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Cultural Organizations

African Student's Organization (ASO) This organization provides a social network for African students at ECU, as well as educate the ECU community about African issues, cultures, and values. Facebook

Asian Student Association (ASA) The ASA is a preservation and understanding of Asian diversity, culture, and values. We believe that this organization will work to develop an intercultural bridge among students built on the foundations of cultural awareness, education, and understanding. Website

Black Student Union (BSU) The purpose of the ECU-BSU is to serve as a civic, community, social, and cultural resource for the black students at ECU. As a civic organization, the ECU-BSU seeks to influence policies affecting black students. As a community organization, we shall strive to create and maintain bonds with the ECU/Greenville Community. As a social organization the ECU-BSU shall promote social interaction among students at ECU, black students in particular. As a cultural organization the ECU-BSU shall promote academic performance, intellectual growth and intimate interaction between its members, as well as the Greenville/Pitt Community. Facebook

Caribbean Student Association (CSA) This organization is aimed at uniting Caribbean students together and creating a common ground. Facebook

East Carolina Native American Organization (ECNAO) The purpose of the ECNAO is to serve as a cultural resource for ECU and for all students, faculty, and staff at ECU and in the community. ECNAO will provide the university and surrounding community with programs and activities that will expose them to the riches of the native American contribution to America's history and culture. ECNAO will promote Native American culture as well as intellectual growth between its members and members of ECU and the community. ECNAO will strive to involve its members in learning experiences about the culture and history of Native Americans. ECNAO will also help ease the transition of its members from home life to college life by surrounding them with others of Native American heritage and also surrounding them with people from other cultures and ethnic groups. Facebook

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Student Union (GLBTSU) The GLBTSU provides a group in which ECU students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or allied with our causes may meet to further these issues on campus and in the surrounding community. Website

Hillel The mission is to maximize the number of Jews doing things with other Jews. Hillel actively seeks to engage Jewish students on their own terms: to provide them with opportunities to do things that are meaningful and appealing to them. Students are empowered to take responsibility for their Jewish identity, whether they wish to participate in a community service project, express themselves artistically, participate in a social event, engage in informal Jewish learning or attend religious services. Any student may participate in Hillel. Hillel is committed to a pluralistic vision of Judaism that embraces all movements. Website

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) The mission of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Need website/fb page.

Student Activities Board-Initiatives Chairperson The Student Activities Board of ECU offers an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to take advantage of the most creative, energetic, and entertaining entity on campus. The SAB is a dedicated, student-based organization committed to planning innovative and exciting programs for the university community. We are comprised of seven committees whose sole responsibility is to plan and execute programs and events that will interest the entire student body and university community. Website

Student Association of Spanish-Latino Affairs (SALSA) The purpose of SALSA is to promote Hispanic awareness throughout campus and the surrounding community. SALSA proudly represents a variety of different cultures and different backgrounds. We encourage unity between all ethnicities, especially Hispanics. At ECU we recognize both the need for unity among Hispanic students and a strong relationship among our community. We acknowledge the value of diversity and distinctiveness of the Latino/Hispanic community and recognize both the need for unity among Latino/Hispanic students and a strong relationship among all undergraduates, graduates, faculty, staff, and community. Website

Student Government Association-Diversity Chairperson All ECU students are members of the SGA, which is the official representative governing body for ECU students. The purposes of the SGA is to provide a means for responsible and effective student participation in the organization and control of student affairs; to investigate student problems and participate in those decisions affecting students; to act in the best interests of the student body and university community; to provide an official voice for expressing student opinion; to provide a means whereby students can gain experience and training in responsible political participation; and to foster an awareness of the students' positions within campus, local, state, national, and international communities. Website