Clubs and Organizations
A Better Tomorrow works to support pediatric cancer patients and make a difference in the lives of local patients and their families.
The Accounting and Finance Club works with the accounting and finance programs to explore options for careers in the financial world.
The Administration of Justice Club engages students interested in administration of justice - including law and law enforcement - by going on outings, holding fundraisers and hosting guest speakers.
The AIGA student group works to educate students outside of the classroom to be prepared for the professional world.
The Alliance provides a safe place for LGBTQ students and allies to support each other, partake in social activities and create a platform for activism. The club "seeks wisdom and promotes universal justice," as explained in the Salve Regina mission statement. The Alliance strives to reach this goal by helping members of the University community embrace diversity in the fullest sense.
The American Marketing Association is a professional organization for students interested in furthering their study and practice of marketing. The Salve Regina chapter provides marketing resources and education by offering professional development activities and networking opportunities. National competitions and local community service projects not only enhance members' skill and knowledge, but also promote ethical decision-making and responsible citizenship.
The American Sign Language Club is an organization for members of the Salve Regina community who have a strong interest in learning about the deaf/hard-of-hearing culture as well as their method of communication, American Sign Language.
The Art and Art History Guild is a club for any artist - major, minor or not. The club provides an artistic outlet and network for all students. Our goal is to bring out the creative abilities of the Salve Regina community and help them shine on campus.
Best Buddies works to build friendships with members of the community who have intellectual disabilities.
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides existing mentors, along with those looking to become mentors, with resources and a valuable place to share experiences and voice any concerns they may have with their fellow peers.
The Black Student Union celebrates the beauty of the African diaspora and discusses contemporary black issues.
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a volunteer student organization that supports the mission of the University and meets the needs of its students by providing social, recreational and developmental programs that promote learning and social development. CAB designs and implements a wide range of student activities, including live comedy shows, dances, off-campus trips and recreational activities.
The cheerleading team is a co-ed club and competition team that represents Salve Regina with school spirit and well-rounded students. The team holds yearly tryouts and has mandatory practices, gym time, game attendance and competitions. The cheerleading team aspires to encourage and support all other teams, clubs, organizations and the University community. Their goal is to continue to challenge themselves as a team and continue improving their recognition on campus. They welcome any and all Salve Regina students to be a part of their organization.
The Chemistry Club encourages students' intellectual growth through chemistry. The goal is to encourage and inspire club members and others to participate in the quest for knowledge. The club participates in American Chemistry Society webinars, works with Miley cafeteria to organize Molecular Gastronomy day and hosts stress-busting activities like tie-dye lab coats.
Dedicated to service, Circle K provides students with many opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community. Various projects are planned throughout the year, such as the Salvation Army soup kitchen, bingo with the elderly and trick or treat from UNICEF.
College Republicans gives young conservatives an outlet to share, learn and discuss their beliefs. The organization volunteers for candidates at a local, state and national level, has fun and grows as a community of like-minded friends.
The Council for Exceptional Children hosts events for people with special needs.
The Cultural and Historical Preservation Society encourages a strong bond within the major while spreading the mission of preservation to the Salve Regina community.
The Cybersecurity Club raises awareness about cyber hygiene best practices across the Salve Regina community and provides a platform to dissect current cyber issues and recent incidents. The club advocates the intellectual growth of cybersecurity in each of its members and encourages them to participate in the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy's Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative event series.
The Economics and Global Business Club brings students together to discuss current events, economic theories and ideas in a comforting environment outside the classroom.
The EMT Club's purpose is to promote the knowledge, understanding and interest of emergency medicine.
Open to students from all disciplines, the English Guild enhances the appreciation and understanding of literature, media communications and film through events such as open mic nights and literary field trips.
The Environmental Club spreads awareness of environmental issues to help us all be better stewards of the earth.
The Female Empowerment Organization supports the development of students' skills and enables them to pursue leadership roles on issues that affect their daily lives. The group also aims to provide a safe environment for students to meet and build alliances for individual and social support.
The Film Club is a student-run club in which a combination of discussions on films viewed, collaborations on a hands-on project, and interactions ultimately give club members a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art of film. The club expands on the knowledge provided in the classes offered by Salve Regina, developing a more dynamic experience for Salve Regina cinephiles.
The GIFT (Group Inspired for Today) Club inspires students, staff and faculty to create and live in a more inspired, intentional and positive manner. The club seeks to provide its members with mutual support and camaraderie based on their common interests in creating meaning and purpose in life and developing and living wisely. The clubs makes significant contributions to the spiritual, emotional and physical well being of the Salve Regina community and beyond.
The History Club aims to join students that are passionate about history and want to collaborate to deepen their understanding of history and its effects on society. The club asks deeper questions such as: "How is our generation making history?" and "Will our grandchildren be proud of us when they read about our generation in their history books?" The club also engages students by going on outings, holding fundraisers and hosting guest speakers.
Hydroponics is an alternative way of growing plants. Instead of using soil like conventional farming, this lab uses water, nutrients and pH balancers to grow plants.
Love Your Melon is an apparel brand run by college students across the country on a mission to give a hat to every child battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon has reserved more than 45,000 hats to donate to children battling cancer in the U.S.
Mad Batter is a hands-on club that allows students to participate in the making and decorating of baked goods. As a nonprofit organization, Mad Batter brings together bakers of all levels to bake for a cause.
The Math Club is comprised mainly of math majors and minors. The club attends conferences and competitions, hosts a Math Night for Learning Unlimited, works at Special Olympics and tutors in Middletown and Newport.
Model United Nations encompasses a diverse group of students possessing a wide array of knowledge in different topics that can be applied to issues within the context of international relations. Members are afforded opportunities to attend intercollegiate conferences where they represent a country during deliberations on a wide range of political, economic, social and environmental issues. The club runs practice simulations and debates, invites guest speakers, takes field trips, and prepares its delegation to participate in upcoming conferences.
Modern Ink fosters a creative environment by encouraging students to grow and develop their writing skills. This body of creative writers seeks to overcome the challenges of learning the craft by working with a supportive group of peers. Through workshopping, exchanging ideas and gaining inspiration from other individuals, members are given unique, personal tools that enable them to strengthen their own writing and grow as authors.
Mosaic News is Salve Regina's student-run newspaper, a source of campus news, sports and entertainment stories. The online version is published biweekly.
The Multicultural Student Organization strives to raise awareness about different cultures on campus. The organization hosts multiple events throughout the year in honor of these cultures in order to further educate students and faculty.
Not exclusive to philosophy majors and minors, the Philosophy Club explores issues pertinent to today's expanding global interdependency from a philosophical standpoint. It includes the debating of ideas ranging from scientific to theoretical as well as exciting trips to philosophy conferences in the area.
The Pre-Health Club is an organization for students interested in pursuing a career in health professions, with a variety of informational meetings, volunteer opportunities and a graduate preparation. The Pre-Health Club is dedicated to helping undergraduates become future leaders in the world of health.
An organization with the best interests of animals at heart, Protect Our Wildlife (P.O.W.) strives to raise awareness about the conditions of habitats, natural and man-made, and about the way people treat creatures around the world. In addition to serving as an eye-opener, P.O.W. encourages individuals to come together to form a united front against animal cruelty and injustice, promoting action above all else, even if it be simply telling a friend about a particular event. It is the hope of P.O.W. that one day, the natural order of life will be restored and that one day, humans and animals will live together in a world full of understanding and respect, a world without exploitation and mistreatment. The future lies in your own two hands. What will your course of action be?
The Psychology Club aims to develop and enhance the learning experience of students interested in the field of psychology.
The Religious and Theological Studies Club is dedicated to the inquiry, discussion and analysis of life's most pressing questions through a religious perspective. With an emphasis on education and the intellectual understanding of comparative spirituality, the Religious and Theological Studies Club caters to students with an interest in the culture, wisdom and traditions of all world religions. It is through thought-provoking discussion and firsthand experience that this club wishes to guide its members through different interpretations of the divine and enlighten them in the subject of faith outside of their own. We encourage students to ask life's "Big Questions" with the hope of collectively guiding ourselves towards the answers.
The Renewal Bible Study provides a nondenominational Bible study for everyone.
The men's rugby club provides an opportunity to play for a nationally ranked rugby football club at Salve Regina.
Women's rugby is a club sport under the NCAA and also a recognized student organization at Salve Regina.
The Salve Music Ensemble Club gives students the opportunity to sing and play music in an informal atmosphere.
Salve Studios is a film and video production club that provides access and opportunity for young videographers and filmmakers on campus to create original content.
SalveTHON is a 16-hour fundraiser that supports the Children's Miracle Network and benefits Hasbro Children's Hospital. Students work throughout the year, learning unique leadership experience while working closely with Hasbro. The year ends with a multi-hour fundraising event that celebrates the total amount of funds raised. At the event, students stand the entire time while playing games and interacting with the children and families from Hasbro.
Seahawk Down allows students to develop confidence, think creatively on their feet and spread joy throughout campus through the use of improvisation.
The Karate Club gives students the opportunity to learn Shotokan karate-do. According to the International Shotokan Karate Federation, "training in karate teaches us not only self-defense, but to respect others as well as ourselves." The fundamental mentality of karate is very enriching and can be a way "to develop a person as an individual." Karate is a great way to build confidence, not only in physical ability to defend oneself, but in everyday life. Shotokan karate as a club sport allows students to participate in this enriching experience on campus and to form unique relationships with other students while developing a strong character and sense of moral purpose.
The Social Work Club works to achieve social justice and equality to all people. The club works locally, nationally and globally to enhance the lives of others.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.
The Spanish Club seeks to unite all students who speak Spanish and provide opportunities to practice and learn from multiple traditions, heritages and experiences. Students from all levels are welcome, whether majors/minors or not. Students will get together to see movies, share coffee or a meal, discuss a book/poetry/short story, play games or attend live events in Providence or Boston related to Hispanic cultures. The only requirement is that students be ready to speak Spanish when they come. Bienvenidos todos.
Comprised of Salve Regina students, the Special Olympics committee provides volunteers, donations, team spirit and more.
SRU Dance explores different genres of dance. This exploration of student choreography is showcased at the end of each semester in a public performance for the Salve Regina and surrounding community.
StageFright provides the enjoyment and craft of theater to its members and to the Salve Regina community. The group presents opportunities for students to learn about and participate in various aspects of theater through putting on productions and taking part in workshops. The group fosters an appreciation for theater arts through exposure to different theatrical productions throughout the year.
The Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society fosters the growth of innovative and entrepreneurial settings amongst the Salve Regina community.
The Student Education Association allows education majors to support one another as well as participate in events with local schools.
The Student Government Association serves as the liaison between students, faculty, staff and administrators.
The Student Nurse Organization contributes to nursing education, provides programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns, and aids in the development of the nurse as a whole.
The Study Abroad Student Association aims to connect and inform prospective, current and past study abroad students. The club seeks to provide a comfortable atmosphere in which discussions can arise focusing on studying abroad or exploring international career options. This will allow the University and independent international programs to receive more accurate feedback in order to continually strengthen their study abroad programs.
The Surf Club enables students to participate in the local community through surfing. In addition to engaging with the sport of surfing, the clubs aims to promote outreach initiatives that positively impact the community and environment.
The mission of the Swim Club is to enrich the lives of its members through swimming and a sense of community in and out of the pool.
The Cranky Pancreases brings together a community of diabetics, friends and family of people with diabetes, and people who are interested in learning more about the disease process from a personal standpoint. The club seeks to educate people and provide an understanding environment about what having diabetes is like, including how to handle emergency situations, empathizing with people and their current situations, and teaching the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
VIRGO, Volunteers Interested in Reaching and Guiding Others, raises awareness of college mental health issues. Events include self-defense, depression and alcohol screening, domestic violence awareness and stress busters.
Willow is Salve Regina's literary journal containing poetry, prose, short stories, photography and art.
WSRU Radio is Salve Regina's on-campus radio station run by the students, for the students. WSRU has a live audio and video stream from the studio, DJs events year-round, hosts giveaways and creates a fun and enjoyable atmosphere for the Salve Regina community and listeners all across the world. Visit WSRU on Facebook.