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Last updated October 09, 2020


Accounting Club
Student Pascal Kutschera, pk0003@
Adviser: Twyla Rosenbaum, rosenbaumt@
Meeting Time & Location: Weekly Fridays, 12-1pm in Lincoln Center 102
Purpose/Description: The Morningside College Accounting Club's Mission is to model ethical student standards established by the AICPA, IMA, ACFE and ISCPA, to serve the community and to fulfill a student ambassador role representing Morningside College during professional and community events.

Active Minds
Student Leader: Kali Hill, kmh035@
Adviser: Bobbi Meister, meisterb@
Meeting Time & Location: 7:00pm at Weikert Auditorium on Thursday (weekly)
Purpose/Description: Our mission is to educate students on the importance of mental health in order to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, to work towards enhancing the holistic well-being of students, and to create a supportive and well-informed community by providing the necessary mental health resources.

Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD)
Student Leader: Haley Potthoff, hep001@
Adviser: Annie Moore; Terri Curry, moorea@; curryte@
Meeting Time & Location: 7-8pm; Depends on what type of meeting it is.
Purpose/Description: The purpose of the Society is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist members in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.

Alpha Psi Omega (APO)
Student Leader: Kassidy Hart, kjh024@
Adviser: Taylor Clemens, clemenst@
Meeting Time & Location: Klinger Neal Theatre 1st and 3rd Sundays at 6pm
Purpose/Description: To develop dramatic talent, to foster the cultural values which we believe dramatics develop, and to unite thespians of Morningside College as members of the order of mutual brotherhood and service.

Alpha Omicron Pi- Theta Chi
Student Leader: N/A
Adviser: Brooke Daane, daaneb@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursday at 8:00pm in the AOII Chapter Room in Dimmitt Hall
Purpose/Description: The object of this Fraternity shall be to encourage a spirit of fraternity and love among its members; to stand at all times for character, dignity, scholarship, and college loyalty; to strive for and support the best interests of the colleges and universities in which chapters are installed, and in no way to disregard, injure, or sacrifice those interests for the sake of prestige or advancement of the Fraternity or any of its chapters.

Art Club
Student Leader: Leticia Del Real, ld0008@
Adviser: Shelby Prindaville, prindavilles@
Meeting Time & Location: Fridays 6:30-7:30pm MC 103
Purpose/Description: Morningside Art Club cultivates a passion for the visual arts and encourages the ability to assess and refine one's own art.

Beta Beta Beta    
Student Leader: Lauren Summers, lms015@
Adviser: Tim Sesterhenn, sesterhennt@
Meeting Time & Location: WSC002 (or Zoom) at 8pm
Purpose/Description: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society is a society for students, particularly for undergraduates. It seeks to encourage scholarly attainment in this field of learning by reserving its regular membership for those who achieve superior academic records and who indicate special aptitude for and major interest in the life sciences. It desires to cultivate intellectual interest in the natural sciences and to promote a better appreciation of the value of biological study and thus welcomes into associate membership all those students who are interested in biology. Beta Beta Beta also endeavors to extend the boundaries of man’s knowledge of nature by encouraging new discoveries through scientific investigation and to this end encourages undergraduate students to begin research work and report their findings in biological journals.

Business Honors
Student Leader: Rashmi Krishna Mejia, rk0008@
Adviser: Marily Eastman, eastmanm@
Meeting Time & Location: Mondays 12-1pm
Purpose/Description: Business Honors is an invitation-only organization aimed at providing our best Business and Accounting Department students with unique opportunities for intellectual challenge, civic engagement and communication of their business acumen.

Collegiate National Association for Music Education
Student Leader: Lincoln Larsen, lal007@
Adviser: Dr. Joshua Nannestead, nannestadj@
Meeting Time & Location: First Sunday of the month at 1:00pm in Eppley 223
Purpose/Description: The purpose of NAfME Collegiate of Morningside is to afford future music educators an opportunity for professional orientation and development while still in school.

Delta Tau Alpha
Student Leader: Krista Zavadil, kgz002@
Adviser: Dr. Thomas Paulsen, paulsent@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursday (once a month), at 6:30pm Buhler Rohlfs Hall
Purpose/Description: The purposes of this society shall be: A. To provide and recognize high standards of scholarship, leadership, and character among agriculture students; B. To encourage and foster high ethical standards in agriculture and professional positions held by agriculture students; C. To band together a group of outstanding students who by scholastic accomplishment, service, and upholding high character standards have been recognized for these traits and are capable of recognizing these in others; D. To render service and to cooperate with the student bodies and the agricultural divisions of their respective institutions; and E. To promote the profession of agriculture.

Entrepreneurship Group
Student Leader: Elizabeth Krutchen, eak008
Adviser: Dan Wubbena, wubbenad@
Meeting Time & Location: 12-1pm LC 107 on Tuesdays
Purpose/Description: Entrepreneurship Group/CEO is a special-interest student organization dedicated to providing opportunities for students that will promote entrepreneurship, ignite their passions, and refine their skills.

Gender Undone
Student Leader: Melanie Enloe, mhe001@
Adviser: Valerie Hennings, henningsv@
Meeting Time & Location: Tuesdays in the Library from 3:30-4:30pm
Purpose/Description: We consider and question the concept of gender and sexuality, including how it is defined and redefined throughout society and how it is experienced by all.

Student Leader: Nathan Kitrell, nck001@
Advisor: Dr. Kati Meyer, meyerk@
Meeting Time and Location: B-weekly on Thursdays 7:30-8:30pm in Rm 100 of Epply Auditorium
Purpose/Description: Harmonium’s mission is to enrich the students and atmosphere of Morningside College by creating a community dedicated to the development of collegiate musicians through composition and exposure to outstanding performers from diverse backgrounds and genres.

Investment Club   
Student Leader: Timothy Sibbel, tms020@
Adviser: Ngamboko Muzinga, muzingan@
Meeting Time & Location: Wednesdays at 12:00pm in LC 102
Purpose/Description:Our mission as the Investment Club is to educate our members on the various types of investments that they can make and the best strategy to use for those investments.

Iowa Student Education Association (ISEA)   
Student Leader: Faith Laskie, fal001@
Adviser: Shelly Molland, mollands@
Meeting Time & Location: 2 Thursdays a month, BR-227
Purpose/Description: Morningside College ISEA Mission Statement: To Discover Your Passion and work with children to make a difference in the world.

Math Club
Student Leader: Tony Glackin, ajg010@
Advisor: Mitchel Keller, kellerm@
Meeting Time & Location: Occasional Wednesdays at 7pm, WSC 163
Purpose/Description: The prime aim of this organization is to grow and develop, and to promote individual and group interest in mathematics.

Morningside Ag Club
Student Leader: Krista Zavadil, kgz002@
Adviser: Dan Witten, wittend@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursday (once a month), at 6:30pm Buhler Rohlfs Hall
Purpose/Description: The mission and strategies for this chapter are as follows: 
 Ag Club makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership. Increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being. Strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work.
 Promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career.

Morningside Anime Division
Student Leader: Devon Payne, dlp009@
Adviser: Greg Guelcher, guelcher@
Meeting Time & Location: Sundays from 6pm-9pm in WSC 007
Purpose/Description: To provide a stress free and safe environment for Japanese animation fans, video gamers, and convention goers to gather to watch Japanese Animation and share in their interests as well as broaden our cultural understanding.

Morningside Campus Media
Student Leader: Matthew O'Connell, mmo005@
Adviser: Dave Madsen, madsend@
Meeting Time & Location: Library 110, Every third Friday at 3:30
Purpose/Description: The mission of KMSC Fusion 93 is to be the student radio voice of Morningside College. KMSC acts as an interactive forum for the Morningside campus community while providing a real life broadcasting experience for Morningside students. We seek to create a radio station that helps bind together the Morningside campus community through musical, informational, sports, and special programing while also creating closer ties between the Morningside and Siouxland communities.

Morningside Chemistry Club
Student Leader: Summer Struve, sas026@
Adviser: Brian McFarland, mcfarlandb@
Meeting Time & Location: WSC 002 @ 7pm
Purpose/Description: The mission of this chapter shall be to afford an opportunity for students of a chemical science to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from professional association, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences, to foster a professional spirit among the members, to instill a professional pride in the chemical sciences, and to foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.

Morningside Civic Union (MCU)
Student Leader: Hannah Capps, hlc006@
Adviser: Dr. Hennings, henningsv@
Meeting Time & Location: Lincoln Center 109 6pm Wednesday
Purpose/Description: As the students of the Morningside Civic Union we recognize that the purpose of this organization is to encourage civic engagement while at the same time promoting awareness of political and social issues; providing opportunities for students to become involved in local, state, and national communities; and providing students with a forum for social justice and political discussion, we call for full participation without regard to party affiliation, sex, gender identity, race, ethnic origin, religion, physical and mental handicap, socioeconomic status, or sexual orientation.

Morningside Garden to Table Experience
Student Leaders: N/A
Advisor: Dee McKenna, mckennad@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursday at 12pm (every 2 weeks) in Buhler Rohlfs Hall
Purpose/Description: The purpose of the organization shall be to aid members by: Establishing and maintaining a garden on Morningside’s Campus that promotes sustainable food production, agricultural education, and experiential learning experience. Providing hand-on educational opportunities for students and community members in regards to how and where their food is produced. Develop opportunities for cross curricular cooperation and teamwork among other groups at Morningside College.

Morningside Mentors in Science Program
Student Leaders: Ashley Wilcox, atw002@
Advisor: Chad Leugers, leugersc@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursdays at 7:30pm in BR Lobby
Purpose/Description: The mission of the Morningside Mentors in Science Program is to provide exceptional exposure of science and science related topics to the youth fo Siouxland while also providing science related community outreach for the students of Morningside College.

Morningside Photo Club
Student Leader: Iandra Estupinian, iae001@
Adviser: Dolie Thompson, thompsond@
Meeting Time & Location: 4pm every 2nd Tuesday in MC 101
Purpose/Description: Photo Club endeavors to offer members experiential learning opportunities and events outside of the classroom to better their photographic skills, meet professionals in the field, and further their career goals.

Morningside Student Advertising Agency (MSAA)
Student Leader: Grace Russmann, glr002@
Advisor: Marilyn Eastman, eastmanm@
Meeting Time and Location: MC 102, Fridays, 12:30pm
Purpose/Description: To provide students an opportunity to build experience and apply their classroom knowledge to real-life projects and situations.

Morningside Student Nurses Association
Student Leader: Jayci Hinker, jsh006@
Adviser: Amanda Haverhals, haverhalsa@
Meeting Time & Location: Monthly on Wednesdays (Dates TBD)
Purpose/Description: MSNA is an organization of nursing students who assist other nursing students on campus in their academic, social, and professional development. MSNA promotes the development of leadership skills & addresses major topics, interests & concerns in order to help prepare nursing students for the future and to help facilitate personal and professional growth. MSNA will educate individuals throughout the Morningside campus and Siouxland community about major topics, interests & concerns through the use of activities, community service projects and guest speakers.

National Agri Marketing Association (NAMA)
Student Leader: Anna Van Dusen, amn011@
Adviser: Melissa Nelson & Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga; neslsonme@, kinwamuzingaa@
Meeting Time & Location: 6:30 pm in BR 114 every Wednesday
Purpose/Description: Morningside NAMA will provide professional, personal Ag industry contact for students, while promoting the highest standards of agriculture advertising, communications, and marketing.

Omicron Alpha
Student Leader: Alison Wright, akw005@
Adviser: Carolyn Glackin, glackinc@
Meeting Time & Location: Education Conference Room of BR 218; times vary
Purpose/Description: To promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education. It shall endeavor to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, quicken professional growth, and honor achievement in educational work. To these ends it shall invite to membership such persons as exhibit commendable personal qualities, worthy educational ideals, and sound scholarship.

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK)
Student Leader: Timothy Sibbel, tms020@
Adviser: Leslie Werden, Greg Guelcher; weren@, guelcher@
Meeting Time & Location: One Sunday a month at 8pm in UPS
Purpose/Description: The goal of the Morningside Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa is to enhance and develop leaders. This will be done through sponsored events, guest speakers, and leadership building activities. Our events will promote our collaborative leadership to the campus and local community. The members of the Morningside Circle will leave the college knowing that they grew as leaders and as people.

Phi Alpha Theta
Student Leader: Riley Slechta, res002@
Adviser: Adam Fullerton, fullertona@
Meeting Time & Location: Weekly, LC 222
Purpose/Description: We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Pre-Law Club
Student Leader: Sam Peterson, sjp007@
Advisor: Lillian Lopez, lopez@
Meeting Time and Location: First Sunday of each month, 6 pm LC 109
Purpose/Description: The mission of the Morningside College Pre-Law Club is to provide resources and connections for students who are interested in law.

Pre-Professional Health Club
Student Leader: Kendra Kozisek & Andi Hays; kck009@, aeh102@
Adviser: Anni Moore, moore@
Meeting Time & Location: Thursdays, WSC 002
Purpose/Description: The Pre-Professional Health Club of Morningside College will cultivate an environment for students to gain support and resources that will serve to assist in admittance to graduate schools relating to the health field.

Psi Chi
Student Leader: Tessa Renze, tar004@
Adviser: Dr. Jessica Pleuss, pleussj@
Meeting Time & Location: Executive Meetins at 3pm on Wednesdays
Purpose/Description: Recognizing and promoting excellence in the satudy of psychology.

Religious Studies Club
Student Leader: Evelyn Williams, eew002@
Adviser: Elizabeth Coody, coodye@
Meeting Time & Location: Roughly every other week, Monday 7pm
Purpose/Description: To spread knowledge of different religions, past and present, visit diverse religious institutions and encouraging dissimilar ideas and beliefs.

Rocket Club
Student Leader: N/A
Adviser: Dave Slaven, slaven@
Meeting Time & Location: Monday 7pm in the advanced physics lab
Purpose/Description: To excite the campus community about rockets, space exploration, and science.

Sinfonia (Gamma Xi Chapter)
Student Leader: Colin Thimes, cct003@
Adviser: Adam Fullerton, fullertona@
Meeting Time & Location: Weekly 9pm Wednesday and 9:30pm Thursday
Purpose/Description: The Object of this Fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.

Sigma Tau Delta
Student Leader: N/A
Adviser: Jen Peterson, petersonj@
Meeting Time & Location: Lewis Hall 315 at 7pm on Mondays
Purpose/Description: The Society shall recognize and encourage excellence, among undergraduate and graduate students, in all aspects of English language, literature, and the many closely-related fields, including literacy initiatives.

Sustainable Environment Association (SEA)
Student Leader: N/A
Adviser: John Helms, helmsj@
Meeting Time & Location: Maud Adams Room - Wednesdays at 6pm
Purpose/Description: Promote Sustainability Awareness on Campu through projects, and events.

Teachers Inspiring Exceptional Students (T.I.E.S.)
Student Leader: Jade Guzman, jla012@
Adviser: Janet Rohmiller, rohmillerj@
Meeting Time & Location: Bi weekly on either Tuesday's or Thursday's
Purpose/Description: “Our mission as T.I.E.S. is to introduce and make others aware of the special education field not only as educators but as lifelong learners while providing opportunities to serve the community.”

Undergraduate Psychological and Social Sciences Association
Student Leader: Morgan Nehring, msn007@
Adviser: Shannon Claxton, claxtons@
Meeting Time & Location: Walker Science Center Rm 162 Bi weekly Wed 11:45-12:45
Purpose/Description: The purpose of the organization shall be to promote and advance the science and practice of psychology within its members of the Morningside College community and the general public.