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Clubs and Organizations

Clubs play an important role on the California Baptist University campus by encouraging students to pursue interests, develop leadership skills, create meaningful relationships and enhance academic achievements.

Interested in starting a club? Clubs are student led and staff supported. You can find more detailed information under the Community Life tab on InsideCBU. Club applications are due online September 15, 2015 for fall activation and January 13, 2016 for spring activation.

Interested in joining a club? See a full list of clubs below and feel free to contact the appropriate club president. You are also invited to join us at the Club Fair October 2, 2015 and February 5, 2016. These events are an opportunity to connect with the clubs in person as they give you a glimpse of their mission and how to get involved. It is also a chance for clubs to recruit and network for future collaborations.

We are committed to ensuring your success as you participate in clubs. Any questions please contact Kristin Waters.

 

Accounting Society

Mission Statement

The mission of the CBU Accounting Society is to enhance the experience of the members, increase awareness of potential career paths in accounting, and engage students in club activities while implementing Christian principles and values.

Contacts

Rebecca Franco, President

Karin Nelson, Advisor

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American Medical Women's Association

Mission Statement

The mission of the American Medical Women's Association are to bring together those in medicine health related fields to promote women's health, as well as support members' professional and personal development. In addition this club will serve as a forum for discussion of women's advancement in medicine; develop an agenda to balance multiple roles, a career, and a family.

Contacts

Jocelyn Parra, President

Marshare Penny, Advisor

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The Fellowship of the Anthropology Students

Mission Statement

The mission of The Fellowship of the Anthropology Students is to understand other cultures and to promote an understanding of culture, the environment and humanity. 

Contacts

John-David Holloway, President

Julie Goodman, Advisor

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Army ROTC

Mission Statement

The mission of the Army ROTC is to offer people who are interested in the military an opportunity to become something much more then themselves while in school.

Contacts

Edgar Lopez, President

William Brookshire, Advisor

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Art Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Art Club is to help students create art that is innovative, current and creates community within the school and city. Students involved in the Art Club will be volunteering for on campus events. We help students develop problem solving skills, get involved in community outreach and find their purpose through creative outlets.

Contacts

Maria Fiore, President

Kristi Lippire, Advisor

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ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers

Mission Statement

The mission of ASCE is to provide for the development and engagement of students through activities and programs that enhance the formal education process and the transition of student members into the profession as ASCE members, all while being an effective student at CBU.

Contacts

Zachary Garcia, President

Jon-Wha Bai, Advisor

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ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Mission Statement

The mission of ASCE is to facilitate participation in mechanical engineering activities and to acquire the skills, experience and knowledge to best serve the Lord and honor his name through our works

Contacts

Carlos Garcia, President

Keith Hekman, Advisor

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ATSO Athletic Training Student Organization

Mission Statement

The mission of ATSO is to promote the Athletic Training profession by educating students and the public through hosted events and volunteer programs. 

Contacts

Lauren Minnick, President

Jolene Dickert, Advisor

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Aviation Science Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Aviation Science Club is to provide members with community, information and events within aviation.

Contacts

Kevin Chen, President

Creighton Goodman, Advisor

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Biology Club

Mission Statement

CBU's Biology Club strives to offer its members further involvement in our community and world through not only services, but in the biological sciences and faith.

Contacts

Carla Urmeneta, President

Daniel Szeto, Advisor

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Biology Education Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Biology Education Club is to enlighten those who see the potential in others and hope to turn students into the teachers of the next generation. We hope to spark an interest in current students to pursue a career in science education, while maintaining a Christian teaching perspective. 

Contacts

Kaitelyne Blackwood, President

Stephen Runyan, Advisor

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BMES Biomedical Engineering Society

Mission Statement

The mission of the Biomedical Engineering Society is to provide a place for all those interested in biomedical engineering to learn more about BME, get involved in BME activities, meet fellow minded people and maintain official BME's chapter standing.

Contacts

Josephine Ichull-Ingya, President

Seung-Jae Kim, Advisor

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BOS: Board or Ski

Mission Statement

The mission of BOS is to create an environment and provide the opportunity for students who share a passion for snow sports to build relationships and develop their skills and love for winter sports, and most importantly - shred the mountain. 

Vivi Diaz, President

Neal Frank, Advisor

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CBU AIAS Chapter

Mission Statement

The mission of the CBU AIAS Chapter is to explore and help students gain knowledge of the architecture world while connecting with the community and campus life.

Contacts

Candace Luckett, President

Susan Duemer, Advisor

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Chemistry Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Chemistry Club is to promote chemistry and its related fields on the CBU campus and in the community. We want to give students of any field the opportunity to experience chemistry first-hand in hopes that their interest in chemistry will grow.

Contacts

Madison Hamrick, President

Thomas Ferko, Advisor

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Construction Management Student Chapter

Mission Statement

The mission of the Construction Management Student Chapter is to unite and promote fellowship among those interested in the construction industry at CBU. 

Contacts

Dominic Nelson, President

Diedrich Prigge, Advisor

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The Creative Writing Club

Mission Statement

The mission of The Creative Writing Club is to provide a safe and fun environment for willing students to share their work and creative ideas. Through a laid back and inviting setting, students will become stronger writers who are comfortable sharing their pieces.

Contacts

Jessica Valcarcel, President

Derek Updegraff, Advisor

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Criminal Justice Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Criminal Justice Club is to unite the entire campus, welcoming people of all interests while also making the campus a safer and friendlier place. The club will serve as a linkage between the criminal justice system and student body academically, administratively and in a Christ-like manner.

Contacts

Katie Tuverson, President

John Higley, Advisor

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Early Childhood Studies Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Early Childhood Studies Club is service, leadership and advocacy for young children. 

Contacts

Jessie Chappell, President

Kathryn Short, Advisor

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Environmental Science Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Environmental Science Club is to provide a fun and engaging club to educate students on the values and methodology for proper preservation, utilization and maintenance of God's creation.

Contacts

Eric Lewis, President

Bonjun Koo, Advisor

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Etch Creative

Mission Statement

The mission of Etch Creative is to bring CBU students together through creative events and fun interactions while sharing our creative talents to inspire those on campus. 

Contacts

Micah Emerine, President

Karen Heinze, Advisor

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Forensic Psychology Club

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Forensic Psychology Club is to unite undergrad and graduate students and inform them about opportunities offered in the field of Forensic Psychology. Also, to promote interest in the forensic population around our community.

Contacts

Mitchell Spezzaferri, President

Ana Gamez, Advisor

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French Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the French Club is to help spread interest and awareness of French and Francophone language, literature and culture at CBU, and to provide CBU students with opportunities to think globally and act locally by interacting with French speaking students, attending French cultural events and becoming more familiar with French and Francophone culture, literature and language through club events and CBU World Languages Day.

Contacts

Jonathan Reed, President

Barry Parker, Advisor

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Future Airport Executives

Mission Statement

The mission of the Future Airport Executives is to establish and develop an interchange of information and experience in the development, maintenance and operations of airports within the national organization.

Contacts

Townsend Kaneversky, President

Charles Prather, Advisor

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Global Communication

Mission Statement

The mission of Global Communication is to understand problems of the world and to bring about change. We want to grow not only as a community, but also as individuals with a purpose. 

Contacts

Gurleen Kaur, President

Rachel Meenan, Advisor

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Health Science Society

Mission Statement

The mission of the Health Science Society is to direct and promote a future in health care professions among students at CBU. We intend to aid in preparing students of this vocation to serve within their profession while reflecting the love of Christ through patient care. 

Contacts

Haley Bogers, President

Bruce Prins, Advisor

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IEEE Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Mission Statement

The mission of IEEE is to bring students together toward the common goals of camaraderie, intellectual and spiritual growth, and understanding of electrical and computer engineering concepts through meetings, projects and activities, in accordance with Matthew 5:16.

Contacts

Cameron Schaefer, President

Rod Foist, Advisor

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IJM International Justice Mission

Mission Statement

The mission of IJM is to raise awareness about injustice and provide practical steps to fight injustice around the world. 

Contacts

Jordan Beuch, President

Amy Stumpf, Advisor

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Investment Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Investment Club is to create applicable investment experience through increasing ethical financial and investment knowledge. 

Contacts

Mark Jorgensen, President

Adele Harrison, Advisor

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Kingdom Connect

Mission Statement

The mission of Kingdom Connect is to bring innovation of technology through mission work and outreach, while providing students with marketplace and career skills. 

Contacts

Alex Sanchez, President

Mi Kyung Han, Advisor

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Latin Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the CBU Latin Club is to help spread interest and awareness of the Latin lagnuage, literature and culture at CBU, and to provide CBU students with opportunities to think globally and act locally by becoming more famliar with Latin culture, literature and language. 

Contacts

Dante Kari, President

Owen Staley, Advisor

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Leadership Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Leadership Club is to encourage, equip and enable students to be leaders in every aspect of life.

Contacts

Jacquelyn Allgier, President

Kaishauna Dean, Advisor

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Mario Kart Klub

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mario Kart Klub is to foster a sense of community through the sport of Mario Kart. We want our klub to be an atmosphere where people can come together and forget about the stress of school for a while and come to invest in one another through fun.  

Contacts

Kayla Ruiz, President

Austin Boaman, Advisor

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Math Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Math Club is to unite a group of students in a broad range of disciplines who want to exercise their academic gifts in serving others, and desire to be in fellowship with minds of a like inquisition of the natural world. We strive for excellence, understanding and diverse community. 

Contacts

Susanna Rempel, President

Bradley Thomas, Advisor

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NSSLHA National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

Mission Statement

The mission of NSSLHA is to help students grow in the knowledge of communication disrders, bonding togethr with other individuals who share the same passion. 

Contacts

Krissy Kendrick, President

Namhee Kim, Advisor

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Nutrition Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Nutrition Club is to engage and mobilize nutrition students to learn, grow and impact the health and well-being of our local and global communities through meaningful activities for the kingdom of God.

Contacts

Jadah Stance, President

Mary Barth, Advisor

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Phi Beta Lamba

Mission Statement

The mission of Phi Beta Lamba is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Our motto is Service, Education and Progress.

Contacts

Diana Lopez Martinez, President

Stephanie Fluitt, Advisor

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PPE Preconception Peer Educators

Mission Statement

The mission of PPE, in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, is to foster preconception health for men and women within CBU and Riverside communities through faith, education and service. Preconception health is defined as the lifelong physical, emothion and spiritual state of well-being that promotes optimal birth outcomes. It is our goal to promote personal wellness, preventative education and positive services. 

Contacts

Nneka Omoefe, President

Susan Jetton, Advisor

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Pre-Dental Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Dental Club is to provide students aspiring to pursue dentistry with information and opportunities that will help submerge students deeper into the dental field and give them the latest updates on dental school requirements. 

Contacts

Joanna Koo, President

Melissa Antonio, Advisor

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Pre-Law Society

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Law Society is to provide knowledge to its members about the legal field, its careers and what members can do to get involved. Additionally, a key objectiv is to prepare its members for a future in this field, including the undergraduate career, the LSAT and the application process to law school. 

Contacts

Brittany Ramos, President

Jim Bishop, Advisor

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Pre-Medical Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Medical Club is to aid pre-med students looking to apply to medical school We not only want to give you realistic expectations of what it takes to get in, bu we want to help you on your way there. 

Contacts

Ivan Landa, President

Dennis Bideshi, Advisor

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Pre-Optometry Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Optometry Club is to equip students with the necessary tools to be competitive optometry school applicants while offering services to the community. 

Contacts

Alec Weitzel, President

Ying Hu, Advisor

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Pre-Pharmacy Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Pharmacy Club is to educate and help students find their purpose as a pre-pharmacy student. We will help them grow by learning the different types of pharmacists as well as what schools are available. 

Contacts

Brittney Migliozzi, President

Hyun-Woo Park, Advisor

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Pre-Physical Therapy Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-PT Club is to encourage, prepare, and provide support to students interested in pursuing the field of physical therapy while creating a sense of community among students with similar career interests.

Contacts

Dominic Laureano, President

Jan Edmisten, Advisor

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Pre-Physician Assistant Society

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-PA Society is to help others who are interested to learn about the PA profession, network with others in the health field, volunteer our time, and form friendships that will last a lifetime. 

Contacts

Kameron Farmer, President

Heather Ontiveros, Advisor

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Pre-Veterinary Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pre-Veterinary Club is to help student get experience in veterinary medicine. We strive to get a well-rounded knowledge of veterinary medicine before we being to apply for veterinary school. 

Contacts

Alyssa Garcia, President

Nathanael Heyman, Advisor

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Public Health Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Public Health Club is to encourage healthy, active lifestyle choices and to educate our community on health promotion and disease prevention, while being able to provide for the community with attempts at promoting health and preventing diseases.

Contacts

Jason D'souza, President

Melissa Wigginton, Advisor

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Reflect Modeling Club

Purpose

To have models available for GDM and photography students class projects.

Contacts

Daren Stevens, President

Trevor Hoehne, Advisor

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SAAC Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of SAAC is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image, while honoring Christ through excellence in athletics. 

Contacts

Joey Moorman, President

Rachel Keys, Advisor

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SAE Society of Automotive Engineers

Mission Statement

The mission of SAE is to prepare students with a Christian worldview to engage the world with the advancement of self-propelled vehicles, through technical designs, software application, electrical systems and business applications. 

Contacts

Jared Leander, President

Daniel Clark, Advisor

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Science and Religion Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Science and Religion Club is to provide a forum where all members of the CBU community who are interested in exploring the interdisciplinary connections and tensions between science and religion can assemble to learn, discuss, and fellowship together. We believe that it is valid to accept truths provided by both science and religion and hope that involvement in the club will help students strengthen their skills in the apologetics of their faith as well as further them in their quest for knowledge. 

Contacts

Kayla Masters, President

Erin Smith, Advisor

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Sociology Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sociology Club is to strengthen the foundation of the concept of the Faith community and the importance of connecting students to the community at large. We are dedicated to the involvement in outreach programs, service learning, research efforts and global opportunities that will allow students to build skills in each of these efforts. 

Contacts

Hannag Borg, President

Douglas Wallace, Advisor

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SONA Students of Nursing Association

Mission Statement

The mission of SONA  is to provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students. This organization promotes professionalism among Student Nurses at CBU and aids in the development of the whole person, including his/her professional role, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life. We create an environment for healthy relations between the faculty, fellow students and community.

Contacts

Shari Perryman, President

Nia Martin, Advisor

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Spanish Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Spanish Club is to share the Spanish culture, language, history and traditions with CBU and the community. 

Contacts

Arantxa Terreros, President

William Flores, Advisor

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Star Wars Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Star Wars Club is to connect Star Wars fans on campus, provide them a place of fun and friendship, and help them engage the culture by seeing Star Wars from a Christian perspective. 

Contacts

Katelyn Crombie, President

Mark Blincoe, Advisor

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STEM Girls

Mission Statement

The mission of STEM Girls is to inspire young women to pursue goals and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

Contacts

Megan Rusokoff, President

James Buchholz, Advisor

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Student Chapter of AIChE

Mission Statement

The mission of AIChE is to establish a well-connected, professional and Christ-centered organization for the advancement of chemical engineering at CBU, promote the professional development of its members and further students connection to service projects and their community.

Contacts

Charles Leist, President

Mario Oyanader, Advisor

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Student Veteran Association

Mission Statement

The mission of the Student Veteran Association is for veterans and active service members attending CBU to come together in unity, for support and to utilize a biblical world view, while using the gifts and talents of the member to determine and meet the needs in the community and CBU. 

Contacts

David Brandt, President

Rebecca Meyer, Advisor

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Teachers Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Teachers Club is to connect students with their peers and equip them with opportunities and knowledge for future educational and career goals. We desire to train and develop Christian leaders who are globally minded. 

Contacts

Kierstin Vogt, President

Elizabeth Olson, Advisor

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Ultimate Frisbee Club

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ultimate Frisbee Club is to provide events for students to exercise and fellowship in an environment suitable for all levels of frisbee players. 

Contacts

Isaac Need, President

Michael Sill, Advisor

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Undefeated Praisers

Mission Statement

The mission of Undefeated Praisers is to come together and grow spiritually and mentally equipping ourselves to be servants of the Lord by serving and ministering to his people through dance. 

Contacts

Jazmine Jones, President

Kristi Calhoun, Advisor

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United: Celebrating Campus Diversity

Mission Statement

To mission of United: Celebrating Campus Diversity is to serve the Lord, establish a sense of diverse community and manifest a global perspective.

Contacts

Grayson Bell, President

Rory Todd, Advisor

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Women Diversity in Engineering

Mission Statement

The mission of Women Diversity in Engineering is to stimulate women and other diverse engineers to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life and demonstrate the value of diversity. 

Contacts

Abigail Lu, President

Amanie Abdelmessih, Advisor

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