Baptist Collegiate Ministry
The purpose of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry is to encourage fellowship for students in a Christian atmosphere; to encourage Bible study and the practice of its teachings; to organize students for service and ministry projects; to assist students to share their faith; to offer guidance as students face crisis and critical choices for their lives; and to train students for a life of leadership. BCM has an open membership policy, but the leadership is made up of growing Christian students. The organization is Christian in perspective. BCM provides for students to meet with those whose values and beliefs are the same. Through their common interests, they can develop their concerns for others, both on and off campus, and offer assistance. Students with a spiritual concern for others will be attracted to Baptist Collegiate Ministry.
Sponsor: Bill Hughes
New Hope is a service organization through which college students can find a means of responsible student action in the communities and a more active involvement in the life of the campus. New Hope mission is to involve college and university students in campus and community service while developing quality leaders and citizens. New Hope inspires people to better our world. Its motto is “Giving New Hope to Those in Need.” New Hope provides constructive opportunities for students to become involved on campus and in the community through service work to others in need.
Requirements: No academic requirements to qualify, we accept any and all with a heart to help others.
Sponsor: Shelia Priest
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club is open to anyone interested in learning more about and participating in the criminal justice systems. The purpose of the club is to promote job opportunities in the criminal justice program and to make known to the community the criminal justice program. The club provides a vehicle for community service in the many aspects of the criminal justice system and it provides a spirit of camaraderie among criminal justice students who share common interests and career goals.
Sponsor: Tim Bentley
The GSA of Arkansas State University - Mountain Home brings together gay youth and straight allies to help eliminate homophobia on campus and in the community. By raising awareness of different sexual and gender identities, celebrating the wide-ranging diversity of the student body, and advocating for equal treatment for people of all sexual orientations, the GSA will create a school environment free of homophobic sexual, verbal, and physical harassment. Through acceptance, the GSA will help reduce isolation and depression and provide a safe place to offer support.
Sponsor: Becky Baird and Eddie Dry
This Journalism Club provides the opportunity for students to develop new skills in creative writing, media, public relations, advertising while following all ethical standards of accuracy and fairness within the journalism profession. The purpose of the Journalism Club shall be to further journalistic values and education outside the classroom, share experiences and knowledge, train and offer writing experience to members, volunteer in the community and on campus, and complete and issue a college digital and/or print publication.
Requirements: You must be a currently enrolled student.
Sponsor: Jessica Sisco and Robert Shurley
Mortuary Science Club
The purpose of this organization is to promote job opportunities for students in the funeral science program; to make known to the community the funeral science program, its students, and its importance; to provide a vehicle for community service the many aspects of the funeral industry; to provide input to the administration on matters of interest and concern to the funeral science students; to seek scholarships and grants in the field of funeral science; and to provide a spirit of camaraderie among funeral science students who share common interests and career goals.
Sponsor: Matt Buel
National Student Nurses’ Association (ASUMH Chapter)
The ANSA Mission is to: organize, represent and support students in Arkansas preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs; convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession; promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession; advocate for high quality health care; advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education; and develop the potential for maximal growth in future professional roles of Arkansas nursing students (Arkansas Student Nurses Association, n. d.).
Sponsor: Dr. Lisa Drake
Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America)
The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is to provide opportunities for college students to develop vocational competencies for business and office occupations and business teacher education. PBL is an integral part of the instructional program and in addition promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility.
Requirements: No academic requirements are required to join. There is a $20 membership fee.
Sponsor: Theressa Walker & Leda Thompson
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honors organization for students in two-year colleges. The purpose of the organization is the advancement of scholastic effort and the rewarding of academic merit among college students.
Requirements: Membership is by invitation in accordance with local chapter by-laws. To be considered, a student must have accumulated 12 semester hours with at least a 3.50 GPA.
Sponsor: Rebecca Baird & Cyndi Crisel
Environment Science Club
The Environment Science Club of ASU Mountain Home (the Hellbenders) provides educational outreach to the campus and throughout local communities to increase understanding and appreciation of Arkansas stream systems as well as promoting environmental advocacy and stewardship.
Sponsor: Eddie Dry
Student Activities Board (SAB)
The mission of the SAB is to deliver opportunities to provide quality engagement and entertainment to the ASUMH community of students. The SAB will provide opportunities for students to develop personal, professional and leadership skills through the planning and execution of a variety of activities and events.
Sponsors: Sara Anderson
The role of the student ambassadors at ASUMH is to assist the administration with promotion of the university, represent the student body at special events, and assist with recruiting of students.
Sponsors: Christy Keirn & Beth Whitfield
SGA - Student Government Association
The Student Government Association brings life to the ASUMH campus. It is the organization’s goal to give voice to the student body and to provide engaging activities and events for our campus. The SGA plans, organizes, and implements events and activities each semester that give students an opportunity to become involved with the university and the community. The organization strives to provide a mix of social, recreational, and educational programming that are designed to enrich the college experience of the ASUMH student. SGA works with other student organizations to promote volunteerism through example. Students from across campus volunteer annually for charitable events such as the Great Arkansas Highway Clean Up project, and the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Sponsor: Stephanie Beaver and William Kimbriel
Student Practical Nurses’ Organization
This organization is open only to Practical Nursing students. The primary purpose of the organization is to promote practical nursing and nursing as a career and to promote health and wellness in the community. Members participate in projects, fundraisers, and support local organizations.
Sponsor: Dr. Julia Gist, Denise Malloy & Lucy Haun
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FTC (Future Teachers Club)
What is the nature of our group?
FTC is a group that connects future educators in the ASUMH and ASTATE education programs through volunteer work benefiting the college and local schools.
We work as a liaison with local schools to provide volunteers when they have events. We also volunteer for events on the ASUMH campus.
We require our members to meet a certain number of volunteer hours to maintain membership in the club.
FTC would use additional funds to provide professional development opportunities and funding to attend conferences for education students.
Requirements: You must be a currently enrolled student with an ASE major, as well as in good academic standing.
Sponsor: Laura Knox
V.E.T. (Veterans Engagement Team)
The mission of the Veterans Engagement Team (V.E.T.) is to foster cohesion among Student Veterans on the ASUMH campus, bridging the gaps among military branches and generations, as well as provide a gathering place on campus for team meetings and activities. The Veterans Engagement Team will engage and serve the ASUMH Campus and the surrounding community.
Sponsors: William Kimbriel