PICK YOUR CHOICE: CHaSS offers student clubs from folklore to international studies
Ph Alpha Theta (History Club)
Time and location to be determined. Check Facebook:
FACEBOOK: PHI ALPHA THETA @ USU
Officially a history honorary, but events and meetings are open to all history enthusiasts. Enjoy events like Monty Python Night and Gladiator Night. All majors are encouraged to participate.
Classics: ‘Ludi Romani’
Open to anyone who's ever desired to be a Greek or Roman god. Ludi Romani is an ancient festival that takes place in the spring and re-enacts the assassination of Julius Caesar and the years following.
Communications Studies Club
Open to all, but targeting comm studies majors and pre-majors
Global Communications Club
Time to be determined; meetings at the Honors Lounge in the basement of Old Main
Open to all, focusing on Global Comm students and all those who seek to foster an environment of cultural awareness and learn about cultures and communications across the globe, as well as gain knowledge about careers in global communication.
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Megyn at email@example.com
Speech and Debate
Philosophy / Religious Studies
Meeting times vary.
Open to all who are interested in philosophy. The club seeks to promote an atmosphere of mutual learning, to promote philosophy in the local community, to provide social activities and events for members and visitors and, in the spirit of Plato's Academy, to provide a forum for the discussion of all issues in the domain of philosophy.
Religious Studies Club
Time and place to be determined.
Open to all, with lively discussions.
Interfaith Student Association
6-8 p.m. Thursdays. MMS Lounge (third floor of TSC near pool tables)
Non-denominational. Open to all who seek to voice, engage and interact with people who orient around religion differently for the betterment of the community. Nondenominational field trips to religious sites, interfaith movies, guided discussions, potlucks, more.
Language and culture clubs
Time and place to be determined
Open to all; the club seeks to bridge the gap between Middle Eastern and American culture.
Bi-monthly; time and place to be determined
Open to all students who are interested in Chinese or Chinese culture. One of each month’s meetings will be language-oriented, while the other will feature a culture based activity.
Lecercle Francais (French Club)
Time and place: Every other Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 P.M., OLD MAIN 301
French skills encouraged and welcomed, but not necessary. All you need is an enthusiasm for French/Francophone language and culture.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time and location TBD; check Facebook: USU German Club
Open to those interested in practicing their German-language skills or in learning more about German culture.
Contact: email@example.com or
Time and place to be determined. Check www.facebook.com/groups/USUJapanClub/
Open to Japanese speakers and non-speakers alike. Brings together Japanese and American students with fun, interesting activities through cultural exchange between Japan and America.
Time and place to be determined
Open to students of Portuguese and those seeking Portuguese practice and information about the culture.
Spanish Club (El Club de Espanol)
Time and place: Thursdays, 4 P.M., Honors Lounge in Old Main basement
Open to all interested in advancing their Spanish skills and cultural knowledge. Activities include playing games, movies and good conversation.
Links: Facebook: http://bit.ly/2aZQ6w9
SSWA (Sociology /Social Work / Anthropology)
First Wednesday of each month, Old Main 243
Open to all students who want to promote anthropological interests and awareness.
Social Work Students Association
Visit to see upcoming service projects.
SSWA offers monthly service activities, as well as speakers from social work agencies. Open to all.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other opportunities in the college
Public Relations Student Society of America
USU chapter of PRSSA for university students in the Department of Journalism and Communication meets regularly and competes in contests with other universities. PRSSA advocates rigorous academic standards for public relations education, the highest ethical principles and diversity in the profession.
Undergraduate Teaching Fellows (UTF) program
This programs pairs faculty mentors with high-achieving undergraduate students who assist with day-to-day classroom management, administrative, and teaching tasks. It offers teaching and leadership opportunities for UTFs and facilitates a learner-centered classroom experience for students enrolled in the courses.
Utah Public Radio
Contact: email@example.com / upr.org
English and creative writing clubs
Bull Pen Writing Club
Mondays 3:30 p.m.-4:20 P.M., RBW 214
A creative writing club open to all – listen to guest speakers and discussion panels, workshop your writing, share writing prompts and talk about the writing life.
Folklore Club / USU Folklore Society
Time and location TBD
Open to students who are excited about the wonderful world of all things folkloric. Meet new friends, do fun, quirky stuff, like celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style.
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
Requires at least two English courses beyond GE requirements.
Members can publish critical and creative writing, present research at national conventions and compete for scholarships.
Contact: Shane.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Society for Technical Communications
Time and place TBD, check Facebook: http://bit.ly/2b8VHO8
Open to all those interested in communications technology such as writing, editing, web design, instructional design, training, technical illustration, visual design and more.
Political Science and politics
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
Requires 12 hours of Political Science courses and GPA of B or better in PS classes.
Model United Nations
Open to all students. Competes at national and international Model UN conferences
Pre-law study group
All students are welcome who would like some guidance on classes that best prepare them for law school.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (in the CHaSS advising office)
Women in Politics
Variously scheduled speakers and social events.
Open to all students.
Women-led club (men are invited too!) that offers education, networking, mentorship and empowering opportunities centered around women in the political arena.
See the Facebook page at @usuwomeninpolitics
College Democrats / College Republicans
Times and activites vary.
College Democrats: email@example.com
College Republicans: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Studies Club
Open to all students who like to share their opinions on global current affairs.
ONE: Fight to End Extreme Poverty
Time and location to be determined.
This is a USU chapter of the national organization (campus.one.org), which is an advocacy organization made up of more than 9 milion members seeking to end extreme poverty and preventable diseases, particularly in Africa.
Contact: Ruth Jones at email@example.com
Speech and Debate
Latinx Cultural Center
Cultural Center hosts multiple events and gatherings.
Institute of Government and Politics
Informal and informational. All students welcome to discussion of meaningful questions in politics, philosophy, and economics. Also for help with obtaining internships in Washington, D.C. and with government-related agencies.
There is also a book club!
Or visit www.usu.edu/iogp/.
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
The USU chapter of a national organization that was created by William F. Buckley Jr. to give university students an opportunity to discuss meaningful questions in the fields of politics, philosophy, and economics.
The group reads one book published by ISI throughout every semester to discuss over a bi-weekly dinner
Visit the ISI website.