Cultural and ethnically based student organizations are designed to promote, support and provide education a specific culture or ethnicity.
Contact: Jennifer Okoro
In conjunction with the International Student Affairs office, and the various departments and institutes, we integrate, educate, program, and portray African cultural heritage.
Contact: Ainhoa Garcia De Vicuña Vega
Artaburu Basque Organization wants to bring the Basque culture to Illinois State University and to Bloomington-Normal.
Contact: Alison Marie Dungca
An organization promoting, supporting, providing, and educating students, faculty, and members of Illinois State University about Asian Pacific American culture.
Contact: Alondra Gonzalez
At ALAS, we aim to promote cultural awareness and student leadership on campus and throughout the community.
Contact: Haris Kurbasic
The purpose of this organization is to connect with and make friends within similar ethnic backgrounds and to spread awareness of the Balkan culture and give back to our home lands.
Contact: Maimuna Akter
Promote, support and provide education about Bangladeshi culture at Illinois State University.
Contact: Ashley Dumas
The purpose of this organization is to make Homecoming a more inclusive experience for the black community. Each member represents an organization(s), and we will collaborate with one concrete flyer/website source for Homecoming.
Contact: Issac Hollis
BSU coordinates activities that strengthen cultural and political awareness and assists in developing skills necessary to become a professionally organized body of students that address issues pertinent to African Americans.
Contact: Jiasui Ding
To foster traditional Chinese culture at Illinois State University in conjunction with other similar organizations in Bloomington-Normal.
Contact: Dariean Robinson
This organization unifies different ethnic groups by providing a social environment where it is possible for everyone to engage with a cohesive and open attitude.
Contact: Allison Madura
Club dedicated to learning about the Roman culture and Latin language and involving students and the community in cultural activities that foster Roman culture.
Contact: Jacob Stern
Bring together the students of Illinois State University (international and non-international) and the community members of the Bloomington-Normal area to interact and socialize with each other, without religious or political affiliation.
Contact: Amanda Riszko
Foster student interest in the culture, language, and history of German-speaking countries by offering an open, intellectual community.
Contact: Apoorva Paygude
Our purpose is to provide an opportunity for our members to interact, share and spread the Indian culture and heritage. ISA is proud to have members of Indian and Non-Indian origin.
Contact: Hernan Diaz Serafini
This group of international students gather to share meals both on campus and in the homes of American families, sharing faith, culture, and time at fun activities, close relationships, and open discussions.
Contact: Dillon Harding
It shall be the purpose of the Illinois State University Japanese Language and Culture Club to provide a social and educational group for any Illinois State student, alumni, faculty, or staff, for the discussion of Japan, as well as the advancement of this field of study through the activities and meetings held by the membership and Executive Board of the club.
Contact: Isabella Borzecki
The purpose of Klub Janosik is to promote the Polish culture through volunteering on campus and in the community. Additionally, Klub Janosik will enhance the knowledge of group members with speakers and experiences related to Polish culture.
Contact: Junghwan Kim
The purpose of this organization is to promote friendship amongst those who are seeking to learn about Korean culture, as well as to share common interest via varying activities. The currently proposed organization would also pursue to encourage active and constructive communication between the current students and alumni.
Contact: Markus Scarborough
LOBOS strives to provide the university community with programs and activities that will foster a better understanding and appreciation for the cultural diversity of the Black and Latino communities.
Contact: Charles Williams
This organization prepares young men for their future, showing them how to overcome obstacles, take advantage of opportunities, and lead by example.
Contact: Tashawnna Johnson
This women-led minority group is aimed at advancement in the minority community, standing for leadership, sisterhood, mentorship, community service, culture, and social outreach.
Contact: Jessica White
As a college chapter of NAACP, we hold informative programs that discuss politics, equal justice within the law, voter empowerment, health, education, and community service projects outside the college realm.
Contact: Courtney B. Dandridge
This national organization advocates for African American women and youth in obtaining the opportunity to reach the highest level in all fields of human endeavor.
Contact: Julissa Navarrete
Support endeavors that will always foster and promote agricultural and natural resource sciences and related fields in a positive manner among ethnic minorities.
Contact: Tiffani Jackson-Skinner
The purpose of this organization is to promote minority student excellence in the form of all entrepreneurial, artistic, and business related enterprises deemed worthy by majority vote of the executive board and presidential verification.
Contact: Carlos Rubio
This organization provides the opportunity for members and others to speak Spanish and to increase their knowledge and awareness of the Spanish-speaking world through events celebrating Hispanic culture.
Contact: Ching-I Kuo
This organization promotes Taiwanese culture through meetings and events.
Contact: Kahdeejah Kuntu
To act as a united voice to express students’ needs and concerns in order to promote cultural diversity and establish a stronger presence on campus and create a support for underrepresented and underserved students.