Pugh Center Organizations

Common Goals ... Common Ground
Student in Pugh CenterThe organizations listed maintain offices in the Pugh Center.

Amnesty International
Strives to increase awareness of human-rights struggles around the world.

Asian-American Student Association
Supports the issues and concerns of Asian cultures represented in the student body.

Asian Cultural Society
Promotes a better understanding of East Asian languages and civilizations through activities that encompass all aspects of East Asian life, ranging from traditional art, music, and drama to economics and history.

B'nai B'rith Hillel
A nationally affiliated Jewish organization for college students that sponsors both social activities and religious services in their club space in the Pugh Center, which includes a kosher kitchen.

The Bridge
Encourages gay, lesbian, and bisexual people to live with honesty and dignity. Sponsors a variety of events and programs as well as coordinating the Lesbian/Gay Information Phoneline.

Colby Christian Fellowship
A chapter of the interdenominational Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, an international student Christian organization, which provides opportunities for fellowship, worship, prayer, Bible study, and community service.

Four Winds
Provides opportunities to explore and experience various aspects of Native American cultures.

Colby International Club
Heightens global awareness through myriad activities that include discussions and dinners. A highlight is the International Extravaganza, an annual spring-semester event full of songs, dances, fashions, and food.

Colby Muslim Group
Offers supportive activities and a place for daily prayers and also maintains a mosque in another area of the campus for traditional services.

Newman Council
The Catholic student organization on campus, this club conducts religious services, maintains a religious library, sponsors speakers, raises funds on behalf of local charitable projects, and provides individual spiritual counseling.

Society Organized Against Racism (SOAR)
A member of a consortium of institutions from throughout New England that works to combat racism and prejudice in higher education by sponsoring discussions and guest speakers, publishing a newsletter, and attending the annual student conference.

Student Government Association (SGA)
Stu-A is the executive branch of Colby's all-campus government. Working closely with the all-campus Presidents' Council and the four Commons councils, Stu-A serves as the funding and supervisory board for the many clubs and student organizations of the College. In addition, Stu-A serves as a communication link among students, faculty, administrators, and trustees.

Student Organized for Black and Hispanic Unity (SOBHU)
Promotes intra-group relationships and is committed to increasing student awareness of African-American and Hispanic cultures through lectures, speakers, and other fun and informative events.

The Women's Group
Maintains a library and sponsors lectures and films.