“Ambassadors” is a student organization affiliated with the Institutional Advancement Office. Members of the organization serve as hostesses for alumnae gatherings on campus throughout the year, attend alumnae meetings off campus, and help organize the annual phonathon. Upperclass students are selected for this organization each spring semester.
C.H.I.C.S. members are dedicated to educating the Salem campus community about the nature of cancer and ways to prevent it. They provide a support group for those who are dealing with cancer as well as activities and projects that provide a service to Salem College and the greater community of Winston-Salem. The group is a sponsor of Winston-Salem’s annual “Race for the Cure,” a walk/run that begins in Old Salem which raises money for breast cancer research.
The Fleer Leadership Council is comprised or Fleer student representatives interested in working on behalf of the Fleer student population. The Council meets monthly. All Fleer students are welcome to attend.
Fremdendienerin is a German word meaning “one who serves strangers.” This organization, sponsored by the Office of Admissions, supports the interests of prospective students by giving campus tours, hosting overnight visits, and presenting at admissions panels. Students are selected in the spring semester.
Habitat for Humanity International is an organization that, in partnership with the local Forsyth County Affiliate, is committed to helping provide homes to people in need. The activities involve building “blitz” projects, blitz preparation, fundraising, and educating Salem and the surrounding communities about affordable housing. Building trips are also a possibility for all those interested.
The Order of the Scorpion serves the College through projects which promote campus unity and seek to preserve the “spirit of Salem.” The membership is composed of upperclass students who are selected by members of the order.
Rotaract is an international organization of service clubs for college students that fosters leadership and professional development, encourages high ethical standards in business, and promotes international understanding and peace. The Salem College chapter works closely with the Winston-Salem Rotary Club.
The Salem Leadership Connection is a community outreach program that provides college access information to students in our local community who would be the first in their families to go to college or who come from underrepresented backgrounds. Salem students interested in this initiative train through an intensive process and speak with students in middle schools and high schools about how to be successful when they apply to college and once they matriculate.
The Student Government Association is the means by which Salem students govern themselves and uphold Salem values such as conduct, unity, individual responsibility, and adherence to the Salem College honor tradition. Membership is open to all traditional-age students. Non-traditional age students may be involved as non-voting members. Student organizations within SGA include: Honor Council, Legislative Board, and the Executive Board.