• Hendrix College

    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