Student Organizations

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Student Organizations

A Better Tomorrow

A Better Tomorrow was founded to remember family and friends who have passed from cancer and to support those who are going through treatment. They are geared towards helping pediatric cancer/hematology patients and their families. Throughout the year, they participate in events on campus such as Relay for Life and SalveTHON. They also sell bracelets on campus, volunteers at events that benefit children with cancer, and spreads childhood cancer awareness on campus.

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Accounting and Finance Club

The Accounting and Finance Club works with the accounting, financial management and other business programs to explore options for careers in the financial world. They aim to teach students about possibilities in the financial world through interactive experiences such as panel discussions, guest speakers and meeting with professionals from recognized businesses and corporations.

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Administration of Justice Club

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.

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AIGA (Graphic Design)

AIGA encourages the formation of student groups at colleges and universities and develops these groups as a way of encouraging students to take the first step in demonstrating a commitment to their professional interest and assisting them in understanding the profession. The goal is to get students involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and help them build leadership skills that will be valuable as they move into the professional world.

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Alliance

Alliance provides a safe place for LGBTQ students and allies to support each other, partake in social activities and create a platform for activism. They also provide support and a voice for those students that identify in the LGBTQ community or as an ally.

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American Marketing Association

Salve Regina's chapter of the American Marketing Association 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.

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American Sign Language Club

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.

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Art and Art History Guild

The Art and Art History Guild is a club for any artist - major, minor or not. They provide an artistic outlet and network for all students. Their goal is to bring out the creative abilities of the Salve Regina community and help them shine on campus.

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Best Buddies

Through integration and inclusion, Best Buddies works to build friendships with members of the community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Black Student Union

The Black Student Union is a proactive organization that focuses on the black experience both on and off campus. They seek to create awareness for issues that plague our communities and to bring inclusion on campus. They aim to bring light to one of the five critical concerns of mercy - race - and in doing so follow the mercy tradition of loving one another. They are a safe space, welcoming all to come as they are. 

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Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board 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. They design and implement a wide range of student activities, including live comedy shows, dances, off-campus trips and recreational activities.

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Chemistry Club

A community of like-minded individuals who share a common curiosity of the world around them, the Chemistry Club encourages students' intellectual growth through chemistry. Their goal is to encourage and inspire themselves and others to participate in the quest for knowledge. They participate in American Chemistry Society webinars, work with Miley cafeteria for Molecular Gastronomy Day and host stress-busting activities like tie-dye lab coats.

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College Democrats

During this time of political unrest, it is extremely important that students have an outlet to discuss their ideas and create constructive solutions. College Democrats provides this outlet and attempts to organize solutions to student concerns. The organization strives to raise awareness of today's political issues and ensure that everyone takes advantage of the right to vote. They hope the creation of College Democrats will lead to the creation of College Republicans to host debates and combined events.

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Dialogue

Dialogue invites the Salve community to have a conversation about everyday issues. They are a Christian-based organization but value the perspectives of all beliefs. The culture of the group provides a comfortable, healthy environment for people to share perspectives and learn from their peers.

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EMT Club

The EMT Club's purpose is to promote the knowledge, understanding and interest of emergency medicine.

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Enactus

Enactus builds relationships with businesses, schools and other community partners to create long-lasting economic, social and environmental improvements through entrepreneurship and service. They emphasize growth and professional development for their members by encouraging independent creativity and business leadership. Enactus is about investing in students who have the desire to take entrepreneurial action for others in the local community and around the globe. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, teams of students conduct needs assessments in their community, identify potential solutions to complex issues and implement community impact projects. This results in communities benefiting from collaboration and fresh innovation, and students gain valuable experience to advance their personal and professional lives.

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Environmental Club

The Environmental Club spreads awareness of environmental issues to help us all be better stewards of the earth. Through meetings and discussions, members strive to be better stewards of the earth. The club also takes part in activities such as nature walks, beach cleanups and activities for Earth Week.

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Female Empowerment Organization

The Female Empowerment Organization inspires and empowers women of all different races, sexualities and ethnicities. They strive to support the development of female individuality and skills, as well as enable them to pursue leadership roles on and off campus. They seek to educate the campus on gender equality and provide a safe environment for any and all students to meet and build alliances for individual and social support.

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Group Inspired for Today (GIFT)

GIFT (Group Inspired for Today) inspires students, staff and faculty to create and live in a more inspired, intentional and positive manner. They seeks to provide their members with mutual support and camaraderie based on their common interests in creating meaning and purpose in life and developing and living wisely. They make significant contributions to the spiritual, emotional and physical well being of the Salve Regina community and beyond.

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity brings students together to build homes for people in the community that are in need of a livable shelter. Their mission is to raise funds, take part in Habitat for Humanity projects and work with local partners.

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Hydroponics Club

The Hydroponics Club is more than just a few scientists in a laboratory: it is a group interested in innovative ways to create sustainable growing methods, and it is open to all students in the Salve Regina community. They study hydroponics as a sustainable method of growing, they use hydroponically grown plants for research, and they grow edible plants to sell at farmer’s markets. They also conduct outreach programs and provide tours for interested students. The hydroponics lab began as a research center, but today it is much more than that.

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Math Club

The Math Club is open to any student interested in math. They meet monthly and participate in fun math-related activities, including movies, food and guest speakers.

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Model United Nations

Model United Nations consists of students with an array of knowledge in different fields that can be applied to international relations. Members have opportunities to attend intercollegiate conferences where they represent a country during deliberations on a wide range of political, economic, social and environmental issues. They run simulations and debates, invite guest speakers, take field trips and prepare their delegations to participate in conferences. They offer many opportunities to network with professionals, make new friends, travel to different colleges and institutions, and develop new skills.

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Mosaic

Mosaic News is Salve Regina's student-run newspaper, a source of campus news, sports and entertainment stories. The online version is published biweekly and students from all disciplines are welcome to join the staff.

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Multicultural Student Organization

The Multicultural Student Organization strives to raise awareness about different cultures on campus. They host multiple events throughout the year in honor of these cultures in order to further educate students and faculty.

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Options Trading Club

Options Trading Club helps students develop options trading skills and different trading strategies. Members learn the basics of options trading and strategy and also perform an ongoing paper trading simulation that allows them to see trends in their trades and develop their own strategies.

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Philosophy Club

The Philosophy Club gathers students from different majors and with diverse career paths to philosophize and analyze theories from old and current philosophers and relate them to modern times.

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Pre-Health Club

The Pre-Health Club is an organization for students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. They provide a variety of informational meetings, volunteer opportunities and graduate preparation. They focus on inviting medical professionals to discuss their experiences.

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Protect Our Wildlife

An organization with the best interests of animals at heart, Protect Our Wildlife strives to raise awareness about the conditions of habitats, natural and man-made, and about the way people treat creatures around the world. They encourage individuals 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. They hope that one day, the natural order of life will be restored and humans and animals will live together in a world full of understanding and respect, a world without exploitation and mistreatment.

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Psychology Club

The Psychology Club aims to develop and enhance the learning experience of students interested in the field of psychology.

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Rugby (Men's)

The men's rugby club provides an opportunity to play for a nationally ranked rugby football club at Salve Regina.

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Rugby (Women's)

Women's rugby is a club sport under the NCAA and also a recognized student organization at Salve Regina.

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Salve Music Ensemble Club

The Salve Music Ensemble Club provides opportunities to sing and play music in an informal atmosphere. is a great way to get involved in any of the music ensembles on campus. They sponsor the University Chorus and Madrigals Chorus, along with the symphonic band, orchestra, flute and jazz ensembles and a cappella groups. They also run open mic nights.

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Salve SAVES

Salve SAVES - Sexual Assault Violence Education and Support - provides educational opportunities, spread awareness and plays a part in the effort to end sexual assault. They also promote resources available to victims of sexual misconduct.

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Salve Snapshot

Salve Snapshot aims to provide students who have a passion for photography with an opportunity to access and utilize photographic resources on campus, express themselves and gain knowledge on the art of photography.

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Salve Studios

Salve Studios is a film and video production club that provides opportunity and equipment for videographers and filmmakers on campus to create original content and tell stories through film. They produce promotional and event videos for other student organizations, narrative short films, documentaries, music videos and more.

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SalveTHON

SalveTHON is a 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.

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Seahawk Down

Seahawk Down allows students to develop confidence, think creatively on their feet and spread joy throughout campus through the use of improvisation.

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Seahawk Radio

Seahawk Radio is radio for students, by students. Broadcasting from Gerety Hall, they welcome students with a broad range of interests. Their mission is to provide entertainment and information to the campus community at large, while also developing career skills for the students involved. They have professional DJ equipment and a recently upgraded studio that gives students the opportunity to learn DJ skills and even DJ events on campus.

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Shotokan Karate Club

The Karate Club gives students the opportunity to learn Shotokan karate-do. 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. Beginners and individuals of all skill levels and from different styles are welcome to attend trainings.

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Social Work Club

The Social Work Club advocates for equality and human justice. They focus on community involvement and giving back to the community. One of their major events is a day of service, which allows members to interact with the Newport and Aquidneck Island commuities.

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Spanish Club

The Spanish Club provides students with opportunities to improve and practice their Spanish and cultural knowledge through various activities such as movies, meals, literature, games and outings related to Hispanic cultures. All students who attend are strongly encouraged to practice their Spanish.

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SRU Dance

SRU Dance is Salve Regina's student-run dance organization. They explore many different genres of dance, which is showcased at the end of each semester in a public performance for Salve Regina and the surrounding community. All are welcome to join, and dancers range from having no experience to having extensive experience. Auditions are held at the beginning of each semester and are used for placement purposes.

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StageFright

StageFright provides the enjoyment and craft of theater to its members and to the Salve Regina community. They present opportunities for students to learn about and participate in various aspects of theater through putting on productions and taking part in workshops. They foster an appreciation for theater arts through exposure to different theatrical productions throughout the year.

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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association serves as the liaison between students, faculty, staff and administrators. As a functioning and governing body at Salve Regina, they work parallel with the University’s mission in effort to establish a world which is harmonious, just and merciful.

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Student Nurse Organization

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.

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Swim Club

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.

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WGS Club

The WGS Club raises awareness and educates others about women's issues in society, on the Salve Regina campus and in the Newport community.

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Willow Literary Magazine

As Salve Regina's literary journal, the Willow's purpose is to encourage and celebrate creative expression within the campus community through publication of prose, poetry and artwork primarily from the student population.

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