At Saint Vincent College, there is a student club or organization for everyone. Check out the list below! 

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  • Accounting Club

    The mission of Accounting club is to host enjoyable events for its members and provide information on possible future careers in accounting. Some of our events include accounting bingo, dinner lectures, on campus speakers from CPA review courses and firms, and community service.

    Adviser: Dr. DePasquale 

  • Alpha Lambda Delta

    Alpha Lambda Delta has continued to celebrate academic excellence among first-year students and has grown to more than 260 chapters and has initiated more than 850,000 students since its founding in 1924. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA in their first semester of college and must be in the top 20% of their class in order to receive an invitation to join. As a member of a national organization, you become eligible for scholarships as well as other awards for achievement during your undergraduate studies. Students must pay an initiation fee, but these dues pay for lifetime membership with the national organization. We currently have approximately 200 members and are active on campus with many service-oriented activities.

  • American Medical Student Associations (AMSA)
    The American Medical Student Association is committed to improving health care and health care delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.

    Adviser: Gretchen Flock

  • Art Club

    An all inclusive art based public service and professional development club for majors and non-majors alike. This club is highly involved in community activities on and off campus. Projects include the Empty Bowl Project, volunteering art skills for Alzheimer's research and Blackburn Center.

    Adviser: Br. Mark Floreanini, O.S.B.

  • Chemistry Club

    Have you ever wanted to experience the fun side of Chemistry?  The Chemistry Club gives its members the chance to demonstrate what they have learned in a fun and interesting way.  We blow stuff up! (safely of course).  Membership in the Chemistry Club is highly encouraged and is open to any member of the Saint Vincent College community. 

    Adviser: Dr. Daryle Fish

  • Computing & Information Science Colloquium Club

    The Computing and Information Science Colloquium Club is an opportunity for those in the Computing and Information Science Department- as well as those from other departments who have an interest in computing- to get acquainted, as well as share computing knowledge and interests with peers.  We will be hosting speakers from the SVC community, local businesses, and other institutions to give lectures and provide discussion topics on computing relating subjects.  One will have an opportunity to discuss current computing research and development from both theoretical and industrial contexts.  Students will also be able to showcase their own work (senior projects, independent studies, etc.) and to find others who share those interests.

    Adviser: Dr. Cynthia Martincic
  • Criminology, Law and Society

    The purpose for the Criminology Club is to expose all students to the theory and field of Criminology, while providing an understanding of the legal system that enacts the criminal laws and processes. We welcome all majors to join Criminology Club to learn more about the criminal system and provide opportunities that they wouldn’t normally do. We have been a club since the Criminology, Law and Society program started and would love for everyone to see what we have to offer!  

    Adviser: Dr. Eric Kocian

  • Delta Mu Delta

    Becoming a member of Delta Mu Delta is an honor indicative of earnest, intelligent purpose and rewarding achievement. This should be the goal of every person pursuing a degree in business at Saint Vincent College. The standards of Delta Mu Delta are high. Although many may not gain the Key, they should remember that hard work done will bring its own reward.

  • Early Childhood Education Club
    The Early Childhood Education Club offers as many events with children as possible.  We have speakers related to early childhood come to our meetings and we try to do a make-it and take-it at each meeting to build our resumes.

    Adviser: Dr. Kathy Beining

  • Education Club

    The Education Club works invites all students interested in the field of education. Club meetings and events are held monthly, and reach out to all concentrations. We host educational field trips and club speakers for members to attend. 

    Adviser: Dr. Stacie Nowikowski

  • Engineering Club
    The Engineering Club is designed to provide students with the opportunity to be creative, enhance their engineering skills and help them feel part of a broader community. Our goal is for students to have an enjoyable experience while getting to know other members of the engineering community and finding out exactly what engineering can be. We strive to give our members various opportunities to travel to different locations and explore the different fields of engineering in deeper context.

    Adviser: Dr. Paul Follansbee

  • Finance Club
    Finance Club strives to provide opportunities for financial discussion as career and lifestyle pursuits. As a club, we present group activities to create personal relationships between students, faculty members, and alumni. We host a variety of events to provide opportunities for discussion such as finance lectures, meetings, and off campus trips. 

    Adviser: Prof. Mark Abramovic & Dr. Nicholas Racculia

  • History Club

    History club holds various events throughout the year.  We go on trips to local historic sites, have movie/game nights, and take one long weekend trip per semester.  We've gone to Washington D.C., Philly, Williamsburg, etc…

    Adviser: Fr. Brian Boosel, O.S.B.
  • Kappa Delta Pi

    Saint Vincent College's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is an honor society in education that is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support and professional growth for educational professionals. The organization offers recognition to Saint Vincent College's high-achieving education students. The requirements for eligibility are not stringent, so when the invitation comes to you to join KDP, we encourage you to do so. Not only will you be part of the organization on campus, but you will also have professional networking connections regardless of where you go to teach. Again, membership in KDP is an impressive addition to your resume. Saint Vincent College's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi works together to plan activities and complete chapter duties.


    MAD COMM Club at Saint Vincent College is an engaging experience for students interested in topics ranging from media, advertising, communication, public relations, graphic design, marketing, pop culture, art and more. The MAD COMM Club provides students with various networking opportunities and experiences through behind the scenes visits to local organizations, as well as on-campus speakers and events. A nod to the intellectual gatherings of liberal arts students of generations past, MAD COMM serves as an open forum for members to participate in open, informal discussion of current cultural events and reflections on the impact of media in the present. Students also gain real world experiences in their field, while providing service to their peers and the SVC community through marketing projects that benefit both the numerous other clubs and organizations, as well as MAD COMM members.

    Adviser: Mr. David Safin

  • Math Club
    Math Club exists to strengthen the community of mathematical minds at Saint Vincent and provide outlets for exploring a fascinating subject for the entire campus. We organize monthly math problems, Pi Day, competitions, the Putnam exam, game nights, dinners, and more! Whether you are a math major/minor or someone who hates numbers with a passion, we have something to offer you! 

    Adviser: Dr. Matthew Prudente

  • Operational Excellence Club
    Our mission is to provide all club members with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of Operational Excellence, to grow in knowledge of OE, develop confidence, and to seize the benefits of hands on experiences (In enterprises with OE applications).

    Adviser: Dr. Michael Urick

  • Physics Club

    The Saint Vincent SPS chapter works on interdisciplinary projects; we travel to different schools to work on projects and see films and lectures on physics.

    Adviser: Dr. Daniel Vanden Berk
  • Pre-Law Society

    The Pre-Law Society plans LSAT study prep days, holds various dinners and networking events with local attorneys and judges in the area, and visits local law schools for admission tours.  Any student interested in going to law school after Saint Vincent should plan on joining! 

    Adviser: Dr. Bruce Antkowiak

  • Psi Chi

    Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in psychology. It was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology.

    Adviser: Dr. Mark Rivardo

  • Psychology Club
    Psychology Club is an interactive club that hopes to expose its students to the vast areas that psychology touches.  From service work with the mentally ill to luncheons with guest speakers who have had positions in the field of psychology, we try to promote a better understanding of psychology and its implications on daily life.  

    Adviser: Dr. Devin Fava & Dr. Mark Rivardo

  • Public Health Club
    Integrating elements from several formal definitions, public health can be described as the collection of evidence-based public and private efforts that aim to create conditions in which people can be healthy. As such, the public health club seeks to bring together multiple disciplines of academia in search of a unified interest in public health and ensuing public health issues such as socioeconomic determinants of health, infections and chronic diseases, and health policy. In forming relevant activities and service opportunities to support the pursuit of public health, we hope to expand awareness for public health issues on campus and in our community. 

    Adviser: Dr. Elaine Bennett‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

  • Spanish Club

    The Spanish Club is a club aimed at providing students with opportunities to enhance their cultural and linguistic understandings of Spanish. Through the Spanish club, students will have the opportunity to participate in fun cultural activities as well as interact with the surrounding Spanish speaking community.

    Adviser: Juan-Carlos Rivas
  • Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society
    Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. ( ‬‪As a club we are dedicated to enriching every members life through biological advancement by means of education, socialization and community service.‬‬‬‬‬‬

    Adviser: Br. Albert Gahr, O.S.B.

  • Gilbert & Sullivan Club

    The Saint Vincent College Gilbert and Sullivan Players is an amateur student organization dedicated to performing the classic works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. The club exists for the benefit and enjoyment of every individual in the group and recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. We put on two performances each school year, including a play by Gilbert in the fall and a musical by Gilbert and Sullivan in the spring. We love to have anyone and everyone who is interested become involved!

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    Adviser: Mr. Christopher Plummer
  • Studio SVC

    Studio SVC is a performing arts club on campus whose mission is to welcome and foster all varieties of dance backgrounds. Throughout the year, Studio SVC holds open workshop classes where no experience is needed such as ballet, jazz, tap, modern, African, hip-hop and other dance genres. The club also holds a yearly spring dance recital that includes a variety of dance styles as well as singing, poetry reading, instrumental pieces and more! Studio SVC is only a second-year club, but is growing and developing with more in store for the future such as flash mobs and dancing competitions.

    Adviser: Lauren Churilla

  • SVC Radio Club

    SVC Radio Club is devoted to bridging the gap between our small campus and the fantastic Pittsburgh music scene through inviting bands to play concerts free to the SVC community, as well as streaming radio shows from campus via the intranet.

    Adviser: Mr. Christopher Plummer
  • Swing Dance Club
    The Swing Dance Club provides the Saint Vincent College community with an alternative style of dance, one which had dominated the music and dancing of the US between the 1920s and 1940s, and has made a comeback in the 1990s. The club aims to teach swing dance as a fun way to introduce students into dancing.

    Adviser: Dr. Patricia Sharbaugh

  • The Company
    The Company was the first entirely student-run musical theater organization in Western Pennsylvania. They perform two shows a year: a musical in the fall semester and a cabaret-style show in the spring semester. Some of the past shows we have performed are Hello Dolly, Grease, Footloose, Little Shop of Horrors, Young Frankenstein, and 9 to 5. The Company's mission is to enlighten, enrich, and entertain the students and audience that bring it to life. We are always looking for new and talented members with a passion for performing! 

    Learn more about The Company including past shows, social media and more here.

    Adviser: Mr. Greggory Brandt

  • Alpha Phi Omega
    Alpha Phi Omega is a national, co-ed service fraternity that has set the standard for college campus-based volunteerism since 1925.  The fraternity strives to help each individual member develop leadership skills, experience friendship on many levels and provide service to others.  At SVC’s chapter, we are a group of students and alumni that work together to organize service events while providing a support system of brothers to provide a familial atmosphere.  Our events consist of anything from making coloring books to working food pantry's.

    Adviser: Fr. Wulfstan Clough, O.S.B.
  • Enactus

    Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic, and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in an ever-more complicated and challenging world.

    Adviser: Dr. Bo Liang
  • Habitat for Humanity

    Saint Vincent College Habitat for Humanity is an internationally-recognized club that focuses on advocating the reality and working towards the elimination of poverty housing in this country. Through local projects in conjunction with Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanity and through annual spring break trips, club members have the opportunity to build homes for impoverished families.

    Adviser: Dr. Devin Fava

  • Service Corps for Exceptional Children (SCEC)
    The Service Corps for Exceptional Children strives to promote awareness about individuals in the classroom with disabilities and/or gifts or talents and works to improve the success of students with disabilities. This organization provides members opportunities to gain important experience working and interacting with students who have special needs and to become familiar with available resources that teachers can use to better serve these students in the classroom. Students from all certification areas are welcome and can benefit from participation in disability-related activities. Such activity demonstrates to potential employers a much sought openness to diversity.

    Adviser: Fr. Philip Kanfush, O.S.B.

  • Student Philanthropy Council
    The Saint Vincent College Student Philanthropy Council is a student-run organization that is housed within the Office of Institutional Advancement. The mission is to foster a lasting awareness and appreciation of philanthropy at Saint Vincent College through student involvement and fundraising, donor and alumni interaction and outreach. Our members organize events, campaigns, and other efforts throughout the year that help celebrate philanthropy.

Special Interest
  • Active Minds of Saint Vincent

    Active Minds Club is a club created to try and promote mental health awareness around the campus and its community. This club's goal is to educate others and encourage those who are struggling to seek help instead of burying it. It's okay to not be okay! 

  • Anime Club

    The club focuses enjoy, analyze and share knowledge about Japanese media, literature, art and culture. During meetings we do activities to become more informed about Japanese culture and also watch Anime when time permits. The club is new, having only started in Fall 2017. 

    Adviser: Dr. Elaine Bennett

  • College Democrats

    The Saint Vincent College Democrats is a club that strives to adhere to and uphold the many values of the Democratic Party. We believe in equality, fairness, justice and progressive ideals. We are a club of discussion and activity. We plan on participating in service projects and hosting various off-campus trips. 

    Adviser: Dr. Thaddeus Coreno
  • College Republicans
    Organized as a means of ensuring the perpetuation and survival of conservative values on this campus, this club sets forth as its mission, the fostering and nurturing of these values. 

    Adviser: Dr. Jerome Foss

  • Environmental Awareness Club
    The Environmental Awareness Club is dedicated to making Saint Vincent College a more environmentally friendly place.  By organizing various campus-wide clean-ups as well as organizing information booths and selling reusable water bottles and eco-friendly items, we work to help make students on campus aware of their environmental impacts. We complete the Beatty Road clean-up annually in the spring as well as work in the Nature Reserve in the fall.

    Advisers Angela Belli & Beth Bollinger

  • Her Campus

    Our vision at Her Campus Saint Vincent is to empower women by allowing them to express themselves through the use of publishing techniques in order to help promote professionalism and serve as a stepping stone for future careers.

    Adviser: Dr. Bo Liang

  • International Students’ Union
    The International Students’ Union is a club that is meant to bring together all students at Saint Vincent as a way to share and learn about different cultures. Through this cultural exchange, we hope students will be able to understand different cultures as a way to come together as a community.

    Advisers: Sara Hart & Ishmael Solomon

  • Mythopoeic Society

    The Mythopoeic society meets once a week to discuss books that the club purchases every semester for its attending members to read.  We also host teachers to have discussions on various topics in the fantasy and science fiction genre.

    Adviser: Fr. Wulfstan Clough, O.S.B.
  • Outdoors Club

    The Outdoors Club exists to allow students and members of the Saint Vincent Community to explore the unity in nature. Through trips designed to utilize various outdoor activities, the club endeavors to connect its members to the power of creation and nature.

    Adviser: Jym Walters

  • Pizza and Politics Club
    The Pizza and Politics Club is a discussion-based organization dedicated to fostering respectful, non-partisan discourse on current events, domestic and international issues and political and ethical philosophy. We promote awareness of the political world while having fun and partaking in delicious food. Talk, eat and enjoy - there will be pizza!

    Adviser: Dr. Jason Jividen

  • Reading Club

    The Reading Club seeks to advance liberal arts education by providing students the opportunity to engage with classic texts among similarly motivated peers in a friendly setting.  The Reading Club hopes to broaden students’ awareness of their personal human condition in relation to that of the community at large, and allow them to critically examine their beliefs as well as those advanced by different authors, in an environment that promotes free thought.  

    Adviser: Dr. Catherine Petrany
  • Respect Life Club

    Saint Vincent College Respect Life Club is committed to educating students about critical pro-life issues, including abortion, euthanasia, elder care, and human rights.  We stand up for life through the efforts of prayer and witness, on-campus education, service, and political action.  Daily, we aspire to build up the culture of life in our school and in community.  We encourage members to live a consistent ethic of life, guided by respect and love for all people.  SVC RLC welcomes members of all faiths, races, ages, and political orientations.

    Adviser: Dr. Jerome Foss
  • Strategic Gaming Society
    The Strategic Gaming Society is a club which provides members and non-members the opportunity to meet fellow gamers and to provide a comfortable and supportive environment in which gamers can socialize, plan and execute competitions.  A few of the games we cover are Magic, Warhammer, Warhammer 40K, Disposable Heroes: Coffin for Seven Brothers, Flames of War and many more.

    Adviser: Dr. Gil Bogner 

  • Visionaries of H.O.P.E. (Helping One People Evolve)

    Visionaries of H.O.P.E. (Helping One People Evolve) is the multicultural club that celebrates cultural diversity. We plan several events on campus and welcome people of all cultural backgrounds. We hold the annual Martin Luther King Day celebration and an annual soul food dinner where 100s of students enjoy every year!

    Adviser: Ishmael Solomon

  • Women in Business
    Join us to enhance your professional development in a variety of opportunities on campus. From executive lecture series, alumnae networking panels, etiquette and other useful skills, to community outreach events and fundraising efforts, we have an event for you! Not a business major? No problem! Not a woman? Who cares! Women in Business is designed to support the professional and personal lives of all Saint Vincent College students.

    Adviser: Dr. Bo Liang

  • Equestrian Club

    Students are welcome to join even if they have never ridden a horse before. English riding lessons are scheduled for one hour on Friday afternoons. Paperwork must be filled out and turned in before students are permitted to ride. The Equestrian Team competes in IHSA Region 5 Zone 6. Our club also has movie nights, game nights, and cookouts. Please email the president about joining the team or club.

    Learn more on the SVC Equestrian Program website

    Adviser: Dr. Veronica Ent

  • Fencing Club

    With Saint Vincent's Fencing Club you will learn the basics on how to fence using the two weapons of foil and epée. For those wanting to learn saber, we have a sister club with a qualified coach to teach you, only after you have an ample foundation of foil and epée. You will also have the opportunity to go to competitions both as a team and individually. 

    Adviser: Dr. Gil Bogner
  • Men’s Rugby
    Rugby is a sport to build camaraderie and brotherhood amongst players. It is a physical and demanding sport that lasts 80 minutes, but will create the strongest bond of brotherhood amongst teammates. In this sport of non-stop action, you will meet some of the closest friends you will ever have. 

    Adviser: Dr. Tim Kelly & Dr. Nicholas Racculia

  • Spikeball Club
    Spikeball Club is an active club that teaches students how to play the Spikeball, a 2 on 2 volleyball sport on a trampoline that is starting to become a nationwide favorite! We host tournaments, hold open practices and play pick up at least once a week!  

    Adviser: David Safin

  • Ultimate Frisbee
    Ultimate Frisbee, according to several faculty and alumni accounts, has been a relevant part of Saint Vincent Campus culture since the sport's inception in the 1970's. The aspects of the game such as companionship, individual skill, and teamwork have enriched the lives of Saint Vincent Students ever since.

    In lieu of the national growth of Ultimate as a intercollegiate competitive sport and the evolution of the SVC student body, the new generation of Bearcats has endeavored to elevate the standard of excellence set by previous Bearcat Ultimate players and pit Saint Vincent's best against those of other institutions.  Saint Vincent College has since become known as a gracious host of three tournaments per academic year, and a welcomed participant in several all-weekend tournaments hosted by other institutions.  

    Adviser: Jym Walters

  • Women's Rugby

    The Saint Vincent Women's Rugby Club is fairly new to the rugby community, but in that short time they have been able to come together not only as one team but as one family. They strive to better themselves as a team, and to support each other in their academic, athletic, and personal goals/careers. They were founded on the principles of responsibility, teamwork, having fun, and unity in diversity. The Women's Rugby team is a 'no experience required' club and everyone is welcome to join at any time. Everyone has something they can bring to the table, come show us what you got.

    Adviser: Dr. Tim Kelly