Special Interest and Recreational Sports

Black Student Association (BSA)

BSA promotes cultural awareness and diversity among African-American students and the community of Henderson. Its primary goal is to assist all students in receiving the best academic, social, and cultural education possible. The Black Student Association is a liaison for its members to the Student Government Association and administration of the university.

Fishing Club

The primary purpose of the club should be to encourage camaraderie, sportsmanship, integrity, conversation, and development of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful anglers by competing with other schools in the fishing tournaments that are locally and regionally based.

Gay and Straight Alliance

The Henderson Gay and Straight Alliance is a group of people who are trying to promote understanding and acceptance between the gay and straight communities at Henderson and in the community. You do not have to be homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender to attend meetings or be in the group.

HSU Political Independents Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote non-partisan thinking in the realm of politics. The goals are to (1) educate ourselves on the current political issues and legislative agendas, (2) form non-partisan opinions on these issues, and (3) promote political free thinking beyond party lines.

Knitting Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote unity and provide knowledge to other students on campus. Its objectives are to provide students with the skills necessary to complete specific knitting projects and to raise funds to donate to a local charity or on campus organization.

Ladies League

The Ladies League is a student organization at Henderson State University that empowers collegiate women to become productive citizens. The focus of the organization is to build a better future through education, community service, and empowerment of women. In an effort to assist women in their transition from high school to college; Ladies League promotes honesty, self-respect, respect for others, perseverance, responsibility, and unity among sisters.

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (AAMI)

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen or Gentlemen’s League is specifically designed to target African American male students to aid them in competing socially, academically, and professionally at Henderson State University, thereby nurturing in them the characteristics of intelligent, respectable, self-confident, impartial, courageous community leader.

League of Latinos

League of Latinos exists to strengthen and promote the Latino student body at Henderson State University through professional, academic, and character development, and to reinforce the value of culture and community service. The mission of the League of Latinos is to provide a welcoming environment to Latino students at Henderson State University, and to connect, develop, and empower them through the provision of services, resources, and mentorship.

Magic and Anime Club

The Purpose of the Magic and Anime Club at Henderson State University is to bring magic and anime club fans together to enjoy hours of countless and constructive fun. Its main objectives are to expand the knowledge of existing players and introduce new people to an entertaining new pass time and to help people with their social skills and to help them make new friends.

Mixed Martial Arts and Self-defense Club

The mixed martial arts and self-defense club promotes knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Mixed martial arts and self-defense throughout the Henderson campus as well as to teach and practice these things.

Non-Traditional Student Organization

The purpose to this organizations 1) Serve as a liaison between non-traditional students and the Student Government Association, 2) Serve as a student organization that provides leadership opportunities, information, and encourages involvement in campus life activities and university services, 3) provide educational enhancement through program and entertainment opportunities for non-traditional students and their families, and 4) enhance retention of non-traditional students through programming opportunities, educational reinforcement and assistance, and social unity and acceptance.

Rotaract Club

The purpose of Rotaract Club is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Therapeutic Recreation Club

The purpose of the Therapeutic Recreation Club is to serve as members of a driven association that collectively supports the recreational therapy profession and to promote the Reddie Spirit.

Video Games Club

The purpose of the Video games club at Henderson is to foster a healthy respect for video games and to promote the campus wide enjoyment of video games.

Writers Guild

The purpose of this organization is to give serious writers an atmosphere in which they may write and comfortably share opinions and ideas. As a group of individuals with diverse thoughts and abilities the major objectives will be for each person in the group to (1) focus on his/her writing. (2) Assist others within the group to ultimately become published. (3) Use these capabilities to help other initiatives on campus.