Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Student life

Polytechnic has numerous student organizations.

[edit] Alpha Phi Omega
A national co-ed service fraternity.

Lambda Chi Alpha
A social fraternity that has available housing.

Omega Phi Alpha
A local, independent, co-ed social fraternity founded in 1986. They are not affiliated with the Omega Phi Alpha national service sorority. They were originally based on the Farmingdale, Long Island Campus. They moved to Brooklyn when the Long Island campus closed and the student body integrated with the main Brooklyn Campus.

Interest Groups

The mission of the PolyBOTS is to provide an interdisciplinary environment allowing for the engineering and construction of original robotic and mechanical devices. The PolyBOTS present the means by which students have the ability to learn and excel in multiple technical and engineering fields through hands on experience.(source)

PolyBOTS is one of the University's most active student organizations in recent years. Over the past 5 years the organization has volunteered countless hours to FIRST robotics, and FIRST Lego League. They have hosted several workshops for high school students, and has been given several awards by the University and FIRST.