CHHS Student Majors Clubs

UNCW gave me the opportunity to work in small clinical groups, and the knowledge I gained provided a strong foundation as I began my nursing career.

-Chandler Moeller, '13 ~ Nursing: PreLicensure

Gerentology Generations

Senior citizens dance on Chancellor's Walk

The purposes of the organization shall be to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, and excellence in gerontology and aging services and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in these areas.

Exercise Science Student Association

Student inside Bod Pod

EXSA's new purpose is to create a bond between students who are in or considering the Exercise Science field by meeting and participating in group exercises. EXSA is a place where students can connect to gain information about the field; how to prepare for future classes, for grad school, observation hours; to learn what career choices are available; hear from speakers within the field; and meet people with similar fitness goals.

Association of Recreational Therapy Students

Student riding hand cycle

ARTS provides Recreation Therapy students the opportunity to further their professional career development through experience in working with individuals with disabilities and to promote service, networking, education and friendships.

Recreation Majors Association

Recreation students play hockey in wheelchairs

To find out more about this club, contact Jeff Nix at

Athletic Training Student Association

Athletic trainer works on student's knee

The purpose of this organization is for all students interested in learning about the opportunities and fields of athletic training. Topics discussed include rehabilitation, athletic taping and evaluation techniques, along with any other practical information pertinent to the field of athletic training. Members will also gain valuable information about post graduate options, such as education and jobs.

Physical Education & Health Majors Club

Club members playing jumprope

The UNCW Physical Education Majors Club was organized in 1989. The purpose of the club is to provide professional experiences for its membership, as well as providing experiences in service, friendship, leadership and fair play throughout all areas of campus life. Members attend and present at the NCAAHPERD State Convention, volunteer in local schools, and host on-campus events such as "Parents Night Out" and teaching and coaching workshops. Members also form teams to compete in Intramural sports at UNCW.

Student Health Association

Student runs on treadmill

SHA's goal is to further professionalism and dedication to the health education discipline by providing real-life health promotion opportunities, as well as providing an opportunity for friendship among students in health-related majors

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing

Nursing students volunteering

AAMN meets monthly and has guest speakers from all different areas of the health profession to come and discuss their careers. The assembly is not only for men, but does focus on increasing the number of males entering the field, as they are rare.

Association of Nursing Students

ANS students recruiting new members

ANS' purposes are to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education and influence the educational process, as well as provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns and to aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional roles and responsibility for the health care of people of all walks of life.

Nursing Graduate Student Association

Nursing student working with chemicals

The purpose of the organization is to serve as a channel of communication between graduate nursing students and UNCW student body, promote education and professional values and provide financial resources sponsored by the nursing graduate student association department.

Student Social Work Organization

Social Work students stand in a line

The purpose of the Student Social Work Organization is to connect and unify the social work student body through various volunteer activities, social events and leadership opportunities. The organization is also committed to the pursuit of social welfare, social change and social justice.

Main Campus Site

Onslow Site

Phi Alpha Honors Society

Phi Alpha Honors Society

The purpose of Phi Alpha is to recognize and promote scholastic achievement; recognize, improve and further the goals of social work in the community, state, nation and world; stimulate interest in a career in social work; encourage continued study and research; and recognize professional social workers and others whose service, contributions and leadership are held in esteem.

Main Campus Site

Onslow Site (coming soon)

MSW Social Work Club

Social Work students conduct experiment The purpose of the SWGSA is to provide students in the Masters in Social Work program with opportunities for extended learning and networking.

The main objective of the SWGSA organization is to foster professional relationships within the MSW program and the UNCW student body as well as utilize our departmental resources to give back to the UNCW community.