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This honor organization is composed of individuals who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and related fields of education. Membership is by invitation. Knit & Crochet, Upstate Bring friends and crochet and knit with us! We can teach you the basics of crocheting and knit-ting so don’t be afraid to join! It’s easy to learn, fun, relaxing and best of all it’s free! Many of our projects that we make together as a club will be donated to local charities. Lambda Pi Eta The purpose of Lambda Pi Eta is to recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achieve-ment in communication studies, to stimulate interest in the field of communications, to promote and encourage professional development among communications majors, and to provide the oppor-tunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communications. Living on Purpose Campus Ministry Living on Purpose Campus Ministry is an on cam-pus bible study that is offered to equip, empower, and encourage students to live victoriously through the inspired word of God. Math Club The Math Club encourages math awareness and promotes interest in mathematics at USC Upstate. Club meetings address issues important to USC Upstate students with an interest in mathematics or an intention to work in the field of mathematics. MERGE MERGE is a collegiate group that exists to unite college students across Spartanburg to experi-ence God and love others in the process. Muslim Student Association The Muslim Student Association (MSA) is an organization that aims to create a community for Muslim students at USC Upstate and to foster un-derstanding and communication between students with any or no religious background. The MSA is a social group for Muslims of different cultures, and a forum for non- Muslim students to learn more about Muslim culture and the peaceful nature and beauty of the religion. The MSA strives to promote unity among Muslim students, help educate those who want to learn more about Islam, and to help create a diverse and inclusive community at USC Upstate. NAACP The mission of the USC Upstate Collegiate chapter of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educa-tional, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination with fellow high-achieving students. This involvement can make college a more rewarding experience. National Art Education Assoc., USC Upstate Chapter USC Upstate Student Chapter of National Art Edu-cation Association is a pre-professional organiza-tion with members dedicated to art education. This chapter will provide an effective transition from art education preparation to professional practice. Furthermore, the chapter will sponsor ser-vice projects to promote art education on campus and the community at large. Some projects will include speakers, conferences, and exhibitions to gain greater insight and perspective about teaching art. 115


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