List of Clubs and Organizations

 

Clubs and Organizations Fall 2014
President
President’s Email
A Capella Coalition
Adam Heavens
Accounting Society

We create an environment for people with common interests to share experiences and ideas and to aid and to support accounting students in achieving their fullest potential.

Wellington Nunez
Adventure Club
 
 
Matthew Angelo
Alpha Delta Pi
Our sisters pride themselves on being well-rounded individuals with a motivation to achieve greatness in school and in the community. First sorority ever created. First. Finest. Forever
Morgan Murphy
American Choral Director’s Association
Louise Carrozza
Anthropology Club
 
Astronomy Club
The Astronomy Club at WCSU sponsors Astronomy lectures, trips which include museums and other observatories. We also have open house at the Westside Observatory and other Astronomy related events.
Greg Osborne
Beyond All Odds (BAO)
 
Rebecca Young
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Biology Club
The Biology Club is an organization that welcomes all individuals who share a passion for the science, regardless of their major.
Megan Morrow
Black Student Alliance
BSA is an organization that helps promote the education of the Black community to all of the Western Community and the Greater Community as a whole.
 
John Brown
Campus & Student Centers Board
 
James Motasky
Center Stage Theater Organization
Colleen Gunning
Chemistry Club
The American Chemical Society Student Affiliate Chapter of Western Connecticut State University, or the Chem Club, is dedicated to serving the needs of all students, by helping them gain a better understanding of chemistry.
Dana Scott
CLIO
Clio, Western Connecticut’s student-run history journal, is composed of works written by students, staff, and faculty at WCSU, many of whom pursue history as their majors.
Sean Keenan
College Republicans
The WCSU chapter of College Republicans is a political club that seeks to promote student involvement in campus affairs, as well as in the Republican Party; and also to assist in the elections of Republican candidates to local, state and national offices.
Commuter Student Organization
 
Brianna Halek
Compassion and Creativity Club
 
Karina Escobar
Cross Country
 
 
Dance Team
Dance team has experience in all phases of dance, but specializes in Jazz, Hip-Hop and Modern. The team is a University club that performs at football/basketball games, competitions, benefits, and holds and annual Spring Performance.
Meghan Huntley
Delta Gamma Phi
We presented the foundation of our sorority which is a bond between women on campus and sisters that will remain incessant “together forever” with one another. Sorority.
Julia Gallagher
Economics Club
 
Education Club

The WCSU Education Club is a place where students develop friendships as well as connections through serving the community and experience with professionals and learn the importance of building their portfolios, and gain knowledge outside of the college in, Praxis Testing and Professional Semester and joining the CAE.

 
Kathryn Wichman
English Society
Kenneth Ward
Eversion Dance Club
Brittany Wigglesworth
Finance Club
Dalton Perreault-Osborne
Focus Photography Club
Gaming Club
Fosters the appreciation and practice of the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and the animated arts
Tyler Deschnow
Golf Club
 
Grappling Club
 
Dakota Sarantos
Greek Council
Legislative body for the three fraternities and four sororities.
Marc Taricani
Habitat for Humanity
 
Erik Nardone
Hand Drum Circle Club
Marian Kutaladze
email
Herpetology Club
Naomi Alphonso
email
Honors Student Organization
Bringing together the best student minds at WCSU, increasing student involvement in both the WCSU and the surrounding communities, and sponsoring events which promote both intellectual curiosity and broadening of individual horizons through community outreach.
Alexis Koukos
HPX Club
Works as a community to provide awareness for the enhancement and development of the student health and well-being on campus and Danbury area.
Susanne Trexler
Illustration Club
 
Jackie Chakar
International Student Organization
It is for all past, present, and future ISEP/Study Abroad students, current international students, as well as any interested WCSU student to be part of.
 
Jessica Murphy
Inter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA)

The Inter-Residence Hall Association, also known as IRHA, is an organization made up by and works for the resident population of Western Connecticut State University. The group puts on programs and activities throughout the year the resident of all six residence halls enjoy including Colonial Wars, which is huge competition between the halls.

Jessica Tryon
Ives Concert Flutist
The Ives Concert Flutists is a club for flutists and flute enthusiasts of any level. This group is comprised of performers, musicians, and future educators of America, united by their love of flute playing. This group features all types of flutes in a variety of music styles. In an attempt to raise music awareness across the state, Ives Concert Flutists perform and fundraise in many different venues outside of the university. Through extreme dedication to music, Ives Concert Flutists are proud to represent the WCSU community.
 
Donata Lupacchino
Jazz Club
The Jazz Club is an organization that provides all students the opportunity to explore and experience jazz music through playing, listening, and watching.
Gannon Ferrell
Justice and Law Club
The Justice and Law Club is a school sponsored organization open to all students that organizes various social and academic events related to the field of justice and law.
Iris Will
Kappa Chi Alpha
It is an active and well-respected organization on the WCSU Campus and currently the oldest local sorority. Our official philanthropy is Dream Come True of Western Connecticut which grants wishes to chronically and terminally ill children in the Greater Danbury area. Sorority.
Nicole Scalora
Keyboard Club of Westconn
We are here to promote the study, performance, and enjoyment of keyboard music through guest artist, performances, workshops, trips and other activities.
 
Charles Chamberlin
Latin American Student Organization
LASO seeks to unite all Latin American students and others interested in sharing the Latin American experience with the rest of our WCSU community.
Rodrigo Martins
League of Legends Club
 
LETRA
LETRA is a student organization that promotes the study of languages other than English at WCSU, in the local community, and internationally. We use our diverse language skills for community service projects in the Greater Danbury Region and internationally, and we promote the disciplinary study of languages taught in WCSU’s department of World Languages & Literature. 
Ruby Tanner
Love 146
Raise awareness at Western Connecticut State University regarding the atrocities of human and sex trafficking.  The organization is a task force associated with the non-governmental organization.  
Marketing Club

Members of AMA will have exciting opportunities in the fields of marketing as well as over 20 conferences a year and volunteer opportunities in academic, research and practitioner councils as well as speaking at schools.

Meghan O’Sullivan
Martial Arts Club
 
Meteorology Club
The Meteorology Club aims to incorporate the population here at West Conn to the wonderful world of weather. Our club is open to anyone that would like to express their interest in weather.
Ana Moreno
MIS Club
National Association for Music Education
NAfME serves millions of students nationwide through activities of high quality music at all teaching levels, from preschool to graduate school.
Angelica Jara
National Broadcasting Society
 
Travis Golino
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
The NSCS is the only honor society to recognize outstanding academic achievement among first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only and is offered to those freshmen and sophomore students who carry a 3.4 grade point average or higher and rank in the top 20 percent of their college class.
Lauren Kerton
National Society of Leadership and Success
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. 
Newman Club
Spiritual based program that has a huge community outreach goal.
Robert Reilly
Nursing Pinning
 
Opera Club
 
Louise Carrozza
Parallel Fifths
PC Gaming Club
The PC Gaming Club is devoted to learning and playing a variety of computer games in an ambitious atmosphere in which collective goals may be met at an easy-going and fun pace.
Philosophy Club
Invites all contemplations of every sort into is realm of consciousness that leads one from point a to point b. Discussions are hosted once a week that cover everyone from Dennett to Plato and every topic from morals to metaphysics.
John Franz
Play It By Ear A Capella
Play It By Ear is a mixed-voice A Cappella ensemble whose purpose is to explore music and repertoire not offered in the regular curriculum and to provide entertainment, while maintaining the highest musicianship within the capacity of it’s members.
Louise Carrozza
Prisma Fine Arts Club
Prisma is an organization composed of art majors interested in collaborating on a designed book project which serves as a showcase for their individual and collective work.
Erin Manion
Program Activities Council (PAC)
A group made up of volunteer students to program social, cultural and educational events for the benefit of all students at Western.
Ashley Lane
Psi Chi
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society for Psychology students. Only students majoring or minoring in psychology are eligible for membership, and each applicant must meet high standards of scholastic excellence. Psi Chi members participate in an official induction ceremony and are recipients of Psi Chi National Publications. Activities of Psi Chi have included tutoring services, field trips, conferences, and the scheduling of guest speakers.
Heather Wyble
Psychology Student Association
Anyone who has an interest in psychology is welcome to join our club. Throughout the academic year, the psychology club organizes and participates in many events.
Ryan Bartley
Puppetry Guild
 
Matthew Terzigni
Queers & Allies
An organization that provides a safe environment for Lesbians, Gays, Transgendered, Bisexuals and their allies while promoting tolerance,education, equality, and understanding for all people.
Sean Griffin
Recreation Council (Rec Council)
 
John T. Hart
Roger Sherman Debate Society
WCSU’s policy debate team. We are an organization promoting more and better debate both at WCSU and throughout the nation. Debate competition includes traveling to universities across the nation and competing against peers from almost every university in the country.
Colleen Mair
Roots and Shoots
Engages and inspires youth through community service and service learning. Founded by Dr. Jane Goodall, this global program emphasizes the principle that knowledge leads to compassion, which inspires action.
Nicole Thompson
Rotaract Club
Internationally recognized service group with a motto of “Service Above Self.” We work closely with our local Rotary Club to develop projects that benefit our communities in a meaningful way.
Amy Wu-Ea
Show Choir
Melanie Fay
Sigma Chi

Its mission statement is to develop values-based leaders committed to the betterment of character, campus and community. Sigma Chi’s vision statement is “to become the preeminent collegiate leadership development organization—aligned, focused and living our core values.” Fraternity.

Terrance Kelly
Sigma Delta Tau
 
Brieanna Brown
Social Sciences Journal
We are an organization dedicated to the goal of showcasing the best submitted academic social science papers in a journal. Our purpose is put together this collection of papers in a journal that we later distribute to the WCSU community and the outside community.
Jessica Lin
Social Work Club
A student organization run on the basis of social welfare. To promote social work, values and ethics including human dignity and worth, compassion and overall support and empathy for fellow citizens.
Ashley Jonelis
SPARK
Student Athletic Advisory Council
Andres Jimenez-Franck
Student Government Association (SGA)
The sole governing body over all student clubs and organizations. Provides numerous services to the entire WCSU student body. Many are direct support to the student body, as well as representing your interests within policy making bodies on and off campus. Your elected SGA officials are committed to providing all students an opportunity to make the most of your time at WCSU.
 
Isaiah Sheffield Thergood
Student Nurses’ Association (SNA)
Assists students with the development of nursing practice. The SNA provides guidance and opportunities for students to interact and gain support from peers.
Flavia Quaglia
email
Student Veterans Organization
A service oriented social club that is open to all members of the University community who are veterans and/or are people interested in socializing with and/or supporting veterans’ interests and projects such as fund raising to help service people and their families.
Christopher Willis
The Bigger Picture
 
The Echo Newspaper
The college newspaper run by students for students to inform and enlighten them with news and issues about the campus community, state, nation and the global community.
Dakota Sarantos
Tau Kappa Epsilon
 
Sean Bemard
Ultimate Frisbee Club
United Way of WCSU
Up Til Dawn
A student-led organization with a mission to unite across the nation and fight childhood cancer. The chapter at WCSU’s goal is to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
WCSU Chapter of American Choral Dir. Assoc.
 
WCSU Colonial Cheer

Cheers for all home Football and Basketball Games, competes in local and national competitions (2010 Canam National Champions.)  Participates in school events, charity events, fundraising, and campus activities.  For more information please visit http://wcsucheerleading.tripod.com/  or contact coach Debbie Bisaccia at WCSUCheerleading@yahoo.com or call 203-449-8279

Deborah Bisaccia
WCSU Men’s Ice Hockey
Nick Mangone
WCSU Men’s Rugby
Johnathan McEvoy
WCSU Ski and Snowboarding
WCSU Winter Guard
Western Improv Group
Katrina Sebastian
Women in Business Society
Kathlyn Sant’anna
WXCI
The student run radio station here at WCSU. WXCI is a non-commercial radio station that specializes in playing new music of all types. If it’s new and cool, WXCI will be playing it.
Alec Kessler
ZBT
A fraternity that recognizes the importance’s of intellectual awareness, social responsibility, integrity and brotherly love. These are the essential components that describe Z.B.T. at it’s strongest degree.
Daniel Sigetti