Student Organizations

When you come to Southern, you’ll be a part of a community of students. Here, you’ll have the chance to have fun, make things happen, and read all about it in the student newspaper.

asian nightFrom planning fun parties to providing a way for student voices to be heard, the Student Association is one campus organization you’ll automatically be a part of.

But there are many other organizations you can be a part of! Whatever your background, interests, or academic program, you’ll likely find a student club (or two or three) that is just right for you. Here's a list of the current organizations, or you can start your own!


• Accounting Club
• African Student Union
• Allied Health
• Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Languages)
• Art Club
• Asian Club 
• Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
• Bible Workers' Club
• Black Christian Union (BCU)
• Biology Club
• Brazilian Club 
• Business Society
• Canvassers for Christ
• Chemistry Club
• Computer Club
• Communications Club
• Cooking Club
• English Club
• Entrepreneurship Club
• Expressions of Praise
• Finance Club
• French Club
• International Business Club
• Kayak Club
• Latin American Club (LAC)
• Long-Term Care Club
• Management Society
• Marketing Club
• Mathematical Society
• Master's Social Work Club
• Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society
• Phi Alpha Theta/ History Club
• Physical Education & Sports Studies Club
• Physical Therapy Club
• Physics & Engineering Club
• Preach the Word Club
• Pre-Dental Club
• Pre-Med Club
• Pre-Optometry Club
• Pre-Pharmacy Club
• Psi Chi/ Psychology Club
• PRSSA (Public Relations)
• School of Nursing (SON)
• Social Work Club
• Southern Ringtones
• Southern Smiths
• Southern Striders
• Student Ministerial Association (SMA)
• Student Missionary Club
• Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
• Tri-Beta (Biological Honor Society)
• Wellness Club
• Writer's Club


accentThe Southern Accent is a weekly student-run newspaper that has been the voice of Southern students since 1926. Within its pages, you’ll find news, satirical cartoons, and hot issues that are being talked about on campus.





Starting a Student Organization

If you want to start a student organization, contact Kari Shultz (423.236.2484) in the Student Services Center.

Organization Showcase

Every year, on the afternoon before classes start in August, Southern's student organizations all gather in one place to recruit new members. Don't miss out this chance to get involved and grab armfuls of giveaways.