The Ohio State University at Newark

Student Organizations

Alpha Delta Nu

Alpha Delta Nu recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. The society encourages the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nusring as well as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing.

Category: Academic/College | Advisor: Kris Bowman | President: Kellie Sabo

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Organization

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

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: John Low | President: Roe Miley

American Sign Language Student Organization

ASLSO Provides a space for students to engage with one another through ASL, to promote Deaf cultural awareness, and to broaden ASL skills through campus and community engagement activities

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Jamie Bruner | President: Julie Reminder

Band of Brothers

Band of brothers works to introduce the commnity and school to the minority male students who attend Ohio State Newark and COTC, share historical and current African American and other minority cultural beliefs, extend friendship to new students from different regions of the world, and build a support group for borthers and for academic support.

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Mbwana Jordan | President: Vorley Taylor

Bhutanese American Student Organization

BASO seeks to educate the campus community about Bhutanese Nepali history, culture/traditions and experiences, promote diversity on campus through events and advocacy, organize cultural events to promote cross cultural understanding and seek ways to support students' academic success on campus.

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Binaya Subedi | President: Sarmila Khatiwoda

Buckeyethon OSU Newark/COTC

Buckeyethon at Ohio State Newark and COTC creates awareness and raises funds for children with cancer, hosts program that enhance the student experience, and promotes the value and spirit of philanthropic service.

Category: Service | Advisor: Justin Khol | President: Jesse McAndrew-

Campus Activities Board

CAB 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.

Category: Event Programming | Advisor: Laura Norman | President: 

Collegiate 4-H Club

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.

Category: Special Interest | Advisor: Lisa McCutcheon | President: Ben Abel

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.

Category: Service | Advisor: Jennifer Arny | President: Julie Reminder

Creative Writing Club

The Creative Writing Club creates a sense of community among those who love to write creatively, helps individual members improve their skills and creative writing abilities, and supports the interests and activities of its members.

Category: Academic | Advisor: Dr. David Ruderman | President: Co-Presidents: Madison McAlear and Brianna Swiger

Der Deutschklub von Ohio State Newark

We are a group of students and faculty who are interested in learning and participating in German language and culture.

Category: Academic | Advisor: Stephen Evans | President: Miranda Woodgeard

Eat Well Newark

The purpose and objectives of this organization are to provide nutrition outreach and education by offering students basic nutrition advice, offering students assistance with developing a food budget, hosting cooking classes, seminars, tastings, and other nutrition-focused events as well as assisting students with gaining access to healthy foods.

Category: Special Interest | Advisor: Desiree Fuerst | President: Shannon Reeves

Ebonye Horizons

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

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Vorley Taylor | President: Deja Geddings

Euchre Club

The Euchre club strives to teach students how to play euchre, enrich social involvement and have fun.

Category: Recreational | Advisor: John Crissinger | President: Terry Gill

Global Community K-5

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

Category: Service | Advisor: Dioni Viscarri | President: Ryley Dyer

Habitat for Humanity- Collegiate Challenge

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.

Category: Service | Advisor: Laura Norman | President: Julie Reminder

Introspect- Psychology Club

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.

Category: Special Interest | Advisor: Dr. Jim Wirth | President: McKenzie Lanigan

Journey Campus Ministry

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.

Category: Faith-Based | Advisor: Dr. Ken Madsen | President: Donald Evans

Lambda Nu Honor Society

Lambda Nu is the national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. The chapter fosters academic scholarship at the highest academic levels, promotes research andinvestigation in the radiologic and imaging sciences and recognizes exemplary scholarship.

Category: Academic/College | Advisor: Whitney Reese | President: Andrea Powell

Laurel Collegiate Society

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.

Category: Academic | Advisor: Willie Ho | President: Myla Yang

Muslim Student Organization

The Muslim Student organization works to Unite all students who are willing to share and learn more about each other and our culture; Get students involved with campus events; Holds events that will explore social and political concerns; and Collaborate with other organization on campus

Category: Faith-Based | Advisor: Dr. Ken Madsen | President: Fahria Abdi

Ohio State/COTC Intramurals

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.

Category: Recreational | Advisor: Lazaro Fuentes | President: Lazaro Fuentes

Phi Theta Kappa

COTC's Chapter of the international two year honorary that seeks to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders

Category: Academic | Advisor: Holly Mason | President: Donna Strosnider

PRIDE Out Loud- OSU Newark/COTC

PRIDE seeks to provide a safe and supportive environment for the exploration of issues pertaining to sexual orientation and non- traditional gender identity, encourage social ties amongst supportive students faculty and staff, and to sponsor outreach and education events to increase the understanding of these issues on campus.

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Max Gulick | President: Sage Anderson

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.

Category: Academic | Advisor: Melissa Buelow | President: Elizabeth Champlin

Radiologic Technology Student Organization

Organization to promote professionalism and involvement within professional societies/organizations.

Category: Professional | Advisor: Whitney Reese | President: Andrea Powell

Society of Engineering Technology

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.

Category: Academic | Advisor: Whitney Tussing | President: Adam Taylor

Student Government

Student Government

Category: Student Governance | Advisor: Holly Mason | President: Jesse Mcandrew

Students Pursuing Change

The objectives and purposes of SPC are to engage students in politics at the local, state, and federal level, work to educate students about the norms, procedures, and techniques to be politically active and effective, work to enhance the professional development of all members, have a diverse and inclusive membership, and operate in compliance with all policies and procedures of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College.

Category: Political | Advisor: Nathaniel Swigger | President: Zach Sparks

Tabletop and Roleplaying Gaming Club

The TRG Club seeks to engage young peoplein team building, to creatively cause and solve problems in a safe environment, to provide a safe, interesting, and welcoming environment, and to engage in fellowship and fun on an intellectual level

Category: Recreational | Advisor: Michael Drobnack | President: Thomas Rycerz

Viva Cultura

The 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.

Category: Multicultural | Advisor: Ferdinand Avila-Medina | President: Marie Touré