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Primary College Wide
Program Board (The College Wide Event Planning Organization)
Student Government Association (The College Wide Student Governance Organization)


The classroom experience is only one segment of the available education at Raritan Valley Community College.  The student-centered cultural, recreational, educational, experiential, and governmental activities/functions at the College are equally important.  By sharing in these activities, students have the opportunity to develop many personal and career skills. 

The selection, planning, and administration of events and programs for the students depends on the interest, time, organization, and effort of the student leadership, the Student Life staff and student organization advisors facilitate making the planning and experience of these activities into a practical learning experience.  Every student is encouraged to get involved and participate in a variety of activities including Student Government, leadership development seminars, fine arts and entertainment programming and membership in student organizations and clubs.  Co-curricular clubs and organizations are a valuable opportunity for RVCC students to develop leadership skills, budgeting, communication, team-building, goal setting, and organizational skills.  Student organizations covering a wide spectrum of interests exist to meet the needs of students.  

Academic
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Astronomy Club
Biology/Chemistry Club
Campus Fitness Club
CCEPSA Student Alliance (College Community Empowerment Project) 
Computer Science Club
Criminal Justice Club 
Education Club
Enactus (Entreprenuerial Organization)
Engineering Club
Environmental Club
Game Creation Club
Glee Club 
Hip Hop Dance Club
Literary Club
Math Club
Paralegal Club
Philosophy Club
Probability of Games Club 
Psychology Club
Raritan Valley Radio  
The Record Online
Student Nurses Association

Cultural 
Alliance, The
Black Students Association (BSA)
Brothers Helping Brothers
Filipino P.E.A.C.E. Club
I Am That Girl 
International Club
Orgullo Latino/Latin Pride Club
Sister to Sister Network

Honor Societies:
Alpha Beta Gamma
Phi Theta Kappa
Psi Beta
Sigma Kappa Delta

Special Interest
Anime Club
BACCHUS: A Fresh Reality 
CRU
Improv Club
Kids Like Us 
L.E.O.S. Club (Adult Student Association) 
Rotaract Club
RVCC ONE
Social Justice Club
To Write Love on Her Arms
United by Differences

Inactive group profiles appear light grey. If you would like to re-activate a club, please contact the listed advisor to begin. If a student organization is not listed, groups of students interested in forming a student organization should consult with the Student Life Office located on the first floor of the Bateman Center, in Room BC-100 or contact us at studentlife@raritanval.edu or 908-526-1200 x8873.

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Student Organizations

Campus Wide 
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Program Board

Program Board
The mission of the Student Program Board at RVCC is to provide diverse, co-curricular, meaningful, educational, social, cultural-based and fun programs and activities that enrich the student experience.

What are our meetings like?
The Program Board meetings are student-led and focus on planning programs and activities that are educational, social, cultural-based and fun!

What do we do? 
Program Board plans the Fall and Spring Picnics, the Halloween Bash, Mental Health Awareness Day, the Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In, Denim Day, and many other annual traditions at RVCC. We help students learn planning by creating community and tradition on campus.

How can you reach us?
President: Kelly Christopher , kchr6244@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Alaysha M. Walker, awalker@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities  

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Student Government Association

Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the student governing body that represents all RVCC students.  As student representative on campus-wide committees, SGA members play an important role in college governance.  Student Government represents the students in a number of ways, including the College Forum.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
PresidentKhushwant Pall, kpal6454@smail.raritanval.edu 
Affiliation: National Student Government Association 

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American Society of Interior Designers 
 
American Society of Interior Designers
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life) 
The ASID is a professional organization for interior designers, students, and professionals involved in interior design and related fields. Through education, knowledge, sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, our student chapter strives to advance the interior design profession.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Kenneth Schwartz


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Anthropology Club

 
Anthropology Club
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)  

Organizes and promotes discussions about the subject of anthropology and its subfields as they relate to culture and global understanding.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Steve Kaufman, skaufman@raritanval.edu 


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Astronomy Club

 
Astronomy Club
Promotes an interest in the science and hobby of astronomy by providing a forum for like-minded people to interact and learn from each other and to share their expertise with those who would benefit from it.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 

President:
Advisor:
 Jerry Vinski, jvinski@raritanval.edu; Amie Gallagher, agallagh@raritanval.edu
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Biology/Chemistry Club 

 
Biology/Chemistry Club
The Biology-Chemistry Club exists to promote awareness and exposure to RVCC students who are interested in chemistry and the biological sciences. The club members will engage in research, seminars, and activities that will allow students to practice and enjoy what they have learned within the classroom setting. It would also foster social interaction between students and faculty members. The club exists primarily to support biology, chemistry and pre-Medical majors, however, all majors are welcome.

What are our meetings like?
We have refreshments while we discuss events, projects, and activities that we are involved in.  Then, we watch a short film or documentary followed by an experiment. 

What do we do?
We love discussing current events and conducting cool experiments.  We attend seminars and hod weekly meetings.  We also get involved in the community by doing community service projects, fundraising, and raising awareness for various public health concerns.  In addition, we hold an annual poster session for the science and engineering department in the spring.  

How can you reach us?

President:
 Melanie Martin, mmar4674@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisor: Sarah Imbrilliglio, sibrili@raritanval.edu 
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Campus Fitness Club
Campus Fitness Club

 
Campus Fitness Club
The Campus Fitness Club is a resource to provide a motivational camaraderie in fitness, and an educational resource to promote Nutrition, Health and Wellness to the campus community.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Vipan Kumar, vkum4638@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Jason Fredericks, jdrederi@raritanval.edu; Michael Andreyko, mand4070@smail.raritanval.edu 
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CCEPSA
CCEPSA Student Alliance

 
College Community Empowerment Project - Student Alliance (CCEPSA)
The College Community Empowerment Project – Student Alliance (CCEPSA) works in conjunction with the extended CCEP efforts which are underway at Raritan Valley Community College. Membership to CCEPSA requires a commitment toward actively working to end local poverty through the development of individual and community self-sufficiency and sustainability.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Casey Isherwood, cish7012@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Alicia Liss, aliss@raritanval.edu

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Computer Science Club
Computer Science Club
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)
Providing an opportunity for students interested in computer science, problem solving, and logical thinking to learn and develop their skills in an environment that encourages teamwork and innovation.  
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Criminal Justice Club 

 
Criminal Justice Club
Plans activities related to the college’s Criminal Justice program, with opportunities to discuss issues pertinent to the field. Law enforcement agencies provide networking opportunities and career information.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Sami Ullah, sull0897@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: William Flynn, wflynn@raritanval.eduDomenick Stampone, dstampon@raritanval.edu 
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Education Club

 
Education Club 
The purpose is to discuss the field of Education, promote relevant careers, share current events, and help develop the professional competencies of future educators.


What are our meetings like?
Meetings are typically discussion based with activities concerning RVCC and educators. 

What do we do?
Three main club events are planned:
- Education Panel
- College Fair for education
- Education Movie Night

Participation in one Campus Wide event:
- Relay for Life

How can you reach us? 
 
President: John Lato, jlat6184@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Kathryn Suk, ksuk@raritanval.edu  
Email: educationclub@smail.raritanval.edu 
  
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Enactus

 
Enactus
Explores modern business practices and provides networking opportunities for students with local business men and women, as well as offers guest speakers, conferences, career fairs, and field  trips to Wall Street, NYSE, etc.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
 
President: Kimberly Noor, knoo9810@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Tracy Rimple, trimple@raritanval.edu 
Email: enactus@smail.raritanval.edu 
Affiliation: Enactus Worldwide 
Enactus Newsletter


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Engineering Club  

Engineering Club

 
Engineering Club

Consists of students interested in pursuing engineering and other science-related fields, such as architecture, engineering technology, CAD, physics, computer science, and others.

What are our meetings like?
Our meetings are active gatherings of Engineering and Science students who wish to learn more about Engineering and working as a team.

What do we do?
The club's activities are varied and include guest lectures, facility tours/trips, construction competitions, and community construction projects.  Our most recent community project was a Solar-powered Cellphone Charging Station.  New members are always welcome. 

How can you reach us?
 
 
President: Luke Memet, lmem7093@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Antonella Pompo, apompo@raritanval.edu; Stephanie Hermesmeyer, shermesm@smail.raritanval.edu 


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Environmental Club

 
Environmental Club
Seeks to positively affect the community and to create environmental awareness and eco-friendly living by making the campus more “green” through education and community projects.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Ryan Naples, rnap9548@smail.raritanval.edu
                Jordan De Furia. jdef8683@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Emilie Stander, estander@raritanval.edu 
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Film Makers Club Film Makers Club


What are our meetings like?
During meetings we examine aspects of film, storyboard ideas for short films and develop different events on campus centered around film.

What do we do?
We discuss certain films that interest us, develop short films as a team. 

How can you reach us?

President: Eddie Veltre, veltreeddie@yahoo.com 
Advisor: Evan Walter, ewalter@raritanval.edu 
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Game Creation Club

 
Game Creation Club
To enhance the creative skills of students interested in game development through team-oriented activities that build upon creative individual and group skills.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: William Colucci, wcol5494@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: William Crosbie, wcrosbie@raritanval.edu 
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Harmonally Balanced

 
Harmonally Balanced!
Our mission with Harmonally Balanced! is to put out and present performance-ready and professional pieces to the campus and the local community.  We expect our members to make a substantial commitment to the group in order to assure that we are performance ready at a professional level.  

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: DeAnna Nicholson, dnic0161@smail.raritanval.edu  
Advisor: John Sichel, jsichel@raritanval.edu 
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Hip Hop Dance Club

 
Hip Hop Dance Club
The Hip Hop Dance Club promotes the diversity of the hip hop culture through music, dance, and step. The club provides students with a creative outlet in the form of hip-hop dance to promote school spirit and campus involvement.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Loretta Fois, lfois@raritanval.edu 
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Improv Club 

 
Improv Club
The Improv Club will bring students together to get to know each other in a fun environment. Improvisation will teach students to listen, be aware of other players, to have clarity in communication and to have confidence to find choices instinctively and spontaneously. It will give students the opportunity to express themselves creatively and train them to live in the moment and to simply enjoy the moment.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Alexander Samsel, asam7461@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor:
 Gloria Trombley, gtromble@raritanval.edu   

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 LITERARY Club

Literary Club

 
Literary Club
Promotes an interest in literature and writing by participating in various campus activities and sharing written work with other members.

What are our meetings like?
Our meetings are relaxed. Usually, there are food and beverages. The meetings go as long as they need to in order for everyone to share.

What do we do?
We bring in our own written work. It is read out loud to the other members, who comment on what they like and what could use improvement. 

How can you reach us?

President: Michelle Frasco, mfra1697@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Charles Bondhus, cbondhus@smail.raritanval.edu
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Math Club 

 
Math Club
Creates a community of students who are interested in mathematics with the goal of promoting math majors and preparing tutors for the tutoring service.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Yaniv Myszkin, ymys4858@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisor: Nemanja Nikitovic, nnikitov@raritanval.edu 
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Paralegal Club 

 
Paralegal Club
Fosters interest in legal assisting as a career and seeks to provide educational and skill-building opportunities for its members.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
Vice President: Michelle Amparbin, mamp7294@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Maria DeFilippis, mdefilip@raritanval.edu
 
Affiliation: Paralegal Association of New Jersey 
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Philosophy Club

 
Philosophy Club
Provides a forum outside of the classroom for those interested in philosophical study and debate.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
President: Ian Kozar, ikoz4829@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Brandyn Heppard, bheppard@raritanval.edu
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Probability of Games Club

Probability of
Games Club

 
Probability of Games Club
Explores the complex mathematics of modern games, especially the game of no limits Texas Hold'em.  We will go in depth on the factors of the game that goes far beyond the assumed luck of the game, but the skills to win through knowledge and understanding of it.  There will be NO MONEY TRADING HANDS within the club.  The purpose of the club is purely recreational and educational, with intent for members to grow as learners through something that modern young adults would find interesting. 

What are our meetings like?
Experiences and/or interested students of statistics related games, mathematics, or business gather to grow in all three of these aspects.  There will be two meetings held per month.  The first one occurs in lesson format as we go through the complex mathematics and techniques of the game and at the end of the meeting practice it non-competitively to grasp the gist of what we need.  The second meting consists of a game day where we integrate hat we learned into a competitive and realistic setting. 

What do we do?
The club meetings will consist of learning the mathematics that occurs in Texas Hold'em and the application of these ideas and techniques through demonstration and practice.  There will also be meetings for only Game Days as much of a player's skill comes from one's own experiences in the game itself.  As players, we plan to row not only in terms of the games we play, but in terms of the complex math that we can apply to our everyday life, and the business acuity that we learn through risk-reward analysis and confrontation psychology.  Although the Probability of Games Club is primarily a math-oriented club, we will expand in every way that will appeal to us as learners and active decision makers.  

How can you reach us?
 
President: Tom Wang, tom10205@yahoo.com
Advisor: Andrew Manno, amanno@raritanval.edu 
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Psychology Club

 
Psychology Club
A psychology club that promotes the professional development of psychology students through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. 


What are our meetings like?
You can expect a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where the meetings will be split up into two categories: Brainstorming and Conversation.  We want our meetings to be personal, so expect to be meeting new people and engaging as well.  Brainstorming includes planning, throwing ideas at each other, and coming up with new ways that will help us engage in the student body.  The conversation aspect will not only be a psychological conversation, but an open conversation for anyone and everyone to talk, vent, and help each other.

What do we do?
We will be on campus to explore mental health, and find ways to cope with the everyday struggles college students have.  We will offer events that embrace creativity and expression, and learn abut some ways to bring yourself through hard times.  

How can you reach us?
 
President: Angelo Benedetto, aben1724@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Isabelle Gutierrez, igutierr@raritanval.edu 
              Dave Ross, dross@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Psi Beta National Honor Society in Psychology


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Raritan Valley Radio
Raritan Valley Radio promotes and encourages the expression of individuality through a positive media outlet. Students provide talk shows, music, news, sports, and local weather to the community.  Students also provide free entertainment services such as hosting and disc jockey services to support RVCC clubs and campus events. 

What are our meetings like?
We meet in H-116, our meetings are brief and consist of weekly updates and creative ideas that members can embrace for future use.  RVR is currently working closely with The Record to help maintain a consistent news outlet for the students, by the students. 

What do we do?
Members are encouraged to express themselves on every level. We like to see creative show ideas, which share a mix between talk and music.  We also DJ/Co-Host most RVCC Campus events; if you have any interest in mixing music or are an MC/DJ we want to hear from you! 

How can you reach us?
President: Don Treich, raritanvalleyradio@gmail.com
Advisor: Richard Treut, rtreut@raritanval.edu 
 
Campus Media: www.tinyurl.com/RvccRadio

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 The Record

The Record Online

 
Record Online
The Record is Raritan Valley Community College’s independent student-managed newspaper. The Record provides a medium for information on all things related to the college community as well as an outlet for students to practice writing skills. The mission of The Record is to encourage student involvement in campus activities and publicize matters of concern to the college community.

What are our meetings like?
We work together to discuss ideas for articles based on matters of concern that the college community should hear. We also use this time to help each other develop articles.

What do we do?
We teach students how to gather information for news articles and how to write for a newspaper. We then use these skills to bring news to the college community.

How can you reach us?
 

President:  
Christian Rosario, cros6626@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisor: Warren Cooper, wcooper@raritanval.edu; Jeff Hand, jhand@raritanval.edu 
Campus Media: The Record, Online


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Student Nurses Association 

 
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
Encourages interest in nursing as a career and seeks to provide educational and skill-building opportunities for its members.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
President: Karen Appleton, kapp3848@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Mary Ann Balut, mbalut@raritanval.edu 
Affiliation: National Student Nurses Association 
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 The Alliance Alliance, The
The Alliance provides all RVCC students with an inclusive, safe and supportive space for social activities, networking, and event planning. The Alliance is committed to encouraging diversity and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) issues on campus.

What are our meetings like?
Our meetings are highly social, and we strive to create a safe space where everyone feels comfortable.  You can expect discussion and planning of future events, but also informal socialization and activities. 

What do we do?
Our mission is to foster an aware and diverse community on RVCC, and our activities on campus are first and formost geared toward advancing this mission.  We hope that by having a visible and active presence on campus, we can encourage other to live openly and confidently, no matter who they are. 

How can you reach us?
 
President: Alyssa Kolb, akol9131@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor:
Rebecca Case, rcase@raritanval.edu 


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Black Students Association

 
Black Students Association (BSA)
The function of this organization is to coordinate creative and relevant programs to help educate the college community about the diversity of African culture. It serves to facilitate the conversation of the differences, goals, and ideas of all students interested in learning about the “Black Experience.”

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Jache Williams, jwilliam@raritanval.edu



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Brothers Helping Brothers 

 
Brothers Helping Brothers
The Brothers Helping Brothers Program works to develop success strategies that support African American and Hispanic males attending RVCC.  The goals are to increase minority retention and graduates attending RVCC. 

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

Advisor: Jeff Warren, jwarren@raritanval.edu 
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Filipino
P.E.A.C.E. Club
 

 
Filipino Pride Engagement Awareness & Cultural Empowerment (P.E.A.C.E.) Club
To promote awareness of the Filipino heritage through educational and cultural resources.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Nancy Mombay, nmombay@raritanval.edu 


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I Am That Girl
I Am That Girl

 



 
I Am That Girl
 

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
President: Stephanie Reis, sreis5182@smail.raritanval.edu ; Audrey Lukas, aluk8263@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: John Cleary, jcleary@raritanval.edu 

Affiliation: I Am That Girl 



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International Students Club 

 
International Students Club
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)  

Encourages campus-wide appreciation for students of diverse cultural backgrounds, their contributions and history.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:
Advisor: Vandana Nadkarni, vnadkarn@raritanval.edu; Bill Black, wblack@raritanval.edu; Elizabeth Sullivan, esulliva@raritanval.edu 

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Orgullo Latino Club

 
Orgullo Latino/Latin Pride Club
Encourages campus-wide appreciation of Hispanic Americans and their contributions and history. Provides outreach programs to local high school students to seek out post-secondary education.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Reyna Palacios, rpal1440@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Eva Fontanez, efontane@raritanval.edu



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Sister to Sister Network 

 
Sister to Sister Network
The Sister-to-Sister Program is an initiative to offer support to RVCC’s female students from underrepresented groups, particularly African American and Hispanic. Students and female administrators engage in dialogue as a way of beginning conversations about many topics which affect the student’s ability to be successful. Sister-to-Sister links students to experienced women in a “safe space” to talk about life at RVCC, with an emphasis on instruction and course selection.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

Advisor: Richeleen Dashield, rdashiel@raritanval.edu 
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 Alpha Beta Gamma

Alpha Beta Gamma 

 
Alpha Beta Gamma
An International Business Honor Society that recognizes and encourages scholarship among business, computer science and communication majors at two-year colleges. 

Membership Criteria: Be enrolled in an eligible curriculum leading to a degree; Have completed at least 15 credit hours a 3.0 grade point average (GPA); Have attained a minimum grade point average (GPA of 3.3) in the major course of study. 

What are our meetings like?
This chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma does not hold meetings, nor does it have any student officers. 

What do we do?
Our chapter is strictly for recognition of students who have superior performance in an eligible degree program.  The chapter does not conduct any activities other than initiation.  

How can you reach us?

Advisor: Melanie Morris, mmorris@raritanval.edu 
              Michael Fagan, wfagan@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society 
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Phi Theta Kappa

 
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is a prestigious international honor society for community college students. Its membership is made up of RVCC students who have completed 12 credits with at least a 3.50 G.P.A., who are interested in community involvement, academic achievement and social activities. “The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.” 

Membership Criteria: Have completed 12 credit hours contributing to a degree; Adhere to the moral standards of the society; Maintain a 3.5 GPA; Receive an invitation to membership; Pay a $65 lifetime fee.


What are our meetings like?
During the meetings we discuss upcoming events, available scholarships, and ways that members can become involved.

What do we do?
Every year we complete a college project and an Honors in Action project related to the International Honor Society's study topic.  We also co-sponsor a leadership seminar series with the college's Student Government Association. 

How do I become a member?
1. Early in the semester, the Student Life office generates a list of current RVCC students who meet the criteria for membership.  Eligible students have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher and have earned at least 12 credits on the community college level, excluding developmental courses.  
2. Email invitations are sent to each eligible student from Phi Theta Kappa International.  The email includes an invitation code and URL allowing students to register online. 
3. An additional email is sent by a chapter advisor containing instructions related to attending an orientation session and the induction ceremony.  
4. Students attend a single orientation session where they learn about the benefits of becoming a member.  Several sessions are scheduled over the course of a week.  The sessions take place approximately two weeks before the induction ceremony. 
5. Interested individuals register online using the key code and URL provided in the email from the International Office and submit their $65 membership fee.
6. Students who have joined online are invited to attend the induction ceremony which is typically held in November and April of each academic year. 
NOTE: Our chapter does not induct new members once the induction ceremony has been held, nor does our chapter induct new members during the summer semester. 

Leadership Series: Phi Theta Kappa and Student Government Association work together to provide a series of interactive Leadership Development workshops twice a month.  These workshops are open to all students and occur on Wednesdays at noon.  Watch the bulletin boards and website for details. Topics include: Effective Communication, teambuilding, Ethical Decision Making, and more! 

How can you reach us?

President: Salisa Jackson, sjac8192@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisors: Sarah Banfield,  Sara.Banfield@raritanval.edu
Melanie Lenahan, Melanie.Lenahan@raritanval.edu
              
Affiliation: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society


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Psi Beta

 
Psi Beta
A psychology honorary that promotes the professional development of psychology students through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. 

Membership Criteria: Taken a Psychology course and receive a "B+" or higher; Completed 12 credit hours; Have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 at the time they apply for membership or be within the top 35% of the College; Have an interest in psychology; Maintain good standing in the community; Pay a $50 lifetime fee.

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How do I become a member?
1. The college generates a list of students from the previous semester and session (Fall Only) of individuals who meet the criteria for induction.
2. Email invitations are sent to each individual regarding their eligibility with the invitation code to register with the National Office.
3. Interested individuals register with the National Office and submit their $50 membership fee to the Advisor, Dave Ross.
4. Individuals who have registered with the National Office and submitted their fee receive a separate email to RSVP for the induction ceremony if they plan to attend.  
5. Members are inducted at a formal ceremony. 

How can you reach us?
 
President:
Advisor: Isabelle Gutierrez, igutierr@raritanval.edu  ; Dave Ross, dross@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Psi Beta National Honor Society in Psychology


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Sigma Kappa Delta 

 
Sigma Kappa Delta
English Language honorary that confers distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in two-year institutions of higher education. 

Membership Criteria: Have taken 2 or more courses in English language or literature; Maintain a 3.0 GPA; Pay a $30 lifetime fee. 

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President:

Advisor: Cornelia Jones, cjones@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Sigma Kappa Delta National English Honor Society 
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Anime Club 

 
Anime Club
Our goal is to provide a friendly environment where our members can just hang out, watch cool shows, play games and chat about all things Anime. We are a welcoming community and walk-ins are both welcome and encouraged.

What are our meetings like?
The club meetings are based on a viewing/discussion on different animated series from both the eastern and western parts of the world.

What do we do?
We watch different animated series and discuss them, play games, and attend special events related to Anime.  Most importantly the club is a fun place for people to hang out and meet new people interested in this topic. 

How can you reach us?

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BACCHUS:
A Fresh Reality
 

 
BACCHUS: A Fresh Reality
Fresh Reality is our local chapter of BACCHUS (Boosting Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students). BACCHUS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to actively promote student and young adult-based campus and community-wide leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions concerning alcohol abuse, tobacco use, illegal drug use, unhealthy sexual practices and other high-risk behaviors. 

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
President: John Shantz, jsha3108@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Bruce Yellin, Byellini@raritanval.edu
             Amee Smolinsky, asmolins@raritanval.edu

Affiliation: The BACCHUS Network 


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cru 

 
cru
A caring community of students passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ

What are our meetings like?
Our meetings include community building, sharing, Bible study, speakers, prayer and singing.

What do we do?
We participate in JCru (New Jersey Cru) and regional meetings, retreats and conferences.  Our mission activities include helping other students on campus and participating in outreach such as Urban Impact, NYC Relief Bus, Operation Christmas Child, etc.  We also participate in Student Life events on campus and Student Government Association. 

How can you reach us?
 
 
President: Sarah Scalzitti, ssca4183@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisor: Holly Smythe, hsmythe@raritanval.edu, Beth D'Elia, edelia@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Campus Crusade for Christ U.S. Campus Ministry
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Kids Like Us
 

Kids Like Us
Our mission is to convey ourselves as a group of people looking to make better in some small way, the lives of kids that need a positive impact on their life.  With the events that we will participate in, we will raise funds, along with spirits for children in hospitals, after care centers, and children battling illness.

What are our meetings like?
We talk about upcoming events and try to generate feedback among the members in a comfortable environment. 

What do we do?
We visit children's hospitals, the MLK and other Youth Centers.  Also we are working to raise money to benefit organizations working with and for children.  

How can you reach us?
 
President: Sarah Hughes, shug1832@smail.raritanval.edu 
Co-Advisor: Jessica Darkenwald-Decola, jdarkenw@raritanval.edu 
 
Temporary Co-Advisor: Russell Barefoot, rbarefoo@raritanval.edu  

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Lifelong Educational Opportunity Students
(LEOS) Club

 
Lifelong Educational Opportunity Students (L.E.O.S.) Club
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)  

The L.E.O.S. Club provides an opportunity for non-traditional students to share their experiences and concerns in a supportive atmosphere and increase institutional awareness of adult needs.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
 
President:
Advisor: Barbara Luby, bluby@raritanval.edu; Marianne Brosnan, mbrosnan@raritanval.edu 
Meeting Times: Wednesday, 4-6pm, Upper Level Cafeteria

  
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Rotaract Club

 
Rotaract Club
Rotaract Club fosters leadership and responsible citizenship. The club is affiliated with The Rotary international, an international service organization for men and women ages 18-30.

What are our meetings like?

What do we do?

How can you reach us?

President: Jack Yuan, lyua3397@smail.raritanval.edu 
Advisor: Nemanja Nikitovic,
 nnikitov@raritanval.edu
Affiliation: Rotary International 


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RVCC ONE

 
RVCC ONE
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)  

Part of a grassroots campaign and advocacy organization backed by more than 2 million people who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.

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What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
President:
Advisor: Brock Haussaman, bhaussamen@raritanval.edu 


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Social Justice Club

 
Social Justice Club
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life) 
Raises awareness of social and political issues such as discrimination and various world cultures to facilitate understanding, respect and tolerance to effect positive change within the campus and the greater community. 

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What do we do?

How can you reach us?
 
 
 
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TWLOHA

To Write Love on Her Arms University Chapter at RVCC

 
To Write Love on Her Arms
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.  TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. College campuses are places of transition, and the difficult realities of transition are not often talked about openly, especially when they are associated with mental health.  We believe that by giving these conversation a home on campuses across the county, we will see students choosing to continue living their story and helping those around them do the same. 

What are our meetings like?
We plan events to spread awareness and hope for suicide prevention, mental health, and addiction.  We talk about issues such as self-harm, addiction, depression, anxiety, and suicide, and what we can do overcome these issues.  We also discuss the meaning of words like love, joy, happiness, and what we can do to become aware of these positive attributes that exist inside of us.  With each conversation comes an activity, game, snack, or some other form of expression. 

What do we do?
We provide resources for people who need them, from peers in crisis to members with questions.  We spread awareness and work to overcome the existing prejudices against people with similar issues.  We also host events for people to come together in conversation about mental illness; UChapters is a movement of students committed to changing the statistics and building a community of honesty and hope. 

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How can you reach us?
 
  
President: Fae Cushing, fcus4143@smail.raritanval.edu
Advisor: Gina Kuijlaars, gkuijlaa@raritanval.edu
Email: twloharvcc@gmail.com
Affiliation: To Write Love on Her Arms Inc. 

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United by Differences 

 
United by Differences 
(Currently inactive, but if you are interested contact Student Life)
 

Educates the general public about the issues facing people with limitations. Members with and/or without disabilities are invited to participate.

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