Explore your interests, both social and academic, at MCC by participating in one or more of our student clubs and organizations. For more information on student life at MCC, please contact Aileen Clay, Director of Student Life at firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the Student Life Office located upstairs in the Student Center of MCC’s main building.
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Click on a club name from the list below to learn more. Please note that the clubs listed below encompass all current student organizations, but activity depends on student interest and participation each year.
Alive is a student-led Christian student organization, open to all MCC students for the purpose of providing activities to enable its members to grow in their spiritual lives by “doing college life together”. Alive is a place for students to experience vibrant friendships that are authentic and meaningful. Possible activities include community serving on-campus and in the community, reflecting on the Bible and its application to our lives, attending events, retreats, concerts or a mission trip.
Advisor: Judith Landry
The Alpha Pi Rho chapter of PTK, the national honor society for two-year colleges, recognizes scholarship, leadership, and service. Students are invited to join and participate in PTK if they are:
- currently enrolled in classes
- matriculated* in a certificate or degree program
- have completed at least 12 credits at MCC prior to the current semester
- have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher prior to the current semester
* Matriculated student: a person who has applied for admission to the college and has been accepted into a specific degree, certificate or professional certificate program (a letter of acceptance from the Admissions Office is sent when a student becomes accepted).
Each year MCC offers Alternative Break Trips which engage students in service to make a real difference in people’s lives all around the globe. Recent service has included projects for an Indian Reservation in South Dakota, staffing medical clinics and health education facilities in Ecuador and supporting children with life-threatening illnesses and their families in Florida. For more information on a specific trip, contact the advisor(s) listed below the description.
GIVE KIDS THE WORLD – FLORIDA
When: During Spring Break in March
Give Kids The World is a non-profit organization that exists only to fulfill the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses from around the world. Our goal is for these kids and their families to experience a memorable, joyful, and cost-free visit to the Central Florida attractions, as well as enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village. As a volunteer, you will help support children and their families by participating in themed activities and events, scooping ice cream, driving the train, participating in the life-size Candy Land game and much more!
Advisor Contact: Joanne Jagodowski
MEDICAL MISSION – ECUADOR
|This trip is ON HOLD at this time. We look forward to resuming our Medical Mission service trip in the future.|
When: During Winter Break in January
Our Medical Mission team travels to help others, learn culture, and serve with a team of MCC students, faculty and local medical professionals. Training is included, all majors are welcome. Our team will participate in setting up medical clinics in rural communities through Timmy Global Health. Students who speak Spanish are encouraged to come as translators.
PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – SOUTH DAKOTA
When: After Spring semester ends in May
Our team volunteers with Re-Member, a service organization on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. It is an emotional and life-changing week where you will witness the extreme poverty afflicting the Lakota people of Pine Ridge, build relationships with the Lakota People and learn of their rich culture. Our team will take on service projects such as building bunk beds, repairing leaking roofs, or skirting trailers. This trip is a balance of serving and cultural experiences.
Alternative Break Trips Forms
Alternative Break Trips Application
Please fill out the following form to apply for an Alternative Break Trip. Be as complete as possible with your answers.
Alternative Break Trips Application
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This club is open to all students and alumni of MCC. It provides open studio time for anyone interested in fine arts, graphic design and interior design. In addition, club members plan and participate in activities such as trips to art museums and art related workshops.
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Any students who have an interest in the life sciences may join as associate members. Associate members may be promoted when they meet national honors requirements. MCC’s club will collaborate with the University of New Hampshire at Manchester to engage in fun life science related events.
Advisor: Sadie Reed-Stimmell
The Campus Activities Board is a committee of Manchester Community College students dedicated to bringing students together by planning, organizing, and executing events for the MCC community. Recent past event highlights included: Lunchtime Lounge featuring various performers, Comedy Nights, MCC Got Talent, bus trips to Boston Celtics, and Stress Busters.
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We reach out to the entire MCC community by providing programming that is inclusive and responsive to what students want.
- We serve the MCC community with an unprecedented level of moral, pride, energy, and exhibit comprehensive programs of social, recreational, cultural, and educational events.
- We provide events that foster community with the MCC student population.
- We create an atmosphere of fun in events for the students.
- We create events that are of purpose and meaning.
- We work together with other student organizations and campus offices.
- We provide programming and leadership skill development opportunities to MCC students.
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Become a part of something BIG. Join CAB by sending Aileen Clay an email and coming to our next meeting. All MCC students are welcome!
Please include your full name, phone number, major, and what type of activities you would be interested in (i.e. trips, travel, special events, concerts, movie nights, lectures, etc).
The Creative Writing Club welcomes all students interested in reading, writing, or celebrating fiction, poetry, screen and play writing, journalism, nonfiction, and all ranges of experimental forms. We welcome writers, readers, and editors. The club focuses on encouraging members’ creative endeavors, experiencing our favorite writing from published authors, and inviting the college community to participate. The Creative Writing Club also edits and publishes MCC’s literary magazine, The Queen City Review, featuring photography, artwork, and writing from students and faculty. We look forward to meeting you.
Advisor: Colleen Jennings
The Cultural Exchange Club’s purpose is to enhance the experience of students from various ethnic, cultural and national backgrounds by establishing an organization through which they become involved at MCC while developing networking relationships. The Cultural Exchange Club will offer support through mentoring, academic help and guidance and event organizing.
Are you interested in theater? Have you ever wanted to perform on stage or learn the behind the scenes aspects of a live performance? Whether or not you have past experience with drama you are welcome to join this club.
Advisor: Laura Bilodeau
The D&D Club seeks to bring together all MCC students with an interest in playing the classic fantasy role-playing game. All are welcome—take on the role of a main character, recurring side character, or one-time guest star. No prior experience needed!
Advisor: Eric Worthen
The purpose of this club is to enhance the learning opportunities and hands on experiences related to the field of teaching. The club provides opportunities for volunteering with children and youth, educating others in topics related to family, school and youth issues; and exposure to professionals in the field through conference/workshop participation.
Advisor: Sohye Park
FBLA provides the opportunity to be a part of innovative leadership both on and off campus. We bring business and education together in a positive relationship by hosting fund raisers, partaking in community service projects, working hand-in-hand with other clubs, attending regional and national competitions, and offering scholarships. FBLA is a nationally recognized organization at colleges as well as in the workplace.
Advisor: Michael Magoon
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This club’s activities promote social interaction and friendship between students through student organized gaming. All types of gaming is welcome and is based on student interest. Game Nights are held weekly.
Advisor: Lindsay Conway
Give Kids the World Service Team raises awareness of the mission of the Give Kids The World organization, which supports families of children with life threatening or chronic illnesses. The GKTW team travels to Orlando Florida each year to volunteer at the Give Kids the World Village. GKTW Village works hand-in-hand with the Make-A-Wish Foundation when children’s wishes include a trip to Central Florida.
Advisor: Joanne Jagodowski
Open to all students with an interest in health and fitness. This club will strive to provide the MCC an surrounding community with events and activities to increase their awareness of health and fitness related issues. Finally, the club will provide the students with skills and knowledge to improve their own health and fitness while creating a strong community of health fitness enthusiasts on campus.
Helping Hands is a group of students committed to making a difference in the MCC community, and beyond. They do so by sponsoring events such as a children’s Halloween Party, and the Giving Tree collecting toys/gifts for children, partnering with other clubs’ service projects, volunteering in the community, and by raising funds for various causes. This group has a heart for serving others, and is selfless in their efforts. Open to all students.
Advisor: Michael Magoon
The purpose of this society is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishments among business students. It also promotes aspirations toward personal and professional improvement. Annual membership is by invitation to those business students who are academically ranked in the top 20% of their class and achieved the standards of the society.
Advisor: Christian Marcelo
The objective of this club is to explore the exciting world of mathematics. This club will listen to guest speakers, do math exercises and go on math related trips. Open to all students, but students must attend two meetings before being recognized as a club member.
Advisor: Pam Lamontagne
MCC Pride is a group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning Students, and their Allies. LGBTQIA students meet on campus and also meet with other LGBTQIA groups from surrounding colleges to offer support, events, lectures, and dances.
Advisor: Kristen Butterfield-Ferrell
MCC Vets mission is to establish a veteran friendly environment at MCC as well as to promote MCC to veterans who are looking to further their education. They assist veterans in taking full advantage of their education benefits, and they lend support to local Veteran’s organizations. Open to all.
MCC Veterans Center
The MCC Veterans Center, located in Room 264, provides a safe environment on campus for all MCC students who are current or former military members, their spouses, and their dependents to study, relax, refresh, and socialize. Be sure to stop by!
This club focuses on the field of medical assisting, including career awareness, and peer support. Community service has been a strong part of this organization.
Advisor: Candice Spaulding
This group is involved with topics of global health needs both abroad and in our community. The team coordinates a medical mission trip each year; having volunteered in the banana plantations of Dominican Republic with Outreach 360. This has included setting up and assisting with clinics, as well as providing health education. This January a medical mission trip is planned to Ecuador with Timmy Global Health.
Our team volunteers with Re-Member, a service organization on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. It is an emotional and life-chaning week where you will witness the extreme poverty afflicting the Lakota People and learn of their rich culture. Our teamw will take on service projects such as building bunk beds, repairing leaking roofs and/or skirting trailers. This trip is a balance of serving and cultural experiences.
This student organization provides students with the opportunity to participate in Competitive Robotics at the university level. Members develop critical thinking, problem solving, communication, teamwork and leadership skills. The plan is for one or more teams to compete in VEX-U competitions, as well as be involved in sponsoring a state competition at MCC. No experience necessary!
Advisor: Dan Larochelle
Connect with other single parents to share your MCC journey with. The sharing of resources, both on-campus and in the community is a part of this group.
Advisor: Kristen Butterfield-Ferrel
This club allows students to participate in SkillsUSA competitions to test their technical skills against their peers and industry standards. Students develop leadership skills through campus activities, conference participation and community service.
Advisor: Jason Strong
The Student Senate serves as the governing group for the student body. Senate funds recognized student groups, acts as the student voice, and forms committees to work on projects that improve the student experience on campus. With the Department of Student Life, Senate supports the success of all of the student groups through leadership and community-building activities.
The Student Senate elections are held early in the fall. Representatives are elected from each degree program. Senate meetings are held bi-weekly. Check the Senate Office, located on the second floor of the Student Center for more information. Although only Representatives can vote, these meetings are open to all students. Check the Senate meeting dates in the MCC Calendar.
Each fall the Senate sponsors a student delegation to participate in a national leadership conference. This provides student leaders with the opportunity to hear professional speakers, travel, and exchange ideas with their peers from across the country.
Student Senate can be contacted at email@example.com or (603) 206-8178.
Student Senate Constitution
The Student Senate Constitution is publicly available for everyone to view. Read the Student Senate Constitution.
Upcoming Student Senate Meeting Dates
All meetings are from 2-3pm held remotely via Zoom. Although only Representatives can vote on proposals, Senate meetings are open to all students for input and discussion.
Student Senate meetings are listed on the Student Events Calendar.
Interested in attending a meeting? Email Student Senate Advisor Aileen Clay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Senate Meeting Minutes
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Students for Environmental Action is open to all students who have an interest in environmental issues. This club raises awareness through speakers, films, presentations, and education. They sponsor Earth Day activities in the spring.
Advisor: Sadie Reed-Stimmell
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