Clubs & Organizations

CLUBS
American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE

President: Russell Green
Advisor: Dr. Casey Jones

The ASCE at Bryan College is nationally and regionally affiliated with the global ASCE community. As part of the ASCE, students are provided the education to enhance their civil engineering knowledge and professional networking opportunities.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME

President: Peyton Lawyer
Advisor: Dr. Reagan Kinser

The ASME at Bryan College is nationally and regionally affiliated with the global ASME community. As part of the ASME, students are provided the education to enhance their civil engineering knowledge and professional networking opportunities.


The Ascenders

President: Moses Cope
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Gates

The Ascenders is a recreational sports club that provides students the opportunity to engage in bouldering and rock climbing.


Chess Mafia — The Bryan College Chess Club

President: Jacob Caplinger
Advisor: Dr. Neil Doran

We exist to encourage the playing of chess in recreational, intercollegiate, and tournament settings. We aim to create an atmosphere of friendly competition that will serve to not only improve chess skills but also create lasting friendships. Meetings are Friday evenings from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in Common Grounds.


Rocket Club

President: Moses Cope
Advisor: Brian Heskitt

"The Bryan College Rocket Club is a group of students passionate about inventing and launching rockets and atmospheric exploration devices. Our mission — to develop and launch high altitude rockets, designed and built by Bryan engineers."


Robotics Club

President: Chandler Hinson
Advisor: Dr. Bryan Knowles

Developing team-building skills for those preparing to enter the engineering world through building and competing for intricate robots.


Debate Team

President: Joshua Bianchi
Advisor: Michael Palmer

The Bryan College Debate Team competes in Parliamentary Debate at a variety of schools in East Tennessee.


Society of Automotive Engineers — SAE

President: Olivia Erny
Advisor: Brian Heskitt

The SAE is affiliated with the Society of Automotive Engineers International. As part of the SAE, students are provided the education to enhance their automotive engineering knowledge and professional networking opportunities.


Orchestra Club

President: Laurel McLaughlin
Advisor: Allyson Underwood

The Bryan College Orchestra club is a gathering of students who play a band or orchestra instrument for the purpose of encouraging community and creating art through ensemble music. They rehearse Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-7:30 in
Rudd 112. Please contact Laurel McLaughlin for more information.


The Bryan College Photography Club
President: Wes Risser
Advisor: Cooper Ferguson
The Photography Club is a group of enthusiasts that is held with the intention of developing personal creativity, exchange of experience, and appreciation of detail. The group’s formation is for the purpose of finding other students with the similar interest of photography and to contribute to a more dimensional mode of storytelling. For more information, contact Wes Risser: wrisser58741@bryan.edu