CEHD Student Organizations
Involvement in student organizations has many benefits. Joining a student organization can help you feel a part of a community, network, relive stress, become more focused and garner leadership skills. The College of Education and Human Development has several organizations you can be involved in as an undergraduate or graduate student. Interested in what other organizations are at Mason or considering joining Greek Life? Visit Student Involvement to learn more!
Advisors: Dr. Fred Bemak and Dr. Rachael Goodman
President: Monique Mallory
Description: Chi Sigma Iota has active members including current students, alumni, and faculty. We focus on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling and hope to get members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness, and more.
Eligibility Requirements: Students must have a 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 9 credits as a degree-seeking student in the Counseling and Development program.
Advisor: Rebekah Flis
President: Boshra Zawawi
Description: : Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society in Education and the Nu Alpha Chapter was established at George Mason University in 1972. The mission of the society is to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The founders chose the name from the Greek words to represent knowledge (Kappa), duty (Delta), and power (Pi). Kappa Delta Pi has been part of the College of Education and Human Development and the George Mason community since 1972.
As part of its ongoing dedication to educators, the Society offers:
- Workshops & Conferences
- Books, Journals, & Other Publications
- Scholarships & Grants
- Community Service Projects
- Teachers Hotline
- Employment Resources
- Professional Development
- Other Resources
- Undergraduates – earned a minimum of 30 credits, have at least 12 hours of professional education coursed programmed, in progress, or completed and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher for all coursework completed.
- Graduates – completed 6 or more semester hours of graduate work at George Mason, have at least 12 hours of professional education coursed programmed, in progress, or completed and have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher for all graduate coursework completed.
Advisor: Marcie Fyock
President: Janelle Companion
GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/MATS
Description: Mason Athletic Training Society (MATS) is for students who are interested in Athletic Training as a profession. We look to provide a forum for members interested in the field of athletic training to promote fellowship among members of the Athletic Training Education Program in an intellectual manner. MATS will expand your view and perception of the profession through seminars, symposiums, tutoring, study groups and organizational trips.
Advisor: Dr. Jason White
Co-Presidents: Sarah Adcock and Brittany Walker
Description: The purposes of the Mason Kinesiology Club is to promote health and wellness and the field of kinesiology to the community. Kinesiology Clubs looks to unite students within the kinesiology community by providing additional educational opportunities to the students, local community and the university.
Advisor: Mr. Tony DeGregorio
President: Robert Nay
GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/PETES
Description: The Physical Education Teacher Education Society is a society for declared physical education majors. The purpose of this organization is to unite physical education majors through networking, mentorship and physical activity.
Advisor: Mr. Paul Gilbert
President: Sydney Aulffo
Description: Rho Phi Lambda is the national honor fraternity for Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. The Mason chapter is Alpha Tau. Rho Phi Lambda recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership, and service.
Eligibility Requirements: https://rht.gmu.edu/therapeutic-recreation/student-activities
Advisor: Dr. Pierre Rodgers
President: Kelly Reid
GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/Sport_Management_Society
Description: Sport Management Society provides a space for students with an interest in different aspects of the sport industry to gather in a fun, social environment. Through study sessions, guest speakers, conference attendance, and social events students will network and learn about various aspects of the sport industry.
Advisor: Mr. Brandon Quiles
President: Bre’Ana Bryant
Description: Teachers of Tomorrow is a student organization dedicated to the promotion and recruitment of future teachers among interested undergraduate Mason students. Members work on service projects, connect with teaching professionals and participate in social activities to enrich our skills and give back to our community as future educators. We have a mission to guide our teachers of the future in their scholarly pursuits, providing networking opportunities and university faculty/staff mentoring. Teachers of Tomorrow connects students to Mason, Teach.org, local school districts, and other education resources.
Advisor: Mr. Brandon Quiles
Description: The Tourism and Events Management Society is looking to further the professional development of students interested in the Tourism, Hospitality, and Events Management industries. The Society strives to engage students through academic workshops, professional development opportunities, and social events and programming to create a sense of TEM community, enhance understanding of the industries, and build lifelong connections with peers and faculty.
Get Connected is Mason’s online platform for involvement. Through Get Connected you can see what events are planned, join student organizations, and market your own campus events. Every students is able to use Get Connected. Simply make your own profile by visiting Get Connected and start getting involved!