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The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics. The only requirement for membership is that you be interested in physics. Besides physics majors, our members include majors in chemistry, computer science,  engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, and other fields. Within SPS is housed Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics honor society, which elects members on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.

This unique two-in-one society operates within the American Institute of Physics, an umbrella organization for ten other professional science societies. 

Upon payment of your $24.00 national dues, you will receive:

Spring 2014 Officers:

President -          Jamie Hames
Vice President - Stephen Whitfield
Secretary -          Gabby Brizel
Treasurer-           Bradley Tidwell

Spring Schedule of Events 

3/4            Speaker, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot,  7 p.m. Leonard Auditorium
3/15           Arcadia Elementary School Outreach SPACE party
3/28          Guest Speaker, Dr. Moffett from Furman University, Astronomy, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. RMSC122

4/15           Lunar Eclipse Star viewing Event
4/17           Outreach, Elementary School rocket launch
4/24           Guest Speaker, TBA


5/2           Radiotelescope trip
5/6           End of the year Banquet

Club Photos

Christmas Lighting At the Row Gingerbread House Competition - Physics Entry:
 Gingerbread, Physics Gingerbread House 3 Gingerbread house 2 

Rocket  Launch at Goodall Center:

rocket 1 rocket 2 rocket 3 

rocket 4 rocket 5 rocket 6 

Jupiter and its moons by Jamie Hames:


Fall 2013 Halloween Carnival:

 Carnival 2 Carnival 3 sps halloween carnival carnival dd 

Visit to Furman Observatory, November 2013:

Furman's observatory with Dr. Moffett 

Super Hero Outreach Event with Girls & Boys Club of Spartanburg:

sh 11 sh 15 super hero 14 superhero 2 

superheros 6 superheros 5 superhero 8 

superheros 3 superhero 10 superhero 7 

Space Party, Arcadia Elementary School 2014

          resized 3         Space Party fun             resized Space Party 2014, Arcadia Elementary School     

Main Event 2014  

Interest Fair 2014 2                Interest Fair 2014 1      Interest Fair 2014 3      Interest Fair 2014 5