Clubs & Organizations

Here at Valley, student involvement is vital to the overall college experience. Getting involved through student organizations and campus wide activities gives you the opportunity to enrich your leadership skills, social life and personal growth. With the availability of many unique student organizations, you have the power to impact your fellow classmates in a number of ways. Being a part of a student organization gives you a sense of Viking Pride and if there is an organization you would like to see on campus, we encourage you to start one to showcase your interests!

  • Agricultural Club

    Agricultural club strives to promote awareness about agriculture to our college and community. Our focus is to provide education and professional opportunities in food, fiber, fuel, and more.

    Advisors

    Dr. Larry Goseygodseyl@moval.edu

    Larry Stockmantockmanl@moval.edu

  • Alpha Chi Honor Society

    Alpha Chi is an invitation-only honor society for juniors and seniors of all academic majors who rank in the top 10% of their class. We engage in various co-curricular and professional development activities, and students have opportunities to compete for national scholarships and to present their work at the society’s annual convention each spring.

    Advisor

    Chris Libbylibbyc@moval.edu

  • Art Club

    Art Club is a student-led organization that is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the visual arts on the MVC campus and in the Marshall community. The club organizes student art exhibitions, participates in fundraisers, and hosts visiting artists on the Missouri Valley campus. The club is open to all majors and all skill levels.

    Advisor

    Matt Rahnerrahnerm@moval.edu

  • Athletic Training Student Organization (ATSO)

    The purpose of the Athletic Training Student Organization is to build interest and achieve a better working knowledge of athletic training and other allied health fields by sharing ideas, goals, and experiences through meeting, clinics, and other events.

    Advisor

    David Tomchuktomchukd@moval.edu

  • Biology Club

    The Biology Club is open to anyone and everyone attending Valley. We love to dive into anything related to Biology and learn everything we can. As a club, we take a few fun trips such as Shatto Dairy Farms and Budweiser Clydesdales. Each year our projects vary but the goal remains the same: To inform everyone of the importance of Biology and to make our community at Valley a better place. Recently, we have planted a Monarch Butterfly Waystation in order to help sustain and grow their population. The Waystation is just the beginning of many projects to come!

    Advisor

    Michele Reinkereinkem@moval.edu

  • Black Student Union

    The Black Student Union fosters a fun and safe environment that engages students in discussing issues that affect campus and the surrounding communities. We hope to educate our members and challenge them to take action, whether internally or externally. We hope to lead by example, push students to be their best, take charge of our future, dismantle the negative stereotypes, build and secure our sense of community, and influence the world.

    Advisor

    Dr. Debbie Olsonolsond@moval.edu

  • Enactus

    Enactus is a business service learning group that develops projects within the community of Marshall and the surrounding areas to support local businesses, shelters, etc. Our goal is to provide outcomes to better the community through job growth and other opportunities.

    Advisor

    Larry Stockmanstockmanl@moval.edu

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a non-denominational group that focus on building a relationship with Christ through prayer, devotional time, and fellowship. This group is open to all students, athletic or not.

    Advisor

    Tom Hayobhayobt@moval.edu

  • International Club

    International Club was developed to provide international students support and guidance in a new environment. Since the creation of the group, we have invited all interested students to join. We host different events each year including a celebration for International Week, a Valentine’s Day mall trip, and bake sales.

    Advisor

    Milena Simic  – simicm@moval.edu

  • Islanders Club

    Islanders club is opened to any student interested in learning more about the Polynesian and Pacific Coast culture. Our organization choreographs the annual bonfire dance during Homecoming as well as many other dances throughout the community.

    Advisor

    Marilyn Ahrens ahrensm@moval.edu

  • Missouri Valley College Historical Society

    The Missouri Valley College Historical Society is devoted to fellowship through activities that encourage a deeper understanding of history and an appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of Missouri Valley College and its students.

    Advisor

    Tiffany Bergmanbergmant@moval.edu

  • National Association for Music Education-Collegiate (NAfME-C)

    The National Association for Music Education-Collegiate is a nationwide organization that is in conjunction with the National Association for Music Education. NAfME-C is a professional development organization dedicated to learning beyond the classroom. Its purpose is to provide members the opportunity to communicate and learn from members of NAfME-C at different colleges, leaders in the field of music education, and with the local music education community. This organization is also a support system for students who are student teaching in the field of music education.

    Advisor

    Ryan Hamptonhamptonr@moval.edu

  • Non Profit Leadership Alliance

    The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (formerly American Humanics) has nearly 70 academic affiliates nationwide. Each of these colleges and universities has a Non-profit Leadership Alliance program that prepares students for non-profit careers and collaborates with the local agencies of our National Non-profit Partners in providing internship and placement opportunities.

    Advisor

    Heather Trothtrothh@moval.edu

  • Pi Gamma Mu

    An international Honor Society in Social Sciences, our mission is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among its members. Pi Gamma Mu serves the various social science disciplines which seek to understand and explain human behavior and social relationships as well as their related problems and issues. Currently, there are around 150 active chapters in the United States and overseas.

    Advisor

    Tiffany Bergmanbergmant@moval.edu

  • Psychology Club

    The Psychology Club is an organization that welcomes anyone interested in the world of psychology. Our goal is to provide students and faculty opportunities for socializing and serving the campus and community. We volunteer regularly at the Westport Retirement Home and host activities on campus, including Pysch Study Night during finals week.

    Advisor

    Jennifer Livengood  livengoodj@moval.edu

  • Repertory Dance Ensemble

    The Repertory Dance Ensemble presents professional quality dance concerts throughout the year. Dancers from all backgrounds and styles are welcome to audition. REP also holds other dance related events throughout the year such as workshops and dance-a-thons.

    Advisor

    Janie Morganmorganj@moval.edu

  • Sigma Tau Delta/Purple Patch

    Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honor society. We provide an annual creative journal called the Purple Patch for the student population to express and share their talents in literature and art.

    Advisor

    Debbie Olsonolsond@moval.edu

  • Student Government Association (SGA)

    SGA is the parent organization to all campus organizations. We give fellow students the ability to have an active role in the growth of Missouri Valley College outside of the classroom.

    Advisor

    Mikalah Boehmer boehmerm@moval.edu

  • Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA)

    S-MSTA is an organization of future teachers who engage in projects to help local schools and students.

    Advisor

    Terry Wrightwrightt@moval.edu

  • Student Nurses Association (SNA)

    The Student Nurses Association is comprised of Nursing Majors. SNA works to provide opportunities for the personal, intellectual, professional, and social growth of its members. Much of this is incorporated into health information and services that are provided to the campus and community. Each Nursing student is encouraged to cultivate leadership skills within SNA and through membership in The National Student Nurses Association.

    Advisor

    Serena Cronk – cronks@moval.edu

  • Students for Christ (SFC)

    This is an organization that discusses a wide range of topics ranging from spirituality to social life. We also provide care packages to students that stay on campus during the holidays.

    Advisor

    Pam Sebastiansebastianp@moval.edu


Greek Life-National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Chapters

  • Alpha Sigma Alpha

    Founded

    State Female Normal School (now Longwood University) Farmville, Virginia.

    The Missouri Valley College Gamma Pi Chapter was founded on September 30, 1967.

    Vision

    The vision of Alpha Sigma Alpha is to cultivate ideals in women who are known for their character and concern for others. Alpha Sigma Alpha inspires women to lead, to serve and most of all to make a difference.

    Mission

    Alpha Sigma Alpha promotes high ideals and standards for its members throughout their lives by emphasizing balance among four aims of intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development. Alpha Sigma Alpha provides opportunities through:

    • Sisterhood – forming strong bonds of unconditional friendship based on common values and experiences;
    • Heritage – expressed through creed, ritual and history; and
    • Leadership and Service – enhanced by chapter, campus and community involvement.

    Colors

    The primary colors of Alpha Sigma Alpha are crimson and pearl white, supplemented by the secondary colors of palm green and gold.

    Open Motto

    Aspire. Seek. Attain.

    Official Mascot

    Ladybug

    Philanthropy

    • Girls on the Run International
    • S. June Smith Center
    • Special Olympics
    • Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation

    Volunteer Opportunities

    • Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
    • Marshall Animal Shelter
    • Highway Clean-Up
    • Lighthouse Shelter
    • YMCA
    • Fairy Prom Mothers
    • Missouri Valley Community Action Agency
  • Theta Phi Alpha

    Founded

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    The Missouri Valley College Beta Chi Chapter was founded on May 15, 1993.

    Vision

    The vision of of Theta Phi Alpha is to develop women of Character, Compassion, Creativity, and Confidence.

    Mission

    The mission of Theta Phi Alpha is to create close comradeship, to advance education, social and philanthropic interests and leadership training; to encourage spiritual development and adherence to the highest moral standards; and to promote lifelong bonds of friendship.

    Colors

    Official colors are silver, gold and blue.

    Open Motto

    Ever Loyal, Ever Lasting.

    Quote

    “Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.” -Saint Catherine of Siena

    Official Mascot

    Penguin.

    Philanthropy

    • Glenmary Home Missioners
    • The House That Theta Phi Alpha Built

    Volunteer Opportunities

    • Run for Reagan – Reagan Alzheimer’s Association
    • Operation Penguin Pride
    • Rock-A-Thon – benefiting the Lighthouse Shelter
    • Highway Clean-Up
    • Missouri Valley Community Action Agency
    • Camp Quality
    • Lighthouse Shelter
    • Motor Mania
    • YMCA

    Advisor

    Tiffany Bergmanbergmant@moval.edu

    Theta Phi Alpha’s Website


Interfraternity Council (IFC) Chapters

  • Alpha Sigma Phi

    Founded

    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

    The Missouri Valley College Alpha Omicron Chapter was founded on June 2, 1945.

    Vision

    To Better the World through Better Men.

    Purpose

    To Better the Man, through the creation and perpetuation of brotherhood founded upon the values of character: Silence, Charity, Purity, Honor, Patriotism.

    Colors

    Black, Stone and Cardinal

    Symbol

    The official symbol is the Phoenix.

    Philanthropy

    • Homes for Troops
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities
    • The Humane Society
    • Rainn

    Motto

    To Better the Man

    Volunteer Opportunities

    • Highway Clean-Up
    • Marshall Quilt Guild
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities
    • Animal Shelter
    • Homes for Troops
    • Tape A Sig – to raise funds for the Progeria Foundation.
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

    Founded

    Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois.

    The Missouri Valley College Delta Upsilon Chapter was founded on May 7, 1955.

    Vision

    Tau Kappa Epsilon create lifelong relationships that enhance educational, interpersonal, community and professional success.

    Mission

    Our mission is to aid men in their mental, moral, and social development for life.

    Purpose

    TKE contributes to the advancement of society through the personal growth of its members, and service to others.

    Colors

    Cherry Red and Charcoal Gray.

    Symbol

    Equilateral Triangle

    Philanthropy

    • Alzheimer’s Association
    • St. Jude
    • Boys Scouts of America

    Motto

    Better men for a better world.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    • Freshman Mentor
    • Run for Reagan
    • Lighthouse Shelter
    • Undie Run

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