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Categories:Human Diversity
Advisor:Eleni Pinnow
Primary Student Contact:Wyatt Sorel
Purpose:Through talking about ourselves and playing games, we create a safe and welcoming atmosphere that is bound to make anyone feel welcome.
Meeting Information:Meetings are Wednesdays at 3pm in the Gender Equity Resource Center, Swenson 1031

American Choral Directors Association

Advisor:Dr. Richard Robbins
Primary Student Contact:ACDA; Ben Ellison;
Purpose:To provide the following: educational experiences for all interested in choral music education, to represent the university at regional and national ACDA events and to share choral music with our campus and community.

Amnesty International

Categories:Social Activism, Human Diversity, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Khalil (Haji) Dokhanchi
Primary Student Contact:Emily Koch;
Purpose:We are a group of students dedicated to bringing awareness to local and global rights concerns to the UW-Superior community.

Art Club

Advisor:Gloria Eslinger
Primary Student Contact:Bailey Johnson
Purpose:To spread the enjoyment and create friendships through the use of art.


Barbecue Club

Categories:Social Activism, Recreational, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Keith Douglas
Primary Student Contact:Benjamin Damberg
Purpose:The purpose of BBQ club is to provide a better experience to the students through BBQ! We cook for both student orgs, as well as campus groups.

Beta Nu Phi

Categories:Academic, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Dr. Brian Welsh
Primary Student Contact:Melanie Olson
Purpose:Beta Nu Phi is the honors society of the counseling graduate program. We promote excellence in the counseling profession by providing service to the community and professional development.

Black Student Union

Categories:Social Activism, Human Diversity, Recreational, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Ephraim Nikoi; Ivy Vainio;
Primary Student Contact:D'Andre Robinson
Purpose:The Black Student Union is an organization that recognizes diversity and social issues from within our community. We focus on planning various events throughout the year to help bring those together who are also trying to achieve our mission.

Buzz Business Team

Categories:Academic, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Ethan Christensen
Primary Student Contact:Laura Kastenbauer
Purpose:No matter your major. No matter your interests. The Buzz Business Team is all about your IMAGE. From tours, to workshops, to learning how to build your image. BBT is all about the YOU!
Meeting Information:Every other Tuesday starting September 8th at 11:30 am in YU 153


Campus Volunteer Group/Alternative Spring Break

Categories:Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Ben Mooney
Primary Student Contact:Jessicas Buelo
Purpose:We strive to give back to the Twin Ports community through volunteering to work with Habitat for Humanity over Spring Break.

Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Categories:Academic, Social Activism, Human Diversity, Governing
Advisor:Shin-Ping Liu Tucker
Primary Student Contact:Siyu Fu
Purpose:The Chinese Students and Scholars Association is dedicated to communicate Chinese culture with other various cultures around the world and committed to promote social, cultural and intellectual activities for Chinese students and scholars at UWS.

Criminal Justice Honor Society

Categories:Academic, Human Diversity, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Mimi Larson
Primary Student Contact:Joe Collins
Purpose:The purpose of this club is to offer hands on learning opportunity for those interested in the criminal justice field and potentially graduate school community service, a nation conference, and guest speakers.

Criminal Justice Student Association

Categories:Academic, Human Diversity, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Mimi Larson
Primary Student Contact:Joe Collins
Purpose:The purpose of this club is to offer a hands on learning opportunity for those interested in the criminal justice field through guest speakers: community service, and regional/nation conferences.


Categories:Spiritual & Faith Based
Advisor:Heather Kahler
Primary Student Contact:Lucas Scherer
Purpose:Turning students & faculty into Christ-centered laborers by building Lighthouse movements across campus--making the name of Jesus greater across the Greater Twin Ports and around the world so that everyone knows someone who is truly following Christ!


English Club

Categories:Academic, Human Diversity, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Hilary Fezzey
Primary Student Contact:Jamie Taft
Purpose:To ensure that all students apart of UWS can be a apart of not only an academic club, but one that is social and can help students gain insight through their love of literature, movies, and volunteering.


Figure Skating Club

Advisor:Deborah Schlacks
Primary Student Contact:Kaitlynn Erickson
Purpose:The purpose/mission of the organization shall be to help new and old skaters practice their skills on ice. Experienced skaters will be able to continue and practice their skills, but also help inexperienced skaters learn the basics.

Financial Management Association

Categories:Academic, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Edith Wasyliszyn
Primary Student Contact:Taylor Bergmann
Purpose:The FMA at UWS is the only nationally recognized organization with an honor society for its members. We strive to enrich the learning experience through working in a team building environment.

French Club

Advisor:Virginia R. Donovan
Primary Student Contact:Nicole Alaspa
Purpose:To support, uphold and promote the French language and all things French or Francophone.

Future Teachers Association

Categories:Academic, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Taylor Walkky
Primary Student Contact:Emily Graff
Purpose:The Future Teachers Association (FTA) is an organization open to anyone interested in education. We strive to follow the three pillars of FTA: professionalism, volunteerism, and social activism. Check out our website for upcoming events:


Got Kids

Categories:Human Diversity
Advisor:Monte Stewart
Primary Student Contact:Lindsey Dobson
Purpose:Our purpose is to give students who are parents much needed support and a social outlet in the UW-Superior community that is family friendly.


Healthy Happy People Club

Advisor:Glenn Carlson
Primary Student Contact:Kari Shipman
Purpose:To assist with the counseling and guidance of incoming students so they may better understand the functions and requirements of the Department of Health and Human Performance. Encourage professional development for all members.

Hispanic Organization Latino Americana

Categories:Human Diversity
Advisor:Gabriela Theis
Primary Student Contact:Ana I. Reyes Lam
Purpose:To educate the University of Wisconsin – Superior campus and the Twin Ports community about the diversity within and the issues facing Latin@/Hispanic culture, thereby facilitating intercultural dialogue.



Categories:Academic, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Eleni Pinnow
Primary Student Contact:Jenessa Cabak
Purpose:A psychology group open to any student with an interest in psychology. We promote psychology as a science by bringing awareness to the many subfields and their implications while giving back to the community.

International Peace Studies Association

Categories:Social Activism, Human Diversity, Political
Advisor:Haji Dokhanchi
Primary Student Contact:Samantha Wells
Purpose:Interacting both on and off campus we try and bring awareness to individuals for elements such as peace on the international level.


Korean Christian Fellowship

Categories:Spiritual & Faith Based
Advisor:Shin-Ping Tucker
Primary Student Contact:Hyunjung An
Purpose:To encourage the belief in God and to share about Jesus.


Math & Computer Science Club

Advisor:Steve Rosenberg
Primary Student Contact:Zach Reiswig
Purpose:Promoting Math and Computer Science within the campus and the community.

Men's Club Baseball

Categories:Club Sports
Advisor:Shaun Marshall
Primary Student Contact:Peter Atiemo
Purpose:The purpose of club baseball is to promote the university experience while allowing the student boy to participate in the game of baseball. Another purpose of the club is to network with other universities to promote UW-Superior and it values.

Men's Club Hockey Team

Categories:Club Sports
Primary Student Contact:Justin Bye
Purpose:Competitive hockey without the demanding priorities of the NCAA. Have an opportunity to win a national Championship.

Mock Trial

Categories:Academic, Professional, Recreational
Advisor:Dr. Maria Cuzzo
Primary Student Contact:Karlie Mattson
Purpose:Mock Trial is an academic, forensic, competitive activity that teaches students how to analyze, organize, argue, and effectively present a case to the trial court for decision.


National Association for Music Education, Chapter 37

Advisor:Pamela Bustos
Primary Student Contact:Byron Klimek
Purpose:Conduct programs and activities to build a vital musical culture for the benefit and the general welfare of all persons. Improve the quality of teaching, research, and scholarship in music.

National Band Association Collegiate Chapter - University of Wisconsin Superior

Advisor:Bowen Bustos
Primary Student Contact:Amanda Seefeldt
Purpose:To conduct programs and activities to build a vital musical culture for the benefit and the general welfare of all persons.

National Society of Leadership and Success

Categories:Academic, Professional
Advisor:Kim Kelly
Primary Student Contact:Jonathon Eichman
Purpose:The National Society of Leadership and Success achieves profound results in helping students discover and attain their goals, offering life changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where students help one another succeed.

Native Nations Student Organization

Categories:Social Activism, Human Diversity
Advisor:Gary Johnson
Primary Student Contact:Genna Christian
Purpose:Native American cultural awreness

Nemadji Review

Advisor:Jayson Iwen
Primary Student Contact:Kelci Greenwood
Purpose:Members of of the club will work to gather academic and creative writing from UWS students. By the end of the school year, the editorial staff (club members) will organize and publish the year's copy of "The Nemadji Review".

Newman Catholic Campus Ministry

Categories:Spiritual & Faith Based
Advisor:Brett Jones
Primary Student Contact:Briana Godin
Purpose:Newman Catholic Campus ministry is a place for fellowship among Catholic University students.


Political Science Association

Categories:Social Activism, Political, Professional, Recreational
Advisor:Alisa Von Hagel
Primary Student Contact:Vanessa Smith
Purpose:Political Science Association aims to get students involved in politics and raise awareness about the ways in which government affects their lives.

Pre-Health Club

Categories:Academic, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Michelle Arnhold, Dr. Waxman
Primary Student Contact:Wyatt Sorel
Purpose:The Pre-Health Club is a group of UWS students, all pursuing entrance into post-graduate education programs in the medical field. We strive to provide opportunities to propel students toward their goals of working in healthcare.

Pre-Law Society

Categories:Academic, Social Activism, Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Dr. Maria Stalzer Wyant Cuzzo
Primary Student Contact:Nicole Stodola
Purpose:The Pre-law Society is a student organization dedicated to helping students find their fit in the legal community and aiding in applying to the law school of their choice.


Categories:Academic, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Eleni Pinnow
Primary Student Contact:Bailey Churchill
Purpose:A psychology organization open to all students. We focus on psychological research and furthering education in the variety of sub-fields, with the goal of promoting psychology as a science while expanding our knowledge and giving back to the community.


Residence Hall Association

Primary Student Contact:Samantha Wells
Purpose:Residence Hall Association provides social interaction, community opportunities, and an open forum for those who live in the Residence Halls.


SBE Event Planning Committee

Advisor:Kay Biga
Primary Student Contact:Rachel Pritchard
Purpose:The SBE Event Planning Committee organizes 3 - 4 events per year, including the annual banquet. Helps to involve business students and teach them valuable skills.

Shooting Sports Association

Categories:Club Sports
Advisor:Chad Danielson
Primary Student Contact:Maria Ammer
Purpose:To promote safe shooting through competitive rifle competitions and to provide the academic instruction, physical training, and mental conditioning needed to participate in these competitions.

Sigma Tau Delta

Categories:Academic, Greek Chapters
Advisor:Hilary Fezzey
Primary Student Contact:Xuan Chen
Purpose:The Alpha Tau Alpha chapter of the International English Honor Society will provide cultural stimulation and promote interest in literature, language, and writing.

Soccer Club

Categories:Club Sports
Advisor:Monte Stewart
Primary Student Contact:Diego Dambe
Purpose:To provide students with an opportunity to be involved in an organized soccer program and still enjoy social interaction with peers of differing cultures.

Social Work Student Organization

Categories:Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Dr. Lynn Goerdt
Primary Student Contact:Adelia Kindstrand
Purpose:The purpose of the Social Work Student Association is to increase awareness of the social work profession on campus. SWSA looks to impact the local community and campus through the service of students.

Sociology and Anthropology Club

Advisor:Meg Krausch
Primary Student Contact:Kaylie Knase
Purpose:The mission of the Sociology-Anthropology club is to extend the learning experience outside of the classroom and engage in activities, school events, and readings that implement the skills learned in the Sociology and Anthropology programs.


Categories:Recreational, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Julie Gard
Primary Student Contact:Vanessa Smith
Purpose:Sojourners is a student organization for those who have studied away or wish to do so, and also for students who have a passion for travel.

Stimulus Club

Categories:Academic, Social Activism, Professional
Advisor:Rubana Mahjabeen
Primary Student Contact:Brian Honness
Purpose:Engage students and broader community in stimulating current economic issues and undergraduate research.

Street Level Ministries

Categories:Spiritual & Faith Based
Advisor:Heather Kahler
Primary Student Contact:Jesse Moss
Purpose:The point of everything that we do is to know Jesus, know each other, and share our faith with those around us.

Students of Science

Advisor:Andrew Breckenridge
Primary Student Contact:Jessica Buelow
Purpose:We pledge to expand horizons and reach out to the campus and community and provide science-related opportunities to enrich students in their education. We provide a relaxed atmosphere to students where they can pursue their science interests.

Superior Alliance of Gamers and Associates (SAGA)

Advisor:Eric Edwards
Primary Student Contact:Martin Cardenas Jr.
Purpose:We aim to unite people through game activities. Also bring a friendly and relaxing environment on campus.


Tennis Club

Categories:Club Sports, Recreational
Advisor:Krisi Patterson
Primary Student Contact:David Villani; David Coker-Gibbs;
Purpose:A group of students who are interested in/enjoy playing tennis

The Promethean

Categories:Professional, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Susan Stanich
Primary Student Contact:Felicity Bosk
Purpose:To serve the University in the capacity of the Press, to cover all important news which pertains to the students of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, both of news which occurs within the walls of the University and outside.

Transportation and Logistics Club

Categories:Academic, Professional
Advisor:Dr. Richard Stewart
Primary Student Contact:Gavin Johnson
Purpose:To support the important connection between the students and the transportation and logistics industry.

Triathlon Club

Categories:Club Sports, Recreational
Advisor:Jarod Meyer
Primary Student Contact:Caleb Hjelle
Purpose:To bring athletes together to train and compete in collegiate triathlon meets.



Categories:Recreational, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Nathan Field
Primary Student Contact:Alison Wainionpaa
Purpose:The UWS Venturing Crew participates in a wide variety of fun activities based on members' interests, with a focus on high-adventure outdoor activities and community service.

Veterans and Friends

Categories:Social Activism, Service & Volunteerism
Advisor:Joseph Kmiech III
Primary Student Contact:Richard Mienke, Kyle Balko,
Purpose:To promote campus and community awareness of Veterans and Veteran issues. To provide resources and education concerning Veterans to the campus and community. To increase support and respect to diversity and multiple voices at UWS.


Womens Club Volleyball

Categories:Club Sports, Recreational
Advisor:Krisi Patterson
Primary Student Contact:Haley Davis; Molly Regan;
Purpose:We are a competitive volleyball team that plays in the badger region conference traveling to other UW schools to participate in tournaments.

World Student Association

Categories:Human Diversity
Advisor:Ericka Schmidt
Primary Student Contact:Abdisa Dawano
Purpose:To promote global diversity and inclusion on campus and host events with this purpose.


Young Americans for Liberty

Categories:Social Activism, Political
Advisor:Khalil (Haji) Dokhanchi
Primary Student Contact:Candace Engblom
Purpose:Our goal is to educate the campus on their natural rights through activism and build a stronger liberty movement in the Twin Ports area.