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Student Organizations

York Technical College offers a variety of clubs, centered around student interests. If you are interested in joining one of the clubs below, contact the advisor by clicking on their name. If you are interested in starting a club, follow the steps listed in the Guidelines to Student Organizations manual. Dates, times and locations of club meetings will be listed in the Upcoming Events schedule here.

Aperion Society (Science Club)
This is a science club. It is open to all students who enjoy different aspects of science, regardless of the student's major field of concentration. The club sponsors activities such as speakers, nature hikes, and group outings.
Advisor: Jennifer Morgan

Beta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta (English Honors Society)
This is a national English honors society for two-year colleges. Its purpose is to recognize outstanding achievement in the English language and literature, as well as foster English in all its aspects.
Advisors: Martin Grant, Martha Macdonald and Will Folden

Christian Fellowship
An interdenominational fellowship open to all students, faculty, and staff.
Advisor: Catherine Whatley

International Club
This is an organization to promote good-will and understanding, to develop character and to cultivate friendship among students of the college.
Advisor: Love Sanchez-Suarez and Shahram Mazhari

Jacobin Society
This is a political science club open to all students. Its purpose is to educate, enlighten, and raise political awareness among students and the surrounding community by encouraging voting and participation in club-sponsored panel discussions, debates and political forums involving local, state, and national government leaders.
Advisor: Rick Whisonant

Lambda Nu Honor Society (Radiologic Technology Club)
This was formerly Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society. It is an honor society for students majoring in a radiological science discipline at an accredited educational institution.
Advisor: Michelle Wells

Library Club 
This organization strives to aid participants in research and comprehension of literary works; to encourage library understanding to the college community; and to build leadership and interpersonal skills.
Advisors: Jane Ferguson and Erinnae Baker

Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America)
PBL is a post-secondary professional business organization open to any student who has an interest in business, regardless of the student's major field of concentration. Phi Beta Lambda's purpose is to bring business, education and the community together in a positive working relationship in order to build leadership qualities in students. PBL is affiliated on a state and national level, allowing students to meet and compete with other students from across the state and nation, as well as to participate in many productive workshops and competitive events.
Advisors: Ivan Lowe and Gwen Wilson

Phi Theta Kappa (National Honor Society)
This is a national honor society for junior colleges. Its purpose is to recognize academic excellence and to encourage leadership and service among students. Alpha Alpha Iota is the York Technical College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. To be eligible for active membership, a student must be enrolled in an associate degree program and must have completed 12 semester hours toward the degree with a cumulative grade-point ratio of not less than 3.5.
Advisors: Karen Hedgepeth and Viji Padmanabhan

Student Nurses Association (SNA)
A professional organization open to all York Technical College/USC-L student nurses. The purpose of the organization is to further student development in the nursing profession, to have direct input into standards of nursing education, to encourage participation in community affairs and activities and to promote collaborative relationships with nursing and health related organizations.
Advisor: Carol Crain

Student Paralegal Association
Its purpose is to promote awareness of the paralegal specialization program and the paralegal profession, and to provide service to the organization's members, the college, and the community.
Advisor: Mark Morrell

Students' American Dental Assisting Association
A professional club open to all extended dental duties students. Special programs and fundraisers are planned to further student development in the dental profession.
Advisor: Wanda Hayes and Pam Sherer

Students' American Dental Hygiene Association 
A professional club open to all dental hygiene students. Special programs and fundraisers are planned to further student development in the dental profession.
Advisor: Pam Sherer and Wanda Hayes

Surgical Technology Club (SCRUB Club)
Membership is open to regularly enrolled students at York Technical College in the Associate Degree program general technology/surgical technology or the surgical technology diploma program or the central service certificate program. The purpose of the SCRUB Club is to promote an atmosphere conductive to optimum learning and to foster the professional development of surgical technology students and to provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate teamwork through participation in the community interest project selected by each class.
Advisor: Sandra Farley

York Technical College Computer Club
This club is open to all students. Its purpose is to increase knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
Advisor: Edie Dille and James Thomas

York Technical College Welding Chapter
This club is open to all current and future students to participate and become more familiar with the technology of welding, the American Welding Society (AWS) and other industrial trades. The chapter will provide participating students the opportunity to receive guidance, encouragement and valuable experience for their future career and personal development.
Advisor: Richard Santoro



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