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There are many active student organizations at Roosevelt University, which provide co-curricular opportunities to enhance your collegiate experience. You will meet other students, network with professionals, and have access to programs which can improve your leadership skills.

List of Student Organizations
Organization Name Brief statement of purpose, which will be used in a listing of Roosevelt University student organizations: Type of organization Advisor Name: Advisor Roosevelt E-mail Address:
Accounting Club The Accounting Club's Mission is to promote interest in the accounting profession, educate students about the various career paths available to accountants including the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification. We also encourage career growth through networking opportunities with potential employers and other students with similar career objectives. In addition, the club hosts events that give students the opportunity to network with accountants, CPAs, CFEs, and other business leaders and introduces them to abroad range of accounting careers. Academic/Honorary
Advertising Club  As an advertising club we will help other clubs in promotion and execution of their event's. We are hoping to build our creative portfolios as well as make professional connections throughout Chicago. As well as participate in national competitions, attend conferences and further our knowledge on the advertising profession. Special Interest John Jaramillo jjaramillo01@roosevelt.edu
AFAM Infinite Legacy League AFAM’s Infinite Legacy League is a campus based movement of students advocating for campus level support of young mothers age 24 and younger. The AFAM Infinite Legacy League is an auxiliary to Advocates for Adolescent Mothers Educational Empowerment Program. Student members of the AFAM Infinite Legacy League advocate for college campuses to acknowledge and address the needs of young mothers and support the activities of Advocates for Adolescent Mothers Educational Empowerment Program.
Our activities include community outreach, event coordination, and fundraising. Members of the Infinite Legacy League will gain valuable communication, leadership, and advocacy experience.
Social Action Marjorie Jolles purposed.pa@gmail.com
Alpha Gamma Delta (Beta Upsilon Chapter) Alpha Gamma Delta is an international women's fraternity that promotes academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership and personal development and above all, a spirit of loving sisterhood. Guided by our Purpose, Alpha Gamma Deltas strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them and the communities in which they live. Together, we continually work to Inspire the Woman and Impact the World. Fraternity/Sorority
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc (Beta Chapter) Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is the first Greek-lettered organization established by African American college-educated women. Since it's founding in 1908 on the campus of Howard University, Washington, D.C, the organization has expanded into an international service organization.
Currently, Alpha Kappa Alpha's membership is comprised of 260,000 members in graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U. S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Japan, Germany, Korea and on the continent of Africa.
Its membership encompasses distinguished women who boast excellent academic records, proven leadership skills, and are involved in the global community through advocacy and service.
Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide through rendering service to ALL mankind.
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Website
http://aka1908.com
Fraternity/Sorority Ms. Rita Brown ribrown@roosevelt.edu
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Omicron Xi Chapter) Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Fraternity/Sorority
Alpha Phi Omega Alpha Phi Omega is a national coeducational service fraternity based on the cardinal principles of leadership, friendship, and service. Fraternity/Sorority Margaret Rung mrung@roosevelt.edu
Association of Latin America Students It is the mission of the Latin American Student Organization to be an active organization providing a family atmosphere whose desire is to learn and understand more about Latin American culture. In addition A.L.A.S. will promote Latino awareness and culture richness through social and education activities in efforts of strengthening diversity. Even though the majority of is members may reflect the cultural diversity of Latin America everyone is welcome.A.L.A.S. will aim to empower and connect the Latino Community at Roosevelt University. discrimination will not be tolerated regardless of race, gender,religion, creed, or sexual orientation. A.L.A.S. endorses leadership development and the principles o Social Justice. Furthermore, we are as academic support for current members. Ethnic/Multicultural Miguel Jimenez mjimenez12@roosevelt.edu
Athletes In Action Athletes In Action is a world-wide organization that seeks to use sports as a platform to answer questions of faith, be a spiritual resource for athletes, and deepen personal relationships with others and with Jesus. Our ultimate goal is to see lives changed as people discover God's purpose for their life, and that there are Christ-followers on every team, in every sport, in every nation. Reglious, Sports Keisha Newell knewell03@roosevelt.edu
Black Student Union The Black Student Union's primary focus is aimed at the advancement and community of the students of color on Roosevelt University's campus. It is not limited to students of color, though.  Ethnic/Multicultural LaDonna Long llong@roosevelt.edu
Christians on Campus Our purpose is to provide weekly Bible studies in the love of Jesus Christ and minister the unsearchable riches of Christ among ourselves and for interested students, staff and faculty to grow in the life of Christ. We provide Bible studies; gospel outreach; local activities on campus and off campus; and conferences and seminars full of singing and enjoying the Word of God and fellowship among the attendees. Reglious Dr. Carolyn Wiley cwiley@roosevelt.edu
College Democrats of Roosevelt University The College Democrats of Roosevelt University (CDRU) is an organization dedicated to introducing students to the progressive ideals of the Democratic Party. The organization does events such as canvassing for democratic candidates, holding discussions on current events, and does programs to help instill a sense of civic engagement with the students of Roosevelt University. The organization will also assist Roosevelt Students in securing internships and career opportunities with Democratic officials in the area. Special Interest, Politically Oriented Phil Hultquist phultquist@roosevelt.edu
College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council (CASSAC) The College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council or CASSAC is a group of students who make recommendations to matters affecting students within the College of Arts and Sciences. The group works directly with the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences to act on issues relating to academics and the student experience of CAS students. College Advisory Board Eileen Hickey ehickey@roosevelt.edu
Cru We are a group that understands how imperfect we are and try our best to be more like Jesus every day. No matter where you’ve been, what you’ve done, or how long you’ve been away from God, this is a place where you will find love, community, and Biblical teaching. Through Him all things are possible and with this we can live more positive and meaningful lives.EVERYONE is welcomed to join. No matter where you stand in your spiritual journey, we encouraged all to come check us out! Our door is always opened so come as you are! Reglious
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Lambda Chapter) The Purpose of Delta Sigma Theta Soroity Inc. is its commitment to Scholarship, Sisterhood and Service.  Fraternity/Sorority
Finance & Investment Club The objective of the Finance & Investment Club is to provide the HCB students interested in finance and related careers the resources, tools, and guidance needed to successfully reach their professional goals. Professional development and guidance is going to be the fundamental aspect of this club and members will be provided with numerous opportunities to develop the necessary skills to navigate the recruiting process and succeed in their career.  Academic/Honorary Tanweer Hasan thasan@roosevelt.edu
Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Incorporated unites women in the principles of achieving academic excellence, serving the communities in which we live and learn, preserving the sacred bond of sisterhood among women and advancing a cultural awareness among Latinos and those in our global communities Fraternity/Sorority Amy Hernandez ahernandez67@roosevelt.edu
Graduate Research Association of Students in Psychology (GRASP) GRASP seeks to promote the academic interests and intellectual, scholarly development of psychology graduate students at Roosevelt University by sponsoring student-led research, mentoring students in the grant review process, hosting workshops and mini-conferences, providing an environment where students can socialize and network with others with similar interests, and raising money to fund student led research projects.  Special Interest Cami McBride camcbride@roosevelt.edu
Her Campus Her Campus is a nationwide organization that charters chapters on college campuses. The organization provides a space for college students to gain professional experience through the platform of an online magazine. Her Campus serves as a career launching point for its team of college professionals.

Her Campus at Roosevelt University is looking for bloggers, writers, journalists, marketers, event planners, youtubers, designers, photographers and anyone else looking for a place to express themselves.

Since launch of the first Her Campus Team in 2009 at Harvard, members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Esquire, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, Ogilvy, and many more.
Publications/Media Billy Montgomery  bmontgom@roosevelt.edu
Illume Arts Community  Illume is an arts chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. We seek to pursue the intersection between Jesus, the (performing) arts and our lives as students. We want to be the light on campus.  Reglious Dr. Yeeseon Kwon ykwon@roosevelt.edu
International Student Association This organization gather international and local students to have more friends, new experiences and knowledge regarding other cultures of their own. Special Interest Dawn Hougland dhougland@roosevelt.edu
ISC Club Social organization for International Study Center students and their Roosevelt University friends. Social & Community Engagement Activities Randy Hardwick rhardwick@roosevelt.edu
Level Up Power Up This organization represents the students interests in entertainment like movies, television shows, videogames, books, and comic books. Essentially a nerd/geek organization. We would like for everyone to have fun, enjoy themselves, and unwind for an hour or two with likeminded people. Special Interest Aaron Kennedy akennedy@roosevelt.edu
Mathematics and Actuarial Science We use the universal language of math to shed a new, progressive light on the diversity of its applications. Academic/Honorary William Ash wash@roosevelt.edu
Natural Science Club The Natural Science Club was established for students of all majors interested in pursuing or exploring different fields within science. We provide opportunities for students to have out of classroom experience through diverse community service, restoration field work with nature/environmental studies as well as providing great networking experiences with other students and faculty, colleges, and universities. Special Interest Brent W. Barker bbarker@roosevelt.edu
ONE.org To eradicate extreme global poverty  Special Interest Dr La Vonne Downey ldowney@roosevelt.edu
OneVoice Organization OneVoice movement is a national and international organization with the mission of solving the Palestinian and Israeli conflict with a two state solution.  Social Action David Faris Dfaris@roosevelt.edu
Peer Mentors The Peer Mentors work with incoming freshman, transfer, and students with disabilities. The organization is a resource to a resource helping students communicate with the right offices when needed and help them with anything academic. We create events and workshops that help build community at Roosevelt.  Academic/Honorary, Community building Danielle Smith dsmith51@roosevelt.edu
Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.  Phi Iota Alpha, established December 26, 1931, is the oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, and works to motivate people, develop leaders, and create innovative ways to unite the Latino community.  Fraternity/Sorority Abel Amezcua  aamezcua@roosevelt.edu
Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology Psi Chi is an international honor's society in psychology that rewards scholastic achievements by providing great opportunities for research, promoting leadership, and recognizing the importance in the application of psychology. Academic/Honorary
RISE RISE builds student activist networks on campus, empowers Roosevelt students to organize around the issues that are important to them, and provides resources, education, and training to ensure that student movements are successful. Social Action Bethany Baratt bbarratt@roosevelt.edu
Roosevelt Counseling Association (RCA) The Roosevelt Counseling Association (RCA) is committed to bringing students in the School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs together. RCA hosts social events and networking opportunities for its members. Additionally, RCA plans a yearly event that celebrates the graduation of fellow counseling students.  Social Kristina Peterson kpeterson@roosevelt.edu
Roosevelt Industrial/Organizational Psychological Association RIOPA is a networking organization for Roosevelt University's Industrial & Organizational Psychology students.

Our mission is to support members in their continued education in the field of I/O and create opportunities for professional and educational development.
Academic/Honorary, Social Action
Roosevelt Pre-Law Society The Roosevelt Pre-Law Society provides support to all current students who plan on attending law school or pursuing a career in the legal profession. The society seeks to provide members with opportunities to develop, improve, and enhance essential skills by providing relevant information, programs, and networking opportunities in various aspects of the legal profession. In addition, the society will provide assistance in completing the Law School Admissions Process. Special Interest
Roosevelt Taiwanese Student Associaton  A home in Chicago for Taiwanese students who have studied or currently studies at Roosevelt University. We celebrate Taiwanese traditional holidays together. We provide you the course advice, restaurant recommendations and apt/house rental information. We assist you to adapt to the culture differences and embrace Chicago exciting activities. We welcome you to be one of us - to live & love in this beautiful city Chicago. Social Action Meng Li mli@roosevelt.edu­
Public Administration Student Organization to educate and engage students in Public Administration  Special Interest Dr La Vonne Downey ldowney@roosevelt.edu
Roosevelt University Social Enterprise Group RUSEG Is an organization of Roosevelt University Students that are dedicated to scaling the Social Enterprise Industry.   Social Action Raed Elyada relaydi@roosevelt.edu
RU Dancing? Created to give every student who has an interest in dance performance, the opportunity of becoming competent in many ways of life with dance as an inspiration. Through dance, we hope to connect students with professional dancers, various audiences and the community. RU Dancing? thrives to expose students to train and perform at a recreational level of technical skill development and dance education in various styles. Dance Group Jane Lanier jlanier@roosevelt.edu
RU Green RU Green is aimed towards enhancing sustainable efforts both on campus and in the Chicago community. The organization will be project based, working to achieve sustainability oriented goals for the University and community, all while encouraging student engagement and outreach on the importance of sustainability as a whole. Special Interest, Social Action Michael Bryson mbryson@roosevelt.edu
RU History Club Ru history club is dedicated to historical awareness and creating a community for all history enthusiasts at the Chicago campus of
Roosevelt University. This group is open to all students, regardless of their area of study. We can provide resources to history majors and minors if interested. It will meet once a week and sample meetings will consist of discussion, debate, guest speakers, outings, theme nights, and games. 
Academic/Honorary, Special Interest Celeste Chamberland cchamberland@roosevelt.edu
RU PROUD To represent the rights of the GSM(LGBTQ+) community Special Interest, Social Action William Host whost@roosevelt.edu
RU SHRM Student Chapter To serve as a gateway into the human resource profession by encouraging personal and career growth for all interested students at Roosevelt University. All students studying Human Resource Management (HRM), Training and Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Management and other disciplines can benefit from this organization. We hold regular monthly meetings; events at the local, regional and national levels; and provide many scholarship, networking, internship, leadership, and job opportunities. Professional Society Dr. Carolyn Wiley cwiley@roosevelt.edu
RU Writing RU Writing strives to build a collaborative writing community that empowers students with tools to become stronger, more confident writers. We offer events, contests, and opportunities to share and celebrate writing as a community. Writing well is about more than mastering a set of rules; learning to write is a lifelong process, and all writers benefit from sharing their works-in-progress with interested, engaged, and knowledgeable readers.   Academic/Honorary, Special Interest
Sigma Alpha Iota We are a professional music fraternity for women. We engage in wonderful events throughout the semester, from sisterhood events, to philanthropic events, and fundraisers. We encourage anyone with a love for music to look into joining our sisterhood! More information at sai-national.org Fraternity/Sorority Melissa Morrison mmorrison05@roosevelt.edu
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (Beta Rho Chapter) It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, healthcare, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision. Fraternity/Sorority Lucille Banks-Jefferson lbanks@roosevelt.edu
South Loop Campus Ministry The South Loop Campus Ministry (SLCM) of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, the ELCA Campus Ministry, and the Metro Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) offers a spiritual community for the students, faculty, and staff associated with the universities and colleges of Chicago’s South Loop who are seeking an open dialogue centered in faith focused on service, worship, and prayer. Reglious William Host whost@roosevelt.edu
The Torch Torch: news organization dedicated to informing students on Roosevelt eccentric maters Publications/Media Billy Montgomery bmontgom@roosevelt.edu
Training and Development- Professional  RU students looking to grow their professional network and understanding of the learning and development profession. Open to both campus and online students. Academic/Honorary Dr. Kathleen Iverson kiverson@roosevelt.edu
United Nations Student Association  To inform and educate about the role and responsibilities of the United Nations.  Also to engage students to undertake activities to work towards the Sustainable Development Goals.    Special Interest Dr La Vonne Downey ldowney@roosevelt.edu
WRBC The Blaze WRBC The Blaze is Roosevelt's student run radio station on campus. WRBC is one of the three major media programs at Roosevelt. Publications/Media Billy Montgomery bmontgom@roosevelt.edu
Cyber Security Club The purpose of Cyber Security Club is helping computer science and Information Technology students advance their knowledge and experiences by holding weekly meetings. Academic/Honorary Eric Berkowitz (847) 619 8532
Institute of Technology Roosevelt University Institute of Technology (IT) is a community of students that promotes research and application of science and technology. none Eric Berkowitz eberkwitz@mail.roosevelt.edu
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