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Student Clubs & Organizations

OHIO Eastern offers ten student organizations and clubs empowering students to explore a wide variety of involvement opportunities on and off campus. These organizations and clubs promote involvement in advocacy, governance, culture, religion, service, sports, and more.

Organizations and clubs are a great way to enhance your educational experience and offer a forum for critical reflection, leadership development, and community engagement. Students who are involved in a student organization and/or club have the opportunity to meet new people, develop leadership skills, pursue their passions, gain valuable knowledge, and contribute to the OHIO Eastern community and beyond.

Club updates, meetings and events will be posted on this webpage, on the digital displays on campus, and in the latest edition of the Eastern Campus News.


Basketball Club

OHIO Eastern Basketball Club


Advisor: Dr. David Rohall

Club President: Mylie Gardner


The purpose of the Basketball Club is to promote teamwork, health and wellness. This club supports basketball practice and scrimmages for Ohio University Eastern students.


Bible Study Club

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Advisor: Peter Lim 

A movement of students committed to knowing Christ and making Him known. The club provides time for Bible study, prayer, and support.



College Republicans

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Advisor:  Dr. Kevin Spiker

The College Republicans gather to discuss politics as well as to organize the young republicans of Ohio University Eastern. This group promotes the values, policies and candidates of the Republican Party. In the past the group has assisted local and national candidates who are in the area canvassing by making phone calls, knocking on doors, and walking in parades.


Education Club

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Advisor: Kim Ciroli  

The Ohio University Eastern Education Club's mission is to provide services to benefit local children. Education majors or anyone wanting to help local children are welcomed to join the club. In the past the club has held book drives, book fairs, pop tab drives, and a literacy night. The Education Club has held fundraisers in the past to support local children's charities. 

First Meeting: Wednesday, September 13 | 4:00 PM | Room 241.  Pizza will be served. RSVP Kim Ciroli if you plan to attend. 


Esports Club

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Advisors: Dr. Kevin Spiker and Professor Steven Whitlinger

Club President: Nate Stewart


Bobcat Esports Club at OHIO Eastern supports the development of competitive eSports play.   The club offers a separate area for playing multiple different games with friends, including League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League, Valorant, CSGO, Smash, and Nintendo Switch games like Mario Karts and Super Smash Brothers. We provide opportunities for all skill levels. Play casually with your friends, create your own Eastern campus Esports team, or join a team on the main campus in Athens. It is up to you!

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Let's Talk Race Book Club

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Advisor: Jennifer Kellner-Muscar

Let's Talk Race is a book club in partnership with Belmont County's Underground Railroad Museum. The group meets monthly, either in-person at the Eastern Campus or online and discusses the book selection of the month.


Upcoming Meeting: Monday, September 18 | 7:00 PM | Shannon Hall Library.  Pizza will be served.

Contact Kristina Estle if would like more information.


Rainbow Cats

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 Advisors: Dr. Jim Casebolt and Dr. Pamela June

The Rainbow Cats is a dedicated and hardworking group of individuals who strive to support the LGBTQ+ community on and off campus.


This group aims to improve awareness for those who are among the LGBTQ+ community and intend to be an active organization of encouragement and openness. The Rainbow Cats will act as an open-arms club while understanding queerness and gender identity.

Club updates, meetings and events will be posted on this webpage, on the digital displays on campus, and in the latest edition of the Eastern Campus News.

Upcoming Meeting: Wednesday, September 13 | 11:00 AM | Shannon Hall, Room 205. Not on campus, join via TEAMS.

We invite you to come greet the faculty advisors, meet your fellow students, and plan events and activities for the school year.

If you have questions or would like to join the meeting via TEAMS,email


OHIO Eastern Rotaract Club

 Advisor: Dr. David Rohall 

Club President: Nick Nolan

A student youth organization affiliated with Rotary International.


The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for students to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.


Social Work Club

OHIO Eastern Social Work Club

AdvisorsDr. Warren Galbreath and Professor Tracy Pritchard

The Social Work Club seeks to serve, educate, and promote activism in the field of social welfare.  The club provides opportunities for students to interact within the community to broaden their knowledge of the issues related to social services. The main aim of the organization is to impact the lives of those living in our community and the surrounding communities in a positive manner. Their mission is to recognize the needs within the communities around us and to do their best to help meet those needs.


Student Nurses Association

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AdvisorsSarah Davis and Kayla Lucarelli

Are you in the BSN program and want to be serve the local community? 

Consider joining the Ohio University Eastern Student Nurses’ Association (OUESNA).


The Ohio University Eastern Student Nurses Association (OUESNA) is for nursing students attending Ohio University Eastern. The purpose of OUESNA is to expose members to fundamental and current professional interest and concerns to nursing students. Membership in OUESNA aids in the development of the whole person, including the professional role. Student's will have volunteer and community service opportunities.