Student Organizations

Contact

Genia Allen-Schmid
Program Coordinator, Student Engagement
eallenschmid@fvcc.edu
(406) 756-3981
Blake Hall 156

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Flathead Valley Community College offers a wide variety of student organizations that promote and enhance student success.   We encourage you to explore all the organizations offered at FVCC! For current meeting times and places contact Genia Allen-Schmid, Student Engagement Coordinator, at 756-3981, or drop by the student engagement office in Blake Hall 155.

AICE (Appreciating Individuality, Challenges and Excellence)

The AICE Support Group encourages the campus community to join together to discuss disability related topics. Each week a member of the group facilitates the discussion. Also, the group engages in volunteer activities to benefit the community and educational activities for the FVCC campus. The activities build rapport and support intellectual and social growth. For more information, contact Anna San Diego at 406-756-3881 or email asandiego@fvcc.edu.

American Sign Language Club (inactive)

FVCC Book Club

Open to the public, the group meets monthly to discuss selected novels. The only cost involved is the purchase of the books. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. in room 205 inside the Arts and Technology building on campus. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Hannah Bissell at hmbissell@gmail.com or Amy Jaeger atamyjjmt@gmail.com, or visit the Facebook group “FVCC Book Club.”

Business Professionals of America

Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a nationally recognized organization for students interested in developing their business and professional skills. Students may gain experience n business relations and represent the college at divisional, state and national competitions. Students are encouraged to use the skills they have learned through course work and interact with the business world to enhance their future careers. Contact advisor, Brenda Rudolph, at (406) 756-3858 or email brudolph@fvcc.edu for more information.

Christian Student Ministries

This organization is committed to helping students discover the truths of the Bible through study groups and discussion groups. Christian Student Ministries is dedicated to sharing the adventure of the Christian life, and aims to assist in meeting both the spiritual and physical needs of students on campus by becoming personally involved in the lives of others. For more information, call Jamie Woods at (406) 270-3342.

Gay/Straight Alliance

The GSA provides a social support group, serves the community, and spreads awareness. We are an inclusive group for all that face or want to fight discrimination in any form. Join us at our weekly lunch meetings for good conversation, a guest speaker, fun games or a movie. We also plan on supporting and joining up with other GSAs, or similar organizations in the valley and host periodic evening events, both social and educational in nature. For more information contact GSA President Westley Hughes at westleymhughes@fvcc.edu, or advisor Genia Allen-Schmid at 756-3981 or eallenschmid@fvcc.edu.

Global Friends – The International Student Club

Global Friends welcomes all individuals who are interested in multicultural issues and global, as well as local perspective. Students, staff and community members interested in promoting cultural awareness and diversity are invited to participate. The club meets weekly and sponsors various activities on campus. Contact Gerda Reeb at (406) 756-3889 or email greeb@fvcc.edu for more information.

I.M.P.A.C.T. (Imagine Meeting People; A Community Together)

A Christian club promoting peace and unity on campus. Hosting fun and fellowship meetings Tuesdays at noon in the Eagles Nest IMPACT provides a mental break for students by playing games and meeting new people. A Bible Study and prayer time, Friday mornings at 7:15, helps members learn and grow in faith together. Open discussions are held addressing various needs and concerns happening in the world and community today, as well as fun large events throughout the year aimed at increasing student interaction. ALL people are welcome to any and all events. For more information contact Sarah Bergford on campus at 756-3893 (Intramurals office), or Christ Church Episcopal Minister Janelle Fuller at 871-5661.

The Mask and Hammer (Theatre Club)

The theatre club helps provide support to and promote all theatrical events and theatre students at FVCC. The club seeks to engage students in all aspects of theatre including acting, set design, lights, sound and production. It also offers a variety of educational seminars about theatre and the opportunity to view various theatrical productions.

Mercury News Student Newspaper

The Mercury News, FVCC’s student newspaper, covers campus events as well as community issues of interest to FVCC students. The paper is written by FVCC students, although anyone is welcome to submit articles, stories, or photographs for publication. For more information, contact advisor Lowell Jaeger at (406) 756-3907 or email mercury@fvcc.edu.

Native American Club (Inactive)

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is a national scholastic honorary society for two-year colleges.  The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognized and encourage scholarship among college students. Students who achieve outstanding academic achievement are eligible for membership; you must have completed 12 semester credits and have a minimum 3.4 GPA.  Our local chapter, Alpha Iota Pi, provides members with opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. Contact advisor Wendy Jescke at 756-3908, or e-mail wjeschke@fvcc.edu.

Service Learning Club (Inactive)

Student Government

Student Government advocates for student needs, organizes entertainment and social opportunities and provides financial and practical support for campus student organizations and clubs. Elections are held in the Fall and Spring and offices are open to any full-time student in good academic standing. For more information contact Student Government advisors Genia Allen-Schmid at 756-3981, or Jim Boger at 756-3989.

Tobacco Prevention Task Force

This task force is comprised by several staff, faculty, and community representatives as well as up to four student representatives. The task force promotes tobacco cessation on campus throughout the school year by providing information and tobacco prevention events. The task force collaborates with the county health department and other community health organizations focusing on tobacco issues. Student representatives have the opportunity to attend regional conferences focusing on relevant health issues and take part in political activism at the state level. If you are interested in being on the task force contact Genia Allen-Schmid in Blake Hall 155 or call (406)756-3981.

Veterans’ Association

The FVCC Veterans’ Association is a service-support oriented organization with the primary objective of developing a foundation of understanding between veterans and non-veterans. Organizational activities include active support of the Montana Veterans’ Home, weekly meetings, fund raising, direct support of other student organization activities and internal social events. All students, veterans and non-veterans are encouraged to participate as members of the association. For more information, contact Sherry Taylor (406) 756-756-3982 or email staylor@fvcc.edu.


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