Student Activities

Student Organizations

The following list represents currently active student organizations at Hendrix College. This information was updated on September 3, 2021. (Pending) indicates that an organization is still in the process of being officially registered as an organization.

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African Students Club
Contact: Audrey Mutoni
Advisor: Dr. Allison Shutt

Alpha Psi Omega
Contact: Avery Kennedy (Waid)
Advisor: Dr. Antonio Horne

American Chemical Society
Contact: Nate Lemke
Advisor: Dr. Bill Gunderson

Animal Rights and Rescue 
Contact: Cassidy Heise
Advisor: Darryl Manes

Anime Club
Contact: Nathan Harris
Advisor: Carla Garrett

The Aonian (Literary Arts)
Contact: Annemarie Bennett
Advisor: Dr. Tyrone Jaeger
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: Adaja Cooper and Rachel Stewart
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: Kaizz Vasquez
Advisor: Wenjia Liu

Best Buddies
Contact: Elizabeth Yang
Advisor: Whitney Lewis
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: Ashley Nguyen
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Schurko
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 
Contact: Elijah Dilday
Advisor: Britt Murphy

Campus Kitty Committee
Contact: Charity Bratcher
Advisor: 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.

Chi Alpha Ministries
Contact: Joshua Leggett
Advisor: Dr. Rod Miller

Classics Club
Contact: Kyle Rutherford
Advisor: Dr. Stan Rauh

Committee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS)

Contact: Weston Northington
Advisor: Dr. Allison Vetter

Computer Science Club
Contact: Zoie Keys
Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Ferrer

Couch Hall Council
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

Cuong Nhu Martial Arts Club 
Contact: Clay Farrar and Keira Boop
Advisor: Darrick Ball

Dungeons & Dragons Club
Contact: Grace Gobbi
Advisor: Andrew Vaught

Disability Awareness Club
Contact: Abby Glose
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.

Economics Club 
Contact: Rachel McGhee
Advisor: Dr. Ralph Scott

Concerns Committee (ECC)
Contact: Grace Holmquest
Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy
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!

Galloway Hall Council
Advisor: Danielle Smith

Gaming Club
Contact: Elijah Dilday
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. 

Hardin Hall Council
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

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

Hendrix Filmmakers Club
Contact: Grace Capooth
Advisor: Travis Peeples
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 N.A.A.C.P
Contact: Shaunell Henderson
Advisor: Kesha Baoua 

Hendrix Naturalists Club
Contact: Lauren Berry
Advisor: Maureen McClung

Hillel - Jewish Student Association
Contact: Josh Thomeczek and Jordan Bartfield
Advisor: Josh Glick
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
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons 

KHDX 93.1 FM
Contact: Rachel Stewart
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: Kaizz Vasquez

Martin Hall Council
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

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

Miller Hall Council
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

Mock Trial
Contact: Olivia Moore
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: Kashti Shah
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.

Muslim Student Association
Contact: Mohannad Al-Hindi
Advisor: Kesha Baoua

Organization for Latino Expressions (OLE')

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

Outdoors Club
Contact: Mary Frances Shannon
Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy

Phi Beta Lambda (Professional Business Leaders)

Contact: Gaston Niyitegeka
Advisor: Professor Gina Bergfeld

Pre-Health Society
Contact: Kelsey Kazenga
Advisor: Dr. Rick Murray

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

Pre-Veterinary Club
Contact: Victoria Le and Jovaun Williams
Advisor: Dr. Jenn Dearolf

The Profile (Newspaper)
Contact: Monica Martinez
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: Camryn Toland
Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Peszka

Raney Hall Council
Advisor: Danielle Smith

She's The First
Contact: Rachel McGhee
Advisor: Dr. Ralph Scott

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

Social Committee (SOCO)
Contact: Lauren Berry
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: Mayra Velazquez
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. 

SOMEC (Media and Technology Setup Crew)
Contact: Chaz Giles
Advisor: Meagan Stephenson

Student Congress
Contacts: Lynnaya Hamby
Advisor: Dr. Delphia Shanks

Students for Black Culture (SBC)
Contact: Day Estell
Advisor: Kesha Baoua
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: Hailey Johnston
Advisor: Jim Wiltgen and Tonya Hale
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, concerts, and more. 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: Gabrielle Skerpan
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.

Contacts: Nova Marques
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)
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:  Raven Johnson
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: Lynnaya Hamby
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: Danielle Smith

Volunteer Action Committee 
Contact: MaryClaire Fox
Advisor: Ellen Alston
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!

Young Democrats
Contact: Olivia Moore
Advisor: Dr. 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 status of the following organizations is unknown as of September 5, 2021.  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

Advocates for World Health
Athletes in Action
Badminton Club
Bailey Book Club
Buthman Historical Society
Catholic Campus Ministry
Cirque Du So Lame Circus Club
Disc Golf Club
East Asian Cultures Club
French Club
Friends of India
Garden Club
German Club
Hendrix Bike Revolution
Hendrix Biological Society
Hendrix Climbers Coalition
Hendrix Film Society
International Club
Japanese Language and Culture Club
Knitting and Crocheting Circle
Multiracial Students Association
Neuroscience Club
Philosophical Society
Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
Ping Pong Club
Pre-Law Society
Sociology/Anthropology Club
Students Demand Action
Water Polo Club
Well-Being Coalition
Westphalian Society