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Student Clubs and Organizations

Clubs, organizations, and activities are available on both campuses for students to make the most of their college experience! 

If your interest isn't represented, our Clubs and Organizations Guide will help you start a new club. Contact the Coordinator of Student Engagement and Activities for more information. Club forms are available on the Student Forms web page.

  • To spread the appreciation of anime and other visual cultures.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Anthony Marchetti
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Provides regular opportunities to discuss ideas pertaining to art, and it hosts opportunities to display and sell artist wares.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Rick Schneider
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

    Currently inactive for Cambridge Campus only

  • Our club strives to unite Black students at the college by learning about and sharing African & Black culture, heritage and history.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Angela Heskett

    Meetings: Mondays at 4pm on Zoom or in SC220 (Riverview Room) Email the club advisor for zoom information.

  • Business Professionals of America (BPA) post-secondary students learn how to become tomorrow’s business professionals by completing business courses and participating in BPA activities to gain business experience, knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities. BPA students commonly pursue careers in business management, office administration, information technology, and other related career fields.

    Coon Rapids Campus
    Advisor: Renae Carlson 

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

     

  • Promotes an awareness of the ceramic arts by hosting visiting artist workshops and providing students the opportunity to attend various community events. 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Mark Lambert

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Singing! Enroll in MUSC 1148.00 or 1148.01

    Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Melissa Bergstrom

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • The mission of Chi Alpha Christian Club is to give students from any denomination or background the opportunity to experience the hope of Jesus. We hold weekly Bible studies to help students grow in their faith. We also have events throughout the semester to build relationships and community. 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Dave Aune
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Singing! Enroll in MUSC 1108.00 or 1108.01

    Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Melissa Bergstrom

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: Randy Buikema
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Play hockey in a non-checking league against local community colleges.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Rory Larson

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Instrumental group. Enroll in MUSC 1106.00 or 1106.01

    Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Sam Bergstrom

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Provides opportunities for students interested in writing poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. The Rapids Review and The Spirit River Review literary and arts magazines are published by the members of the Creative Writing Club.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Laurel Smith
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information 

  • The purpose of this club is to support one another, meet new friends, and encourage students with their goals. 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Indira Withanawasam
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information 

  • Provides an opportunity for students to participate in tours of interest or complete projects, such as, a "Battle Bot" competition.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Dierk Hofreiter
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information 

  • Educates on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight issues; and works toward eliminating intolerance and prejudice. Encourages informal activities which foster healthy social interactions, understanding, and acceptance. 

    CAMBRIDGE 
    Advisor: Elise Kazmerzak
    Meetings: contact advisor for more information

  • Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS 
    Advisor: Sam Bergstrom

  • To establish a witnessing community of students and provide weekly discussion topics.

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: Jenna Kowalski

    Meetings: every Wednesday (throughout the 2022-23 academic year) from 12-1pm CST in E121 at the Cambridge Campus

  • We are a motivated group of students that seeks to promote and share Hmong Culture with the ARCC Community. We also want to grow in our Hmong identity and give back through service. If this is what you are looking for, please join us!

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Angela Heskett

    Meetings: Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 1:45pm-3pm in room C270 (Mississippi Room) Rapids Campus

  • Golden Rams Athletics

    COON RAPIDS
    Women's Basketball Coach: David Dewitt
    Men's Basketball Coach: Ron Larson
    Women's Softball Coach: Dave Alto
    Men's & Women's Soccer Coach: TBD
    Women's Volleyball Coach: Brandon Bader
    Men's Baseball Coach: Jason Saulsbury

    Meetings: TBD; contact coaches for more information

  • Badminton, billiards, basketball, chess tournaments, flag football, fun-walks and runs, golf, hockey, ice-hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, etc.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Rory Larson

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • The Latinx Club brings students together to share Latin culture on campus.

    COON RAPIDS CAMPUS 
    Advisor: Ricardo Gonzalez
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Our activities include discussing specialty math topics, playing math games, watching math movies, hosting Math Alumni Day, and a spring math picnic.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Tristan Sprague-Williams 
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Our "mathletes" train to compete in the AMATYC Student Mathematics League against students from across the country, and host friendly competitions for the Math Problem of the Week for prizes. 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Scott Dickie
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Moderately Ethical Hackers (MEH) is an ethical hacking club. The purpose of this club is to prepare members for a career in cyber security or enhance their knowledge of personal security. We discuss topics in both Physical and cyber security. This club will work on projects, certification preparation, attend security conventions, and compete in hacking competitions.

    Advisor: Corey Blommel
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Open to all students interested in promoting cultural diversity and creating a welcoming environment for students of diverse cultures. Meets and discusses issues related to a variety of cultures and cultural experiences. The club also eats out at ethnic restaurants and attends cultural events in the Twin Cities.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Angela Heskett

    Meetings: Mondays @ 2pm SC178 (Mosaic Cultural Center) Rapids Campus

  • Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Melissa Bergstrom

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • To provide a space where all students, regardless of musical knowledge or ability, can enjoy music while continuing to expand their knowledge of how it works and also how it impacts the world around them, all while having fun and building a better community that makes a positive impact on this school.

    Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Megan Small

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Provides opportunities designed to enrich the Muslim faith life, and to educate non-Muslims about Islam.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Abdul Dardery
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Phi Theta Kappa offers opportunities for academically exceptional students. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges, which recognizes scholarship among community college students and provides members with leadership, fellowship, and service opportunities.

    Check out the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society page to learn more!

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: Angela Heskett

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Angela Heskett

  • The PSEO Student Association helps PSEO students integrate on campus and provide a social network for PSEO students; to connect PSEO students to health, academic, social and extracurricular resources on campus; and to inform PSEO student about how to strategically use the PSEO program to achieve their goals.

     

    Advisor: Abbie Huttenburg 

    Meetings: Thursdays 10-11 am on Zoom, contact advisor for more information

  • Promotes awareness and activities related to mental health issues.

    CAMBRIDGE 
    Advisor: Hillary Gokey
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Kendra Miller

    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • COON RAPIDS 
    Advisor: Angela Heskett
    Meetings: Every other Tuesday @ 3:30pm Room SC200 (Riverview Room)

  • To improve Spanish language skills while learning about the culture, history, and current realities of Spanish speaking countries.

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: Susan Salazar-Kleiner

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • To support female students interested in majors or careers in STEM, sponsor speakers, provide resources, reach out to girls in K-12, and promote interest in STEM to the greater community.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Jane Ruliffson
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

     

  • Our mission is to explore yourself to different periods of music, to make music with your colleagues, to perform a concert and to have fun in all the rehearsals.

    Check out the Music Department website for more information! 

    Coon Rapids: Melissa Bergstrom

    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • Official governing body and voice for all ARCC students.

    Check out the Student Senate webpage for more information! 

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: Elise Kazmerzak

    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: 
    Joyce Traczyk
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Provides programs of fundamental interest to nursing students, and aids in development of professional roles and responsibilities in health care for people in all walks of life.

    CAMBRIDGE
    Advisor: TBD
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

    COON RAPIDS 
    Advisor: Colleen Snell
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Educates the college community about issues related to the value, dignity, and truth of human life, and provides students with activism opportunities. 

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Jennifer Liberty Clark 
    Meetings: Once a month, on a Thursday morning from 8-9 AM. Contact the advisor for more information. 

  • To educate students about what sustainability is, inform students on ways to be sustainable and why it is important to the earth.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Joan McKearnan
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

     

  • Provides an opportunity to let out some built-up energy. Even if you have never swing danced before, come to learn. Wear comfortable shoes.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Shawn Magner
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

  • Produce social media, news reporting, photography, marketing and design work for The Campus Eye.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Keith Bistodeau
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

  • To encourage education about theatre through active involvement in activities, workshops, productions, and instruction. Manifest a perpetual interest for all forms of performance art and provide opportunities for additional growth.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Blayn Lemke
    Meetings: TBD; contact advisor for more information

    Fall Production: "Lend Me a Tenor" by Ken Ludwig
    Director: Lisa Weaver

    Winter Production: "Violet" by Joe Tracz
    Director: Lisa Weaver

    Spring Production: "Everybody" by Brendan Jacobs-Jenkins
    Director: Blayn Lemke

  • Creates a community of students who are interested in supporting veteran and/or military issues, and to encourage public awareness of the unique needs of veteran students on campus.

    COON RAPIDS
    Advisor: Tadd Heichel
    Meetings: TBD, contact Advisor for more information

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