Sigma Tau Delta, the national honor society for students majoring in English, promotes scholarship in the field of English. Opportunities exist for national prizes, publications and scholarships. Qualifications for membership include junior standing with a major in English, a minimum GPA in English of 3.0, and standing in the upper 35 percent of the class.
The purpose of the Society of Physics Students is the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of physics, the encouragement of interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities, and the introduction of students to the professional community. The Society of Physics Students is a national organization for any college student interested in physics. The Doane University chapter is open to students of any major. Chapter activities seek to help students become contributing members of a professional community.
Student Congress (STUCO) is the self-governing body for all students. Student Congress represents and promotes student interests and opinions and allocates funds to campus-‐recognized organizations from student fees. Senators are required to work on a personal project each semester that aims for the betterment of the Doane Community. Student Congress also sponsors special events and is invited to meet bi-annually with the Doane University Board of Trustees as representatives of the student body. The student body elects president, vice-president, and upper class senators in the spring.
The Student Programming Board is the primary programming board for the creation and implementation of student activities. SPB is charged with the planning of events and programs that offer quality, diverse, social, educational and innovative activities on campus.
The Guild is Doane's largest themed community. Hosted out of Smith Hall the guild is focused around all things gaming! Video games, board games, card games, and more! They host a number of events on campus throughout the year including charity live-streams and gaming competitions. Guild members also have access to the Smith gaming room in the basement equipped with two large televisions and ample room for gaming of all sorts.
Tiger Pep Band is an instrumental music ensemble open to all students and performs at home football games during the fall semester. The ensemble utilizes a student-centered, constructivist approach, providing opportunities for students to develop skills in teaching, conducting, leadership, collaboration, communication, community engagement and outreach, composing, and arranging. Upon completion of this course, students will improve their musicianship through the performance of a varied repertoire of music selected and created by the students. Prerequisite(s): none.