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Student Activities

Getting involved in activities outside of the classroom is one of the most rewarding aspects of college life. You will meet new people, build friendships and a community, and learn about your skills and abilities. You will also gain invaluable experience that will translate to your life after Roberts.

The organizations below are what's currently offered, but students have the opportunity to form new organizations if they find an interest. 

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Student Association Entities

Beacon Newspaper- Produces a bi-weekly student newspaper to inform and enlighten students on campus activities and issues.

Class Councils- Represents class and plan activities for the class. Officers are elected positions.

Intramurals- Provides sports throughout the year including badminton, basketball, dodgeball, handball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and water polo.

Publicity- Promotes student activities on campus.

Social Life- Plans and implements campus-wide social activities.

 

Ministry

Cru- Connects with other Rochester campus Cru organizations and impacts our community. Win, build, and send.

Dance Ministry- Brings together a group of dancers with all levels of experience, who gather together to praise God and minister to others through the art of dance. 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)- Promotes and encourages spiritual growth for athletes at Roberts, while seeing the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.

Foot of the Cross- Helps students seek spiritual growth and unity in Christ through prayer, worship, and fellowship.

In Jesus’ Name- Feeds the hungry and shows the love of Christ through the partnership with Rochester Family Mission.

Women’s Bible Study-Prayer group- Builds accountability and encourages women to discover how to be better servants of God.

Young Life- develops life-long leaders on campus who will have the opportunity to serve and impact the lives of adolescents.

Academic and Pre-Professional

Art Club- Promotes unity among the fine art departments, fosters creative fellowship across the Roberts campus, and connects with the art community through interesting field trips.

Criminal Justice Club- Promotes interest in the Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology fields, as well as a sense of fellowship.

Enactus- Implements creative initiatives, inspires lasting change, and infuses hope and excellence. This is a college chapter of the global non-profit organization active in over 40 countries and territories which develops community outreach projects that make social, economic and environmental difference.

Math and Science Club- Provides a place for math and science students to come together and discuss issues in math and science.

National Association for Music Educators (NAFME)- Prepares music majors through community interaction, performance opportunities, networking, and classroom teaching.

Nursing Club- Meets once a month to plan events and service projects and fundraisers for the academic year. Projects include BP screenings, events at local hospitals, fundraisers for trans-cultural trips, and social activities.

Physical Education Majors Club- Supports professional and service activities outside of the classroom, in partnership with the Student Education Association.

Psychology Club- Promotes interest in the Psychology field, as well as a sense of fellowship among the students.

Society of Physics Students- Advances and diffuses knowledge of physics, encourages interest in physics, and introduces students to the professional community.

Student Education Association (SEA)- Promotes dialogue on important topics facing the field of education and teachers in the workplace, meets monthly, and plans service projects/fundraisers for local children.

Student Social Work Association (SSWA)- Furthers learning and social skills in the field of Social Work.

Special Interest

Association of Catholic Students- Provides community for and fosters connections between Catholic students and faculty on campus.

Christians United For Israel (CUFI)- Raises awareness of Israel, counters anti-Semitism, mobilizes students toward specific action-based initiatives focused on moral and socio-political reasons to support Israel.

Gospel Choir- Exposes the Roberts community to American Gospel music while providing students and faculty with another style of worship.

Hangin’ With Jesus- Gathers outdoors for fellowship and celebration of God and good weather.

ICARE Connections- Facilitates positive connections among students across all disciplines and makes accommodations as partners with the BELL (Bridge to Earning, Learning, and Living) program.

Key of She- This all-female a capella group performs both on and off-campus.

MUSE Creative Arts- Encourages and promotes the use of creative talents in Christian ministry opportunities.

Redhawk Cheer Squad- Supports RWC athletic teams through cheer and dance.

Resonants- This co-ed a capella group performs on and off-campus.

Student Multicultural Advisory Council (SMAC)- Breaks barriers and builds bridges by accepting, embracing and celebrating people from all cultures. 

Students For Life (S4L)- Educates the student body regarding abortion and other right to life issues, and is actively involved in the community.

Veterans Voice On Campus- Develops a community where all past, present, and future veterans will have the maximum opportunity for academic and personal growth.

Music and Performing Arts Led by Faculty

Brass Ensemble- Typically consists of two trumpets, a French horn, tuba, and a trombone. The group performs an array of styles ranging from early styles of baroque to modern music.

Chorale- Selected by audition, this group studies and performs choral works from all major artistic periods, rehearses three afternoons/week, performs on campus each semester, and takes an annual tour in the spring.  

Clarinet Choir- Rehearses weekly and performs a concert once a semester, as well as other special events.

Flute Choir- Performs a diverse repertoire encompassing everything from Baroque through 20th century, contemporary pieces.

Guitar Ensemble- Seeks to explore guitar repertoire from many artistic periods and influences.

Jazz Combo- a small ensemble where students learn the basics of jam session playing. This includes improvising over standard chord progressions, paying attention to cues given by peers, and understanding their role in the band.

Jazz Ensemble- Selected by audition, this group rehearses weekly and performs composed and improvised music derived from the American big band tradition, African American composers, contemporary classical music, and more.

Percussion Ensemble- Selected by audition, this group rehearses weekly and presents a full concert each semester.

RWC Community Orchestra (RWCCO)- Provides a high quality orchestral musical experience in a supportive environment. The Orchestra consists of approximately 60 RWC students and Rochester area musicians.

RWC Theatre Productions- Includes all aspects of a theatrical production including acting, production, backstage, set, and promotion. Types of productions include one-act nights, original plays and musicals. 

Saxophone Ensemble- Performs saxophone chamber music from standard quartets to larger works for saxophone ensemble. The ensemble performs on recitals and concerts throughout the year.

Wind Ensemble- Selected by audition at the beginning of the fall semester, this group rehearses 3 afternoons per week, performs three major concerts each semester, and tours once a year.

Women's Choir- Comprised of women both majoring and not majoring in music. The ensemble rehearses 3 afternoons per week. The Women's Choir performs at least once each semester. No audition is required.