HCC Student Clubs
- Advisor Information Form
- Advisor Handbook
- Club Meeting Form
- Office Student Life Club Roster
- Student Senate Constitution Draft
Alpha Beta Gamma
International Business Honor Society. You must be enrolled in Business degree-seeking curriculum, have 40 credit hours, GPA of 3.2. Contact Ed Becker, 203 332-5138, BH 345 for eligibility.
A.L.A.S - Association of Latin American Students
The Association of Latin and American Students unites people of different Latin cultures with others in hopes to make students aware of the diversity within the College community. Parranda Night, Tropical Fall/Spring Festival, and Salsa dance workshops make learning a new culture fun and interactive.
Advisor: Jamilet Ortiz Phone: 203-332-5141 Office: BH-215b
The Art Club provides our students with the opportunity to visit exhibitions of painting, sculpture and crafts in a wide variety of museums and galleries in New York City, Boston, Washington, DC and other locations. The club has hosted guest speakers and media demonstrations; shown films and arranged for student art exhibitions.
Advisor: Michael D.Stein Phone: 203-332-5132 Office: LH-B232
The Biology Club is a group of students who meet to discuss current topics in Science. We have discussions and presentations on Biology, Ecology, and Science Research. Our club offers educational field trips to Aquariums, Special Biology Exhibitions, Science Museums, and Research Centers. We sponsor and participate in community events related to science and education.
Advisor: Antonios Pappantoniou Phone: 203-332-5146 Office: LH-C218
Black Student Union (BSU)
The Black Student Union's mission is to form a sense of unity and togetherness making the organization into something positive that represents black students. The group works to develop a positive academic and scholastic atmosphere for black students, teaching them about their history and heritage. The BSU promotes students in all activities of the College, using meetings as a forum for students to discuss issues that affect them. Finally, the BSU develops leadership skills, cultural education to abolish stereotypes, and stimulation of a healthy and positive environment for students of color.
Advisor: Eddie Rose Phone: 203-332-5117 Office: LH-A213
Our mission is to introduce students to real life business experiences while expanding networks, developing resources, and fostering growth and knowledge. This is accomplished through business related workshops, speakers, trips, and events along with exploring business careers and job opportunities. Advocacy for business is our motto!
Advisor: Mary Ann Vlahac Phone: 203-332-5120 Office: BH-351
Christian Studies Club
The Christian Studies Club exists to serve the College community by providing opportunities for individual and group enrichment through the study of the Bible. The purpose is to allow for constructive dialog in dealing with a Christian world view and how it relates to everyday life in terms of moral and social issues.
Advisor: Sherry Harris Phone: 203-332-8579 Office: LH-A227
Advisor: Michael R. Mandel Phone: 203-332-5119 Office: BH-348
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club promotes student interest and engagement in criminal justice and law enforcement beyond the classroom. The club engages students through planning trips, speakers and events that relate to all branches of the criminal justice system. Additionally, The Criminal Justice Club has partnered with various local law enforcement agencies to provide students with a wide variety of opportunities for community service and outreach.
Advisor: Samantha M. Mannion Phone: 203-332-5168 Office: BH-244
Early Childhood Club
The Early Childhood Club meets and plans events and activities with ECE Majors. We plan trips to world renowned places such as the Bronx Zoo and the NYC Rose Planetarium. Visit unique ECE education schools and programs. Provide community services to enrich and enliven classroom experiences.
Advisor: Shelley Tomey Phone: 203-332-5162 Office: BH-246
Advisor: Laurie Noe Phone: 203-332-51255 Office: BH-257
Epsilon Pi Tau
International Technology Honor Society. You must be enrolled in Science, Engineering, or Technology programs, have 30 credit hours, with GPA of 3.0+. Faculty recommendation is required. Contact Professor Rob Ryder at 203-332-5258
Gospel Choir (HCG)
The HGC aims to uplift, empower, encourage, and enhance the student body of HCC through song.
Advisor: Edwena Chance Phone: 203-332-8557 Office: BH-215a
Graphic Design Club
This Club was organized to provide the student body with the opportunity to broaden their perspective on the graphic design industry and its computer software.
Advisor: Thomas C. Brenner Phone: 203-332-5980 Office: LH-B220
HCC Honors Program
You must have earned 12 credit hours and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5+. Faculty recommendations are required. Contact Dr. Kirk Hughes 203-332-5137 for more information on your eligibility for the program.
Healthy Living Club
The HCC Healthy Living Club members strive to make the college campus a healthier place to be.
Advisor: Janice Schaeffler Phone: 203-332-5220 Office: BH-285
The purpose of the History Club is to provide all members of the student body with the opportunity to get broaden their perspectives on history, particularly of Connecticut and the surrounding region by engaging in history-related educational and recreational activities. Its activities are also intended to serve the HCC community as a whole by making a difference at the individual level.
Advisor: Kevin Boylan Phone: 203-332-5113 Office: BH-249
Human Services Club
While working together as a team, students learn what it is like to help, counsel and volunteer in the community. By having food and clothing drives throughout the year, this club is able to really give back to their community. Trips include going to the Institute of Living and other organizations to see what it is like to work in a helping profession.
Advisor: Edward C. Keane Phone: 203-332-5165 Office: BH-242
Established to encourage participation in cultural events of a literary or artistic nature and promote the reading and discussion of books and themes which go beyond the normal classroom discussions.
Advisor: Karyn L. Smith Phone: 203-332-5133 Office: BH-215h
Many students at HCC have an interest in music. Many are talented singers and musicians. This club was established so they could have an outlet to share and express these talents.
Advisor: Scott Empric Phone: 203-332-5147 Office: LH-A222
Advisor: Yotisse Williams Phone: 203-332-5029 Office: LH-B137
Performing Arts Club
Watch as these students come together to perform for you! The Performing Arts Club sponsors events and activities on campus, as well as organizing trips to see productions. Members create talent shows and offer plays and musicals that are presented throughout the year to bring the stage to HCC.
Advisor: Geoffrey Sheehan Phone: 203-332-5270 Office: LH-A229
Phi Theta Kappa
International Honor Society. You need to have 12 credit hours at HCC, cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, enrolled in a degree or certificate program, actively taking classes at HCC. Contact the PTK Advisors: Debbie Kuchmas at 203-332-5279 or Andrew Pelletier at 203-332-8516, for more information.
For almost thirty-seven years, the HCC Photography Club has continued to bring a wide variety of visual experiences to the entire HCC community in order to broaden the appreciation of photography and enrich the cultural and educational environment of the College. Our goal is to explore the history of photography and the transition from film and chemical based images to the more contemporary pixel based digital images. Furthermore, the club strives to refine the sense of photographic aesthetics of its members by attending important exhibitions and conducting photography critiques. The Photography Club works to achieve these goals by arranging visits to photography museums and galleries, field trips to significant picture taking locations as well as photography demonstrations, films and lectures.
Advisor: Michael D. Stein Phone: 203-332-5132 Office: LH-B232
Political Action Club
The mission of the Political Action Club is to provide a non-partisan, unbiased, forum for members to express and discuss their individual political beliefs, and then have a rational debate on different issues. We will also discuss legislation, public policy, and current events happening in the local, national, and world community. We intend to offer our members the opportunity to hear all sides of public policy by having intelligent political debates that will enable our members to become better at making political decisions.
Advisor: Barbara Richards Phone: 203-332-5164 Office: BH-254
Psi Beta: National Psychology Honor Society
Invitation by the HCC Chapter, accumulated 12 credit hours in a degree program with 3.4 GPA. Contact Dr. Michael Amico, 203-332-5163.
The purpose of the Psychology Club is to provide all members of the student body with the opportunity to get involved with an organization that will broaden their perspectives on Psychology and opportunities within the discipline. With the support of its advisor and members, this club will seek to enlighten students and the HCC Community on issues related to mental health awareness and available support services. It is a goal of the club or organization that through club activities we might be able to educate and serve the HCC community making a difference in the community on an individual level.
Advisor: Tonya H. Rondinone Phone: 203-332-5174 Office: BH-254
The STEAM Club’s aim is to cultivate a better understanding and appreciation for and sponsor activities relating to: mathematics, engineering, technology, medicine, biology, physics, chemistry, other sciences, and art. It will also do its best to promote awareness of regional scientific institutions and environmental issues.
Advisor: Jan Schaeffler Phone: 203-332-5220 Office: BH-215A
Table Tennis Club
The Table Tennis Club is for students who wish to train and achieve a higher level of play, while learning about table tennis as a competitive sport. It instills good sportsmanship through fair competition and builds character, social skills and camaraderie.
Advisor: Andrew Pinto Phone: 203-332-5173 Office: LH-B232
Tau Upsilon Alpha
National Human Services Honor Society. Contact Dr. Edward Keene at 203-332-5165 and Laura Turiano at 203-332-5978.
The Unity Club focuses on promoting unity and diversity by sponsoring activities and events that encourage awareness, understanding and acceptance between and amongst individuals of various backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles.
Advisor: Linda Wolfson Phone: 203-332-5181 Office: LH-A108g
The primary purposes of the Veteran's Club are to support and honor the United States military services, perpetuate the honor and memory of its dead, provide a social outlet for the members and their companions; in doing so, this will enable Veterans to adjust to and become successful in civilian and College life. The Veteran's Club will encourage college spirit and maintain fellowship amongst Veterans and students on this campus. The Veteran's Club will also provide an avenue to disperse information to its members and serve as an advocacy for Veterans on campus. We will assist with the dissemination of valuable information to Veterans, integrate veterans and students into social and campus activities, and organize worthwhile projects and events pertaining to Veterans and their needs and issues.
Advisor: James Connolly Phone: 203-332-5090 Office: LH-B109b
World Cultures and Traditions Club
The World Cultures and Traditions Club seeks to provide an opportunity for students to share and experience cultures and traditions from around the world and within our community.
Advisor: Driss Mellouk Phone: 203-332-5974 Office: BH-215b