Campus Clubs and Organizations

Because learning also happens outside of the classroom, the Upper Bucks Campus is very committed to providing an active and vibrant Student Life for our students.  With award-winning student clubs committed to service, entertainment, spirituality, diversity, scholarship, and creative expression, the Upper Bucks Campus strives to enhance not only your educational experience, but your personal enrichment as well

Actors Creating Theater at UBC (A.C.T. @ UBC)

Proving that "all the world's a stage", A.C.T.@ UBC strives to bring lively theater presentations to campus.   The group meets on Thursdays at 12:30 in Room 160.   Whether you are interested in acting, playwriting, directing, or technical theater, A.C.T @UBC has a role for you.   To join this entertaining club, please contact club advisor Patti McEnery at mceneryp@bucks.edu.

Community Volunteer Corps (CVC)

CVC is a student group devoted to performing community service throughout the Upper Bucks County region.  Past partnerships included work with Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Pennridge F.I.S.H., Crossroads Pregnancy Center, and a Woman's Place.  The CVC was named the winner of the Bucks County Community College Outstanding New Club and Outstanding Service Award for 2012.   New members are always welcome so please contact Club Advisor, Rodney Altemose at altemose@bucks.edu for more details. 

Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA)

The goal of GSA is to provide a safe haven for LGBTQA (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning/Queer Ally) individuals on campus. Furthermore, the club works towards eliminating societal barriers that prevent LGBTQA members from participating fully in campus life.  GSA meets on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in room 002 off the Commons.  If you would like to get involved in the GSA at the Upper Bucks Campus, please contact club Advisors Julie Fratrik-Cooper, fratrikc@bucks.edu or Rodney Altemose, altemose@bucks.edu.

Habitat for Humanity (H4H)

This club addresses the housing needs of communities and populations deprived of adequate housing. The club sponsors numerous work days and trips (including a spring break service trip) helping to actually build or refurbish shelters for individuals, families, and communities in need. Habitat for Humanity at the Upper Bucks Campus was honored  in 2011 with the Outstanding Student Service Organization Award by the Bucks County Community College Department of Student Life.    Advisors for Habitat for Humanity are Rodney Altemose altemose@bucks.edu; Sandi McLaughlin mclaughl@bucks.edu; and Erin Niclaus niclause@bucks.edu.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

Is a national honor society comprised of students with a cumulative average of 3.5 or above. The four hallmarks of the society are Leadership, Scholarship, Service and Fellowship.  For more information regarding PTK, please visit their website at www.ptk.org or contact Charles Beem, PTK Advisor at beemc@bucks.edu.

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders.  Their mission is to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.  http://www.sife.org/Pages/default.aspx   SIFE organizes and sponsors a number of events throughout the year, including "Bucks Wild!" an outdoor concent and community marketplace each spring.  SIFE meets on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm in room 120.   For more information about joining SIFE, please contact Bruce Imber, advisor for SIFE at the Upper Bucks Campus at imberb@bucks.edu.

Students Planning Activities (SPA)

Named Outstanding Student Organization in 2012,  SPA is a volunteer group of campus leaders that work to create an active and vibrant campus life. New ideas and members are always welcome, so please feel free to get involved.  For more information about SPA, please contact SPA Advisor Patti McEnery, mceneryp@bucks.edu.

Thrive

Thrive is a student-led ministry group that meets weekly with the goals of service, outreach, and worship. Thrive is a Christian-based student group whose main goal is to grow together in faith and develop strong, lasting friendships.   For more information regarding involvement with Thrive, please contact Scott Bradshaw, Advisor for Thrive at bradshaw@bucks.edu.

Write Now!

Calling all writers! Write Now is a student creative-writing club that meets weekly on the Upper Bucks Campus.  Feel free to share your poems, short-stories, novels, scripts or screenplays in a relaxed, creative environment.  Writers are always welcome, so please contact club Advisor Julie Fratrik-Cooper at fratrikc@bucks.edu

The Upper Bucks Campus is always looking for new ways to showcase our students talents, so if you have any ideas for a new club or student group, please contact Patti McEnery, Assistant Director-Upper Bucks Campus at mceneryp@bucks.edu.  Be active, be committed, and be involved . . . you won't regret it!

 

 

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