The Ohio State University at Newark

Student Organization Directory

Current Student Organizations

Organization Name Category Description President Advisor Name
Adult Leadership CouncilServiceThe Adult Leadership Council (ALC) of The Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College is an Adult-led prevention project comprised of College students who collectively work to help make Ohio State and the community a happy, healthy, safe and drug free place to live, work and go to school.Joshua JamisonNathaniel Swigger
Active Minds Special InterestActive Minds is a student run organization to help raise awareness for mental health on campus and to reduce the stigma associated with mental issues.Spittler.12@osu.eduDavid Wirt
American Indian Studies OrganizationMulticultural The Objectives of AISO are to expand education of American Indian Studies outside the classroom, develop a network of shared interest, allow members to get involved on campus, and give back to the community

Olivia Newbold

John Low

Buckeye Business ClubAcademicA club for OSU and COTC students interested in business.Mitchell BumbDiane King
Campus Activities BoardEvent ProgrammingCAB Newark Campus is responsible for many student, faculty, and staff based events. Most of our events are at little or NO cost to participants. The Board is made up of students from OSU and COTC who brainstorm, discuss, and plan activities. Any one can attend our weekly meetings, even if they do no want to be a member, and we welcome any and all event ideas.

Hunter Spittler

Justin Khol
Catholic Campus MinistryFaith-BasedThe Objective of this group is to being Catholic Students on campus together, serve the spiritual needs of Catholic/non-Catholic students on campus, help Catholics on campus to grow in their faith in Jesus Chris and the Church and to help non- Catholics who attend the group better understand the teachings of the ChurchDavid Gentil

Jessica Birchell

A Chance for Change Special Interest The purpose of this organization is to create student supported discussion and action on the topics of inequality, engage students to become more politically and socially aware, and promote and conduct healthy debate.Elijah CrafterDr. Tiyi Morris
Collegiate 4-H Club Special Interest

The Purpose of this organization is to maintain and increase interest in 4-H,
develop leadership, provide an opportunity for wholesome recreation, provide
an opportunity to make friends with other college students, and encourage participation in community activities.

Ciarra Foster Katherine Shipley
DECAProfessionalDECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.Joshua JamisonCaleb Young
Der Deutschklub von Ohio State Newark Academic We are a group of students and faculty who are interested in learning and

participating in German language and culture.

John WetzelStephen Evans
Democratic Party Club Political The club Campaigns for the candidates under the Democratic banner from the

President of the United States all the way to the local level, registers as
many as possible so they can practice the right that is the corner stone of
this great nation, and raises awareness for issues facing the American People
and inform them of what they can do to make a change.

Tyler Shipley

Jacqueline Dawson

Directions Gay-Straight Alliance

Special Interest

Directions serves as a support and social group. We are a provider of support for fellow GLBT-Straight Ally faculty and students on campus. Community-wise we will make opportunities available to give back to those in need. We will also coordinate outings, movie nights, coffee talks, and many other exciting events.

Bri Clemens


Ebonye Horizons


Student Organization that promotes African American Awareness on campus. All are welcome.

Tyra Devatur

Vorley Taylor

Environmental Organization


The Ohio State University Newark Environmental Organization (OSUN-E) is service based student organization with an academic competent, both dedicated to implementation, practice, promotion, and discussion of environmental advocacy.

Charles Hausfeld

Karen Goodell

Forensic Science Club


The Forensic Science Club Educates students interested in forensic science about the career field and establishes student and professional networks dedicated to the improvement of forensic science

Lindsey Berry

Katherine Shipley
Global Community K-5 Service The purpose of the Global Community K-5 organization is to work to create equal educational opportunities for children around the world, hold fundraisers to collect school supplies and monetary donations, educate the local community about global education practices, and to continue learning about the process of becoming a non-profit organization

Miranda Dickerman

Dioni Viscarri
Habitat for Humanity - Collegiate Challenge Service The Habitat for Humanity Student Organization is dedicated to the mission of Habitat for Humanity and participates in the annual Collegiate Challenge. This is an alternative Spring Break trip where the group heads south to help provide quality housing to those in need.

Steven Foley

Justin Khol
Introspect Psychology Club Special Interest The objectives and purposes of Introspect are to promote, enhance and further develop educational and social achievements and interests in psychology; influence the conditions under which prospective members are being prepared for their professional role in society, and advance the interest and welfare of the prospective members. Activities sponsored by Introspect include community service, volunteer work, bake sales, cookouts, ice skating, bonfires, bowling, movie nights, and attending research conferences.

Jessica Parker

Dr. Jim Wirth
Journey Campus Ministry Faith-Based Journey Campus Ministry is a unified body of students dedicated to the search for God's purpose in our lives. This often means that we can not be followers; rather, that we must set ourselves apart from what is considered to be the norm or present day trend. We welcome all who want to obey what Jesus called the greatest two commandments; to love God and one another.

Vittoria Glover

Dr. Ken Madsen
Laurel Collegiate Society Academic LCS is the honors and high ability student organization. Students must have a 3.4 GPA or better to actively serve. We have a student lounge for work and social activities in the Warner Center. We organize extracurricular activities that are academically-based throughout the year. We provide support and enrichment outside of the classroom for motivated and high-ability students.

Natasha Spinell

Dr. Virginia Cope
Muslim Student Organization Faith-Based The Purpose of the MSA is to : Get students involved with campus events;

Unite all students who are willing to share and learn more about each other and our culture; Have an international day, invite guest speakers and establish programs on the Newark campus, so that students of different cultures can share with campus community such as fashion, food and lectures; Hold events that will explore social and political concerns;. Establish Muslim prayer meetings; Collaborate with other organization on campus; and
Gain further knowledge about the appropriate conduct and behaviors of Islam.

Fatoumata Keita

Aissata Barry
Naps Against Poverty Service The Purpose of NAP is to allow students to take time out of their week to relax while raising money to help supply blankets and pillows for the homeless in Licking County Beth Beattey

Holly Mason

Newark Student Musicians Special InterestThe purpose of this organization is to provide a place where trained student musicians on the Newark campus can meet and rehearse, enrich the camps environment through performed music, prepare Newark student musicians for performances and continued musicianship and support members of different skill levels and instrumentation to create an enjoyable and diverse playing experience

Paul Coleman

Ron Emoff
Ohio State Newark/COTC Intramurals Recreational

Intramural sports provide an opportunity for students of all skill levels to stay active and compete weekly with other students. Each year, approximately 750 Newark Campus students participate in a variety of Intramural events. A specific Intramurals bulletin board with information and schedules for each quarter is located in Adena Hall between the Men's and Women's locker rooms.

Lazaro Fuentes

Lazaro Fuentes

Outside The Box Performing The OSU/COTC Newark Campus Improv Troupe. Learn various formats of improv and perform once or twice throughout the semester.

Mitchell Baughman

Jennifer Collings

Net Sports


Recreational club that teaches the rules and principles of Ping Pong, volleyball and badminton, has fun through competition, puts on social events, and encourages friendship through the power of net sports.

Anthony Bush

Scott Aubry

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.

Krysten Chadwick

Dr. Melissa Buelow
Radiologic Technology Student Organization Professional Organization to promote professionalism and involvement within professional societies/organizations.

Emily Mantle

Whitney Wolfe
Rough Draft Special Interest

Ohio State Newark’s English Club. Membership is open to all students interested in literature or writing.

Lauren Snyder

Dr. Elizabeth Weiser

Running Club Wellness The purpose of this organization is to have fun, meet new people, train for 5ks and to race in at least two 5ks each semesterMadison GajarskyLazaro Fuentes
Society of Engineering Technology Academic Society of Engineering Technology (SET) - a student club at COTC and OSU Newark. This organization is made up of undergraduate and graduate students whom are currently enrolled or alumni in any engineering technology field available at COTC and OSU Newark. SET's purpose is to raise awareness of educational & career opportunities available to a student's preferred engineering technology field. This may include the following but not limited to: Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing.

John Gordon

Whitney Tussing

Student Cultural Council Multicultural The objectives and purposes of the Student Cultural Council (SCC) are to support designated programs offered by the Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs through advertisements, demonstrations, and participation as well as support other cultural and diverse organizations.

Mary Adu-Gyamfi

Vorley Taylor
Student Government Student Governance Student Government

Beth Beattey

Holly Mason

Community Outreach Committee


The Community Outreach Committee is a group of Central Ohio Technical College and Ohio State Newark students who have a desire to help the local community. The group organizes volunteer events, plans fundraisers and helps raise awareness about social issues throughout local social services agencies.

Heather Brown

Jennifer Arny

The Newark Art Collective


dedicated to the arts on campus and whose goal is to produce a regular
publication/magazine highlighting Art on the Newark Campus

Mikayla Erbe

Dr. Ann Burkhart

Titonix Preforming Musical Preforming Group

Madelyne Wheeler

Jacqueline Dawson
Viva CulturaMulticulturalThe purpose of Viva Cultural is to bring awareness to Hispanic and Latino cultures, educate on issues such as immigration, bring the Newark community together through Latino and Hispanic activities and raise funds for organizations that directly impact the Latino and Hispanic communities.

Carmen Arredondo

Ferdinand Avila-Medina