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.
Want to become a member of our students organizations? Reach out to the faculty/staff advisor listed below or fill out our online sign-up form.
Anime Fans of Westmoreland
The Anime Fans of Westmoreland was established for students who enjoy Japanese animation.
Members of the club watch and discuss anime and manga, share drawing and stories,
and have fun!
Advisor: Raeanna Paterson
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 and Ronald Douglas
Black Student Union
This group brings together black students at Westmoreland and provides a space to
come together and support one another. The group also aims to educate the greater
college community about issues relevant to its membership.
Advisor: Christopher Davis and Andrea Williams
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.
Advisor: Rob Velella
Christian Fellowship seeks to unite Christians from all denominations to support one
another in their faith and to learn more about God through various Bible studies.
The group often holds group prayer and Bible study, participates in community service
and plans other events for members.
Advisor: Lauren Eicher
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 and Christie Sever
The Eco Activists have a mission to educate others on environmental awareness and
offer ways to help. They encourage students to take action on campus and in the community.
Advisor: Tameka King-Buchak and Rick Oliver
Fitness & Strength Club
The Fitness & Strength 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
GAMERS is dedicated to bringing anyone who plays games together in a fun, collaborative
environment. Membership is open to all students interested in video games, board games,
card games, and tabletop games. Join and we'll tell you what GAMERS stands for.
Advisor: Adam Woodrow
This organization promotes the study of history by encouraging research and idea exchange,
providing opportunities outside the classroom, and broadening extracurricular options
Advisor: Dr. Kevin Kopper
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 and Jessica Morrow
National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) celebrates academic achievement in specific career and technical education (CTE)
fields. Prospective members are invited to join every semester.
Advisor: William Racin and Bernadette Trainer
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. Eligible students are invited to join
Advisor: Autumn Maloy, Diane Metz, and Ian Rhodes
PRISM Alliance 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
Advisor: Lynna Thomas and Taylor Niggel
Psi Beta (Psychology Honor Society)
Westmoreland hosts a chapter of Psi Beta, the national honor society for psychology.
Prospective members are invited to join based on GPA and academic accomplishment in
Advisor: Vicky Krug and Lou Surace
Society for Early Childhood Educators
The Society aims to support students interested in early childhood education to expand
learning outside of the classroom through professional development, activities, and
from one another.
Advisors: Melissa Calderon and Brandi Slider
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.
Advisor: Amanda Kundrod
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 Campus Events Committee is a branch of SGA focused on providing fun extracurricular experiences for students.
The SGA is also the governing body of all recognized student organizations.
Advisor: Rob Velella
Student Nurses Association of PA (SNAP)
The Student Nurses Association of PA (a division of the National Student Nurses Association
or NSNA) 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 community service and work toward promoting nursing as a profession. Westmoreland's
chapter of SNAP is also the host organization for the Nursing Honor Society (Alpha
Advisors: Heather Payerchin and Tara Smith
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