Special Interest

African Student Association
Address: OBP #85510
Advisers: Katie Binetti, 710-1590; Sara Alexander, 710-4377; Kelley Kimple, 710-6949
Purpose: To promote diversity cultural awareness and enhance the understanding of and sensitivity of different cultures on the Baylor campus.

Aikido Club
Purpose: To promote the practice of Yoseikan Budo/Aikido and educate the Baylor community about self defense and Japanese martial arts as an important aspect of Japanese culture.

Asian Students Association
Address: OBP #85633
Advisers: Xin Wang, 710-2209; Jerry Park, 710-3150; Ben Song, 710-3348
Purpose: To promote friendship and understanding among Asians and other Baylor students through service and social functions.

Association of Black Students
Address: OBP #85625
Adviser: Ida Jamshidi, 710-4074
Purpose: Organization supporting unity among African-American students at Baylor.

Baylor Italian Club
Purpose: Organization dedicated to promoting the Italian culture and language.

Baylor Swing Dance Society
Purpose: Organization dedicated to promoting the Italian culture and language.

Big XII Council on Black Student Leadership
Purpose: To provide strong determined and courageous leadership and advocacy to affect our social and academic environment toward consideration of Baylor's collective concerns and issues where it pertains to the educational, socio-cultural, economic and spiritual well being of the African American community.

Brazilian Student Association
Address: OBP #97494
Adviser: Lily Fuertes, 710-4531
Purpose: To promote a greater understanding of Brazilian and other Portuguese speaking countries among Baylor and the Waco community and to assist Portuguese speaking international students with their integration into the Baylor community.

Caribbean Student Association
Purpose: To promote the diversity of the Caribbean culture and to unite students of Caribbean background.

Chinese Students and Scholars
Purpose: Chinese Student & Scholar Association follows closely the rights and daily life of Chinese students and scholars who study or work at Baylor University. And now We warmly welcome our new 2011 students and scholars.

Ethiopian/Eritrean Student Association
Address: OBP #85540
Adviser: Janet Dorrell, 710-3735; Jimmy Dorrell, 254-753-4900
Purpose: Baylor ESA was established in order to share the current events, history, culture, and traditions of the Ethiopian/ Eritrean people as well as to give back to our community- local and abroad, by educating people about who we are and what we stand for: unity in helping one another.

Filipino Student Association
Address: OBP #85536
Adviser: Rose Youngblood, 710-2561
Purpose: To promote the culture of the Philippines throughout the campus and to represent the Filipino community at Baylor.

Hispanic Student Association
Address: OBP #85628
Advisers: Omar Pachecano, 710-4552; Rizalia Klausemeyer, 710-2666; Pedro Reyes, 710-7804; Fred Loa, 710-6008
Purpose: To foster interest in the Hispanic culture

Indian Subcontinent Student Association
Address: OBP #85629
Adviser: Jacqueline Dove
Purpose: To promote understanding of Indian traditions and culture and the making of new friends with different backgrounds. To participate in various service, social, cultural, and intramural events throughout the year.

Japanese Student Association
Address: OBP: #85644
Adviser: Yuko Prefume, 710-4283
Purpose: The goals of JSA are to immerse our members and the local community in Japanese Culture and to increase their exposure to Japanese language and customs.

Korean Student Association
Address: OBP #85647
Adviser: David Uber, 710-6026
Purpose: To provide a social organization and to promote an awareness and appreciation for the Korean culture through various services and social functions for the students attending Baylor University.

Latin Dance Society
Address: OBP #97518
Adviser: Jerry Gordon, 710-3661
Purpose: To encourage student involvement in the Latin culture and to demonstrate the different styles of salsa and merengue dancing and other Latin influenced dances.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Address: OBP #85585
Adviser: Ramona Curtis, 710-1294
Purpose:To build coalitions among people of various cultural and racial backgrounds and promote unity through Baylor University and the surrounding community.

Vietnamese Student Association
Address: OBP #85538
Adviser: Bob Kane, 710-4556
Purpose: To promote Vietnamese culture to the student body at Baylor.