LAOS PROTOS Organization
LAOS PROTOS is a student-led service organization for Social Work majors. All Social Work students are encouraged to be active in this organization as it provides extracurricular learning activities as well as a chance to develop social relationships with other future Social Work professionals. “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”-1 Peter 4:10
The mission of LAOS PROTOS of Kentucky Christian University is to develop a responsible concern about the present and future development of Social Work Professionals. To fulfill this mission, we will:
- Promote opportunities for the enrichment of the members social and spiritual growth and the cultivation of individual talent.
- Develop service projects which reflect a commitment to promoting both Christian and Social Work values.
- Provide opportunities for exposure to diversity and to the many faces of the profession of Social Work.
Theta Alpha Kappa
TAK exists to encourage, recognize, and maintain excellence in Religious and/or Theological Studies within baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degree programs, and also within the academic profession of these studies more broadly understood. Theta Alpha Kappa members travel to sites of religious importance in our region so as to learn about the beliefs and customs of others, as well as engaging in acts of community service.
Most of TAK’s activities are carried on by its local chapters, but TAK’s national Board of Directors sponsors a number of programs and prizes—especially in relation to its journal, the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa; the Graduate Fellowship Award; the Kathleen Connolly-Weinert Leader of the Year award, and the Undergraduate Achievement Award. TAK also sponsors an Annual Meeting open to all members.
Student Nurses Organization (SNO)
The purpose of the Student Nurses Organization (SNO) is to support the nursing study body. It is a self governing, self sustaining organization that provides opportunity for socialization, mentoring, and spiritual support. Membership in the organization is voluntary and strongly encouraged. Board members and the offices of president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer are elected by the nursing student body. The president provides representation at KCU Student Council meetings.
Matheteo: to teach, instruct, and help others become disciples. The Matheteo Society is a group of missions-minded students who meet regularly to pray about and discuss World Missions, as well as help organize various trips and activities that relate to missions, supporting missionaries through prayer, and give input regarding the yearly Faith Promise emphasis at KCU.
Phi Beta Lambda
The business department is part of an organization known as Phi Beta Lambda (PBL). This is the collegiate version of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). It is the largest student business organization in the United States, having over 11,000 members! This organization is dedicated to helping students prepare for a successful career by exposing them to competitions that allow them to show their skills in a certain area of business , as well as enhance their leadership skills and train them to be excellent leaders not only in the business world, but in life as well.
The KCU History Herodotus Society is a student organization open to any student interested in History and Pre-Law. Herodotus sponsors on-campus events like lectures and discussions but also fun events like video game contests and pancake suppers. They also coordinate off-campus trips to museums, exhibits and viewing historical films.
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) is KCU first national honor society on campus. PAT is a national history honor society for students with at least at least 12 hours of history courses with a GPA 3.1 and an overall GPA of 3.0. We participate in the regional PAT student conference where students present papers and can receive prizes.
Pi Chi Delta
Pi Chi Delta is an organization for all teacher education majors. The organization was designed to help unite teacher education majors with the professors of the education department. Through discussions and meetings we provide important information about the teacher education program requirements. We meet once a month to discuss various topics and hear presentations from student teachers. We do a semester project each fall and spring. This year’s service project is a Professor’s Night Out. Teacher education students watch children while the professors and their spouses can spend an evening together.