Student Organizations and Activities

Student organizations are an important part of the Clarkson College community. They provide leadership opportunities, personal and professional growth and the advantage of participating in events. Students are encouraged to participate in student organizations to enhance their Clarkson College experience. Organizations are recognized through the Student Government Association (SGA). If you would like to form a student organization, contact SGA at SGA@clarksoncollege.edu.



Honor Societies

Delta Chapter of Lambda Nu

Lambda Nu Honor Society was developed in January 2003. It was designed to recognize students who have demonstrated superior academic performance and who have distinguished themselves as clinical scholars and leaders within the Radiography program.

Omicron Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

The Honor Society of Nursing was chartered as Omicron Epsilon, the 363rd Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, on April 4, 1998. Undergraduate students, graduate students and nurse leaders have been recognized for their academic excellence and leadership with induction into Omicron Epsilon. Together, the members seek to acknowledge excellence, promote leadership, advance nursing knowledge, encourage research use and foster high professional standards. For more information regarding the eligibility requirements, visit the Honors Societies page on the College website.

National Society of Leadership & Success (Sigma Alpha Pi Chapter)

The Clarkson College chapter of National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS) Sigma Theta Tau Chapter is an honor society providing professional leadership training to its members. Benefits of membership include success networking teams, success coaches, scholarships, a personalized letter of recommendation, an online job bank, honor cords and stoles, among others. Undergraduate and graduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are invited to join. Membership invitations are sent and orientation sessions are scheduled at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. For more information, e-mail SLS@clarksoncollege.edu.

*If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about any of the organizations above, visit the Honors Societies page on the Clarkson College website.

Student Government Association

Student Government Association (SGA) represents the student body as the “official” voice at Clarkson College. The main focus of the organization is to serve as a communication link between students and the College community. It provides opportunities for leadership development and work to improve the quality of student life. All students are invited to join SGA and participate in the activities the group hosts. The SGA office is located in the Student Center on the first floor. If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about this organization, visit the Student Organizations page on the College website.

*Students cannot solicit funds outside of recognized Clarkson College student organizations. Refer to Service and SGA guidelines.

Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador program is designed to provide student leaders an opportunity to play an integral role in recruiting new students and promoting the benefits of Clarkson College. They work with the Admissions office on various events and activities throughout the year. They receive a scholarship each semester for their service. Contact the Admissions office if you are interested in the Student Ambassador experience.

Physical Therapist Assistant Student Association

The Physical Therapist Assistant Student Association (PTASA) is open to all students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. This organization is designed to encourage students to participate in professional and community activities that are educational and allow students an opportunity to promote their profession. Contact Jessica Niemann for more information.

Radiography Student Association

Radiography Student Association (RSA) is the pre-professional organization for students enrolled in the Radiography or Medical Imaging programs at Clarkson College. This organization encourages student involvement in professional activities and promotes professional development at local, regional and national levels.

Kelly Eaton
EatonKelly@clarksoncollege.edu
Trish Weber
WeberTrish@clarksoncollege.edu

Student Nurses Association

Student Nurses Association (SNA) is the professional organization for students enrolled in undergraduate nursing classes at Clarkson College. It encourages students’ involvement in professional and community activities, as well as professional development.

The Student Nurses Association is recognized as a constituent of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Membership dues in NSNA include several benefits and entitle a student to belong to the local chapter as well. Students who wish to forego NSNA membership are eligible for local membership at a nominal fee.

Valerine King
KingValerine@clarksoncollege.edu

Campus Crusade

Campus Crusade (CRU) is a non-denominational Christian group that provides an opportunity for students to grow spiritually through fellowship, worship and service. Meetings are casual and offer a discussion group for individuals to share their thoughts about various Christian beliefs.

Students for Mature & Responsible Choices

The committee for Mature and Responsible Choices (MARC) is committed to helping students at Clarkson College make informed choices when they choose to use alcohol. The MARC committee is tasked with creating events and literature to inform students about the real versus the perceived alcohol use norms on campus. The group provides outreach education to other organizations, such as high schools and civic clubs. For more information about MARC or to attend an upcoming meeting, email the Student Support Team at studentsupportteam@clarksoncollege.edu.

Residence Hall Council

The Residence Hall Council (RHC) is the governing body for students living on campus in the Clarkson College Residence Hall. It fosters a community that is the voice of residents and promotes resident involvement in the Residence Hall and on campus. Members of RHC must be current residents. To find out more information, email housing@clarksoncollege.edu.