The university's mission is one of lifelong education and a commitment to the world community. To that end, an emphasis on service and leadership opportunities intended to develop life skills are evident. Students are given an opportunity to practice and improve their leadership skills while also service the campus and Fulton communities through service opportunities.
Active Minds is a non-profit organization focused on the education and awareness of mental illness.
Advisor: Rebecca Seitz
Campus Activities Board - CAB
CAB is the official programming board for William Woods University, providing diverse events throughout the year. CAB enables students to promote, plan, and implement campus wide activities at William Woods and is responsible for bringing comedians, hypnotists, and speakers to campus. CAB also organizes on and off campus social events for the William Woods student body.
Advisor: Claire Wiegand
Campus Crusade for Christ
Cru is a student-led interdenominational group for students who want to learn more about Jesus and grow in their faith. Our weekly meetings consist of worship, prayer, a speaker, time for fellowship and games after for those who are so inclined. Cru is open to students from both William Woods and Westminster.
Advisor: Travis Tamerius
William Woods Collegiate 4-H offers its members social activities, leadership, and community involvement, as well as travel to regional and national conferences. Members are not required to complete projects or other similar activities as in traditional 4-H programs.
Advisor: Sharon Horn
The William Woods Conservation Club is here to raise awareness about environmental conservation issues all over the world. We promote conservation by raising awareness, volunteering in projects and educating the public.
Advisor: Robin Hirsch-Jacobson
Advisor: Claire Wiegand
The Kindness Connection promotes random acts of kindness in everyday life through volunteer efforts and LEAD events. The purpose of this organization is to make at least one person's life better each and every day.
Knowing the Woods
This organization is a great way to encourage students, faculty, and the community to help preserve our campus and our community. We have leadership positions available as we hold tree plantings on campus, LEAD events, and work with the daycare on campus. This club helped towards the WWU award of Tree Campus USA last year to be the first in Missouri.
Advisor: Sharon Mather
National Society of Leadership and Success
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals.
The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and
a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help
one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful
force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.
Advisor: Melissa Alpers-Springer
The Panhellenic Council is the governing body of the four international sororities at William Woods. All sororities at William Woods are members of the National Panhellenic Conference, which is the governing body of 26 women's organizations across the country.
The Panhellenic Executive Board has elected officers from each of the four sororities, and oversees Fall and January Recruitment, executes Greek-wide events, and promotes Greek life in a positive manner at William Woods.
Advisor: Claire Wiegand
President's Twenty is a collegiate honorary service society whose members serve as official ambassadors of William Woods University. They also assist President Jahnae H. Barnett at university events, serve as the official honor and color guard at all university convocations, commencements and many other activities.
Advisor: President Jahnae H. Barnett
Student Alumni Council
The purpose of this council is to be responsible for the development of healthy student/alumni relations including the following: Presenting a base for interaction between students and alumni. Promoting awareness of lifestyles, thought, careers, and experiences of alumni and students. Easing the transition from student to alumnus. Assisting with the orientation of new students. Promoting class spirit and unity. Raising the awareness of William Woods University to the Fulton community.
Advisor: Becky Stinson
The Student Assembly serves as the voice of students at William Woods University. A student-run body in which all students have full membership, the assembly's purpose is to provide an open forum where students may voice concerns, share ideas and form linkages within the campus community. The Student Assembly is designed to increase effective communication among students and the rest of the University.
Advisor: Venita Mitchell
WWU Dance Team
The dance team performs during halftime at men and women basketball home games, pep rallies, and courtwarming.
Advisor: Michael Dodson
WWU International Justice Mission (IJM)
William Woods IJM desires to create a community of students who are knowledgeable
about the world's social injustices and have the passion to fight against them. William
Woods IJM would also like to provide a
way for students to affect change on the world's injustices through advocacy, fundraising, and awareness. Its purpose is to help the International Justice Mission secure justice for the victims of slavery, sexual exploitation, and other forms of violent oppression.
Advisor: Allan Ensor