ASCC Clubs & Programs


Connect, build leadership skills and have fun!

Non-Discrimination Statement

Student clubs and programs must be open and available to any Clark student  regardless of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorable discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.


For more information contact: ASCC Club Coordinator at

Want to join a club? Check out these student-run groups below and contact them to find out what they’re doing and how you can participate.

Not seeing something you like and want to start your own group? It’s simple! Check out the Club Handbook for the easy steps to start your own club today!


For more information contact: ASCC Finance Director at

ASCC programs request funds annually through the S&A Fee Committee. These groups typically have pre-planned activities and some may require an audition or try-out to participate. If you’re interested, contact the ASCC Program Director to find out how to get involved.

Clubs and Programs List

A.C.E.S. (Alliance of Counseling Education Students) Club

Contact: Steven Mahoney 

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Roi


ACES club is dedicated to connecting students with the prevention, intervention, and recovery communities through volunteer efforts that inspire lifelong learning, advancement, knowledge, and healthy community partnerships.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. in FHL 108

Activities Programming Board (APB)


Contact:  (360) 992-2806

Program Director: Samantha Lelo


The APB provides a comprehensive events calendar to include 30+ enriching activities, educational lectures, family, social, awareness and diversity events to all students of Clark.

Meetings: Fridays at 10:00am in PUB 257



Contact: (360) 992-2469

Program Director: Sophie Lin 


This program provides students an opportuntity to participate in a team-based STEM experiencial project/aerospace design competition. Activities include the year-long design competition (such as NASA Student Launch), field trips to launch events, museums, and the University of Washington.

Meetings: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays at 3:00pm - 6:00pm in APH 107

                   Fridays at 10:00am - 6:00pm in APH 107

Archer Gallery


Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Senseney Stokes


The Archer Gallery provides educational and cultural exhibitions at Clark College for students and the community.

Signing Penguins (American Sign Language) Club



Advisor: Sara Weiner-Collier 


Signing Penguins Club will bring awareness to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, sign language, and deaf culture to the college community through activities, support, and FUN.




Contact: (360) 992-2268

Program Director: Laura Lemasters 


This program provides support to the athletic programs at Clark College. Funds allocated to this program cover the costs of athletic insurance, tournament entry fees, officials, as well as training

Clark Art Talks


Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Senseney Stokes


A monthly lecture series that invites artists to share their experiences and different artisitic techniques.

Columbia Writers Series


Contact: (360) 992-2161

Program Directors: 

James Finley

Alexis Nelson


This program hosts professional writers--fiction, non-fiction, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters--to Clark College to  read from and discuss their work. This gives students an opportunity to meet, interact with, and learn from successful writers.

Comics Club


Contact: Bryce Van Patten 

Advisor: Tobias Peterson 


The comics club exists to foster interest in visual storytelling and helping students to farther their talents and enjoyment of in comic book appreciation.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 2:00p.m. - 4:00pm in FAC 104

Counseling and Health Center


Contact: (360) 992-2614

Program Director: Cath Busha


This program provides Clark Students with valuable advice, counseling, and treatment for health-related issues.

Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) Club


Contact: Malcolm Anderson 

Advisor: Izad Khormaee


ECS Club promotes oportunities for Clark College students interested in Computer Science, Engineering and related fields through networking, projects, industry visits, service learning and community involvement.

Meetings: Fridays at 12:00pm in SBG 126

Clark Entrepreneur


Program Director: Nathan Webster


To encourge and support entrepreneural ideas within students and allow them access to resources to help grow ideas to actual business ventures.

Meetings: Contact the program director

The Independent 


Contact: (360) 992-2972

Program Director: Beth Slovic 


The Independent is Clark College's student news publication in print and online forms. It provides coverage of activities on and off campus to include athletics, instruction, facilities, administration, social issues and student government.

The Independent

Instrumental Music


Contact: (360) 992-2188

Program Director: Doug Harris  


This program provides a quality performance experience for all Clark students who wish to participate. Students have the opportunity to participate in Concert Band and Jazz Band.



Contact:  (360) 992-2302

Program Director: Ted Schatz 


This program provides drop in and play formats and events that aim to serve students with recreational opportunities regardless of skill or ability. Opportunities include: basketball, soccer and volleyball.

Latinx Club

Contact: Diana Sanchez 

Advisor: Judith HernandezChapar 


The purpose of the Latinx club is to have the opportunity to represent the Latinx community and create an open and safer space for all where we can get to know each other, discuss our roots and culture, build community, create a network of support, and form new friendships with our fellow peers.

Meetings: Thursdays at 2:30pm - 3:30pm in PUB 258A

Model United Nations


Contact: (503) 929-0132

Program Director: Joe Cavalli


This program offers students a chance to participate in mock representation and delegations.

Multicultural Student Affairs


Contact: (360) 992-2837

Program Director: Melissa Williams


This program focuses on supporting diversity at Clark by providing support, services, and activities which foster a multicultural perspective.


Contact: (360) 992-2195

Program Director: Don Appert


This program provides students with an opportunity to participate in Orchestra concerts. Participation allows students to increase their musical skills, their knowledge of orchestral repertoire, and their own personal enrichment.


Outdoor & Recreation


Contact: (360) 992-2190

Program Director: Ted Schatz 


This program offers students an opportunity to experience outdoor and recreation activities. The program encourages personal growth through outdoor skills and volunteering by connecting the students with other students and professionals with a wide range of outdoor and recreation skill levels. Some of the activities will include: hiking, ice skating, kayaking, outdoor challenge courses, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, and white water rafting.

Pep Band


Contact: (360) 992-2188

Program Director: Doug Harris


This program provides students with an opportunity to participate in Pep Band and learn more about performance.

Phi Theta Kappa – Student Honor Society


Contact: (360) 992-2099

Program Director: Marcy Gilchrist


The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportuntities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming. engages in educational opportunities focusing on leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and service.

Meetings: Contact the program director.

Phoenix  - Student Literary Magazine


Contact: (360) 992-2305 or (360) 992-2639

Program Directors: 

Elizabeth Donley

Kathrena Halsinger


The Phoenix is the student art and literary publication at Clark. Original student art and literature is compiled in the annual publication then distributed to the students.

Photography Club


Contact: Bryce Van Patten 

Advisor: Robert Abrahamson 


The goal to share and explore the world of photography. To help students and community through photo events, workshops, and events.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 4:00pm in FAC 105

Re-Entry Club


Contact: Justin Laks 

Advisor: Angelica Pravettoni & Victoria Walters 


Support group for students that are ex-felons, have incarcerated family, or are just curious about the criminal life style most grew up in. Developing resources for returning citizens wanting to go to college. Inspirational speakers to go into prisons, jails, and juvenile detention centers as mentors.

Meetings: Contacts above.

SADHA: Students of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association


Contact: (360) 992-2158

Program Director:  Kristi Taylor


SADHA focuses on student professional development and community service through support of social, cultural, educational, and leadership experiences with the college campus, local community, and the National Dental Hygiene Association.

SNACC: Student Nursing Association of Clark College


Contact: (360) 992-6047

Program Director: Dianne Lucia


This program promotes social activities and health-related service activities on and off-campus and provides an atmosphere that fosters life-long learning. Weekly meetings inform students of political trends in Nursing.

STEM Nerd Girls


Contact:  (360) 992-2354 or (360) 992-2452

Program Directors:  

Tina Barsotti

Carol Hsu


This program provides opportunities for diverse learners to achieve their educational goals through the practice of creative problem solving, competitions, and networking opportunities. By providing these opportunities the program encourages students to countinue their path in the STEM field.


Student Ambassadors


Contact: (360) 992-2770

Program Director: Amy Tam


The Student Ambassador program is responsible for outreach to Clark College students through general information.

Student Government (ASCC)


Contact: (360) 992-2406

Program Director: Sarah Gruhler


Student Government is the Associated Students of Clark College (ASCC) which acts as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, administration and the community. They are charged with review and implementation of the ASCC Constitution and Bylaws, committee appointments, club promotions and approval, recruitment for student involvement and oversight of the services and activities (S&A) fees.


Student Government Meetings: Fridays, 10:00am in PUB 160D 

Student Government Budget Meeting: TBA 

Student Veterans of America Club


Contact: Rowan Coash 

Advisor: James Powers


Support and mentor fellow student veterans and ensure success in life and college.

Meetings: First and Third Wednesdays at 1:00pm - 2:00pm in PUB 016



Contact: (360) 992-2346

Program Director: Gene Biby


The Theatre program provides Clark students with theatrical opportunities both on-stage and behind the scenes. The program offers three shows during the academic year, one during each quarter. These shows are chosen with student engagement in mind and typically consist of an American standard in the fall, a musical in the winter, and a contemporary work in the spring, offering a range of theatrical opportunities. 

Transitions Peer Mentors


Contact: (360) 992-2837

Program Director: Melissa Williams 


This program supports and provides services to student academic success as well as personal development. This program's specific goal is to mentor students and help them navigate through barriers as they transition into higher level coursework from basic education.

Vocal Music


Contact: (360) 992-2245

Program Director:  Jacob Funk


The Vocal Music program encompasses the Concert Choir, Women's Choral Ensemble, and Chorale. These groups provide all Clark College students who wish to participate with quality choral music performance experiences.

World Languages - Japanese


Contact: (360) 992-2977

Program Directors: Nami Inoue 


The World Languages Program provides Clark College students with language immersion travel opportunities of varying lengths and costs in Spanish and Japanese speaking countries. Each program determines eligibility criteria for participation and most programs travel in the summer, but on an alternating basis.

World Languages - Spanish


Contact: (360) 992-2172

Program Director:  Erika Nava


The World Languages Program provides Clark College students with language immersion travel opportunities of varying lengths and costs in Spanish and Japanese speaking countries. Each program determines eligibility criteria for participation and most programs travel in the summer, but on an alternating basis.