Student Clubs

BROCKTON CLUBS

ANCIENT ECHOES: This program will dig and explore both scholarly and entertaining ideas from the relics of African cultures and establish such ideas as a household tradition here in our college. All are welcome. Advisor: Edward Oluokun eoluokun@massasoit.mass.edu

BUSINESS & INVESTMENT CLUB: This club is designed to augment the business curriculum though personal and professional development opportunities. Membership is open to all Massasoit students from all majors. Advisors: Chip Bradford x1686 & Paul O’Donnell podonnel2@massasoit.mass.edu

CAPE VERDEAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION: Dedicated to the preservation of Cape Verdean culture and history, this club supports the recruitment effort of Cape Verdeans to Massasoit. The club promotes cultural, political and historical programs that maintain a sense of cultural identity throughout Massasoit Community College. Advisor: Balbina Cardoso & Maria Monteiro cvsa@massasoit.edu                                       

CHESS CLUB: This club is open to all students who are interested in the game of chess. It offers amateurs the opportunity to help others who are willing to learn. The Chess club conducts tournaments, arranges matches, and provides entertainment and a social life for the members of the club.                                     Advisor: Larry Dean ldean2@massasoit.mass.edu  & Davis Mertz dmertz@massasoit.mass.edu

COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB: The Computer Science club is an organization for students interested in the field of computer science. The club provides an opportunity for students to explore topics of interest outside the classroom, to work with other students to expand their knowledge, and to prepare themselves for further education and employment. Club activities will include guest speakers, hackathons, workshops, networking opportunities and social events.

Advisor: Janet Brown-Sederberg x1630 jbrownsederberg@massasoit.mass.edu &

Sarmad Al Aloussi x1628 salalouss@massasoit.mass.edu

Student Clubs and Organizations
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CREATIVE WRITING: The Creative Writing club offers a space for students to develop, share and discuss their poetry, short fiction, memoirs and more.  Students bring their writing into a public forum, and read and critique each other’s work honestly and fairly. The club also works to promote writing on campus and plan both spoken word open mics and student writing publications.                                                             Advisors: TBD creativewritingclub@massasoit.edu

CULINARY/HOSPITALITY CLUB: This club is made up of Culinary Arts majors, Hospitality Management majors  as well as students from the general population interested in food, hospitality and other interrelated topics. This includes developmental food presentations, food and bake sales, food and hospitality related tours, field trips, and providing community services. Advisor: Paul Weeden x1697                 

EARTH CLUB: The purpose of this club is to promote sustainability within Massasoit Community College and in the local, regional, and global community. In addition, the club supports activities that enhance the enjoyment of the environment. Advisor: Melany McFadden x1616 earthclub@massasoit.edu    

GAMER’S GUILD: The purpose of this organization is to provide a friendly and safe environment to discuss and play video games.  Meetings are open to all students of Massasoit Community College.

Advisor: Audrey Hunter ahunter7@massasoit.mass.edu

GENDER SEXUALITY ALLIANCE (GSA):  An organization dedicated to spreading awareness, information, and positive self-image across the campus. Our focus is the pursuit of equality for all people who do not identify with heteronormative sexualities and gender presentations. Open dialog within the group about issues affecting our lives is welcomed and encouraged. All students, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, gender-fluid, pansexual, questioning, undefined, and heterosexual, are welcome to meetings and official positions. Meetings provide a safe place for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to express themselves openly, without fear of judgment or harassment. Advisors: Christina Bermingham & Robin Peery gsa@massasoit.edu                                  

HEARTS 4 HAITI: To promote cultural awareness of Haitian Community, to provide an opportunity for Haitian students and others to come together and form bonds of friendship and mutual understanding. The club will create a bridge where students can learn about Haitian culture.  Open to all students.

Advisor: Jeff Joseph  x1416

HONORS ASSOCIATION: This is an honorary club that promotes and furthers the mission of the Honors Program and provides services and support to its students. The Association shall provide its input to the Honors Program Council. Advisor: Michael Mezzano x1915 honorsassociation@massasoit.mass.edu                                                                                      

INTERNATIONAL TOUCH CLUB: Open to all students. The purpose of the club is to represent and further the interest of the diverse student body, promoting multicultural understanding, encouraging self-development and pursuing global responsibility and cooperation of the entire college community. Advisors: Jeff Joseph x1416 Joia Souza Dacaret x1404    

MARY E. BAKER UNITY CLUB: This organization was formed for the purpose of providing services to Massasoit Community College's minority students. In celebration of diversity, ALL students, including those attending day programs, night programs and Canton campus programs are welcome to join with this group. Advisor: Jeff Joseph  x1416                                         

MCC PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH (PAR): Participatory Action Research or PAR is an approach to research. Instead of looking at data or observing from outside a community, PAR researchers gather data by consulting with members from the community themselves.

Advisor: Tara Gully-Hightower TGullyHightower@massasoit.mass.edu            

MEDIA AXIS CLUB: Students involved in the television side of the media club can expect to get immediate quality hands-on training in television production.  Such training includes; audio engineering, non-linear editing, in-studio and field camera work, pre-production coordinating, technical directing, directing, producing, graphics, computer animation, audio editing and a “boat load” of know how.  Along with fundraisers and field trips to other production facilities, the media club provides a stepping-stone to those who are considering a career in any aspect of media communications.                                                Advisor: Mark Rocheteau x1982                                     

MOMENT OF TRUTH PRAYER CLUB: The goal of this organization is to provide prayer, bible study, group discussions, and workshops all based on biblical principles. Students and staff are invited to become active members of the club. Advisors: Glen Prospere gprospere@massasoit.mass.edu  

MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION:  The purpose of this club is to provide a platform through which anyone interested in Islam, Muslims, Islamic history or culture can promote coexistence, peace and awareness. This club is open to all Massasoit Community College students.

Advisor: Jannie Gilson x1950 jgilson1@massasoit.mass.edu 

NATIVE AMERICAN CLUB

The purpose of the club is to promote a Native American cultural awareness and presence to the college, a place for Native American students to gather and discuss culture and issues. Club is open to all students who would like to learn about the Native culture.

Advisors: Lloyd King lking16@massasoit.mass.edu & Rita Jones-Hyde rjoneshyde@massasoit.mass.edu

NEWSPAPER/MASSASOIT TRIBUNE: To provide a means of informing students/faculty/staff of news items of interest about Massasoit Community College and the surrounding community.

Advisor: Jared Gilpatrick x1565

NURSES CLUB: Open to all nursing majors. The purpose is to encourage peer support, plan class projects, and act as liaison between students and faculty.

Advisors: First Year: Tricia Willis x1466 Second Year: Eileen Comeau x1737                           

PERFORMIX: Open to all students interested in the performing arts including theatre, dance, music, step, rap, slam and artistic sign language.

Advisors: Kate DiMarca x1822 & Rebecca Coco x1775 performix@massasoit.mass.edu 

PHI THETA KAPPA: Officially known as the International Honor Society of the two-year college.  Students must have at least a 3.3 cumulative average and have completed at least 12 credits in a degree program. Advisors: Sawsan Zahara & Paul Chiano ptk@massasoit.mass.edu

POSITIVELY MASSASOIT: Positively Massasoit is a club designed to promote socialization and friendship through positive activities on campus. Students gather to play board games and/or engage in activities that will contribute to an atmosphere of positive connections on campus, i.e. create peace flags, promote Acts of Kindness, make blankets to donate to a shelter, etc. Open to all students.

Advisor: Alice Boyle aboyle7@massasoit.mass.edu                                     

RADIO CLUB: This is the student run organization supporting the Radio Massasoit internet radio station. Its purpose is to provide broadcasting opportunities to students and train them in the operation of a radio station. Advisors: Lisa Zinsius-Supka x1745 & Robert Bowers x1906

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY: Designed for students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program.

Advisors: First Year: Anthony Kapadoukakis x1784 Second Year: Cheryl Burke X1764

RESPIRATORY CARE CLUB: For those students already enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program. Advisors: First Year-Martha Desilva x1787 Second Year Students-Denise Logan x1736  

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION: The campus governance body which oversees the Student Activities Program is the Student Government Association. Each student is a member and may vote and hold office in the association. Students interested in holding a position as a Student Senator may run for election each fall. The offices of the Student Senate are President, Vice President (2 - one for each campus), Secretary (2 - one for each campus), and Treasurer.

Advisors: Annie Collins x1480 & Joe DiMaria x1417 sga@massasoit.edu

VETERANS AND SERVICEMEMBERS CLUB: The purpose of the Veterans Club is to provide MCC Veterans with the opportunity to network among themselves and to promote good citizenship and patriotism on and off our college campus. The objectives of this organization are to create a network of citizen soldiers that provide support and opportunities for personal growth that extends beyond the classrooms and college setting. The organization will host patriotic events that support national and state remembrances such as Veterans Day, Flag Day and Memorial Day.                                                                 Advisor: Brian Schilling x1063 & Sarah Comeau x1477

CANTON CAMPUS

ARCHITECTURAL CLUB. The Architectural Club promotes excellence in architectural education by providing camaraderie, networking, and interchange of expression pertaining to architecture, techniques, and technology. The Club coordinates fundraising, meetings, field trips to architectural exhibits and lectures. Membership is open to all students with an interest in Architecture or Engineering   Advisors: Irving Weiner x2626 & Robyn Parker x2528

ARTISTS UNION: Open to all students currently enrolled in the college who share an interest in Art & Design. Activities include field trips, visiting artist lectures and demonstrations, and informal social meetings. Advisor: TBD

ASHRAE: The Massasoit ASHRAE Club promotes membership in the Massasoit Student Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers and provides liaison to the Boston and National Chapters of ASHRAE. The club serves as a vehicle by which students may network with professionals in the heating and air conditioning industry.  All HVAC students are encouraged to join the club, but any student with an interest in the heating and air conditioning industry is welcome to join us. Advisor: Tom Leahy x2641

DENTAL ASSISTANT CLUB: Participation in the Dental Assistant Club is limited to those currently enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program. The purpose of this club is to promote and sponsor activities and events that encourage a career in this field. Membership will encourage and provide a liaison with professional associations; attendance at dental meetings, the Yankee Dental Congress; field trips; and lastly, community service projects for dental health education. Advisor: Judy Shannon x275 

GAMING GUILD: This club is intended as a way for gamers of all backgrounds to discuss, play, and enjoy different types of games. Club members are encouraged to play roleplaying games, video games, collectible card games, board games, and any other type of game they have interest in.

Advisor: David Cox x2378 dcox7@massasoit.mass.edu

GENDER SEXUALITY ALLIANCE (GSA): An organization dedicated to spreading awareness, information, and positive self-image across the campus. Our focus is the pursuit of equality for all people who do not identify with heteronormative sexualities and gender presentations. Open dialog within the group about issues affecting our lives is welcomed and encouraged. All students, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, gender-fluid, pansexual, questioning, undefined, and heterosexual, are welcome to meetings and official positions. Meetings provide a safe place for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to express themselves openly, without fear of judgment or harassment. Advisor: TBD gsa@massasoit.edu   

PHI THETA KAPPA:  Officially  known as the International Honor Society for community and junior colleges. Students must have at least a 3.3 cumulative average and have completed a minimum 12 credits in a degree program at Massasoit.                                                                                                    Advisors: Sawsan Zahara & Paul Chiano ptk@massasoit.mass.edu               

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION:  The campus governance body which oversees the student activities program is the Student Government Association. Each student is a member and may vote and hold office in the association. Students interested in holding a position as a Student Senator may run for election each fall. The offices of the Student Senate are President, Vice President (2 - one for each campus), Secretary (2 - one for each campus), and Treasurer.

Advisor: Judi Smith x2118 sga@massasoit.edu

VET TECH SOCIETY: This club is for students currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program. The purpose of this club is to acquaint students with the veterinary medical profession; promote interest in the diverse field of veterinary medicine; create a sense of unity and friendship among members; encourage scholarship, service, and community awareness; and serve as a means of communication between first and second year students.

Advisor: Jean Higginson x2004 jhigginso@massasoit.mass.ed

MIDDLEBOROUGH  CENTER

GAMER’S GUILD: The purpose of this organization is to provide a friendly and safe environment to discuss and play video games.  Meetings are open to all students of Massasoit Community College.

Advisor: TBD