Skip to main content

Student Organizations

  • Student Organizations Resources

    Student Organization Meeting/Event Policy
  • 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: Mauro Maminta
    Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations
                  Emily Sands, Dean of Students
    Connect: FacebookTwitter
  • Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)

    President: Makenzie Hollie

    Advisor: Dr. Md Amin

    Connect:  Facebook

    The purpose of ALOT is to promote academic and professional excellence and to provide an environment for social growth, community awareness, and ethical development among students with interests in accounting and business related fields.

    Meeting Time/Location: Twice a month in LRC 301 from 12:20 - 1:00 PM - Email president for details

  • Active Minds

    President: Carley Knuckles
    Connect: FacebookInstagram

    Active Minds at WVU Tech aims to increase mental health awareness on the campus of WVU Tech. 
    Meeting Times/Location: Health & Wellness Center Lobby - Email president for more details
  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO)

    President: Brittan Barley
    Advisor: Dr. Kimberlyn Gray; Dana McCorkle

    Alpha Phi Omega is a globally-recognized community service fraternity. The purpose of being a part of this fraternity is to develop leadership and service skills. This fraternity will also allow you to experience brotherhood and develop long-lasting friendships that will last far beyond your college years.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details.

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    President: Emily Henry Santamaria
    Advisor: Nathan Galinsky
    Connect: Facebook

    This is the national organization for our profession of chemical engineers.
    Meeting Time: Please email president for details
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

    President: Allison Facemire
    Advisor: Brian Dickman
    Connect: Facebook,

    The purpose of our organization is to encourage students to learn more about the field of civil engineering. We also provide opportunities for students to work together to get to know each other and create unity among peers. We also get to provide hands on experiences with building our concrete canoe and steel bridge.

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

    President: Tyler Kibler
    Advisor: Cao Bui
    Connect: National; Twitter

    We strive to promote increased knowledge and understanding of all aspects of modern computing, in order to promote greater interest in it and its applications. We stand to also be a means of communication for those who have an interest in computing. We aim to achieve this with regular meetings, local organizational projects, and more publicly accessible activities.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays, 1:00 PM, location to be determined. - 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: Kylie Thomson
    Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Mitchell

    The purpose of the WVUIT Biological Association shall be to acquaint science related majors with the field of biology and its relationship to the environment and humanities, recruit prospective biology majors from contributing high schools, to do community projects, and to provide academic support for students. The members also want to build a better link between students and faculty.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursday at 1 PM in LRC Study Room 6
  • Black Student Union

    President: Josiah Baker
    Advisor: Malik Wynes
    Connect: Facebook,

    Our mission for Black Student Union organizations is to help students strive for academic excellence, promote positive images of African Americans and help students become an integral part of a college community. Show people that African Americans are equal, smart, talented and artistic. We host activities on campus that makes minorities not feel like a minority.

    Meeting Time/Location: TBA - Wednesdays from 5:30-6:00 PM in the Benedum Blue Room

  • Christian Student Union (CSU)

    President: Nathan Morton
    Advisor:  Garrett Goosman; Anthony Pratt
    Connect: Facebook

    Christian Student Union is designed to give individuals an opportunity to grow in their faith and fellowship with other believers. Our slogan is "CSU is a place to Connect, Learn, Serve and Grow." In addition, all individuals are welcome to our meetings at any time!

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 7 PM.  We also use Google Meet for a hybrid option.  Emai president for details

  • Climbing Club

    President: Ty Smith
    Advisor: Dave Bernier

    We are dedicated to teaching and learning rock climbing safety and techniques. All are welcome. 

    Meeting Time: Meetings will be in the Tech Adventure House.  Please contact President for details.
  • Collegiate 4-H Club

    President: Alexis Zilinski
    Advisor: Barbara Little

    Collegiate 4-H is a service based club that helps with local and state 4-H and community projects. During meetings we also take time to allow for a stress break. 
    Meeting Time/Location: First Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in the SGA Lounge
  • Criminal Justice Assocation

    President: Amber Fleshman
    Advisor: George Corroian

    To promote awareness of the criminal justice area and to support organizations that help promote a more just and equitable society. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    President: Wyatt Harmon
    Advisor: Lawerence Nesselrodt

    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: Mondays at 7:00 PM, Carter Hall

  • First2 Network

    President: Elizabeth Lowe
    Advisor: Thang Bui
    Connect: Instagram

    The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a support network for first-generation and minority students in STEM majors at WVU Tech. This support network will consist of extra-curricular, stress-reducing activities, academic support from peers, and peer mentoring through situations that are common for many first-generation college students.
    Meeting Time/Location: Every Thursday at 5:00 PM - Email President for location
  • Forensic Investigation Association

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

    The Forensic Investigation Association is geared towards students who are interested in pursing careers in the forensics field after graduation. It will be informative to those with those interests because students will get to experience and understand what forensic scientists do within their line of work every day, along with getting to participate in events pertaining to these things. It can also be very fun for those who are not interested in pursing a career but are interested in forensics overall because of fun events that are open to everybody on campus.

    Meeting Times/Location: Every other Thursday from 1PM - 2PM in ISB Building

  • Gaming at Tech

    President: Tyler Kibler
    Advisor:  Dr. JT Hird
    Connect: Facebook; Instagram

    To provide a casual atmosphere for video and board game endeavors. We host a variety of events focusing on promoting positive social gaming experiences open to all peoples associated with the West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

    Meeting Time/Location: Fridays at 5:30  - Email president for location

  • Gardening and Agricultural Club

    President: Mauro Maminta
    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 - 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 goal of this club is to raise awareness of the history and culture of martial arts around the world, and to build and foster a local community for a popular European sport as it gains popularity in North America.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays at 4:00 PM in field behind University
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

    President: Griffin Holbert
    Advisor: Charan Litchfield
    Connect: FacebookClub 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 Building Room 203 - Contact president for time

  • International Student Organization

    President: TBA
    Advisor: Dan Sepion

    The International Student Organization exists to create community development 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: Email president for more information

  • Pi Tau Sigma

    President: Eugenia Marcelli
    Advisor:  Yogendra Panta
    Connect:  National

    Reunite the most deserving Mechanical Engineering students. Promote the sharing of ideas and information amongst the students. Work on projects of common interest.

    Meeting Time/Location: 8 PM in Benedum 200 - Contact president for dates

  • Ping Pong Club

    President: Logan Marks
    Advisor:  Thang Bui

    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: Please contact president for details

  • Pre-Health Professions Club

    President: Megan Cozort
    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: Tuesdays @ 10 - Email President for details
  • Psychology Club/Psi Chi

    President: Adam Thymius
    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 Thursday at 12:30 PM in Classroom Building Room114

  • SAE Aero Design

    President: Caden Kaiser
    Advisor:  Dr. Winnie Fu

    SAE Aero's objective is to design and construct a SAE RC Aircraft that will be used to compete in SAE Aero sanctioned events.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email secretary Maggie Thomas for details

  • SAE Baja at WVU Tech

    President: Hayden Mathers
    Advisor: Dr. Winnie Fu
    Connect: FacebookWebsiteNational

    Student operated Collegiate Design series team, focused on the manufacturing and engineering of a single seat off-road race vehicle to compete against universities from around the world at sanctioned events around the country.

    Meeting Time/Location: TBD - Contact Vice President Emily LeMaster for 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, 7:30pm Sunday nights
  • Space Club

    President: Carmen Camino Falcon
    Advisor: Dr.  Shafique Khan

    WVU SPACE (Student Partnership for the Advancement of Cosmic Exploration) gets involved in space experiments and experience hands-on opportunities related

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays 5PM in Benedum 200

  • Student Activities Board (SAB)


    Student Activities Board Officers

    President – James Peyatt
    Vice President – Larisa Griffith
    Secretary – Leah Morris
    Treasurer - Sam Miller
    Social Media/Marketing - Payton Hanshaw

    Advisor: Michael Sheldon

    Connect:  FacebookTwitter

    Meeting Time/Location:  Meeting time is 1 PM every other Friday in Life Sciences 208

    The purpose of SAB is to plan and coordinate events on campus for students and faculty to enjoy and make new connections.

  • Students for Life

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

    Our goal/mission is to attract, educate, and equip a Pro-Life generation to expose the abortion industry and to choose the gift of life.  Our vision is to be an organization that provides the opportunity for Pro-Life students to come together to actively promote and support the sanctity of the life of the unborn. Our strategy is to provide informational resources and compassionate support for all involved in the promotion of the sanctity of life.

    Meeting Time/Location: Benedum Gold Room - Please contact president for date and time
  • Student Nurses Association

    President: Tristan Coots
    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: Biweekly Thursday 1:30 PM in Life Sciences 201

  • 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 the LGBTQ+ advocacy group on campus. We strive for inclusivity and service to our communities.

    Meeting Time/Location: Ever other Monday from 1:45-2:45 in the Benedum Blue Room
  • Tech Entrepreneurship Club

    President:  Alexis Zilinski
    Advisor: KyungMoon Kim

    We help future entrepreneurs

    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: Nathan Morton
    Advisor: Joel Harris; Logan Brown

    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: Tuesdays at 7 PM and Fridays at 2 PM in the Blue Room in the Benedum Center

Contact Us

Connect with Us