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Student Organizations

Chi Sigma Iota - Kappa Sigma Upsilon Chapter

Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators established at Ohio University in 1985.


Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

The student chapter of Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is open to all students at Kent State University who are interested in Club Management.


Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID) and the American Sign Language Club

The mission of the Kent State Student Chapter of the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID) and the American Sign Language Club (ASL Club) is to provide learning and professional development opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in exploring ASL and/or educating deaf and hard of hearing students. The organization will provide a comfortable environment in which students can practice ASL skills and develop a passion for teaching through connections with professionals and educational programs serving the D/HH community locally, statewide, and nationally. Membership: Membership is open to students who want to future their education and skills in Deaf Education and American Sign Language. Our members range from students beginning in the field of Deaf Education and just beginning American Sign Language classes, to those who have had experience in the field of Deaf Education and have completed all of the American Sign Language courses.

For information about our upcoming events and meetings contact

Our History: CAID/ ASL Club Kent Chapter was organized in August 2010 with Dr. Karen Kritzer serving as faculty advisor. We attended the National CAID convention in June 2011, as well as a trip to Gallaudet University in May 2012.

Meeting Times: Our meetings take place in White Hall, check Facebook for dates, times and the room.


Council for Exceptional Children, KSU Chapter (CEC)

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.


Eta Sigma Gamma

Eta Sigma Gamma is a national professional honorary for men and women in health education.


Graduate Association of Student Personnel Practitioners (GRASPP)

The mission of the Graduate Association of Student Personnel Practitioners (GRASPP) is to offer personal and professional development opportunities for graduate students in the Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel Program at Kent State University.


Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Beta Chapter (KDP)

Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support, and professional growth for educational professionals. The KSU Beta Chapter is open to all education majors.


Kent Student Education Association (KSEA)

We are an education organization with meetings and social get-togethers covering a wide range of topics.


National Student Speech Language & Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Encourages professional interest in the study of human communication


Organization of Athletic Training Students (OATS) 

The Kent State University ATEP has an active student organization called the organization for athletic training students (OATS). Students involved in this organization perform service activities (Habitat for Humanity) and host educational activities for members in the group. Additionally, this organization hosts several social activities such as Jock Jams, family dinners, bowling, and end of the year picnic.  Lastly, this organization is active in volunteer activities such as the Akron Roadrunner Marathon and Relay for Life.   OATS is a great way for athletic training students to get involved and meet other athletic training students.  Students can join at any time.  Due are $10.00 for a semester and $15.00 for a year.  If you have any additional questions you can contact Ashley Reed or e-mail OATS directly at    Ms. Ashley Reed serves as the faculty advisor for OATS. Officers for OATS are selected by their peers to lead the organization every fall semester.


Omicron Tau Theta

Omicron Tau Theta is a national graduate honor society fostering leadership and research to the career-technical education profession.


Operation Smile

Raises money to assist medical teams sent all over the world to provide services to Order of Omega children suffering from cleft lips and palates.  


Professional Convention Management Association, KSU Student Chapter (PCMA)

The Kent State University chapter of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is open to all Kent State University students interested in pursuing a career in the growing meeting and event planning industry.


Rec Echo

Rec Echo, the official Recreation, Park and Tourism student club. Rec Echo is based on two simple concepts that are shown in the club's name. Rec refers the fact that people naturally are drawn to play and recreate, as a club this is displayed in our outings, programs and social events. Echo is a metaphor comparing the way that sound returns to it's producer to our belief that by serving the community through volunteer efforts, we will not only be able to create benefits for others, but experience them ourselves as well. The bottom line is a club that is driven by its student members and who's purpose it to have fun and even make a difference while doing so. 

To get involved, email the club's faculty advisor, Andrew Lepp, who will put you in touch with Rec Echo's current student leaders.  

Please join the fun at the next Rec Echo activity!


Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP)

The general purpose of SASP is to present School Psychology Graduate Students as a unified body in order to discuss academic and professional issues and concerns.



Student Dietetic Association

Student Dietetic Association members network with professionals in the field of nutrition and are involved in community service. Students participate in activities such as delivery of meals for Mobile Meals and food drives.


The EHHS Learning Community

The LC serves the students of Centennial Court B, providing opportunities for academic and social growth.  Students learn and develop their potential by actively participating in our mission of creating leadership challenges that help students engage in service and develop citizenship.