New Science and Engineering Club forms

Science and Engineering club members

On Thursday, Sept. 24, about 30 students and faculty attended the first seminar of the newly formed Science and Engineering Club on the St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus. The new club held its first meeting Sept. 3. The club will meet on the first and third Thursdays every month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in SC-234.

SPC Microbiology Professor Ray Menard, spoke on:

  • An Investigation of the Antimicrobial Properties of Spices
  • Antibiotic-Producing Bacteria

The club plans to have 2-3 science and engineering seminar speakers during fall and spring terms.

Pictured above (from left) are Professor John Vaughan, co-advisor of Science and Engineering Club; Kaitlynn Galloway, Club Vice President; Dr. Ray Menard, Speaker; Piero Rodriguez, SPC student; Allison DiVito, Club President. Not pictured: Co-advisor – Ann Marie Eligon.

Science and Engineering Club Officers

  • Allison DiVito, President
  • Kaitlynn Galloway, Vice President
  • Malachi Corrao – Secretary
  • Kelsey Johnson – Treasurer

SGA Representatives

  • Dwaine Burton
  • Joshua Hoppe
  • Anabella Hoppe


  • Henderson Rhoads (primary interested in geology-based activities)
  • Laura Luc
  • Ganna Voytseshko

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