Involvement in student organizations is an excellent complement to the academic experience found at a university. Joining an organization helps students develop networking and leadership skills that will be invaluable to their education and their future.
School of Technology
Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J. Berger, Tau Alpha Pi is open to both associate-degree and baccalaureate candidates. Membership into Tau Alpha Pi is by invitation only to Engineering Technology students in ABET accredited programs. Students are reviewed for invitation criteria (based on GPA and length in program) each Spring semester with invitations for initiation being mailed out each March. So make sure to look for your invitation next Spring!
Faculty Advisor: Susan Scachitti, Jay Lee, Chandra Sekhar, Gregory Neff
Computer Graphics Technology
Our mission is to promote the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. Our purpose is to foster a membership community whose core values help them to catalyze the innovation and application of computer graphics and interactive techniques.
Faculty Advisor: Ge Jin
Computer Information Technology
The CITIA student organization consists of two student clubs, the Information Security Club and the Cyber Incident Response Club. Our mission is to promote the information assurance (IA) programs here at Purdue University Calumet and cyber security technologies in the IA field. The purpose is to foster an information assurance community whose core values will help to improve the IA awareness across the campus and encourage the members to master information assurance practical skills.
Faculty Advisor: Michael Tu, Keyuan Jiang
Construction Management & Engineering Technologies
Founded as a social organization, an aid to further student’s development and to increase professional contacts within the construction industry, PUCCO membership is open to current students, and graduates of the Construction Management and Engineering Technologies major. Student membership also includes student memberships in the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
Faculty Advisor: Jose Pena
Electrical Engineering Technology
The Purdue Amateur Radio Society exists to provide students to further their knowledge in radio and communications. The Society also encompasses an electronics club that assists students in the pursuit of electronics as a hobby. W9PUC is the licensed call sign of the Purdue Amateur Radio Society station. The Society has the capability to operate all the short wave bands allotted for amateur service. FM voice transmission in the two meter band is also possible.
Faculty Advisor: Edward Perosky
Mechanical Engineering Technology
The Society of Automotive Engineers is about more than engineering and manufacturing. It’s an adventure for all PUC students. A cross-functional team of students gets together to lead, plan and implement solutions to problems that face the selected project.
Faculty Advisor: Rick Rickerson
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers serves its members and the international manufacturing community through the advancement of professionalism, knowledge and learning.
Faculty Advisor: Gregory Neff, Mohammad Zahraee
School of Technology
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