A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Student Groups

The African Network (AfriNet) is a student group created by LLU students in 2008 to celebrate the 22 African nations that are represented on our campus. Their mission is to fully engage African students socially, spiritually, academically, and professionally within the LLU community. They also actively participate in activities supportive to the environment and contribute to African development.

The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) is composed of students and friends of all the health-oriented curricula of the University. Its purpose is to provide academic, spiritual, social, and ethnocultural support for its members as well as to engage in community outreach. While the majority of its members are of Latino heritage, any and all students regardless of ethnic heritage are invited to participate in and learn from Latino cultural and social activities. In harmony with the LLU office of diversity standards, ALAS welcomes all ethnic groups into its membership.

The Black Health Professional Student Association (BHPSA) is comprised of students and friends of all the health-oriented curricula of the University. Its purpose is to provide academic, spiritual, social, and ethnocultural support for its members, as well as to engage in community outreach. While the majority of its members are of African heritage, any and all students regardless of ethnic heritage are invited to participate in and learn from African cultural and social activities. In harmony with the LLU office of diversity standards, BHPSA welcomes all ethnic groups into its membership.

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is the oldest and largest student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Membership includes more than 6,000 medical students, pre-medical students, residents and physicians. Established in 1964 by medical students from Howard University and Meharry medical schools, the SNMA boasts over 40 years of advocacy and service to underserved communities and medical students.