Clubs and Organizations

Wheelock has a vibrant campus with student clubs and activities geared to a variety of interests. If you do not see something here that interests you, we strongly urge you to contact the Student Government Association (SGA) and they can help you start a new club. If you have any questions, please contact SGA by email at sga@wheelock.edu, by phone at 617-879-1017, or stop by their office suite in Campus Center 108.

Student Government Association
Best Buddies
Black Student Union
CAB (Campus Activities Board)
Class Councils
Commuter Council
Dance Marathon
FLOW (Fundamental Lyricists Of Wheelock)
Gender and Sexuality Alliance
Hillel
La Herencia Latina
Nerd and Gaming Alliance
Pi Gamma Mu
The Lock
Teach, Learn, Create (TLC)
Wheelock Child Life Organization (WCLO)
Wheelock Student Theater
WheeFit
WheeSEA
WheeSpeak

Women of Wheelock
X-Clusive (Dance Team)

Descriptions of Each Organization

For more information on any of these organizations, please contact the Office of Student Leadership and Campus Programs at 617-879-2108 or sdo@wheelock.edu.

Student Government Association
Contact: sga@wheelock.edu
The Wheelock College Student Government Association represents the student body and acts as a liaison between students, administration, and alumni. The executive board officers oversee student leaders and organizations while providing constant support to the community. The Student Government Association acts as a resource to enrich student life and enhance the culture of Wheelock College. As leaders, these individuals advocate for and empower students to express their voices and reach their fullest potential. Visit the SGA's webpage.

Best Buddies
The Wheelock College Best Buddies Chapter provides the opportunity for college students (College Buddies) and adults with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities (Buddies) to become friends. Friendship is the crucial element in Best Buddies, and activities are designed to build mutually enriching friendships between buddy pairs. Past Best Buddies events have included dances, dinner, and bingo nights.
Contact: bestbuddies@wheelock.edu

Black Student Union
The Black Student Union was launched at Wheelock in May 2010. Their mission is to foster a cohesive sense of community among students of the African Diaspora. The goal is to stimulate intellectual, political, social and cultural awareness among all students. This group also serves as a resource for other clubs, social organizations, and the community. Event plans for this organization include poetry nights, festivals, workshops, culture nights, movies and lectures.
Contact: blackstudentunion@wheelock.edu

Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Campus Activities Board organizes activities for the Wheelock Community both on and off campus in hopes of building relationships between students. CAB encourages students to become active members of the Wheelock community. This group also works closely with the Colleges of the Fenway to provide entertainment for the surrounding college communities.
Contact: cab@wheelock.edu

Class Councils
Class Councils are expected to be a group that will represent the ideas and concerns of their class. These students have been elected to design, create and facilitate class events and fundraisers that support the feeling of unity. Some Class Council programs include: class meetings, apple picking, karaoke night, class dinners and awareness programs.

Class of 2017 (classcouncil2017@wheelock.edu)
Class of 2018 (classcouncil2018@wheelock.edu)
Class of 2019 (classcouncil2019@wheelock.edu)
Class of 2020 (classcouncil2020@wheelock.edu)

Commuter Council
This group has been formed to address the needs and ideas of commuter students to ensure that their voice is equally heard on campus and also to connect commuters with the residential community.

Dance Marathon
Dance Marathon sponsors a series of events culminating in a ten-hour dance marathon where the Wheelock community comes together in order to stand for hospitalized children who can not. All proceeds benefit Boston Children's Hospital.
Contact:
dancemarathon@wheelock.edu

FLOW (Fundamental Lyricists Of Wheelock)
FLOW is a spoken word group that sponsor monthly cause-driven events. They participate in spoken word, slam poetry, and other forms of stage acts.
Contact: FLOW@wheelock.edu

Gender and Sexuality Alliance
The mission of the Wheelock College Gender and Sexuality Alliance is to welcome all students and create a safe community for LGBTQ students and allies. The GSA also seeks to be an agent for campus education and change. The group is open to anyone on campus.
LGBTQ Resources in Greater Boston
Contact: gsa@wheelock.edu

Hillel
Hillel is safe space for Jewish life, fun, social action, and Tikkun Olam (giving back to our community). Everyone is welcome, whether you are Jewish, are an ally, or are interested in learning about another culture.
Contact: hillel@wheelock.edu

La Herencia Latina
La Herencia Latina was started at Wheelock College in May 2010. Their mission is to develop an environment that supports its members socially and academically. This club embraces Latino heritage and history, and integrates it into Wheelock campus life. The ultimate goal is to create a campus environment that understands, respects and legitimizes Latino culture.
Contact: laherencialatina@wheelock.edu

Nerd and Gaming Alliance
Combining nerddom and gaming, the Nerd and Gaming Alliance is Wheelock's first gaming club. The Nerd and Gamin Alliance's mission is to bring people with a passion together. Whatever you are passionate about, if it is important to you we want you to tell us why you are passionate and why it makes you a "nerd" about it. We aim to reclaim the word "nerd" and make it not an insult, but a way of life and state of being.
Contact: nerdandgaming@wheelock.edu

Pi Gamma Mu
The Wheelock College Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu promotes and supports academic excellence, especially in the area of the social sciences. The organization promotes participation in community service both within the organization and campus-wide. Pi Gamma Mu recognizes academic achievement. Juniors and seniors who have cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 or higher and have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or higher in the Social Sciences, are eligible to apply to Pi Gamma Mu.
Contact: pigammamu@wheelock.edu

The Lock
The Lock is a new source of news and information for students at Wheelock College and people beyond the campus. This blog is in the form of a school newspaper written by students who understand the concepts of New Media and how it is produced. See the latest issue at thelockboston.wordpress.com

Teach, Learn, Create (TLC)
Teach, Learn, Create, or TLC, is about anything and everything education! Our club incorporates discussion and collaboration revolving around education related topics. During monthly "Teacher Talks," we facilitate conversations and promote a safe space to share experiences, ask questions, and voice concerns. We are uniting all fields of education under the belief that every child deserves an education.
Contact: tlc@wheelock.edu

Wheelock Child Life Organization (WCLO)
The Wheelock Child Life Organization strives to combine the efforts of all Child Life concentrators, both undergraduate and graduate. The organization will provide a network support system for all students. The Child Life Organization will work to offer events that help educate child life concentrators and raise campus awareness of the Child Life profession and its role in pediatric medicine. The Child Life Organization reaches out to area hospitals and provides volunteer services and materials through working with area Child Life specialists.
Contact: wclo@wheelock.edu

Wheelock Student Theater
A non-Elitist group that accepts and respects students of all experiences, focused on creating a space for students to experience all aspects of theatre such as directing, writing, and producing theatre.
Contact: wst@wheelock.edu

WheeFit
Join us at Wheefit! Our club offers students a support system in their pursuit to be healthy. We cover physical health, nutritional health, as well as mental and emotional health. We will encourage, guide, and assist you to whatever goal you wish to accomplish.
Contact:
wheefit@wheelock.edu

Whee-SEA
Students for Environmental Action.
Contact: whee-sea@wheelock.edu

#WheeSpeak
WheeSpeak is a student leadership organization that serves the student body by building cultural competency, celebrating multiculturalism, and tackling institutional oppressions in collaboration with administration, faculty, and staff. WheeSpeak aims to bring awareness to the importance of the intersection of invisible and visible identities to the entire Wheelock community through educational programming and dialogues.
Contact: wheespeakculture@wheelock.edu

Women of Wheelock
The mission of Women of Wheelock is to bring women's issue to the forefront of students' minds through dynamic, thought-provoking programming on issues ranging from body image to domestic violence. They provide resources pertaining to safe sex and other women's issues. The organization strives to challenge attitudes and stereotypes of women, actions that subjugate women and to bring self awareness to women in the community. Past events include: The Vagina Monologues, self-defense workshops, lectures and presentations.
Contact: womenscenter@wheelock.edu

X-Clusive
X-Clusive, the dance and step team, provides an opportunity for Wheelock students interested in hip hop dancing and stepping to participate in programs not otherwise offered by Wheelock College. They explore other forms of dancing through workshops. As a group, they perform at sports rallies and talent shows, while also hosting a dancers talent show and a dancing with X-Clusive event.
Contact: xclusive@wheelock.edu

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