Joining a student organization can help you get the most out of your college experience. You'll make professional contacts, meet new friends, learn more about your profession and hone your leadership, team-building, decision-making, communication and problem-solving skills.
Each organization has a staff or faculty advisor and student membership of 10 or more students. The Student Government Association provides financial support to each club through student activity fees.
Active Minds WCTC aims to increase awareness of:
- Issues surrounding mental health
- Symptoms related to mental health disorders
- Mental health resources available both on campus and in the surrounding community
The club strives to help reduce stigma surrounding mental health disorders so that students will feel more comfortable openly discussing mental health-related issues and seeking help when needed. Members work to support their peers in finding the skills and resources they need to increase healthy coping techniques that promote personal wellness. Active Minds provides an open forum for all students to speak up about mental health.
Advisor: Lori Feuerstein
Get involved and apply skills from the classroom to the real world. Club members participate in service-learning projects, emerging technology exploration, aspects of global business technology and professional development opportunities. This innovative club is part of the Business Information Technology department and welcomes any WCTC student interested in gaining additional knowledge and valuable real-world experience. The club meets twice a month in the L Building and meeting times are announced via Canvas and MyWCTC.
This club enables students to understand what they believe and how to share those beliefs with others; provide opportunities for students to serve their community, while strengthening their relationship with Christ; and create a place on campus where students can spend time and develop relationships with other Christians. Meetings are very informal, and everyone is welcome to join.
Advisor: Stephanie McWilliams
This club enhances a student’s education by providing experiential opportunities within the Barber/Cosmetology industry. Each member is committed to moving the organization forward so students continue to have the opportunity to attend industry-related educational events.
DECA focuses on preparing students for careers in retail, sales, marketing and business ownership. DECA helps students explore fields as diverse as e-business/e-commerce, advertising, wholesaling, fashion/apparel, design, food/food service, advertising/ promotions, sports and entertainment, hospitality/ travel/ tourism, culinary arts, international marketing, business-to-business marketing and other management and marketing-oriented careers. Through DECA, you’ll grow as a leader, strengthen your job skills, build your resume, contribute to your local community and make new friends.
This club advances the careers of dental assistants and promotes the dental-assisting profession through activities that enhance the delivery of quality dental health care to the public.
Advisor: Jessica Jacobi
This club is designed to allow students to further explore the field of early childhood education through engaging, hands-on activities and events driven by the Early Childhood Education Club Student Leadership Board. This club fundraises each year to offset costs for professional development opportunities, field trips, guest speakers and more! Community service projects that enhance the lives of children and families in the local community and globally continue to be a highlight each year. The overall goal is to strive for teamwork within the club and advocacy for the profession.
The Foundations of Teacher Education Club is designed to enrich the lives and careers of educators. This club provides students with professional development opportunities and is involved in many campus, community and global service projects.
Advisor: Carrie Perock
This club promotes the health information management professions through service to the community and social interactions; opportunities for leadership development; and the mentoring of fellow colleagues within the Health Information Technology and Medical Coding Specialist programs.
Advisor: Cheryl Evans
This club promotes professionalism among club members, develops and uses club resources and talents to increase members’ knowledge of the hospitality/culinary industry, and improves human relations through club and industry interaction.
Advisor: Jack Birren
This club explores, gathers and shares ideas through the achievements and goals set by the club. It also raises funds to offset costs for field trips, guest speaker honorariums and community service projects.
Advisor: Brooks Eberlein
This club promotes awareness of police duties and responsibilities, education and training in law enforcement and procedures, and a cooperative learning environment with law enforcement agencies.
Advisor: Carianne Yerkes
This club develops leadership skills, fosters teamwork and citizenship, provides a liaison between MA students and other campus organizations, promotes occupational education, and develops community service and recreational, social and cultural activities.
Advisor: Sandy Borucki
This recreational club helps students develop relationships and communication skills. We do this through collaboration in "tabletop" role-playing adventure games that emphasize critical thinking and problem solving.
Advisor: Jeffrey Kroll
The Multicultural Student Union (MSU) advocates for the empowerment of marginalized and traditionally underrepresented identities. It works to increase the invisibility of the difficulties facing these students and appoints members to key governance positions at WCTC.
The NTHS recognizes students who have earned a 3.0 GPA or above in a one- or two-year degree or diploma program. This honor society promotes leadership, honesty, career development and skilled workmanship. Students are rewarded for their achievements and encouraged to set educational and career goals.
Advisor: Rahsaan Dunn
This dynamic group promotes hands-on, real-life learning experiences related to the real estate field through guest speakers, dinner presentations and real estate-related site visits. Students who are interested in real estate as a hobby or a career can network with classmates who have a mutual interest and meet with professionals in the field.
Advisor: Laurie Carnahan
The Scrub Club strives to develop and increase social interaction skills of members by working together. It provides opportunities for field studies and educational experiences and encourages community involvement through contacts and donations to charitable organizations.
This social group for veterans supports the awareness and success of veterans as they adjust to civilian and college life. Members support each other academically, physically, socially and psychologically; help each other navigate the benefit process; and educate the campus and community about veteran affairs.
Advisor: Sue Schroeder