Last updated 9/30/2013
As a Black Hawk College student, you will enjoy many exciting events throughout the academic year. Events include interactive activities, refreshments and dynamic presenters and groups. You are encouraged to get involved in a wide variety of clubs and organizations based on your interests. Participating is a great way to enhance your academic experience and meet new friends!
Black Hawk College Ag Ambassadors are student volunteers who represent the College in a variety of ways. They lead campus tours for parents, visitors, and prospective students, give presentations about careers in agriculture and college life, represent the College at information fairs both at the state and national levels and they host alumni and dignitaries at school events and functions.
Advisor: East Campus Recruitment Coordinator • 309-854-1724
Every agriculture student is welcome to participate and join the Agribusiness Club. The club has broad appeal and value to every agriculture major (i.e. crop science, animal science, equine, etc.) Become a business leader in your field by meeting ‘real world’ managers and business owners. The mission of the Ag Business Club is to develop and promote Agriculture Business events on campus, in the community and the county through events and tours and to provide education, experience and business network opportunities.
Advisors: Agriculture Faculty Members
Auto/Ag Mechanic Club
The mission of the Auto/Ag Mech Club is to involve students in the automotive and agriculture mechanics industry, to connect and interact with other students who are interested in automotive and/or agriculture mechanics, and to establish long-term relationships with individuals in the automotive and agriculture industries.
Gary Werkheiser • 309-854-1833 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Grice • 309-854-1839 — email@example.com
Christians on Campus
Christians on Campus are believers in Christ from various backgrounds. Christians on Campus warmly receive all believers in Christ and seek to maintain the oneness of the Spirit by keeping our focus on Christ. We hold the faith which is common to all believers. Through daily prayer, Bible reading, and Christian fellowship we are growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Advisor: LaVon Franklin • 309-854-1729 — firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the profession of horticulture, good fellowship, and to further the interests of horticulture by uniting those having a common interest in the field by providing horticultural activities, competitions, social activities, and development of contacts within all areas of horticulture.
Advisor: Dr. Jeff Hawes • 309-854-1835 — email@example.com
Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Phi Beta Chapter
Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. Its purpose is to recognize students who have proven themselves academically. Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Website – Facebook Group
John Hartman • 309-854-1814 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Jodee Werkheiser • 309-854-1821 — email@example.com
Gayle Gerard • 309-854-1819 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Psi Beta (Psychology)
Psi Beta is an honorary psychology organization that is devoted to promoting the interest in psychology of its members by community service, attendance at psychology conferences, research, sponsoring events on campus pertaining to psychology, and social activities.
Advisor: Bob Lee • 309-854-1817 — email@example.com
The Science Club allows students who share a common interest in the sciences. In this forum, classmates can meet to discuss coursework, organize club activities, or just enjoy a little time away from their busy academic schedule. The Science Club spends time organizing fund-raisers for club activities, providing community-related services both on-campus and off-campus, and takes part in organized, student engagement functions alongside other BHC student clubs and organizations.
Alan Abbott • 309-854-1812 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Rushing-Anderson • 309-854-1813 — email@example.com
Charles Brown • 309-854-1832 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Government Association
SGA is the official elected representative governing unit for the students. (Election of officers is held in the spring semester. Freshman and Sophomore Representative Elections are held in the fall semester. Petitions for offices are available two weeks before each election in the East Campus Advising Center.) Visit: Student Government for more information about becoming an SGA campus leader.
Vashti Berry • 309-854-1711 — email@example.com
LAS Faculty Member
Theater (THEA 111-Intro to Theater Arts)
Students who share an interest in theatrical arts have the opportunity to become more intimately acquainted with the techniques of theatrical events for the production and promotion of the college community, the enrichment of creative talents, and with the goal of promoting high aesthetic values within the community through their involvement in theater class/play production at BHC.
Advisor: Gayle Gerard • 309-854-1819 — firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the above listed Student Clubs and Organizations, Black Hawk College East Campus offers complementary opportunities for student engagement through intercollegiate judging teams, riding teams and athletic teams. Visit: www.bhc.edu/ag or www.bhc.edu/athletics for more information on these additional student engagement opportunities.