Student Organizations

Art Club

The purpose of the Art Club is to give UW-Sheboyganstudents and the surrounding community the opportunity to develop and pursue interests in the arts. For more information, please contact faculty advisor Tom Uebelherr, Room 7004, 920.459.6649.

Art Club Constitution

Boards, Swords & Cords

Boards, Swords & Cords promotes campus spirit and student relaxation by coordinating a variety of games on and off campus, provides students contact with other UW Colleges, and gives students the opportunity to learn organizational skills by setting up local and state-wide events on campus. The organization has many goals strives to give students a break from everyday activities of life and to promote teamwork and many other valuable lessons useful in today's society by educating through alternative means such as: increasing hand eye coordination, increasing typing speed and accuracy, developing problem solving skills, and creativity while remembering that school comes first. For more information please contact advisors Karrie Rukamp, 920.459.6626 or Erik Sanstad, 920.459.6628.

Business Club

The UW-SheboyganBusiness Club invites students interested in the field of Business to participate in group activities. For more information, contact advisor Matt Raunio, 920.459.6640.

Collegium & Campus Committees

UW-Sheboyganoffers you an opportunity to be involved in campus governance. The membership of the Collegium, the major governing body on campus, includes student representatives. In addition, various campus committees need student members. These include: 

Steering
Review the campus budget, deal with personnel, and work with campus planning

Appointments
Interview candidates for vacant positions, recommend to the Dean individuals for appointment to these positions

Curriculum
Decide university course offerings and review associate degree policy matters

Athletics
Help with policies and support for campus athletic programs

Fine Arts & Lecture
Planning lecture series and fine arts events

Student Aids, Awards, and Appeals
Hear student academic appeals and review scholarship matters

Student Life & Interests
Review policies, review budgets for campus organizations and clubs, allocate Student Segregated Fees

Budget
Make recommendations to the Dean regarding budget allocations

Engaging Students in the First Year
Enrich the first year of college experience through curricular and co-curricular activities

Campus Climate & Diversity
Promote diversity on campus, value inclusion

Awards
Identify and nominate faculty and staff for awards

Safety
Identify and address safety concerns on campus

UW-SheboyganFoundation
Provide the campus foundation with updates about student life

The Student Government Association appoints student members to Collegium and these various committees. For more information, please contact Student Life Advisor Patrick Neuenfeldt at 920.459.4425. 

English Club

The English Club of UW-Sheboyganis for students who enjoy reading, talking about, and/or viewing (film versions of) literature to get together to do that. We shall also talk about what students can do with an English degree, how/where to apply for Graduate School in English, and listen to lectures/readings by published authors/experts on their areas of literary expertise. For more information, please contact faculty advisor Dr. Ann Mattis, Room 5112, 920.459.6648.

English Club Constitution

Gay-Straight Alliance

The mission of the Gay-Straight Alliance is two-fold: to engender tolerance for diversity and to educate the campus and community about LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning) issues. For more information please contact faculty advisor Dr. Sam Watson, Room 7106, 920.459.6616, or shbgsa@uwc.edu.

Health & Wellness Club (HWC)

The HWC seeks to maintain an overall awareness of health and fitness on the UW-Sheboygancampus. The HWC strives to promote a healthy lifestyle--including physical, mental and emotional health. For more information, please contact advisor Kristine Feggestad, Mental Health Counselor & Alcohol and Other Drugs Education, 920.459.6684, Room 2216. 

Health & Wellness Club Constitution

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship provides an outreach Christian organization for students, which offers spiritual enrichment and counseling, Bible studies, prayer activities, and referral to community help organizations when needed. The group meets every Tuesday at Noon in Room 3209. For more information, please contact advisor Rich Edwards.

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

The Latin American Student Organization aims to help group members, the campus, and teh community understand and learn more about the Spanish language and the cultures of Spain, Latin America and Sheboygan's Latino community. The group strives to create a sense of unity between non-native and native Spanish speakers, as well as to provide members and the community with cultural and educational enrichment activities. 
For more information please contact  Advisor Leah Strobel at leah.strobel@uwc.edu.

Latin American Student Organization Constitution

LUCE Literary Magazine

LUCE Literary Magazine - This is the campus creative literary magazine, designed and produced by a staff of University students. It features stories, poems, and photographs contributed by students, faculty, staff and people from the local community. Consider submitting a piece or joining as an editor or designer! LUCE is published each spring. To participate, please contact Dr. Joe Milicia, Room 3207, 920.459.5937.

Music Club

The Music Club works to bring music to the campus and surrounding community. Members of the club will express themselves musically and promote having fun. For more information, please contact advisor Dr. Christy Talbott, Room 7005, 920.459.6608.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society

PTK's mission is two-fold:

  • Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two=year college students and;
  • Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

For more information about PTK, please contact advisor Dr. Jim Kabhrel, 920.459.4427, Room 6203, or shbptk@uwc.edu.

Service Club

The Service Club of UW-Sheboyganvolunteers in various capacities throughout the Sheboygan area community in an effort to assist businesses, service organizations and the community at large. For more information, contact Patrick Neuenfeldt, Student Life Advisor, at 920.459.4425.

Southeast Asia Club (SEAC)

SEAC is an active volunteer organization on the campus and in the Sheboygan community that strives to raise awareness of the Southeast Asia population and help the community in general. SEAC meets every Wednesday at noon in the Student Organizations Room (4204). For more information, contact advisor Devin Bickner , Patrick Neuenfeldt,  or shbseac@uwc.edu.
Southeast Asia Club Constitution

Star Troopers Astronomy Club

The Star Troopers promote the pleasures and science of astronomy among club members and the community at large. The group meets on occasional Wednesdays in the Astronomy Lab. For more information, please contact advisor Patrick Neuenfeldt at 459-4425.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is comprised of student senators elected by the student body. SGA is actively involved in all aspects of student life. It develops new activities and serves as a liaison between the student body and the campus administration. Serving on SGA can help you develop your communication, organizational, and leadership skills. It is also a great way to meet lots of people! SGA can be an excellent opportunity if you're considering a career in government, politics, communications, or public administration. For more information about becoming a Senator, please contact Student Life Advisor Patrick Neuenfeldt at 459-4425.

UW-Sheboygan has a student government and a collegium comprised of faculty, staff and students.

Legal to Participate

The UW-Sheboygan Student Government Association (SGA) is a result of the Wisconsin State Statute 36.09 (5), which gives students the legal obligation to participate in campus governance. SGA is the official student voice of the UW-Sheboygan campus. An organization that provides a great avenue for utilizing leadership and organizational skills, SGA promotes the general welfare and interest of the student body and UW-Sheboygan.

Allocating Resources

SGA has made the campus Student Life and Interests Committee (SLIC) responsible for allocating more than $130,000 in segregated university fee dollars annually to campus clubs and organizations. SGA also advocates on behalf of students on the national, state and local levels for adequate financial aid and other issues through the efforts of the UW System United Council.

Committee Representation

SGA members also serve as representatives on a number of campus Collegium committees, or appoint students to serve on these committees. Committees with active student representation include Aids, Awards & Appeals (AAA), Student Life and Interests (SLIC), Appointments, Athletics, Curriculum, Steering, and others.

Activity Planning and Leadership

In addition to its governance functions, SGA also is active in planning student activities on campus, including the Fall Kick-Off and Spring Picnic celebrations. The group also serves as a source of leadership development, offering a monthly Leaders Lunch for student organization leaders and a Student Organizations Information Fair to encourage membership and participation in campus clubs and organizations.

For information, contact:
shbsga@uwc.edu or contact Student Affairs at 459-6633. Meetings held at noon in the Student Organizations Room (above the Commons). Specific meeting days are determined by the Student Government Association Senators each term.

Students also have a voice in the statewide institutional governance structure. The UW Colleges Student Governance Council elects three representatives and three alternates who sit on the statewide UW Colleges Senate.

Find more information about UW Colleges SGC.

Student Veterans of America (SVA) -- UW-SheboyganChapter

This group of student veterans is part of the national organization, Student Veterans of America, and is committed to working side by side with the Sheboygan community to make life easier for returning and returned veterans in the Sheboygan area. SVA meets weekly on Tuesdays at noon in the Student Organization Room (4204). For more information, please contact advisor Mary Balde, Room 2224, 920.459.6696.

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