The List: A dozen clubs at Santa Rosa Junior College
Santa Rosa Junior College students can explore their interests and passions by joining campus clubs and organizations addressing everything from arts and academics to sports and ambassadorships.
Last year the Associated Students introduced 50 new clubs to engage students and enhance the collegiate experience.
Students can join together in cultural groups like the Irish, Islamic, Native American, Polynesian and Chicano/Latino clubs.
They can address religion and philosophies in the Atheists and Skeptics Club, the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and the Philosophy and Comparative Religions Club.
These are among the 70 diverse groups open to SRJC students:
1. Agriculture Ambassadors supports students in agriculture through involvement, leadership and character development and expanded knowledge of agriculture.
2. Anime Club is devoted to the appreciation, interpretation and enjoyment of modern Eastern audiovisual media and culture.
3. Black Student Union/NAACP offers peer mentoring, social activism and community service for African American, African and other students. Last year members built a classroom for orphaned children in Tanzania after raising necessary funds.
4. Chinese Martial Arts Club offers students a unique way to get healthy and stay in shape through martial arts and qi-health forms and movements.
5. Entrepreneur Club welcomes current entrepreneurs and students with entrepreneurial ideas to collaborate and share business ideas.
6. Naturalist Club invites students to connect with nature and pursue outdoor education, recreation and service.
7. Oak Tones is a mixed a cappella ensemble that performs vocal jazz and pop music on campus, in the community and around the Bay Area.
8. Phi Theta Kappa – ΦΘΚ is an International Honor Society that promotes service and leadership. It started the first-ever Student Food Pantry to help fight student hunger.
9. Queer Student Union builds community within the LGBT and straight allies and raises awareness on campus and within the wider community.
10. Robotics Club focuses on opportunities in robotics for hands-on projects, field trips and leadership development.
11. Second Chance Student Club works together to help ex-offenders overcome their pasts and reach their potential as successful students and citizens.
12. Social Dance Club offers free weekly swing dance lessons and more, with no partner needed.
For a full list of SRJC clubs and organizations, visit santarosa.edu.
– Dianne Reber Hart