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.

Better Together Interfaith Movement

Better Together Interfaith Movement intends to promote diversity of all faiths, beliefs, religions, and spiritualities, both secular and non secular on campus. This is done through dialogue on coexistence and diversity, trying to educate students on all these different faiths.

Catholics at Carthage

Catholics at Carthage is a welcoming community for Roman Catholic students on campus. Students gather to receive the Sacraments, worship, pursue catechetical formation, assist in service projects for the College and the wider community, and interact socially with other campus Catholics. Local priests share the sacramental duties and travel to Carthage each Sunday to say Mass, offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and perform any other necessary sacramental ministries. Student leaders serve as musicians, lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Community of undergraduate or graduate athletes who are interested in learning or growing a relationship with Jesus Christ alongside other athletes and coaches.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

IVCF is an evangelical, student-led Christian movement that ministers to students at more than 700 colleges and universities in the United States. It is non-denominational; everyone is welcome to participate. The emphasis on fellowship in IVCF brings about a non-threatening atmosphere of support and understanding in which members can grow in their faith and knowledge of Scripture. The Carthage chapter meets for large group fellowship weekly. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Students in the 2021 Christians and Muslims class visit the Islamic Society of Midwest. Muslim Society Awareness/Association

The Muslim Society Awareness/Association’s purpose within Carthage is to create an environment that is open to those who practice their faith on campus, in the community, and in the world, as well as students who want to learn more about the faith!

Theta Alpha Kappa

Theta Alpha Kappa is Carthage’s honors fraternity for religion students. It was established in 1976 by Prof. Albert Clark at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York for the purposes of honoring outstanding students in the fields of religious studies and theology. The society now hosts more than 250 active local chapters across the United States at public and private institutions both large and small. Students are elected to permanent membership in a local chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa on the basis of scholarly excellence. To be eligible for nomination, students must be in the top 35% of their class, have a 3.5 GPA in religious studies or theology courses, and have an overall GPA of 3.0. Residency and unit requirements must also be met. Theta Alpha Kappa is a not-for-profit educational corporation in the state of New York and a related scholarly organization of the American Academy of Religion.


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