Campus Life Organizations
There are a growing number of campus-wide groups that you can also join, which include the Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) sororities, Black Student Union of Mercer Atlanta (BSUMA), and the Mercer Gaming Group.
To get involved, share a program idea, or if you are interested in starting a new club or organization that would be open to the campus community, contact the Campus Life Office, 208 Sheffield Student Center or call 678-547-6823. We'll work with you to establish your group.
(Fill out and send completed form to Stilley_R@mercer.edu or bring hard copy to Sheffield Student Center, 212)
The vision of the Black Student Union - Mercer Atlanta (BSUMA) is to promote and enhance activities of common interest, to serve as an inclusive network for professionals in various areas, provide culture and educational benefits that bring awareness to the Mercer (Atlanta) campus while addressing societal issues. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) was initially formed in the College of Nursing and now has membership representing most of the schools and colleges. You do not have to be Baptist to join. The group is interdenominational and provides many opportunities for good fellowship. For more information contact the Campus Chaplain at 678-547-6722 or email email@example.com.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) was founded January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University. The first Greek letter organization founded by and for African American women. For over 106 years Alpha Kappa Alpha has been deeply rooted in service, sisterhood, and scholarship. Open to all women, AKA has such prominent members as Coretta Scott King, Maya Angelou, Alicia Keys and Brandi. Alpha Kappa Alpha enhances the quality of collegiate life on every campus and renders service to all mankind throughout the world. The 2014-2018 International program Launching New Dimensions of Service? focuses on 5 target areas: 1. Educational Enrichment 2. Health Promotion 3. Family Strengthening 4. Environmental Ownership and 5. Global Impact. To learn more visit: www.aka1908.com. For questions about the Sigma Phi Chapter here on Mercer Atlanta campus, contact Dawn Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of its members and society with a primary focus on the Black community. Established in 1913 on the campus of Howard University by twenty-two illustrious women, this sisterhood is now comprised of over 200,000 predominately Black, college-educated women across globe. The Tau Omicron Chapter continues the legacy of our twenty-two founders through public service and promoting academic excellence. We encourage you to find the Tau Omicron Chapter on Facebook, Twitter, and by our flyers around campus for upcoming events. Visit Delta Sigma Theta's National Website at www.deltasigmatheta.org. For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Sigma Alpha Pi, a leadership honor society of the National Society of Leadership and Success, is an organization that helps people discover and achieve goals. The Society offers lectures from the nation’s prominent presenters and a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Atlanta Chapter is composed of undergraduate students on the Atlanta Campus and the Henry and Douglas Regional Academic Centers. Leadership training and leadership participation are important components of membership. Success Networking Team formation solidify long-term friendships as each team member sets and achieves their individual short and long-term career goals.
For more information about the Sigma Alpha Pi Chapter, contact the Office of Career Management (678) 547-6023.
If you have experience in planning activities or have ideas of what you think would be fun and interesting, contact your school or college's student governance group or contact the Campus Programming Office, 208 Sheffield Student Center at 678-547-6815.