Student Organizations at Westmoreland

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.

Club Sign-ups

Be part of the "rush" to become a member of our students organizations! Fill out our online Club Rush form.

Campus Activities Board members at event

Anime Club

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 an exhibition.
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

Human Services/Social Work ClubHumanitarian/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

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 campus.
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 program.
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

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

Writers Guild

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