Clubs & Organizations

Art Club
Are you looking for new and exciting activities to be involved with? We invite you to join the art club! The art club is open to art and non art majors and is sponsored by Gail Bergeron, Assistant Professor of Art. Meetings are held once a week on Tuesdays at 12:30 in room 16 of McCandless.

Criminal Justice Student Association
Members of the CJSA are undergraduate students and alumni who are studying criminal justice or who are considered credible practitioners in the criminal justice field and are affiliated with Athens State University. All members must maintain high standards, and exemplary moral and ethical behavior. For more information contact Dr. Quanda Stevenson by or call (256) 233-6515.

Club Website

Fellowship of Religious and Philosophical Studies (FORPS)
This group is made up of current students, former students, instructors of religion and philosophy, and other interested persons. It helps promote the serious study of religion and philosophy.

Health and Science Career Club
The Health and Science Career Club is an organization whose purpose is to promote interest in science,  to provide educational and training opportunities in the health and science fields, and to provide opportunities for participation in co-operative work and volunteer work in the health and science professions. Regular meetings feature guest speakers who discuss career opportunities in their fields. Past speakers have  included a Forensic Scientist, a Wildlife Biologist, and a Pharmacist. Membership is open to any Athens State University student or students of any Alabama college or university. For more information contact (256) 233-6521.

Kappa Mu Epsilon
In 1935, the Alabama Alpha Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society was formed.  It is among the oldest continuing and active chapters in the United States.  Each academic year mathematics majors who have maintained standards of scholarship, have professional merit and have attained mathematical academic distinction are invited to join Athens State’s historical Alpha chapter.  For more information about our local chapter, click here.  Information about the national organization may be found at

Students majoring in any discipline, and especially those majoring in mathematics or computer science are encouraged to participate in the Math and Computer Science (MACS) Club.  Traditionally, the club members assist with one of the largest music festivals held in the Southeast hosted by Athens State, raise funds to contribute to worthwhile causes and aspire to raise awareness of the importance of mathematics.  Occasionally, MACS members enjoy group visits to local industries or space flight agencies. Some Athens State students participate as student members of the Mathematical Association of America or the Alabama Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta, the International Honor Society in History was founded in 1921. We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of History through the encouragement of research, good teachings, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among Historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of History together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist Historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Pi Gamma Mu
Pi Gamma Mu is the International Honor Society in Social Sciences and it encourages excellence in the social sciences. Junior, seniors, and graduate students become eligible to join when they meet the following criteria: upper 35% of the class, a grade average of “B” or better, and 20 semester hours in social science courses. The society not only provides recognition for scholastic achievements, but also offers enrichment opportunities through service projects, publications, scholarships and lectureship grants.  For more information contact: Dr. Harry Joiner at (256) 233-6529 or .

Pre-Law Society
The Athens State University Pre-Law Society is a student group for those who are interested in attending law school or just wondering what it is like to be a lawyer. The Pre-Law Society conducts meetings and events throughout the year focused on the law school admissions process, preparation for the LSAT, and the general experience of being a practicing attorney. For more information contact: Dr. Jeff Blankenship at (256) 233-6510 or .

Pre-Law Society Webpage

Psi Chi
Is the National Honor Society in psychology is active in on-campus activities as well as community service projects and regional psychology conferences. Students interested in Psi Chi can contact Dr. Susan Owen for application material.

Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta is the National English Honor Society. Its purpose is to brevet distinction upon undergraduates, graduates, and scholars in Academia, as well as upon professional writers who have realized accomplishments in linguistic or literary realms of the English language.

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