2016-17 Course Catalog - 24
The Women's Center
The Women's Center offers a place of solitude for reading and
doing homework; a library of feminist and women's history
books; a television; a small kitchen; a forum for group discussions,
meetings, and workshops; and research sources on career
information and employers.
Human Relations Committee
The purpose of this committee is to provide a positive forum
through which issues of diversity, cultural sensitivity, and human
relations are recognized, understood, and observed by all members
of the Thaddeus Stevens College community.
The Committee works with various constituencies and
organizations on campus to promote communication, equity,
and acceptance of diverse groups. The Committee identifies and
coordinates educational and training opportunities for students
and staff. The Committee provides a confidential forum for
individuals to discuss concerns that may be of a discriminatory
nature and serves as a recommending body with respect to
diversity issues in specific cases or for the campus community
in general. Committee membership is drawn from all groups
representing the College community.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology maintains an athletic
program of five major intercollegiate sports: football, crosscountry, basketball, wrestling, and track and field. Contests are
scheduled against college and university junior varsity teams and
junior and community colleges in the mid-Atlantic states. The
basketball, cross-country, wrestling, and track and field programs
are presently affiliated with the National Junior College Athletic
Association. These affiliations allow the College's athletes to
compete in regional and national competition when qualifying
standards are met. The football squad in the Seaboard Conference.
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology offers a schedule of
intramural activities in individual and team sports. The Intramural
Committee is comprised of student representatives from each
vocational/technical area that organize these activities. Included
in the individual activities are a three-point shooting contest
and slam-dunk contest. Team-oriented sports include volleyball,
basketball, racquetball, and Wiffle ball.
The Schwalm Student Center is one of the focal points of student
activity on the main campus. Completely renovated by Thaddeus
Stevens College students, the center boasts three floors, offering
some of the following attractions: TVs, snack machines, surroundsound stereo, pool tables, foosball, snack area with microwaves,
drink machines, lounge/study areas, Bulldog Cafe I, and private
offices for student-led activities. The café is open Monday through
Friday from 8pm to midnight.
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Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC)
The 61,000-square foot Multipurpose Activity Center features a
spacious gymnasium with a primary basketball arena, flanked by
courts on either side. Two racquetball courts, an elevated 110-meter
track, several coaching offices, a training center, extensive locker
room facilities, and seating for approximately 2,000 highlight the
center. The MAC also includes a state-of-the-art cardio area and
an extensive array of free weights and a separate circuit training
area, composed of numerous pin-loaded machines.
Student Organization Policy
Thaddeus Stevens College strongly supports student organizations
that will contribute meaningful experiences for students to
enhance their cultural, social, physical, and spiritual development.
Such organizations shall be open to all members of the student
body. They shall devise rules that will encourage participation of
all interested students without requirements that might exclude
any member of the student body. The Student Congress shall
review and recommend such organizations. The director of
student services shall assist formalization of these organizations.
American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)
This student chapter of the ADDA shall operate in accordance
with the Articles on Student Chapter Activities as set forth in the
ADDA Constitution and By-Laws. The purpose of this chapter
shall be to disseminate technical information for improving the
science of graphic communications and design, to initiate and
encourage a continued program of education so as to provide selfimprovement and progress through increased knowledge, and to
foster a spirit of fellowship among its members.
American Institute of Architectural Students (AIAS)
Promotes excellence in architectural technology, training, and
practice while advancing the science of architectural technology.
Encourages comradeship, cooperation, and unity.
An opportunity to get an excellent cardio workout. Open to
anyone who wishes to learn boxing techniques.
Latino Scholars Alliance
A representative body of students of Hispanic origin, Latino
Scholars Alliance is charged with the authority to provide a
supportive social and academic network of peers. The organization
celebrates the diverse cultures and heritages of Hispanic origin,
and membership is open to the entire College community.
For students interested in the great outdoors-everything from
archery to turkey calling.
Phi Theta Kappa
Invitation to join the Beta Nu Delta Chapter honor society is
extended to full-time students maintaining a grade point average
of 3.5 or higher. Personal enrichment is gained through the
organization's four hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, service