Student Clubs

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. Please contact Courtney Lee ( for more information. The dates of these special workshops are as follows:

  • 10/7/16
  • 10/21/16
  • 11/4/16


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 ( 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 list of Spring 2016 clubs along with the names of their advisor(s). This list will be updated for the Fall 2016 Semester after the deadline for submission of Club Registration (see above), but many of these groups will be carrying forward and you do not need to wait to make contact. 

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.

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 (

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 ( and Ryan Mongelluzzo (

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: Bruce Naschak (

Black Student Union - Encourages and creates a support structure for a more positive awareness of the Black History, Unity, and Racial Harmony by presenting activities and current events to assist the Black Student in achieving personal and academic goals. Advisor: Thekima Mayasa (

Body of Bibliophiles - Book lovers unite! Advisor: Evan Adelson (

Culinary and Hospitality 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 (

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

Fashion Club - The purpose of the 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 ( and Meegan Feori (

Mesa College 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 (

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 (

Gay-Straight Alliance - The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student-run club that brings together LGBTQ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform for activism to fight homophobia and transphobia. Advisor: Michael Harrison (

Health Information Technology - 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: Connie Renda (

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: Wendy Smith (

Mesa College Improv Team - 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 (

Inter-Club Council (ICC) - 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 (

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 (

International Students Club (ISC) - 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 (

Investment Banking and Financial Analysis Club - The very heart and soul of American Capitalism. Advisor: Lauren Wade (

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-Holden (

Mesa College Matlab Club - MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide. Advisor: Ken Kuniyuki (

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 (

Nutrition & Dietetics Club - 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 (

Phi Theta Kappa - the oldest, largest, 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. for info or contact one of the PTK Advisors: TBD

Pre-Health AMSA Chapter - 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 (

PSI Beta - 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 Van Kirk (, Helen Greenbergs ( and Justin Estep (

Mesa Robotic Organization (MRO) - The mission of the Club is to inspire and motivate curiosity, critical thinking, and generosity of both mind and spirit at Mesa College campus and the community at large. Advisor: Walter Duane Wesley (

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 (

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: Evan Adelson (

Surf Club at San Diego Mesa College - Founded by students looking to represent their favorite community college in local surfing events, as well as build bridges between surfers who happen to attend Mesa College. Advisor: Adam Erlenbusch ( and Jim Fegan (

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

Theatre Festival - A club associated with the Mesa College Theatre Program. Advisors: Kris Clark ( and George Ye (

Tomiki Aikido Club - 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: Andrew MacNeill, Dean of Humanities (



ASG meetings are held on Wednesday's from 12:45pm until 1:45pm in the ASG Conference Room, 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! 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.