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Participation in student-run clubs and organizations is a way to balance and round out your college experience. Why join? You'll meet students with common interests, discover the dynamics of working with a group, and feel the personal satisfaction of helping others both on campus and in the greater community through club-sponsored community projects. By being active in extracurricular activities it makes your college years more rewarding and adds a layer of connectivity that lasts beyond graduation.
In our ALANA (African American, Latina, Asian, Native American) Leaders club we celebrate every race, ethnicity, nationality and spiritual background. We promote diversity, individual development, respect, and awareness in a safe environment for all students. As diverse as a thumbprint, we embrace diversity’s unique mark, and unite as women to honor our heritage. We take pride in celebrating our individuality, as we work to build a more compassionate and aware campus community. The club spreads awareness about the different cultures that are present in the Bay Path community.
American Sign Language Club (ASL)
The ASL Club is a new club on the Bay Path University campus. The objective of this new club is to provide students with a fun, interactive, and enriching environment to teach students the benefits and the fundamentals of sign language. Students will learn to sign the alphabet, numbers, and basic phrases, while also building their knowledge on the deaf community. The ASL Club is here to allow students the opportunity to acquire new knowledge, make new friends, become involved on campus, and become a more inclusive environment.
Anime Club encourages education and awareness of Japanese culture through the exploration of the Anime and Manga art forms.
Bay Path Buddies
The mission of this club is to give students in the local community that are in the special education program - whether that be in a special education classroom, an IEP, a 504 Plan or a physical disability - a person to talk to about their experiences at school. The Bay Path Buddy and the student would become pen pals and would have opportunities to meet their buddy at get to know each other events.
Bay Path Dance Company
Bay Path Dance Company members are selected by audition each fall and spring. The company performs in numerous concerts and functions on campus including Winterfest, Performing Arts Concert, and Unity Day. Select company members may also perform in the Performing Arts Department’s fall and spring musicals. Members study with and execute guest artist choreography during the semester. Emphasis is also placed on student creativity and composition. Dance Company members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.
Bible Study at Bay Path University which is welcome to anyone; whether you are familiar with the Bible or would just like to learn about it. We are students looking to explore the beauty of Jesus in the Bible together through prayer, study, and meaningful, authentic discussion.
Biology Club’s purpose is to encourage interest in biological science fields through guest speakers, discussions of current scientific news, and sharing knowledge with others. We encourage all members, and the BPU community to learn about the life sciences.
Black Student Union
Bay Path University introduces its new and improved Black Student Union (BSU). BSU members are committed to serving, advocating and representing the students of color on campus and are comfortable with addressing issues that affect our campus community and nation as a whole. The mission of BSU focuses on promoting unity throughout the African American community as well as spreading unity among students of other cultures.
More than ever it is time for students to stand together and be active participants of making a more inclusive environment where all voices can be heard in the movement for positive change. In doing this we are in hopes of building a stronger and more comfortable community. We promote proactive leadership, community outreach, student empowerment, and encourage networking among students, faculty and staff. We embrace our cultural heritage, unity, and the appreciation of diversity.
Our mission is to identify and embrace individuality. All shapes, sizes, cultures, races, genders, sexual orientations, and other differences will be celebrated and accepted. We will work together to challenge and break through the socially constructed views of beauty.
A non-competitive team of women who work to encourage sports teams on campus, build a team family, practice what they love to do, and keep their love for cheering alive.
Bay Path Chorale is for students who love to sing and desires an opportunity to expand their musical horizon. Performances include the colleges’ annual Winterfest celebration, the Spring Performing Arts Concert and joint concerts with other area colleges. Chorale members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.
CSI Bay Path
CSI stands for Criminalistic Science Innovators. CSI: Bay Path is dedicated to enriching the lives of Bay Path University students and helping them to better understand the criminal justice and forensic science fields.
Cyber Club’s goal is to encourage interest in cybersecurity through hands-on activities (upgrading RAM/hard drives, minor repairs, forensic exercises, virtualization, etc.), speakers, field trips and other events applicable to digital technology. This club is open to all Bay Path University students staff, and faculty.
Diverse Step Sisters
Stomps! Claps! Cheers! A Bay Path organization that helps to raise the roof with high energy routines at school events. No experience necessary to join!
Education Club provides activities that support children, teachers, and schools. members participate in several child-centered community service events throughout the year including book and stuffed animal drives. All students are welcome to participate.
Food Committee is comprised of appointed members spanning from the entire Bay Path student body. Our current objectives include but are not limited to: meeting with their respective food service officials, offering a suggestion board for food related concerns, discussing food allergy issues, appearing at Student Government as liaisons between the students, food services, and Bay Path administration, facilitating financial concerns stemming from food related issues, and maintaining current wanted items in the cafe.
Gay Path Alliance
Our club is striving to create a safe and comfortable environment for those part of the LGBT+ spectrum and those who are allies to those on the spectrum. We welcome all, and hope to educate the campus on what it means to be LGBT+.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity strives to help build decent and affordable housing for low-income families in order to empower people to reach their full potential. Habitat for Humanity volunteers aim to provide some stability for families in order to break the cycle of poverty. Club members seek to work with volunteers from all walks of life to build these homes in partnership with those in need.
An instrumental collective for students with any musical ability who play an instrument to come together and jam as an ensemble.
Law Club members meet to discuss law-related issues, and employment and educational opportunities in the field of law. In addition to club-sponsored speakers and field trips, this club hosts a program for "Law Day" each May addressing a current cutting edge legal issue.
Motherland is a club that connects the student body to African ancestry through dance and performances.
The Page Singers, named for long time Associate Professor of Music, Charles E. Page are a group of select vocalists auditioned from the Chorale each fall and spring. The group appears at annual concerts and functions on campus and specializes in performing diverse and eclectic musical compositions. Page Singer members may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.
The Poetry Club seeks to foster poetic expression, improve poetry skills, and encourage students to explore their writing and identity in a welcoming and culturally responsive community.
Psychology Club's ambition is to provide its members and the Bay Path community with educational and engaging activities which augment the traditional college learning experience. This group meets to discuss current topics in psychology and organize psychology related events on campus.
The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
Motto: "Service Above Self"
Student Ambassadors are selected through an application process. Ambassadors work closely with the admissions office and represent the College to prospective students by conducting tours, hosting students overnight, and participating in open houses and various school functions.
Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC)
The mission of the SAAC at Bay Path University is to ensure the well-being of the student athlete at Bay Path University. We strive to promote efficient communication between the athletic department, the administration and the student-athlete population on and off campus. We address any issues that affect the lives of the student athlete at Bay Path University. Our goal is to actively encourage student-athlete involvement in campus and community outreach activities.
Student Event Committee
Student Event Committee is a student run organization that plans and runs weekend and weekday events during the school year. These events are open to all Bay Path Students and members of the Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield colleges. The Student Events Committee hosts such traditions as Campus Day, Miss Bay Path, and Spring Weekend.
Student Government Association
Student Government Association (SGA) is compromised of student-elected officers from all classes and representatives from clubs on campus. Meeting once a week, Student Government strives to build an environment of cooperation and open communications. We sponsor many events open to students and students from the other Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield such as Karaoke Night, the Starving Artist Showcase and Munchies Mania during finals.
Theatre Workshop is open to all students interested in all aspects of theater performance both on and off stage. Workshop members learn to build sets, paint, design and run lighting and sound, stage manage, build costumes, develop publicity, run the front of house and much more. Workshop members have the opportunity to participate in four major productions a year and may be eligible to receive one academic credit per semester.
UNICEF is a humanitarian organization in over 190 countries and territories whose biggest priority is putting children first. The organization has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization by providing water, nutrition, sanitation, emergency relief, education, and health care. Bay Path’s branch of UNICEF USA supports the organization by fundraising, advocating, and using our education to inform the community in ways that will help create healthier and safe childhoods for the Children of the World.
It all started with one person, who was worried about Vaginas. We are still worried about Vaginas. Therefore we host the Vagina Monologues! We host the Vagina Monologues for the empowerment of people everywhere.
A diverse group of Bay Path students gathered together to discuss how students and faculty could improve overall
wellness at Bay Path. The mission created was "students empowering the Bay Path community in their pursuit of wellness through a holistic model." The holistic model includes the seven dimensions of wellness which include financial, spiritual, physical, emotional, occupational, intellectual and environmental wellness.
WiCys Student Chapter
The mission of the WiCyS Student Chapter is to build a community within Bay Path University that promotes women’s education, participation, and leadership in the field of cybersecurity.
The WiCyS Student Chapter is organized with the following purposes:
To decrease the gender disparity in cybersecurity.
To provide education, mentorship, and networking support to students through the WiCyS community.
To promote and recruit women in cybersecurity workforce through the Academic Institution.
Women in Business Club
The Women in Business Club inspires women leaders to apply their knowledge gained scholastically in a supportive and welcoming community. We encourage striving effort and stand for the success of women in the field of business. Club members organize and attend events that promote networking, career focus, and women owned or operated businesses. Don't just learn business, live it!
Women in Science
Women in Science in a place for students to come together and discuss and learn about all forms of science.
Women of Culture
The mission of Women of Culture is to promote education for all, to strive for global understanding, and cultivate an appreciation and respect for differences among the world's citizens.