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Student Clubs

We strive to glorify God in all that we do, and clubs and organizations are no exception. The majority of a student’s time at Covenant College will be spent outside of the classroom, so it is important to take advantage of all the wonderful co-curricular opportunities and activities one will find at Covenant. This includes opportunities for growth, opportunities for friendship, and opportunities for leadership. Campus clubs and organizations are vital to Covenant and help further growth and fellowship here on campus. Students with new ideas and passions are regularly adding new clubs and may contact Student Senate to join an existing club or to express an interest in starting a new club.

List of Student Clubs & Organizations

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Club Leader: Promise Igbanu and Ben Stockdale
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Hans Madueme

 

Purpose Statement: We all come together to help each other grow spiritually as we connect with our backgrounds and where African students feel culturally free and comfortable with their heritage while still serving others on campus that are different than us.

Club Leader: Melvin Hamdani

Faculty Advisor: Jim Drexler


Purpose Statement: To popularize Badminton as a recreational activity and offer it as another way of community building on campus through communcal exercise and (friendly) competition.

Club Leader: Banks Halvorson
Faculty Advisor: Jay Green


Purpose Statement: The Bagpipe will help the Covenant student body be aware of current events and issues in the communities around them in a way that is truthful, accurate, and fair. We will produce relevant articles that allow students to make informed opinions and choices.

 

Club Leader: Emily Voss

Faculty Advisor: Kelsey Bazzel


Purpose Statement: To create an activity that students will enjoy while learning a new skill and building God's community through a shared experience.

Club Leader: Amber Bowles, Katherine Horn, Caleb Horn, Lorraine Bouk

Faculty Advisor: Grant Lowe


Purpose Statement: We believe we need a place to foster intentional, campus wide community - and the place we seek to create is student led fellowship open to all to worship, pray and share together.

Club Leader: Sadie Gould (President), Jean Louise Barnes, Sully Proctor
Faculty Advisor: Heath Garris


Purpose Statement: The Campus Stewardship Committee raises awareness and seeks solutions for environmental issues on the Covenant College campus and in the Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga communities. The Committee seeks to become a forum for advocacy on environmental issues, comprised of (10-15) members from the student body, faculty, and administration.

Club Leader: RJ Bascom

Faculty Advisor: Stephen Dillon


Purpose Statement: Chess Club offers an encouraging and engaging environment for chess players of all skill levels to meet new friends, improve their chess strategy, and explore the infinite intricacy of the world's greatest parlor game. Chess is an excellent way to develop critical thinking and complex, multi-step problem solving in a fun and exciting way!

Club Leader: Noah Norman, Madeline DeMotte, Anderson Ivey

Faculty Advisor: Caleb McNaughton


Purpose Statement: The climbing club’s purpose is to allow students to experience a new form of adventure some of them may or may not have experienced before. This will be helpful to people in facing their fears and realizing they can overcome mental barriers in other areas of life as well. The club also gives them a unique ability to be amongst a really diverse group of people that are a lot of fun and do not always hang out together.

Club Leader: Javan Fales(President), Sofia Dudkovsky(VP)

Faculty Advisor: Herb Ward


Purpose Statement: The Debate Club exists to help Covenant students improve their ability to communicate effectively, through practicing here at Covenant and competing in the region against other colleges. Debate also encourages an awareness of current events and fosters an attitude of thoughtfulness and problem-solving.

Club Leader: Timothy Tuininga

Faculty Advisor: Hans Madueme


Purpose Statement: To bring people together and de-stress through the means of cooking, creating, decorating, and eating doughnuts.

Club Leader: Anya Klumpenhower

Faculty Advisor: Claire Slavovsky


Purpose Statement: The Drama Association seeks to establish a connection between the student body and the Theatre Department. Ultimately we seek to provide ways in which students can participate and get involved in the Theatre program as well as explore various aspects of theatre that otherwise would not be available to them.

Club Leader: Bode Tucker (President), Elizabeth Ertel (VP)
Faculty Advisor: Lance Wescher


Purpose Statement: The mission of Covenant College’s Economics Club is to 1. Promote unity and fellowship within the department and 2. To supplement classroom learning by providing speakers, discussions, conferences, and other events that seek to educate members on topics related to Economics that cannot be fully covered in the classroom.

Club Leaders: Noah Lawty (President), Paul Michael
Faculty Advisor: Joey Woodward


Purpose Statement: Covenant Ultimate provides opportunities for engagement in the sport of Ultimate and encourages student participation in the Ultimate community as witnesses for Christ and upstanding sportspeople.

Club Leader: Nicholas Maxwell

Faculty Advisor: Philip Hartwell


Purpose Statement: We desire to foster fellowship between members of the student body by enjoying games (both video games and board games) together. Our hope is to reach students who share an interest in games in order to help them feel welcome in the Covenant College community.

Club Leaders: Glad Wong
Faculty Advisor: Brett Borland


Purpose Statement: The purpose of the Growers Club is to bridge the divide between Covenant students and the role we are biblically called to play in God’s creation. The Growers Club seeks to be a place where, together, we can grow in our understanding of how God has designed us to be embodied souls within creation. We accomplish this by coming together to grow and cultivate many aspects of the world around us, but mostly by growing plants!

Club Leader: Asa Tyson

Faculty Advisor: Tim Morris


Purpose Statement: To create and foster community of male and female lifters who encrouage and challenge one another to work hard and excel in the gym.

Club Leader: Daehla Smith
Faculty Advisors: Nesha Evans, Alicia Jackson


Purpose Statement: The club is designed to bring African-American students together to share the richness and complexity of African-American culture with the Covenant campus.

Club Leader: Isabel Gregoire
Faculty Advisor: Herb Ward


Purpose Statement: The purpose of Mu Kappa is to create a sense of home away from home for those cross-cultural students who find themselves with ambiguous cultural identity split between host culture and home culture (missionary kids, military kids, DODs, and others). This is accomplished through fellowship & prayer accompanied by food (which brings everyone together everywhere always!!).

Club Leaders: Mason Harmon, Emma Marcotte, Jacob Sitton, Sarah Murphy

Faculty Advisor: Heath Garris


Purpose Statement: The goal of the Outdoors Club is to introduce and acclimate Covenant students to the great outdoors and give them the opportunity to experience creation with each other. Outdoors Club members form strong connections through character-building experiences, from sharing a simple day hike to embarking on a three-day backpacking trip or white water rafting tour, and are developing skills in survival and team work.

Club Leader: Kristy Stapleton (President), Shawn Yang
Faculty Advisor: John Wingard


Purpose Statement: Our goal is to encourage Chrisitan intellectual growth and conversation by: cultivating an atmosphere conducive to casual philosophical discourse, establishing a vibrant philosophically inclined community on campus, and exploring the relationship between faith and philosophy in a peer-led space.

Club Leader: Paloma Bavcevic

Faculty Advisor: Richard Follett


Purpose Statement: To strive to assist members in learning more about the field of law. To foster community among those interested in law on campus and to provide opportunities to connect with those already in the legal profession.

Club Leader: Timothy Tuininga

Faculty Advisor: Curt Stern


Purpose Statement: Our purpose is to give students an opportunity to grow in understanding in the field of robotics, and to apply this knowledge by learning technological and mechanical skills to solve various problems through collaboration.

Club Leader: Jamie Stambolie

Faculty Advisor: Deborah Forteza


Purpose Statement: The Spanish Club exists to provide the Covenant College community with a safe place for - Spanish speakers and Spanish students to converse in Spanish. As a Student Organization the Spanish club seeks to connect Spanish speakers from different backgrounds, to explore the beauty found in this language, and to make the Covenant community aware of the presence of Spanish in our campus. Spanish club also exists to serve the nearby community in whatever way possible when the occasion if given.

Club Leader: Lydia Radmacher, Madison Blevins, Caleb Miller

Faculty Advisor: Michaela Kourmoulis


Purpose Statement: To enhance professional development in sport administration, form cohension among athletes and non-athletes, and strengthen bonds between majors.

Club Leader: Kelli Hansen (President), Paloma Bavcevic, Jocelyn Gartman

Faculty Advisor: Steve Corbett and Russell Mask


Purpose Statement: Our purpose is to raise awareness about human trafficking, host fundraisers to raise money for anti-trafficking organizations, and a select few of us will participate in more hands-on activities such as making gift bags and other outreach items.

Club Leader: Grayson Chandley

Faculty Advisor: Philip Hartwell


Purpose Statement: To foster community around tabletop games. We play to inspire new and old relationships that go beyond the game tables

Club Leader: Rachel Haines

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Morton


Purpose Statement: The Tartan, official yearbook of the Student Association of Covenant College, is an avenue for creative visual production of photography and journalism. Its publication should reveal the many faces of Covenant in order to provide an accurate accounting of each year’s uniqueness. Additionally, it should seek to represent the positive aspects of the Covenant body and exemplify the purpose statement of the college, “In all things, Christ preeminent,” in the manner that it is produced.

Club Leader: Sully Proctor

Faculty Advisor: Robert Barham


Purpose Statement: The Thorn/Poetry Club provides a space for students to talk about poetry outside a classroom setting and encourages students to better themselves in the practice of the craft should they desire.

Club Leader: Lucy Sicks (President), Anna Verbeck, Megan Rousse

Faculty Advisor: Richard Nelson


Purpose Statement: To assemble a group of like-minded students and dive deeper into investigating and enjoying the Lord’s creation on a biological level.

 

 

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Art

  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

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  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor

Biology

  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor

Business

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  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor

Chemistry

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor

Economics & Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Economics 
  • Community Development minor
  • Economics minor

Education

  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration

English

  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History, Politics, and International Studies

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • International Studies 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 

Mathematics

  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor

Music

  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor

Physics

  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 

Psychology

  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor

Sociology

  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor

Theatre

  • Theatre 
  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor