Student Organizations

Engineering Technology Student Organizations, Sam Houston State University
Club Advisor
Sam Houston Construction Association (SHCA) Dr. Suh
Katatronix
Renewable Clean Energy Association (RCEA) Dr. Reg Pecen
Society of Women for Excellence in Engineering and Technology (SWEET) Ms. Rachel Scherer
SHSU VR Club Dr. Ulan Dakeev

Useful Links:

Advisors: Dr. Iftekhar Basith & Dr. Junkun Ma

KatatroniXDescription

The KatatroniX Club is both professional and social. Club members work to inspire and intrigue fellow students and younger generations to participate in robotics. The organization invites any student from Sam Houston State University that has a passion for robotics. As a STEM/STEAM SHSU student, this association provides you with an opportunity to develop your robotics skills and experience in the competitive environment.

Membership

Membership is open to any student at SHSU that has a passion for the robotics STEM/STEAM field. Dues are annual to help fund all of the community outreach programs. KatatroniX is not currently taking any dues until the Club has matured 2 years (or until otherwise advised by advisor). 

Interested in Joining? Click Here!

KatatroniX Constitution

Meeting Times:

Monthly Membership Meeting: Every third Thursday of the month (September - May), between 12pm-1pm in room 100.

Adviser/Executive Meeting: As needed.

FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/katatronix?s=09

Gmail: Katatronix1876@gmail.com

Officer Team:

President William Lasater wal007@shsu.edu
Vice President Joe Nervis
Executive Member Abram Vercher
Treasurer Amanda Hayden
Outreach Coordinator  Kenyon Whiting 

rcea.jpgDescription

RCEA is open to any SHSU student who is interested in promoting the advances in renewable and clean energy technologies. The Renewable and Clean Energy Association endeavors to support, learn, and spread information on new clean and efficient energy technology.

Come join us as we discuss new technology, hear from speakers in the field, enjoy free food and drink, work on projects, and plan outings to events about clean energy.

Membership dues: $20 

Please contact one of the officers if you have questions about upcoming events. 

Officers

President Tyler Walker trw042@shsu.edu
Vice President Arnesha Young aky004@shsu.edu
Secretary Nabethse Gomez nxg071@shsu.edu
Treasurer Eric Ramirez edr032@shsu.edu

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Faculty Advisor

The Faculty Advisor for the Sam Houston Construction Association (SHCA) is Dr. Min Jae Suh.

Description

The Sam Houston Construction Association (SHCA) was created in 2007 to provide a student chapter of the Association of General Contractors of America (AGC). 

The goal of this organization is to provide a professional environment in which students can engage with other students of similar interest. The organization provides networking opportunities by having industry professional speakers and encouraging Career fair participation. Our organization strives to give our members a deep understanding of the field while actively participating in our community through service projects. This organization provides students the opportunity of growth at a professional level.

Fall 2022 Informational Flyer and Schedule

You can find more information through the links below.

Officers/Committees

President Aspen Young ajy006@shsu.edu
Vice President Billy "Justin" Sullivan bjs064@shsu.edu
Secretary Preston Eoff ple003@shsu.edu
Treasurer Alan Sanchez axs275@shsu.edu
Historian Isabel Rivera-Burkholder imr007@shsu.edu
Parliamentarian Nicholas Capunao nxc071@shsu.edu

Events

Homecoming Float Competition

ETEC Career Fairs

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority - Community Service

Bearkat All Paws In (BAPI)

Shotgun Fred BBQ Competition

Contact Us

EmailSHCA QR

Instagram

Facebook

Orglink

GroupMe 

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Description

The Society of Women for Excellence in Engineering and Technology (SWEET) is a coed organization that is both professional and social. Student members work to inspire young women and children to pursue degrees in the field of engineering. The organization invites any student from Sam Houston State University that is majoring or minoring in the STEM/STEAM degree areas. As a STEM/STEAM SHSU student, this association provides you with an opportunity to develop your professional contacts. You will gain a better insight into what the career you have selected is all about.


Faculty Advisors

Ms. Rachel Scherer

Mr. Chris Rabe


Social Media

Facebook
Instagram
Twitter


Fall 2022 Meeting Dates/Times:

PIRK 100 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

October 20

November 3

November 17

December 1

  • Membership and Current Officers

    Membership is open to any student at SHSU that is majoring or minoring in a STEM/STEAM field. Dues are annual to help fund all of the community outreach programs. Currently SWEET is in the progress of becoming an officially recognized collegiate chapter of the Society of Women for Engineering.

    Membership fee: Not collecting membership fees at this time.

    Find us on Org link.

    Current Officers: Madeline Serna – President
    Audrey Fitch – Secretary
    Alexandra Martinez – Treasurer
    Kassandra Castellanos – Historian/Social Media

    Extended Optional Collegiate Affiliate Membership

    Students have the option of joining individually for $20.00. Upon graduation, students are encouraged to join the professional membership or Society of Women for Engineering.


    Many student-affiliated groups have been successful in holding joint meetings with personnel from the Industry, University and SWEET membership offers outstanding value! Meetings are usually the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. Your membership includes:

    • Club t-shirt
    • Interaction with other SHSU student organizations socially
    • Team up with other SHSU student organizations to have a greater positive impact on others
    • Eligibility for scholarships.
    • Networking opportunities with practicing women STEM/STEAM, engineers and other colleges
    • Industry expert guest speakers
    • A support system of peer groups, mentors, advisors, and industry leaders.
    • An opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills.
    • Regularly scheduled meetings that allow you to get advice from fellow members on everything from time management to graduate schools, all while making lifelong friendships.
    • Professional development seminars
    • Interviewing Techniques
    • Former Student Success Stories
    • New Technologies
    • Field Trips to Local Industries
    • Social activities
    • Campus event participation
    • Community Service Projects
    • Fundraising activities
    • Equipment Demonstrations
    • Job Fairs
    • School/Dept. Open Houses

  • Community Outreach Projects
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • State Park Cleanup
    • SWEET Speaks
    • Scare on the Square
    • Dallas ISD STEM Expo
    • Saturdays@SAM
    • Scouts@SAM – Engineering badge
    • Judging at Career and Technology Student Organization state contest
    • Volunteer/Mentoring of students of Huntsville ISD
    • Volunteers of the BEST Southeast Texas contest
  • Impacting the Future

    Join a society of pioneers, advocates and mentors who support and guide your collegiate and professional journey in the fields of Engineering Technology and/or STEM/STEAM. You will gain a vast pool of resources to nurture your personal and career development. Your involvement will positively impact the future of Engineering Technology and/or STEM/STEAM.

SHSU VR Club

Organization Purpose/Mission

The purpose of the Virtual Reality Club is to work as a team to understand and further the capabilities of Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications. We do so by utilizing Game Development Engines such as Unity! We occasionally host events and gaming tournaments. 

Membership

All Majors are welcomed -No Experience Required -$10 for the whole year! (Can be split between semesters. $5Fall, $5 Spring)

Questions? Contact Breanna Camario at: brc043@shsu.edu 

This club typically meets in Annex A behind the Fred Pirkle Engineering Technology Center on Tuesday at 5:30 PM.  

Officer Team:

Faculty Advisor Dr. Ulan Dakeev
President Breanna Camario
Vice President Christopher Donan
Secretary Louanne Mozer-Sallo
Treasurer TBA