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College of Science & Mathematics Organizations


American Chemical Society (Chemistry)
Officially recognized by the ACS, this chapter of chemistry and biochemistry majors hold bi-weekly meetings, attend monthly American Chemical Society dinners at various locations to hear industry updates, and meet to discuss job opportunities and career decisions. The group performs four annual service projects that vary from year to year.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gregory Caputo (856) 256-5453

Association for Computing Machinery (Computer Science)
Club members belong to a nationwide collective of computer science majors who wish to extend their field of expertise beyond the classroom. Annual activities include seminars from software/hardware companies and experts on selected computer topics, programming contests, chess tournaments, web design and programming, large multiplayer LAN game parties, and pizza parties. Members enjoy special national membership discounts and info via ACM National ACM Rowan

Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Nancy Tinkham (856) 256-3869, Darren Provine (856) 256-3891

Biology Club (Biological Sciences)
The Biology Club organizes a number of different educational and social events every year.  The Club is also engaged in numerous activities which include research-oriented field trips to the Department's Environmental Field Station in Cape May.  Other field trips have included the Mutter Medical Museum in Philadelphia and Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

President: Vincent Li
Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Maria Tahamont (856) 256-3584, Frank Wagner (856) 256-3561

Mathematics Club (Mathematics)
Math majors and non-majors join to build a community of students to share enthusiasm for math and aid others in the understanding and conceptualization of math. Activities include volunteer tutoring for high school and college students.

Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Chris Lacke (856) 256-3897; Olcay Ilicasu (856) 256-3885

Physics Club (Physics)
This diverse group of students is active in learning about physics by going on trips, attending seminars, doing research and going to conference. The group is also active in outreach to middle schools and high schools, offers free tutoring to non-majors, and collecting donations for worthy causes. This club has received numerous awards from the National Office of Society of Physics Students, including 7 consecutive Outstanding Chapter Awards and three Sigma Pi Sigma Undergraduate Research Awards, in addition to hosting two regional meeting in the past few years.

President: Maria Garzon
Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Michael Lim (856) 256-4365, Dr. Samuel Lofland (856) 256-4382,

Pre-Health Society
The members of the Pre-Professional Club invite speakers who have expertise in health or other professional fields, in preparing for application to medical, dental or other professional schools, and in visiting places of interest.

President: Cindy Kong
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Catherine B. Dayton (856) 256-3589

Psi Chi (Psychology)
Affiliated with the Psychology Dept's Psychology Alliance organization. Requirements for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in psychology, or undergraduates minoring in psychology can be found on the title link.National Organization

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Valerie LaMastro (856) 256-3789

The Psychology Alliance (Psychology)
The primary focus of the club relates to psychology, but any Rowan University student pursuing any major is welcome to join. Meeting Dates are listed on the website. Some goals are as follows: maintain a self-sufficient organization, inform psychology students of their career and educational options, promote Psi Chi and its academic goals, improve the Rowan psychology program through related social activities, and enhance the relationship between the faculty and students.

President: Jeff Luery
Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Jim Haugh (856) 256-3781 and Dr. Valerie LaMastro (856) 256-3789

STEM Symposium (Biological Sciences)
Not a separate club per se, but a group of students under the umbrella of the Biology Club and other student groups. These students help run the University's Annual Rowan Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Student Research Symposium held each April. Each year several student coordinators plus numerous helpers are required for the success of the Symposium. Generally the student coordinators come from the Biological Sciences Department, but this is not a strict requirement. Student clubs that provide substantial help for the Symposium may count these efforts as a service project. STEM Online.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gregory Hecht (856) 256-3577

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science)
Association founded in 1967 at Texas A&M University for students and faculty who exhibit superior scholastic and professional achievement in the computing science curriculum. It remains the only national honor society for the computing sciences and is recognized as such by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society. In 1997 Upsilon Pi Epsilon was admitted as a member of the Association of College Honor Societies - parent organization for all academic honor societies in North America. Rowan's club was chartered in April 2003. Association for Computing Machinery's UPE National

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stephen Hartley (856) 256-4806



College of Engineering Student Organizations:


AIChE Student Chapter of Chemical Engineers
AIChE provides an opportunity for chemical engineers, both undergraduate and graduates, to learn more about prospective workplaces, get chemical engineering related information, and have a good time! Monthly meetings take place, as well as periodic trips to local businesses. Speakers also present talks on their area of expertise.
>> Visit: AIChE Homepage

ASCE Student Chapter of Civil Engineers
Welcome! ASCE's mission is to provide essential value to it members and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, and advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession.
>> Visit: ASCE Student Chapter Homepage
>> Visit: ASCE Homepage

ASME Student Chapter of Mechanical Engineers
ASME is a worldwide engineering society focused on technical, educational, and research issues. It conducts one of the world's largest technical publishing operations, holds some 30 technical conferences and 200 professional development courses each year, and sets many industrial and manufacturing standards.
>> Visit: ASME Homepage

EWB Engineers Without Borders
Engineers Without Borders partners with developing communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally, equitable, and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible engineers and engineering students.
>> Visit: EWB Student Chapter Homepage
>> Visit: EWB-USA Homepage

IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers)
The IEEE student chapter at Rowan University was established in 1996, and is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
>> Visit: IEEE Homepage

New Jersey Water Environment Association
Welcome to Rowan University's Student Chapter of the New Jersey Water Environment Association. The purpose of this chapter is (1) to promote student interest in the environment, (2) to promote interest in the fields of water and wastewater treatment and global pollution mitigation and (3) to provide an avenue for the exchange of information and ideas between students and members of both the Member Association serving their geographical area, i.e. New Jersey Water Environment Association and the Water Environment Federation.
>> Visit: NJWEA Student Chapter Homepage

SWE Society of Women Engineers
The mission of the SWE Chapter at Rowan University: stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life; demonstrate the value of diversity.
>> Visit: SWE Student Chapter Homepage
>> Visit: Society of Women Engineers Homepage

TBP Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to recognize students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. The Tau Beta Pi chapter was officially established at Rowan University on January 28, 2006.
>> Visit: Tau Beta Pi Homepage