Student Organizations

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 aims 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 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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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State

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.

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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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Cheerleading Team

The cheerleading team holds yearly tryouts and has mandatory practices, gym time and game attendance. They encourage and support all other teams, clubs, organizations and the University community. They continue to challenge themselves as a team and improve their recognition on campus. They welcome any and all Salve Regina students to be a part of their organization.

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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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Circle K

Dedicated to service, Circle K provides students with many opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community. They plan various projects throughout the year, such as trick-or-treating for UNICEF and making cards for Newport Hospital patients and dog toys for the Potter League, and participate in events such as Relay for Life.

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Council for Exceptional Children

The Council for Exceptional Children hosts events for people with special needs.

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Cranky Pancreases

Cranky Pancreases is Salve Regina's chapter of the College Diabetes Network. Their goal is to bring awareness to diabetes and create a supportive community for students transitioning into college life with a chronic illness. They provide education for roommates, peer mentoring and training on how to help in emergency situations, and raise funds for the College Diabetes Network. They hope to foster a better understanding of diabetes and provide resources to make the transition to college less daunting.

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Cryptocurrency Club

The mission of the Cryptocurrency Club is to educate, research, invest and stay up to date with the quickly evolving cryptocurrency revolution.

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Cultural and Historical Preservation Society

The Cultural and Historical Preservation Society encourages a strong bond within the major while spreading the mission of preservation to the Salve Regina community.

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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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English Guild

Open to students from all academic disciplines, the English Guild enhances the appreciation and understanding of literature, media communications and film through events such as movie nights. They host four annual events: the Mad Tea Party, the Jane Austen Ball, the Vienna Ball and Shakespeare's birthday party. Their goal is to help make Salve a living learning community.

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Environmental Club

The Environmental Club spreads awareness of environmental issues to help us all be better stewards of the earth. Members take part in activities such as nature walks, beach cleanups and Earth Week.

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Female Empowerment Organization

The Female Empowerment Organization supports the development of students' skills and enables them to pursue leadership roles on issues that affect their daily lives. They aim to provide a safe environment for 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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History Club

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. They ask 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?" They also engage students by going on outings, holding fundraisers and hosting guest speakers.

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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. 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.

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Love Your Melon

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.

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Mad Batter Baking Club

Mad Batter is a hands-on club that allows students to participate in the making and decorating of baked goods. As a student non-profit organization, they bring together bakers of all levels to bake for a cause. They not only bake, they also cook and collaborate with clubs on campus for their events. They cater to any and all allergies, so all students may feel welcome to join them for baking and cooking.

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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.

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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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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.

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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 Salve Regina's on-campus radio station run by students, for students. They have a live audio stream from the studio, DJ events year-round, host giveaways and create a fun and enjoyable atmosphere for the Salve Regina community and listeners all across the world.

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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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Special Olympics

Comprised of Salve Regina students, the Special Olympics committee provides volunteers, donations, team spirit and more.

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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 Education Association

The Student Education Association allows education majors from all programs to share their experiences and meet as one department. They provide opportunities for education majors to expand their knowledge of the field through education-related programs and serve their community through education-related service projects.

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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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