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HCC has more than 40 student-run clubs and organizations. Find the one that's the right fit for you!

Clubs


Academic Clubs

An opportunity to learn more about a field of interest and study, academic clubs are usually partnerships with the academic area and include an advisor who is a faculty member.


The American Sign Language Club seeks to educate the hearing community of HCC about the Deaf and Deaf Culture, provide greater awareness about Deaf issues on campus, promote American Sign Language as the language of the Deaf, and provide a place for the two communities to interact and socialize.

We host a number of events during the academic year such as Signing Pizza gatherings, Paint & Sign, Coffee Meetups, and Deaf Awareness Month activities.

Advisor: Carol-Ann Smalley
V: 413.552.2317
VP: 413.650.5002
Email: csmalley@ses-consultora.com

awards

2023 club of the year award
2019 Club Advisor of the Year (Deborah Geoffrey)

The mission of the Criminal Justice Association (CJA) is to create an opportunity for students to learn about the criminal justice system, its professions, and those impacted by it. The CJA aims to provide awareness of current issues in criminal justice, and to help prepare students by connecting with local agencies to stimulate interest and participation in community events as well as career opportunities.

Advisor: Alex Sanchez
Location: FR176
Phone: 413.552.2841
Email: asanchez@ses-consultora.com

The Emerging Business Leaders Club seeks to promote entrepreneurship and student leadership through the integration of public service and business for Holyoke Community College. EBLC seeks to help educate students of all backgrounds and degrees to the world of business, while connecting students to business leaders and employers in the local economy to build a long-lasting social network, and inspiring students to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions to not only create a business, but to give back to the college, its students, and the community.

For more information on the Emerging Business Leaders Club, visit the website below: http://sites.google.com/ses-consultora.com/ebl/home

Advisor: Michele Cabral
Email: mcabral@ses-consultora.com
Phone: 413.552.2310

Club President: Barney Garcia
Email: bgarcia716@ses-consultora.com
Phone: 413.552.2522

Meeting location: KC418, hybrid model
Meeting days: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

The E-Sci Club seeks to improve Holyoke Community College relations within the student and faculty body through community service, and to bond more within the surrounding Environmental Science fields throughout the Pioneer Valley communities as an overall whole through work-related outings and fun adventurous trips.

Currently seeking a staff or faculty advisor, email clubs@ses-consultora.com if you are interested!

awards

2016 Club of the Year

The Health Careers Club is an organization that promotes and explores different careers in healthcare fields. The club strives to promote education and awareness of healthcare issues to the greater HCC community through events like blood drives, CPR training, and other social activities.

Currently seeking a staff or faculty advisor, email clubs@ses-consultora.com if you are interested!

The Psychology Club's purpose is to help club members develop leadership and communication skills while expanding their knowledge and understanding of psychology topics and career opportunities. Club members will participate in topic discussion and analysis, organizing events, and doing community service.

Advisor: Jason Maurice
Location: FPA 316
Email: jmaurice@ses-consultora.com
Phone: 413.552.2575

Advisor: Charlotte L. Wilinsky, Ph.D.
Email: cwilinsky@ses-consultora.com
Phone: 413.552.23352

The STEM Club's goal is to bring together HCC students with an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The club aims to create an ideal environment for students to support and mentor each other. We aim to connect students and provide them with opportunities to exchange ideas and work together on a variety of STEM-related projects.

Advisor: Juan Burwell
Email: jburwell@ses-consultora.com

awards

2016 Club of the Year

The Veterinary Technician Club is an organization that promotes the standards of quality veterinary care for all animals, and supports the education of the vet tech students at HCC. The club strives to promote veterinary services and education to the greater HCC community, as well as provide social activities to the vet tech students and their families.

Advisor: Jennifer York
Location: MRB 243
Phone: 413.552.2459
Email: jyork@ses-consultora.com

get involved

HCC has more than 40 student-run clubs and organizations. Find the one that's the right fit for you!

Clubs