Student Activities

Student Organizations

The following list represents currently active student organizations at Hendrix College.

This information has not been updated since the end of the fall semester of 2021, as there has not been a professional staff member in the Office of Student Activities. Most of the advisor information, however, should still be correct. 

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

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African Students Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Dr. Allison Shutt

Alpha Psi Omega
Contact: 
Advisor: Dr. Antonio Horne

American Chemical Society
Contact: 
Advisor: D r. Bill Gunderson

Animal Rights and Rescue 
Contact:
Advisor: Darryl Manes

Anime Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Carla Garrett

The Aonian (Literary Arts)
Contact: 
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: Adaja Cooper
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: 
Advisor: Wenjia Liu

Best Buddies
Contact: 
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: 
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: 
Advisor: Britt Murphy

Campus Kitty Committee
Contact: Charity Bratcher
Advisor: Jim Wiltgen
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: 
Advisor: Dr. Rod Miller

Classics Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Dr. Stan Rauh

Committee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS)

Contact: 
Advisor: 


Computer Science Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Ferrer

Couch Hall Council
Contact: 
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

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

Dungeons & Dragons Club
Contact: 
Advisor: 

Disability Awareness Club
Contact:
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: 
Advisor: Dr. Ralph Scott

Environmental
Concerns Committee (ECC)
Contact: 
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!

Galloway Hall Council
Contact: 
Advisor: Danielle Smith


Gaming Club
Contact: 
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
Contact: 
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

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

Hendrix Filmmakers Club
Contact: 
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 N.A.A.C.P
Contact: 
Advisor: Kesha Baoua 

Hendrix Naturalists Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Maureen McClung 

Hendrix Scientific Magazine
Contact: Cade England
Advisor: Dr. Caitlin Scott
Description: The Hendrix Scientific is Hendrix College's newest media organization! We are a periodical aimed at the general public and publish articles that are scientific in nature but can be easily understood by those from non-science backgrounds. Our purpose is to improve our abilities to communicate science in a way that is accessible to all audiences. As we learn to synthesize scientific discussion, news, and research at Hendrix and beyond, we will grasp a better understanding of science ourselves.

Hillel - Jewish Student Association
Contact: Josh Thomeczek
Advisor:
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: 
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons 

KHDX 93.1 FM
Contact: 
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: 
Advisor: 

Martin Hall Council
Contact: 
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

MD2B (for pre-med majors)
Contact: Jennifer Wu
Advisor: Dr. Rick Murray

Middle Eastern Students Association
Contact: 
Advisor: Kesha Baoua

Miller Hall Council
Contact: 
Advisor: Catoria Sirmons

Mock Trial
Contact: 
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: 
Advisor: 
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: 
Advisor: Kesha Baoua

Organization for Latino Expressions (OLE')

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

Outdoors Club
Contact: 
Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy

Phi Beta Lambda (Professional Business Leaders)

Contact: 
Advisor: Professor Gina Bergfeld

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

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

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

The Profile  (Newspaper)
Contact: 
Advisor:
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:
Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Peszka

Raney Hall Council
Contact: 
Advisor: Danielle Smith

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

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

Social Committee (SOCO)
Contact: Madison Connaway
Advisor: 
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:
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: 
Advisor: Meagan Stephenson

Student Congress
Contacts: 
Advisor: Dr. Delphia Shanks

Students for Black Culture (SBC)
Contact:
Advisor: Kesha Baoua
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: Jayson Crumpler
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, 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: 
Advisor: 
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: 
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: 
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: 
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: 
Advisor: Danielle Smith

Volunteer Action Committee 
Contact: 
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: 
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 activities@hendrix.edu.

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
E-STEEM Club
French Club
Friends of India
Garden Club
German Club
Hendrix Bike Revolution
Hendrix Biological Society
Hendrix Climbers Coalition
Hendrix Film Society
Interfaith
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