Special Interest Groups
American Sign Language Club
ASL Club was founded to further LVC’s understanding and awareness of ASL and the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community. At its founding, there was no ASL class available to students at the institution. However, a class is now offered! Previous club events included a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Week which included speakers from Gallaudet University, ASL interpreters, and a Sign and Dine event. The club is open to any student from any major interested in learning more about ASL and increasing awareness of the language.
The Anime Society is an organization dedicated to promoting Anime (Japanese animation), which is known throughout the world for both its thematic and technical sophistication. Its primary activity is hosting showings of various Anime series and films for the relaxation and socialization of the campus community.
Baton Twirling Club
The LVC Baton Twirling Club provides students the opportunity to start or continue their passion for baton twirling. The team performs at least once a semester and practices are held one to two times a week based on the schedule of the season’s members. No prior experience is necessary, everyone is welcome!
Chess Club is a casual club for students to learn and play chess. There are non-competitive matches, friendly tournaments, and general board game events. All skill levels are encouraged!
Coffee Club is open to all students on campus. The club brings students together over a mutual love of coffee. The club’s activities include going to local coffee shops, serving coffee to students at on-campus events, hosting study jams, and collaborating with other on-campus organizations.
Formed to encourage and support the ideals of the Democratic Party, College Progressives is open to any student interested in politics who wants to become involved with party activities.
LVC’s Culinary Club is a fun-loving group of students who enjoy sharing time, recipes, and of course, FOOD! The members combine their knowledge and love of cooking/baking at fundraisers, service events, and casual get-togethers. No experience necessary!
Global Education Club
This is a group of students dedicated to increasing curiosity and awareness about the world. The group consists of international, study abroad, and internationally-experienced students, or those who are just interested in learning more. The club meets bi-weekly and helps to organize Global Coffee Hours, International Education Week, Moon Festivals, Lunar New Year, the International Food Festival, and more! Please join the group at its next Global Coffee Hour for coffee, culture, and conversation.
Mental Health Awareness Club
The LVC Outdoors Club provides students with opportunities to participate in different activities. Day trips include hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing. Each semester there is an overnight camping trip where students have different options for activities based on their interests. Joining the club is a great way to meet other people who enjoy being active in the outdoors. The club holds meetings as needed, typically once a month.
The Photography Club is a space for creativity and learning through photo booths at events, photo field trips, and interactive workshops. The club is open to students of all photography skill levels. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced shutterbug, our club provides a supportive space to hone your photography skills, express your creativity, and connect with fellow enthusiasts, making each click a memorable experience.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Lebanon Valley College is a dynamic group of student-athlete team leaders who, by working together, develop and strengthen a sense of personal responsibility and wellness among student-athletes, the administration, and the community. SAAC members serve as student-athlete mentors for their team in regard to student-athlete affairs.
Student Programming Board (SPB)
The Student Programming Board plans many exciting events throughout the year. Top-notch performers such as comedians, hypnotists, illusionists, and more hit the stage nearly every Friday night. The Underground Dance comes alive with more than 200 students every Saturday beginning at midnight. They plan multiple nights of entertainment right on campus. We also offer a Coffeehouse Series at MJ’s located in downtown Annville. A different performer, including some LVC students, appears on the first Wednesday of each month. SPB also offers bus trips throughout the semester to nearby attractions and events.
ValleyFest is the Lebanon Valley’s annual spring arts festival, hosted by Lebanon Valley College. ValleyFest is almost completely student-run and planned, with the process beginning at the start of each academic year. There is sure to be something for everyone!
Open to all members of the student body, the Young Republicans promote conservative values and encourage interest in the governmental process. Activities include bringing conservative speakers to campus, encouraging values on campus, and participation in the campaigns and elections of various candidates.