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MCC-Longview
Campus Life & Leadership
Campus Center, room 130

lv.campuslife@mcckc.edu
816.604.2130

So, you want to get involved ...

The office of Campus Life and Leadership makes getting involved easy. You can get involved in various activities, organizations and opportunities! Making these connections can enhance and complement your educational experience and success.

Below you will find information about the active clubs and organizations at MCC-Longview, including club or organization name, description and advisor information.

If you are interested in joining, please reach out to the specific advisor or campus life & leadership staff.

If you don't see something you like, you can start your club. Please stop by the campus life & leadership office (Campus Center 130) or email lv.campuslife@mcckc.edu to learn more about starting a club.

Black Student Union

The BSU is an organization created to unite Black students attending MCC-Longview. We aim to create a safe and friendly space where Black students can feel like themselves amongst other students who can relate to being Black, African American, Afro-Latino and Native African.

Advisor:
Aisha Sharif | 816.604.2538


Chess Club

The MCC-Longview chess club promotes the game of chess including, meetings, tournaments, teaching chess in local schools and sending teams to major intercollegiate and amateur tournaments.

Advisor:
Bridget Gold | 816.604.2206


Collegiate Impact

Collegiate Impact establishes and advances at MCC-Longview witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture and God’s purpose in the world.

Advisors:
Victor Meledge-Ade | 816.604.2698
Emily Armstrong | 816.604.2263


Engineering Club

The engineering club provides a supportive network of people for students with an interest in engineering. The club seeks to broaden critical thinking skills and sharpen the groups teamworking abilities. The club also researches the working community of existing engineers.

Advisor:
Nicole Pflum | 816.604.2343


Film Club

The film club provides students with a space to discuss film and the film industry.  Students have the opportunity to make short films, skits and miniseries.

Victoria Rice | 816.604.2307


Green Living & Action Club

The club intends to act as a conduit for students to explore green living practices (gardening, composting, plastic reduction techniques, etc.), and take action with local environmental issues (stream cleanups, water treatment facility trips, etc.). The club also intends to act as a conduit for students to learn about current environmental issues.

Advisors:
Amanda Merryman | 816.604.2090
Breanne Dustin | 816.604.2021


Multicultural Club

The multicultural club is designed to build global awareness through the exploration of different customs, holidays, food, art and celebrations from around the world. This club is open to all students and is an opportunity to meet new people, gain knowledge about cultural similarities and differences and promote diversity awareness.

Advisors:
Victor Meledge-Ade | 816.604.2698
Craig Workman | 816.604.2698


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The purpose of NAMI is to provide peer support, share common experiences and connect with one another for people living with mental illness.

Advisors:
Margaret Berter | 816.604.2614
Keith Kaster | 816.604.2204


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 nations 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.

Advisors:
Victoria Rice | 816.604.2307
Christine Atkinson | 816.604.2122


The Performers Studio

The performers studio provides a production and performance safe space for student voices, both verbal and nonverbal by encouraging the exploration, creation and execution of artistic, cultural and socially relevant performance art. This club speaks to the values of a free, creative and diverse multicultural society as a way of studying how people move through the world as individuals. It also builds community by creating art through performance, exhibiting an understanding of how that performance art creates culture and realizes how that culture enhances, facilitates and empower a free and open society.

Advisor:
Keith Townsend | 816.604.2107


Phi Theta Kappa

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, but may also 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. Kappa Tau, MCC-Longview's chapter, is very active on campus and in the community and has won international recognition for its members and projects.

Advisors:
Keet Kopecky | 816.604.2353
Beth Bletscher | 816.604.2264


Rotaract

Rotaract provides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in their personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.

Advisor:
Margaret Berter | 816.604.2614


Student Government Association (SGA)

Serving as the link between students and administration, SGA works in the best interest of the student body to address pertinent student needs and administrative policies. They work to promote mutual understanding between students, faculty and the administration. Members are elected by the student body and serve a one-academic-year term. Applications for SGA are accepted in the fall and spring semesters.

Advisors:
Victoria Rice | 816.604.2307
Christine Atkinson | 816.604.2122

Student Government Association Interest Form


True Colors

The MCC-Longview true colors club brings lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students and straight allies together to meet new people, hang out and have fun in a safe and supportive environment. We coordinate both social and educational programs to foster a positive and realistic image of the LGBTQ community and to ensure all students at MCC-Longview experience a welcoming and affirming learning environment.

True colors brings together students of different sexual and gender identities to fight homophobia on campus and in the community. By raising awareness of different sexual and gender identities, linking homophobia with other oppressions and advocating for equal treatment for all students, our organization will help create a school environment free of homophobic, sexual, verbal and physical harassment.

Advisor:
Heather Jackson | 816.604.2130


Video Game/Anime Association

The purpose of this club is to enjoy, play and interact with fellow members in activities that include, video games and watching anime. Members will get the opportunity to enjoy a range of video game and anime related activities on campus: anime screenings, video game competitions, etc. VGAA is a club dedicated to bringing together students interested in anime and video games.

Advisor:
Brandon Hessing | 816.604.2208


The following clubs/organizations have been a part of MCC-Longview in the past. Currently, they are not active – but can be revitalized.

If you are interested please contact the campus life and leadership office at 816.604.2130, email lv.campuslife@mcckc.edu or stopping by Campus Center 130.

Allied Health Club - brings together students interested in allied health related careers (nursing, dental hygiene, pre-med, respiratory therapist, pharmacist, etc.), with the purpose of making connections with students in these programs, colleges and other persons or places related to allied health professions.

Campus Activities Board - provides the MCC-Longview campus with entertaining and educational activities in conjunction with the campus life and leadership office.

Student Veteran Association - provides military veterans, active duty service members, reservists and military dependents with the resources, support and advocacy needed to accomplish their goals and succeed in higher education.

Sunrise - discusses, promotes solutions and educates the public on the effect of climate change in Lee’s Summit and the greater Kansas City area.