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Student Organizations

  • Student Organizations Resources

  • Student Government Association

    The Student Government Association consists of students chosen in campus-wide elections held each spring and is the governing body for student organizations on campus.

    President: Samuel Miller
    Advisor: Emily Sands
    Connect: FacebookEmail
  • Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)

    President: Makenzie Hollie

    Advisor: Dr. Md Amin

    Connect:  Facebook

    The purpose of the organization is to promote academic & professional excellence and to provide an environment for social growth, community awareness, and ethical development among students with interest in accounting & business related fields. We will also strive to involve students in recruitment of future accounting/business students.

    Meeting Time/Location: LRC 304 from 11:05 AM - Email president for details

  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO)

    President: Andrew Wright
    Advisor: Dr. Kimberlyn Gray; Dana McCorkle

    APO is a co-ed national service fraternity with service projects on campus such as Light Up Tech and Math Field Day. We strive to give service to the chapter, campus, community, and nation.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.

  • American Chemical Society

    President: Karlie Priddy
    Advisor: Tarek Farhat
    Connect: Instagram

    The Club's purpose is to support chemistry education and professional development, directly approved by the student council and indirectly by the school site administrator and the governing board of West Virginia University Institute of Technology. As a club we will host chemistry related activities, and  get involved in the community through community service.

    Meeting Time & Location: Bi-Weekly on Tuesday at 1:30 PM in Room #6 in the library.

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    President: Dakota Dietz
    Advisor: Sihe Zhang
    Connect: Facebook

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) is the national merit for chemical engineers giving opportunities to networking with professionals, research and development, and other chemical engineering related activities. AICHE has the ability to connect undergrads, graduate students, faculty and professionals within the chemical engineering and related fields.
    Meeting Time: Every other Tuesdays at 1PM. Please email president for details
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

    President: Timothy Reynolds
    Advisor: Brian Dickman
    Connect: Facebook,

    ASCE is an organization where students can interact with other civil engineering students and help each other. You can make connections with professionals in your field and learn about potential job opportunities. ASCE also offers national competitions for its members to compete in.

    Meeting Time: Every other Thursday at 1 PM - Email president for location
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

    President: Ryan Hayden
    Advisor: Somenath Chakraborty
    Connect: National; X

    The WVU Tech ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) chapter is a student-led organization affiliated with the esteemed Association for Computing Machinery. Our mission is to cultivate a dynamic community of computer science and technology enthusiasts, offering avenues for skill development, networking, and collaboration. Through engaging workshops, events, and projects, we strive to ignite a deep passion for computing and innovation among our members, equipping them for prosperous careers in the field.

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details

  • Astronomy Club

    President: Kameron Kodat
    Advisor: Taejin Kim

    Connect: Twitter

    Golden Bear Astronomy is a group that plans and provides activities in which celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole.

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details
  • Biology Club

    President: Sydney Feazell
    Advisor: Katharine Horton

    Biology club aims to provide students to build their resume and earn volunteer hours by serving the community. It is also our goal to help students with common interests to connect with each other. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Third Wednesday of every month in Innovation G2 - Email President for more details
  • Black Student Union

    President: Shannon Fray
    Advisor: Scott Robertson
    Connect: Instagram

    The purpose of this organization is to create a more diverse and safe place for people of color on school grounds. Recognizing the problems and struggles of African Americans through social standings, creating more awareness of social and economic struggles. While promoting our school and community as a place where people can come and be included regardless of what they look or sound like.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 7:30 PM in the Multicultural Room in Benedum

  • Christian Student Union (CSU)

    President: Christian Sizemore
    Advisor:  Garrett Goosman; Anthony Pratt
    Connect: Facebook

    We are a group of people drawn together to help each other in our faith. We like to share our faith face to face with others. We want to strengthen our walk with Christ, and we are passionate about following God with all of our heart.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 7 PM in Life Sciences 208.  Email president for details

  • Climbing Club

    President: Ty Smith
    Advisor: Dave Bernier

    We are dedicated to teaching and learning both basic in advanced techniques involved with the sport of rock climbing. 
    Meeting Time: Every Tuesday at 5:30PM.  Location split between Tech Adventure House and Outside In on Harper Road.  Please contact President for details.
  • Collegiate 4-H Club

    President: Andrew Zilinski
    Advisor: Barbara Little

    4-H is a service based organization that helps with county and state 4-H organizations. We also provide service to local charities. Our organization is also a gathering place for members to connect with others and enjoy commaraderie during meetings. 
    Meeting Time/Location: First Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in the SGA Lounge.  Contact President for details.
  • Commuter Organization

    President: Alexus Richmond
    Advisor: Michael Sheldon
    Connect: Website

    The commuter organization will be a place where the commuter students can be involved. We will go over events on campus at every meeting. And also plan times for the members to meet or go somewhere to bond together.

    Meeting Time & Location: Meeting once a month.  Email President for details.
  • Construction Management Student Society

  • Criminal Justice Assocation

    President: Jacob Bennett
    Advisor: George Corroian

    The purpose of the CJC is to help members acquire a broader understanding of how the criminal justice system works, to provide a setting in which members may exchange ideas on issues related to the field of criminal justice, to learn about related career opportunities, to encourage camaraderie amongst its members, and to provide service to the community. These goals will be reached through a variety of methods including, but not limited to, peer mentoring, guest speakers, CJC sponsored tours, discussions, and programs in which presentations by and interviews with criminal justice professionals and students take place, field trips, and by various community service projects.

    Meeting Time/Location: Classroom Building 202C - Email President for details

  • Culinary Artisans Club

    President: Claire Del Signore
    Advisor: Devin Noor
    Connect: FacebookInstagram

    To provide WVU Tech students with the opportunity to learn more about the culinary process. To provide funding to the WVU Tech Culinary through goods and services, and to teach our community more about the fundamentals of cooking.

    Meeting Time/Location: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 12:00 PM - Email Presidents for location

  • Drama Club

  • Faith Community Health Club

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    President: Wyatt Harmon
    Advisor: Lawrence Nesselrodt

    Connect with us: Facebook

    The mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is “to present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.”

    Meeting Date/Time: 7:00 PM, Athletic Hall of Fame House - Email President for details

  • First2 Network

    President: Kaleb Cole
    Advisor: John Hird
    Connect: Instagram

    The WVU Tech First2 Network chapter is a student-led organization dedicated to enhancing the academic success and retention of first-generation, low-income, and under-represented students pursuing STEM degrees. Through a supportive network of faculty, student leaders, and peers, we offer research opportunities, student-belongingness events, and academic support to empower students on their educational journey.
    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for location
  • Forensic Investigation Association

    President: Payton Hanshaw
    Advisor: Mark Vecellio
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    The FIA is an organization that is geared towards the fundamentals of forensics and investigative work. This organization also includes community service, fundraising events, and excellent learning experiences. 

    Meeting Times/Location: Every other Thursday from 1PM in the Crime Scene House

  • Frisbee Club

    President: Adam Mosley
    Advisor: Kimberlyn Gray

    The goal of this organization is to teach students how to play ultimate frisbee and disc golf. We will Attend tournaments throughout the year and play other teams. We will also register with USAU. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays and practice will be Saturdays from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

  • Gaming at Tech

    President: Erinn Keohane
    Advisor:   Dr. JT Hird

    We are a social club that gathers together on the weekends to play a variety of games ranging from board games to VR games.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays  at 6 PM in LRC 322; Friday & Saturdays 6 PM - 11 PM LRC 313. Email president for more details

  • Gardening and Agricultural Club

    President: Lamany Ketavong
    Advisor: Jay Raymond

    The purpose of the Garden Club is to incorporate learning experiences and hands-on opportunities with diverse agricultural methods. Members are given the opportunity to participate in outreach programs that will involve the community through volunteer work, aiding in both the beautification process of the WVU Tech campus and city of Beckley.

    Meeting Time/Location: At the Greenhouse behind Innovation when warm.  Library during when it is cold - Email president for times.
  • HEMA Club

     President: Caleb Wickline
    Advisor: Patrick Brown

    The purpose of this club is to inform, educate, and practice historical European martial arts in a safe, positive environment. The club will explore and practice various historical martial arts techniques such as (but not limited to) Germanic and Italian longsword fencing.

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

    President: Logan Marks
    Advisor: Charan Litchfield
    Connect: WebsiteClub Email

    The purpose of IEEE is for electrical engineering and computer science majors to work on exciting projects together to prepare for work in industry. IEEE takes great pride in donating time to the local community and educating the youth of Beckley about electrical engineering and the benefits of WVUIT. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Benedum Center Room 203 every Tuesday at 1PM

  • International Student Organization

    President: TBA
    Advisor: Dan Sepion

    The International Student Organization exists to create community engagement opportunities for our international students and our entire Tech community. In addition, ISO helps our international students acclimate to campus and provides support and programming for them.

    Meeting Time/Location: TBD

  • Ping Pong Club

    President: Logan Marks
    Advisor: Ranjith Munasinghe

    The purpose of the WVU Tech Ping Pong shall be to encourage student interest in Ping Pong. The WVU Tech Ping Pong will provide information and experience in playing Ping Pong. 

    Meeting Time/Location: LRC 324 every Friday and Wednesday at 4:00 PM

  • Pre-Health Professions Club

    President: Teyha Smith
    Connect: Facebook

    The pre-health professions club is an organization to help students on their path to medicine. It's a club set up to get students involved in the community and obtain healthcare experiences. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Mondays from 4:00 - 4:30 PM in Life Sciences 300
  • Psychology Club/Psi Chi

    President: Alyssa Volpe
    Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Hall
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of the WVUIT Psychology Club is to provide opportunities for students to develop career competencies and skills as well as offer a deepened exposure to the various fields of psychology. The Psychology Club is a central component to the Psychology program at WVUIT and also allows members to acquire a sense of civic and personal responsibility to both the community and themselves.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every other Tuesday at 12:30 PM - Please email president for more details

  • SAE Aero Design

    President: Caden Kaiser
    Advisor:  Dr. Winnie Fu

    Connect with us: Facebook, Instagram

    The SAE Aero Design research, design, and build a remote-controlled airplane to perform the given tasks laid out by the SAE Aero Design Organization. We take our plane to the SAE competition and fly the and perform the tasks given.

    Meeting Time/Location: Saturdays at 10 AM in E-Labs 118

  • SAE Baja at WVU Tech

    President: Thomas Loescher
    Advisor: Dr. Winnie Fu
    Connect: FacebookWebsiteNational

    We are the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace Design. We design, build, and compete in the SAE Aero Design completions in Florida, Texas, and California. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Saturday from 10AM to 3PM in E-Labs, possibly once or twice a week when needed - Email president for more details

  • Skateboarding Club

    President: Jacob Higgins
    Advisor: Katie Morris
    Connect: Instagram

    We are club that holds skating events and meet ups that will be in various locations on and off campus. We are a low maintenance club that enjoys the pleasures of skate boarding at parks and street skating. Everyone is welcome.

    Meeting Time/Location: TBA  - Please contact president for details
  • Ski Club

    President: Chad Booth
    Advisor: Dave Bernier
    Connect: Intagram - @wvutech_ski_club

    To group students who love winter sports together to build community. Our club brings people together over a common passion
    Meeting Time/Location: Please contact president for information
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    President: Matthew Aliff
    Advisor:  Marjorie Smith
    Connect:  National

    SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces." - from the official website of SHRM. We strive to reflect and accomplish all these things at our campus. 

    Meeting Time/Location: TBA for Fall semester - email president for details
  • Sola Gratia

    President: Julia McClanahan
    Advisor: Amber Linville

    Sola Gratia (Latin meaning "By Grace Alone") is the college ministry of Daniel's Bible Church. We meet once a week to engage Tech students in the Word of God through Bible studies. We would love to have you come join us for food, fellowship, and study on Sunday evenings!

    Meetings: 115 Williams Street, 7:00pm Sunday nights
  • Space Club

    President: Carmen Camino Falcon
    Advisor: Dr.  Shafique Khan

    A club to share our interest in space and participate in a NASA program. This year we will design and assemble an experiment to be sent to space.

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details

  • Student Activities Board (SAB)


    Student Activities Board Officers

    President – Leah Morris
    Vice President – Alexus Richmond
    Secretary – Amanda Williams
    Treasurer - Sam Miller
    Social Media/Marketing - Lindsey Grimes

    Connect:  FacebookTwitter

    Meeting Time/Location:  Meeting time is 1 PM every other Tuesday in Benedum Blue Room

    The SAB is part of the educational environment of the colleges. Through its various committees, it provides cultural, social, and recreational programs aiming to make out of classroom activity a cooperative factor with the classroom experience. In all processes it encourages self-directed activity, giving maximum opportunity for self-realization and for growth in individual social competency and group effectiveness. Its goal is the development of the person as well as the intellect.

  • Students for Life

    President: Kenson Hansard
    Advisor: Mary Strife
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    We are an organization that provides the opportunity for Pro-Life students to actively promote and support the sanctity of the life of the unborn. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Contact President for meeting time and location
  • Student Nurses Association

    President: Larisa Griffith
    Advisor: Mindy Harris

    Student Nurses Association (SNA) is an on-campus organization that allows future nurses to gather together, learn from one another, and complete community service. Being a part of this organization allows nursing students to get involved on campus and make their nursing school experience fun, interesting, and interactive. SNA also participates in many community service events, which allows nursing students to easily obtain their 100 required community service hours. 

    Meeting Times/Locations: Please email President for details

  • Tau Beta Pi

    President  Shane Griffith

    Advisor:  Dr. Steve Leftwich, P.E.

    Chapter Information

    Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please contact president/advisor for details

  • Tech Alliance

    President: Fayth Laxton
    Advisor:  Scott Robertson
    Connect:  FacebookInstagram

    Tech Alliance is WVU Tech’s LGBTQ + student advocacy group on campus. We have a strong focus on diversity and service.

    Meeting Time/Location: 5PM every other Tuesday in the Benedum Multicultural Center
  • Tech Entrepreneurship Club

    President: Zachary Reid
    Advisor: KyungMoon Kim

    Tech Entrepreneurship Club helps new entrepreneurs prepare and operate their business. It helps/hosts entrepreneurial activities, such as competitions, contests, fundraise, and others, on/off campus. The members operate actual business in the club.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.
  • Weightlifting

    President: Cole Williams
    Advisor: Emily Sands

    Connect: Instagram

    This club was established to provide a space for new and experienced lifters to learn, grow, and meet other similar minded individuals. We intend to form a more active student body, as well as one more safe in the hobby of weightlifting.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details

  • Young Life

    President: Nathaniel Carlton
    Advisor: Joel Harris; Logan Brown

    Connect with us: Instagram

    The purpose of the group is to participate in the Young Life mission of introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.  This group achieves this purpose by offering a fun, accepting community for all college students to be a part of while exploring or deepening their own Christian faith, providing opportunities for college students to engage in Young Life ministry to local middle school and high school students, and offering activities like weekly small group Bible studies, world class Young Life camping opportunities, and safe spaces of community building relationship opportunities in an effort to positively impact the campus and surrounding community.

    Meeting Date/Time: 5:30 PM - 7 PM on Tuesday nights and Fridays from 2:30 PM - 4 PM in the game room on the ground floor of Benedum.  Email President for details

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