Get Involved

Get Involved

Involvement in activities is an important step toward reaching and enhancing students educational goals. At Penn State Lehigh Valley, our goal is to foster interpersonal and leadership skill development for your campus and career success. 

Student Clubs & Organizations

We work together with students, faculty, and staff to support social, cultural, leadership, and recreational programming and events in the following categories.

PENN STATE GROUPS

  • Student Government
  • Lion Ambassadors
  • Blue & White Society

ACADEMIC CLUBS

  • Engineering Club
  • Business Society
  • Communication Society
  • Psychology Club
  • Human Services Club

HONORS GROUPS

  • Psi Chi (Psychology)
  • Sigma Beta Delta (Business)
  • Lambda Pi Eta (Communications)

DIVERSITY AND SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS

  • THON
  • International Club
  • Community Heroes
  • Rotaract Club
  • Allies (LGBT)

CLUB AND INTRAMURAL SPORTS

Penn State Lehigh Valley offers a number of intramural and club sports for students. Learn more about athletic clubs >>

Leadership Development

There are many opportunities for student leaders at Penn State Lehigh Valley to develop their leadership skills. In addition to getting involved as a leader in one of the many student-run clubs and organizations, lectures, workshops, and volunteer opportunities for students are also offered throughout the academic year. Student leaders also have the opportunity to attend two annual leadership conferences:

  • Penn State Regional Leadership Conference (typically held in the spring semester)
  • Penn State Summer Leadership Conference (typically held in the summer)

Community Service and Volunteerism

At Penn State Lehigh Valley students have the opportunity to volunteer for a variety of agencies and projects through academic classes, campus initiatives, and the Community Heroes Club.

Some examples of community service include the Women’s 5K Classic Walk/Run (a fundraiser to promote breast cancer awareness), America Reads, Martin Luther King Day of Service, KidsFest, blood drives, Habitat for Humanity, tutoring programs at local schools, and much more.

Cultural Programming and Diversity

Throughout the course of the academic year, a variety of artists, writers, scholars, and lecturers regularly visit the campus to provide students with varied cultural perspectives. Learn more about these opportunities through Office of Global Education and Inclusive Excellence >>