield community through special events and service opportunities to ESL populations.

Student Investment Group

Advisers: Mr. Derek Schmidly

Authorized by the Evangel Board of Trustees, the Student Investment Group provides the opportunity for sophomores and higher with an interest in investment strategies to participate in managing a portfolio of restricted and endowed university funds with mentoring from a professional investment manager. 

Student Missouri State Teacher Association (SMSTA)

Adviser: Dr. Peggy Reed

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: CPT Shawn Moreland

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: Rev. Wendy Brown

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:

Adviser: Chip Stanek is a student-created and student-maintained online publication that represents the various Evangel student media.


Adviser: Dr. Cameron Pace

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

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

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: Mr. Joe Mason

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

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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