Academic Clubs

Club Title Description Advisor
Art Club The Art Club is open to all students and promotes a greater appreciation of art through various projects and student art exhibitions. Rachel Schwaller
Biology Club The goal of the Biology Club is to encourage students with an interest in the biological and physical sciences, to pursue academic advancement through discussion and activity in the college and around the community, including volunteering, fundraising, and education outreach, with an emphasis in preparing students for their future as professionals in the biological science field.
Marisa King
Communication Club Communication Club allows all students to experience the world of communication through guest speakers, tours of broadcast stations, and student-produced programming.  The Communication Club also gives students the opportunity to attend national conventions and take trips to major media markets.
Becky McDonnell
Criminal Justice Club This club broadens the educational experience of the criminal justice majors beyond classroom experience while working to increase awareness of the role of the discipline within the campus community and beyond.
Dr. Ahmadu Baba-Singhri
Education Club This club is open students interested in becoming an educator.  Members are given the opportunity to explore teaching as a career, to develop an understanding of education as a profession and to assume leadership positions.  A wide range of social, service, and professional events are held to complement and enhance classroom learning experiences. Membership in the Student Iowa Education Association is an option.
Dr. Simone Alekno and Jo Aukes
History Club Promotes a community of students who wish to further their historical understanding, raise historical consciousness on campus, and use lessons of the past to enhance our future.
Dr. Katharina Tumpek-Kjellmark
Human Services Club The purpose of this club shall be to represent the interests, further the social and personal growth, and promote the general welfare of the members of the organization.
Dr. Jill Sudak-Allison
Kinesiology Club The GV Kinesiology Club exists to promote the importance and benefits of health and wellness throughout the Grand View community.  It also provide members with opportunities to build resumes and network. The club also strives to host events that allow the Grand View community to stay active and well.
Dr. Zeb Sullivan
Math & Computer Science Club The club is to encourage students with interest in mathematics and computer science topics to pursue academic advancement and field-related opportunities in the University and around the community. Membership is open to all Grand View University faculty, students and staff. Four official club officers are elected by voting members of the club, and in addition to the two faculty sponsors, comprise the executive board (E-board).
Dr. Sergio Loch
Nursing Student Association (NSA) Grand View NSA is open to all students enrolled in the nursing and pre-nursing programs. Its purpose is to prepare nurses for active participation in the ongoing affairs of nursing and in charting its future direction. The GVNSA fosters the formation of leadership skills and cultivates attitudes that result in a commitment to the challenges which nursing faces. The GVNSA sponsors social and professional events throughout the school year.
Rachel Seltz-Falk
Phi Beta Lambda (Business Club) Phi Beta Lambda (business club) recognizes academic achievement in the curriculum of business administration and accounting. The club encourages involvement and harmonious relationship with public and private enterprise and promotes high ethical standards in the fields of business and accounting.
Robert Ruisch
Political Science Club The goal of the Political Science Club is to encourage students with an interest in partisan politics, domestic and foreign governments topics, and legal issues at the local, state, and federal levels to pursue advancement through discussion and activity in the college and the community. 
Doug Wiig
PreSOMA The purpose of the PreSOMA club is to provide information and knowledge about osteopathic medical schools and what they have to offer to students planning to pursue a medical degree after Grand View.
Dr. Felicitas Avendano
Psychology Club The Psychology Club exists to promote interest in the study and application of human service skills through campus activities, to promote an understanding of the human services population through community-based organizations (internships), and to serve the greater Des Moines area by providing direct volunteer services. Membership is open to all students.
Dr. Joshua Woods
Social Work Club The Social Work Club shall be to promote interaction of social work students and the campus community at social events, specific work projects, and other learning experiences.
Myke Selha
Spanish Club The Spanish Club focuses on practicing Spanish and participating in community and cultural activities. Students feel comfortable no matter what the level of Spanish they have. Currently there are no dues, just voluntary donations for the various activities. There is room for all to participate and brainstorm. We are excited about many new community activities such as the Day of the Dead display at the Art Center, helping with a Spanish Family Retreat Weekend, a game night, movie times and more.
Coralie Turner
Swing Club VSC exists to promote swing dancing and student development on Grand View University's campus and surrounding communities. We do so by offering lessons at various levels and by sponsoring dances and workshops of our own. We also attend and represent Grand View University at swing dance competitions, workshops, and camps throughout the United States.
Ammertte Deibert
Veterans Club The purpose of the Grand View Veterans Organization shall be to provide unity and support for student veterans on campus. Provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. Serve as a liaison between the student body, the faculty, and the administration. Promote involvement of student veterans in activities outside the classroom.
Lyndi Flugum-Collins