Clubs

Student clubs offer countless opportunities for individual and group development and they represent the most visible and accessible avenue to student involvement on a college campus. Additionally, student clubs reflect the diverse interests and activities of GCC’s student body. Check out the list of clubs below. Club meetings are open to all GCC students; contact the club advisor listed if you have questions or what more information. If want to start a new club, here’s the GCC New Club Info Packet 2013-2014.

Activities Council

To plan and organize cultural, social and recreational activities to enhance the student experience. This group is open to all students interested in planning and implementing campus events.

Meetings: Fridays from 11am – 11:50am in C216

Art Club (Experimental Watercolor Group)

To maintain a supportive community for those interested in the Visual Arts. Through regular gatherings, we aim to create an inspirational environment where individuals are invited to engage in dialogue about contemporary art issues, participate in the process of traditional and experimental art making and nurture one another’s creativity.

Advisor: Jen Simms

Meetings: Mondays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in S104

Autism Spectrum Klub (A.S.K.)

To provide a casual social learning environment where students on the Autism spectrum can come to share common concerns, seek peer support, and develop social connections on campus. This group is open to all students.

Advisor: TBD

Meetings: TBD

Book/Literature Club

To help spread a mutual love of books to other like minded people.

Advisor: Maria Williams-Russell

Business Club

The Business Club exists to provide networking opportunities, social events, and informative programming to increase members’ business skills and chances of success in personal entrepreneurship.

Advisor: Thom Simmons

Meetings: Select Wednesdays from 12:00pm – 12:45pm in the Hammond Business Studio (E132)

Debate Club

To expand students’ use of rhetoric and exercise critical analysis and logical reasoning skills.

Advisor: Buz Eisenberg

Human Services Club

To provide a forum for discussing contemporary issues in the Human Services field. This group is open to all students.

Advisor: Amy Ford

Meetings: Wednesdays, from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in C203

Ignite (Bible Study)

To show the love of Christ to the GCC campus and provide a Biblical foundation for discussion about God.

Advisor: David Makinster

Meetings: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in E123

International Students Club

To sponsor social, educational, and cultural events in order for international students to meet each other as well as other GCC students. This group is open to all students.

Advisor: Kit Carpenter

Meetings: First meeting Wednesday, September 17th from 12:00pm-12:50pm in N332

Math Club

To learn mathematics in new and interesting ways. Open to all students.

Advisor: Ian Winokur

Meetings: Mondays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in N404

Peace Club

To practice, promote and assist in maintaining a peaceful campus service to the community.

Advisor: David Makinster

Meetings: Wednesdays, from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in E115

Permaculture Club

To create a permaculture garden on campus that engages the community through education, hands-on skills, food production, and cross-disciplinary and co-curricular projects. This group is open to all students.

Advisor: Abrah Dresdale

Meetings: Mondays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm, in the South Garden or S311 depending on weather

Phi Theta Kappa

Serves as the international honor society for two-year colleges at GCC. Participation is by invitation only. For more information, see gcc.mass.edu/ptk.

Advisor: Robert LaPalme

Pride Alliance

A historically active club (formerly the Queer-Straight Alliance or QSA) providing educational trips to NYC and the annual prom. We are actively seeking new members. GCC’s motto has never been more appropriate: “You Belong Here!”

Advisor: Holly Lovelace

Meetings: Thursdays from 12pm – 12:50pm in N220

Social Gaming Club

The focus of the group is social games (games played face-to-face, such as card games, board games, and RPGs). The social gaming club at GCC promotes friendship and a sense of community through face-to-face games.

Advisor: Trevor Kearns

Meetings: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in C307

Student Senate

To allocate the Activity Fee Budget, promote and support activities that enhance the life of the college community, and serve as the student voice on campus. This group is comprised of elected members and member-at-large; it is open to all members of the campus community. See the Student Senate page for more information.

Student Senate President: Kirandip Kaur
Student Trustee: Chad Wright

Meetings: Select Mondays at 12pm in C201

Students in Recovery and Allies (STIR-ALL)

To build a community and support for students in recovery and their allies on GCC campus.This group is open to all students.

Advisor: Judy Raper

Meetings: Wednesdays from 12:10 pm -1:00 pm in East 101

VetNet

To generate campus wide culture that embraces the leadership, discipline, and high standards veterans bring to our campus while translating their military experience to student success. This group is open to all students. For more information, please see gcc.mass.edu/veterans.

Meetings: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in room N215