Pick a club, any club! Below you'll find a list of 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, then just contact the advisor and ask when and where their next meeting is. And, if you don't see one that fits your interests, stop by our office so we can help you get one started! Please stop by SC-185, or reach us by phone at (480) 423-6590. 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, a Leadership Library, paper supplies and tons more. Come by and plug in to your SCC club resources!
Interested in the Club Handbook? Please give us a call at (480) 423-6590 to request the latest copy.
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.
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.
Co-advisors: Becky Bradley and Laurie McCune (480) 423-6545
- 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.
Advisor: Darrell Dawson (480) 423-6630
- 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.
- 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.
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.
Advisor: Peggy Deal (480) 423-6344
- Global Artichokes
- The club’s purpose is to provide experiences in living and working together as an international/ intercultural community. For meeting dates and times, please contact the advisor.
Advisor: Nikki Serafinv(480) 425-6711
- 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.
Advisor: Janelle Hoffman (480) 423-6260
- Inventors Club
- The purpose of this club is to provide a well-structured, non-discriminating, and balanced environment for students to create, present, and develop innovations to bring to market and better the world.
Advisor: Cody Anderson (480) 423-9240
- 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.
Advisor: Phyllis Jones (480) 423-6517
- 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.
Advisor: Aaron Torres (480) 425-6386
- 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.
Advisor: Aaron Torres (480) 425-6386
- 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.
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.
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. >a href="http://clubs.scottsdalecc.edu/ptk/" target="blank">Visit the PTK club website.
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.
Advisor: Gera King (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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Advisor: Cody Anderson (480) 423-9240
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
Advisor: Charissa Sundust (480) 423-6531
- 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.
Advisor: Rachel Harrison (480) 423-6072