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SMC Student Club and Organization Sign-Up Form

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Student Clubs
Please select the club(s) you are interested in being contacted about by the club advisor.
Advisors: Stacy Rocklin, Cheryl Rogers, Susan Coulston -- Email: agriscience-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: To promote and develop interest in the various areas of agriculturally related industries and organizations. The organization will provide students with leadership and professional development opportunities within the agriculture industry and beyond.
Advisors: Rachel Breden -- Email: ako@swmich.edu -- Purpose: AKO provides support and Christian fellowship to the students of SMC through regular Bible study meetings and social activities.
Advisors: Heather Day -- Email: antioch-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The purpose of Antioch Club is to create a place for fellowship, community and worship for Christian students on campus. Meetings are a time to connect with other like-minded students and recharge after a long week.
Advisors: Joel Thompson -- Email: brotherhood-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: Brotherhood is a Christian men’s empowerment club that promotes self-improvement, self-discipline, self-respect, self-esteem, and positive self-image based on a foundation of Christian morals and values to prepare men to better serve their families, communities and fellow brothers.
Advisors: Leon Letter and Jane Mitchell -- Email: business_club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Business Club promotes and enhances students in the Business, Accounting and Office Administration fields. The club will promote tomorrow’s workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technical skills.
Advisors: Don Ricker -- Email: cj-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The CJ Club provides a space for students majoring in or interested in criminal justice to collaborate, study and train for competitions.
Advisors: Hailey Sheets -- Email: english-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The English Club engages students in activities and discussions related to all aspects of creative writing, literature and film.
Advisors: Doug Schauer -- Email: erg@swmich.edu -- Purpose: ERG is for students who wish to have a positive impact on the global and local environment through scientific research. Activities include tracking heavy metals in local water supplies, detecting lead in hair samples and developing new methods for water purification. Every year, select members travel to an American Chemical Society conference. An application is required for membership.
Advisors: Kyle Kelly -- Email: it-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The purpose of the IT club is to provide opportunities for interested students to engage with technology relevant to their professional and social interests. Club projects are run by students and have included designing a high-powered, water-cooled PC; drone piloting and aerial media production; virtual reality demonstrations, trips to conventions and more.
Advisors: Jennifer Zimmer -- Email: gbtq-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The LGBTQ & Allies Club provides a safe place for students to be themselves, make connections, learn and contribute to fostering a positive environment for diversity on campus.
Advisors: Melissa Kennedy -- Email: nsa@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The association was formed to generate participation and unity in the School of Nursing and Health Services. The purpose of the association is to form professional development and enhancement of student life through extra curricular social and service activities.
Advisors: Dave Carew -- Email: nsa@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Performing Arts Club promotes the appreciation of the performing arts through complete immersion in all of its many aspects. The club provides opportunities to see professional caliber performances, promote music in our community, compete in musical competitions and provide performing and learning opportunities.
Advisors: Colleen Welsch and Natalie Anagnos -- Email: ptk@swmich.edu -- Purpose: Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the national honor society for community colleges and recognizes scholarly achievement. Participation is by invitation only. Eligible students (degree-seeking students with at least a 3.5 GPA and 12 or more credits in non-developmental coursework) will be invited to join in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Advisors: Bill Rothwell and Dennis Hafer -- Email: photography-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Photography Club gives students interested in photography the opportunity to continue participating in photo excursions and groups. Students who have taken photography classes can be readily available to offer advice and help to non-photography students.
Advisors: Donald Ludman, Christy Tidd and George Field -- Email: psychology-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Psychology Club/Advocates for All aims to broaden student horizons in the helping professions, including, but not limited to, social work, psychology, early childhood education and nursing. The club hosts guest speakers, supports charitable causes, raises social awareness and promotes the responsibility of students.
Advisors: Dr. David Mathews -- Email: rock-climbing-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The goal of the Rock Climbing Club is to foster interest in the sport of rock climbing and teach members how to safely participate in this activity.
Advisors: Kwajalein Dodd and Jewel Jones -- Email: sisterhood@swmich.edu -- Purpose: Sisterhood is a women’s club that promotes the development of positive self-image and greater academic efforts through the use of current event discussion forums. Participants demonstrate how to be good stewards to their school and community through volunteer opportunities.
Advisors: Barbara Karwacinski -- Email: sociology-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Sociology Club provides sociology students with social and academic experiences that enhance and deepen their understanding of the field.
Advisors: Ritch Reynolds -- EmailPurpose: The Sports Management Club is open to all majors with the goal of increasing exposure to the sports career field. It plans trips, invites guest speakers to campus and supports student activities.
Advisors: Andrew Dohm -- Email: stem-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: STEM Club seeks to foster and cultivate a student’s interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education and STEM careers by hands-on explorations, investigations and outreach.
Advisors: Ritch Reynolds and Joseph Coti -- Email: weight-lifting-club@swmich.edu -- Purpose: The Weight Lifting Club is open to students who have a passion for fitness. Club members train with Joe Coti (PHED Adjunct) and plan excursions to fitness-based organizations and venues.
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