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Become active within the College with community clubs and organizations!

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Interact with like-minded people to achieve common goals while you engage in activities that promote personal and professional growth and opportunities for community service. Make new friends and generate new interests.

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If you are interested in creating a new club, find out more and apply using the New Club Application . Additional information can be found in the Student Club Handbook or contact us at studentactivities@yc.edu


Club Rush Sept. 3-4 11am - 2pm Prescott Campus courtyard

Academics

canineThe Canine Club promotes educational and recreational activities for students and their canines. The Club raises awareness and support of the YC Canine Certificate programs throughout YC and our community.

Contact: Ustadza White | (928) 776-2264 or Patricia Berlowe | (928) 717-7631

englishHelps to spread awareness and raise interest within Yavapai College and our community about all aspects of English including reading and writing both fiction and non-fiction. Club members collaborate with educators and other clubs to foster an appreciation for literature and the writing process.

Contact: Sandi Van Lieu (928)776-2253; or Karen Palmer, (928) 776-2286.

lawThe Law Club The Law Club spreads awareness and heightens the awareness within our school and our community about the Law, civil and criminal, and its effect on society.

Contact: Michael Davis, (928) 717-7938.

robotPurpose is to spread awareness and raise interest within our Yavapai College and our community about robotics and robotic competitions. Club members will work with educators and other clubs to earn valuable life experience with robotics, technology and science.

Contact: Elizabeth Peters, (928) 717-7128

flightThe YC Flight Club promotes the awareness and interest of UnManned Aircraft Systems (UAS) within our college and our communities, and the use of emerging technology in field applications.

Contact: Matthew Mintzmyer

mathThe M.A.T.H. Club heightens the awarness and interst of mathematics and mathematic competitions within our college and our communities. The Club promotes mathematical thinking and critical deduction skills.

Contact: Jeri Hamilton, (928) 776-2329

mathThe Philosophy and Religion Club is dedicated to the discussion and understanding of philosophical and religious concepts and ideas from an academic perspective. To spread awareness and raise interest within our college and community about philosophy and religious studies.

Contact: Dr. Andrew M. Winters, (928) 771-4855

TRiOSSS-TRiO promotes academic success for eligible, certificate and/or degree-seeking students who have completed the SSS TRiO Orientation.

Contact: Cathy Gertsch, 928-776-2382


Arts

castProvides students with guidance, inspiration, and education. Club members will work with educators and mentors to earn valuable life experience in the performing arts.

Contact: Ginney Bilbray, (928) 776-2262

cameraJoin Northern Arizona filmmakers, film students and film lovers as we explore the art and business of film! The Film club's aim is to spread awareness and raise interest within our school and our community about films, film history, film creation, and story-telling. Club members will work with educators, filmmakers, students and other clubs to earn valuable life experience through films.

Contact Helen Stephenson, Director of the YC Film and Media Arts Program, for information or to join us: (928) 649.4284. For more information on the YC Film and Media Arts Program please visit our YC page or Facebook!

Meeting dates and times vary with schedules of special speakers. Interested parties are encouraged to join the YC Film and Media Arts newsletter to keep abreast of meeting dates and locations.

visual artsYC Visual Arts Club focuses on developing a greater appreciation, understanding and practice of the visual arts. Members participate in creative activities including service projects, field trips to local galleries and museums, cooperation with local organizations, educators and other club members to earn valuable life experience about creating, documenting, exhibiting and selling art.

Contact: Laura Bloomenstein, (928) 776-2039


Community/Volunteer

world NextGen Arizona Club whose mission statement is “to work to prevent damage to our climate by transitioning to a clean energy economy, based on equality, inclusion, and a shared and sustainable prosperity.” NextGen do not affiliate itself with any political party or exclude any body from joining the club. They work diligently to register young voters to help elect leaders that work for “us”.

Contact: Stephanie Scovill, (928) 771-4859

gearProvides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Contact: Katherine Anderson, (928) 776-2008

i am yc I AM YC  is a student run association dedicated to philanthropy and investing in student success. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside the Yavapai College Foundation and learn the inner workings of Philanthropy. Learn more about I am YC's mission and the ways this club helps students.

Contact: Janice Soutee, (928) 776-2125

Faith Based Clubs

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

Contact: Judy Russell, (928) 899-9048

canyonProvides a context in which college students can develop a clearer understanding of Christianity and the teachings of the Bible, and an opportunity for Christian College Students to serve other students, faculty and staff, as well as our community at large. Contact: (email duane.ransom@yc.edu) 928.776.2316

Contact: Duane Ransom, (928) 776-2316

reflectionThe Delta Tri Alpha Club is dedicated to expanding knowledge through critical examination of real life moral and ethical dialogue. To find answers to questions we all have in a safe environment where it's okay to offer an opinion, ask a question, make a statement knowing that you won't be judged.

Contact: Wendy Weiland, (928) 717-7688

angelThe LDSSA promotes spiritual well-being, fosters and strengthens friendships, and upholds Church standards by sponsoring activities and events for LDS students here at Yavapai College.

Contact: Linda Brannock, (928) 776-2170

bibleOne80 Club provides the opportunity to spread knowledge and raise interest about the Bible, to provide an opportunity to form a relationship with God and to change lives.

Contact: David Cutter.


Social

autoYC Auto Club provides industrial ed students an avenue to hone their skills in welding, motorcycle, diesel, auto mechanics and auto body. The club prepares students to be productive members of our communities.

Contact: Sonny Rodriguez | (928) 717-7378

fencingWe study historical systems of fencing and raise interest within our school and community about historical fencing martial arts. Club members will gain historical knowledge, fencing skills, and physical conditioning. Meets every Wednesday at 7:45pm in building 3 room 124.

Contact: Shane Gibson

jugglingLearn to juggle or share your juggling skills!

Contact: Frank Cardamone

LGBTQALGBTQA Club creates a safe, welcoming and accepting environment for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Club seeks to spread awareness and foster acceptance at YC and work with other LGBTQA organizations for positive social change.

Contact: Jason Whitesitt, (928) 649-5463

shieldProvides opportunities for both Native American students and staff to interact with and to support each other through a variety of inter-tribal activities. You do not need to be Native American to join this club.  We are planning some great events so come join us!

Contact: Kelly O'Brien, 928-717-7134

poetryThe Poetry Club inspires and educates student and the community by sharing and analyzing published poetry, personal poetry and slam poetry in an open and accepting environment.

Contact: Sandi Van Lieu | (928)776-2253

rowdyThe YC Rowdy RoughRiders club's aim is to spread awareness and raise interest within our school as we get together to increase school spirit by attending all sporting events and events hosted at YC! It's time to get on your feet and yell loud and proud for your Yavapai RoughRiders as they work their way on to victory!

Contact: Brad Clifford

chevronEstablish 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:  (298) 776-7218, or , (928) 717-7211

Meetings: TBD

recoveryThe YC RecoverSmart Club offers a safe space for collaboration and shared interest for all addictions. Club members work to raise awareness and educate those interested in a healthy, sober lifestyle and show them that they can have fun, enjoy the perks of life and have a sense of community.

Contact: Judy Brennen , (928) 771-6183


Pre-Professional

checkmarksAllied Health Club offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills along with refining their career skill. It also teaches about professionalism and community service. Check out our Facebook page at Yavapai College Hosa

Contact: Ashley Picard, (928) 717-7906

shieldOpen 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. Check out our blog at Education & Early Childhood Education at YC.

Contact: Leanne Lawhead, (928) 776-2306

Organizations

torchProviding educational enrichment opportunities and scholarship incentives for superior students attending any Yavapai College campus, the program helps to provide an environment that nurtures students: Academically, Socially, Emotionally, and Intellectually. Approved application required.

Learn more about the CHP

Contact: Denise Woolsey, or (928) 776-2259

Meetings: Friday mornings in teleconferencing capable classrooms on both Verde & Prescott. TBD.

ribbonPTK Honor Society provides opportunities for individual growth and development through four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Membership is open to degree-seeking students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.5 GPA.

Learn more about PTK

Contact: Denise Woolsey, or (928) 776-2259

checkmarksThe SLC is dedicated to promoting student involvement on all six Yavapai College campuses. It is responsible for maintaining a communication link between students, faculty, staff, and administration. This student resource and service organization provides a voice for student concerns and ideas for improving Yavapai College.

Learn more about the SLC

SLC Advisors:
Diana Dowling, Prescott Campus
Diana.Dowling@yc.edu
928-776-2391

Heather Mulcaire, Verde Campus
Heather.Mulcaire@yc.edu
928-634-6527

Prescott Campus

nurseThe 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: Cynthia Schroeder; (928) 649-5470

Verde Valley Campus

nurseAll 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: Sandy Johnson, (928) 634-6547

grapesThe Viticulture & Enology Grand Crew is an organization committed to supporting all current students and alumni of the viticulture and enology program. The Grand Crew promotes the development and growth of its student members by supporting positive relationships in the community and the wine industry. A key tenet to this organization is inclusiveness in a professional and educational environment. Located at the Southwest Wine Center.

Contact: Michael Pierce, (928) 634-6586

Club Rush