Student Clubs

Find What You are Passionate About

Academic Clubs

Christian Health Professionals of Tomorrow (CHPT)
Christian Health Professionals of Tomorrow aims to help members explore the health profession field and to serve the surrounding community. We host speakers who share their own experiences in the medical field, sponsor visits to professional schools and partner with Community Blood Center of the Ozarks for on-campus blood drives.

Construction Management Club
The Construction Management Club is designed to encourage and aid all CM majors in the pursuit of future job opportunities and their understanding of how building systems function. We achieve this by enabling all JBU students to visit job sites, interact with personnel from many construction companies and by providing events on campus to encourage students in the development of their skills.

ENACTUS (Formerly Students in Free Enterprise)
Enactus seeks to change lives around the world through education and service that equips people, builds communities and inspires hearts. JBU Enactus is students with ideas to meet needs, organizing into teams and implementing projects to raise the standard of living for others.

 Engineering Student Council
The Engineering Student Council is an establishment that is totally and completely focused on you, the engineer. ESC is designed so that we can foster community among the engineering students, broaden their view of what it means to be an engineer and keep relevant information concerning engineering activities available. Engineers are a select few, and so our goal is to help you be the engineer God wants you to be.

FUSE stands for Faith United with Science and Engineering. Our mission is to provide a safe environment where students’ beliefs can be challenged in the exploration of the nature of science and faith and their mutual interactions, to foster continued interest and discussion in the wider JBU community about topics related to faith and science with the express intent of pointing people towards the Judeo-Christian God, and to be a part of providing the greater Christian community with individuals who can discuss the aforementioned topics with greater intelligence and humility.


History Society
The purpose of the society is to promote the study and appreciation of history among JBU students, to facilitate discussions and conversations regarding faculty and student research, to promote community among JBU students and to promote campus-wide discussions regarding topics of historical importance.

Honors Executive Council
The JBU Student Honors Club strives to enrich students in different ways both in and outside of the classroom. Through exclusive and campus-wide events, the Honors Club aims to edify the JBU Community.

The JBU IEEE Student Branch consists of individuals eager and determined to provide professional development opportunities to engineering students at John Brown University. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest association of technical professionals. As a student branch, it serves to encourage engineers to develop professional connections and skills through networking opportunities, technical competitions and training, and informational sessions. Through IEEE, engineering students have an opportunity to become the well-rounded professionals that employers desire.

Philosophy Club
The John Brown University Philosophy Club is an organization that seeks to unite a body of students under the common goal of the pursuit of truth and wisdom. We hope to bring this idea into fruition through the study, lecture, and discussion of ancient and modern philosophy from a Christian perspective. So please cast aside any preconceived notions you have of the discipline of philosophy and join us on this journey to excellence.


Psi Chi
The purpose of the JBU Chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, is to provide service, information and fellowship to the JBU community.  Events hosted by Psi Chi are open to all interested JBU students of any major but Leadership and voting is limited to those who have been inducted into the Psi Chi International Honor Society.  Membership is based on academic criteria.  Throughout the year, the chapter hosts different events and activities such as movie nights, dinners, special presentations and speakers including the alumni of the JBU Psychology department.  Participating in Psi Chi activities is a great and fun way to be involved in the department, meet students with similar interests and develop friendships. 

Sigma Tau Delta
As part of this International English Honor Society, we seek to engage individuals in areas of literature, creative writing, and literacy. Events include Prison Literacy Project, Annual Faculty Reading, Banned Books Week, and Poetry Slam. Any student with 12 English credits ​and an overall 3.0 GPA or English 3.0 GPA is invited to apply for membership. This club is not limited to English majors or Honors students. We would love to have you!

Society of Women Engineers
Our mission is to inspire women to pursue the engineering field with excellence and become leaders in their field thus demonstrating the values of diversity, whether on a college campus or in industry. The nationally recognized organization of SWE helps connect students to other members who are also students, recruiters, and mentors in the region, nation, and even globe.

Visual Art Foundry
The Visual Art Foundry is the student-led art club for the artists of John Brown University. We aim to provide a place that encourages and inspires graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and cinematographers to think critically and creatively. Through get-togethers, trips, community outreach, competitions and other events, we seek innovative ways to connect art majors and other artists while enriching all students' education experiences. We are known for the Arties, JBU's annual red-carpet awards show to celebrate student excellence in the arts. The VAF is made up of four sub-clubs: Design Mill, InFocus, Sketchy and Student Filmmaker Society.

Sport Clubs

Men's Ultimate Frisbee
JBU Ironfist is a competitive collegiate ultimate frisbee team that seeks to provide JBU students the opportunity to play competitive Ultimate Frisbee against other college level clubs and organizations, to provide an example of Christian athletes and to represent JBU to other colleges.

Women's Ultimate Frisbee
The Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team provides the opportunity to play competitive Ultimate Frisbee against other college level clubs and organizations. We strive to provide an example of Christian athletes, to build a strong and supportive team community and to represent John Brown University to other colleges.

JBU Club Volleyball
JBU Volleyball Club seeks to represent, witness, and foster community by participation volleyball competition. We provide a place where individuals from diverse backgrounds and skill levels may play volleyball together. We currently offer Co-ed recreational nights as well as a Men's and Women's competitive teams. Rec Nights are M/R 6:30-8:30pm.  More information may be found on our Facebook page.


Men's Rugby & Women's Rugby
At JBU, our Rugby Club pursues the head-heart-hand philosophy of John Brown University. We seek to combine the hard-hitting game of rugby with Christ-like attitudes and actions. Our teams desire not only to improve our skills in the sport of rugby, but also to be a positive Christian witness on and off the pitch. Our team finishes each practice and each match with prayer and a united singing of the "Doxology." This serves to remind all who look on the true reason for the club and to whom we give all glory and honor for the team, Jesus Christ.
Men's Practice: MWF 4:00-6:00pm
Women's Practice: TTHF 4:30-6:30pm


Men's Baseball
In March of 2021, the brand-new club baseball team started its inaugural season at JBU. The Talons participate in the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) DII League, and the spring schedule will consist of six to seven three-game series with other baseball club teams in the Mid-America South, including Kansas State University, Missouri S&T, University of Arkansas and University of Oklahoma. The fall season will include practices and a few scrimmage games.
Practice: Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.


JBU Shooting Sports Club
The JBU Shooting Sports Club was recently formed with the purpose of offering the opportunity to participate in recreational and competitive shooting sports. Members have the privilege of participating in shooting events offered through the Club on various days as planned by the Club. Skeet and Trap shooting will usually be at Bella Vista Property Owners Association fields near Gravette, Arkansas. Pistol and rifle shooting activities are at the Lonesome Oaks Range in Centerton, Arkansas. Additional ranges may also become available in the future.  The JBU Shooting Sports club are members of USAYESS (Youth Education in Shooting Sports) and Association of College Unions International. Additionally some may compete as part of  the Scholastic Clay Target Program and the Scholastic Action Shooting Program.  Those interested in the JBU Shooting Sports Club can contact Dylan Johnson for skeet and trap, Will Garringer for pistol shooting, and Mark Terrill for general information.

Special Interest Clubs

Golden Eagle Productions
Golden Eagle Productions (GEP) is a club composed of students from various majors who share a common interest in production work. Students in GEP can participate in several production projects including live JBU basketball coverage, webisodes, newscasts and more! No experience is required. GEP is a great way to get experience the different forms of media and production work. If you are working on a video project and need help, this club is also a way to find crew members.

Mu Kappa
Mukappa is a club organized by MK's with the goal of supporting MK's in their transition from their home overseas into the college experience here at JBU. Our experiences overseas make us very unique individuals. Mukappa organizes events in order to encourage relationships with other fellow MK's on campus to support and encourage each other in our unique situations and experiences. Beyond this we hope that having this support system will give us confidence to make relationships with other students on campus. Events include but are not limited to: camping, weekly dinners with the missionary-in-residence family, annual goat roast, movie nights and supporting the rugby team at home games.

Council for International Friendship (CIF)
CIF serves the link between International students and domestic students.