A great way to get involved at Tyler is by joining a club, interest group, or an intramural sports team! If you are interested in joining a club or organization, please feel free to email a club leader or sponsor.

Want to start your own organization? Learn more about the process of starting a new campus club.

Learn more about club meeting times.

Student Clubs

Anime Club
Advisor: Richard Hoeser
Student Leader: Kitty Aquino
In the past, the Anime Club has attended Comicon conventions.

Art Club
Advisors: Colin Ferguson and Paula Winn
Provides students in the visual arts program as well as students, faculty, staff and the greater community exposure to the arts in all forms.

Business Club (formerly Phi Beta Lambda)
Advisor: Carolyn Harris
Student Leader: Alexander Shevnin

Chess Club
Advisor: Scott Meredith
Student Leader: Avais Gilani
Promoting the world of chess to Tyler students, faculty and staff.

Gaming Club
Advisor: Richard Hoeser

Gay-Straight Alliance
Advisor: Kerrigan Sullivan
Student Leader: Andrea Kinnaman
Tyler’s student-led organization intended to nurture a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals as well as cisgender heterosexual allies.

History Club
Advisor: Greg Hansard
Brings history awareness to Tyler students.

Honor & Distinction: Black Student Alliance
Advisor: Ben Rogers
Provides leadership opportunities, social gatherings, mentoring and community services opportunities.

Music Club
Advisor: Dr. Michael Means
Student Leader: Greyson Miller

Movie Club
Advisor: Andrew Bryce
Student Leader: Edgar Hernandez

Programming Club
Advisor: Brenda Miller
Brings like-minded individuals together to complete various programming projects and gain computer-science related experience.

Rotaract Club
Advisor: Lisa Payne
Student Leader: Asra Mahum
Provides opportunities for students to enhance knowledge and skills that will assist in personal development; to address the physical and social needs of communities; and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Sociology Club
Advisor: Michael Rutz
Seeks students who are interested in expanding and applying their knowledge of the social sciences. The group organizes the annual Social Sciences Research Expo and coordinates activities that bring people together from different backgrounds to share experiences and work toward common goals.

S.T.E.M.–H Club
Advisors: Patricia Silva-Santisteban and Cathleen McCarthy-Burke
Meets on a regular basis for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math and health-related fields and activities.

Student Government Association (SGA)
Advisor: Che Boisseau
SGA Email
The SGA was established to encourage an active role in college life and activities. SGA provides each student with a voice in student affairs. Elections are held at the beginning of the academic year in September.

Student Nurses Association
Advisor: Therese Willoughby
Student Leader: Lexy Paz

Student Veteran’s Organization
Advisors: Michael Murphy and James Evins
Tyler’s SVO is part of the Virginia Student Veteran’s of America Chapter

Theatre Club
Advisor: Kerrigan Sullivan
Promotes theatre and theatrical performances at Tyler.

THRIVE
Advisor: Brenda Miller
Tyler’s non-denominational student-led ministry, holding worship nights, open mic nights, retreats, community service events, bible study and more.

Women in STEM
Advisor: Jennifer Pettyjohn
Student Leader: Shamella Myrick
Works to increase awareness of the challenges faced by minorities in STEM and encourages and supports underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

Yarn Club
Advisor: Suzanne Sherry
Brings together like-minded individuals to imbue joy and hope in the world with fiber, one stitch at a time. The group supports local charities near the Tyler campus.

Sports Clubs

Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Sponsor: Wanda Davis

Soccer
Sponsor: Ebenezer Emos

Volleyball
Sponsor: Wanda Davis

Interest Groups

Dental Careers Club
Advisor: Paula Inserra
Student Leader: Teresa Orellana

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Club
Advisor: LaToya Reynolds
Student Leader: Laine Peterson

Honorary Organizations- recognizing academic achievement

Phi Theta Kappa

Tau Rho Chapter (Chester)
Advisor: Amanda Lentz-Ronning

Beta Omicron Omicron (Midlothian)
Advisors: Margaret Parrish and Christopher Pantazis