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Clubs, Support Groups, & Organizations

With a variety of social, service, honorary, and professional clubs and organizations on campus, there is something for everyone. Our student clubs and organizations promote spiritual and personal growth, build a sense of community, and develop lasting leadership and relationship skills.

Alpha Chi

Alpha Chi is a collegiate national honor society. The association is open to juniors and seniors in the top 10% of their class with a grade point average of at least 3.5.

Alpha Psi Omega

Alpha Psi Omega , the national theatre honorary society, is active on campus with membership based on a point system whereby points are earned by participating in the many facets of theatre work on campus. Popular current projects include sponsoring the yearly Festival of One Act Plays and a touring production that travels to area public schools.

Apostolos

Apostolos Student Missions Club exists to advance the work of mission around the world, in the local community, and among the student body.  Raising awareness through on-campus programming and engaging in outreach projects and short-term mission trips, Apostolos aims to enable students to be on mission with God.

Art Club

The Art Club seeks to gather those with any level of skill or interest in art and give them an outlet through which they can create, share, and learn. By providing a space for students to express their unique individuality and imagination, the Art Club hopes to be a place that fosters student bonds. The goal of the club also includes getting involved with the artistic community outside of Milligan, and by doing so, connecting the students with sources and relationships that will flourish even after graduation.

Campus Activities Board

Campus Activities Board (CAB) assists in the planning of various extracurricular and co-curricular activities, including dances, trips, Wonderful Wednesday, film showings, and musical events.

Club Ultimate

Club Ultimate exists to provide a spiritual and healthy experience through physical activity and controlled competition while playing ultimate Frisbee every Friday afternoon.

Engineering Club

The Engineering Club is designed to enhance the learning experience of students within the Engineering program, as well as deepen the connection between the Engineering students and the rest of the Milligan community.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) : Open to all students, this ministry addresses the mutually benefiting opportunities for religion and sports and serves the unique dynamics of student athletes. FCA hosts monthly events qualifying for the spiritual formation program, weekly small groups and bible studies, retreats, and Christian leadership seminars.

Heritage

Heritage shares the Milligan spirit in churches and area civic organizations throughout the region; also at college functions. This auditioned a cappella ensemble consists of eight members. Heritage is Milligan’s premier traveling ensemble. They have performed for many churches, community, and civic groups, and regularly represent the college around the country. With more than 30 years history, the group is regularly sought after for their distinct a cappella style and presentation.

International Justice Mission

The Milligan University Chapter of the International Justice Mission serves the campus in ministry by connecting to God through Jesus in prayer and following God’s call to “do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly” (Micah 6:8); by connecting to others in Jesus through meet-and-greets and discussions on biblical justice; and by connecting to those in need through fundraising and advocacy.

Investment Club

The Milligan Investment club seeks to provide members with a hands on learning experience in the world of investing. Members take part in simulations to provide realistic and safe opportunities to learn about making investment choices.

LINC

Linking Individuals to the Needs of the Community (LINC) serves as a hub for coordinating individual students with local community service organizations and also provides the college with opportunities to partner with national service initiatives.

LXI

LXI-(Isaiah 61)–Formerly One7, the purpose of the organization is to cultivate a community of Milligan Students whose goal and desire is to creatively reach out and share Christ’s love and compassion to the at risk and underprivileged youth of the inner city of Johnson City in diverse ways

Milligan University Catholic Club

Also known as Milligan Universal (catholic means universal), this club exists to build a Catholic community on campus that educates others about Catholicism and participates in community outreach. The club meets every other week

Contact Elizabeth Burns, enburns@my.milligan.edu for more information.

Multicultural Appreciation

MCA helps bring awareness and create appreciation for the many culturally-rich student populations represented on Milligan’s campus.

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

The vision of the NSLS is to be an organization that educates, develops, and supports leaders at Milligan College for the purpose of having a positive influence through leadership and service here at Milligan and the broader community.

National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)

A group dedicated to advancing music education by encouraging the study and making of music by those for a passion of music, as well as future music educators.

Omicron Psi

Omicron Psi is a national honor society for non-traditional students. The association is open to juniors and seniors at least 24 years of age, with a grade point average of at least 3.0.

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is an honorary history society with more than 270,000 members in over 850 chapters in colleges and universities across the United States . Phi Alpha Theta ‘s mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and exchange of learning and ideas among historians. Milligan history students established the Alpha Iota Tau chapter of Phi Alpha Theta during the Spring 2001 semester.

Pickleball Club

The Pickleball Club exists to provide a health, fun, and inclusive activity for all students – glorifying God made fun!

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the national Honor Society in Psychology for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology.

Robotics Club

Robotics seeks to honor God as a team of servant leaders by addressing environmental and humanitarian challenges through the exploration and development of robotics applications.

Sanctuary

Sanctuary is a group established to provide student-to-student, Christian support for those who identify with or as members of the LGBTQ community. The group meets weekly, and all are welcome.

The Stampede

The Stampede is Milligan’s student run newspaper. It exists to serve and strengthen the college community by reporting news and providing information of interest and importance to students, faculty, staff members and the entire college community; serving as a forum for members of the community (primarily students) to share their ideas and opinions; and encouraging responsible, informed involvement in the community.

Student Government Association

The purpose of the Milligan University Student Government Association is to build strong community by encouraging and uplifting the student body. Through communication, representing the student body, and campus involvement, this Student Government seeks to serve God and foster a Christ-centered environment, so we leave behind a lasting legacy.

Student Nurses Association

The Student Nurses Association is an organization that exists to provide fellowship and student support for those in the nursing major.This organization also provides service and health promotion activities to the Milligan community.

Student Tennessee Education Association

The Student Tennessee Education Association seeks to develop interest in education as a lifelong career, to develop among students preparing to be teachers an understanding of the teaching profession through professional associations, to give students preparing to teach practical experience in working with professional associations on the problems of the teaching profession and society, and to provide students preparing to teach with the history, organization, policies, ethics, and programs of the professional associations.

Vespers

Vespers is a weekly student-led worship service that takes place Sunday nights at 8:30 on campus.  With a long history at Milligan, Vespers provides a community where students can connect with others, grow in faith, and be challenged to live the Gospel.

WUMC – Milligan Radio

WUMC, Milligan University Radio, seeks to provide the University with a quality radio station by giving students and volunteers broadcast experience.


As part of the educational process at Milligan University, we provide students with the working knowledge of diverse subjects. Milligan does not necessarily endorse all viewpoints presented but encourages students to think through these issues from a Christian worldview.

Director of Campus Activities; Resident Director, Hart Hall