Clubs and Organizations

Queer Ally Student Union

 QASU is PLU's Queer Ally Student Union, an organization that exists to support, empower, and educate PLU and its surrounding communities on issues related to Queer people and Queer culture.  Through facilitating discussion and interactivity with creative programming, Harmony hopes to inspire others to connect and to become proud allies.  Harmony hosts many events including National Coming Out Day, Ally Appreciation Day, and Pride Week during the month of April.

  • Co-Commissioners: Michael Cargill & Tova Lyng
  • Advisor: Abigail Blankner

Relay For Life

Rlay for Life brings together students to fight against cancer through raising funds and raising awareness of differente causes of cancer.

ROTC Cadet Activities Council

The mission of the Cadet Activities Council is to foster a positive and enjoyable environment for all PLU ROTC cadets.

  • Presidents: Maurice Mathis
  • Advisor: LTC Schrader, Jason

Scandinavian Club

The mission of the PLU Scandinavian Club is to build cross-cultural bridges between Scandinavian and American student by promoting Scandinavian and American cultures through a variety of social events and trips.

  • President: Hallie Peterson
  • Advisor: Olivia Gunn

Sexual Assault Prevention Education Team (SAPET)

The  purpose of SAPET is to educate and create awareness about culture, gender, and sexual violence and to create dialogue to stop the occurrence of sexual assault.

Shotokan Karate Club

Shotokan Karate Club unites students with a common interest in learning/practicing Shotokan Karate. Students learn self defense while training the mind and body.

Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management is focused on connecting students to professionals in the workplace; through the mentorship program mentors can help students make the leap from classroom to boardroom. The main purpose of this program is to help students gain insightful information on current HR issues and learn about the HR field outside of the classroom through contact with an HR professional.

  • President: Jordan Dahms
  • Advisor: Linda Gibson
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Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed public, student body, and community.

  • President: Jessica Trondsen
  • Advisor: Joanne Lisosky
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South Asia Movie and Culture Club

South Asia Movie and Culture Club's mission is to explore South Asian culture through, films (ex. Bollywood) and music. The club participates in activities such as going to South Asian restaurants, watching films, attending free yoga classes, exploring South Asian film festivals, and dance.

  • President: Angie Franco
  • Advisor: Aimee Hamilton

Student Philanthropy Committee

Student Philanthropy Committee exists to educate the student of PLU on the impact that philanthropy has on our campus community.  It is open to all students who are interested in participating in or learning more about philanthropy and fundraising and spreading knowledge to the PLU community.

Students for Life

Students for Life is a club dedicated to seek to protect the sanctity of life from conception to natural death from threats such as abortion, and infanticide.

  • President: Amber Stokes
  • Advisor: Glen VanWyhe

Students of the Left

Students of the Left will strive to provide a forum in which interested students can explore topics pertaining to social, economic, and environmental justice at a variety of scales, from local to global.

Swing Dance Club 

Swing Dance Club is a place for students to come together and learn how to swing dance.  Everyone is welcome and everyone is a teacher. 

  • President: Katrina Watson
  • Advisor: Emily Fahe


VDAY strives to end violence against women.

  • President: Lillian Ferraz
  • Advisor: Jennifer Smith
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Vpstart Crow 

Vpstart Crow is a club devoted to producing minimalist, avant-garde theatre at PLU. The idea was founded on an ardent desire to push themself and each other as individual practitioners as far as they could by working with new forms of theatre rarely accessed by Students at PLU before.

  • President: Mitchell Helton
  • Advisor: Jeffrey Clapp

Yu-Gi-Oh Club

Yu-Gi-Oh is a club dedicated to playing the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card game for fun and competitively.

  • President: Andy Morris