Winthrop University: College of Education - COE Student Organizations

College of Education

Student Organizations

 

    To provide opportunities for students interested in the field of athletic training to explore the field more fully and to become acquainted with other students with similar interests. 

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    Advisors: Dr. Alice McLaine and Dr. Martha Dettl-Rivera

    Organization e-mail: atclub@winthrop.edu

    To promote scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in counseling.

    Organization E-mail: chisigmaiota@winthrop.edu 

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    Develops a strong family community among Winthrop's middle level majors. Supports the professional development of future middle level teachers and other pre-service professionals who wish to work with young adolescents.

    Advisor: Dr. Stacy Martin

    Organization E-mail: cmla@winthrop.edu

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    CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice. 

    Advisor: Dr. Amy Clausen

    Connect on Instagram: Wu_CEC

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    To promote the advancement of the members of the exercise science and fitness/wellness programs through networking, advanced education, and other endeavors related to various health care fields.

    Advisor: Dr. Joni Boyd

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    To promote literacy, literacy instruction and to provide pre-service teachers with the opportunity to join a professional organization.

    Advisor: Dr. Miranda Sigmon

    Organization E-mail: ilastudentcouncil@winthrop.edu

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    To encourage and recognize outstanding achievement and contributions in the field of education. To encourage those persons with commendable personal qualities and sound scholarship to pursue a career in education, without regard to race, age, religion, gender or disability. 

    Advisors: Dr. Sarah Marie Berry and Dr. Richard Cox

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    The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) is the nation's premiere non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation's children-particularly children of African descent. With almost 50 years of service, NABSE boasts a membership of more than 6,700 preeminent educators including teachers, administrators, and superintendents, as well as corporate and institutional members. Founded in 1970 by Dr. Charles D. Moody Sr., NABSE is dedicated to improving both the educational experiences and accomplishments of African American youth through the development and use of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance, and overall achievement.

    Advisor: TBD

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    PSTA was organized in 1976 to give educators in South Carolina a choice. We believe that every child in South Carolina has the right to a free, uninterrupted, quality education.

    PSTA Organization

    Advisor: Dr. David Vawter

    Organization E-mail: psta@winthrop.edu

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    To provide students to participate in discipline related service projects throughout the Winthrop and Rock Hill communities.

    Advisors: Dr. Jen Bossi

    The purpose of this organization shall be to stimulate professional interest in fields of health, physical education, recreation, exercise science, athletic training, and sport management through service to the University and the community.

    Advisors: Dr. Jen Bossi 

    E-mail: pek@winthrop.edu

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    The Physical Education Majors Club (PEM Club) is open to all students enrolled in the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) degree program. The PEM Club sponsors a number of special events during the year, including participation in the SuperStars competition during the South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAHPERD) Conference, Hoops for Hearts, and other fund-raising and social activities during the year. The PEM Club is a professional organization that allows students to begin to develop as professionals in the discipline by networking with other students on campus and across the state. 

    Advisors: Dr. Jared Androzzi 

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    The Sport Management Association (SMA) is a student organization in the PESH department. While the organization is dedicated to increasing networking opportunities and advancement of Sport Management majors, membership is open to all students who are interested in obtaining a job or internship in sports. Elected officers will lead the SMA and direct all activities. During each school year, the SMA will plan events devoted to the further advancement of knowledge in the sport management industry and participate in community service projects. Additionally, the SMA attempts to provide networking opportunities within the sport industry and the broader field called sport management.

    Advisor: Dr. Jason Chung and Dr. Dan Drane

    Organization E-mail: sma@winthrop.edu 

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    This organization is a professional organization in which Human Development and Family Studies students are highly engaged in professional and service activities that enhance their educational experience. There are multiple benefits to joining an organization, such as the opportunity to make connections with new friends. In working as part of a team, you will develop leadership abilities, learn to set and achieve goals, and create lifelong memories.

    Advisor: Ms. Sarah Butterbaugh

    Organization E-mail: wuscfr@winthrop.edu 

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For information about other student organizations at Winthrop, please visit the Student Organizations page.

Last Updated: 1/25/23