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  • SCC Clubs

Student Organizations

  • Another important part of college life is the involvement in extracurricular student organizations. Each SCC campus offers numerous academic, competition, honorary, and social/recreational organizations for co-curricular learning opportunities, creating relationships, and engaging 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 & Travis Pralle - 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 - 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. The organization provides an opportunity for students to engage with and support students in cultural events and to promote diversity. A community service project for this organization is maintaining the campus food pantry for students.
    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 B

    “Super Scrubs” Nursing Student Organization

    Super Scrubs is an organization for nursing students with a purpose to protect the public by promoting quality patient care by health care professionals and to promote the existence and growth of nurse education. Students will communicate and cooperate with other organizations to maintain and improve standards of health care and to collect and distribute information on health and nursing.
    Advisors: Dusty Duis & McKenzie Henrichs - 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

    AIGA SCC Student Group (Graphic Design)

    The purpose of this organization is to create an internal community within the GDMA program across all three experience levels. The students will work closely with AIGA Nebraska to become involved with the local design community and events locally and nationally; they will be given many opportunities to network with design professionals before they graduate.
    Advisor: Nicholas Burroughs – Category A

    AITP – SCC Association of IT Professionals, Student Chapter

    This club is for anyone interested in keeping current on technology, business trends, and collaboration with other tech professionals. Students will promote initiatives that not only shape the future of the local chapter but advance the global IT industry.
    Advisors: Dan Nickel & Kim Cartwright – Category C

    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

    College Republicans

    The purpose of this organization is to foster leadership and responsible citizenship, to promote the principles of efficient governance and ethical behavior, and to aid in the promotion of Republican principles on campus.
    Advisor: Nikki Isemann – 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

    Early Childhood Student Group

    The purpose of the SCC Early Childhood Student Group shall be charitable and educational and include, but not be limited to, serving and acting on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of young children and their families with special emphasis on development early childhood educators, fostering growth and development of the young professionals through their work with, and on behalf of, young children.
    Advisors: Crystal Kozak & Janeen Ward - Category A

    HOSA (Future Health Professionals)

    The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience. Students will develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
    Advisor: Jill Sand – 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. It provides a supportive gathering place for students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
    Advisors: Shelley Stoltenberg & Julian Gomez - Category C

    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

    Physical Therapist Assistant Student 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.
    Advisor: Ian Thompson - Category A

    Psychology/Sociology Club

    The Psychology/Sociology Club is established for the purpose of working toward the betterment of the student body by promoting interest, providing information, and providing activities that allow students in the social sciences fields of psychology and sociology to learn and pursue their interest; developing and promoting 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; promoting awareness and understanding for students about the field and potential career paths; and providing opportunities for students to interact with faculty and staff outside the classroom.
    Advisors: Nicole Trevena Flores & Lyndie Christensen-Nader – 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.
    Advisor: Brock Zautke - 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: Vicki Domina, Kalika Jantzen, & 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 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: 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

    Young Democrats of SCC

    The purpose of this organization is to foster leadership and active citizenship, to promote the principles of progressive governance, equality, and ethical behavior, and to aid in the promotion of Democratic principles on campus.
    Advisor: Nikki Isemann – 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.
    Advisors: Austin Aksamit & Randy Walbridge - 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.
    Advisor: Sheri 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.
    Advisor: David Madcharo - 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 B

    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 Murry & Elizabeth Steinhour - 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, & Cayden Riley - Category A

    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.
    Advisor: Elaine Vavra - 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