Student Organizations in the News

SoA Student Organizations

The following organizations at the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture support and enrich student life in the SoA community. These groups offer various opportunities to get involved and collaborate with fellow students beyond the classroom.

Also check out the more than 350 clubs and organizations Carnegie Mellon has to offer.

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The CMU chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) creates a connection between students and the professional and academic world of architecture by offering members a diverse set of events and experiences including firm visits, local and national networking opportunities, community service build initiatives, and exposure to cutting edge developments within the field of architecture.

AIAS-CMU President
Zain Islam-Hashmi

AIAS-CMU Advisor
Alexis McCune Secosky

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inter·punct is a journal for architecture founded by students at Carnegie Mellon University and supported by the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture. The journal has released two issues - para·meter (2013) and inter·view (2016).

inter·punct Advisor
Mary-Lou Arscott

inter·punct Advisor
Spike Wolff

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National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS)

The CMU chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) provides a community of purpose for students by championing diversity, advocating for an education that considers the socioeconomic consequences of design, and connecting students to minority professionals in the field.

To connect with the Pittsburgh chapter of NOMA, visit NOMAPGH.ORG. The new website has been designed to educate visitors about the mission of NOMA PGH, highlight the work that members are doing, and provide a one stop location to learn about upcoming events, meetings, and workshops.  

NOMAS-CMU President
Hannah Martinez

Erica Cochran

Architecture Peer Mentors (APM)

Architecture Peer Mentors (APM) connects first-year students with upperclassmen to encourage a community of mentorship, learning, and inter-year collaboration. Mentors assist students in their transition into the School of Architecture, establishing an early, mutually beneficial relationship.

APM Advisor
Heather Workinger Midgley

APM Coordinator
Kelly Li

Undergraduate Architecture Student Advisory Council (SAC)

SAC Advisor
Erica Oman

Graduate Architecture Student Advisory Council (GSAC)

GSAC Advisor
Darlene Covington-Davis

Ph.D. GSAC Representative
Annie Ranttila