William & Mary

Directory of Clubs and Organizations



Sail & Paddle (VIMS)
Sports Club
President: [[v|qhuynh, Quang Huynh]]
Email: [[v|qhuynh]]
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/#!/VIMSSailPaddleClub}}
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/vimssailing/}}

sailing racing

Sailing (Racing)
Sports Club
Commodore: [[e|edmeehan, Emily Meehan]]
Email: williamandmarysailing@gmail.com
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for recreational and competitive sailing and sailing instruction to students, faculty and staff
Website: {{http://williamandmarysailing.wordpress.com/}}

Salsa Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|salsa]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Salsa Club is to instruct and teach mainly Salsa, but also Merengue, Bachata, and Tango.

Sandbox Improvisation
Email: [[E|sandbox]]
Purpose: The purpose of Sandbox Improvisation is to provide laughter to the students of William & Mary and be an outlet for those who would like to participate in an improvisational troupe.

Schola Cantorum
Email: [[e|wmscholacantorum]]
Purpose: The William & Mary Schola Cantorum is an entirely student-directed chamber choir dedicated to renaissance and twentieth century composition. Modeled on the university chapel choirs of Oxford and Cambridge, the Schola sings from a broad and varied repertoire of sacred and secular music, spanning from Tallis and Gibbons to Duruflé and Lauridsen. For more infomation, please visit us online.
Website: {{http://wmscholacantorum.org/}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/wmscholacantorum}}

School House Block
Interest Group
Email: schoolhouseblock@email.wm.edu
Purpose: This organization seeks to provide educational opportunities to all students and to promote awareness of global need for improved childhood education. Our goals are to fund the project of building a new school abroad, to promote awareness of the lack of access to education, to advocate a change in the global status of women and children, and to volunteer in the community to address local needs for improvements in education. This organization desires to engage students involved to think critically of solutions to global illiteracy by integrating ideas of sustainability, public health, global awareness, and gender equality into its missions.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sciffy]]
Purpose: A group of people interested in all forms of science fiction and fantasy, sponsoring Videofest, a weekend-long, non-stop video showing each semester. Activities include a writers group and attending various area conventions.

SCOPE:Stem Created Opportunities to Promote Empowerment
Interest Group
Email: [[e|scope]]
Purpose: Our purpose is to disseminate information and provide tools for success to all those interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and computational sciences, with a concentration on underrepresented groups and minorities.

Senior Class Gift
Interest Group
Email: wmscg16@gmail.com
Purpose: To instill a sense of philanthropic engagement into the Senior Class and raise critical funds for the College.
Website: {{http://advancement.wm.edu/scgwm}}

Shakespeare in the Dark
Email: [[e|shakespeare]]
Purpose: A student-run group dedicated to bringing Shakespeare in all forms to the campus.
Website: {{http://shakespearewm.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html}}

She's The First - William and Mary
Email: shesthefirstwm@gmail.com
Purpose: She's the First*{William & Mary} raises money for girls' education in low-income countries.
Website: stfwm.wordpress.com

Shotokan Karate
Sports Club
President: [[e|jsvogl, Jennifer Vogl]]
Email: [[karate]]
Purpose: To extend the principles of the true martial artist spirit to members of the William & Mary community. We welcome all interested students, faculty and staff at William & Mary to attend our trainings.
Website: http://wmpeople.wm.edu/karate/

Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Chapter Name: Virginia Kappa
National Founding: March 9, 1856
Founding School: University of Alabama
Campus Founding: December 12, 1857

Sigma Chi
Chapter Name: Zeta Upsilon
National Founding: June 28, 1855
Founding School: Miami University, OH
Campus Founding: 1968

Sigma Mu Sigma
Community Service
Email: [[e|sigmamusigma]]
Purpose: To foster the ideals of unity, leadership, and responsibility in students. Projects include Steer Clear, College Partnership for Kids, and SEAC.

Sigma Phi Epsilon
Chapter Name: Virginia Delta
National Founding: November 1, 1901
Founding School: University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Campus Founding: 2010

Sigma Pi
Chapter Name: Alpha Eta
National Founding: February 26, 1897
Founding School: Vincennes University, IN
Campus Founding: 1990

Sinfonicron Light Opera Company
Email: [[e|sinfonicron01]]
Purpose: Provides an alternative performance style to the one offered by the Theatre department. Students are given an opportunity to be involved in every aspect of doing a show, including directing, producing, and designing.
Website: {{http://www.sinfonicron.org/#!}}
Twitter: {{http://www.sinfonicron.org/#!}}

Smart Woman Securities Chapter
Interest Group
Email: [[e|smartwoman]]
Purpose: Smart Woman Securities (SWS) is a 501c3, not-for-profit organization focused on investment education for undergraduate women on US campuses. Through instructive seminars, mentoring initiatives, and meetings with successful investors such as Warren Buffett, SWS provides resources upon which women can build greater knowledge of the financial markets. By giving young women direct investment experience while still in college, SWS aims to empower a new generation of women investors for the future. Learn more about SWS here. We believe that SWS can succeed in creating a new generation of women with greater investment knowledge and financial influence. SWS is not only dedicated to educating its members; we aim to create a movement that brings financial responsibility into the hands of women everywhere. SWS currently operates with 21 chapters on the following college campuses: Berkeley, Boston College, Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Fordham, Georgetown, Gettysburg, Harvard, MIT, New York University, Notre Dame, Princeton, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, William and Mary and Yale.
Website: {{https://www.smartwomansecurities.com}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/WMsmartwomansecurities?fref=ts}}

Smash Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|smashclub]]
Purpose: Smash Club provides opportunities provides student and community members the opportunity to participate in activities involving the franchise of Super Smash Bros., including tournaments, discussions, and practice sessions.
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/groups/wmsmash}}


Sports Club
President: [[e|wnsheahan, William Sheahan]]
Email: [[e|soccerm]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/soccerm}}


Sports Club
Presidents: [[e|hmreach, Hannah Reach]] (Gold) and [[e|jmiannucci, Jaclyn Iannucci]] (Green)
Email: wmclubsoccergreen@gmail.com, clubsoccergold@gmail.com
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/soccerw}}

Social Entrepreneurship Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sec]]
Purpose: The mission of the College of William & Mary Social Entrepreneurship Club is to provide, through unity and collaboration, a socially responsible club that informs, prepares, and otherwise assist and encourage William & Mary students who are interested in careers in not-for-profit and/or socially minded organizations.

Society for Creative Anachronism
Interest Group
Email: [[e|ssag01]]
Purpose: To further the study of American government and politics on the campus of William and Mary.

Society for the College--Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sftc]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to promote good governance at the College; preserve the Colleges' history, and traditions; and promote academic excellence in a classical liberal arts education at the College.

Society of Physics Students
Email: [[e|physicsstudents]]
Purpose: The Society of Physics Students exists to promote fellowship and community between physics undergraduates, as well as further physics outreach to the greater William & Mary community. The Society of Physics Students also offers free, weekly tutoring services to students of all majors taking introductory physics courses.
Website: {{http://physics.wm.edu/SPS/IntroSPS.html}}


Sports Club
President: [[e|rirose, Rachel Rose]]
Email: wmsoftball@gmail.com
Purpose: To better ourselves on and off the field by playing the game we love.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/softballw}}

Someone You Know
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|someoneyouknow]]
Purpose: Our mission as Someone You Know is to empower all individuals to end sexual violence through peer education programs in order to create a more supportive, healthy and aware campus.

South Asian Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sasa01]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of the South Asian culture to all members of the W&M College community; to provide social and educational activities for all interested individuals; to promote identity and unity among the South Asian students
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/sasa01/}}

Spoken Word
Email: [[e|spokenword]]
Purpose: Spoken Word will promote creativity, communications, and friendship, and the performing arts by encouraging member participation in such activities as poetry, music, comedy, and dancing.

Spoon University at W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|spoonuniversity]]
Purpose: Spoon University at W&M is a nationally affiliated chapter of Spoon University. We produce content for our online publication dedicated to helping college students eat more intelligently, featuring original articles and photography produced by students.
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/spoonuniversitywm?ref=aymt_homepage_panel}}
Twitter: {{https://twitter.com/wm_spoon}}

Sports Business Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sportsbusiness]]
Purpose: he purpose of this organization will be to foster growth of students’ knowledge of the sports industry and to provide them with opportunities for internships and or future careers in similar fields.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/offices/studentleadershipdevelopment/clubsandorganizations/directory/interestgroups/sportsbusiness.php}}

Spotlight Show Choir
Email: wmspotlightshowchoir@gmail.com
Purpose: To entertain with song and dance by preparing one public showcase per semester. It includes a variety of musical genres from contemporary pop to traditional show tunes.
Website: {{http://wmspotlightshowchoir.weebly.com/}}

Stage Combat Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sbdunf]]
Purpose: To provide training to students based on internationall recognized techniques in stage combat.

Email: [[e|stairwells01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/stairwells}}

Steer Clear
Community Service
Email: [[e|steerclear]]
Purpose: To provide a reliable, secure and free means of travel for students on weekend nights when school is in session. The organization aims to reduce risky behavior, namely driving under the influence and traveling unescorted during late hours
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/steerclear}}

Stitch and Share
Interest Group
Email: [[e|wmknits]]
Purpose: Our purpose is to gather fellow knitters with the purpose of benefiting cancer patients either through donations of money or scarves/hats etc.

Storm Chasers at W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|stormchasers]]
Purpose: The main goal of this meteorological group is to make our own forecasts. We will teach individuals how to predict any weather event. Virginia weather can be unpredictable at times, even for the locals. Our group will intrepret the same weather models professional meteorologists use to determine weather patterns.

Student Assembly
Student Government
Email: [[e|studentassembly]]
Purpose: To provide representative government for undergraduate students, encourage academic growth, protect the integrity of student opinion, and insure the students' right of self-governance.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/studentassembly}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/WM_SA}}

Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)
Student Government
Purpose: The Student Athlete Advisory Council meets bi-monthly and is made up of two representatives from each varsity athletics team. Our goal is to coordinate philanthropic and social events among varsity athletes and to foster the relationship between the athletics department and the rest of the William Mary community.
Email: [[e|tribesaac]]
Website: {{http://www.tribeathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=25100&ATCLID=205343227}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/TribeStudentAthleteAdvisoryCouncil}}

Student Bar Association
Student Government
Email: [[e|studentbar]]
Purpose: To develop and further scholastic achievement, to increase knowledge of the law, to foster professional ideals; to promote understanding among alumni, faculty, and students, and to coordinate the activities of the law school and the surrounding town.
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/WMSBA}}

Student Caucus
Interest Group
Email: thestudent@gmail.com
Website: {{https://www.thestudentimpact.com}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook/thestudentimpact/timeline}}
Twitter: {{https://twitter.com/wmstudentimpact}}

Student Legal Services
Law School
Email: [[e|legser]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/legalservices/home}}

Student Organization for Medical Outreach and Sustainability
Community Service
Email: wmsomos@gmail.com
Purpose: SOMOS is an organization that seeks to promote improved health and healthcare through community capacity building projects in the Dominican Republic. SOMOS includes both an annual trip (during winter break), and a seminar for academic credit with Professor Aday.
Website: {{http://wmsomos.wordpress.com/}}

Student Partnership for Aid and International Development
Community Service
Purpose: The mission of SPAID is to establish partnerships with local communities and NGOs in Ghana and carry out research which helps elucidate community needs and facilitate community based development that is sustainable, ethical, and inclusive. SPAID seeks to gather the information necessary to empower a community to develop from within, based on self-determined need.
Website: {{http://wmspaid.weebly.com}}

Students for a Better Williamsburg
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sbw]]
Purpose: To empower students of the College. The group will raise awareness about student-relevant issues in the community, and is committed to supporting student-friendly candidates in the Williamsburg City Council elections.

Students for Belize Education
Community Service
Email: [[e|belizeeducation]]
Purpose: To plan, funraise, and participate in an international service trip to Belize during winter break. The purpose of the trip is to help in the upkeep of a Belizean elementary school, help supervise the children during the school days, provide alternative after-school activities, and engage in the cultural exchange that results from working and playing with the students.

Students for Education Reform
Interest Group
Email: [[e|sfer]]
Purpose: The mission of SFER is to close the achievement gap and ensure and excellent education for all children by mobilizing a new generation of leaders in education reform. We envision a country where all children have access to a high-quality education and all stakeholders, especially young leaders, are guided by high expectations and commitment to student news. We aim to lead education reform awareness, understanding, and engagement activities on campus and amplify student voice in the policy-making process.

Students for Effective Policy
Interest Group
Email: [[e|step]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to promote bipartisanship and pragmatic policy in governmental bodies across the country. This will contribute to the University's educational purposes by giving students political experience as they support the purpose of the organization.

Students for Hillary at William and Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|forhillary]]
Purpose: This group will help organize efforts to help Secretary Clinton become the Democratic Party's nominee for President, and then organize efforts to elect her to the office of President of the United States. We will further the University's educational purposes by providing a space to both discuss the issues that will be at stake in the campaign, but also a way for meaningful involvement through organizing and canvassing events.

Students for Life
Interest Group
Email: [[e|studentsforlife]]
Purpose: The preservation of the right to life for the unborn. Provides education through literature, speakers, and debates and supports other local and national pro-life organizations through fund raising and volunteer counseling.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/studentsforlife}}

Students for Stop Hunger Now
Interest Group
Email: [[e|stophunger]]
Purpose: To end hunger in our lifetime and whose mission is to provide food and life saving aid to the most poor and hungry throughout the world in the most rapid, efficient and effective manner. The club's primary responsibilities will be to raise funds and to host food packaging events.
Website: {{http://www.tinyurl.com/stophungerwm}}

Students Helping Honduras
Community Service
Email: [[e|honduras]]
Purpose: To provide fundamental human needs to orphaned and impoverished children in Honduras. Also works to educate college students about volunteerism, global responsibility, and sustainable development.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/honduras/}}

Students of Hip Hop Legacy (SOHHL)
Purpose: The organization's purpose is to network with the College of William and Mary's thriving hip-hop community and to utilize hip-hop as a tool for creating unity within this vibrant culture on campus. With this organization students are able to share and showcase their talents, love, and passion for the culture and music. First and foremost, this organization is a platform and great opportunity for students to excel in these majors. The SOHHL is heavily involved with the hip-hop scene whether it be through music, philanthropy, art, journalism, dance, fashion, or business.

Students of the Caribbean
Interest Group
Email: [[e|soca]]
Purpose: To serve as an outlet for students of the Caribbean and those interested in learning more about the Caribbean culture. One goal is to network with other Caribbean groups in Virginia.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/caribbean}}

Student Veterans of W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|studentveterans]]
Purpose: A network of veterans within the W&M community
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/wm.veterans}}

Swastha Nepal
Community Service
Email: [[e|swasthanepal]]
Purpose: To provide William & Mary students and Faculty with the opportunity to aid local doctors in primary care and participate in research regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the Nepali health system.
Website: : {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/swasthanepal/home}}


Sports Club
President: [[e|hemawyer, Hannah Mawyer]]
Email: [[e|swimclub01]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/swimclub01}}

Swing Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|swingclub01]]
Purpose: To promote swing dancing, particularly lindy hop, as a social dance.
Website: {{http://williamandmaryswin.wix.com/1693}}

Symphony Orchestra
Email: [[e|orchestra01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/orchestra}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-Symphony-Orchestra/473999550264}}


Synchronized Swimming
Sports Club
President: [[e|cpmitchell, Charlotte Mitchell]]
Email: [[synchronizedswim]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/synchronizedswim}}

Syndicate Hip Hop Dance Team
Email: [[e|syndicate01]]
Purpose: A student run dance team that promotes hip hop dance in the William and Mary community through student choreographed hip hop dance performances.
Website: {{http://www.syndicatewm.com}}