Student Life Home | Student Life | Clubs and Organizations Student Organizations Another important part of college life is the involvement in extracurricular student organizations. Each SCC campus offers numerous educational, social, or recreational organizations to create relationships. Beatrice Campus Agriculture Club: The Agriculture program has a club with several "interest areas" for members. It includes divisions for Agribusiness, Agronomy, Crops judging, and Horticulture. Classification A.See listings below…AGRIBUSINESS – Agribusiness students develop leadership skills by participating in activities which improves their qualifications for professional employment. The members and officers of the Agribusiness Club will learn the skill of “involvement” which is highly sought by employers who seek to motivate their current workforce and increase productivity. Classification A.AGRONOMY – Agronomy students learn expert crop judging. Members participate in the annual NACTA Crops Judging contests and sponsor students in the annual fall Collegiate Crops Judging Contest in Kansas City and Chicago. Invaluable experience is gained in grain grading, seed analysis, identification and general agronomic knowledge by participating on these teams. Classification A.HORTICULTURE – Horticulture students participate in activities such as community landscaping projects, the annual bedding plant sale, and the annual golf tournament. Students are able to further their professional development by improving their leadership and teamwork skills. Members will participate in various conferences and trade shows related to their field of study such as the NNLA (Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association), and GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Association of America) annual conference and trade show. Classification A.LIVESTOCK JUDGING – Students learn leadership skills and gain an opportunity to participate in college level livestock judging competitions. Students will have an opportunity to travel and compete in contests throughout the Midwest including Louisville, Kansas City and Denver. To compete at livestock judging contests students must first enroll in Introduction to Livestock Evaluation and Advanced Livestock Evaluation classes. These courses are not required to become a club member. Expenses for travel are raised by the club through various activities. College scholarships are available to members of the Livestock Judging Club. Classification A.RODEO/HORSE SHOW – Students gain leadership skills and have opportunities to participate in Intercollegiate Rodeo and Intercollegiate Horse Show Association events. Membership is open to all SCC Students beginning each fall with new members welcomed throughout the year. The Rodeo participants affiliate with the Great Plains Section of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) and may compete in ten sanctioned Great Plains Rodeos each school year collecting points to qualify them for the National Finals held each June. The Horse Show participants affiliate with Zone 9, Region 3, of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association, (IHSA) and may compete in ten sanctioned Region 3 Horse Shows each year collecting points to qualify them for Region, Zone, Super Zone and National Finals held in March, April and May. Other club activities include community service, support for horse events and involvement in college activities. Classification C.Collegiate Nebraska Cattlemans – This organization is to discuss issues and find solutions to problems that may be arising in the cattle industry. Classification D.Humanities Club – This club provides students with opportunities to experience the visual and performing arts at SCC and in eastern Nebraska. Student participants plan group trips to visit local art galleries, museums, plays, and musical performances. The purpose of Humanities Club is to promote student appreciation and understanding of the arts. This club is open to all interested students regardless of program major. Classification A.Licensed Practical Nurses of Nebraska (LPNAN) – LPNAN is an organization for LPN students that provides members with leadership training and orientation to professional organizations. It serves as a network with other students throughout the state of Nebraska. Classification A.Multi-Ethnic Student Organization (MESO)–This club provides opportunities for students to become more culturally sensitive to and aware of multicultural and human relations issues. The organization provides an avenue for students to gain skills to set and meet goals, improve theircoping skills, increase their knowledge and skills on how to make the system work, and to experience greater involvement in the College. Classification C.Nebraska Lutheran Campus – Invite people, in academic settings, more deeply into Jesus Christ and the community that bears this name, so thatthey may discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples. Classification D.Phi Beta Lambda – This group is a national business honorary for College business students. It is the college level equivalent of Future BusinessLeaders of America. Phi Beta Lambda promotes interest in business administration; accounting and secretarial education and helps members gain self-confidence and develop leadership skills. Classification A.Phi Theta Kappa-Eta Alpha Chapter – This national two-year college honorary organization is comparable to Phi Beta Kappa at a four-year college. It is open to students who have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students participate in an induction ceremony and must develop an “honors theme” each year. Members are involved as volunteers in a variety of campus and community service projects. They also are eligible to apply for transfer scholarships to four-year institutions. SCC-Beatrice has a thriving chapter composed of about 60 members. Classification A.Lincoln CampusAmerican Welding Society – The SCC Chapter is designed to advance the science and technology of welding and promote the educational opportunities for student members. Classification A.Cru – This group is an interdenominational, primarily student, Christian organization seeking to provide a spiritual environment to study and discuss the Bible, worship, pray, encourage, and provide opportunities for Christian fellowship. Classification D.Enactus – This organization has a mission to provide members the best opportunity to make a difference and develop leadership teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise. Classification A.Kappa Beta Delta – The purpose of this society shall be to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration; to pursue an associate degree and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to human kind. It is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. Classification B.Kaleidoscope Alliance – This group works to create a positive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning students at SCC by increasing community awareness and understanding the needs of the GLBTQ community. Classification C.Licensed Practical Nurses Association of Nebraska (LPNAN) – LPNAN is an organization for LPN students that provides members with leadership training and orientation to professional organizations. It serves as a network with other students throughout the state of Nebraska. Classification A.Multi-Ethnic Student Organization (MESO) – This club provides opportunities for students to become more culturally sensitive to and aware of multicultural and human relations issues. The organization provides an avenue for students to gain skills to set and meet goals, improve their coping skills, increase their knowledge and skills on how to make the system work, and to experience greater involvement in the College. Classification C.National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) – The SCC chapter assumes responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality health care; to provide programs representative of fundamental and current professional interests and concerns, and to aid in the development of the whole person, the professional role and the responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life. Classification A.Nebraska Association For The Education Of Young Children (NAEYC) – The purposes of the SCC student section of NAEYC Chapter of the Nebraska AEYC, Inc., shall be charitable and educational and, include but not be limited to serving and acting on behalf of the needs, rights, and wellbeing of all area young children and their families, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources and fostering the growth and development of the membership in their work with, and on behalf of, young adults. Classification A.Nebraska Society For Clinical Laboratory Science (NSCLS) – The society will work with the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science in providing the opportunity to increase knowledge in scientific depth and in the advancement of the profession through continuing education. The goals of the society are: To assure patients and their physicians as well as those persons concerned with health and research; the highest quality laboratory services that modern science can provide. To encourage intelligent and capable individuals to enter the educational path that leads to service in this profession. To promote programs of continuing education, research and development. To encourage devotion to professional service. Classification A.Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – Alpha Pi Lambda Chapter – This group is an affiliate of Phi Theta Kappa International designed to promote scholarship, develop leadership and service, and to cultivate fellowship among qualified students of the College. Classification B. Psychology/Sociology – This purpose of the group is to promote interest, provide information and activities that allow students in the social sciences’ fields of psychology and sociology to learn and pursue their interest. To develop and promote a program of social and educational activities related to psychology and sociology such as lectures, panels, discussions and movies for the benefit of the student body. To promote awareness and understanding for students about the field and potential career paths within both the psychology and sociology fields. Classification A.Rotaract – The purpose of this group is to promote service above self, foster leadership and responsible citizenship, encourage high ethical standards in business and promote international understanding and peace. Classification D.SkillsUSA – This club is an affiliate of the National SkillsUSA, an organization that prepares America’s high performance workers. SkillsUSA is designed to provide quality education experiences in leadership, teamwork and character development. It builds and reinforces self confidence, work attitudes and communication skills and emphasizes high-ethical standards, superior work skills and life-long education. Classification A.Student Chapter Of Greenpeace Nebraska – The Student Chapter of Greenpeace Nebraska is established for the purpose of organizing a grassroots movement for solutions to global environment crimes and holding our leaders accountable for making decisions that lead in environmental sustainability. Classification D.Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association – The Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association is established for the purpose of providing opportunities for the enhancement of academic, social, professional and recreational aspects of student life and future physical therapist assistants. Classification A.Student Veterans Organization – The goal is to provide student veterans the opportunity to network with other veterans, provide support for academic success, increase veteran-related programming, and allow veterans to be actively engaged in community service projects that will assist veterans at Southeast Community College. Classification D.Surgical Tech Student Association – This organization has a purpose to establish and promote an atmosphere conductive to optimum learning and career preparation based on a sense of tradition, camaraderie and teamwork encompassing all students currently enrolled in the Surgical Technology program. Classification A.Milford CampusAmerican Society For Nondestructive Testing – This group is an affiliate of the ASNT and open to all NDT students. ASNT is designed for the advancement of scientific, engineering and technical knowledge of NDT through planned group activities. Classification A.Associated General Contractors – This group is a student chapter of the Associated General Contractors, Nebraska Building Chapter and is open to students enrolled in Architectural Engineering Technology and Building Construction Technology. The purpose of the organization is to increase student awareness of the commercial construction industry through the use of guest speakers, product demonstrations, and field trips; to provide students networking opportunities with other construction division students and construction professionals; to provide community service; and to develop leadership skills in the student members. Classification A.Cru – This group is an interdenominational Christian student organization open to all students. Weekly meetings are held to help meet the spiritual needs of students through worship, music, Bible study, and fellowship. Evenings and weekend retreats are designed to provide interaction with students from other colleges. Classification D.International Society Of Certified Electronic Technicians (ISCET) – ISCET has helped train, prepare, and test technicians in the electronics and appliance service industry for over thirty years. The Certified Electronics Technician (CET) Program, founded in 1965, is designed to measure the degree of theoretical knowledge and technical proficiency of practicing technicians. The voluntary certification concept enables employers to separate knowledgeable job applicants from those with less training and skills. All of the instructors in the EST program are CET certified in at least one journeyman field of electronics. SCC is an authorized testing center for the CET exams. Most electronics students take and pass the test before graduating from SCC. The national average pass rate of the Associate level test is 43%. Pass rate for SCC students is over 70%. Classification A.Future Operators Of America (FOA) – This group is a student group to encourage communication between energy generation program students, employers and faculty as well as to make students aware of career opportunities, to provide community service to the surrounding area and campus, to provide input for the continual updating and improvement of course curriculum, to promote leadership, involvement and input into the program, and to promote sound professional conduct. Classification A.National Association Of Home Builders – This group is a student chapter of the National Home Builders Association sponsored by the Lincoln Home Builders Association and is open to students enrolled in any of the construction technology programs. NAHB is designed to enhance educational opportunities for students interested in careers related to residential/light commercial construction remodeling and provides professional growth beyond the classroom environment. The Milford Campus chapter was selected the nation’s “outstanding chapter” for 1990, chosen over Texas A & M and Purdue University, who placed second and third respectively. Classification A.National Electronics Service Dealers Association (NESDA) – For over fifty years, NESDA has been the premier association of, and for, professional servicers across the United States, with a number of members in foreign countries. Classification A.National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) – NSCA is the leading not-for-profit association representing the commercial electronic systems industry. With a slate of more than 2,500 member companies worldwide, the National Systems Contractors Association is a powerful advocate of all who work within the low-voltage industry, including systems contractors/integrators, product manufacturers, consultants, sales representatives, architects, specifying engineers and other allied professionals. Classification A.Phi Beta Lambda – This group is a national business honorary for College business students. It is the college level equivalent of Future Business Leaders of America. Phi Beta Lambda promotes interest in business administration; accounting and secretarial education and helps members gain self-confidence and develop leadership skills. Classification A.Professional Surveyors Association Of Nebraska (PSAN) – This group promotes community service, camaraderie, and a link between Surveying/Civil Engineering education and Surveying/Civil Engineering Industry. PSAN is designed to promote the preservation and conservation of survey markers and the land and the communities that surround them. This group is open to students in the Land Surveying/Civil Engineering Program. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. Classification A.SCC Amateur Radio Club – This is a Ham radio club that all students automatically become associated with when they enter into the communications classes on the Milford campus of SCC’s Electronic Systems Technology program. We have an extensive set of radios and antenna systems with which we teach radio systems and enable students to get “on air’ to communicated with other amateur radio enthusiasts around the world. Our call sign is KC0KCI. Classification D.SkillsUSA – This club is an affiliate of the National SkillsUSA, an organization that prepares America’s high performance workers. SkillsUSA is designed to provide quality education experiences in leadership, teamwork and character development. It builds and reinforces self confidence, work attitudes and communication skills and emphasizes high-ethical standards, superior work skills and life-long education. Classification A.Society Of Manufacturing Engineers S218 – This group is a student affiliate of the Lincoln Senior Chapter 222 open to Manufacturing Engineering and Precision Machining and Automation students in other programs related to manufacturing. The organization is designed to promote higher levels of understanding in areas related to manufacturing, to provide an opportunity for professional association membership, and to allow students opportunities for professional development in the world of manufacturing. Classification A.