Carthage has more than 130 student clubs and organizations through which students can get involved, explore possible careers, meet other students, work closely with faculty advisors, and perform customer service. See a full list of Carthage student organizations on The Harbor, our website for student organizations.
Beta Beta Beta
Beta Beta Beta is the honorary society for students who have displayed superior academic achievement in biology. The society aims to cultivate a keen interest in the natural sciences, to stimulate an appreciation for biological research, and to promote scholarship.
Carthage United to Rescue the Earth (CURE)
CURE is an environmental organization at Carthage that seeks to inform the student body about environmental issues. The group creates “Be Aware” posters every month to hang near the cafeteria, organizes on- and off-campus clean-ups, plans activities for Earth Week, and more. CURE meets weekly during the school year.
Gamma Theta Upsilon
Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) is an international honor society in geography. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. GTU chapter activities support geography knowledge and awareness.
Kappa Alpha Omicron
Kappa Alpha Omicron is the Environmental Science Honor Society at Carthage, which recognizes superior academic achievement in environmental science. To qualify, students must have completed at least three environmental science courses with a 3.2 GPA or above, as well as maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA overall. As an organization, KAO seeks to promote, encourage, and mentor new students in the field, as well as provide social, academic, and professional development opportunities for members.
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society at Carthage, recognizes superior scholastic ability in the field of political science. Students must have taken a minimum of three political science courses and maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and in political science courses. The organization promotes interest and understanding in the subject of government and politics. Pi Sigma Alpha also strives to make its members and the Carthage community better aware of political events and controversies.