Clubs & Organizations

Whether your interest is academic, athletic, service or social we have a club for you!

Getting involved at college is a great way to explore your interests, network, test your leadership potential, and build a resume towards your employment goals. Wor-Wic’s vibrant campus life revolves around all of its clubs, organizations and student activities.

Some of our clubs are strictly for fun, while others were established to make a difference on our campus and in the local community. We’re certain that you will find a group perfect for you, and if nothing peaks your interest—start your own!

Clubs

Academic
Chemical Dependency Counseling (CDC)

The chemical dependency counseling student association is a professional student association that promotes the interests and needs of Wor-Wic's chemical dependency counseling students. Membership is open to all students majoring in chemical dependency counseling or any student interested in the field.

Advisors: Dr. Ryan Messatzzia and Penny Walters 

Criminal Justice Club

The criminal justice club provides students with information about different career choices in criminal justice, opportunities to network with students and professionals employed in the field and with opportunities for members to discuss issues and current events directly related to criminal justice. Membership is open to all credit students at the college.

Advisor: Edmond O’Brien

Future Educators of America (FEA)

The FEA club promotes student awareness of the field of education and the development of future teachers. Membership is open to all students.

Advisor: Kari Schamberger

Nursing Student Organization (NSO)

Membership in the nursing student organization is open to all students who are enrolled in the nursing program. Pre-nursing students can attend meetings as non-voting members.

Advisor: Dr. Pam Budd

Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) Club

he purpose of the occupational therapist assistant club is to increase campus and community awareness of the occupational therapy profession and to provide academic enrichment and social opportunities to club members. The club also exists to educate the campus and local community of occupational resources and to promote the art of occupational therapy. Membership is open to all students in the occupational therapy assistant program.

Advisor: Ellen Siegmund

 

Honor Societies
Eta Sigma Delta

Wor-Wic’s Eta Sigma Delta chapter of the international hospitality management honor society recognizes the scholastic and professional achievements of students and alumni in hospitality, tourism and culinary arts. Membership is open to currently-enrolled hotel-motel-restaurant management majors with a 3.0 grade point average who meet eligibility criteria for induction into the organization.

Advisor: Dr. George Ojie-Ahamiojie

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK): Alpha Nu Omicron

Membership in Wor-Wic’s Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is open to all students working toward an associate degree who accumulate at least 12 credit hours in courses at the 100 level or above and achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year college students.

Advisor: Terry Thompson

Publications
Echoes & Visions Editorial Board

The Echoes & Visions Editorial Board provides an opportunity for students to learn how to curate submissions, sequence, layout, edit and promote a student literary journal. This club produces Echoes & Visions, the college's nationally award-winning literary journal. Membership is open to all students, alumni and employees.

Advisor: Adam Tavel

Service
Student United Way

Wor-Wic's Student United Way serves the local community by advocating, volunteering and giving in the areas of education, income and health. The club helps members grow as leaders, connect to the community and build lasting relationships among members and with the United Way movement. Membership is open to all students, alumni and employees.

Advisor: David Mongor

Special Interests
Black Student Association (BSA)

The Black Student Association provides a support network for the black community at Wor-Wic and provides cultural enrichment and awareness to the campus and the community at large. Membership is open to all students and employees interested in actively working to make a change for unity by encouraging the principles of scholarship, leadership and the uplifting of the culture.

Advisor: Dr. Deirdra Johnson and Parshall Shockley

Gay-Straight Alliance

The gay-straight alliance promotes a positive and inclusive atmosphere for all people, raises awareness of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender culture and encourages individuality, growth and understanding within the college community. Membership is open to all students, alumni and employees.

Advisor: Kerry Cleaver and Kelly Carey

Japanese Culture Club

The purpose of the Japanese Culture Club is to provide a social forum for fans of anime, manga, and East Asian culture, as well as grant opportunities for new friendships to blossom. Membership is open to Wor-Wic students, alumni and employees.

Advisor: Kathleen McIntyre

The Gaming Association

The purpose of The Gaming Association is to establish an environment in which everyone can feel welcome and be leaders while engaging in many different types of gaming. The club promotes education, self-growth and skill development through gaming in order to increase creativity, enhance literacy through collaborative storytelling and provide a healthy atmosphere for role- playing. Membership is open to students, alumni and employees interested in participating in role-playing and games.

Advisor: Camesha Handy

The Pineapple Club

The pineapple club prepares students for careers in the hospitality industry through networking and educational seminars, enhancing students’ knowledge and opening up social opportunities. Membership is open to all credit students in the hospitality, motel, and restaurant program.

Advisor: Dr. George Ojie-Ahamiojie

Veterans-Military Association

The Wor-Wic Veteran-Military Association (WWVMA) supports students who have served in the military or those who are currently serving in the military. Students who have served any length of time in the U.S. Armed Forces and those now serving in the military are included in membership.

Advisor: Fred Howard

Wor-Wic Christian Community

The Wor-Wic Christian Community provides regular opportunities to discuss the Bible and to worship and pray in a group setting, providing opportunities for fellowship, outreach and spiritual development among members. Membership is open to all students and employees.

Advisor: Parshall Shockley

 

Contact Us Camesha Handy Director of Student Engagement 410-334-2892 chandy@worwic.edu