College is the perfect time in your life to discover your talents, explore new interests, and meet interesting people. Getting involved on campus will help you achieve all these goals and make your time at Manor a truly enjoyable and memorable experience.

In addition to our many campus clubs, the Student Engagement department hosts a number of special events that give you the chance to “meet, greet, and eat” with your fellow Manor Community members.

Interested in getting involved or want to know more about our clubs and organizations? Email studentlife@manor.edu or call 215-885-2360 ext. 234 for more information.

Clubs & Organizations

Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society (ABG): ABG is an International Business Honor Society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year business and professional college students. Membership provides recognition of individual academic achievement; leadership opportunities through chapter officer positions; and eligibility for over $500,000 in scholarships to four-year colleges and universities reserved for ABG members. To be eligible for membership into the society requires that a student must be enrolled in a business curriculum; must have completed 15 credit hours with at least 12 hours of his/her work taken in courses leading to a degree recognized by his/her institution; must have demonstrated academic excellence by attaining a 3.0 GPA or its equivalent in business courses as well as a 3.0 overall average. The membership into this organization is by invitation only. An honors induction ceremony is held each year in the spring.

Campus Activities Board (CAB): This organization works in conjunction with the Office of Student Engagement to provide social, cultural, educational, and informational programming to the Manor College. As the primary programming entity on campus, this organization seeks to develop student leaders dedicated to high quality programs and entertainment.

Early Childhood Education Club (ECE Club): A place where future teachers and teachers currently working in the field can come together to engage in discussions about the latest research in education and it will impact their teaching as well as engage in community service to serve children and families in our local community.

Hands on History: Hands on History is an organization dedicated to teaching students and local residents about the art and craft of historical research and preservation.  The club is focused on forging partnerships and community bonds between the Manor College community and historic and civic organizations that are actively engaged in recording and preserving the history of Manor College and our surrounding communities.

Manor College Student Ambassadors: A student organization that assists the Admissions Office with daily office tasks with semester based hours, tours for prospective students, open houses, and other Manor events. While receiving professional development training, Student Ambassadors will also be assisting with New Student Orientation in the Fall and Spring semesters. The requirements for this organization are: a minimum required GPA of 2.5, has to be an outgoing individual, and a friendly face to welcome prospective families while upholding the Catholic Mission of Manor.

Society of Justice, Law, and Policy: Society of Justice, Law, and Policy is an organization for students involved in the Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, and Paralegal programs. Society of Justice, Law, and Policy aims to educate students about the legal profession while providing opportunities for networking with students, employers, and legal professionals from many diverse backgrounds. JSA sponsors numerous events designed to educate and assist the surrounding community with legal issues, and sponsors conferences on campus, such as the Social Justice Conference in the Fall and the Conference on Justice Studies in the Spring. Society of Justice, Law, and Policy helps various charities for different events but has been a long time supporter of the Career Wardrobe, a local non-profit that provides free professional attire and employment services for men women seeking employment, by collecting clothing and accessories for them.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK): PTK is the official Honor Society of two-year colleges, and recognizes scholastic achievement, leadership, and service. Some of the benefits of membership include eligibility for more than $37 million in transfer scholarships, provided exclusively to Society members by more than 700 four-year institutions. To be eligible for membership, students must be enrolled in an accredited institution offering an associate degree program; have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible); must generally have a grade point average of 3.5; must receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled; and must adhere to the moral standards of the society. PTK is active in service campaigns such as raising money for solar cookers in Darfur and ShelterBoxes for Haiti.

Rotaract: Open to all students, Rotaract is the college and young professional forum for Rotary International, an international service organization. Rotaract’s philosophy is Service above Self. In addition to community service, Rotaract provides excellent networking opportunities, as well as potential for grants, international travel, and internship contacts. Rotaract has launched campaigns to raise money and awareness for international humanitarian causes, such as Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, Polio, and ShelterBoxes for Haiti, while locally volunteering their time and talents at Impact Thrift Stores and area nursing homes.

Sports Management Association: The Sports Management Association works to foster awareness of the sport management academic field by providing networking opportunities with sports professionals as well as other Manor College staff members.  We encourage interaction and fellowship between Sport Management and Recreation students, faculty, and community groups. The Sports Management Association also develops student leadership skills through volunteer opportunities on campus to gain experience in the sports industry or related fields.

Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA): An association for Dental Hygiene Students, SADHA seeks to cultivate, promote, and sustain the art and science of dental hygiene; to represent and safeguard the common interest of the members of the dental hygiene profession; and to contribute toward the improvement of the oral health of the public.

Student Senate: The Student Senate of Manor College is our student government association, through which students may participate in policy-making and effecting campus change. Manor College Senators are given the opportunity to represent the entire student body, shape the cadre of activities and events offered at Manor, and head all student clubs. Senate sponsors leadership activities and various volunteer and charity initiatives.

The Vet Tech Club: The student chapter of the North American Veterinary Technician Association or SCNAVTA is an active professional association. Students are urged to participate in the numerous events scheduled throughout the year. Events include dog washes, horseback riding trips, participation in numerous fundraisers for rescue organizations and collection drives for animals in need.

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