The A-Z list of student clubs and organizations at Caldwell University.
This organization was established to expose students to opportunities in the accounting profession. The club sponsors trips to seminars and trade shows and invites speakers to discuss careers in accounting. All students are invited to join.
Advisor – Ann Marie Callahan
The Art Club is open to anyone who wishes to explore his or her interest in art and culture. All are welcome to join in the good times, events, and trips. Being an art major is not required — the only prerequisites are a spirit of fun and a taste for adventure and new things.
The Autism Awareness Club is dedicated to supporting Caldwell University’s own Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis. The club’s goal is to educate those on campus and beyond about both autism and ABA.
Advisor – Abbe Benowitz
BACCHUS is an alcohol awareness and abuse prevention program that promotes responsible decisions about the use of alcoholic beverages by college students. BACCHUS advocates informed decision-making and respect for the choice of abstinence. Its philosophy is that young people can play an effective role in encouraging their peers to reflect on, talk honestly about, form responsible habits regarding, and develop mature attitudes toward alcoholic beverage use or non-use.
The purpose of BSU is to assist in uplifting the African American students on campus through academic excellence, perseverance, and struggle; to enlighten others about the contributions that African Americans have made in the past and present; and to encourage awareness of the positive impacts African Americans will have in the future. Membership is open to all students at Caldwell University who subscribe to the purposes of the BSU.
The Caldwell University Adventure Club promotes physical activity and wilderness education through hikes, camping trips, educational events, and other great outdoor activities.
Advisor – Chris Carr
The primary role of our cheerleading program is to support intercollegiate athletics and promote school spirit. At home and at championship basketball games, the cheerleaders motivate the crowd and cheer for the Cougars.
Coach – TBD
The Caldwell University Student Nurse Club was created to support students in the undergraduate nursing program by promoting communication between the students, faculty, and administration. In addition, the CUSNC aids in the development of the whole person and his or her professional role(s) and brings awareness to the need for health care of individuals in all walks of life. The goal of the CUSNC is to maximize the academic success and personal growth of nursing students, as well as serve as a resource for pre-nursing students. Membership in CUSNC is open to teachers. The purpose of CCEA is threefold: 1. To provide opportunities for professional growth in the career of teaching; 2. To foster a closer bonding among students with the intention of entering the teaching profession; 3. To encourage interchange with student associations related to teaching at other colleges and universities. Students in this club will also become members of the Student NJ Education Association(NJEA).
Advisor – James Vivinetto
Campus Ministry provides opportunities for all students to stretch beyond their customary comfort zones by helping to meet the needs of both the local and world communities through special service-oriented outreach projects, such as tutoring and the Midnight Run, and during alternate winter and spring breaks.
Director – Meghan Moran
The purpose of the Caribbean Students Association (CSA) is to foster a sense of community, both within the Association and with fellow students of Caldwell University and its community, through the expression of various facets of Caribbean lifestyles and by encouraging cultural awareness.
Advisor – Andrei St. Felix
Class Representatives are the elected officials for each of the University’s classes. They attend all regularly scheduled meetings for their respective classes, as well as call emergency meetings that may be needed during the year. The class representatives serve as delegates for their classes at all SGA legislative meetings, handle all financial affairs of their classes, and notify their classes of upcoming meetings and important events.
Advisor – Tim Kessler-Cleary
The Criminal Justice Club at Caldwell University offers students the opportunity to learn about advancements in the field of criminal justice. The club sponsors field excursions, guest speakers, and social events. All interested students are welcome to join.
Advisor – Randy Grinc
The primary roles of Dance Essence are to teach students about and to enjoy the pleasures of dance. Members of the group share their interests in and passion for all forms of dance. This club is open to all students, regardless of dance experience or ability.
Advisor – TBA
The Economics & Political Science Club encourages and stimulates club members to discuss and debate over current issues and understand the core reasons of these issues with the help of economic and political analysis.
Advisor – Dr.Domenic Maffei
Le Club Français, also known as The French Club, was established to promote interest in the culture of French-speaking countries and in the French language. Activities include watching French movies and outings to French restaurants or cafes, as well as trips to New York City for relevant art exhibitions, concerts, or lectures. All students are welcome to join.
Advisor – Isabelle Genest
The purpose of the International Business Club (IBC) is to help promote an awareness of international business. As this aspect of business becomes more important in an age of “globalization,” the IBC was formed to promote interest in this growing field. Through the club, students can express their own international identity and are encouraged to learn about international business through special visitors and activities. Students seeking a basic understanding of world economies, politics, and cultures will benefit greatly from membership in this club.
Advisor – Dr. Bernard O’Rourke
The purpose of the International Student Organization is to foster and promote cross-cultural understanding and friendships on campus through educational and social events and activities. Membership is open to all international students.
Advisor – Maulin Joshi
The club is open to all Caldwell University students who are interested in the exploration of both the Italian and Italian-American?culture. The club’s focus will be to foster an understanding and appreciation of the cultures through a series of activities, educational and social gatherings, trips, and collaborations.
The purpose of this club is to bring together students who are studying the field of marketing. It will provide opportunities for students to hone their marketing skills conducting various activities and even students meet with professionals in the field of marketing, as well promote relationships with other students in the same field to build strong networks for later on in life.
Advisor – Dr. Tom Keen
The purpose of the Martial Arts Club is to instruct students in the martial art of Goju-Ryu Karate. Goju-Ryu puts its emphasis, in a traditional sense, in first building a good martial arts foundation, and then developing one’s repertoire of martial arts skills, by utilizing self-defense techniques from all styles and ranges of the martial arts. This method helps the practitioner to attain a sense of physical security, while developing character and increasing one’s knowledge of Martial Arts training, philosophy, and history.
Advisor – Dr. Rosann Bar
Music Educators National Conference, or MENC, is the student run music club at Caldwell University. The purpose of this organization is to make available to its members the opportunity for professional development, to acquaint students with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education profession, to assist Caldwell University in various projects and events throughout the year, and to provide an opportunity to have contact with collegiate members from other schools. As a club, MENC also sponsors trips to musical performances as well as educational workshops. MENC is open to all students who are interested in education and share a love of music.
Advisor – Rebecca Vega
The purpose of the Psychology Club is to serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement. This club will also provide opportunities to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology and provide a forum for developing one’s perspective about the psychology field. The psychology club will also look to enhance leadership skills, encourage research, provide greater opportunities for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom, and benefit the campus and community through programs and service. This club is open to all students.
Advisor – Luciane Pereira-Pasarin
The Residence Council is an excellent opportunity for students to be heard, voice opinions and help with student governance. In addition, the council also provides social and educational programs for the student body. Students that may express interest in becoming an RA are encouraged to participate in Residence Council.
St. Jude “Up ‘til Dawn” unites the Caldwell University campus in an effort spearheaded and led by the Caldwell University student body to educate the campus and community about the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Advisor – Colleen DeTroia
The Science Club aims to provide a community for students interested in science and provide a unique environment for science students looking to share and expand their knowledge. The Science Club organizes club activities, seminar speakers, social gatherings, and educational outings.
Advisor – Luciane Perevia-Pasarin
The purpose of SGA is to maintain a close cooperation between the SGA and fellow students while fostering a strong relationship with faculty and administration. To promote personal responsibility and a high sense of honor and loyalty in the individual and to assist in the management of non-academic matters concerning the conduct of students.
Advisor – Tim Kessler-Cleary
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote Hispanic leadership and unification on campus and also to enrich students with our customs and our language. We provide social and educational programs to the student body, as well as positive contributions to the surrounding community. We encourage students of all races to participate.
Advisors – Dr. Jose Fraga
The WBO Club provides an environment to promote and support women in business and professions, encourage member networking inside and outside of Caldwell University, and develop leadership skills and business acumen. The WBO Club is open to all majors and genders.