Aperion Society (Science Club)
This is a science club. It is open to all students who enjoy different aspects of
science, regardless of the student's major field of concentration. The club sponsors
activities such as speakers, nature hikes, and group outings.
Advisor: Kristin Blair
Aperion Society Handout
Christian Fellowship Club
An interdenominational fellowship open to all students, faculty, and staff.
Advisor: Renata Sims
Christian Fellowship Handout
This is an organization to promote good-will and understanding, to develop character,
and to cultivate friendship among students of the college.
Advisors: Sonya Burns and Shahram Mazhari
Multicultural Club Handout
This is a political science club open to all students. Its purpose is to educate,
enlighten, and raise political awareness among students and the surrounding community
by encouraging voting and participation in club-sponsored panel discussions, debates,
and political forums involving local, state, and national government leaders.
Advisors: Michelle Lucas and Marian Weeks
Jacobin Society Handout
Literary Arts Club
This organization strives to aid participants in the research and comprehension of
literary works, to encourage library understanding in the college community, and to
build leadership and interpersonal skills.
Advisor: Jennifer Roberts
Library Club Handout
National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the nation’s largest leadership
honor society and collegiate leadership development program. Students must have a
minimum overall GPA of 2.7 to be invited for membership. NSLS differentiates itself
from traditional honor societies in that students must complete a step-by-step leadership
development program in order to become inducted. The curriculum offers students the
opportunity to develop many in-demand skills such as leadership, communication, and
Advisor: Nikita Baxter
National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students,
provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates
excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. Students must attain
an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and be enrolled in a career/technical education curriculum
or major to be invited for membership. NTHS helps members connect to global career
and technical education networks, build career portfolios with letters of recommendation,
and position themselves ahead of competition in today’s highly competitive workforce.
Advisor: Jennifer Roberts
National Technical Honor Society Handout
Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America)
PBL is a postsecondary professional business organization open to any student who
has an interest in business, regardless of the student's major field of concentration.
Phi Beta Lambda's purpose is to bring business, education, and the community together
in a positive working relationship in order to build leadership qualities in students.
PBL is affiliated on a state and national level, allowing students to meet and compete
with other students from across the state and nation, as well as to participate in
many productive workshops and competitive events.
Advisors: Davelle Davis and Coretta Williams
Phi Beta Lambda Handout
Phi Theta Kappa (International Honor Society)
This is an international honor society for junior colleges. Its purpose is to recognize
academic excellence, and to encourage leadership and service among students. Alpha
Alpha Iota is the York Technical College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. To be eligible
for active membership, a student must be enrolled in an associate degree program,
and must have completed 12 semester hours toward the degree with a cumulative grade-point
ratio of not less than 3.5.
Advisor: Heather Eddy
Phi Theta Kappa Handout
Surgical Technology Club (SCRUB Club)
Membership is open to regularly enrolled students at York Technical College in the
associate degree program and those on the waiting list in the general technology holding
code. The purpose of the SCRUB Club is to promote an atmosphere conductive to optimum
learning, to foster the professional development of surgical technology students,
and to provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate teamwork through participation
in the community interest project selected by each class.
Advisor: Sandra Farley
Surgical Technology Club Handout
Fitness Club (YTC Fit)
The members of the York Technical College Fitness Club associate all current and future
members to bring together students, faculty, and staff interested in activities that
lead to improved physical fitness for the improvement of overall health – physical,
mental, and emotional.
Advisor: Daniel Payseur
Fitness Club Handout
This club is open to all current and future students to participate in, and become
more familiar with, the technology of welding, the American Welding Society (AWS)
and other industrial trades. The chapter will provide participating students the opportunity
to receive guidance, encouragement, and valuable experience for their future career
and personal development.
Advisor: Amanda Stevens
Welding Chapter Handout