Student Clubs & Orgs

Get Involved. Discover Something New.

We want you to build a college experience that's right for you and student clubs and organizations are big part of that. We have so many clubs for you to join, and if you don't see one that interests you, we'll help you to start you own. Whether you're looking to try a new sport, connect with your peers, become politically active or want to serve the local community, there's always something new to try at Etown! Below is our list of active clubs and organizations, which are recognized by the College. 

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Student Senate and Class Senates

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Student Senate

Student Senate is the student government at Elizabethtown College.

Executive Cabinet

  • Madison Holmberg
  • Jeremy Reel
  • Brendan Guy
  • Alex D'Amico
  • Advisors Nichole Gonzalez and Jenn Crowder

Class of 2023

The purpose of the Class of 2023 Senate is to represent the entire class of 2023, ensure that their voices are heard, and advocate for the student body as a whole.

Executive Cabinet

  • Brooke Charria
  • Adam Sadek
  • Sydney Detky
  • Evan Carneal
  • Advisor Amy Berra and Blake Reed

Class of 2024

We are here to advocate for students' rights on campus! We also plan events, fundraisers, and other activities to bring the student body. together!

Executive Cabinet

  • Abigail Lindsey
  • Karlie Fromm
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  • Christy Martin
  • Advisor Darcey Mills

Class of 2025

The 2025 Class Senate’s purpose is to be the advocates for students’ rights and be the voice for the 2025 cohort. The mission is to fully and accurately represent the cohort as senators. The Class Senate will strive for supporting all students, be the bridge of communications of the Class of 2025 and administration, and provide information and updates of events and changes made around campus.

Executive Cabinet

  • Marlaena Ciabattoni
  • Emma Sager
  • Alexa Scheetz
  • Griffen MacLaren
  • Advisor Kaitlyn Miller and Brad Weltmer

Social and Interest Based Clubs and Organizations

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Animal Services Club (ASC)

The purpose of this club is to provide service to all animals in need. This includes going to local shelters, farms, zoos, sanctuaries, etc. We will be volunteering and helping in any way possible, including fundraising for these organizations. Not only will we be volunteering but learning as well. The purpose of this club is to also expand our knowledge of animals by going to veterinarian clinics or hospitals, having veterinarians come speak, and other guest speakers from different organizations like Susquehanna Service Dogs. Elizabethtown's message is "educate for service" and the purpose of ASC is to "put our service to use"!

Club Officers

  • Madison Carey
  • Alexis Price
  • Cyleigh Wilson
  • David Ellis
  • Advisor David Bowne

Anime Club

The purpose of Anime Club is to explore Japanese culture through popular media such as anime and manga comics. We wish to encourage friendship and inclusion as members of a group sharing similar interests, and also as a part of the overall Etown community.

Club Officers

  • Jacob Schell
  • Keven Woodruff
  • Kayla Schultz
  • Logan Stynes
  • Advisor Mahua Bhattacharya

Elizabethtown College Dance Team

The Elizabethtown College Dance Team is a service-based, advanced dance team aiming to provide another outlet for dancers on campus. We perform at Etown athletic games, performance shows, other events around the community, and even host our own benefit show for the Elle Foundation. We are an audition-based dance team that accepts advanced dancers looking for another opportunity to continue dance into college during their time at Etown.

Club Officers

  • Mikayla Close
  • Heather Guthrie & Emma-Li Peters
  • Alyssa Crane
  • Rebecca Lane
  • Advisor Terri Dennehy

Elizabethtown College Democrats

The Elizabethtown College Democrats will devote itself to advancing the policy goals of the Democratic Party platform, assisting local, state, and federal candidates from the Democratic Party in getting elected, and encouraging all students of Elizabethtown College to participate in the electoral process.

Club Officers

  • Sydney Detky
  • Evan Carneal
  • Ireland Keeney
  • Gavin McCabe
  • Advisor 

Elizabethtown College Republicans

The purpose of ECR is to promote the values of the Republican Party to its members, school and community while assisting in government elections and providing support to Republican organizations at the local, state and national level. The ECR shall strive to develop its members in their professional, political, and leadership skills to prepare them for future service to the Republican party and community.

Club Officers

  • Timothy Mackall
  • Kaleigh Christ
  • Liz Petlick
  • Nate Abbott
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  • Advisor: Sue Friguglietti

Elizabethtown Running Club

The purpose of this club is to provide people with a healthy, fun way to exercise and make new friends in the Elizabethtown College Community.

Club Officers

  • Kursten Schill
  • Julia Thistle
  • Katie Hart
  • Kevin Whalen
  • Advisor Michelle Kozimor-King

E-motion

E-Motion is our campus’ all-inclusive dance club that gives people with no experience to lots of dance experience an outlet to move their bodies, improve their health, develop friendships, and serve the local community.

Club Officers

  • Katherine Morse
  • Emily Pellicano
  • Alli Amsbaugh
  • Rachel Gould
  • Advisor Barry Fritz

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)

Engineers for a Sustainable World has a vision of a world of environmental, social and economic prosperity created and sustained by local and global collective action. ESW’s mission is to forge innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.

Club Officers

  • Colton Shriner
  • Jean Farley
  • Vincent Riberio
  • Erica Antunes
  • Advisor Jean Batista Abreu

Gamer's Guild

The purpose of The Elizabethtown Gamer’s Guild is to bring together many students of all types that love video games. The club provides its members with an opportunity to play and talk about video games from all platforms, consoles, and genres. The club benefits the campus community by offering video game tournaments throughout the school year that everyone can join in on, even if they are not a part of the club.
 

Club Officers

  • Phillip Patches
  • Neil Divins
  • Quinn Muzzio
  • Samantha Yanez
  • Advisor Laurie Bergeron

Hide and Seek Club

Club Officers

  • Scott Walters
  • Evan Carneal
  • Marielle Duplessis
  • Amelia Wittmaier
  • Advisor Jeffrey Rood

It's On Us

The purpose of It’s On Us Etown is to raise awareness about sexual assault on our campus and prevent it, as well as educating students about resources they have to report and intervene in sexual assault. This is done through bi-weekly meetings and planning events every month, whether serious or light-hearted. The club provides members with a unique opportunity to develop skills in leadership, program planning, advertising, and educating their fellow students. The club benefits the community by offering educational activities for students through community service.

Club Officers

  • Bridget Colwell
  • Sheridan Smink
  • Jillian VanGilder
  • Isabella Lambusta
  • Advisor Anya Goldina

Lifting Club

The purpose of Lifting Club is to bring everyone with a passion for lifting and overall health together in an environment to better themselves. This club is for any experience level and any lifting type from powerlifting, bodybuilding, athletic training, or anything fitness related. We will spread our knowledge of lifting and fitness to help people improve their everyday lives. This club will provide an opportunity to find like-minded individuals to lift and better themselves with.
 

Club Officers

  • Zachary Stambaugh
  • Luke Wentzel
  • Liam Wright
  • Traisach Roland
  • Advisor 

Mad Cow (Improv)

 

The purpose of Mad Cow is to hone comedic improvisational skills through regular rehearsals, attendance at workshops and other improvisation-style productions, and to perform shows on and off campus each semester.  The club provides its members with an opportunity to develop skills in public performance, quick thinking, and enhances interpersonal relationships.  The club benefits the campus community by offering free entertainment different from other groups on campus, through community service, campus shows, and representing the college in the community. 

Club Officers

  • Gavin McCabe
  • Evan Vaughn
  • Alexa Scheetz
  • Alex Petrocelli
  • Advisor 

 

Melica

Melica is Etown's all-female acapella group. The purpose of Melica is to empower female students at Elizabethtown College through friendship bonding and a shared love for music.

Club Officers

  • Brooke Seislove
  • Zoey Harding
  • Doris Hall
  • Rachel Pryslak and Kira-Marie McClure
  • Advisor Wendy Bellew

Men's Club Soccer

Men’s Club Soccer plays to represent the school in a positive and competitive manner. We seek to promote camaraderie, team skills, and good physical health through soccer while having fun as a group.

Club Officers

  • Kyle Ament
  • Aidan Poley
  • Adam Sadek
  • Michael Watkins
  • Advisor Tomas Estrada

Nifty Needlework

This group is about unwinding and mingling over the common interest of any needlework craft, such as knitting, crocheting, sewing, or anything else! We all will come together to work on projects benefiting the community and enjoying our time together.

Club Officers

  • Gabrielle Caudill
  • Alice Lucas
  • Sara Colletti
  • Danielle Hathaway
  • Advisor Tami Longsderff

Phalanx

The objectives of Phalanx are to offer a professional and entertaining level of performance with all male a cappella while also providing a professional outlet for the promotion of Elizabethtown College.

Club Officers

  • Sean James
  • Joseph White
  • Devynn Napp-Barker and Reilly Sollenberger
  • Samuel Huhn
  • Advisor Caroline Lalvani

Photography Club

The purpose of this club is to allow students to express their creativity through photography as well as share their work, challenge themselves to create new work, and to meet new people through a shared interest of photography.

Club Officers

  • Katelyn Godfrey
  • Paula Groff
  • Ezekial Ciafre
  • Carlos Temple
  • Advisor Katherine Hughes

Plant Based Club

The purpose of the Plant Based Eating Club is to represent the Elizabethtown College campus community that partakes in plant based eating habits, such as veganism, vegetarianism, pescetarianism, flexitarianism, etc. The club serves as an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to hold discussions, watch documentaries, and partake in events that involve plant based eating styles.

Club Officers

  • Marc Ramson
  • Hannah McConnell
  • Christopher Karwan
  • Jess Bujak
  • Advisor Peter Licona

SEEDS

The purpose of SEEDS Ecology is to unite diverse members of Elizabethtown College to learn about ecology, engage in local environmentally focused projects, and educate members of the Elizabethtown College community. We strive to create an atmosphere of mutual learning and support for members while offering many ways to get involved in both campus and community-oriented projects. For students, SEEDS offers volunteering opportunities to improve the environment, connect with professionals in the field of environmental science, and instill a life-long passion for nature. For the community, SEEDS aims to raise awareness of important local environmental issues and strives to enrich the campus grounds with sustainable, native biodiversity.

Club Officers

  • Kayla Morrill
  • Max Miller
  • Veronica Heim
  • Alex Gatess
  • Advisor Diane Bridge

Sock and Buskin

Sock and Buskin is the theatre club of Etown. We provide theatre workshops and activities for students to explore and learn more about stage, costume, and acting. We also promote theatre events on campus. We hold events where students can create their own performances as well.

Club Officers

  • Judas Foster
  • Mackenzie Unger
  • Zakiyah Grayson
  • Julia Yudichak
  • Advisor Barry Fritz

Spikeball Club 

The goal of Spikeball Club is to provide a stress-free environment for college students to engage in casual and competitive matches of Spikeball. The club strives to promote a healthy atmosphere for physical exercise on campus while facilitating a community to build interpersonal relationships. We welcome any currently enrolled students of Elizabethtown College to come out and play, no matter your skill level.
 

Club Officers

  • Aiden Walmer
  • Dylan Holland
  • Alec Delgado
  • Dylan Zambo
  • Advisor Matt Hamilton

Squishmallow Society 

The purpose of this club is to provide a safe space for those with and without sensory needs. Lower lighting, sensory toys/fidgets, and squishmallows. There is lower volume for meetings as well as access to events on and off campus for squishmallow meets. It is a club that wants to grow with its members to explore safe spaces for those who wish to attend.

 

Club Officers

  • Tara Lloyd
  • Kaylee Prestianni
  • Grace Marino
  • Delilah Miles
  • Advisor Amy Berra

Turning Point USA

Our chapter will provide an opportunity for all students to acquire new ways of thinking, through service via campus activism and thought-provoking group discussions. Our goal is to serve the campus community by following our college’s motto, “Educate for Service”, in everything that we do. We promote diversity of thought and discussion and accept any and all voices into our group as we move forward in life in hopes to Evolve, Engage, and Empower!

Club Officers

  • Gabrielle Kambouroglos
  • Christopher Talluto
  • Katelyn Ritchey
  • Ezekial Ciafre
  • Advisor Melissa Rohrer

Ultimate Frisbee Club

The mission of the Ultimate Frisbee Club is to spread the love of the sport of Ultimate to the Elizabethtown College campus and community by sharing the good word of Ultimate Frisbee and the “Spirit of the Game” in which it was founded. The club is co-ed and hopes to facilitate healthy and friendly athletics for the college as a way to de-stress through positive physical means during the semester. As a competitive team, the Jelly Swatters’ will is to compete against other teams around the immediate area in Ultimate competitions. The Jelly Swatters will not just be an on campus team, but one that represents the college at scrimmages and tournaments at other schools in Pennsylvania and the East Coast.

Club Officers

  • Justin Brown
  • Alex Lynch
  • Brendan Atticks
  • Alexander Petrocelli
  • Advisor Justin Badgerow

Vocalign

Vocalign is the Co-Ed A capella group on campus. This unique, fun-spirited group performs various shows on campus and takes part in many off-campus gigs and events. Vocalign established the tradition of hosting a “combo show” where they invite A capella groups from other schools to join them in putting on a show here on campus. Additionally, Vocalign has competed twice in the International Championship of Collegiate A capella. In the upcoming years, Vocalign hopes to continue to build musicianship within the group and share their passion for music with others.

Club Officers

  • Alexandra Bonicker
  • Charlotte Long
  • Ashley Conway
  • Grace Diehl
  • Advisor Mark Clapper

Women's Club Soccer 

The purpose of this club is to make women who have played or want to play, but don't want to try out for the Women's Soccer team because they are scared or like others and they have decided to not play on the Women's soccer team here, but still want to play soccer in their free time.

Club Officers

  • Madison Eisenhart
  • Maddie Deblois
  • Jess Bujak
  • Anna Charitonchick
  • Advisor Anna-Christine Bires

Young Democratic Socialist Association (YDSA)

The primary purpose of this YDSA Club is to educate people on our ideas, help make our community/campus better through volunteerism and mutual aid, campaign for DSA endorsed candidates, and discuss political and economic ideas.

Club Officers

  • Gabe Karl
  • Nicholas Wiley
  • Ariea O'Krepka
  • Alexa Scheetz
  • Advisor  Jeffery Long

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Academic Clubs and Organizations

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Accounting and Finance Club

 

The Accounting and Finance Club provides students with networking opportunities with accounting firms and provides insights into a career in either accounting or finance.

Club Officers

  • Madison Findley
  • Corey Johnson
  • Anna Burch
  • Carrie Hess
  • Advisor Terrie Riportella
 

Alpha Lamda Delta

 

The purpose of Alpha Lambda Delta is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.

Club Officers

  • Emily Guevara
  • Ashley Hutton
  • Olivia Fabiano
  • Juana Torres
  • Advisor Justin Badgerow

 

Alpha Mu

 

Alpha Mu serves to bring music therapy students together in a collaborative way to promote music therapy throughout the Elizabethtown College campus and its surrounding community through various events.

Club Officers

  • Mikella Wisler
  • Devynn Napp-Barker
  • Cierra Culp-Mason
  • Hannah Donohue
  • Advisor Emily Frantz

 

Alpha Psi Omega

 

The Sigma Phi chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society, exists so that students may be specially recognized and rewarded for their dedication to theatre at Elizabethtown college. It also exists so that any student may have access to a wide variety of theatrical opportunities, from being onstage to working behind the scenes or even attending shows. Our chapter of APO also hosts a fundraiser cabaret every year, and the funds are sent to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to support members of the greater theatrical community.

Club Officers

  • Emma Mesko
  • Brooke Seislove
  • Julia Yudichak
  • Logan Crosby
  • Advisor Barry Fritz

 

Art Club

 

The mission of the Elizabethtown College Art Club is to spread awareness of fine arts through the campus community.

Club Officers

  • Isa Abdul-Rahman
  • Carianne Youcheff
  • Darci Ott
  • Hayden Mitchell
  • Advisor Kristi Arnold

 

Bachelor of Arts in Music Organization (BAMO)

An organization to give opportunity and space for Elizabethtown College musicians to gather, learn, socialize, and perform.

Club Officers

  • Meghan Hampton
  • Juliana Foster
  • Aryanna Alidjani
  • Keely Grim
  • Advisor Douglas Bomberger

Chemistry Club

To promote chemistry and learning. Try to make chemistry fun and enjoyable to those from all backgrounds and areas of knowledge, to give back to the community,

Club Officers

  • Emily Harding
  • Kyle Hess
  • Kaylynn Leap
  • Tristan Mabee
  • Advisor Thomas Hagan

Computer Science Club

To provide an environment for students interested in Computer Science to come together and learn about topics related to computers

Club Officers

  • Nathaniel Mansfield
  • Nicholas Nolt
  • Michael Petricoin
  • Jean Farley
  • Advisor Peilong Li

Education Organization (EdOrg)

The purpose of Ed Org is to offer a space where education students can collaborate together and serve their community.

Club Officers

  • Ingrid Peura
  • Chloe Smith
  • Andrea Pederson
  • Griffen Maclaren
  • Advisor Jennifer Hassler

Etown STAMPS Scholars

The club's purpose is to encourage Scholars to be involved on campus and pursue the pillars of the Stamps foundation. This year we also intend to re-write the constitution.

Club Officers

  • Advisor Jean Pretz

Etownian

The Etownian is the student-run newspaper at Elizabethtown College and reports on news relating to the College, Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, and Pennsylvania.

Club Officers

  • Sophie Hanenfeld
  • Chandler McGuire
  • Kaleigh Christ
  • Bridget Colwell
  • Advisor Erica Dolson

Family Business and Entrepreneurship

The purpose of this club is to bring together Elizabethtown College through a network of students who come from family business of their own or who share a passion for entrepreneurship.

Club Officers

  • Keely Grim
  • Sydney Reich
  • Billy Valdez
  • Jake Solomon
  • Advisor Petru Sandu

General Electrical Engineering Club

General Electrical Engineering Club that will do relevant activities and provide study help for younger students. Currently trying to formulate a project for the group as a whole that could possibly involve making something for the school to give students experience outside of the classroom.

Club Officers

  • Chase Young
  • Dan Chinchar
  • Michael Petricoin
  • Trevor Whitfield
  • Advisor Tomas Estrada

History Club

The purpose of History Club is to bring students of different disciplines together through the unique lens of history. This will be accomplished by historic movie nights, trivia nights, purposeful discussion, and more. The club will benefit its members through networking, professional brainstorming, and will benefit the campus community by occasionally providing events such as open historic trivia nights and being a club that is always open to new members.

Club Officers

  • Eric Schubert
  • Gavin McCabe
  • Jackson Lager
  • Abigail Sholes
  • Advisor Steve Nolt

International Club

The main purpose is to provide the place where both international and domestic students could learn global and broadened perspective, way of thinking, various culture, background and international knowledge through many activities concentrating on input and output to get more information effectively.

Club Officers

  • Misaki Yamaguchi
  • Abby Bernard
  • Aryana Alidjani
  • Theron Steinbrook
  • Advisor Shannon Haley-Mize

Kappa Delta Pi

Education Honor Society- To promote excellence in and recognition of outstanding contribution to education.

Club Officers

  • Alli Amsbaugh
  • Erin Knauer
  • Andrea Pederson
  • Ingrid Peura
  • Advisor Wendy Bellew

Math Club

The Math Club helps to bring students of the Math Department together, but all events are open to anyone, even if they're not in the Math Club. We have several fun nights where we watch movies or play games with students and professors to unwind. We also host more proactive events such as Resume Night, where professors will critique your resume in order to help prepare for application processes.

Club Officers

  • Dylan Zambo
  • Nick Zonarich
  • Mackenzie Pollachek
  • Trisha Vazquez
  • Advisor Sakar Sigdel

Momentum Society

The Momentum Society has established a mentoring community for Momentum students in their college experience beyond the academic advising and academic development of the Momentum program. The Momentum Society, consistent with the philosophy of the Momentum program, seeks to educate and advise first generation students. Through the Momentum Society students will make connections with what they are learning in our liberal arts curriculum and relate it to developing a rich vocational vision providing energy, identity, and purpose. The Momentum Society challenges students to ponder the question: “why?” and providing high impact opportunities for them to reflect upon and explore vocational identities. 

Club Officers

  • Eric Schubert
  • Ruth Jacob
  • Faith Sale
  • Tristan Mabee
  • Advisor Jean-Paul Benowitz

PCMEA 

The Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association consists of the music education majors at Elizabethtown. We participate in community activities, programs, discussions, etc. that allow us to better ourselves as educators and build our knowledge for professional development.
 
 

Club Officers

  • Emily Barger
  • Julia Moore
  • Joseph Edington
  • Amaris Wolfe
  • Advisor Matthew Fritz

Pi Theta Epsilon

Elizabethtown's chapter of a national honors society for OT students.
 
 

Club Officers

  • Hannah Smith
  • Robin Hill
  • Christina Mercincavage
  • Emily Martini
  • Advisor Gina Fox

Pre-Health Society 

The purpose of the Pre-Health Society is to act as a bonding environment of bringing together all students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field (Physician Associate, Physical Therapy, Dental, Veterinary, Osteopathic, Optometry, Allopathic (MD), Osteopathic (DO), Pharmacy, etc.) This organization will serve to motivate, excite, and support these students along their journey to becoming valuable healthcare professionals in this ever-changing world by providing relevant educational resources, opportunities and events pertaining to the healthcare occupations, being informative about the post-graduate application processes, and serving as a place that invites pertinent, open conversation between members. The Pre-Health Society shall be a place that also inspires students to discover their own personal strengths and truest passions towards their ultimate career goals!
 

Club Officers

  • Jessica Bujak
  • Mikalee Kerr
  • Taleyah Stamp
  • Sydney Aguilar
  • Advisor Anya Goldina & Dionna Rookey

Pre-Physician Assistant Club

The Pre-Physician Assistant Club is not only for students in the Elizabethtown College’s Accelerated Physician Assistant program, but for those who are interested in the Physician Assistant profession. Those who are interested in a different health career may also join, but we will focus mainly on the Physician Assistant occupation. The purpose of The Pre-Physician Assistant club is to inform others of the profession, discuss program requirements, offer volunteering/shadowing opportunities, have guest speakers (MDs, NPs, PAs), and send students to health career events. This club will benefit the community through community service and fundraising events to raise money to donate to various hospitals and medical associations.
 

Club Officers

  • Caroline McMenamin
  • Eily Barker
  • Emily Baer
  • Sarah Wertz
  • Advisor Dionna Rookey

Psi Chi

Osi Chi is a national honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Club Officers

  • Gillian Conner
  • Morgan Burleson
  • Maura Longenecker
  • Emily Prowell
  • Advisor Michael Roy

Psychology Club

The major objective and primary responsibility of this organization is to provide students the opportunity to expand upon their awareness and knowledge of psychology through activities concentrated in specific subdivisions of psychology. In addition, “The Psychology Club of Elizabethtown College” allows students to engage in recreational activities with individuals who share similar professional goals.

Club Officers

  • Jocelynn Itterly
  • Sara Colletti
  • Hannah Sohn
  • Abigail Belzner
  • Advisor Elizabeth Dalton

Robotics and Machine Intelligence (RMI)

The purpose of this club is to allow students to explore robotics and machine intelligence outside of the classroom. This also allows for the possibility of competing in robotics competitions.

Club Officers

  • Nathan Griffin
  • Steven Klinefelter
  • Zachary Brown
  • Advisor Joseph Wunderlich

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society. Our club hosts activities and events for the Etown chapter members of the society.

Club Officers

  • Madeline DeBlois
  • Emily Erdlen
  • Mahli Rupp
  • Sylver Reynolds
  • Advisor Tara Moore

Social Worker Student Association (SWSA)

SWSA serves as an informational and co-curricular service activity for both social work majors and non-majors. SWSA exposes you to social services and social problems and offers opportunities for fund-raising, volunteer projects, and advocacy work that benefits community social services. SWSA has its own by-laws and is governed by officers elected from the membership. The goal of the Association is to foster social work ideals and uses values from the National Association of Social Workers.

Club Officers

  • Emma Myers
  • Sydney Dye
  • Grace Marino
  • Zoey Harding
  • Advisor James Corbin

Spanish Club

Spanish Club’s mission is to provide interested students with extra opportunities to enhance their Spanish skills outside of the classroom in an informal way. Its purpose is to also bring together students of different levels to learn from one another. In addition, it aims to grant students chances to experience diverse Spanish-speaking cultures.

Club Officers

  • Emily Smith
  • Rafael Sanchez
  • Gabrielle Kambouroglos
  • Grace Ceschan
  • Advisor Charla Lorenzen

SOTA

The purpose of SOTA is to bring those interested in occupational therapy together and to provide an opportunity for them to find expression, recognition, and sharing of ideas and talents. Also, to inform, foster, and encourage ideas of the meaning of occupational therapy and to promote it to the college and surrounding community. More so, our purpose is to stimulate the collection, analysis, and discussion of information concerning occupational therapy.

Club Officers

  • Morgan Bellavia
  • Brian Coletta
  • Lorraine Schlosser
  • Ella Longenecker
  • Gabbi Cilio
  • Advisor Terri Dennehy

STEAM-EC 

We are going to host several personal events - field trips and community service projects - where we will learn about the world we live in and apply knowledge we have gained from our education in the real world. We will promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) and stress the fact that everything is connected and each subjected is almost never isolated. We believe in a future where Etown students will be the leaders in their future careers because of the versatile application they will gain. We wish that our members can make connections and gather ideas that incorporate as many components of STEAM and more. With our personal events, not only would we be giving back to the community, but we would be educating our members so they can realize how they can provide service themselves.
 

Club Officers

  • Tainen Nunes
  • Alexa Scheetz
  • Isaac Kraenbring
  • Griffin MacLaren
  • Advisor Peter Licona

TriBeta (βββ)

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Club Officers

 

  • Advisor Jodi Lancaster

WEMPCS

The purpose of Women in EMPCS is to create a community between the women of the School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science. The club seeks to provide a welcoming presence and foster a community of like-minded women. The club provides its members with opportunities to connect with women engineers, physicists, mathematicians, and computer scientists across the different cohort years. The club benefits the campus community by offering a place for the minority of women in the “hard sciences” a place to grow, ask questions, and create lasting friendships through weekly dinners in the tower room, campus events, and hosting the annual School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science events.

Club Officers

  • Lauren Comly
  • Mary Huebler
  • Claire Cuvo
  • Bridget Ward
  • Advisor Sara Atwood

Women in Business (WIB)

The mission of the WIB organization at Elizabethtown College is to educate and empower women to become strong business leaders of the next generation. In a male dominated industry, it'd important for women to support other women beside them. We want to create a place for women to come together and learn from each other and grow as people.
 

Club Officers

  • Madison Findley
  • Isabelle Brodbeck
  • Julie Baker
  • Anna Laffey
  • Advisor Najiba Benabess

Women in STEM

The purpose of this club is to build a community where women studying the sciences can support other women in their fields. We want to attend research presentations, host a first-year mentoring program and encourage young girls to pursue stem professions.

Club Officers

  • Brinley Beveridge
  • Courtney Katch
  • Kaylynn Leap
  • Ashley Conway
  • Advisor Debra Wohl

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 Identity Based Clubs and Organizations

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American Sign Language (ASL) Club

The purpose of this club is to bring awareness to Deaf Culture in the ASL community and encourage members to engage in American Sign Language, whether they have taken the course or not. The club allows individuals with an interest to learn new signs, learn more about Deaf culture, or share their love for ASL in general!

Club Officers

  • Megan Glaspey
  • Victoria Young
  • Lori Schlosser
  • Morgan Bellavia
  • Advisor Karen Conrad

Asian Cultural Student Association

The purpose of the Asian Cultural Student Association is to provide students at the college with the opportunity to connect with one another outside of the classroom. The Asian Cultural Student Association aims to provide a safe space, to advocate, and to educate for Asian and Asian American students as well as other students who would like to learn more about Asian culture. The club benefits the campus community by offering educational opportunities through events on campus as well as off campus learning trips to supplement learning.

Club Officers

  • Joanna Shultz
  • Ellie Barley
  • Kyla DeWittie
  • Emma-Li Peters
  • Advisor Jeffery Long

Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM)

The purpose of Catholic Campus Ministry is to enhance the spirituality of the members of the Club and those who are affiliated with it. This is accomplished through weekly meetings based on the Club’s four pillars – service, study, spiritual, and social. Service events will include outreach to the campus community and community at large. The four pillars will enable students to grow in their faith, appreciate the teachings of the Catholic Church, and provide fellowship opportunities.

Club Officers

  • Catherine Paschos
  • Michael Young
  • Hannah Sohn
  • Christopher Tolluto
  • Advisor Jane Cavender

Elizabethtown National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the Elizabethtown College’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter/club is to inform the campus community about issues impacting African Americans and People of Color (POC); to advocate for marginalized and underrepresented students by advancing the economic, educational, social and political status of these groups/communities; and to develop the next generation of civil rights and community leaders while following the mission given to us by the NAACP.

Club Officers

  • Jalen Belgrave
  • Gabryel Sewell
  • Maryam Rahmanian
  • Jared Archer
  • Advisors Javita Thompson and Gabbie Reed

Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

GSA’s purpose is to build a support group for members of the LGBTQ+ community on campus. This is done through various events aimed at building connections between members and ensuring that those members have support if needed in aspects pertaining to LGBTQ+ resources or academics. There is an advocacy side to GSA too, where the club advocates to advance LGBTQ+ belonging and equity on campus.

Club Officers

  • Samhar Almomani
  • Mackenzie Pollachek
  • Jayden Ryan
  • Zoe Enterline
  • Advisor Diane Bridge

Hillel

Hillel is the Jewish club on campus and we provide opportunities for all students on campus to learn about Jewish holidays and culture through attending services, and events on campus.

Club Officers

  • Leah Krebs
  • Marissa Tuman
  • Phillip Goldberg
  • Alyssa Eckstein
  • Advisor Josh Cohen

Latinx/Hispanic Student Union

The Latinx/Hispanic Student Union aims to strengthen the relationships and cultural development of Latinx/Hispanic students on campus, as well as other students who would like to learn more about the Latinx/Hispanic culture.

Club Officers

  • Sarah Moscoso
  • Zulma Escalante
  • Nancy Magana
  • Carlos Temple
  • Advisor  Kayshen Morel

Lighthouse

The primary purpose of this club is to give interested students the opportunity to explore the Bible together. While we identify as a Christian group, we want to create a welcoming atmosphere where students from all backgrounds and beliefs feel comfortable investigating the claims of Jesus. Our hope is to enrich the campus as we cultivate a community marked by compassion, humility, service, and integrity.

Club Officers

  • Angela Guydik
  • Kaylin Nolt
  • Leaslie Alejandres
  • Sophie Hanenfeld
  • Advisor Amy Shorner-Johnson

Making HER Story 

The goal of the "Making Her Story Club" is to provide a secure and supportive place for women to discuss and learn about current events and women's concerns. The club's goal is to provide a space for women on campus to come together and demonstrate their strength.

Club Officers

  • Emily Guevara
  • Frida Sanchez-Rosalino
  • Juana Torres
  • China Tinnen
  • Advisor Charity Fox

Middle Eastern Culture Club 

The Elizabethtown College Middle Eastern Club aims for students to indulge into the various cultures and aspects of the Middle East. We welcome students of all descents to learn about the Middle Eastern culture, food, and history. Overall, MECC would like to help provide a nourishing environment for the community and our peers to take part in interactive educational activities.
 

Club Officers

  • Anfal Al-Hussaini
  • Aryana Aldijani
  • Abby Henderson
  • Zulma Escalante
  • Advisor Hossein Varamini

Noir

Noir is a diversity student union that allows students of color and allies a safe space to express their ideas, opinions, feelings, and interests.

Club Officers

  • Advisor Amy Shorner-Johnson

ReKindle/CCO

Fanning faith into flame through Bible study, prayer, mentoring, and CCO leadership/growth opportunities.

Club Officers

  • Michael Young
  • Carlos Temple
  • Brooke Seislove
  • Logan Davidson
  • Advisor Matt Skillen

Service Clubs and Organizations

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Best Buddies

The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We do this by matching student volunteers in mutually enriching friendships with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Club Officers

  • Erin Wittenburg
  • Nic Demarco
  • Nicole Ringwald
  • Bella Mendez
  • Advisors Whitney Crull and Joni Eisenhauer

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC)

The main goal of Colleges Against Cancer is to fight cancer by volunteering for and instating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society. In addition to organizing a Relay For Life event on campus in the spring to raise money for the fight against cancer, we aim to establish cancer advocacy programs, bring cancer control programs to campus, and promote cancer awareness and prevention.

Club Officers

  • Brooke Charria
  • Bella Mendez
  • Caellie Cobb
  • Kate Santangelo
  • Advisor Jane Cavender

Elizabethtown Circle K

The goal of the club is to promote service and fellowship among its members and the local community. Every week we hold meetings to plan service events for the semester, as well as complete service projects that benefit the elderly, veterans, animals, children, those who are ill, etc. Some of the organizations we have volunteered with include, the Community Cupboard of Elizabethtown, the Manor Care Senior Center, Color a Smile, Caitlin Smiles, and Trick-or-treat for UNICEF.

Club Officers

  • Libby Eckhart
  • Jillian Mulder
  • Jenna Boruta
  • Meghan Williams
  • Advisor Ben Osterhout

Etown Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

The purpose of E-Town’s Chapter of CEC is to help the local community of exceptional children and children with disabilities. All majors are encouraged to join!

Club Officers

  • Allie Amsbaugh
  • Ingrid Peura
  • Sylver Reynolds
  • Julia Yudichak
  • Advisor Shannon Haley-Mize

Etown Helping Etown

Etown Helping Etown will be working with the local ECHOS homeless winter shelter in Elizabethtown, PA. Our goal is to help uplift and encourage the people of the homeless shelter. We hope to touch the lives of many by supporting them in their life journey. We aim to help give security and stability to the people of the shelter and aid them in completing their activities for daily living.

Club Officers

  • Olivia Eason
  • Julianna Crespo
  • Anna Charitonchick
  • Zoe Bender
  • Advisor Kristen Kurjiaka

Hope Club

HOPE Club aims to support the mission of Brittany's Hope at Elizabethtown College. In doing this, we hold fundraisers in support of Brittany's Hope and to support the Vietnam Service Trip which is run every other May. Fundraisers directly support orphanages and other activities across Vietnam where we visit during our biannual service trip. We also support Brittany's Hope in events, such as The Walk of Love, The Annual Give.

Club Officers

  • Nathan Tindell
  • Morgan Bellavia
  • Madeline Kachel
  • Brian Coletta
  • Advisor Terri Dennehy
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