Clubs and Organizations on the Jamestown Campus
Adult and Non-Traditional Students Club
The Adult and Non-Traditional Students Club allows non-traditional students (attending JCC after an absence from schooling) an opportunity to socialize and support each other in their academic endeavors at JCC. The club will also allow members an opportunity to meet with staff on the Jamestown Campus who can assist them in their college success. Club members will engage in the community by doing volunteer work or charitable fundraisers.
Advisors: Debra Young
Meeting time and place: M, 12-1 p.m., COCE Counseling Center Conference Room (across from Artworks)
This club shares and expresses appreciation of Japanese pop culture and love of Anime. Club members often travel to a regional Anime convention in the spring.
Advisors: Erin Zeiders-Weber
Meeting time and place: MWF, 12-1 p.m., in ARSC 110
Black Student Union
The primary goal of Black Student Union (BSU) is to bring awareness to the African-American descent and other cultures. We as a club enhance the cultural development of the JCC community. All students are welcome to join!
Advisor: Genevieve Thevenin
Meeting time and place: W, 4:30-5:30 p.m., TBD
Campus Activities Board
The Campus Activities Board assists the Director of Campus Life in selecting and implementing programming for student activity hour on Mondays or Wednesdays throughout the semester. Students on the board have the opportunity to attend the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities Conference every fall and spring to explore talent they'd like to bring to campus.
Advisor: Kimberly Irland
Meeting time and place: scheduled as needed
Advisor: Simone Mullinax
Meeting time and place: F, 12-2 p.m., in PHED multipurpose room
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club will educate students about different aspects of the criminal justice field, engage students in community-oriented activities and criminal justice related learning experiences, inform students of potential employment opportunities via guest speakers, and facilitate networking among and between students and criminal justice professionals.
Advisors: Brian Barone
Meeting time and place: W, 12-1 p.m., in CARN 168
Deranged Nerd Alliance (Biotechnology Club)
The DNA Club promotes awareness of biotechnology and donates to causes that help fight disease (i.e. netting to prevent malaria in Haiti). The club participates in field trips where they can see biotechnology first hand.
Advisor: Dr. Jacqueline Crisman
Meeting time and place: W, 12-1 p.m., in SCCE
Earth Awareness Club
The Earth Awareness Club promotes an increased understanding and appreciation of the natural world and its creatures, wise environmental stewardship, enhanced knowledge of important environmental issues, compassionate living, and local awareness and action.
Advisor: Jan Bowman
Meeting time and place: W, 12-1 p.m., in SCCE 124
The goal of the Film Club is to show films in the Student Union, complete with the sale of popcorn and beverages. The club aims to attend different film events and possibly a film festival, and write reviews of the films the members were able to view.
Advisor: Deb Lanni
Meeting time and place: M, 4-5 p.m., in HULT 268
I.E.H. Social Group for Autism Spectrum Disorders
The purpose of IEH Social Club is to inform and educate students on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Any student on campus may attend a meeting to learn more about autism disorders.
Advisor: Nancy Callahan
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
InterVarsity is a student-led Christian organization that meets weekly on campus. We encourage anybody anywhere in their faith, from strong followers to confused and unsure individuals, to attend. We offer an enjoyable atmosphere, pizza to eat, a time of worship together, and a beneficial message. We encourage open discussions regarding any questions and concerns of faith. We at InterVarsity exist to build witnessing communities, to grow together as followers of Jesus, and to engage the campus with the gospel.
Advisors: David Jeffery
Meeting time and place: W, 12-1 p.m., in HULT 271
Interweave Gay-Straight Alliance
The Interweave Gay-Straight Alliance is a club to raise awareness and consciousness of surrounding GLBT issues. The goal of the club is to build tolerance and respect for the diversity of others.
Advisor: Shannon Bessette
Meeting time and place: TH, 2:45-3:45 p.m., in HULT 284
The Nursing Club increases awareness about JCC’s nursing program and creates a support network for nursing students. The club members become mentors to the pre-nursing students. The club allows students to develop professional skills of organization, leadership, and communication.
Advisors: Mary Rose Chasler
Meeting time and place: M (once a month), 12-1 p.m., in ARSC 332
Paradox is a club dedicated to service within JCC and the Jamestown community as large that seeks to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ through its activities. The club will foster unity among all students, regardless of faith, who want to make a positive impact on their community.
Advisor: Gib Higgins
Meeting time and place: F, 12-1 p.m. every other week, in ARSC 229 (service projects to be scheduled Friday afternoons)
Peer2Peer is a peer-mentoring program designed to provide support and guidance to students as they adjust to college life. Incoming freshmen are paired with sophomore student peers who help them navigate their first semester.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students. Provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming.
Advisor: Renee Funke
Phi Theta Physics Club
The Physics Club was established to provide JCC students with resources and fun educational activities related to physics. Members seek to improve students' perceptions of physics and math.
Advisor: Sean Nowling
Meeting time and place: T/TH, 1:30-2:30 p.m., in ARSC 133 PHY study area
The Student Ambassadors of JCC promote the college to area high schools and prospective students through efforts such as campus tours and special events/projects through the admissions and recruitment office. This is a paid leadership/employment position. Find out more.
Advisor: Jade Barber
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
The mission of SOTA is to support the professional growth of students interested in the field of Occupational Therapy (OT) and to promote OT on campus and in the community.
Advisor: Kathy Grace
Meeting time and place: W (1st and 3rd), 12:15-12:50 p.m., in ARSC 146 (SOTA lab room)
Teacher Education Club
JCC Teacher Education Cub will provide members with opportunities to further develop their professional skills and knowledge. Members will have opportunities ranging from presentations by guest speakers to making and taking sessions.
Advisor: Renee Funke
Meeting time and place: M, 12-1 p.m., HULT 267
Advisor: Bill Lasher
Meeting time and place: F, 12-2 p.m., tennis courts
Travel Club will provide a variety of educational experiences that will encourage members to broaden their knowledge of and increase their enthusiasm for their chosen occupational areas. Members will have the opportunity to volunteer for local community events.
Advisor: Kayla Crosby
Meeting time and place: M, 4 p.m., Hillside Suites West