Clubs + Organizations

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The College of Humanities and Natural Sciences encourages its students to get involved in campus life. Below are some of the student organizations affiliated with areas of interest within our departments.

1718

1718 is a student led and organized literary reading series that brings well-known local writers and student writers together at a once monthly reading. 1718 readings are free and open to the public. 1718 intends to re-invigorate the New Orleans literary scene and allow a forum for collegiate writers to read their work alongside recognized, published authors. http://seventeeneighteen.com/

Chemistry Club

The Chemistry Club is a chapter of the American Chemical Society Student Affiliates and is comprised of chemistry majors, minors and professors. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Thomas Spence at tgspence@loyno.edu.
 

Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability (LASS)

The Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability (LASS) is an on-campus organization open to all students interested in working to promote sustainability practices at Loyola and the greater New Orleans area. Visit LASS (on Facebook).
 

Loyola New Orleans Natural History Club

The Loyola New Orleans Natural History Club organizes field trips for the Loyola community to historically significant native ecosystems.  If you are not an Environment student or faculty member, contact Christine Murphey (cmurphey@loyno.edu) at the Environment Program or Club President Jenny Simon (jmsimon@loyno.edu) to get on the event emailing list. Visit Loyola New Orleans Natural History Club (on Facebook).

Loyola Society for Civic Engagement

The Loyola Society for Civic Engagement (LSCE) is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to facilitate civil, open, and fair debate among members of the Loyola community on issues deemed important, controversial, and political. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Roger White at rwhite@loyno.edu.

Loyola University Student Historical Association (LUSHA)

Loyola University Student Historical Association is an organization for all history majors and minors, LUSHA sponsors many activities in the History Department throughout the year, including the annual picnic. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Dr. David Moore at dmoore@loyno.edu.

Middle Eastern Studies Society

The Loyola University Middle Eastern Studies Society is intended to foster discussion of Middle Eastern politics, diplomacy, current issues, economics, history, language, religion, and culture. The Loyola University Middle Eastern Studies Society is intended to petition the proper authorities for a broadening of the curriculum relevant to study of the Middle East, including but limited to courses in the history, political science, classical studies, religious studies, economics, and foreign language departments. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Dr. Behrooz Moazami at bmoazami@loyno.edu

Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)

The mission of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students is to enhance the recruitment of under-represented students into health care fields, and to help participants become successful candidates for professional health and medical programs. The purpose of the organization is to provide under-represented pre-health students with the knowledge, skills and experiences that are both pre-requisite and and concomitant to professional participation in health care fields. Ultimately, the organization endeavors to assist the College of Medicine in recruitment and retention of eligible minority applicants into graduate and medical programs. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Rosalie Anderson, Ph.D., at walia@loyno.edu.

Modern Foreign Language Club

The objective of the modern foreign language club is to promote foreign language and culture. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Blanca Anderson, Ph.D., at banderson@loyno.edu.

Philosophy Club

The Philosophy Club of Loyola University New Orleans provides a forum for exploration and dicussion of philosophical ideas and issues. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Francis Coolidge, Ph.D., at fpcoolid@loyno.edu.

Phi Alpha Theta

The History department sponsors the Pi Chi chapter of the international history honor society; find out the requirements for membership.  Please contact Dr. David Moore at dmoore@loyno.edu for additional information.

Pi Mu Epslion

Pi Mu Epsilon is a non-secret organization whose purpose is the promotion of scholarly activity in mathematics among students in academic institutions, and among the staffs of non-academic institutions. Pi Mu Epsilon aims to do this by: 1) electing members on an honorary basis according to their proficiency in mathematics, 2) engaging in activities designed to promote the mathematical and scholarly development of its members, 3)taking any other measures which will further the above stated purpose. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Dr. Maria Calzada at calzada@loyno.edu.

Psychology Club

Psychology Club is an organization designed to provide students interested in psychology with a place to meet others with similar interests and to have activities that supplement their classroom learning. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Dr. Janet Matthews at matthews@loyno.edu.

Society of Physics Students

The Society of Physics Students are a collection of students studying physics at Loyola University in New Orleans. Our group is active locally and regionally with the SPS. The students in the group are bright, witty, and interested in all that surrounds us. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Martin McHugh at mmchugh@loyno.edu.

Student Affiliate of American Chemical Society

The Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society is an organization of chemistry majors and other majors that uses Green Chemistry principles in their outreach programs within the University and the New Orleans community. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Dr. Kurt Birdwhistell at birdwhis@loyno.edu.

Women’s Issues Organization

The Women's Issues Organization is a non-profit organization committed to providing an arena for discussion and continuing awareness of the issues that have and continue to affect womens lives today. Our activities are designed to promote a feminist consciousness on campus. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Susanne Dietzel at sdietzel@loyno.edu.

University Honors Association

The University Honors Association is a student organization that advises the director on curriculum and other academic matters, participates on the University Honors Advisory Board, coordinates the mentoring program, and plans co-curricular activities and programs. Contact the organization’s faculty adviser Lynn Koplitz at koplitz@loyno.edu.

For more ways to get involved in student organizations, contact the Office of Co-Curricular Programs at (504) 865-3622.

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