Clubs and Organizations
Whether you’re looking to sing, dance, play some flag football, or help others we’ve got a club that’s right for you. If you don’t see something that excites you, connect with our student activities staff and they’ll help you start your own club.
Academic Honor Societies
Delta Mu Delta - International Honor Society in Business
Kappa Delta Pi - International Honor Society in Education
Lambda Pi Eta — National Communication Association Honor Society
Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society
Phi Sigma Iota - Foreign Language Honor Society
Pi Sigma Alpha - American Political Science Association
Psi Chi— National Honor Society in Psychology
Sigma Delta Pi - National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing
Sigma Zeta - National Science and Mathematics Honor Society
ACS Chemistry Club
The mission of the Eastern University chemistry club is to facilitate the praxis of chemical education within a Christian framework to both the campus community and to children in area elementary schools. The club strives to do this primarily through service projects, including hands-on chemistry activities with disadvantaged children, social gatherings, fundraisers, and campus seminars.
American International Cultural Exchange (AICE)
AICE offers a safe and open environment for students so that they can experience and learn about different cultures on campus. They are devoted to creating experiences that bring awareness of different cultures to the club members. This club provides a place for students to come together and learn from each other through conversation, events, and engaging in different activities. International students who seek assistance in learning the English language are given an opportunity, through this club, to do so with other members of Eastern's community.
Angels of Harmony Gospel Choir
Angels of Harmony is a Gospel choir that performs at various EU functions as well as travels to local churches. The goal of the group is to uplift, encourage, and inspire listeners with traditional and contemporary Gospel music.
Black Student League (BSL)
BSL exists to promote and educate EU community in black and African American history through events, service, lectures, and activities throughout the academic year.
Blaze Step Team
Blaze Step Team strives to bring diversity to the Eastern University Campus by introducing a new form of dance. Students are able to form a bond and a family by participating in the group. Blaze performs at various basketball games as well as other on campus events
3.0 GPA and auditions required for membership.
Earthkeepers is dedicated to being proper stewards of the earth. They enact this in campus through an on-campus garden and beehives. Earthkeepers seeks to continue to grow in knowledge so that they can treat the land with a great sense of honor, wonder and mystery. As a part of this commitment to learning the group visits off campus farms, communities and other sites that promote sustainable growth.
Eastern Dance Club
The mission of the Eastern Dance Club (EDC) is to bring students together who love dance, and build community. The EDC will also provide technique classes in various dance genres (e.g. ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, world) based on student desirability, as well as coordinating other non-dance events (e.g. movie night, dinner out, etc.). The group serves to facilitate student and faculty fundraising for the American College Dance Festival Association.
Audition required for membership.
Eastern Dance Ministry
Eastern Dance Ministry is a club that meets once a week for Bible study and choreographing dances. These worship dances are used to minister in chapel three times a semester. As a group they challenge one another to become more like Christ.
Audition required for membership.
Eastern Engineering Society
The Eastern Engineering Society is an integral part of student success in the 3/2 Engineering Program. This organization bridges the gap between Eastern and Villanova and helps students navigate through the occasionally tricky 3/2 Engineering logistics. Along with functioning as a weekly study group, the members learn marketable skills like building resumes, writing cover letters, and professional communication. They also seek out opportunities to use their Engineering skills in Christian ministry and missions.
Eastern Exiles is a team sport of Ultimate Frisbee run by the Spirit of the Game. Ultimate Frisbee is played on a field about the size of a soccer field. Each team has seven players on the field and the objective is to pass a disc amongst your teammates until someone catches it in the endzone for a score. Ultimate Frisbee is a unique sport because it combines different elements from other sports, making it enjoyable for all. Each semester, the Exiles hold practices and will travel to tournaments, along with holding one of our own (Freeze your Socks Off and Lights and Layouts). Around campus the group plays the relaxing game of disc golf, pickup games, and encourages others just to throw around for fun.
Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Recommendation by Enactus alumni required for membership.
EU Track and Field Club
The Track and Field Club accommodates a wide variety of athletic talents, as the very nature of the sport is well-suited to physical pursuits requiring endurance, strength and power, speed, and precision. They compete at the collegiate level in invitationals, road races, and trail runs. Training for events such as distance and sprint races, jumps, throws, pole vault, and relay races will assist the participants in developing the virtues of persistence, dedication, and patience, attaining a feeling of accomplishment and self-worth, as well as fostering a simple love for competition through this fun and healthy pastime.
EU Philosophical Society
EUPS seeks to facilitate conversation in philosophical topics by hosting lectures featuring EU professors as well as off campus academics.
Eastern University Student Athletic Training Association (EUSATA)
EUSATA provides professional development for those pursuing a career in Athletic Training through a variety of skills, programs, and educational opportunities. EUSATA provides a platform for the professional development of its members through offering the opportunity to attend national, state and local conventions and seminars and sharing personal work experiences relating to a career in athletic training.
All voting members must maintain active pursuit of a career in athletic training or related field.
E.T.H.E.L.S. See Video
E.T.H.E.L.S. club is a group devoted to teaching, practicing, and performing the art of Swing dancing. Specializing in East Coast style and Lindy-hop dance, E.T.H.E.L.S. gives students an opportunity to dance to live big band music. E.T.H.E.L.S. helps build the Eastern Christian community by bringing students together to participate in an exciting and enjoyable form of dance in a non-pressured atmosphere.
Exercise Science Club
The mission of the Exercise Science Club is to advance the study of human movement (biokinetics) as an important evidence-based academic pursuit, a preparation for careers in the fitness and allied health professions, and a manifestation of God’s hand in creating and upholding life.
They promote the knowledge and skills that embraces the life of the body, the mind, and the spirit, and educates the whole person to bring “the whole Gospel to the whole world”
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat meets every week to plan workdays with local Habitat affiliates and works to raise on-campus awareness of what Habitat for Humanity is and does. The group spend many Saturdays at Habitat work sites and Restores, helping in whatever way they can. The EU Habitat club is a campus chapter and has ties with the Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County.
Health and Medical Club (EUHMC)
The EUHMC is a source of support and a resource for a large group of students on Eastern’s campus. EUHMC organizes events that will help Eastern’s pre-health students (including Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-PA, Nursing, and more) to come together as a community for organized “study break” events, to build Christian character through volunteering within our local community, to learn more about various career options, and to provide insight and resources to assist students with the application process to schools for health professionals. The group also organize events that target the greater Eastern community.
Heart of Africa
Heart of Africa is a group that studies the various artifacts and cultures of many different African tribes and nations.
International Students Club
The International Students Club helps bridge the gap between International and American students on Eastern’s St. Davids campus. This club organizes events that offer a safe and open environment for conversation, events, and engaging in different activities.
They are devoted to creating experiences that bring awareness of different cultures to the St. David’s campus and to Eastern University at large. This club provides a place for international students to have a voice and contribute to life on campus.
The EU Invisible Children club works closely with the international organization Invisible Children to bring awareness to the St. Davids campus of the atrocities being committed in Africa as well as fundraise to support Invisible Children's many programs. This is done by holding various events and film screenings of Invisible Children documentaries.
Latinos Unidos exists to focus on not only having a foundation of Christ but being able to spread that to others in the EU community. They are committed to sharing their heritage with others and educating the EU community.
MFL/PFL provide men's flag football games and girls powderpuff football games through both semesters for healthy Christian competition and fellowship in Christ.
Model UN is designed to prepare students to participate in the annual Harvard Model UN conference.
Operation Net facilitates fundraising activities to raise money to buy mosquito nets in countries around the world, boosting the local economy, while saving lives. It also seeks to create awareness of this great need on the EU campus and the local community.
The members of Precious Movements commit themselves to lives of worship, including, but not limited to the Spirit-led movement of their bodies. In addition to mime and praise dance, the members of Precious Movements desire to live out the original purpose of the group as being a spiritual outlet for women. The members of Precious Movements often perform in chapel.
Prison Ministry seeks to imitate Christ by sharing the gospel with inmates, those in halfway and ¾ houses, and each other through prayer, worship, Scripture and fellowship. They also plan activities to educate the EU community about the prison system and the Christian imperative to minister to those who have been affected by it.
The Recreational Activities club offers a variety of sports and playground style activities on and off campus for all students.
Redefined is a high energy,crowd pleasing, hip hop dance team that performs at halftime for the Basketball games and other events during the school year. Redefined seeks to redefine negative stereotypes associated with Hip Hop. Students do not have to be a dance major or minor in order to audition. Everyone is welcomed to audition.
The members of Refuge are committed to creating an atmosphere of support for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning their sexuality; educating other students at Eastern University about sexual orientation and gender identity issues through community and conversation; and working towards understanding how students should respond to one another and incorporate what they have learn as members of the Eastern University community.
REVIVE is a group that is focused on reviving the Christian heart to living out the Christian life as Jesus would. REVIVE is focused on bringing Christians closer to God and helping to bring them to the point of experiencing God in a deeper way- realizing the importance of living a new changed life with Christ that is Christ centered and consecrated. REVIVE meets weekly for worship and small group bible study.
Society of Art and Illustration
The Society for Art and Illustration provides the environment and supplies for visual artists to begin or continue their creative projects and pursuits. Supplies for drawing, painting, sculpting, and other media are provided, and students are encouraged to share their skills and learn from one another. The group hosts events throughout the year such as an all-night art-making event, tutorials led by students, and a charitable art auction. Students of all experience levels are welcomed to come and enjoy creating something.
Student Activities Board (SAB)
SAB Plans, organizes, and facilitates numerous events for EU students throughout the entire year.
Application process to be a member, volunteers welcomed throughout the year.
Students Advocating for Gender Equality (SAGE)
SAGE aims to increase awareness of issues related to gender, sex, and sexuality on campus. SAGE gathers weekly to discuss such issues, and invites anyone on campus to join in the conversation. SAGE also organizes campus-wide events to educate the student body on gender-related issues.
SAGE is committed to Eastern's broader concern with social justice. Transparency and open discussion of these issues can only improve the physical, emotional, sexual, social, and spiritual health of Eastern's student body.
Students Against Human Trafficking (SAHT)
SAHT exists to fight against oppression and injustice in the following ways: raising awareness, advocating, praying, and making efforts towards eradicating forced labor, sex slavery, and prostitution both locally and abroad.
Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
SAAC is a group of student athlete leaders that strive to represent the voice of the athletes both on campus, in our conference, and in the community.
SAAC tries to display a positive image of Eastern Athletics through their various events, including fundraisers, community service projects, and activities that unite members of all of Eastern's 16 intercollegiate teams.
Must be an athlete in a varsity sport to be a member.
Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA gives students the chance to be more involved in policy making, procedural structure and decision making. Members of SGA give students a voice on committees around campus as well as voicing the concerns of fellow classmates on campus.
Student Pennsylvania State Education Association (SPSEA)
SPSEA is one of Eastern's education clubs. The organization focuses on forming a strong networking community and strives to make a difference in the local community. Throughout the academic year SPSEA holds fundraisers to raise money to make donations within the community. SPSEA hosts additional events such as Education Networking Night, a lesson plan swap, and the Student Teacher Dessert Night.
Student Social Work Association (SSWA)
SSWA is a community of social work students that exist to be a support system for fellow social work students. They also exist to educate others about the profession of social work and engage in community work.
Transformed is a travelling drama ministry. During the first semester the group learns sketches and skits which it then performs as they travel around to churches during the second semester. The goal of the group is to spread the gospel focusing on the truths that all Christians need to hear again and again. Auditions required for membership.
The Theological Society at Eastern University is a group dedicated to fostering theological conversation and exploration on campus. The group does this in a variety of ways, including a weekly discussion group, faculty lectures, film screenings with subsequent talkbacks, and more.
The Waltonian delivers Eastern, local and national news via the university newspaper, which is bi-weekly and student run.
The Watchmen Prayer group strives to help facilitate a prayerful and thoughtful community open to learning different forms of prayer, interceding for others, and making time for quiet reflection.
Youth Against Complacency and Homelessness Today (YACHT) See Video
The members of the YACHT club travel into Philadelphia on Thursday nights and Saturday mornings to distribute food to and hang out with homeless folks. All Eastern students (and friends of students!) are welcome to join for an outing whenever able: no one actually has to be a 'member' of the club to tag along. YACHT also hosts events on campus, including Family Meetings every other week where they talk about experiences in the city and issues of homelessness and social justice around the world.
For More Information Contact:
Coordinator of Student Activities
Office: Walton 5
Student Activities Assistant
Office: Gough Hall 102