Activities & groups

The University of Dayton has more than 250 recognized clubs and organizations, many of which provide great opportunities for students in the School of Education and Health Sciences:

Department of Counselor Education & Human Services

  • Chi Sigma Iota: International honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators. Promotes scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and recognizes high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling. There are currently more than 360 chapters (including two chapters at the University of Dayton).
  • School Psychologists of the University of Dayton: This professional organization provides support for school psychology graduate students. Contact Dr. Susan Davies for more information.

Department of Health & Sport Science

  • Epsilon Delta Upsilon: Professional co-ed fraternity for Education and Health & Sport Science majors. Promotes knowledge and understanding of their fields of study. Members participate in activities that advance their mission of unity, service and professionalism.
  • PEP Club (Physical Education Program)
  • Phi Epsilon Kappa: Professional co-fraternity for Health & Sports Science majors.

Department of Teacher Education

  • Association for Young Children: Professional organization for early childhood educators at the university. UDAYC organizes programs and tutors for local elementary schools; sends students to national, state and local conferences; and participates in area professional development programs.
  • Collegiate Adolescent to Young Adult Club: CAYAC is a student-run club for teacher education majors in the AYA, IS, Foreign Language, Art, and Music concentrations. Provides both service and professional opportunities for members in order to gain a better understanding of what teaching implies. Service opportunities are focused on working with children. CAYAC is the founding organization of the student education symposium, which brings together all licensure areas to learn about successful, national educational programs and innovations in education.
  • Collegiate Middle Level Association: Provides professional growth and service opportunities to Middle Childhood Education majors.
  • Council for Exceptional Children: UD student chapter of CEC increases interaction and awareness of those with special needs by becoming involved with numerous organizations and schools.
  • Epsilon Delta Upsilon: Professional co-ed fraternity for Education and Health & Sport Science majors. Promotes knowledge and understanding of their fields of study. Members participate in activities that advance their mission of unity, service and professionalism.

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