Clubs and Honor Societies

GAMMA THETA UPSILON is an international honor society in geography. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. The GTU chapter at University of Central Arkansas supports geography knowledge and awareness. Initiates to GTU must complete a minimum of three Geography courses, have a B average in geography, rank in the upper 35% of their class, and have completed at least three semesters of college course work. Interested students can contact Dr. O’Connell at (501) 450-5636 or

The GEOGRAPHY CLUB is open to any interested UCA student. This club is active in outside activities including: caving, canoeing, camping, and backpacking. As a service to the community, the Geography Club has been involved in painting large maps of the United States in elementary schoolyards in Conway. Interested students can contact Dr. O’Connell at (501) 450-5636 or