Student Clubs

Accounting Club

The Accounting Club develops ideas through interaction among members, faculty, and professionals to inform and encourage students about the path of accountancy. Our mission is to bring the wide world of Accounting to OSU- Cascades through knowledge and understanding.

Student Contact: Kreighton Edmonds,
Advisor: Norm Rush,

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

The OSU-Cascades AAUW student organization empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential. We work to bring activities and events to promote women’s issues on our campus and in our community. AAUW will play a role in supporting any and all female students who seek help with their academic endeavors.

Student Contact: Casey Thomas,
Advisor: Laura Kloss,

Association of Energy Engineers Cascades Chapter (AEE)

The Association of Energy Engineers mission is: “to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for sustainable development.” We at the Cascades AEE Student Chapter embrace this mission statement while adding the following elements: Helping those with interest in engineering to learn about the different areas of engineering, providing information and resources for different engineering certifications, establishing student connections with local employers through providing networking opportunities during guest presentations, and increasing community awareness of OSU Engineering programs.

Student Contact: Gertrude Villaverde,
Advisor: Rebecca Webb,

Biosciences Journal Club

The purpose of the Biosciences Journal Club is to foster knowledge of and exposure to scientific literature in areas of study at OSU-Cascades. Our goal is to introduce students to scientific literature through regular group discussions of a pre-selected science journal and to encourage critical thinking and analysis. Working together to broaden our understanding, we hope to aid in producing impactful members of the scientific community. 

The Biosciences Journal Club Blog

Student Contact: Jessica Thomas,
Advisor: Jeff Gautschi,

Cascades Community Research Club

The purpose of the Cascades Community Research Club is to provide undergraduate research students with opportunities to explore the world of research through workshops with professionals, guest presentations, and event planning. Experience within research is not required!
2017 Student Research & Projects Showcase

Student Contact: Meah Cukrov,
Advisor: Brianne Kothari,

Cascades Cycling Club 

The purpose of the OSU-Cascades Cycling club is to provide students a means with which to participate, train and/or compete in road biking, mountain biking, and cyclocross within the growing sport of collegiate cycling. Furthermore, we wish to stimulate interest in collegiate cycling among our community by creating and participating in community events and service opportunities.

Student Contact: Taylor Kopecky,
Advisor: Megan Jung,

Cascades Tech Club

The purpose of the Cascade Tech Club is to advise students interested in attending OSU-Cascades and/or pursuing a degree in computer science, hold social events, provide tutoring to fellow club members, participate in regional computer science conferences, and attend lectures conducted by local professors and students.

To maintain currency with emerging trends in computer science (e.g. Internet of Things), the organization will take on various extracurricular projects and host literature reviews for students to discuss and explore possible undergraduate research opportunities.

Beyond campus, the Cascades Tech Club also seeks to establish a positive and lasting relationship with community stakeholders. We will strive for this relationship by speaking to local high school students about the university on behalf of OSU-Cascades, providing community service, and establishing partnerships with local technology companies for student networking and internship opportunities.

Student Contact: Taylor Mallory,
Advisor: Yong Bakos,

Cascades Veterans Club

Our goal is to develop a sense of camaraderie among our military students and veterans and to establish, provide and maintain a network of support amongst our members so that they are successful in their endeavors in pursuing their education at OSU-Cascades.
Student Contact: Casey Elfstrom,
Advisor: Amy Ford,

Cascades Writing Guild

The Cascades Writing Guild is open to OSU Cascades students who have a mind for poetry, prose, lyrics, graphic novels, and all other forms of creative literature. Our purpose as an organization is to provide a platform for students to come together, share their work, and receive quality feedback from their peers. We are intent on creating an open-minded environment where writers from all walks of life may have a voice. Our meetings are centered around reading each other’s work, writing prompts, and workshops. The Guild’s first objective is to facilitate communication between writers and build a community around our shared passion. Its second objective is to serve as a platform for writers of all levels to sharpen their craft and learn from others through constructive critique and peer-review. 

Student Contact: Tyler Nielsen,
Advisor: Jenna Goldsmith,


The purpose of this Chapter is to build movements of people who are transformed by Jesus Christ. The student-led movement seeks to introduce students to Jesus Christ, help them to grow in their faith, encourage them to live life passionately under the lordship of Christ, and inspire commitment to advancing the purposes of God in the world.

Student Contact: Garrett Davis,
Advisor: Casey Bergh,

Equal Rights Alliance (ERA)

The mission of our organization is to create a safe space for people interested and or invested in the LGBTQ+ community to discuss and promote equal rights on campus. This organization will foster the promotion of cultural and academic growth for OSU-Cascades students. 

Student Contact: Chelsea Alexander,
Advisor: Jenna Goldsmith,

Kinesiology Club

The OSU-Cascades Kinesiology Club was formed to connect like-minded students and foster personal, academic, and professional growth. We participate in and volunteer at many local events and organizations, which gives students a platform for networking, both socially and professionally. We organize and attend events of interest to us, including the NWASCM conference and invite guest speakers from various fields related to kinesiology. We promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle throughout our campus and the community.

Student Contact: Justin Ter Har,
Advisor: Tim Burnett,

Cascades Multicultural Club

The mission of the OSU-Cascades Multicultural Club is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all students to learn about the different cultures and backgrounds of the students attending OSU-Cascades. We offer students an opportunity to learn about the different cultures and experience some of the traditional attributes of each background, as well as providing a community to help new and present international students.
Student Contact: Al Moatez Al Kindi,
Advisor: Debbie Goff,

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society - OSU-Cascades Chapter

Mortar Board, Inc., a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community. (Adopted July 1994)

Check out our Blog for more information!

Student Contact: Derek Hobden,
Advisor: Kelly Smith,

Natural Sciences Club

The purpose of this club is to enhance student involvement and passion in real-world natural resource management, ecology, and sustainability applications.

NR Club Documents (Agendas, Minutes, Budgets, Constitution)

Student Contact: Sara Rose,
Advisor: Ron Reuter,

Pre-Health Sciences Club

The Pre-Health Sciences club' mission is to support and assist students pursuing a career in the medical field. 

Pre-Health Sciences Club Blog

Student Contact: Melody Hammett,
Advisor: Pat Ball,

Psychology Club

The purpose of this club is to give students an interactive and exciting way to associate with like-minded individuals and the ability to connect to the Psychology Club at Oregon State University-Cascades. To create social and professional networking opportunities for club members, and to help students build career-oriented skills allowing them to give back to the community.

Student Contact: Lucie Miller,
Advisor: Peter Sparks,
Club Contact:

Rock Climbing Club 

The mission of OSU Cascades Rock Climbing Club is to provide a safe, fun, learning environment for our members. We offer accessibility to the Bend Rock Gym and teach about rock climbing techniques and skills. Members can expect to learn how to belay, top-rope, boulder, and more. The club plans to offer both indoor and outdoor group climbs. OSU Cascades Rock Climbing Club is a great way for new students to get involved and meet new people. Everyone is welcome to join regardless of climbing experience. 

Student Contact: Connor Park,
Advisor: Andrew Hawley,