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.
Carthage’s Geo Club is a notably vibrant and active student club on campus, dedicated to promoting a wider awareness of geospatial science, geography, and geographic diversity among the general student body. Activities include camping and geocaching trips, and excursions to geographical points of interest such as Chicago and Milwaukee. The Geo Club also organizes events to commemorate Geography Awareness Week, including demonstrations and GPS “treasure hunting” for GIS Day.
The Carthage College Planeteers offer an opportunity for concerned individuals to create change at the local, state and national level. Members execute a set of goals each semester that enhance the group’s long-term objectives and promote an environmentally friendly campus, and a recycling- and waste prevention-savvy student body.
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.