Clubs & Organizations
ANIME CLUB: A group that wants to make a friendly environment where like-minded people can come and learn about the world of anime and manga. The club would also like to introduce the culture from which anime and manga derive. They will occasionally show movies, bring in different foods, have guest speakers who know the language and culture of Japan. At times, they will dress up in clothing styles including j-rock and visual kai. Advisor: Ryan Boutin x 1923
BUSINESS CLUB: This club is designed to augment the business curriculum though personal and professional development opportunities. Membership is open to all Massasoit students from all majors.
BEYOND RECOVERY: Recovery from various forms of addiction is possible for everyone. All members of the Massasoit community are welcome to this safe and supportive group to share experiences and promote a lifestyle free of addiction. Advisor: Ryan Daily X1469
CREATIVE WRITING: The Creative Writing club offers a space for students to develop, share and discuss their poetry, short fiction, memoirs and more. Students bring their writing into a public forum, and read and critique each other’s work honestly and fairly. The club also works to promote writing on campus and plan both spoken word open mics and student writing publications. Advisor: Erin Harte x1975
CHESS CLUB: This club is open to all students who are interested in the game of chess. It offers amateurs the opportunity to help others who are willing to learn. The Chess club conducts tournaments, arranges matches, and provides entertainment and a social life for the members of the club. Advisor: Aisha Arroyo x1637 Larry Dean email@example.com Bill Stuart x1801
CULINARY/HOSPITALITY CLUB: This club is made up of Culinary Arts majors, Hospitality Management majors as well as students from the general population interested in food, hospitality and other interrelated topics. This includes developmental food presentations, food and bake sales, food and hospitality related tours and field trips and providing community services.
DRAMATIKOS: The student-run community Massasoit Theatre Co. that produces one or two shows a year including, musicals, comedies, dramas, and children's theatre. Performances take place at the Buckley Performing Arts Center. Students become involved in all areas of theater production, including acting, singing, dancing, stage management, sets, lights, sound, costuming, make-up, public relations, and advertising. Advisors: Ellen Kelly X 1052 Nicole Conlon McCombe x1910
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CLUB: This club provides an opportunity for students to support each other in pursuit of excellence in early education and care. Members will have opportunities to network with other professionals and share experiences. This club is open to all MCC students. Advisor: Debra Johnston-Malden x1755
ECONOMICS AND INVESTMENT CLUB: This club is designed to offer a forum for the exchange of ideas and increase knowledge of economics and investments. Members will have opportunities to participate in field trips and community service projects that promote these goals. Advisor: Paul O’Donnell firstname.lastname@example.org
GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE: This organization is dedicated to increasing awareness, tolerance, and acceptance of people of different sexual orientation. The purpose of the club is to help make Massasoit a place that is accepting of all people. Meetings are open to all gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals, and their family and friends. Advisor: Melany McFadden x 1616 James Duguay x 1659
HEARTS FOR HAITI: A social club on campus. Its purpose is to promote cultural awareness of the Haitian Community, provide an opportunity for Haitian students and others to come together and form bonds of friendship and mutual understanding, and to create a bridge where students can learn about Haitian cultures and mainstream American culture. This club is open to all students. While it is not a service organization, Hearts for Haiti will be an active participant in programs that benefit the wider community.
HELPING HANDS: An organization dedicated to increasing the understanding and awareness of disability issues, through sponsoring activities and events in the college as well as the greater Massasoit Community. It offers peer support where answers can be found and ideas can be explored. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Advisor: Julie McNeill-Kenerson X1424
HONORS ASSOCIATION: This is an honorary club that promotes and furthers the mission of the Honors Program and provides services and support to its students. The Association shall provide its input to the Honors Program Council. Advisor: Susan Martelli X1836
INTERNATIONAL TOUCH CLUB: Open to all students. The purpose of the club is to represent and further the interest of the diverse student body, promoting multicultural understanding, encouraging self-development and pursuing global responsibility and cooperation of the entire college community.
MARY E. BAKER UNITY CLUB: This organization was formed for the purpose of providing services to Massasoit Community College's minority students. In celebration of diversity, ALL students, including those attending day programs, night programs and Canton campus programs are welcome to join with this group. Advisor: Alvin Riley X1081
MEDIA CLUB: Students involved in the television side of the media club can expect to get immediate quality hands-on training in television production. Such training includes; audio engineering, non-linear editing, in-studio and field camera work, pre-production coordinating, technical directing, directing, producing, graphics, computer animation, audio editing and a “boat load” of know how. Along with fundraisers and field trips to other production facilities, the media club provides a stepping-stone to those who are considering a career in any aspect of media communications.
MOMENT OF TRUTH PRAYER CLUB: The goal of this organization is to provide prayer, bible study, group discussions, and workshops all based on biblical principles. Students and staff are invited to become active members of the club. Advisor: Alvin Riley x1081
MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION: The purpose of this club is to provide a platform through which anyone interested in Islam, Muslims, Islamic history or culture can promote coexistence, peace and awareness. This club is open to all Massasoit Community College students.
NEWSPAPER/MASSASOIT TRIBUNE: To provide a means of informing students/faculty/staff of news items of interest about Massasoit Community College and the surrounding community.
RADIO CLUB: The Massasoit Radio Club purpose is to operate facilities to broadcast radio programs: music, cultural, educational, and informational. An important goal for the Massasoit Radio Club is to offer and educational opportunity for all its members in all areas of training and participation in radio production and practical experience in the operations of the radio station. Advisors: Bob Bowers X1906 Lisa Zinsius-Supka x1745 Dana Frye x 1984
PHI THETA KAPPA: Officially known as the International Honor Society of the two-year college. Students must have at least a 3.50 cumulative average and have completed at least 12 credits in a degree program. Advisors: Michael Siegel & George Scala email@example.com
RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY: Designed for students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program.
RESPIRATORY CARE CLUB: For those students already enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program.
SENIOR CENTER AT MASSASOIT: Provides opportunities for ageless learning among senior citizens looking to fulfill ambitions in the academic world. Social contacts and referral to town, city, state and federal agencies provided. The Senior Center is located in the lower level of the Student Center on the Brockton Campus. Advisor: Jennifer Murray x1064
SOCIAL ACTION CLUB: Open to all students, this club will present life-changing experiences in the form of community service. Advisor: Melany McFadden x 1616
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION: The campus governance body which oversees the Student Activities Program is the Student Government Association. Each student is a member and may vote and hold office in the association. Students interested in holding a position as a Student Senator may run for election each fall. The offices of the Student Senate are President, Vice President (2 - one for each campus), Secretary (2 - one for each campus), and Treasurer.
VETERANS AND SERVICEMEMBERS CLUB: The purpose of the Veterans Club is to provide MCC Veterans with the opportunity to network among themselves and to promote good citizenship and patriotism on and off our college campus. The objectives of this organization are to create a network of citizen soldiers that provide support and opportunities for personal growth that extends beyond the classrooms and college setting. The organization will host patriotic events that support national and state remembrances such as Veterans Day, Flag Day and Memorial Day. Advisor: Michael Siegel x1063
WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER: The Women's Resource Center, located in the Lower Level of the Student Center, Brockton, sponsors a wide variety of activities that are of special interest to women. The center offers students the opportunity to increase their knowledge, interest and appreciation of the needs, contributions, aspirations and problems of women. Services are available from September to June, three days a week. Advisor: Donna LeClair X1484
ARCHITECTURAL CLUB. The Architectural Club promotes excellence in architectural education by providing camaraderie, networking, and interchange of expression pertaining to architecture, techniques, and technology. The Club coordinates fundraising, meetings, field trips to architectural exhibits and lectures. Membership is open to all students currently enrolled in this college with an interest in Architecture or Engineering Advisor: Irving Weiner X2626
ARTISTS UNION: Open to all students currently enrolled in the college who share an interest in Art & Design. Activities include field trips, visiting artist lectures and demonstrations, and informal social meetings. Advisor: Scott Ketcham X2906
ASHRAE: The Massasoit ASHRAE Club promotes membership in the Massasoit Student Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers and provides liaison to the Boston and National Chapters of ASHRAE. The club serves as a vehicle by which students may network with professionals in the heating and air conditioning industry. All HVAC students are encouraged to join the club, but any student with an interest in the heating and air conditioning industry is welcome to join us. Advisor: John Fitzgerald X2161
BEYOND RECOVERY: Recovery from various forms of addiction is possible for everyone. All members of the Massasoit community are welcome to this safe and supportive group to share experiences and promote a lifestyle free of addiction. Advisor: Ryan Daily x1469
DENTAL ASSISTANT CLUB: Participation in the Dental Assistant Club is limited to those currently enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program. The purpose of this club is to promote and sponsor activities and events that encourage a career in this field. Membership will encourage and provide a liaison with professional associations; attendance at dental meetings, the Yankee Dental Congress; field trips; and lastly, community service projects for dental health education. Advisor: Judy Shannon X2754
ELECTRO CLUB: The purpose of this club is to promote interest in Electro-Mechanical Technology and Electronics Technology programs. Field trips to related industry and guest speakers are planned to expand understanding of job opportunities in these fields. Advisor: Larry Wasko x2639
GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE: This organization is dedicated to increasing awareness, tolerance, and acceptance of people of different sexual orientation. The purpose of the club is to help make Massasoit a place that is accepting of all people. Meetings are open to all gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals, and their family and friends. Advisor: Witt Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
PHI THETA KAPPA: Officially known as the International Honor Society for community and junior colleges. Students must have at least a 3.50 cumulative average and have completed a minimum 12 credits in a degree program at Massasoit. Advisors: Charles Mastrangelo & Michael Siegel email@example.com
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator. The Affirmative Action Officers/Title IX Coordinators are Lisa Lowery, Vice President of Human Resources & Affirmative Action Officer and can be contacted at 508-588-9100 Ext. 1550 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Donna Boissel, Associate Director of Human Resources & Affirmative Action Officer and can be contacted at 508-588-9100 Ext. 1505 or email@example.com Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall also be referred to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights..