Clubs and Organizations
Clubs are established in response to student interests and requests. The clubs are not agents of the University nor are they subject to the day-to-day direction of the administration. The following organizations may be of interest to adult undergraduate and graduate students. A complete list of organizations recognized by the Student Government Association (SGA) can be found in the traditional undergraduate catalog.
Accounting Association: The Accounting Association provides accounting students with the opportunity to interact with fellow accounting students and with professional accountants. It provides advice to students seeking employment and helps integrate university coursework and on-the-job experience. Each semester, members are encouraged to participate in professional, community service, fund raising, and recreational activities.
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP): The Association of Information Technology Professionals is an international association providing superior leadership and education in information technology. AITP is dedicated to using the synergy of information technology partnerships to provide education and benefits to its members and to work with the information industry to assist in the overall promotion and direction of information technology. Members in the association are in colleges, universities, banking, industry, retail, the armed forces, local and state governments, etc. Students interested in information technology are welcome to participate.
Business Club: The Business Club provides Business Systems majors and students studying other business-related fields with the opportunity to interact not only with their fellow students with business interests but also with professionals in the field. It provides advice to help each student achieve employment and enables the student to interrelate classroom experience with the work place.
College Republicans: College Republicans seek to promote Political awareness and involvement across campus. The group works with the Maryland Federation of College Republicans in advancing the Republican youth effort and participates in nonpartisan acts of community service to better our nation. Meetings provide a forum for students with conservative political viewpoints to learn about our government and the Republican Party, and engage in debate over current events issues. All students are encouraged to join.
International Club: The International Club promotes awareness of diverse cultures and religions through a variety of educational and social programs including, but not limited to, speakers, films, cultural fairs, and dinners. The club is open to all students, faculty and staff.
Justice Society: The Justice Society meets periodically to plan activities that enhance interest in, and knowledge of, the paralegal profession. The Club schedules speakers who are experts in various fields of law and also plans educational field trips.
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA): The Stevenson University Chapter of the NSNA is a professional club that focuses on issues of interest to students preparing to join the nursing profession. As members of this national organization, students have the opportunity to network with nursing professionals, meet and plan activities with students from area chapters in Maryland and enjoy the support and camaraderie of other students in the nursing field. NSNA members are involved in education and service activities locally. Activities include co-sponsorship of a day long professional conference, social events and a blood drive. The NSNA is also involved in a variety of fundraising projects to support the many activities they participate in during the year.
Phi Beta Lambda: A national business society that serves as the collegiate level of Future Business Leaders of America. Phi Beta Lambda strives to instill the values and ethics required for responsible business practice.
Psychology Club: The Psychology Club gathers to discuss issues related to the field of Psychology, such as applying to graduate school, research possibilities, and careers in Psychology. The club co-sponsors health awareness events (e.g. depression), coordinates volunteer activities in the community, and hosts social activities to increase camaraderie.
RN to BS Nursing Club: The RN to BS Nursing Student Club provides an environment of support for registered nurses (RNs) returning to college for their Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. The group provides a forum to discuss current issues and concerns in an informal setting. This group endeavors to create opportunities for RNs to become involved in university activities, to develop mentor relationships, and to encourage and support RNs in their academic and professional efforts.
Women Against Exploitation and Inequality (WAEI): Women Against Exploitation and Inequality promotes awareness of the inequality and exploitation of women in society in order to influence change both individually and socially. This organization focuses on women's issues in order to promote social change for both men and women. WAEI is open to anyone who would like to see a change in the social structure of society.
Wilderness Leadership Society: This club's focus is on leadership experience, teamwork, and individual participation gained through involvement in outdoor activities. Membership in this club is open to all Stevenson University students, faculty members, and administrative staff members who wish to participate in outdoor and wilderness activities.