Departmental and Professional Organizations
Art Club is open to all students and is focused on creative expression and fun. Meetings are held weekly and always include a variety of art activities.
The Business Club is open to all students and is of particular interest to students with a major or minor in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, or sport and recreation management. The club’s mission is to bring in leaders to educate students in business practices. This provides members with a fun learning experience outside of the classroom. The Business Club provides speakers on campus, field trips, student activities, and fund raisers throughout the academic year to help students learn more about the field of business.
Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Club
The Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Club is composed of students with the collective interest in various CRJ/HOS agencies. The Club strives to provide students experience with the Criminal Justice System, locally and nationally that is outside of a classroom setting. Students will gain a better insight into these career paths and give students the ability to make connections with outside agencies.
Anyone is welcome to be a part of the CRJ/HOS Club. You do not have to major or minor in CRJ or HOS to join the club.
Forensic Science Association
Marian University’s Forensic Science Association is an organized group of students who have an interest in the various forensic disciplines. Membership is open to all students – not just forensic science majors. The purpose of the Forensic Science Association is to advance the field of forensic science, develop a greater sense of community, promote understanding, and stimulate academic achievement and excellence.
Any full-time Marian University student that wishes to join the organization can attend the meetings.
Marian Communication Association
The goals of the organization are to expose members to the various professional fields of communication; to evaluate differing forms of communication within their specific environments; to give members opportunities to interact with and develop their interests in the various fields of communication; to give member opportunities to explore professional opportunities within the field of communication; and to provide members with opportunities for social interaction with other students who have similar career goals.
MCA is open to all students.
Marian Student Education Association (MSEA)
All education majors are encouraged to join MSEA. Affiliated with national, state, and local education associations, MSEA provides interaction with educational programs and provides many opportunities to work with children and come to understand the education system. The goals of MSEA are: (1) to influence the conditions under which prospective teachers are prepared, thus promoting maximum professional competence; (2) to examine the present and future conditions that confront students preparing to teach; (3) to develop an understanding and appreciation for the education profession; (4) to stimulate the highest ideals of professional ethics, standards, attitudes, and training; and (5) to provide a national, state, and local voice in education for students enrolled in educational programs. Professional activities include conferences and workshops, speakers, tutoring opportunities and participation in observing American Education Week.
We are the organization on campus made up of students who are dedicated to helping students to grow, develop, and succeed academically and in their lives. We talk about information going on in schools, hear from various speakers in the school system or with experience, and do fun activities that can be done in the classroom.
Who can join? Anyone who loves to help students succeed!
Marian Student Nurses Association (MUSNA)
The Marian University Student Nurses Association is a local constituent of the Wisconsin Student Nurses Association and the National Student Nurses Association. The goals of MUSNA are: (1) to explore and develop a greater understanding of the nursing profession, (2) to promote personal and professional development of nursing students, and (3) to provide service to others in the Marian and surrounding communities. Activities include monthly meetings with various guest speakers relating to health care professions, community and University service projects, fundraising, and attending student nurse conventions on the state and national levels.
MUSNA is a great way to collaborate with other nursing students. This organization gives you the opportunity to network, ask questions, and get involved.
Who can join?
Anyone interested in entering the nursing profession is welcomed.
Pre-Health Professionals Club
The purpose of PHP is to assist pre-health individuals by developing skills and knowledge in their fields of interest. This is done through inviting guest speakers to campus; planning trips to visit schools; providing information on admissions tests, admissions requirements, pre-requisites, personal statements; arranging community service events; MCAT and GRE prep sessions; volunteering and any other activity requested by the members of the club.
Who can join?
Anyone is welcome to join but we encourage pre-health students to join because our focus is to assist in any way with health professional schools.
Psychology Club is an informal gathering of free thinkers who discuss everything from music lyrics and movies to the nature of existence, all while having a great time! Members are involved in campus and community activities related to the field of psychology. Psychology Club is open to anyone with an interest in psychology.
Science and Math Association
The Science and Math Association (SMA) is open to all students. SMA provides a positive and welcoming attitude, enthusiasm for Marian and on-campus activities and desire to better its community. SMA provides a positive and welcoming environment for students to explore interests, either tangentially or directly, related to science and math. SMA has a desire to enrich the community by participating in on-campus and off campus activities. SMA was the recipient of the President’s Cup Award for Most Outstanding Student Organization in 2008, 2009, and 2017.
Who can join? Anyone is welcome to join, it does help to have an interest in science and/or math but is not necessary.
Student Social Work Association
The Student Social Work Association was organized to afford students a forum in which they (1) exercise their right to organize and discuss their own interests concerning academic and student life within the social work program, (2) participate in the formulation of policy affecting academic and student life with the program, (3) enhance social justice through promotion of people helping people on campus and in the community and (4) provide mutual support for one another.
Who can join?
All students are welcome to join SSWA.