Between college students’ work, class and homework, they can rest in finding community through the misfit hobbies they enjoy or causes they are passionate about. That’s why ORU Student Association hosts the annual Spring Club Rush each year for students to find what extracurriculars campus has to offer. If you missed it, no worries— we’ve got you covered.
Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature (OIL)
Meet on Tuesday evenings to draft and debate bills on a variety of issues in preparation for the mock legislature competition at the Oklahoma Capitol each semester.
ORU College Republicans
The ORU chapter of College Republicans National Committee drives to inform students on policy, mobilize them in local politics and get students registered to vote to advocate for conservative ideals in the community.
ORU Debate & Forensics
The debate team competes regionally several times a semester in preparation for the national competition hosted by the International Public Debate Association (IPDA). Students can take up to 3 hours to class credit. Practices are twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:50 p.m. in GC ID29.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.ipdadebate.info
This club meets every other Friday to form relationships and learn how to follow God in today’s society. It is not meant to be a “feminist group,” but purposed to build community among women through bible study and bonding activities.
The Finance Society holds events once a month, bringing in local professionals to network, consult and give students a better sense of real-world experience in banking and finance.
Contact: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Students grow appreciation for Hispanic and Latin culture through games, coffee, movie nights, salsa dancing and more.
United for Israel
ORU United for Israel meets bi-weekly on Tuesday nights from 8:30-9:30 p.m, to inform students and open conversation on national issues, leading to the annual Christians United for Israel convention on Capitol Hill. Stay up to date on IG @oruforisrael.
Previously known as Pre-PTOT, the Speech, Physical, Occupational Therapy club is meant to provide pre-speech, pre-physical and pre-occupational therapy students with information and guidance through graduate school applications and foster community among S.P.O.T. students.
The C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society, or simply “The Inklings,” hold events once a month to celebrate C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and other classical Christian authors through games and themed parties.
This student radio station meets on Monday nights from 6-8 p.m. to produce weekly radio shows and podcasts. Students can be trained and work in promotions, production, music research, management, advertising, on-air talent and programming.
Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)
ACM meets twice a month to compete in and code Minecraft worlds. Stay up to date on IG @oru_acm.
Through movie and game nights, panels and crepe-making, the French clubs aims to grow appreciation and understanding for the French culture at ORU. Stay up to date on IG @orufrenchclub.
Meet once a month to play any game you can name— from the board, to cards, to video games and group games like off-campus hide and seek and laser tag.
Myanmar Students Fellowship
The MSF is meant to cultivate fellowship among Myanmar students through worship and prayer.
Contact: IG @oru_myanmar
Tri Beta is a research club specifically for students interested in careers in biological sciences. They inform students of research opportunities through monthly on-campus discussions and organize trips to conferences where club members can present their research for scientists from other universities.
Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)
MAPS aims to assist pre-med students prepare for a career in the medical field.
Students for Sustainability and Stewardship (S3)
Through weekly composts and service projects and monthly seminars throughout the semester, S3 hopes to promote environmentally-conscious practices on campus.
Cultivating Caribbean culture on campus through a variety of activities. Events are posted on the ORU app.
Another club dedicated to helping cultivate sustainability, the ORU chapter of the global organization Enactus is a social entrepreneurship club that works to unite student business leaders to collaborate on sustainable products. Stay up to date on IG @oru_enactus.
Alpha Psi Omega (APO)
This national society is solely for theatre students and enthusiasts. The representative thespians at the APO booth simply wanted to say “come see our shows!” The Secret Garden the Musical is on March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. in Howard Auditorium.
A monthly evening of celebrating student art and performances through slam poetry, singing, dance, rap and more. Keep up with events on IG at @freestyle.friday or FB @FFOpenMic1.
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