Clubs & Organizations Listing

Clubs & Organizations Listing

Being a part of campus clubs and organizations is a great way to meet people, gain important leadership skills, and have fun!

We have a variety of clubs and organizations at Penn State New Kensington in which students can participate.

Adult Learner Society

This club promotes the interests of adult learners and aims to increase the awareness of the adult learner population to the campus community. **This club is currently not active.  If you are interested in re-starting the Adult Learner Society please visit the SGA or Student Life Office.

BET Club

The BET Club seeks to provide a means of educational experience in the field of biomedical engineering technology and related fields that is not available in the classroom.  Members can look forward to guest speakers, presentations, tours of medical facilities, and networking with members of the BET field. Please complete the BET Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in BET Club.

Business Club

This club promotes professionalism in the business field. It also provides opportunities for members to explore career options and socialize. Please complete the Business Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Business Club.

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

This club allows students to assist the Student Life Office in planning fun campus events and activities. Members learn about the exciting world of campus entertainment! Some of the activities planned by CAB include: Back to School Bash, Blue and White Ball, and Spring Fling week. Please complete the CAB Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in CAB.

Car Club

The Car Club is organized to give students interested in cars and motor vehicles an opportunity to get together and share their passion for automobiles. Please complete the Car Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Car Club.

Drama Club

This club is open to all students who are interested in acting, singing, and dancing, as well as those interested in being stage and light technicians. The club performs several shows a year for the campus and the local community. Please complete the Drama Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Drama Club.

Engineering Club

This group allows engineering students, or those with an interest in engineering, to discuss the field. Educational speakers are often invited to talk with the club about new technologies. Please complete the Engineering Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Engineering Club

GIG Club

Group Investigating God.  This group encourages students to ask difficult questions about God and the Bible. They hold Bible studies, group discussions and promote community service. Please complete the GIG Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in GIG Club.

Global Student Organization

The purpose of the Global Student Organization is to promote a Global Culture among domestic and international students of Penn State New Kensington, raising awareness of Global Citizens of all Penn State Students.  The organization hopes to nurture Penn State New Kensington students into future global leaders and establish strong and lasting connections between different Penn State Campuses and their students. Please complete the Global Student Organization Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in the Global Student Organization.

IST Club

The IST Club strives to expose members to different aspects of technology by engaging in activities such as guest speakers, professional trips, and discussion. **This club is currently not active. If you are interested in re-starting the IST Club please visit the SGA or Student Life Office. Please complete the IST Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in IST Club.

Lion Ambassadors

Lion Ambassadors work closely with the Enrollment Management Office to promote the University and the campus to prospective students. They give campus tours and assist with other recruitment activities. Additionally, Lion Ambassadors represent the campus in the community through volunteer and service activities. Membership involves an interview and maintenance of a minimum grade-point average.  Learn more! Please complete the Lion Ambassadors Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Lion Ambassadors.

Math Club

Math Club is an active group of students who meet regularly with Math Faculty in support of students and their math homework, struggles, and fun! Please complete the Math Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Math Club.

Martial Arts and Self Defense Club

This club is for students with a background in martial arts and those that would like to learn more about this art and the art of self defense
**This club is currently not active.  If you are interested in re-starting the Martial Arts Club please visit the SGA or Student Life Office. 

Multicultural Club

This group promotes the awareness of cultural diversity through student-sponsored activities and events that serve to educate about the importance of better understanding and acceptance between all members of the campus community. Please complete the Multicultural Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Multicultural Club

Nittany Pride 

The Nittany Pride is the student-run newspaper of Penn State New Kensington, and functions as a student club organization that is open to students from all academic disciplines. While the newspaper is advised by Communications faculty, the editorial decisions and news operations are carried out entirely by students, who gain valuable experience in print and online journalism.

Mission Statement of The Nittany Pride:

"The Nittany Pride student newspaper of Penn State New Kensington intends to effectively represent the public; facilitate communication among and between students, faculty, staff, administration, and other members of the public; provide relevant information to the public; and to truthfully monitor power and authority on the Penn State New Kensington campus. It is the purpose of The Nittany Pride to foster public life on the New Kensington campus by producing an interesting and informative newspaper; acting as a forum for members and non-members alike to freely share ideas and opinions; and encouraging discussion and focused debate among students, faculty and staff."
Please complete the Nittany Pride Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Nittany Pride

Outdoor and Adventure Club

This club promotes healthy living by organizing activities like camping, rock climbing, ski trips, and other outdoor adventures. Please complete the Outdoor Adventure Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Outdoor Adventure Club

Phi Theta Kappa

This society is an internationally recognized two-year degree honors society for students who meet the qualifications. It honors those who have excelled while earning their associate degree. In addition, opportunities are provided for leadership and development. **This club is currently not active. If you are interested in re-starting Phi Theta Kappa please visit the SGA or Student Life Office.

PSYCH Club/Psi Chi

The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general. Please complete the Psych Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Psych Club

Science Club

This club is dedicated to bringing about an intelligent, conversational environment geared towards the discussion of science related issues.  Participates in field trips to prominent scientific fields. Please complete the Science Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Science Club

Soccer Club

The Soccer Club serves to bring together those students interested in playing soccer, promote community interest in the game, and allow opportunities for beneficial physical exercise. **This club is currently not active.  If you are interested in re-starting the Soccer Club please visit the SGA or Student Life Office.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The purpose of SGA is to act in the best interests of the student body by representing student in matters that pertain to them, encouraging extracurricular activities, supporting clubs and organizations, and encouraging communication between the student body, faculty, administration, and staff. The SGA organizes Club Rush and assists in the coordination of fundraising and events on campus. The president of the SGA is also the co-chair of the Student Activity Fee committee. For more information, call 724-334-6141. Please complete the SGA Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in SGA.

Tau Alpha Pi

Tau Alpha Pi is a national honor society for students who are enrolled in any engineering or engineering technology degree program. In addition, the organization participates in charitable, scientific, and educational purposes. **This club is currently not active.  If you are interested in re-starting the Martial Arts Club please visit the SGA or Student Life Office.

THON

The Penn State Dance Marathon team raised money to fight pediatric cancer. This is done through various fundraisers during the year and culminates in a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon at University Park. THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world and has raised over 61 million dollars for the Four Diamonds Fund. Please complete the THON Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in THON.

Urban Gaming Club

The purpose of the Urban Gaming Club is to provide a setting in which various urban games can be played, so students remain active and learn about teamwork, problem solving, and develop a sense of community. **This club is currently not active.  If you are interested in re-starting the Urban Gaming Club please visit the SGA or Student Life Office.

Veterans Club

The Veterans Club of PSNK is an organization that provides a social group setting to help veterans adjust and become successful in civilian and college life. Please complete the Veterans Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in Veterans Club.

X-Ray (Radiological Club)

This club provides educational experiences for those interested in the field of radiology, including educational trips. The group also provides information to high school students interested in the field. Please complete the X-RAY Club Roster form if you are an active member of the club or if you are interested in becoming involved in X-Ray Club.