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 2018

Council of Club President Meetings: September 21, October 26, November 16, December 7, 2018

2018-2019 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. 

Accounting Club
The Accounting Club is an organization focused on the needs of students in the field of accounting. The organization was created to provide guidance and resources for business students studying accounting, as well as to organize events for the student body related to careers in accounting. 
President: Abdur Farzan 

Acting Club
The Acting Club is driven to help students practice to be an actor or actress. This club will review scripts, watch films, and practice with each other on a weekly basis.
President: Jacob Mejias 

Active Minds
Active Minds in a non-profit mental health organization with a mission to educate others about mental health and spread awareness about mental health to end the stigma surrounding it. Active Minds encourages students to speak openly about mental health in order to fulfill that mission. 
President: Danielle Guth 

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: Neeka Pharaud 

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: Diana Dapheide 

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: Madison Beebe

Brandywine Promotions 
Brandywine (BWine) Promotions is a club that promotes athletic events on the Penn State Brandywine campus. The club promotes varsity sports, club sports, and intramural sports. BWine Promotions will run their own events before and during athletic contests to attract more members of the community to the game. 
President: Hannah Sarafinas 

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

Campus Garden Club
The Campus Garden Club is geared toward students who want to learn more about creating a sustainable garden, build a stronger sense of community on campus, and enjoy harvesting vegetables. 
President: Caleb Madison 

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)
CSSA is a club aimed at providing a guide to Chinese students, building a comfortable, home-like environment to all Chinese, and enjoy Chinese culture on campus. 
President: Jiayin Hu 

Civic and Community Engagement Club
The Civic and Community Engagement Club (C & CE) is for any individuals who are inspired in giving back to the community through volunteer work. The club is meant to encourage students to serve humanity without financial reward, to develop a stronger understanding of humanitarian needs, and to promote the practice of good citizenship and right conduct.
President: Terri Quiambao 

College Republicans
College Republicans is an organization that creates a place where everybody can gather and talk about today’s issues. We look to provide speakers and hosting school-wide discussions on the issues of the day. 
President: Kareem Elsergany 

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

Elohim Bible Study Club
This club is intended to provide all interested students, regardless of religious affiliation, an academic perspective of The Bible through historical fact and modern science; and to share Mother’s love, the love of God, through volunteer services that provide unique opportunities for positive impact in local and widespread communities. 
President: Breyana Bey 

eSports Club
eSports Club is dedicated to the entertainment and competitiveness of students through select video games. The club is intended to provide a competitive atmosphere with modern video games, while also supplying a fun and unifying break after classes for everyone to enjoy.
President: Hunter Jones 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Club 
IEEE is a club aimed to unite students interested in the field of technology by learning of its capabilities.  The purpose of this club is to get STEM majors and interested parties to connect more in depth in the world of technology. 
President: Jaemi Hammond

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: Chevelle Thomas 

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: Jemimah Mwaba 

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

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: Kennesha Busby 

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: Cody Stewart 

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:  Zeynep Yimaz 

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

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

Red Cross Club
Red Cross Club is geared toward everyone who is interested in helping out their community while also getting research and volunteer experience. The club will also provide guidance and resources for members who are interested in attending graduate or medical school. The club will assist with fundraisers for natural disasters when applicable. 
Presidents: Brook Liption and Pedram Pouladvand

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

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

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: Alan Norrigan

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: Gabriel Schaefer (gks5181)

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: Matt Hoyer

Women in Engineering
Women in Engineering is working toward creating a network for all female engineers within the Penn State Brandywine campus and other women in engineering members outside of Penn State. This club intends to unite female engineers and provide a space for them to discuss their issues as a minority in their fields.
President: Helia Aghababazadeh 

CLUB SPORTS

Fishing Club
The Fishing Club is for students of varying fishing experience to have fun and enjoy the outdoors. The club is a great way to meet new people and spend your weekends on the lake catching some fish. 
President: Will Copeland (wkc6)

Penn State Brandywine Dance Team
The PSB Dance Team is geared towards students who would like to dance to support the basketball teams, motivate the crowd, and entertain the audience at games and other school functions, as well as promote overall school spirit.  The team will foster a sense of community spirit and cooperation through appropriate appearances throughout the campus and surrounding community. 
President: Lucero Figueroa 

Penn State Cricket Club at Brandywine
The Cricket Club  is for anyone who is interested in the game of cricket and we hope to meet three times a week to play cricket. 
President: Muhammad Ali 

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: Timothy-Tu Bui