COEHS Student Organizations

Undergraduate Organizations

Athletic Training Club
The Athletic Training Club is open to all students interested in pursuing athletic training as a career. The club sponsors and attends events regularly throughout the year, including the regional athletic training conference.

Dr. Rachele Vogelpohl – (859) 572-5623 –

CMLA: Collegiate Middle Level Association
The Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) is a student association designed to promote and support the professional development of future middle level teachers, as well as the development and nurturing of middle level education programs.

Dr. Shawn Faulkner – (859) 572-1910 –
Dr. Chris Cook – (859) 572-1911 –

Early Childhood Club
The Early Childhood Club is for students interested in working with young children, birth through age 5.
All early childhood majors are encouraged to be involved in the Early Childhood Student Club. We meet once a month in the evening with refreshments. We discuss fundraisers, attending conferences, and include topics such as program specifics and the Praxis test. You will also get to connect with a wonderful group of students who will be there to support you throughout your time at NKU. Please join us! Contact or this year for more information on dates and times of the meetings.

Dr. Susan Griebling – (859) 572-7686 –
Dr. Jaesook Gilbert – (859) 572-7629 –

Human Services Club
The HSR club is involved in NKU campus activities, community service, and attends both National (NOHS) and Regional (SOHS) conferences each year.

Dr. Neal Duchec – (859) 572-6149 –

Kinesiology Club
The Kinesiology Club is a student association designed to promote and support the professional development of future kinesiology professionals, such as physical education and health teachers, exercise science professionals and athletic trainers. The club plans several social and professional events throughout the year.

Dr. Gabe Sanders – (859) 572-1331 –

Phi Alpha: Pi Epsilon (BSW Honors Society)

The Purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.

Dr. Tara McLendon – (859) 572-1920 –

Social Work Club
All social work students are encouraged to join the Social Work Club. Participation is its own reward. The student is offered a chance to network with other Colleges and Universities, meet social work professionals, and learn job-related skills. It is also an opportunity for the student to list the Social Work Club on his/her resume.

Dr. Tara McLendon –  (859) 572-1920 –

Student Ambassadors
In order to be considered for membership in the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) Student Ambassador program, the student must meet all of the following criteria:
1. Achieve sophomore standing (30 credit hours) by the end of the semester in which you apply.
2.Declare a major within the College of Education and Human Services.
3.Achieve (and maintain) a GPA of 2.5 or better.
4.Submit a fully completed COEHS Student Ambassador application to the Advising Office BEP 230.
5.Conduct an interview with COEHS Student Ambassador Faculty Advisor.
6.Commit to and represent the College at a minimum of (5) separate University or COEHS events or dedicate a total of 7.5 hours to serving at University or COEHS events.

Ms. Dixie Leather – (859) 572-6127 –

Student Council for Exceptional Children
Serving the Council for Exceptional Children is an enriching, rewarding experience for student members who aspire to make a difference. It is an opportunity to be connected to the most dedicated leaders in the field and in a position to contribute to the greatest good for children and youth with exceptionalities.

Dr. Missy Jones –  (859) 572-1423 –

Professional Student Education Organization
The Professional Student Education Organization is for all students interested in pursuing education as a career. Events are planned throughout the year.

Dr. Sara Runge – (859) 572-6126 –

Graduate Organizations

Chi Sigma Iota: Nu Kappa (MS/MA Counseling Honors Society)
The mission of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society for professional counselors and counselor educators, is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.

Dr. Christopher Lawrence –
Dr. Susannah Coaston – (859) 572-5604 –

Master of Social Work Student Association
The purpose of this organization is to promote support and mentorship among social work students, as well as facilitate connection and contribution to the larger community.

Dr. Tara McLendon – (859) 572-1920 –