Student Clubs and Organizations


The Monroe County Community College Accounting Association

The purpose of the Monroe County Community College Accounting Association is to provide students with
an educational and social organization that promotes accounting knowledge and opportunities to develop leadership
and networking  skills in the field of accounting.  The Monroe County Community College Accounting Association
will serve as a link between members and professional firms, providing an opportunity for members to experience
a world of accounting beyond the classroom.  For more information, please contact Parnella Baul at 
or by calling 734-384-4289.

The Agora Student Newspaper

The Agora is published approximately ten (10) times during the fall and winter terms. The paper is produced by MCCC students enrolled in the journalism classes under the guidance of a faculty advisor and student editors. Often the recipient of state awards, the Agora reports on school events and other issues of interest to the College community. Students interested in getting involved with The Agora should contact Dan Shaw at (734) 384-4296. Visit their Web site

The MCCC Student Ambassador Club

The mission of the Ambassador Club is to provide MCCC with student leaders who will participate in an official capacity at special events throughout the year.  Student Ambassadors will promote the College by reaching out to prospective students, conducting campus tours, speaking to business leaders, civic groups and by helping to welcome new students to campus.  For more information, please contact Tom Ryder at or by calling 734-384-4201.

American Association of University Women at Monroe County Community College

The purpose of the American Association of University Women is to bring people together for the common goal of breaking through educational and economic barriers for women and young girls.  Our Mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.  For more information, please contact Teri Kovach at or by calling 734-384-4161.

Archaeological Society of MCCC
This club is currently not active, but seeking members.

The purpose of the Archaeological Club is to increase awareness of local archaeology, to support archaeology projects in Monroe County, to educate members and the public on items of archaeological interest and to aid in networking between members and the larger archeological community.  For more information, please contact Ken Mohoney at or by calling 734-384-4232.

Ballroom Dance Club

The purpose of the Ball room Dance Club is to form a social dance club with a fun and inviting atmosphere where students of any ability and age can confidently learn and practice a variety of ballroom steps and styles that promote physical fitness, musicality, cultural awareness, manners and proper etiquette.  Please contact Kellie Lajiness at for more information.

The Black Student Advancement Association

The purpose of the Black Student Advancement Association (BSAA) shall be to represent particular needs and concerns of the African American student body and to facilitate communication between African American Student Body and the College administrators, faculty and staff.  The BSAA plans to offer the college with programming and information relevant to the African American population and stimulate the awareness and understanding of the African American culture by fashioning activities and social programs that represent the unified goals, voice and ideas of the Black student body in a physical form.  The BSAA hopes to enrich the student experience socially, intellectually and culturally; moreover we exist to strengthen the bond between student, faculty and the community.  For more information, please contact Anthony Quinn at or by calling 734-384-4289.

The Monroe County Community College Circle K Club

The purpose of this club is caring service, leadership development and to promote fellowship.  For more information, please contact Patrick Wise at or by calling 734-384-4298.

College/Community Agora Chorale

The Agora Chorale is a mixed ensemble comprised of singers from the community and the college.  The Chorale presents concerts, no less than two each semester, both on and off campus.  For more information contact Catherine Brodie at

College/Community Symphony Band

The College-Community Symphony Band is open to instrumentalists having previous music experience.  Membership includes college students and citizens from the community.  The band performs for college functions and concerts as well as for community programs.  Admission is by application and audition to the director.  For more information contact Mark Felder at (734) 289-5555.

Criminal Justice Club

The purpose of the club is to promote and increase interest in criminal justice as it pertains to the interest of the
club members.  It will assist club members in career growth and job searches and will help expand knowledge of
the criminal justice system.  Members will participate in activities which promote justice and increase awareness
and knowledge.  Interested students should contact Jennifer Miller at Visit their Web site at

Culinary Club

The purpose of the Culinary Club is to raise funds to facilitate opportunities for field trips and networking opportunities for the second year members of the Culinary Skills and Management Program.  Members must be enrolled in the Culinary Skills and Management program to be legible to join this club.  For More information, contact Chef Kevin Thomas at (734) 384-4150.

Drama Club

The purpose of the Drama Club is to identify and unify students who enjoy theatre arts and provide outlets for further exploration and involvement into many creative and definitive branches from classical to modern, stimulating and fostering a greater understanding and zealous attitude towards arts advocacy and networking.  Please contact Kellie Lajiness at for more information.

Gay/Straight Alliance

The mission of the Gay/Straight Alliance of Monroe County Community College is to provide a strong, supportive community on campus to increase tolerance and to provide resources to LGBTQ students and those wishing to learn more about LGBTQ issues & culture. Our main goal is to break down the barriers of stereotypes and misconceptions of the LGBTQ community. The club is open to ALL open-minded students and community members, including straight allies. We will hold events all year long at the main Monroe County Community College campus. For more information, please check out their web site here

International Studies Club

The MCCC International Studies Club promotes the study and awareness of other countries and cultural issues. Members participate in fundraisers, social events, campus awareness activities and field trips. Past club activities included sponsoring an international film screening, attending a lecture by the Dalai Lama, and visiting the United Nations in New York City. For further information contact Dr. Joanna Sabo at 734-384-4297 or

The club typically meets on the third Thursday of every month in Room C-222 at 12:30 p.m., visit their web site at

International Students for Social Equality

Members and Advisors of the International Students for Social Equality at Monroe County Community College promote the Socialist Equality Party as the political organization best representing the interests of students and workers, to further a scientific conception of human society, and to organize students in solidarity with the working class in common defense of education, jobs and social programs. For more information contact Terry Telfer at (734) 384-4156 or via email at

Lambda Alpha Nu

The Lambda Alpha Nu club is designed to promote leadership, social interaction, enhance career experience, developing networks and promote teamwork.  For more information contact William Hilliker at (734) 384-4148.

Math and Science Society (MASS)

Open to students with interests in astronomy, biology, chemistry, ecology/enviromnemtal science, mathematics, physics and general science, contact Lori Bean (734) 384-4131. Visit their web site at

Military Veterans United
This club is currently not active, but seeking members.

The purpose of this club is to promote and enhance the educational experience of the MCCC Veteran community.  Military Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard Reservists and family members of service members share a common bond of service and country and through this shared experience will support each other toward reaching their higher education goals.  Anyone interested in joining the Military Veterans United Club should contact Steve Mapes at (734) 384-4262 or by e-mail a

This club is currently not active, but seeking members.

OASIS Christian Fellowship and Bible Study Group. Oasis Christian Fellowship is an approved student-run organization at Monroe County Community College. Oasis is not affiliated with any church or denomination. The purpose of Oasis is to provide a means for students to study the Bible, to share their beliefs, and to share their ideas with others in the group, contact Brenda Kraus at (734) 242-7300, extension 5772. Visit their web site at

Phi Theta Kappa - Tau Omichron Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation to all students who achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and have earned at least 12 semester hours at MCCC. Designated scholarships for members, totaling $36 million, are offered by some 600 four-year colleges and universities. For more information contact Lauren Pillarelli (734) 384-4303 or Dr. Jamie DeLeeuw (734) 384-4237.

The Psychology Interest Group
This club is currently not active, but seeking members.

The purpose Psychology Interest Group is to provide an empowering community in which students interested in psychology may enhance their leadership, educational, and/or career pursuits together;  to expand member’s knowledge of the functions and workings of fields in psychology; to provide resources to any member who needs assistance in the area of psychology study or career growth; to provide experience that enriches the study outside the classroom; to provide non-academic and/or community based opportunities to engage in the applications of psychology and to promote an increase interests in psychology on campus.   For more information, contact Patrick Wise at  - phone at (734) 384-4298 or Melissa Grey at  - phone at (734) 384-4292.

Respiratory Therapy Students' Organization

Open to all students who have been accepted to the Respiratory Therapy Program, contact Bonnie Boggs (734) 384-4268. Visit their web site at


SME is a program that will expose students to a hands-on, team-oriented engineering design project to design a robot for competition in an effort to stimulate interest in technology careers.  An emphasis of the program is to encourage participation by all students, women included.  Students who participate in the program will become members of the Student Chapter #198 of SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).  The group is seeking students who are interested in, but not limited to: overseeing projects, electronic hardwiring, welding, robotic software functions and more.  Being a part of this program is a great opportunity for students to network professionally.  For more information please contact Bob Leonard at (734)384-4114 or BLEONARD@MONROECCC.EDU

Student Government

The MCCC Student Government provides an opportunity for students to have their voice heard around the campus. By supporting student organizations and planning exciting campus activities, MCCC Student Government works to create a fun atmosphere that fosters a community feeling among students. Participation in these types of organizations and activities can be a great way to develop leadership skills and enhance the college experience. Check out their Web site at
To find out more about Student Government call Tom Ryder at (734) 384-4201 or via email at

Student Nurse Association (SNA)

Open to all students who have been accepted into the Nursing Program, contact Dawn Lymond at

Click here to visit their Web site.

The Monroe County Community College Service Club

The purpose of the Monroe County Community College Service Club is to provide MCCC and the community with services aimed to better the community and its citizens.  It shall serve as an open forum to discuss any needed improvements for our community and how they may be achieved through the club and community;  the club will have a particular focus on literacy in our community.  For more information, please contact Valerie Culler at or by calling 734-384-4139.

The Upward Bound Alumni Club

The Upward Bound Alumni Club is comprised of former Upward Bound students. These students are committed to supporting the educational, professional and postgraduate pursuits of their fellow alumni. Our mission is to provide a safe environment for UB Alumni and to increase student involvement on the campus of Monroe County Community College.  For more information, please contact Charles Friedline at or by calling (734) 869-7199.

How to Start a Club

Students interested in starting a club on MCCC's campus should contact the Student Activities Coordinator Tom Ryder by calling (734) 384-4201 or at


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