• Hendrix College

    Student Organizations

  • The following list represents currently active student organizations at Hendrix College. This information was updated on September 4, 2020. (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: Avery Kennedy
    Advisor: Dr. Antonio Horne

    American Chemical Society
    Contact: Laura Mortan
    Advisor: Dr. Andres Caro

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

    Anime Club
    Contact: Will Harris
    Advisor: Carla Garrett

    The Aonian (Literary Arts)
    Contact: Quinn Carver Johnson
    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: Greta Kresse
    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

    Badminton Club
    Contact: Christy Tran
    Advisor: Wenjia Liu

    Bailey Book Club
    Contact: George Burson
    Advisor: Britt Murphy

    Best Buddies
    Contact: Katlyne Gilliam
    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: Kashti Shah
    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 
    Contact: Nathan Evans
    Advisor: Britt Murphy

    Buthman Historical Society
    Contact: Elizabeth Jones
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Sprunger

    Campus Kitty Committee
    Contact: Kristen North
    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.

    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: Liesl Krone
    Advisor: Dr. Rod Miller

    Cirque Du So Lame Circus Club

    Contact: Cameron Minor

    Advisor: Brandon Smith

    Classics Club
    Contact: Zack Brownlee
    Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Resinski

    Committee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS)

    Contact: Kyle Rutherford
    Advisor: Dr. Allison Vetter

    Computer Science Club
    Contact: Lucy Lyon
    Advisor: Dr. Gabriel Ferrer

    Couch Hall Council
    Advisor: Amber Savage

    Cuong Nhu Martial Arts Club 
    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.

    Economics Club (Pending)
    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!

    Ethics, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (ESTEEM) Club
    Contact: Savannah Wiegel
    Advisor: Dr. Laura MacDonald
    Description:  ESTEEM facilitates discussion and awareness about ethical issues in the STEM fields and encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds to engage in these discussions. To this end, the club will foster dialogue by holding discussions from books and articles, holding panels about ethics and discrimination, and encouraging research about ethics in STEM.

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

    Friends of India

    Contact: Pooja Modi
    Advisor: Dr. Bill Gorvine

    Galloway Hall Council
    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. 

    Garden Club
    Contact: Gwen Boone
    Advisor: Dr. Adam Schneider

    German Club
    Contact: Finn Beruldsen
    Advisor: Hanne Pardos Limbeck

    Hardin Hall Council
    Advisor: Amber Savage

    Hendrix Bike Revolution
    Contact: Graham Cifelli
    Advisor: Britt Murphy

    Hendrix Biological Society (HBS)
    Contact: Keane Sammon
    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: Becca Burks
    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 Experience Ambassadors Team (H.E.A.T)
    Contact: Roth Coats
    Advisor: Jenn McKenzie

    Hendrix Filmmakers Club
    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 Interfaith
    Contact: Livi Moore
    Advisor: J.J. Whitney

    Hillel - Jewish Student Association
    Contact: Hannah Berlin
    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
    Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders

    International Club
    Contact: Aubrey French
    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: Alex Pablo-Kaiser
    Advisor: Gwen Stockwell

    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: Helen Jeon
    Advisor: Michael Sprunger

    Martin Hall Council
    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: Kesha Baoua

    Miller Hall Council
    Advisor: Amber Savage

    Mock Trial
    Contact: Jack Sparkman
    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: Amy Cabrera
    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: Annie Majeed
    Advisor: Kesha Baoua

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

    Outdoors Club
    Contact: Will Parsons
    Advisor: Dr. William Haden Chomphosy

    Phi Beta Lambda (Professional Business Leaders)

    Contact: Ivy Monroe
    Advisor: HiIlary Looney & Gina Bergfeld

    Philosophical Society
    Advisor: Dr. James Dow

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

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

    The Profile (Newspaper)
    Contact: MiKayla (Mak) Millard
    Advisor: Dr. Erin Hoover
    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: Abby Nathan

    Raney Hall Council
    Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders

    She's The First
    Contact: Vaneez Mukhtar
    Advisor: Dr. Marjorie Swann

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

    Social Committee (SOCO)
    Contact: Josh Cole
    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: Megan LePlaunt
    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. 

    Sociology and Anthropology Club
    Contact: Addie Race
    Advisor: Dr. Anne Goldberg

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

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

    Students for Black Culture (SBC)
    Contact: Kaymon Neal
    Advisor: Chrystal Key
    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: Gifty Agana
    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, 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: Will Harris
    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: Roth Coats
    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: Savanna Bader
    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: Weston Northington
    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: Paige Arthur
    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 
    Contact: Hayley Chunn
    Advisor: Lindsay Kennedy

    Westphalian Society
    Contact: Olivia Kelley
    Advisor: Dr. Daniel Whelan

    Young Democrats
    Contact: Bailey Lindsey
    Advisor: 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
    Knitting and Crocheting Circle
    Multiracial Students Association
    Operation Smile
    Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
    Ping Pong Club
    Pre-Law Society
    Roosevelt Institute
    Roundtable on Spirituality
    Rowing Club
    Soccer Club
    Students Advocating Gender Equality (S.A.G.E)
    Students Demand Action
    Tea Education Association (TEA)
    Unicycle Club
    Water Polo Club
    Wrestling Club