UAGC Club, Organization, and Community Information
For more information about getting involved in an online student organization or creating a recognized student organization, contact [email protected].
The University of Arizona Global Campus' student organizations currently include:
Center for Women’s Leadership at Forbes School of Business & Technology
CHAMPS Distinguished Mentor Council (DMC)
Dallas College Alumni & Transfer Club
Early Childhood Education Club
Forbes School of Business & Technology Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Forbes School of Business & Technology Society For Human Resource Management Chapter
Global Black Community
Human Services Club
Online Master of Arts in Education (MAED)
Maricopa Community Colleges Community
Science Book and Video Club at the University of Arizona Global Campus
Sigma Epsilon Kappa
Society of Professional Journalists
Students Inspired by Sports
Ultimate Medical Academy Community
University of Arizona Global Campus Chess Club
University of Arizona Global Campus Community for Asian Pacific Students & Allies
University of Arizona Global Campus LGBTQ+ Ally Association
University of Arizona Global Campus Military Support and Leadership Club
University of Arizona Global Campus Ph.D. Education Student Club
University of Arizona Global Campus Women in STEM Club
Women In Technology International (WITI) Club
Check back often to see what new organizations have been added, or propose your own idea for one.
The Forbes School of Business & Technology Women Leaders is an online network community of leaders and aspiring leaders, who connect with each other to share ideas, knowledge, experience, and resources. We encourage and inspire professional development and life skills for women and men around the world, with the goals of empowerment, support, leadership, and ethical values.
The Chair of the Center for Women's Leadership is Dr. Misty Resendez, Associate Faculty for the Forbes School of Business & Technology. Aubrey Ghafari Harivand is the Manager for the Center for Women's Leadership.
Learn more about the Center for Women’s Leadership at Forbes School of Business & Technology.
The mission of the CHAMPS Distinguished Mentor Council is to provide CHAMPS Mentors at The University of Arizona Global Campus access to leadership advancement and personal professional development while providing additional instructive guidance to enhance the student experience for all CHAMPS members. We are innovative with online student collaboration and motivate personal growth and positivity throughout the CHAMPS learning community.
The advisor is Laurissa Armstead, Student Success Program Coordinator.
Learn more about the CHAMPS Distinguished Mentor Council.
The Early Childhood Education student club is a social site where early childhood education students can gather for additional opportunities for communication, personal development, and overall ECE community growth.
The faculty advisor is Stephanie Heald, a full-time faculty member at the University of Arizona Global Campus' College of Education.
Learn more about the Early Childhood Education Club.
The Forbes School of Business & Technology Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) student chapter is open to students, alumni, and faculty. This ACM student chapter aims to help keep members informed about the advancements on technology-related topics.
The goal is to motivate technology gurus, scholars, professionals, and educators to share information and experiments; and join forces on resolving technology-related problems.
Member collaboration coexists in a variety of forms including ‘discussions’ and Question & Answer sessions.
- professional networking
- knowledge accumulation that contributes to life‐long learning
- opportunities for career advancements
The faculty advisor is Michael Hayden, Instructor in the Forbes School of Business and Technology.
Learn more about the Association for Computing Machinery student chapter.
The Forbes School of Business & Technology SHRM Chapter is a virtual student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world's largest association committed to human resource management. The FSBT SHRM Chapter extends free membership to alumni, faculty, and current students from all degree programs interested in the field of HRM. As a virtual organization, the Chapter uses technology to facilitate educational webinars and networking opportunities.
Benefits of membership to the SHRM Chapter include opportunities to:
- Experience the “real world” of human resources through interaction with HR practitioners.
- Network with alumni, students, industry professionals, and business leaders.
- Participate in events to develop leadership skills and expand HR and business knowledge.
- Access the Chapter’s group forum on LinkedIn to connect with members.
- Receive notification of HR internships and entry-level HR jobs.
- Attend educational webinars and networking events.
Learn more about The Forbes School of Business & Technology SHRM Chapter.
The Global Black Community (GBC) Club welcomes all UAGC alumni, students, and faculty who are interested in celebrating and learning more about the Black culture and history. The mission of our club is to encourage community, academic excellence and critical thinking, leadership, and the preservation of Black history.
We plan to provide students with the following:
-student leadership opportunities
-a sense of community
-enriching information about Black history and culture
-a safe space for students to seek support and express themselves
Our motto is education for the people!
We encourage all UAGC alumni, students, and faculty to join as diversity leads to empowerment. Learn more about the Global Black Community Club.
The Human Services Club provides opportunities for continuous learning, professional development, and networking among University of Arizona Global Campus Human Services students, alumni, and faculty.
Club objectives are to:
- Provide networking opportunities to increase professional connections in human services.
- Encourage learning, growth, and development related to human services practices including emerging issues and trends in the industry.
- Promote critical thinking through the discussion and exploration of real-world scenarios and practical application in events featuring subject matter experts and other guest speakers.
- Provide student leadership opportunities.
Learn more about the Human Services Club.
The The LatinX Club at the University of Arizona Global Campus provides a safe space filled with support, networking opportunities, activities, and encouragement. We want to show appreciation towards the LatinX culture, as well as admire all differences within our community. Our goal is to empower diverse leaders to combat stereotypes, promote cultural awareness, and embrace cultural diversity as a key factor for success. Non-LatinX membership is encouraged and welcome. There is strength in diversity.
University of Arizona Global Campus LatinX Club endeavors to provide members with:
- Leadership opportunities and development
- Insightful articles to share and post
- Encouragement to promote cultural awareness
- Safe space to seek support
- Networking opportunities
- Learning beyond the classroom
The advisor is Dr. Holly Lopez.
Learn more about the LatinX Club at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
The MAED Club exists to share information of interest to students in the MA in Education program. University events, program notifications, and connections to faculty and other students happens regularly.
The faculty advisor is Dr. Denise Maxwell, Lead Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Learn more about the Master of Arts in Education Student Club.
The Maricopa Community Colleges Community is for transfer students from one of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona. Students can interact with peers who came from the Maricopa Community College system to stay engaged and part of the community.
The advisor to the club is Amy Rogers, Director of Strategic Partnerships.
This student group is a collaborative effort between the University of Arizona Global Campus' behavioral science faculty members in the College of Arts and Science and students and alumni who have a strong interest in the behavioral sciences. The members include multifaceted majors (BA, MA, and Psy.D.) such as applied behavioral science, psychology, health and human services, and many more. We look forward to connecting!
The mission is to:
- build community
- offer a supportive environment
- promote the understanding of the behavioral sciences
- provide students with information relevant to graduate school, career opportunities, research, and leadership opportunities at the University of Arizona Global Campus
The group is guided by a Faculty Advisory Committee and can be reached at [email protected].
The Science Book and Video Club at the University of Arizona Global Campus explores the world of science -- and explores the world through science. The club discusses a new book or video each month on ZOOM. Science is part of our everyday lives. It has made possible the electronic devices that we use, the cars and trucks we drive, and even helps ensure that we have fresh air to breathe and safe water to drink. With science, we have learned so much about our world, from the origins of the universe to the nature of evolution to how humpback whales communicate across vast distances in the ocean. Science is exciting – it offers us endless wonders to explore and think about. And the sky isn’t even the limit.
The advisor is Dr. Clifford Blizard, Lead Faculty at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
Learn more about the Science Book Club at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
This student group is a social society that embraces the unified goal of giving hope to women seeking non-traditional education.
The objectives are to:
- promote philanthropy, education, and personal growth in diversified learners and the women in their lives
- exemplify integrity, leadership, perseverance, academic excellence, and equality
- impart of the benefits of Panhellenic traditions amongst online students
Applications are accepted every February and August. Visit the club website for membership criteria and to apply.
The staff advisor is Christina Jaquez, Student Conduct Officer.
Join the Sigma Epsilon Kappa club on LinkedIn.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is a professional, national organization that was established in 1909 and is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. The Journalism and Mass Communication program at the University of Arizona Global Campus is proud to have established the first-ever online chapter for students, SPJ@UAGC. Membership is open to all students regardless of their declared major.
Membership in SPJ@UAGC helps students connect and network with industry professionals, stay up-to-date on industry trends, and have access to career information and opportunities. Additionally, SPJ@UAGC offers quarterly events and opportunities to write original blogs for its website.
The faculty advisor for SPJ@UAGC is Dr. Cheri Ketchum.
For more information about the Society of Professional Journalists, SPJ@UAGC, and for membership inquiries, please visit the links below:
Students Inspired by Sports is a space where students, staff, faculty, and alumni can come together over their passion for the power of sports to inspire and bring change to the world. We welcome anyone interested in being a part of a supportive community that embraces cultural awareness, equity, and the power of sports to make a difference.
The mission of the Students Inspired by Sports Club is to promote the healing, inspiration, and community aspects of sport through UAGC students and alumni networking, community service, learning from each other, and building community. Through membership, students and alumni gain opportunities for social networking, personal growth, community engagement, inspiration, and advancement of the knowledge and power of how sport and performance activities can be roots for social justice and system change.
The staff advisor is Kingsley Jackson, Academic Resolution Specialist.
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that promotes public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Toastmaster members learn to become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders in a safe and supportive environment. We believe Toastmasters is a great fit for UAGC as it aligns perfectly to NACE Competencies including oral/written communication skills, leadership, and professionalism/work ethic. Also, participating in Toastmasters can enhance a student’s career management skills and build added confidence, knowledge, and experience to help prepare them in their present and future career roles.
Learn more about Toastmasters International at University of Arizona Global Campus.
The Chess Club is a space where experienced players can enjoy a game, and inexperienced players can come to hone their skills.
The advisor is Dr. James Moore.
Learn more about the Chess Club at University of Arizona Global Campus.
The Community for Asian Pacific Students & Allies is a global community of belonging where members can connect with one another to learn about and celebrate API cultures and traditions with other students, alumni, and faculty. Our strength lies in the diversity of our members' voices and ideas. We hope you join us.
The Lead Staff Advisor for CAPSA is Matt Phillips, a member of the student affairs leadership team at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
The UAGC LGBTQ+ Ally Association is open to all students and alumni. The mission of our club is to provide a setting for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally students to foster social relationships and access to professional development events, and to increase the engagement of the UAGC community on issues of importance to LGBTQ+ individuals.
The lead advisor is Leah Belsley, she works in Student Affairs as an Access & Wellness Counselor and Title IX Coordinator at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
Learn more about The University of Arizona Global Campus LGBTQ+ Ally Association.
The Military Support and Leadership Club provides those affiliated with the military the support they need to fulfill their goals through growth and development.
The advisor is Jackie Kyger, a professor in the Master of Education program.
The UAGC Ph.D. Education Student Club is a social site where Ph.D. Ed students and alumni from Ashford University and UAGC can gather to inspire, support, encourage, and connect through this community of practice.
The University of Arizona Global Campus Women in STEM Club is open to all students and alumni who are interested in STEM related career fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics). The mission of our club is to provide a pathway to educate, engage, and encourage equality and inclusion of women globally in STEM careers while partnering with industry leaders and community for the advancement of women and recognition of their contributions in STEM fields.
The Lead Faculty Advisor is Lisa Sims, a full-time faculty member at the University of Arizona Global Campus Forbes College of Business & Technology.
Learn more about The University of Arizona Global Campus Women in STEM Club.
Women in Technology International is the leading organization for Tech Savvy Women and Men. WITI empowers innovators, inspires students and builds inclusive cultures, globally. WITI is redefining the way women and men collaborate to drive innovation and business growth and is helping corporate partners create and foster gender inclusive cultures.
The faculty advisor is Dr. Tahereh Daneshi, professor at the Forbes School of Management and Technology.
Learn more about Women In Technology International.
Visit the UAGC Connect page for Women In Technology International.
For more information about getting involved in an online student organization or creating a recognized student organization, contact [email protected].