Student activities & groups, School of Education and Health Sciences

The University of Dayton has more than 270 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
Department of Health & Sport Science
Department of Teacher Education

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).

  • Advisors: Scott Hall (Dayton chapter, Upsilon Delta) & Doug Cook (Columbus chapter, Upsilon Delta Chi)

School Psychologists of the University of Dayton (SPUD): Professional organization which provides support for school psychology graduate students (the first officially recognized graduate student organization on campus!). SPUD provides opportunities for leadership, service, fundraising, professional development, and social activities. A Facebook group helps members and alumni connect.

Department of Health & Sport Science

Epsilon Delta Upsilon (EDU)

Professional co-ed fraternity for Teacher Education and Health & Sport Science majors. Promotes knowledge and understanding of their fields of study. Focuses on professional development in the fields of education and health & sport science by promoting unity, service, and professionalism.

Physical Education Programs (PEP)
Phi Epsilon Kappa (PEK)

Professional co-ed fraternity for Health & Sports Science majors. Aims to increase knowledge of the health professions and preparedness for post-graduation goals, including graduate school and careers.

Pre-Physical Therapy Club
Student Dietetic Association (SDA)

Student-led organization, open to all UD majors. Provides members the opportunity to develop skills in providing cooking demos, engaging in community service, and learning more about the Dietetics profession through fellowship, service, and professional engagement. Dietetics majors are strongly encouraged to join and participate in the activities provided.

Department of Teacher Education

Collegiate Adolescent to Young Adult Club (CAYAC)

Student-run club for teacher education majors in 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 and Intervention Specialists majors. Both professional growth and service opportunities focus on working with middle level students. Active members will be awarded their first year's professional membership in the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).

Epsilon Delta Upsilon (EDU)

Professional co-ed fraternity for Teacher Education and Health & Sport Science majors. Promotes knowledge and understanding of their fields of study. Focuses on professional development in the fields of education and health & sport science by promoting unity, service, and professionalism.

University of Dayton Association for Young Children (UDAYC)

Professional organization for Early Childhood Education majors to discuss pertinent issues in the field of education. UDAYC organizes programs and tutors for local elementary schools, sends students to conferences (national, state & local ), and participates in area professional development programs.

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