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Student Organizations

A Cappella Choir

A Cappella Choir

ESU’s all-campus mixed choir, A Cappella Choir, is the flagship choral ensemble of the university and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students by audition. A Cappella Choir is comprised of singers from all majors. This ensemble provides students with a rigorous and challenging experience of rehearsing and performing choral music at a high artistic level. With a rich regional, national, and international performance history, the ESU A Cappella Choir sings a wide variety of standard choral literature from numerous eras and diverse cultures.

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Active Minds

Active Minds

Active Minds at ESU is a branch of a national organization on more than 800 campuses that views mental health as a social justice issue. Our message is that mental health needs to be talked about as easily as physical health. Through campus awareness campaigns, events, advocacy, outreach, we want to bring the discussion about suicide and mental health into the open so that no one struggles alone.

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Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa Delta is an international sociology honors society. We value academics as well as relationship building. We are very active on campus as well as in the community. We would love for you to join!

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Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority exists to elevate the influence of women in the world and cultivate friendships among women who are known for their character and concern for others. Epsilon Epsilon chapter has been an active part of Emporia State's campus since 1917, consistently encouraging its members to balance the four aims of development: intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social. We seek to live out Alpha Sigma Alpha's core values in all that we do through membership education, service and giving, personal development, and beyond.

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American Sign Language Club

American Sign Language Club



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Associated Student Government (ASG)

Associated Student Government (ASG)

Associated Student Government's purpose it to be the voice of the students, for the students. Emporia State University's Associated Student Government is to provide the means whereby the members of the student body may express themselves effectively through programs in areas which directly affect the general welfare of the student body in any aspect of the university experience in which they choose to participate.

Being a member of ASG allows you to vote on legislation that directly impacts the students you represent, creates spaces to meet with administration around campus, facilitates friendships that will last a lifetime, and, most of all, prompts change. By promoting mutually beneficial cooperation between students, faculty, staff, and administration, ASG is able to further the purposes on which Emporia State University was founded and enhance the student experience.

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Association of African and Caribbean Students

Association of African and Caribbean Students

The purpose of The Association of African & Caribbean Students is to:

1. To create an inclusive environment for supporting, celebrating, and educating culturally diverse African and Caribbean students.

2. To help students connect to the larger University and boost our members' confidence.

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Band Student Service Organization

Band Student Service Organization

The Band Student Service Organization, also known as Band-Aids, is here to serve the band. We work within the athletic bands (which includes, but not limited to, Marching Hornets, Colorguard, Stingers Dance Team, Hornet Cheer, Winterguard, and Hornet Revue) to provide assistance in running smooth rehearsals, feeding athletic band members, and providing funding for small necessities to ensure the safety of all of the members. If you are a member of the ESU athletic band family and are interested in helping out, please talk to Band-Aids leadership for more information.

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Bangladesh Student Association

Bangladesh Student Association

The Bangladesh Students Association (BSA) is typically a student-run organization found in many universities around the world, especially where there is a significant number of Bangladeshi students. The primary goals of these associations are to promote Bangladeshi culture, heritage, and values within the academic community and to provide a support network for Bangladeshi students studying abroad. The Bangladesh Students Association serves not just as a cultural hub but also as a home away from home for Bangladeshi students, helping them navigate the challenges of studying abroad while maintaining a connection with their cultural roots.

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Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an honors organization for Financial Information Students. It is open to students in Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems majors (including computer science, MBA, and Data Analytics). We have a vision to shape the financial and business information professions by developing members into ethical, professional, and confident. At BAP, we inspire and support excellence by:

Encouraging the study and practice of accountancy, finance, business analytics or digital technology.
Providing opportunities for service, professional development, and interaction among members and financial professionals.
Fostering lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

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Beta Beta Beta National Biology Honor Society

Beta Beta Beta National Biology Honor Society

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a national honor society for students (especially undergraduates) who are dedicated to their study of the life sciences, which promotes the value of biological scholarship and research for intellectual growth and for extending the boundaries of human understanding of nature.

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Black Student Union

Black Student Union

The Black Student Union is a service organization which serves as a bonding force for all students of color at Emporia State University. The goals of BSU are largely aimed at bringing about an atmosphere on the ESU campus in which African American students can be academically motivated, culturally stimulated, and have an outlet to voice opinions, express views, and adjust to the ESU campus environment. The organization also provides social activities that are geared towards, but not exclusive to the African American community. Meaning all students are welcome and encouraged to join this organization. BSU will make its contribution to the cultural diversity of the ESU community by developing a wide range of programs that will be of great service to the entire ESU community. BSU strives to bridge the gap between African Americans and the broader ESU community. To achieve this goal, we will need ideas, insight, and experiences of the student membership, faculty, staff, and all others committed to improving the cultural, political, and social well being of students at Emporia State University.

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Blue Key Honor Society

Blue Key Honor Society

Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes college upperclassmen at Emporia State upholding excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Blue Key Honor Society is responsible for the Hayes Lecture Series and "I <3 ESU Week."

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Caduceus Society

Caduceus Society

Caduceus Society is a RSO dedicated to any student interested in a healthcare career after graduation. Some common interests are pre-med, pre-PA, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-NP, and so on. We use this organization as a chance to connect with fellow students interested in healthcare to provide a community of support for each other while practicing professional development strategies. Our goal is to provide connection among busy students to make the post-undergraduate experience less stressful.

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Chi Alpha Epsilon

Chi Alpha Epsilon

Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE) is an Honor Society for all TRIO participants who have maintained a 3.0+ GPA for at least 2 consecutive semesters.

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Chi Omega Sorority

Chi Omega Sorority

Chi Omega is an intergenerational women’s organization forever committed to our founding purposes: Friendship, Personal Integrity, Service to Others, Academic Excellence and Intellectual Pursuits, Community and Campus Involvement, and Personal and Career Development. Chi Omega provides a steady, consistent guide for Sisters to create a path of purpose and success. Throughout her life, Chi Omega will inspire her to pursue her purpose, in whatever way she defines it. Chi Omega Nu Zeta has been at Emporia State University since 1961.

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Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Chinese Students and Scholars Association

The Chinese students and scholar association (CSSA) is an organization that aims to help and support Chinese students and scholars who study or work abroad. The CSSA provides various services and activities for its members, such as academic, social, cultural, and career events. We also serves as a bridge between the Chinese community and the local society, and promotes the exchange and understanding of Chinese culture and values.

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Christian Challenge

Christian Challenge

Christian Challenge is centered on five core values: Community, Worship, Truth, Outreach, and Service. All are welcome to join our community in growing together in what it means to follow Jesus. Join us every Thursday at 8pm at 2023 W. 12th Ave.

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Circle K International

Circle K International

Developing college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.

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Community Hornets

Community Hornets

Many ESU students devote at least a few hours a week in their already busy schedules to community service. Whether it's serving as a mentor to area youth, building a home, or volunteering at an event, there are many ways you can give back and change the world. Connect with Community Hornets and we'll help you find opportunities locally or nationally to get involved and make a difference!

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Criminology Club

Criminology Club

As Criminology Club, we aim to improve criminal justice through educational activities, to foster professionalism in law enforcement personnel and agencies and to uphold the excellence of education in the field of criminal justice.

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Didde Catholic Campus Center

Didde Catholic Campus Center

The Didde Catholic Campus Center cultivates a place for community and fellowship among students. Our mission is to walk with others towards Jesus and grow towards what it means to be a follower of Christ. We are striving to guide and form those who wish to encounter the Lord through moral, educational, liturgical and spiritual traditions. Join the Hornet family as we strive to be a light in the darkness and encounter Christ together.

Follow us on Instagram to keep up with events and our Wednesday night community socials.

1415 Merchant St

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Diversity Ambassadors

Diversity Ambassadors

The Diversity Ambassadors program gives students from various backgrounds an opportunity to engage in active learning around diversity, equity and inclusion, assist in the planning of cultural heritage months, and be an advocate for the Office of Diversity Student Programs. Our mission is to advocate and educate students on our campus about diversity, equity and inclusion. Some benefits of being an ambassador are community engagement, a focus on personal and professional development, representing the university through various leadership opportunities, and including peer-to-peer diversity training.

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ESU Ambassadors

ESU Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors foster success through personal growth with guidance and a sense of belonging while exemplifying the spirit of service and professional development in support of Emporia State University.

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ESU Athletic Training Club

ESU Athletic Training Club

The ESU Athletic Training Club is open to all ESU students, undergraduate and graduate, who share an interest in Athletic Training. The club meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, usually in the HPER building.

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ESU Flute Choir

ESU Flute Choir

ESU Flute Choir

Dr. Kate Bergman, Director

The Emporia State University Flute Choir is open to any ESU student that plays the flute. This group is regularly around ten to fifteen members, rehearsing weekly for ninety minutes.

Performing a variety of music, interested students have the opportunity to play school-owned piccolos, alto flutes, bass flutes, and the only contrabass flute in the state of Kansas. The Flute Choir was selected by audition recording to perform at the Kansas Music Educators conventions in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2021, and 2024, and at the National Flute Association convention in Kansas City in 2008 and Chicago in 2022. Additional performances each semester include tours to area schools or nursing homes.

Course: Chamber Music - Flute Choir
Course Number: MU 391H
Rehearsals: R 4 - 5:30 pm
Room Number: Heath Recital Hall

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ESU Gaming

ESU Gaming

ESU Gaming is an organization that focuses on creating a fun, lighthearted environment for students to play their favorite games together. From hosting campus-wide game nights to friendly competitions, we allow students of all skills to be involved in their community in fun, lighthearted gaming.

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ESU Print Guild

ESU Print Guild

The ESU Print Guild specializes in providing the student body and broader Emporia community with workshops, events, and fundraising teaching and incorporating printmaking as well as other mediums.

Text @esuprint to 81010 for remind updates. Meetings are every other Wednesday from 4PM-7PM!

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ESU Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA)

ESU Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA)

The Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA) at Emporia State University is dedicated to the educational, professional, service, and social enrichment of the students of the School of Library and Information Management program.

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Emporia Kansas Association of Nursing Students (E-KANS)

Emporia Kansas Association of Nursing Students (E-KANS)

The purpose of E-KANS is:

a. To provide a closer bond and a more unified spirit among nursing students and encourage social and professional unity within the department.

b. To insure active participation of students in the governance of the ESU department of nursing.

c. To provide a means of communication between the faculty and student body.

d. To aid in the development of the student into nursing professional.

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Emporia State Disc Golf Club

Emporia State Disc Golf Club

The Disc Golf Club is a place for students to come together and play disc golf. From people new to the sport to top-level competitors, all are welcome. We run weekly events, with some geared towards improving your game and others just to have fun. If you are interested, let us know, and we would love to see you out at Hornet Hills!

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Emporia Young Democrats

Emporia Young Democrats

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FBLA Collegiate

FBLA Collegiate

FBLA Collegiate is the collegiate level of Future Business Leaders of America. FBLA is the oldest and largest student business organization in the world. It builds on communication, leadership, networking, and business skills for the future. You do not have to be a business major to join; all majors are welcome.

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First Generation Student Organization

First Generation Student Organization

The First Generation organization at Emporia State University is committed to building a sense of community among first generation students, faculty, alumni, and staff, and raising awareness of their unique experiences. Through this network, we enhance the academic success, professional growth, and personal development of first generation students at ESU.

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First Year Mentoring Program

First Year Mentoring Program

The First-Year Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for individual and personalized guidance as first year students navigate Emporia State University. Mentors and mentees are encouraged to meet as regularly as they both feel is best. Mentors are current ESU students who complete a training and then are matched on a rolling basis with incoming new students.

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Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life

College is a time to explore who you are, what matters to you, and what value you want to bring to the world! Joining a fraternity or sorority at Emporia State University is about finding your people – the people who will cheer you on and challenge you along the way. Be 'Better in Letters' today!

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Getting Involved in Volunteering in Emporia (GIVE)

Getting Involved in Volunteering in Emporia (GIVE)

GIVE encourages students to live a more balanced lifestyle that blends school work with student involvement, while providing a support system to make an ideal experience for personal growth.

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Glass Guild

Glass Guild

The glass guild is a student organization based around the learning and usage of glass as an artistic medium. Our practices focus on glassblowing, mold making for casting, hot sculpting, and cold working to finish.

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Greeks Advocating the Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA)

Greeks Advocating the Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA)

Our mission is to educate Emporia State University students to make healthy and responsibility choices that affect college students today. Through our educational and social programming and awareness initiatives, we hope to empower Emporia State students to make informed decisions regarding drugs, alcohol, sex, and other decisions that college students face today. GAMMA membership is to open to any Emporia State student involved in Greek life, and we would like to invite you to join us in promoting safe and responsible actions of our peers.

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Green Club

Green Club

Join Green Club to help keep our campus clean :)

We meet each week by the Starbucks in the Union on Mondays and Tuesdays at 4pm. We take different routes around campus and pick up trash! Gloves are always provided :)

We will have meetings every Mon & Tue unless the temperature is below 60 degrees.

Follow our Instagram (@esugreenclub) for all things Green Club!!

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Health and Human Performance Club

Health and Human Performance Club

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Human Performance offered by Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Emporia State University prepares students for positions in health promotion, strength & conditioning, personal training, public administration and related areas. Graduates take leadership roles in designing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion campaigns in various public and private agencies and institutions at local, state, and national levels. The Health & Human Performance professionals trained in this program gain the knowledge and skills to affect lifestyle choices. Employment opportunities exist in corporate, clinical/medical, not-for-profit organizations, commercial/private settings, and academic institutions.

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Hispanic American Leadership Organization

Hispanic American Leadership Organization

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) is a place where everyone is welcome to learn about different Spanish-speaking countries along with participating in activities. We help with celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Interfraternity Council

Interfraternity Council

The mission of the Interfraternity Council states: We as fraternity members strive to foster an inclusive community that encourages personal growth while providing unique opportunities to achieve academic success and make lifelong connections.

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the body for all Emporia State University social IFC fraternities. IFC works with individual chapters, ESU sororities, and campus administrators to oversee the interests of the IFC community.

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Japanese Association Sakura

Japanese Association Sakura

Hello, this is the Japanese Association Sakura!

Japanese Association Sakura is a community where people can learn anything about Japan.

Currently, we are having one on one Japanese tutoring service.

Therefore, if you are interested in learning the Japanese language, Japanese culture, or any things related to Japan, please feel free to email "esujasakura@gmail.com".

We are excited to have you all!

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Kansas National Education Association - Aspiring Educators (KNEA-AE)

Kansas National Education Association - Aspiring Educators (KNEA-AE)

KNEA’s Aspiring Educators Program supports, develops, and empowers diverse, pre-service teachers with the resources, networks, and opportunities to lead in their schools, communities, and in all phases of their career. Aspiring Educators matter because they are the leading voice of the next generation of educators and leaders in this nation. Aspiring Educators make a difference because of their passion, commitment, and vision as association members who believe in public education and its potential to uplift individuals, families, and communities.

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Kappa Alpha Psi

Kappa Alpha Psi

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated is a historical black fraternity, founded on January 5,1911. We value education and achievement in our members with each member having to hold a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Must be an Undergraduate of Emporia State University and a full-time student.

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Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc.

Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. is a Latina-founded, 501 c 7, national sorority that fosters professional development, academics and lifelong learning, and higher education degree attainment; an organization dedicated to community service to institutions of higher education and the community with an emphasis on the Hispanic/Latino population. The purpose of Kappa Delta Chi is to promote the values of Unity, Honesty, Integrity, and Leadership among women at colleges and universities. If you are looking for a non-traditional sorority experience with diverse members, join the strongest Latina-founded sororities in the country.

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Kappa Delta Pi - Iota Chapter

Kappa Delta Pi - Iota Chapter

Our Mission
KDP inspires and equips future and new teachers to thrive.

Our Vision
Excellent teachers build thriving communities and create lifelong opportunities by providing quality, equitable education for all.

Who We Are
KDP is the champion for future and new teachers from campus to classroom. We deliver guidance and solutions to the particular issues facing teachers across the United States, while maintaining a global perspective. Above all, we are a reliable and research-based source of best practices for the teaching field as a whole. Watch this video to learn more.

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Kappa Kappa Psi

Kappa Kappa Psi

The purpose of Kappa Kappa Psi is to promote the existence and welfare of the college and university bands and to cultivate at large a wholesome respect for their activities and achievements, to honor outstanding band members through privilege of membership extended as a reward for technical achievement and appreciation for the best in music, to stimulate campus leadership and promulgate an uncompromising respect through the medium of the college band for gracious conduct, good taste, and unswerving loyalty, to foster a close relationship between close bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of worthwhile projects, and to provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work and to cooperate with other musical organizations in any manner consistent with the purposes of the institution at which chapters are located.

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Kappa Mu Epsilon

Kappa Mu Epsilon

Kappa Mu Epsilon is the National Mathematics Honors Society and was founded in 1931. The Emporia State Chapter of KME, the Kansas Beta Chapter, was established in 1934. KME was started to give undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to collaborate and socialize with others who have an interest in mathematics.

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Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. LPH has more than 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide.

LPH represents what Aristotle described in Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics.

Interested in learning more? Go here: https://www.natcom.org/about-nca/what-nca

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Lutheran Student Organization

Lutheran Student Organization

The Lutheran Student Organization is designed to develop, support, and care for one another through ongoing and varied opportunities during the school year. You do not have to be a part of the Lutheran Faith or any faith to join in on our activities.

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Marketing Club

Marketing Club

Marketing Club connects its members to marketing professionals and employers. We are open to any major with an interest in enhancing their marketing skills, networking, and thinking strategically.

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Men of Excellence

Men of Excellence

Men of Excellence is a collective of men of color that come together for fellowship, character development, and community service.

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Mu Delta Mu

Mu Delta Mu

At Mu Delta Mu our aim is to create an environment open to all students who feel a normal Greek life environment is not for them. We prioritize creating positive relationships with our members, and an environment where everyone can express who they are without the fear of being judged. Within this RSO, we also build an environment where members focus on self-improvement, and understanding that failures are just a part of the process of learning. Remember: Progress Not Perfection!

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Multicultural Greek Governing Council (MGGC)

Multicultural Greek Governing Council (MGGC)

Multicultural Greek Governing Council (MGGC) is the council for the Multicultural Greek organizations at Emporia State. We strive to share more knowledge of our organizations with our community through service and events. Kappa Delta Chi and Kappa Alpha Psi are currently the only Multicultural Greek organizations on campus.

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Muslim Student Association

Muslim Student Association

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NAfME Collegiate: National Association For Music Education at ESU

NAfME Collegiate: National Association For Music Education at ESU

The purposes of this organization are to make opportunities for professional development available to members; acquaint students with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education profession; provide for its members opportunities to become acquainted with leaders in the music education profession as gained from participation in programs and demonstrations, discussions, and performing groups planned by this organization; provide opportunity for contacts with individual student members of this and other states.

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National Science Teaching Association (NSTA)

National Science Teaching Association (NSTA)

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a chapter club at Emporia State University. The purpose and goals of NSTA is to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, to acquaint preservice teachers of science with the support resources available from NSTA, to provide additional opportunities (including professional development) in science education to pre-service teachers. NSTA also allows the acquaintance preservice teachers of science with others like themselves at their university or college and across the United States and Canada. As an organization, NSTA at Emporia State University takes part in many public service and volunteer opportunities within our community to share our passion for scientific knowledge and inquiry.

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Organization of Biology Graduate Students (OBGS)

Organization of Biology Graduate Students (OBGS)

The Organization of Biology Graduate Students (OBGS) provides an active voice for graduate students within the School of Science & Math to the university. Additionally, this group provides a cooperative learning and social environment where graduate students can share and learn from each other's experiences.

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Panhellenic Association

Panhellenic Association

We are a community of involved women, united by the Fraternity and Sorority Life Community, who are dedicated to the promotion of the core values of leadership, friendship, citizenship, stewardship, and scholarship. We strive to maintain positive relationships between fraternal chapters by providing liaisons among our members to produce role models who work together to maintain excellence.

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People Respecting Individuality & Diversity In Education (PRIDE)

People Respecting Individuality & Diversity In Education (PRIDE)

People Respecting Individuality and Diversity in Education. PRIDE is the recognized student organization for Allies, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning persons on campus. We accept and respect everybody, regardless of sex, race, religion, orientation, gender, nationality, etc.

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Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Phi Delta Theta established itself under three cardinal principles: Friendship, Sound Learning, and Moral Rectitude. We believe in helping individuals meet their true potential rather than fitting into an ideological mold. This is the foundation of Phi Delta Theta.

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Philosophy Club

Philosophy Club

The ESU Philosophy Club promotes and celebrates philosophical and critical thought through events such as Socrates Café-style discussions, book clubs, invited speakers, film screenings, field trips, and debates.

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Politics and Law Club

Politics and Law Club

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Powerlifting Club

Powerlifting Club

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Psi Chi

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the national honor society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.

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Psychology Club

Psychology Club

The purpose of Psychology Club is to create an environment that celebrates and promotes psychology through the organization of meaningful events around campus. We hope that this club will bring together diverse students from all four class years in a setting that will allow for a wide range of perspectives.

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Quivira

Quivira

Quivira is the Emporia State University Creative Writing club and one of ESU's oldest clubs, and open to all ESU students of any major. In addition to sharing and strengthening our writing, we sponsor literary readings and activities open to students and the public, and publish Quivira the student literary journal.

Quivira is the longest-running student journal west of the Mississippi. Quivira is produced annually (in the Spring semester) with students' fee money allocated by Associated Student Government each year (approximately $0.10 per student), therefore each ESU student and alumni is allowed one free copy of each issue. Any current or past issue can be picked up from the Donald Reichardt Center for Publishing and Literary Arts (email quivira@emporia.edu for assistance). If you are a distance student, we will mail you your free copy, we just charge shipping.

If you love to write, we'd love to have you. If you're interested in publishing and want to gain experience working on a literary journal, we'd love to have you join our journal team as well.

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Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Locally, Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded in 1951. The fraternity operates under the three cardinal principles of Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love. We are a non-hazing fraternity, instead developing our young members into well-rounded men through our Balanced Man Program, which was nationally implemented in 1991.

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Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority

Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority

In 1898, stepping out on a path from Farmville, Virginia, eight young women away from home and family, found each other and began their journey in friendship. These women shared a special bond as friends who regarded each other as sisters. Reaching out to others who joined them on the journey, together, they established a sisterhood called Sigma Sigma Sigma. We find friends within the bonds of Tri Sigma and we regard these friends as sisters. As we enter into a state of being Sisters, we become a Sisterhood. Tri Sigma friendships are built around our core values of faith, hope, love, wisdom and power.

Tri Sigma believes in outreach within our communities. As a dedicated, caring Sorority, we aim to serve those in need. Many of our efforts revolve around our commitment to “Sigma Serves Children,” as chapters engage in a variety of efforts for the betterment of children around the world. Even more, Tri Sigma’s philanthropy supports hospital play therapy programs for children.

Tri Sigma is focused on advancement and success and we offer valuable leadership and personal development experiences throughout the lifetime of a member. All programming is based on our fundamental mission of establishing a perpetual bond of friendship, developing strong, womanly character and impressing a high standard of conduct.

We invite you to join the Tri Sigma journey as we strive to provide exceptional experiences that will empower women to change the world.

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Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity

Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity

Delta Chapter of the Sigma Tau Gamma continues to strive for the highest ideals and principles envisioned by our founding fathers. Delta desires to offer the standard of excellence within the fraternity system. However, at the same time, it is imperative that our chapter be a positive contributing partner in the Greek community of our university.

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Sister Circle

Sister Circle

"Behind every successful woman is a group of other successful women supporting her" Join us in creating a safe space for women, especially women of color to share in their experiences and help each other become successful.

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Spanish Club

Spanish Club

The Spanish club is an organization dedicated to making the language of Spanish accessible to everyone! We offer a low pressure environment to learn and grow your Spanish speaking skills. if you would like to take your learning outside of the classroom or are just beginning and want some conversation starters, the Spanish club is for you!

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Sports Leadership and Recreation Club

Sports Leadership and Recreation Club

To educate and provide opportunities for students in the SLR major and related fields.

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Student Art Therapy Organization (SATO)

Student Art Therapy Organization (SATO)

The Student Art Therapy Organization is an organization that meets monthly to discuss and plan events around campus and the community. We participate in a variety of events and provide art-making opportunities. Our focus is to share art therapy with the campus and community. Anyone can be a member of SATO.

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Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a bridge between athletes, and administrations. We represent and advocates for the needs of student-athletes.

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Student Veterans Association

Student Veterans Association

A thank you goes out to our generous donors, their contributions allow ESU to announce the Student Veteran Lounge on the fourth floor of Morse South. Overlooking beautiful Wooster Lake, student veterans can study, while connecting with and assisting others who share in common history and perspectives.

The center serves discharged and retired veterans, as well as active-duty military and members of National Guard and Reserves. Spouses and dependents of active military and veterans and Gold Star family members are encouraged to also come enjoy the facilities. The local community veterans’ organizations and stakeholders as well as prospective student-veterans visiting campus, this resource is very beneficial to our community and facilitates a clean transition for those it serves to college life, while still offering brotherhood.

This room offers the student-veteran population the ability to collaborate with others in an area in which conversation is offered for those Identifying as a Student Veteran.

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Sunflower Yearbook

Sunflower Yearbook

The university yearbook, The Sunflower, is produced by student editors, photographers and writers who strive to create a yearbook that reflects our campus and community.

The Sunflower yearbook is a long standing tradition at Emporia State University that chronicles each year's activities, events, and issues.

Email: esuyearbook@gmail.com

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THRIVE Peer Educators

THRIVE Peer Educators

Welcome to THRIVE (The Healthy Relationship and Interpersonal Violence Education)! We are Emporia State University’s place to be if you are interested in promoting healthy relationships, sexual assault prevention, and domestic abuse prevention. THRIVE is a peer education RSO, focusing on supporting students learn to support their peers with positive presentations, conversations, and events for the student body.

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The Locard Society of Forensic Science

The Locard Society of Forensic Science

We are aimed at students interested in forensic sciences. Our goal is to provide members with:
• A solid networking foundation
• Professional development opportunities
• Attend the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) Conference and other forensic science conferences
• Bring in experts to discuss their field and give insight to their work life and cases they have been part of
• Service opportunities
• Collect donations on Halloween on Rural St

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The Photo Club

The Photo Club

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The Tech Group

The Tech Group

The Tech Group is a small group of techs who occasionally frequent the ESU IT department.

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The Technology Club

The Technology Club

The Technology Club is open to all students with majors or minors in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Data Analytics. We are a dynamic community of passionate tech enthusiasts dedicated to fostering innovation in the ever-evolving world of technology by providing a collaborative platform where students can come together to exchange ideas, learn cutting-edge skills, and embark on innovative projects. We strive to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, and collaboration, preparing our members to thrive in the dynamic landscape of technology and make a positive impact on the world. With a focus on hands-on experiences, we organize workshops, hackathons, and coding competitions that empower members to apply theoretical knowledge in practical, real-world contexts.

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Trauma Informed Educators

Trauma Informed Educators

Trauma Informed Educators (TIE) is an organization that is open to all students who are enrolled at Emporia State University. This organization strives to prepare future educators, psychologists, and other pre professional majors in recognizing that all students may potentially experience trauma which in return could affect their educational learning and behavior. The future professional will also recognize their own trauma and the impact that it could have on their future students or clients.

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Union Activities Council

Union Activities Council

Union Activities Council is a university community group designed to serve as the primary event planning organization on campus - ran entirely by students! The purpose of this organization is to provide a well-rounded program of social, educational, cultural, and recreational activities for all students, faculty, administration, alumni, Emporia State University, and the Emporia community.

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United Methodist Campus Ministries

United Methodist Campus Ministries

United Methodist Campus Ministry is in ministry with the university community and believes that each person is a child of God, created by God, and loved by God. Our ministry is intentional about empowering and guiding students to become lively, authentic humans. We seek to challenge ourselves and become a faith community for folks from all walks of life.

Our purpose is to engage the campus with the ministry of Jesus Christ and to help students grow in their faith during their time at ESU. Check us out on Instagram and connect to learn more about UMCM at ESU!

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Unwind Fiber Crafts Club

Unwind Fiber Crafts Club

Unwind Fiber Crafts Club is a group for people who do all kinds of crafts, like knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, sewing, felting, and more - if your hobby involved needles and string, you'll fit right in! We meet to talk about our crafts with others who understand them, and teach them to anyone who would like to learn. We love to use our skills for our community, and we want to build more community among crafters who are often isolated with a very independent pastime. Wherever you choose to take your work, we wish you Happy Crafting!

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Wellness Education Club

Wellness Education Club

The WE Club is dedicated to promoting interest and participation in the Health & Physical Education profession, but all students are welcome to participate. Our purpose is to share knowledge related to the field, provide fellowship among students and faculty, and raise funds for professional development and conference attendance. In our meetings, you can expect fun new games, fundraising planning, and ideas, as well as a debrief of new teaching tactics, advice to future educators, and games that come back with us after conferences.

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Wildlife & Fisheries Club

Wildlife & Fisheries Club

The ESU Wildlife & Fisheries club is open to any students interested in the outdoors through wildlife and/or fisheries related activities. We operate under both a student chapter of The Wildlife Society and student subunit of the American Fisheries Society. Our goal as a club, is to provide members with skills and experiences to enable them to become the next generation of wildlife and fisheries professionals.

We participate in various volunteer activities including prescribed burning, seed collecting, and surveying through entities such as the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks and The Nature Conservancy. We engage members in professional development opportunities including certifications, field experience, and networking opportunities.

Meetings are held monthly, and weekly emails are sent with professional development activities such as volunteer opportunities/job announcements.

Contact avanzelf@g.emporia.edu to be added to our email list! Or stop by to check our club poster board located across from the Richard H. Schmidt Museum of Natural History on the lower level in Science Hall.

Our current officers are as follows:
President: Audrey Van Zelfden
Vice President: Meagan Fernandez
Treasurer: Lizzy Murdock
Secretary: Grace Higgins
Advisors: Dr. William Jensen, Dr. Rachel Bowes

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Xenos College Ministry

Xenos College Ministry

Xenos is a Christian ministry that exists to make disciples of Jesus to the glory of God (Matt. 28: 18-20; 1 Cor. 10:31).

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Zoiks! Improv Comedy

Zoiks! Improv Comedy

ZOIKS! Improv is a group of ESU students who believe in the golden rule of "making it up as we go". Members rehearse weekly and perform at university functions throughout the year. They represent the program through traveling performances and workshops. On occasion, ZOIKS! has performed with touring groups like Second City, the band Ha Ha Tonka and other acts. The ZOIKS! Artistic Director is assisted by a Company Manager and Technical Director.

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