The following organizations strongly relate to a degree program or potential career.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME Berks)
Penn State Berks American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Club’s purpose is to provide an organization that exposes students to hands on engineering projects and the tools necessary to obtain engineering internships over the summer. By providing engineering projects and internship opportunities, engineering students will have increased value for their academics and direction for their future.
For more information about this club, contact Austin Witinski.
Berks Chemical Society (BCS)
The Penn State Berks Chemical Society is an American Chemical Society chartered organization for undergraduate students. Members get to host, provide, participate, and volunteer for a wide range of services and professional programs in order to get more people excited about chemistry. Many community events and demonstrations are held throughout the year on campus and elsewhere around Berks County.
For more information about this club, contact Kelsey DeAcosta
Berks Combat Robotics (Combat Robotics)
Berks Combat Robotics offers students on campus the ability to use the engineering design process to design and develop battlebots. We also provide the opportunity to compete in a national battlebot competition on behalf of the club.
For more information about this club, contact Amandre Hatcher.
Berks Technology Club
The Berks Technology club is the official club of the Information Technology program at Penn State Berks. The organization hosts alumni who work in the field, company representatives, and other speakers related to the technology at events that are open to all students. This organization's purpose is to create a place where all students can take a hands-on approach to explore the possibilities of technology at Penn State.
For more informationa bout this club, contact Matthew Blake.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) Club
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club is for any student who wishes to expand their college experience beyond classwork. The club's goal is to spark student innovation and creativity with relevant information from experts, as well as support from other students.
For more information about this club, contact Karl Karanjia.
The Kinesiology Club is an organization for people who enjoy sports, health, and wellness. The club participates in fitness activities, provides study groups for kinesiology classes, and fun opportunities within the Kinesiology department. You do not have to be a Kinesiology major to join, all are welcome.
For more information about this club, contact Samantha Hagenbush.
Model Rocketry Club
The Model Rocketry Club is a club designed for students to explore their passion for rocketry through designing, building, and launching their very own rockets.
For more information about this club, contact Anikka Fuglie.
Penn State Berks Chess Club
The Penn State Berks Chess Club is a casual group that meets regularly to play and enjoy the game of chess. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, you're welcome to join us for friendly games and good company.
For more information about this club, contact Nathan Vreeland.
Penn State Berks Honors Club
The Penn State Berks Honors Club works to enrich students' educational experiences. While education is shaped by curriculum within classes, the Honors Club works to expand from the curriculum through volunteer and scholarship activities to help members take an active part in the community and their education.
Penn State Berks Pre-Medical Society
The Penn State Berks Pre-Medical Society provides information to students pursuing healthcare careers, such as physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, therapists, etc. The club hosts three primary categories of meetings: guest speakers, skills workshops, and case presentations. Guest speakers will include professionals such as surgeons, OR nurses, surgical technicians, and other personnel, who will discuss their experiences, medical research and innovations, and host Q&A’s.
For more information about this club, contact Daneil Abramov.
Penn State Berks Theatre Society
The Penn State Berks Theatre Society aims to provide a space where everyone can explore the art of theater. The organization welcomes everyone from those who have never acted before to experienced veterans to those interested in the technical side. Filled with supportive individuals, the Theatre Society wants to welcome all students who are interested in any aspect of theater or the arts.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
The purpose of SAE Baja is to engage students interested in engineering and business aspects regarding the SAE Baja competition. This club applies the engineering design process and skills learned in engineering courses to design and build an off-road, single-seater vehicle, but the organization is not exclusive to engineering majors — all are welcome!
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is intended to empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion. The club participates in networking events, talk to professionals in industry, and attends workshops to improve their résumés, and also takes part in small engineering projects in the community.
For more information about this club, contact Lillie Mohn.
World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council is a group for students interested in international issues. This club discusses world events, hosts interesting speakers, promotes study abroad on campus, and takes an international-themed bus trip in the spring.
For more information about this club, contact Majd Zreika.