Department Clubs

The Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon (SGE)

Melanie Flynn

Vice President:
Zach Schwarz
Liz Rosencrans
Ryan Oxenford


The Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon (SGE) was established to recognize scholarship and professionalism in the Earth Sciences. It has for it objectives the scholastic, scientific, and professional advancement of its members who are devoted to the advancement of the Earth Sciences. Any person enrolled in the B.S. Geoscience, B.S. Earth and Space Science, or M.A./M.S. Geoscience degrees who has completed at least 10 semester hours, and maintained a minimum of 3.0 GPA in all Earth Science courses, is qualified for membership. If you qualify and wish to join, please contact any of the above officers, or Dr. Joby Hilliker ( and Dr. Daria Nikitina ( - advisers of the Zeta Beta Chapter at West Chester University. Initiation of new members is held both fall and spring semesters.

The Earth and Space Science Club (ESSC)

The Earth and Space Science Club enhances appreciation of the Earth and Space Sciences (e.g., Geology, Astronomy, Oceanography, Meteorology) through social activities, including trips to quarries, museums, and parks. Fundraising is done several times a year, including bake and t-shirt sales. An annual semi-formal is also organized for members. ESSC is open to any student or faculty member on campus. Interested students should contact Dr. Joby Hilliker (

To contact SGE or ESSC, please contact us via e-mail at

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