Herzing University - Madison campus has many organizations and clubs that allow students to get involved in their community and profession.
Below is a list of just some of the opportunities available:
Herzing Community of Networkers (HCON)
Internal Projects include learning how to secure operating systems and applications and learning common tools and procedures for troubleshooting networks. Students do various Non-profit projects helping with hardware problems, general troubleshooting, or entering data into databases.
Herzing Coalition of Programmers (HCOP)
Programming Language Instruction Project - Languages: PHP, ASP, VB.NET, C#.NET, JAVA, C++, and HTML/CSS. Databases: Access, MySQL, and MS SQL Server. Create dynamic websites for Herzing organizations using PHP and MySOL. Programmable Battle Robots Project—Construct and program mini robots in conjunction with electronics students to be used in local competitions.
Mad-City Design (MCD)
This student group is made up of designers from both the Game Development and Graphic Design programs. It strives to bring out the best in the school’s designers by encouraging and sharing collective knowledge. Members stay in close contact with alumni to keep in the loop on what is going on in the real world, which helps to ensure that they have the strongest portfolios possible in order to be desirable to potential employers. Check out more info at www.madcitydesign.com .
Student Nurse Association (SNA)
Aids in the development of the professional nurse role by providing experiences to enrich the nursing education by Herzing. Projects have included: A Health Fair where over 30 vendors attended and the organization donated $500 to Hospice Care Inc. from silent auction proceeds, class trip to see the Body World Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, volunteering for Toys for Tots distribution, and tour of the Nasco plant in Fort Atkinson.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
Student chapter of international organization. Students are able to build skills and connections within the game development industry. Activities include game development competitions, industry networking, and game tournaments. Check out more info at http://madtownigda.com .
Herzing Veteran’s Organization (HVO)
This organization focuses on camaraderie amongst members who can offer experience and advice on VA (Veterans Affairs) benefits.
Phi Beta Lamba (PBL) - Future Business Leaders
Extra-curricular activities such as bowling, movies, lunches, and picnics. Fundraisers for Reach and Teach, Tsunami victims, new UW Hospital Children’s Wing, etc. Two state PBL conferences per year in the Fall and Spring which include seminars and competitions. Common subject areas for our students include Business Law, Accounting for Professionals, Information Management, Statistical Analysis, Computer Applications, Networking Concepts, and Human Resource Management.
Herzing Student Senate (HUSS)
HUSS provides students with a forum to allocate their student activity funds toward extracurricular activities that meet their interests and needs, and that enhance their university experience. The senate also provides a forum for the faculty and staff of Herzing University—Madison to communicate with the students about university events, policy, and student issues.
Herzing U Booster Club
The Booster Club is a great way to be involved in the Herzing community and bring everyone closer together. Students can work together to plan events, outings, networking opportunities, and get to know each other better.