Other Student Organizations

Association for Students Interested in Asia (Asia club)
This club informs the Furman community about different cultural, historical, and religious aspects of Asian countries through a series of movies, lectures and hands-on activities.

Encouraging Respect of Sexualities (EROS)
For students who identify as or are supportive of gender identity and sexual minorities, EROS provides a safe social space where students can feel free to be who they are, freely express their gender and sexual identity, and receive support from other students.

Furman University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (FU NAACP)
The FU NAACP exists to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equity of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Furman University Gospel Ensemble (FUGE)
A nondenominational organization whose purpose is to sing Christian songs in the African tradition, the choir performs on campus and in area churches while promoting religious and cultural awareness.

Furman University International Students Association (FUISA)
FUISA works to orient international students to college life in the United States by providing a support network and an opportunity for students of different nationalities to meet and exchange ideas.

Hispanic Organization of Learning and Awareness (HOLA)
HOLA promotes Hispanic culture at Furman and in the community by providing an enriching experience for students and by encouraging outreach to Greenville's Hispanic residents.

Ladies of Distinction
This group is an after-school program that allows Furman women to mentor and tutor young women at Beck Academy. The theme of the Ladies of Distinction is to "Instill a positive self-image from the inside-out."

Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS)
An undergraduate chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), MAPS exists to realize SNMA's mission to increase the admittance and matriculation of under-represented minorities into our nation's medical schools.

Student League for Black Culture (SLBC)
SLBC encourages racial interaction, sensitivity, harmony and education by bringing speakers to campus who have made significant contributions to the enhancement of black awareness. SLBC encourages the social and cultural interaction of black students by sponsoring black-oriented activities, and it serves as a liaison between the black communities of Greenville and surrounding areas and the black student community at Furman. SLBC members participate in community service projects through the Heller Service Corps.

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