AFRICAN STUDENT UNION (ASU)
To educate about Africa and its people and celebrate African culture.
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC. (AKA)
To promote unity and friendship among college women, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to alleviate problems concerning girls and women, and be of service to the community.
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. (PHI CHAPTER)
The National Board of Directors of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated realizes that as this great organization embarks upon its Centennial Celebration, it is important that the entire brotherhood stops and assesses what the organization is today and where it is going in the future. It is fully realized that in order to assure that Alpha continues to be the premiere organization for “the better making of men,” the organization must continue to refine its processes and respond to the internal and external forces that are ever present within and around it.
ALPHA PSI LAMBDA FRATERNITY INC.
Promote continued personal and collective growth, success and unity through leadership service, cultural awareness and campus wide community service.
To provide an opportunity for OU students and Athens community members to grow spiritually and socially within a Christian context.
BLACK STUDENT BUSINESS CAUCUS (BSBC)
Black Student Business Cacus was established in 1988. Its purpose is to introduce students to the issues of excellence and diversity as well as techniques necessary for survival in the corporate arena. Members participate in an annual business trip, excellence conferences, community service, and current events discussions. Dues are $10 per quarter and meetings are held weekly.
BLACK STUDENT COMMUNICATION CAUCUS (BSCC)
This organization provides personal support and helps develop professional skills for students who wish to pursue a career in some aspect of communication. Each year BSCC enhances the classroom experiences of its membership with seminars and programs, annual professional development trips to various cities, guest speakers and a biennial communication conference open to the entire college. In addition to providing opportunities to enhance preparation for post-graduate experiences, BSCC also prides itself on creating a family feeling. We encourage everyone to join.
BLACK STUDENT CULTURAL PROGRAMMING BOARD (BSCPB)
The purpose of the Black Student Cultural Programming Board is to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs for African American students and other multicultural students. We seek to expose others to the culture, thoughts, and prospective's of African Americans throughout the Ohio University community as well as the Athens community. Our goal is to serve as a resource for the impowerment of the cultural programming at Ohio University.
BODIES IN MOTION DANCE TEAM
To entertain the public specified performances; To promote teamwork and friendship; To allow college students the opportunity to participate in a meaningful activity; To understand and demonstrate good sportsmanship.
DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC
To further the education of young business professionals; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement in the professional environment.
To provide a spiritual covering and safe haven for God's people where they can receive spiritual supplementation and growth.
FACES MODELING CLUB
To unite the Ohio University community and students through the fashion, community service and entertainment.
HIP HOP CONGRESS – OUT
The Hip Hop Congress uses culture of Hip Hop to inspire young people to get involved social action, civic service, and cultural creativity. It is the product of a merger of artists and students, music and community.
KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC
The fundamental purpose is achievement in every field of human endeavor.
LATINO STUDENT UNION (SUN)
To promote higher education, cultural events, and brotherhood and sisterhood within the Latino community.
LOS DISCO (LADIES OF SOUL DANCING IN SYNC CO)
To provide an opportunity for OUT women to express themselves through dance. To encourage artistic expression while at a collegiate level.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)
We strive to create an organization that will stand up for the African- American community. We will also work in the form of preventative action to educate ourselves and others in order to lessen cases in which formal action needs to be taken.
NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL (NH)
The governing body of all six historically black fraternities and sororities, to promote unity in the community, and to improve conditions for minorities.
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NB)
To increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
NATIVE PEOPLES AWARENESS COALITION (PAC)
To spread awareness of Native American lifestyles, cultures, traditions and contemporary issues. We strive to provide different aspects of Native Culture to OUT and the Athens community.
OHIO UNIVERSITY RECRUITING SOCIETY (OURS)
To help recruit and retain multicultural students through campus programming.
PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INC
To uplift the men in the community as a whole. To promote unity among the men here at Ohio University.
SHADES is dedicated to fostering connections between the multicultural same gender loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community at Ohio university.
SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INC
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
SIGMA LAMBDA GAMMA SORORITY, INC
To promote, unify, and strengthen the diverse cultures of women in higher education in a multi-centric environment through social and cultural programing focused on promoting change and unity through a sisterhood that empowers all women.
STUDENT AFRICAN AMERICAN BROTHERHOOD (SAAB)
STUDENTS TEACHING ABOUT RACISM IN SOCIETY (STARS)
To educate and facilitate discussion about racism and to promote racial harmony and to create a safe, non-threatening environment to allow participants to feel comfortable to express their feelings.
To entertain the OUT community with unique dance styles.
"We, the members of Unified Sisters, unite and strengthen women of color through learning, 'real life' skills to prepare ourselves for independent life beyond the college years."
Unify is an important organization comprised of students who are committed to increasing diversity and understanding at OUT. Unify was formed for promoting information sharing and collaboration among diversity-related organizations.
YOUNG, BLACK AND TALENTED (BUT)