Interest Groups/Activities

Active Minds
Interest Group
Email: [[e|activeminds01]]
Purpose: To increase awareness among W&M students about issues of mental health, symptoms of mental illness, and available resources in and around the W&M community.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/activeminds01}}

African American Male Coalition
Interest Group
Email: [[e|aamc]]
Purpose: To provide support for the African American males on campus as well as promote intellectual and spiritual growth among the African American male community.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/aamc/}}

African Cultural Society
Interest Group
Email: [[e|africancultural]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of Africa from an African perspective by providing information about history, current events and culture. The group will also serve as a liason for African students at William & Mary.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/africanculturalsociety}}

Alma Mater Productions (AMP)
Interest Group
Email: [[e|amp]]
Purpose: To offer a wide variety of activities in the Sadler Center and other campus locations including mainstream music, a weekly film series, lectures and debates, hypnotists, acoustic style music and comedians.
Website: {{http://ampwm.wordpress.com/}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/AlmaMaterProductions}}

American Indian Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|native]]
Purpose: The purpose of the American Indian Student Association is to increase awareness of Native American history and culture within the student body and local community. The association will serve as a gathering place for native and non-native students to share and learn about tribes, customs, and traditions of Native Americans and other indigneous cultures. Finally, the American Indian Student Association will strive to form healthy relationships with local Virginia tribes, and advocate for their political, economic, and social equality.

American Sign Language
Interest Group
Email: [[e|signlanguageclub]]
Purpose: The goal of this club is to raise awareness of Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL) within the WM community by providing and promoting opportunities to improve language skills by offering outreach projects, and social events within the Williamsburg area.

Anime Society
Interest Group
Email: [[e|animesociety]]
Purpose: WMAS meets weekly to watch Japanese animation and through it gain a greater understanding of Japanese language and culture. They also engage in translation of Japanese texts.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/wmas}}

Apolis
Interest Group
Email: [[e|apolis]]
Purpose: The purpose of Apolis is to: • Educate the student body of national and international current affairs • Promote awareness for national and international current affairs • Fundraise for Apolis • React towards national and international issues by taking effective action • Encourage relations between Apolis and other social justice and service organization on campus • Build a sense of community with Apolis and the College of William & Mary

Art House Film Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|arthousefilms]]
Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to bring together a dynamic group of students interested in serious films and thus, to bring about a greater understanding of art film on campus.

AS Roma Fan Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|soccerfan]]
Purpose: Establish a fan base where fans of AS Roma of all kinds, from new comers to veterans, can get together to watch the games. By diffusing the image of AS Roma across campus we will also seek to promote a part of Italian culture as well as the practice of watching soccer games at William and Mary.

Association of Computing Machinery
Interest Group
Email: [[e|computing]]
Purpose: The chapter is organized and will be operated exclusively for educational and scientific purposes and in furtherance thereof. The group will promote an increased knowledge of the science, design, development, construction, languages, and applications of modern computing machinery. We will promote a greater interest in computing machinery and its applications. We will provide a means of communication between persons having interest in computing machinery.

Astronomy Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|astronomy]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Astronomy Club is to foster an interest in astronomy on campus, to visit local sites of astronomical relevance, to hold regular observing sessions which members and non-members can attend to gain experience with observational astronomy, and to provide a series of lectures on astronomical topics outside the current William and Mary curriculum.

Aviation Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|aviation]]
Purpose: To foster a community of flyers and those interested in aviation.
Website: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-Mary-Aviation-Club/240674902881?sk=info}}

Bird Club of W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|birdclub]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to unite those with a passion, interest, or curiosity in the oberservation, study, or enjoyment of birds and to promote the opportunity to learn and experience these birds with a group of similarily motivated individuals.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/birdclub/home}}

Blacksmithing Guild
Interest Group
Email: [[e|blacksmithing]]
Purpose: The Blacksmithing Guild is meant to provide a safe community and facility for those students interested in the art of blacksmithing. The guild will be open to people of all experience levels to introduce and hone their skills. Simple tools and art projects will be made for practice. Larger projects involving the entire guild will be directed towards philanthropy and art.

Black Student Organization
Interest Group
Email: [[E|bso]]
Purpose: An organization whose primary objective is to promote black thought and awareness at the College of William & Mary and throughout the College community.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/bso}}

Board Game Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|boardgame]]
Purpose: Board games are a wonderfu social and mental activity. The only problem with board games is it can be difficult to find the people needed to play these games on a regular basis. It is also difficult and expensive to try out new games. Board Game Club will attempt to solve both of these issues, by allowing students at William and Mary to meet other board game players, try out each other's games, and find the players needed to play games.

Botany Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|botany]]
Purpose: A group whose purpose is to increase the academic and practical knowledge of the participants with regards to all forms of botanical life, to provide a forum for the discussion of and care for all manner of plants, and to assist the W&M community as well as the greater Williamsburg community with landscaping and other horticultural needs
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/hsong01}}

Bridge Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|bridgeclub]]
Purpose: Bridge club hosts casual weekly games open to anyone. All skill levels are welcome; most new members are new to the game. The club periodically attends tournaments in the Hampton Roads area.

Broken Record
Interest Group
Email: [[e|brokenrecordlarp]]
Purpose: This organization serves to bring a fun, social, and safe way of expressing creativity to the school and community in the form of live action role playing. Its major goals are to allow people who enjoying LARPing together to discuss their interests and bring enjoyable, fair game on to campus so that students and guests may become involved.

Camp Kesem
Interest Group
Email: [[e|campkesem]]
Purpose: The purpose of Camp Kesem is to provide safe, supportive and exciting camp experience for children ages 6-13, who have a parent who had died from cancer, is currently in treatment for cancer, or is in remission from cancer. By doing so, Camp Kesem gives them a chance to be kids and to connect with peers that are facing a similar hardship.
Website: {{http://campkesem.org/wm}}

Campus Ignite
Interest Group
Email: [[e|campusignite]]
Purpose: The purpose of Campus Ignite at the College of William & Mary will be to gather and establish a Christ-centered missional community that is devoted to a lifestyle of prayer, worship, learning and discipleship, authentic relationships and caring works of justice. Our general goal will be to glorify and make know the name of Jesus Christ on the campus and lead people into a personal and deepening relationship with Him.

Campus Kitchen at William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|campuskitchenwm]]
Purpose: To provide hunger-relief to the surrounding community while simultaneously helping to reduce food waste.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/campuskitchenwm/home}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Campus-Kitchens-at-William-and-Mary/65736430538}}

Casual Magic
Interest Group
Email: [[e|casualmagic]]
Purpose: To play the card game known as “Magic: The Gathering,” to provide the opportunity for free cards to members, to have regular magic tournaments, to build a friendly community of players.

Catan Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|catan]]
Purpose: The Catan club exists so students interested in playing the board game “Settlers of Catan” can gather and play Catan. This should lead to camaraderie and fun.

Celtic Dance Club
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|celticdance]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Celtic Dance club will be to educate the William & Mary community about Scottish and Irish dance, to promote physical fitness through Celtic dance, and to provide an outlet for dance performance for club members.

Cheese Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|cheeseclub]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization will be to gather fellow cheese lovers in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere where we can explore the world of cheese by discussing and tasting the many varities of chesse, learn their history, and learn about the cheese making process.

Chess Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|chessclub]]
Purpose: To promote interest in the game of chess for fun and in preparation for competition

Chinese Student Organization
Interest Group
Email: [[e|cso]]
Purpose: To create create a social environment and supportive community which would serve the needs of students with a Chinese background and to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the Chinese culture and experience in a fashion enjoyable by the entire William & Mary community.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/cso}}

Chinese Student Scholar Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|chinesescholar]]
Purpose: To promote the exchange between American and Chinese students. The group also assista Chinese scholars in achieving their academic goals.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/cssa}}

Chinese Undergraduate Students Association
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|cusa]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to 1. Provide necessary transitional support for newly arriving Chinese international Students. 2. Enhance the communication and understanding between Chinese students and American students. 3. Establish a communication platform for Chinese students to grow and branch out together. 4. Spread the name and the reputation of The College of William & Mary in mainland China. 5. Provide services and support for Chinese language learning program on campus.
Website:: {{http://ffrances.wix.com/cusa#!about/c14qb}}

College Company of William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|rwcc]]
Purpose: The College Company is an American Revolution historical reenactment club dedicated to recreating the militia company of students and professors raised from the College in 1777. Our activities range from firing muskets at home football games when the Tribe scores to attending off-campus living history and battle reeanactments.
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-College-Company-of-William-and-Mary/257481154282436?sk=info}}

College Republicans
Interest Group
Email: [[e|wmrepublicans]]
Purpose: To develop all College Republicans on the campus into an intelligent, aggressive, and cooperative Republican group that promotes the platform and candidates of the Republican party.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/index.php/site/page/wmrepublicans/join}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-College-Republicans/139277418326}}

Colleges Against Cancer
Interest Group
Email: [[e|cacancer]]
Purpose: To fight cancer, volunteering for the American Cancer Society, and improving college communities in instating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society
Website: {{http://www.relayforlife.org/wmva}}

Common Sense Action at W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|csa]]
Purpose: Created by and for millennials, CSA brings youth voices to the policy making table to fight for generational fairness. The group is bipartisan and is open to anyone. This allows students to come together and see a common ground on issues that affect all college students. This can be a first effort to loosen the gridlock in our country and the government.

Commonwealth Covered
Interest Group
Email: [[e|commonwealth]]
Purpose: We are mobilizing students across the state to help Virginians gain access to healthcare. By spreading awareness of affordable insurance options and assisting with enrollment, we will leverage the energy and drive of students to cover our Commonwealth. This is also a great opportunity to correctly inform interested students about the healthcare system and its' inner-workings.

Competitive Gaming Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|gaming]]
Purpose: For the betterment of gamers and gaming experience, and increasing pulic awareness of gaming and its' benefits and rewards.

Conduct and Honor Advisor Program
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|chaps]]
Purpose: The purpose of CHAP shall be to provide student counsel for students charges with or accused of honor or conduct charges at the College.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/offices/deanofstudents/services/studentconduct/honorcodeandstudentconduct/chap/index.php}}

Craft Brewers Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|craftbrewers]]
Purpose: The Craft Brewers Association seeks to promote the small, independent, and local breweries, and serve the needs of craft beer and brewing enthsusiasts within the community. The Craft Brewers Association is intended to provide a fourm for craft beer and homebrew enthsusiasts to engage in discussion and understanding of the brewing industry and its institutions.

Design Thinking Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|designthinking]]
Purpose: To create a community for students with an interest in design thinking and sustainability. To foster an environment for students to learn and explore innovative solutions and challenges in the business world and other industires, and to provide a setting for students to share their insights and thoughts on design thinking and sustainability.
Website: {{http://designthinkin8.wix.com/design-thinking}}

Diagnostic Society
Interest Group
Email: [[e|diagnostic]]
Purpose: The intention of the Diagnostic Society revolves around augmenting the clinical problem-solving capacity of Basic Sciences students through case-based practice. Members will meet to cover a true medical case, either obtained by the students or by the overseeing physician, based on his/her experience; simulating a true clinical experience. The organization will allow student's to apply the knowledge they have learned and to gain experience as well as learn how to think creatively.

Electronic Dance Music Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|edmclub]]
Purpose: The purpose of this club is to serve students who are interested in electronic dance music (EDM) by introducing them to the music and cultures of the genre; providing transportation to EDM concerts; conducting workshops to teach them how to DJ and produce music; promoting a healthy, positive environment to de-stigmatize EDM culture; and holding events to enrich the diversity of the Tribe community.

Essence
Interest Group
Email: [[e|essence]]
Purpose: To rebuild and create a stronger community among the women of color on campus. It serves four major purposes: as a social outlet, educational outlet, discussion group, and support group.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/essence}}

Filipino-American Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|fasa]]
Purpose: To promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the Filipino-American culture through programs open to the College community which create an awareness of the presence of Filipino-Americans, their issues and their contributions to American society.
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/fasa/?svr=www}}

Film Club of William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|filmclub]]
Purpose: To organize those individuals interested in the art of filmmaking. It will attempt to bring together interested actors and writers in order to help W&M students come together to use their talents on a worthwhile project.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/filmclub}}

Forks
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|forks]]
Purpose: This organization seeks to bring together students for the discussion of issues with the food industry and animals rights and welfare in the setting of a weekly potluck dinner. We hope that this discussion leads to additional club sponsored events and service among the campus community.

Front Porch Society
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|frontporch]]
Purpose: To promote and educate the campus on all forms of good music. To strengthen the tradition of philanthropy at the College. To promote solidarity at William & Mary through campus wide events, projects, and concerts. To build a real, live, breathing music scene at the College.

Game Design Club at W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|gamedesign]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to foster collaboration amongst students with a passion or interest in video game development with the goal of producing video games.
Website: {{https://sites.google.com/a/email.wm.edu/gamedesignclub/}}

Girl Scouts of the College
Interest Group
Email: [[e|girlscouts]]
Purpose: A group whose purpose is to enrich the lives of the young girls of our community while showing the Williamsburg community that women and mean are motivated, skilled leaders devoted to making a difference in the area.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/girlscouts}}

Gleaning Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|gleaning]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization will be to glean. Gleaning is to collect food which has been left behind by a gardener or gardener after a harvest. This food is high-quality and healthful; often the farmer simply doesn’t have sufficient funds to run equipment a second time to collect the extra food. The William & Mary Gleaning club would collect this food and arrange for it to be donated to local agencies, such as Campus Kitchens, etc.

Global Architecture Brigades
Interest Group
Email: [[e|globalarch]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization will be to educate about and promote architecture projects in various countries such as Panama, Nicaragua, and Honduras.

Greatness
Interest Group
Email: [[e|greatness]]
Purpose: "The mission of Greatness is to conduct forums to explore themost fundamental questions regarding the human person today through an understanding of the theology of the body and a reflection upon our won experiences."

Guacamole Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|guacamole]]
Purpose: Guac club gathers guacamole enthusiasts in a friendly, accepting environment which fosters guacamole making, eating, and conversation thereof.

Health Outreach Peer Educators (HOPE)
Interest Group
Email: [[e|wmhope]]
Purpose: To provide our college community with up-to-date and reliable health information. Members present programs, conduct awareness campaigns, and sponsor health related events in the areas of Mental Health, Sexual Health, and Substance Abuse. Peer education is a great way for students to get involved on campus and gain valuable experience.
Website: {{http://justaskhope.com}}

HelloWM (Heritage Language Learners of W&M)
Interest Group
Email: [[e|hellowm]]
Purpose: To establish and perpetuate Heritage Language eduction. HeLLo will educate the student body on the benefits of strengthening the multicultural community through multilingual initiatives that will foster identity and strengthen respect for culture.
Website: {{https://sites.google.com/site/wmlanguage/}}

Her Campus William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|hercampuswm]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Her Campus William & Mary organization is to provide an online hub for William & Mary’s women by providing content that is both a resource and a source of entertainment, highlighting campus news, events, interesting students, faculty, alumni, campus photos, and fashion and lifestyle content specifically tailored for women at William & Mary. Staff members will gain journalism, marketing, publicity, and digital media experience, and all students at Her Campus William & Mary will gain a new and fun online resource through this online publication.
Website: {{http://www.hercampus.com/wm}}

Historic European Martial Arts Club: Griffin Fechtschule
Interest Group
Email: [[e|hema]]
Purpose: This organization aims to teach the martial practices of medieval-renaissance europe through the study of period texts and their modern interpretations. The Griffin Fechtschule will blend history and athletics to recreate authentic period combat focusing primarily on the German and Italian schools of longsword, dagger, grappling, and single-sword, and staff. We will also briefly look at some other Wester martial arts including Greek pankration, 18th century small sword, and British Bartitsu.

Immigration Advocacy Group
Interest Group
Email: [[e|immigrationadvo]]
Purpose: The purpose of our organization is to educate the William and Mary community about the struggles faced by immigrants and their families but, more specifically, examine the prizes and pitfalls of the assimilation process through discussion of immigrant experiences (collecting the stories first, second, and subsequent generation children from around the world). We want to celebrate the positive qualities and cultural diversity gained by the entry of immigrants into America. We will host fundraisers and reading nights to not only gather funds for our proposed actions, but also facilitiate campus discussion/awareness of immigrant voices.

International Culture Exchange Organization
Interest Group
Email: [[e|ice]]
Purpose: The purpose of this club will be to foster the broadening of cross-cultural perspectives by sharing different experiences between members. The club will aim to support the international and exchange students at the College of William and Mary, as well as non-international students with all levels of international experience. It hopes to bring these different demographics of students together to discuss cultural topics in a freely open and supportive environment so that we can learn from one another and be inspired to become more globalized citizens in a world where people are traveling and connecting with each other more and more.
Website: {{https://www.facebook.com/pes/William-and-Mary-International-Culture-Exchange-Organization/464775313677497}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/groups/WMICE/}}

International Relations
Interest Group
Email: [[e|irclub]]
Purpose: To increase campus awareness in International Affairs and participate in Model United Nations conferences. Also involved in W&M High School Model United Nations Conference
Website: {{http://wmirc.org}}

Investment Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|investmentclub]]
Purpose: To further a greater understanding and/or increase knowledge of this special area of finance through activities designed as rewarding educational experiences
Website:: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/investmentclub/}}

Japanese Cultural Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|jca]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of Japanese culture and society of William & Mary. It will also strive to provide a forum for exchange of ideas concerning the culture and society of Japan and offer instruction in language skills.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/jca}}

Kidogo Kidogo
Interest Group
Email: [[e|kksg]]
Purpose: Kidogo,Kidogo, and by extension KKSG, is dedicated to lifting the financial barrier which prevents women in Tanzania from having access to life-changing mobile technology. In lifting this barrier, we hope to empower women, enabling them to improve their lives, business, health, and individual efficacy.

Korean American Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|kasa]]
Purpose: To promote awareness and appreciation of Korean culture.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/index.php/site/page/kasa/home}}

L.E.A.D. Collegiate (Leadership, Education, Action, and Development
Interest Group
Email: [[e|leadcollegiate]]
Purpose: The purpose of L.E.A.D. Collegiate is to create a partnership between W&M students and WJCC School system. W&M students will receive training in leadership strategies and implementation. The goal is to extend program opportunities to all interested W&M student participants.

Lambda Alliance
Interest Group
Email: [[e|lambdaalliance]]
Purpose: The Lambda Alliance is an organization dedicated to creating a supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning individuals and allies. We strive to be politically and socially active in our community through weekly meetings and popular annual events like Drag Ball, Gay? Fine By Me, National Coming Out Day, and many more. Email us at lambdaalliance@wm.edu with questions, suggestions, or just to talk.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/lambdaalliance}}

Latin American Student Union
Interest Group
Email: [[e|lasu]]
Purpose: The LASU is a leadership student coalition. Our mission is to bring a new perspective on Latin America to both the William & Mary and Williamsburg communities.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/lasu/home}}

Linguistics Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|linguistics]]
Purpose: To serve as a forum and resource for members who are interested in linguistics and related fields

Marine Science Society
Interest Group
Email: [[e|marinescisociety]]
Purpose: The Marine Science Society (MSS) will be for students currently enrolled in the Marine Science minor program and students who are interested in the subject of marine science. The Society will help students in the minor connect to other undergraduates and to professors and graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. (VIMS).

Mason Alliance
Interest Group
Email: [[e|masonalliancfe]]
Purpose: The purpose of The Mason Alliance, established in 2012, shall be to provide support for LGBTQ students and their allies with an interest in business, with a broader goal of creating an accepting environment for LGBTQ workers in the business world workers in the business world. The Mason Alliance aims to accomplish this by : 1. Providing LGBTQ undergraduates with a variety of activities including workshops and regular meetings where they establish a network with those who share their professional interests. 2. Facilitating networking opportunities with corporate recruiters to provide LGBTQ undergraduates with a background of these recruiting firms with regards to issues that concern them. 3. Setting up/holding events involving mentoring with LGBTQ Mason Alumni, speakers’ series, and mentoring partnerships between alumni and current members.

Mason Entrepreneurship Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|entrepreneur]]
Purpose: To pursue the field of entrepreneurship through semester presentations, business plan competitions and various other outlets. Students will interact with alumni, faculty, and business partners to learn more about entrepreneurship and its applications in various industries.

Meditation Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|meditationclub01]]
Purpose: To provide a venue for group meditation and teaches basic meditation techniques as well as Far Eastern methods of self-discovery.

Meridian Coffeehouse
Interest Group
Email: [[e|meridian01]]
Purpose: Located on Boundary St., this coffeehouse offers a selection of gourmet coffee and pastries and live entertainment.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/meridian}}

Metal Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|metalclub]]
Purpose: To provide a community for those students and faculty interested in the metal and hard rock music genre.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/metalclub}}

Middle Eastern Student Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|mesa]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA) is a student organization whose mission is to promote solidarity among Middle Eastern students at William & Mary, as well as provide a platform for open discussion of political issues and cross-cultural understanding. MESA will sponsor Middle Eastern social and cultural activities and events open to the entire campus community. A primary goal of MESA will be to explore issues relating to the Greater Middle East, recognizing the unique sociopolitical ties between the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. MESA welcomes and respects students of all ethnic, religious, and political affiliations.

Mock Trial Team
Interest Group
Email: [[e|mocktrial]]
Purpose: A competitive team which simulates real court room experience. The goal is to provide students an in depth knowledge of the legal process.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/mocktrial}}

Model Arab League
Interest Group
Email: [[e|modelarableague]]
Purpose: The goal of the Model Arab League will be to further the understanding of Arab history, politics, and culture. Furthermore, Model Arab League will venture to attend Model Arab League Conferences is such a way that is affordable for all participants.

Model Rocketry Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|modelrocketry]]
Purpose: The mission of the Model Rocketry Club will be to provide students with an opportunity for hands-on-experience in designing, building, and launching model rockets. Rocketry is an excellent tool for learning about diverse concepts including physics, geoscience, project management, artistic design, and shop techniques. There are aslo many competitions and projects in this field both regionally and nationally for the collegiate level, and these would provide additional incentive and excitement to learn about the principles and construction of model rockets.

NAACP College Chapter
Interest Group
Email: [[e|naacp]]
Purpose: To improve the political, education, social and economical status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/naacp}}

NAMI
Interest Group
Email: [[e|namiwm]]
Purpose: NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illness and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases. NAMI will provide and enhance mental health support on campus. We will educate students, faculty, administrators, and other members of the campus community about mental illness. We will serve as a resource for mental health information and work in collaboration with peer organizations including, but not limited to those dedicated to mental health. We will advocate to improve mental health care services on campus and promote education about mental illness amongst students. We will receive funds in support of all the above.

National Organization for Women William & Mary Campus Action Network
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|wmnow]]
Purpose: The purpose of NOW CAN is simple: to empower the young women of William & Mary to make changes in our community. The women of Now Can will raise awareness of the positive need for greater women’s rights activism as well as participating in collective action. NOW CAN of William & Mary will advocate six priority issues listed below. A. Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice B. Violence Against Women C. Constitutional Equality D. Ending Racism and Advocating Diversity E. LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex) Rights F. Economic Justice

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
Interest Group
Email: [[e|wmnrhhc]]
Purpose: To provide recognition for those students living in the residence halls who have shown outstanding service and who have provided important leadership in the advancement of residence halls. They also act as a resource for the groups desiring information about leadership in the residence halls.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/wmnrhhc}}

Nerf Games
Interest Group
Email: [[e|nerfgames]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to provide entertainment for nerf gun enthusiasts.

Net Impact
Interest Group
Email: [[E|netimpact]]
Purpose: The purpose of Net Impact is to empower students and provides them with the skills, knowledge, and resources to challenge social problems by integrating social entrepreneurship, business, and sustainability.

Neuroscience Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|neuroclub]]
Purpose: The Neuroscience Club shall exist to unite the interested students of the College of WM in pursuit of a Neuroscience major. This group shall provide support, information, and connections necessary and sufficient to improve the quality and performance of students considering the major.

ONE Campaign
Interest Group
Email: [[e|onecampaign]]
Purpose: The ONE Campaign at the Colllege of William and Mary is a group of students who share the belief that with a US commitment to debt relief, fair trade, gender equality, health care, and economic development, our generation will see the end to global AIDS and extreme poverty. As a branch of the national ONE campaign (www.one.org), our goal is to educate the community about the issuss stated above as well as gain support for the national organization. Because we are affiliated with the national group we shall remain non-partisan through all of our activities.
Website: {{http://campus.one.org/}}

Oxfam at William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|oxfam]]
Purpose: A non-profit dealing with poverty and social justice issues internationally. It is the goal of the cliv to increase awareness of these issues on campus and empower students to create change.

Pan-Asian Culture Council
Interest Group
Email: [[e|panasian]]
Purpose: The purpose of the council is fivefold: To act as a forum for communication among the Asian student organizations and for the coordination of their opinions and activities. To foster unity and camaraderie among Asian student organizations at the College. To nuture understanding and pride in Asian cultures and promote education and awareness of Asian culture at the College and in the community. To maintain relations with the College administration, other cultural organizations at the College, Asian associations at other uiversities, alumni, and the Asian community locally, nationally and, internationally.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/index.php/site/page/panasian/home}}

Phi Beta Lambda
Interest Group
Email: [[e|PBL]]
Purpose: The mission of PBL at the College of William and Mary is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

Photography Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|photography]]
Purpose: To provide a common ground for amateur photographers of all levels to develop their abilities, interests and skills in photography.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/photography/home}}

Pocket Billiards Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|pocketbilliards]]
Purpose: This organization will primarily exist to give its members regular opportunities to play pool together. It will also exist to raise interest in pocket billiards games at the College.

Pokemon
Interest Group
Email: [[e|pokemon]]
Purpose: The purpose is to give WM students, faculty, and staff who share a common interest in Pokemom the opportunity to interact with one another. We provide a place to talk, trade, and compete at any level of competition they desire. Our main goal is to host an annual Pokemon tournament for the members of the group and the students of the College.

Poker
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|poker]]
Purpose: The purpose of the W&M Poker Club is to teach people how to play Texas Hold’ Em and other forms of poker, teach people basic and intermediate poker strategy, and organize poker tournaments.

Pre-Vet Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|prevetclub]]
Purpose: To provide camaraderie between those interested in animals, in animal health careers, and especially those interested in a career in veterinary medicine

Public Health Brigades
Interest Group
Email: [[e|publichealthbrig]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization will be to educate about and promote public health projects in various contries such as Panama, Nicaragua, Ghana, and Honduras

Quidditch
Interest Group
Email: [[e|quidditch]]
Purpose: This organization will meet to play the International Quidditch Association’s version of the game Quidditch. Goals of this club are 1) to foster a spirit of camaraderie among players. 2) To engage in friendly competition with quidditch teams of other universities. 3) To foster an appreciation of quidditch among the William & Mary Community.

Quizbowl
Interest Group
Email: [[e|quizbowl01]]
Purpose: A team which competes at the collegiate level

Residence Hall Association
Interest Group
Email: [[e|rha]]
Purpose: The umbrella organization which connects the individual residence hall councils. The RHA sponsors programs including the community service event Green and Gold Christmas, the year - end Moonbounce, and educational hall programs. The group also serves as liaison between residential students and various administrative offices. Every student living in a Residence Hall is a member and is encouraged to attend and participate in weekly meetings and RHA events.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/rha}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/WMRHA}}

Robotics Club at W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|robotics]]
Purpose: To develop personal creativity and problem solving capabilities through designing and building robots, to engage in the study of STEM education through the same means, and to conduct this study in a cooperative environment to represent the school in robotics competitions.

Roosevelt Institute
Interest Group
Email: [[e|rooseveltinst]]
Purpose: he purpose of the organization will be to extend the activities of the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network at William & Mary through their mission to , “engage new generations in a unique form of progressive activisms that empowers young people as leaders and promotes their ideas for change.” This will be accomplished by encouraging debate among students over prevalent policy issues in order to foster a community of active citizens.

Rubik’s Society of William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|rubikssociety]]
Purpose: A mission of the Rubik’s Society of William & Mary is to help interested students learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, to improve the time it takes for them to solve the cube, and help interested cubers prepare for Rubik’s Cube competitions. Additionally, we aim to not only encourage others, both inside and outside the Society, to develop an appreciation for Rubik’s Cube theory and culture, but also to apply their knowledge to similar puzzles. Ultimately, our goal is to help others fully understand that given time and dedication, solving a Rubik’s Cube is a relatively easy task.

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.

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.

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}}

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.

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://www.wm.edu/so/sasa}}

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.

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

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.

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 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 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://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/stophunger}}

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}}

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}}

Team Blitz
Interest Group
Email: [[e|teamblitz]]
Purpose: To offer an outlet for dedicated distance runners who are not on the Varsity XC/Track teams for whatever reason, but still want to train and race competitive;y on the collegiate level.

Third Culture Kids Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|thirdculturekids]]
Purpose: The purpose of the TCK Club is to bring together third culture kids at W&M. TCKs are people who grew up in countries other than their passport country and culture of their parents. Often times these students' sense of belonging is within groups of people with similar upbringings. This club aims to bring together a TCK community at W&M. The club will be a space to share stories, celebrate global identities, discuss experiences growing up abroad, and meet likeminded people. As most families' of TCK students live outside the country, this club will serve as a home away from home and help TCK students transition back into life in the United States.

Tribal Fever
Interest Group
Email: [[e|thetribalfever]]
Purpose: The official fan club of Tribe athletics.
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/thetribalfever}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/thetribalfever}}

Tribe Cheerleaders
Interest Group
Email: [[e|cheerleaders]]
Purpose: To support and cheer for all intercollegiate sports teams.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/cheerleaders/}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/WMTribeCheerleading}}

Tribe Club Ambassadors
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|tribeclubamb]]
Purpose: Tribe Club Ambassadors is a student run organization which supports the William & Mary Athletic programs by sponsoring special events, such as fundraisers, receptions, gold tournaments and auctions. The organization strives to connect students with the Tribe Athletics community and the William and Mary alumni base with the goal of building networks and giving back.

Tribe College Outreach
Interest Group
Email: [[e|tribeoutreach]]
Purpose: To provide information about the college application process to intelligent and motivated low-income, first-generation high school students throughout Virginia.

TribeCreate
Interest Group
Email: [[e|tribecreate]]
Purpose: We're a student run clubhouse and community of designers, programmers, and creatives. Activities include tutorials/classes, speakers, show and tells, pitches, and other creative endeavors. Essentially, we are a co-working space for students to share their knowledge, ideas, and endeavors.

Tribe Rides Car Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|triberides]]
Purpose: To discuss their interests with like-minded individuals and to participate and create events that celebrate the aforementioned vehicles.

Tribe Strides Walking Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|tribestrides]]
Purpose: Tribe Strides brings together members of the William & Mary community who have a common interest in walking. We foster camaraderie, promote health and wellness, and encourage environmental sustainability through walking, an inclusive outdoor activity. We hope to see you at our next group walk.
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/groups/tribestrides/}}

Trippin on Brix
Interest Group
Email: [[e|trippinonbrix]]
Purpose: The purpose of Trippin on Brix is to expand the practice of comedy on campus through improv and sketch workshops, we well as perform shows with a variety of comedy acts including improv, sketch, and musical performances.

Ukelele Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|ukelele]]
Purpose: Dedicated to providing a fun, laidback environment for W&M ukelelists to rehearse and perform.

Untitled Society
Interest Group
Email: [[e|untitledsociety]]
Purpose: The Untitled Society is a student run writing club that features twenty-minute writing prompts within meetings. Meetings will also give students the opportunity to share or workshop any writing from past or present meetings. The Untitled Society will give students a safe place to discuss writing and implement new processes without convention criticism or the obligation for continuity.

Virginia 21
Interest Group
email: [[e|virginia21]]
Purpose: This nonpartisan organization will spread information regarding state legislation that affects students and will encourage students to participate in Virginia21’s statewide lobbying activities and events.

Virtual Library of Freedom
Interest Group
Email: [[e|virtibrfreedom]]
Purpose: Working to build a website that promotes political moderation. The site will post documents on topics such as human rights, good governance, and political campaign organization. These documents and the site in general will be available in Arabic and English and will allow for open discussion through comments and a blog.

Voice
Interest Group
Email: [[e|voice]]
Purpose: Voice is a group dedicated to the improvement, advancement, and equality of all. Voice will provide an outlet for poetry with an emphasis on spoken word dealing with issues of social equality, with a focus on Pan-African issues, but open to various causes. We want to increase awareness of social issues as well as provide a space for discussion, education, and expression.

VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood
Interest Group
Email: [[e|vox]]
Purpose: To educate the university community about reproductive health and rights
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/vfpp}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-Mary-VOX/107435162621576}}

WAMSTA Student Partnership
Interest Group
Email: [[e|WaMStA]]
Purpose: Our golad is to provide academic, social, and professional support to students in the Joint Degree Programme at the College of William and Mary and the University of St. Andrews. We aim to contribute to the academic support of these unique students by providing tailored resources to their special circumstances.

William and Larry
Interest Group
Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to be a gay-straight alliance that will raise awareness of existing discriminatory statutes against gays in the Virginia Constitution and legal code at the College of William & Mary and Williamsburg Community. The club willl lobby Virginia Assembly for gay rights and to repeal existing discriminatory statutes. The club will also create dialog with other clubs and religious organizations to foster mutual respect and tolerance. The club is non-partisan, rights based association that emphasizes equality and equal protection under Virginia law.
Email: [[e|williamlarry]]

Wizards and Muggles
Interest Group
Email: [[e|wizardsmuggles]]
Purpose: To foster the appreciation of Harry Potter through service projects and various social events
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/wizardsmuggles}}

YIS: W&M Tolkien Society
Interest Group
Email:: [[e|yis]]
Purpose: To spread the love and knowledge of works of J. R.R. Tolkien to any who desire knowledge thereof.

Yoga Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|yogaclub]]
Purpose: The club exists to bring together people who either currently practice yoga or would like to begin practicing yoga. The goal is to practice and learn yoga together so that we may individually improve.

Young Democrats
Interest Group
Email: [[e|youngdemocrats]]
Purpose: Committed to the high ideals of the Democratic party who work actively in national and state elections, as well as taking a lead role in educating the campus on important political issues.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/youngdemocrats/home}}