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.

Advocates for Social Change

Advocates for Social Change seeks to educate the student body on current social justice issues and offers service opportunities. ASC hosts social justice educational events throughout the year as well as participating in service projects such as the Days for Girls program.

Phi Alpha — Zeta Mu Chapter

Phi Alpha is a national Social Work Honor Society. The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideas. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. In order to be eligible, students must have a 3.25 GPA and at least three courses in social work at Carthage.

Circle K

An international collegiate service organization associated with Kiwanis International, Circle K promotes service, leadership, and fellowship.

Phi Delta Chi

Phi Delta Chi, a women’s service fraternity, works on numerous projects for both the Carthage and Kenosha/Racine communities, including volunteering for Special Olympics and at nursing homes. Members must maintain a 2.0 and complete 10 hours of service each semester.

United Women of Color

United Women of Color provides leadership opportunities, hosts activities to enrich its members socially and academically, strengthens the image of minority women in the Carthage community, and works to build respect and tolerance between all students. Membership is open to all students.

Pals and Partners

The Pals and Partners program pairs Carthage students with community children who are identified as “at-risk” because of home life or experiences in school. Carthage students provide positive role models for the children and hold activities after school.

Alpha Mu Gamma

Alpha Mu Gamma, the national honorary foreign language fraternity, aims to celebrate the cultural differences of our global society and to honor those who have excelled academically in foreign languages. The group sponsors campus educational and social events.

Black Student Union

BSU aims to provide leadership opportunities for its members, sponsor activities that furnish social and academic enrichment for black students, strengthen the image of black students in the Carthage community, work towards building respect and tolerance between all races, and foster a unified bond between all students. The group is open to all interested students.

Habitat for Humanity

The Carthage chapter of Habitat for Humanity strives to eliminate poverty. Members work with the Racine Habitat for Humanity group. Every spring break we go on an annual Collegiate Challenge trip and travel to places like Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Georgia to help build homes for low-income families.


To see more Carthage student organizations, visit The Harbor