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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.
Music Service Organization (MSO)
The Music Service Organization seeks to provide services for the music department and learning opportunities for music education students specifically. Among its many services, MSO provides ushers, reception-workers and stage managers for recitals, performances and Artist Series events. It co-sponsors the Music Department Banquet each spring and hosts a solo/ensemble competition for area middle and high school students. Anyone in any way involved in the music department is welcome to join!
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.
Contact: Stephanie Brown
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.
The Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) club focuses on undertaking and implementing hands-on renewable energy projects both locally and on the mission field. A desire to help others through community development and a love for renewable energy technology drives us to seek out practical solutions to everyday problems. We strive to use our God-given abilities and resources to raise awareness on campus about renewable energy through demonstrating projects, hosting guest speakers, and networking. Weekly meetings encourage teamwork and provide us with time to reach our project goals. Our latest project has been building and testing a biosand filter. We are an open club that encourages participation of students from any major. If you are interested in our club and would like more information, please contact us.
The purpose of the JBU French Club is to encourage the study of the French language and culture through a variety of exciting activities. Most importantly, the French Club understands the priceless benefits of learning a new language and culture. Learning a new language well will allow you to gain a more global perspective, reinforce your own identity and self-confidence and provide you with the ability to exchange ideas with people all over the world that you would otherwise not have the chance to. Language-learning success is essential in order to secure a successful career in this increasingly connected world.
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.
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 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.
Professionals-in-Progress (PIP) connects JBU business students to professional development opportunities and promotes professional preparedness (i.e. soft skills) in business vocations. PIP accomplishes its mission through the following facets: discussion, alumni mentorship program, and partnerships with professional organizations.
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.
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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.
The JBU Speech and Debate club trains students to be more effective speakers and debaters through local, regional and national forensics competitions. We represent the mission of JBU in such competitions through excellent public speaking, oral interpretation and debate performances. We also strive to serve the community through hosting and judging tournaments, service, advocacy and other worthy endeavors.
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.
Fox Fleet is the JBU mountain biking club. The club practices 2 times a week on the local 7 mile JBU trail and also ventures out once a week on the weekends to surrounding trail systems in Northwest Arkansas. The club competes competitively in the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championship Series – traveling the beautiful state of Arkansas to race along its various country side. Fox Fleet is equipped with its own repair station and repair/maintenance tools – training members how to repair bikes. Members can expect to grow in skill and knowledge of biking. We welcome all riders regardless of skill level.
Contact: Harland Barker
Our main purpose is to provide a place of fellowship for those who enjoy or are interested in airsoft. Because airsoft replicas are not allowed on campus, the Airsoft club provides off campus storage for personally owned replicas. The club also offers several opportunities to play at local facilities such as New Life Ranch where gun rentals are available! The club maintains a facebook page where we keep the members informed of opportunities to play locally, airsoft news and airsoft contests. Please like the page if you're interested and keep an eye out for posters around campus from more information on events! We have an emailing list and if you'd like to be on it or if you have any questions at all please email us.
Two simple phrases would sum up the co-ed JBU Club Volleyball team: We love the game of volleyball and we love using sports as a way to Glorify God. JBU Club Volleyball is an equal opportunity club, inviting all skill levels to come play with us, from the seasoned veteran to the player that is slightly inexperienced but would love to learn. We believe that through the instruction, learning and participating in volleyball, members will learn the value of hard work, team play and Christ over all.
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 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.
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 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.
Clubs Forming Soon
Outdoor Adventure Club
More information to come!
Special Interest ClubsAnime
The JBU Anime Club seeks to provide its members with an entertaining and welcome environment in which to view anime on a weekly basis. The Anime Club brings together those people with the similar interest of Anime, while also introducing students to a more comprehensive understanding of Japan and, as such, anime. We want to share this unique Japanese art style with the rest of the campus, be it student, staff, faculty, or alumni. We invite anyone to participate in our activities, so we can introduce the genre to a brand new audience.
Council for International Friendship (CIF)
CIF serves the link between International students and domestic students.
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.
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.
The JBU Swing Society is dedicated to teaching the art of dance to all John Brown University students. Our repertoire consists of East Coast swing, West Coast Swing, Salsa, and Line Dancing. We meet Saturday nights from 9:00 to 11:30 pm in the main gym of the Walton Lifetime Health Complex on JBU's campus. Come join us!
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