Student Clubs

Student Clubs and Organizations

Whether you are a commuter or a resident student, you can get involved with over 40 social groups, arts and culture clubs, and academic and professional organizations, in these categories:

Below you will find a brief description of each club. For more information, or to find out how to get involved, contact the advisor.

Have an idea for a club you don’t see here? Form a new group! We encourage our students to take initiative and gain leadership experience by starting something new.

Academic

American Chemical SocietyMichael CastaldiStudents working to advance the broader chemistry enterprise for the benefits of Earth and its people.
Business ClubElizabeth FaunceThe IU Business Club provides an opportunity for students of any major to get involved in a variety of professional development and business-oriented engagements.
Exercise Science ClubBarbara GallagherUnites and informs exercise science majors while providing insight into future careers and helping the local community
Music Therapy ClubAndrea HuntProviding all students with a better understanding of the music therapy profession.
Student Nurses AssociationSister Paula JamesonThis club works to bring the student body together by helping others through the field of nursing.
PCMEA (PA Collegiate Music Educators Association)Sister Kathleen DouttPromoting the development of music education majors and engaging the IU community through outreach and advocacy campaigns.
Student Dietetic AssociationCecile AdkinsCommitted to promoting professionalism among members through educational and social opportunities

Advocacy

AevidumJessica GilpertAn organization to educate the Immaculata family and outside community about the warning signs of teen suicide and depression through messages of hope and faith. The organization is dedicated to furthering the national non-profit’s mission and aims as defined by Executive Director Joe Vulopas and aevidum.com.
Environmental ClubJoseph HealeyThis club is dedicated to using accurate information to inform and engage the university in all environmental causes.
SpectrumSister Cathy Nally & Sueann RobbinsPromote and assist in the education of the student body about the LGBT population. The organization shall train interested parties on how to be a resource to the student body and support persons of this population. This shall be done through community events and regular informational meetings.

Arts

Concert BandWilliam Carr
Open to students of all disciplines, this ensemble
provides performing experience for instrumentalists
in brass, woodwind, and percussion. Open to all students by audition.
Cue & Curtain TheatreDara HimesThe oldest organization in the university, the Cue and Curtain Players present either a drama or musical in the fall and a children’s theatre production in the spring.
Double SJoseph HealeyThe purpose of Double S is to learn, teach, and explore the art of dance here at Immaculata University.
In UnisonOwen LogueTo provide students with an opportunity to express themselves through acapella music, to teach them to sing and to work together as a group, and to entertain IU students and faculty.
IU ChoraleJonathan KreamerHelps members develop singing technique and provides performance opportunities in the local community.
IU Dance CompanyBarbara GallagherFor amateurs and professionals alike, the dance company is a great way to have fun and burn calories while dancing traditional dances.
Musical EnsemblesWilliam CarrChoose from a variety of small ensembles: brass, chamber, clarinet, flute choir, guitar, jazz, madrigals, men’s chorus, percussion, piano, saxophone, string, trumpet, and woodwind. Some ensembles require auditions. Membership may provide academic credit in some cases.

Cultural

African American Cultural SocietyJoseph HealeyA club dedicated to promoting diversity, educating people, and uniting people of all races for the common good of the community.
Latin FlavorMarisa PereyaA group that works to establish a deep appreciation for Latino culture and customs among the students and staff of the Immaculata community.
MacversityMaria Cuddy-CaseyMacversity spreads awareness of different cultures to the staff and student body while providing opportunities for students to become the best version of themselves.

Greek

Alpha XiDara HimesA social sorority with the aim to promote friendship and mutual trust among its members, while upholding the traditions and ideas of Immaculata University. Alpha Xi members encourage excellence in scholarship, provide service to others, and instill the highest ideals of womanhood and good citizenship.
Delta PiOwen LogueDelta Pi promotes brotherhood and camaraderie in active and potential members, develops and empowers leadership, builds character and integrity and works to instill pride and respect for oneself and Immaculata University.
Iota Gamma XiKelly OrlandoA social sorority with the purpose of uniting women from all different backgrounds in strength, education, and empowerment.
Tau PhiJoseph HealeyA social sorority with the purpose of creating unity, equality and respect through the bond of sisterhood. It is the intention of the club to maintain healthy, close relationships between members and create bonds which will last beyond the boundaries of Immaculata University, while fostering academic and personal success within its ranks.

Honor

IU Honor SocietyStephanie TheodorouFounded in 1959 for the purpose of promoting intellectual and cultural enthusiasm, accomplishment among its members, and contributions to the intellectual and cultural excellence of the entire community. A student of the College of Undergraduate Studies who has achieved Dean’s List status for any three semesters is eligible for membership.
Kappa Omicron NuSister Denise MollicaNational Honor Society for the Human Sciences (KON) promotes empowered leaders who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of living through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research.
Lambda Iota TauAn international collegiate honor society for students of English and foreign literature. To be eligible for membership, students must major in literature, maintain an average of B+ in literature courses and at least a B in general, be recommended by the faculty, and submit to the local chapter, Alpha Tau, a paper on a literary topic to be presented orally or published.
Lambda Pi EtaChanda GilmoreAn honor society that provides numerous communications and public relations opportunities for its members.
National Society of Leadership & SuccessJennifer HagenbuchThe purpose of NSLS is to create a support group that will help college students achieve their goals and better their lives, in the process building leaders who make a better world.
Psi ChiDawn KriebelA national, professional honor society for psychology students.
Sigma Delta PiMarisa PereyraA national Spanish honor society for students with a GPA of 3.25 or more in upper-level Spanish courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must demonstrate enthusiasm in promoting interest in the Spanish language and the culture of Spanish-speaking countries.

Media

The ImmaculatanSean FlanneryThe student-run newspaper, which consists of six sections that contain campus, community, national, and world news.
PilgrimagesRita ColanziThis club works to promote literary excellence and to showcase student writing to the IU community.

Professional

Athletic Training Students OrganizationKelly StalkerAn organization to provide students interested in athletic training and sports medicine the opportunity to meet in informal and formal academic and professional settings.
American Sign Language ClubAndrea HuntDedicated to teaching American Sign Language and spreading awareness of the deaf community.
EnactusCharlene FitzwaterAn international organization that pairs college students with corporate sponsors. These corporate sponsors enable participating colleges to compete in regional, national, and global competitions.
Fashion GroupLina CastroAn organization dedicated to developing and promoting fashion industry professionals by attending fashion shows, fashion events, hosting guest speakers and performing community service.

Recreational

Gamers GuildSean FlanneryThe guild provides a community of people who enjoy video/computer games, anime, fantasy, sci-fi, and other such activities.
Muddy MacsSister Susan CroninStudents with a mission to supply local food banks through the cultivation of fresh produce. Additionally, Muddy Macs will provide the IU community with valuable information regarding nutrition and healthy living.
Swim ClubKelly Stalker
The IU Swim Club is dedicated to promoting physical fitness and teamwork through the sport of swimming.

Social

Upper EchelonTBDFostering professionalism, positivity, and leadership development through friendship and good fellowship.

Spirituality

Catholic Athletes for ChristJessica MorrellA club that brings athletics and the gospel together.
Catholic Relief Services AmbassadorsJessica MorrellCatholic Relief Services (CRS) is dedicated to making as much improvement as possible in regard to the quality of life of those in need. CRS ambassadors call the University community to action by providing informative teachings related to specific social justice issues.
Crown of CreationSister Elaine GlanzA safe and sacred place for women to gather in faith, while providing an opportunity to grow relationships with God and each other, by educating on Christian femininity and discovering what it means to be a woman of faith in the world today.

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