Student Activities, Clubs, & Organizations

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Campus Activities September 1-14, 2014 

Campus Activities September 15-30, 2014

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Join a Campus Club

There's no better way to become active within the College community than working with like-minded people to achieve a common goal. Participation in a club provides you with opportunities for Community Service,helps you make new friends and generate new interests and provides you with activities that promote personal and professional growth.

Why join a club?

  • working as a team
  • completing a project
  • working with the community
  • working with a deadline
  • dealing with conflict
  • problem solving

How to Start a Club

If you are interested in creating a new club, please see the attached documents that will provide you with the necessary guidelines to follow. Once you have completed the documents and gathered the information, please contact Karen Leja in Student Services by calling: (928) 776-2270.

How to Start a New Club

Club Constitution Template

Contact the advisor listed with the club information below to join or get started today.

Student Clubs in Verde Valley

Student Nurses Association

All students enrolled in the nursing program are members. This club works with the community on several projects during the school year to assist those who may have health, financial, or educational needs.

Contact: Cynthia Schroder, (928) 649-5470

Student Clubs in Prescott

Baha'i Association

Promote racial unity, equality of men and women, and world citizenship through the tenets of the Baha'i Faith.

Contact: Judy Russell, (928) 443-1152

Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is threefold dealing simultaneously with the past, present, and future of students of color. We will explore and affirm the rich, diverse cultural heritage of people of color in America while aiming to diminish stereotypes. We will examine the problems facing students of color today and work toward solutions. We will build a network within the community for students of color to secure a better future for themselves and those who follow.

Contact: currently inactive

English Club

The English Club is for those who delight in reading and writing, and talking about reading and writing. Come share your reading, your writing, and your love of language and its power.

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928) 717-7976

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club

Yavapai HOSA offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills along with refining their career skill. It also teaches about professionalism and community service.

Contact: Marie Hardman, (928) 717-7906

Hypnosis Club

Use the power of suggestion and imagination to relief stress, increase your quality of study and learning time, or to just experience profound altered states that you can use to improve many different aspects of your life.

Contact: Jerry Zaryczny, (928) 717-7605

Contact: currently inactive

International Adventures Club

Experience Yavapai College's cultural diversity - learn about the habits and beliefs of others! Explore international cuisine, music and dance styles, all while developing new friendships!

Contact: Mark Shelley, (928) 771-4857,
or Curtis Kleinman, (928) 776-2290,
or Steven Doyle, (928) 717-7648,
or Brandelyn Andres, (928) 717-7739

Native American Club

Provides opportunities for both Native American students and staff to interact with and to support each other through a variety of inter-tribal activities.

Contact: Penny Deakin, (928) 776-2118

Northern Arizona National Association for the Education of Young Children/ NAZAEYC-YC

Open to students in education and early childhood education fields. Club projects and activities promote community involvement , networking, discussion, and action around current issues facing early childhood and education fields.

Contact: Leanne Lawhead, (928) 776-2306

Paralegal Association of Yavapai (PAY)

Promotes a sense of community for those interested in law and legal issues and provides hands-on opportunities for leadership growth, community service and networking within the legal community.

Contact: Ruth Harrison, (928) 776-2163

Contact: currently inactive

Republican Club

College Republicans is an organization that is dedicated to promoting conservative values on the college campus. We strive to encourage political activism by college students. We would like to see more students involved in debating the issues that face our nation.

Contact: Bruce Cutter

Contact: currently inactive

Salsa Rueda Club

The Salsa Rueda Club is a group of dancers who learn and perform Salsa Rueda dances as a public service. Salsa Rueda is an intricate partner dance with a caller. Each Rueda move has a name and a hand sign, and many of the moves are partner-passing moves involving dancing with every leader/follower as the dance progresses. Demonstrations are performed for various community groups, such as the VA hospital, the Pioneer Home, local nursing homes, etc.

Contact: Andy Smith

Contact: currently inactive

Student Nurses Association of YC (SNAYC)

The SNA-YC is a pre-professional organization committed to supporting and mentoring future nurses by providing opportunities in: 1) Leadership, 2) Professional Development and 3) Community Service. Membership is open to pre-nursing and nursing students.

Contact: Nancy Mitchell

Veteran Connection Club

Establish communication with Yavapai College veterans and military organizations in order to promote personal and professional development of students, veterans (including active, retired, or drilling status service members), veteran's families, and any supporter of the United States Military branches through learning opportunities, networking, and volunteerism.

Contact: , (928) 776-2321

Yavapai Community College Secular Student Alliance

The YCC Secular Student Alliance strives to create a future in which non theist students are respected public voices. The YCC SSA will organize, unite, educate and serve students and student committees to promote the ideals of scientific and critical inquiry, democracy, secularism and human-based ethics.

Contact: Abraham Feinberg, (928) 649-4100

YC Pride Club

The Pride Club is established to promote the fair treatment and acceptance of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered) people. We seek to bring a safe and non-judgmental environment to the campus for all who desire acceptance and tolerance.

Contact: Chris Eubank, (928) 776-2044

Young Life at Yavapai College

Crazy fun! Adventure! Significance!

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928)717-7680

Join a Campus Organization

Phi Theta Kappa

PTK provides opportunities for individual growth and development through four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

An Honor Society for degree-seeking students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.5 GPA.

Contact: , (928) 771-6156 or , or (928) 776-2287

Student Leadership Council

SLC is dedicated to promoting student involvement on all six Yavapai College campuses. It is our goal to empower students, encouraging them to have a voice in their education and their college experience. Learn more about the SLC

Student Leadership Council

The Student Leadership Council (SLC) is responsible for maintaining a communication link between students, faculty, staff, and administration. It is a student resource and service organization. SLC provides a voice for student concerns and ideas for improvement of Yavapai College.

Contact: Josh Schmidt, (928) 717-7376