Student Organizations

Organization About Us Advisor
Asian American Club To promote and raise awareness of Asian cultures. Joo Lee
Autism Awareness To promote and raise awareness for Autism and be a socially inclusive group for all on campus. Denise Andresen, Lauren Brannick
Black Box Theater Club From improv to musicals, and virtual shows to in-person performances, if the theater is what you're into, then we are the group for you! Jay Geller
Black Student Union (BSU) Our purpose is to create opportunities for educational and social empowerment. The Black Student Union represents students working together to foster positive connections for student success. Build awareness and celebrate African/Black culture welcoming all. Demetrius Robinson
Business Club Our mission statement is “Our Focus is Business, Success is Our Goal.” Our goals are to provide fundraising, a leadership speaking event, and a community service act. Sherry Ridge
Environmental Action Looks to make positive change for our environment in and around McHenry County. We discuss topics such as climate change, food insecurity, renewable energy and more. We often have area experts join our meetings to talk with students and have several field trips planned throughout the semester and restoration workdays at a variety of sites. Kim Hankins, Leslie Krebs
Film Club Our mission is to share the love of film for the benefit of the MCC community.  Members explore various applications of cinema by watching films, critically analyzing the sub-elements of movies, keeping up on current film trends, and exploring our own ability to practice and create films Jim Stockwell
Forensics Emphasizes the development of communication skills that are so essential today. Students in forensics compete in a variety of oral interpretation and public speaking events. Bonnie Gabel
It's Lit:
Lunchtime Book Club
TJoin the It's Lit Book Club for a monthly discussion about our new favorite books! We'll have a round table discussion about the stories, themes and everything in between. Roger Morales
Latinos Unidos Promotes Latino cultural awareness, provides ongoing support, and assistance. In addition, Latinos Unidos provides cultural, educational, social, and community awareness. René Govea
Oasis A student christian group focused on Faith, Fellowship and Fun! Jill Stonecliffe
Our Bodies, Our Selves

Our Bodies Ourselves, lifting the taboo on sex is a student lead club that is a designated safe space for everyone. We have conversations and explorations where speakers from MCC and body experts, help us understand ourselves and our bodies. We learn to be better allies to one another as we brave this world. No topic is off limits!

Christine Grela
Paralegal Student Association

The Paralegal Students Association exists to enrich and contribute to the MCC community, educate students about the field of paralegal studies, and to provide a networking group.

Robin Berry
Phi Theta Kappa An International Honor Society for two-year colleges. Students must have earned a 3.5 GPA, have accumulated a minimum of 12 credit hours, be currently enrolled in 6 credit hours, and in pursuit of an associate’s degree or baccalaureate transfer program. Heidi Boring, Anne Humphrey

Pride Club provides a safe and supportive environment for students and members of the surrounding community. We also strive to promote Equality for members of the LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex and Asexual) community and allies through social activism activities and education to benefit both our campus and our surrounding community.

Alena Hansen Renee Demetzensky
Social Science Club Is love real? What makes terrorists blow up others and themselves? What kinds of dogs are used as therapy animals? Are you interested in these questions and topics related to Psychology, Sociology, History, Politics, and other social sciences? Join the Social Science Club to get a rich experience in learning about ourselves. Robin Deak, Sheila Venkataswamy
Student Association of Physical Therapist Assistants (SAPTA)

SAPTA educates the MCC community regarding the field of physical therapy and the role of Physical Therapy Assistants. As well as promotes unity between all PTA cohorts and other healthcare programs at MCC.

Christen Louderman
Student Government A recognized platform for student governance and leadership development. Student Senate works with the Student Trustee in promoting student welfare, protecting student rights, and representing the opinions of the students. Megan Scanlan
Student Nursing Organization (SNO) Support MCC nursing students in taking charge of their future, building relationships, developing professionally and creating the legacy of excellence for future generations of MCC student nurses. Anne Stauche
Student Occupational Therapy Assistants (SOTA)

SOTA promotes occupational therapy awareness and fosters health & wellness of our fellow students. Skills are developed through hands on experiences, including: service projects, fundraisers and social activities related to advocacy of occupational services.

Becky Smith, Marlene Vogt
Student Peace Action Network (SPAN) Our mission statement is: “We shall work for peace and justice locally and globally through education and action”. The membership determines which issues they would like to do projects around, and typically do several events per semester. Patricia Gaughan
Student Veterans of America (SVA) Creates esprit de corps among military students and student veterans! This organization provides an opportunity for these students to come together and feel a sense of connectivity and camaraderie, as well as promote advocacy and an understanding of issues pertaining to such individuals. Judi Cameron, Gerardo Banuelos
The Tartan MCC’s student newspaper provides the College community with the latest happenings, events and programs at MCC. An opportunity to experience working in the fast-paced world of journalism. Toni Countryman
Writers Block - Creative Writing Club To workshop students' creative writing (poetry, prose, drama) and bring creative writing to the MCC community in the form of write-a-thons, author readings, student readings, and more. Robert McCord

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