Student Clubs, Organizations & Activities at East Campus

Student Ambassadors
Black Hawk College Student 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: Samantha Rux  • 309-854-1724 • ruxs@bhc.edu

Agribusiness Club
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 Agribusiness 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:
Andrew Larson • 309-854-1830 • larsonan@bhc.edu
Drew Cotton • 309-854-1842 • cottond@bhc.edu

Auto/Ag Mechanics 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.
Advisors:
Jason Grice • 309-854-1839 • gricej@bhc.edu
Gary Werkheiser • 309-854-1833 • werkheiserg@bhc.edu

Circle K International 
The goal of our organization is to develop college students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service. By giving back to others, Circle K International (CKI) members learn the skills they need to become the next generation of community-minded leaders. Sponsored by Kiwanis International, CKI is the premier collegiate community service, leadership development, and fellowship organization in the world. It’s filled with energetic, passionate, and driven young adults who have the power to make a significant impact on the world.
Advisor: Samantha Rux  • 309-854-1724 • ruxs@bhc.edu

Horticulture Club
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: Taylor Wilkinson • (309) 854-1702 • wilkinsont@bhc.edu

Living in Faith Together (LIFT)
LIFT are believers in Christ from various backgrounds. LIFT warmly receives all believers in Christ and seeks 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.
Advisors:
Jeanine Peterson • 309-854-1700 ext1712 • petersonj@bhc.edu
Isaac Stewart • 309-854-1832 • stewarti@bhc.edu
Stacy Hertz • 309-854-1720 • hertzst@bhc.edu

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.
Advisors:
John Hartman • 309-854-1814 • hartmanj@bhc.edu
Sharon Smith • 309-854-1815 • smithsha@bhc.edu
Jodee Werkheiser • 309-854-1821 • werkheiserj@bhc.edu

Sci Pi Club
The Sci Pi 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 Sci Pi Club spends time organizing fundraisers 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.
Advisors:
Alan Abbott • 309-854-1812 • abbotta@bhc.edu
Andrew Mansheim • 309-854-1810 • mansheima@bhc.edu
Katie Rushing-Anderson • 309-854-1813 • andersonka@bhc.edu
Isaac Stewart • 309-854-1832 • stewarti@bhc.edu
Marco Annoni • 309-854-1816 • annonim@bhc.edu

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.
Advisor: Vashti Berry • 309-854-1711 • berryv@bhc.edu

Ag Competitive Teams
Black Hawk College East Campus also offers complementary opportunities for student engagement through intercollegiate judging teams and riding teams. Join a team »