Clubs and Organizations
* Currently Registered on Campus
* Accounting Society
The Accounting Society is a professional organization that provides information and networking opportunities for students interested in the accounting profession. The society newtworks through service eventssuch as fundraising for the March of Dimes, attending social activities such as the Halloween Carnival,Homecoming and the Annual Accounting Forum. Overall, the Accounting Society prepares students formaking connections to helpthemupon graduation.
* Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity (AXP)
Alpha Chi Rho is a National, men's collegiate fraternity whose purpose is to enhance the life long intellectual, moral, and social development of our members through guidance of our Landmarks.
* Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD)
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society for men and women which honors and encourages commendable academic achievement during the first year of college. Its purpose is to promote not only intelligent living, but also a high standard of integrity. It further encourages students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society.
* The American Institute for Architecture Students (AIAS)
To promote excellence in architecture education, training and practice. We celebrate our membership in several ways. Members of the AIAS have the opportunity to have their work published in Crit, Journal of the AIAS the only international journal devoted to the work and critical thoughts of architecture students. To foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines. We host an annual convention, FORUM, which provides students with the opportunity to learn about the issues facing architectural education and the profession, to meet students and professionals with common interests, and to interact with some of today’s leading architects and designers. To enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration. Through the Freedom by Design™ program, we are organizing our members to be good citizens in their communities. To organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture. We serve as the sole student voice in the decision making process of such organizations as The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), and National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
* American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
AIGA allows graphic and digital design students at Philadelphia University to network with design professionals, attend design lectures and workshops.
* American Society for Landscape Architects (ASLA)
The Philadelphia University Student Chapter of ASLA focuses on promoting the profession of Landscape Architecture within the school.
* American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME is a major focused organization that concentrates on furthering ones knowledge of the engineering world, and a direct focus on mechanical disciplines. This group participates in a monthly ASME meeting for all Philadelphia Chapters. ASME is actively involved with raising money for Toys for Tots to promote community service, hold social events on and off campus such as visiting the Helicopter Museum and holding the Annual Philadelphia University Engineering Competition. The main focus of ASME is focusing on their Human Powered Vehicle.
* Animation Club
The Animation Guild is open to all students, faculty and staff and targets both animation majors and enthusiasts. The goal of the club is to both promote and expand the animation community at Philadelphia University. Animation Guild welcomes all animation styles and methods.
* Asclepus Society: Philadelphia University Pre-Medical Studies Society
This society is a student run and organized group designed to foster a sense of camaraderie between students as well as promoting empathy and generosity to the Philadelphia Community as a whole. Although focused primarily on Medicine, the Asclepius Society also draws its members from students interested in careers in the Allied Health Professions including Veterinary Science and Dentistry as well as those pursuing careers in Medical Research.
* Asian Cultural Association (ACA)
The ACA is a committed, cultural association on campus who demonstrates the understanding, knowledge and appreciation of Asian culture and society. The goal of ACA is to bring together not only students of Asian backgrounds, but as well as all backgrounds to experience the fascinating culture though celebration of the Chinese New Year, local fundraisers and field trips. By doing so, the group explores both the ancient heritage and mixes it with the vibrant contemporary culture we see today.
* Association of Commuting Students (ACS)
ACS is a student-run organization that provides a forum for off-campus and commuting students to voice concerns and issues that affect those who do not live on campus. It is also a channel for off-campus and commuter students to sponsor PhilaU activities and events in order to integrate with other members of the campus community.
* Black Retail Action Group (BRAG)
The Black Retail Action Group(BRAG) is a national 40 year old non-profit organization that promotes professional development, education and mentorship for minorities that are interested in the retail industry. BRAG also helps to provide networking and internship opportunities for minorities in hopes to encourage and create true diversity. Through Philadelphia University’s chapter of BRAG(BRAGPhilaU), we aim to exercise the same missions and ideas of the official BRAG organization but with a deeper focus in art, design and culture. With personal and professional development workshops, networking opportunities, hands-on experience and our "BRAG Speaker Series", we hope to help structure and develop the education and brands of our members. We want to ensure that our members advance into beneficial citizens of the creative industries and of the world.
* Black Student Union (BSU)
BSU is special interest group that offers a place for minority students to have a voice and to be part of a family on campus. The group contributes to many great events on campus, yet also gives back to the community with volunteer driven events. Such events include working with a local high school, and pair up with students to be a mentor. They also host social events such as a fashion show, a freestyle dance battle, and a “Family Affair” BBQ. Overall BSU wants to encourage students to empower each other, educate members on various social issues in hopes of establishing relationships that will promote a positive change on campus and surround Philadelphia area.
* Campus Activities Board (CAB)
The PhilaU Campus Activities Board organizes a variety of on and off-campus events for the PhilaU students and the community. These events include musical performances, comedians, variety shows, movies, trips into Center City, major productions, trips, and home-grown events such as gameshows and BINGO nights.
* Circle K
Circle K is a student led organization that provides service opportunities for its members. This organization helps students develop responsibility, leadership, and most importantly unselfish service for the community.
* Colleges Against Cancer
The American Cancer Society's "Colleges Against Cancer" is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer. This is done by initiating and supporting American Cancer Society events in the college community. There are four channels: Advocacy, Cancer Education, Relay For Life and Survivorship.
Cornerstone is religious and spiritual group that focuses on a strong relationship with God through the Bible however does not practice a specific denomination. All are invited to attend the weekly fellowship meetings to discuss, study, praise and worship. As a group, Cornerstone, would like to continually grow and build a close relationship with one’s faith, in one’s personal life and with one another. The development and assembly of the group comes from regular meetings, involvement within the university community and the Philadelphia area, ensure every member is affiliated with a church body and informs the campus of their spiritual awakenings.
* Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
Delta Phi Epsilon is a social greek sorority that promotes the ideas of Justice, Sisterhood, and Love.
* Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
Delta Sigma Pi is America's foremost Professional Fraternity for men and women pursuing a business career.
* Fashion Apparel Merchandising Experience (FAME)
F.A.M.E. is a great club for anyone interested in fashion. We go on trips and offer many great networking opportunities.
* Fashion Industries Association (FIA)
FIA (Fashion Industry Association), is a club on campus which helps our school’s students majoring in fashion to discover the many different fields of the fashion industry.
Field Hockey Club
The Field Hockey Club is a club sport that is overseen by the athletic department. The team meets regularly to practice, scrimmage and have fun, three times a week in the fall. During the spring semester, the team fundraises for new equipment and to gain support to host a tournament on campus, and also attend other tournaments. Field Hockey is a friendly, yet competitive team who welcomes all to come practice during the fall semester.
* Freedom By Design (FBD)
Freedom By Design is a non-profit, community service group, who is affiliated with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). The idea of FDS is to give back to the disabled and low-income elderly who are in need of a redesigned, or more efficient way to live their everyday lives. The goal of the group is to “design for a cause”, which allows for members to restore the “dignity” of clients by designing and/or building spaces that promote “safety”, while maintaining “comfort” (AIAS Freedom by Design Constitution of the Philadelphia University Chapter). Each member of FDS should want to support and help others, although students will benefit from joining by gaining experience and practice in the field.
* Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
The Gay-Straight Alliance is a special interest group that focuses on not allowing discrimination in the university community. GSA promotes LGBT work with the straight student body to encourage one another to come together and discuss issues from both sides. Along with regular discussions, the group also focuses on fundraising, bettering the university community as well as the surrounding area, and hosting guest speakers to discuss various issues. Such issues include “Coming Out”, HIV, and discrimination based on sexual preference. The importance of GSA is to have members feel 100% comfortable with themselves and among the university
* Gemini Theatre Company
Gemini Theater gves students the opportunity to perform in a drama or work with costumes, stage crew, lights, and more. We also have semester long social activities that allow the theater group to work closely with the school as well as get to know the Gemini group.
* Global Architecture Brigade
Global Architeture Brigadde is a group of passionate volunteers who mobilize for positive social change. GAB is the world's largest student-led golbal health and sustainabledevelopment organization. Since 2004, GAB has mobilized thousands of uinversity students and professionals through nine skill-based service programs to improve quality of life in under resourced communities.
* Global Medical Brigade
Medical Brigades develops sustainable health initiatives and provides relief where there is limited access to healthcare. The program focuses in the countries of Honduras, Panama, and Ghana, where more than 3,000 annual student volunteers and health professionals travel to establish mobile medical clinics in under resourced communities. Each community that we partner with receives a brigade every 3 to 4 months where hundreds of patients are treated and volunteers deliver public health workshops. Between brigades the in-country team maintains relationships with the communities to provide follow-up and conducts community health worker trainings to empower local leaders to perpetuate a consistent level of health care.
Hillel is a religious group that focuses on the Jewish faith and beliefs. The organization focuses on bringing Jewish students together through social, political, cultural and religious activities. Such activities are Shabot dinners, going to synagogue with other local students from Penn and Drexel. The intent of Hillel is to educate the campus about Jewish topics and current events, allowing all students to join the group who have an interest in Judaism, volunteer, and celebrate together.
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
The IDSA student chapter offers co-curricular enrichment through a series of workshops, seminars and field trips.
* Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
We are the Philadelphia University Student Chapter. We work with the professional organization in New Jersey. We put on activities from Industrial Engineers, to Engineers and the University's community.
* International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
The Interiornational Interior Design Association is a professional organization serving the Interior Designs of the world as a resource of knowledge, information, and networking contacts. The Philadelphia University Campus Center of IIDA is bridge for the Interior Design students of our campus to the Professional Community with the Regional, National, and Global Chapters of IIDA. Through special events, lectures, tours, competitions, and network exposure, the PhilaU IIDA members begin to build their professional connections to the industry and the designers.
* International Students Association (ISA)
ISA serves as a committee of international and national students, committed to raising awareness about all the various cultures in the world, and on campus. We will achieve this through various events that ISA will organize.
* The Latin American Student Organization (LASO)
The Latin American Student Organization (LASO) unites a network of people interested in the campus' Latin American community. LASO hosts social events open to all Philadelphia University students to share Latin American culture. The organization also focuses on helping the Latin American community in the Philadelphia area and beyond city borders
Men’s Lacrosse Club
The Men’s Lacrosse Club is a club sport on campus. The group meets twice a week during the season, spring semester, to stretch properly, run drills, and scrimmage. Throughout the spring semester the club will play up to eight different games against local schools. During the off-season, they will play up to two scrimmages. Overall, the Lacrosse Club is a great place to meet new friends who are interested in having fun, staying in shape and playing lacrosse.
Minaret is an Islamic student organization, intended for the purpose of networking among Muslim students at the university. The goals of Minaret are to create a better awareness of Islamic beliefs on campus and to create a relaxing forum for Muslims to share traditions and celebrate the holidays with one another. It is recommended that students joining the group have a healthy awareness of Islamic beliefs and have a strong interest in the Islamic culture.
* Mock Trial
Mock Trial competes in a trial by playing the roles of lawyers and witnesses against other colleges in the American Mock Trial Association.
* Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity (ODK)
The National Leadership Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa. OΔK® was founded on December 3, 1914 at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia by 15 student and faculty leaders. The founders formulated the idea that leadership of exceptional quality and versatility in college should be recognized, that representatives in all phases of college life should cooperate in worthwhile endeavors, and that outstanding students, faculty, and administrators should meet on a basis of mutual interest, understanding, and helpfulness. OΔK® was the first college honor society of a national scope to give recognition and honor for meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and to encourage development of general campus citizenship. Since its founding, Omicron Delta Kappa has initiated over 300,000 members; including famous members such as Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush, Hilary Clinton, Jonas E. Salk, Winston Churchill, Peyton Manning, Arnold Palmer and Joe Paterno.
The Outdoors Club is a recreational group that organizes free and local activities to get the university campus outdoors. The club creates awareness and takes advantage of the Philadelphia green spaces and its surroundings, and ultimately, what the outdoors has to offer to students, faculty and staff. The club coordinates great day trips and weekend trips that cater to all outdoor sports such as skiing, hiking, camping, biking and more. The outdoors club hosts a minimum of two events per month, and perhaps more depending, on schedules and other campus activities.
* People Raising an Identifiable Standard of Excellence (PRAISE)
P.R.A.I.S.E is a spiritual based organization/ministry which offers members a forum to express their praise and worship to God through different forms of art (Praise Dance, Singing, instruments, visual arts, poetry, etc). Ministry is open to Alumni.
* Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International is a professional law fraternity advancing integrity, compassion and courage through service to the student, the school, the profession and the community. We are the preeminent law fraternity promoting the bonds of fraternalism and we are the leader in the development and advancement of professional ideals. Bound together by tradition and our common interest in the law, we share these core values: Integrity, Compassion, Courage, Professionalism, Service, Diversity, and Innovation.
* Phi Psi Textile Fraternity
We are alpha chapter of a professional textile fraternity focusing on professionalism, teamwork and brotherhood.
* Philadelphia University Chapter of the National Organization for Minority Architects
The Philadelphia University Chapter of the National Organization of Minority of Architects (PhilaU NOMA) is a campus organization which strives to create a stronger sense of community among minority architectural students and champion diversity among the student body of Philadelphia University College of Architecture and the Built Environment. We are active mentors and an effective source of motivation and inspiration to the future generation of minority architecture and design students of the Philadelphia community; and strongly engaged in the professional development of the students of Philadelphia University C-ABE.
* Philadelphia University Construction Management Society
CMS is a student run organization that works to gain knowledge in the construction industry through first hand experience and a large network of interested students and local professionals. CMS allows students to take interest in the topics they wish in route to becoming more well rounded professionals in the construction industry.
* Philadelphia University Dance Marathon (THON)
PhilaU Thon is a student-led organization designed to educate students the value of philanthropy and service while they work throughout the year to raise funds for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Children’s Miracle Network with the ultimate goal of ending pediatric cancer. Holding a 12-hour dance marathon for the Childern's Miracle Network is just one of our fundraising missions. Fundraising year round, we are dedicated combating pediatric caner. We have the Power to Dance.
* Philadelphia University Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter
Habitat for Humanity is a student-led organization that partners with local habitat affiliates to fulfill their function of building, fundraising, advocating and educating.
* Philadelphia University Honors Association
In the Honors association, members of the Philadelphia University's Honors program work to achieve academic success, community service, and friendship.
* Philadelphia University Longboarding Club (PULC)
The Philadelphia University Longboarding Club is a group of students who enjoy longboarding. The purpose of the group is to get together on a regular basis to enjoy the sport both on and off-campus as well as raise awareness and appreciation on campus.
* Philadelphia University Ski and Snowboard Club (PUSC)
PUSC is a club created by a passionate group of Philadelphia University students who wanted to share there love for the snow sports world and the lifestyle that comes with it. We aim to be a club that keeps all members involved and provides them with a unique experience both on and off the hill.
* PhilaU Band
The PhilaU Band is a club for musicians that just want to play some jazz music. It is a time to relax from the stress of school and just jam. We play various gigs throughout the school year, including Live at Ted's. All musical abilities and instruments are welcome.
* PhilaU Breakers
PhilaU Breakers is a break dancing club that is open to all PhilaU students. It does not matter if you are a new dancer or experience dancer. The purpose of PhilaU breakers is to be a club that welcomes diversity and embraces anyone who wishes to learn breakdancing or any other dance type. There is no such thing as hate or discouragement within the club only love and support.
* PhilaU CANstruction
CANstruction is a competition in which teams collect canned food items and design structures to be built using the cans. The final step is to build the structure using the cans that have been collected. This club represents the students team at Philadelphia University.
* PhilaU Cycling Club
The Cycling club is a half competitive, half leisure group exercise organization. The competitive side will train and prepare for races and various events while the leisure side will explore the local area around campus in a slow tomedium paced style. Students can join either or both parts of the club and enjoy an organized, social, group exercise experience.
PhilaU Fashion Blog
The PhilaU Fashion Blog is an organization that provides students the opportunity to get involved on campus and at home by blogging their interests on their webpage.
PhilaU GLEE Club
This groups league of extraordinary vocalists bans together to save the world from negativity to create laughter and enjoyment to all who listen. Thye create a stress relieving atmosphere where our heroes can emit joy of the song not only to themselves but to others for fun. This is a creative outlet for young heroes who don't neccessarily want to do it for a living but enjoy the craft regardless.
PhilaU Metal Club
The PhilaU Metal Club is a group of like minded individuals with a general interest in metal music and culture. They go to concerts together, share music and have agreat appreciation for all that is metal. Don't worry...they don't bite.
* PhilaU Models
Infinite Model Management is a campus-based modeling agency that provides an easy way for student designers to find student models for critiques, fittings and runway shows.
PhilaU Next Generation Car Club
Philadelphia University Next Generation Car Club is an exciting group on campus that is building a community of car enthusiasts to gather and share their ideas and knowledge about all forms of automobiles. PNGCC also strives to create a safe environment where students can test and improve the performance of cars, while discouraging street racing or any other illegal activity. The group has five main objectives; encourage ownership, operation and appreciation of motor vehicles, provide competitive and non-competitive events for students, provide technical assistance and automotive displays, provide social gathering for members and invited guests and promote sensible operation of motor vehicles in public.
PhilaU Rugby Club
The Rugby Club is for rugby enthusiasts at any level. The club is well connected to other organizations in the area. They meet on a regular basis for both competitive and non-competitive play.
* PhilaU Singers
The PhilaU Singers is an extracurricular organization that is open to all university students, faculty, and staff. There are no try-outs required; the choir is an opportunity to socialize with individuals who enjoy music, learn a variety of different pieces, and perform in on-campus events.
* PhilaU Chamber Orchestra
PhilaU Chamber Ensemble brings together a diverse group of musicians--from strings to woodwinds--once a week to practice in the beautiful Ravenhill Chapel. This ensemble performs classical and pop music at various on-campus events and concerts. The Chamber Ensemble experience extends to outings in Philadelphia for professional musical performances.
The Photography Club is a group of students that enjoy taking pictures and learning about photography recreationally, or just want to know more. It gives students the opportunity to challenge people to take pictures every week, and also gives them the chance to be an event photographer for several events on campus. It is open to anyone interested in photography.
* Physicians Assistant Pre-Professional Society
The Pre-Professional Physicians Assistant Society is a group of students committed to giving back to their community as providing a support system for each other and incoming freshman who are studying in the Physicians Assistant program or other science and health related programs at the university. As health care providers, were used to helping people, so we're using our skills in the local community. The PA Society values the close-knit group, dedication and the commitment and promise to the society and one’s education. By becoming a member of the PA Society, one will have the opportunity to network with upperclassmen, faculty and staff. Our group welcomes new members and gives advice about how to handle the daily challenges of being a science based major. Members also enjoy giving back to the campus community and the surrounding Philadelphia areas by raising money for health-care related charities, and providing the general public with important information about healthcare.
* Psychology Society
The Psychology Society is a professional organization, which welcomes all current students who are interested in learning about a variety of psychology topics, but strongly recommends students studying psychology and other biopsychology programs. The group hosts a variety of speakers in the field to come to campus that speak with the entire campus community, holds other social and fundraising events. The group also plans field trips to encourage growth and development in the field.
* Ramettes Dance Team
Ramettes Dance Team is considered a Club Sport on campus. The group is completely student run and collectively choreographs dance routines to current and modern music to be performed at both the Men’s and Women’s basketball games. Throughout the year the team fundraises to purchase uniforms, shoes, host social events and to participate in university events. The Dance Team also performs at university events when asked such as homecoming.
* RAM Dance Co.: Rhythm and Motion Dance Company
Rhythm and Motion Dance Company is a club sport on campus, and is a creative group that recognizes the importance of dance. Members can choreograph, perform in dances, participate in several Masterclasses with professional dancers, and enjoy discounted Company trips to dance shows. RAM Dance Co performs a major show at the end of each semester, and performs dances at school events like RamJam.
* Ram Royale Step Team
The Step Team was started on campus to push more diversity in the performance groups on campus. We welcome all and everyone who is interested to join. Step is a form of dance derived from Africa and the Caribbean Islands that uses hand and stomp coordination to create unique beats.
The Ram squad is an organization that is the connection between the general student body and the athletics department. The team promotes school spirit and regularly attends athletic events to show school spirit. Not to be confused with cheerleaders, or dancers, Ram Squad members are major athletic supporters. The squad does participate in university related activities and community service events both on and off campus. Furthermore, the group allows members to develop into strong leaders, managers and learn how to collaborate with one another when working on group events.
* Science in Action (SIA)
Science in Action is a fun and friendly group who convenes in hopes of unifying students of science related majors. The group participates in various community service events and hosts their own events on campus such as the annual Thanksgiving Dinner. The group strongly believes that the university has a lot to offer them, and members want to show peers, teachers, staff and future students exactly why they believe this. The group gives back to the university community by participating in community service events, fundraising events and hosting unique field trips.
* Sigma Nu Fraternity
Sigma Nu is Philadelphia Universities most recognized social Fraternity. Our organization firmly upholds the values of Love, Truth, and Honor. Those seeking to join Sigma Nu should have the character and bearing of a gentlemen. Our current brothers encourage new students as well as current ones to contact them to find out more about greek life both on and off campus.
* Sigma Sigma Rho Sorority Interest Group
Sigma Sigma Rho embodies unity amongst women of South Asian decent, [and other cultures] strives to serve society both on a small and large scale, and holds fast in instilling a sense of pride in the background of each individual sister. Sigma Sigma Rho is a sisterhood of women who have chosen this affiliation to achieve their desired personal development and to act for the betterment of local, regional, national and global communities through the efforts of a network of sisters nationwide. Their motto is: "Sisterhood is what we work for, Society is whom we give to, and Remembrance is what lies in our hearts".
* South Asian Student Association (SASA)
This club is a cultural interest club created to celebrate and bring the South Asian culture to PhilaU.
* Student Alumni Association (SAA)
Philadelphia University's Student Alumni Association (SAA) functions to strengthen the ties between students and alumni through assistance and involvement with alumni programs
* Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Government Association is the primary voice of the student body. SGA’s main purpose is to enhance the lives of students on and off campus through advocacy, programming, leadership and communication. SGA has the best interest of students at all times when striving to improve the quality of life, student/institution relationship, education, programs and services. Essentially, SGA sustains the growth and advancement of student organizations on campus through encouraging students to partake in social and cultural events, leadership development as well as the governance structure of the institution.
* Student Organization for Sustainable Action (SOSA)
We are a club dedicated to raising awareness about sustainable options, and making them available to the Philau campus via projects and events.
* Students for Social Justice (SFSJ)
Students for Social Justice, on behalf of Oxfam America, commits to raising money for non-profit organizations and raises awareness for global issues such as poverty, childhood hunger, and social justice. All students are encouraged to join the group. By meeting bi-weekly, the group has the opportunity to discuss current issues, educational programs and fundraising ideas and techniques. SFSL is committed to the cause of social justice and will keep the campus involved and informed.
* Style Line
StyleLine is Philadelphia University's campus-wide fashion publication. Student writers develop pieces about topics such as campus trends, industry news and University / city events, amongst other things. The magazine is published once during the Fall semester and once during the Spring semester.
* Tango Club
Tango Club is comprised of a group of students who love to dance Argentian Tango. The club welcomes all students and faculty of the university who would like to learn to dance, and holds many events throughout the year including dances, community service activities, and excursions into the city of Philadelphia to mingle with the other Tango Communities at neighboring universities.
* The Student Occupational Therepy Association (SOTA)
The Student Occupational Therepy Association at Philadelphia University is a subdivision of the Association of Student Delegates, a component of the American Occupational Therepy Association. SOTA functions ona pre-professional level with the purpose of supporting and facilitating student success, increasing the awareness and appreciation of the profession in the community, providing a University forum for the exchange of ideas related to occupational therepy, raising funds for participation in national and state level professional association activities, such as conferences, and supporting national issuesby sending a student delegate to the annual AOTA conference. Students govern with a faculty member acting as an advisor. Activities include exhibits, demonstrations of OT to the public, guest presentations, visits to institutions, social events, food drives, participating in state-wide organizations such as the Pennsylvania Occupational Therepy Association and fundraising for SOTA events and for charity.
The Text is the Philadelphia University newspaper, published for the entire campus, yet managed and written by students. The Text is always looking for more writers to share their opinions and stories with the campus. Each semester members of The Text produce a minimum of four issues for the university.
PhilaU's Law & Society Program's law review. An online publication that publishes new pieces bi-weekly and produces a print issue on a once a semester basis. The Voice is more than a school newspaper and not your typical law journal. The Voice ensures its topics are law related, while maintaining the interest of the diversified majors of PhilaU. Your Voice, Our Voice, THE VOICE!* Theta Phi Alpha Sorority
The mission of Theta Phi Alpha is... to create close comradeship, to advance educational, social and philanthropic interests and leadership training; to encourage spiritual development and adherence to the highest moral standards; and to promote lifelong bonds of friendship...
* Turkish Club
PhilaU Turkish Club is a non-political, volunteer student organization founded by Turkish students at the University. The purpose of the association is to present and to inform about Turkey and turkish culture. The organization is primarilry responsible for representing Turkey in international events. The culture will be promoted through social and educational events which highlight Turkish life.
The Ultimate Frisbee Club is a club sport that exists for students to play ultimate frisbee in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The group meets a minimum of three times per week to play and to relax. Going forward, the group would like to recruit anyone who would be interested in playing against other schools, becoming an official university team. The team participates in local tournaments, and also hosts tournaments of their own on the Philadelphia University campus.
* United States Green Building Council Student Organization (USGBC)
The United States Green Building Council Student Organization promotes the understanding of the built environment and what the effects are on the natural environment. As a group, they strive to develop a better understanding and appreciation for the sustainable building and share the practices with the university community, and the surrounding area. The goal of USGBC is to improve methods and design for sustainable buildings and to share these ideas with the general community.
* Veteran Student Organization
The Veteran Students Organization is for those students at Philadelphia University who have served in our nations military. The organizations serves as a way to bring those students together for support and awareness.
* Video Game Club
The Video Game Club is a new organization that meets at least twice a week to relax, discuss, play and compete against one another in various video games. All students are welcome to join and have fun while playing video games. The group meets most Fridays and Saturdays in the student center, and other locations on campus.
The Volleyball club is for men on campus who want to have fun, relax, need a stress reliever and who played volleyball in high school, or enjoy the sport, who do not want the commitment of a division team. The club meets twice a week to practice during the spring semester, and less often during the fall. During the girls’ division season, the Volleyball club supports them by being great fans and also as statisticians and line judges. The Volleyball club is a wonderful group to join for men who want a balance of having fun and being competitive.