Organizations,Clubs & Events

DeVry believes strongly that student clubs and activities are an integral part of the total college experience. Organizations and activities give you the opportunity to develop your leadership style, implement new ideas, work together will fellow students and staff, and develop strong organizational skills. The Student Activities Association (SAA) is the governing body that oversees student life organizations on campus. The SAA's central goal is to provide students with a well rounded college experience through event programming and support of the efforts of our organizations. From time to time the SAA hosts both on and off campus events for the campus community. Here are some events we are hosting this term:

Joining a student organization is a great way to become a part of the Addison Campus community! We have several clubs to choose from that serve a variety of purposes. Please stop by the Student Activities Office for more information on these organizations or to start your own!

Want more information on starting your own club? Read here.

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Phi Beta Lambda: - As a division of Future Business Leaders of America, PBL is the largest business student organization in the world. The goals of this organization include strengthening the leadership, confidence and achievement of business students through competition. Advisor: Matt Johnson - mjohnson@devry.edu

Society of Human Resource Management Chapter: - As the official professional association for those in the HR field, SHRM is a leader in professional development and resource support for HR students and professionals world-wide. Advisor: Robert Salitore - RSalitore@keller.edu 

Project Management Institute Chapter: - Like SHRM, PMI is the leading professional association for those in the project, program and portfolio management fields, providing members with resources, support and opportunities for professional growth.  Advisor: Barbara Schwartz - BSchwartz@devry.edu

Accounting Club: - Open to any accounting & business students who are interested in networking professionalism & learning more about Business & Accounting fields.  
Advisor: William Dillion - wdillon@devry.edu


TECHNICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Cyber Security Club: - Cyber security professionals help protect computer networks from cyber-attacks, preventing the theft, loss or damage of sensitive information and critical data. To give you the hands-on experience needed to fight cybercrime and secure computers from the threat of hackers, terrorists and criminals, the Cyber Security club features cyber-attack simulations in a virtual environment. Advisor: Rami Salahieh - Msalahieh@devry.edu

Robotics Club: The Robotics club aims to create a learning environment based on teamwork, exploration and innovation. Students will enhance their working knowledge of electronics by designing and building robots. Past projects even included designing a rocket for NASA's Student Launch Initiative!        
Advisor: - Dan Nichols - dnichols@devry.edu

Technology Club: - The Technology Club takes what is taught in the classroom and turns it into reality with their hands-on activities and projects. Members also enjoy the benefit of professional networking and seminars on computer technology and related topics.  The club is for and open to all students with interest in coding, gaming, network communications, electronics, biomedical technology and robotics. Advisors: Saeed Jellouli - sjellouli@devry.edu Randall Sharpe  - rsharpe@devry.edu

GENERAL ORGANIZATIONS

International Club: - Expand your worldview by joining an organization dedicated to exploring and celebrating our students' diversity and preparing students for professional success in a changing global economy. This organization is open to all students.  International students are strongly encouraged to join as well. Advisor: Cilvia Osborne - Cilvia.Osborne@devry.edu

D'Arts (DeVry Arts): - This organization is open to students, faculty and staff devoted to expressing themselves artistically and incorporating art and culture on campus by hosting on-campus events and sponsoring exhibitions. Advisor: Julie Hagemann - jhagemann@devry.edu


LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS

Chicago Metro Leadership Club (CMLP): - Boost your leadership skills and prepare yourself for successes in your career... apply for our inspiring leadership development program known as CMLP. Applications accepted Sept.-Dec. for each CMLP class. Program runs January - May. All grade levels are welcome to apply, but applicants must have 2.5 GPA or better to be considered.  Advisor: Evelyn Chism - echism@devry.edu

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS): - The Society is the nation's largest leadership honor society.  Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential.  Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. In addition to honorable distinction, the Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online. Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among the top student leaders at their campus and across the country. Applicants must have 3.0 GPA or better to be considered.  Advisor: Sha-Rese Moore - smoore@devry.edu

ACTIVE MILITARY & VETERANS ORGANIZATION

DeVry Military Resource Club (DMRC): - DMRC is an all-inclusive veteran's support group. Membership is open to DeVry students who have served or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces, as well as any student, faculty or staff member who wishes to support our student veterans and veterans in our local community. 
Advisor: Thomas Notermann -  tnotermann@devry.edu

HONOR SOCIETIES

Alpha Chi (AC) - This national honor society recognizes academic excellence, scholarship, exemplary character and leadership skills in a university setting. Membership is limited to the top 10% of the university's students both undergraduate and graduate.  Open to students of all majors and degree levels. Advisor: Michael Sugarman - msugarman@devry.edu

Delta Mu Delta: - This international honor society recognizes academic excellence in the areas of business and management. Students must have completed 24+ credit hours and have a 3.5 CGPA for UG students and 3.7 for GR student. They must also be in the top 20% of their class to qualify for lifetime membership. Students are welcome from the BBUS, BSM, & BSTM programs as well as our graduate business programs. Advisor: LaTonya Hughes - mailto:srobertson2@devry.edu

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society: - SALUTE recognizes those who have served, or are currently serving in the Armed Forces and are excelling in their studies as well. If you have completed at least 12 credit hours at DeVry and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, then this honor society is for you! You've served your country and made the grade, receive the recognition you deserve today. Advisor: Shawn Schumacher- sschumacher@devry.edu


STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL


Student Advisory Council (SAC): - The Student Advisory Council consists of the student leaders of all of the different DeVry Chicagoland clubs, organizations and honor societies.  It meets monthly with the DeVry University Chicagoland group president to report on the activities and progress of the student organizations. The SAC also serves as a student forum to bring student related issues, requests and concerns to the attention of the president as well as the DeVry university administration. To participate a student must be an active member of a student organization and in a leadership role within the organization.
Advisor: Matt Johnson - mjohnson@devry.edu
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