Student Organizations, Activities, and Leadership Development Opportunities
Emmaus offers intercollegiate men’s and women’s basketball, men’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. In addition, the college offers club softball and provides a full intramural sports program including basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, softball, badminton, and racquetball.
Music Performing Groups:
Students have opportunities for involvement in various music ministries at Emmaus including Chapel Choir, the Emmaus Ensemble, and several small group ensembles. The vocal groups provide ministry at special events throughout the year, both on- and off-campus.
Students are elected by the student body to fill the offices of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary, and Off-Campus Representative of Student Government. The students of the first-year class choose two class representatives. Student Government plans numerous social activities throughout the year. These include all-school picnics, recreation nights, Prayer and Praise, skiing and skating outings, and annual events such as the Christmas event, Winterfest, and the Senior Banquet.
Student leaders are selected by application and interview to serve and support their fellow students by providing encouragement and guidance in their college experience.
Emmaus Student Ambassadors (ESA):
The mission of the Emmaus Student Ambassadors is to partner with the Office of Enrollment Services to develop a sense
of collegiate pride on campus and a global awareness of Emmaus off campus, radiating from the Dubuque community outward.
Growth Group Leaders:
Growth Group leaders oversee the small group ministry on campus, which provides a community for care and growth. All full-time students at Emmaus participate in Growth Groups as part of the Chapel program.
Student Missionary Fellowship:
Student Missionary Fellowship (SMF) promotes a passion for student involvement in the Great Commission through prayer, reports from local and overseas evangelists and missionaries, and special programs.
Women’s Chapel Committee:
The purpose of the Women’s Chapel Committee is to provide opportunities for female students to teach and encourage one another through worship, prayer, and devotion. The Women’s Chapel Committee organizes two women’s chapels and one women’s event each semester.
The Yearbook program is a scholastic journalism program designed to create a print monument to what God has done at Emmaus Bible College each school year. Participating students gain experience in desktop publishing, including writing, photography, layout, and leadership.
Counseling Psychology Student Council:
A small group of Counseling Psychology students meet throughout the school year as representatives of fellow
Counseling Psychology students for the purpose of planning, academic development, fellowship, and prayer.
CREW (Cultivating Responsible Educators Worldwide):
CREW plans activities throughout the year to enhance fellowship, prayer, and professional development for Teacher Education majors.
Emmaus Youth Ministry (EYM):
Emmaus Youth Ministry is the student fellowship group for the Youth Ministry major or minor. Its purpose is to speak into each other’s lives through regular meetings for prayer, fellowship, and peer-driven equipping for disciplining youth, caring for families, and understanding the needs of youth culture.
“Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom He gives” Colossians 3:16.