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Student Organizations

Campus Activities

 

Millsaps College offers many opportunities for students to get involved on campus. Millsaps College currently has more than 80 registered student organizations. Student organizations provide our students a way to develop exemplary leadership skills, make a difference, meet new people, try new things, and have fun outside of the classroom. Please contact the Office of Student Life if you would like to obtain a complete list of registered student organizations or to start a new organization.

Below you will find listings of some of the student organizations at Millsaps. If you don't see an organization that interests you, you can start your own!

 

Student Organizations

The Anthropology Club promotes research, awareness, and overall interest in anthropology - past, present and future - within the Millsaps community.

The American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) enhances student knowledge of operations management by conducting plant tours of local manufacturing and service organizations.

The Black Student Association (BSA) offers an outlet for students of color to belong to a recognized organization that offers positive support and focuses on the constructive richness that the African-American heritage has contributed throughout American history.

Boxers Rebellion provides a place for individuals in the Millsaps Community to train in the martial arts or martial sciences regardless of experience level.

CALLS (Considering a Life of Leadership and Service) is a community that extends emotional, spiritual, and financial resources to people who are seeking to nurture their spiritual life, to think deeply, and talk honestly with others about God and the world, and to prepare themselves to respond to God's call.

Canterbury Club supports the spiritual growth of Millsaps students by providing opportunities for worship, fellowship, and service in the Episcopal tradition.

The Catholic Student Association is an outreach group for Catholic students at Millsaps College.

Circle K provides an opportunity for leadership training and service on campus and in the community. Members also develop aggressive citizenship and the spirit of service for improvement of all human relationships.

Classics Club strives to provide a forum for the discussion and discovery of Classical Studies.

The College Democrats pledges itself to support the beliefs and candidates of the Democratic Party. Furthermore, the College Dems declares its intention to support all efforts to increase the involvement of college students in Democratic affairs.

College Republicans seek to make known and promote Republican principles and aid in the election of Republican candidates on all levels.

Environmental Activists Ready To Help (E.A.R.T.H.) is a student-led environmental organization committed to educating the campus and the community about the importance of environmental sustainability through such programs as recycling, Gleaners, Pack Rat, campus cleanups, Earthfest, speakers, and sustainability efforts.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes strives to spread Christ's news among student athletes.

The Financial Management Association manages the Wilson Fund portfolio and is open to anyone with an interest in finance.

The French Club is to provide students, faculty, and staff of Millsaps College opportunities to share their interest in French culture.

The History Club aims to develop a closer community among students interested in history. They bring together everyone with historical interests to discuss historical incidents, watch films, and take excursions to local historical sights.

The Islamic Cultural Organization serves as a means for religious and cultural expression and identity between both Muslim and Non-Muslim students.

The Jewish Culture Organization (JCO), a member of Hillel International, is for Jewish students and those interested in Jewish culture. It meets regularly for Jewish holidays and sponsors social, educational, and service events on campus and in the community.

Major Melodies is a show choir that is open to the campus, and provides a different type of music experience than that which is currently offered by the choral department at Millsaps College.

The Majorly Dramatic Club is a student-led organization that performs between 3-5 plays for the Millsaps community each year. It is open to any interested Millsaps student and allows anyone the opportunity to direct, act and produce the performances.

The Millsaps Christian Fellowship seeks to unite the community of Christians across denominational lines and to provide a service for people searching for spiritual growth.

The Millsaps College Mock Trial (MCMT) program provides an opportunity for students to become familiar with the United States legal system, jurisprudence, and the skills necessary to defend or prosecute a case in a courtroom setting.

The Millsaps College Speech & Debate Club encourages debate and discussion of important issues among the students, as well as attending Speech & Debate competitions.

The Millsaps Fencing Club is dedicated to teaching its members how to fence, to provide a forum for fencing practice, and to help its members compete in local, regional, and national tournaments.

Millsaps Masala promotes intercultural relations among students of diverse backgrounds as well as any other students interested in promoting cultural unity and diversity. They strive to increase cultural awareness by creating programs that celebrate the presence of International students on the Millsaps College campus.

The Millsaps Quizbowl seeks to promote student activity in academic quiz tournaments in academic institutions.

Millsaps Secular Society provides a sense of community on a campus for students without a religious affiliation.

The Millsaps Swim Club seeks to promote swimming as a pastime and sport here at Millsaps, thus improving students' overall physical fitness and providing an outlet for stress relief.

The Pathfinders assist the admissions office in recruiting students.

The Political Science Club aims to create a forum through which politics, issues of policy, and questions of government may be debated and discussed.

The Psychology Club seeks to keep Millsaps psychology students informed and educated on topics related to the study and applications of psychology.

SAEC (Society for the Advancement of the Electronic Culture) allows students interested in video games, internet, TV, and film to discuss and enjoy their hobbies.

S.A.P.S. is the campus programming board. Members select, organize and host events for the campus including performances by hypnotists and comedians, as well as concerts, outdoor movies, ice skating, and talent shows.

The Student Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (SAEG) promotes interest in, and knowledge of, the sciences of geology and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in the geophysical sciences.

S.L.A.C.K.E.R. (Society for Learning All Cosmic Knowledge of Epistemology and Religion) provides a platform for students and faculty to discuss religious and cultural issues around the world.

The Spanish Club promotes the Spanish language and Hispanic culture.

The Student Body Association (SBA) membership is composed of all regularly enrolled undergraduate students of Millsaps College. Those taking at least three courses, or part-time students who pay the SBA fee, have full power of voting. The SBA is governed by the Student Senate, the Student Judicial Council, and SBA officers.

Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) serves the Millsaps community and the Jackson area by encouraging interest in chemistry.

Students for Life is dedicated to the promotion of life at all stages from conception to natural death. They are a peaceful Pro-life group of students who wish to be proactive in making change so that all life is respected and upheld.

Students in Free Enterprise is a chapter of a Global Student initiative to create a sustainable future through the power of business. They work with communities and/or businesses in need to develop plans, projects, and futures through student planned, lead, and executed programs.

Ultimate Frisbee Club members play Frisbee on a competitive level, and the club provides students an organization that enhances fitness.

The United Nations Association seeks to educate the College and Jackson community about the United Nations. A secondary mission is to sponsor the participation of delegations from Millsaps in Model UN activities.

Updated 07/2013