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Chartered Clubs and Organizations


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Highlands encourages students to look beyond the classroom. The Office of Campus Life oversees several clubs and organizations that are established by students.  Each club represents a unique interest, both educational and academic in nature.  Every chartered club and organization is open to all Highlands students.
 
All chartered clubs/organizations must (re)apply to the Office of Campus Life during the fall semester (no later than September 15) of each school year to be officially recognized by the university. Chartering of a new club/organization may take place at any time.

Main Campus:

ACTIVITIES BOARD  
Type: Activity Planning
Purpose: To provide input on campus.
Adviser: Rahannon Lizard 505.454.3201
Department: Campus Life

ANCHORED BIBLE CLUB
Type: Christian
Purpose: To have a better understanding of the Bible.
Adviser: Jaime A. Cruz, Jr. 505.454.3278
Department: Campus Security

ASL CLUB (AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE)
Type: Academic/Social
Purpose: Promote the study of American Sign Language and awareness of deaf culture through interaction with the local and larger deaf community and students of ASL and deaf culture from other colleges/universities.
Adviser: Carol Litherland 505.426.2141
Department: History, Political Sciences, Languages & Culture

ASSOCIATION OF LATINO PROFESSIONALS IN FINANCE & ACCOUNTING (ALPFA)
Type: Business
Purpose: To provide leadership and networking opportunities to business students. 
Adviser: Donna Vigil 505.454.3580
Department: School of Business

ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGY 
Type: Academic
Purpose: To attend conferences and relevant events.
Adviser: Erika Derkas 505.454.3432
Department: Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

CATHOLIC NEWMAN COMMUNITY
Type: Religious
Purpose: Assist college students and young adults in developing spiritually, intellectually, and morally.
Adviser: LouAnn Romero 505.454.3087
Department: School of Social Work

CHROMAVISTA ART CLUB
Type: Academic and Social
Purpose: To develop the Highland’s art community as well as giving back whenever possible.
Adviser: Todd Christensen 505.454.3485
Department: Visual and Performing Arts

DELTA MU DELTA  
Type: Honorary
Purpose: To recognize the top 20% of the Graduation Business Class every year based on GPA and Character.
Adviser: Luis Ortiz, Ph.D 505.454.3584
Department: Business Department

EXERCISE & SPORT SCIENCES CLUB 
Type: Social
Purpose:Community service, recreation.
Adviser: Ron Benedict 505.426.2195
Department: Exercise & Sport Sciences

GAMMA ALPHA OMEGA SORORITY, INC.
Type: Social
Purpose: To be an innovative and international leader in the Greek Community.  Providing a life-long sisterhood.
Adviser: Jenny Arguello 505.454.3593
Department: Recruitment

GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE (GSA)
Type: Social
Purpose: To create awareness.
Adviser: Erika Derkas 505.454.3432
Department: Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

HIGHLANDS HOUSE OF THE LORDS
Type:   Social
Purpose:  To get exercise while fencing, enjoying the historical role-play in armed and unarmed sparring in a controlled environment.
Advisor:   Helene Boudreau 505.454.3553
Department:  Student Support Services

HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY DANCE ENTOURAGE  (H.U.D.E.)
Type:  Performing Arts
Purpose:  To promote diversity through dance expression while positively impacting culture through an artistic perspective.
Advisor:  Corilia Ortega 505.454.3529
Department:   HU-CARES

HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (HUGS)
Type: Academic/Social
Purpose: To further the education and fellowship of geology students at NMHU
Adviser:  Michael Petronis 505.454.3513
Department:  Natural Resources

INTERNATIONAL CLUB
Type:  Social
Purpose:  To promote the development and integration of international students into the NMHU campus and culture.
Advisor:  Ernestine B. Clayton 505.454.3058
Department:  International Educational Center

LEADERSHIP IN GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY
Type:  Science and Education
Purpose:  To promote, advance, and educate student leadership in geospatial technologies.
Advisor:   Joseph P. Zebrowski  505.426.2146
Department:  Natural Sciences

LIVING IN FAITH TOGETHER (LIFT)
Type: Religious and social
Purpose: Further the education and fellowship of students at NMHU, and to help one another grow in our walks of faith.
Adviser: Carol Litherland 505.426.2141
Department: History, Political Sciences, Languages & Culture

MEChA de NMHU (MOVIMIENTO ESTUDIANTIL CHICANO de AZTLAN)
Type: Empowerment
Purpose: Change the world.
Adviser: Eric Romero, Ph.D. 505.454.3009
Department: Language and Culture

MEN’S SOCCER CLUB
Type: Sports
Purpose: To promote leadership and a healthy environment for our students. 
Advisor: Helen Boudreau 505.454.3553
Department: Student Support Services

NATIVE AMERICAN CLUB 
Type:  Social
Purpose:  To promote Native American culture to campus and community.
Advisor:  Robert Romero 505.426.2049
Department: Native American Services

 

NM UNDERGRADUATE SOCIAL WORK ASSOCIATION   
Type:  Service to community
Purpose:  To serve the communities, individuals, families, and groups to collaborate with school districts.
Advisor: Dolores Ortega 505.454.3567
Department:  Social Work

NMHU ALUMNI GOLD ZUMBA CLUB
Type:  Exercise
Purpose:  Promote and offer fitness opportunity to NMHU staff/faculty and to the Las Vegas Community.
Advisor:  James Mandarino 505.454.3199
Department: Foundation Office

NMHU CHALLENGE
Type:  Christian/Religious
Purpose:  To help introduce and encourage students in the Christian faith.
Advisor:  James Deisler 505.426.2071
Department: Athletics

NMHU CONSERVATION CLUB
Type: Social
Purpose: Helping to conserve our precious world through sustainable practices, restoration, and education.
Adviser: Jesus Rivas 505.454.3292
Department: Biology

NMHU CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Type: Religious
Purpose: Reaching to follow Christians while spreading the Gospel.
Adviser: Jim Deisler 505.454.3351
Department: Athletics

NMHU CONSERVATION CLUB
Type: Environmental
Purpose: Helping to conserve our precious world through sustainable practices, restoration, and education.
Adviser: Jesus Rivas 505.454.3292
Department: Biology

NMHU DISC GOLF CLUB 
Type: Social
Purpose: To promote great character through competition and recreation.
Adviser: William Hayward 505.454.3032
Department: Exercise & Sports Sciences

NMHU FORESTRY CLUB
Type: Professional
Purpose: To participate in activities, network with people in the field. To attend conferences and trainings pertaining to the forestry field.
Adviser: David Hacker 505.454.3176
Department: Natural Resource Management

NMHU GIRLS SOCCER CLUB
Type:  Sport/Social
Purpose: To promote involvement, promote the sport, social interaction, and have students involved in health activities.
Advisor: William Taylor 505.454.3224
Department:  Business Administration

 

NMHU POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB
Type: Civic Engagement
Purpose: The practice Civic Engagement by way of think tanks, hosting formative events, social events, and promoting the Political Science Department.
Advisor: Elaine Rodriquez/George F. Lyon 505.4543214/454.3413
Department:  History, Political Science, Language and Cultures

NMHU WOMEN FOR A CHANGE  
Type: Educational, social
Purpose: Educational outreach.
Advisor: Erika Derkas 505.454.3432
Department: Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

NMHU WOMEN’S CENTER  
Type:  Educational, social
Purpose:  Educational outreach.
Advisor:  Erika Derkas 505.454.3432
Department:  Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

NMHU WOMEN’S STUDIES AND PROGRAMS  
Type: Educational
Purpose:  Bring scholars and attend conferences.
Advisor:  Erika Derkas 505.454.3432
Department:  Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

PERFORMING ARTS CLUB/HU SINGERS
Type:   Social
Purpose: To provide actors and singers with an outlet for performances in the mode of theatrical productions.   
Advisor: Dr. Andre Garcia-Nuthmann 505.4543573
Department: Music Department/Performing and Visual Arts

PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY
Type: Social and behavioral
Purpose: Graduate/community service.
Advisor: Tom Ward 505.454.3196
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PHI ETA SIGMA
Type:  Honorary
Purpose:  To recognize academic excellence among sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Advisor:  Margaret Gonzales 505.454.3495
Department:  Office of Campus Life

PERFORMING ARTS CLUB/HU SINGERS
Type: Exposure, community involvement
Purpose: To organize and improve the advancement of actors and vocal artists alike.   
Adviser: Dr. Andre Garcia-Nuthmann 505.454.3573
Department: Music Department/Performing and Visual Arts

PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY
Type: Business, social
Purpose: Graduate/Community service.
Adviser: Tom Ward 505.454.3196
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences

PHI ETA SIGMA 
Type: Honorary
Purpose: To acknowledge academic excellence among freshmen.
Adviser: Margaret Gonzales 505.454.3495
Department: Office of Campus Life

PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. (aka -FIAT CLUB)
Type: Interest Group
Purpose: To develop leaders and create innovative ways to unite the Latino Community.
Adviser: Iliana Ortiz 505.454.3472
Department: Recruitment Office

PHI KAPPA PHI  
Type: Honorary
Purpose: To acknowledge and recognize academic achievement.
Adviser: Carolyn Newman 505.454.3383
Department: School of Education

PICAYUNE LITERARY MAGAZINE
Type: Literary
Purpose: Publishing
Adviser: Daniel Martinez 505.426.2073
Department: English

POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB
Type: Political/Civic Engineering
Purpose: The Political Science Club serving NMHU is committed to civic engagement
Adviser: George F. Lyon  505.454.3413
Department: History, Political Science, Language and Cultures

PSI CHI 
Type: Honor Society 
Purpose: Educate and promote psychological research, while also being involved with the community.  
Adviser: Ian Williamson 505.454.3342
Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences

SIGMA TAU DELTA/ALPHA ZETA PSI CHAPTER 
Type: English Honor
Purpose: Honor Society
Adviser: Daniel Martinez 505.426.2073
Department:  English

TAU KAPPA EPSILON (TKE) 
Type: Fraternity
Purpose: Social, fraternity, creating better men for a better world.
Adviser: Jim Mandarino 505.454.3199
Department: Alumni

STUDENT AMBASSADORS 
Type:  Recruitment
Purpose:   To recruit students for NMHU and participate in our community. 
Advisor:   Jenny Arguello 505.454.3593
Department:  Office of Student Recruitment

STUDENT ATHLETE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAAC)
Type: Community
Purpose: To get the best out of our athletes, to raise money/awareness for certain organizations. 
Advisor: Karin Gadberry 505.454.3487
Department: Athletics

THEATRE CLUB
Type:  Performance/Social
Purpose:  Provide an outlet for students who are interested in the behind-the-scenes work that goes into a theatrical productions.
Advisor:  Donald W. Evans 505.454.3572
Department:  Music/Visual and Performing Arts

VATOS RUGBY CLUB 
Type:  Social
Purpose:  To promote physical fitness and sportsmanship through the sport of rugby.      
Advisor:  William Hayward  505.426.2024
Department:  ESS

ZERO THEATRE PROJECT
Type:  Social/Performance
Purpose:   Provide an outlet for students with an interest in non-musical plays.
Advisor:   Donald W. Evans 505.454.3572
Department:  Visual and Performing Arts

 

 
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