Student Organizations

Radford University offers many clubs and organizations on campus that provides, ample opportunities for students to get involved in anything ranging from an academic honor fraternity or sorority to Greek life to cross-cultural involvement. The following clubs and organizations offered in the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences:

Alpha Phi Sigma

Chinese Club

  • The Chinese Club strives to put on programs that educate the Radford campus and community about Chinese Culture.  During club meetings we learn to cook Chinese cuisine, speak and write, learn different cultural traditions, watch movies, host events and fundraisers, and go on cultural field trips.  For more information contact Dr. I-Ping Fu.

Counseling Psychology Student Organization

  • This studen organiztion is open to students enrolled in the Counseling Psychology PsyD program. For more information contact Dr. Stirling Barfield.

Creative Writers Guild

  • The Creative Writers Guild at Radford University works with the English Department to sponsor and encourage writers of all creative genres (fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, drama, playwriting, screenwriting, songwriting) and provide a venue to workshop and read creative works. Our purpose is to support creative writers across the University, regardless of major. For more information contact Dr. David Beach. 

English Club

  • The English Club celebrates readers and writers. The club exists to discover how literature makes sense of the world through stories, poems, novels, and plays. All majors are welcome to join and participate in club activities. Some of the activities the English Club hosts include quirky PowerPoint Nights, trivia, creative writing readings, write-a-thons, and off-campus trips. Club meetings are held once a month. Contact: Justine Jackson Stone and Dr. Sean Keck.

Highlander's Vote

  • Students at Radford University committed to helping other students vote through registration, education, and mobilization drives. Contact: Dr. Chapman Rackaway.

History Club

  • The History Club provides a variety of activities ranging from social gatherings to formal sponsorship of speakers. Contact: Dr. Brock Cutler.

Lambda Alpha Epsilon

  • Lambda Alpha Epsilon is a professional criminal justice fraternity, whose members participate in a variety of criminal justice and service-related activities.  For additional information, contact the advisor, Dr. Riane Bolin.

Latino Student Alliance

  • The Latino Student Alliance at Radford University strives to recognize the diversity of Latinos on campus and to spread cultural awareness. Among other programming, it sponsors events during the annual Hispanic Heritage Month. For more information contact Dr. Blas Hernandez.

Mock Trial

  • IMock trial is an organization that teaches the skills of law and trial advocacy. Each semester our team attends intercollegiate tournaments where we act out a court
    simulation of a made-up case. Students play the role of either attorney or witness. Contact: Dr. Don Martin.

Model United Nations

  • In Model United Nations, students attend inter-collegiate academic conferences and simulate the work of diplomats trying to work with others to solve world problems.  For more information contact Dr. Paige Tan.

Political Science Society

  • The Political Science Society seeks to inspire and inform students about world and national affairs as well as other issues facing our generation.  For more information contact Dr. Chapman Rackaway.

ROTC (Military Science)

  • Radford Army ROTC is an exciting and challenging college program whose goal is to prepare college students to be US Army leaders.  Our graduates are commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army and sent to further training in one of 16 duty branches such as the Infantry, Armor, Aviation, Quartermaster, and Military Intelligence branches. Contact: Mr. Rick Harrison.

School Psychology Graduate Student Organization

  • School Psychology Graduate Student Organization(SPGO) focuses on enlightening undergraduate students and faculty on the roles and responsibilities of school psychologists within the education system.  SPGO also serves as an organizational structure for arranging trips to conferences and other professional development opportunities.  For more information contact Dr. Jennifer Mabry.

Sociology Club

  • The student-run Sociology Club functions to foster community, expose students to the field of sociology, and create a safe space wherein all Radford University students – regardless of major – can explore socially relevant issues. The Club promotes the application of sociology through group discussions, social events, field trips, and guest speakers. Along with interesting discussions and activities, we also contribute to the community through a range of volunteering opportunities, including our professional relationship with Radford Gives Back. For more information contact: Dr. Allison Wisecup.

The Wicked Society

  • The Wicked Society—an interdisciplinary group dedicated to fostering critical thinking skills in young academics while investigating problems that plague the world around us—derives our name from “wicked problems.” These consist of the larger than life “unsolvable” problems that are seen across all nations and academic disciplines—ranging from local food insecurity in the New River Valley region to globally pandemics. We are the students who refuse to believe that anything is truly unsolvable, and are dedicated to working towards finding these “impossible” solutions no matter how tough the challenge may be. Contact: Dr. Tay Keong Tan.

Women's Studies Club

  • Established in March 2006, the Women's Studies Club's mission is to create a more positive environment, promoting justice and equality for all people regardless of class, ethnicity, gender, race, religious beliefs, sex or sexuality.  For more information contact Dr. Lindsay Kahle Semprevivo.