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Fall 2016 ICC meeting/workshop Schedule

The ICC meets on Friday's from 10:00am - 12:00pm, in I4-409 on:

9/9/16, 9/16/16 (Club Orientation), 9/23/16, 9/30/16, 10/14/16, 10/28/16, 11/11/16, 11/18/16, 12/2/16 (Last Fall ICC Meeting) and 12/9/16 (Movie Day!).

This semester, the ICC will be hosting three club development workshops at the same time and same location as the regular meetings. These are special training sessions on the Art of Inclusive Communication presented by the National Conflict Resolution Center and club members as well as officers and student leaders are strongly encouraged to attend one of the sessions (you can even earn extra credit towards Vending 5000 for your club!). Please contact Courtney Lee (clee@sdccd.edu) for more information or to reserve your seat. The dates of these special workshops are as follows:

  • 10/7/16, 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • 10/21/16, 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • 11/4/16, 10:00am to 1:00pm

IMPORTANT Club DOCUMENTS & Information

INTERESTED IN CREATING, RE-ACTIVATING AND/OR REGISTERING YOUR CLUB? The following documents will provide you with all of the information needed to complete the process. Packets are usually due three to four weeks after the beginning of each semester, though exact deadline may vary from semester to semester. Be sure to check back for important deadline dates!

Club Rush will take place on September 6, 7 and 8, 2016; if you and your club intend to participate then send an email to Courtney Lee (clee@sdccd.edu) so that he can provide more information and ensure there is ample space for every participant.

**The deadline for Club Registration is 16 September, 2016 (9/16/16)**

NEED ACCESS TO RESOURCES FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION/CLUB? The following documents include important information and forms that will assist you in being an effective club.

For more information, stop by the Dean of Student Affairs Office located in I4-408 or give us a call at 619.388.2699.

 

LIST OF Student Clubs and Organizations

Below is the approved list of Fall 2016 clubs along with the names and email contact information of their advisor(s). 

Student Clubs and Organizations provide a rich and exciting multi-cultural dimension to college life at Mesa. Faculty and classified staff advisors serve on a voluntary basis and are approved by the College President each semester. Call the Student Affairs Office or check the Campus Calendar for more information about clubs and their meeting times.

 

Mesa College Associated Student Government -- The Associated Student Government (ASG) is the representative body of the students in the shared governance process at Mesa College. We are fellow students whom have been elected or appointed to positions with the ASG. The ASG provides students with practical leadership experience in the areas of budget/financial planning, parliamentary procedures, and in the development of programs and services which are designed to meet student needs. The student leaders and the staff of the Student Affairs Office encourage you to get involved and take part in the many leadership opportunities available at Mesa College. Advisor: Dean of Student Affairs, Victoria Miller (vmiller@sdccd.edu) 

Mesa College Inter-Club Council -- Created to support the functions of the active clubs, and inform the ASG on matters which directly or indirectly affect the functions of the ICC. Also, to establish and maintain communication among all active clubs on campus and to actively promote the creation of new clubs. The ICC also provides guidance and resources for prospective clubs. Advisor: Courtney Lee (clee@sdccd.edu)

 

Alpha Omega -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: David Fierro (dfierro@sdccd.edu)

American Medical Student Association -- Now associated with AMSA, the purpose is to inform members about the art and science of medicine and pharmacy, as well as to inform members about the opportunities available to them in San Diego. Encourage Pre Med/Pharm students to help each other achieve our common goals. Participate in Seminars, activities, field trips and information session that will enlighten our paths. Increase awareness about the varying paths to medical/pharmacy schools, network with other pre-health/med/pharm students and support each member financially / emotionally / academically in any way possible. Advisor: Farshid Zand (fzand@sdccd.edu)

Bahai Club -- Promotes the ideals of the Bahai faith and increases the awareness of people about the necessity of unity of mankind by promoting the elimination of all prejudices, as well as promoting the principle of equal rights, opportunities and privileges for men and women. The club also advocates for the protection of the environment. Advisor: Alessandra Moctezuma (amoctezu@sdccd.edu)

Business Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Tara Maciel (tmaciel@sdccd.edu)

California Ski and Board Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Mohammad Ebrahimi (mebrahim@sdccd.edu)

Chinese Culture Club -- Founded to support the cultural integration of Chinese students, as well as promote the intricacies and beauty of Chinese culture to the Mesa College campus community. Advisor: Shannon Shi (sshi@sdccd.edu)

Fashion Club -- The purpose of this organization is to provide education and extracurricular activities in the area of fashion that complement and extend beyond what can be covered in the classroom. Advisors: Susan Lazear (slazear@sdccd.edu)

Film Club -- First: To allow members the opportunity to produce student-level motion pictures created by, filmed by and overseen by Mesa College students and faculty members. Second: To produce motion picture content worthy of representing San Diego Mesa College, whether for competition, for advertising, or for strictly educational and artistic purposes. The Mesa College Filmmaker’s Club aims to produce one student film per club year eligible for entry into an official student film festival for competition. Advisor: George Ye (gye@sdccd.edu)

Food And Leisure Club -- Founded to bring greater recognition for the joy of culinary arts and the warmth of hospitality to Mesa College's student body. Advisor: Tonya Whitfield (twhitfie@sdccd.edu)

Health Information Student Association -- Founded by students, for students, who are taking part in Mesa College's Health Information Technology Program. This is the first program to offer a full-degree from Mesa! Advisor: Holly Jagielinski (hjagielinski@sdccd.edu)

International Students Club -- Founded to provide a further avenue for educational experience at Mesa College through attendance of meetings and presentation of club-sponsored events, this group also seeks to provide a forum for social and cultural interaction between students of diverse backgrounds. Advisor: Leroy Johnson (lejohnso@sdccd.edu)

Iransara Persian Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Mohammad Ebrahimi (mebrahim@sdccd.edu)

Math Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Mohammad Ebrahimi (mebrahim@sdccd.edu)

Mesa Anthropology Club -- A very active and energetic club that eagerly presents their passion for the study of humanity's evolution of culture, society, biology and language through unique interactive campus activities. Advisor: Jennifer Sime (jsime@sdccd.edu)

Mesa College First Nations Scholars -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Michael Cox (mcox@sdccd.edu)

Mesa College Fitness Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Travis Nicols (tnichols@sdccd.edu)

Mesa College Gamer's Legion -- The Gamer's Legion was founded to support and encourage Mesa College's expansive population of gamers, not just through organization, but also by promoting games and game design, as well as supporting the adoption of a potential Game Design degree program through Mesa College. Advisors: Courtney Lee (clee@sdccd.edu)

Mesa College Improv Club -- This organization will have its focus on the production and performance of improvisational activities in order to foster enriching performing arts experiences for the students, faculty and staff of San Diego Mesa College. The Improv Team is publically known as "Not Your Third Grade Teacher." Advisor: George Ye (gye@sdccd.edu)

Mesa College MATLAB Club -- MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide. Advisor: Mohammad Ebrahimi (mebrahim@sdccd.edu)

Mesa Interior Design Club -- The Interior Design Club is comprised of the Student Chapter of ASID and the Student Chapter of NKBA. The club's mission is to involve, educate, and inform the students of the benefits of the professional organizations by providing extra-curricular educational programs, community service, networking, and career development activities related to the practice of Interior Design. Advisor: Holly Hodnick (hhodnick@sdccd.edu)

Mesa Tomiki Aikido -- Tomiki Aikido, also known as Shodokan Aikido, is a style of Aikido that was founded in the later 1960's by Kenji Tomiki. Aikido as a whole is a synthesis of martial arts, philosophy and religious belief, with the ultimate goal of creating an art that could be used for defense while also protecting the attacker from injury. Indeed, a chief concern for practitioners of any Aikido style is the well-being of the attacker. Advisor: Dean of Humanities, Andrew MacNeill (amacneil@sdccd.edu)

Muslim Student Association -- The aim and purpose of the Association is to serve the best interest of Islam and the Muslims of San Diego Mesa College. The Association shall promote unity and joint action among both Muslims and non-Muslims; as well as conduct social, cultural, religious and other activities in the best traditions of Islam. Advisor: Elizabeth Hueneberg (ehuenebe@sdccd.edu)

Nutrition and Dietetics -- This organization was founded to provide its members with the space and means to develop skills and knowledge pertaining to the nutritional health field, while serving the campus and local community through nutrition education, advocacy, and related philanthropic efforts. Advisor: Elizabeth Chu (echu@sdccd.edu)

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society -- The oldest, largest, and most prestigious society representing community college students. Phi Theta Kappa seeks to foster campus and community involvement, lifelong friendships, and provides unmatched transfer and scholarship opportunities. Email (ptkbbu@gmail.com) for info or contact a PTK Advisor: Susan Hogan (shogan@sdccd.edu)

Pre-Dental Society -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Joe Toto (jtoto@sdccd.edu)

Psi Beta: National Honor Society in Psychology -- Psi Beta is a national psychology honor society for students at community colleges. Our mission, as set forth by the Psi Beta National Council, is to encourage professional development and an understanding of psychology, through experiences with scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. Our local chapter has been recognized as a national chapter of excellence. The primary contact person for Psi Beta is Jaye Van Kirk. Advisors: Jaye VanKirk (jvankirk@sdccd.edu)

Puente Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Raul Rodriguez (rerodrig@sdccd.edu)

San Diego Mesa College Student Veterans Organization -- The collective known as the San Diego Mesa College Student Veterans Organization is intended to be used as a mechanism for sharing information and experience with fellow veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The Organization will facilitate dialogue and the open exchange of information to better support the ever growing population of student veterans who are pursuing higher education at Mesa College and beyond. Advisor: Ramiro Hernandez (rmhernan@sdccd.edu)

San Diego Mesa Diversity Club -- Founded to promote and celebrate Mesa College's exceptionally diverse student population. Advisor: Judy Sundayo (jsundayo@sdccd.edu)

San Diego Mesa French Club -- Founded by students to inspire interest in both the French language and French culture. Advisor: Uriel Ornelas (uornelas@sdccd.edu)

San Diego Mesa Honors Club -- Seeks to create a community of motivated Mesa College Students seeking to utilize the benefits of networking and augmenting personal resumes. Most importantly, to significantly increase members' preparedness and chance of admission to any university. Advisor: Gary Carter (gcarter@sdccd.edu)

San Diego Mesa Japan Club -- The club shall endeavor to inspire an interest in students to learn about the Japanese culture and to get involved in local Japanese cultural events in the San Diego area. In pursuit of these goals, the club proposes to sponsor and facilitate activities and programs designed to enrich the cultural experience of all San Diego Mesa College students. Advisor: Miyoko Hamanaka (mhamanak@sdccd.edu)

SD Mesa Surf Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Adam Erlenbusch (aerlenbu@sdccd.edu)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) -- Also known simply as "The Engineering Club," SHPE is open to all applicants and focuses not only on the principles of engineering, but also applying them through official engineering contests and challenges. They even build remote-controlled submarines! Advisor: Morteza Mohssenzadeh (mmohssen@sdccd.edu)

Star Trio -- The purpose of the STAR club will be to provide opportunities for leadership and to help encourage student participation in extra-circular activities. Advisor: Marichu Magana (mmagana@sdccd.edu)

TerraMesa -- A group founded with the intention to raise environmental awareness and promote sustainability specifically at Mesa College's Campus. Advisor: Waverly Ray (wray@sdccd.edu)

The Rising Immigrant Scholars through Education -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Amber Alatorre (aalatorr@sdccd.edu)

Zion Bible Study Club -- [Under Construction, return soon!] Advisor: Tim Fischer (tfischer@sdccd.edu)

 

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ASG meetings are held on Wednesday's from 12:45pm to 1:45pm in the ASG Conference Room, located at I4-409 A/B.


I.C.C. meetings are also held on Fridays at 10:00am in the ASG Conference Room, I4-409 A/B.
Please keep these times open and become part of your Student Government and campus life! We need leaders, planners, recorders, and student representatives. We offer experience in student governance, advocacy and opportunities for you to express your ideas.


Members of the ASG can be located in I4-409. The office phone number is 619-388-2903. While they try to be open Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm, please keep in mind, that like you, they are students first and education is the highest priority. If you stop by and the gate is closed, please visit the Student Affairs Office next door in I4-408 and they will be happy to assist you.