Environmental Health Science Student Organizations

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The Department of EHS is a member of The Association of Environmental Academic Programs.

Environmental Health Science Club

Membership is open to all East Central University students who are interested in exploring environmental issues and circumstances that relate human and environmental well being.

Advisor: Dr. Guy Sewell
Meetings: 12:00noon, P&ES 262, meetings as needed
Campus Phone: 580-559-5547

President: Brittiany Smith
Vice President: Daylan Webb
Secretary: Mamata Bhandari
Treasurer: Linzi Thompson
Public Information Officer: Michael Carlton

Recycling Coordinator: David Traxler


  • To be committed to the betterment of the nation's health;
  • To promote the active improvement of environmental health professional education;
  • To involve its members in the social, moral, and ethnical obligations of the profession of environmental health;
  • To assist in the improvement and understanding of environmental health problems;
  • To contribute to the welfare of environmental health students; and
  • To advance the profession of environmental health


  • Ada Area Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day;
  • Earth Day;
  • America Recycles Day;
  • Blue Thumb Program;
  • World Water Watch;
  • Tours of environmental health graduate programs;
  • And more...

Epsilon Nu Eta (Environmental Health Sciences Honor Society)

Advisor:  Dr. Guy Sewell
Meetings: As needed, P&ES 262
Campus Phone:  580-559-5547

The Federated Chapters of Epsilon Nu Eta Environmental Health Sciences Honor Society embodies Elpis Neogenes Hpeirou, or "the hope of a new-born earth."

Epsilon Nu Eta serves three purposes:

  • to recognize persons who have attained a high standard of leadership and scholarship in Environmental Health Sciences studies and activities, to encourage them to continue these endeavors, and to inspire others to strive for similar conspicuous attainment;
  • to bring together persons most knowledgeable in and zealous toward Environmental Health Sciences, and thus to create an organization which will promote the advancement of the science and practice of the art of Environmental Health Sciences;
  • to bring together members of the faculty and student body on a basis of mutual interest, understanding and helpfulness.

Epsilon Nu Eta is an honor society. Membership in the organization is highly selective. An Honor Society must define and maintain a high standard for membership for that membership to be highly valued.

The general qualifications for membership in the organization shall be exemplary character, scholarship, intelligence, service and leadership in Environmental Health Sciences, fellowship and consecration to democratic ideals. Election will always be without regard to age, sex, race, creed, color, religion, or natural origin.

Each student candidate must be an Environmental Health Sciences major and have:

  • one full academic year of residence at this University and a 3.0 grade point average;
  • if junior standing, upper 1/4 class rank, completion of at least 15 credit hours of Environmental Health Sciences courses, and at least a "B" average in all Environmental Health Sciences courses;
  • if senior standing, upper 1/3 class rank, completion of at least 21 credit hours of Environmental Health Sciences courses.