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Student Organizations

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    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.
    Advisor: Michael Sheldon, Senior Coordinator of Student Programs and Organizations
                  Emily Sands, Interim Dean of Students
    Connect: FacebookTwitter
  • #NotUs

    President: Madilyn Bodkin
    Advisor: Laura Lucas
    Connect: Instagram

    Not Us is about voicing real life stories to expose the horrors of WV drug epidemic, and it's consequences on WV's children. The Not Us club encourages college and high school students to share their stories + bring light to the drug epidemic that is sweeping through the state of West Virginia. We believe that educating and sharing YOUR voice will save West Virginia. 
    Meeting Times/Location: We will meet once a month via zoom
  • Accounting leaders of Tomorrow (ALoT)

    President: Andrew Williams
    Advisor: M. Nurul Amin

    Connect: Facebook

    To expose students to different career paths within the accounting profession. Allowing students to network with future employers as well as fellow accounting students through the West Virginia Society of CPA’s and other organizations.

    Meeting Time/Location: Thursdays in the LRC Room 322B at 12:30 PM

  • Active Minds

    President: Carley Knuckles
    Connect: FacebookInstagram
    1. To increase mental health awareness on campus of WVU Tech.

    2. To 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.

    3. 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: Meetings will be virtual.  Email president for details.
  • Alpha Phi Omega (APO)

    President: Thomas Wright
    Advisor: Dr. Kimberlyn Gray

    Alpha Phi Omega is the local chapter of a national service fraternity. The organization works to provide service to the university and the local 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 the AIChE student chapter is to encourage professional growth through networking and educational events with chemical engineers in the field. Members are given the opportunity to attend national and regional conferences as well as participate in the Chem-E-Car competition.

    Meeting Time: Meetings will be virtual.  Please email the president for details
  • 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: Thomas Wright
    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: In Person - Thursdays in the Benedum Center Room 209; Virtual: email president for link

  • Biology Club

    President: Kiley Hayslett
    Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Mitchell
    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: Virtual, Email president for details
  • Black Student Union

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

    Our organization helps create a safe space for minorities and groups. We host meeting to talk about different racial, religion, sex, and sexual orientation issues that we may have on-campus. We want to strive to correct the issues so that our university is diverse and unity. 

    Meeting Time/Location: TBA

  • Campus Light Ministries

    President: Christiana DiPisa
    Advisor: Naomi Bowles

    Campus Light is intended to encourage and strengthen Christians in the faith and to ground students in the fundamentals of the faith. It is also intended to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship among Christian students. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Meetings will be held through Zoom every Tuesdays at 6 PM.  Email president for details

  • Christian Student Union (CSU)

    President: Jalen Wayt
    Advisor:  Garrett Goosman
    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: We will still be meeting in Life Science 208 but have been using a hybrid approach.

     Google Meet Option Available:"

  • Climbing Club

    President: Ty Smith
    Advisor: Dave Bernier

    To help educate students interested in the adventure sport of rock climbing. A booster/ recruiting tool for A.R.M. And to provide a group for people needing partners or guidance in the sport.

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

    President: Maggie Little
    Advisor: Barbara Little

    This organization is to provide service to the community through the values of the 4-H program. Particularly in their values to the 4-H program.  
    Meeting Time/Location: First Monday or Tuesday of the month at 5:30
  • Criminal Justice Assocation

    President: Britney Coleman
    Advisor: Crosby Hipes
    Connect: Facebook

    The Criminal Justice Association (CJA) aims at learning more about the field through Criminal-Justice related topics and projects. We also dabble in community service as well, such as collaborations with the Women's Resource Center for victims of domestic violence. We also have guest speakers such as attorneys, police officers, and more! 

    Meeting Time/Location: 4:00 PM on Zoom - Email President for details

  • First2 Network

    President: Nicholas Null
    Advisor: Dr. Sanish Rai
    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. The network will also communicate all available resources to members and keep members updated on opportunities within the First2 Network, at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, and with industry partners.

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Monday at 5 PM via Zoom.  Email president for details
  • Fluid Power Club

    President: Michael Ecker-Randolph
    Advisor: Dr. Yogendra Panta

    This organization designs and fabricates a fluid power vehicle to compete in the NFPA yearly competition. 

    Meeting Time/Location: TBD

  • Forensic Investigation Association

    President:  McKenzie Simpson
    Advisor: Andrew Wheeler
    Connect: Facebook, Instagram

    The purpose of the Forensic Investigation Association is to help prepare our future criminal investigators and forensic scientists for their careers. We plan to do that by attending conferences, viewing live autopsies, touring state crime labs, maintaining connections with law enforcement officers and forensic investigators, and much more. The members of the FIA welcomes not only any forensic and criminal justice major but every major. Join the FIA and let no crime go unsolved.  

    Meeting Times/Location: Biweekly: Every other Thursday at 1 PM in Carter Hall Room 100. Monthly: One Monday every month at 5 PM in Life Sciences Room 200.

  • Gaming at Tech

    President: Scott Ellars
    Advisor:  Dr. JT Hird
    Connect: Facebook; Instagram

    Gaming at Tech plans to provide a casual environment in which students may pursue tabletop and video game endeavors either physically or virtually, and to foster a positive and stress-free social environment. All activities and functions of Gaming at Tech shall be legal under university, local, state, and federal laws. All functions of Gaming at Tech will be available to all students and fully accessible.

    Meeting Time/Location: Fridays at 5:30 PM.  Meetings available virtually too

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

    President: Rhyan McLaughlin
    Advisor: Charan Litchfield
    Connect: FacebookClub Email

    The purpose of the WVU Tech IEEE student branch shall be to encourage student interest in the advancement of science and technology. The organization is designed to provide learning experiences for West Virginia University Institute of Technology students and to promote student involvement in the community in the area of science and technology.

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

  • International Student Organization

    President: Emily Henry Santamaria
    Advisor: Melissa Pistor
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose is to bring International Students together in the WVU Tech community by embracing cultures and backgrounds. All students are welcome to create a space to celebrate different cultures.

    Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays at 11 AM on Zoom.  Contact president for more information

  • Pi Tau Sigma

    President: Michael Ecker-Randolph
    Advisor:  Yogendra Panta
    Connect:  National

    This organization is a national honor society for mechanical engineering students and faculty. We attend conferences and do out reach events. 

    Meeting Time/Location: TBA

  • Pre-Health Professions Club

    President: Mackenzie Miller
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of Pre-Health Professions club is to bring awareness to the vital positions that healthcare professionals obtain. Also, we help give people the information they need for them to get into a Health based Graduate Program, this includes medical school, dental school, pharmacy school, etc. This program will aim to help Pre-Health Profession WVU Tech students succeed in matriculating into their desired program. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Every Tuesday at 1 PM in Innovation Building 110 or Life Science 208
  • Pre-Law

    President: Samantha Collins
    Advisor: Dr. Andrea Kent

    1. Help with preparing for the LSAT exam

    2. Law school application support

    3. information about what to expect in regards, to the law school experience

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

  • Psychology Club/Psi Chi

    President: Andreas Jonsson
    Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Hall
    Connect: Facebook

    The purpose of the Psychology Club is to provide opportunities for secondary students to develop career competencies in the various fields of psychology. The Psychology Club is an integral part of the Psychology program through WVUIT and in addition promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility to the community and ourselves.

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details

  • SAE Aero Design

    President: Ana Alonso
    Advisor:  Dr. Winnie Fu

    Design, build, and take to competition an RC plane. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Please email president for details

  • SAE Baja at WVU Tech

    President: Zachary Lockhart
    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 to compete and sanctioned events around the country. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Meetings are TBA in ELab 105. 

  • Ski Club

    President: Brandon Radford
    Advisor: Dave Bernier

    The WVU Tech ski club is a place for anyone who loves winter sports. We have skill levels from beginners to experts in both skiing and snowboarding. We like to get together and go to Winterplace about once a week in the winter. 
    Meeting Time/Location: Virtual Meetings on Teams once a Month until winter.  Please contact president for information
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    President: Courtney Lawson
    Advisor: Marjorie Smith
    Connect: National

    The purpose of our organization is to provide an opportunity for students to learn about different career paths and to make connections with business leaders.  This is completed by inviting business leaders from the community to speak with students about their chosen industry. Additionally, the organization provides an opportunity to develop their critical thinking and speaking skills by participation in case study competition.

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

    President: Carmen Camino Falcon
    Advisor: Dr.  Shafique Khan

    WVU SPACE is interested in the topics that contribute to the advancement of space exploration, space sciences, and any related sciences or topics that support such progress.

    Meeting Time/Location: Email President for details

  • Sport Studies Club

    President: Ashley Daniels
    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.

    Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays at 12 PM

  • Student Activities Board (SAB)


    Student Activities Board Officers

    President – Jakobi Harris
    Vice President – McKenzie Simpson 
    Secretary – Sian Smith
    Social Media Coordinator – Samantha Collins 
    Recruitment Officer - Brianna Wallace

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

    Connect: FacebookTwitter

    Meeting Time/Location: Every other Wednesday at 4 PM on Zoom

    Zoom Link:

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

  • Student Nurses Association

    President: Shelby Jarrell
    Advisor: Hillary Parcell

    The Student Nurses Association (SNA) promotes awareness and involvement in nursing and baccalaureate nursing education.  The SNA supports the education of the student nurse as a professional, provides education concerning health issues on campus and in the surrounding community, and acts as a liaison between nursing faculty and nursing students.

    Meeting Times/Locations: Second Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm (currently via zoom), and as needed for special events.

  • Tech Alliance

    President: Thomas Wright
    Advisor:  Devin Spinks
    Connect:  FacebookInstagram

    This club is designed to spread awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. LGBTQ+ community has allies, and the club is designed to inform people about being an ally and supporting the community. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 5 PM in LRC 313
  • Tech Entrepreneurship Club

    President: Jennifer Tankink
    Advisor: KyungMoon Kim

    We help our members and communities for entrepreneurial activities. 

    Meeting Time/Location: Meetings will be virtual. Please email president for details.

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