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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.


NMHU CHARTERED STUDENT CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS 2017-18
MAIN CAMPUS:

ACTIVITIES BOARD
Type: Activities/Social
Purpose: To collaborate with the student body on organizing events.
Advisor: Margaret Apodaca (505) 454-3495
Department: Campus Life


ARCHAEOLOGY CLUB
Type: Educational
Purpose: To provide students with an interest in archaeology, a way to explore
and expand their ideas and research.
Advisor: Victoria Evans (505) 454-3283
Department: Anthropology

ART CLUB
Type: Academic and Social
Purpose: To develop the NMHU’s art community, and perform services, and fund raise
for travel expenses.
Advisor: Shereen M. Lobdell (505) 454-3231
Department: Visual and Performing Arts


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.
Advisor: Carol Litherland (505) 426-2141
Department: History, Political Sciences, Languages & Culture


ASSOCIATION OF LATINO PROFESSIONALS FOR AMERICA
Type: Business Club
Purpose: The propose of the organization is to develop professional and leadership skills for
New Mexico Highlands University business students.
Advisor: Carla S. Romero (505) 454-3576
Department: School of Business


CATHOLIC COWBOY-NEWMAN
Type: Religious
Purpose: To assist students in growing closer to Christ
through the teachings of the catholic church.
Advisor: Andrellita Chavez (505) 454-3201
Department: Office of Campus Life


CONSERVATION CLUB
Type: Environmental
Purpose: To promote conservation and sustainable practices in the university
and neighboring communities through education and outreach.
Advisor: Jesus Rivas (505) 454-3292
Department: Biology


DELTA MU DELTA
Type: Honor Society
Purpose: To recognize the top 20% of the Graduation Business Class every year based on
GPA and Character.
Advisor: Luis Ortiz (505) 454-3584
Department: Business Department


FIRE ESCAPE BIBLE CLUB
Type: Religious
Purpose: To share the Gospel message through studying the holy bible among college students.
Advisor: Johnny Lujan (505) 4543278
Department: Campus Security


GAMMA ALPHA OMEGA ALUMNAE CHAPTER
Type: Greek
Purpose: To help and support our graduate sisters in academic endears.
Advisor: Kimberly Blea (505) 454-3566
Department: Student Affairs


GAMMA ALPHA OMEGA SORORITY, INC.
Type: Sorority
Purpose: Greek life, sisterhood
Advisor: Mary Cole (505) 454-3593
Department: Admissions and Recruitment


HIGHLANDS HACIENDAS
Type: Social
Purpose: To create a better sence of community on campus and to facilitate campus-wide.
Advisor: Casey Applegate-Aguilar (505) 454-3071
Department: Academic Enrichment and Retention


HIGHLANDS STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Type: Social/Service
Purpose: To promote leadership service and social interaction among engaged student leaders.
Advisor: Yvonne Duran (505) 454-3020
Department: Office of Student Affairs


HISPANIC CULTURE AND LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Type: Social
Purpose: Promote the hispanic culture at NMHU.
Advisor: Edgar M. Vargus Blanco (505) 454-3175
Department: Languages and Culture


HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (HUGS)
Type: Academic
Purpose: To further the education, fellowship, and advancement of geology for NMHU students.
Advisor: Jennifer Lindline (505) 426-2246
Department: Natural Resources Management


INTERNATIONAL CLUB
Type: Social
Purpose: The propose of the International Club is to promote the development and integration
of international students into the NMHU Campus.
Advisors: Norma Valenzuela and Ernestine B. Clayton (505) 454-3058
Department: International Educational Center


INTERNATIONAL SERVICE GROUP
Type: Social and community
Purpose: To provide service to our community and internaltionally.
Advisor: Carol Linder (505) 454-3267
Department: Biology


MEDIA ARTS CLUB
Type: Working Club
Purpose: The propose of the media arts club is to be active in the local, state, and national
media arts community.
Advisor: Angela Meron (505) 454-3461
Department: Media Arts

NATIVE AMERICAN CLUB
Type: Honorary/Social
Purpose: To effectively organize the student body to assume the duties and responsibility
of self-goverance and to define native american sudent rights, individually and
collectively with the university.
Advisor: Rebecca Moore (505) 426-2053
Department: Native American Services


NATIONAL SOCIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS
Type: Honor Society
Purpose: To support student goals and focus on students achievements/success in college.
Advisor: Helene Boudreau (505) 426-2116
Department: Nursing


NEW MEXICO REVIEW
Type: Literary Magazine
Purpose: To involve students in producing a nationally recognized online literacy magazine that is
published bi-annually.
Advisor: Tyler Mills (505) 426-2073
Department: English & Philosophy


NMHU ALUMNI ZUMBA
Type: Fitness
Purpose: Promote and offer fitness opportunity to NMHU staff/faculty and to the Las Vegas
Community.
Advisor: Theresa Law (505) 454-3198
Department: Biology


NMHU CHEMISTRY CLUB
Type: Social
Purpose: To encourage learning and interest in the field of chemistry, and science in general.
Advisor: Dr. Jiao Chen (505) 426-2071
Department: Chemistry Department


NMHU CHEER
Type: Sports Club
Purpose: To promote school spirit within our university and community.
Advisor: Jessica Snow (505) 426-2118
Department: Biology


NMHU DISC GOLF CLUB
Type: Social
Purpose: To promote health and wellness through the game of Disc Golf.
Advisor: Caroline Montoya (505) 454-3186
Department: Academic Support


NMHU LIVING IN FAITH TOGETHER (LIFT)
Type: Religious/Social
Purpose: To promote intercultural and interspiritual awareness and friendship.
Advisor: Carol Litherland (505) 426-2141
Department: Languages & Culture Studies


NMHU MEN’S SOCCER CLUB
Type: Sports Club
Purpose: To promote a healthy environment for students.
Advisor: Neyli Castillo Tovar (505) 454-3444
Department: Business Office


NMHU RUNNING CLUB
Type: Social
Purpose: To advocate for physical fitness, stress relief, and academic success through running.
Advisor: Jessica Snow (505) 426-2118
Department: Biology


NMHU SAF FORESTRY CLUB
Type: Academic/Professional
Purpose: To encourage professional development in the field of forestry.
Advisor: Joshua L. Sloan (505) 454-3208
Department: NRM


NMHU WOMENS SOCCER CLUB
Type: Soccer Club
Purpose: To promote involvement, social interaction, and good will.
Advisor: Neyli Castillo Tovar (505) 454-3444
Department: Business Office


PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INC.
Type: Social/Greek Life
Purpose: To create an organization that views itself as “apart of” the general community rather than
“apart from” the general community.
Advisor: Tom Ward (505) 454-3196
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences


PHI ETA SIGMA
Type: Honorary
Purpose: To recognize outstanding academic excellence among freshmen.
Advisor: Margaret Apodaca (505) 454-3495
Department: Office of Campus Life


PHI IOTA ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.
Type: Honorable and Social
Purpose: To charter a strong undergraduate/graduate chapter of men who are able to assist
in the improvement of Latin retention at NMHU.
Advisor: Thomasinia Ortiz Gallegos (505) 454-3438
Department: Office of the Registrar


PHI KAPPA PHI
Type: Honorary
Purpose: To recognize outstandsing academic excellence achievement among juniors, seniors,
and graduate students.
Advisor: Carolyn Newman (505) 454-3383
Department: School of Education


SIGMA TAU DELTA
Type: Honor society
Purpose: To honor outstanding English majors and minors and offer them opportunities for service.
Advisor: Dr. Lauren Fath (505) 454-3415
Department: English and Philosophy


STUDENT AMBASSADORS
Type: Social
Purpose: To show purple pride, give students a chance to be involved on campus and participate.
Advisor: Kimberly Blea (505) 454-3566
Department: Student Affairs


UNDERGRADUATE SOCIAL WORK ASSOCIATION
Type: Social Education
Purpose: To promote community service through networking and community based projects.
Advisor: Jeanette Baca (505) 501-2501
Department: Social Work


VATOS RUGBY CLUB (RFC)
Type: Rugby
Purpose: Build gentlemen and scholars. We promote graduates, and to being a good citizen.
Advisor: William Hayward (505) 426-2024
Department: Exercise Sports Sciences



SANTA FE:
SANTA FE MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Type: Leadership and Advocacy
Purpose: Promoting the core value of social work in leadership, advocacy, and community services.
Advisor: Rebecca Maldonado Moore (505) 426-2053
Department: School of Social Work



Updated 10/09/17

 

 

 

updated 8/23/17