Active Clubs Contact List

SLCC Student Clubs and Organizations

American Chemical Society (ACS)

We are the Salt Lake Community College Student Affiliates of the National Chemistry Society. We work in collaboration with the PMP and PILS club. It is our hope to make all of our members more desirable candidates for the careers/graduate schools that they plan to pursue in the future.

President: Austin Maddox, asmaddox1995@hotmail.com, 435-572-5438
Advisor: Ron Valcarce, ron.valcarce@slcc.edu


American Indian Student Leadership (AISL)

The purpose of AISL is to share and cultivate appreciation of all Native American and Alaskan Natives and to provide support for a successful academic and educational experience by affording social and cultural activities through leadership and community service.

President:
Advisor: Jennifer Leo, jennifer.leo@slcc.edu


American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL was organized to help students develop their ASL skills and for deaf or hard-of-hearing students to introduce themselves to the college, and get involved with deaf culture.

President: Jason Dexter, dexterjk7@gmail.com, (385)226-9639
Advisor: Duane Kinner, duane.kinner@slcc.edu


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

ASCE provides essential value to our members and partners, to advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.

President: Chad Sweeny, chad.swee@gmail.com, (801) 949-6304
Advisor: Nick Safai, nick.safai@slcc.edu


American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

ASEE is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. The Society seeks to encourage local, national, and international communication and collaboration; influence corporate and government policies and involvement; promote professional interaction and lifelong learning; utilize effectively the Society's human and other resources; recognize outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations; encourage youth to pursue studies and careers in engineering and engineering technology; and influence the recruitment and retention of young faculty and underrepresented groups.

President: Cyrus Safai, cyrusjon12@yahoo.com, (310) 935-4940
Advisor: Nick Safai, nick.safai@slcc.edu


Anatomy & Physiology, SLCC

The purpose of the SLCC Anatomy and Physiology Club is to foster a deeper and more interdisciplinary understanding of the anatomical sciences, through peer mentorship as well as forums that discuss scientific knowledge in its practical, historical, and social context.

President: Crissy Fail, cfail2@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801) 502-7284
Advisor: Jeff Huffman, jeff.huffman@bruinmail.slcc.edu


Anthropology Club

All are welcome to join the SLCC Anthropology club. The club host events and trips to enhance education in anthropology fields. We offer study help, school support access, social meet-ups, educational activities, and several field trips that provide real-life experience within anthropology fields. Joining the club can aid in building up your resume, supplement your anthropology education, as well connecting you with people enthusiastic for anthropology as you are.

President: Holly Hoopes, hugaluvs@yahoo.com, (469)307-1289
Advisor: Laurel Fortun, laurel.fortun@slcc.edu


Architecture Club, SLCC

The main goal of this club is Mentorship and support for the students. My goal is to get the students together, talking about their education, their educational goals, their future profession, and what path they are going to take to get there. This will happen in the form of workshops, fieldtrips, service learning in the community, and having the students work and collaborate together on projects such as their transfer portfolios for the University of Utah. These items meet SLCC's values of Collaboration, community, inclusivity, learning, innovation, integrity, and trust.

President: Avinadi Pineda, apineda3@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)652-4656
Co-President: Paul Walsh-Thacker, pwalsh@bruinmail.slcc.edu
Advisor: Shelley Bodily, shelley.bodily@slcc.edu


Asian Student Association (ASA)

We will promote Asian cultural awareness throughout the school by sharing and exposing others to cultural traditions, celebrations, ongoing issues, etc. for others to find enjoyment in and learn from (vice versa). This club will also be a great opportunity to build bridges of community between international students and American students alike.

President: Lia Falepapalangi, jfalepap@bruinmail.slcc.edu, 385-352-6839
Advisor: Kathryn Coquemont, PH.D., Kathryn.coquemont@slcc.edu


Astronomy Club

Welcome to SLCC’s Astronomy Club! Our goal is to spark interest in and promote education about all thing’s astronomy! You do not need to be a science major to join and enjoy this club. All skill and interest levels are welcome. We operate our own planetarium, we have our own telescopes and have star parties and solar observing days and enjoy amazing guest speakers! If you have never seen the planet Saturn through a telescope and even if you have, then this is the club for you!

President: Caroline Johnson, carolinejohnson23@outlook.com, 541-979-2411
Advisor: Janalee Harrison, janalee.harrison@slcc.edu


Automotive & Racing Crew, SLCC (SARC)

The purpose of this organization is to enlighten and enrich SLCC Automotive Technicians, by being involved with everything in regards to Automotive, past, present, and future. To promote/encourage SLCC Automotive Technicians, and to create a community within the automotive student-body that provides an environment for leadership and advanced learning in this field.

President: James Wood, jameshuckwoods@gmail.com, (979) 229-3532
Advisor: Dennis O'Reilly, dennis.o’reilly@slcc.edu


Aviation Maintenance

Aviation Maintenance Club was formed to train a competitive maintenance team to represent SLCC on a national level, and also to integrate students into professional setting expanding their opportunities for employment upon graduation.

President: Shae Purdin, shaepurdin@gmail.com, (801)957-2058
Advisor: Jaime Horning, jamie.johnston@slcc.edu


Belly Dance, SLCC

SLCC Belly Dance Club is for people interested in learning, improving, performing (optional), costuming and props of belly dance. In addition, dancers will be exposed to the rich, diverse culture and history of belly dance and its many various styles. This club isn't just a workout club, or a dance club, or a fashion/costuming club, or a performing club, or a social club to meet new friends, it is a club that provides a synergy of all these things.

President: Amber Ward, (801) 653-9419
Advisor: Anna West, nnakwest@yahoo.com


Biotech Club

To get students involved in biotechnology related activities. This will help the new students learn about the biotech program and help existing students whom already chose biotech as their program, have a connection with the community and share their experiences.

President: Juman Al-Haddad, jhaddad@bruinmail.slcc.edu, 801-979-9070
Advisor: Thayne Dickey, thayne.dickey@slcc.edu


Black Student Union (BSU)

The Black Student Union (formerly African American Awareness Association) is a club formed to increase the strength of community relations and cultural awareness between Salt Lake Community College, its community, and African-Americans.

President: Shari-Fa Harrigan, sharifa97@gamail.com, (340)626-6446
Advisor: Glory Stanton, glory.johnson-stanton@slcc.edu


Bruin Robotics

Our focus is using the Arduino microcontroller in combination with various sensors and output devices to create autonomous or semi-autonomous robots. There is quite a bit of hands-on mechanical design for platforms and other things, as well as the software/electronic design for controlling the robots.

President: Randall Petersen, randall.g.petersen@gmail.com, (801) 835-6409
Advisor: Quentin McRae, quentin.mcrae@slcc.edu


Choir at SLCC

Choirs at SLCC is about promoting music to students whether they have experience or not. We do lots of different genres, anywhere from pop to jazz and everything in between. We encourage all student regardless of experience to join and get a hands-on experience of what choir is like and to join other likeminded talented individuals as we sing side by side.

President: Vincent Nguyen, vnguye52@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (385)299-6861
Advisor: Kathryn Thompson, kathryn.thompson@slcc.edu


Collegiate DECA, SLCC

We are a professional student organization designed to develop professionalism and leadership skills in students interested in pursuing a career in business. We help promote opportunities for gaining experience through leadership, competition and community service.

President: Kaitlin Hofer, kaitlin.hofer4@gmail.com, (385)549-7169
Advisor: Ahmad Kareh, ahmad.kareh@slcc.edu


Cuisine Team

Have a voice in your Culinary Program. Share thoughts and ideas with fellow students. Participate in fun events and activities. Hear of employment, internship, and scholarship opportunities.

President: MadiEsther Rodriguez, mrodr168@bruinmail.slcc.edu
Advisor: Raquel Demorest, raquel.demorest@slcc.edu


Dance Company, SLCC

The SLCC Dance Company provides trained dancers of various backgrounds a platform to perform, create, and collaborate. Company members improve technique, lead workshops for grade school students and community members, choreograph performance pieces, and perform in a professional-caliber concert each semester.

President: Allie Anderson, alliedances5678@gmail.com, (385)252-0394
Advisor: Whitney Harris, whitney.harris@slcc.edu


Drama Club

Our focus is on having fun and meeting like-minded people with social meet and greets, and fun improvement activities. So put on your fun hat and come join us, it will be a blast!

President: Kortney King-Lives, kortneyking17@gmail.com
Advisor: Zac Curtis, zac.curtis@slcc.edu


Elohim Bible Study

We provide an in-depth understanding of the bible through science, history and prophecies. Through this we hope to bring students closer to God.

President: Thaddeus Evans, tevan136@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (323)690-6222
Advisor: Michael Hasfurther, michael.hasfurther@slcc.edu,(801) 957-4737


Environmental Club

We encourage environmental activism and learning in our community. We wish to act to better our natural environment as well as educate those around us & ourselves about environmental issues.

President: Hillary Goldsmith, hgoldsm1@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (385) 414-3645
Advisor: Jessica Berryman, Jessica.berryman@slcc.edu


Fashion Club, SLCC

Helping provide opportunities and events to further expand the knowledge and job possibilities for students in the fashion institute.

President: Angel Aguino, angel.aquion13@live.com
Advisor: Maria Skelton, maria.skelton@slcc.edu


Global Connection Leadership Club

We will help students reach their educational goal. We want to especially help minorities, refugees, immigrants, under represented groups and their allies. We want to hold tutoring sessions; help students with applying to scholarships have a study group.

President: Qasim Hello, ghello@bruinmail.slcc.edu
Advisor: Dr. Kamal Bewar, kamal.bewar@slcc.edu


Interior Design Club, SLCC

The focus of the SLCC Interior Design Club will be four fold:
1. Increase our skills as interior designers through challenges, critiques and competitions. 2. Develop valuable relationships with fellow design students and design professionals in the community. 3. Use design to serve the community. 4. Have fun and build creativity.
Each of these will help us better prepare to contribute to the field of interior design after our time here.

President: William Blah, william.bladh@gmail.com
Advisor: Jeri Eastman, jeri.eastman@slcc.edu


International Student Association

Providing the International Student a forum to experience college life while enhancing their leadership qualities by participating in the activities provided by this club. It is important for international students to indulge in extracurricular activities which are an important aspect of learning.

President: Shaikh Ali, sendtojake26@gmail.com, (314)201-1553
Advisor: Venita Ross, venita.ross@slcc.edu


Jewelry Club

We are a group dedicated to making handmade jewelry with stones, gems, and silversmithing techniques. We specialize in using a variety of metals and materials.

President: Leighton Vertner, lvertne1@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)915-4753
Advisor: Keith Heltman, keith.heltman@slcc.edu


Kurdish Student Leadership

Kurdish Student Leadership is committed to support Kurdish students academically at SLCC. Also, we are committed to cooperating and supporting other clubs to learn more from each other.

President: Zabinlah Raheemi, zraheemi@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801) 708-3432
Advisor: Dr. Kamal Bewar, kamal.bewar@slcc.edu


LUChA

We seek to inspire students to become leaders in their communities with the goal of supporting the educational success of Latinx/a/o and other underrepresented youth. Through community service, cultural and leadership events, as well as peer mentorship, LUChA members seek to increase the number of students attaining a college education and becoming professionals.

President: Humberto Sanchez Conejo, (801) 657-6227
Advisor: Richard Diaz, richard.diaz@slcc.edu


Latinx Student Union (LSU)

We provide Latinx college students an opportunity to develop the support systems necessary for a successful college experience, to enhance their ethnic identity, and to promote our culture and traditions to the SLCC student body. Activities include weekly club meetings, Latinx celebrations, dances, service, social, academic and leadership opportunities. ¡Si Se Puede!

President: Randy Navarrete, mavarre@bruinmail.slcc.edu, 385-297-1046
Advisor: Claudia Sanchez, claudia.gutierrezsanchez@slcc.edu


Latter-Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA) (Jordan)

Our club is the Latter-Day Saint Student Association. We love to help people. Everyone is welcome to join our club. We have many learning opportunities. We also have a lot of free food, fun and games. Come and make new cool friends.

President: Faith Spraktes, fspraktes@yahoo.com, 801-664-8729
Advisor: Jerri Harwell, jerri.harwell@slcc.edu


Latter-Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA) (South City)

We strive to create a community where people learn about Christ and feel safe to share their personal experiences. We welcome people from all walks of life to create relationships with each other and Jesus Christ.

President: Jessica Boman, jboman@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (435) 557-0225
Advisor: Dr. Kamal Bewar, kamal.bewar@slcc.edu


Latter-Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA) (Taylorsville)

LDSSA is the largest club at SLCC and allows for a great environment to meet new people, have fun and learn more about Christ and the peace that accompanies a closer relationship with Him.

President: Whitney Collins, whitney.collins65@yahoo.com, (801)865-0872
Advisor: Jerri Harwell, jerri.harwell@slcc.edu


Majoring in Improv

President: Alan Neuschwander, aneuschw96@gmail.com, (801)347-1954
Advisor: Zac Curtis, zac.curtis@slcc.edu


Nano Club

We meet every week and do nanotechnology research, use the microscopy lab and instrumentation lab to do characterization and obtain data. We also try to go on tours of places such as IM Flash, Utah Nanofab, and other applicable sites.

President: Kasie Bussard, kcbussard@yahoo.com
Advisor: Wesley Sanders, wesley.sanders@slcc.edu


Non-Destructive Testing Student Club (NDTSC)

To provide a network of interested individuals that will learn about the NDT industry and find companies and employers to develop community of educators, students, and employers.

President: Leilani Lee, LeilaniMcc11@gmail.com, 801-440-5470
Advisor: Bryce Quintana, bryce.quintana@slcc.edu


Open Source

Open Source is a club for programmers or aspiring programmers. Here we collaborate on fun, extracurricular programming projects to gain the skills we will need in the software development industry, all in a friendly, enthusiastic atmosphere. We do skills demonstrations, where we can learn from other peoples' specialties, as well as participate in school events such as the Business and Computer Science departments' JAM session.

President: Chloe Bleak, cbleak4@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)801-441-9990
Advisor: Margarethe Posch, margarethe.posch@slcc.edu


Pacific Unity Association (PUA)

The Pacific Unity Association or PUA club is an open club for all SLCC students. It is comprised mainly of students from the Pacific Island nations; Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Tahiti, New Zealand, Hawai'i and others. We seek to share, educate and instill Pacific Island song, dance, culture, characteristics and lifestyle with everyone.

President: Fa’afetai (Tai) Nu’usa, fnuusa@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)634-2020
Advisor: Tevita Hola, tevita.hola@slcc.edu


Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society)

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of Two-Year Colleges. We encourage the pursuit of academic excellence among SLCC students. To become a member of Phi Theta Kappa you must have completed at least 12 credit hours of course work toward an associate degree with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.

President: Alec Hewitt, alechewitt@live.com, (435)901-1750
Advisor: Jamie Kelsch, jamie.kelsch@slcc.edu


Pre Medical Professionals

The Pre-Medical Professions Club’s vision is to include students interested in all different types of medical fields, including but not limited to, X-Ray Techs, Dietitians, Physical Therapists, Pre-Med, Pre-SOMA students etc. If you have an interest in ANY MEDICAL FIELD, we're The Club For You!! We will give you plenty of resume building opportunities! Benefits to being a club member, are letters of recommendations from the advisers, volunteer opportunities, medical field lectures, leadership opportunities, and great networking opportunities!

President: Sahra Grosser, sgrosser@bruinmail.slcc.edu, 385-414-0536
Co-President: Jessica Maurer, jesikahemily246@gmail.com
Advisor: Ron Valcarce, ron.valcarce@slcc.edu


Pre-Pharmacy Information Learning Society (PILS)

An organization created for pre-pharmacy students to assist with the application process, provide interaction w/guest speakers of the various fields of pharmacy, and offer community service projects.

President: Loan Huynh, loanchuynh94@gmail.com, 801-558-2385
Advisor: Ron Valcarce, ron.valcarce@slcc.edu


Psi-Beta

The mission of Psi Beta Honor Society is to promote professional development of psychology students in two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service.

President: Bobbi Deal, bobbi.deal@gmail.com, (801) 597-9674
Advisor: Tom Hanson, tom.hanson@slcc.edu


Psychology Club, SLCC

The Psychology Club is a group of students that get together to take their education a step further. We do service projects that help to promote awareness of mental illness, attend conferences to learn about the newest topics and research in Psychology and to meet other people that share similar interests.

President: Bryan R. Messerly, bryamesserl@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801) 433-8747
Advisor: Shannon Flynt, shannon.flynt@slcc.edu


Queer Student Association (QSA)

Our club is a social support & educational group for sexual minorities & their allies. We are dedicated to promoting openness and equality, maintaining confidentiality, supporting diversity, serving the public, and furthering a positive image for the LGBTQ+ community.

President: Melanie Matson, mmatson8@bruinmail.slcc.edu
Advisor: Elisa Stone, elisa.stone@slcc.edu


Refugee Club

We are a club that targets members who are of a refugee background or a refugee themselves or interested in learning and working with refugees in our community to provide them with resources, guidance, tools, and community tips to be successful in college and life.

President: Peter Muvunyi, eter.muvunyi@gmail.com
Advisor: Jason Roberts, jason.roberts@slcc.edu, (801) 957-4318


Resonance Club

We support the music department’s mission to facilitate the education of students by: Helping create a professional environment for music production Providing opportunities for ongoing training and real world experience Stimulating collaborative opportunities with students and professionals from all creative fields Helping connect students to the professional music community Addressing the musical needs of the college community as a whole.

President: Jamielee Eldridge, jamielee.eldridge@gmail.com, (801)608-0709
Advisor: Thomas Baggaley, thomas.baggaley@slcc.edu


Student American Dental Hygienist Association (SADHA) 1st Years

SADHA is a club of first year dental hygiene students that have been accepted and are currently taking Dental Hygiene classes. This club is very involved in community service, with each member providing 40 hours of service (minimum) volunteering with dental related activities in the community.

President: Amanda Farris, amandafarris1992@gmail.com, 801-664-8188
Advisor: Kristen Hall, kristen.hall@slcc.edu


Student American Dental Hygienist Association (SADHA) 2nd Years

SADHA is a club of second year dental hygiene students to affirm personal and professional commitment to improve oral health.

President: Sarah Melchior, ssmit3232@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)440-7077
Advisor: Kristen Hall, kristen.hall@slcc.edu


SKILLS USA (SAT)

SKILLS USA encourages excellence in scholarship leadership, and development through a national achievement program as well as college, state and national competition activities.

President:
Advisor: Mark Kranendonk, mark.kranendonk@slcc.edu


Social Worker Association (SWA)

The purpose of this organization is to identify, develop, and carry out projects designed to address the needs within the community, and to assist one another in developing awareness and skills that can be used toward a future career in social work and enriching our educational experience while at Salt Lake City Community College.

President: Liliane Olvera, lolvera@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)707-2079
Advisor: Daniel Poole, daniel.poole@slcc.edu


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

The purpose and mission of this club will focus on increasing the diversity in STEM related fields, by creating a welcoming community where students of different backgrounds will have the opportunity to increase their professionalism, awareness of STEM and to have a group of students to fall back for networking opportunities. To achieve this, we will hold presentations and community events where they will focus on topics such as: creating resumes, preparing for interviews and internships, and also getting hands on experience in engineering related projects.

President: Agustin Bautista, bautista_agustin@hotmail.com, (801)803-1823
Advisor: Tanasia Valdez, tanasia.valdez@slcc.edu


Society of Woman Engineers (SWE)

SWE is a national driving force in establishing engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. It provides a network of support, stimulating women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders. SWE seeks to expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving quality of life, and seeks to demonstrate the value of diversity.

President: Terra Ramey, tramey1@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801) 865-2677
Advisor: Dr. Nick Safai, nick.safai@slcc.edu


Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

Through SHAC, the Student Health Advisory Committee, we hope to promote healthy collegiate lifestyles and positive decision making among the students on this campus, including balancing the five area of Wellness: Social, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual.

President: Brittany Perry, brittanyparry06@gmail.com, (801) 350-1663
Advisor: Jessica Pettersson, jessica.pettersson@slcc.edu


Students for Choice

In conjunction with Planned Parenthood, Students for Choice at SLCC is club dedicated to informing and empowering students about reproductive health, rights, and justice among their community and local government. Regardless of race, ethnicity, income, gender status, age, and sexual orientation, we believe individuals have the right to manage his or her fertility. We believe, respect and value for diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary and preserve the individual's right to privacy. We further believe that such self-determination will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life and strong family relationships.

President: Lauren McKay, lauren.j.mckay@hotmail.com, (801)227-4977
Advisor: Anne Canavan, anne.canavan@slcc.edu


Student Occupational Therapy Association Club (SOTA)

The purpose of SOTA is to introduce the community to Occupational Therapy and to create networks throughout the community.

President: Ali Miller, aargyl17@bruinmail.slcc.edu, 801-520-3262
Advisor: Gabe Byars, gabe.byars@slcc.edu


The Pub Club

To allow students to explore and experiment in the book making process helping them to progress in personal projects or future publishing endeavors.

President: Angels Fields, afields5@bruinmail.slcc.edu, (801)927-8113
Advisor: Lisa Bickmore, lisa.bickmore@slcc.edu


Young Democratic Society

This club is here to help students become civically engaged and act in the community. I want to promote student activism and help develop skills for student leadership.

President: Kaden Fralick, kfralic1@bruinmail.slcc.edu
Advisor: Andrea Malouf, andrea.malouf@slcc.edu, 801-957-5015