The Doane programming team competes in at least two intercollegiate programming competitions each year, matching their skills against teams from other colleges and universities from all over the upper midwest. The team meets weekly to practice, learning how to solve complicated problems with advanced programming techniques. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year, members of the programming team will earn college credit for participating in the practices and competitions. In addition, scholarships are available for team members.
Doane Accounting Club is an active club aimed at helping students better understand the accounting profession. The club regularly schedules guest speakers and arranges visits to accounting firms and businesses. Members also learn interviewing skills/techniques through mock interviews. During the spring semester, Accounting Club members help Doane students with their personal taxes by guiding them through the process and giving them the confidence to preparing their own return.
Doane Chapter of Nebraska's Association for the Education of Young Children (Doane's Chapter of NeAEYC) student chapter, chartered in 2012, seeks to educate, advocate and provide service in the support of activities which are committed to promoting healthy development for all young children. Doane's Chapter of NeAEYC assists other local, state and national organizations for the improvement of services for young children and their families by following developments in research and trends in early childhood education.
Doane Athletic Training (DAT) is closely related to the Student Athletic Training (SAT) staff in the Doane Athletics Training Room. It builds a closer bond between the SATs who can share encouragement and concerns during their consideration and pursuit of graduate school: whether it's for Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, or one of the many other possibilities. Moreover, they gain experience with "hands-on" work with healthcare professionals.
Doane Forensics is focused on improving students and preparing them to be agents of change in society by the time they leave the program. The Forensics team draws some of the best and brightest to campus and helps them develop their skills beyond what is possible in the classroom.
The Doane Owl is the student newspaper of Doane University and is the oldest continuous University newspaper in Nebraska. The weekly paper is published on Thursdays by students and distributed to the Doane community. Any Doane student, regardless of major, is welcomed to join the newspaper staff. Paid positions are available and students may receive academic credit for the work.