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.

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
  • Advisor: Abigail Blankner
  • Email:qasu@plu.edu

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: Ashley Piehl
  • Advisor: MAJ Angela Gentruy

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: Medeleine Brekke
  • Advisor: Elisabeth Ward

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.

  • President: Brendan Farley
  • Advisor: Gerald Myers
  • Email: Karate@plu.edu

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: Karla Brown
  • Advisor: Linda Gibson
  • Email: shrm@plu.edu

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: Reland Tuomi
  • Advisor: Joanne Lisosky
  • Email: spj@plu.edu
  • Website: www.plu.edu/spj

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 PLU

VDAY strives to end violence against women.

Voices for Choice

  • President: Natasha Laitila
  • Advisor: Lizz Zitron

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 themselves 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: Sarah Hubert
  • 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
  • Advisor: Chuk Blessum