SORC

WELCOME TO THE STUDENT ORGANIZATION RESOURCE CENTER (SORC)

Student organizations play a major role in our active and vibrant campus community. Our Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) is here to ensure that our 600+ student organizations have the support they need to operate at the highest level.

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Important Dates

August 1 – September 6 : Re-registration (for organizations with spring elections that missed the May re-registration period)
August 28, 29 + September 6, 7: Mandatory President AND Business Manager training sessions for undergraduate AND graduate organizations holding spring elections, those who missed the spring training session, and new organizations from the 2018-2019 academic year (must attend 1 session)
Dates TBD: Start Up Your New Organization – Mandatory for those interested in creating a new organization


Fall 2019 Hours

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30am-7pm, Friday 8:30am-5pm
P-card Hours: Monday + Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am, 2pm-6pm, Tuesday, Thursday + Friday 9:30am-11:30am, 2pm-4pm


 

SEPTEMBER STUDENT ORGANIZATION OF THE MONTH IS…FORGE!

It is our pleasure to announce that the first student organization of the month is Facilitating Opportunities for Refugee Growth and Empowerment (FORGE)!  FORGE is deeply dedicated to helping the local refugee community Pittsburgh, as well as raising awareness of the refugee populations in both Pittsburgh and the global community.  Its members can be found in the local community providing tutoring services to refugee families both in-home and at a local high school.  On campus, the group has hosted speakers and panels aimed at educating students on global issues pertaining to refugees and connecting students with local non-profits and organizations.  CONGRATULATIONS FORGE!

Want to learn more about FORGE?  Be on the look out on the digital signs, listen to WPTS-FM or visit FORGE’s Engage page.

APPLY TO BE THE OCTOBER STUDENT ORGANIZATION OF THE MONTH!

Each month we will recognize an organization for their accomplishments, achievements, and/or programming initiatives based on nominations submitted to our Selection Committee.  To nominate a student organization, please fill out the nomination form.  Groups that applied previously and were not selected are encouraged to resubmit!  The deadline to submit a nomination for October is Friday, October 25th at noon.

The Student Organization of the Month will receive the following:

  • Award Certificate
  • Exposure on WPTS Radio media platforms
  • Exposure on Student Affairs digital signs
  • $500 marketing grant to be used to promote the organization*
  • $500 grant to be used towards student organization operations and/or programming*

*Grants must be used within six months of receipt.