Student Life

Student Organizations

Below is a listing and description of all student organizations. If you see an organization that matches your interest, please reach out to the contact person to join. If you do not see an organization that matches your interest, you are welcome to start your own! Please email Andy Sokolich for assistance. For all current student organization members who are working to plan events, please see the Policies and Forms page for related resources.

AWAKENING

This group of students from all denominations aims to create a community of believers that reaches out to the Mansfield Community as a whole. Through Bible study, prayer, fellowship and outreach, the group seeks to provide a place for students to be both encouraged and challenged on their journey toward a closer relationship with Jesus. For more information, please contact Jon Clevenger at clevenger.71@osu.edu or 419-755-4203 or Tom Prendergast at tprendergast@ncstatecollege.edu or 419-755-4712.

BEST BUDDIES

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). For more information, please contact Michelle McGregor at mcgregor.40@osu.edu or call 419-755-4304.

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES BOARD (CAB)

Are you a born planner? If so, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) is for you. Develop and plan campus events, develop leadership skills, and make friends. Some examples of what CAB plans include the annual Halloween Party; the Tuesday Afternoon Get-togethers (TAG program) featuring comedians, musicians, illusionists and more; family programming; black light dance parties, and April Craze, a celebration held in April featuring numerous activities and special events. For more information, please contact Andy Sokolich at sokolich.1@osu.edu or call 419-755-4313.

CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS (CYA)

CYA’s mission is to provide a setting for students on campus for fellowship and to meet and discuss issues concerning the Catholic faith. The group also plans and conducts social activities, discussion groups, etc. For more information, please contact Ginny Corso at corso.1@osu.edu or 419-755-4232.

CLUB ED

Club Ed brings together all levels of future educators in order to create an organization that will serve the community, mentor incoming students, and build relationships that will help members realize their common goal of helping children. For more information, please contact Cheryl Logan at logan.265@osu.edu or call 419-755-4378.

COLLEGE REPUBLICANS

The mission of the College Republicans at Ohio State Mansfield and NC State College is to promote the involvement and education of students and the general public in the political process by organizing issues-oriented and candidate-oriented events. For more information, please contact Sid Hall at hall.20@osu.edu or 419-756-4081, or Tammy Smith at smith.173@osu.edu or 419-755-4312.

CRIMINOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY CLUB

This club strives to enhance career, educational, and networking opportunities. The club promotes the building of relationships with professionals, the campus community, and peers, and strives to achieve exceptional member experience. The club aims to enable the mind by building a solid understanding of criminological and sociological practices and theories. For more information, please contact Michelle Kowalksi at kowalski.68@osu.edu or 419-755-4371.

LINE DANCING CLUB

This group’s purpose is to provide students with a fun activity that will keep their bodies active as they dance to their favorite songs. For more information, please contact Alex Fronk at fronk.26@osu.edu or 419-755-4339.

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS

The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. For more information, please contact Pam Schopieray at Schopieray.4@osu.edu, 419-755-4234 or Barb Keener at bkeener@ncstatecollege.edu, 419-755-4539.

NO MORE

The purpose of this student group is to establish student support and to address the presence of sexual assault and domestic/date violence on campus. For more information, please contact Krista Scott at scott.1934@osu.edu or call 419-755-4224.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CLUB

The Outdoor Adventure Club is a group of students interested in outdoor recreation and exploration activities. We create opportunities for our members to appreciate the great outdoors and its many wonders. We organize hiking and biking trips to explore and enjoy the many local, regional, and national parks and trials as well as canoe/kayak floats to many of our scenic lakes and rivers. For more information, please contact Doug Heestand at dheestand@ncstatecollege.edu , 419-755-4744 or Ozeas Costa at costa.47@osu.edu, 419-755-4128.

OUTLOUD

OutLoud provides an anonymous, healthy, and safe place for the students of Ohio State Mansfield and NC State who are discovering the sexual orientation to develop an understanding network of support; to educate the Mansfield community on GLBTQ issues, culture and history through various programs and efforts; and to provide a place for GLBTQ students and others to meet, gain information, and socialize through specialized programs and resources. For more information, please contact Vanessa Kraps at kraps.1@osu.edu or 419-755-4029.

PHI THETA KAPPA

The purpose of the Beta Theta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at North Central State College shall be the promotion of scholarship, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of this college. For more information, please contact Barb Keener at bkeener@ncstatecollege.edu, 419-755-4539.

PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT ASSOCIATION (PSA)

PSA promotes awareness and fellowship among students interested in the various fields of psychology, encourages interaction between students and faculty, provides students with opportunities to meet, network, attend seminars, and gain hands-on experience in the field. For more information, please contact Amy Brunell at brunell.2@osu.edu or 419-755-4119.

SOCIAL WORK STUDENT ASSOCIATION (SWSA)

The purpose of this organization is to serve the students in the College of Social Work and others interested in the social work profession. For more information, please contact Mary Jo Hawk at hawk.27@osu.edu or call 419-755-4262.

STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION (SNA)

The purpose of this organization is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as Registered Nurses, to convey the standards, ethics and skills student will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession and their community. For more information, please contact Vickie Rose at vrose@ncstatecollege.edu, 419-755-4895.

STUDENT VETERANS CLUB

The purpose of this organization is to provide military veterans and their families with the resources and support necessary to achieve their academic goals and gain meaningful employment. For more information, please contact Amanda Kaltenbaugh at akalten@ncstatecollege.edu or call 419-755-4723.