Make the Most of Your College Experience
Westmoreland offers students the opportunity to participate in several student-run clubs and organizations. See something missing? Create your own! Contact Student Life to learn more.
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The Anime Club was established for Westmoreland students who enjoy Japanese animation.
Members of the club watch and discuss anime and manga, share drawing and stories,
and have fun!
Advisor: Brian Hays
Arts & Media Club
The Arts & Media Club provides a forum for students to exchange ideas, learn about
their field and showcase artwork. Members are eligible to participate in activities
that expand awareness of the art profession and take advantage of cultural events
in the area. Every spring, students have the opportunity to showcase, curate and stage
Advisor: Michael McDevitt
Campus Events Committee (CEC)
A branch of the Student Government Association, the Campus Events Committee organizes, promotes and participates in campus activities and social events for all students. Recreational, social, educational, cultural and community-service events are sponsored, planned and coordinated by the CEC with funds allocated from Student Service Fee funds. Membership is open to all Westmoreland credit students who have an interest in activities and social planning. Learn More
Criminal Justice Fraternity
The Criminal Justice Fraternity is an outlook organization on legal procedures in
the community and is designed for students interested in careers in law enforcement.
Advisors: Aaron Allen, Raeanna Patterson
CyberTech Information Club
This group aims to enhance the learning environment for students by providing more
opportunities for team building, networking, service learning and advocacy in regards
to any and all information technology and hardware.
Advisor: Michael Caglia
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Club
The DMS Club strives to inform current and prospective students about the wonders
of ultrasound and associated activities.
Advisor: Lisa Cameron
Early Childhood Education Club (ECE)
The Early Childhood Education Club promotes community interest and involvement in
the field of childcare and gives a broader range of knowledge in this career area.
The club also helps with community activities involving children.
Advisors: Dr. Brandi Weekley
Humanitarian/Social Work Club
The Humanitarian/Social Work Club provides opportunities for students who want to
make a difference in their community. Members participate in community service projects
on and off campus. It is a unique way to learn about yourself, meet community leaders
and make a difference in others’ lives.
Advisor: Stephanie Turin
Phi Theta Kappa (International Honor Society)
Phi Theta Kappa is the only nationally acclaimed honor society serving America’s two-year
colleges and associate degree-granting institutions. Election to the honor society
is open to any student who has completed at least 12 credit hours (either full- or
part-time) at Westmoreland. Candidates must possess a cumulative grade point average
of 3.5 or better in order to be considered for selection. Phi Theta Kappa also offers
scholarship opportunities, student directed honors projects and the chance to attend
regional and national meetings of the society. Learn More
Advisor: Dr. Kevin Kopper
PRISM strives to promote equality, emotional support, unity and safety amongst individuals
regardless of one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The organization seeks
to raise awareness of the LGBTQ+ community and sponsor educational programming on
Advisor: Lynna Thomas
ReachOut Christian Club
ReachOut Christian Club seeks to unite Christians from all denominations to support
one another in their faith and to learn more about God through various Bible studies.
ReachOut holds a weekly prayer and Bible study, participates in community service
and plans other events for members.
Advisor: Lauren Eicher
Strength & Fitness Club
Strength & Fitness Club aims to introduce students to strength sports of powerlifting
and weightlifting, as well as aiding them in the pursuit of their individual best
version of themselves.
Advisor: Andrew Colosimo
Student American Dental Assistants Association (SADAA)
The Student American Dental Assistants Association is an organization composed of
dental assisting students. The association helps to promote the profession of dental
assisting and educational gain outside of the classroom. It also promotes the awareness
of the Dental Assisting program.
Advisor: Mary Kay Huesdash
Student American Dental Hygienists Association (SADHA)
The Student American Dental Hygienists Association is the Westmoreland chapter of
the American Dental Hygienists Association and is comprised of dental hygiene students.
The mission is to promote dental health and the prevention of dental diseases by providing
dental education to all age groups – children, adolescents, adults and geriatric populations.
Students participate in many community-oriented activities including visits to schools, community groups, nursing homes and head start programs. Once a year, students provide free dental products such as toothbrushes, dental floss and toothpaste, which the students purchase through fundraising.
Advisor: Angie Rinchuse
Student Government Association (SGA)
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the representative voice of the student
body. Member students promote and represent the rights and interests of students.
The SGA is also the governing body of all recognized student organizations. Learn More
Advisor: Rob Velella
Student Nurses Association of PA/National Student Nurses Association (SNAP/NSNA)
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) is a national professional organization
open to all student nurses. Student Nurses Association of PA (SNAP) is a state professional
organization for student nurses. Membership is open to all students in the Nursing
Members participate in health education activities and work toward promoting nursing as a profession. They participate at regional, state and national levels by attending workshops and conventions that focus on current professional interests and concerns.
Advisors: Heather Payerchin and Barb Walters
Westmoreland Gaming is dedicated to bringing anyone who plays games together in a
fun, collaborative environment. Membership is open to all students. Westmoreland Gaming
plays video games, board games, card games, tabletop games and anything else club
members wish to play at events throughout each semester. The student organization
is also active in the community with a variety of activities aimed at helping others.
Advisor: Adam Woodrow
The Writers Guild is a group of writers of all skill levels. If you enjoy writing
of any form, whether it be technical writing or poetry, creative nonfiction or novel-writing,
this is the place for you! The group also compiles an annual publication called “Write
from the Pack.” All current students are welcome to submit artwork or writing.
Advisor: Brian Hays