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Student Organizations

School of Nursing
Student Nurses Association
Purpose To develop leadership skills, encourage academic achievement and clinical excellence through involvement in nursing activities.
Membership Open to Pre-nursing or Nursing majors.
Meetings Four times per semester
Contact Marie Graf, (912) 478-0890, annennis@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Black Student Nursing Association
Purpose To assist and promote the acceptance and retention of Black and Minority students in the Georgia Southern Nursing program.
Membership Open to Pre-nursing or Nursing majors.
Meetings Four times per semester
Contact Marian Tabi, (912) 478-5998, mtabi@GeorgiaSouthern.edugasouthernbsna@gmail.com
School of Human Ecology
Child and Family Development Club
Purpose The purpose of this club is to inform future child and family development professionals of conferences, career tips, and career opportunities.  This club helps future child and family development professionals apply skills while participating in local conferences and community service.
Membership Any student majoring in: Child and Family Development; Early Childhood Education; Sociology; Special Education; Psychology; other related areas
Meetings Six times per semester
Contact Dr. Alice Hall, (912) 478-0397, alicehall@GeorgiaSouthern.edu; Co-advisor: Dr. Jennifer Zorotovich, (912) 478-8546, jzorotovich@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Officers President: Katherine Delp
Vice President: Shannon Brown
Secretary: Skylar Hooper
Treasurer: Amber New
American Society of Interior Designers, Georgia Southern University Student Chapter
Purpose To promote professionalism and establish a common identity for professionals, students, and businesses in the field of interior design.
Membership Open to students with an interest in Interior Design.
Meetings Monthly
Contact Ms. Amy Boyett-Whiter: (912) 478-5145,
Officers President: Avonlea Pye
Vice President: Caroline Kasmiskie
Treasurer: Ivy Gooch
Marketing Chair: Haleigh Gay
Fundraising Chair: Markia Gibbs
Secretary: Kathleen Brooks
Student Therapeutic Recreation Association
Purpose The purpose of STRA is to encourage participation in career programs offered by STRA, to promote professionalism and social interaction among students, to provide opportunities for professional development, and to create an awareness of Therapeutic Recreation. The mission of STRA is to be a student run organization that provides educational experiences and encourages awareness of Recreational Therapy.
Membership Open to all interested students
Meetings Twice a month
Contact Dr. Brent Wolfe, (912) 478-7381 brentwolfe@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Georgia Southern University Child Life Organization
Purpose To promote awareness of Child Life throughout the campus and community. We strive to promote personal and professional growth of our members through education, community outreach, and advocacy. We uphold the mission of the Child Life Council which is to empower children and families as they master challenging life events.
Membership Any student enrolled at Georgia Southern University
Meetings Twice per month
Contact Dr. Jerri Kropp (912) 478-5420 jkropp@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Officers President: Sogaya Jean
Vice President: Kiante Childress
Treasurer: Mary Louise Trippe
Volunteer Coordinator: Brittany Chambers
Historian: Charlotte Hope
Secretary: Cayenne Collier
Kupcakes for Kids Chair: Sarah Olive
Fashion Menagerie
Purpose To build an environment of creativity among Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design students in order to provide an outlet to utilize inspiration, increase awareness of fashion related events, promote and showcase local designers’ talents and publish creative works of students while executing, producing, contributing, and educating ourselves and our community about the ever-changing and dynamic world of fashion.
Membership Open to all interested students
Meetings Monthly
Contact Hope Simpara (912)478-7380 hwallace@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Officers President: Teryn A. Parker
Vice President: Sadrina Sampson
Secretary: Ceanna Ash
Treasurer: Keisha Jones
Health & Kinesiology
Student Dietetic Association
Purpose To promote awareness of the nutrition and dietetics field, promote professional development, to increase student awareness, and provide information to Nutrition and Dietetics majors.
Membership Open to all students majoring or minoring in Nutrition and Food Sciences
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Amy Jo Riggs, (912) 478-7753 ajriggs@GeorgiaSouthern.eduFacebook
Health and Physical Education Club
Purpose To promote the Health and Physical Education major through community service and professional development. Fundraising activities help support student attendance to professional organizations, conferences and events
Membership Open to all Health and Physical Education majors
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Gavin Colquitt, (912) 478-0889 gcolquitt@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
GS Athletic Training Association
Purpose To promote the field of athletic training and provide a means for student to attend conferences and network.
Membership Open to all athletic training majors
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Steven Patterson, (912) 478-8014 spatterson@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Southern Exercise Science Club
Purpose To promote the Exercise Science major through community service and professional development. Fundraising activities support student attendance to professional organizations, conferences, and events
Membership Open to all Exercise Science majors
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Greg Ryan, (912) 478-7427 gryan@GeorgiaSouthern.edu; Facebook
Dr. Bridget Melton, (912) 478-0510 bmelton@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Sport & Exercise Psychology Club (SEP)
Purpose Focused on the advancement of knowledge within the sport and exercise psychology field. This club is directed towards students interested in learning about and expanding their understanding of the concepts, issues, topics, and ideas within the field.
Membership Open to anyone with an interest in the Sport & Exercise Psychology
Meetings Regularly, contact for details
Contact Dr. Brandonn Harris, (912) 478-7900; jlangdon@GeorgiaSouthern.edu; Facebook
Sport Management Majors Club
Purpose To learn more about sport management, develop managerial and leadership skills through involvement in community and peer interactions, and establish communication networks with sport industry professionals.
Membership Open to anyone with an interest in the Sport Management field.
Meetings Twice a month
Contact

Dr. Hyun-Woo Lee, (912) 478-2274; hlee@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

gsusportmanagement@gmail.com; Twitter

Food Science Association
Purpose To promote an interest in food science and nutrition, and provide professional opportunities for students through guest speakers, volunteer opportunities, and club activities. This organization also provides an opportunity for students to develop their networking skills as they seek internships and job opportunities.
Membership Open to anyone with an interest in foods, food science, and nutrition and health.
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Padmini Shankar, (912) 478-5785; pshankar@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
College of Health and Human Sciences
PHI UPSILON OMICRON Beta Mu Chapter, Honor Society
Purpose To promote academic excellence, provide personal and professional development, and to provide opportunities for service in order to advance the professions of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Membership Based on scholastic standing (Minimum GPA: 3.0) and leadership qualities for students who have completed a minimum of 35 semester hours in a family and consumer sciences major or related area.
Meetings Monthly
Contact Dr. Trent Maurer, (912) 478-1522 tmaurer@GeorgiaSouthern.edu; Dina Walker-DeVose, (912) 478-7312 dwalkerdevose@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Officers President: Kathleen Brooks
Vice President: Mary Trippe
Treasurer: Kasey Martin
Secretary: Deandra Rucker
DIMES Fashion Organization
Purpose To expose students interested in the fashion industry and its various counterparts to projects, aspects, and opportunities in a positive and stable atmosphere.
Membership Any student majoring in Fashion Merchandising & Apparel Design
Meetings Monthly
Contact Veronica Jones, (912) 478-1932 

Last updated: 1/11/2017