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 Office of Student Affairs at 610-892-1321 or

Clubs and Organization Registration dates for 2015 - 2016
Fall Semester: August 1 - October 17
Spring Semester: December 14 - February 26

2015-2016 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.

A Capella
This club is for students looking for an outlet to sing and perform A Capella style music.
Contact President: Luke Burdsall,

The Anime Club is for students with an interest in Anime to watch, share, and discuss opinions using anime clips. This group occasionally sponsors Anime related events including game shows/quizzes.
Contact President: Julia Gallagher,

Geared for people that enjoy astronomy and the discussion of natural phenomena throughout the universe.
Contact President: Dave Conran,

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: Amy Dealy,

Brandywine Freethinkers
The Brandywine Freethinkers club serves to provide information and awareness on issues plaguing secularists. This group is not identity exclusive and includes atheists, agnostics, apostates, non-believers, freethinkers, etc.
Contact President: Adam Bivens,

Dance Team
Penn State Brandywine Dance Team is for students who are interested in new and unique styles of dance.
Contact President: Nicole Dantzler,

Bollywood Dance Team
This club is for students interested in learning the style of Bollywood dance which originated in India. It's also a great opportunity to get a nice workout!
Contact President: Aisha Patel,

The Drama Club focuses on students interested in the performing arts and the multiple aspects of theatre including but not limited to acting, technical, playwriting, and performances. 
Contact President: Emily Rose,

The Engineering Club is designed to get current engineering students engaged with the program. They promote interest in 3D printing and other technologies.  This club fosters an environment of teamwork community.
Contact President: Cindy Nguyen,

Four Diamonds
The Brandywine Four Diamonds club houses the representative group of Penn State Brandywine THON. The goal of this club is to raise funds for Brandywine THON.
Contact President: Ryan Stone,

Gay Straight 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.
Contact President: Mary Chawn,

Students interested in information sciences and technology should join the IST club which offers guidance and workshops on IST related topics.
Contact President: Nick Draves,

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.
Contact President: Nicole Maginnis,

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

Marketing & Advertising
This club provides students with real-world marketing experience and allows students to share marketing resources and best practices.
Contact Kailin Vollmuth,

Modern Language
The purpose of the Modern Language Club is to promote the active use of foreign language within campus limits and beyond. It's a great outlet to meet Brandywine students, faculty, and staff who are interested in speaking multiple languages.
Contact President: Ashley Pemberton,

The Multicultural Club seeks to explore and unite people of all cultures and background to foster a greater understanding of the human spirit.
Contact President:  Mamie Dukuray,

Muslim Student Association
The Muslim Student Association promotes the positive message of the Islamic faith to the Brandywine community.  This club provides an outlet to promote an environment based on the principles of tolerance, honesty, faith, and love for all Muslim and non-Muslim students. 
Contact President: Rabiul Chowdhury,

Nittany Christian Fellowship
The Nittany Christian Fellowship nurtures students through fellowship, biblical teaching, and praise and worship.
Contact President: Baret Lyon,

Nittany Needles
Students with a passion for crocheting and knitting should consider joining the Nittany Needles. This club teaches and assists students with various craft projects.
Contact President: Bria Green,

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 perennial badge of honor for our campus.
Contact President: Stephanie Rogiani,

Phi Beta Lambda
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.
Contact President: Meghan Mooney,

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

The Robotics Club is intended to develop engineering skills through the design and construction of robots.
Contact President: Jinwei Liu,

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.
Contact President: Logan Woods,

Sustainable Garden Club
The Sustainable Garden Club is open to all students interested in organic gardening. This club is responsible for maintaining the crops and harvest from campus garden.
Contact President: Cindy Nguyen,

Brandywine's THON raises funds for the Four Diamonds Foundation in conjunction with the Hershey Medical Center.
Contact President: Ryan Stone,

Video Game
The Video Game Club allows students to network and build friendships through the common interest of gaming.
Contact President: Brian Fairchield,


Contact President: Taylor Monkman,

Ice Hockey
Contact Coach: Leonard Furia,

Contact President: Jim Bevan, 

Track & Field
Contact President: Alexander Rivera-Santiago,