President: Damian Causgrove
Meetings: Every other Tuesday 11 a.m., Hoyt Science Building
Description: Alpha Mu Omega is an honorary mathematics fraternity which aims to develop and promote interest in the study of mathematics. Students with an average of “C” or better in required courses for a major in mathematics and who have completed, or are enrolled in at least one mathematics course at the 200-level or above are eligible as members. Alpha Mu Omega oversees an annual math day competition on campus and members also participate in other campus wide events.
President: Hailey Bouwens
Meetings: Monday 11:30 a.m., Jindra Main Lobby
Description: Guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent, prepare, for and respond to emergencies, the American Red Cross Club of Peru State College will learn, practice, and exemplify humanitarian values through youth service projects and partnerships with other community groups. All service projects implemented by the club must fall into one of the five lines of service in the American Red Cross: Disaster Services, Preparedness and Health and Safety Services, International Services, Service to the Armed Forces, Blood Services/Drives
President: Marissa Gomez
Meetings: Thursdays, 11:30 a.m., Bur Oak Room
Description: The purpose of the Peru State College Black Student Union is to foster a sense of community, stimulate the intellectual, social, cultural, and political growth of all Peru State College students, and provide support for students and the community. The black student union is open for membership to all PSC students of all backgrounds.
President: Kaitlyn Tennant
Meetings: Monday, 9:00 p.m., TJ Majors 114S
Description: The purpose of this organization is to provide a wide variety of cultural, educational, and social activities and also to promote campus life and school pride.
Leadership Team: Nicole Osborn, Jordyn Leffler, Julia Zurek
Meetings: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Burr Oak Room
Description: Christian Student Fellowship is a non-denominational campus ministry based in Nebraska. We exist to share the love, truth, and purpose of Jesus Christ with college students, changing the world one life at a time. We accomplish this through Bible teaching, worship, and developing a community that values discipleship. By God’s power and for his glory, we live to proclaim the gospel of Christ to college students, in hopes of unleashing a passionate generation of students who will be future leaders in their local churches, families, and places of work.
President: Samantha Jackson
Description: Kappa Delta Pi is a national honor society for teachers at Peru State College. Students are not able to join until they are juniors and they must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA to be invited to join. We are all about becoming effective and outstanding teachers inside and outside the classroom.
President: Samantha Carlson
Meetings: Every other Thursday, TJ Majors 302
Description: Kappa Omicron Rho is a Criminal Justice honors fraternity and is a part of the national organization, American Criminal Justice Society – Lambda Alpha Epsilon. Our club’s objectives are as follows:
1. Improve criminal justice through educational activities.
2. Foster professionalism within the members of the association.
3. Promote professional, academic, and public awareness of criminal justice issues.
4. Encourage the establishment and expansion of the criminal justice program and available activities/trainings available to the entire institution.
5. Provide a unified voice for professionals in, and students of, criminal justice.
6. Promote high standards of ethical conduct, professional training, and higher education within the criminal justice field.
President: Rebecca Williams
Meetings: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. CATS Conference Room
Description: PSCU is an organization that aims to provide fellowship and extracurricular activities for students to share the Catholic faith, support spiritual growth based on the teachings of Jesus Christ through the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church, inspire a community of Christian service and embody a visible presence of Jesus Christ within the campus of Peru State College. Along with this, the organization aims to create a community of students interested in creating a new, reconnecting with, or further building a strong connection with and an in depth understanding of God.
President: Emily Whipple
Meetings: Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., TJ Majors 228
Description: The Peru Student Education Association (PSEA) is an active PSC student organization that represents teacher candidates on the Peru State College campus. The organization’s focus is on engagement with each other, local students and their teachers, other teacher candidates across the region, state, and nation, and the southeast Nebraska community by providing and participating in various regional, state, and national education association activities and events. PSEA is a positive contribution to the ideas and goals of the education profession, and, therefore, encourages the most complete personal development of its members. PSEA works to promote professional development, leadership, and service throughout the education community, as we prepare great teacher candidate for the education field. All students are welcome to join.
President: Aubrey DeBraal
Meetings: Second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 11:30 a.m., TJM 304
Description: The Psychology Club is to promote the study of psychology and provide a sense of educational enrichment and social service to the campus, community and its club members.
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President: Breanna Parry
Meetings: Monday, 5 p.m.
Description: The purpose of PILOT is to provide an opportunity for the students at PSC to volunteer in service learning projects that will benefit others. Targeted groups will include, but not limited to, agencies that serve those with learning and physical disabilities, retirement and nursing homes, food banks, nonprofit groups such as Peru Day Care and Girl Scouts, as well as other organizations such as Project Response, Hearts United for Animals, etc.
President: Samantha Jackson
Meetings: Second and fourth Thursday’s of the month 11:00 a.m. in Jindra Fine Arts, room 202
Description: Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.
President: Lauren Robertson
Meetings: Thursday 11:00 a.m., TJ Majors 326
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a state and national business leadership fraternity. Peru State College’s chapter, Epsilon Tau, is open to all students interested in business and/or leadership. Students do not need to be a business major to join our chapter.
Regular meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 11 am. Additional meetings are scheduled when necessary. The meetings are included within the college’s student planners. In addition, signs about the meetings are usually posted on the PBL bulletin boards found in TJ Majors.
Besides participating in college and community activities, Phi Beta Lambda students attend the Nebraska Fall and Spring State Leadership Conferences. Students participate in the state competitions, and Peru State College students often qualify to attend the National Leadership Conference held each summer.
Please join us for our next meeting!
Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology, was installed at Peru State College on April 8, 2017.
Psi Chi chapters recognize academic achievement by granting membership in the Society, and also sponsor programs and activities to augment and enhance the regular curriculum, offer an outlet for service to the campus and the community at large, and provide practical experience and fellowship to its members.
President: Colin Smeby
Meetings: Thursday’s 11:30 a.m.
Description: The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is a representative body of all students residing in the residence halls of Peru State College. RHA exists to allow students to address ideas, concerns, and needs in the residence halls.
Student Body President: Trey Nelson
Student Body Vice President: Ryan Christensen
Meetings: Every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. CATS Conference Room
Description: The Student organization focuses on the interests and opinions of the students in regard to the operations of the College. Through involvement in a wide variety of campus affairs the Senate provides a means for students to participate in the formulation and application of institutional policy affecting academic and student services. From this participation, the Student Senate aims to express student views and interests to the administration, develop better educational standards, facilities, and teaching methods, and to foster the recognition of the rights and responsibilities of students to the school and community. Questions, comments or concerns? Call the Senate office at 402-872-2329 or email Dr. Julie Taylor-Costello.