Get Involved with Student Organizations Related to Your Major & Interests at AU

Ashland University offers endless opportunities for its students to get involved during their time at AU. A student should never be bored with 124 student organizations and clubs available to participate in. Out of the 124 organizations there are 16 academic/professional groups that are in correlation to ones studies in the College of Arts & Sciences. There PRSSA are 13 honorary organizations related to fields of study, three media and six performance organizations.  Along with academic groups there are also a variety of other groups to get involved from sports to religion clubs.

There are many benefits to getting involved in student organizations while in college. Student organizations help ease the transition from high school to college by helping students meet people and make friends with those who have similar interests. Students are more likely to find people who share the same interests, goals and values as themselves. This reinforces one’s own interests and ideas, which leads to great self-Math clubsatisfaction and feeling of purpose. Involved students feel more connected to the university, the campus, the people and are more familiar with the resources the university provides. As a result of student involvement, one will gain knowledge, skills and experience in leadership, communication, problem-solving, group development and management, budgeting and finance, presentation and public speaking, and much more! Student’s report higher levels of satisfaction with their college experience and are likely to graduate than students who don’t participate.

If these benefits have convinced you to get involved, here are organizations that might be of interest. Listed with the organizations are the presidents for each group and his or her contact information. It’s not too late to get involved.

Academic/Professional Organizations 

Accent PR

Nellie Cronin


American Chemical Society

Cassie Nix

Art Club

Danielle Rhonemus


Criminal Justice Club

Allie Spain

French Club

Amanda Stoner

Spanish Club

Andrea Anderson


Geology Club

Mack Taylor


Mathematics Association of America

Bradley Sekas


Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association

Alexandria VanScoy

Philosophy Club

Paul Dyczkowski

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

Nellie Cronin


Psychology Club

Samantha Diemer


Social Work Club

Jennifer Williams


Sports Communications Club

Kate Lentz



Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice)

Michael Barrett

Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre)

Hilary Rheinheimer

Beta Beta Beta (Biology)

Cassie Nix

Kappa Kappa Psi (Music)

Morgan Mirtes

Kappa Omicron Nu (Family & Consumer Sciences)

Emily Kingrey


Lambda Pi Eta (Communication)

Megan Wise

Phi Alpha Theta (History)

Michael Schwarz

Phi Sigma Lota (Foreign Language)

Amanda Stoner


Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy)

Chris Goffos

Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)

Lindsey Richey


Psi Chi (Psychology)

Nicole Austin

Sigma Gamma Epsilon (Geology)

Michael Hudson


Sigma Tau Delta (English)

Kelsey Myers




Literature Club

Erika Gallion

The Collegian

Chris Bils


WRDL 88.9 FM

Chris Beisel





Band (Concert & Marching):

Margaret Couts


Drop of a Hat Player

Kelsey Bowens

Jazz Orchestra

Dr. Haught

Surround Sound

Emily Springer


University Choir

Erin Lingenfelter


Women’s Chorus

Elizabeth Papantonio







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