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  • Academic Clubs

    Alpha Iota Sigma

    The purpose of the Alpha Iota Sigma Honor Society is to promote the benefits of interdisciplinary work;

    • provide a forum to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty, and community members;
    • investigate and encourage methods of interdisciplinary learning;
    • enhance understanding and application of interdisciplinary knowledge among the general public;
    • create a sense of community among interdisciplinary students and graduates of interdisciplinary programs.
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    • Interdisciplinary Learning
  • Registered Student Organization

    Gender and Sexualities Alliance

    The Gender and Sexualities Alliance is committed to promoting a welcoming climate for sexual minority students (i.e., Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender) and non-sexual-minority students who are interested in working together to achieve a better understanding of the LGBTQ+ population (including queer, questioning, intersex, allies, asexual, and pansexual individuals). It strives to enhance training and research in LGBTQ+ counseling and psychotherapy. Work with students focuses on leadership development and activism that prioritizes building alliances not only across sexual orientation and gender identity lines, but also across race, ethnicity, and class lines. Resources and training are designed to facilitate coalition building.

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    • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Registered Student Organization

    Study Abroad Club

    The purpose of the Student Abroad Club is to provide a meeting place for any Athens State student who enjoys travel and to introduce them to study abroad opportunities available in select locations around the world. Athens State typically offers a summer study aboard opportunity for students. The club will fundraise in order to make studying abroad a more affordable option for students.

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    • Travel
  • Registered Student Organization

    Student Alabama Education Association (SAEA)

    The Athens State SAEA is an organization open to all students majoring in programs offered by the College of Education. The SAEA is a division of the Alabama Education Association and the National Education Association (NEA), and offers opportunities for personal growth, supportive friendships, and liability insurance for preservice teachers.

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    • Education
  • Registered Student Organization

    Society for Human Resource Management

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the leading voice of the HR profession.

    The Athens State Student Chapter allows students to gain access to an immense information resource at the local, regional, state, and national level and to have opportunities to meet HR practitioners so as to develop personal contacts and networks. The organization also offers professional development workshops, access to HR conferences, and creates visibility for recruitment for HR internships and permanent HR opportunities.

    SHRM has over 70,000 professional and student members in more than 425 professional chapters and over 300 student chapters nationwide. With the award-winning SHRM publications, you can keep current on issues and trends affecting the workforce and shaping the workplace.

    As a student member, you are eligible and strongly encouraged to attend the Tennessee Valley Professional Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management monthly professional meetings. The Tennessee Valley Chapter is the Athens State University SHRM professional chapter sponsor. You will meet and interact with HR practitioners representing most of the employers in the North Alabama area. Through networking, research has shown that 60% to 70% of jobs are found by making these types of personal contacts.


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    • Business
    • Human Resources
  • Registered Student Organization

    Sigma Alpha Pi

    Sigma Alpha Pi, also known as the National Society of Leadership and Success, helps college students become leaders who make a better world. Faculty advisors serve as a support group to help all organization members achieve their goals and better their lives.

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    • Leadership
  • Registered Student Organization

    Math and Computer Science Club (MACS)

    The MACS Club is open for any student to join. We highly encourage students majoring in mathematics, computer science, information technology, bioinformatics to join us along with any other students who just have an interest in everything STEM.

    Traditionally, club members assist with one of the largest music festivals held in the Southeast hosted by the University, raise funds to contribute to worthwhile causes, and aspire to raise awareness of the importance of Math and Computer Science. Occasionally, MACS members enjoy group networking events and sponsor guest lecturers.

    Our goal is to encourage STEM education, networking, and community services. Your classes will teach you the skills to be successful in your career – MACS will allow for you to show that it’s not all about what happens within the walls of a building, but how you are also capable of impacting those in the community.

    How We Achieve Our Goals

    • Volunteer at the Fiddlers Convention to raise money for an endowed MACS Club Scholarship
    • Set up “hands-on” booth activities during Athens State sponsored public events to raise awareness of Math and Computer Science.
    • Participate in local conferences and challenges
      • AlaMatyc Conferences
      • B-side Conference
      • National Cyber Summit
      • MIT’s Battlecode competition
      • NASA Space Apps Challenge
      • Biotech Hack-a-thon
    • Take part in industry-sponsored networking events
    • Host Resume & Career Prep Workshops
    • Help the Athens community by
      • collecting care bags for needy children
      • collecting canned goods before/during the annual Athens Mardi Gras parade
      • sponsoring children from Angel Trees during the holidays
      • assist in special events with Limestone County Schools and Athens City Schools

    Join the MACS Club today! Get connected and help us make an impact on society by bringing awareness to STEM and what Athens State University is all about!

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    • Computer Science
    • Math
    • STEM
  • Registered Student Organization

    Health & Science Career Club

    The purpose of the Health & Science Career Club is to promote interest in the field of science, provide educational and training opportunities in the health and science fields, and provide opportunities for participation in co-operative and volunteer work in health and science professions. The club sponsors group hikes, presentations, tours of facilities, and community service activities.

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    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Health
    • STEM
  • Registered Student Organization

    Health & Physical Education Club

    The Health & Physical Education Club is open to all students pursuing majors or minors in health, physical education, wellness, and related programs. The purpose of this organization is to develop leadership, scholarship, and professional awareness in all members. Members may also join the state or national organizations in order to attend and make presentations at state, regional, or national conferences.

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    • Health
    • Physical Education
    • Wellness
  • Registered Student Organization

    Multicultural Empowerment Club

    The Multicultural Empowerment Club (MEC) at Athens State University is a student-driven organization designed to address issues of diversity with the intention of fostering an environment of understanding, tolerance, and competence. Our mission is to provide a social outlet for students to meet with other students of different cultural backgrounds. To provide opportunities for English as A Second Language (ESL) students to informally work on their English skills. To work with other organizations on diversity projects. To develop and implement projects designed to expose the whole campus to multiculturalism and diversity. Involvement in the Multicultural Empowerment Club will enrich students’ learning and provide opportunities for ASU students to explore Inclusion and diversity in an interpersonal setting.  

    Officers

    Christina Smith

    Hello! I am Christina Smith and I’m honored to be the new president of the Multicultural Empowerment Club (MEC). I am from Huntsville, Alabama, and a recent graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. I am so excited to be pursuing my Graduate degree at Athens State and I hope to create a diverse and safe space for students of all cultural backgrounds, as well as an environment where everyone can express themselves freely and have support from others. 


    Carina Ramos

    Hi there, I am Carina Ramos! I am a new student at Athens State University pursuing my bachelor's degree in Business Management with a minor in International Business. I am hoping to use my degree in a career that allows me to travel. While at Athens State University, I plan to learn about leadership and communication. I am currently an Athenian Ambassador and Vice President of the Multicultural Empowerment Club (MEC). I look forward to promoting cultural appreciation among students.

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    • Diversity and Inclusion