Clubs & Organizations

The Office of Campus Activities is located on the second floor of Klein Hall, and is available to meet with student leaders interestedClubs & Organizations in planning or participating in campus activities or organizations. Campus Activities is also responsible for planning and implementing comprehensive co-curricular activities throughout the year.

Starting a new campus organization?
The Office of Campus Activities has created an easy guideline packet for new organizations that includes information on how to organize and register your group. Students are encouraged to join or create a student organization or recreation club during any point of the academic year. However, student organizations that are created and approved before the registration deadline will have the opportunity to request a funding allotment through the Student Government Association.

Organization Manual
Event Reservation Packet

The following are a list of current student organizations at Harcum College.  Contact the organization advisor for more information or email

Club Name Advisor's Name Phone Email
Campus Activities Board
Laurie Plaza
Dental Assisting Maureen Reese
Fashion Club Winifred Curtis x6051
HAEYC Joanne Thames
OATS Alicia Preston
Phi Theta Kappa Gail Sklar x6097 
PTAC Shaun Madary x6069
SADHA Kathleen Davis
  Karen Naylor
Student Ambassadors Katy Labbe
SGA Urick Lewis
Students for a Green Campus     
Alexandra Hilosky
Shereen Sophy

Campus Activities Board
The mission of the Campus Activities Board is to enrich the campus life experience by encouraging the involvement of all students in entertainment that is engaging and enjoyable. The Campus Activities Board is responsible for planning a wide variety of activities for the entire campus. Members of CAB will be responsible for coordinating 2-3 events per semester.

Dental Assisting Club
Provides students in the Dental Assisting program the opportunity to plan events that will increase their knowledge of their field.

Fashion Club
The Fashion Club is for students who like to stay informed about developments in the fashion industry. This club organizes the annual fashion show, among other activities.

Harcum Association for the Education of Young Children Club (HAEYC)
HAEYC is an official local chapter of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children and, part of the national organization, the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The members work with our Delaware Valley Chapter to arrange informational visits, and conduct fundraisers.

OATS Club (Organization of Animal Technician Students)
O.A.T.S is open to any and all students interested in learning and gaining experience with animals. The OATS Club has gone to the Dog show in Philadelphia, Pet Therapy at Bryn Mawr Terrace, animal handling, and organized the bi-annual dog washes, a great fundraiser and community affair.

Phi Theta Kappa & Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Societies
These are honorary clubs where selection for membership is considered one of the highest honors a student can receive. Students are chosen for Phi Theta Kappa for their outstanding qualities of leadership, character, and citizenship within the Harcum Community. They must also maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The AIM program students are eligible for the Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society if they have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for two consecutive full-time semesters.

Physical Therapist Assistants Club
Members of the Physical Therapy Assistants club hold fundraisers and plan events that educate, inform, and advise people who are interested in the career of Physical Therapist Assistant.

SADHA Club (Student American Dental Hygiene Association)
This club provides a professional enrichment and preparation for an active role in national, state, and local components of The Student American Dental Hygiene Association. Fundraising and community projects support club activities. Activities have included toothbrush sales, a pinning ceremony for graduating seniors and table clinics.

Student Ambassadors
Student Ambassadors are leaders and role models whom possess an enthusiasm and appreciation for Harcum College and its community. Ambassadors are paid work-study students chosen each year to help with daily work operations in the Admissions Office, as well as provide campus tours and help with campus events.

Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA is the official Harcum College governmental organization that represents the student body and is designed to promote the mission of Harcum College and reinforce high standards of conduct and service in accordance with the powers granted by the College. The Student Government Association is the officially recognized student organization that provides the channel through which students may cooperate with administration and faculty in many aspects of College functioning. Led by its executive council and senate, SGA is responsible for student appointments to appropriate committees, carrying out its own stated purposes, and the administration of the Student Activity Fee. Change can happen, we just need YOU to help start it. SGA is currently recruiting Senators and Executive Officers.

Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP)
SNAP is a student run organization that represents over 1800 students from more than 50 nursing schools within Pennsylvania.

Students for a Green Campus

This group of students survey the campus and address ways to help with conservation and sustainability. The students assist with such projects as recycling.

Campus Philly
Campus Philly is a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region. For more information, contact: Laurie Plaza at

Open Arts Philly
Year long discounts to arts and cultural events in Philadelphia. Memberships for the current school year are available in the Campus Activities Office. Contact Laurie Plaza at for more information.