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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

    Agribusiness Club  is an active organization designed for students enrolled in the Agriculture Business & Management program on the Beatrice campus. Students develop leadership skills by participating in the club's activities which in turn improves their qualifications for professional employment.

    Campus Crusade for Christ 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.

    College/Community Band is composed of SCC students, faculty, staff, and community members. The group presents fall, spring, and holiday concerts that typically consist of light classical music. Auditions for the group are not required and participants earn an hour of college credit. 

    Horticulture Club members learn to cultivate and show flowers and ornamental plants. Participants also join in social and educational activities designed to further their professional development.

    Humanities 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.

    International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAPP) Student Chapter  is an affiliate program of the professional organization, International Association of Administrative Professionals. Membership is open to any student enrolled in at least one course in a business curriculum. The purpose is to provide information, support and networking to students who are interested in a business related profession, more specifically in an administrative professional vocation. Members will be encouraged towards monthly participation.

    Licensed Practical Nurses Association of Nebraska (LPNAN) is a student 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.

    Livestock Judging Club provides leadership development and support for students who want to participate in college level livestock judging competitions. Members have the opportunity to travel and compete in contests throughout the Midwest. College scholarships are available to members of the Livestock Judging Team.

    Multi Ethnic Student Organization (MESO) provides opportunities for students to become more culturally sensitive and aware of multi-cultural and human relations issues. This organization provides an avenue for students to gain skills to set and meet goals, improve their coping skills, increase knowledge and skills on how to make the system work, and to experience greater involvement on campus.

    Nebraska Lutheran Campus is an active organization where members are encouraged to invite people, in academic settings, more deeply into Jesus Christ and the community that bears this name, so that they may discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples.

    Phi Beta Lambda is a national business honorary society 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.

    Phi Theta Kappa - Eta Alpha Chapter is a 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 are invited to join in the Summer and Winter quarters. Members are involved in a variety of campus and community service projects and are eligible to apply for transfer scholarships to four-year institutions.

    Rodeo Club provides leadership development and support for students who participate in the collegiate rodeo events. Membership is open to all SCC-Beatrice students. The Rodeo Club is affiliated with the Great Plains Section of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). Club members have the option of joining NIRA and competing in ten sanctioned Great Plains rodeo events each school year, collecting points to qualify for the Collegiate National Finals. College scholarships are available to members of the Rodeo Club.

    Student Veterans Organization (SVO) 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.

    Lincoln Campus

    American Welding Society (AWS) is designed to advance the science and technology of welding and promote the educational opportunities for student members.

    Campus Crusade for Christ 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.

    Kaleidoscope Alliance works to create a positive environment for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning students at SCC by increasing community awareness and understanding of the needs of the GLBTQ community.

    Kappa Beta Delta works to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration; and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. It is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

    Licensed Practical Nurses Association of Nebraska (LPNAN) is a student 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.

    Multi Ethnic Student Organization (MESO) provides opportunities for students to become more culturally sensitive and aware of multi-cultural and human relations issues. This organization provides an avenue for students to gain skills to set and meet goals, improve their coping skills, increase knowledge and skills on how to make the system work, and to experience greater involvement on campus.

    National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a student section of NAEYC, a charitable and educational organization. This group focuses on serving and acting on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children and their families.

    Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (NSCLS) 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, and to encourage devotion to professional service.

    Nebraska Student Nurses Association (NSNA) 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.

    Phi Theta Kappa is an affiliate of Phi Theta Kappa international and is designed to promote scholarship, develop leadership and service, and to cultivate fellowship among qualified students of the college.

    Rotaract is a group designed to promote service above self, foster leadership and responsible citizenship, encourage high ethical standards in business and promote international understanding and peace.

    Skills USA is an affiliate of the National Skills USA organization that prepares America's high performance workers. Skills USA is designed to provide quality education experience 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 lifelong education.

    Student Veterans Organization (SVO) 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.

    Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) is a student organization whose mission is 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.

    Surgical Tech Student Association (STSA) works to establish and promote an atmosphere conducive 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.

    Milford Campus

    American Society for Nondestructive Testing 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.

    American Welding Society (AWS) is designed to advance the science and technology of welding and promote the educational opportunities for student members.

    Associated General Contractors is a student chapter of the Associated General Contactors, Nebraska Building Chapter and is open to students enrolled in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Architectural Engineering, Land Surveying/Civil Engineering, and Building Construction Technology. AGC is designed to promote the educational aspects of the construction industry and work towards professional development in all areas.

    Campus Crusade for Christ 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.

    International Society of Certified Electronic Technicians (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%.

    National Association of Home Builders 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 as the nation's "outstanding chapter" for 1990, chosen over Texas A&M and Purdue University, who placed second and third respectively.

    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.

    National Systems Contractors Association (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.

    SCC Amateur Radio Club 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.

    Skills USA is an affiliate of the National Skills USA organization that prepares America's high performance workers. Skills USA is designed to provide quality education experience 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 lifelong education.

    Society of Manufacturing Engineers S218 is a student affiliate of the Lincoln Senior Chapter 222 open to Manufacturing Engineering, CAD, Machine Tool, and 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.

    Student Veterans Organization (SVO) 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.