Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs and Organizations

Penn State Brandywine encourages students' participation and leadership in an array of active student organizations and other campus leadership opportunities. By joining a student organization, becoming an Orientation Leader over the summer, or attending leadership development programs (such as the Penn State Leadership Conference), you can easily get involved with campus life and build valuable leadership skills. Join one of the many existing student organizations or start your own!

For information on starting a club, contact the Gary Miller at 610-892-1321 or gmm21@psu.edu.

Clubs and Organizations
Important Dates - Fall 2017

Council of Club President Meetings: September 29, October 27, December 1, 2017

2017-2018 Registered Clubs and Organizations

Penn State Brandywine encourages students to get involved in student organizations.
Below is a list of registered clubs and organizations available at Penn State Brandywine.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is a club motivated to give people their human rights. This club is intended to involve students in a creative and progressive environment to write and sign letters to get innocent people out of jail or other unjustful situations. Also, we fundraise to help the less fortunate. Amnesty International is dedicated to changing lives.
President: Sevgi Isik

Black Student League (BSL)
The purpose of this club is to provide an uplifting safe environment to express black cultures and values to everyone. We will engage our members/community in discussions on issues facing the black community and its diverse sub-sections. BSL will also serve as the primary advocacy organization for black students.
President: Monet Bradford

Blue & White Society
The purpose of this club is to support the Penn State Alumni Association's mission to connect alumni, provide service to alumni, and to support the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service. The club will also support Penn State students; instill Penn State pride in our communities; enhance the student experience at Penn State Brandywine; and encourage students to become involved with their University for life.
President: Christina Pentimall

Brandywine Book Club
The Brandywine Book Club provides an opportunity for students who enjoy reading leisurely to engage in thoughtful dialogue. The club is intended to encourage discussion of a variety of topics found in literature. This club is expected to attract students from various backgrounds and perspectives.
President: Alexandria Hatchett

Brandywine Events & Activities Service Team (B.E.A.S.T.)
B.E.A.S.T. is responsible for providing fun, educational, recreational, spiritual, and cultural programs and events to the campus community.
Contact: Bridget O'Donnell, Assistant Director of Student Activities

Brandywine Math Club
The Brandywine Math Club's purpose is to promote mathematics as a whole. We aim to provide an environment where members can engage in recreational math and mathematics education. As a whole, we want to promote a positive image and attitude towards the subject!
President: Tyler Labus

D20 Club
Have you ever wanted to play games like DnD, Magic the Gathering? Well in the D20 Club that is what we do!  Feel free to come to one of our meetings to sign up, and bring your friends too!
President: Jake Overton

Engineering Club
The purpose of this club is to provide leadership and educational opportunities for members. We also help Brandywine become more diverse. In addition, we work on expanding the culture awareness on the campus.
President: Max Savidge

Honors Student Association
Honors Student Association will engage and connect honors students with one another through interactive activities. The HAS is intended to provide additional activities for students in the Cooper Honors program. These activities will be run by the Executive Board with assistance from other members.
President: Victor Ficcara

IST/SRA Club
IST/SRA is a club that is geared toward students who are interested in Information Science & Technology and Security & Risk Analysis. This club is intended to provide guidance and resources for IST and SRA majors, as well as organize events that relate to these majors.
President: Stephon Waller

Lion Ambassadors
The Lion Ambassadors serve the Penn State Brandywine campus community by providing tours for prospective students and their families. They also support the Admissions staff at various campus events including open houses, offer programs, and graduation.
President: Madison Beebe

Lion's Eye
The Lion's Eye is the student-run campus newspaper.
Contact Karen Theveny, kct13@psu.edu

Lion's Roar Step Team
The Lion's Roar Step Team's purpose is to create a bonding organization and friendly club through the art of step. Our mission is to have members become skilled and designed in step while also creating a "haven" and non-judgmental zone for longtime friendships and alliances to develop.
President: Gail Porter

Marketing and Communications Club
MarComm offers students a creative outlet relating to promotion, marketing, and communication and to promote awareness of marketing and communications careers.
President: Ricky Ranalli

Multicultural Club
The multicultural club seeks to explore and unite people of all cultures and backgrounds to foster a greater understanding of the human spirit.
President: Wamboi Wamoni

Musicians Collaborative
Musician Collaborative helps serve a vital need at Brandywine. Not only does it aid the networking process of musicians, linking them with each other and the music community as a whole, but it will provide on-campus opportunities to gain experience and recognition for their craft. Ideally, our organization will work to connect other groups and aid in fundraising and general entertainment by making music an integral part of student life.
President: David Lank

Nittany Christian Fellowship
The Nittany Christian Fellowship nurtures students through fellowship, biblical teaching, and praise and worship.
President: Patrick Drago

Penn In Hand
Penn in Hand is the literary magazine for the Brandywine campus. For many years, this publication has benefited students and faculty by providing an outlet for all manners of creative works. The annual showcase for campus talent offered by Penn In Hand is an excellent experience for our student contributors, and it stands as a perennial badge of honor for our campus.
President: Chris Heer

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
Phi Beta Lambda is an individual chapter of Pennsylvania. PBL is part of a national organization that recognizes future business leaders and helps them learn valuable business skill sets as well as leadership skills while organizing and volunteering for many different local and national charities and organizations.
President: Mary Chawn

Ping Pong Club
Ping-Pong Club is geared toward students who are interested in both competing in Ping-Pong and learning how to play. The club is even for people who don't play ping-pong and just want to meet new people and make friends.
President Haithem Shaban

Pool Club
Pool Club is geared toward students who are interested in both competing in Pool and learning how to play. The club is for everyone.
President: Andre Odorico

Pre-Med Club
The Pre-Med Club is focused on providing students interested in medicine with more opportunities on- and off-campus. These opportunities may include volunteering in hospitals, mCAT prep, or other events of the sort. It will help create a union within students geared toward science, while also encouraging competition. 
President: Aamir Siddiqui

PSU Hype Squad
PSU Hype Squad will be the life of Brandywine. We want to build school spirit and loyalty. We will render services to the school by participating in activities of various school and community events. We will perform dance routines at basketball games, volleyball games, etc. We want to bring that school spirit out!  We want to have fun and make the campus a little more lively!
President:: Wardell Shephard

Psychology
The Psychology Club is designed to unify students interested in and enhance student's knowledge about the field of psychology.
President: Paul Ashcraft

Rainbow Alliance
The Gay Straight Alliance provides support for students who identify as LGBTA or wish to be an ally. This club provides awareness, support, and programming to the campus community.
President: Laura Gillin

Residence Hall Association
The purpose of the Residence Hall Association shall be to create a strong and vibrant community in all residence, to address concerns of residents regarding residence hall issues, to recommend, review, formulate, and develop policies/procedures relating to the residence halls, to provide representation to University administrators, to assist with the development of a healthy living community that promotes respect, responsibility, and community, and to provide leadership opportunities to residential students.
President: A'Nasia Love

Robotics
The Robotics Club is intended to develop engineering skills through the design and construction of robots.
President: Thomas England

Society of Accounting Students
The Society of Accounting Students is an organization focused on the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in the field of Accounting. The organization is created to provide guidance and resources for current and prospective students studying accounting, as well as organize events related to careers in accounting.
President: Christopher Kearney

Student Government Association (S.G.A.)
SGA is the governing body for Brandywine students. The mission of SGA is to advocate for the needs of a diverse campus community.
President: Neeka Pharaud

Sustainovation Club
The club will explore the intersections of sustainability and innovation as we seek to understand and address the challenges of Planet Earth. Sustainability is defined as the simultaneous pursuit of human health and happiness, environmental quality, and economic well-being for current and future generations. We welcome students from all majors to join us for events and programs on campus and with community partners!
President: James Tyson

THON
THON is the largest student run philanthropy in the world and is run by students attending Penn State. The goal of THON is to raise money for children with cancer at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The money raised covers all medical costs for the children, as well as cancer research. Our organization is paired with the Trevor King family. This means we also provide emotional support for this family who has been affected by childhood cancer.
President: Alexis Proctor

Women in STEM
Women in STEM is for women who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and anyone who is for this cause is welcome. This club is to mentor, support, inspire, and empower. While the title may say women in STEM, this club is for anyone who supports women and wants to help further our cause to increase more opportunities in the workplace and on campus.
President: Ifreet Rahman

World Language Club
The World Language Club is a student-run organization that offers great opportunities for student leadership and global awareness of the importance of other languages and cultures of the world. Through monthly meetings, cultural events, and volunteer opportunities, club members can enhance their tolerance and understanding of similar and different customs, languages, and cultures.
President: Maria F. Ruiz

Young Republicans Club
President: Edward Kokalari

CLUB SPORTS

Cheerleading
President: Susan Wolf

Volleyball
The Penn State Brandywine Volleyball Club is geared towards any student interested in volleyball regardless of skill level. Our goal is to improve everyone's game so that they can participate in local indoor and outdoor tournaments.
President: Max Savidge