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Campus Organization s Offer
Something for Everyone
Tarleton,/and the city of
Stephenville offer a variety of or-
ganizations to students.
Students make friends and have a
great time by helping others and
The fraternities and sororities
on campus are always on the
Kappa Delta Rho is a social
fraternity that strives for the de-
velopment of honesty, justice,
and truth among its members.
They have been known to be ac-
tive at pep rallies, Midnight
breakfast, intramural sports and
Alpha Phi Alpha frat was
founded at TSU in 1991 by five
African-American students who
believe in brotherhood, scholar-
ship, leadership, and service. The
chapter has continued to grow and
is fast becoming a premiere col-
lege chapter. The "Alpha" take
pride in serving Thanksgiving
and Christmas dinners for needy
Alpha Gamma Rho is a frat
that strives to build leadership
roles in agriculture through an
organization which stands for the
best mental, social, and moral
Lambda Chi Alpha is also an
active social fraternity on campus
that promotes excellence and
unique brotherhood. They hold
retreats at Lake Whitney, sponsor
ropings, clean Highway 377, and
enjoy picnics and Greek mixers.
Kappa Alpha Order and Delta Chi
promote education and the well
being of the university and the
local communities. Kappa
Alpha's- are known for beiqg.
Alpha Gamma Delta and Delta
Zeta are national women's sorori-
ties, thaf have been a strong
force at TSU for many years.
They strive to build sisterhood
and to grow as individuals by de-
veloping character and personal-
ity. They enjoy having mixers
with other Greek clubs, formals,
Phi Mu is a relatively new
sorority on Tarleton's - campus.
Its members serve the commu-
nity and are dedicated to loyalty
Por the musically talented, the
University Singers and the
Chamber Choir are a major part
of campus activities. The
Chamber Choir is a highly
specialized small vocal group.
Both the University Singers and
the Chamber Choir encourage all
majors to join in the fun.
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Order of Omega is a Greek
leadership Honor Society. Its
purpose is to recognize those stu-
dents who have attained a high
standard of leadership in intev
The Advocates of TSU come
together to develop in themselves
and encourage in others credible,
meaningful, and skillful
communication. They sponsor
speakers and participate in debates
The Alumni Ambassadors de-
vote time and energy to
promoting the university and
assisting as delegate hosts at the
request of Tarleton's President and
the Tarleton Alumni Association.
They include student leaders who
serve as liaisons between current
students and former students.
Beta Beta Beta is a biological
honor society. Alpha Zeta is an
Ag honor and service fraternity
based on scholarship, leadership
and fellowship. They help the
community and the campus.
Alpha Delta Tau is the
Criminal Justice National Ho-
Society. Alpha Psi Omega is
national fraternity for the&
majors. The International Hon
Society for history is Phi Alph
Theta. All three promote
education and interaction between
students and faculty.
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Tau Phi Epsilon promotes
growth, leadership, and commu-
nication within the Physical
Alpha Chi national scholastic
honor society members are se-
lected from the top ten percent of
Juniors and Seniors.
COBASAB, College of
Advisory Board, serves as a liai-
son between the students and the
College of Business
Administration. The Board con-
sists of two students from each
major of the College of Business,
and one member of the other
business organizations on cam-
ROTC, the U.S. Army
Reserve Officers Training Corps,
at TSU operates as an extension
of Texas A&M University Corp.
The program provides an oppor-
tunity for both men and women
students to supplement their cho-
sen degree field with the theoreti-
cal and practical experience in
leadership and management and
ultimately to earn a commission
in either the United States Army,
the Army Reserve, or the Texas
CLASZ is a women's organiza-
tion that have mixers and host
many activities. Their goal is to
serve TSU with love and loyalty.
Tau Beta Sigma is a honorary
sorority devoted to providing ser-
vice for the Texan Band through
activities and social events.
Alpha Phi Omega is a ser-
vice/social fraternity developed
to benefit the community. The
club sponsors the blood drive
held each spring, which is only
one example of the many many
things they accomplish each year.
Tarleton was founded on agri-
culture. The Dairy Club and the
Agriculture Council are spon-
sored by the Agriculture depart-
ment and focus on agriculture ed-
ucation, especially since the
county is number one in milk
production. The Agriculture
Honors society is the Alpha
The TSU Horseman's
Association is an organization of
people that share an interest in
horses. During the year, the
showteam participates at UT,
A&M, and Texas Tech.
The Block and Bridle Club is a
service, social and educational or-
ganization for students interested
in animal science and production.
It supports the Meats and
The Fellowship of Christian
Cowboys allows students of sim-
ilar religion to come together in a
spiritual environment. It offers
support for students with rural
background in a Christian way.
The Baptist Student Union is a
family of brothers and sisters in
Christ. The BSU makes a col-
lege experience something spe-
cial. The BSU attends a spring
conference and a fall leadership
training seminar. The Lutheran
Student Fellowship meets weekly
for a Bible Study at Faith
Lutheran Church on Wednesday
nights at 7:30 at 365 N. St.
Peter. They have monthly fun
activities and spring and fall re-
The NTSA, Non-Traditional
Students Association, consists of
students who are married, have
children, or are over 22 years old.
The purpose of the group is to
provide education, social and
recreational programs for non-tra-
TSU cheerleaders attend camp,
shout cheers, perform stunts and
build pyramids to show their
The Texan Stars are TSU's drill
team'. They perform in the half-
time of every football game, two
basketball games each week, and
attend baseball, track and tennis
games. The Stars are chosen by
a panel of judges based on their
ability and look. After selection,
they audition for every perfor-
The TSU Marching Band per-
forms at half-time during TSU
football games, high school half-
times and parades. They are full
of spirit and pride for Tarleton.
The Plowboys are motivated
by purple pride. They can be
seen in the stands of every foot-
ball game cheering loudly for thr
TSU Texans. They also attenc
basketball games. You can't
miss them >yith their purple
chaps, white shirts and cowboy
The Purple Poo are crazy peo-
ple dressed in purple sheets who
run around aimlessly at football,
basketball, and baseball games,
pep rallies, talent shows, or even
bn campus (You never can tell
where they'll show up) full of
So, as you can see, there are
many clubs to choose from. You
could say there is something for
everyone at TSU. These clubs
add to the whole college experi-
ence and, as a student, you should
take advantage of the many op-
portunities Tarleton has to offer.
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