Student Activities

Student Organizations

The following list represents currently active student organizations at Hendrix College. This information was updated on September 13, 2019. (Pending) indicates that an organization is still in the process of being officially registered as an organization.

To find out more about any group, please contact Student Activities at activities@hendrix.edu.  

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Advocates for World Health
Contact: Rachel Chenault
Advisor: Dr.Deborah Skok
Description:  Advocates for World Health at Hendrix College is a branch of a larger parent non-profit called MedCharity, headquartered in Tampa, FL. Our job is to salvage expired medical supplies from hospitals, and redistribute them to hospitals in need overseas. Our fundraising events around campus raise money to ship these donated items.

Alpha Psi Omega
Contact: Sidney McGough
Advisor: Dr. Antonio Horne

American Chemical Society
Contact: Reece Mitchell
Advisor: Dr. Andres Caro

Animal Rights and Rescue 
Contact: Hannah Arin Soileau
Advisor: Darryl Manes

Anime Club
Contact: Jonah White
Advisor: Carla Garrett

The Aonian (Literary Arts)
Contact: Kaitlin Lowe
Advisor: Dr. Tyrone Jaeger
Constitution:PDF 
Description: The Aonian is Hendrix's student run and student published annual literary magazine, publishing and awarding both visual arts and creative writing.

 Art Club
Contact: Katie Bell
Advisor: Matthew Lopas
Description:  The purpose of this club is to create a community surrounding the arts. This club will provide students with an increased awareness of the arts, as well as many opportunities related to this subject. To achieve this we will orchestrate trips, have visiting speakers, provide studio time for artists, and organize art shows.

Asian Cultures Club
Contact: Brandon Casey
Advisor: Wenjia Liu

Badminton Club
Contact:
Advisor: Wenjia Liu

Bailey Book Club
Contact: George Burson
Advisor: Britt Murphy

Best Buddies
Contact: Jordan Hardesty
Advisor: Sarah Donaghy
Description: Best Buddies seeks to create mutually enriching one-to-one friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and provide the opportunity for people with IDD to be involved in our campus and community life.

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Club (BCMB)
Contact: Phillip Crook
Advisor: Dr. Andrea Duina
Description: The BCMB Club promotes the application of biochemistry and molecular biology by arranging lectures given by various current researchers in the field.  

Board Game Club (Pending)
Contact: Nathan Evans
Advisor: 

Buthman Historical Society
Contact: Holden Arquelevich
Advisor: Dr. Michael Sprunger

Campus Kitty Committee
Contact: Haven Griffin
Advisor: Sarah Donaghy and Tonya Hale
Constitution: PDF
Description: Campus Kitty has been a part of Hendrix College since 1949 as a non-profit organization that raises money for local charities. Campus Kitty plans and implements a week-long series of charity fundraising events geared toward the entire campus every spring. Campus Kitty Week is one of the most popular times of the year at Hendrix, and culminates in the most anticipated night of the year--the Miss Hendrix Pageant. In its first year, Campus Kitty raised $800 for the Conway community and has since continued to grow and help Conway charities meet their goals and needs by providing for the citizens of Conway. Last year, Campus Kitty raised more than $38,000 in money and goods, providing for 10 local charities.

Catholic Campus Ministry
Contact: Hunter Trussell
Advisor: Dr. Rick Murray and Deacon Richard Papini
Constitution: PDF
Description: Open to all of those who are interested or members of the Catholic faith. We offer opportunities to learn and grown in the faith. Events include small group sessions focused around scripture and various events designed in conjunction with University of Central Arkansas CCM as well.

Chi Alpha Ministries
Contact: Kayleigh Johnson
Advisor: Dr. Rod Miller


Cirque Du So Lame Circus Club

Contact: Cameron Minor

Advisor: Brandon Smith


Classics Club
Contact: Clay Johnston
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Resinski

Committee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS)

Contact: Loren Marshall
Advisor: Dr. Allison Vetter


Computer Science Club
Contact: Samantha Fish
Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Ferrer
Description: 

Couch Hall Council
Contact: Oli Steven-Assheuer
Advisor: Amber Savage

Cuong Nhu Martial Arts Club (Pending)
Contact: Reilly O'Neill
Advisor: Darrick Ball

Disability Awareness Club
Contact: Abby Nathan
Advisor: Julie Brown
Description: The Disability Awareness Club (DAC) is a student organization whose goal is to raise awareness regarding the different kinds of disability, no matter physical, psychological, or emotional. We hope to build and strengthen relationships between those with and without disabilities, and to make the Hendrix campus accessible to all. Membership is open to all students, faculties, and staff.

Environmental
Concerns Committee (ECC)
Contact: Hali Wilder
Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy
Constitution:PDF  
Description: The Hendrix College Environmental Concerns Committee aims to serve as a campus advocate and teacher of environmental justice.  We hold events and campaigns on campus that encourage students to think globally about their impact on the world, such as the weekly Free Store, the Earth Day celebration, glass recycling, dish check out program, Housing Unite Representatives, and much more!  Have a suggestion for what the E.C.C. could be doing better? Tell us via email, on our website, on Facebook, or in person at our Thursday bi-weekly meetings!

Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (ESTEEM) Club
Contact: Sara Hoopchuk
Advisor: Dr. Laura MacDonald
Description:  ESTEEM facilitates discussions about ethical issues in the STEM fields and encourage students of all backgrounds to pursue STEM careers. To this end, we bring in guest speakers to discuss their journey as scientists, have talks about grad school/science opportunities, and aid in on and off campus outreach by teaching elementary school age children about Science.

French Club
Contact: Olivia Kelley
Advisor: Severine Cottrant-Estell

Friends of India

Contact: Elizabeth Jones
Advisor: Dr. Bill Gorvine


Galloway Hall Council
Contact: Serye Kim
Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders


Gaming Club
Contact: Amanda Lee
Advisor: Dr. Stan Rauh
Description:  HCG is a group participating in Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Table top gaming, and fantasy card gaming.  They compete as a part of the international Starleague as well as the Riot College League, participating in online and offline tournaments. 

German Club
Contact: Portia Renee
Advisor: Hanne Pardos Limbeck

Hardin Hall Council
Contact: Caleb Williams
Advisor: Amber Savage

Hendrix Bike Revolution
Contact: Graham Cifelli
Advisor: Britt Murphy

Hendrix Biological Society (HBS)
Contact: Ben Benton
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Schurko
Constitution: PDF 
Description: Associated with the National Biological Honor Society Tri-Beta, this organization holds monthly meetings with speakers on biological topics membership to HBS is open to all students, and Tri-Beta membership is absed on GPA in biology classes.

Hendrix Climbers Coalition
Contact: Eliot Peterson & Reece Mitchell
Advisor: William Haden Chomphosy
Description:  The purpose of this club is to create a healthy and supportive climbing community on the Hendrix campus. Through regular practice at the WAC, the Hendrix Climbers Coalition will teach the fundamentals of climbing and offer an opportunity for structured training. HCC will take frequent trips outdoors to participate in multiple areas of climbing including but not limited to: sport, traditional, bouldering, and deep water soloing. All HCC members and guests are welcome on these trips regardless of climbing experience. HCC hopes to extend beyond the Hendrix student body, and provide a training space for the people of Conway and greater Arkansas. HCC will maintain a close relationship with the Arkansas Climbers Coalition and participate in ACC’s service trips when possible. HCC will also actively maintain the quality and safety of the rock climbing wall at Hendrix.

Hendrix Dance Team
Contact: Emily Freeman
Advisor: Donna Franks

Hendrix Experience Ambassadors Team (H.E.A.T)
Advisor: Jenn McKenzie

Hendrix Filmmakers Club
Contact: Mary-Katherine Nail
Advisor: Travis Peeples
Constitution:PDF
Description: The Hendrix Filmmakers is a student-run organization focused on giving Hendrix student the means to create their own independent films as well as educating them in the proper techniques of film making.  

Hendrix Interfaith
Contact: Livi Moore & Gifty Agana
Advisor: J.J. Whitney

Hillel - Jewish Student Association
Contact: Aleck Bratt
Advisor: Matthew Lopas
Constitution: MSWord / PDF 
Description: Hillel is a Jewish cultural organization, focused on providing a safe place for Jewish students on campus to practice familiar traditions and to find creative ways to share and educate our fellow students about Jewish Culture.  Hillel hosts monthly Shabbat dinners, a comedy show, and more to celebrate different holidays. 

Houses Hall Council
Contact: Bri McDonough
Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders

International Club
Contact: Carlee Shephard
Advisor: Gwen Stockwell
Constitution: PDF 
Description: International club's purpose is to broaden the Hendrix community's knowledge of other cultures and countries while also forming personal relationships with international students. 

Japanese Language and Culture Club
Contact: Rebecca Parham
Advisor: Gwen Stockwell

Knitting and Crochet Circle
Contact: Lexie Johnson & Alexandria Smith
Advisor: Rebecca Resinski

KHDX 93.1 FM
Contact: Morgan Akers
Advisor: Dr. Maureen McClung
Constitution: MSWord / PDF 
Description: Hendrix' student run radio station KHDX provides an outlet for Hendrix radio DJs to broadcast as well as books music for select campus events.  

Korean Language & Culture Club
Contact: Ireh Jeon
Advisor: Michael Sprunger

Martin Hall Council
Contact: Creighton Polk
Advisor: Amber Savage

MD2B (formerly Alpha Epsilon Delta)
Contact: Eric Horan
Advisor: Dr. Rick Murray
Description:  Previously the Pre-Health club, now MD2B. Focusing on the needs of pre-medical students with monthly meetings covering topics such as the medical school application process and interviews, the MCAT, and what life after Hendrix will look like with interviews from Hendrix alumni. We are connected with Alpha Epsilon Delta, the National Health Pre-professional Honor Society, which is dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health field.

Middle Eastern Students Association
Contact: Mohannad Al-Hindi
Advisor:

Miller Hall Council
Contact: Dylan Hurst & Jack Sparkman
Advisor: Amber Savage

Mock Trial
Contact: Henry Edwards
Advisor: Jim Wiltgen
Description: Mock Trial aims to provide students who have an interest in learning court procedure with an opportunity to perform and compete against other schools in mock trial competitions.

Multicultural Development Committee (MDC)
Contact: Ana Romero Flores
Advisor: Tonya Hale
Constitution: MSWordPDF 
Description: The MDC plans programming to encourage intercultural dialogue and campus cohesion, while advocating for student organizations under the Multicultural and International Student Services office- like Students for Black Culture, Asian Cultures Club, UNITY, and more.

Multiracial Students Coalition (MRSC)
Contact: Erin Borst
Advisor: Dr. Michael Miyawaki

Muslim Student Association
Contact: Annie Majeed
Advisor: 

Naturalist Club
Contact: Leah Crenshaw
Advisor: Dr. Maureen McClung

Neuroscience Club
Contact: Kristen North
Advisor: Dr. James Dow
Description: Informs students about the neuroscience major, hosts local and out of state speakers from all disciplines, and teaches local children about the brain through outreach programs. We also host on campus events to get all students interested in neuroscience involved and to teach each other about the field.

Ngoma African Students Association (NASA)
Contact: Innocent Nsabimana
Advisor: Dr. Allison Shutt

Organization for Latino Expressions (OLE')

Contact: Victor Gomez
Advisor: Felipe Pruneda Senties
Description: OLE' exists to promote and raise enthusiasm for Hispanic and Latin American contributions and their culture.  

Phi Beta Lambda (Professional Business Leaders)

Contact: Nicole Henry
Advisor: HiIlary Looney & Gina Bergfeld

Philosophical Society
Contact: Violet Pirtle
Advisor: Dr. James Dow

Pre-Law Society
Contact: Rachel Allen
Advisor: Dr. Jay Barth

Pre-Pharmacy Club (Pending)
Contact: Miles Johnson
Advisor: Dr. Andres Caro

Pre-Veterinary Club
Contact: Pamela Rogers
Advisor: Dr. Jenn Dearolf

The Profile (Newspaper)
Contact: Jessica Frazier-Emerson
Advisor: Dr. Alex Vernon
Constitution: PDF
Description: The Profile exists for members of the Hendrix Community and the greater Central Arkansas community that are interested in news relating to Hendrix College.  

Psychology Club
Contact: Hannah Henderson & Emily Jordan
Advisor: Dr. Sara Taylor

Raney Hall Council
Contact: Pooja Modi
Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders

Roundtable on Spirituality (Pending)
Contact: Stephen Clark
Advisor: Dr. Stan Rauh

Rowing Club
Contact: Connie Zhang
Advisor: Dr. Matt Moran

She's The First
Contact: Sara Hoopchuk
Advisor: Dr. Marjorie Swann

S.O.A.R (Student Outreach & Alternative Resources)
Contact:
Advisor: Christy Coker

Social Committee (SOCO)
Contact: Chelbi Gilmore
Advisor: Tonya Hale
Constitution: PDF 
Description: SoCo is responsible for hosting creative, social events on campus.  These range from themed parties to recreational events and film screenings.

Society of Physics Students
Contact: Ashtyn Bell
Advisor: Dr.Julie Gunderson
Description: The Society of Physics Students is a group meant for students interested in physics.  In this group we have projects and activities as well as speakers. 

Student Congress
Contacts: Roth Coats
Advisor: Dr. Delphia Shanks-Booth

Students Demand Action

Contact: Miles Johnson

Advisor: Sarah Donaghy


Students for Black Culture (SBC)
Contact: Kaymon Neal
Advisor: Chrystal Key
Constitution:PDF
Description: The purpose of SBC shall be to create awareness and to stimulate an appreciation of African-Americans’ contributions to society. Two objectives of SBC is to increase the community’s awareness of and sensitivity to needs and concerns of African-Americans on the local and national levels, through speakers and events and promote unity and cooperative interaction between students and faculty/staff.

Student Senate
Contact: Max Parker
Advisor: Jim Wiltgen
Constitution and Bylaws: PDF
Description: The Hendrix College Student Senate is your student body government! We're here to help you make Hendrix into the best place it can possibly be. We fund campus events such as SoCo 54, Toga, DAO Week, and more. We find new programs and services just for you like TurboVote and The Unsung Hero Award. We help you voice your opinions to the administration and make sure they are heard, whether its regarding your residence, the environment, your safety, or a cool new idea you have. If you want to learn more about what we door get involved, swing by our website for more information! And remember -you've got a friend in Senate.

Sword Club
Contact: Bucky Troup
Advisor: Chris Simon
Constitution: PDF
Description: We seek to entertain both ourselves and others through a myriad of games and events featuring fake weapons made out of foam and duck tape. We meet Fridays in the Pecan Court at 3:30 every week, and we welcome anyone and everyone who wants to join us.

TRANS@HDX
Contacts: Alex Scott
Advisor: Aeden Custer
Description: Transgender Representation, Advocacy, Networking, and Support at Hendrix (TRANS@HDX) is an organization that seeks to build a stronger community for transgender, nonbinary trans, intersex, gender nonconforming, and questioning students at Hendrix. We are an organization by and for trans students, and we want to establish a safe space for trans umbrella students to exchange ideas and concerns, and also to provide educational resources and establish a forum through which our voices will be heard in the larger Hendrix community.

The Troubadour (Yearbook)
Contact: Rebecca Jolley
Advisor: Maxine Payne
Constitution: PDF
Description: The Troubadour releases an annual yearbook publication.  It exists for members of the Hendrix community and for the general public as a record-book of the college's school year - covering the academic, athletic, and social dimensions of the college.  

Ultimate Frisbee (Women's and Men's)
Contact:  Hannah Eldred
Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy
Constitution: PDF 
Description: The Hendrix Ultimate Frisbee team has much to offer to all those who join.  You will learn awesome frisbee skills, what it means to be a part of the coolest team, and how it feels to compete and improve team bonding.  Whether you have never picked up a frisbee before or already know how to throw, all are welcome to soar with the Flying Squirrels.  We practice three times a week and have occasional throw-a-rounds for anyone who wants to come.  We desire your company greatly!

Unity (LGBTQ+ Student Association)
Contact: Kyle Rutherford
Advisor: Tonya Hale
Constitution: MSWord / PDF
Description: Unity is Hendrix's organization for queer students and their allies.  We focus on community building, activism, and education in equal parts.  Unity has weekly meetings and several major (and majorly fun) events on campus every year.  

Veasey Hall Council
Contact: Lauren Berry
Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders

Volunteer Action Committee 
Contact: Joanna Bartley
Advisor: Sarah Donaghy
Description: The Volunteer Action Committee (VAC) is a student-led organization that brings students, faculty, and staff together to serve the Conway community and beyond through volunteer initiatives and advocacy events.  VAC holds weekly service projects, called Service Saturdays, in the Conway and Little Rock area, as well as larger events throughout the academic year.  VAC also seeks to promote dialogue among Hendrix students, faculty, and staff through advocacy events.  VAC meetings and events are open to the entire Hendrix campus - everyone can take action and be a part of VAC!

Well-Being Coalition (Pending)
Contact: Hannah Henderson
Advisor: Lindsay Kennedy

Westphalian Society
Contact: Elliot Anderson
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Whelan

Wrestling Club
Contact: Ben Talcott
Advisor: 

Young Democrats
Contact: Bailey Lindsey
Advisor: Jay Barth or Matt Moran
Constitution: PDF
Description: This chapter serves to educate the students, faculty, and staff at Hendrix College about the issues that concern the Democratic Party.  It aims to stimulate young men and women to gain an active interest in government affairs at the local, state, national, and international levels.  It serves to promote the ideals of the Democratic Party and to help elect Democratic candidates.  

Inactive/Unknown Status

The following organizations are currently unknown or inactive as of September 10, 2019.  If you are a chair/member or advisor of one of these organizations and you have updated info for our office, please contact us at activities@hendrix.edu.

Active Minds
Amnesty International
Athletes in Action
Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation (C.A.S.E)
Culinary Club
Digital Photography Club
Disc Golf Club
East Asian Cultures Club
Ethics Bowl
Fishing Club
Garden Club
Habitat for Humanity
Hendrix Film Society
Hendrix Health Squad
Hendrix Innovators Society
Hockey Club
Operation Smile
Outdoor Club
Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
Ping Pong Club
QUEST
Roosevelt Institute
Soccer Club
Sociology & Anthropology Club
Students Advocating Gender Equality (S.A.G.E)
Tea Education Association (TEA)
TEDrix
Unicycle Club
Union
Water Polo Club