Student Organizations

Student Organizations play a large role in developing as a student and as a professional artist. At EKU we offer a variety of student organizations where you can socialize, help the community, and prepare for your professional life as an artist/master craftsperson.

The Art Student Association (ASA)

Are you interested in:

  • Organizing and participating in social events?
  • Raising funds for the organization, the department or the community?
  • Organizing trips to art exhibits, museums, or to participate in professional activities?
  • Contribuiting to the sense of community within the Department?
  • Serving as a member of the Student Advisory Council in order to bring the student concerns and needs to the administration?

As a member of the Art Student Association, you can participate in all of these great things! If you are interested in becomming a member, contact Melissa Vandenberg!


American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA GROUP)

Do you:

  • Want to become of member of the largest professional membership organization for design?
  • Have an opportunity to exchange ideas and information with over 22,000 other design professionals?

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) at EKU is a student organization affiliated with the Cincinnati AIGA Chapter.

To become a member, contact Ida Kumoji.


Art Education Student Association (AESA)

AESA activities

As an active member of the AESA, you:

  • Have the opportunity to attend State (Kentucky Art Education Association) and national (National Art Eduction Association) conventions.
  • Participate in creating a stronger campus community.
  • Participate in fundraising opportunities such as bake sale and art sales.
  • Use your talents to enrich the lives of others by working at the Ronald McDonald House.
  • Put a smile on a child's face by painting faces at local art fairs.
  • Become an advocate for the arts locally, state-wide, and nationally.
  • Play a role in preserving the arts in our schools.

If you would like to join AESA, contact Ilona Szekely

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