Student Clubs – Brockton
Some clubs plan to hold virtual meetings. Please look for emails from your club advisor/president in the coming weeks or email them directly.
Brockton Campus Clubs
BUSINESS & INVESTMENT CLUB: This club is designed to augment the business curriculum though personal and professional development opportunities. Membership is open to all Massasoit students from all majors. Advisors: Chip Bradford x1686 email@example.com
CAPE VERDEAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION: Dedicated to the preservation of Cape Verdean culture and history, this club supports the recruitment effort of Cape Verdeans to Massasoit. The club promotes cultural, political and historical programs that maintain a sense of cultural identity throughout Massasoit Community College. Advisor: Balbina Cardoso & Maria Monteiro firstname.lastname@example.org
CHESS/ABSTRACT GAMES CLUB: This club is open to all students who are interested in the game of chess and other abstract games. It offers amateurs the opportunity to help others who are willing to learn. The Chess club conducts tournaments, arranges matches, and provides entertainment and a social life for the members of the club.
Advisor: Davis Mertz email@example.com
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB: The Computer Science club is an organization for students interested in the field of computer science. The club provides an opportunity for students to explore topics of interest outside the classroom, to work with other students to expand their knowledge, and to prepare themselves for further education and employment. Club activities will include guest speakers, hackathons, workshops, networking opportunities and social events.
Advisor: Janet Brown-Sederberg x1630 firstname.lastname@example.org & Sarmad Al Aloussi x1628 email@example.com
CREATIVE WRITING: The Creative Writing club offers a space for students to develop, share and discuss their poetry, short fiction, memoirs and more. Students bring their writing into a public forum, and read and critique each other’s work honestly and fairly. The club also works to promote writing on campus and plan both spoken word open mics and student writing publications.
Advisors: David Mertz firstname.lastname@example.org
CULINARY/HOSPITALITY CLUB: This club is made up of Culinary Arts majors, Hospitality Management majors as well as students from the general population interested in food, hospitality and other interrelated topics. This includes developmental food presentations, food and bake sales, food and hospitality related tours, field trips, and providing community services. Advisor: Paul Weeden x1697 email@example.com
EARTH CLUB: The purpose of this club is to promote sustainability within Massasoit Community College and in the local, regional, and global community. In addition, the club supports activities that enhance the enjoyment of the environment.
Advisor: Melany McFadden x1616 firstname.lastname@example.org
GAMER’S GUILD: The purpose of this organization is to provide a friendly and safe environment to discuss and play video games. Meetings are open to all students of Massasoit Community College.
Advisor: Audrey Hunter email@example.com
GENDER SEXUALITY ALLIANCE (GSA): An organization dedicated to spreading awareness, information, and positive self-image across the campus. Our focus is the pursuit of equality for all people who do not identify with heteronormative sexualities and gender presentations. Open dialog within the group about issues affecting our lives is welcomed and encouraged. All students, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, gender-fluid, pansexual, questioning, undefined, and heterosexual, are welcome to meetings and official positions. Meetings provide a safe place for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to express themselves openly, without fear of judgment or harassment.
Advisors: Christina Bermingham & Robin Peery firstname.lastname@example.org
HEARTS 4 HAITI: To promote cultural awareness of Haitian Community, to provide an opportunity for Haitian students and others to come together and form bonds of friendship and mutual understanding. The club will create a bridge where students can learn about Haitian culture. Open to all students.
Advisor: Jeff Joseph x1416 email@example.com
HONORS ASSOCIATION: This is an honorary club that promotes and furthers the mission of the Honors Program and provides services and support to its students. The Association shall provide its input to the Honors Program Council.
Advisor: Michael Mezzano x1915 firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL TOUCH CLUB: Open to all students. The purpose of the club is to represent and further the interest of the diverse student body, promoting multicultural understanding, encouraging self-development and pursuing global responsibility and cooperation of the entire college community. Advisors: Jeff Joseph x1416 email@example.com Joia Souza Dacaret x1404 firstname.lastname@example.org
MARY E. BAKER UNITY CLUB: This organization was formed for the purpose of providing services to Massasoit Community College’s minority students. In celebration of diversity, ALL students, including those attending day programs, night programs and Canton campus programs are welcome to join with this group. Advisor: Jeff Joseph x1416 email@example.com
MCC PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH (PAR): Participatory Action Research or PAR is an approach to research. Instead of looking at data or observing from outside a community, PAR researchers gather data by consulting with members from the community themselves.
Advisor: Tara Gully-Hightower TGullyHightower@massasoit.mass.edu
MEDIA AXIS CLUB: Students involved in the television side of the media club can expect to get immediate quality hands-on training in television production. Such training includes; audio engineering, non-linear editing, in-studio and field camera work, pre-production coordinating, technical directing, directing, producing, graphics, computer animation, audio editing and a “boat load” of know how. Along with fundraisers and field trips to other production facilities, the media club provides a stepping-stone to those who are considering a career in any aspect of media communications. Advisor: Mark Rocheteau x1982 MRocheteau@massasoit.mass.edu Darlene Mendoza x1983 firstname.lastname@example.org
MOMENT OF TRUTH PRAYER CLUB: The goal of this organization is to provide prayer, bible study, group discussions, and workshops all based on biblical principles. Students and staff are invited to become active members of the club.
Advisors: Glen Prospere email@example.com
MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION: The purpose of this club is to provide a platform through which anyone interested in Islam, Muslims, Islamic history or culture can promote coexistence, peace and awareness. This club is open to all Massasoit Community College students.
Advisor: Jannie Gilson x1950 firstname.lastname@example.org
NATIVE AMERICAN CLUB
The purpose of the club is to promote a Native American cultural awareness and presence to the college, a place for Native American students to gather and discuss culture and issues. Club is open to all students who would like to learn about the Native culture.
Advisors: Lloyd King email@example.com & Rita Jones-Hyde firstname.lastname@example.org
NEWSPAPER/MASSASOIT TRIBUNE: To provide a means of informing students/faculty/staff of news items of interest about Massasoit Community College and the surrounding community.
Advisor: Jared Gilpatrick x1565 email@example.com
NURSES CLUB: Open to all nursing majors. The purpose is to encourage peer support, plan class projects, and act as liaison between students and faculty.
Advisors: First Year: Tricia Willis x1466 firstname.lastname@example.org Second Year: Eileen Comeau x1737 email@example.com
PERFORMIX: Open to all students interested in the performing arts including theatre, dance, music, step, rap, slam and artistic sign language.
Advisors: Corinne Mason x1065, Kate DiMarca x1822, Rebecca Coco x1775 & Mark Rocheteau x1982 firstname.lastname@example.org
PHI THETA KAPPA: Officially known as the International Honor Society of the two-year college. Students must have at least a 3.3 cumulative average and have completed at least 12 credits in a degree program.
Advisors: Sawsan Zahara & Paul Chiano email@example.com
POSITIVELY MASSASOIT: Positively Massasoit is a club designed to promote socialization and friendship through positive activities on campus. Students gather to play board games and/or engage in activities that will contribute to an atmosphere of positive connections on campus, i.e. create peace flags, promote Acts of Kindness, make blankets to donate to a shelter, etc. Open to all students.
Advisor: Alice Boyle firstname.lastname@example.org
RADIO CLUB: This is the student run organization supporting the Radio Massasoit internet radio station. Its purpose is to provide broadcasting opportunities to students and train them in the operation of a radio station. Advisors: Lisa Zinsius-Supka x1745 email@example.com & Robert Bowers x1906 RBowers@massasoit.mass.edu
RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY: Designed for students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program.
Advisors: First Year: Anthony Kapadoukakis x1784 firstname.lastname@example.org Second Year: Cheryl Burke X1764 email@example.com
RESPIRATORY CARE CLUB: For those students already enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program.
Advisors: First Year-Martha Desilva x1787 Second Year Students-Denise Logan x1736
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION: The campus governance body which oversees the Student Activities Program is the Student Government Association. Each student is a member and may vote and hold office in the association. Students interested in holding a position as a Student Senator may run for election each fall. The offices of the Student Senate are President, Vice President (2 – one for each campus), Secretary (2 – one for each campus), and Treasurer.
Advisors: Annie Collins x1480 & Joe DiMaria x1417 firstname.lastname@example.org
VETERANS AND SERVICEMEMBERS CLUB: The purpose of the Veterans Club is to provide MCC Veterans with the opportunity to network among themselves and to promote good citizenship and patriotism on and off our college campus. The objectives of this organization are to create a network of citizen soldiers that provide support and opportunities for personal growth that extends beyond the classrooms and college setting. The organization will host patriotic events that support national and state remembrances such as Veterans Day, Flag Day and Memorial Day. Advisor: Brian Schilling x1063 email@example.com & Sarah Comeau x1477 firstname.lastname@example.org