Clubs & Organizations
If you are interested in joining a club or organization or starting a new club, contact:
Student Life, First Level, Commons, M202
Student Association, Lower Level, Commons, M103
To start (or restart) a club, there are 3 simple steps:
- Find at least 3 members that share your interest in being part of your club.
- Talk with any SUNY Corning Community College faculty or staff that is interested in being an Adviser to your club.
- Register your club with your club's mission statement and officer & Adviser names.
All clubs and organizations are required to follow specific procedures set forth by the Student Association. Those procedures are available in our "How To" Book. Club and Organization Executive Board Officers are required to attend a "How To" Session and a training on Sexual Violence to become active clubs.
Resources for Clubs/Organiations:
- Registration form for Clubs/Organizations - Use to register a new club for approval or for current clubs to update their mission statements, advisors, or officers.
- Fundraising Request Form - Use to request to conduct a fundraiser either on or off-campus.
- Checkusout Signups - Checkusout is hosted the first week of each semester to introduce our clubs/organizations/offices to our students.
List of Clubs and Organizations
Clubs and organizations reflect the interests of our diverse student population and offer a wide variety of opportunities. Here is a list of recently active clubs and organizations:
American Sign Language Club
This club celebrates, advocates, educates, and shares deaf culture and ASL with the
SUNY Corning Community College community.
Adviser: Sin-Yi Ko, 607-962-9125
Christian Club (C Five)
The purpose of this club is to grow, encourage, and serve in Christ.
Adviser: Kathryn Forland
To report news of concern to the general student body. To give interested students
practical journalism experience. To provide an independent avenue for students to
express their opinions.
Advisers: Emma Draper-Reich
Elmira Center - Student Activities
The Student Activities Committee plans various activities and events for their fellow
Elmira Center students.
Adviser: Amy Barr
Environmental Protection Information Coalition (EPIC)/Science United Club
This organization educates the student body and our communities concerning sustainability,
the role of humans in environmental issues, and on supplementing education to students
who have an interest in the science. We represent several different fields of science
such as biology, engineering, food science, environmental science, ecology, and more.
Advisers: Donna Powers, 607-962-9375, Robert Koble, 607-962-9544
Future Educators Association
(Restarting in Spring 2021) This organization promotes further knowledge and experience
in the education field.
Advisers: Julie Dick, 607-962-9365
This organization provides a learning and playing environment for the rapidly growing
subculture of Euro gamers and strategy gamers. Members meet and share their gaming
experience with people who have similar interests. Members have an opportunity to
discuss board strategy and develop critical thinking skills.
Adviser: Dann Coble
The Grace Notes
This club brings together musically inclined students from around campus, to sing.
Adviser: Will Wickham
Hip Hop Lyrics Club
This club will help you expand your knowledge of rap, refine your own craft, and meet
other awesome lyrical artists.
Adviser: Dann Coble
This club provides a consistent outlet for those interested in dialoguing and networking
historical issues. It creates community networks in an effort to celebrate local history
and its importance for the future of the region. It is an active campus entity that
attempts to collect, catalogue, and preserve SUNY CCC history.
Advisers: Sky Moss, 607-962-9523
International and Foreign Language Club
(Restarting in Spring 2021) This club provides a forum for all persons interested
in cross-cultural awareness and exchange, and promotes the study of foreign languages.
Advisers: Sandy Turner-Vicioso, 607-962-9312; Michael Beykirch, 607-962-9522
Japanese Language & Culture Club
This club provides educational opportunities to members of SUNY Corning Community
College (SUNY CCC) to learn Japanese language and culture. We offer instructions and
information that allow SUNY CCC members to practice both spoken and written Japanese
language and learn about Japanese culture. SUNY CCC currently does not have either
credit or non-credit course for Japanese language; thus, our activities provide opportunities
to SUNY CCC members to learn the language as well as the culture of Japan.
Advisers: Eriko Heise, 607-962-9369
Muse of Fire (Drama Club)
For theatre students and students who love theatre. The club supports the theatre
studies program at SUNY CCC, including two full faculty or guest-directed productions
per year. Students nominated from production participation can compete for scholarships
in the Irene Ryan and Music Theatre International programs at the Kennedy Center American
College Theatre Festival regional festival (KCACTF2) every January. Muse of Fire members
produce staged readings of new student-written plays, 24-Hour Theatre events, and
much more. Muse of Fire students initiated summer productions on campus at SUNY CCC
Adviser: Mary Guzzy, 607-962-9311
My Brother's and Sister's Keeper
This purpose of this club is to improve the representation of men and women of minorities
at all levels of SUNY CCC. To integrate people within the college to reach a communal
understanding of diversity through a shared knowledge and resources brought to us
by participating club members and faculty members. It's a club for cultural enrichment.
Adviser: Babatunde Ayanfodun
This organization provides a social support group for nursing majors. It provides
community service, and free educational activities and entertainment to the entire
Advisers: Molly Welch, 607-962-9216
Phi Theta KappaEstablished in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,300 chapters in 11 countries. In 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges. SUNY Corning's PTK chapter provides opportunities to pursue academic research and scholarships, participate in service projects, and grow as a leader in our community.
To be eligible for membership students must have completed at least 12 College credits and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Eligible students will be contacted by email and invited to join PTK.
Advisers: Emma Draper-Reich
This club creates an environment in which all students are welcome to get involved
in enjoying the game of Spikeball. Spikeball is an active 4 player mix of volleyball
and four-square that is easy to pick up, but difficult to master. This club would
be a great addition to the list of organizations that already exist on campus.
Adviser: George Hurlburt, 607-962-9324
This organization stimulates interest in computers and technology as an occupational
goal, and exemplifies to its members the importance of technology in today's world.
It furthers knowledge and increases its members' abilities in using and harnessing
technology in today's job market. It also organizes informative trips and guest speakers
from local industries to better understand general technology and computer practices.
This organization connects veterans with not only other veterans but fellow students
who support them. Bridging the gap between military life and student life at SUNY
CCC while easing the transition into a successful academic future. Working to not
only inform veterans of their benefits and rights but also promote campus-wide fellowship
among veterans and non-veterans. NOTE: All veterans, whether members of this student
club or not, have access to a veterans office space in the lower level of the Commons
Adviser: Ryan Steinberg, 607-962-9002