2017-2018 Clubs & Organizations

Each week more Clubs are forming and organizing for the current school year.

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.

Star Wars Club

Club Contacts: Bryce Olson


Club Advisors: Moses Navarro
503.399.6515


Meetings:
To be determined


Mission:
The purpose of this organization is to bring together people with a common interest in Star Wars and to help each otehr develop skills as enthusiasts

Ballroom Dance Club

Club Contacts:
Traylin Thatcher


Club Advisors:
Donna M. Hurless


Meetings:
Fridays, 4:00-6:00 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:
Robert Danner


Club Advisors:
Erik Jensen, 503.589.7838


Meetings:
Building 2, Room 232, Wednesdays 2:30-5:00 pm and Thursdays 1:30-3:00 pm; Building 2, Student Center, Mondays, 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 Meyer


Club Advisors:
Kenneth Wolfert, 503.399.2312

Meetings:
Building 2, Room 229
Thursdays 12:20-2:00 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:
Kimberly Subee

Club Advisors:
Ashley Hackett, 503.399.2397


Meetings:
Fridays from 11:30 am- 12:30pm
Building 2, Room 229 (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:
TBD


Club Advisors:
Connie Riecke, 503.399.5266


Meetings:
inactive


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
Steve Wolfe, 503.589.7648

Meetings:

Mondays, Women's Small Group Meeting, 12:30-2 pm, Building 9, Room 231
Wednesdays, Bible Study and Fellowship, 2:30-4:30 pm, Building 9, Room 114


Mission:
Develop student leaders; provide opportunities for worship, Bible studies, fellowship and fun recreation. "A caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ".

DACA and Allies United

Club Contacts:
Fabian Curiel


Club Advisors:
Yesica Navarro, 503.399.5147

Meetings:
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm in Building 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 2:00-3:00 pm in 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:
Tony Acosta-Perez


Club Advisors:
Grecia Garcia-Perez, 503.399.5121

Meetings:
Fridays, 3:00-4:00 pm in 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:
Ahmad Yousef


Club Advisors:
Teter Kapan, 503.399.5141


Meetings:
Every other Tuesday starting October 3rd from 3:00-4:00 pm in Building 2, Room 232


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:
Bradlee Davis


Club Advisors:
Megan Gonzalez, 503.584.7350 and Michael Withington, 503.589.7768

Meetings:
Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 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.

Pacific Islander Club

Club Contacts:
Terence DeBrum


Club Advisors:
Marilynn Takewo, 503.399.6553


Meetings:
inactive


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 Student Advisor

Lindsey Caudle Chapter President

Faculty Advisors:
Kay Bunnenberg Boehmer

Kim Bain, 503.399.2333

Sara Dennison


Meetings:
Thursdays, 3:00-4:30 pm, 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 20-22, 2017, Roseburg, Oregon

Fall Induction Ceremony, 6 pm, November 9, 2017, Salem Campus Building 6 Auditorium
Spring Induction Ceremony, May 2017, Salem Campus Building 6 Auditorium

Phi Theta Kappa “Catalyst” in Kansas City, MO, USA, April 18-21, 2018

 

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:
Jonathan Ford


Club Advisors:
Chuck Sekafetz, 503.399.6524


Meetings:

Mondays at 2:00 pm in Building 4, Room 244


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

Triangle Club

Club Contacts:
Riss Danel


Club Advisors:
Cary Ballew-Renfrow, 503.399.2539

Mithran Aaron, 503.399.2383

Meetings:
Thursdays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Building 2, Room 229 (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:

Ashley Wendel


Club Advisors:
Jon Terrazas, 503.589.7702


Meetings:
Mondays at 15:30

Building 3, Room 120

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 or Building 2, Room 229


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.