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Student Organizations

Grow by getting involved!

Getting involved on campus is a proven way to enhance your learning, support your academic success, and prepare yourself for life after college. Through involvement in student clubs and organizations, you can develop valuable skills that will support your future success in your career or profession . . . and in life.

Students have the opportunity to participate in and develop leadership skills through involvement in a number of campus organizations and interest groups. Students who want to form a new club or interest group may submSGA table at Club Rush 2010it a proposal for approval and possible funding through the Dean of Students.

Don't miss Club Rush --an annual event that starts off the academic year by giving students an opportunity to meet members and advisors from SCC's student organizations and learn about the purpose and activities of these groups. You can find out how to get involved and sign up to receive information about club meetings and upcoming events.

Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Alpha Chi is a national college honor society that admits the top 10% of SCC's juniors, seniors, and graduate students from all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation. St. Catharine College will induct its charter members in the 2010-11 year. AX has chapters on 300 college campuses and inducts more than 11,000 members across the nation annually. Contact  Jim Silliman, advisor, or visit for more information

Alpha Phi Omega Interest Group

Alpha Phi Omega is an interest group working to gain a charter as a chapter of the national co-ed service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega www.apo.org. APO has chapters on 350 college campuses and provides opportunities for students to engage in fellowship, leadership, and service. Contact Huston Brown, advisor, for more information.

Criminal Justice Club

A student organization for Criminal Justice majors or those with interest in the area. Contact Dr. Harry Toder for more information.

DominicanYoung Adults (DYA)

The Campus Ministry Program strives to enhance the academic program by providing students with opportunities to grow spiritually, academically, culturally and to develop a sense of responsibility for themselves and a just society. DYA is a student organization associated with Campus Ministry and part of Dominican Young Adults U.S.A.  Across the nation, young adults gather together to pray, study, help others, have fun, and integrate their faith lives. Contact Starrisha Roberts, Peer Minister,  for more information.

Drama Club/SCC Players

Interested in acting or helping to produce student productions? General interest in drama, theatre? Love improv? The Drama Club or "SCC Players" sponsor events throughout the year and, for the past 4 years, a spring production.  Contact Dr. Becky Meadows, advisor or student co-chairs Will Phillips or Tana Hatton.

Education Club--KEA-SP

A preprofessional organization for students preparing for careers in education, KEA-SP is affiliated with the Kentucky Education Association. Contact Mary Jones or Misty Kehm, president, for more information.

Environmental Club "Green Hands"

An organization for students with majors related to or interest in environmental issues. Contact Ms. Carrie Christensen for more information.

Fine Arts Club

Students interested in music and studio arts should contact Bettye Brookfield for information on the Fine Arts Club--student art projects, exhibits, gallery visits, guest artists and musicians, ensembles, and more.

Health Occupations Students of America

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a national organization endorsed by the the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSTE-HOSA Partnership. Contact Dawn McNeil , advisor,  for more information.

Marketing & Business Club

This organization is for marketing & business majors, or for those with an interest in these areas.  Want to learn more?  Contact Dr. Steve Walker, advisor, or Paige Hassman, president.

Patriot Activities Council (PAC)

A student organization that plans and implements a wide range of activities for students. For more information, contact Ticha Chikuni.

Phi Theta Kappa

This honor society recognizes academic achievement and provides opportunities for growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. Visit the national organization website at www.ptk.org/about/ For more information about Phi Theta Kappa at SCC, contact Wayne Hutchings.

Psychology Club

A student organization for Psychology majors and those with interest in careers in psychology. For more information, contact Krista Rumage.

Residence Hall Council

This governance group is made up of students living in the residence halls. Its purpose is to advocate for resident students and to plan programs for the residence halls. Contact  Stephanie Pollitt  in Residence Life for more information. Brent Cain, president.

STARS--Students Together Accessing Resources and ServicesSTARS Group

An SCC student organization for all students, with a particular emphasis on those students who are above traditional-age or, for whatever reason, consider themselves non-traditional (e.g., have children, commute). Contact Don Filiatreau or Sr. Regina McCarthy for more information.

Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador Program is a student organization affiliated with the Admissions Office through which student leaders participate in campus orientation days and tours, community events, campus student and alumni events, and other special activities. Contact Ashley Carey or Lauren Bradshaw in Admissions for more information.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) acts as the official representative of the student body in college affairs. SGA works to promote a spirit of unity and cooperation throughout the college community. The student government appoints student members to several College standing committees, and the President of the SGA serves as a voting member of the St. Catharine College Board of Trustees. Contact Student Senate President, Starr Roberts, or Ticha Chikuni, Dean of Students, for more information. The SGA Office is in Hamilton Hall, room #103, x1295. For more information, see the SGA webpage.

Student Newspaper--Patriot Pages

Interested in writing for the student newspaper at SCC? Photography skills? Talent in design or layout? Contact Ticha Chikuni or Laura Satterly. Editor in chief for 2012-13 is Will Phillips.

Student Orientation Staff (SOS)

Student leaders assist SCC staff in welcoming new students to St. Catharine College through the Summer Transition, Advising, and Registration (STAR) program each summer. SOSers play a vital role in this orientation program and help to get freshmen off on the right foot at SCC. SOSers also assist in the Fall Orientation program just prior to move-in for the fall semester. Contact Ashley Carey in Admissions or Ticha Chikuni, Dean of Students, for more information.  Emily Mann & Amanda Knopp are student co-chairs.

WYRD

A new club in 2012-13 centered around Japanese Anime. The word "Wyrd" itself is an old English word that refers to ones own personal fate.  The word evolved in the modern English language to weird  and oday it simply means strange.  At its core this will be an ANIME club, people who watch Japanese animation.  The group also opens its horizons to a whole range of activities often engaged by students who see themselves as outside the norm.  So they may have events involving role playing games, board games, video games, movies. In essence anything Science fiction or fantasy based is fair game.  Advisor, Dr. Todd Smith and student president, Katy Smith.

 

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