Student Partnership Participating Organizations

Student Partner Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year can be completed HERE.

General Orgs

Alpha Chi Omega

Description of Organization: Alpha Chi Omega is a national women's fraternity founded in DePaw University, Indiana in 1885 with 193 chapters represented on university campuses across the United States and over 200,000 members.

The women of Alpha Chi pride themselves in upholding the five pillars of membership which includes, academic interest, character, fiscal responsibility, leadership ability and personal development. We emphasize the importance of intellectual development and are proud to be the first collegiate fraternity to require new members to meet our high standard of scholarship performance before initiation. Our members are held to the highest standards and are highly active in organizations across campus. Here at Alpha Chi, our history is rooted in generosity, compassion and commitment to our members and the greater good. We work to give back to our community by raising awareness and educating others about domestic violence, an issue that effects both men and women all over the world. Whether wearing the lyre badge with pride during a ritual ceremony, volunteering at a women's shelter or networking with members across the country, AXO is a chance to be your authentic self while surrounded by members who are just as unique.

Number of Active Members: 171

Name: Pauline Nguyen
Email: axo.vpid.ucsb@gmail.com
Name: Kalena Cortez
Email: axo.cp.ucsb@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/axoucsb/
Website: http://www.ucsbalphachiomega.com

Hermanas Unidas de UCSB

Description of Organization: Hermanas Unidas de UCSB (Hau) is an organization that aims to provide leadership opportunities and resources and support to our fellow chicana/latina students, but we do have an open door policy and anyone is welcome to join. Hermanas Unidas de UCSB is based on three pillars: academics, community service, and collegiate networking. We aim to become well rounded individuals that are actively engaged with the community in which we live as well as within our organization. We hope that our members feel they have the support they need to succeed throughout their college journey.

Number of Active Members: 40

Name: Christina Cruz
Email: cruzchristina97@gmail.com
Name: Yurani Muratalla
Email: ucsbhau.cochair1@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HaUdeUCSB/
Website: http://hauucsb.wixsite.com/1999

Sigma Omega Nu

Description of Organization: Sigma Omega Nu, Gamma Chapter was established at the University of California, Santa Barbara on March 22, 2002, by six founding sisters. Gamma Chapter then welcomed Beta and Gamma class classes into the sorority. Gamma Chapters expansion continued on July 14th, 2012 when 14 new members became sisters of Sigma Omega Nu. The members of Sigma Omega Nu are dedicated to our objectives: Academics, Cultura, and Sisterhood. The sorority strives to provide its members with moral, academic, and family support.

Number of Active Members: 15

Name: Daniela Ramos
Email: sbsunniespresident@gmail.com
Name: Julie Pineda
Email: sbsunniesvp@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/santabarbarasunnies/
Website: http://sigmaomeganu.org/

Alpha Phi Omega

Description of Organization: Alpha Phi Omega is a coeducational, national service organization that provides its members the chance to develop leadership skills through service projects on campus, in the community, and across the nation.

Number of Active Members: 65

Name: Caitlin Lee
Email: caitlineel@gmail.com
Name: Lusa Yang
Email: lusayang@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbapo/
Website: https://apoucsb.wixsite.com/home

Delta Delta Delta

Description of Organization: The Gamma Theta chapter at UC Santa Barbara was founded almost one hundred years later on May 9th, 1987. Although Tri Delta is one of the newest Panhellenic organizations on campus, we have a strong foundation laid by our Alpha class. Throughout our 30 years on campus, our chapter has been carrying on the traditions of Delta Delta Delta: cultivating a strong sisterhood, encouraging academic excellence, raising funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and supporting the development of our members throughout their collegiate experience.

Number of Active Members: 140

Name: Sarah Kinane
Email: ucsbdddacademic@gmail.com
Name: Vanessa Lopez
Email: ucsbdddvpa@gmail.com

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.

Description of Organization: The foundation of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. was commenced by collegiate women who recognized the need to form an organization that provided empowerment to women of all cultural backgrounds. Sigma Lambda Gamma is a sisterhood of women who have chosen this affiliation as a manner to achieve personal development and awareness to the responsibility of community involvement for the betterment of our local, regional, national, and global communities.

Number of Active Members: 22

Name: Berenice Dominguez
Email: epsilondeltapresidentslg@gmail.com
Name: Jasmin Morales
Email: morales.jasmin17@yahoo.com

Hermanos Unidos

Description of Organization: Hermanos Unidos is an organization with the goal of helping Latino male college students in graduating from UCSB. Our mission revolves primarily on the academic achievement of our members whether that be connecting them to campus resources, facilitating workshops, or creating a safe space for them to talk about their struggles as students of color. We seek to create a bond between our members that goes beyond the classroom as well as push for them to become well-rounded students by participating in social and community service events.

Number of Active Members: 45

Name: Carlos Zarate
Email: cjz@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Alex Lopez
Email: a_lopez@umail.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/137920519724466/
Website: http://huucsb.weebly.com/about.html

UCSB Womens Basketball

Description of Organization: UCSB women's basketball team

Number of Active Members: 15

Name: Ashlee Klingenberg
Email: aklingen@athletics.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-5360

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbwbb/?ref=bookmarks
Website: http://www.ucsbgauchos.com/sports/w-baskbl/index

Gaucho Tour Association Organization

Description of Organization: The Gaucho Tour Association are the official student ambassadors and campus tour guides for UC Santa Barbara. We strive to represent UC Santa Barbara through campus tours, student panels, social media, and other programming. We believe in being proactive ambassadors, so we do our part to give back to the community through service opportunities and our public speaking workshops.

Number of Active Members: 60

Name: Juan Tavarez
Email: juantavarez@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Tom Knight
Email: thomas.knight@sa.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbgta/
Website: http://ucsbosl.orgsync.com/org/gauchotourassociation/GTA

Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc.

Description of Organization: Multicultural sorority focused on helping young women succeed in higher education

Number of Active Members: 10

Name: Mirabella Zeliger
Name: Jennifer Mota
 

Phi Sigma Pi

Description of Organization: Phi Sigma Pi is an active, gender inclusive national honor fraternity that blends the best elements of a service organization, honor society, and social fraternity into a fusion of scholarship, leadership and fellowship.

Number of Active Members: 48

Name: Sharlotte Omoletski
Name: Alena Higgins
 
 

Women in Media

Description of Organization: Dedicated to supporting and celebrating women working in the entertainment industry

Number of Active Members: 15

Name: Shanna Benji
Name: Alexi Jones
 

Communication Association of UCSB

Description of Organization: We are a student run organization that works closely with the Communication Department here at UCSB. Our goal is to spread word and encourage engagement within the Communication major. We hold events such as Professional Panels, which involves us bringing in professionals with the same major that tell us about what they have done post graduation. We also hold a Communication Internship Fair in the Winter/Spring time and we have also been involved with the Career Services every year for their help with LinkedIn workshops and resume building skills. We encourage a mentor/mentee program all year, which I am responsible for coordinating. This program allows students from the major to get help in regards to anything and everything at UCSB, from pre-major and major help regarding classes to general school advice.

Number of Active Members: 65

Name: Tonya Youssefi
Name: Isabel Moon

Facebook Page: UCSB Communication Association

Committee on Committees, Associated Students
 
Description of Organization: Recruitment of Associated Students, Admin body of AS, appointments and interviews for applicants, orientation through assemblies and recruitment events
Number of Active Members: 10
 
Name: Christina Pallone
Name: Gabe Freeman
 
 
UCSB American Marketing Association
Description of Organization: The University of California, Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Marketing Association offers a place for like-minded students to get involved in the field of marketing. The chapter is able to provide these students with practical, hands-on experience to help prepare them for the professional world after college.

Number of Active Members: 50

Name: Kaavya Sundar
Name: Anna Lee
 
Theta Nu Kappa MultiCultural & Academic Fraternity
Description of Organization: As Theta Nu Kappa, we are a group of young men that believe that we can improve the standards and norms of our community by embracing diversity and emphasizing academic excellence. As a brotherhood, we strive to promote significant positive changes for all people regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or economic status within any community we may find ourselves in. Our purpose is to be an instrument for the type of change we wish to see in our society. Together, we are confident in our ability to promote our shared vision in order to transform and inspire young men to be the leaders of tomorrow. This is why we are here. This is why we are NessKuhs.

Number of Active Members: 25

Name: Jesus Rodriguez
Name: James Olivieri
 
 

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Description of Organization: Kappa Kappa Gamma is a sorority on UCSB's campus.  We cherish academics, sisterhood, and most importantly philanthropy.

We currently raise money for two different organizations, one being the Breast and Ovarian Circle which raises money for research in order to find a cure. This is very close to us after we lost a member to ovarian cancer roughly 10 years ago.  The other is Reading is Fundamental where we donate books to elementary schools and libraries for children who don't have access or money to afford their own books.

Number of Active Members: 172

Name: Jenifer Davis
Name: Hannah Gabler
 

Department of Recreation - Student Events and Sport Clubs

Description of Organization: Student Events and Sport Clubs is part of the Department of Recreation that helps on-campus student organizations and club sports run their events on our recreation facilities. For example, student events host the annual Turkey Trot race.

Number of Active Members: 64

Name: Trenton Fong
Name: Ashley Marsh

Website: http://recreation.sa.ucsb.edu/

Sigma Kappa Chi

Description of Organization: Sigma Kappa Chi Sorority Inc. at the University of California, Santa Barbara is a single chapter sorority that was established on October 12, 1993 with the intent to provide sisterhood, cultural awareness in the community, and the pursuit of academic excellence.

Number of Active Members: 38

Name: Joyce Li
Name: Asia Robles

Website: http://sigmakappachi.wixsite.com/sigmakappachi

 

Business-Oriented Orgs

Alpha Kappa Psi

Description of Organization: Alpha Kappa Psi is the nation's oldest and largest business fraternity. In 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi was founded on the principles of educating its members and the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals in business and to further the individual welfare of members during college and beyond.

Number of Active Members: 70

Name: Andrew Chhur
Email: chhur.andrew@gmail.com
Name: Kavitta Ghai
Email: kavittaghai@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AKPsiUCSB/
Website: http://www.akpsiucsb.com/

Future Business Leaders of America

Description of Organization: Newly founded organization to give students access to business in a school without a business program.  FBLA will be a place for students to connect with and learn from business leaders in Santa Barbara, to learn how to tailor their resume and LinkedIn for interviews, to speak on themselves, to start businesses as well as connect with future business partners.

Number of Active Members: 30

Name: Tomi Kapoor
Email: corporate.ucsbpbl@gmail.com
Name: Teni Adedji
Email: ucsbpbl@gmail.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbpbl/
Website: https://ucsbpbl.weebly.com/

The Finance Connection

Description of Organization: The Finance Connection aims to bridge the gap between Wall Street and UCSB by serving as the preeminent resource for students and alumni interested in the field of finance.  Our primary goals are to 1) bring awareness and increase students' understanding of careers in the verticals of finance, 2) provide students with the necessary skills to obtain careers on Wall Street, 3) and broaden connection between alumni in the field of finance and current students.  Our organization is built off the ideals of helping and serving one another, and strengthening the bonds of affiliation among Gauchos.

Number of Active Members: 50

Name: Kyle Visher
Email: kylevisher@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Anthony Singh
Email: antsingh27@yahoo.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UCSBFinanceConnection/
Website: http://www.ucsbfinanceconnection.com/

Entrepreneurs Association

Description of Organization: The Entrepreneurs Association at UC Santa Barbara is a business, entrepreneurship, and technology club. The club's goal is to act as a professional association for entrepreneurial undergraduate and graduate students that have interest in either launching or joining a new business venture. The mission of Entrepreneurs Association is to empower students with the business acumen, skills, and experience that will ensure their success as future business leaders and contributors to society.

Number of Active Members: 100

Name: Mustafa Masud
Email: masud@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Sahaj Makharia
Email: sahajmakharia@gmail.com

Facebook Page:https://m.facebook.com/EntrepreneursAssociationAtUCSB/
Website: http://ucsbea.com/

Latino Business Association

Description of Organization: The Latino Business Association (LBA) is a non-profit, student-run organization on campus composed of students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and academic disciplines. Our organization's goal is to prepare students for the workforce after graduation by offering professional development workshops as well as creating a fun and safe environment to meet fellow classmates with the same aspirations and mindset.

Our 3 pillars include professionalism, service, and social.

Number of Active Members: 25

Name: Josabeth
Name: Linda Vargas
 
 
Financial Anaylsis and Mangement Education
 
Description of Organization: We are an on campus organization that aims to bridge the gap between theories learned in class and real world applications.
We teach students a variety of topics related to finance. We invite guest speakers, we help students network, and we provide workshops.

Number of Active Members: 40

Name: Eileen Zhu
Name: Rebecca Sonn
 
 

Sigma Eta Pi

Description of Organization: We are dedicated to developing and maximizing human potential. Growth at Sigma Eta Pi occurs in the unique combination of our three core aspects – Innovation, Brotherhood, and Professionalism. Our mission is to transform individuals into starters who follow their passions, develop lasting meaningful relationships, and create value through innovative pursuits. With our talented and diverse network of brothers, educational and skills-based workshops, and strong influence and involvement in the college and greater entrepreneurial community, we enable our brothers to turn ideas into startups, pursue creative projects, build networks for life, and learn valuable professional skills.

Number of Active Members: 35

Name: Asis Sotelo
Name: Josh Takeushi
 
 

Phi Iota Alpha

Description of Organization: We are an organization focused on the developing leaders and uniting the Latinx community. Even though we are a Latino organization, we are open to all gentlemen willing to commit towards the empowerment of their community.
Number of Active Members: 23
Name: Alexis Teodoro
Name: Oscar Loza-Corona
 

UCSB Sigma Eta Pi

Description of Organization: Sigma Eta Pi is a co-ed professional organization with a mission to transform individuals into starters who follow their passion, develop lasting relationships, and create value through innovative pursuits. We educate our brothers and sisters with the most comprehensive knowledge of the startup ecosystem and venture processes while equipping them with a concrete set of skills sourced from the diverse backgrounds of our network.

Number of Active Members: 50

Name: Alejandro Sanchez
Name: Joshua Takeuchi

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/UCSBSEP/

TAMID Investment Club

Description of Organization: TAMID Group’s program is designed to offer experiential business learning.

Beginning with an interactive classroom curriculum, the program soon progresses to give members hands-on experience with companies in the heart of the startup nation.
Our 4 Pillars are:
1. Education
2. Consulting
3. Investing/Fund
4. Fellowship
We are working on our 5th Pillar:
5. Technology (Beta)

Number of Active Members: 68

Name: Mordi Shadpour
Name: Hannah Lifshits

Pre-Health Orgs

Pre-Dental Organization

Description of Organization: We are a pre-dental club which allows students the opportunity to understand what dentistry entails. The club is great for people who are deciding what profession they want to pursue. PDO offers many events and resources in which students are able to improve their dental school applications if they choose to go into the dental field.

Number of Active Members: 40

Name: Shaylan Vanmali
Email: shaylanvanmali@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Nima Ghadimi
Email: anghadimi@umail.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/7031627446/
Website: http://ucsbpdo.wixsite.com/predental

Health Professions Association

Description of Organization: The UCSB Health Professions Association is passionate about providing UCSB's future healthcare professionals with the opportunities and informational outlets they need to reach their goals.

Number of Active Members: 50

Name: Cassidy Ballard
Name: Abhilasha Kumar

 

Pre-Pharmacy Student Association

Description of Organization: PPSA is a student-run organization that focuses on serving undergraduate students towards pursuing pharmacy-related careers and to help them determine if Pharmacy is a potential career path. We provide prospective students several opportunities such as mentorship, academic and career workshops, guest speakers from Pharmacy school and the field, as well as jobs and networking opportunities.

Number of Active Members: 30

Name: Quynh Phan
Name: Christina Shum
 
Facebook Page: UCSB Pre-Pharmacy Student Association
 

Phi Delta Epsilon

Description of Organization: Our main objective is to provide the resources and information to assist the undergraduate students in making an informed choice in selecting medicine as a career, deciding which medical school to attend, and preparing for medical school and the practice of medicine.

Number of Active Members: 62

Name: Ryan Sadjadi
Name: Jane Moon
 
Facebook Page: UCSB Phi Delta Epsilon

 

Pre-Law Orgs

UCSB Phi Alpha Delta

Description of Organization: Phi Alpha Delta is the Co-Ed, Pre-Law Fraternity on the UCSB campus. Phi Alpha Delta Members are interested in a variety of fields including the legal profession, government, and politics.

Number of Active Members: 80

Name: Jessica Vived
Email: jessicavived@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Andrew Quach
Email: quach@umail.ucsb.edu

STEM

Los Ingenieros

Description of Organization: Dedicated to serve its members and the community in the advancement of their math, science, and engineering disciplines. To provide our members with professional exposure, leadership opportunities, scholarships, community involvement, and a desire for the pursuit of the highest level of education.

Number of Active Members: 25

Name: Abril Ascencio
Email: abrilascencio2@gmail.com
Name: Edsel Pereyra
Email: edselpereyra@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.ucsblosingenieros.org/

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Student Chapter

Description of Organization: The UCSB student chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is designed to connect geoscience students to a professional organization in the petroleum, natural gas, and energy-mineral industries. We meet monthly in Webb Hall and host movie nights, career events, field trips, and send a team to the AAPG Imperial Barrel Award competition each year. The AAPG student chapter program provides opportunities for educational, career, and leadership development in the broad field of petroleum geology and the energy industry.

Number of Active Members: 15

Name: Julie Zurbuchen
Email: jmzurbuchen@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Caroline Chang
Email: cbc@umail.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ucsbaapg/

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

Description of Organization: The Society of Asian Scientists (SASE) is a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of heritage scientists and engineers in education and employment so that they can achieve their full career potential.Our organization is geared towards developing students
professionally and empowering them to become leaders in their respective fields. We focus on preparing students for success in the global business
world, celebrating diversity on campus and in the workplace, and contributingto local communities.

SASE's mission is to:
- Prepare Asian heritage scientists and engineers for success in the global business world
- Celebrate diversity on cmapuses and in the workplace
- Provide opportunities for members to make contributions to their local communities

Number of Active Members: 35

Name: Swetha Cherukuri
Email: swecherukuri@gmail.com
Name: Shreyas Canchi Radhakrishna
Email: ucsbsase.president@gmail.com
 
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsb.sase/
Website: (in progress)

 

Phi Sigma Rho

Description of Organization: Phi Sigma Rho is a social sorority for women in technical studies serving our sisters and the community by promoting:
High standards of personal integrity, respect, and character,
Lifelong bonds of sisterhood, and
Academic and professional excellence with a social balance
Through shared experiences, common bonds, and recognition of service and achievement.

Number of Active Members: 20

Name: Dana Yuen
Email: danayuen@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Jenna Ott
Email: jaott@umail.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbphisigmarho/

THETA TAU

Description of Organization: The purpose of Theta Tau is to develop and maintain a high standard of professional interest among its members, and to
unite them in a strong bond of fraternal fellowship.

Number of Active Members: 42

Name: Harshdeep S. Sandhu
Email: h_sandhu@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: David Wang
Email: dwang00@umail.ucsb.edu

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1729132384046418/
Website: http://www.ucsbthetatau.com/

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Description of Organization: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a student chapter of a national organization for mechanical engineers. ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the globalengineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods.

Number of Active Members: 43

Name: Dana Yuen
Email: danayuen@umail.ucsb.edu
Name: Harshdeep S Sandhu
Email: h_sandhu@umail.ucsb.edu
 

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsbasme/

 

ASBMB- American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Description of Organization: UCSB 's student chapter of ASBMB (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) was made possible by Dr. Nobert Reich, currently a professor in the Chemistry/ Biochemistry Department. The group consists of UCSB undergraduates who are STEM majors or just simply interested in learning more about the field of Chemistry/ Biochemistry. Membership is not limited to biology, biochemistry, and chemistry students.

Number of Active Members: 20

Name: Loc Ngo
Name: Eden Romm

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/asbmbucsb/

Female Actuarial Organization (FACTOR)

Description of Organization: FACTOR is a women-led organization dedicated to encouraging, assisting, and promoting equal opportunities for individuals pursuing careers as actuaries.

Number of Active Members: 15

Name: Myranda Flores
Name: Leslie Medina