Get involved at Frontier Community College! Joining a student organization gives you the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and make friends, serve your campus and community, develop leadership skills, and more. Student organizations can also provide college credit as you work towards your certificate or degree.
You may join some student organizations based on your interests or skills, while others have certain requirements before gaining membership. Contact your advisor or call 618-842-3711 to inquire about joining a student organization.
Click on the student organizations below to learn more!
The National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) Alpha Delta Nu recognizes top associate degree nursing students. To be considered for membership, students must have completed their first year of nursing, have attained a 3.0 overall GPA and earned a B or better in the core nursing courses.
Students must have demonstrated conduct on campus and in the clinical areas that reflects both integrity and professionalism. They must also enroll in the NUR 2201 (fall semester) and NUR 2202 (spring semester) courses. To be awarded full membership, students must finish their third semester of nursing and complete a group capstone project, which focuses on either recruitment or educational activities.
Club Advisor: Wanda Douglas / firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of this club are comprised of current students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program at Frontier Community College. The club meets on a monthly basis in the morning before classes begin. Members meet to discuss and plan club activities, which have included attending car shows and touring automotive facilities.
Club Advisor: Rodney Maxey / email@example.com
Members of the EDS Club are comprised of current students in the Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) program at Frontier Community College. Club members typically meet after class is over for the day to discuss club opportunities. The EDS club takes trips throughout the area to tour power plants and electric cooperatives, as well as attend a lineman's rodeo in Springfield. The EDS program holds a rodeo each spring, and students in the EDS club assist with the planning process.
Club Advisor: Gerry Kinney / firstname.lastname@example.org
As esports rises in popularity across the nation, FCC now has its own club for students to join. Members partake in fun, competitive gaming through League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena game. The Esports Club typically meets on campus once per week, but students can also play together from home. Fundraising events are planned by club members, and scholarship opportunities are also available at FCC. Members also have the ability to continue their participation at a 4-year university, as several college institutions have also formed their own clubs. There are no requirements to join, although an interest in video gaming is encouraged.
Club Advisor: Eric Resor / email@example.com
The One Love Christian Club exists to encourage students in their daily walk with Christ while on campus. Members meet weekly in the Learning Resource Center to partake in devotions, fellowship, and prayer. At the beginning of the school year, members decide on a verse to serve as focus scripture for the year. Service activities are organized throughout the year and are directed towards the community. One Love Christian Club is always looking for opportunities to serve both the campus and our local community.
Club Advisor: Catherine Singleton / firstname.lastname@example.org
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society that recognizes academic excellence among two-year colleges throughout the world. PTK seeks to encourage academic achievement from students and provides opportunities for growth and development through honors, leadership, and service programming. FCC is a member of the Beta Alpha Lambda chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.
To be eligible for PTK membership, students must be enrolled in an Associate's Degree program, having completed 12 hours of coursework with a 3.5 grade point average. Membership is offered by invitation only from the club advisor.
Students of PTK have several opportunities to be involved on campus and in our local community. The club meets regularly to discuss and plan activities, fundraisers, and campus involvement. Students help with events on campus, including New Student Orientation, Trunk or Treat, recruitment events, and more.
Club Advisor: Carrie Halbert / email@example.com
The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is open to students who are currently enrolled in the Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) program on Frontier's campus. Members must be enrolled in a NUR 1208 or NUR 2208 course. Within the semester during which a student is enrolled in either of these courses, the student shall:
- Understand the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Student Nurses Association bylaws
- Attend SNA campus meetings and one district-wide SNA meeting per semester
- Maintain a mentor-mentee relationship with another student enrolled in the Nursing Program
- Complete 15 hours of required contact for 1 college credit
SNA members also participate in community activities during their time in the organization. On campus, members hold monthly bake sales in the Learning Resource Center, as well as other fundraisers, to cover costs associated with organizational trips and activities.
Club Advisor: Beth Wilson / firstname.lastname@example.org or Wanda Douglas / email@example.com
Student Senate is an organization that acts as a voice for the student body to promote the academic and social welfare of students at FCC. Members not only represent their fellow students, but also act on their behalf and in their best interest. The Student Senate club is comprised of new and returnign students who are elected or may be appointed to serve.
Student Senate meets with the FCC administration at least once per semester to be aware of campus developments and news. The club also conducts various fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds for club activities as well as a $500 scholarship. Only Student Senate members are eligible for the annual scholarship.
The club coordinates and assists with campus and community activities, including:
- Breakfast with Santa
- Pet Therapy Day
- Meet the Candidates political forums
- NCAA bracket challenge fundraiser
- Trunk or Treat (featuring all student clubs)
- FCC Foundation events
- Wayne County Scholastic Bowl Tournament
Club Advisor: Sarah Rush / firstname.lastname@example.org
TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is specifically for underrepresented students or those from disadvantaged backgrounds. To be eligible for membership, a student must be a first-generation college student, income eligible, or have a documented learning or physical disability.
The TRIO SSS club is formed with first and second-year members of TRIO. The club holds fundraisers throughout the year, participates in campus activities, and more.