ASCC Clubs & Programs

Clubs - Student Run Groups

Have a passion? We have funds to help you share the love. Start a club today!

Want to find your crew? Check out these current student-run clubs and contact them to find out how you can connect, build leadership skills and have fun!

Programs - Program Director Run Groups

ASCC programs request funds annually through the S&A Fee Committee. These Program Director led groups 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.

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: Student Life at studentlife@clark.edu 

 

Clubs and Programs List

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

Contact: Danielle Hansell

d.hansell23@gmail.com 

Advisor: Dr. Marcia Roi

mroi@clark.edu

Purpose:

ACES Club is dedicated to networking and volunteering in the recovery community. Growing and expanding into human service oriented opportunities.

Meetings: Thursdays at 4:00pm in FHL 108

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: Email the director.

Activities Programming Board

Check out the college calendar of events for all student events https://www.clark.edu/about/governance/calendars/events.php 

Aerospace & Robotics

 

Contact: (360) 992-2469

Program Director: Sophie Lin & David Reeves

xlin@clark.edu  or   dreeves@clark.edu

Purpose:

This program provides Clark College students robust and rigorous project-based learning experiences for their pursuit of careers in the field of aerospace, robotics, and related industries. This program will support two major international team-based aerospace design/build competitions: one rocket and the other drone based.

Meetings: Email the Program Directors.

Archer Gallery

 

Contact: (360) 992-2246

Program Director: Kendra Larson

klarson@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Archer Gallery serves the students and community of Clark College by exhibiting contemporary art in a not-for-profit educational setting. Archer Gallery exhibits work by national and internationally renowned artists and connects the Clark College community with accessible and diverse perspectives from the contemporary art world.

www.archergallery.space

Art Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

To explore various art.

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American Sign Language (ASL) Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

Come together to practice American Sign Language, learn new signs, meet people, and create lasting friendships.

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Athletics

 

Contact: (360) 992-2268

Program Director: Laura Lemasters

llemasters@clark.edu 

Purpose:

The Clark College Athletics Department will enrich the greater community and the lives of student  athletes by instilling in them a lifelong enjoyment of sports and  physical activity.  With a commitment to diversity, integrity, and academic achievement, we provide a competitive and high quality range of sports programs that focus on learning teamwork and on student success.

www.clarkpenguins.com 

Authors Association Club - Coming Soon

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Purpose:

To gather authors and other like-minded creatives. We hope to create, share, and critique works together as well as share and read            literature. It is meant to be a support group, constructing each other on our works and teaching each other skills in writing.

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Cinema Club

 

Contact: Reina Garza

reinagarza57@gmail.com 

Advisor: Tom Olsen

tolsen@clark.edu 

Purpose:

To connect with others through the art of cinema.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 2:30pm in PUB 257

Chess Club - Coming Soon

 

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Campus Crusade for Christ Club - Coming Soon

 

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Clark Art Talks

 

Contact: (360) 992-2246

Program Director: Kendra Larson

klarson@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Clark Art Talks serves the students and community of Clark College by hosting a monthly art lecture series. Distinguished artists and art scholars from around the country share their experiences related to their art practices and provide unique insights into their varied career paths and artistic techniques.

www.archergallery.space

Columbia Writers Series

 

Contact: (360) 992-2173

Program Directors: 

Dawn Knopf
dknopf@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: Megan Jasurda

chc@clark.edu 

Purpose:

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

https://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/counseling/index.php 

Computer Science Club

 

Contact: Mellanie Martin

rsmellaniem@gmail.com 

Advisor: Izad Khormaee

IKhormaee@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Provide support for students pursuing computer science degrees, as well as aid anyone who wants to learn more about                                  computer science.

Meetings: Wednesdays, at 4:00pm in SBG 126

Environmental Action Club - Coming Soon

 

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Fighting Gaming Club

 

Contact: Gabriel Martinez and Joshua Crain

g.martinez15@students.clark.edu  and j.crain3@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Eben Ayers

eayers@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Clark College Fighting Game Community Club is a space for anyone interested in playing fighting games                                                                              (ex: Super Smash Bros, Street Fighter, and Tekken series) with other students on campus, learn games, play for fun, or practice them competitively!

Meetings: Email the contact.

 

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) 992-2406

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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.

Instrumental Music

International Student Club

 

Contact: Dinara Dursun

d.dursun@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Csendi Hopp

chopp@clark.edu

Purpose:

To create a space for international students, students who have studied abroad and third-culture students. It would be a space to gather, share culture, information and resources. Students would periodically present about a country or region to a wider audience.

Meetings: Email the contact

@clarkinternationalclub 

Intramurals

 

Contact: Email

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.

Intramurals

Japanese Club

 

Contact: Carmen Colacino

c.colacino@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Michiyo Okuhara

mokuhara@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Our goal is to share Japanese culture with the student body as well as our community.

Meetings: Email the contact

Korean Club

 

Contact: Melina Doan

m.doan@students.clark.edu 

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Purpose:

To share Korean culture with the student body as well as our community.

Meetings: Email the contact.

Megatronics Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

To advance the skills of those currently in Clark College's Mechatronics program through sharing of knowledge and to promote interest in the area of industrial equipment maintenance engineering.

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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.

Multicultural Student Affairs

 

Contact: (360) 992-2672

Program Director: Rosalba Pitkin

rpitkin@clark.edu

Purpose:

This program focuses on supporting diversity at Clark by providing program support, services, and activities which foster multicultural perspective. A few upcoming events will be the Student of Color Luncheons, Queer Student Luncheons, and Students with Disabilities Luncheons.

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: Email

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.

Phi Theta Kappa – Student Honor Society

 

Contact: (360) 992-2381 & (360) 992-2382

Program Director: Darci Feider & Heather Leasure

phithetakappa@clark.edu 

https://www.clarkcollegeptk.com/

Purpose:

Phi Theta Kappa, Clark College’s honor society, recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in programming focused on leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and service.

All Clark College students are welcome to join our member meetings and participate in our local events.

Meetings: Email the contact 

Phoenix Art

 

Contact: (360) 992-2639

Program Director: Martha Lewis

mrlewis@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

Clark Literary Journal

 

Contact: (360) 992-2173

Program Director: Dawn Knopf

dknopf@clark.edu

Purpose:

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

Photography Club - Coming Soon

 

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Swing Club - Coming Soon

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Veteran's of America Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

Act as a catalyst for student veteran success by providing resources, network support, and advocacy to, through, and beyond higher education. The mission of the Veterans Club is to engage Veterans,

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Red Cross Club - Coming Soon

 

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Theater Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

Create a fun and helpful environment to grow, along with taking part in the community whether that is going to plays or doing whatever we can.

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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.

Spanish Club

 

Spanish Club

Contact: John Beck

jhbeck1993@gmail.com 

Advisor: Felipe Montoya

fmontoya@clark.edu 

Purpose:

Clark College Spanish Club mission is to promote actively the Spanish language culture around campus and its communities.                                  The main goal is to effectively show the Spanish language culture through events, fundraises, and activities that provide an effective leaning experience for students and the community.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 10:00am in HHL 102

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 Ambassadors

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: Mondays at 11:00am in PUB 160D and zoom

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://clark-edu.zoom.us/j/86383080015

Meeting ID: 863 8308 0015
Dial-In: +1-253-215-8782

College Calendar of Events  https://www.clark.edu/about/governance/calendars/events.php 

Swing Club - Coming Soon

 

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Purpose:

Swing Club is a fun and inviting environment where Clark Collge students, 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.

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Table Top Gaming Community Club

 

Contact: Lanie Smith

l.smith25@students.clark.edu 

Advisor: Eben Ayers

eayers@clark.edu 

Purpose:

A place for people interested in tabletop games to meet and organize games, learn new skills, and encounter a diverse background of experience related to tabletop gaming. RPG's, card games, boardgames, and more.

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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. 

Theatre

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.