List of Modesto Junior College
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 have clubs that focus on everything from careers, recreation and athletics, to social events. So if you want to make professional connections as well as make new friends JOIN A CLUB today! Concerts, BBQs, coat drives, political awareness booths, multi-cultural affairs, and free films are just the beginning!
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MJC Student Clubs
ACHIEVING COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE UNITY (A.C.E UNITY) CLUB
A.C.E. Unity's goal/mission is to create a community where students can find support amongst their peers and help each succeed throughout their college journey at MJC. We strive to achieve new heights, competing to be the best, and executing excellent efforts while exemplifying desire, dedication, and discipline. #stay relevant
- Advisor: Leticia Blanco email@example.com
- Meetings: Thursdays starting September 28th-December 7th from 11am-1pm
- Location: CAT 108
ACTIVE MINDS CLUB
Active Minds is the premier organization impacting young adults and mental health. Now in more than 1,000 campuses and communities, Active Minds directly reaches more than 1.9 million people each year through awareness campaigns, events, advocacy, outreach, and more.
- Advisor: Natalie Hassell firstname.lastname@example.org
- Meetings: Tuesday November 21st 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Founders Hall Room 134
- Tuesday December 5th 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Founders Hall Room 134
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB
What is ASL Club? The ASL Club also seeks to educate and share the rich culture of the Deaf Community with the Modesto Community. In addition to functioning as a source of information on the Deaf Community, the Club hosts social. Examples of ASL Club sponsored Events to include playing games, monthly pizza night gatherings, and movie nights. The ASL Club also hosts a deaf panel. (As for now, zoom meeting due of COVID 19)
Who can join? The ASL Club is open to all Modesto Junior College students. You do not have to be Deaf or fluent in ASL. Many club members are beginning students, and the club is a great place to meet others who sign and to use ASL in a relaxed setting. The ASL Club is a good place for anyone interested in learning about Deaf culture. Deaf Americans have a rich and unique culture. Many members are from other countries and can tell you about the Deaf and hearing cultures of their countries. The ASL Club is as much about people and culture as it is about language.
- Advisor: Tara Mello email@example.com
- Meetings: Wednesdays starting on September 20th- December 6th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Location: Forum Hall (FH) 134
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. Our topics include anything related to biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, or archaeology.
- Advisor: Andrew Hayes firstname.lastname@example.org and Susan Kerr email@example.com
- Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Want to learn more about the Anthropology Club view this Video: https://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/c3VjV5Vo0hD
- Meetings: Thursdays starting September 28th from 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/564239003626064/
Our mission is to offer students interested in management/administration to expand their personal and professional competences within the Business Industry. The purpose of the MJC Future Business Professionals Club is to provide students interested in a career in Business Administration with insight of various aspects of the industry. The club will allow students to network with industry representatives, alumni, faculty, and other students to provide them with skills and information for their interest in the Business Industry.
- Advisors: Leslie Vaughan email@example.com
- Meetings: Wednesdays starting September 27th-December 6th at 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
- Location: Founders Hall (FH) room 136
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB
The purpose of the Computer Science Club is to provide a community for students interested in computer science to connect, collaborate and learn from one another. With potential to gain hands-on experience with teachers, guest speakers, network with peers and go on a field trip.
- Advisors: Dale Phillips firstname.lastname@example.org
The cheer club aims to promote and uphold school unity, spirit, and pride while representing the institution to its highest degree. The cheer club also aims to help students develop lifelong skills, values, and friendships.
Practice is every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday & Friday 7:30 a.m.-9:30 am at the football field Cheer club participates at all Basketball and Football home games. Click here for schedule
Cheer club will have tryouts during October and April.
Please follow us on Instagram for updates at mjcpiratescheer24”.
The Entrepreneur Club strives to help members of the club with business conceptualization as well as actualization, nevertheless, if the business is already formed, we shall help and encourage community growth and sharing of resources. The club will offer basic financials, marketing, networking, and logistical management. Emphasizing financial literacy and self-sustainability.
- Advisor: LaKiesha McDonald email@example.com
- Meetings: Wednesdays starting September 27th from 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
- Location: Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) 261
ELECTRONIC MUSIC CLUB
The Electronic Music Club is a student club promoting original composition as a musical collective, dedicated to the advancement of all genres.
- Advisor: David Dow firstname.lastname@example.org
- Meetings: 5pm-5:50 pm starting August 30th-December 6th
- Location: Performing Arts Center 243
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.
- Advisor: Steven Miller email@example.com
- Meetings time: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. starting August 31st-November 16th
- Location: Founbders Hall Room 174
The purpose of Film Club is to promote more experience with all aspects of film,
such as creation, and appreciation. Also to provide community service, networking,
leadership, and social interaction.
The mission of Film Club will be to provide students both with and without a goal in a Film Majors with the network support, knowledge and hands on experience to become more familiar with the Film Industries.
- Advisor: Jenny Netto firstname.lastname@example.org Johnathan Goodrich email@example.com
- Meetings: Mondays starting October 2nd-December 4th at 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
- Location: Performance Arts Center Room 243
FUTURE ENGINEERS OF MJC
The primary function of the Future Engineers of MJC Club is to provide a venue where students can explore interests related to engineering and mathamatics, develop leadership skills, and serve the local community in STEM education.
- Yolande Petersen firstname.lastname@example.org
- Michael Adams email@example.com
- Jeremy Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org
- Andrew Lazar email@example.com
- Eurico Silva firstname.lastname@example.org
- Time: 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
- Location: Science Community Center 115 & Science Community Center 133
The primary function of the Geology Club is to maintain current knowledge of geology; to gain knowledge, and assist others in learning about geology; to generate interest in the field of geology; as a group that is commited to each other, the growth of the club, and the study of geology.
- Advisor: Garry Hayes email@example.com
- Meetings: Thursday's starting September 14th- December 7th 12pm-1:00 pm
- Location: Science Community Center/ Great Valley Museum/ Planetarium 326
GREAT VALLEY ASTRONOMY CLUB
The purpose of this organization shall be to:
- Emphasize astronomy outreach in the community.
- Engage students in activities such as using telescopes.
- Expose the community to the wonders of the universe and the celestial bodies contained therein.
- To help people increase their understanding of astronomy and how the study of astronomy affects our understanding of our planet, life, and science.
- Organize events and gatherings with telescopes and club activities such as fundraising.
- Advisors: Dan Chase firstname.lastname@example.org Noah Hughes email@example.com
- Meetings: Thursdays 7pm-8pm
- Location: MJC West Campus Science Community Center 133
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. 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.
- Facebook: @MJCInternationalClub Instagram: @MJCInternationalClub
INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
The InterVarsity club at MJC provides a space to discuss issues of faith, search out what’s in the Bible, explore who Jesus is, and build community with other students. Small groups meet weekly via Zoom. Everyone is welcome!
For more information on InterVarsity, please check out this video: https://vimeo.com/445623683
- Advisor: Michael Akard firstname.lastname@example.org
- For more information visit: https://linktr.ee/mjcintervarsity
The Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences Club (MANRRS) provides an inclusive and safe community for students of all background. This is accomplished through personal development, career growth, networking, academic and career success within agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences.
Advisors: Dejeune Shelton email@example.com
Monday November 20th 6:00 pm-8:30 pm Agriculture Center for Education 180
Thursday December 7th 6:00 p.m. -8:30 pm Agriculture Center for Education 180
MJC PRE-HEALTH CLUB
There are many students at MJC that are Pre-Health majors that include majors such as nursing, respiratory therapists, and Pre-med. The Pre-Health Club of MJC will help students and alumni build relationships and confidence in their desired field. This is done by inviting medical professionals to help educate the community and students on preventative care through teaching the importance of physical health and mental health. The stated responsibilities of the club will ultimately help students understand the roles that they will play when being health care professionals. By demonstrating these responsibilities, medical schools, nursing schools and respiratory therapy programs help illustrate the leadership that all institutions want. The Club will give back to the community to make a difference through a diverse list of activities. It is listening to the patient—then and only then can the future physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists change the lives of every person they treat.
- Advisor: Jennifer Richmond firstname.lastname@example.org
- Advisor: Dr. David Martin email@example.com
- Meetings: Fridays 1:15 p.m. -2:15 p.m. starting September 1st-December 8th
- Location: Science Community Center (SCC) 224
- Instagram: @mjcprehealthclub
MJC SCIENCE CLUB
The MJC Science Club meets twice a month to plan exciting demonstrations for science outreach. We also learn about recent science news and science careers, and just have fun meeting other students who like science.
- Advisors: Linda Brzenzinski firstname.lastname@example.org : Matt Page email@example.com Miles White firstname.lastname@example.org
- Meetings: Every other Wednesday November 15th and November 29th 5:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
- Location: Science Community Center Room 305
The Musician's Guild collaborates with MJC's music department, campus and the greater Central Valley community to spread the joy of music.
We organize events and provide opportunities for our community to connect through all styles of music. We believe music bridges all differences and strive to create a closer and more vibrant campus and community through our shared love of music.
We invite you to join us and collaborate on your musical projects, make connections with artists within our community, or provide local music talent for your next campus or community event.
- Advisor: Travis Silvers: email@example.com
- Meetings: Every Wednesday at 4pm-5:00 pm
- Location: MUSIC 111
The Parrots Club of Modesto Junior College aims to push members toward open mindedness, inclusion, and general understanding of the LGBTQ+ Community.
- Advisors: Joshua Sigman firstname.lastname@example.org
- Liz Camboa email@example.com
- Alynna Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org
- Meetings: Thursday's during the fall semester starting August 31st-December 7th
- Time: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Location Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT) 125
RESPIRATORY CARE CLUB
The Respiratory Care Club seeks to educate the community in cardio-pulmonary health and healthcare issues. The club develops partnerships with community healthcare providers and health organizations to provide members with opportunities to participate in many healthcare-related activities. We promote enthusiasm and a positive learning experience by providing a supportive network of students interested in the respiratory care profession. Membership is open to all active MJC students interested in respiratory care
- Advisor: Janet Fantazia email@example.com
- Meetings: Tuesday's starting September 12th- November 14th 10:50 a.m. -11:50 a.m.
- Location: Glacier Hall (GLA) 203
SPORTS MEDICINE CLUB
In September 2016, the Modesto Junior College Sports Medicine Club was officially formed. Its mission is as follows:
To provide students with opportunities for association and interaction with the Sports Medicine faculty and Athletic Administration of Modesto Junior College; to instill the desire for self-improvement and scholastic excellence. A student does not have to be enrolled in the Sports Medicine classes to be involved. The club usually meets every 1st & 3rd Monday's at 1 pm. It is a student-run club and often students choose to have guest speakers from various health care professions, attend field trips to other athletic training or sports medicine facilities and host an annual winter gathering of current and MJC alumni to help continue networking throughout their careers.
- Advisor: Jamie DeRollo: firstname.lastname@example.org
VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT CLUB (VGDC)
The VGDC aims to enrich the experience of MJC Students by developing initiatives that may include fundraising, social events, field trips, and community outreach, as well as other activities that benefit the MJC Center for Advanced Technology through the Computer Graphics (CMPGR) and Computer Science (CSCI) Department.
Our Goal is to collaborate with Students in ALL Disciplines throughout campus to bring awareness to the complexity and challenges that Game Developers face on a day to day basis.
Our Mission Statement is to provide MJC Students with an interest, in the field of Video Game Development and Design, with a Simulated Industry Experience aimed at developing video games as an Indie Game Development Studio. Our Mission also serves a secondary purpose. During this process, it gives MJC Students a feel for the practical application of their respective field and determines their true interest in a specialized field or in the overall development process. The goal is to help students focus their potential and pair them with a possible education direction.
- UI / UX Designers
- Audio Engineers
- Music Scorring/Composition
- Voice-Over Acting
- Quality Assurance Specialist
- Marketing Advertisement
- Project Management
By collaborating with these Highly Specialized Multilayer Disciplines, the VGDC hopes to encourage and foster a more unified student body, by transcending the line between ALL departments on Campus.
We Invite you to join our very diverse group of Game Developers and contribute to the growing recognition of this rapidly evolving industry.
We are the VGDC!
- Advisors: Adam Bava: email@example.com and Darren “DJ” Combee: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Meeting Times: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- Location: Room 141 | Center for Advanced Technology | Magic Lab
VISUAL ARTS CLUB
The Visual Arts Club is a collaborative environment focusing on exploring different forms of art and creativity. Meetings include workshops about how to draw and work with different materials, visiting artist lectures, and learning more about pursuing a career in the arts.
- Advisor: Chelsea Gilmore: email@example.com
Young Farmers is a student led club that fosters interaction from students of various backgrounds, with an emphasis in agriculture awareness. This is achieved through community involvement, personal and industry relationships, and career preparation.
Advisor: Lori Marchy firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday September 13th 6pm-8:30 pm AG Patio East Campus
Monday November 20th 6:00 pm-8:30 pm Agriculture Center for Education 180
Thursday December 7th 6:00 p.m. -8:30 pm Agriculture Center for Education 180
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