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Clubs & Organizations

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MCC has more than 25 active club, organizations and honor societies. Those listed below are current. Activity depends on student participation and varies from year to year. New clubs are added according to student interest and available leadership.

Don’t see what you want in the list below? For more information or to create a new club or student organization please contact Aileen Clay (aclay@ccsnh.edu), Director of Student Life, or stop by the Student Life Office located upstairs in the Student Center of MCC’s main building.

Honor Societies

Academic recognition is important. Below are three honor societies for student scholars.

Honor societies are either invitation or application based. Contact each advisor for more information.

ALPHA PI RHO

Alpha Pi Rho is a chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK),
the national honor society for two-year colleges. It recognizes scholarship, leadership and service. Students who have a 3.5 or higher GPA are invited to join and participate in APR after completing 12 or more credits successfully at MCC.

Co-Advisors:
Ray Franke
Sadie Reed-Stimmell

BETA BETA BETA

Beta Beta Beta
(also called TriBeta)

honor society is for students dedicated to biological study and extending human knowledge through scientific research. Life science students may join as Associate Members and get promoted when they meet national honors requirements.

Advisor:
Sadie Reed-Stimmell

KAPPA BETA DELTA

Kappa Beta Delta Business honor society encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishment among business students and promotes personal and professional improvement. Membership is by invitation to those students who have at least a 3.5 CGPA and have achieved society standards.

Advisor: TBA
Apply for KBD Here

Student Clubs and Organizations

Join any of these clubs or organizations! Click each entry to expand it and learn more.

Alive is a student-led Christian student organization, open to all MCC students for the purpose of providing activities to enable its members to grow in their spiritual lives by “doing college life together.” Alive is a place for students to experience vibrant friendships that are authentic and meaningful. Possible activities include service on campus and in the community, reflecting on the Bible and its application to our lives, attending events, retreats and concerts and a possible mission trip this coming summer.

Advisor: Judith Landry

The Biology Club looks to unite students who are interested in the biological world to discuss science, perform experiments, and educate the public on biological processes.

Advisor: Sadie Reed-Stimmell

The Campus Activity Board is a team of MCC students dedicated to bringing students together by planning, organizing, and executing events for the MCC community. Through a wide range of programming, CAB provides opportunities for students to come together and build community, try new things, and have fun. This group is re-forming after a one year hiatus—join us and impact the overall MCC experience for everyone.

Advisors: Aileen Clay

This club is for students of all majors who are interested in things related to computers (programming, cyber security, computing, etc).

Advisor: Peter La Monica

The Creative Writing Club welcomes all students interested in reading, writing, or celebrating fiction, poetry, screen and play writing, journalism, nonfiction, and all ranges of experimental forms. We welcome writers, readers, and editors. The club focuses on encouraging members’ creative endeavors, experiencing our favorite writing from published authors, and inviting the college community to participate.

Advisor: Kristen Lindsay

The Culture Exchange Club’s purpose is to enhance the experience of students from various ethnic, cultural and national backgrounds by establishing an organization through which they become involved at MCC while developing networking relationships. The Culture Exchange Club will offer support through mentoring, academic help and guidance and event organizing.

Advisors: Glenn FearnleyMichelle Scott

Are you interested in theater? Have you ever wanted to perform on stage or learn the behind-the-scenes aspects of a live performance? Whether or not you have past experience with drama you are welcome to join this club.

Advisor: Laura Bilodeau

The D & D Club seeks to bring together all MCC students with an interest in playing the classic fantasy role-playing game. All are welcome—take on the role of a main character, recurring side character, or one-time guest star. No prior experience needed!

Advisors: David Olsen, Eric Worthen

The purpose of this club is to enhance the learning opportunities and hands on experiences related to the field of teaching. The club provides opportunities for volunteering with children and youth, educating others in topics related to family, school and youth issues; and exposure to professionals in the field through conference/workshop participation.

Advisor: Sohye Park

Future Business Leaders of America gives MCC students the opportunity to be a part of innovative leadership both on and off campus. They bring business and education together in a positive relationship by hosting fundraisers, partaking in community service projects, working hand-in-hand with other clubs, attending regional and national competitions and offering scholarships. Future Business Leaders of America is open to all students who have a flare for leadership, fun, teamwork and participating in activities of all nature. FBLA is a nationally recognized organization at colleges as well as in the workplace.

Advisor: Michael Magoon

Give Kids the World Service Team raises awareness of the mission of the Give Kids The World organization, which supports families of children with life threatening or chronic illnesses. The GKTW team travels to Orlando Florida each year to volunteer at the Give Kids the World Village. GKTW Village works hand-in-hand with the Make-A-Wish Foundation when children’s wishes include a trip to Central Florida.

Learn more about the trip and how to join the team.

Advisor: Joanne Jagodowski

This group is involved with topics of Global Health needs both abroad and in our community. The team coordinates a medical mission trip each year. These included setting up and assisting with clinics, as well as providing health education. A medical mission is being considered to the country of Dominican Republic during winter break in January.

Advisor: Jill Reid, Julie Patrikas

Open to all students with an interest in health and fitness. This club will strive to provide the MCC and surrounding community with events and activities to increase their awareness of health and fitness related issues. Finally, the club will provide the students with skills and knowledge to improve their own health and fitness while creating a strong community of health fitness enthusiasts on campus.

Advisors: Jennifer AubeKelly St. Cyr

Helping Hands is a group of students committed to making a difference in the MCC community, and beyond. They do so by sponsoring events such as a children’s Halloween Party, and the Giving Tree collecting toys/gifts for children, partnering with other clubs’ service projects, volunteering in the community, and by raising funds for various causes. This group has a heart for serving others, and is selfless in their efforts. Open to all students.

Advisor: Michael Magoon

Open to all majors, especially HVAC students. We invite guest speakers, and attend professional organizations and meetings, including, but not limited to, ASHREA and RSES. These events provide networking opportunities throughout the HVAC industry. We also provide opportunities to compete against other post-secondary HVAC programs across the nation. Another goal for our club is to enable opportunities to demonstrate citizenship through community service.

Advisor: Edward Curran

MCC Pride is a group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning Students, as well as other expansive gender and sexual identities and their Allies. LGBTQ+ students meet on campus to build community with each other and offer events to increase awareness and inclusion of the community with the MCC campus, the larger community of Manchester and beyond.

Follow MCC Pride on Facebook

Advisor: Kristen Butterfield-Ferrell

This group plans a wide range of events and activities that deal with the field of healthcare and nursing. Members are involved in community service, health education and conference participation.

Advisors: Jessica BoggiattoBarbara Cormier, Julie Patrikas

MCC Vets mission is to establish a veteran friendly environment at MCC as well as to promote MCC to veterans who are looking to further their education. They assist veterans in taking full advantage of their education benefits, and they lend support to local Veteran’s organizations. Open to all.

Follow MCC Veterans on Facebook.

Advisors: Kristen Butterfield-FerrellJessica Poznanski

MCC Veterans Center

The MCC Veterans Center, located in Room 264, provides a safe environment on campus for all MCC students who are current or former military members, their spouses, and their dependents to study, relax, refresh, and socialize. Be sure to stop by!

Our team volunteers with Re-Member, a service organization on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. It is an emotional and life-changing week where you will witness the extreme poverty afflicting the Lakota People and learn of their rich culture. Our team will take on service projects such as building bunk beds, repairing leaking roofs and/or skirting trailers. This trip is a balance of serving and cultural experiences.

Learn more about the trip and how to join the team.

Advisors: Kimberly Kulesza, Veronica Hibbard, Michelle Scott

This student organization provides students with the opportunity to participate in Competitive Robotics at the university level. Members develop critical thinking, problem solving, communication, teamwork and leadership skills. The plan is for one or more teams to compete in VEX-U competitions, as well as be involved in sponsoring a state competition at MCC. No experience necessary!

Advisor: Dan Larochelle

Connect with other single parents to share your MCC journey with. The sharing of resources, both on-campus and in the community is a part of this group.

Advisor: Kristen Butterfield-Ferrel

This club allows students to participate in SkillsUSA competitions to test their technical skills against their peers and industry standards. Students develop leadership skills through campus activities, conference participation and community service.

Advisor: Jason Strong

Students for Environmental Action is open to all students who have an interest in environmental issues. This club raises awareness through speakers, films, presentations, and education. They sponsor Earth Day activities in the spring and are actively involved in the Community Garden on campus.

Advisor: Katie Hamilton

The Student Leadership Board serves as the governing group for the student body. SLB funds recognized student groups, acts as the student voice, and forms committees to work on projects that improve the student experience on campus. The SLB also plans activities on campus to build a sense of community. With the Department of Student Life, SLB supports the success of all of the student groups through leadership and community-building activities.

Advisors: Aileen Clay, Melissa Olson