Student Organizations

  • Student Organizations Resources

    Student Organization Registration Form 
  • Dean of Students Award Nominations

    The Dean of Students Awards Recognize the outstanding achievement performed by students, organizations and faculty and staff throughout the year.

    Nominate an organization or an individual for the Dean of Students Awards.

  • 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: Luke Keaton
    Advisor: Richard Carpinelli, Dean of Students
    Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations
    Connect: FacebookTwitter
  • #NotUs

    President: Madilyn Bodkin
    Advisor: Laura Lucas
    Not Us is about voicing real life stories to expose the horrors of WV drug epidemic, and it's consequences on WV's children. Not Us encourages college and high school students to utilize "peer pressure in reverse" to warn and inspire elementary and junior high students of the dangers of drug addiction prior to their adolescence. 
    Meeting Times/Location: First Monday of every month in Life Sciences Building 208

  • Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)

    President: Chris Daniels
    Advisor: M. Nurul Amin

    To promote academic and promotional excellence and to provide an environment for social growth, community awareness, and ethical development among students with interest in accounting and business related fields. We will try to unify the accounting and business related majors into one unit to voice the options of said majors and to have an active role in the recruitment of accounting and business majors.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every other Tuesday at 12:30 PM in the Robert C. Byrd LRC room 304.

  • Active Minds

    President: Carley Knuckles
    Advisor: Mary Hoke
    The purpose is to increase mental health awareness on campus; provide resources that will educate students about mental illness, how/where to get help, and how it affects not only those living with mental illness, but also those with loved ones living with mental illness and our society in general; and to spread encouragement on how to maintain mental wellness.

    The objectives of this organization are not to provide mental health counseling, healthcare, or peer support.
    Meeting Times/Location: First Monday of every month in Benedum Blue or Gold Rooms - Times TBA
  • African Student Association

    President: Padjip Padjip
    Advisor: Dr. Michel Ouendeno

    Main purpose was to get African students on campus a place to interchange with other African students and not feel alone. Now we are a a group open to any one who wishes to join. We believe in diversity, not only in appearance but also diversity of ideas and ways of thinking.Hopefully get a great environment and great people to work with.

    Meeting Date/Time: Email the president for more meeting details

  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO)

    President: Thomas Wright
    Advisor: Don Smith

    Alpha Phi Omega is the single most represented co-educational intercollegiate service organization in the United States. It is the vision of Alpha Phi Omega to be the premier, inclusive, campus-based, leadership development organization through the provision of service to others and the creation of community.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    President: Elizabeth Mitchell
    Advisor: Dr. Kimberlyn Gray
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of AIChE is to (1) present an opportunity for Chemical Engineering students to interact with fellow classmates, (2) provide information and experience that will further the understanding of Chemical Engineering as a career, (3) provide a link between students and future employers.

    Meeting Time: Alternating Tuesdays at 1:00 PM in the SSC room 222A
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

    President: Cali Carter
    Advisor: Dr. Horng-Jyh Yang
    Connect: Twitter, Facebook, Google Calendar

    Our organization serves to get students involved and learn more about Civil Engineering through meetings, conferences and competitions. We compete against schools in West Virginia, Virginia and Washington D.C. in things such as concrete canoe and surveying. ASCE also allows students to network not just with other students but with working professionals and provides many opportunities to improve your knowledge and resume. 

    Meeting Time: Thursday's at 1 PM - email president for a location.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

    President: Kieren Samarakoon
    Advisor: Dr. Yogendra Panta
    Connect: FacebookNational

    ASME is an organization dedicated to "knowledge sharing, career enrichment and skills development across all engineering disciplines". Our organization here at WVU Institute of Technology is to hold these ideals and provide the new generation with the necessary skills to make the future brighter.

    Meeting Times: Email President for meeting times

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

    President:  Alex Ouimet
    Advisor: Dr. Sanish Rai
    Connect: National

    ACM is an organization that handles with computing and other uses of technology.  We volunteer and/or participate in various events such as programming competitions. This group is always welcome for students who are interested in Computer Science, but is open to anyone. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 1 PM in Benedum 209A

  • Biology Club

    President: Kiley Hayslett
    Advisor: Dr. Matthew Williams
    Connect: FacebookFlickr

    The purpose of the biology club is to provide students with opportunities to make a difference by doing community service and volunteering. We want to help our members get more involved on campus and help them create relationships with other students, faculty and staff, and members of the community by doing fundraising events. The Biology club also wants to help students make connections with local businesses and organizations so that they will have experience and reliable relationships when they are applying for jobs after undergrad. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursday at 1:00 - 2:00 PM in Innovation, Room 211
  • Black Student Union

    President: Malik Wynes and Jada Mickey
    Advisor: Scott Robertson
    Connect: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

    We want this organization to help the community out and provide what we can for them. Black Student Union is primarily for African American Culture, but we want to be involved with other cultures as well. The organization is a lesson within itself because the members are learning how to give back, be considerate, learn how to finance, and being kind to others. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays at 7 PM in Benedum Blue Room. 

  • Bowling at Tech

    President: Navarre Campbell
    Advisor: John Taylor

    To promote and encourage students and faculty to participate in bowling. Along with participation, we encourage the development of bowling skills.

    Meeting Time and Location: Email President for details
  • Brazilian Community Organizations

    President: Felipe Ruiz
    Advisor: Dr. Janis Rezek
    Connect: Facebook

    The BCO has the purpose of helping to create a more knowledgeable environment to every student by promoting cultural events, and spreading the desire for other cultures, specifically the Brazilian one.  
  • Campus Crusade for Christ

    President: Shane Harless
    Advisor: Michael White

    Campus Crusade for Christ is a nondenominational ministry focused on growing in community with one another. Campus Crusade for Christ is open to people of all backgrounds, and we encourage any and all to join us. Our typical meetings include Bible studies, trivia nights, gym nights, and live music/club nights.

    Meeting Date/Time: Mondays at 7 PM in the Benedum Blue Room

  • Campus Light Ministries

    President: Brandon Boggs
    Advisor: Naomi Bowles

    Campus Light is a student organization dedicated to being a safe place for students and staff members can encourage and learn from each other in order to grow closer to God. The goal of the members of Campus Light is to equip our member to be able to show the love of Jesus Christ in their daily life.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Tuesday at 6 PM in the Blue Room in Benedum

  • Collegiate 4-H Club

    President: Alex Sparks
    Advisor: Barbara Little

    To provide service to the community through the values of the 4-H program, particularly in its views of personal development.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.
  • Christian Student Union (CSU)

    President: Devan Lamb 
    Advisor:  Garrett Goosman
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of Christian Student Union (CSU) is to provide a place of friendship and fellowship. As well as advance the gospel across the Beckley campus.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Thursday at 7 PM in Life Science 208

  • Criminal Justice Assocation

    President: Britney Coleman
    Advisor: Crosby Hipes
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of the Criminal Justice Association is to provide students with an opportunity to learn more about their major beyond the classroom, and themselves. Members of the Criminal Justice Association (CJA) are not only Criminal Justice majors, but they have an eye for community service as well. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Thursday at 2 PM in the Life Sciences Building Room 208

  • Disc Golf Club

    President: Dallas Jones
    Advisor: Crosby Hipes

    We are  a group of students who want to learn about and play disc golf together. We will pursue disc-golf-related endeavors as part of the WVU Tech community. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email the president for details

  • Federation of College Republicans

    President: Ryan Jacinto
    Advisor: Andrea Kent
    Connect: Facebook, Twitter

    The purpose of the WVU Tech College Republicans shall be to provide a productive and professional atmosphere to effectively contribute to the growth and influence of the Republican Party. The organization is also designed to develop and enhance student's political abilities and leadership skills for prospective future endeavors. Membership of the WVU Tech College Republicans shall be open to any student regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, age, or handicap. The organization shall strive to encourage acceptance, tolerance, and diversity.
    Meeting Times/Location: Please contact president for details
  • Fishing Club

    President: Brandon Lester
    Advisor: Christopher McClaine

    The purpose of our club is to get fishing anglers active during the spring and fall semesters. Entry into college level bass fishing tournaments in a desired goal for this organization.   

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.
  • Fluid Power Club

    President: Gary Duffield
    Advisor: Dr. Yogendra Panta

    The purpose of the Fluid Power Club shall be to help students learn about fluid power as they work on educational and technical projects during their study at WVU Tech. National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) supports the Fluid Power Club at WVU Tech that will be involved in fluid power activities as suggested by NFPA. Membership in the Fluid Power Club shall be open to any engineering and science students regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, age or handicap. The club shall strive to encourage a diverse membership.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays in LRC Room 305D

  • Forensic Investigation Association

    President: Raney Waruszewski
    Advisor: Andrew Wheeler
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    The purpose is to further a greater understanding and appreciation of forensics and law enforcement. We plan to do this through a broad range of conferences, activities, and social gatherings. 

    Meeting Times/Location: Every other Tuesdays at 1 PM in Carter Hall Room 100

  • Gaming at Tech

    President: Kaitlin Brown
    Advisor: Dr. JT Hird
    Connect: Facebook; Instagram

    Gaming At Tech is a gaming club that focuses on being all inclusive to every form of gaming. From tabletop and tabletop RPG to retro video games and newer ones, we try to incorporate all in our endeavors to have fun at Tech.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 5:30 PM in room 313 in Learning Resource Center

  • Gardening and Agricultural Club

    President: Katie Stanley
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of this Club is to incorporate learning experiences and hands-on opportunities with diverse agricultural methods. Members are given the opportunity to create out- reach programs that will involve the community through volunteer work and by doing so, members shall aid in the beautification process of the WVU tech campus and the city of Beckley. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
  • Golden Bear ESports Club

    President: Chris Grassi
    Advisor: Dr. JT Hird
    Connect: Facebook

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Monday from 6-9 PM in LRC 314

    The purpose of the ESports Club is to facilitate and enhance eSports competition between members of the WVU Tech student body and members of the community or rival institutions. The club will strive to promote strategy, cooperation, and teamwork as well as maintaining academic excellence.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

    President: Brandon Boggs
    Advisor: Charan Litchfield
    Connect: Facebook

    IEEE is a student organization that strives to encourage its members to increase their knowledge and experience in STEM fields. We do this by participating in demonstrations, competitions, and projects to promote these interests in the student body as well as represent WVUIT.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every other Tuesday 1 PM. Room 203 Benedum

  • International Student Organization

    President: Paulo Ignacio Jr.
    Advisor: Scott Robertson
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of the ISO shall be to promote the wellbeing of international students, to learn from different cultures and to promote interaction between the members of the WVU Tech community and Raleigh County community. The organization is open to students regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, age or handicap. The ISO encourages multicultural awareness, conveys a sociable environment, and acts as a support group for international students.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for more information.

  • Music, Art, & Poetry Club

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  • The People's Podcast

    President: Joseph De La Cruz
    Advisor: Rebecca Brouse

    To bring information and entertainment on certain topics to the university community and any other community. Will be having podcasts once a week that will be available to others to tune in to.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email the president for details

  • Pi Tau Sigma

    President: Jayden Dignan
    Advisor: Yogendra Panta
    Connect: National

    Pi Tau Sigma is the International Honor Society for Mechanical Engineers. Pi Tau Sigma members are chosen on a basis of sound engineering ability, scholarship service, leadership, and integrity. The Pi Tau Sigma mission is to strive to create better engineers through commitment to academic excellence and dedication to service.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for more information.

  • Pre-Health Professions Club

    President: Brooklyn Butcher
    Connect: Facebook

    We aim to aid in the process of preparing, discovering, and applying to post-graduate healthcare programs. We aim to provide outreach and establish connections with individuals within the health professions career. This club will provide guidance and support to those who intend to enter those competitive fields.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Tuesday at 1:00 PM in Innovation Room 211
  • Psychology Club/Psi Chi

    President: Samantha Adams
    Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Hall
    Connect: Facebook

    Psychology club aims to involve students in learning about psychology, no matter major/minor. Psychology club also intends to organize fund raisers to provide a means for students to attend conferences, showing psychology researchers, students, and faculty all over the research being conducted at WVU Tech. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details


    President: Noah Shrewsberry
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    REACH is a Christian organization dedicated to educating people about the Bible and encouraging community within the campus through social events, bible studies and worship services. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
  • SAE Aero Design

    President: Morgan Smith
    Advisor: Dr. Winnie Fu

    The Society of Automotive engineers Aero Design team engineers and builds an rc airplane to compete internationally each year.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details

  • SAE Baja at WVU Tech

    President: Zachary Lockhart
    Advisor: Dr. Winnie Fu
    Connect: FacebookWebsiteNational

    Golden Bear Racing (SAE Baja) is a group of volunteer engineering students who design, build and compete a single-seat Baja vehicle. Each year, SAE International hosts three regional Baja competitions that are meant to expose engineering students to the real-life engineering design process and its challenges. At these international competitions, the team has competed against teams from around the US and the world. We have gotten to know teams from Canada, China, Brazil, India and Korea! The engineering experience student’s gain from the process is unparalleled.

    Meeting Time/Location: Mondays at 5:00 PM in ELab. 

  • Ski Club

    President: Brandon Radford
    Advisor: Dave Bernier

    WVU Tech Ski Club is an organization for students who enjoy skiing and snowboarding. The club brings together like minded students to plan trips and events together. 
    Meeting Time/Location: Tech Adventure House, once a month
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    President: Nima ShahabShamir
    Advisor: Marjorie Smith
    Connect: National

    The purpose of SHRM is to provide WVU Tech students the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of personnel in the field of Human Resource Management. We provide opportunities to hear from business professionals through open forums and events and we encourage growth and continuation of careers in HR Management through affiliation with national, sponsoring and other student chapters.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details
  • Sport Studies Club

    President: Zuberi Idy
    Advisor: Laura Spiers
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    The purpose of the Sport Studies Majors Club is to provide networking and learning experiences in coaching, exercise science, and sports management through attending conferences, clinics, and volunteering. Membership shall be open to all Athletic Coaching Education and Sport Management students regardless of national origin, age or handicap. The club shall strive to encourage a diverse membership.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details

  • Student Activities Board (SAB)


    Student Activities Board Officers

    President – Jacob Marshall
    Vice President – Kelly Tilley 
    Secretary – Sian Smith
    Social Media Coordinator – Emily Harrah 
    Recruitment Officer - McKenzie Simpson

    Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations 

    Connect: FacebookTwitter

    Meeting Time/Location: Monday opposite SGA at 5 PM in Benedum Blue Room

    The student Activities Board plans different events the are hosted on campus.

  • Student Nurses Association

    President: Kaitlyn Sisler
    Advisor: Hillary Parcell

    "The student nursing association are to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care, provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students, to aid in the development of the whole person, including his/her professional role, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life."

    Meeting Times/Locations: Two Thursdays a month at 12:30 PM

  • Tau Beta Pi

    President: Daniel Nehnevaj
    Advisor: Dr. Steve Leftwich
    Connect: National

    Tau Beta Pi is the national engineering honor society. We'll have regular meetings, and possibly set up plant tours, study halls, and other events for aspiring engineers to attend.

    Meeting Time: Please email president for details.

  • Tech Alliance

    President: Dakota Bennett
    Advisor:  Scott Robertson 
    Connect:  Facebook

    "The purpose of Tech Alliance is for Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and supporters of equality to express their true identity and/or culture especially under society's attitudes in general. We, as an organization, seek to invoke positive change toward a society in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can participate free of negative stereotypes and as equal members of society. We seek to promote awareness of, educate others about, set a positive example for, and provide support to the sexual minority community. "

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Tuesday SGA does not meet at 5 PM in LRC 313
  • Tech Entrepreneurship Club

    President: Aaron Whitt
    Advisor: KyungMoon Kim

    Our club purposes are that let students experience teh real business during four years program at WVU Tech, encourage to own a business at graduation and/or drill the analytical and integrating skills for the future professional experience. Lastly, help the development of the community through real support. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.

  • Veterans Association

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