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.

Clubs

For more information contact: Club Coordinator Mila Smook at msmook@clark.edu 

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!

Programs

For more information contact: Student Life at studentlife@clark.edu 

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: Tosha Big Eagle

 t.bigeagle@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Roi

mroi@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

Meetings: Email the student contact directly for virtual meeting information.

Activities Programming Board (APB)

 

Contact:  (360) 992-2806

Program Director: Samantha Lelo

slelo@clark.edu

Purpose:

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: Mondays at 11:00am virtually

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84069261166

Meeting ID: 840 6926 1166

Archer Gallery

 

Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Michelle Ramin 

mramin@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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

Athletics

 

Contact: (360) 992-2268

Program Director: Laura Lemasters

llemasters@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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: Michelle Ramin

mramin@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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
jfinley@clark.edu

Alexis Nelson
anelson@clark.edu

Purpose:

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.

Counseling and Health Center

 

Contact: (360) 992-2614

Program Director: 

chc@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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

Clark Entrepreneur

 

Program Director: Nathan Webster

nwebster@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

The Iceberg

 

Contact: (360) 992-2637 or  (360) 992-2924

Program Director: Toby Peterson and Grant Hottle

Director Name
tpeterson@clark.edu             

ghottle@clark.edu             

Purpose:

An annual anthology of student comics featuring writing and art produced by Clark students and alumni. This program supports student leaders, the creation of the annual publication, and an event to showcase the final production.

The Independent 

 

Contact: (360) 992-2972

Program Director: Beth Slovic

eslovic@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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

daharris@clark.edu  

Purpose:

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.

Intramurals

 

Contact:  (360) 992-2302

Program Director: Ted Schatz

tschatz@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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.

Japanese Club

 

Contact: Josephine Lowery

j.lowery4@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Nami Inoue

ninoue@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Our goal is to spread authentic Japanese culture in a fun way that engages the members to learn and share!

Meetings: Email the student contact directly for virtual meeting information.

Model United Nations

 

Contact: (503) 929-0132

Program Director: Joe Cavalli

jcavalli@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

Orchestra

Contact: (360) 992-2195

Program Director: Don Appert

 dappert@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

 tschatz@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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

daharris@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

Phoenix  Art

 

Contact: (360) 992-2639

Program Director: Kathrena Halsinger

khalsinger@clark.edu

Purpose:

A student art publication at Clark College. Original student art is compiled in the annual publication then distributed to the students. 

Phoenix Lit

 

Contact: (360) 992-2305

Program Director: Elizabeth Donley 


edonley@clark.edu

Purpose:

A student literary publication at Clark College. Original student literature is compiled in the annual publication then distributed to the students.

SADHA: Students of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association

 

Contact: (360) 992-2158

Program Director:  Kristi Taylor

 ktaylor@clark.edu

Purpose:

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.

STEM Nerd Girls

 

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

Program Directors:  

Tina Barsotti
cbarsotti@clark.edu

Carol Hsu
chsu@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

atam@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

sgruhler@clark.edu

Purpose:

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: Are virtual and are listed on the college calendar of events.

Student Government Budget Meeting: Are virtual and are listed on the college calendar of events.

Students for Life Club

 

Contact: Benjamin Poletti

Polettibenjamin001@gmail.com 

Advisor: Joan Elizabeth Etter

jetter@clark.edu

Purpose:

We are a space for students at Clark College to experience and influence the pro-life movement in their own community, through education and positive activism.

Meetings: Email the student contact directly for virtual meeting information.

Theatre

 

Contact: (360) 992-2346

Program Director: Gene Biby

 gbiby@clark.edu

Purpose:

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. 

2020 Visionaries Club

Contact: Esperalda Zuniga-Lemus

e.zuniga-lemus@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Audrea Hagen

ahagen@clark.edu 

Purpose:

To bring together a community of students living with disabilities and their allies and create a safe space where empowerment, activism, and community engagement are strengthened and amplified.

Meetings: Email the student contact directly for virtual meeting information.

Vocal Music

 

Contact: (360) 992-2245

Program Director:  Jacob Funk

jfunk@clark.edu

Purpose:

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


ninoue@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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) 992-2770 x7790

Program Director:  Felipe Montoya              

fmontoya@clark.edu             

Purpose:

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.