Current Student Organizations


Student organizations can be an important part of your growth during your college career. Not only do they provide the resources needed to succeed in the world, they can give you some of the best people you’ve ever met, building friendships that last a lifetime.


Creative Writing Club

The Creative Writing Club creates a sense of community among those who love to write creatively, helps individual members improve their skills and creative writing abilities, and supports the interests and activities of its members.

Advisor: David Ruderman, PhD | President: Serenity Rowland

Psychology Cub

The objectives and purposes of Introspect are to promote, enhance and further develop educational and social achievements and interests in psychology; influence the conditions under which prospective members are being prepared for their professional role in society, and advance the interest and welfare of the prospective members. Activities sponsored by Introspect include community service, volunteer work, bake sales, cookouts, ice skating, bonfires, bowling, movie nights, and attending research conferences.

Advisor: Jim Wirth, PhD | President: Samantha McDonald

Radiologic Technology Student Organization

Organization to promote professionalism and involvement within professional societies/organizations.

Advisor: Whitney Reese | President: Sienna Willis

Event Programming

Campus Activities Board

CAB Newark Campus is responsible for many student, faculty, and staff based events. Most of our events are at little or NO cost to participants. The board is made up of students from Ohio State Newark and COTC who brainstorm, discuss and plan activities. Anyone can attend our weekly meetings, even if they do not want to be a member, and we welcome any and all event ideas.

President: Allie Nelson


Cru Campus Ministry

The purpose of Cru is to help to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others.

Advisor: Percella GualtieriPresidentSarah Daw

Journey Campus Ministry

Journey Campus Ministry is a unified body of students dedicated to the search for God’s purpose in our lives. This often means that we cannot be followers; rather, that we must set ourselves apart from what is considered to be the norm or present day trend. We welcome all who want to obey what Jesus called the greatest two commandments; to love God and one another.

Advisor: Kenneth Madsen, PhD | President: Hannah Jacks

Muslim Student Association

The Muslim Student Association works to unite all students who are willing to share and learn more about each other and our culture; get students involved with campus events; holds events that will explore social and political concerns; and collaborate with other organization on campus

President: Yasmin Seidu


Alpha Delta Nu

Alpha Delta Nu recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. The society encourages the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing.

Advisor: Kim Cook | President: Alex Neu

Lambda Nu Honor Society

Lambda Nu is the national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. The chapter fosters academic scholarship at the highest academic levels, promotes research and investigation in the radiologic and imaging sciences and recognizes exemplary scholarship.

Advisor: Whitney Reese


African Student Association

Advisor: Vorley Taylor | President: Aaron Sakwa

Black Student Association

Student organization that promotes African American Awareness on campus. All are welcome.

President: Jonya Russell


The purpose of this organization is to bring together fellow students who share a common interest in art, animation, cosplay and Japanese culture; to demonstrate the main street appeal and impact that Japanese art and animation has had on the influence of Western culture; to create an environment for students who embellish Japanese subculture for the purpose of fellowship and self-expression and to organize a locally based anime convention sponsored by the organization to be held annually.

Advisor: John Berry, PhD | President: Tyler Dailey

Student Cultural Council

The objectives and purposes of the Student Cultural Council (SCC) are to support designated programs offered by the Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs through advertisements, demonstrations, and participation as well as support other cultural and diverse organizations.

AdvisorVorley Taylor | PresidentKylie Doon


Buckeye Business and Law Association

Advisor: John Davenport, PhD


Active Minds

We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger campus culture and communities. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on young adults ages. Active Minds is opening up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued at The Ohio State University Newark & Central Ohio Technical College. We believe no one should have to struggle alone. By empowering young adults to speak openly about mental health, we can reduce stigma, encourage help seeking, and prevent suicides.

Advisor: Stephanie Rowland | President: Chelsea Shipley

Fencing Club

Advisor: Scott Trainer | President: Saif Amer


Circle K

Advisor: Virginia Cope, PhD, and Madeline Sharp | President: Mitchell Mazzone

Help Our Planet Earth (HOPE) Club

HOPE Club enriches and enhances the university experience for students by providing the opportunity to assemble and create positive change on campus and within the Newark community, integrate the two communities, and improve the atmosphere of the campus and Newark community while offering leadership and service opportunities to the Ohio State Newark/COTC campus students.

Advisor: Jamie White | President: Acacia Rhodes

Special Interest

American Sign Language Student Organization

ASLSO provides a space for students to engage with one another through ASL, to promote deaf cultural awareness, and to broaden ASL skills through campus and community engagement activities

Advisor: Jamie Bruner | President: Damien Stiltner

Crotchet Club

Advisor: Michael Brown | President: Sarah Ghassi​