Organizations, Clubs and Leadership

  • Clubs, Organizations and Leadership

    Organization and Club Landing PageThere are a variety of student-run clubs and organizations at Dean College. If you are not already involved, then feel free to stop by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development to find out times and location for club meetings. All meetings, including the Student Government Association, are open to all students.

    The following is a listing of the clubs and organizations that are currently active:

    Academic

    • Arts and Entertainment Management Club
    • Business Club
    • Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management Club
    • Golden Key (invitation only honor society) 
    • Phi Theta Kappa (invitation only honor society)
    • Power 88 (on campus radio station) 
    • Psychology Club

    Club Sport/Recreation

    • Badminton Club 
    • Outdoor Recreation & Adventure Club (ORAC)
    • Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)

    Community Service

    • Best Buddies (create friendships and opportunities for people in the community with intellectual and developmental disabilities) 
    • Dean Community Outreach (DCO)
    • Move-in Crew

    Dance/Performance

    • Dance Team (audition required) 
    • Loose Screws (tap team, audition required) 
    • Not Your Forte (all-inclusive acapella group)
    • Pom Team (audition required) 
    • Speak Easies (improv troupe, audition required)
    • Step Team (audition required) 
    • Synergy (hip hop team, audition required) 

    Governance

    • Student Government Association (SGA) (application and election process required)

    Leadership

    • Community Advisor (application required) 
    • National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS) (invitation only)
    • Orientation Leader (application required) 
    • Student Ambassador (application required) 

    Multicultural

    • Black Student Union
    • International Student Association (ISA)

    Social/Special Interest

    • Collaborative Authors League (CAL) (play tabletop games) 
    • Commuter Student Association (CSA)
    • Gamers Club
    • Jewish Community Club (JCC)
    • Photography Club
    • Project Green (advocate for mental health and addiction awareness) 
    • Residence Student Association (RSA) (committed to making your residence halls a better place to live)
    • Spectrum (LGBTQ alliance)
    • Student Activities Committee (SAC)
    • Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)

    Can't find what you're looking for? No problem! We can help you create a club that will appeal to the entire Dean community. 

    National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS)
    Founded in 2001, the Society has over 662 chapters at universities and colleges around the world making an impact in their communities. NSLS's mission statement is "We build leaders who make a better world."  NSLS is by invitation only.  Invitations are sent out to students eligible to join twice a year in July-August and December-January.  Please note there is a membership fee of $85. For more information, please check out NSLS's national website.

    Leadership and Literature
    A leadership development opportunity for juniors and seniors. Read and discuss prominent leadership books with peers. Program runs for one semester. 

    BUILD
    Bulldogs Understanding the Importance of Leadership Development.  An all-inclusive opportunity for students to gather in monthly leadership workshops and meet with an on-campus mentor.

    Questions, Comments, Suggestions
    If you are interested in learning more about any of the clubs and organizations or the programs mentioned above, stop by to see Christina Frugale, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development, in the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development (Campus Center, Atrium) or contact her at 508-541-1842 or cfrugale@dean.edu.

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