• SCC Clubs

Student Organizations

  • Another important part of college life is the involvement in extracurricular student organizations. Each SCC campus offers numerous academic, competition, or social/recreational organizations to offer co-curricular learning opportunities, create relationships, and engage with others who share a similar interest.
  • Agriculture Club

    The purposes for which this organization is formed are to

    1. develop leadership skills,
    2. promote community involvement,
    3. provide support for the Ag Club and its members,
    4. bring students who have an interest in agriculture together, and
    5. promote the interest of agriculture.

    Advisors: Kenni Woerner & Annie Erichsen - Category A

    Humanities Club

    This club’s purpose is to help students engage in and promote the fine arts (theatre, art, music, poetry, language, philosophy and literature) and to give students the opportunity to experience fine arts on campus and in the region.
    Advisors: Nancy Hagler Vujovic & Kenn Hoppmann- Category C

    Intercollegiate Horse Show Club

    This club helps to develop leadership skills, promotes community involvement, provides support for the horse show club and its contestants, and brings students who have an interest in horse shows together to promote the sport of horse shows. It is an International Horse Show Association affiliate, which promotes competition for riders of all skill levels, who compete individually and as teams at regional, zone, and national levels. The IHSA emphasizes learning and sportsmanship and fosters teamwork.
    Advisor: Annie Erichsen - Category C

    Licensed Practical Nurses of Nebraska (LPNAN), Student Chapter

    – LPNAN is an organization for LPN students with a purpose to protect the public by promoting quality patient care by licensed practical nurses and practical nursing students and to protect the interest and welfare of licensed practical nurses and practical nursing students. Students will support, observe and interpret the standards of practice and a code of ethics for licensed practical nurses.
    Advisors: Dusty Duis & McKenzie Henrichs - Category 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 opportunity for students to engage with and support students in cultural events and to promote diversity.
    Advisor: Margarita Feyerherm - Category C

    Phi Beta Lambda

    The purpose of this group is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development activities. Students will grow strong relationships with local businesses to build future employment opportunities. Students will have opportunities to network and engage in competition while attending business seminars and conferences. The Beatrice chapter is an affiliate of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL), the largest career student organization in the world.
    Advisors: Vicki Wooton & Lacey Jurgens - Category A

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) - Eta Alpha Chapter

    PTK promotes scholarship, development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of the college. 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 and have a minimum of 12.0 earned credits. Students are eligible to apply for PTK transfer scholarships to four-year institutions.
    Advisor: Carrie Puhalla - Category A

    Student Senate

    Student Senate is the student governing body of the campus, acting in an advisory capacity and representing students in the College planning and decision-making process. Student Senate helps present student issues and enables positive communication among the students, the administration and the Board of Governors. Student Senate discusses safety issues around campus as well as issues pertaining to the betterment of the student body. Student Senate oversees the committee which plans all campus activities for the term based on student interests.
    Advisor: Carrie Puhalla

    American Welding Society

    The SCC Chapter’s purpose is to promote the welding industry with education and understanding of the many areas involved in the field such as testing, codes, filler materials, base materials, nondestructive testing, metallurgy, blueprint reading, layout, welding processes, and promotion. Students have the opportunity to compete in SkillsUSA.
    Advisor: Karen Foster - Category A

    Chess Club

    This club is for members to play chess with each other, to receive chess instruction, and to participate in chess-related events such as tournaments, simultaneous exhibitions, and master lectures.
    Advisor: Leo Iacono - Category C

    Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ)

    This group’s purpose is to help students encounter Jesus Christ, experience His good news, and embrace His mission of love, locally and globally.
    Advisor: Bob Zetocha - Category C

    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. It provides a supportive gathering place for students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
    Advisors: Shelley Stoltenberg & Julian Gomez - Category C

    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 to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all area young children and their families. Special emphasis will be on developmental and educational services and resources that foster the growth and development of the membership in their work with, and on behalf of, young children.
    Advisors: Crystal Kozak & Janeed Ward - Category A

    Physical Therapist Assistant Association, Student Chapter

    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.
    Advisor: Ian Thompson - Category A

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – Alpha Pi Lambda Chapter

    PTK promotes scholarship, development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of the college. 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 and have a minimum of 12 earned credits. Students are eligible to apply for PTK transfer scholarships to four-year institutions.
    Advisor: Rachel Mason - Category A

    SCC-Lincoln Food Pantry

    The purpose of this organization is to provide food items and personal hygiene items to all SCC students in need.
    Advisors: Brock Zautke & Sarah Aguirre - Category C

    SCC Pride

    This group provides LGBTQ+ students and allies a safe environment to gather and to promote community, related education, and outreach for LGBTQ+ members of the SCC campus.
    Advisors: Barbara Tracy, Vicki Domina, & Kevin Forch - Category C

    SkillsUSA

    This club is an affiliate of national SkillsUSA, a national membership association serving students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SCC’s chapter of SkillsUSA has a purpose to empower its members to become world-class workers and entrepreneurs, leaders, and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics.
    Advisor: Robert Epps - Category B

    Student Senate

    Student Senate is the student governing body of the campus, acting in an advisory capacity and representing students in the College planning and decision-making process. Student Senate helps present student issues and enables positive communication among the students, the administration and the Board of Governors. Student Senate discusses safety issues around campus as well as issues pertaining to the betterment of the student body. Student Senate oversees the committee which plans all campus activities for the term based on student interests.
    Advisor: Rachel Mason

    Student Veterans Organization

    This group is established for the purpose of providing an affinity group for students transitioning to campus and serves as a conduit for positive engagement with the campus. The goal is to provide student veterans the opportunity to network with other veterans, discuss topics that student veterans face in a college setting, raise awareness of challenges that student veterans face, raise funds to support veterans, and provide support for veterans on campus and in the community.
    Advisors: Mark Mason & Samuel Bethune - Category C

    American Society For Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), Missouri Valley Section

    This group is an affiliate of the ASNT and is open to all Nondestructive Testing students. The organization’s purpose is to advance the scientific, engineering, and technical knowledge in the field of Nondestructive Testing through education, research, and the compilation and dissemination of information useful to the individual and beneficial to the general public, in accordance with the Society’s objectives.
    Advisor: Austin Aksamit - Category A

    Firestarters for Christ

    This group’s purpose is to provide a spiritual environment to study and discuss the Bible, worship, pray, encourage, and provide opportunities for Christian fellowship in a welcoming and caring manner. Firestarters for Christ is a Campus Crusade affiliate, an interdenominational student Christian organization.
    Advisors: Sheri Christensen & Mark Christensen - Category C

    Future Operators Of America (FOA)

    This student group’s purpose is to encourage communication between students, employers and faculty in process operations industries 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, and to promote sound professional conduct.
    Advisors: David Madcharo - Category A

    Phi Beta Lambda

    The purpose of this group is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development activities. Students will grow strong relationships with local businesses to build future employment opportunities. Students will have opportunities to network and engage in competition while attending business seminars and conferences. The Milford chapter is an affiliate of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL), the largest career student organization in the world.
    Advisor: Tammie Lang - Category A

    Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – Beta Chi Tau Chapter

    PTK promotes scholarship, development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of the college. 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 and have a minimum of 12 earned credits. Students are eligible to apply for transfer scholarships to four-year institutions.
    Advisor: Stacey Harrifeld - Category A

    SCC Milford Food Pantry

    The purpose of this organization is to provide food items and personal hygiene items to all SCC students in need.
    Advisors: Jessica Murray & Liz Molsen - Category C

    SkillsUSA

    This club is an affiliate of national SkillsUSA, a national membership association serving students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SCC’s chapter of SkillsUSA has a purpose to empower its members to become world-class workers and entrepreneurs, leaders, and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics.
    Advisors: Randy Koch, Lester Breidenstine, Elaine Vavra, Barry Lewis, Jerry Kumke - Category B

    Society of Manufacturing Engineers

    The purpose of this organization is to advance manufacturing knowledge and attract future generations with the goal to promote manufacturing technology and develop a skilled workforce.
    Advisors: Elaine Vavra & Joshua Libengood - Category A

    Student Senate

    Student Senate is the student governing body of the campus, acting in an advisory capacity and representing students in the College planning and decision-making process. Student Senate helps present student issues and enables positive communication among the students, the administration and the Board of Governors. Student Senate discusses safety issues around campus as well as issues pertaining to the betterment of the student body. Student Senate oversees the committee which plans all campus activities for the term based on student interests.
    Advisor: Stacey Harrifeld

    Student Veterans Organization

    This group is established for the purpose of providing an affinity group for students transitioning to campus and serves as a conduit for positive engagement with the campus. The goal is to provide student veterans the opportunity to network with other veterans, discuss topics that student veterans face in a college setting, raise awareness of challenges that student veterans face, raise funds to support veterans, and provide support for veterans on campus and in the community.
    Advisor: Mark Mason - Category C

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