Student Organizations

Directory of Registered Student Organizations

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Black Student Union

The Black Student Union aims to offer the community opportunities for both cultural enrichment and intellectual growth through educational, social, and political programming.

Advisor: Ms. Ilene Evans                                          Email:

Falcons w/ PRIDE

To bring awareness and support to the members of the LGBTQ+ community that exists at Fairmont State University and the local community

Advisor: Jackie Sherman                                         Email:


Student Government Association

To regulate matters pertaining to student life and be the voice of students. Members have the ability, to help shape Fairmont State policies and provide services to both the school and the community.  

Model United Nations Club

To allow for students to experience and address global issues in a real-world context as well as to interact and cooperate with diverse universities from the national to international levels.

Advisor: Richard Bolton                                                 Email:

College Republicans

To create a forum for the Republican student population on Fairmont State University's campus.


Honor Societies

Alpha Eta Rho (Aviation Honor Society) 

Alpha Eta Rho is an intercollegiate non-profit organization that serves as a contact between the aviation industry and educational institutions to foster, promote, and mentor student leaders through education, charity, scholarship and service, towards successful professional careers in the aviation field and all of its branches.

Advisor Robert Whalen                                                  Email 

Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society)

To promote analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and lifelong learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.

Advisor: Javier McCoy                                                     Email:

Alpha Psi Omega (National Theatre Honor Society)

The purpose of the Alpha Cast of Alpha Psi Omega is to stimulate interest in theatre activities at Fairmont State University, to be an advocate for Fairmont State Theatre in the community, and to benefit the community through service projects and activities.

Advisor: John O'Connor                                             

Beta Beta Beta (Biological Honor Society)

To encourage scholarly attainment in this field of learning by reserving its regular membership for those who achieve superior academic records and who indicate special aptitude for and major interest in the life sciences.

Advisor: Rachel Cook                                                          Email: 

Honors Association

To assist in the governing of the Honors program. Student-led branch of the Honors Program, designed to give Honors students a real community here on campus.

Advisor: Robin Payne                                                          Email:

Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)

The mission of the Society is recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

Advisor: Zachariah Moore                                          


Health & Human Performance Club (HHP)

Our mission is to provide a professional, social, and academic network for Fairmont State Students interested in Health and Human Performance

Advisor: Rick West                                                     

Behavioral Health Association

Students, alumni, and faculty come together and learn more about the fields of psychology, sociology, community health promotion, and geography. Throughout the year, we have various speakers and learn about a variety of topics. 

Advisor: Nina Slota                                                               Email:

WV Society of Professional Surveyors

The objectives of the organization shall be: Promote awareness of opportunities as a Professional Surveyor, Advocate the importance of being a contributing member of society, Provide a positive environment for learning, Give each member a chance to excel, Enhance the quality and reliability of our students entering the work force, Provide activities to facilitate social interactions between members, Grant members the opportunity to advance in professional development.

Advisor: Donald Teter                                                

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education. The AIAS aims to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.

Advisor: Kellie Cole                                                            Email:

National Security and Intelligence Student Association (NSISA)

The National Security & Intelligence Student Association’s purpose is to foster a community among all Fairmont State Students majoring or minoring in National Security & Intelligence by providing mentorship and networking opportunities within the organization.

Advisor: David Abruzzino                                                    Email:

S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

American Chemical Society Student Affiliates

Encourage the advancement of chemistry.

Advisor: Kayla Lantz                                                         Email:

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers is a national organization that values sustainability, community service, and develops leadership skills for future engineers.

Advisor: Tabitha Lafferre                                                      Email:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASME provides prospective mechanical engineers with skills, an opportunity to attend special events to network with professional engineers, and access hundreds of valuable resources to jumpstart your career.

Advisor: James Vassil                                                           Email:

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

ASSE is the best resource for the Safety Health and Environment Professional looking for ASP, CSP CHST and OHST Certification.

Advisor: Abby Chapman                                                       Email:

First2 Network

The purpose of this organization is to mentor and support first generation students perusing a STEM degree.

Advisor: Kristy Henson                                                         Email:

Forensic Science Club

The purpose of this organization is to offer an all-inclusive environment for people to come together and share an affinity for all things forensic science.

Advisor: Kristy Henson                                                         Email:

International Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

The IEEE shall strive to enhance the quality of life for all people throughout the world through the constructive application of technology in its fields of competence. It shall endeavor to promote understanding of the influence of such technology on the public welfare. 

Advisor: James Vassil                                                           Email:

Society of Women Engineers

Empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.

Advisor: Abby Chapman                                                       Email:

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Falcon Racing

SAE Falcon Racing is committed to expanding the knowledge and skills of the Fairmont State students through collaborative, hands-on experience and learning in order to help them excel in the field of Engineering.

Advisor: Anthony Gilberti                                                       Email:

The Masquers

To provide students with a working theatre organization and to be the liaison between the theatre department and the campus community.

Advisor: John O'Connor                                             

Math Club

The purpose of the Math Club is to share knowledge with, establish and build connections within, and expand the mathematics community.

Advisor: Richard Niichel                                                        Email:

Student Accounting Society

The Student Accounting Society (SAS) is a society at Fairmont State and other Colleges that wish to foster better campus relationships among accounting students.

Advisor: Teresa Engebreston                                               Email:

Special Interest

Active Minds

Active Minds is the nation's premier nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults. This student organization strives to reduce stigma surrounding mental health and encourage help seeking by opening up conversations about mental health. Active minds works to create lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued.

Advisor: Brittany Cuchta                                              Email:

Creative Sustainability Club

Group to educate people about renewable energy resources and further sustainability efforts on campus and in the community

Advisor: Erica Harvey                                         

Explorers' Club

The Explorers’ Club is about fun and adventure outdoors. The club will create and offer organized, well managed events. Our emphasis is on diversity in all its forms - events, experience levels, and backgrounds. Our members bring positive attitudes, responsibility, friendship, and a commitment to share their love of the outdoors.

Advisor: Jan Kiger                                                

Student Nutrition Association

The Mission of the Fairmont State Nutrition Association is to examine policies and practices of current on-campus nutrition and advocate for better nutrition through education by exploring opportunities that will positively impact college students. 

Advisor: Christy Haney                                                    Email:

Fairmont State Students For Life

Members of Fairmont Students for Life work to save lives threatened by induced abortion, euthanasia, and the destruction of human embryos for research. In furtherance of these goals, members seek to promote respect for life at Fairmont and on a local, state, and national level, to educate on life issues, to help those in need so that life is a promising choice, and to work with others who share common goals.

Advisor: Ms. Debora Renick                                          Email: 


Baptist Campus Ministries

“Changing lives that change the world”. We want to empower and teach students to know the love of Jesus Christ. Our mission focus is not directed by any one theology, but encourages students to think about what the Word of God says and how the students can apply that to their lives.

Email: Mistie Martin                                                            Email:

Campus Light Ministries

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a media in which the members and visitors will find incentive for spiritual growth and Christian living through Christian fellowship and discussion of the Bible.

Chi Alpha

The mission of Chi Alpha is to reconcile students to Jesus Christ, thereby transforming the university, the marketplace, and the world. The core values are Community, Creativity, Diversity, Excellence, Integrity, and Servant-Leadership.

Advisor: Debbie Renick                                              Email:

Young Life

To create a Young Life College Community that offers students an opportunity to REACH fellow students with the good news of God’s love for them, BUILD them up in their faith, and LAUNCH them out as Kingdom-minded leaders.

Community Advisor: Laurie Paterline                        Email:

Sports & Recreation

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Bringing student-athletes together to connect with each other and give back to the community.

Advisor: Kristi Kiefer                                                  Email:

The Hidden Opponent

The purpose of this organization is to raise awareness for student-athlete mental health and address the stigma within sports culture. We empower athletes around the world to face the hidden opponent together by providing seminars and activities to extend the message.

Advisor: Danielle Cutri                                              Email:

Club Sports

Cheerleading, Dance Team, Track Club, Men’s Rugby, Women’s Rugby, Women’s Volleyball

Advisor: Tina Mascaro                                                       Email:


Alpha Phi Alpha (Divine Nine Social Fraternity)

The Pi Mu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The first African-American National Pan-Hellenic fraternity with a service organization mission towards leadership and service.

Advisor: Javier McCoy                                                      Email: 

Tau Kappa Epsilon (Social Fraternity)

National fraternity belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Advisor: Pat Mascaro                                                        Email: 

Phi Sigma Phi (Social Fraternity)

National fraternity belonging to the FSU Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Advisor: Nenad Radulovich                                             Email:

Kappa Kappa Psi (National Band Honorary Co-ed Fraternity)

The purpose of Kappa Kappa Psi is to promote the existence and welfare of the college and university bands, to honor outstanding band members, to stimulate campus leadership, to foster a close relationship between college bands, and to provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work.

Advisor: Alyssa Schwartz                                              Email:

Sigma Omega Beta (Local Professional Fraternity)

Sigma Omega Beta Professional Fraternity creates the leaders of tomorrow. Sigma Omega Beta Professional Fraternity instills in our members the core values of honor, respect, and brotherhood. A lot of our focus in our community based service is geared toward Law Enforcement, Military, and other First Responders. You don’t need to be majoring in a program or going into that field to be part of our organization.

Advisor: Theresa Twigg                                             Email:


Alpha Sigma Tau (Social Sorority)

National sorority belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities.

Advisor: Terrin Taylor                                                 Email:

Delta Zeta (Social Sorority)

National sorority founded in 1902 belonging to the Fairmont State Greek Life Community which provides service, leadership, and social opportunities. Delta Zeta does lots of charity work in the community as well as with our national partners.

Advisor: Virginia Delawder                                                   Email:

Zeta Phi Beta (Divine Nine Social Sorority)

Zeta Phi Beta founded in 1920 is a historically black sorority. Zeta Phi Beta aims to raise the consciousness of their people, encourage the highest standards of scholastic achievement, and foster a greater sense of unity among its members.

Advisor: JaRhonda Staples                                                 Email:

Delta Xi Omicron (Service Sorority)

Delta Xi Omicron Professional Sorority is an organization that provides the opportunity for leadership and service. We serve on campus and in the community as well as encourage participation in group activities. We strive to promote good fellowship and high scholarship, as well as improve social and personal standards. Delta Xi Omicron Professional Sorority is a place to gain a unique spirit of friendship.

Advisor: M.E. Yancosek Gamble                                     Email: