Clubs & Organizations – CGCC

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Student Government

  • Student Senate:
    The Student Government Organization (SGO) is made up of every registered student, both full-time and part-time. The governing body of the SGO is the Student Senate. The Senate is charged with the allocation of student activity fees to recognized student clubs, organizations, and intercollegiate athletic teams
    Advisor: Karen Fiducia – Office: Room 302C, Main Building <CONTACT KAREN FIDUCIA>

Recognized Clubs/Organizations

  • C-GCC Animal Advocates:
    The purpose of this club is to unite students in effective advocacy for animals. We work to expose abuses of animals in today’s world while empowering students to take action for a more humane and compassionate world.
    Advisor: Nicole Childrose – Office: Room 201J, Main Building <CONTACT NICOLE CHILDROSE>
    Co-Advisor: Patty Fitzgerald – Office: Room 314, Main Building <CONTACT PATTY FITZGERALD>
  • C-GCC Conservation Club:
    This club’s purpose shall be to raise awareness of and promote student involvement in conservation/restoration efforts occurring within the Northeastern United States region.
    Co-Advisor: Rebecca Pinder – Office: Room 512A, Arts Building <CONTACT REBECCA PINDER>
    Co-Advisor: Nicole Sallese – Office: Room 222D, Main Building <CONTACT NICOLE SALLESE>
  • Criminal Justice Club:
    This club encourages professionalism, education and training in the field of criminal justice among students.
    Co-Advisor: William DeLuca – Office: Room 201M, Main Building <CONTACT WILLIAM DELUCA>
    Co-Advisor: Frankie Beaver-Timmons – Office: Room 213A, Main Building <CONTACT FRANKIE BEAVER-TIMMONS>
  • Gaming Club:
    The Gaming Club unites students who have an interest in playing games, including, but not limited to video games, computer games, collectible card games, and tabletop role-playing games. The Club also provides students with on-campus opportunities for both casual and competitive gameplay experiences.
    Co-Advisor: Casey O’Brien – Office: Room 110C, Main Building <CONTACT CASEY O’BRIEN>
    Co-Advisor: Michael Casaregola, Jr. – Office: Room 102, Main Building <CONTACT MICHAEL CASAREGOLA, JR.>
  • Health Promotion Club:
    This club provides the opportunity to strengthen professional development and peer support and serves the College community through health promotion and educational programs.
    Advisor: Cindy Engel – Office: Room 215F, Main Building <CONTACT CINDY ENGEL>
  • Human Services Club:
    This club promotes increased understanding of the field of Human Services through meetings, guest speakers, and participation in conferences. The club members also engage in service to the community.
    Advisor: Dawn DeFino – Office: Room 201P, Main Building <CONTACT DAWN DEFINO>
  • Political Science Club:
    The Political Science Club was formed to help spread awareness on social justice issues facing communities at large. The club focuses on empowering students to create positive changes in our communities by making informed choices. The Political Science Club will work diligently, through monthly club meetings and hosting events to strive to reach equality and improve on the lives of others. Our goal is to increase awareness of human rights issues and influence the students at Columbia-Greene Community College to be socially conscious, politically aware and civically involved.
    Advisor: Nicole Childrose – Office: Room 201J, Main Building <CONTACT NICOLE CHILDROSE>
  • Psychology Club:
    The Psychology Club at Columbia-Greene Community College is a student organization dedicated to enhancing the appreciation and understanding of psychology – in all areas of life – through a variety of social and educational opportunities.
    Co-Advisor: Barbara Shaffer – Office: Room 201A, Main Building <CONTACT BARBARA SHAFFER>
    Co-Advisor: Berne Bendel – Office: Room 113R, Main Building <CONTACT BERNE BENDEL>
  • Radio Club:
    This club is designed for students to participate in the operation, programming and promotion of an on-campus radio station. Production of radio programs, interviews and unique student driven content will be the focus of the club.
    Co-Advisor: Michael Gorman – Office: Room 102, Main Building <CONTACT MICHAEL GORMAN>
    Co-Advisor: Michael Casaregola, Jr. – Office: Room 102, Main Building <CONTACT MICHAEL CASAREGOLA, JR.>
  • Student Activities Board:
    This group provides social, cultural and educational opportunities for all members of the College community. The SAB programming includes speakers, parties, and special events. The SAB provides members with the experience of planning and implementing group events and activities.
    Advisor: Karen Fiducia – Office: Room 302C, Main Building <CONTACT KAREN FIDUCIA>

Registered Clubs/Organizations

  • Student Veteran Club:
    The purpose of this club is to provide an on-campus association for student military veterans to work together, advocate for veteran needs and provide comradery and services to the campus and local community. It is open only to registered students who are a military veteran. Proof of veteran status, such as DD214 or veterans card is required for membership.
    Co-Advisor: Kevin Kropp – Office: Room 203B, Main Building <CONTACT KEVIN KROPP>
    Co-Advisor: Patty Fitzgerald – Office: Room 314, Main Building <CONTACT PATTY FITZGERALD>
  • Cultural Diversity Club:
    The purpose of the Cultural Diversity Club is to build unity among students at Columbia-Greene Community College and to educate students regarding cultural diversity. It will also encourage students to follow the principles of fellowship, self-awareness, unity, tolerance, and acceptance of others. The club will organize events to increase knowledge of cultural diversity both locally and globally.
    Advisor: Kristen Isabelle – Office: 201G, Main Building <CONTACT KRISTEN ISABELLE>
  • Student Ambassador Program::
    Under the supervision of the Office of Admissions, this group consists of selected student volunteers who represent the student body. This program provides a unique opportunity for students to become involved with the College’s outreach efforts. Students also gain a greater understanding of community public relations and the dynamics of marketing. Students participate in Orientation, College Night, student tours/visitation, career fairs, high school visits, and other admissions related activities. Students who are interested in becoming and Ambassador must complete a Student Ambassador Application available in the Admissions Office.
    Advisor: Marc Miller – Office: 205B, Main Building <CONTACT MARC MILLER>

Honor Societies

  • Chi Gamma Chi:
    This chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society is a national adult honor society which honors adult students who attain academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work.
    Advisor: Kevin Kropp – Office: Room 203B, Main Building <CONTACT KEVIN KROPP>
  • Phi Theta Kappa:
    This national fraternity provides recognition and encouragement of scholarship among community and junior college students.
    Co-Advisor: Dawn Holsapple – Office: Room 213D, Main Building <CONTACT DAWN HOLSAPPLE>
    Co-Advisor: Ryan McCann – Office: Room 213F, Main Building <CONTACT RYAN MCCANN>
    Co-Advisor: Barbara Shaffer – Office: Room 201A, Main Building <CONTACT BARBARA SHAFFER>

Section Menu