African American Student Union
- Promotes awareness of the African-American culture within the UST community
- Seeks to enhance the experiences of its members through social support and educational programs
- Offers membership to all students without regard to race, sex or religion
- Contact us at email@example.com
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting)
- ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce.
- The UST chapter works closely with the Houston ALPFA chapter
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brazilian Student Association (BSA)
- The purpose of the Brazilian Student Association (BSA) is to bring together Brazilian and non-Brazilian students at the University of St. Thomas who are interested in the Brazilian culture in a social environment
- Contact us at email@example.com
Business Latin-American Association (BLA)
- Promotes networking between students, Houston businesses, and the Houston community for enhancing the academic experience.
- This organization pursues the promotion of Hispanic and Latin-American values but is not restricted to Latin-Hispanic heritage.
- It works closely to NSHMBA- Houston, a National organization with 39 chapters in US that promotes Hispanic leadership, education, and professional development.
- Contact us at Bla@stthom.edu
Celts for Life
- Promotes the Catholic Church’s pro-life stance on campus
- Participates in events such as the March for Life in Austin and Washington, D.C.
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students (ECOS)
- Brings campus awareness of environmental issues and promotes campus-wide participation in environmental practices
- Contact us at email@example.com
Filipino Student Association (FSA)
Health Awareness Club
- Promotes issues of health awareness such as depression, H1N1, the importance of blood drives and many other health concerns
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Promotes career opportunities in health care and enhances the delivery of quality health care to all people
- Contact us at email@example.com
International Student Association
- Assists international students with the transition to life at UST and in Houston
- Open to all students
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Knights of Columbus
- Works within Campus Ministry and focuses on charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism
- Contact us at email@example.com
Sigma Tau Delta
- Confers distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies
- Presents programs to increase interest in English language and literature
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Society of Physics Students (SPS)
- Brings together students interested in physics to support the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and to encourage interest in physics
- Contact us at email@example.com
Student Activities Board (SAB)
- Plans and organizes a variety of events and activities on campus
- Offers activities that include movies, dances, lectures, special events and recreational activities
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Government Association (SGA)
Students Working Against Human Trafficking (SWAT)
Summa, the UST Newspaper
- Covers campus news and events
- Gives students an opportunity to work in journalism — experience is not necessary, but enthusiasm and determination are
- Contact us at email@example.com
The Veteran Student Organization
- Provides peer mentoring and camaraderie
- Assists students transitioning from military to college life
- Provides students with an opportunity to meet fellow veterans
- Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
UST Council for Interfaith and Humanitarian Affairs
- Our purpose is to provide a platform for the UST community to have positive interfaith dialogue
- We would like to bring people of various faiths and cultures together to work towards bettering both the local and international community
- Please contact us at email@example.com
Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)
- Enlightens Vietnamese students and others in their journey to discover and learn the history, culture and traditions of Vietnam
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Association for Accounting Professionals Club (GAAP)
- Provides additional networking opportunities in the evening for individuals interested in the accounting profession
- Enhances the foundation of professionalism deemed necessary in order to smooth the transition of its members from students to professionals
- Educate members about pertinent accounting trends and changes and enhance members' leadership skills, credibility and ethics
- Contact us on Facebook: facebook.com/GAAPust; by email: email@example.com
Business Ethics Society
- Goal is building ethics in society through leadership, service and integrity
- Network with the business community and build professional relationships to facilitate career paths
- Create ethical leaders
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Faith and Culture Graduate Club
- Weave UST education in programs affiliated with the Center for Faith and Culture through club events, prayer sessions and everyday life.
- Meets individuals where they are to transcend the self in love through our various activities.
- Incorporates all faiths and breaks down cultural barriers to build an all-inclusive community who challenges individuals to let go of the teachings of the world and better understand what we are truly here for.
- Contact us at email@example.com.
- Committed to ensuring students are well informed in their decision to pursue a career in finance through finance counseling, tutoring and internship help will be given to any member who requires assistance.
- Seeks to enhance the overall educational experience through supplemental workshops, book scholarship award and book of the month program.
- Networking and social endeavors aim to provide an avenue for current students to connect to the ever-growing alumni base, and create a network with their current peers.
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- An international nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
- Helps people of all backgrounds build confidence as speakers and leaders by offering a learn-by-doing opportunity that has been proven to create confident, charismatic negotiators.
- Provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
- Contact us at email@example.com.
Gather Round the Thomists (Graduate Philosophy Club)
- Creates a forum for philosophical discussion outside the classroom among students and professors.
- Offers philosophy graduate students opportunities to present their work before their peers for critical evaluation and further discussion.
- Hones the public speaking, debate, and critical thinking skills of club members.
- Contact GRTT President Joe Cherny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Chemical Society (ACS)
- Unites chemistry students, provides intellectual stimulation and experience in preparing and presenting technical material for chemistry science audiences
- Contact us at email@example.com
Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE)
- Provides members with opportunities for personal and professional development in teaching as a profession
- Imparts the history, ethics and programs of the organized teaching profession
- Instills high standards of professional ethics
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO)
- Shares information and resources among students and faculty interested in bilingual/bicultural education
- Links the bilingual community to the School of Education
- Contact us at email@example.com
Cameron Business Society (CBS)
- Enhances the academic, social and professional pursuits of those interested in business careers
- Hosts speakers, annual chili cook-off and various events
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Discusses theological topics and career opportunities in the field of Catholic theology
- Fosters Catholic tradition and heritage
- Contact us at email@example.com
French Club — Le Cercle Français
- Promotes French cultural and intellectual activities
- Provides academic and non-academic services
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Increases awareness of history as a multidisciplinary field leading to a more thorough comprehension of contemporary problems
- Contact us at email@example.com
International Studies Society (ISS)
- Promotes greater awareness of international issues
- Raises funds for internship and scholarship programs, provides awareness of international events, increases participation in student conferences and sponsors various activities
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Publishes a student-produced literary magazine publishing student writers, illustrators and photographers work
- Sponsored by the English department
- Contact us at email@example.com
- Promotes interest in math problems and projects for math majors
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Model UN Club
- Selects UST delegates to participate in Model UN competitions covering topics such as poverty, terrorism and global warming
- Operates under the Center for International Studies
- Contact us at email@example.com
Pre-Health Professions Society
- Creates a more competitive and informed support network for students interested in pre-health professions
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Psi Chi Club
- Organizes all students interested in psychology topics
- Provides lectures, talks by UST alumni in graduate programs, research presentations, community service and workshops on applying to graduate school as well as a senior banquet and induction reception
- Contact us at email@example.com
- Promotes Irish culture and language including a St. Patrick’s Day celebration
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Enlivens interest in Spanish language and Hispanic culture
- Opens participation by all students regardless of major or level of ability
- Contact us at email@example.com
Pi Sigma Alpha
- Stimulates and facilitates communication and interaction for political science students with the UST and Houston communities
- Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Biological Honor Society
- Promotes research, volunteering and support for Biology majors
- Contact us at email@example.com