Learning isn't just about classes and tests. It's also about developing new interests and delving deeper into existing ones. Whether you want to learn more about math principles, write for the campus paper, or join a zombie group, you'll find a club on campus!
If you are interested in joining a club or organization, contact:
- Student Association, Lower Level, Commons building, M103
- Student Life Department, First Level, Commons building, M206
All clubs and organizations are required to follow specific procedures set forth by the Student Association. Those procedures are available in the "How To" Book.
Club and Organization Executive Board Officers (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, SA Representative, and Treasurer) are automatic members of the Student Leadership Program. Members are required to participate in Student Leadership events throughout the academic year to enhance their leadership skills.
Students seeking to form a new club or reinstating an inactive club should follow these specific requirements.
Clubs and organizations reflect the interests of our diverse student population and offer a wide variety of opportunities. The following is a list of recently active clubs and organizations:
Activities Programming Committee - Elmira Center
This is a central organization at CCC for the promotion and coordination of campus-wide social, cultural, and recreational activities such as: CORNfest, SPRINGfest, APC Presents Lecture Series, Coffeehouse Series, etc.
Advisor: Leslie Root, 936-5501
American Sign Language Club
This club celebrates, advocates, educates, and shares deaf culture and ASL with the CCC community.
Advisor: Sin-Yi Ko, 607-962-9125
Auto Tech Club
This club provides social and educational interaction for students enrolled in the Auto Tech Program and/or students interested in Auto Tech.
Advisors: Brian Halm, 607-936-7382; Barry Pappas, 607-936-7398; Jason Stanbro, 607-936-9014
This club fosters Christian growth and living among members of various faiths within its group.
Advisor: Patsy Drake, 607-962-9226
This organization reports news relevant to the general student body. It gives interested students practical journalism experience, and provides an independent avenue for students to express their opinions.
Advisors: Marie Hannan-Mandel, 607-962-9372; Christine Atkins, 607-962-9310
Criminal Justice Society
This organization increases the understanding between members of the criminal justice system and society in general. It provides extracurricular activity that will expand its members' knowledge of the criminal justice field.
Advisors: Dan Kane, 607-962-9469; Susan St. John-Jarvis, 607-962-9526
This club creates a progressive environment for the campus community to participate in a free and open discussion that embraces cultural diversity.
Environmental Protection Information Coalition (EPIC)
This organization educates the student body and our communities concerning sustainability and the role of humans in environmental issues. It promotes individual actions that are environmentally sound.
Advisors: Claudia Haile, 607-962-9142; Donna Powers, 607-962-9375
This is a social organization designed to provide a place and time for LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) students, faculty, staff, and their allies and supporters to talk openly about issues both on campus and in the community. It promotes acceptance and awareness among the general population, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Advisors: Candace Rosing, 607-962-9257; Barb Rossi, 607-962-9404
Future Educators Association
This organization provides a learning and playing environment for the rapidly growing subculture of Euro gamers and strategy gamers. Members meet and share their gaming experience with people who have similar interests. Members have an opportunity to discuss board strategy and develop critical thinking skills.
Advisor: Ryan Spruck, 607-962-9448
This club provides a consistent outlet for those interested in dialoguing and networking historical issues. It creates community networks in an effort to celebrate local history and its importance for the future of the region. It is an active campus entity that attempts to collect, catalogue, and preserve CCC history.
Advisors: Sky Moss, 607-962-9523
HPER Majors Club
This club supports, encourages, and provides guidance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation majors through school and community projects. It encourages and facilitates knowledge and growth in HPER majors by providing resources. It also provides educational and social experiences that enriches the depth and scope of HPER.
Advisor: Brian Hill, 607-962-9409
Human Service Club
This club provides an opportunity for students to become aware of and to develop helping relationships. It increases vocational awareness in the human service field, and expands the horizons of the club and its members while serving the community.
Advisor: Bud Lawrence, 607-962-9532
International and Foreign Language Club
This club provides a forum for all persons interested in cross-cultural awareness and exchange, and promotes the study of foreign languages.
Advisors: Sandy Turner-Vicioso, 607-962-9312; Michael Beykirch, 607-962-9522
This club provides further knowledge and experience in the field of mathematics.
Muse of Fire (drama club)
This organization provides a social support group for nursing majors. It provides community service, and free educational activities and entertainment to the entire student body.
Advisors: Lola Hardy, 607-962-9216
This club promotes academic excellence among students who are parents. It increases socialization opportunities for their children, and conducts community service that promotes the physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and families in the Southern Tier.
Advisor: Melanie Chandler, 607-962-9224
This club provides an environment conducive to the discussion of current trends and issues in the field of academic philosophy, one that is free of classroom restrictions. It provides assistance to students of philosophy in their coursework, and furthers the role of critical thinking and discussion skills in the education of the students.
Advisor: Gregg Caruso, 607-962-9312
This club takes learning beyond the classroom, discusses current studies, reads articles and research pertinent to psychology and sociology related issues in an informal environment conducive to the growth of an individual while fostering interpersonal skills as a group.
Advisors: Lee Gernert-Larrea, 607-962-9273; Tyson Abbott, 607-962-9270
Red Cross Club
This club promotes knowledge of the American Red Cross on the CCC campus. It increases the number of volunteers in Steuben County, and conducts fundraisers for the local American Red Cross.
This club provides an organization for people interested in exploring the area of science further than what is done in the college curriculum.
Advisor: Marv Bunch, 607-962-9411
Secular Student Alliance
This organization promotes and practices the open, rational, and scientific examination of the universe and our place in it. It believes ethics and morality can be meaningfully based on rational and humanistic ideals and values. It considers skeptical inquiry, and provides a community for atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, naturalists, and other free thinkers. It organizes activities, and fosters the acceptance of freethinkers. It also advocates for the separation between church and state.
Advisor: Ryan Spruck, 607-962-9448
This club provides a strong presence in the community by engaging in civic service. It strives to nurture social responsibility and global citizenship in its members by serving the community and others. It aims to foster stronger relationships between CCC students and staff, and those in the communities where its members live by acting as a liaison and steward of community outreach for the entire CCC campus.
Advisor: Michele Wilson, 607-962-9458
Student Accounting & Business Society
This organization provides a forum for all students interested in the accounting profession. Members network with accounting professionals and employers through local professional organizations such as NYS Society of CPAs and the Institute of Management Accountants. It cultivates partnerships between local employers and accounting students to enhance their knowledge and employability.
Advisors: Barb Squires, 607-962-9575
This organization stimulates interest in computers and technology as an occupational goal, and exemplifies to its members the importance of technology in today's world. It furthers knowledge and increases its members' abilities in using and harnessing technology in today's job market. It also organizes informative trips and guest speakers from local industries to better understand general technology and computer practices.
Advisor: Dale Crandall, 607-962-9214
This organization provides assistance to veterans with any problems they may encounter as CCC students, and is an educational vehicle to inform veterans of their benefits and rights. It is an information center to keep veterans abreast of current legislation affecting them. It also promotes campus-wide fellowship among veterans and non-veterans.
Advisor: Trish Barber, 607-962-9434
WCEB (Radio Station)
This organization gives students on-air broadcasting experience. It enables its members to develop communication and interpersonal skills.
Advisors: Ryan Spruck, 607-962-9448; Leslie Root, 607-962-9454
Zombie Survival Guild
This organization recognizes current trends of zombie-related interests in popular culture, and raises zombie awareness amongst the masses by providing survival techniques, defense methods, proper zombie protocol, and tips about how not to get turned into a zombie. It is a visual entertainment and culinary critique club designed to reach a broader audience with similar tastes.