Clubs and Organizations

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Departmental and Professional Organizations

Education Job Fair

Business Division

Accounting Club


Accounting Club promotes career activities and opportunities in accounting, prepares students for the business environment with an ethical focus and develops camaraderie with other accounting students. Activities include visiting accounting professionals, field trips, tutoring opportunities and encouragement to participate in professional organizations’ student events and programs.
-Contact Accounting Club sponsor William Felty for more information.


Enactus: Students in Free Enterprise


Enactus: Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) -  is a non-profit organization that provides college students an opportunity to make a difference and develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise. SIFE is a campus-wide student organization that offers students from every discipline an opportunity to benefit from working with professionals from all areas. Students use the conceptual and theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom to make executive decisions while planning and implementing projects in a hands-on environment. Supported by more than 250 corporations, SIFE teams are active on over 1,000 college campuses in the U.S. and 17 foreign countries. Students can get elective credit through SIFE by enrolling in BUSN 111-421.
-Contact ENACTUS/SIFE sponsor Brenda Bradford for more information.

Education Division

Student Association of Curriculum Development


Student Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development provides teacher candidates an opportunity to network with a recognized association such as Missouri ASCD and ASCD, a national and international organization for leadership in education. S-ASCD provides opportunities for students in education programs to participate in the way educators develop their skills and network with teachers and curriculum developers. Membership is open to all undergraduates and graduates enrolled in educational programs.
-Contact S-ASCD sponsors Mark EngelhardtRicki Roth and Erica Bumpers for more information.


Student Missouri State Teachers’ Association


Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) is a pre-professional organization composed of education students and others interested in a career in teaching. The chapter provides its members with opportunities for professional growth, developing leadership skills, understanding the teaching profession and participating in professional activities at local and state levels.
-Contact S-MSTA sponsors Erica BumpersMark Engelhardt and Amber Henry for more information.


National Association for Music Educators


National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) is a national organization for college students interested in teaching music. It provides opportunities for professional growth, introduces students to the music education profession and professionals and provides networking opportunities among C-MENC members from other universities. The NAfME also assists MBU’s music department throughout the year.
-Contact NAfME sponsor Ladd Faszold for more information.


Student Council for Exceptional Children


Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) is a student chapter of the international organization Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) which advocates for the education of children considered disabled.
-Contact SCEC sponsor Margie Daiber for more information.

Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education, with a national membership of undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and administrators, classroom teachers, school administrators, retired educators, Laureate members, and honorary members. Its purposes are to promote excellence, recognize honor students, and acknowledge outstanding contributions to education. The Missouri Baptist University chapter is open to high achieving students planning careers in the field of education.

Contact sponsor for Kappa Delta Pi is Mary Ann Bouas.

National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) is a national organization for college students interested in teaching music. It provides opportunities for professional growth, introduces students to the music education profession and professionals and provides networking opportunities among C-MENC members from other universities. The NAfME also assists MBU’s music department throughout the year.
-Contact NAfME sponsor Ladd Faszold for more information.

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Fine Arts/Communications Division

National Association for Music Educators

National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) is a national organization for college students interested in teaching music. It provides opportunities for professional growth, introduces students to the music education profession and professionals and provides networking opportunities among C-MENC members from other universities. The NAfME also assists MBU’s music department throughout the year.
-Contact NAfME sponsor Ladd Faszold for more information. 

 

Humanities

Creative Writing Club


Creative Writing Club nurtures students’ imaginative writing skills, offers them information on publishing opportunities and provides a forum for discussions about their work.
-Contact Creative Writing Club sponsor John Han for more information.

Health and Sport Sciences Division

Health and Sport Sciences Club


Health and Sport Sciences Club is open to those students interested in health and sport sciences. The organization prepares students for health and sport sciences careers through professional activities.

Natural Sciences Division

Math and Sciences Club


Math and Science Club provides a forum for discussion, seminars and activities for students and faculty interested in science and mathematics. Activities may include trips off campus to hear speakers, field trips, displays, publications and visits to encourage the study of science and mathematics.
-Contact Math and Science Club sponsor Jerry Deese for more information.

Honor Societies

Graduation

Alpha Chi


Alpha Chi is a coeducational honor society that promotes and honors academic excellence and exemplary character among university students. Members are students from all academic disciplines who comprise the top 10 percent of the junior and the senior classes.
-Contact Alpha Chi sponsor Curtis McClain for more information.


Kappa Delta Pi


Kappa Delta Pi is an international education honor society comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and administrators, classroom teachers, school administrators, retired educators and honorary members. Kappa Delta Pi strives to promote excellence, recognize honor students and acknowledge outstanding contributions to education. The MBU chapter is open to highly achieving students planning careers in the field of education.
-Contact Kappa Delta Pi sponsor Mary Ann Bouas for more information.


Sigma Tau Delta


Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society. It recognizes honor students in English majors and minors and supports the study of humanities with attention to sincerity, truth and design. The lifetime fee on the international level is $25. The Psi Psi chapter at MBU charges an additional fee of $5. Sigma Tau Delta publishes Cantos, a literary magazine comprised of work from students, faculty and staff.
-Contact Sigma Tau Delta sponsor Kelly Leavitt for more information.

Recreational Organizations

Intramurals Program

Special Interest Organizations

International Week  Haiti Trip

AMP Ministries


A Mighty Passion (AMP) is a God-glorifying community of followers of Christ who is on a mission to change lives for Jesus Christ our Savior (Acts 1:8, Matthew 28:19-20). AMP leads the MBU community in worship, discipleship, service and witnessing so that God can use graduates to change the world in the name of Christ.
-Contact AMP sponsor Jonathan White for more information.


Fellowship of Christian Athletes


A Christian sports ministry to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.


Ministerial Alliance


Ministerial Alliance (MA) provides ministerial students visible and active support while they further their relationships with students and with God.
-Contact MA sponsor Curtis McClain for more information.


MBU Climbing Club


MBU Climbing Club - Come and experience the thrill and exhilaration of a sport that has exploded in popularity.Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be in top physical condition or have a lot of upper body strength to climb. Rock climbing builds the body’s strength over time and is ideal for enhancing muscle tone and increasing flexibility. Besides being a great full-body workout, climbing is also a fun and exciting recreational activity.
-Contact Climbing Club sponsor Brandon Van Marel for more information


Student Activities Council


Student Activities Council (SAC) organizes and integrates student activities and campus life. The SAC enriches the college experience by providing cultural, social and recreational events. SAC hopes to encourage MBU pride and loyalty with leadership experiences and the opportunity to plan Welcome Weekend, Homecoming, lectures, trips, sporting events and parties.
-Contact SAC sponsor Lara Hines for more information.


Student Government Association


Student Government Association (SGA) represents the student body to the MBU administration and faculty and governs student organizations. All students are welcome to join as general members and apply for executive positions. Contact SGA@mobap.edu with questions or comments for the SGA.
-Contact SGA@mobap.edu or SGA sponsor Lara Hines for more information.


Students for Life


MBU Students for Life works to protect life from conception to natural death. Members promote respect for life on a local, state and national level; educate about life issues; help those in need so that life is a promising choice and work with others who share common goals.
-Contact Students for Life sponsor Keith Beutler for more information.


Students and Professors Exploring All Cultures


Students and Professors Exploring All Cultures (SPEAC) expands MBU students’ cultural horizons through learning about and exploring new cultures.
-Contact SPEAC sponsor Joan Dudley for more information.


Gamma Delta Sigma


Gamma Delta Sigma is a student organization for Spartan women. Their primary focus is on servant leadership in the community and on campus, with their primary philanthropy targeting the St. Louis Crisis Nursery.
-Contact Gamma Delta Sigma sponsor Kim Rojas for more information.