Student Activities - Jasper Campus
Good news! College is not all about textbooks, writing papers, and lectures. The Student Activities Office at VUJ is here to help you have fun, make friends, and stay connected! The Student Activities Office at VUJ is committed to the development of its students through involvement in entertainment, learning, and leadership opportunities.
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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.
The Fishing Club invites VUJ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 481-5926.
Phi Theta Kappa - Beta Zeta Rho Chapter
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.
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.
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 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 VUJ, contact Angie Valuch at email@example.com or 812-481-5914.
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 VUJ, contact the Student Activities Coordinator at 812-481-5941.
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.
Student Government Association
Membership and Function
According to the SGA Constitution, all students attending VUJ 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 VUJ students, the University, and the community.
- All students are invited to attend the SGA Meetings.
The Constitution outlines the form and function of the VUJ Student Government Association. Click the download link below to view the VUJ's SGA Constitution.
For more information about the SGA, or if you would like to get involved, please contact Audrey McGimpsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-481-5941.
SGA Constitution (PDF)
GIVE (Get Involved, Value Everyone)
The purpose of Get Involved, Value Everyone (GIVE) is to provide a link between the students of VUJ and the surrounding communities. The group encourages VUJ 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 email@example.com or 481-5920.
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 VUJ! 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.
Behavioral Sciences Club
The 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!
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-482-5939.
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.
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 email@example.com.