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Student Organizations

  • Advertising Club

    Purpose: to discuss and study advertising as a career; provide and stimulate leadership among all club members in creating advertising and public relations campaigns; maintain and improve professional standards of the advertising field; serve as a clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty and staff interested in advertising techniques; promote skills in radio/TV, print and virtual advertising; and compete in the American Ad Federation Ad competition - student division.

  • African Students Association (ASA)

    Purpose: to unify the African students at Angelo State University; educate students about the different cultures; educate students about the different countries; raise funds for the needy in Africa; provide community service to our community; create a more comfortable environment for the African student body; increase popularity of Angelo State University with African students overseas; and represent Angelo State University in a positive way.

  • Alpha Chi

    Discipline: All
    Purpose: To promote and recognize scholarship, those elements of character which make scholarship effective for good among the students in the academic divisions of colleges and universities in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Alpha Omega

    Purpose: The primary purpose of Alpha Omega is to instruct and educate college age Christians in how to defend and explain their faith to others through apologetics. 

  • Alpha Phi Omega

    Purpose: to increase the awareness of Alpha Phi Omega and its mission among members and non-members; enhance the quality of the Alpha Phi Omega experience on campus; increase the quality and quantity of time, treasure and talent donated to Alpha Phi Omega; and increase Alpha Phi Omega’s presence on campus leading to more students conducting more service.

  • Alpha Psi Omega

    Discipline: Theatre
     To stimulate interest in dramatic activities at ASU; to secure for the university all the advantages and mutual benefits provided by a large national honorary fraternity; and to meet the eligibility requirements of the organization.

  • American Chemical Society

    Purpose: to provide an opportunity for science-oriented students to become better acquainted with all aspects concerning the field of chemistry and biochemistry as it relates to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at ASU. These aspects shall include recent advances in research, establishing relationships with science faculty and students at ASU, and developing a professional pride in chemistry and biochemistry.

  • Angelo State Communication Graduate Student Association

    Purpose: to support fellow graduate students in their research interests; To advocate on the behalf of graduate students within the department and university; To provide outreach for educational and recruitment purposes.  

  • Angelo State Mathematical Association of America

    Purpose: to promote the enjoyment in practicing mathematics and in thinking mathematically; to foster curiosity, thinking, understanding, and facilitation of mathematical concepts, ideas, and techniques; to promote camaraderie in the mathematical community; to assist students in achieving their career goals; and to provide a forum in which to accomplish the above purposes.

  • Angelo State Official’s Association

    Purpose: to serve intramurals and the recreational sports department with officials for their competitive programs; promote better officiating through clinics, meetings, and evaluations throughout the season; promote uniformity in officiating through the use of training materials, officiating clinics, and interpretation meetings; provide a classification system in order that officials may be encouraged to continuously seek to improve themselves; and to encourage, develop, support, and provide the opportunity to officiate at the next level if so desired.

  • Angelo State Physical Therapy Association

    Purpose: to discuss and study the methods of physical therapy; provide and stimulate leadership among graduate students, faculty, and staff engaged or interested in physical therapy; maintain and improve the professional standards of physical therapy; serve as campus clearinghouse for information pertaining to students, faculty, or staff interested in physical therapy; stimulate creative and experimental techniques in physical therapy; promote research in the field of physical therapy and present it to the organization and the community; and enhance the role of physical therapy for the campus community.

  • Arnold Air Society

    Purpose: to aid in the development of Air Force officers; to create a closer and more efficient relationship within the Air Force officer training program; to support the role and tradition of the United States Air Force; to advance air and space age citizenship; and promote the purpose and goals of ASU.

  • Association of Mexican-American Students

    Purpose: to engage in projects which the membership considers to be in the best interests of the Mexican-American students attending Angelo State University and in the overall Mexican-American community of San Angelo, Texas; assist Mexican-American students to adjust to the academic and social aspects of college life; emphasize the study and appreciation of Mexican-American contributions to American society; encourage group unity among Mexican-American students; and encourage participation in AMAS from among all students attending ASU.

  • Baptist Student Ministry

    Purpose: to relate the individual student properly to his church and denomination during college and provide church/denominational leaders with a direct access to students and vice versa; promote spiritual and moral growth of the individual student through a campus program that complements the church; to present a positive Christian witness to the campus and community by (a) introducing spiritual and moral matters into every area of campus life and (b) stimulating evangelism through personal soul-winning and organized efforts; reach the total student constituency and enlist all who want to be part of its organization and activities; balance Christian personalities and remove all road blocks to a deeper and spiritual and intellectual affirmation of faith; discover and train Christian leadership for the church, denomination, community, nation, and world; and promote stewardship and missions by (a) assisting with missionary and stewardship education, (b) foster the enlistment, training, and conserving of student volunteers for mission services, and (c) promoting total life stewardship and developing “World Citizens.”

  • Bass Anglers at ASU

    Purpose: to provide a social environment for students interested in tournament bass fishing; hold tournaments for the organization members; conduct meetings to discuss club news; and participate in intercollegiate bass fishing tournaments.

  • Beta Beta Beta

    Discipline: Biology
     To function as an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. Its activities shall be designed to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment and investigation in the biological sciences and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (BIGS)

    Purpose: to promote Big Brothers Big Sisters at ASU and in the community; provide service opportunities for Bigs and Littles; provide a community for Bigs to network and interact with each other; encourage volunteer service in the San Angelo community as mentors in Big Brothers Big Sisters; and provide opportunities for leadership among Bigs in BBBS.

  • Block and Bridle Club

    Purpose: to promote a higher scholastic standing among the students of animal agriculture; to bring about a closer relationship among the men and women pursuing some phase of animal agriculture as a profession; and to promote all phases of animal agriculture by the students of ASU.

  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

    Purpose: to fulfill the Great Commission by (1) sharing the Good News of salvation through Christ with the Angelo State community, (2) discipling Christians in all aspects of the Christian faith so they are equipped to lead lives that glorify and honor God, (3) providing opportunities for fellowship, discussion, prayer, and Biblical training regarding the needs of students and the issues they face, and (4) providing students a link to the local church.

  • Council for Exceptional Children

    Purpose: to advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities and to promote related educational, scientific, and charitable purposes.

  • Delta Sigma Pi

    Purpose: to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce; and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

  • Delta Tau Alpha

    Discipline: Agriculture
    Purpose: To provide and recognize high standards of scholarship, leadership, and character among agricultural students; to encourage and foster high ethical standards in agriculture and professional positions; to bring together a group of outstanding students who by scholastic accomplishment, service and upholding high standards have been recognized for these traits and are capable of recognizing these traits in others; and to promote the profession of agriculture.

  • Delta Zeta Sorority

    Purpose: to unite its members in the bonds of sincere and lasting friendship; to stimulate one another in pursuit of knowledge; to promote the moral and social culture of its members; and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action - objects worthy of the highest aim and purpose of associated effort.

  • Diversity Club

    Purpose: to provide information and experience to members who will advance their knowledge and enjoyment in understanding of cultures from around the world; To promote Diversity around the campus and community; To create a “No Place For Hate”   environment. “No Place For Hate” is a program that enables people to challenge anti-Semitism, racism, homophobia, and all forms of bigotry in their communities and schools.

  • Ducks Unlimited

    Purpose: to raise money for Ducks Unlimited, Inc. for North American conservation efforts; and engage in local waterfowl conservation efforts.

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    Purpose: to provide ministry opportunities for ASU coaches, student-athletes, the campus, and other interested parties by ministering to coaches through Bible study, prayer support, discipleship and mentoring, camp involvement, and outreach opportunities; and being actively involved in the community through different local FCA events, and different fund raising events.

  • FFA

    Purpose: To develop competent and assertive agricultural leadership. Increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being. Strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work. Promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career.Encourages achievement in supervised agricultural experience programs. Encourages wise management of economic, environmental and human resources of the community.Develops interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction.Builds character and promotes citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism. Promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people. Promotes healthy lifestyles. Encourages excellence in scholarship.

  • Gay Straight Alliance

    Purpose: to provide a gay-straight alliance (GSA) that supports all gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered persons and their allies, abbreviated GLBTA, within the university and surrounding communities of the San Angelo area; bring awareness to GSA  and the university through education of historical and current events faced by the GLBTA community; and provide programs, activities, and participate in service projects that benefit our organization, the university, and our community at large.

  • Gender Studies Association

    Purpose: discuss and study the most effective methods of gender studies; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons engaged in gender studies subjects; maintain and improve professional standards of gender studies; serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in gender studies information, stimulate ideas and roles of gender studies in everyday situations; promote research in the field gender studies; and enhance the understanding of gender studies. 

  • Geologic Exhibition Organization

    Purpose: to discuss the study of geology and how it affects us; conduct research projects related to different aspects of geology, including field trips; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons engaged in geology; serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in geology and the geology minor offered at ASU.

  • Graduate Students’ Psychological Association

    Purpose: to bring graduate students of psychology into personal contact with each other to form an atmosphere of intellectual fellowship; to stimulate discussions of scholarly topics; to learn more specialized approaches to individual and group counseling through professional presentations; to promote research interests and an awareness of professional, ethical, and legal standards; and to provide an orientation for pursuing a terminal degree in psychology and/or preparation for psychological association certification.

  • Graphic Design Club

    Purpose: to develop leadership and professional abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities and events; to promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavors including; ethics, artistic perception  creativity and wellness; to develop the ability of students to plan together, organize and carry out worthy activities and projects through the use of the democratic process and teamwork; to create enthusiasm for advance learning and career success; to introduce students to real-world business situations through conference participation and industry workshops. 

  • Handball Club

    Purpose: to establish and promote handball at Angelo State University; promote and stimulate the fitness component of handball; increase student sports involvement and intercollegiate competition; serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in handball; stimulate creative and experimental techniques for handball; promote research in the field of handball; and enhance the role of handball for the campus community.

  • Honors Students’ Association

    Discipline: Honors
    Purpose: to provide honors students with a platform for meeting and discussing ideas with those who share the same academic interests; create a closer relationship among all students of the Honors Program pursuing academic excellence; and promote the organization through the development of a program of activities involving the university and local community.

  • Interfraternity Council

    Purpose: to promote and foster the general welfare of the Fraternal Community and the University, and to ensure a greater level of cooperation, communication, and achievement for the Fraternal Community. It shall also serve as the official voice of fraternities at ASU and act on behalf of the system when appropriate.

  • International Students’ Association

    Purpose: to assist incoming international students in adapting to college life in the United States; provide opportunities for social and cultural exchange among foreign students and with others at Angelo State University as well as the surrounding community; and provide a support base and lobbying for the concerns of international students.

  • Intramural Advisory Council

    Purpose: to serve the intramural sports program in an advisory capacity; review and make recommendations of intramural sports policy; serve as a council that reviews and rules on intramural sports disciplinary appeals; provide recommendations for intramural sports programming; and recommend and support extramural team participation at state, regional, and national sports competitions.

  • Kappa Delta Pi

    Discipline: Teacher Education; Curriculum and Instruction
     To promote a closer bond among students of education; to encourage them to enter into more intimate fellowship with those dedicated to the cause of teaching as a profession for which specialized preparation is deemed imperative; to foster high standards of preparation for teaching; and to invite into bonds of fellowship those who have attained excellence of scholarship and distinction of achievement as students and servants of education.

  • Kappa Delta Rho Colony

    Purpose: to secure the continuing character development of its members through Fellowship, Leadership, Scholarship, Service and Tradition. Our primary motto is Honor Above All Things, and as such our mission is to instill the virtues and mores’ of Honor into every individual’s daily life to the extent wherein it will be solidly ingrained in them for life. KDR is lifelong and as such all members must meet the requirements of Honor Above All Things in their daily pursuits both on and off campus and after graduation when they become alumni.

  • Kappa Kappa Psi

    Discipline: Music
    Purpose: to promote the existence and welfare of the college and university bands and to cultivate at large a wholesome respect for their activities and achievements; honor outstanding band members through privilege of membership extended as a reward for technical achievement and appreciation for the best in music; stimulate campus leadership and promulgate an uncompromising respect through the medium of the college band for gracious conduct, good taste, and unswerving loyalty; foster a close relationship between college bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of worthwhile projects; and provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work and to cooperate with other musical organizations in any manner consistent with the purposes of the institution at which chapters are located.

  • Kappa Mu Omega

    Purpose: to further the interest and education of persons involved in the field of physical education; aid in the career placement of persons entering the field of physical education; maintain and improve the professional standards of physical education; stimulate research in the field of physical education; provide opportunities for leadership and teamwork among physical educators; provide a sense of belonging for members through involvement in a professional organization; encourage persons in the field of physical education to research and share information that may be helpful to others in the field; actively support university programs in ways that will be advantageous to the respective programs and the university; and provide a program of recognition for outstanding physical educators.

  • Kappa Pi

    Discipline: Art
     to promote artistic excellence; encourage artistic development within the ASU community and community at-large; provide artistic guidance for non-members; enhance artistic camaraderie and promote artistic excellence; set high artistic, academic, and personal standards; and recognize and reward deserving artists.

  • Kappa Sigma Colony

    Purpose: The purpose of Kappa Sigma is to achieve the total development of a better man: academically, culturally, civically, and as a successful leader and role model to others. Kappa Sigma provides strong scholarship support, self-improvement opportunities, and an active social life for brothers.

  • Korean Students Association

    Purpose: to assist all Korean students who are attending Angelo State University; help all Korean students adjust and focus on their academic life and ASU;  expand Korean student rights and benefits; share the Korean culture with American students and others from difference cultural backgrounds; and encourage all Korean students to achieve their academic and cultural goals at ASU.

  • Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

    Purpose: to build up the membership, ideals, spirits, organization, and physical equipment of this chapter so that affiliation therewith shall ever be regarded as an honor and privilege of which only the finest men are worthy; foster a spirit of genuine brotherhood among its members; make welcome within its home all members and associate members in good standing of other Zetas who visit; do all within its power to increase the friendly bond between the chapters; develop as much as possible a universal consciousness of fraternalism; emphasize the fact that its badge and ritual are sacred, that membership is for life, and that its brotherhood is universal within this membership; and make good men great and great men excellent.

  • Lambda Pi Eta

    Discipline: Communication
    Purpose: to advance communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry.

  • Le Cercle Francais (French Club)

    Purpose: to learn the French language; conduct regular sessions of conversational French; promote appreciation and understanding of the French culture; and serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in French culture and language.

  • Literary Society of Angelo State

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to: Promote and encourage a love of literature at both Angelo State University and in the community at large. Emphasize the importance of literacy and education. Discuss and study both classic and contemporary works of literature in a group environment. Facilitate bonding and friendship in the Angelo State University student body through mutual interests.

  • Meat and Food Science Association

    Purpose: to promote a higher scholastic standing of students pursuing a degree in animal science with a focus on meat science and/or food science. Research performed at the Food Safety and Product Development Laboratory allows for hands-on opportunities and exposure to numerous processes, such as harvesting, fabrication, and the manufacture of case-ready products. It also provides a research laboratory for microbiological testing of these foodstuffs. Distribution of manufactured goods to the public through catering or the “in house” store grants students introduction and prospective opportunities with contacts in the agricultural field, as well as, publicizes Angelo State University.

  • Model Organization of American States

    Purpose: to strengthen and accelerate the diffusion of knowledge about the OAS and its functions among the general public; prepare members to attend the bi-annual Model OAS General Assembly; facilitate learning of parliamentary procedure in order to more effectively participate in Model OAS; help students gain and develop skills that can be acquired through the Model OAS such as diplomacy on an international level, consensus building, and caucusing; promote and generate knowledge of every nation state member of the OAS through extensive research, collaboration, and awareness of current events; encourage members to take an active role in Model OAS while utilizing the many facets of diplomacy to be fully prepared for the Model OAS; provide members with the skills necessary to author resolutions which will be presented at the Model OAS; and represent Angelo State University at its finest in the Model OAS.

  • Mu Epsilon Kappa: Formerly Animeyhem

    Purpose: to introduce a variety of anime; encourage personal growth through membership and participation in club events; and promote interaction between students with common interests.

  • Newman Center

    Purpose: dedicated to the spiritual enrichment of our campus and in particular to the spiritual, intellectual and social needs of Catholic students, choosing as our patron John Henry Cardinal Newman, whose goal was the development of students, Catholics in religious belief and dedicated to the quest for truth.

  • Panhellenic Council 

    Purpose: to develop and maintain fraternity life and interfraternity relations at a high level of accomplishment; to consider the goals and ideals of member groups as continually applicable to campus and personal life; to cooperate with member fraternities and the university administration in concern for and maintenance of fine social and moral standards; and to promote superior scholarship as basic to intellectual achievement.

  • PaulAnn University

    Purpose: to serve the study body in as many areas as possible; provide avenues for students to share beliefs and ideas with one another; provide an environment where students can build relationships with other students on campus; and give students an opportunity to experience a relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Phi Alpha National Honor Society

    Discipline: Social Work
    Purpose: to recognize and promote scholastic achievement among students and faculty involved in the undergraduate or graduate social work program at Angelo State University; recognize, improve and further the goals of social work in the community, state, nation and world; stimulate interest in preparation for a career in social work; encourage continued study and research at the undergraduate level, the graduate level, and in professional practice; and recognize those professional social workers and others whose service, contributions and leadership are held in esteem.

  • Phi Alpha Theta

    Discipline: History
    Purpose: To promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.

  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

    Purpose: to encourage and actively promote the highest standards of creativity, performance, education, and research in music in America; to develop and encourage loyalty to the Alma Mater; to foster the mutual welfare and brotherhood of students of music; to develop the truest fraternal spirit among its members; and to instill in all people an awareness of music’s important role in the enrichment of the human spirit.

  • Philosophy Club at ASU

    Purpose: to provide members with a setting in which they can discuss philosophical topics and increase their knowledge in a reasonable and enjoyable way.

  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

    Purpose: Pi Kappa Alpha is dedicated to developing men of integrity, intellect and high moral character and to fostering a truly lifelong fraternal experience; to recruit the most best men; we will take these men and mold them into men of integrity, into Pikes. We will at all times uphold the values of Pi Kappa Alpha. Not only will we always be the most predominant and all around best fraternity on our campus, but we will establish and maintain a reputation of excellence throughout all chapters of Pi K A. We are scholars, leaders, athletes and gentlemen.

  • Politics of Texas Team

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to educate and study the most controversial issues being debated in the state of Texas using research and current events that relate to these issues. Discuss and Provide students with recent world events, current news stories and current political issues. Make students, faculty and staff interested aware of the possible short term and long term effects these issues could have on the state of Texas. Lastly, to enhance the student role of being politically involved and staying up to date on current issues. 

  • Pro - Life Rams

    Purpose: to discuss and study when life begins and ends and why life is important; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons engaged in the Pro-Life movement; serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested saving innocent lives; promote research in the field of abortion, in vitro fertilization, embryonic stem cell research, and euthanasia; and save innocent lives by transforming hearts.

  • Psi Chi

    Discipline: Psychology
     To encourage, stimulate and maintain excellence in scholarship, and advance the science of psychology; to provide academic recognition to its inductees; to nourish and stimulate professional growth through programs designed to augment and enhance the regular curriculum; and to provide practical experience and fellowship through affiliation with the chapter.

  • Psychology Club

    Purpose: to discuss and study different branches of psychology; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons studying psychology; learn and promote professional standards of the field of psychology; provide information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in psychology on campus; promote research in the field of psychology; and enhance the role of psychology for the campus and greater community.

  • R.A.M.D.I.C.U.L.O.U.S.

    Purpose: to provide the student body of ASU with an alternative news source; to offer students an opportunity to gain factual, real-life experience in a semi-professional setting; and to stimulate the creativity and imagination of the student body.

  • Ram & Rambelle Volleyball Club

    Purpose: to provide students with the opportunity to participate in a competitive sport, as well as maintaining and promoting physical fitness. Playing volleyball affects body fat percentage and the muscle ratio of the entire body in a positive way. The physical activities involved in playing volleyball will strengthen the upper body, arms and shoulders as well as the muscles of the thighs and lower legs. Playing volleyball also tones and strengthens the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Improved circulation circulates more blood, oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, improving the body’s functions and your overall health and well-being. Other benefits of playing volleyball are its effects on the body’s metabolic rate. It enhances the energy level which improves overall performance. Volleyball also improves hand-eye coordination and strengthens and develops fast reflexes. As with any type of physical activity, volleyball improves mental health and enhances the health of the bones and joints.

  • Ram Fam

    The purpose of this organization shall be to: generate attendance at athletic events; promote school spirit; build tradition; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons engaged in building school spirit; increase awareness of the school song and fight song; serve as a campus clearing house for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff; interested in school spirit, and enhance the role of student support for the athletic programs.

  • Ram Powerlifting Club

    Purpose: to complete strength training and compete in powerlifting meets; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons engaged in powerlifting; and maintain and improve professional standards of powerlifting.

  • Ram Rugby Football Club

    Purpose: to introduce and promote the sport of rugby, as recognized by the U.S. Rugby Football Union, to the campus of ASU; to teach and enhance rugby rules and skills to the students involved; to improve the member’s overall physical being; to instill the exhibition of good sportsmanship; to represent ASU in a competitive manner in rugby sporting events; and to offer each member the chance to improve leadership skills by democratically being chosen to serve in leadership positions.

  • Ram Tennis Club

    Purpose: to provide the opportunity to play competitive tennis in the Texas Tennis on Campus program; to provide a recreational opportunity on the ASU campus for both experienced and new players; Use tennis as an avenue to give back to the San Angelo community; to create an environment to foster the growth and development of good sportsmanship and good citizens of the community; to provide an activity for like minded individuals to develop friendships.

  • Rams for Christ

    Purpose: to be, or exist, for Christ—that is to encourage each student to love God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love their neighbors as they should love themselves; foster a community made up of authentic Christian relationships that encourage one another to submit their lives to Jesus Christ as Lord; serve the students of Angelo State University, aiming to help them grow in all areas of life during their college experience, especially spiritually; and positively contribute to student life and maintain an excellent relationship with the university and its students, faculty, and employees.

  • Recruiting Ag Majors

    Purpose: to promote the Department of Agriculture at Angelo State University; travel to Texas high schools, conferences, and professional meetings recruiting new students to Angelo State University; and increasing awareness of the university among the general public.

  • Russian Club

    Purpose: to discuss and study the most effective methods of studying the Russian language; to provide and stimulate leadership; to maintain and improve proficiency levels; to serve as a campus center for the discussion of Russian history, culture, politics, and economics; to enhance the role of the study of the Russian language for the campus community; and to provide an opportunity to meet and interact with visiting persons and organizations from Russia.

  • San Angelo Crux Monkeys

    Purpose: to provide students with a safe and fun learning environment to learn how to climb; create and establish a lasting climbing community in the San Angelo area; and promote the organization through the development of a program of activities involving the university and local community.

  • Screeners

    Purpose: to promote, discuss, and encourage participation of ASU students in the pursuit of knowledge through domestic and foreign film and the provision of companionship and support in the shared interest of the visual arts.

  • Sigma Kappa Sorority

    Purpose: to unite its members in a bond of sincere friendship for the development of character and the promotion of social and intellectual culture; to support and further the program and objectives of ASU; to strive for high standards of achievement - scholastically, socially, culturally, and spiritually; and to make a constructive contribution to the communities by encouraging the exercise of the rights and obligations of good citizens and the support of worthwhile civic, social and philanthropic projects.

  • Sigma Phi Lambda

    Purpose: exists for the sole purpose of glorifying our Lord Jesus Christ and making His name great. This is done by providing a source of fellowship to Christian women who sincerely seek to know His person, His will, and His ways. Sigma Phi Lambda is an organization of sisters for the Lord where fellowship with our most high God is fostered by growth in unity with one another. The purpose comes from the name “for the Lord”. Col. 3:23, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord..” Because of this purpose, the sorority is not presently nor will it ever be panhellenic. It is the sorority’s desire to abide by the rules God has given rather than the rules and traditions of the panhellenic society.

  • Sigma Tau Delta

    Discipline: English
     to encourage creative and critical writing; promote community interest; provide cultural stimulation; and give recognition for high achievement in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies in English language and literature.

  • Silver Wings

    Purpose: to provide character growth through service to the community enabling the individual member to develop a sense of purpose within a responsibility to the community; provide members with leadership opportunities and the chance to develop professional skills such as oral and written communication through the use of workshops, guest speakers, seminars, project planning, and committee membership; enables members to develop a personal awareness of aerospace power and the role it plays in national defense; and advance and promote interest in the AFROTC, Arnold Air Society and the Air Force Association.

  • Snap Happy Photography Club

    Purpose: To Discuss and study the most effective methods of photography, Provide and stimulate leadership among all persons in Snap Happy, Maintain and improve professional standards of photography,Serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in photography,Stimulate creative and experimental techniques for photography, Provide a safe environment for those wishing to improve their photography, and Enhance the role of student photography for the campus community.

  • Society of Physics Students

    Purpose: to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of physics and the encouragement of interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities; provide pathways for students to interact with the professional community; and participate in professional development.

  • Sociology Club

    Purpose: to discuss and study the most effective methods of sociological study; provide and stimulate leadership among all persons studying sociology; maintain and improve professional standards in sociology; serve as a campus clearinghouse for information pertinent to students, faculty, and staff interested in sociology; promote research in the field of sociology; and enhance the role of sociology.

  • Spanish Club

    Purpose: to learn the Spanish language; conduct regular sessions of conversational Spanish; promote appreciation and understanding of Hispanic culture; and provide students and faculty an opportunity to benefit from local Hispanic culture and language.

  • Sports Medicine Club

    Purpose: to promote interest in all aspects of sports medicine; to provide improvements in the education of all Student Athletic Trainers at ASU; to promote the highest standards of health care for student athletes at ASU; and, to create friendship between its members and with the general public.

  • Student Athlete Advisory Council

    Purpose: to provide a communication link between athletes and the athletic department administration in the development of all policies affecting student-athletes; encourage communication and unity between and among teams; promote and support men’s and women’s athletics; discuss policies, issues, and projects relating to athletes, teams, and the athletic department; support the NCAA Student Advisory Committee; and actively encourage more involvement of the student-athletes in campus and community activities.

  • Student Government Association

    Purpose: to increase the educational values of student life; to strengthen the unity of purpose among the students, administration of ASU; to broaden the representative character of student government; and to realize more fully in our student affairs the concepts and practices of efficient and dynamic democracy.

  • Student Nurses’ Association

    Purpose: to introduce and prepare nursing students for the knowledge, professionalism and skills required in health care facilities.

  • Student Professional Development in Sports Recreation

    Purpose: to provide and stimulate leadership among all students engaged in professional development, especially those interested in the sport, recreation, fitness, and coaching, and related areas; develop professional/personal knowledge and skills needed for entry into the professional world through participation at local, state, and national conferences, activities, clinics, and workshops; enhance the role of professional development for the campus student community; maintain and improve professional standards of professionalism; and develop and learn to utilize networks and professional relationships.

  • Student Social Work Association

    Purpose: to facilitate camaraderie among students who desire to support the mission and values of the social work profession. Additionally, the association is the primary conduit for social work students to have input on the continued development and refinement of the Social Work Program at Angelo State University.

  • Student Veterans Organization

    Purpose: to assist student veterans as they make the transition from service member to civilian to student by distributing information, including all forms, documents, lists of organizations and contact information useful for veterans and their families; promote healthy interactions with fellow veterans and students both on and off campus, by way of social gatherings and community activities; provide special services designed to assist disabled veterans; hold various veteran outreach activities to provide direct services to veteran’s families, including those deployed and the families who await their return; and educate the college community about the special experiences, circumstances, strengths, and needs of the military veteran and their families.

  • Studenten die Deutsch Lieben (German Club)

    Purpose: to promote global citizenship through the understanding of German language and culture; provide leadership opportunities for persons studying German language and culture; enhance German language skills; explore the impact that German culture has had on the United States; encourage community support of the German Club through community service projects; and engage the San Angelo community in the appreciation of German language and culture.

  • Tau Beta Sigma

    Discipline: Music
    Purpose: to promote the existence and welfare of the collegiate bands and to create a respect and appreciation for band activities and achievements among the listening public everywhere; honor outstanding members of the band through privilege of membership, extended in recognition of musical achievement, demonstrated leadership, and an enthusiastic approach to band activities; develop leadership through active participation with the band, and through it, to strengthen those traits of conduct, thought, and idealism which characterize the responsible membership of the band; encourage a close relationship between collegiate bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and selection of worthwhile projects; and provide a meaningful and worthwhile social experience for all engaged in collegiate band work, and to cooperate with other musical organizations and societies in every manner consistent with our mutual purposes and those of the institution at which chapters are located.

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

    Purpose: to believe in the ideals of brotherhood, education, leadership, honesty and trust and to seek these ideals through our actions. Each member must realize that all actions taken by one member affects the entire fraternity. The goal of our chapter is to present ourselves with integrity and honor before our campus and community.

  • Tau Sigma National Honor Society

    Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to address the current lack of recognition of outstanding academic achievement of transfer students. Provide motivation for the academic excellence of all incoming transfer students, Enhance the reputation of all transfer students. Provide a common bond among transfer students. Promote the involvement of transfer students in the ASU community. Form a group of students who can assist the university in addressing and meet the needs of incoming transfer students.

  • Texas State Teachers Association

    Purpose: to develop among students interested in education a local organization; acquaint students in teacher education programs with the history, ethics, and programs of the education profession; educate members and promote an understanding among all students in teacher education programs of the importance of joining TSTA and NEA once they have employment in the education profession; work to implement highly selective professional standards for students admitted to approved programs of teacher education; strengthen the student’s voice in concerns of teacher education programs and the education profession in Texas; and inform members of current issues concerning the field of education and the teaching profession.

  • Trading Card Club

    Purpose: to provide a pleasant, social atmosphere where people can congregate and meet new friends with similar interest, as well as providing something to do for those appreciate card games; have fun learning and playing card games of both old and new; abolishing biases against card games and the people who play them; and recreating events that San Angelo does not provide as compared to larger, more urban cities.

  • United Campus Ministries

    Purpose: to provide an environment where faith and knowledge and their relationship can be explored. UCM encourages spiritual and ethical development through programs of worship, study, outreach, and fellowship. It is open to all students, faculty, staff, and administration. The purpose of the UCM Student Board shall be to provide a faith-based college organization where students can come and study the Bible free of pressure, and to welcome all students from all denominations and faith backgrounds, to offer programs designed to help students develop spiritually and socially, and also to enrich the community surrounding UCM. Also, to move forward in the action of providing a safe and pressure-free zone where any person can offer their opinions and views on religion in agreement with the Mission Statement of A.S.U. United Campus Ministries, Inc.

  • University Center Program Council

    Purpose: to plan, present, and evaluate cultural, educational, social, and recreational programs for the students of ASU, and the ASU and San Angelo communities; promote the best interests of the university; provide an opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and apply the principles learned in their academic studies; and formulate and recommend to the University Center Board policies relating to UCPC programming.

  • Urban Dance Society

    Purpose: Discuss, study, and learn techniques for urban dancing. To assist students in learning methods and styles of urban dance. Stimulate creative techniques for urban dancing. To provide opportunities for social exchange through dance among all at Angelo State University. Enhance the role of urban dance for the campus community.

  • Video Game Association

    Purpose: to engage in an entertaining activity for the sole purpose of pleasure; to establish friendships with peers that share a common interest; to learn about the various aspects of gaming and its mechanics; and to build a strong will to succeed in life.

  • Wesley Campus Ministries

    Purpose: to serve as a denominational support system between the individual student and the local churches during college and provide denominational leaders with direct access to students; promote spiritual and moral growth of individuals through campus programs that are enhanced and complimented by the local church; present a positive Christian witness to the campus and community by introducing spiritual and moral matters into every area of campus life; read the total student constituency and enlist all who want to be a part of the organization and its activities and programs; discover and train future leaders for the church, denomination, community and world; and foster the growth of social justice awareness on campus through forums and activities.

  • Young Life at Angelo State University

    Purpose: to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith through the following methods: praying for young people; going where kids are; building personal relationships with them; winning the right to be heard; providing experiences that are fun, adventurous and life-changing; sharing our lives and the Good News of Jesus Christ with adolescents; inviting them to personally respond to this Good News; loving them regardless of their response; nurturing kids so they might grow in their love for Christ and the knowledge of God’s Word and become people who can share their faith with others; helping young people develop the skills, assets and attitudes to reach their full God-given potential; encouraging kids to live connected to the Body of Christ by being an active member of a local congregation; and working with a team of like-minded individuals, such as volunteer leaders, committee members, donors and staff.