Listing of All Student Organizations

Students participating in the Dodgeball Tournament
Students participating in the Dodgeball Tournament

Alpha Beta Gamma (Iota Nu Chapter)
Alpha Beta Gamma is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Its focus is to recognize and encourage scholarship among students who are majoring in business related programs. There is a one-time membership fee.
Advisors:
Ne'Keisha Stepney, AKL 227, ext. 2966
Patricia Saccone, DWNTN 367, ext. 4194
Dr. David Beer, AKL 228, ext. 2264

Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society (Gamma Gamma Chapter)
The organization's purpose is to recognize the academic achievement of students in the study of Associate Degree of Nursing. The society shall encourage the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing. Minimum GPA requirement and one-time membership fee required.
**Formal induction ceremonies for members
Advisors:
Dr. Michelle Evans, FOXVLY 111, ext. 3903
Laurel Kruegar, FOXVLY 118, ext. 3907
Marjie Schoolfield, FOXVLY 119, ext. 3908

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society/A.B.L.E.
These two organizations have merged activities in order to provide a positive influence on non-traditional students (25 or older) as they transition to academic life. Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society has a GPA requirement and one-time membership fee. Invitations are issued to all eligible students at the end of the fall and spring semesters.
**Hosts social events for members
**Community service events include "Feed My Starving Children"
**Formal induction ceremonies for members
Advisors:
Aaron Lawler, VON 227, ext. 2861
Leon Pedraza, COL 182, ext. 6889

American Sign Language
The organization's purpose is to increase the signing and communication skills of members while developing leadership and personal growth. It also hopes to build rapport with the Deaf community and increase awareness of both interpreting and Deaf culture.
**Sponsors "Silent" events and workshops for members
Advisors:
Cassie Coburn, DWNTN 364, ext. 4114
Katie Thomas, DWNTN 366, (630) 405-6109

Art Club
Art Club provides students with opportunities to creatively express themselves and to take part in artistic cultural experiences.
**Campus activities and field trips for members
Advisor:
Heather Weber, BDE 130, ext. 2873

Automotive Club
The Automotive Club's purpose is to bring awareness to the many areas of the automotive industry. It will also supplement information in areas of the automotive industry that our curriculum does not cover. In the club, we hope to bring experience and knowledge to students interested in the automotive field by being an active part of the local automotive community, taking tours of automotive related businesses and facilities, attending automotive events, hosting training opportunities, and build relationships within the automotive industry. The club will meet once a month and have two meetings times so full and part time students have the ability to be involved. 
Advisors:
Jim Armitage, AKL 100, ext. 2308
Kenneth Kunz, AKL 100, ext. 2331
Guy Tiberio, AKL 100, ext. 2731
Rudy Haverkamp, AKL, ext. 3113
JP Murray, AKL 106, ext. 2304

Black Student Alliance (BSA)
BSA is dedicated to increasing the awareness of African American culture, supporting the success of African American students, and cultivating unity among all students at Waubonsee Community College.
**Field trips
**Hosts African American heritage events
Advisors:
Robert Cook, STC 210C, ext. 6800
Chassie Sherretz, STC 210C, (630) 229-815

Business Club 
Business Club is a professional style club that encourages students to become successful innovators in the business world. It is for students of all experiences and majors as the information is pertinent in any professional position. In addition, this club has service opportunities and student-led trips. The club will meet every other Thursday, with additional meetings as needed, based on demands of the club.
Direct Email: businessclubwcc@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/waubbusinessclub 
Advisors:
Kelly Robar, APC, ext. 3113
Sean Warren-Crouch, APC 274, ext. 5757

Ceramics Club
The ceramics group provides activities and speakers to expand student knowledge of the field.
**Sponsors visiting artist events
**Spring and fall ceramics sales
**Field trips to SOFA and museums
Advisor:
Doug Jeppesen, CER 104, ext. 2505

Waubonsee Christian Athletes Club
The purpose of the club is to have a venue for non-denominational Christian athletes to unite and share their faith as it relates to life and sports.
Advisor:
Brad Schlemmer, FLD 174, ext. 2524

Creative Writing Club 
Waubonsee's creative writing club meets once a week (Wednesdays at 12:30pm in the Student Life Office) to share and workshop writing, organize literary field-trips and other events, and publish Waubonsee's literary magazine, Horizons. Creative writers in all genres -- from poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, lyrics and all other types of writing -- are welcome to join. Members are committed to improving each other's writing and increasing the presence of the written word on campus. Any student who wishes to participate in the publication of Horizons should consider joining this club. 
Advisor:
Daniel Portincaso, BDE 119, ext. 6695

The Deaf Club
The purpose of the Deaf Club is to encourage Deaf leadership, promote Deaf cultural awareness, and provide peer support for all members of the Deaf community.
Advisor:
Katie Thomas, DWNTN 366, (630) 405-6109

Delta Sigma Omicron
Membership is open to all students with an interest in advocating on behalf of or working with individuals with disabilities.
Advisor:
Lisa Egner, STC 201, ext. 2482

Waubonsee Early Childhood Education Club
This group gives Early Childhood majors the opportunity to extend their classroom knowledge to their field of study.
Advisors:
Linda O'Connell-Knuth, APC 278, ext. 6698
Carla Diez, BDE 252, ext. 2311

Future Healthcare Providers Club 
The club's goal is to promote the field of medicine, encourage community service, provide resources, and enhance career opportunities within the healthcare field.  All interested students are welcome.
Advisors:
Dr. Nancy Christensen, SCI 224, ext. 2472
Jennifer Showalter, SCI 126, ext. 5717

Gamers Club
The gamers group offers a venue for game enthusiasts to gather and discuss gaming and related issues. They host regular game nights throughout the year.
Advisor:
Aaron Lawler, VON 227, ext. 2861
 
Waubonsee Health Information Technology Student Association
The purpose of the club is to broaden students’ awareness and knowledge of the Health Information field as well as bring together students with common goals. Club activities include field trips, community service and guest speakers. Membership is open to all students. 
**Speakers
**Community Service Events
Advisors:
Patricia Saccone, DWNTN 367, ext. 4194
Andrea Siekierski, DWNTN 361, ext. 4242

Hip-Hop Club
The purpose of The Hip-Hop Club is to learn and practice the style of Hip-Hop and street dancing.
Advisors:
Allison Beltramini, BDE 202, ext. 2276
Krista Jocke, COL, ext. 3118

History Club
The Waubonsee History Club promotes the field of history, encourages community service and civic responsibility, and enhances career opportunities for their membership.
Advisors:
Dr. Timothy Draper, APC 271, ext. 2556 
Dr. Amy Powers, APC 262, ext. 2271

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
The purpose of the chapter is to become an established club at Waubonsee Community College, by witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture, and God's purpose in the world.
Advisors:
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269
Dan Larsen, OPS 124, ext. 2916

Latinos Unidos
The organization provides cultural opportunities for students and fosters awareness of the richness of Latino culture. All students are welcome. Achieving Success Juntos! 
Direct Email: latinosunidoswcc@gmail.com
Advisors:
Rosie Carbajal-Romo, STC 264, ext. 6668
Ulysses Diaz, DWNTN 123, ext. 4692
Erika Iniguez, STC 254, ext. 2955

Mathematical-Engineering Club (MEC)
The goal of MEC is to promote a practical culture of mathematics and science (engineering) through various activities geared toward the mastery of technical skills.
Advisors:
Mark Crawford, BDE 231, ext. 2895
Christopher Cunningham, BDE 233, ext. 6818

Movie Makers Inc.
This film production club is for students who are interested in all aspects of film creation regardless of their major. 
Advisor:
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269

Mu Alpha Theta
The purpose of this organization is to promote scholarship in, and enjoyment and understanding of, mathematics among two-year college students. 
Advisor: 
Mark Crawford, BDE 231, ext. 2895

Muslim Student Association
Muslim Student Association welcomes students from all different ethnic backgrounds to spread awareness about what Islam really teaches. This is a chance to strengthen a bond with many different students and promote friendly relations between Muslims and Non-Muslims.
Advisor:

Amy Chaaban, AKL 216, ext. 2735

National Adult Education Honor Society
The group's mission is to provide recognition to adult education students. Eligible Waubonsee students are enrolled in ESL, ABE, GED or Youth Services programs. Membership is by faculty nomination. One-time fee required.
**Formal induction ceremony for members
**Assists with Adult Education events
Advisor:
Contact Student Life, STC 126, ext. 2369

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. “We are dream supporters – We build leaders, support people in achieving their dreams, and better the world in the process.” ~ Gary Tuerack
Advisors:
Dr. Scott Peska, STC 103, ext. 2349
Dr. Renee Tonioni, COL 234, ext. 2896
Dr. Mary Tosch, STC 126, ext. 2369
Student Life Graduate Assistant, STC 117, ext. 5763

National Technical Honor Society
NTHS encourages scholastic excellence in applied science majors or certificate students. Chapters exist at both the high school and college levels. Minimum GPA requirement and one-time membership fee required. Students with high school members may apply immediately for chapter membership at a reduced fee of $10.
**Formal induction ceremony for members
**Community service
Advisors:
Pamela Augustine, FOXVLY 128, ext. 3914
Andy MacDonald, Auto Body, Room 105, ext. 2550
Guy Tiberio, AKL 100, ext. 2731

Off the Hook
The purpose of Off the Hook is to take our crochet and knitting hobbies and use them to improve the community.
Advisor:
Linda Frieders, STC 249G, ext. 2920

People for Peace 
The organization is dedicated to working for peace and social justice within the college community and within the broader world by spreading awareness about peaceful alternative to violence, by celebrating international peace days, and by providing speakers, promoting events and hosting activities that foster a culture of peaceful coexistence.  
Advisor:
Ellen Lindeen, BDE 221, ext. 2998

Philosophy Club 
The Philosophy Club is dedicated to discussing philosophical questions, such as 'What is Art?', 'What constitutes moral responsibility?' and 'Do humans have free will?' The club welcomes students and members of the wider community who have any interest in discussing philosophical questions in reasoned and fair-minded ways!
Advisors:
Keith Bickley, VON 239, ext. 2946
Steven Zusman, BDE 233, ext. 6802

Phi Theta Kappa (Phi Omicron Chapter)
Academic excellence and community service are promoted by this international honor society. Invitations are issued to all eligible students at the end of each semester (not summer school). There is a GPA requirement and a one-time membership fee.
**Fundraising and participation in Relay for Life, March of Dimes Walk, and Feed My Starving Children
**Habitat for Humanity
**Waubonsee's Day of Service 
Advisors:
Danielle DuCharme, SCI 116, ext. 2345
Karl Schulze, SCI 228, ext. 2562

Psi Beta Honor Society/Psychology Club
The purpose of this organization is to stimulate, encourage and recognize scholarship and interest in psychology among students at Waubonsee. All students are welcome to join the Psychology Club. To join Psi Beta Honor Society, there is a GPA requirement and a one-time membership fee.
**Formal induction for Psi Beta members
**Field trips
**Service work for members
**Sponsored speakers
Advisors:
Dr. Lisa Fozio-Thielk, APC 266, ext. 2559
Scott Hollenback, APC 265, ext. 2273
Dr. Heather LaCost, APC 267, ext. 2465

Segue - Operation Snowball 
The Segue program of Operation Snowball provides experiences in a healthy, fun and supportive environment that explores alcohol, tobacco and drug issues, knowledge, pressures and expectations (and other unhealthy behaviors) unique to college students in order to enhance student success.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WaubonseeSegue
Advisors:
Allison Beltramini, BDE 202, ext. 2276
Michael Moran, APC 276, ext. 246

Sigma Chi Eta Honor Society/Communications Club
The communications honor society for two-year colleges recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement among majors in communications and related fields. Invitations are issued to all eligible students. The Communications Club affiliated with our Sigma Chi Eta Chapter has no GPA requirement and is open to all Waubonsee students interested in the communications field.
Advisors:
Allison Beltramini, BDE 202, ext. 2276
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269

Waubonsee Software and Technology Club
The goal of the club is to gather like-minded individuals at Waubonsee to discuss technology topics and work with software and technology, aid students in graduating from Waubonsee or transferring to other schools in CIS disciplines and to help members increase their skill sets for the marketplace or for personal satisfaction. Membership is open to all enrolled Waubonsee students. There is a one-time membership fee.
Advisor:
Tim Moriarty, AKL 223, ext. 2565

Spectrum
The goal of Spectrum is to encourage acceptance and tolerance within the diverse population of our school; create a safe environment for all students; and break down gender stereotypes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, queer, and students who may be questioning identities.
**Sponsors events marking World AIDS Day, Coming Out Day and Day of Silence
**Fundraising for compatible community social action groups
**Field and conference trips
Advisor:
Jill Pierson, STC 249E, ext. 2962

STEM Club
To provide leadership training and learning opportunities through hands-on activities for Waubonsee students involved in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, as well as, to bring students together with peers who share common interests and a drive to succeed in their academic careers, helping them develop lasting connections that will benefit members as they crossover into their professional careers. 
Club Email: wccstemclub@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/WaubonseeStemClub/
Advisors:
Dr. Pratima Jindal, WGL 204, ext. 2457
Alfred Weiss, SCI 232, ext. 2720

Waubonsee Student Education Association (Associated with NEA & IEA)
The WSEA facilitates pre-professional training and provides members with opportunities for developing personal growth and professional competence.
Advisors:
Kathleen Randall, BDE 247, ext. 2794
Amy Frankel, BDE 229, ext. 2554
Maribeth Brown, BDE 122, ext. 5741

Student Leadership Council
Join this fun, passionate group of students as they focus on planning campus events for the student body year round. From musicians to comedians, volunteering to dodge ball, and movies to philanthropic fundraisers, this group gets to decide, plan and execute the events they think students will enjoy. The Student Leadership Council (SLC) also focuses on mini leadership sessions for members as well as collaborating with student organizations to make the most out of student experiences at Waubonsee!
Advisor:

Meg Junk, STC 125, ext. 6608

Waubonsee Student Nurses Association (Associated with NSNA)
This student organization provides a professional outlet for students currently in the nursing program as well as students who anticipate entering Waubonsee’s Nursing program in the following semester. Through this association students gain access to national and state news regarding conventions, policy and industry changes. Our group hopes to foster a sense of leadership in students that they can carry with them after graduation as they start their own practice of nursing. Dues are a one-time fee of $10 and paid members are able to run for a seat on the board of directors once they are enrolled in NUR 150. Opportunities for volunteering, fundraising, as well as attendance at state and national conventions are part of being a WSNA member
Advisors:
Tracy Limbrunner, FOXVLY 119, ext. 3905
Sharon Erickson, FOXVLY 123, ext. 3912

Students for a Diverse Society (SDS)
This organization works to dispel misinformation about and create dialogue among diverse peoples, cultures, and societies. 
Advisors:
Vaseliki (Vicky) Archos, BDE 111, ext. 6696
Aaron Lawler, VON 227, ext. 2861

Students Organizing Sustainability (S.O.S.)
S.O.S promotes sustainability issues to Waubonsee students, faculty, staff and the community through a variety of campus activities.
**Sponsors various "green" events on campus, including an Earth Day event
Advisors:
Danielle DuCharme, SCI 116, ext. 2345
David Voorhees, SCI 230, ext. 2783
Mavis Bates, ext. 3115

Swing Dance Club
Waubonsee Swing Dance Club will teach and educate those who are interested in the dance styles referred to as Swing Dance, which includes, but is not limited to: East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, and Hustle. These styles will be taught at a socially acceptable level for any social dance scenarios.
Advisors: 
Dr. Nancy Christensen, SCI 224, ext. 2472
Alfred Weiss, SCI 232, ext. 2720

Waubonsee Veterans Club/SALUTE
The Veterans Club serves to connect student veterans on campus and to provide opportunities for camaraderie between individuals with similar backgrounds and experiences. The group also serves as a peer network.
**Sponsors a chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society for members
**Assists with college Veterans Day event
**Sponsors veterans meetings and social gatherings
Direct Email: wccveterans@gmail.com
Advisor:
Heather Watson, STC 278, ext. 2091

Womyn For Womyn Alliance
Womyn for Womyn Alliance stands for exploring social issues, creating connections, and promoting the understanding of women’s issues along with gender issues. We seek to bring programs and events related to the role of gender into the lives of students, as well as promoting well-being and relationships among the student body.
Advisor:
Prof. Kathy Westman, APC 285, ext. 2557

World Languages Club
World Languages Club promotes a welcoming environment to learn World Languages. The organization's goal is to create members who are comfortable speaking other languages in the workplace and in their daily lives. 
Advisor:
Lilia Mendoza, VON 118, ext. 6630

Student Organizations that have been active in the past semester and are looking for student leaders are:

Performing Arts Collective
PAC is a group of students who wish to network with other musicians, share their abilities, and expand their knowledge of the music industry and music as an art form.
**Provides performance opportunities for members
Advisor:
Mark Popowitch, VON 227, ext. 6634


Please contact Student Life ext. 2369 or the Advisor listed for more information.