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 email@example.com.
Want to start a new student organization? Click here to find out how!Advocates for World HealthContact: Rachel ChenaultAdvisor: Dr. Deborah SkokDescription:
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 OmegaContact: Avery KennedyAdvisor: Dr. Antonio Horne
American Chemical SocietyContact: Laura MortanAdvisor: Dr. Andres CaroAnimal Rights and Rescue Contact: Arin SoileauAdvisor: Darryl ManesAnime ClubContact: Will HarrisAdvisor: Carla Garrett
The Aonian (Literary Arts)Contact: Quinn Carver JohnsonAdvisor: Dr. Tyrone JaegerConstitution: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 ClubContact: Greta KresseAdvisor: Matthew LopasDescription:
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 ClubContact: Kaizz VasquezAdvisor: Wenjia Liu
Badminton ClubContact: Christy TranAdvisor: Wenjia Liu
Bailey Book ClubContact: George BursonAdvisor: Britt Murphy
Best BuddiesContact: Katlyne GilliamAdvisor: Sarah DonaghyDescription: 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 ShahAdvisor: Dr. Andrea DuinaDescription: 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 EvansAdvisor: Britt Murphy
Buthman Historical SocietyContact: Elizabeth JonesAdvisor: Dr. Michael SprungerCampus Kitty CommitteeContact: Kristen NorthAdvisor: Tonya HaleConstitution: PDFDescription: 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 MinistryContact: Hunter TrussellAdvisor: Dr. Rick Murray and Deacon Richard PapiniConstitution: PDFDescription: 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 MinistriesContact: Liesl KroneAdvisor: Dr. Rod Miller
Cirque Du So Lame Circus Club
Contact: Cameron Minor
Advisor: Brandon Smith
Classics ClubContact: Zack BrownleeAdvisor: Dr. Rebecca ResinskiCommittee On Gender and Sexuality (COGS)Contact: Kyle RutherfordAdvisor: Dr. Allison Vetter
Computer Science ClubContact: Lucy LyonAdvisor: Dr. Gabriel FerrerDescription:
Couch Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Amber Savage
Cuong Nhu Martial Arts Club Contact: Reilly O'NeillAdvisor: Darrick BallDisability Awareness ClubContact: Abby NathanAdvisor: Julie BrownDescription: 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 McGheeAdvisor: Dr. Ralph ScottEnvironmental Concerns Committee (ECC)Contact: Grace HolmquestAdvisor: Dr. William Haden ChomphosyConstitution: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!Ethics, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (ESTEEM) Club Contact: Savannah WiegelAdvisor: Dr. Laura MacDonaldDescription:
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 ClubContact: Olivia KelleyAdvisor: Severine Cottrant-EstellFriends of IndiaContact: Pooja ModiAdvisor: Dr. Bill Gorvine
Galloway Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders
Gaming ClubContact: Amanda LeeAdvisor: Dr. Stan RauhDescription: 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 ClubContact: Gwen BooneAdvisor: Dr. Adam Schneider
German ClubContact: Finn BeruldsenAdvisor: Hanne Pardos Limbeck
Hardin Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Amber Savage
Hendrix Bike RevolutionContact: Graham CifelliAdvisor: Britt Murphy
Hendrix Biological Society (HBS)Contact: Keane SammonAdvisor: Dr. Andrew SchurkoConstitution: 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 CoalitionContact: Becca BurksAdvisor: William Haden ChomphosyDescription:
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 CoatsAdvisor: Jenn McKenzie
Hendrix Filmmakers ClubContact: Advisor: Travis PeeplesConstitution:PDFDescription: 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 InterfaithContact: Livi MooreAdvisor: J.J. Whitney
Hillel - Jewish Student AssociationContact: Hannah BerlinAdvisor: Matthew LopasConstitution: 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 CouncilContact: Advisor: Mary Beth Sanders
International ClubContact: Aubrey FrenchAdvisor: Gwen StockwellConstitution: 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 ClubContact: Alex Pablo-KaiserAdvisor: Gwen Stockwell
KHDX 93.1 FMContact: Morgan AkersAdvisor: Dr. Maureen McClungConstitution: 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 ClubContact: Helen JeonAdvisor: Michael Sprunger
Martin Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Amber Savage
MD2B (formerly Alpha Epsilon Delta)Contact: Eric HoranAdvisor: Dr. Rick MurrayDescription: 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 AssociationContact: Mohannad Al-HindiAdvisor: Kesha Baoua
Miller Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Amber Savage
Mock TrialContact: Jack SparkmanAdvisor: Jim WiltgenDescription: 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 CabreraAdvisor: Tonya HaleConstitution: MSWord / PDF 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 AssociationContact: Annie MajeedAdvisor: Kesha Baoua
Naturalist ClubContact: Advisor: Dr. Maureen McClungNeuroscience ClubContact: Kristen NorthAdvisor: Dr. James DowDescription: 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 NsabimanaAdvisor: Dr. Allison ShuttOrganization for Latino Expressions (OLE')Contact: Monica MartinezAdvisor: Felipe Pruneda SentiesDescription: OLE' exists to promote and raise enthusiasm for Hispanic and Latin American contributions and their culture.
Outdoors ClubContact: Will ParsonsAdvisor: Dr. William Haden ChomphosyPhi Beta Lambda (Professional Business Leaders)Contact: Ivy MonroeAdvisor: HiIlary Looney & Gina Bergfeld
Philosophical SocietyContact: Advisor: Dr. James Dow
Pre-Pharmacy Club (Pending)Contact: Miles JohnsonAdvisor: Dr. Andres Caro
Pre-Veterinary ClubContact: Whitney WoodsAdvisor: Dr. Jenn DearolfThe Profile (Newspaper)Contact: MiKayla (Mak) MillardAdvisor: Dr. Erin HooverConstitution: PDFDescription: 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 ClubContact: Abby NathanAdvisor:
Raney Hall CouncilContact: Advisor: Mary Beth SandersShe's The FirstContact: Vaneez MukhtarAdvisor: Dr. Marjorie Swann
S.O.A.R (Student Outreach & Alternative Resources)Contact: Eric HoranAdvisor: Christy Coker
Social Committee (SOCO)Contact: Josh ColeAdvisor: Tonya HaleConstitution: 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 StudentsContact: Megan LePlauntAdvisor: Dr.Julie GundersonDescription: 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 ClubContact: Addie RaceAdvisor: Dr. Anne Goldberg
SOMEC (Media and Technology Setup Crew)Contact: Chaz GilesAdvisor: Meagan StephensonStudent CongressContacts: Roth CoatsAdvisor: Dr. Delphia Shanks
Students for Black Culture (SBC)Contact: Kaymon NealAdvisor: Chrystal KeyConstitution:PDFDescription: 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 SenateContact: Gifty AganaAdvisor: Jim Wiltgen and Tonya HaleConstitution and Bylaws: PDFDescription: 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 ClubContact: Will HarrisAdvisor: Chris SimonConstitution: PDFDescription: 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@HDXContacts: Roth CoatsAdvisor: Aeden CusterDescription: 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 BaderAdvisor: Maxine PayneConstitution: PDFDescription: 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 JohnsonAdvisor: Dr. William Haden ChomphosyConstitution: 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 NorthingtonAdvisor: Tonya HaleConstitution: MSWord / PDFDescription: 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 CouncilContact: Lauren BerryAdvisor: Mary Beth Sanders
Volunteer Action Committee Contact: Paige ArthurAdvisor: Sarah DonaghyDescription: 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 ChunnAdvisor: Lindsay Kennedy
Westphalian SocietyContact: Olivia KelleyAdvisor: Dr. Daniel Whelan
Young DemocratsContact: Bailey LindseyAdvisor: Matt MoranConstitution: PDFDescription: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active MindsAmnesty InternationalAthletes in ActionCoalition Against Sexual Exploitation (C.A.S.E)Culinary ClubDigital Photography ClubDisc Golf ClubEast Asian Cultures ClubEthics BowlFishing ClubGarden ClubHabitat for HumanityHendrix Film SocietyHendrix Health SquadHendrix Innovators SocietyHockey ClubKnitting and Crocheting CircleMultiracial Students AssociationOperation SmilePi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)Ping Pong ClubPre-Law SocietyRoosevelt InstituteRoundtable on SpiritualityRowing ClubSoccer ClubStudents Advocating Gender Equality (S.A.G.E)Students Demand ActionTea Education Association (TEA)Unicycle ClubWater Polo ClubWrestling Club