Professional Department Clubs
Alpha Kappa Psi
The mission of the Psi Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi is to produce a legacy of leaders that will flourish in morality, education and professionalism.
Advisor: Jimmeka Leverette, Career Services, 256-782-5092
Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society)
To recognize and promote academic excellence among students engaged in collegiate preparation for professional service in the field of criminal justice.
Advisor: H. Dean Buttram, Criminal Justice, 256-782-8179
American Chemical Society
To advance the interest in chemistry through education and research.
Advisor: Al Nichols, Physical and Earth Science, 256-782-8150
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
To get the students involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and help them build leadership and design skills that will be valuable as they move into the professional world.
Advisor: Christian Dunn, Art Department, 256-782-5622
Collegiate National Association for Music Education
The goal of CNAfME is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all.
Advisor: Renee Baptiste, Music Department, 256-782-5873
To unify the concentrations within FCS into a student unit chapter of AAFCS with involvement in chapter meetings, fundraisers, conferences, and community and state initiatives.
Advisor: Jeannie Frazier, Family and Consumer Sciences, 256-782-5184
To further interest in and visibility of geography at JSU and in the surrounding region.
Advisor: Vicki Tinnon, Geography Department, 256-782-5216
Jacksonville Association of Nursing Students (JANS)
Promoting a positive image of nursing throughout the local, state and national level.
Advisor: Melissa Duckett, College of Health Professions and Wellness, 256-782-5270
Jacksonville State University International Association of Emergency Managers (JSUIAEM)
The goal of JSU-IAEM is to help advance the emergency management profession by bridging the gap between academics and practice among student members and working professionals.
Advisor: Jeff Van Slyke, PhD, Emergency Management
Lambda Alpha Epsilon (Alpha Sigma Omega)
The goal of the organization is to represent JSU and the Criminal Justice department in regional and national competitions as well as help the community.
Advisor: Brian Patton, Department of Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation, 256-782-8126
Leadership House for Women
The leadership House for Women program at Jacksonville State University consists of a one year leadership program that provides opportunities for students to study and apply leadership skills such as confidence, integrity, persistence, teamwork, and the desire for excellence. Through this program students will have the ability to positively influence both the campus and global communities.
Advisor: Audry Simmons, Residence Life, 256-782-6874
Nu Phi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi
To promote the study and practice of accounting and finance. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.
Advisor: Taleah Collum/Julie Staples, Accounting, 256-782-8418
Premedical Chapter of the American Medical Student Association
To provide an environment that supports the creative ideas of physicians-in-training.
Advisor: Benjie Blair, Ph.D., Biology, 256-782-5643
To help students interested in psychology learn more about it, attend psychology conferences, and find careers in psychology-related fields.
Advisor: Heidi Dempsey, Psychology and Philosophy Department, 256-782-5895
Public Relations Student Society of America
The Public Relations Organization is to provide an atmosphere of growth and development as young public relations professionals. We will thrive morally, educationally, and historically.
Advisor: Augustine Ihator, Communication Department, 256-782-8205
Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM)
To promote professional networking and educating future human resource managers.
Advisor: Hill Mayfield, Management and Marketing, 256-782-5272
To promote professional, intellectual and personal growth, to encourage community consciousness by sponsoring activities of interest for students, to promote the ideas of service and scholarship through the discipline of sociology, to cooperate with other organizations at JSU, to continually strive to serve the community and better understand the social forces shaping it.
Advisor: Tina Deshotels, Sociology, 256-782-5350