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. (Addictions Counseling Education Students) Club

Contact: Norman Johnson

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Roi


A.C.E.S. Addiction Counseling Eductation Students Club will represent Clark College in the addiction, prevention, and recovery community. The club is open to all students who wish to participate in making Clark County and Clark College safe from addiction and assist with prevention efforts. It provides networking and volunteer opportunities in the recovery community.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 4:00pm 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: Mondays at 3:00pm in PUB 160D



Contact: (360) 992-2569

Program Director: Keith Stansbury


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.


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.


Art Club


Contact: Krystal Maldanado

Advisor: Grant Hottle


Art club serves to devote a time and place for art passionate people to meet and share ideas, as well as seek club members' advice on all their art related projects.

Meetings: Contact the club representative

Asian Pacific Islanders Club


Contact: Sita Mairu

Advisor: Kaina Barba 


To bring relations and build community for Asian Pacific Islanders at Clark College. The API Club also strives to educate the community on Pacific Islander Cultures through education, chants, and dance.

Meetings: Contact the student representative

ASL (American Sign Language) Club


Contact: Kayla Beard 

Advisor: Becky Engel


To provide students with a fun environment to learn and improve their American Sign Language skills.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 12pm in PUB 257



Contact: (360) 992-2259

Program Director: Chris Jacob


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 supplies 

CRU Club


Contact: Nathan Boudon 

Advisor: Travis Garrison


CRU is a community that is focused on seeking God and building each other up in wisdom and knowledge of Christ.

Mondays at 12pm in PUB 258A &
Fridays at 12pm in GHL 207

Clark Art Talks


Contact: (360) 992-2182

Program Director: Senseney Stokes


Is 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 provides 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.

Bold Colors Club


Contact: Vishal Nair 

Advisor: Melissa Williams 


Bold Colors is an inclusive club for Students of Color and allies. The club is designed to provide a safe space for students to find community, resources, and support. The club will encourage a sense of belonging for Students of Color and affirm that they are valuable members of the Clark College community. Bold Colors will allow students to meet new people and build close relationships with others. The club will provide opportunities for students to develop leadership skills, gain a sense of empowerment, enhance their self-confidence, and be equipped with the skills to excel at Clark College and beyond. Bold Colors will benefit the students and campus of Clark College by supporting the college’s pledge to Make Clark College a Hate-Free Community. We will expand knowledge in the Clark community about ethnic and cultural background and foster cultural appreciation. We will also make space for Students of Color to speak freely and have their voices heard; no one will be discriminated against or oppressed.

Comics Club


Contact: Bryce Van Patten 

Advisor: Tobias Peterson 


To have a comics club/support to share comics, original art, and ideas at Clark. This club is about comic books, graphic novels, comic strips, online comics, and comic book art.

Meetings: Every other Wednesday (May 9, May 23 & June 6) at 1:30pm in AA4 117

Engineering and Computer Science Club


Contact: Richard Wu

Advisor: Izad Khormaee


Get students involved in Engeineering and Computer Science projects, as well as provide opportunities for students to network with professionals.

Meetings: Contact the club representative.

Entrepreneur Club


Contact: Kerry Blake

Advisor: Nathan Webster


This clus is meant to bridge the gap between being in school and the business world. We want to connect Vancouver businesses with students, help get internships, and make our students feel comfortable in the community.

May 7, May 21, June 4, June 11 at 6pm in PUB 257
May 14, June 11 at 6pm in PUB 161

Graphic Design Club


Contact: Emmanuel Jefferies

Advisor: Kathrena Halsinger


To provide encouragement, team support, and opportunities to students who are looking to pursue on education or career related to graphic design.

Meetings: Thursdays at 3:30pm in FAC 104

Guitar Club


Contact: Diane Hurst

Advisor: James Manuele


A place to play with other guitar players and learn more.

Meetings: Fridays at 12pm in BMH 102

Harambee Black Student Union Club


Contact: Ndeye Astou CISSE

Advisor: Rashida Willard


The black student union of Clark College is a safe and open space for black, multiracial african decent, systematically non-dominant and supporting students to come together through culture, education, diversity, and various activities.


Meetings: Contact the club representative.

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: Rich Inouye


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.

International Club


Contact: Jennifer Bui

Advisor: Jane Walster


Learning about other cultures and values as well as appreciating diversity in our society.

Meetings: Contact the club representative.



Contact:  (360) 992-2185

Program Director: Travis Garrison


This program provides structured sport leagues, tournaments, drop in and play formats, and events that aim to serve students with recreational opportunities regardless of skill or ability. Opportunities include: basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, soccer and volleyball. Additional trips off campus such as rock climbing and kayaking are provided each quarter. 

Japanese Cultural Club


Contact: Sophie Steele

Advisor: Michiyo Okuhara


To explore the vast elements of Japanese culture.

Meetings: Thursdays at 1pm in HHL 105

Mechanerds - Mechatronics Club


Contact: Monte Gantka

Advisor: Ken Luchini & Anne Koering


To pursue knowledge and experiences in the field of mechatronics.

Meetings: Fridays at 11am in CTC 106

Medical Billing and Coding Club


Contact: Nahid Fereshtehnejad

Advisor: Sunnie Elhart


To inform students entering into the field of medical billing and coding profession about all their available resources, on and off campus.

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month at 3:30pm in SHL 102

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) 992-2053

Program Director: Brielle Daraja


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

Native American Culture Club


Contact: Chana Smith

Advisor: Kaina Barba


Building a support network for North American Indigenous students and offering a variety of activities and events that broaden the understanding of American Indian/Alaska Native culture, values, and traditions campus wide.

Meetings: Contact the club representative.


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) 992-7467

Program Director: Dave Caldwell


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.

Meetings: Contact the club representative.

Penguin Deaf Club


Contact: Maddie Forbes

Advisor: Sarah Weiner-Collier


The Penguins Deaf Club (PDC) will bring awareness of the deaf and hard of hearing community, American Sign Language and deaf culture to the College community through activities, support and fun!

Meetings: Contact the student representative

Pep Band


Contact: (360) 992-2188

Program Director: Rich Inouye


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) 992-2681

Program Director: Mark Magdaleno


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 representative.

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 fo the students.

Photography Club


Contact: Kriza Clare Uyan

Advisor: Robert Abrahamson 


To have a place where any types of photography and cameras are welcome and to share ideas. Concepts of art, and out love of photography. We would like to promote all forms of photography and promote a good learning environment for those with an interest in digital and analog photography.

Meetings: Contact the student representative

Queer Student Association Club


Contact: Jocylin Binkier

Advisor: Flyn Alexander


Queer Student Association strives to provide a safer space for Queer students to create community, promote visibility, and provide support and education to the College community and beyond.

Meetings: Fridays at 3:00pm in PUB 258 (except May 11 and May 18)

Realm Runners Club


Contact: Colin Young 

Advisor: Eben Ayers


To provide an inclusive environment for all students that are into card games, role playing games, and anime.

Meetings: Fridays at 12pm in PUB 257 (except May 18 and June 15)

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.

Spanish Club


Spanish Club

Contact: Patrio Tanner 

Advisor: Felipe Montoya


To support learning by providing opportunities for all students invested in the Spanish language and culture. The club also fosters leadership, camaraderie, and life-long experiences.

Meetings: Contact the club representative.

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.

Meetings: Contact the representative.

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.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 4:00pm in PUB 160D

Student Veterans of America Club


Contact: Tamara Elam

Advisor: James Ron Powers


To provide veterans and supporters with the resources and advocacy needed to succeed in meeting their academic and ultimately personal and professional goals.

Meetings: Contact the student representative

Students for Life Club


Contact: Desirae Sprecher 

Advisor: Joan Elizabeth Etter


To illuminate and instill the dignity of human life from conception until natural death, by our example and witness to the pro-life movement.

Meetings: Thursdays at 1pm in TBG 103

Swing Club

Contact: Melinda Piekstra 

Advisor: Karla Steggall


Swing Club is a fun and inviting environment where Clark Collge students, new and old, get to dance. We teach, offer tips, and just dance! This makes this club perfect for people without experience or those who have been dancing a while.

Meetings: Contact the student representative



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) 992-2618

Program Director: Janette Clay


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:

Michiyo Okuhara

Yoko Sato


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.