Rooted in Blue: The History and Importance of Student Organizations at ISU


Student organizations shape the ISU experience. Just a few years after the Indiana State Normal School opened its doors, the students came together to create clubs based on their educational and social interests. Initially creating boarding clubs and literary societies, students later developed a wide array of organizations and clubs. Today ISU boasts approximately 300 registered student groups that cater to Greek societies, academic and scholastic achievement, and interests in cultural, religious, political, and recreational topicsThese student organizations continue to help shape and define the ISU college experience.  Explore how student organizations have defined the university experience throughout ISU history and preserve your own groups’ place in the history of Indiana State.


Curated by Katie Sutrina-Haney and Dennis Vetrovec