Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Student Engagement

With more than 60 student organizations on campus, there are endless opportunities to indulge your passions and interests. Our extracurricular offerings cultivate growth and inspire leadership development, enhancing the student experience and creating positive social change.

Ready to get involved? Check out our online portal Seahawk Connection, where you can see what's happening on campus, learn about student organizations and connect with the hg皇冠老牌 community.

A Better Tomorrow was founded to remember family and friends who have passed from cancer and to support those who are going through treatment. They are geared towards helping pediatric cancer/hematology patients and their families. Throughout the year, they participate in events on campus such as Relay for Life and SalveTHON. They also sell bracelets on campus, volunteers at events that benefit children with cancer, and spreads childhood cancer awareness on campus.

The Accounting and Finance Club works with the accounting, financial management and other business programs to explore options for careers in the financial world. They aim to teach students about possibilities in the financial world through interactive experiences such as panel discussions, guest speakers and meeting with professionals from recognized businesses and corporations.

Alliance provides a safe place for LGBTQ students and allies to support each other, partake in social activities and create a platform for activism. They also provide support and a voice for those students that identify in the LGBTQ community or as an ally.

hg皇冠老牌's chapter of the American Marketing Association provides marketing resources and education by offering professional development activities and networking opportunities. National competitions and local community service projects not only enhance members' skill and knowledge, but also promote ethical decision-making and responsible citizenship.

Art After Dark is a club for any artist - major, minor or not. They provide an artistic outlet and network for all students. Their goal is to bring out the creative abilities of the hg皇冠老牌 community and help them shine on campus.

The Asian American Pacific Islander Association

The Association of Student Researchers creates an environment where students can communicate freely with hg皇冠老牌 faculty, learn more about the various research opportunities offered by faculty and get to know their professors personally.

Through integration and inclusion, Best Buddies works to build friendships with members of the community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Black Student Union is a proactive organization that focuses on the black experience both on and off campus. They seek to create awareness for issues that plague our communities and to bring inclusion on campus. They aim to bring light to one of the five critical concerns of mercy - race - and in doing so follow the mercy tradition of loving one another. They are a safe space, welcoming all to come as they are. 

The Campus Activities Board is a volunteer student organization that supports the mission of the University and meets the needs of its students by providing social, recreational and developmental programs that promote learning and social development. They design and implement a wide range of student activities, including live comedy shows, dances, off-campus trips and recreational activities.

The team holds yearly tryouts and has mandatory practices, gym time, and game attendance. The cheerleading team aspires to encourage and support all other teams, clubs, organizations and the University community. Their goal is to continue to challenge themselves as a team and continue improving their recognition on campus. They welcome any and all hg皇冠老牌 students to try out for their organization.

Dedicated to service, Circle K provides students with opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community. Circle K participates in many projects throughout the year, such as trick-or-treat for UNICEF, making cards for Newport Hospital patients, making dog toys for the Potter League and events such as Relay for Life.

Completely Scripted Improv allows students to develop confidence, think creatively on their feet and spread joy throughout campus through the use of improvisation. There is no experience needed to join. 

The Criminal Justice and Criminology Club engages students interested in administration of justice - including law and law enforcement - by going on outings, holding fundraisers and hosting guest speakers.

The Cultural and Historic Preservation Society encourages a strong bond within the major while spreading the mission of preservation to the hg皇冠老牌 community.

The Dance Club is hg皇冠老牌's student-run dance organization. They explore many different genres of dance, which is showcased at the end of each semester in a public performance for hg皇冠老牌 and the surrounding community. All are welcome to join, and dancers range from having no experience to having extensive experience. Auditions are held at the beginning of each semester and are used for placement purposes.

 

Dialogue invites the Salve community to have a conversation about everyday issues. They are a Christian-based organization but value the perspectives of all beliefs. The culture of the group provides a comfortable, healthy environment for people to share perspectives and learn from their peers.

The EMT Club's purpose is to promote the knowledge, understanding and interest of emergency medicine.

Enactus builds relationships with businesses, schools and other community partners to create long-lasting economic, social and environmental improvements through entrepreneurship and service. They emphasize growth and professional development for their members by encouraging independent creativity and business leadership. Enactus is about investing in students who have the desire to take entrepreneurial action for others in the local community and around the globe. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, teams of students conduct needs assessments in their community, identify potential solutions to complex issues and implement community impact projects. This results in communities benefiting from collaboration and fresh innovation, and students gain valuable experience to advance their personal and professional lives.

The Environmental Club spreads awareness of environmental issues to help us all be better stewards of the earth. Through meetings and discussions, members strive to be better stewards of the earth. The club also takes part in activities such as nature walks, beach cleanups and activities for Earth Week.

Established in response to the growing interest in gaming among hg皇冠老牌 students, the Gaming Club is focused on building a fun and inclusive community for players who range from casual to competitive. In addition to providing a platform for students to find others with similar gaming interests, the club supports gamers looking to compete in tournaments with their friends, or as sanctioned collegiate competitors at the club, intramural or varsity levels.

hg皇冠老牌's eSports facility, which serves as the hub for club events, is located in the garden level of Gerety Hall and offers state-of-the-art Alienware gaming systems, along with multiple wall-mounted HD video displays for viewing. The facility also provides a Microsoft Xbox Series X console and Oculus virtual reality experiences for students.

The Hispanic and Latinx Student Organization is a voice for the Hispanic/Latinx community on campus. They strive to educate the community about Hispanic/Latinx culture and discuss topics that affect the Hispanic/Latinx community politically, socially and culturally in the United States and throughout Latin America. As hg皇冠老牌's mission statement states, the Hispanic and Latinx Student Organization aspires to encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful both locally and overseas.

The History Club aims to join students that are enthusiastic about history and want to deepen their understanding of history and its effects on society. Students take a step back from memorizing dates and names to analyze the ways history has impacted "us." The club asks deeper questions such as "How is our generation making history?" and "Will our grandchildren be proud of us when they read about our generation in their history books?" The History Club is an organization for students who want to be a part of a community who aspire to be lifelong learners. Most of all, the club intends to bring together people who are interested in all aspects of history and desire to share this passion and intrigue with one another, as well as the rest of the hg皇冠老牌 community.

The Hydroponics Club is more than just a few scientists in a laboratory: it is a group interested in innovative ways to create sustainable growing methods, and it is open to all students in the hg皇冠老牌 community. They study hydroponics as a sustainable method of growing, they use hydroponically grown plants for research, and they grow edible plants to sell at farmer’s markets. They also conduct outreach programs and provide tours for interested students. The hydroponics lab began as a research center, but today it is much more than that.

The International Student Club acts as a social and educational platform for international students, as well as any other international-minded students, at hg皇冠老牌.

The Math Club is open to any student interested in math. They meet monthly and participate in fun math-related activities, including movies, food and guest speakers.

An a cappella group

Mosaic News is hg皇冠老牌's student-run newspaper, a source of campus news, sports and entertainment stories. The online version is published biweekly and students from all disciplines are welcome to join the staff.

The Multi Faith Club provides a safe and welcoming environment for people of all religious beliefs to express themselves, embrace who they are, and explore their religious identity. Join us for movies, reflection questions, open dialogue, and events. We encourage others to participate in creating an accepting environment that embraces all identities on campus. All are welcome!

The Multicultural Student Organization strives to raise awareness about different cultures on campus. They host multiple events throughout the year in honor of these cultures in order to further educate students and faculty.

The purpose of the hg皇冠老牌 Pep Band is to bring increased energy and Seahawk Spirit to our school's sporting events and other campus events through music.

The Ping Pong Club strives to engage the hg皇冠老牌 community in a friendly competitive environment, introduce students to ping pong, and interact and build relationships with neighbors.

All female acappella group that performs on campus and within the Newport community.

The Pre-Health Club is an organization for students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. They provide a variety of informational meetings, volunteer opportunities and graduate preparation. They focus on inviting medical professionals to discuss their experiences.

An accepting creative club that explores clay and the studio. Offers service opportunities as well as experience making your own pottery. All majors and levels of experience accepted. Sign up to be a part of our creative crew!

Pre-law Club

Sharing the science on breast cancer development and prevention in digestible tips for the public. Our goal is to move beyond spreading awareness and towards the prevention of breast cancer development before it starts. We are a chapter of a national organization who combines the science and business worlds to discover what chemicals contribute to cancer development and which brands notice this and do not include these harmful chemicals in their products. 

An organization with the best interests of animals at heart, Protect Our Wildlife strives to raise awareness about the conditions of habitats, natural and man-made, and about the way people treat creatures around the world. They encourage individuals to form a united front against animal cruelty and injustice, promoting action above all else, even if it be simply telling a friend about a particular event. They hope that one day, the natural order of life will be restored and humans and animals will live together in a world full of understanding and respect, a world without exploitation and mistreatment.

 

The Psychology Club aims to develop and enhance the learning experience of students interested in the field of psychology.

The men's rugby club provides an opportunity to play for a nationally ranked rugby football club at hg皇冠老牌.

 

Women's rugby is a club sport under the NCAA and also a recognized student organization at hg皇冠老牌.

 

During this time of political unrest, it is extremely important that students have an outlet to discuss their ideas and create constructive solutions. College Democrats provides this outlet and attempts to organize solutions to student concerns. The organization strives to raise awareness of today's political issues and ensure that everyone takes advantage of the right to vote.

The organization’s mission is to create a community of Greek students as well as philhellene students at SRU, allowing for lasting connections and an enhanced campus experience by: - Promoting religious and cultural values applicable to all members and integrating them into campus life. - Attending and participating in events led by local Greek-American organizations including but not limited to: Greek festivals, glendis, local Greek Independence Day parades and/or celebrations. - Utilizing St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Newport, RI to allow students to become involved in the local parish and Greek community therein. - Emphasizing values of service and conducting initiatives throughout the year to allow for member involvement.

The Salve Music Ensemble Club provides opportunities to sing and play music in an informal atmosphere. is a great way to get involved in any of the music ensembles on campus. They sponsor the University Chorus and Madrigals Chorus, along with the symphonic band, orchestra, flute and jazz ensembles and a cappella groups. They also run open mic nights.

 

Salve SAVES - Sexual Assault Violence Education and Support - provides educational opportunities, spread awareness and plays a part in the effort to end sexual assault. They also promote resources available to victims of sexual misconduct.

 

Salve Snapshot aims to provide students who have a passion for photography with an opportunity to access and utilize photographic resources on campus, express themselves and gain knowledge on the art of photography.

 

SalveTHON is a fundraiser that supports the Children's Miracle Network and benefits Hasbro Children's Hospital. Students work throughout the year, learning unique leadership experience while working closely with Hasbro. The year ends with a multi-hour fundraising event that celebrates the total amount of funds raised. At the event, students stand the entire time while playing games and interacting with the children and families from Hasbro.

 

The objective of the College Republicans is to create an atmosphere that promotes political awareness and leadership skills through the use of open dialogue.

Seahawk Radio is radio for students, by students. Broadcasting from Gerety Hall, they welcome students with a broad range of interests. Their mission is to provide entertainment and information to the campus community at large, while also developing career skills for the students involved. They have professional DJ equipment and a recently upgraded studio that gives students the opportunity to learn DJ skills and even DJ events on campus.

The Karate Club gives students the opportunity to learn Shotokan karate-do. The fundamental mentality of karate is very enriching and can be a way "to develop a person as an individual." Karate is a great way to build confidence, not only in physical ability to defend oneself, but in everyday life. Shotokan karate as a club sport allows students to participate in this enriching experience on campus and to form unique relationships with other students while developing a strong character and sense of moral purpose. Beginners and individuals of all skill levels and from different styles are welcome to attend trainings.

 

The Soccer Club will organize weekly scrimmages for both indoor and outdoor friendly soccer games. We will also host special fundraiser events as well as tournaments where students can enter and create teams to compete for a cash prize.

The Social Work Club advocates for equality and human justice. They focus on community involvement and giving back to the community. One of their major events is a day of service, which allows members to interact with the Newport and Aquidneck Island communities.

 

StageFright provides the enjoyment and craft of theater to its members and to the hg皇冠老牌 community. They present opportunities for students to learn about and participate in various aspects of theater through putting on productions and taking part in workshops. They foster an appreciation for theater arts through exposure to different theatrical productions throughout the year.

 

The Student Education Association is a space for education majors from all programs to share their experiences and meet as one department. SEA provides opportunities for education majors to expand their knowledge of the field through education-related programs and serve their community through education-related service projects.

The Student Government Association serves as the liaison between students, faculty, staff and administrators. As a functioning and governing body at hg皇冠老牌, they work parallel with the University’s mission in effort to establish a world which is harmonious, just and merciful.

The Student Networking Association gives students the opportunity to network and actively prepare for their future careers, beginning with their first year on campus. In partnership with the offices of Alumni, Parent and Family Programs and Career Development, the Student Networking Association connects members with alumni in their respective fields. Students can network and connect with career professionals for internship opportunities and career advice. Workshops held throughout the year feature guest speakers such as hg皇冠老牌 faculty and staff and professionals from the city of Newport.

The Student Nurse Organization contributes to nursing education, provides programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns, and aids in the development of the nurse as a whole.

The Swim Club aims to enrich the lives of its members through swimming and a sense of community in and out of the pool. 

As hg皇冠老牌's literary journal, the Willow's purpose is to encourage and celebrate creative expression within the campus community through publication of prose, poetry and artwork primarily from the student population.

The Yoga Club makes significant contributions to the spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being of the hg皇冠老牌 community and beyond. We demonstrate this through mindfulness exercises like meditation and yoga.