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.
Purpose: 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.
Meeting Days/Location: (See Activities Council page for more details.)
Art Club (Experimental Watercolor Group)
Purpose: 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.
Autism Spectrum Klub (A.S.K.)
Purpose: 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: Jessica Nadeau (nadeauJ@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in the Wellness Center C427.
Purpose: To help spread a mutual love of books to other like minded people.Advisor: Maria Williams-Russell (Williams-RussellM@gcc.mass.edu) Meeting Days/Location: Mondays from 12:00pm – 12:50pm, Location – S420
Purpose: 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 (SimmonsT@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Select Wednesdays from 12:00pm – 12:45pm in the Hammond Business Studio (E132)
First Meeting – Wednesday, February 5th
Purpose: To provide an informal group to support student career choices. Open to all students.
Advisor: Ted Johnson (JohnsonT@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Fridays from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm in S302.
Human Services Club
Purpose: To provide service to the community and a forum for discussing contemporary issues in the field. This group is open to all students.
Advisor: Abbie Jenks (Jenks@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Mondays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in E131.
Purpose: To show the love of Christ to the GCC campus and provide a Biblical foundation for discussion about God.
Advisor: David Makinster (Makinsterd@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in E123.
International Students Club
Purpose: 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: Cristin “Kit” Carpenter (Carpenter@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesday, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 4/16 & 4/30, in N332
Purpose: To learn mathematics in new and interesting ways. Open to all students.
Advisor: Ian Winokur (winokurI@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in N404.
Peace, Justice, and Environmental Action Alliance (PJEAA)
Purpose: To practice, promote and assist in maintaining a peaceful campus. This group is open to all students.
Advisor: Abbie Jenks (Jenks@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in East 131.
Purpose: 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.
Advisors: Anthony Reiber (reiberA@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location: Mondays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm, in the South Garden or S311 depending on weather.
Phi Theta Kappa
Purpose: Serves as the international honor society for two-year colleges at GCC. Participation is by invitation only.
Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)
Purpose: To serve as a welcoming social setting for students of all genders and sexual orientations. This group is open to all students.Advisor: TBD
Please see Mary McEntee in the Office of Student Life (C216) or send an email to (email@example.com)
Social Gaming Club
Purpose: The focus of the group is social games (games played face-to-face, such as card games, board games, and RPGs) rather than including computer and video games.
Advisor:Trevor Kearns (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in C307
Students in Recovery and Allies (STIR-ALL)
Purpose: 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 (RaperJ@gcc.mass.edu)
Meeting Days/Location:Wednesdays from 12:10 pm -1:00 pm in East 101.
Purpose: 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.
Student Senate President: Kia Burton-McLaughlin
Student Trustee: JD McCaughey
Meetings: Select Mondays at 12pm in C201; (See Student Senate page for details.)
The Performance Lounge
Purpose: To create an outlet for art in a public setting. Poetry, Stand-Up, Improvisational and Standard Theater, Music, etc.
Advisor: Tom Geha (email@example.com)
Meeting Days/Location: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm in Sloan Theater
Purpose: 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 the VetNet webpage http://www.gcc.mass.edu/studentlife/