2016-2017 Clubs & Organizations

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.

Astronomy Club

Club Contacts:


Club Advisors:
Christopher Claysmith, 503.399.6550


Meetings:
Bldg 2 Planetarium, Contact Advisor for meeting times and days


Mission:
Give Chemeketa students a chance to experience astronomy.

Ballroom Dance Club

Club Contacts:
Jon Bella


Club Advisors:
Donna M. Hurless


Meetings:
Fridays, 4:00-6:30 pm, Building 7, Room 117 (Salem campus)


Mission:
The purpose of this organization is to teach discipline in Ballroom Dance. The mission of this organization is to create a positive social environment.

Board Game Club

Club Contacts:
Pete Gassib


Club Advisors:
Tiffany Kennell, 503.365.4724


Meetings:
Building 2, Room 232, Mondays 3:30-5:00 pm and Thursdays 2:30-5:00 pm

Mission:
Through 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.

Campus Ambassadors

Club Contacts:
Marissa Buyas


Club Advisors:
Kenneth Wolfert, 503.399.2312

Meetings:
Building 7, Room 108
Thursdays 2:30-5:00 PM


Mission:
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.

Chemeketa Mock Trial Team

Club Contacts:
TBA


Club Advisors:
Maria Cruse


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
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.

Chemeketa Service Leaders

Club Contacts:
Jessica Bautista


Club Advisors:
Ashley Hackett, 503.399.2397


Meetings:
Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Building 2, Room 232 (Salem campus)


Mission:
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.

Chemeketa Student Nurse Organization (SNO)

Club Contacts:
Jennie Banuelos


Club Advisors:
Connie Riecke, 503.399.5266


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
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.

Cru Club

Club Contacts:
Jerry Clark


Club Advisors:
Rebecca Salinas-Oliveros, 503.589.7762
Shirley Lamkey, 503.365.4761


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
Develop student leaders; provide opportunities for worship, Bible studies, fellowship and fun recreation. "A caring, passionate community".

DACA and Allies United

Club Contacts:
Guadalupe Rivera


Club Advisors:
Yesica Navarro, 503.399.5147
Luis Cisneros, 503.365.4731

Meetings:
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm in bldg. 2, room 176D


Mission:
Chemeketa's DACA and Allies United club offers resources for DACA, DREAM Act and undocumented students and anyone who wishes to support them. Students receive help with new student transition to Chemeketa, sharing scholarship information, transferring to a university and updating students on any new political issues that involve them.

Disability Advocates of Chemeketa

Club Contacts:
Kim Brusse


Club Advisors:
Anthony Wagner, 503.589.7754


Meetings:
Mondays from 2:00-3:30 pm and Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 pm
Building 2, Room 232 (Salem campus)


Mission:
To advocate for students with disabilities and other individuals of the Chemeketa community.

Latino Representative Council

Club Contacts:
Rudy Ramirez


Club Advisors:
Grecia Garcia-Perez, 503.399.5121

Yesica Navarro, 503.399.5147


Meetings:
TBA
Building 2, Room 232 (Salem campus)

Mission:
This club brings together talents of various backgrounds to grow through service and advocacy in our community.

International Club

Club Contacts:
Anh Vu


Club Advisors:
Teter Kapan, 503.399.5141


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
To create cultural awareness and to promote diversity of culture by sharing experiences by teaching others about your culture and language.

Law Enforcement Club

Club Contacts:
Janice Thompson


Club Advisors:
Megan Gonzalez, 503.584.7350


Meetings:
First Wednesday of the month at 5:00 pm, Brooks Center


Mission:
Law Enforcement Program Club gathers 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.

Mix'd Nesians Club

Club Contacts:
Terence DeBrum


Club Advisors:
Marilynn Takewo, 503.399.6553


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
This club advocates for and connects Pacific Islander students on campus and also brings awareness to the community about who we are.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society

Student Contacts:
Donnie Molleson Chapter President

Lindsey Caudle VP of Community Service

Jennifer Bowers VP of Electronic Communication


Faculty Advisors:
Kay Bunnenberg Boehmer

Kim Bain

Sara Dennison


Meetings:
Winter 2017, Fridays from 12-1 pm, Salem Campus, Building 2, Room 232


Mission:

The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

 

Events:

Rocky Mountain Cascade Fall Regional Conference, October 21-23, 2016

Fall Induction Ceremony, 6 pm, November 17, 2016, Salem Campus Building 6 Auditorium
Spring Induction Ceremony, 6 pm, May 18, 2017, Salem Campus Building 6 Auditorium

Phi Theta Kappa “Catalyst” in Nashville, TN, USA, April 6-8, 2017

 

Links:

Local Chapter (Alpha Kappa Omicron) Facebook page

Phi Theta Kappa International website

Phi Theta Kappa Rocky Mountain Cascade Region website

 

Meeting Minutes:

 

 

Radio, Rocketry, and Robotics

Club Contacts:
Timothy Cloudy


Club Advisors:
Chuck Sekafetz, 503.399.6524


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
To further knowledge in radio, rocketry, and robotics

Triangle Club

Club Contacts:
Teo Vela


Club Advisors:
Cary Ballew-Renfrow, 503.399.2539

Mithran Aaron, 503.399.2383

Meetings:
Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Building 2, Room 232 (Salem campus)


Mission:
To educate and include all those in the LGBTQ+ community on LGBTQ+ issues. To also provide a supportive environment for a community that needs it.

Veterans Club

Club Contacts:
LaRae Viars


Club Advisors:
Jon Terrazas, 503.589.7702


Meetings:
TBA


Mission:
To gather Veterans and their support people to network regarding Veterans issues and events.

Video Game Club

Club Contacts:
Anthony Rosario


Club Advisors:
Christopher Claysmith, 503.399.6550


Meetings:
Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00 pm, Building 2 Student Center


Mission:
To enjoy and appreciate the unique art form that is the video game.

For questions on how to start or reactivate a club as well as check-lists, 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.