Alpha Mu Gamma (AMG)
Alpha Mu Gamma is the National Foreign Language Honors Society of Ball State University. The main goal of the society is to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of world language study and to encourage interest in world languages, literature and cultures among all. The society is responsible for hosting the annual Harvest Fest and offers free tutoring to any student studying a world language or classical culture class taught at Ball State University.
The Arabic Club promotes awareness and appreciation of the Arabic language and cultures among the Ball State University community.
Chinese Culture and Language Club
Learning a new language is always better with friends to learn it with. This club is dedicated to having activities where you can practice Chinese and English skills with other Ball State students doing the same thing. Activities range from basketball and food tasting to singing and poem reading.
Eta Sigma Phi
This organization is declared a chapter of Eta Sigma Phi Fraternity, an Honorary Greek Letter Society of undergraduate students, whose purposes are:
- To develop and promote interest in classical study among students of colleges and universities.
- To promote closer fraternal relationships among students who are interested in classical study, including inter-campus relationship.
- To engage generally in an effort to stimulate interest in classical study and in the history, art, and literature on ancient Greece and Rome.
French Club-Le Cercle Francais
Le Cercle Francais is open to Ball State University students who are learning or who want to learn French. French–speakers of all levels are accepted. Club meetings focus on the French language and francophone culture. Allons-y.
Pi Delta Phi National French Honor Society – Pi Omicron
Pi Omicron is Ball State University's chapter of the National French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi. The highest academic honor in French and Francophone Studies and the oldest academic honor society for a modern foreign language in the United States, its purpose is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the French language and Francophone literatures, to increase the knowledge and appreciation of Americans for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world, and to stimulate and encourage French and Francophone cultural activities.
Delta Alpha Gamma (German Club)
The German Club of Ball State seeks to bring the many cultures of the vast German speaking world onto campus. This club seeks to promote an involvement in German culture through weekly conversation hours, a regular meeting over beverages to catch up on the German world, and engaging activities. Anyone with an interest in exploring and learning German is welcome to join Delta Alpha Gamma.
Delta Phi Alpha National German honor Society – Tau Chi Chapter
The National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship. The society aims to promote the study of the German language, literature and civilization. It strives to emphasize those aspects of German life and culture which are of universal value.
Japanese Conversation Club
This club has a weekly gathering of native and non-native speakers who have an interest in Japanese language.
Japanese Animation Society (JAS)
Japanese Animation Society is a group of Ball State students who come together and appreciate anime, manga, and other facets of Japanese entertainment. It is an easygoing environment for hanging out with friends and making some new friends too! Meeting times are 6-9 p.m. every Sunday in the Student Center room 303.
Pokemon Trainer’s Union
The Pokemon Trainer's Union is an organization for those who enjoy the franchise and like to congregate with others who also enjoy it. They celebrate all aspects of Pokemon. Activities include Trading Card Game events, video game events, and events that are dedicated to watching anime or readings of the manga.
The Spanish Club offers students the opportunity to practice Spanish and study the culture of Latin America and Spain in a low-intensity, student-run environment. Besides providing conversation hours in which students practice speaking and learn new vocabulary, the club organizes activities such as a movie night, salsa or tango lessons, a scavenger hunt, board games, a study abroad night, pronunciation practice, and activities of cultural relevance surrounding many holidays, for example Valentine’s Day, Holy Week, and Día de los Muertos. While most of the interaction is mainly in Spanish any and all levels of speaking experience is welcome.