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Student Organizations

Society of Physics Students

Chapter #4861

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a student run organization that is open to all those who have an interest in physics and astronomy. SPS encourages an interest in physics throughout academic and local communities. Members of SPS meet each month to discuss physics, education, and outreach. Members host periodic tutoring sessions for students in the lower level physics courses and organize fund-raising events.

  • President: Kamara Culbreath
  • Vice President: Kat Swinson
  • Treasurer: Ross Dezarn
  • Secretary: Aidan Lytle
  • Outreach Ambassador: Sarita Sepulveda
  • Outreach Deputy: Dylan Clemson
  • Advisor: Dr. Alicia Aarnio

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Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society

Sigma Pi Sigma is a physics honor society and is housed within SPS. Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor scholarship, encourage interest in physics, promote service, and provide fellowship. The Honor Society is nomination based and relies on strong academic and community engagement.

Sigma Pi Sigma 2019 inductees with department head Dr. Hellen and chapter adviser Dr. Aarnio