Student Life

Clubs & Organizations

Green Club

B Team
The B-Team will exist to establish a unique relationship with the Department of Marketing and Communications (MarCom) and the current student body. The team will provide direct feedback to MarCom regarding the needs, wants, habits, behaviors, etc. of the generations of students on campus. The B-Team should be seen as an advisory board or a panel for MarCom. They are leaders in social media and encourage participation for campus events. The B-Team will meet monthly and at every meeting they will be asked a series of questions where all they need to provide is honest and straightforward feedback, their opinions and observations.

B.U.S.I.C. Benedictine University at Springfield Inspirational Choir
The Benedictine University at Springfield Inspirational Choiris a performance choir that focuses on gospel and other inspirational music; membership is open to all majors, and is on a volunteer basis - no auditions are required. Students simply need to participate, and be willing to commit time to rehearsals and events. B.U.S.I.C. will meet once a week to rehearse and more frequent as concerts and events arise. B.U.S.I.C also provides an avenue for believers to share their spiritual gifts and be an integral part of this worship experience.
Advisor-Quentin Brackenridge

Education Forum
The Education Forum, in cooperation with the Benedictine Mission statement for elementary education majors, is an opportunity for all elementary Education Majors to engage in professional development and community outreach outside of regular coursework, have access to resources to supplement coursework and future teaching positions, and improve communication as well as support in meeting the requirement of the teacher education program.
Advisor –
Patricia Braun

Fine Arts Club
Our mission is to expose all students, regardless of major, to the wonder of Fine Arts.  We are an organization for students interested in visual arts, literature, and writing, and for those students who simply want to enjoy creativity in a fun, relaxed environment.  We visit art museums throughout the mid-west, host poetry readings and plays, and support our campus and local community through children's art activities, textbook drives, and fund raisers. 
Membership is limited to students, but faculty, and staff participation is welcomed and encouraged.
Advisor-Marianne Stremsterfer and
Amy Lakin

Green Club
The Green Club raises environmental awareness on campus with the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle campaign as well as through activities and events on campus and in the community. The Green Club hosts street cleanup days and has worked on campus beautification projects.
Advisor –
Dave Holland and Julia Leischner

Hall Council
Hall Council is an organization that is made up of residential students who are elected to serve the residential population. The purpose of Hall Council shall be to represent residents' concerns before the Administration of Benedictine University at Springfield, to provide diverse social, educational, and philanthropic programs within the residence halls, to manage community enhancements, to facilitate recognition of residence hall leaders, and to otherwise improve residential life.
Advisor-Quentin Brackenridge

International Club
The International Club provides international and local students with opportunities to gather socially and to raise international awareness on campus. The club offers opportunities for students, faculty, and staff members to interact with international students and to learn about many aspects of different cultures.
Advisor –
Lynette Shaw-Smith

Investment Club
The mission of the investment club is to educate the members in the field of trading securities, to create a group –oriented environment conducive to learning, and to provide a balanced appreciate of the club's investment portfolio.
Advisor –
Dave Saner

Sciences Club
Science Club provides its members with a deeper foundation and background on their proposed discipline by exposing them to various experiences within the science field .Members will also investigate various career opportunities including teaching and research with hands on methods for both science and health fields.
Advisor –
Gwen Baumann and Amanda Harwood

Student Activity Council
The Student Activity Council is a volunteer student run organization that creates and promotes activities and events for the students, faculty and staff. The council consists of various committees and works directly with the Dean of Student Affairs.
Advisor – Holly Rae Blandford

Student Government
The purpose of Student Government is to represent the student body and provide an example of leadership and involvement in the community, school and decision making process. Meetings are open to all students, however only representatives may vote. Representatives are elected by student vote.
Advisor-
Holly Rae Blandford

Women in Communication
The Association for Women in Communication Benedictine University at Springfield Chapter is an organization for men and women who are interested in any or all facets of the field of communication. The student chapter partners often with the AWC Springfield Chapter which comprises of men and women who work as communication professionals  in the Springfield area. The main activities of the chapter include attending monthly luncheon programs hosted by the professional chapter, doing an annual community service project, hosting speakers on campus and co-sponsoring the Senior Portfolio Showcase with the Division of Arts and Letters.
Advisor -Deb Antoine