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Campus Life & Leadership
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Campus Life and Leadership
Blue River offers a variety of activities and organizations.
Your participation is valuable to us and we encourage you to take an active part in campus life.
Clubs & Organizations @ Blue River
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Government is a great way to learn leadership skills while contributing to the quality of life on campus. As a representative, you will bring forth student perspectives to decision makers within the faculty, staff, and administrators. The SGA also approves funding for all student clubs, encourages participation from all students in campus activities, and serve on college committees. The SGA will also be responsible for many activities on campus.
Advisors: Jon Burke (Jon.Burke@mcckc.edu) 816-604-6623
Angela Peck (Angela.Peck@mcckc.edu) 816-604-6662
Richard Monroe (Richard.Monroe@mcckc.edu) 816-604-6635
Student Activities Council (SAC)
Richard Monroe – Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org
Eli Jacobs – Elizabeth.Jacobs@mcckc.edu
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges. Students are invited to join after attaining an overall 3.5 GPA in 12 hours of college credit, but may also participate in activities as provisional members until they become eligible for membership. Active members have opportunities to develop leadership skills, participate in academic enrichment activities, and develop friendships with fellow Phi Theta Kappa members from all over the country. Membership also qualifies students for many transfer scholarships reserved for Phi Theta Kappa members.
Dee Mathison at 816.604.6478
Stacey McMillen at 816.604.6954
Cheryl Winter at 816.604-6525
Student Ambassadors are representatives of the student body and hosts to college visitors. Ambassadors work with faculty, staff, students, and the community to promote MCC-Blue River.
Advisor: Mallory Mitchell at 816.604.6532
Christian Challenge is a campus ministry at Blue River. Challenge is all about students helping students follow Jesus. Interested in receiving text updates on Challenge news & events? Text "ChallengeMe" (without the quotes) to 781.728.9542.
Advisor: TBD (Please contact Campus Life and Leadership Office if you are interested in being this organization's advisor)
Online Gaming Club
The club meets to socialize and share online gaming activities and experiences.
Advisor: Dee Mathison at 816.604.6478
Cosplay & Geek Culture
Cosplay & Geek Culture: Love anime, comics, video games, or cosplay? You might just be the geek we’re looking for! Join our group of awesome college geeks!
Advisor: Eli Jacobs at 816-604-6636
MCC LEADS Academy
This program is designed to create and sustain a cohesive culture of lifelong leadership development training, and education. There is an option to work through this program online or in-person. MCC-BR seeks to empower students to become leaders by facilitating opportunities for intentional learning, self reflection and leadership skill development.
Advisors: Richard Monroe at 816-604-6635
Eli Jacobs at 816-604-6636
Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City
This choir is composed of students taking choir for credit as well as community choir members. The choir meets Tuesday evenings 7:15-9:00 p.m. The choir is involved in various performances throughout the year.
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Johnson at 816.604.6508
This club aims to provide a safe space for members to discuss issues of diversity, to promote acceptance for others with differing sexual orientations, and to educate the community.
Advisor: Cynthia Heddlesten at 816.604.6665
Donna Drake at 806.604.6704
Peer mentoring is available this semester for students to use. Peer mentoring can help in many areas such as help with time organization, conflict management, among other skills! Get some support from your peers! If you are interested in becoming a peer mentor, contact the advisor for more information!
Advisor: Courtney Yount McGinnis at 816-604-6536
The following clubs & Organizations are in need of student leadership! If you are interested in a leadership role, please contact the office of Campus Life and Leadership at 816-604-6636
Veteran’s Club of MCC-BR
The club provides support for veterans to talk about the transition from military to civilian life and raises awareness at MCC-Blue River about what it is like to serve in the military.
Hacky Sack Society
The purpose of the hacky sack club is to provide opportunities for students to meet
new people on campus (other students, staff, and faculty), to have a greater sense
of belonging while developing a new skill, and to have fun! The Hacky Sack Society
will be visible to others on campus, which will hopefully contribute to a fun and
welcoming campus culture. Anyone is welcome to join in the hack circle!
Pre-Health Profession Society
The club meets to provide information, resources, and opportunities that introduce
students to the world of healthcare.
The goals of the Science Club are to provide students with discussions of scientific
topics, study groups, and scientific presentations. Students will also promote the
sciences by speaking to local schools and by holding science fairs.