Student Life

Student Clubs & Organizations

Ivy Tech-Bloomington has a variety of student organizations and the numbers keep growing! If you are interested in starting a new organization contact the Office of Student Support & Development!

Our campus is dedicated to providing for our community and so are our student groups! Each student organization completes at least one service project a year, showing their dedication, commitment, and gratitude to Bloomington!

Current Student Clubs & Organizations:

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are representatives for the Office of Student Affairs. They provide campus tours, participate in recruitment and retention efforts, assist in off campus visits, staff inbound and outbound phone calls, answer emails, participate in orientation and provide general mentoring and peer guidance to prospective students. By being a part of the Student Ambassador program you have the opportunity to enhance your leadership, networking and communication skills while developing confidence and providing knowledge and service to others. Students who are chosen to be Student Ambassadors also a stipend.
Contact Advisor:
Amanda Fronek

Student Government Association

The mission of the Ivy Tech Bloomington Student Government Association shall be to act as a permanent and open forum for student representation, serving as an effective outlet for the advocacy of the interests of the student body. The Student Government Association shall serve as the official liaison between the student body and administration. This is to continue the effort to better the lives of Ivy Tech students. All students are member of the Student Government Association and are encouraged to attend the weekly meetings to voice concern and present ideas to better campus and the lives of our students. Elected Executive Office members of Student Government also a stipend.
Contact Advisor:
Neil Frederick

Campus Activities Board (CAB)

The Campus Activities Board is a student event programming board which plans and implements large scale events across campus throughout the year. Annual events include Welcome Week, Music Fest, Halloween Safe Night, Finals Week, and Spring Extreme. Past events have included Roller Skating, Breast Cancer Awareness Tie Dying, Movie Nights, Rock Climbing, LGBT Awareness Documentaries, Arcade Game Night, and more! This is an excellent opportunity to learn event planning, time management, and public relations. CAB members also participate in leadership development and collaborate with other student leadership groups on campus. CAB is comprised of five students who all earn a stipend for their time and dedication.
Contact Advisor:
Al Buchanan

Student Leadership Academy

The Student Leadership Academy provides students with developmental and experiential opportunities that foster leadership and community involvement. Through leadership education, advocacy, and volunteerism, students will become active citizens on campus, in their respective communities, and in the workplace. The Student Leadership Academy encourages students to move beyond cynicism, and become involved in community activities and services. The Academy is a selective program that runs each fall semester. Applications are available during the first few weeks of the fall semester. Students who graduate from the academy also receive a scholarship.
Contact Advisor:
Amanda Fronek

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is "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." PTK is a selective honorary group for students who have achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Students will be contacted if they are eligible to be a part of PTK.
Contact Advisor:
Annette Spurgeon

Campus Pride

Campus Pride is a club that champions academic excellence and community service while providing a safe, supportive, and educational atmosphere for students to share what it means to be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex or a Straight Ally.
Contact Advisors:
Ben Grimwood
Tonia Leotsakos

The Office of Student Development at Ivy Tech-Bloomington:

Room C105
Phone: (812) 330-6237
Fax: (812) 330-6106