Campus Life & Leadership
Arts and Sciences, room 113
So, you want to get involved ...
The mission of Campus Life and Leadership at MCC-Blue River is to complement the academic program and enhance the sense of community on campus.
The goal is accomplished by providing opportunities for students to develop, implement and participate in social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, governmental, leadership development and community service programs and events. These co-curricular experiences provide students with leadership skills that can be utilized in future educational, community and professional work environments.
Campus Life and Leadership sponsors leadership and other activities throughout the year.
Contact us for more information on specific clubs and organizations, opportunities for involvement, or how to start a club or organization. Your participation is valuable to us and we encourage you to take an active part in campus life.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Government is a great way to learn leadership skills while contributing to the quality of life on campus. As a representative, you will bring student perspectives to decision-makers within the faculty, staff and administrators. The SGA also approves funding for all student clubs, encourages participation from all students in campus activities and serves on college committees. The SGA will also be responsible for many activities on campus.
The purpose of the Art Club is to bring together students who appreciate all types of art. You do not have to be good at art either, all ability levels are welcome!
DeAnna Skedel | 816.604.6664
Are you interested in learning more about the growing cybersecurity field? The Cybersecurity Club provides students interested in cybersecurity with the technical resources needed to advance their career in computer security.
Brian Hurley | 816.604.6659
First-Generation College Students Club
The First Generation College Students (1st Gen) club is open to all but specifically provides support to students who are the first in their immediate family to attend college.
Cynthia Heddleston | 816.604.6666
The club meets to socialize and share gaming activities and experiences. Other opportunities within the GamerZ Club are Cosplay Geek Culture and board games.
DeAnna Skedel | 816.604.6664
Men of Color
Men of Color is a multi-cultural male initiative program. The primary purpose of MOC is to provide additional resources and support to male students of color at MCC-Blue River. It is an opportunity to get more involved on campus, connect with faculty & staff, and grow as a person and leader.
Mu Alpha Theta Math Honorary
Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society, was formed in 1957 at the University of Oklahoma. We are dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. Currently, more than 100,000 students are Mu Alpha Theta members at more than 2,420 schools in the United States and in 23 foreign countries.
Jenny Beck | 816.604.6662
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges. Students are invited to join after attaining an overall 3.5 GPA in 12 hours of college credit and participate in activities as provisional members until they become eligible for membership. Active members have opportunities to develop leadership skills, participate in academic enrichment activities and develop friendships with fellow Phi Theta Kappa members from all over the country. Membership also qualifies students for many transfer scholarships reserved for Phi Theta Kappa members.
Join other students, faculty and staff for networking, social and mentoring opportunities.
Shelby Coxon| 816.604.6633
Student Activities Council
The Street Team helps Campus Life & Leadership promote campus activities. Be a part of the team that gets to select what fun and educational activities are happening on campus and help get the word out.
Shelby Coxon | 816.604.6633
Student Ambassadors are representatives of the student body and hosts to college visitors. Ambassadors work with faculty, staff, students and the community to promote MCC-Blue River.
Grant Moritz | 816.604.6532
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
NSLS is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. This is done by offering life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. NSLS also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. Students are selected by invitation only for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential.
This club aims to provide a safe space for members to discuss diversity issues, promote acceptance for all and educate the community on diversity and inclusion.
Clubs in Creation
The following clubs have been a part of MCC-Blue River's history. Currently they are not active, but if you are interested starting an organization or a club, and leave your legacy by being a leader, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership Office.
Chemistry Club (ACS)
Be a part of the most prestigious scientific professional association in the world. Find ways to grow your network, access premium content and accelerate your career with ACS.
Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City
This choir is composed of students taking choir for credit and community choir members. The choir is involved in various performances throughout the year.
Pre-Health Profession Society
The club meets to provide information, resources, and opportunities that introduce students to the world of healthcare.
Veteran’s Club of MCC-BR
The club provides support for veterans to talk about the transition from military to civilian life and raises awareness at MCC-Blue River about what it is like to serve in the military.