Student Organizations at Carl Sandburg College offer the opportunity to take your learning outside the classroom walls, gain new skills, build your professional resume and meet other students! Academic, recreational and special interest focused organizations can meet many interests.
The African American Student Organization (AASO) is an organization that focuses on providing a better scholastic, cultural, political and social life for students of color at Carl Sandburg College. Overall the organization strives to enhance the general welfare of all culturally diverse populations while promoting high scholastic standards and nurtures unity and pride among African American students.
Given that, AASO also is concerned with the entire student population and its diversity. The African American Student Organization is here to be of service to the minds and bodies of the entire community on campus and off. All bold, bright, and brave students can unite under the organization to act in a concerted effort to improve multiculturalism at Carl Sandburg College and all the issues and concerns that lie within that term in the new millennium. Open to all students of all cultures in order to promote intercultural communication and friendships!!!
This club is for first year RN students. We will meet to keep us all informed and together on our classes’ activities, study groups, and any professional medical seminars or exhibits that would benefit us as nursing students.
Advisor: Christina Stone, 309.341.5292 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To promote and foster the future of professional nursing with visionary leadership, elevating the level of
community health knowledge, and unity through social and cultural activities.
Advisor: Jan Lundeen 309.341.5277 or email@example.com
The Carl Sandburg College Art Club is an art interest oriented group dedicated to express, enhance, and explore the talent of its members. It is a blank canvas and is completely open to member’s interpretation and imaginative expertise. It promises to remain a relaxed, open, and stimulating environment where club members bond through common interest.
Advisor: Lisa Walker, 309.341.5303 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We are to promote enjoyment, endurance and strength and in an athletic environment free of harassment, discrimination and drama. Our purpose is to boost morale and stamina of students and also to bring back the nostalgia aspect of what dodge ball is really about and of what it really meant to some people.
Advisor: Mike Bailey, 309.341.5336 or email@example.com
The purpose of the organization is as follows: to promote professionalism in Cosmetology Industry, to promote further knowledge changes in Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics and Nail Technology Act of 1985, to promote fellowship between license cosmetologist and cosmetology students, and to allow student opportunity to compete in the Cosmetology industry.
Advisor: Barb Kirchgessner 309.344.2595 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of the Carl Sandburg College chapter of DPO is to foster excellence in theatre practice and tradition by creating theatre, seeing theatre and encouraging theatrical activity on our campus for the personal and professional benefit of its members and the larger student body.
Advisor: Susan Sharp 309.341.5287 or email@example.com
The Carl Sandburg College Gay Straight Alliance (also known as the GSA) brings students of different sexual orientations and gender identities together to meet new people, network with like-minded individuals, and accept each other’s uniqueness in a lively, safe, and relaxing environment. This club also promises to serve as a support group for those dealing with LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) issues, homophobic harassment, or those questioning their sexual orientation and identity. By raising awareness of different sexual orientations and gender identities, it serves as a platform to make the general population more aware of the LGBT community.
Advisor: Lara Roemer 309.341.5219 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Health, Wellness, Fitness & Nutrition Alliance (HWFNA) is an organization that aids the growth and development of Carl Sandburg College collegiate students through a series of culturally, socially, and academically focused discussions and programs on health, wellness, fitness and nutrition from professional CSC faculty, staff, peers and the professional Allied Health community, working together to form an alliance of resources and unity.
This student organization focuses on providing a desire to share the rich culture and heritage of Hispanic Latino students and to establish cross cultural communication between other cultures. To provide academic, and social activities that will benefit the Hispanic Latino students in the community. Open to all students of all cultures in order to promote intercultural communication and friendships!!!
Ignite Sandburg is a Christian community where you are able to connect and grow in your walk with Christ, regardless of where you are on your spiritual journey. You will find our gatherings to be very laid back and relaxed, as we come together to build relationship, discuss how biblical issues impact our lives today, spend some time praying for each other and worshiping God. Whether you are a biblical expert or never picked up a bible before, there is something for you! Find out more information and a list of our meeting times at:IgniteYourCampus.com/Sandburg
Advisor: Darlene Smith 309.341.5235 or email@example.com
Advisor: James Hutchings 309-341-5317 firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose and mission of Sigma Phi Sigma is to promote professionalism, knowledge, and fellowship within the funeral service profession.
Advisor: Tim Krause 309.345.8501 or email@example.com
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide 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. Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold: (1) recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and (2) provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.
Advisor: Shanon Dickerson 309.341.5307 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the CSC Society for Student Radiologic Technologists is to provide information for students interested in Radiologic Technology and to discuss values for the betterment of the society and the profession.
Advisor: Jackie Whipple 309.341.5222 or email@example.com
Real Talk Poetry Club is an exciting new club here at CSC. We are looking for members, and we are trying to find direction. Our mission is to open the doors of poetry to all people in hopes that they will openly express themselves poetically. We are committed to promote poetic literacy and to promote creativity through spoken and written word as well as through performance--such as slam poetry. The club is open to all students who are interested in learning, creating, writing, and performing original poetry.
Advisor: Dyson Shannon 309.299.7431 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SADHA's purpose is to cultivate, promote and sustain the art and science of dental hygiene, to represent and safeguard the common interest of the members of the dental hygiene profession, and contribute toward the improvement of the oral health of the public. Students eligible are those students currently enrolled in the Carl Sandburg College Dental Hygiene program.
Advisor: Kim Norris 309.341.2222 or email@example.com
SEAC is Sandburg Environmental Awareness Club. Members do not have to be science majors or enrolled in science classes, just have an interest in environmental awareness. Past activities have included Lake Storey Cleanup; environmental info booths on campus, sponsoring Chad Pregracke (founder of Living Lands & Waters) as a campus speaker; trips to Wildlife Prairie State Park, Shedd Aquarium, and Field Museum of Natural History; cookouts; acorn collection for wetland restoration; promotion of reusable mugs sold through campus bookstore; hiking trips; and prairie burns/maintenance. Meetings are usually held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 12:15 in the C building.
Advisor: Carla Murray 309.341.5217 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CSC SIFE is empowering individuals to make positive change in their lives and their community through the principle of free enterprise.
Advisor: Keith Williams 309.341.5326 or email@example.com
The purpose of the Veterans club is to provide education and outreach for Student Veterans and Military Personnel here at Carl Sandburg College. It will offer a support system for student veterans and military personnel and promote awareness of veteran issues.
Advisor: Chris Shaw 309.341.5283 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The promotion of welding, fabrication and metal sculpture.
Advisor: Ralph Wilt
Don't see an organization that sparks your interest? Create your own student organization!
For more information about Student Organizations, contact:
Coordinator of Student Life, 309.341.5332