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  • Associated General Contractors (AGC) Student Chapter
  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Student Chapter
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Student Chapter
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Chapter
  • Mechanical Contractors of America (MCA) Student Chapter
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
  • Sigma Lambda Chi Mu Chapter (International Construction Honor Society)

Advisor: Joe Levens

2022-23 AGC Officers

AGC student chapters exist to encourage and support student interest in the professional construction industry. Exposure to the working industry is vital to the preparation of future industry practitioners. AGC of America in conjunction with AGC's local chapters supports over 150 student chapters nationwide. AGC student chapters have a long and rich history dating back to April 28, 1930 with the first nationally charted AGC student chapter.

The Pittsburg State University Student Chapter of the AGC of America was originally charted in September 1975.

Sponsoring Organization: Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Kansas

Advisor: Norman Philipp

DBIA Student Chapters develop strong working partnership between students and industry professionals, regarding the education and research objectives required for the continued growth and excellence of design-build.

DBIA Student Chapters are dedicated to promoting widespread and successful utilization of the design-build project delivery method in shaping the built environment. To accomplish this goal, they are committed to fostering interdisciplinary education and communication to integrated facilities delivery at the University level.

Sponsoring Organizations: DBIA, and DBIA Mid-America Region

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Student Chapter

Advisor: Brian Welch

FY21 Officers
President - Peyton Moore
Vice Pres - Michael Brown
Secretary - Blake Osborn
Treasurer - Chris Cox

Contribute to shaping the future of the safety field by participating in task forces and committees, and working with other safety professionals on issues facing the industry today. Leaders also are provided opportunities to gain additional leadership skill training that assist them in their committee work as well as their job. Skills volunteer leaders gain include: leadership, management, networking, presentation, time management, team work, meeting, project skills and much more!

Sponsoring Organization: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Heart of America Chapter

Advisors: Denise Bertoncino and Holly Page-Sagehorn

2022-23 Officers
President: Taylor Griffith
Vice President: Zachary Smith
Secretary: Mischelle Smith
Treasurer: Kelsey Pearl
Hospitality: Jaydn Hamilton
Newsletter: Haley Monday & Amelia Guenther
Historian/Media: Breanna Burge
Ambassadors: Gracie Olson and Kelsey Pearl

This professional organization helps develop and connect students, teachers, and professionals in the Interior Design field. In the PSU Student chapter, we have monthly meetings with speakers who are in the Design field. Each meeting and time depends on the speaker’s schedule. Please contact our Adviser or Student President if you have any questions.

Sponsoring Organization: International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Advisor: Shannon Nicklaus


The purpose of the Pittsburg State University MCA Student Chapter is to introduce and promote mechanical contracting among the students.  The objectives used to accomplish this purpose shall be to:

Promote communications and networking between student members and contractor members.
Expand the student members' knowledge of the mechanical contracting industry.
Unite and promote fellowship between student members and the professional societies that serve the industry.
Familiarize students, faculty, and administrators with the professional character and economic impact of the mechanical contracting industry.
Provide an avenue for community service, where students can give back to the community.
Provide a way to improve the teaching, and facilities at Pittsburg State University, where industry feedback can help improve the quality of education.

Sponsoring Organization: Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Kansas City

Advisor: Erin Jordan

NAWIC Objectives:

Unite for the mutual benefit of the women who are actively engaged in the various phases of the construction industry.
Promote cooperation, fellowship and a better understanding among members of the Association.
Promote education and contribute to the betterment of the construction industry.
Encourage women to pursue and establish careers in the construction industry.
Provide members an awareness of the legislative process and legislation as it relates to the construction industry.

Sponsoring Organization: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

Club meeting schedule: First Friday, W212, 1pm
Advisor: Dennis Audo

The fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is to provide recognition to outstanding students in construction curricula. Sigma Lambda Chi is the society that offers students the opportunity to be recognized locally and internationally for their academic accomplishments as a construction major.