Clubs & Organizations
All Clubs & Organizations at KC
At Kaskaskia College, we believe student life outside of the classroom is an important part of the learning experience! There are over 25 clubs and organizations on campus that are involved in activities throughout the year.
The Agriculture Club is an organization dedicated to the improvement of agriculture for our school, our community and our country. When you get involved in this club, you will develop leadership and foster cooperation in agriculture throughout the college community.
For more information, contact Professors, Aaron Heinzmann or William Waggoner.
Membership in the Automotive Technology Student Organization is available to all students enrolled in the Automotive Technology Program at Kaskaskia College. The organization provides opportunities to develop leadership skills, expands interest in related activities outside the classroom, promotes professional and ethical development and builds active relationships with automotive employers, trainers, organizations and industry leaders. Alumni will be considered for special membership.
For more information, contact Charles DeBernardi
Come join us in our efforts to support Christian growth, fellowship, and outreach on our campuses. Our organization is non-denominational and welcomes all students who believe in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
We meet monthly for Bible Study.
For more information, contact Ken Ingersol or Bruce Fink.
The Black Student Association is an organization committed to motivating African-American students as well as all students regardless of race, to shape their own destinies within the College and community. The club promotes cultural awareness and the attainment of a better understanding of the African-American culture and also promotes cultural unity through education. Black Student Association (BSA) membership is open to all Kaskaskia College students and staff.
For more information, contact Robert Rhymes
KC's Computers, Networks, and Emerging Technology (CNET) Club is open to students within the Computer Information Technology programs, as well as to anyone interested in fostering positive attitudes and skills in this field. The club is very active in college events, and engages in a number of community service activities. In recent years the club has provided on-site networking and computer maintenance work for area grade schools and government offices. The club is affiliated with the National Chapter.
For more information, contact Angenien Huffstutler
The KC Cosmetology Club is established for the expressed purpose of developing leadership skills as well as an awareness of social responsibilities to encourage our students to participate in community and charity opportunities. The secondary purpose of the KC Cosmetology Club is to provide professional experiences through guest speakers, seminars, and conventions.
For more information, contact Chris Browne
The Criminal Justice Club is open to all students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program. Members are given opportunities to participate in areas of need through club, college, and community sponsored events with an emphasis on servant hood and community involvement.
For more information, contact professor Kenneth Ingersoll.
The mission of Fusion Club is to promote equality and inclusivity in the community and provide diversity education to all. Fusion Club is open to all KC students, employees, and community members.
For more information, contact Stacy C Smith or Wayne Watkins.
Getting Down to Business is a business/accounting club focused on providing opportunities for students to learn more about careers in business and accounting fields. Members will hear from individuals involved in the fields and are encouraged to actively volunteer their time to be involved in events on campus. We hope to bring light to the business and accounting world for students and expand their knowledge of all things business/accounting!
For more information, contact Stephanie Klie.
The purpose of the KC Dental Assisting Club is to actively participate in the promotion, development, and implementation of dental oral health in the Kaskaskia College Community. Involvement in the Dental Assisting Club will also include support of other Kaskaskia College clubs, and active involvement in community events. Membership is open to Dental Assisting students enrolled in the current semester.
For more information, contact Lori Schmidt
FCA is committed to building up Kaskaskia College students, student athletes, faculty, staff, and coaches by presenting them with the opportunity to become the best individual they can be by sharing the word of Jesus Christ. FCA will look to strengthen the relationship of the KC students and student athletes by bringing them closer together through faith.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives… one heart at a time. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. The FCA Vision To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. The FCA Mission To present to coaches and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.
Weekly Huddles - We are currently meeting in the evenings (usually Tuesday or Wednesday) on a weekly basis. Huddle dates are available by contacting sponsor Jenna Lammers or follow us on Instagram @kc.fca.
Kaskaskia Engineering Association (KEA) is an organization for students with an interest in engineering.
KEA’s mission is to promote and foster the interest in engineering through field trips, design projects, mentoring, and community service.
For more information, contact Michael Geiger.
The Kaskaskia College Culinaries was established to supplement the culinary arts curriculum through participation in food-related events, to build a fellowship of students interested in food and to introduce those students to the world wide culinary community. Members are very active in preparing international dishes for the college's Celebration of Diversity, as well as providing gourmet dishes for various other college events. Members also travel to various locations to learn experience various culinary cultures.
For more information, contact Robert Rhymes
Phi Beta Lambda is a professional association serving postsecondary students nationwide and abroad. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) membership is open to any student interested in the field of business. Involvement in PBL helps future business leaders convert their ambitions and abilities into financial success and professional recognition. As a Phi Beta Lambda member, you accelerate your climb up the career ladder. PBL gives you a head start on your career by helping you meet and make friends with present and future business leaders, practice business and leadership skills, plan career strategies, win individual and chapter awards in state and national competition testing a range of business skills, and attend professional seminars.
For more information contact Nathan Wilkins.
Phi Theta Kappa is an international honors society for two year colleges that focuses on scholarly learning, leadership development, service to campus and community, and fellowship. Students are invited for membership in Kaskaskia College's chapter, Iota Omicron, after completing at least 12 hours of coursework over two semesters and earning a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5.
For more information, contact Erin Landers at 618-545-3385 or ELanders@kaskaskia.edu.
The purpose of the Student Physical Therapist Assistant Club (SPTA) is to provide education and awareness of the Physical Therapist Assistant occupation. This is accomplished through special training programs, seminars, field trips, as well as social activities, and networking with professionals on both the local and national levels while supporting current and future PTA students. Membership in the SPTA is open to any currently enrolled PTA student, or alumni of the Kaskaskia College Associate Degree Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
For more information, contact Cheryl Rushing
Students enrolled in the Associate Degree Radiologic Program of Kaskaskia College are eligible for the Student Radiologic Club. The purpose of the Radiography Club is to develop leadership, promote scholarship among students, aid in the development of the student’s professionalism, provide access to special training programs, and provide social activities for radiography students.
For more information, contact Sharon Elwood or Candace Sloat.
The purpose of the Respiratory Club is to develop leadership and professionalism among student Respiratory Therapist. The club will promote leadership and volunteerism through various educational activities, social events and professional activities. All currently enrolled students of the Respiratory Program are eligible for membership.
For more information, contact Beth Urban
The purpose of the Kaskaskia College Sonography Club is to develop leadership and professionalism among student sonographers. The club will promote active citizenship and volunteerism by conducting special projects that allow members to learn by doing. Student will get to know faculty and build networks for professional growth.
For more information, contact Cynthia Hoffmann
A student government is elected by the students at the beginning of each Fall term. The Student Congress members are the official representatives of the student body. The student government provides a means of organized student expression in the College and provides a method to encourage and promote interest in college affairs and activities.
The mission of our club, Student Congress, is to be the official representatives of the student body. The student government provides a means of organized student expression in the college and provides a method to encourage and promote interest in college affairs and activities.
For more information, contact Zach McGeehon.
Kaskaskia College's Student Nurse Organization (SNO) provides an environment for nursing students to meet and network among their peers. Through extra educational activities, social events and professional activities, the SNO helps:
- To nurture and develop students to their fullest potential
- To serve as an advocate for students in nursing education
- To prepare students for entry into the nursing profession
For more information, contact Rebecca McElhose.
The Kaskaskia College Student Practical Nursing Organization (KCPN) is open to all currently enrolled practical nursing students. Some of the purposes of this organization are to allow the students to explore employment opportunities, to further interest in the practical nursing program, represent the KCPN program at the annual state LPN convention, and to act as volunteers at various community and college functions.
For more information, contact Kim Storm
The Kaskaskia College Theatre Guild is open to all KC students interested in working on play productions. Students are encouraged to audition for roles on stage, and/or work backstage on crew assignments. The Theatre Guild produces one main stage show in the fall and one in the spring. The Theatre Guild often performs at other events throughout the school year with scenes, sketches, and improvisations.
For more information, contact David Quinn
Just as Kaskaskia College is committed to life-long student learning and providing a quality comprehensive education, The Trio Club encourages students to provide leadership as well as promote networking through collaboration and volunteerism in a variety of campus and community events, offering a chance to enhance academic and career success.
Well Suited is a project created by Club TRIO, in collaboration with Phi Theta Kappa and Getting Down to Business clubs in order to provide professional outfits to students who are seeking internships, attending career fairs, networking events or to attain employment. Professional clothing is provided to KC students free of charge. Well Suited staff also provides knowledge regarding appropriate professional appearance and dress through hands on experience in coordinating professional outfits. Well Suited is located on main campus at Kaskaskia College.
For more information, contact Yvette Glasgow.
The Kaskaskia College Veterans Club is open to any veteran, active military, dependent, or supporter of any branch of military. The club volunteers for many events on campus as well as events held by other organizations that support the military. Each year the club picks one or two organizations outside of KC and offer their assistance and/or support.
The Kaskaskia College Veterans Club is open to all veterans, active military, spouses, dependents, or supports of the military.
For more information, contact Carrie Hancock
Kaskaskia College's Vocal Music Club is an organization that actively promotes the best in traditional solo vocal and choral literature through performance both on and off the campus. The group is open to any member of the KC Concert Choir or Community Chorale.
For more information, contact Lynda Marshall
You are invited to join the Kaskaskia College Writers Guild, where you and your fellow writers can gather to share and discuss inspiration, tips, fears, strategies, and, of course, your own writing. The Writers Guild is open to students, faculty and staff of Kaskaskia College. The mission of The Writers Club is to encourage creative writing and cultivate its appreciation across Kaskaskia College.
For more information, contact Joshua Woods