Clubs and Organizations

If you would like more information regarding a specific club, please contact the club president and/or a club e-mail if one is provided.

Alpha Psi Omega

ΑΨΩ is an American recognition honor society recognizing students in collegiate theatre.

  • President:  Mitchell Helton
  • Advisor:  Henry Loughman
  • Email:  apo@plu.edu
  • Website: https://sites.google.com/a/plu.edu/apo/

American Marketing Association

Sponsored by the Puget Sound Chapter of the National American Marketing Association, AMA encourages students to uphold sound, honest marketing practices, engages in professional practice, improves marketing research, and develops and promotes better understanding between students, faculty and business people.  Open to students of all disciplines.

  • President:  Kyle Parsons
  • Advisor:  Mark Mulder
  • Email:  ama@plu.edu

Anime

The goal of the anime club is to provide an environment to discuss and celebrate Japanese culture, with a focus on anime.

  • Presidents: Brendan Farley
  • Natalie op de Beeck
  • Email: anime@plu.edu

Anthropology Club

Anthropology Club seeks to educate students about culture and is committed to fighting ethnocentrism.

Asian-Pacific Islanders Club

  • Presidents: Matthew Orcilla
  • Advisor: Brandon Bruan
  • Email: api@plu.edu

Beta Alpha Psi

ΒΑΨ, the national scholastic and professional accounting fraternity, which promotes the study and practice of accounting, provides opportunities for self development and association among member, and encourages ethical, social, and public responsibilities.  Open to declared accounting, finance, and information management students who have taken upper division courses in those areas and have maintained a 3.0 GPA.

  • President: Nicholaus Townsend-Falck
  • Advisor: Dr. Gaurav Gupta 
  • Email:  bap@plu.edu
  • Website: www.plu.edu/bap

Biology Club

Biology club is dedicated to supporting students within the discipline of biology by providing opportunities to experience biology-related activities outside of the classroom, building a network among biology students, and working with professors in an effort to promote collaborative learning.

  • President:Carolyn Knackstedt
  • Advisor: Amy Siegesmund
  • Email: bioclub@plu.edu

Black Student Union

  • President: D'Ajah Johnson
  • Advisor: Angie Hambrick

Body Love

Body Love creates a welcoming and safe environment open to anyone who struggles with body issues, eating disorders, and self-worth.  The club meets to discuss the everyday struggles surrounding body image and the many negative forces with which we interact.

  • President: Alexandra Green
  • Advisor: Jennifer Smith
  • Email: bodylove@plu.edu

Chemistry Club

Chemistry club invites students to explore the exciting and engaging world of Chemistry by performing outreach to PLU and high school students in order to demonstrate the importance of chemistry and its applications to society as a whole.

  • President: Sean Murphy
  • Advisor: Andrea Munro
  • Website: www.chem.plu.edu/chemclub

Chinese Studies Club

As a club we strive to educate and immerse ourselves in Chinese culture and become aware of how it is incorporated on a global perspective in individual and community lives. 

  • President: Lian Pauly
  • Advisor: Paul Manfredi

Circle K International

Circle K is a student organization dedicated to public service and citizenship. Live to serve, love to serve.

  • President:  Zhakaysha Garrett
  • Advisor: Allison Stephens
  • Email: circlek@plu.edu

Club Keithley

Club Keithley connects the PLU community with the Parkland community through service and community outreach.  Club Keithley serves Keithley Middle School through classroom volunteering, mentoring, and work with the boys and girls club.  Their goal is to serve as role models and to show the kids that they are valued.

  • Presidents: Jess Tveit
  • Advisor: Diana Duclos

CWMEA

The Collegiate Washington Music Educators Association is dedicated to developing the skills, as well as expanding the sense of professionalism and passion within its membership and the greater community.

  • President: Eric Spring
  • Advisor: Dr. Linda Miller
  • Email: cmenc@plu.edu

Colleges Against Cancer -- Relay For Life

Colleges Against Cancer (Relay For Life) brings together students to fight against cancer through raising funds and awareness of different causes of cancer.

  • President: Hannah Andrascik
  • Advisor: Allison Stephens

Dance Club

Members of dance club rehearse and perform dance pieces both on and off campus.  Dance Club seeks to facilitate the technical development of its members as well as to find opportunities for them to share their talents.

  • Presidents: Elizabeth Maloney
  • Advisor: Maureen McGill

Delta Iota Chi

ΔΙΧ's purpose is to promote nursing leadership through networking, community service, and advocacy.

  • President: Vanessa Jodway
  • Advisor: Christina Pepin
  • Website: www.plu.edu/delta-iota-chi

Disney Club

To take a deeper look inside Disney’s Heritage, understand the different branches of the Walt Disney Company and their purposes, and provide a common place for Disney fans to meet and discuss at Pacific Lutheran University.

  • President: Liz Perkins
  • Advisor: Nancy Connors

Econ Club

Economics club, sponsored by the national honors society Omicron Delta Epsilon, unites students with a common interest in economics and promotes career-related opportunities.

  • President: Thomas Kim
  • Advisor: Mark Reiman

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents to coaches and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.

  • President: Jordan Patterson
  • Advisor: Craig McCord

Gary Baughn MSF Graduate Student Investment Fund

The Gary Baughn MSF Student Investment Fund provides Master’s students the opportunity to manage an investment portfolio to enhance their analytical abilities and gain real world experience investing in global markets. Students in the MSF and MBA programs are welcome. Analysts meet Thursdays at 2:30pm in Morken 124.

  • President: TBD
  • Advisor: Dr. Tim Mooney
  • Email: gradsif@plu.edu

Geo Club

  • President: Liz Tapler
  • Advisor: Claire Todd

Global Student Club

Global Student Club is a group of international students which organize, promote, and support social and cultural activities.  The global student club provides all students on campus opportunities to appreciate the customs of the countries of origin of its members.

GREAN

The goal of GREAN, Grassroots Environmental Action Now, is to promote environmental action on campus and in the community.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity serves to engage students in meaningful service experiences, to learn more about housing issues in the Tacoma/Pierce County area, and to promote the work and mission of Habitat for Humanity.

  • President: Doug Smith
  • Advisor: Paul Bauer

HERmonic A'Capella

"Sassy, Brassy, and Classy." HERmonic is a female group that performs and entertains through a'capella music, priding themselves on their individuality and spirit.