Student Organizations

A student’s free time is one of their most valuable commodities during their time at UNCSA, so while the number of student organizations for college students may be limited, their members are passionate about the cause and their team.

Student-Led Organizations

  • Alliance of Queer Artists establishes an environment that supports LGBTQ+ students through open dialogue and building a campus that promotes equity & inclusion of all students.
    Contact: Isabel Miller, miller.i@artist.uncsa.edu
  • Artists of Color celebrates the diversity of the UNCSA community by facilitating connection amongst students, alumni and professional artists of color.
    Contact: Tramaine Gray, gray.t@artist.uncsa.edu
  • Art & Soul is a community of Christian artists at UNCSA who believe that their talents are precious gifts from God and desire to know Him more through fellowship, discussion, and prayer.
    Contact: Caleb Werkmeister, werkmeister.g@artist.uncsa.edu
  • Blue Hearts Club functions to spread awareness to the UNCSA campus about human trafficking and to raise money for local charitable organizations.
    Contact: Emilyann Marsh, marsh.e@artist.uncsa.edu
  • Cross The Line Project makes classical music accessible to Winston-Salem and the greater North Carolina Community through chamber music performances and outreach activities.
    Contact: Grace Manning, manning.ga@artist.uncsa.edu 
  • Female Filmmaker Initiative encourages a culture of awareness and support for female-identifying filmmakers and their peers/collaborators as students prepare to enter the workforce.
    Contact: Emily Padgett, padgett.ed@artist.uncsa.edu
  • Grace Notes collects gently used instruments and restores them to working condition, in order to provide instruments to the greater Winston Salem community.
    Contact: Sarah Smith, smith.sm@artist.uncsa.edu 
  • Passionfruit Magazine is a student run literary arts magazine that exists to engage the UNCSA community by publishing student, staff, and alumni art & writing print.                                                                                                   Contact: Aiden Winter-Deely, winter-deely.as@artist.uncsa.edu
  • School of Filmmaking Student Association functions to gather and exchange information on behalf of film students, representing student concerns to film faculty and the Student Government Association.
    Contact: Erin Gallagher, gallagher.el@artist.uncsa.edu 
  • USITT (The United States Institute for Theatre Technology) is a club that seeks to build off of the skills of fellow theatrical technicians. It exists on the UNCSA campus to improve resumes, interviewing skills, and aid in the development of  technicians in order to help students transition into the professional workforce. Contact: Kelly Lemos, lemos.k@artist.uncsa.edu 
  • UNCSA Food Ark is a club that promotes environmental awareness on the UNCSA campus, incorporating community outreach for food security in the local Winston Salem area.
    Contact: Savannah Jade Dobbs, dobbs.sj@artist.uncsa.edu
  • UNCSA Movie Club exists on campus to provide screenings of canonical films of past and present, selected by students in order to create conversation around them.                                                                                                Contact: Nathan Shanahan, shanahan.nj@artist.uncsa.edu
  • UNCSA Voice is a club that produces a student-run newspaper. The Voice aims to entertain, provide opinions relevant to UNCSA's unique environment and is an opportunity for students to tell their story. Funding is generously provided by the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts.
    Contact: Aaron Ross, rossa@uncsa.edu if you are interested in possibly leading this club.

Start a Club

Students interested in starting a student organization can schedule an appointment with a staff member in the Office of Student Engagement where we will help you get the ball rolling. If you would like more information on chartering a college organization on campus, feel free to come by the Student Engagement office in the ground-level of Hanes Student Commons in the Kenan Student Life Center and speak to the Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Aaron Ross or send him an email at rossa@uncsa.edu.