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Student Organizations


Through a team of student centered professionals, in support of the mission and vision of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, the Student Activities Office fosters student engagement, learning, development, and success by supporting and challenging students in their efforts to become responsible global citizens and informed leaders, extending learning opportunities beyond the classroom, meeting the social and recreational needs of the student body, and advocating on behalf of all students. For more information, contact studentactivities@uafortsmith.edu.

 

All phone numbers begin with "479-788-"

OrganizationAdvisorPhone NumberLocation
African Students AssociationDr. William Yamkam7981GB134
Alpha Epsilon DeltaDr. Dave Pritchett7741MS325
Alpha Lambda DeltaDr. Linda Fair7645VB218
Alpha Omicron PiJani Kovach7319CC111A
American Society of Mechanical EngineersDr. Michael Reynolds7719BD237
American-International Activities CouncilTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
ApplauseCarol Westcamp7533HT113
Army ROTCCPT Jason Blackston7523AN206
Astral Fantasy Ink ProductionsJim Wollscheid7763FL106
Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM)John Martini7772BD232
Biology ClubDr. Amy Skypala7825MS218
Black Students AssociationDr. Leroy Cox7768BD119B
Campus Activities Board (CAB)Stephanie London7697CC107
Catholic Campus MinistriesGloria Schneider7663CC111
Chancellor's Leadership CouncilDr. Paul B. Beran7417FA100
Chemistry ClubChristopher Knubley7637MS326
Chi AlphaPat Eller7799FL213
Christ on CampusClint Brooks7335AN209
Computer ClubGail Fulenwider7897BD149
College RepublicansDr. L. VanOsdol7296BD204
Collegiate Middle Level AssociationDr. Lois Yocum7916MS323
Criminal Justice ClubDennis Williams7332VB229
Cultural NetworkAnn-Gee Lee7363HO 106
Cub Camp

Dave Stevens and cubcamp@uafortsmith.edu

7696
7695
CC108
Delta Gamma Meighan Pendergrass7600GY137
Drama ClubBob Stevenson
and Pablo Guerra-Monje
7303BB120
Elevation Campus MinistryDanielle Jolie7795CC232D

Future Educators Association

Sara Davis

7919MS319
GaNaDaLa Korean AssociationTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
Gamma EtaJeanine Myers7629MS217
Gamma Phi BetaPenny Pendleton7121CC120C

Graphic Design Students Association

Colin McLain

7576

BD259

History ClubDr. Steve Kite  
Hmong Student OrganizationTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
Hyphen CMILela Nickell7682CC205
Interfraternal CouncilLogan Davis7694CC110
International Leadership CouncilTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
Japan ClubTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
Kappa Alpha OrderJennifer Falkner7105CC219F
Kappa Delta PiDr. Lois Yocum7916MS323
Kappa Kappa PsiDr. Jack Jackson7620MS229
Kappa SigmaDr. Suzanne Horne7734BD211
Lions for ChristRon Orick7019CC230
Lions QuidditchDennis Siler7537BS107A
Lions ROARStephanie London7697CC107
Math ClubJennifer Holloway7913MS238C
Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship

Jennifer Falkner

7105CC219F
Multicultural Greek CouncilLogan Davis7694CC110
National Broadcasting SocietyDr. Susan Simkowski7515BS107C
Native American Students AssociationKevin Lewelling7736BD234
Non-Traditional StudentsJani Kovach7319CC111A
Nurses Christian FellowshipMichelle Holland7842HS115
Panhellenic CouncilLogan Davis7694CC110
Percussion ClubDr. Alex Zacharella7972BB116
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)Monique Forehand7406CC231B
Pi Kappa PhiTodd Koch7635CC219A
Pinnacle Honor SocietyJani Kovach7319CC111A
PRIDE at UAFSLory Conrad7670VB138
Psychology ClubDr. James Benjamin7573GB130
Secular Student AllianceAmy Skypala7825MS218
Sigma NuLarry Faulk7633FL105
Sigma Tau DeltaBret Bowers7365
 
HO101
SkillsUSASavanna Knight7709FL206
Slack LiningAnna Layne7416CC205
Soccer Club at UAFSDavid Burkey7793MS320
Society of Women EngineersDr. Michael Reynolds7719BD 237
Student Alumni AssociationNikki Cureton7241FA202
Student AnimatorsHeath Cady7338BD255
Student Athlete Advisory Committee   
Spire Honor SocietyJani Kovach7319CC 111A
Student Nurses AssociationDana Reeves7853HS211
Student Government AssociationDave Stevens, Stephanie London
and Student Senate
7697
7698
CC107
CC107
Students Helping Students SucceedBrittany Slamons7354LI208
Surgical Technology Students AssociationAshley Dill  
Transfer Student OrganizationKelly DeWitt7106CC220B
Tri-BetaDr. Amy Skypala7825MS218
University Student AmbassadorsAna Gentry7143CC220A
Vietnamese Student AssociationTakeo Suzuki7166VB106
Coalition of Studio ArtistDon Lee

7542

BS110

 

Organization Listing by Category

Academic

American Society of Mechanical Engineers- Advances and promotes the practice of mechanical engineering at UA Fort Smith and the surrounding community.
 

Biology Club- Allows biology majors to explore later careers in the field of biology through conservation efforts, speakers, and field trips.
 

Chemistry Club - help students explore the world of chemistry.
 

Collegiate Middle Level Association- Provides an organized source of information that advances middle level teacher preparation.
 

Criminal Justice Club - help students explore the world of criminal justice.

Graphic Deisgn Association - The GDA at UAFS is open to any UAFS student interested in promoting the industry of graphic design regionally and nationally.
 

Future Educators Association- Prepares students for a career in the teaching profession.
 

Marketing Club - the mission and purpose of the Marketing Club is to advance student's understanding of marketing practices and further their appreciation for the marketing issues and challenges face by organizations.

Math Club- Promotes mathematics on campus and in the community.

National Broadcasting Society - to enhance the development of college and university students in electronic media by promoting excellence in Media Communication by providing opportunities for ethical and responsible leadership,and assisting in career preparation

Phi Beta Lambda- Primarily a business organization, but open to all majors. Members participate in community service projects, fundraisers, and campus events while developing leadership skills.

Psychology Club - Provides psychology majors and other interested students an opportunity to exchange ideas and network within the field.

Radiography Student Association- The voice for students currently enrolled in the radiology technology course.
 

SkillsUSA- Prepares students for leadership in the working world. Students learn to manage time, communicate effectively, and work as a team while gaining the knowledge needed to pursue future education and work experience.

Society of Women Engineers - SWE gives women engineers a unique place and voice within engineering.  Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.
 

Student Nurses Association- Focuses on membership, education, community service, service to the University, and health promotion activities of the surrounding community.
 

Student Pre-Medical Association- An advisory body for anyone with an interest in graduate-level, medical-related careers such as physicians, pharmacists, chiropractors, nurse practitioners/anesthetists or veterinarians.

Students Helping Students Succeed - The purpose of this organization is to promote and serve the participants in the Student Support Services federal grant program, be available to mentor new and current students in the grant program, educate the UAFS community about the needs of these students, and promote and encourage academic excellence.
 

Surgical Technology Student Association- Advocate for Surgical Technology students to enhance the role of the student, the health of the public in its medical community, and education environments through action and service.

Arts

Applause- Enhances students' appreciation of the creative arts through hands-on experience with the annual publication of the creative arts magazine.

Astral Fantasy Ink Productions - Showing expression through fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and anime.
Drama Club- Enriches the cultural aspects of the campus through theatrical performances.

Drama Club - To provide both students and the community the opportunities for education in and appreciation of the theatre discipline in all forms. 

Graphic Design Students Association - The purpose of the Graphic Design Association is to address educational, cultural, recreational, and social issues as they are or become relevant to students of graphic design. These issues will be addressed through proposed activities and events of the organization. GDA also promotes extracurricular involvement with the arts and graphic design.
 

Percussion Club - to have a better understanding and appreciation of the world of percussion in all of it's forms through instruction, concerts, travel and guests.
 

Kappa Kappa Psi- Serves and promotes the existence and welfare of the UA Fort Smith band.
 

Studio Art Coalition - To promote awareness and support for the cultural, aesthetic and economic value of women in the arts through lectures, workshops, films, trips to galleries and museums, and a bi-annual art show.

Culture

The American International Activities Council - The American - International Activities Council is an organization whose central focus is to promote the importance of international cooperation and friendship.  This is to be done through the creation and execution of activities and social gatherings with international students to help them better piece together, for themselves, a true understanding of American culture.

African Students Association - The main purpose of the African Students Association is to educate our university, communities and society about the aspects of African cultures.

Black Students Association - a forum for the dissemination and collaboration of information pertinent to minority students of UA Fort Smith.
 

Cultural Network - Organization for cultural and language exchange

Gandala Korean Organization - educating the university, communities, and society about the aspects of the Korean culture to promote higher education to the younger generations.
 

Hmong Student Organization- The focus of this organization is to recognize and promote the cultural differences of the campus community.
 

International Student Council - educating our university, communities, and society about the aspects of global cultures and to promote higher education to younger generations.
 

Japan Club- The focus of this organization is share interests of Japanese culture, to experience and to introduce Japanese culture to people on campus and in the community.


Native American Student Association - to provide current and accurate information about native american cultures.
 

PRIDE at UAFS - Promotion of self-identiy within each individual.  Communicate and encourage the acceptance of all minorities. Dicourage discrimination. Dissolve predjudices. Encourage open minds. Reach those in need.

Vietnamese Students Association- Introduces the Vietnamese culture and language to UA Fort Smith by hosting activities where students can learn about the Vietnamese culture.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Alpha Omicron Pi - promotes the values of simplicity, integrity, circumspection, tolerance, generolsity, personal dignity, and love. These values enable women to go into the world with character and confidence, offering friendship and opportunities throughout a lifetime.

Delta Gamma- The purpose of Delta Gamma is to foster high ideals of friendship among women, to promote cultural and educational interests, to create a true sense of social responsibility, and develop the best of character.
 

Gamma Eta- The purpose of Gamma Eta is to promote leadership, unity, sisterhood, strength, service, and diversity to women of different ethnic and racial backgrounds.
 

Gamma Phi Beta- Gamma Phi Beta is an organization consisting of a group of girls who strive for academic success, upholding the highest type of womanhood, philanthropy, sisterhood and support of UA Fort Smith.
 

Interfraternal Council- IFC is an umbrella organization that is used to promote fraternalism and brotherhood at the university.
 

Kappa Alpha Order- The Kappa Alpha Order chapter at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith seeks to help support and serve the University and local community, while giving a lifetime experience to its members and teaching them lessons of duty, honor, academics, and chivalry all in reverence to God and His women.
 

Kappa Sigma Fraternity- Kappa Sigma's purpose is to build better men through four pillars: Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship and Service.
 

Panhellenic Council- Panhellenic Council promotes spirit within the Greek community and fosters the development of women.
 

Pi Kappa Phi - to promulgate and exemplify the ideals and goal of the fraternity.
 

Sigma Nu- The purpose of Sigma Nu is to excel in all areas of student life, while making an everlasting impression and setting the standards for fraternal life on campus and for growth of Greek Life at UA Fort Smith.

Honor Society

Alpha Lambda Delta - is an honor society for students during their first year or term of higher education.

Beta Alpha Psi - The objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business
 

Kappa Delta Pi- Encourages high professional, intellectual, and personal standards to recognize outstanding contributions to education in the College of Education.

Phi Alpha Theta - To provide an organized way for students and teachers of history to meet and interact in an academic atmosphere.

Pinnacle - is an honor society for Non-Traditional Students.
 

Sigma Delta Pi- Designed for those who seek and attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples.
 

Sigma Tau Delta- Encourages excellence in the study of English and in the composition of original works, and promotes a sense of fellowship among those who display excellence in the study of English.
 

Spire - is a  national honor society tha recognizes the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of non-traditional aged students who have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average. 

Tri-Beta- this is an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. Activities are designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in the biological sciences and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students.

Political

College Republicans - The purpose of the College Republicans is to give students a place to turn to for political issues and a chance for students to come together and give back to the community.

Young Democrats -

Religious

Baptist Collegiate Ministry- Enables collegians and collegiate groups to experience God and fulfill His purposes through evangelism, missions, church involvement, and discipleship.
Catholic Campus Ministries- Helps students relate properly to faith during college, and promotes spiritual and moral growth of the individual student that complements the values and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Chi Alpha- Promotes the spiritual life of students by providing opportunities for worship, fellowship, discipleship, and witness.

Christ on Campus- Enhances the spiritual life of the University community and the organization's members, and presents claims of Christ to the University community.
 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes - to provide student athletes a medium to come together off the field of play, to discuss the way sports and athletics are directly inspired by the word of God.

Hyphen CMI - The purpose and aim of Hyphen CMI is to promote Christian fellowship on campus, maintain and strengthen Christian living among college students and teach, educate and evangelize using the word of God, which is the Bible.  Bridging the gap from college to the real world can be a tough journey and that is why we created Hyphen CMI.  We are here to support, encourage and assist the students of UAFS.
 

Lions for Christ- Promotes Christian values, open to all students, and sponsored by the area Church of Christ.
 

Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship- The purpose of the group is to give students a place to go to be with other like-minded students and to build friendships and worship God.
 

Nurses Christian Fellowship - A fellowship that supports and encourages nurses to incorporate Christian principles into daily living and nursing practice.

Special Interest

Computer Club- provides a service to the student body as a place to seek information, fellowship and help with computer related issues and technologies.

Student Animators- The purpose of the group is to raise awareness about the importance of 3D computer animation in daily life.

Transfer Student Organization- The purpose of the organization is to ease the integration of transfer students in the campus community.

Sports Clubs

Lacrosse Club at UAFS - the purpose of the Lacrosse Club at UAFS is to spread Lacrosse to Arkansas and compete with other schools.

Lions Quidditch - The purpose of Lions Quidditch will be to promote understanding, physical importance, and the team building through Quidditch related activities.

Slack Lining - To teach balance, teamwork and group effort to as many students as possible, people working together having fun and gaining a great sense of balance

Soccer Club at UAFS - the purpose of the Soccer Club at UAFS is to help student stay active and healthy as they develop social and leadership skills by participating in athletic activities on and off-campus.  The members and advisors will conduct activiites to enhance the development of these skills.  This will include practices led by organization members.

Tennis Club at UAFS - To gather tennis players on campus and play and enjoy the game of tennis.

University Outreach

Campus Activities Board- Provides a cohesive yet diverse scheduling of programming to students and the community. CAB coordinates such events as Haunted Union, Spring Back Week, Island Party and more than 20 other events throughout the year!
 

Chancellor's Leadership Council- Exemplifies leadership and service of selected scholars to the campus and community.
 

Cub Camp- Hosts a unique experience for incoming freshmen at which UA Fort Smith pride, traditions, and activities are shared, and develops leadership skills for the students coordinating camp.
 

Lions ROAR (Reaching Out Advocating Responsibility)- will provide a personal health and safety awareness programming to the University and offers peer mentoring for students on personal issues.
 

Non-Traditional Student Organization- Promoting and serving the interests of the Non-Traditional student body by providing programs that promote success, recognize and encourage academic excellence, and purposefully and creatively involve students in campus life.
 

Student Athlete Advisory Committee- The purpose of this group is to generate a student-athlete voice within the institution, solicit student-athlete response to proposed NCAA legislation, and organize community service efforts.
 

Student Alumni Association- The mission of this organization is to increase awareness of the organization and the University Alumni Association, infuse ideas of tradition, leadership, and volunteerism among students.
 

Student Government Association- SGA serves as the elected representative voice of the students at UAFS. The General Assembly provides a forum to openly discuss student affairs, advise the administration, and recommend services to improve the quality of campus life.
 

University Student Ambassadors- Promotes the University through hospitality and public relations. Members are competitively selected at the beginning of the fall semester.

 

 

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