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The Accounting & Finance Club brings in guest speakers from the accounting and finance industries so that students have the opportunity to meet professionals, ask questions and gain an understanding of what career they are getting into.
The purpose of Etown Allies is to increase awareness of LGTB+ issues on campus, provide a safe space for those in the community to meet, and to help the LGBT+ community through fundraisers and events. The club provides its members with an opportunity to develop skills in leadership and event organization, creativity, and social skills to interact with others on campus. It also provides members with a safe environment in order to talk about LGBT matters without judgment. The club benefits the campus community by allowing members to feel at ease and not judged in the matters of the LGBT+ community.
Alpha Lambda Delta is a first-year honor society. If you get a 3.5 GPA Or higher during your first semester of college. ALD does a volunteer project every fall semester and hosts it’s induction ceremony every spring.
Alpha Mu is an organization for students and faculty interested in the field of music therapy. Members can gain additional music therapy experiences and develop their professional skills through field trips, community service projects, guest speakers, experiential groups and social outings. The organization also supports members' attendance at regional and national conferences through affiliation with the American Music Therapy Association. Contact: Professor Gene Ann Behrens, ext. 1991, firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of APO is to further the art of theater in both the college and outside communities. Through promotion of and participation in theatrical events, APO strives to give theater a prominent place in society. APO also seeks to serve to the community in which it resides.
The mission of this club is to educate members on Japanese culture through pop media and hosting of an annual anime convention. The secondary mission of the club is to enhance the experience of members through at least one optional off-campus trip where Japanese culture can be experienced first hand.
The goal of the art club is to bring arts into the campus community by involving students from all areas in projects and events. Art club provides opportunities for students to bring out their creative and artistic side with fun crafts and project. We also encourage artists to share their work with others and to learn from one another. Events we hold include paint nights, trips to galleries, critique nights, and other creative activities that club members discuss.
The purpose of the actuarial science club is to be a support team and study group for all students studying actuarial science. Older students can help younger students by mentoring them and giving them advice on required courses for the major and share their experiences of the SOA exams. This club will also create awareness for the actuarial science field. We also plan on having monthly meetings to de-stress and enjoy each other’s company.
Asian Culture Club is a group that promotes awareness of Chinese culture at Elizabethtown College. The group aims to unite students from different cultural background to recognize the cultural, political and social issues in China. Asian Culture Club not only provides support for its members by creating a platform for discussion, but also encourages members to know and celebrate Chinese traditional festival.
This organization intends to build a strong foundation and awareness of all the opportunities that are available for mechanical engineers. This student club will offer aid and support in supplementary projects for the intended purpose of competing in local/national events. Also, it will provide an outlet for students to express their creative inhibitions outside of the specified course work. Our main intention is to provide students a gateway to interacting with future employers.
Our mission is "to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)." Our club aims at promoting inclusion, spreading awareness, and getting Etown students & the community involved.
Biome is a student-run organization composed of students who share an interest in making biology educationally exciting. The formal and informal events sponsored by BIOME allow students the opportunity to interact with their peers and with faculty. Our mission is to expose students to the ever-changing world of Biology and Medicine through service projects, educational trips, and various other activities, and to aid in their preparation for post-graduate studies in the Biology and Health Professions.
Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is an organization that links with the American Cancer Society, Be The Match, and other cancer awareness organizations and charities to accomplish three major goals. CAC works to 1) promote cancer awareness through informational events and activities on campus, 2) fundraise in support of cancer prevention methods, research, and treatment through numerous local organization and communities, and 3) to celebrate and help those who have survived their battle with cancer, those still currently battling cancer, and those who have lost their battle by volunteering at local hospitals and organizations in the Elizabethtown Community. CAC recognizes that everyone has been touched by cancer in some way, and works to aid the fight for finding a cure against cancer once and for all!
This club is designed to please Elizabethtown College students with a general interest in anything automotive.
Catholic Campus Ministry's goal is to bring Etown students closer to Jesus Christ and his Church through spiritual study, prayer, and service. We meet every week for mass, dinner, Catholic Circle, and Newman Night. We bond over Jesus and support each other through our spiritual journeys and the trials of college.
CEC’s main goal is to promote awareness and acceptance about children with special needs. We work hand-in-hand with kids on different activities and crafts. We allow students from any major to join our club so that everyone understands there are no limits to a child’s success and we do our best to make them feel more comfortable and have fun.
The chemistry club is affiliated with the American Chemical Society. We aim to promote chemistry to Elizabethtown College students and the community through fun demonstrations. The club strives to inspire excitement about chemistry and stimulate learning. Additionally, the club fosters a professional spirit among the members to instill a pride in the chemical sciences.
Circle K is the world's largest collegiate service organization. The goal of the club is to promote service and fellowship among its members and the local community. Every week we hold meetings to plan service events for the semester, as well as complete service projects that benefit the elderly, veterans, animals, children, those who are ill, etc. Some of the organizations we have volunteered with include, the Community Cupboard of Elizabethtown, the Manor Care Senior Center, Color a Smile, Caitlin Smiles, and Trick-or-treat for UNICEF. In addition, Sponsorship from our local Kiwanis club allows us to attend events such as InterPACK and District Convention, giving us the opportunity to interact with other Circle K clubs across Pennsylvania.
We, The Class of 2019 Student Senate, advocated for student rights while also planning class unity events. We strive to help every student in our class have the best college experience.
The Elizabethtown College Class of 2020 Student Senate is a student-directed organization whose goal is to advocate for the rights of the Elizabethtown College student body. We are composed of 12 representatives, elected by the Class of 2020. We strive to plan different activities for the entire campus and our individual class, and we work with a variety of different departments to improve our campus policies and environment to best fit the current interests of the student body.
The Class of 2021 Student Senate is comprised of a group of elected students who represent the needs and wants of the Class of 2021. We also are in charge of on campus events and volunteer activities.
The class of 2022 student senate, responsible for homecoming events, fundraising, and representing the class of 2022 at Elizabethtown College.
Men's Club Soccer is a team which allows students to play soccer at a competitive level without the commitment of the Varsity team, thus allowing them more room to focus on academics and other aspects of campus life.
The Elizabethtown College Democrats shall devote itself to advancing the policy goals of the Democratic Party as listed in its platform, assisting local, state, and federal candidates from the Democratic Party in getting elected, and encouraging all students of Elizabethtown College to participate with the Democratic Party and the American electoral process. The Elizabethtown College Democrats are affiliated with the Pennsylvania College Democrats and College Democrats of America, the official student arm of the Democratic National Committee.
The purpose of the Elizabethtown College Republicans is to promote the values of the Republican Party and to its members, school and community while assisting in government elections and providing support to Republican organizations at the local, state and national level. An official charter of the Pennsylvania Federation of College Republicans, the Etown College Republicans shall strive to develop its members in their professional, political, and leadership skills in order to prepare them for future service to the Republican party and community at large.
The purpose of Connect is to expand student’s knowledge of the world. This includes hosting cultural events and improving intercultural communication skills. The cultural events will help students to gather knowledge in a hands-on way. The club provides opportunities for students to interact with international students and students with abroad experience in a positive environment. The club enhances the campus community by offering an environment in which students from different cultures and backgrounds can work together to learn about diversity and opportunities on campus. It will also help to spark interest in study abroad and faculty lead trips.
Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. We are committed helping fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others; and helping the Body of Christ do evangelism and discipleship. This club meets Wednesday nights for Bible Study and Thursday nights for Large Group to provide students an opportunity to grow in their relationship with God and connect others to God.
The purpose of the computer science club is to engage members in various discussion topics in the computer science/technology field. The club also participates in programming competitions and weekly programming practices to better member's ability to code.
The core mission of the Elizabethtown College Cycling Club is to provide its members and participants with the opportunity to cycle in a safe group and a place to learn basic bike repair. The Cycling Club is committed to creating a friendly environment through diversification, community involvement, and lawful behavior. The club-managed bike shop should be open to club members, students, faculty, and community members. Additionally, events should be scheduled when possible in order to educate the community on bicycle maintenance and tuning. The club welcomes persons with any kind of bicycle to participate in club rides. Senior members are encouraged to serve as mentors to the freshman members.
The Purpose of Donate Life Club is to bring recognition of transplants to campus and the students through programs each semester. This club provides its members with an opportunity to get involved with transplant recognition and to better their speaking and people skills. This club benefits the campus community by giving the students and faculty resources and information, through community service, and representing the college in the community.
The Elizabethtown College Dance Team is an audition-based team with 15 members who practice twice a week focusing on contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop . We prepare several routines that we perform at a variety of events including Basketball games, Into the Streets, the AT Benefit, Feel Your Boobies, Homecoming, and more. We also host our own charity event every spring called "One Elle of a Night", which benefits the Elle Foundation. Members of the team choreograph our numbers and we also bring in outside choreographers through relations with local dance studios.
IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. It publishes technical journals, sponsors conferences, develops technology standards, and supports the professional interests of more than 400,000 members. IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world-changing technologies—from computing and sustainable energy systems to aerospace, communications, robotics, and healthcare—to engineer a better tomorrow.
The Elizabethtown Women Engineers Club helps women in STEM feel like the majority in a male-dominated field. ECWE provides social and academic support, encouragement, and mentorship for women mainly in engineering and physics. We also educate our members about issues and opportunities facing women in those field. We have dinner together every week to provide a supportive environment and have a time to destress from all of the rigorous course we are taking. We also participate in Trunk-or-Treat and Relay for Life and plan the Engineering and Physics Department Holiday Party each year.
Ed Org's mission is to provide an atmosphere in which future educators feel safe, accepted and motivated to become successful teachers. The club participates in many social and service activities throughout the year, many times in conjunction with other clubs on campus. These events include literacy nights at the local library, volunteering for the Ronald McDonald House, after-school tutoring, participating in Into the Streets and more. Ed Org also hosts an annual benefit for A-T (ataxia telangiectasia), a progressive, degenerative disease affecting children.
E-motion is a dance club for all Etown students. Dances are offered in all levels, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Students can audition for as many dances as they would like but must choose 3 or less to be in. Our dances range in style including, but not limited to, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, tap, modern, ballet, swing, pointe, and Irish step. Dances are choreographed by students in the club each semester. Students will prepare throughout the semester at a 1.5 hour long practice each week during the allotted time slot for their dance that will be determined in the beginning of the semester in order to perform at the showcase at the end of the semester.
The purpose of the Family Business and Entrepreneurship Club shall be to function as a social and educational extension of the members’ academic studies. Its activities shall be designed to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset across campus through student opportunities and experiential learning. It will stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and career development.
The intellectual film club puts on a shadow cast performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show every year. Afterward we hold mystery science theater every other week. We basically celebrate old movies along the same lines as the Rocky Horror Picture Show with call lines about the movie. As a group we build bonds over similar interests that aren't as obviously shown and keep up a following for classic movies.
The purpose of For What We Stand is to reach out to our community, alumni, and students and join forces to complete acts of service to better the community as a whole. The club intends to partner with local orphanages, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, women in crisis, and other places in need in Central Pennsylvania.
The Elizabethtown Games Club is open to anyone who has a love of games. This includes board games, video games, card games, and anything in-between. The goal is to create an environment that allows any student to join without fear of judgement of preference or taste. The main goal of this environment is produce an area that creates a positive and enjoyable experience.
The purpose of German Club is to spread awareness of German culture through events, activities, and trips. It will also serve to help students who no longer enrolled in German courses stay in touch with the culture and language.
The Habitat for Humanity Club works with the Lancaster-Lebanon chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and we help build houses. The goals of the organization is to build homes in the central Pennsylvania area; create a passion and advocate for Habitat as an organization and raise awareness for Habitat regionally and on the Elizabethtown Campus.
Hillel is an international organization that helps Jewish, college students embrace their religious identity and celebrate their history with other Jewish students, professors, and communities. As well as act as a platform for the perfect socializing experience.
The Elizabethtown College History Club hopes to facilitate intelligent conversation about history by creating an open and safe space for learning and discussion, through lectures, film, and field trips. We also aspire to introduce students of other departments to the field of history. By encouraging the study and appreciation of history, we hope to promote an interdisciplinary work and studies at Elizabethtown College, a liberal arts institution.
Honors Council is a group of students that serve members of the honors program. The council plans events, represents the honors program, and connects honors students with the honors director and other faculty. Our mission statement is to enhance honors learning opportunities and represent the needs of the individuals in the Elizabethtown College Honors Program.
Horticulture & Sustainability is an organization dedicated to the advocacy of sustainable practices in long-term living. It serves and seeks to educate students on methods and alternatives to traditional means of consumption and living. Our purpose is stated below: Elizabethtown College’s Horticulture & Sustainability effort comprises a multifaceted, perpetually evolving approach to student involvement with a variety of activities and pursuits related to the eponymous subject matter. The tasks undertaken, and specific activities we choose to incorporate, will vary as time goes on and goals are accomplished. The founding principles of the group are based in the practices of horticulture and aspects of sustainable living. Skills of self-reliance, independence, trial-and-error, and interdisciplinary incorporation are key facets to subject approach. Members are expected to engage with the club in the best ways they know how, to provide what they, as individuals, can, to the greater community we comprise. The greater community will respond in kind. As an active group at Elizabethtown College, we can be expected to offer our abilities and efforts to community service efforts through volunteered campus improvement, instruction and knowledge development, and the betterment of student satisfaction through the simple delivery of a means to express and practice one’s own interests relative to the natural world. The activities of the club should not be limited in scope by the restrictions of a document; amendment, as made known as necessary by oversight organizations, should be made as needed.
The purpose of High Voltage is to provide an open environment for exploring the field of Engineering without requiring members to pursue an engineering major or join a professional organization. This will be achieved through various projects, workshops, and demonstrations throughout the year. We will also host campus and community events in order to share the things we have discovered, and to provide learning experiences nonmembers.
InterVarsity is a group of students who love Jesus and want to share that love with Elizabethtown College. In doing so, we host popular events such as Text-a-Toastie and Coffeehouse in the KAV. We also have a weekly gathering called Revive, Bible studies, and other fun social events. We are committed to growing in love for God, God's word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purposes in the world. ALL Elizabethtown College students are welcome to any InterVarsity event on campus.
The purpose of It’s On Us Etown is to raise awareness about sexual assault on our campus and prevent it, as well as educating students about resources they have to report and intervene in sexual assault. This is done through bi-weekly meetings and planning events every month, whether serious or light-hearted. The club provides members with a unique opportunity to develop skills in leadership, program planning, advertising, and educating their fellow students. The club benefits the community by offering educational activities for students through community service.
Kappa Delta Pi is an education honors society that promotes academic excellence and fellowship among those in the field of education. Club members work together to plan and coordinate events to give back to the community, in all grade and content areas.
Our mission is to further explore our interests in Korean culture through music, media, films, culinary arts and fitness, as well as spread cultural understanding and acceptance.
Provide therapeutic experiences for children undergoing pediatric cancer treatments all across the country and live out the Love Your Melon Fund Mission.
The purpose of Mad Cow is to hone comedic improvisational skills through regular rehearsals, attendance at workshops and other improvisation style productions, and to perform shows on and off campus each semester. The club provides its members with an opportunity to develop skills in public performance, quick thinking, and enhances interpersonal relationships. The club benefits the campus community by offering free entertainment different from other groups on campus, through community service, campus shows, and representing the college in the community.
Self-defense training is crucial for Elizabethtown College students. Simply put; having an understanding and basic ability of defense technique can help people to better respond to situations which arise in day-to-day life. Anybody can learn a fighting technique. However, it takes a higher level of discipline to learn a fighting technique and practice self-control. “Karate” transcends purely violent fighting tactics, when a “block first, punch second” ideal is adopted. The phrase “Martial Arts” can seem misleading as a concept. However, this club’s purpose here at Elizabethtown College is not to inflict pain, but rather to train individuals to respond to situations where a defensive tactic could save them from harm.
The Math Club helps to bring students of the Math Department together, but all events are open to anyone even if they're not in the Math Club. We have several fun nights where we watch movies or play games with students and professors to unwind. We also host more proactive events such as Resume Night, where professors will critique your resume in order to help prepare for application processes.
Melica is the all-female a cappella group at Elizabethtown College. We perform at many events on and around campus. The events on-campus include the annual MVP Homecoming Spectacular, The Girls’ Night Out concert that spreads awareness for those impacted by domestic violence, and the Spring Show. We have also performed at Masonic Village, the President’s Dinner, Folklore Coffee & Co. and many other venues. We have also been invited to compete in ICCA’s several times.
Mock trial club is designed to allow students interested in law to develop their critical thinking, legal analysis, argumentative, and reasoning skills in a courtroom in front of an actual judge.
The purpose of Momentum Society is to continue to the community formed through the Momentum Program. The club serves every Momentum cohort, past and present. The club provides members with the opportunity to connect with students from other cohorts and further the teachings of the Momentum Society, such as understanding the world around us, past and present, understanding the importance of a liberal arts education, and fulfilling our duties as integral parts of the communities around us. The Momentum Society benefits the community by committing civic engagement. The Momentum Society inspires its member to be active members of the local community and beyond, bother during their time as students and as alumni.
The purpose of NOiR is to cultivate community and dialogue on different aspects of identity. NOiR's goal is to create sense of community for any who is looking for support or a home away from home through events, programs, and discussions.
The purpose of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
NSTA is the National Science Teacher Association. “To promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all” Promote science, education, diversity and acceptance in our community Projects are a based around the environment and spreading science through teaching practices.
We, as collegiate members of PCMEA, will work together to advocate for music education and provide service to the community through musical activities and performances. We will strive to uphold values of intentional community as individuals within the organization.
Our definition of intentional community is to be positive, professional, personable, and respectful. We will aspire to recognize the importance and strengths of each individual, and foster a safe community in which we can grow together as aspiring educators. We will uphold the musical and academic standards of the Elizabethtown College Music Program, and form relationships with each other and with the Elizabethtown College faculty. We will hold each other accountable for upholding these ideals and values.
Phalanx is E-town's All Male a cappella group. We perform a number of shows on and off campus every semester to raise money and awareness for our group and for various charities.
Photography Club focuses on developing skills and sharing the love for photography. No experience is needed to be a part of this club, just an interest! We also take occasional trips to photograph different sights and locations.
The mission of Pi Theta Epsilon is to: Support the practice of occupational sciences and the practice of authentic occupational therapy by promoting research, leadership and scholarly activities by its members. In this way, the organization serves not only the profession, but helps to ensure quality health care services for the general public. Ideals The ideals of Pi Theta Epsilon are to stimulate, recognize, and reward:
- Clinical practice that demonstrates the principles of authentic occupational therapy
- Educational systems that support excellence in scholarship, research, and critical thinking (related to authentic OT) in its students and faculty. For example, we want to support educational systems which prepare students to:
- Become practitioners of authentic occupational therapy
- Endeavor to conduct research
- Strive to attain the ideals of PTE
- Stimulate research through a program of awards and mentorship
The purposes of Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE), as stated in the society’s constitution, are to:
- Recognize and encourage scholastic excellence of occupational therapy students
- Contribute to the advancement of the field of occupational therapy through scholarly activities, such as research development, continuing education, and information exchange between student and alumni members
- Provide a vehicle for students enrolled in accredited programs in Occupational Therapy to exchange information and to collaborate regarding scholarly activities
The purpose of the Pre-Law Club shall be to educate and inform pre-law prelaw students about the law school experience and the legal profession.
Psi Chi is a National Psychological Honor Society. The Chapter at Etown invites students who are a Psychology major or minor and excel academically. We have service opportunities related to psychology on campus for our students to partake in, as well as guest lectures, trainings, and other fun events.The goal of Psi Chi is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
The major objective and primary responsibility of this organization is to provide students the opportunity to expand upon their awareness and knowledge of psychology through activities concentrated in specific subdivisions of psychology. In addition, “The Psychology Club of Elizabethtown College” allows students to engage in recreational activities with individuals who share similar professional goals. All club officers are 9/10 ambassadors committed to spreading suicide prevention awareness on campus through events like fresh check day, mental health first aide, and QPR training. We also participate in homecoming.
The Elizabethtown Running Club aims to provide new runners and experienced runners with an opportunity to run as a community and participate in service events together.
SAAC is the voice of the student-athletes on our campus and within the Landmark conference. We participate in community service such as the food recovery program, Special Olympics, and various service projects throughout the year. We vote on NCAA policies regarding student athletes, and contribute to legislature being written for D3 athletes. The club is also an opportunity to support athletic teams in ways such as attending sporting events, encouraging and recognizing academic and athletics achievements, and creating a community for student athletes on campus.
We strive to create a green, native campus by improving community health and actively enhancing our knowledge of the campus ecosystem.
The mission and purpose of the Elizabethtown College Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society aligns with that of the larger International organization.The purposes of the Society shall be literary and educational. The Society shall strive to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in the surrounding communities. The Society will foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language and writing.
Sock & Buskin exists to encourage students to participate in theater, whether as actors, stage managers, crew members, technicians, or theatre-goers. We provide information on auditions, crew needs, and other opportunities within the Theatre division of Elizabethtown's Fine and Performing Arts Department (FAPA). In addition, we believe that Sock & Buskin provides a space in which members get to socialize in a non-academic setting. Last year, Sock & Buskin put together its 2nd annual 24 hour play festival, which allowed students to use their skills in writing, directing, acting, and tech, to put together an evening of five short plays in just 24 hours. Each year, members participate in Etown traditions, such as Homecoming, Into the Streets, and Accepted Student Days, as well as in our own traditions, such as the Broadway trip each spring and small gift exchanges.
To give students a place to practice their Spanish skills in a fun environment. Also, to bring students together from different backgrounds and sets of skills.
Our mission is to create knitted, crocheted, sewn, and other handcrafted works to serve the local and global community in meeting its tangible needs for comfort, clothing, and shelter, as well as its social-emotional needs. Additionally, club members will establish and strengthen relationships with each other and community members, through learning and social activities involving textile arts. The organization also strives to fundraise for both the club and various organizations in the community.
This club helps bring social work students together to create community service and fundraisers both on campus and off. The purpose of these fundraisers is to raise money for various agencies and organizations that we choose throughout the year.
The Elizabethtown College Student Senate is the governing assembly of the student body at the College. The Senate represents the voice of students to Faculty, Staff, Administration, and other stakeholders on campus. Through consideration, deliberation, and action on a variety of concerns, ranging from academic, social, administrative, etc., the Student Senate finds its purpose in advocating for student rights.
We were started in the fall of 2013 and our mission is to spread the love of Ultimate to the Elizabethtown College campus and community. By sharing the "Spirit of the Game" we foster an inclusive environment where everyone can come to play regardless of experience. The club hopes to facilitate healthy and friendly athletics for the college as a way to de-stress during the semester. As a competitive team, the Jelly Swatters’ will is to compete against other teams around the immediate area in Ultimate scrimmages and tournaments.
The United Movement for Advancing Dialogue advocates for free and constructive exchange between individuals, toward autonomy and actualization. In addition to continuing to promote individualism and free speech, we hope to inspire students to think critically, creatively, and independently about a variety of topics, as well as provide a forum for constructive exchange. Examples of our activities include discussion of contemporary and classical topics, guest lectures, interactive panels, formal debate, and the publication of our members’ creative work.
Vocalign is the co-ed acapella group on campus we do performances on and off campus for no profit.
Our purpose is to create a judgement free (but not critique free) environment for the creative writers on our campus. This can be achieved through workshopping students’ writing or simply taking the time to all write in a relaxing, safe environment.