1980 to 1989
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This 1985 yearbook photo shows the members of several sporting clubs that would later evolve into true varsity sports that continue to be played at Susquehanna today.
Sports; Clubs; Students; Susquehanna University;
The Racquetball Club was established in 1982. Games were played on regulation size courts, and clinics and tournaments were held to help students hone their skills. The club gave students an opportunity...
Racquetball; Sports; Athletes; Athletic clubs; Students; Susquehanna University;
The Global Concerns Club
The Global Concerns Club, a student/faculty group, would meet weekly to discuss current national and international problems. The group's members are seen here in their 1988 yearbook photo.
Global Concerns Club; Logan, Cindy; Uhler, Jill; Holgerson, Kristen; Geilfuss, Merritt; Warren, Tom; Pearson, Norris; Bell, Jim; Price, Doug; Daniels, Gary; Lubnow, Fred; Gibson, Boyd; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
Society of Physics Students
The Society of Physics Students was formed so that students could discuss topics not touched upon in the classroom. Liquid crystal displays, meteorological defense satellites, and RCA laboratories are...
Society of Physics Students; Clubs; Students; Physics; Susquehanna University;
The Cycling Club was established in 1986. The group's activities included group rides as well as participation in races in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The group's membership is shown in this...
Cycling; Sports; Clubs; Students; Susquehanna University;
Gertrude James '89, a philosophy major, helped to form the organization Minority Concerns. The club's goal was to "take out cultural monotony and replace it with cultural diversity". The idea to form the...
James, Gertrude; Minority Concerns; Cultural diversity; Clubs; Students; Susquehanna University;
Students Helping Our Elderly
Seen in this 1987 photo are the members of SHOE (Students Helping Our Elderly). Participants visited the Selinsgrove Senior Center every day to talk and play cards or bingo with the elderly. Members also...
SHOE (Students Helping Our Elderly); Students; Clubs; Community service; Susquehanna University;
Ice Hockey Club
The Ice Hockey Club was open to anyone who was interested in the fundamentals of ice hockey and enjoyed playing the "world's fastest sport". The group participated in leagues and made road trips to compete...
Ice hockey; Clubs; Sports; Susquehanna University;
In 1930, under the direction of Luther Grossman, Director of Physical Education, tees and greens for a six-hole golf course were put into place on the athletic field. Students were able to borrow clubs...
Golf; Sports; Ruziska, Mike; Camassa, Jay; Aimone, Mark; Rybecky, Paul; Scarbek, Dave; Fricke, Rob; Terreri, Todd; Myers, Matt; Susquehanna University
Playing by Ear
The singing group Playing By Ear was formed in 1988. Students in any major were permitted to join and no audition was required. The group specialized in popular show and jazz music.
Playing by Ear; Singers; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
The Micro-Monitor Operators were a group of students who were familiar with the IBM Personal Computer. Their purpose was to advise students using the computers in the campus computer labs. Later the group...
Micro-Monitor Operators; Computers; Clubs; Accardi, C.; Copeland, J.; Darwin, K.; Eckhart, C.; Gulick, C.; Kissinger, K.; Llewellyn, J.; Masnik, M.; Melo, D.; Mitchell, K.; Naumyk, T.; Nolle, D.; Paravicini, J.; Robinson, M.; Rubio, K.; Vargas, Robert W.; Susquehanna University;
Student Association for Cultural Awareness
The Student Association for Cultural Awareness was formed for minority and other interested students with the goal of sharing and cultivating differences as well as promoting cultural awareness throughout...
Student Association for Cultural Awareness; Pluralism (Social sciences); Students; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
Anyone interested in investing was encouraged to join the Investments Club. Professors were also permitted to participate. Workshops, discussions, and lectures helped the club make a real investment through...
Investments Club; Saving & investment; students; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
While Greek life and the party scene were active during the 1980s, many students enjoyed a quiet social life, spending time socializing with friends in the residence halls and participating in campus clubs....
Dormitories; Students; Susquehanna University;
Organized in 1983, the aim of the astronomy club was to promote interest in the field. Membership was open to anyone interested in the astronomical sciences.
Astronomy; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
Big Sister/Little Sister
The Association for Women instituted a Big Sister/Little Sister program at Susquehanna University in 1984. The goal of the group was to help make the college transition as seamless as possible for incoming...
Big sister; Association for Women; Women; Clubs; Susquehanna University;
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