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CSM Student Clubs & Organizations


American Chemical Society (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
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.

Student Contact: Kimberly Saint Jean

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Timothy Vaden


Applied Behavior Analysis Club (Psychology)
The Applied Behavior Analysis Club is a Psychology club aimed at students who have interests in applying behavior analytic principles to everyday behavior such as helping children and families replace problem behavior with more prosocial and acceptable behaviors. The club strives to educate it’s members about career opportunities in behavior analysis, ranging broadly from careers as a behavior therapist working with individuals who have special needs, as well as careers in organizational behavior management, politics, education, health and wellness, etc. The club brings in speakers including those from potential employers, participates on and off campus activities, and completes service projects related to improving people’s lives in the community.

Student Contact: Korin Langton

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bethany Raiff


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

Student Contact: John Bucknam

Faculty Co-Advisors: Dr. Nancy Tinkham and Darren Provine

Bioinformatics Club (Interdisciplinary)


The Bioinformatics Club is a student organization that aims to foster academic and practical discussion of topics and research in bioinformatics and biotechnology. Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that applies computer science techniques to solve problems in biology and biochemistry. Members in our organization become more involved in the Rowan community through participating in club events and volunteer projects. Our mission is to educate people on this field as well as create a place for interested students to interact and learn.

Student Contact: Abigail Smith

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mark Hickman

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.

Student Contact: Paul D'Ortona
FacultyAdvisor: Dr. Courtney Richmond

Math Team (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 Rowan students and traveling to conferences and competitions.

Student Contact: Ashley Shepp

Faculty Advisor: Ben Daniels


MEDLIFE (Medicine Education and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere) is a national organization whose mission is to help low-income families globally. MEDLIFE Rowan is a chapter of this organization. The club fundraises for the MEDLIFE cause, brings to light the global inequalities of healthcare, makes the campus more health conscious, helps low-income families within the community, and recruits students interested in volunteering at MEDLIFE clinics abroad.

Student Contact: Jessica Perez

Health Professions Advisor: Mr. Tomas Varela

Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS)

The Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS) Rowan University Chapter commits to the corroboration and empowerment of its members to take proactive steps to address minority health issues through advocacy and community service. Our chapter is dedicated and aimed to assist students on their journey of entering medical and health professional fields by engaging in community service and outreach, promoting academic excellence and acknowledging cultural accomplishments.

Student Contact: Kimberly Saint Jean

Health Professions Advisor: Mr. Tomas Varela

NeuroClub (Psychology)

The NeuroClub is an organization designated to create a network and support system which allows those interested in the Neuroscience field to gain knowledge, set themselves up for success, and communicate in a group of students with similar interests to learn and expand the field of Neuroscience. Members have the opportunity to hear from speakers, participate in community service events, and network with other students with similair interests in the Neuroscience field.

Student Contact: Christopher Knapp

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jerry Hough

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.

Student Contact: Ford Scott
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Samuel Lofland

Pre-Allied Health Club

Rowan Pre-Allied Health Club (PAH) is a club on campus for students interested in careers in healthcare. We hold a number of events each semester to help students with their applications to graduate schools including Nursing, Physician Assistant, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Pharmacology and all other allied health fields. We strive to bring speakers from schools to campus, hold workshops for resume building and offer school tours. In addition, we are involved throughout the community and on campus as volunteers. We regularly volunteer at Cardinal Village Nursing Home, Camden County Animal Shelter, Cathedral Kitchen and many more! All students are welcome to join us for our events throughout the semester!

Student Contact: Nathan Counsellor

Health Professions Advisor: Mr. Tomas Varela

Pre-Health Society
Pre-Health is a student led organization established for students interested in pursuing professional careers in M.D./D.O., dentistry, podiatry, optometry, or veterinarian medicine. Members gain access to information on professional schools, programs, guest lectures, service events, exam preparation, tours and more. Mentoring programs and workshops are available to assist all students during their application process.

Student Contact: Darien Seidman
Health Professions Advisor: Mr. Tomas Varela

Psi Chi (Psychology)

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology ( Psi Chi Affiliated with the Psychology Dept's Psychology Alliance organization.

Student Contact: Ricky Urgo

Faculty Advisor: Dr.Valerie LaMastro

Psychology Alliance (Psychology)
The primary focus of the club relates to psychology, but any Rowan University student pursuing any major is welcome to join. 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.

Student Contact: Kyra Suarez
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jim Haugh

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

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 chapter was chartered in April 2003. Association for Computing Machinery's UPE National

Faculty Co-Advisors: Ms. Chia Chien and Dr. Gaby Hristescu

Women Inspiring a New Generation of Scientist (WINGS)

To inspire women and give them the WINGS to reach their full potential.

Student Contact: Kelso Borrell

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tabbetha Dobbins