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Texas A&M Skydiving Club

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TAMUSC
Purpose:
The A&M Skydiving Club's focus is to to introduce and share the experience of sport parachuting safely and effectively in accordance with United States Parachute Association. Club meetings are held weekly, where members may sign up for their first jump, learn about the different disciplines that skydiving has to offer, hear from World and National Champions and Record holders, build lifelong camaraderie amongst each other, and share their own personal experiences.

The Texas A&M Skydiving Club is an organization with a purpose of assisting college students in finding the safe, lifelong track of pursuing this sport, or simply satisfy the curiosity of those wanting to experience the exhilaration of freefall for the first time. The mission of this organization is to provide a one-stop conglomerate of skydiving information and facilitation of the experience. The club's information and execution of activities is contributed by the top professionals and researchers in the sport.

This organization will uphold and support the five goals stated by the USPA (United States Parachute Association) for the National Collegiate Competition: learning, safety, competition, sportsmanship, and camaraderie
Membership Dues:
$25/semester
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
Koldus 136, subject to change

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Kendal Lacagnina
Public Contact E-mail Address:
KLacagnina@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
2817020452

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://skydive.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
skydivingtamu@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
  • Our organization accepts community members as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Twice per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Once per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per year
New Member Orientation/Training:
Three or more times per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Three or more times per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never