Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology Student Organizations
Students in the Department of Industry and Technology are encouraged to get involved with the eight student organizations hosted in Osburn Hall. Most of the organizations are open to general membership, with one being an invitation only international honorary fraternity.
Descriptions of each organization are listed below, along with the faculty sponsor's name and email link. A major emphasis area is listed for each of the organizations as well as a link to their homepages and event calendars.
American Society of Safety Engineers(ASSE)
Advisor: Dr. Paul Specht
MU has a national award winning section of the ASSE. The program provides community service and extracurricular educational opportunities for its members. It has twice been named the national Student Section of the Year. Members have won numerous awards for outstanding papers submitted to professional journals, and two past officers have been named as the Outstanding Student of the Year-a national award. MU's student section has been a leader in the development and promotion of the national Student Leadership Conference. All OSEH majors are encouraged to join and participate in this organization.
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)Homepage
ATMAE is recognized as the premiere professional association responsible for: (1) the promotion of industrial technology in business, industry, education, and government; (2) the accreditation of industrial technology programs in colleges, universities, and technical institutes; and (3) the certification of industrial technologists and the recognition of their continued professional development.
Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) - Beta Phi Chapter
Chapter Trustee: Dr. Tom Bell
Epsilon Pi Tau is an international honor society for education in technology. At Millersville, this includes not only Technology Education majors, but Industrial Technology and Occupational Safety and Environmental Health majors as well. Eligibility for this honor is determined through a screening process by the Department of Industry and Technology faculty and also by the executive committee members of our chapter. Qualifications: 3.25 GPA in major; 3.0 overall GPA; 6 courses completed in major; 60 credits completed overall.
Human-Powered Submarine Team(HPS)
Focus: Manufacturing, Scuba, Engineering, Research & Development.
This club involves students in the manufacturing of a human-powered submarine. The team members have the option of becoming SCUBA certified to operate in a submarine environment and to function as team officers. This team offers students of all majors the opportunity to participate in the managing, engineering and participation of world-sanctioned races. The team refines students in leadership, scheduling, and manufacturing roles by actual experiences. Past teams have participated in Florida, California and Maryland.
Marauder Graphics Club (MGC)
Advisor: Dr. Mark Snyder
Focus: Printing, Graphic Communications.
Please visit our Web site at http://marauder.millersville.edu/~graphics/.
MGC is an organization for students interested in the printing and graphic communications industries. MGC sponsors many social and professional events, including tours of local printers and industry trade shows.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers(SME)
Advisor: Dr. Hosein Atharifar
Focus: Manufacturing, Certification, Networking.
SME is a student organization which will help you gain access to resources that you will need to successfully complete your education and obtain the job you want in manufacturing. Benefits include the opportunity to take the Manufacturing Technologist Certification Exam before graduation at a reduced cost. The SME chapter system affords you valuable networking and mentoring opportunities with senior chapter members. Membership also includes a subscription to Manufacturing Engineering magazine which covers the latest technological developments and trends. The SME homepage allows you to explore job opportunities, participate in technical forums, and communicate with manufacturing students and professionals throughout the world. SME also offers a resume database service allowing you to post your resume into a system that is searched worldwide by companies seeking manufacturing professionals.
Millersville University Technology Education Collegiate Association (MU-TECA)
TECA is an organization interested in providing students an opportunity to strengthen their teaching and technology skills. This is accomplished through interaction with the local schools, regional and national technology competitions, and other service activities.