Carlow University Student Collaboration.

Carlow University currently has five student-run Leadership and Service Clubs. Each club is involved in a different type of direct service to the community or involved in advocacy or scholarship work. Club activities vary from working directly with elementary school girls to supporting students who dedicate their lives to the study of biology. Joining a club or organization is a great way to get involved during your time here at Carlow.

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) is the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women that promotes service, unity, and scholarship. This city-wide chapter unites women from several Pittsburgh colleges. Students who are interested in learning more about Alpha Kappa Alpha should call 412.578.2026

Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Phi Omega (ΑΦΩ) is a national fraternity that promotes leadership through service opportunities. Students who are interested in learning more about Alpha Phi Omega should email

Beta Beta Beta

TriBeta formally defines itself as "an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences" and believes that research is not finished until its results are shared with others. Email to find out more. 

Kappa Delta Epsilon

Kappa Delta Epsilon (KDE) is a national honorary organization that recognizes outstanding students preparing to enter the teaching profession. Members actively participate in community service. Students who are interested in learning more about Kappa Delta Epsilon (KDE) should email


The Student Promotion and Recruitment Team (SPiRiT) is a group of current Carlow students (SPiRiT ambassadors) who provide tours of campus, host prospective students in the residence halls, share personal Carlow stories, and offer a student perspective and assistance during the admission process — all on a voluntary basis. Visit the SPiRiT page to find out more.

Strong Women, Strong Girls

Strong Women Strong Girls (SWSG) is a mentoring organization for girls in grades 3-5 with the goal of helping them to develop skills for lifelong success. Carlow is one of five partnering universities and 85 students mentor 275 girls at 18 different elementary school and community center partner sites. If interested in learning more, email