Active Clubs on Campus
Alpha Delta Nu
Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honors Society : The objective of IOADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society shall be to recognize the academic excellence of students in nursing. The society shall encourage the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing. ADN students must meet GPA requirements.
Advisor: June Callahan, Assistant Professor-Nursing
Advisor: Patricia Mitchell, Assistant Professor-Nursing
Black Student Union
The Black Student Union (BSU) was created for all KC students who wish to provide advocacy and support for the academic, cultural and social development of African-American students, host programs and events to provide awareness of issues, and celebrate the accomplishments of members in the African-American community.
Advisor: Pernevlon Ellis, Sociology Assistant Professor
Phone Number: 815-825-9540
To provide business students an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the problems and potentialities of the business world and provide a service to the community, so that they may be better prepared to carry out their responsibilities as future business leaders and professionals.
Advisor: Tammy Tiggelaar, Business & Marketing Management Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice Club
Educate students on the field of criminal justice. This student group is open to all students.
Advisor: Joseph Przybyla, Criminal Justice Adjunct Faculty
To encourage Kishwaukee College elementary, special and secondary education majors to pursue teaching as a career. To understand the role of schools in our society. To provide information on professional career opportunities in education. To provide opportunities for members to develop qualities, attitudes and experiences basic to successful teaching.
Advisor: Barbra Leach
ESports and Gaming Club
Advisor: Andrew Wang, Mathematics Instructor/Developmental Education Coordinator
Floral Club SAIFD
SAIFD Floral Club works to maintain and advance standards of professional floral design and decoration; to uphold, in practice, a code of ethics of mutual benefit in both professional and trade relations; to promote educational programs to advance the creative art of floral design and decoration; and to support high standards of design and quality of materials and products.
Advisor: Janet Gallagher, Horticulture Assistant Professor
Students who focus on volunteer work and giving back to their community. Many fund raising events are held on campus to help support local not for profits.
Advisor: Joseph Przybyla, Criminal Justice Adjunct Faculty
This club is open to anyone who has an interest in ornamental horticulture. Students engage guest speakers and sponsor social functions funded with revenues from club projects such as making corsages and Christmas wreaths for faculty and college functions.
Advisor: Kim Rotella
Kougarettes Cheer and Dance
Offer a chance to participate in cheer and dance for intercollegiate sports on campus for Kishwaukee College as well as other competitive events.
Latinas, Latinos, and those interested in Latino/Hispanic cultures have come together to form this organization. Its goals include serving as a support system for members and the Latino/Hispanic community, involvement with campus-wide activities, programming cultural events, and promoting awareness of the various Latino/Hispanic cultures.
Mind Over Matter
Weightlifiting and Nutrition Club.
Advisor: Jay Moore
National Society of Leadership and Success
This national organization is based on building leaders by helping students discover and achieve their goals through leadership speakers, fundraising, success networking teams and community service events.
Advisor: Krystal Gundy, Coordinator Student Activites
Office of Student Activities: C1124
Performing Arts Club
The Kishwaukee College Performing Arts Club is an inclusive club that welcomes students of all skill levels and training who are interested in any aspect of performance art. The club strives to help students build their self-confidence, creativity, and self-expression, while providing them with outlets to develop and share their performing arts talents. It is a safe space where students can experiment with new art forms, ideas, and approaches in a supportive environment. At the same time, the club endeavors to improve the campus’ culture by providing on-campus live events and entertainment in the arts.
Advisor: Bonnie Miller-O'Dell
Sigma Kappa Delta (English Honors)
The objective of Signa Kappa Delta (SKD) Honor Society for two-year colleges shall be to recognize the academic excellence of students in English. The society shall encourage the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of English as well as education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of English. SKD students must meet GPA requirements.
Advisor: Carl Fuerst
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 264,500 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.
The purpose of the Spectrum is to foster an active and diverse culture at Kishwaukee College and in our community. Membership and participation in the Spectrum are free from discrimination of any kind. The Spectrum provides opportunities for students to build friendships and encourage open-mindedness and diversity within the College community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people, and their friends.
Advisor: Bonnie Miller-O'Dell
Student Nursing Organization (SNO)
Student Nurses Organization (SNO): The goal of this club is to promote nursing as a career. To provide a channel for nursing student communication with college administration, faculty, staff and other students organizations on campus. To render volunteer services to the surrounding community. To plan various SNO social activities for the benefit of the student nurses.
Advisor: June Callahan, Nursing Assistant Professor
Table Tennis Team
The purpose of this organization is to remove stress from the everyday lives of our student members. Our plans and gaols are to compete against other schools.
Advisor: William Michels, Math Assistant Professor
The Tabletop Gaming Club
Advisor: Nate Gordon, English and Humanities
Tree Huggers / Green Team
Our purpose with our Eco group is to help the environment including the animals that live here, encourage people to live more sustainably and promote ideas and discussions to make the world a better place with an environmentally friendly future.
Advisor: Adam Hughes, Biology Assistant Professor
Historical Clubs on Campus
Association of Culture and Language
To acquaint students with cultural awareness both on and off campus. We aim to partake in local and international cultural experiences, as well as, learning about the languages spoken within different cultures.
Black Male Initiative/Talented Tenth
The primary focus of BMI is to serve as a support group for Black male students. The Black Male Initiative embrace the principles of accountability, proactive leadership, self-discipline, social interaction, academic persistence and intellectual development.
Diesel Tech Club
To provide revenue for DPT program to support field trips, extracurricular activities and to help cover unplanned expense.
The purpose of Engineering Club is to promote awareness of engineering disciplines and careers. We do this by invite engineers to come to speak, we take field trips to engineering sites and do projects as a group. WE are a community of problem solvers. A place where aspiring engineers come together to share ideas.
Harmonics / Choral Club
The Kishwaukee College Mudslingers Club's mission is to promote awareness of the ceramic arts, enrich the learning experience of student members, and contribute to the concerns of the surrounding communities. Membership is open to ceramic students, participating students/artists and faculty who wish to help fulfill the goals of our organization. Meetings will take place the twice a month, at a time appointed by the officers.
Nurses Christian Fellowship
The Nurses Christian Fellowship assists nurses, nursing students, and other interested students in meeting the spiritual, psychosocial, and physical needs of persons in crisis. Specific activities are planned to enhance personal and professional goals. Opportunities are also available for Christian fellowship and growth. During the first few meetings, activities will be defined to meet the needs of the group.
The Sociology Club of Kishwaukee College is a student-run and instructor facilitated organization oriented toward the study and application of sociology, not only on campus, but in the community and in preparation for higher learning and excellence in the career world. We advocate cultural awareness, social consciousness, genuine understand and personal and professional growth.