Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology Student Organizations
Students in the Department of Applied Engineering, Safety 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. Jack Ogutu
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.
The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Student Chapter (MU Robotics Team)
The purpose of this organization shall be to: (1) encourage the professional and social development of members; (2) foster leadership in providing opportunities to serve in responsible positions; (3) provide for the infusion of knowledge from sources beyond university settings such as field trips, national conferences, an interaction with local industries; and (4) provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas, experiences, and friendship among members.
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.
Marauder Graphics Club (MGC)
MGC is an organization for students interested in the printing and graphic communication industries. MGC sponsors many social and professional events, including tours of local printers and industry trade shows.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers(SME)
Advisor: Dr. Mark Atwater
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.
The Submersible Research Team
The purpose of the Submersible Research Team is to provide an experience for members to research and develop autonomous platforms via underwater ROVs, and or custom platforms.
Millersville University Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association (MU-TEECA)
TEECA 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.