CODEvelop provides students with a consolidated platform to get involved with different programming opportunities on campus, in addition to providing free and fun skill-building for both advanced coders and those that have no prior experience. CODEvelope also provides members with an opportunity to share their coding knowledge with younger students in the community who are interested in STEM, with an emphasis on students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Competitive Cyber Security Organization (CCSO)
CCSO instructs current cybersecurity methods and practices and facilitates an informative environment where students from all educational levels and backgrounds can master safe computing practices. CCSO hosts trips to cybersecurity conferences and competitions locally and nationally where members can practice what they have learned. Members are not required to attend these competitions, but they are encouraged to continue learning.
Cyber Certifications Club
The Cyber Certifications Club provides opportunities for students to earn Security Plus, CCNA, and other valuable certifications by facilitating pre-test education and testing resources to its members. These certifications enhance the academic degrees earned as a Penn State student.
Developer Student Club
Developer student club is dedicated to exploring software, programming, and the cloud. Members build their professional network, get access to Google developer resources, and work together to build solutions for local problems in a peer-to-peer learning environment.
Emerging Technology (EmTech)
Join other creative students to create smart home technology with Raspberry Pi and other technical devices. As one of the College of IST’s newest student organizations, you can help us build the foundation for successful programs and initiatives.
IST Consulting Group
The IST Consulting Group focuses on the real life of consultants that goes beyond the classroom experience. Students with an interest in the consulting field get together to work on projects within the community and learn from current consultants about what life is like in the industry.
National Security Club
The National Security Club provides professional development and career readiness information regarding Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies through recruiters, professional speakers, and other representatives of various agencies and backgrounds.
Nittany Data Labs
Nittany Data Labs provides students with education, exposure, and experience in data sciences. Offering a comprehensive training program to teach and provide the tools and framework for students interested in better understanding data science, both in the fundamentals and in state-of-the-art techniques. After completing the internal training program, the club shifts to providing real corporate and research projects for students to test their skills. By building a community around data science, we hope to grow the field here at Penn State.
Red Cell Analytics Lab
Red Cell Analytics Lab promotes the research, practice, and application of structured analytics, critical thinking, and visual analytics. By collaborating with University and external partners, real-world problems are brought into the hands of students to enhance analytic output.
User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) Penn State Chapter
UXPA connects students to the leading international professional association through local educational, professional, and practical opportunities including project management, design, development, and other user experience practices.