Academic and Honors Societies

The Academic and Honor Society Clubs and Organizations seek to recognize student achievement, better understand the academic fields of interest, and engage with students and allow them the space to grow individually and professionally. These clubs and organizations are great for students that want to excel in their field of study outside of the classroom, network, and gain new connections to the world of knowledge.

NameDescriptionMeeting Times & Places (subject to change)Club Email
Chemistry ClubPLU Chem Club (ACS Student Affiliate) is a student organization committed to providing fun and informative experiences that highlight the role chemistry plays in our everyday lives. Our club holds events encompassing career planning, volunteering, and social events. All PLU students are invited to join.When: TBA

Where: TBA
Collegiate Washington Music Educators Association (CWMEA)While primarily a hub for Music Education majors, CWMEA is an organization open to all students regardless of major. We focus on providing peer support in the music department, organizing advocacy events, encouraging members to practice the skills they learn in their classes, and financially supporting those that wish to attend the state conference for music educators. CWMEA is a subset of and liaison to the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), which in turn provides professional development and connection opportunities for all members. These opportunities take the form of social events, workshops, panels, and much more.When: First Sunday of each month from 1pm- 2pm

Where: Mary Baker Russell Music Center Room 116
Delta Iota ChiDelta Iota Chi has been PLU's chapter of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), a pre-professional organization which promotes and enhances student nursing in the United States. Delta Iota Chi is an organization of PLU student nurses who promote and encourage leadership through networking, community service, and advocacy; to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care; to provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students; and to aid in the development of the whole person, including their professional role, their responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life.When: Every 3rd Wednesday from 11am-12pm

Where: Xavier 201
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Math ClubPLU Math Club is a space to explore and play with a wide variety of mathematical ideas. This is a club for anyone who has been curious and interested in any aspect of mathematics, and we seek to highlight the intersection of mathematics with other STEM fields. We plan to discuss mathematics as a necessity for human flourishing, and to illustrate that nobody is "not a math person". This is low stakes, and we would love to see you at our meetings and events!When: Every other Monday from 7:30pm- 8:30pm

Where: Morken 233
Phi Alpha ThetaPhi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has over 400,000 members, with about 9,500 new members joining each year through 860 local chapters. We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.When: Monthly, day and time TBA

Where: TBA
PLU DECAPLU DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs, no matter the major! We look to apply our learning, connect to business, and promote competition and community involvement. We develop PLU students' through our competitive team and professional development events that improve your interpersonal/soft skills in the workforce. The team welcomes all students to compete in the five offered business event categories: marketing, finance (including accounting), hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship. With the opportunity to travel, compete, earn scholarships, network, and make new friends, the memories you make with PLU DECA will last you a lifetime!When: Monthly, contact Danielle, one of the Club Co-Presidents, to be added to the Google group chat!

Where: Morken 105

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The Computer Science ClubThe Computer Science Club is a vibrant community of students dedicated to exploring the exciting world of technology while fostering inclusivity and fun. Our club provides a supportive environment where members can enhance their computer science knowledge through engaging activities, collaborative projects, and informative guest lectures. We actively promote diversity and welcome individuals of all backgrounds who may not initially consider computer science as their domain. Through interactive activities, social events, and outreach programs, we strive to break down barriers and showcase the enjoyable side of computer science. Join us as we learn, grow, and have a great time together!When: Wednesday 6:30pm-8:00pm

Where: Morken 212
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