Student Activities Student Activities

Good news!  College is not all about textbooks, writing papers, and lectures.  The Student Activities Office at VUJC is here to help you have fun, make friends, and stay connected!  The Student Activities Office at VUJC is committed to the development of its students through involvement in entertainment, learning, and leadership opportunities.

If you have questions or would like to get involved, please contact our Student Activities Coordinator at 812-481-5941.

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VUJC Student Activities Guidebook

Student Government Association Student Government Association

Membership and Function

According to the SGA Constitution, all students attending VUJC are considered members of the SGA.  The SGA has the following responsibilities:

  • Promoting the continuous improvement of higher education within the University.
  • Promoting high standards for the quality and enrichment of student life.
  • Creating a venue to promote diverse ideas, values, cultures, and experiences within the University community.
  • Protecting student rights and promoting ethical behavior.
  • Providing a forum for the expression of student views and interests.
  • Providing and maintaining relationships between SGA, the VUJC students, the University, and the community.
  • All students are invited to attend the SGA Meetings.


Constitution
The Constitution outlines the form and function of the VUJC Student Government Association.  Click the download link below to view the VUJC's SGA Constitution.

For more information about the SGA, or if you would like to get involved, please contact Audrey McGimpsey at amcgimpsey@vinu.edu or 812-481-5941.

SGA Constitution (PDF)

Fishing Club Fishing Club

The Fishing Club invites VUJC students to partake in the pastime of any type of fishing. They meet to hold discussion about new and old fishing techniques as well as teaching, sharing, and learning fishing methods.

The club participates in competitive Bass Fishing Tournaments, but is open to individuals who may be new to fishing as well. For more information contact the club's advisor, Angie Mayfield at amayfield@vinu.edu or 481-5926.

Gaming and Anime Club Gaming and Anime Club

The Gaming and Anime Club works to build a community in which boardgamers and otakus as well as other fandoms and videogame players can talk about their fandoms and be around other people are into the same hobbies.

The club is both social and cultural, striving to be advocates for supporting gamers. For more information or to find out how to get involved, contact the Student Activities Coordinator at 812-481-5941.

Campus Activities Board Campus Activities Board

Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a group of people who come together to try to make everyone’s campus experience better. They help organize events and activities and bring new ideas for future activities. It’s a great way to get involved on campus and help make a difference while meeting new people and having fun!

Come to a meeting and see what we’re all about! For more information contact Student Activities Office at 812-481-5941.

Phi Theta Kappa - Beta Zeta Rho Chapter Phi Theta Kappa - Beta Zeta Rho Chapter

About
Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in higher education, serving 1,250 two-year colleges around the world and offering exclusive programs and benefits for members that contribute to a dynamic, multi-dimensional college experience. Promoting academic achievement is only part of Phi Theta Kappa’s purpose. Members are connected to a vast array of resources that provide academic enrichment and servant leadership opportunities. Scholarly and leadership development focus on career preparation and networking, community service, and developing tomorrow’s global leaders. The organization offers a myriad of opportunities for scholarships, intellectual enrichment and personal development through programs based on Phi Theta Kappa’s four hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship.

Purpose
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Awards
Our chapter here at Jasper, Beta Zeta Rho, has won numerous state, regional and international awards. Our members have won scholarships, traveled all over the country and held leadership positions within the state and region.

Membership
Membership into this prestigious honor society is by invitation. To be eligible for membership a current student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of course work and have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.50. All students who meet these requirements will receive a letter from the dean inviting them to join.

For more information regarding Phi Theta Kappa at VUJC, contact Angie Valuch at avaluch@vinu.edu or 812-481-5914.

Eco Club Eco Club

The Eco Club is a student organization that is focused on raising environmental awareness on our campus and educating others on how to better interact with our environment. Through campus activities, we intend to provide students opportunities to actively participate in healthy, sustainable Earth management. 

For more information about the Eco Club at VUJC, contact the Student Activities Coordinator at 812-481-5941.

Intramural Sports Intramural Sports

Tired of sitting in a lecture or lab wishing you were on the court?  Want to let off some stress by playing sports?  Join an Intramural Sports league at VUJC!  All games are played at the Ruxer Student Center gymnasium, and all students are welcome to play.  Champions of Intramural Sports leagues win a t-shirt!

For more information, stop by the Student Activities Office on the lower level of the Ruxer Student Center, or call 812-481-5941.

Click the download links below for forms to fill out.

Individual Intramural Sports Entry Form

Team Intramural Sports Entry Form

VUJC Intramural Cornhole

GIVE GIVE

The purpose of Get Involved, Value Everyone (GIVE) is to provide a link between the students of VUJC and the surrounding communities. The group encourages VUJC students to find creative ways of meeting the needs of others given the abundant resources we have at hand. They work to deepen self-understanding through reflection, self-evaluation, and volunteering. 

For more information contact the club's advisor, Rosalie Hartwick at rhartwick@vinu.edu or 481-5920.

Behavioral Sciences Club Behavioral Sciences Club

About
Behavioral Sciences ClubThe Behavioral Sciences Club is a student run organization that allows all students to build leadership and communication skills while expanding their understanding and knowledge of psychology, sociology and social work.  Students gain these skills by holding officer positions, organizing events, and participating in community service.  Beta Sigma also provides the opportunity to meet faculty and other students.  Beta Sigma has a signature project every academic year that focuses on fund raising to help needy families or support a local cause.  Beta Sigma is also known for hosting the Relaxation Fair in the fall semester and Psychic Fair in the spring semester.  Beta Sigma invites you to join one of the fastest growing clubs on campus!

Mission Statement
Beta Sigma is for any student with an interest in psychology, sociology, or social work, regardless of major. Through the planning and execution of fun and creative campus activities, we intend to raise awareness about current behavioral issues and educate others about the opportunities available to those interested in pursuing a career in the behavioral sciences. In addition, we strive to offer leadership opportunities and to promote different and interesting ways to interact in a diverse social network

Membership
Beta Sigma (Behavioral Sciences Club) at Vincennes University Jasper is open to all students.  Members do not have to major in any of the social sciences to join.  Through membership, students become acquainted with professional development for their career and other aspects of their field that is not taught in the classroom.

Meetings
Join the club at one of the monthly meetings!  Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4pm-6pm in the JCCB Room 212.  Also, visit the club at one of their "Meeting of the Minds" to discuss current topics or watch short films highlighting relevant psychological issues.

For more information about Beta Sigma, contact the club's advisor, Sheri Reeves, at sreeves@vinu.edu or 812-482-5939.

Run/Walk Club Run/Walk Club

The Run/Walk Club is a group that promotes exercise and health awareness while helping out the community. The group sets forth to make everyone who is a part of the club feel welcome and improve physically, mentally, and socially.

Meetings
The Run/Walk Club meets during the fall and spring semesters and this club is always welcome for new members to join.  If the club is not meeting inside, you will find them enjoying the weather and scenery running around campus. This club meets weekly to run, walk, and play inside and outside at the Jasper Campus!

If you are interested in joining, contact the club's advisor, Mel Dexter, at mdexter@isp.in.gov.