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CEHS Student Organizations                                   

American Sign Language Club

Contact: Brian Burns, brian.burns@usu.edu
Department: Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Description: The ASL club is for anyone wishing to improve their use and understanding of American Sign Language and to learn more about the Deaf community and Deaf culture.

Deaf Education Student Association (DESA)

Contact: Jan Kelley-King, jankelleyking@usu.edu & Curt Radford, curt.radford@usu.edu
Department: Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Description: The Deaf Education Student Association is comprised of deaf and hearing students at Utah State University who are interested in working with and learning more about the Deaf population. 

Family Finance

Contact: Alena Johnson, alena.johnson@usu.edu 
Department: Human Development and Family Studies
Description: The purpose of the Family Finance Club is to provide majors and other interested students opportunities for leadership, service, and social interaction.  The club usually has two activities as well as opening and closing socials.

Human Development and Family Studies Club

Contact: Aryn Dotterer, hdfssa.usu@gmail.com 
Department: Human Development and Family Studies
Description: The HDFS Club strives to rise by lifting others by being involved in and reaching out to the community, exploring career and professional opportunities, learning outside of the classroom, and serving others.

Instructional Technology Student Association (ITSA)

Contact: Megan Hamilton, megan.hamilton@usu.edu
Department: Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences           
Description: ITSA is dedicated to the promotion, implementation, and improvement of effective instructional design in education and corporate instruction.  The organization works with students, faculty, and alumni to create and maintain communication with education and industry professionals.

Marriage and Family Therapy Student Association (MFTSA)

Contact: Alex Rawle,  j.alexrawle@gmail.com
Department: Human Development and Family Studies
Description: The MFTSA is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in promoting and learning about marriage and family therapy.  Activities include learning more about the field of MFT, learning about graduate programs and te application processes, promoting the USU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic, and raising awareness about marriage and family therapy at USU and in the community.

National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Contact: Sonia Manuel-Dupont, sonia.manuel-dupont@usu.edu 
Department: Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Description: NSSLHA is a student service organization for undergraduate and graduate students in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.  Each year we have several community service projects involving literacy.  Our students provide literacy services to children and adults, in Cache Valley and internationally, in schools, libraries, homes, orphanages, and communities. We welcome participation for all students at all levels of study in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education.

Parks and Recreation Club

Contact: Nate Trauntvein, nate.trauntvein@usu.edu
Department: Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Description: The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Club is to provide majors and other interested students opportunities to meet on a regular basis to discuss professional opportunities related to internships, employment, conference attendance, etc.  We also have socials on a regular basis and conduct community service and fundraising activities.

Phi Upsilon Omicron

Contact: Teresa Bodrero, teresa.bodrero@usu.edu 
Department: Human Development and Family Studies
Description: Membership in Phi U includes students from NFS, FCHD, FCSE, and Interior Design.  The purposes of Phi U are to recognize and encourage academic excellence, develop qualities of leadership, provide opportunities for service and encourage professional and personal commitment in order to advance family and consumer sciences and related areas.

Pre-Physical Therapy Club

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Department: Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Description: The aim of the pre=physical therapy club includes students interested in physical therapy and occupational therapy.  The club provides unique opportunities for networking among physical therapists within and outside the community, and is an excellent resource for learning more about the physical therapy profession and the requirements for entry into the physical therapy program.

Physical Education Club

Contact: Hilda Fronske, hilda.fronske@usu.edu 
Department: Kinesiology & Health Science
Description: The purpose of the Physical Education Club is to provide majors and other interested students opportunities to meet on a regular basis to discuss professional opportunities related to internships, employment, conference attendance, etc.  We also have socials on a regular basis and conduct community service and fundraising activities.

Psi-Chi Club

Contact: Jennifer Grewe, psichi@aggiemail.usu.edu
Department: Psychology
Description: Psi Chi (The National Honor Society in Psychology) is an organization that aims to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology.  The Psi Chi invites undergraduates interested in psychology to participate in activities scheduled throughout the academic year.  An example of some activities that have been sponsored by the Psi Chi include inviting professionals from the community to talk about important issues and career opportunities related to psychology, and inviting graduate students and faculty to share the aspects involved in pursuing graduate education in psychology or related fields.  Opportunities to participate in research projects conducted by USU psychology faculty are also announced. 

Student Academy of Audiology (SAA)

Contact: Heather Jensen, heather.jensen@usu.edu
Department: Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Description: Utah State University’s chapter of SAA is a service oriented AuD student organization committed to helping communities within the realm of Audiology.

Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)

Contact: Heather Weese, heather.weese@usu.edu
Department: Special Education and Rehabilitation
Description: The Student Council for Exception Children (SCEC) is a student chapter of The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals within  exceptionalities.   Students at USU, along with faculty in the Special Education department, make up the membership of this chapter. SCEC activities include speakers on topics related to services for persons with disabilities, community service projects, attendance at state conferences, and social get togethers.

Student Gerontology Association

Contact: Yin Liu, yin.liu@usu.edu
Department: Human Development and Family Studies
Description: The Student Gerontology Association promotes the study of aging for students in any department or major, facilitates contacts with community organizations providing services to older adults, and offers information and guidance about careers in gerontology.