Student Organizations | Benedictine College

Student Clubs & Organizations

For more information on clubs, contact our Director of Clubs.

Alpha Mu Gamma Club

Alpha Mu Gamma is the first and largest national collegiate foreign language honor society in the U.S. It has as its primary purpose the honoring students for outstanding achievement in foreign language study. At BC, Alpha Mu Gamma promotes programs and activities that support the society’s ideals: Enlightenment, Friendship, and Sympathetic Understanding of Other People.

BC Air Force ROTC

The cadets of the Benedictine AFROTC club works together to carpool to the University of Kansas for Leadership Laboratory and leadership classes. Physical training is held weekly at the running track, where we perform in runs, calisthenics, and other workouts. We also participate in Raven Days for the purpose of recruiting. Contributing to a joint color guard with the Army ROTC cadets on campus, we also present the colors for various sporting events. Finally, we hold morale events, such as movie nights and warrior runs to promote camaraderie and esprit de corps.

BC Army ROTC

The Benedictine College Army ROTC is a program that trains cadets to become army officials. ROTC teaches cadets how to lead others and be able to work well as a part of a team. Benedictine College Army ROTC holds various events on campus such as color guard for football games and recruiting events.

BC Republicans

The Benedictine College Republicans is a group of young, passionate ravens that support conservative values and policies.

BC Young Democrats

Students involved in the BC Young Democrats are dedicated to promoting the causes of the Democratic Party through principles and values backed by action.

Biology Club

The Biology Club at Benedictine College is focused on providing its members with a desire for lifelong learning in the biological sciences. The Biology Club provides its members with experience and learning opportunities designed to facilitate an occupational pathway within the biological sciences.

Black Monks Rugby Football Club

Founded in 2003, the Black Monks is a fraternal organization designed to help young men become physically and morally strong individuals, as well as offer students a unique opportunity to compete in the sport of rugby.

Chemistry and Biochemistry Club

The Benedictine College Chemistry and Biochemistry Club exists to serve the needs of Chemistry and Biochemistry majors and to spread the awareness of Chemistry throughout the college campus. This is done through community activities, chemistry demonstrations, and tours of local chemistry-related facilities.

Chess Club

Chess Club is an organization dedicated to the personal growth and knowledge of individuals at Benedictine College in relation to the ancient art of Chess and personal betterment.

Communion and Liberation University

Communion and Liberation University (CLU) is the University branch of Communion and Liberation, a lay movement in the Catholic Church. Together, we seek to educate ourselves more deeply about the meaning of the presence of Christ in the world today and about the new way of life that the encounter with Christ generates.

CRS University

The Benedictine College chapter of the CRS University Student Ambassador program seeks to engage the campus community to act on global emergencies and injustices through awareness campaigns, prayer services, legislative advocacy and fundraising campaigns.

Education Club

The purpose of the Education Club is to work with all members of the Benedictine College Community, Education majors, and other majors alike who are interested in working with the youth and young adults. The Education Club’s members gain experience in the classroom and learn about practical skills and prominent issues in education by providing workshops, speakers, and field experience opportunities.

Engineering Club

Engineering Club is open to all of the engineering disciplines at Benedictine. This club focuses on building community throughout the department and providing a network for career advancement after students leave Benedictine College.

English Club

The English Club hosts several literary events each semester mostly in Elizabeth Hall including the Halloween dance and several writing competitions. English Club is open to everyone, including non-English majors.

History Club

History Club serves to deepen understanding and knowledge of history through movie nights and trips to local historical sites.

Hunger Coalition

Hunger Coalition provides students with opportunities to offer up a meal on Wednesday evenings for someone less fortunate through the Skip-A-Meal Program. Volunteers then assemble sack lunches on Friday afternoons and deliver the meals on Saturday mornings.

Pre-Medical Club

The Pre-Medical Club seeks to help students at Benedictine achieve their goal of becoming a medical professional by providing support, educational speakers and workshops, regular meetings, and other activities which students would find helpful while completing their undergraduate degree. The Pre-Medical Club will provide clear and consistent communication among student so that every Pre-medical student will be informed of and supported in what they need to do to achieve the goal as a Medical Professional.

Psychology Club

Participating in Psychology Club gives majors, minors, and others interested in psychology the opportunity to become better acquainted with the professors of the Department of Psychological Sciences and others that share their interests. Events include, but are not limited to, guest speakers with experience in the field or who are recruiting for related internships, movie nights and discussions, and service-related activities, such as Medicalodge visits and volunteering with Uplift.

Raven Runners Club

Raven Runners Club seeks to give runners of any type and ability the support and connections they need to succeed as a runner, whether that be reminders, tips, running partners, information about races, or opportunities to race and run on campus. We wish to support runners in any way we can, especially by building a community of people who share this same interest and passion.

Raven Swing Dance Club

Raven Swing Club is dedicated to providing the Benedictine community with a clean, structured, dance experience, as well as instructing students in various styles of swing and ballroom dancing.

Ravens Respect Life

Ravens Respect Life is the pro-life club on the Benedictine College campus. We take a loving stand for the pro-life cause from conception until natural death. In addition to attending the March for Life each year, we visit the elderly, pray at abortion clinics, participate in sidewalk counseling, help families in need, and so much more. We are most proud of purchasing a statue (located near the REC center) dedicated to the Ravens who might have been.

Saints Women’s Rugby

The Benedictine Saints Women’s Rugby Club was started back in 2005 by a group of women who wanted to bring a unique sport to the women of Benedictine College. Many of the players, past and present, came into it with little to no experience of rugby. As the years have gone on we have increased our numbers along with our knowledge and love for the game. This club is completely run by the players, the captain is chosen by the ones before them, we schedule all our games and tournaments with all the D2 collegiate women’s teams in the area, and we fundraise to make it all possible.

Student International Business Council (SIBC)

Benedictine College is one of three campuses nationally to host a Student International Business Council. Endowed as a club engaged in the study and execution of socially responsible business, its mission is “peace through commerce.” Members acquire entrepreneurial experience through founding and managing humanitarian projects, public speaking skills while traveling to present and debate relevant business topics, and networking skills through working with businesses and professionals.

Student Nurses Association

The purpose of the Benedictine College Student Nurses Association is to promote professionalism of the nursing student through contributing to nursing education, aiding to the development of the whole person and promoting awareness of global health.

Society of Physics Student (SPS)

Benedictine College’s Society of Physics Students is the campus chapter of the larger national organization SPS. SPS promotes interaction and community among physics students, students interested in physics, and professors.

Sociology Club

Sociology Club is a gathering of students once every two weeks where we talk about ways to help the community. You don’t have to be a part of the Sociology or Criminology departments to join. We bring a guest speaker to campus every semester to talk about social problems. The group also plans activities to help the community through an original project idea or a pre-existing organization.

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club aims to promote and share information about the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures.

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