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.
SIFE/ENACTUS - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Timeline is MBU’s student news organization. It films a news broadcast every Tuesday morning to air before Thursday chapel services. Students from all majors are encouraged to get involved with the production, shooting, editing and writing process. Timeline Online is MBU’s student news website that incorporates multimedia reporting. Timeline is looking for reporters, photographers and bloggers from all majors. Find Timeline Online on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. For more information on Timeline, contact Paula Bennett. For questions about Timeline Online, contact Allin Means.
Cantos, published each spring by the Department of English at Missouri Baptist University, provides poets, short story writers, dramatists, nonfiction writers and visual artists at MBU with a venue for their artistic expressions and promotes literary awareness and appreciation for the arts.
Creative Writing Club nurtures students’ imaginative writing skills, offers them information on publishing opportunities and provides a forum for discussions about their work.
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.
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.
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.
Kappa Delta Pi is an international education honor society comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and admistrators, 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.
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.
Intramurals provide students with a chance to relax with some friendly competition in Frisbee, flag football, table games and other activities.
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.
Resident Hall Association (RHA) creates and maintains a welcoming and comforting community within the residence halls to enhance the experience of residents. The RHA works in conjunction with residents and the Resident Life staff and administration.
Ministerial Alliance (MA) provides ministerial students visible and active support while they further their relationships with students and with God. If you have questions, contact MA Advisor Dr. Curtis McClain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spartan 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 UMB pride and loyalty with leadership experiences and the opportunity to plan Welcome Weekend, Homecoming, lectures, trips, sporting events and parties.
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.
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.
Students and Professors Exploring All Cultures (SPEAC) expands MBU students’ cultural horizons through learning about and exploring new cultures.
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.