Pick a club, any club! Check out the Clubs & Organizations list below for Scottsdale Community College's more than 20 student clubs and organizations, along with a description, the advisor's name and contact information. If you're interested in getting involved in any of them, contact the advisor and ask when and where their next meeting is. Be one of our INVOLVED STUDENTS
If you don't see one that fits your interests, stop by our office in the Student Center so we can help you get one started! The Club Application for Establishment/Reactivation in the Downloadable Information box to the right and other documents will be required. And good luck!
Also available to student clubs and organizations at SCC is our Student and Organization Resource Center. In it, you'll find work and storage space, paper supplies and tons more. Come by and plug in to your SCC club resources!
Other resources found in the Downloadable Information box include the current Club Handbook, Event Registration Form (required prior to any fundraising or drive activity), and Club Matching Funds Request Form, as well as travel documents such as the Assumption of Risk and Personal Vehicle Usage Agreement forms. Clubs traveling out of Maricopa County will be required to submit additional documentation; please contact Therese Tendick for the current guidelines and forms.
Clubs & Organizations
- Artie’s Animal Allies
- The club’s purpose is to create a network of SCC students, faculty, and staff interested in aiding the variety of animals that live naturally or have been abandoned on the SCC campus. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Patricia Dueck (480) 423-6594
- Artie’s Community for Service (ACeS)
- The club’s purpose is to support and advocate hands-on experiences for students looking to serve, learn and lead. The organization will help provide and promote service to consciousness of the social challenges that exist within our local, state, national and global communities through the facilitation of service projects, donation drives and awareness events. The club believes in collaborative efforts among our fellow students and college departments and community partners to create opportunities for education and change. Meetings are held two Fridays a month at 10:30 a.m. in SL-104.
Co-advisors: Michelle Dew and Laurie McCune (480) 423-6545
- Artists Creating Theatre (ACT)
- The role of this club/society is a resource group for the serious drama student. It promotes fellowship and friendship for its members through a series of social activities, community outreach programs and theatre productions. The purpose of ACT is to broaden the theatre experience in a creative environment and provide opportunities for growth as theatre artists to all of its members. Meetings are held on the first Friday of the month from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the PAC East Lobby. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Amanda Embry (469) 231-6189
- Black Student Union (BSU)
- The club’s purpose is to form a social unit of SCC students who are interested in developing greater awareness of the contributions of Blacks to the American society, 2) form a network by which members of the clubs may become better informed about activities and programs that may be of benefit to the members, 3) provide a forum in which students may discuss social and academic problems and discover means of solving these, and 4) secure local and national Black leaders to speak to the student at SCC. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
- Collegiate DECA @ SCC
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Visit the DECA club website.
Collegiate DECA at SCC’s Mission Statement
To give students the opportunity to develop professional and leadership skills for future business careers by developing relationships with business organizations, participating in fund-raising and community service activities, and entering Collegiate DECA competitions at the state and national level.
Open to all students:
- Collegiate DECA holds monthly General Meetings, where we host professional speakers, hold networking activities, and practice competitive events.
- Collegiate DECA participates in one community service activity each semester, such as volunteering at St. Mary’s Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity.
- Collegiate DECA participates in one fund raising activity each semester.
- Collegiate DECA participates in at least one activity with all other Arizona Collegiate DECA clubs.
Open to members only:
- Collegiate DECA takes monthly industry tours of large employers in our community, such as Republic Services, Taser, Edward Jones, Ernst & Young, and APS.
- Collegiate DECA attends one state conference each semester, where they attend workshops, listen to speakers, and compete in academic competitions.
Advisor: Susan Meschkow (480) 423-6253
- Council of Student Leaders (CSL)
- CSL is SCC’s form of a student government. They exist to preserve student rights, serve student needs, provide student funding for student activities and clubs, and serve as the official voice of the student body. It also provides opportunities for growth in leadership skills and self-awareness for its members. CSL meets every Thursday from 12-1 PM. Meetings are held every Thursday from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. typically in the Turquoise Rm. (SC-164).
Advisor: Jen Sydow (480) 423-6724
- Creative Connect SCC
- The club’s purpose is to forge an on-campus community among creative study students. The long-term goal is to connect directly with the local Scottsdale professional community in a mentoring & project-based relationship. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Peggy Deal (480) 423-6344
- The Edit Room
- The club’s purpose to is have open dialogue between film and theatre students for the purpose of networking and support; serve as a line of communication between the school administration and the students; act as a flexible resource for the students to obtain information about the film, theatre, TV, motion picture and radio industry; act as a line of communication for the film and theatre department and the community; and provide a resource for film and theatre students to find jobs in their professional industry. Meetings are held on Fridays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in FSH-102.
Advisor: Shawn Mitchell (213) 595-7096
- Global Artichokes
- The club’s purpose is to provide experiences in living and working together as an international/ intercultural community. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
- Hospitality & Tourism Club
- The club’s purpose is to engage hotel, restaurant management and culinary art students who have a desire for building a career in the hospitality and tourism industry. They meet once a month on either Tuesday or Thursday from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in AP-275. Contact the advisor for the next meeting date.
Advisor: Janelle Hoffman (480) 423-6260
- Latino Student Association
- The club’s purpose is to unify SCC students interested in Latino culture and issues. It promotes and supports academic excellence and the pride that accompanies the knowledge of self and culture. Meetings are held every other Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. in LC-371. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Jonathan Higuera (480) 425-6637
- Leadership, Education and Awareness for Disabilities (LEAD)
- The goals of this organization are to bring disability awareness to SCC and seek to provide opportunities for social and community involvement in and around the Scottsdale area. Meetings are held every other Wednesday from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in SC-106. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Phyllis Jones (480) 423-6517
- Male Empowerment Network (M.E.N.)
- The M.E.N. chapter at SCC is committed to working collectively and responsibly to meet the lifelong learning needs of our diverse male student population. Meetings are held every other Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in FOB-106. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Bill Collins and Aaron Taliaferro
- Music Industry Club
- The club’s purpose is to promote a positive relationship between SCC students and the surrounding Phoenix area music industry in order to create real world experiences and opportunities for its members. Meetings are held every other Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. in MB-122.
Advisor: Ron Marschall (480) 423-6466
- Outdoor Adventure Club
- The club’s purpose is to offer students and the campus community the opportunity to experience a variety of outdoor activities. Community service and outdoor survival training may be included in the semester’s activities. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Dave Brown (480) 423-6617
- Phi Theta Kappa
- This organization is the honor society for the two-year college. Membership is extended to students who have completed 12 credits hours in 100-level or higher coursework and maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA. The four guiding hallmarks are scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Visit the PTK club website. Meetings are held every other Monday at 3:00 p.m. in CM-442. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Roberto Ribas (480) 423-6775
- SCC ASID (Interior Design)
- The club’s purpose it to enhance the student’s understanding of the present and future scope of the interior design practice. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in AP-278.
Advisor: Rachel Simmons (480) 423-6442
- SCC Chess Club
- The chess club is a place for students to meet people, play chess, and learn more about the game. All ability levels are welcome to join the chess club. Meetings are typically once a week for about an hour. Hope to see you there! Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: John Ellis (480) 423-6414
- SCC Christian Student Club
- The club’s purpose is to promote interest in Jesus Christ, to provide fellowship among students and faculty, to represent student needs and wants in regard to the visibility and role of Christianity, to provide a forum for the presentation of innovative ideas to the benefit of the college community, and to assist students in discovering their full potential as contributing members of the college community and society. Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in AP-274.
Advisors: Janelle Hoffman (480) 423-6260 and Frank Attanucci (480) 423-6015
- SCC Electronic Gaming Club
- The club’s purpose is to enhance social interactions through the use of an electronic medium known as video games. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Gerald Thurman (480) 423-6110
- SCC Fitness & Nutrition Club
- To cultivate fun and positive experiences where students are able to interact with their peers, share information and ideas, volunteer, and educate others about fitness and nutrition. Meetings are held on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in FW-527. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time.
Advisor: Robert Martin (480) 423-6205
- SCC Kenpo Karate Club
- The club’s purpose is to learn and practice American Kenpo Karate, achieve a level of self-confidence, and promote an ethical and moral sense of being and good judgment in extra-ordinary situations. Meetings are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in PE-162.
Advisor: Curtis Kipp (480) 423-6250
- SCC Philosophical Society
- The club’s purpose is to promote critical thinking, academic awareness, and intellectual growth in an environment of rational discourse. It will provide a forum of philosophical discussion, cross-disciplinary correspondence, and facilitate students’ search for meaning and understanding in life. Meetings are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in PE-162. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Mevin Joshi (602) 989-5858
- SCC Robotics Club
- The club’s purpose is to foster a broad student interest in math and science through robotics. This shall include the development of expertise in the design/construction/programming/operation of mobile robots, and the use of that expertise to a) compete in selected robotic events and b) mentor youth organizations interested in robotics. Meetings are held on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in CM-463.
Advisor: Bill Johnson (678) 251-8140
- SCC Screenwriting Club
- The purpose of this organization is to discuss screenwriting techniques and to read and give feedback on television or feature scripts written by club members. This organization creates a community for screenwriting students and allows for networking opportunities. Meetings are held every other Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in AP-208.
Advisor: Bill True (480) 423-6657
- SCC Student Nurses’ Association
- The purpose of this organization is to assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide the highest quality of health care, provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns of nursing students at SCC; and to aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, and his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Misty Marshall (480) 425-6749
- SCC Veterans Association
- The club’s purpose is to promote college spirit and to establish and maintain fellowship among veterans and student of this campus. Meetings are held on the first Monday and third Tuesdays of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the Veteran’s Lounge.
Advisor: Michelle Dew (480) 423-6608
- Sonoran Desert Club
- To be a vehicle to actively involve all SCC students in Wildlife Education, Botany, Ecology, Conservation, Preservation, Restoration, and Biodiversity of Arizona; to facilitate student learning about SCC’s efforts to conserve and restore biodiversity of native plants, wildlife, and ecosystems by becoming active in community projects, wildlife education and research; to educate the public about the vital role we all play in being stewards of wildlife and ecosystems; and to give students a greater understanding and appreciation of the interdependent relationships, diversity, and beauty of our home, the natural wildlife habitats of Arizona, especially our Sonoran Desert. Meetings are held on Fridays from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please email the advisor for the exact meeting location.
Advisor: Edward Weigand (480) 423-6731
- The club’s purpose is to provide a safe place for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender, and Straight students to meet, support, and discuss with each other issues related to sexual orientation, and to educate themselves and the broader school community about sexual orientation and gender identity issues. This club is open to anyone that wants to help bring more awareness, acceptance and unity to the community. Contact the advisor for their next meeting time and location.
Advisor: Dennis Abry (480) 425-6757
- Sun Earth Alliance Indian Club
- The club’s purpose is to enhance cultural awareness while promoting, planning, and integrating school and community activities that stimulate the growth of American Indian students. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the SC Cafeteria.
Advisor: Charissa Sundust (480) 423-6531
- Sustainability Club
- The purpose of this club is to promote sustainability and encourage students, faculty, and staff to collaborate in any activities that help make our community more diverse ad productive, such as foster dialogue on sustainability challenges; to develop new ways to improve the use of consumable resources on campus; to collaborate with sister clubs at other MCCCD campuses, as well as organizations in the community; and to organize sustainability-related events including guest speakers and presentations. Meetings are held every Wednesday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in NS-105.
- Women Rising
- The mission is to empower women by inspiring them to pursue higher education while developing a sisterhood that embraces the triumphs of past, present and future sisters. Meetings are held every other Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Advisor: Jessica Wong