NPU Student Organizations

Student organizations that are officially recognized by Northwestern Polytechnic University are groups made up of students for the purpose of getting involved and connected to their peers, their instructors, their administrators, and the rest of the population of the University. Student organizations are created in the hopes that students who share the same interests and goals will be able to come together, get connected with each other, and provide each other with the necessary tools and support they need to succeed in their ambitions. By assisting in the creation of student organizations, Northwestern Polytechnic University aspires to help make a difference in students’ lives by aiding them in getting involved on campus and to learn from these new and exciting experiences.

Student Organizations

The Number Club

Mission Statement/Purpose:The Club seeks to promote a better understanding of the accounting and finance fields beyond the classroom, and to provide career growth through networking opportunities with potential employers and other students with similar career objectives. The Club’s mission is to promote financial literacy, build professional networking, and perfect marketable business skills necessary to compete in today’s marketplace.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: ACADEMIC-BASED

President: Melody Chang - mitor09@gmail.com

Advisor(s): Dr. Flora Chu - flora.chu@mail.npu.edu

Business and Engineering Student Association (BESA)

Mission Statement/Purpose:The objective of the Business and Engineering Student Association is to get students involved in campus life, give them opportunity to develop fundamentals of business and engineering leadership skills and network, and to help them build a successful career.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: ACADEMIC-BASED

President: Suheb Mohammed - suheb.rockstar.sm@gmail.com

Advisor(s):Professor Ahmed Banafa - ahmed.banafa@mail.npu.edu, Dr. Michael Wang - mwang@mail.npu.edu

Beats Fusion

Mission Statement/Purpose:The club strives to use dance as a medium of expression and communication. The purpose is to learn and promote different dance forms that serve as a window to our traditions and cultures.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: SPECIAL INTEREST

President: Finoli Shah - finolinshah@gmail.com

Advisor(s): Monica Sinha - monica@npu.edu

The NPU Community Outreach and Volunteer Efforts (COVE) Society

Mission Statement/Purpose:The purpose of this student organization shall be to promote the involvement of students in their surrounding community through act of charity, volunteer work, and willing dedication of their time and effort in improving their academic and living environment. The NPU COVE Society’s mission is to create better citizens through hard work, generosity, and a deeper understanding of social responsibility and interpersonal giving.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: SPECIAL INTEREST

President: Manishkumar Ladekar - manishkamala@yahoo.com

Advisor(s): Dr. Mariam Ghazvini - mariam@npu.edu, Erin-Ashley Madriaga - erin.madriaga@npu.edu

Toastmasters International - NPU Chapter

Mission Statement/Purpose:Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization established in 1924 that seeks to improve public speaking, presentation skills, and the confidence of its members. The NPU chapter is dedicated to helping the success of its members by encouraging the growth of their communication skills as students and aspiring professionals.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: ACADEMIC-BASED

President: Venkata Pavan Kumar Swayampakula

Advisor(s): Dr. Mariam Ghazvini - mariam@npu.edu

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - NPU Chapter

Mission Statement/Purpose: IEEE is the largest international technical professional organization which works to promote member interest in the art and science and engineering as a profession. The NPU chapter is dedicated to emphasizing student involvement in the advancement of technology and to further their career in the engineering field.

STATUS: ACTIVE

Classification: ACADEMIC-BASED

President:Sneha Ukie

Advisor(s): Prof. Ahmed Banafa - ahmed.banafa@mail.npu.edu