You can become involved in a wide variety of clubs while you are at Chemeketa. Clubs tend to be interest-based and can be academic, curriculum-related, activity-oriented, or special interest. Examples of club-sponsored events include displays, weekly meetings, trips, arts and craft fairs, conferences, white water rafting, board games, etc.
The Associated Students of Chemeketa represent the voice of Chemeketa’s students by serving on the Chemeketa Board of Education, the Oregon Community College Student Association, the Presidential Advisory Council, the Diversity Advisory Council and other standing committees. They coordinate the Student Book Exchange, student forums, and other resource tools for the student's success and representation.
Campus Sustainability Day—October 22
Make a difference Day of Service—October 24
Halloween Club Fair—October 30
Pizza and Politics—November 12
Council of Clubs—November 13
Council of Clubs—January 29
Pizza and Politics—February 11
Valentine's Day Clubs Fair—February 12
Chemeketa Idol—February 20
Pizza and Politics—March 4
Earth Day—April 22
Council of Clubs—April 20
Spring Club Fair—May 7
Into the Quad—May 15
Pizza and Politics—May 20
Into the Streets—May 29
Advisor, Donna Hurless
The purpose of this organization is to teach discipline in Ballroom Dance. The mission of this organization is to create a positive social environment.
Advisor, Tiffany Kennell
Though the experience of playing board games, a bond is formed between the players. The goal set out by this club is to inform and educate students on the array of games that are not well known and focuses on learning the rules of unique and enchanting games.
Advisor, Nancy Green
Campus Ambassadors works to develop a community in which students have an opportunity to share, discuss, and deepen their relationship with Jesus. The club attracts a diverse collection of students who are equipped with the enlightenment to serve the community. Students' lives are transformed by the love of Jesus.
Advisor, Ashley Hackett
The purpose of Chemeketa Service Leaders are to invite students to participate in service learning, fundraising, and/or mentoring events that benefit the community and enhance a student's educational experience.
The purpose of the club is to spread the word of God through bible studies and fellowship activities at Chemeketa Community College.
Advisor, Ed Lazzara
GSA advocates equality and social justice for the LGBT community, while working with other groups on LGBT political issues. GSA works to raise awareness and advocate for the change of attitudes around the culture of LGBT issues, and strives to achieve acceptance from the general public toward the LGBT community.
Advisor, Teter Kapan
The purpose of this club is to bring the world to Chemeketa by having international students more involved in American life, creating cultural awareness and promoting cultural diversity.
Advisor, Marshall Roache
Law Enforcement Program Club is looking to gather students to communicate and share resources to strengthen, bond, and promote our program. The club trains students who are interested in an education in Law Enforcement as well as providing them opportunities to share their knowledge in the community.
Advisor, Charisa Henckel
Leadership Development Club is looking to gather students to develop more effective leaders in our student government and our volunteers from the student body.
Advisor, Maria Cruse
The purpose of the Mock Trial Team is to improve each member's self-confidence, analytical, organizational, and public speaking skills through preparing for and participating in Mock Trial competition. The mission of this Team is to provide Chemeketa students the opportunity to participate in the nation's premier Mock Trial program for undergraduate students.
Advisor, Kay Bunnenberg Boehmer
The PTK promotes scholarships, the development of leadership service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of this college.
Fall Induction Ceremony, November 20, 2014
Spring Induction Ceremony May 21, 2015
Advisor, Chuck Sekafetz
The purpose of this club is to promote Radio, Rocketry, and Robotics throughout the Chemeketa district (Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn counties) through outreach programs, competitions, and other related activities.
Advisor, Leanne Barron
SSDP provides the Chemeketa Community College campus community and the Salem public with informative and educational information about current drug policy reform in the United States. The club consists of free and open conversations about drugs and drug reform, as well as promoting appropriate progress through education.
Advisor, Connie Riecke
The purpose of SNO is to support student nurses through their educational path and to reach their educational goals as future members of the medical profession. The mission of SNO is to coordinate events and projects that promote student nurse academic success and leadership development.
Advisor, Stephania Fregosi
Our environment is very important! The sustainability club advocates and educates the Chemeketa campus about sustainable practices being implemented right here in the community and surrounding areas.
Advisor, Lupe Reyna
This club supports the needs of the student veteran community at Chemeketa
The purpose of this club is to create a forum for like-minded, 21+ students who are interested in learning about wine, networking, and wine discussions.
Advisor, Magdalen Powers
The purpose of Writers Anonymous is to console, support, affirm, and inform all types of writers within the community. Club days consist of students sharing their creative writings as well as exploring written works from all genres.
Advisor, Dr. Leo Rasca
The mission of this organization is to cultivate Xicano cultural awareness through peer support and cultural activities/events on and off campus. The purpose of Xicano Club is to disseminate Hispanic culture in the community, being an agent for positive change and growth through communication and understanding.
For questions on how to start or reactivate a club as well as checklists, policies, and forms for daily club operations, e-mail or call Adam Holden, Civic Engagement Coordinator at 503.365.4764. You may also stop by the Student Retention & College Life office in Building 2, Room 176 to pick up club forms or to set up an appointment with Adam.