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Student Organizations

Campus Activities

 

Millsaps College offers many opportunities for students to get involved on campus. Millsaps College currently has more than 80 registered student organizations. Student organizations provide our students a way to develop exemplary leadership skills, make a difference, meet new people, try new things, and have fun outside of the classroom. Please contact the Office of Student Life if you would like to obtain a complete list of registered student organizations or to start a new organization.

Below you will find listings of some of the student organizations at Millsaps. If you don't see an organization that interests you, you can start your own!

 

Student Organizations

Aikido Club President: Lainey Johnson

Amnesty International President: Alex Melnick; Adviser: Dr. Lola Williamson

The Anthropology Club (SOAN) promotes research, awareness, and overall interest in anthropology - past, present and future - within the Millsaps community. President: Rebecca Gorham Adviser: Dr. Julian Murchison

The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) enhances student knowledge of operations management by conducting plant tours of local manufacturing and service organizations.

Art Club Adviser: Prof. Johnathan Metzger

Beta Beta Beta Adviser: Dr. Brent Hendrixson

The Black Student Association (BSA) offers an outlet for students of color to belong to a recognized organization that offers positive support and focuses on the constructive richness that the African-American heritage has contributed throughout American history. President: Kandice Bailey; Adviser: Dr. Anita DeRouen

The Bobashela President: Gurjit Kaur and Amy Evans; Adviser: Mr. Stan Magee

Boxers Rebellion provides a place for individuals in the Millsaps Community to train in the martial arts or martial sciences regardless of experience level. President: Sophia Crooks

CALLS (Considering a Life of Leadership and Service) is a community that extends emotional, spiritual, and financial resources to people who are seeking to nurture their spiritual life, to think deeply, and talk honestly with others about God and the world, and to prepare themselves to respond to God's call.

Canterbury Club supports the spiritual growth of Millsaps students by providing opportunities for worship, fellowship, and service in the Episcopal tradition. President: Emma Mitchell; Adviser: Dr. Laura Franey

The Catholic Student Association is an outreach group for Catholic students at Millsaps College. President: Eddie Morgan; Adviser: Rev. Chris Donald

Chi Omega President: Sophie Lipman; Adviser: Dr. Fender

Circle K provides an opportunity for leadership training and service on campus and in the community. Members also develop aggressive citizenship and the spirit of service for improvement of all human relationships. President: Tiffany McArthur; Adviser: Mrs. Tonya Nations

Classics Club strives to provide a forum for the discussion and discovery of Classical Studies. President: Megan Rebman; Adviser: Dr. David Yates

The College Democrats pledges itself to support the beliefs and candidates of the Democratic Party. Furthermore, the College Dems declares its intention to support all efforts to increase the involvement of college students in Democratic affairs. Adviser: Dr. Iren Omo-Bare

College Republicans seek to make known and promote Republican principles and aid in the election of Republican candidates on all levels.President: Hill Clark

Delta Delta Delta President: Cali Longo; Adviser: Dr. Cheryl Coker

Environmental Activists Ready To Help (E.A.R.T.H.) is a student-led environmental organization committed to educating the campus and the community about the importance of environmental sustainability through such programs as recycling, Gleaners, Pack Rat, campus cleanups, Earthfest, speakers, and sustainability efforts.

Enactus President: Sarah Peterman; Adviser: Dr. Ray Grubbs & Dr. Pat Taylor

Fellowship of Christian Athletes strives to spread Christ's news among student athletes. Adviser: Coach Tim Wise

The Financial Management Association manages the Wilson Fund portfolio and is open to anyone with an interest in finance. President: William Chenoweth; Adviser: Dr. Walter Neely

Feminist Club President: Danielle Buckingham

The French Club is to provide students, faculty, and staff of Millsaps College opportunities to share their interest in French culture.

The History Club aims to develop a closer community among students interested in history. They bring together everyone with historical interests to discuss historical incidents, watch films, and take excursions to local historical sights.

Intercultural Student Organization President: Ericka Wheeler

The Islamic Cultural Organization serves as a means for religious and cultural expression and identity between both Muslim and Non-Muslim students. President: Muzamil Khawaja; Adviser: Rev. Chris Donald

The Jewish Culture Organization (JCO), a member of Hillel International, is for Jewish students and those interested in Jewish culture. It meets regularly for Jewish holidays and sponsors social, educational, and service events on campus and in the community. President: Jacob Greenbaum; Adviser: Dr. James Bowley

Kappa Alpha Order President: Hunter Coleman; Adviser: Dr. Damon Campbell

Kappa Delta President: Cadi Duncan; Adviser: Dr. Walter Neely

Kappa Sigma President: Brooks Rosandich; Adviser: Dr. Zach Musselman

The MAJORity President: Dr. Patrick Taylor

The Majorly Dramatic Club is a student-led organization that performs between 3-5 plays for the Millsaps community each year. It is open to any interested Millsaps student and allows anyone the opportunity to direct, act and produce the performances.

Millsaps Academic Team President: Karam Rahat

The Millsaps Christian Fellowship seeks to unite the community of Christians across denominational lines and to provide a service for people searching for spiritual growth. President: Karen Ezelle; Adviser: Dr. Lee Maggio

The Millsaps College Mock Trial (MCMT) program provides an opportunity for students to become familiar with the United States legal system, jurisprudence, and the skills necessary to defend or prosecute a case in a courtroom setting. Adviser: Prof. Harvey Fiser

The Millsaps College Speech & Debate Club encourages debate and discussion of important issues among the students, as well as attending Speech & Debate competitions.

The Millsaps Fencing Club is dedicated to teaching its members how to fence, to provide a forum for fencing practice, and to help its members compete in local, regional, and national tournaments. President: Lainey Johnson; Adviser: Dr. Amy Forbes

Millsaps Gospel Choir President: Danielle Buckingham

MIBS President: Lizhou Ai; Adviser: Mrs. Christina Phillips

Millsaps Masala promotes intercultural relations among students of diverse backgrounds as well as any other students interested in promoting cultural unity and diversity. They strive to increase cultural awareness by creating programs that celebrate the presence of International students on the Millsaps College campus.

Millsaps Pride Adviser: Dr. Connie Campbell

The Millsaps Quizbowl seeks to promote student activity in academic quiz tournaments in academic institutions.

Millsaps Secular Society provides a sense of community on a campus for students without a religious affiliation. President: Emily Wilson; Adviser: Dr. James Bowley

The Millsaps Swim Club seeks to promote swimming as a pastime and sport here at Millsaps, thus improving students' overall physical fitness and providing an outlet for stress relief.

Millsaps Young Democrats President: Daniel Kees

Mu Phi Epsilon President: Elizabeth Doyle

Omicron Delta Kappa President: Ben Parva; Adviser: Janet Langley

Outdoor Adventure Club President: Zachary Smith; Adviser: Dr. Stan Galicki

The Pathfinders assist the admissions office in recruiting students.

Phi Mu President: Emerald Norton Adviser: Dr. Patrick Taylor

Pi Mu Epsilon President: Trevor King

The Political Science Club aims to create a forum through which politics, issues of policy, and questions of government may be debated and discussed. President: Emily Wilson

Presidential Ambassadors Adviser: Dr. Stephen Smith

The Psychology Club (Psi Chi) seeks to keep Millsaps psychology students informed and educated on topics related to the study and applications of psychology. President: Caroline McKey Adviser: Dr. Kathryn Hahn

The Purple and White President: Jules Gonsoulin; Adviser: Ms. Kathleen Mitchell

Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) Adviser: Dr. Kristy Stensaas

SAEC (Society for the Advancement of the Electronic Culture) allows students interested in video games, internet, TV, and film to discuss and enjoy their hobbies. President: Alexandra Pounds

S.A.P.S. is the campus programming board. Members select, organize and host events for the campus including performances by hypnotists and comedians, as well as concerts, outdoor movies, ice skating, and talent shows. President: Ken Newburger; Adviser: Mr. Matt Binion

The Student Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (SAEG) promotes interest in, and knowledge of, the sciences of geology and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in the geophysical sciences.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon President: Daniel Staursky Adviser: Dr. Bill Brister

S.L.A.C.K.E.R. (Society for Learning All Cosmic Knowledge of Epistemology and Religion) provides a platform for students and faculty to discuss religious and cultural issues around the world. Adviser: Dr. James Bowley

The Spanish Club promotes the Spanish language and Hispanic culture.

The Student Body Association (SBA) membership is composed of all regularly enrolled undergraduate students of Millsaps College. Those taking at least three courses, or part-time students who pay the SBA fee, have full power of voting. The SBA is governed by the Student Senate, the Student Judicial Council, and SBA officers. President: Ghali Haddad; Adviser: Mr. Matt Binion

Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) serves the Millsaps community and the Jackson area by encouraging interest in chemistry. President: Gurjit Kaur

Students for Life is dedicated to the promotion of life at all stages from conception to natural death. They are a peaceful Pro-life group of students who wish to be proactive in making change so that all life is respected and upheld.

Students in Free Enterprise is a chapter of a Global Student initiative to create a sustainable future through the power of business. They work with communities and/or businesses in need to develop plans, projects, and futures through student planned, lead, and executed programs.

The Stylus President: Liz Allen; Adviser: Dr. Richard Boada

Theta Alpha Kappa President: Elizabeth Doyle; Adviser: Dr. James Bowley

Ultimate Frisbee Club members play Frisbee on a competitive level, and the club provides students an organization that enhances fitness.

The United Nations Association seeks to educate the College and Jackson community about the United Nations. A secondary mission is to sponsor the participation of delegations from Millsaps in Model UN activities.

Updated 01/2015