Campus Life and Leadership
Student Center 130
So, you want to get involved ...
For fall 2020, we will be hosting virtual events and activities. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org for a listing of events.
The Office of Campus Life and Leadership makes getting involved easy. You can get involved in a variety of activities, organizations, and opportunities! Making these connections can enhance and complement your scholastic experience and success.
Listed below are just a few of the clubs and organizations active at MCC-Maple Woods. Listed below is the 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. Campus Life & Leadership can always get you connected with the clubs or organizations.
If you don't see something you like, you can start your own club! Please stop by the Campus Life & Leadership Office (Student Center 130) or email email@example.com to learn more about starting a club!
The Anime Club! is for creative students who like to watch/read/talk about/maybe even make anime and manga.
Advisor: Carlos Bass | 816.604.3226
Art Club serves as a creative outlet for students to raise awareness and promote the arts within our campus and surrounding communities.
Advisor: Carlos Bass | 816.604.3226
Business Marketing Club
Business Marketing Club promotes and utilizes student’s business skills. Our main objective is to give our members hands on business experiences, teamwork project skills, and internship opportunities. Prepare for your future and join MCC – Maple Woods Business Marketing Club.
Advisor: James Moes | 816.506.8444
(CAB) MCC-Maple Woods Campus Activities Board:
CAB provides an opportunity for students to plan, staff and evaluate campus activities. Any enrolled student at Maple Woods can participate with CAB activities or provide suggestions for campus activities!
Christians on Campus
Christians on Campus is a Christian club that reaches out to students of all walks of life to teach them about Jesus Christ and His message of love and salvation while providing a fun atmosphere and welcoming community for all.
Cornhole is a fun activity for all students that want to have fun and make new friends. Join our club today!
Advisor: Jeff Wilt
Dungeons & Dragons
The Dungeons & Dragons club is dedicated to playing classic tabletop role playing
games such as the D&D, Cipher, Pathfinder, and others. Every semester, we play adventures
that explore the depths of fantastical worlds, fight their monsters, and claim their
treasure for ourselves, all in the comfort of the school's classrooms. We welcome
one and all to join our growing community, and each member is willing to teach new
people the ropes and laugh along as you eventually roll your first natural.
Advisor: Mike Warren | 816.604.3357
The Environmental Club is for those who know what we do to the environment has an effect on everything else in our world and want to make a positive impact. We work to clean up the community, help wildlife, and spread awareness on environment issues.
Advisor: Kenny Snell | 816.604.3136
Gamers Association seeks to expand student awareness, interest and skills in gaming technology and careers through projects, campus events and industry. We also aim to increase the awareness of the types of games.
Advisor: Bob Williams | 816.604.3215
Improv Theater Club
Improv Club seeks to offer students a creative outlet with improvised theatre. We play games and perform skits to entertain the community with shows throughout the semester.
MOC3 Men of Courage, Character and Culture:
MOC3 is a multi-cultural male organization. This is an excellent opportunity for students to get involved, mentorship opportunities, connect with campus leaders, and grow as a student and member of their communities. There will be chances for students to meet and participate throughout each semester during our “Real Talk” sessions.
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.
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. 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.
Sexuality and Gender Acceptance (SAGA)
SAGA explores issues that encompass all aspects of diversity including social roles, cultural background and sexual orientation. The goal is to provide support for LGBT members and their allies at our school, as well as raise awareness of discriminatory behaviors, actions, and attitudes that affect our community.
Sister Circle at MCC-Maple Woods:
Sister Circle is an organization specifically for female students at MCC-Maple Woods. Sister Circle displays a unified purpose of promoting equity and advancement for underrepresented women to be empowered through education, advocacy, social justice, mentorship and networking opportunities.
The mission of SGA is to serve as a voice for students, supporting campus clubs and organizations, and acting as an advocate to create a better environment for all at MCC-Maple Woods.
Student leadership is a great way to get involved at MCC-Maple Woods. All student leaders help with campus events such as new student enrollment sessions, orientation programs, large and participate in our MCC LEADS Leadership Academy. Student Leadership positions are housed in variety of offices such as: Advising, Admissions, Campus Life & Leadership, and Career Services – and have specific responsibilities in their “home” office.
Rowdy Pyle | 816.604.3033
Vet Tech Club
Vet Tech Club promotes professionalism and leadership through the organization of campus, club and community events. Improving the health and well-being of animals through education is a priority.
The following clubs/organizations have been a part of MCC-Maple Woods in the past. Currently, they are not active – but can be revitalized. If you are interested in this, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership Office by calling 816.604.3319, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or stopping by Student Center 130.
Fostering Optimism Through Awareness
FOTA seeks to provide a positive environment on and off campus by promoting friendship, unity, and creativity. Through support, group activities, events, and community service, our goal is to uplift the individual, campus, and community.
American Sign Language Club
The mission of MCC- Maple Woods American Sign Language Club is to provide an outlet for students to participate in community service and give back to their campus and community. While doing so, creating friendships and networks with others.
To teach the basics of chess and prepare for tournaments. Students may receive training in a variety of chess styles such as: bullet, classical, and blitz.
Cycling Club is for students who are interested in all aspects of bicycling. We meet weekly for safe, organized, group bicycle rides. Riders of all skill levels are welcome - there will be no drops. One of the goals of Cycling Club is to ensure a better commuting experience (facilities, repairs, etc.) for those commuting to campus by methods other than motor vehicles.
Dreamers club is an all-inclusive club focused on giving a voice, bringing awareness, and giving back to marginalized communities. We focus on LGBTQIA+, people of color, disability awareness, mental health awareness, and much more.