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Looking for more than just books and classes? MJC’s student clubs offer a great way to enrich your academic experience with new activities and friends. We currently have more than 20 clubs on campus, and they focus on everything from careers, recreation and athletics to social events.
Concerts, BBQs, coat drives, political awareness booths, multi-cultural affairs and free films are just the beginning!
Click on our brochure to learn more about our clubs! For more information about a specific club, e-mail the club advisor or call (209) 575-6479. You can also visit us at the ASMJC Student Government Office in the Student Center on the East Campus or at the Mary Stuart Rogers Center on the West Campus.
Once you get all signed up, be sure to attend the Inter-Club Council and Campus-wide
meetings. It’s a great opportunity to voice your opinions. Support issues of campus,
local and global concern!
Our office can assist in all aspects of print and web marketing for club events. Please plan ahead and ask for assistance at least 35 days prior the the event. Please contact our Graphic Designer for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 575-7990.
The goals of the Administration of Justice Club at Modesto Junior College are to create
leaders in the Administration of Justice field, broaden the horizons of MJC Administration
of Justice students, and to support and supplement the Administration of Justice program
at MJC. The goals of the club will be met through regular meetings, independent training
and instruction, the hosting of guest speakers from the industry, field trips, fund
raisers, community service events and other methods as they are developed.
Members must be current or prospecting students in an Administration of Justice course.
MEETINGS: 4:00-5:00 p.m. 1st & 3rd Fridays Pirates Village 101
ADVISOR: Gregory Hausmann: email@example.com
The purpose of Alpha Gamma Sigma shall be to: Foster, promote, maintain and recognize
scholarship: Develop programs offering cultural and social experiences as part of
the total experience of the college; Promote service to the college and the community;
Emphasize the development of leadership, character, and judgment.
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Forum 102.
ADVISORS: Susan Kerr: firstname.lastname@example.org Teri Curtis: email@example.com Jacqueline Faris: firstname.lastname@example.org
The MJC Aikido Club offers a venue to students for socialization and making new friends, while learning a very sophisticated Martial Art along the way. Students also participate in college sponsored activities with students in other MJC Clubs.
Aikido is a Martial Art employing ancient self-defense techniques from Jujutsu, Samurai Sword Combat and other Martial Arts. In the MJC Aikido Club, students learn the philosophy and principles of Aikido as well as fundamental and advanced Aikido techniques. Students learn to use an attacker’s aggression to redirect his energy, take his balance and effortlessly take him to the ground. Aikido is sometimes referred to as “The Art of Peace” or “The Art of Spiritual Harmony”.
The primary purpose of the Modesto Junior College Anatomy Club is to encourage scholastic
effort, foster interest in anatomy, and to provide learning resources to MJC students,
the college, and the community. It is the goal of the Anatomy Club to strive to promote
excellence in scholastic achievement in the anatomy courses offered at Modesto Junior
College. As well, the club will strive to provide opportunities for students to further
their interest in anatomy such as assisting in cadaver dissection and casting anatomy
models for use in the classrooms. Club activities will focus on educating the student
body of Modesto Junior College and the community on the human body as well as providing
various learning resources to the college.
MEETINGS: Fridays 1:30-6:00 p.m. SCC 226
ADVISOR: David Martin: email@example.com
We are a club who appreciates all things of the Asian culture. We focus on Japanese
animation, and cos-play! If we sound like the club for you, please feel free to join
us! We meet between the auditorium and the gym.
MEETINGS: Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.
CLUB EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVISOR: John Lytle: email@example.com the art building
This is the group for the anthropology club. This club is designed to enhance knowledge
and understanding of anthropology and all of its respective disciplines. We meet every
Thursday on East Campus is Pirates Village room 104 from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Our topics
include anything related to biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistic
anthropology, or archaeology.
MEETINGS: Thursdays 4:30pm-5:45pm Pirates Village 104-East Campus
ADVISOR: Susan Kerr: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Modesto Junior College Astronomy Club is an active group of amateur astronomers
and people who are just plain curious about the wonders of space. Welcome! Our astronomy
club is interested in helping each member learn a little bit more about the amazing
universe we live in! The club makes a concerted effort to provide the community with
opportunities to take a look through some telescopes. It is especially wonderful when
we welcome a family with small children and introduce them to their first clear view
of the wonders of the universe!
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 p.m. SCC 133
ADVISOR: Noah Hughes: email@example.com Garry Hayes: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEETINGS: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:40 p.m. Tenaya Complex
ADVISOR: Jeff Beebe: email@example.com
The goals of the Black Student Union of Modesto Junior College will be to enhance
sound student participation; to express the general will of the students to the student
government; to create cultural and ethnic awareness on campus and in the community;
to ensure that all students voices are heard; to promote tolerance regardless of race,
religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender. Black Student Union is a
body of students, and is most importantly for the students; Black Student Union will
always address the concerns of students desiring a higher form of equal education,
and strive to continue being one of the many voices on campus and in the community.
MEETINGS: Fridays 12:30-2:30 p.m. - Founders Hall 135
ADVISOR: Al Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEETINGS: Fridays 3:00 p.m. – SS203
ADVISOR: Brian Justin Marks: email@example.com
Gain knowledge of the children’s programs here on campus; a unique place where early
care and education are offered while placing importance on cultural sensitivity and
building caring relationships between children, their families, and our teachers and
supporting families through formal MJC parenting course instruction. This club is
intended to support student success through the use of discussions, literature and
the sharing of information.
MEETINGS: Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 p.m. - John Muir Hall 155
ADVISOR: Debbie Laffranchini: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our goal is to promote a better America, with equality, opportunity, and freedom within
a just and strong society, and enhance the general will of the Democratic Party for
the students and community at Modesto Junior College. We call for full participation
of all students, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion,
physical handicap, socioeconomic status, or sexual orientation.
ADVISOR: Steve Miller: email@example.com
The purposes of the Club are: 1) To contribute to the growth and influence of the
Republican Party, at MJC and in the community; 2) To provide the club members with
a liaison to other Republican organizations; 3) To recruit students as members of
the Club and of the Republican Party; 4) To work for the election of Republican candidates
to public office; 5) To train future leaders for local, state, and federal government;
6) To promote good campus, local, state, and federal government.
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. Sierra Hall 118
ADVISOR: Jim Howen: firstname.lastname@example.org
We explore the genre of electronic music and it's history. Our goals are to foster
and nurture young talent in a safe, judgment free environment. We aim to encourage
creativity and independence as well as instill self-confidence and lay the foundations
for future success.
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 5:00-:00 p.m. PAB 205
ADVISOR: David Dow: email@example.com
We are the Freedom Forum, a nonpartisan political science club, established and maintained
by the students of Modesto Junior College. Our main purpose is to promote and encourage
political awareness and involvement amongst the students and community of the greater
Modesto area in relation to global, national, state, and local politics. Encouraging
political participation is one of our main goals.
MEETINGS: Mondays 3:30pm-4:30pm Founders 154
ADVISOR: Steven Miller: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gamers Club offers a place in which students and their friends can escape from
the stress of their school work and life. We provide an entertaining forum through
which you will not be judged for their hobbies and skills. We promote camaraderie
and friendly competitiveness by playing various games.
MEETINGS: 1st & 3rd Mondays 5:00-6:00 p.m. West Campus ASMJC office
ADVISOR: Robert Scott: email@example.com
The Gathering is a club dedicated to providing consistent, organized play for the
TCG Magic: The Gathering. Each semester we start a sealed league and play on a weekly
basis, as our players improve their decks after each tournament. To begin playing,
you will need three unopened packs of whatever set is current at the beginning of
the semester. The club will to hold a weekly gathering of Magic players to participate
in a competitive tournament. We will also conduct a training course for anyone who
wishes to learn the game.
MEETINGS: Thursdays 4:00 p.m. Student Center
ADVISOR: Brian Sinclair: firstname.lastname@example.org
The primary function of the Geology club is to maintain a current knowledge of geology;
to gain knowledge, and assist others in learning about geology; to generate interest
in the field of geology; to exist as a group that is committed to each other, the
growth of the club, and the study of geology.
MEETINGS: Thursdays 4:30 p.m. SCC 326
ADVISOR: Garry Hayes: email@example.com
The International Club is a club designed to bring students from the United States
and the world together. We stimulate and promote friendship and understanding between
foreign students, American students and the community. The club coordinates a yearlong
program of activities that are educational, cultural, and social. The club dues are
only $5.00 per semester and entitle the member to all of the activities of the club
at member rates. Members are expected to participate in fund-raisers, community service,
and club activities. More than anything else, they are expected to make new friends
and have fun.
MEETINGS: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 p.m.
ADVISOR: Barbara St. Urbain
MEETINGS: Saturdays 9:00-10:50 a.m
ADVISOR: Christine Lincoln: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVISOR: Michael Garrity: email@example.com
The Leadership Experience Club functions to aid Modesto Junior College students with
the transition into college. We aim to provide our members with a fulfilling college
experience by promoting academic excellence, campus life participation, and social
interactions. These components are promoted in order to guide members to reach their
goals while enrolled as a student here at Modesto Junior College.
MEETINGS: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. West Campus Yosemite Hall 117
ADVISOR: Elizabeth David: firstname.lastname@example.org
M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) is a leadership development club
in which we look to highlight the value of our community. We encourage community service
to develop a bridge between the college and the community as we highlight the power
that lies in the relationships we build. M.E.Ch.A. also encourages political involvement
in order to educate others and ourselves about issues or policies that directly affect
MEETINGS: Mondays 3:00 p.m. Founders Hall 254
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/M.E.Ch.AdeMJC and MJC M.E.Ch.A
ADVISOR: Melanie Berru: email@example.com Monica Lopez: firstname.lastname@example.org
NAMI on Campus club aim is to tackle mental health issues on campus by raising mental
health awareness, educating the campus community, supporting students, promoting services
and advocating. The club is open to all students, whether they live with a mental
health condition, are a family member or friend or have an interest in mental health.
NAMI on Campus club goals are to address the mental health needs of all students so
they have positive, successful and rewarding college experiences.
MEETINGS: Thursday 1:15-2:15 in Founders Hall 151.
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/NAMI on Campus MJC
ADVISOR: Kimberly Kennard: email@example.com
Students who are named to the Dean’s List (based on academic merit) may be eligible
for membership in Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society that recognizes
the achievements of students attending two-year colleges. Through seminars, conferences,
community projects and fun events, our organization offers members a chance to grow
in the areas represented by the four Phi Theta Kappa hallmarks: scholarship, leadership,
service and fellowship. The purpose of the Beta Mu Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa
at Modesto Junior College shall be the promotion of scholarship, the development of
leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students
at Modesto Junior College. Phi Theta Kappa is well known for support and encouragement
in the transfer process of four-year universities, including exclusive scholarships
and transfer opportunities.
ADVISOR: Judy Cain: firstname.lastname@example.org
An Opportunity to Explore Philosophy in a Student-Led Environment.
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 4:45-6:00 p.m. Founders Hall 155
ADVISOR: Bill Anelli: email@example.com
We educate our members regarding various subtopics of Psychology and conduct activities
to raise Psychology awareness through community service and various campus events. The
psychology club is a great way to meet other students and faculty in the department,
learn about graduate school and career options as well as volunteer and internship
opportunities. You will also be able to find out about research being conducted in
the department and how to get involved. Be sure to join us on Facebook or Twitter
for the most recent information and updates about the club’s activities and other
MEETINGS: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m. Founders Hall 178
ADVISOR: Lee Kooler: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the cultures of native peoples,
to develop an image that does justice to the complexity of indigenous peoples’ lives
and histories, and to support and nurture the scholarship and well-being of the membership.
MEETINGS: Fridays 12:00 p.m. East campus quad
ADVISOR: Eric Ivory: email@example.com
We are Modesto Junior College’s Gender and Sexuality Minorities Club. A collection
of students concerned about the well-being and safety of GSM students at our college
and beyond. Our purpose is to offer a safe and confidential environment for closeted,
questioning, and out students to come and express themselves. We endeavor to foster
understanding and diversity and promote equality among the community for GSM students
at every turn.
MEETINGS: Mondays 2:15-4:00 p.m. Founders Hall 255
ADVISOR: Eva Mo: firstname.lastname@example.org
The TRIO Club is committed to meeting the diverse needs of the college community in
achieving academic excellence, community services and the furtherance of student welfare.
The TRIO Club is a place for students with similar but very different life styles
and backgrounds to come together in support of achieving our goals as a group. It
is our intent to encourage a sense of determination among
students to transfer out of the community college system within a reasonable time period. The club is committed to giving students a strong foundation by helping them explore their options.
ADVISOR: Glenn Stovall: email@example.com
We, the members of the Modesto Junior College Visual Arts Club, establish this organization
in order to represent the student art community within and beyond the Modesto Junior
College campus. We aim to promote the cooperation between students, faculty, and community
members in order to raise awareness and appreciation of the visual arts. Our goals
include creating a supportive environment for aspiring artists to reach their full
potential, to further educate the community in the Arts, and to foster the pursuit
of creative endeavors.
ADVISOR: Richard Serros: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the Pirates for Liberty is engaging the Modesto Junior College community
in discussing the ideas of a free society. Our goal is to create student interest
in these ideas; to strengthen interest, introduce others to liberty and to uphold
the principles of the U.S. Constitution. We want to foster social acceptance in addition
to personal and economic freedom. Liberty for all!
MEETINGS: 1st & 3rd Thursdays 5:00 pm - Forum 101
ADVISOR: William Holly: email@example.com
1. To provide an organization which will serve to bridge the gap between high school
age and the time when an individual may take membership in an adult agriculture organization.
2. To supplement classroom work with citizenship training such as leadership, cooperation, and responsibility.
3. To promote activities designed to give students an opportunity to participate in the program of work of the organization and learn the principles of working together.
4. To encourage social and recreational activities.
5. To cooperate with FFA Chapters and 4-H Clubs in their activities.
6. To assist and cooperate with other agriculture organizations.
7. To increase the members knowledge in agriculture through systematic education.
8. To acquaint members with agriculture legislation.
9. To acquaint members with government services.
10. To help young persons in getting established in agriculture.
Call (209) 575-6479 for meeting times and information about any of these clubs.
ADVISOR: Dale Pollard: firstname.lastname@example.org Mike Morales: email@example.com
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