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.
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: Alyssa McManus
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
The Critical Thinking Community
The Critical Thinking Community is an organization with the goal of promoting and fostering critical thinking among the students at William Woods University. This is to be accomplished through a variety of online content and events held at WWU.
Advisor: Karen Pautz
The Environmentalist Club of William Woods University raises awareness among its members and the student body about issues affecting the environment around them and the globe. The club encourages volunteering to aid in both research for the Biology department of William Woods University as well as other groups.
Advisor: Robin Hirsch-Jacobson
WWU Forensics Team is a speech and debate team that competes in different individual speaking events as well as Parliamentary debate. They offer students from any major at WWU the opportunity to compete in intercollegiate speech/debate tournaments across the Midwest.
Advisor: Anthony Cavaiani
Get Lit Reading Club
Get Lit Reading Club expands the students’ literary experience by reading quality works written by published authors, reading a selection of titles that vary in genre, introducing members to new authors and reading works by older authors, and providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas and opinions by having monthly book discussions.
Advisor: Stephanie Wells
Advisor: Lacey Sweeten
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: Lacey Sweeten
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
Queers and Allies
Description: The mission of WWU Queers and Allies seeks to foster respect of all individuals through the understanding of social misconceptions. They work together to have active, stimulating, and supplemented conversations about current social issues surrounding the LGBTQ community. This organization also serves as a safe space environment.
Advisor: Cyndi Koonse
The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
Rooted provides education, resources, and networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, florals, environmental conservation and responsibility.
Advisor: Vern Hart
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
Sustaining the Woods
This is WWU’s own campus recycling group that is dedicated to encourage and assist students, faculty, and staff in campus recycling.
Advisor: Allan Ensor
The purpose of WestWoods Quidditch is to play Muggle Quidditch as defined by the International Quidditch Association. This team aims to build a culture of creativity, connect with others, and foster a unique community by playing a different sport which encourages as well as teaches good sportsmanship, provides good opportunities for student involvement and leadership on campus. This group plays against other teams, holding scrimmages, and attends competitions.
Advisor: Travis Tamerius
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
The purpose of Yoga Club is to encourage William Woods students to practice yoga, by creating a supportive community to share yoga knowledge, inspiration, and practice.
Advisor: Laura Ward
Young Women for America WWU Chapter
It shall be the mission of YWA William Woods University Chapter to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens-first through prayer, then education, and finally by influncing our society-thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation.
Advisor: Cindy Robb