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.
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, Sheryl Nierenberg at Sheryl.Nierenberg@bucks.edu for more details.
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. Advisor for Habitat for Humanity is Rodney Altemose Rodney.Altemose@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 Charles.Beem@bucks.edu.
Students Advocating for Equality (SAFE)
The goal of SAFE 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. If you would like to get involved in SAFE at the Upper Bucks Campus, please contact club Advisor Rodney Altemose, Rodney.Altemose@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 Patti McEnery, Patricia.McEnery@bucks.edu.
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 Patti McEnery, Advisor for Thrive at Patricia.McEnery@bucks.edu
Teachers of Tomorrow (TOT)
The mission of Teachers of Tomorrow is to provide Upper Bucks Campus students with opportunities to work with and serve the children in our community. TOT also seeks to acquaint students with a wide variety of professional opportunities within the field of Education. Membership in TOT looks great on college applications and resumes, and participants receive a certificate of completion after each activity to enhance their professional portfolios. To learn more about joining TOT, please contact Club Advisors, Jeannine Chodoroff at Jeannine.Chodoroff@bucks.edu or Alison Silver at Alison.Silver@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 at Patricia.McEnery@bucks.edu. Be active, be committed, and be involved . . . you won't regret it!