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STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Ivy Tech Community College welcomes your involvement in the campus community with a variety of organizations from which to choose.

If you do not see something of interest we encourage you to establish a new student organization. Please click HERE for further information and necessary forms.  If you have questions contact the Office of Student Life and Development at (317) 916-7570 and we will be happy to assist you with the process.

The following student organizations are currently recognized by the College. 

Click on the organization's name for further information and future meeting times or contact the Advisor or Student Leader listed below.


African Student Association (ASA)

The purpose of ASA is to:

  • Educate and bring awareness to the African culture including economic, social, and political problems
  • Share African culture with each other and the student body
  • Come together to study and socialize
  • Meet new people, network, build relationships, participate in events, and have fun

Advisors: Claire Maxson and Inga Groot-Rife; Student President: Martha Kamara


ASIA (Asian Student Intercultural Association

The purpose of the organization is to provide an opportunity and community for students of Asian, Asian American and other heritages to explore the cultures of Asia and Asian America, enriching the whole of Ivy Tech Community College.

Advisor: John Conklin;  Student President:  Suphayada Tammawoharl


Black Students United

We promote academic excellence and leadership skills among members, encourage unity among students, faculty and administrators, and provide information to persons of all creeds.  We facilitate understanding of the minority experience through educational, cultural, historical and social programs.

Advisor: Doris McDougal


The Blank Page

The purpose of The Blank Page is to provide a forum for students to discuss and critique their own creative work, as well as the work of other group members. The Blank Page also seeks to increase the knowledge and awareness of creative writing in the Ivy Tech community.

Advisor: Brianna Pike, Emily Watson


Campus Insider Newspaper

Our purpose is to gather, write and publish information for the Campus Insider, our student newspaper.

Advisors: Kathleen Rice, Claire Maxson


Christians on Campus

Bible study group at Ivy Tech. Come and enjoy the word of God with us.

Advisor: Victor Roeske;  Student President:  Sue Nelson


Coexist

The primary goal of Coexist is to make the Ivy Tech community a safe and welcoming place to all students regardless of sexual identity or gender orientation.  Coexist also seeks to    1.) Educate the Ivy Tech community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation     2.) Fight discrimination, harassment, and violence in schools      3.)  Create an open forum among LGBT and straight students, and              4.) Promote tolerance on campus.  

Advisor: Carissa CartwrightDaniel Lillard;  Student President: Zac Deer


College Summit:  Ivy Tech

Provides a forum for students that have attended a College Summit summer workshop or senior class to stay connected and provide support and assistance to each other.

Advisors: Gary Pellico


Constitutional Connections

Our mission is to provide additional learning opportunities outside the classroom to enable paralegal students to confidently enter the workforce upon graduation.  Activites will include hands-on, practical training; volunteer opportunities; and the promotion of the sharing of information in study groups.

Advisor: Lara O'Dell; Student President: Shelly Lothridge


The Dead Stoics Society

The purpose of the Dead Stoics Society is to expand the minds of our members through meditation and philosophical discussion.

Advisors: Grace Parish, Jack Cooney; Student President: Doug Keeling

Join us for our weekly meeting, Thursdays at 6 pm in IFC 210.


FOCUS - Furthering Opportunities and Connecting Us to the Future

The purpose of FOCUS is to create a network for black males and establish a strong support system that encourages academic achievement, campus involvement, peer to peer mentoring and building lifelong connections.

Advisor:  Curtis Wells;   Student President:  Albat Mulbah


Gamerz Galore

We are a new group, set up for the gamers of Ivy Tech.  We are here to have fun, but also to create a place for gamers to meet and get to know each other.

Advisor: Jordan Rippy


Health Information Technology Club

Committed to providing the HIT students with the opportunity to network with HIT professionals, participate in professional development activities, fund raise, make contributions to the local healthcare community and promote the profession to future HIT students.

Advisor: Brenda Kupecky;  Student Co-Presidents:  Crystal Reed, Lillie Shugars


Human Service Club

The purpose of the Human Service Club is to provide a venue for education and networking among current or prospective Human Service students and the environment.

Advisor: Marilyn Arnett; Student President:  Kyle Crockett


Indiana Student Hospitality Association

To engage students in professional leadership and development and provide a venue for networking with local and national hospitality leaders.

Advisors:  Keith Parish, Tiffany Swopes;  Student President:  Cierra Wattley


Inked Alliance

The purpose of Inked Alliance is to focus on ending the stigma, stereotypes and discrimination against individuals with tattoos in professional environments such as the workplace and educational facilities.  We hope to bring awareness and promote open-mindedness to the tattooed community.

Advisors:  Nikila Stevens, Tammy Greene;  Student President:  Katie Osborne


Ivy Tech Art Club

The purpose of the Art Club is to provide an outlet for art minded people, to create and share ideas with others.

Advisors: Stephanie Robertson, Kevin Keltner; Student President: Kayleigh Hoffman


Ivy Tech Car Club

The purpose of the Ivy Tech Car Club is to provide an opportunity for students to share their interest in motor vehicles and to promote the auto industry.

Advisor:  Vic Holove


Ivy Tech Student Education Association

The Ivy Tech Student Education Association (ITSEA) is a pre-professional organization for future teachers.  Being a part of ITSEA allows education students here at ITCC multiple opportunities to become involved not only within the Ivy Tech community but also the school communities of Indianapolis. ITSEA is affiliated with the Indiana State Education Association (ISEA), the National Education Association (NEA) and the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA).

Advisors: Barb Wylie;  Student President:  Shawn Beverly

Consider donating to ITSEA's fall fundraiser to benefit the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital.  For more information click HERE.


Ivy Tech Student Ethics Board (SEB)

The purpose of the Student Ethics Board is to help create and foster a dynamic campus community of ethical student citizens with an unwavering commitment to the ideals of honor, achievement and tradition.

Advisor: Alphonso Atkins Jr.; Student President: David A. Flint


Manna on Campus

Manna on Campus strives to share the word of God to help students grow spiritually and guide them on their spiritual journey through weekly fellowship meetings and special events.

Advisor: Victor Roeske; Student President: Juan Molina

Join us for our weekly meeting, Mondays at 9 am in the IFC Bowen Commons.


The Odeon Society

The Odeon Society is Ivy Tech's student drama club.  We produce on-campus student theater productions and aim to give students varied theater experiences.  Members have a broad range of ways to get involved, from planning, organizing, and publicizing events to acting in productions or working backstage in various technical theater positions.

The Odeon Society Student Drama Club at Ivy Tech Community College will present a stage adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 on April 11 and 12 at Ivy Tech’s Lawrence Campus Auditorium. Advance tickets are available at the Ivy Tech Bursar’s offices on the North Meridian and Lawrence campuses. Tickets will also be available at the door. Advance ticket prices are $4 adults/$2 students. Tickets at the door are $5 adults/$3 students. Both performances begin at 7 p.m.

Advisor: Scott Luter; Student President: Chris Kirkpatrick


Phenomenal Woman

We provide an opportunity for women to discuss issues and concerns and to help address those concerns through community involvement.

Advisor: Doris McDougal, Ariel Crawley


Phi Theta Kappa - International Honors Society

For more information, please visit our page by clicking here. For more information on The Thirst Project, click here.

Advisor:  Cynthia Porter Rickert;  Student President:  Harmeet Kaur


Project VOICE

The purpose of Project VOICE is to improve the retention, matriculation and overall student success for men of color enrolled at ITCC.  Membership is free and open to all Ivy Tech students.

Advisors:  Alphonso Atkins, Michael Jenkins; Student President:  Chris Buchanan


Sankofa Society

Sankofa Society seeks to maintain and uphold the oral traditions and arts of storytelling and spoken word poetry through traditional, educational, social, and cultural events and activities.

Advisors:  Heather Sewell, Anthony Conley; Student President:  Kwabena Dinizulu


Speech Team

The Ivy Tech Speech Team is here! We are establishing a state wide tournament with other Ivy Tech campuses to compete with Persuasive, Informative, and Impromptu speeches.  If you would like a chance to compete for a scholarship (1st place prize) then contact our leadership.

Advisor:  Timothy Sheehan;  Student Co-Presidents:  Jessie WangemanTerrance Dillard


Student Ambassadors for Math Success (SAMS)

SAMS is a service organization dedicated to promoting student success in mathmatics by developing, implementing and managing a variety of student to student support and success initiatives.

Advisors:  Sheila Yancey, Semere Sebhatu, Student President: Nicholas Rader


Student Business Association

We are dedicated to serving the needs of the students by assisting them in accomplishing objectives that help them reach their academic and career goals. Job shadowing, faculty forums, internships, sponsoring service learning in the community, networking in the community, and mentoring local high school students are some of the benefits to Ivy Tech Community College students and surrounding students.

Advisor: Steven Mohler, Penny Miguel


Student Nursing Association

We help student nurses become involved in the community as well as foster educational and professional growth of student nurses.

Advisor: Linda Fluharty, Laura Rigsby;  Student President:  Rich Spencer


SOL (Student Organization of Latinos)

We are committed to serving the Latino population of both the Ivy Tech Community College and the city of Indianapolis by bringing cultural awareness to the college and the community as a whole through events, meetings, lectures, and other cultural activities.

Advisor:  Ricardo Fernandez;  Student President:  Fany Mejia


Surgical Technology Club

We are dedicated to enhancing communication between future and current Surgical Technology Students, to facilitating a broader understanding of the profession of surgical technology, and to raising funds for extracurricular activities of the Surgical Technology Program.

Advisor: Jeanne Rieger, Marsha Williams

For more information contact the Office of Student Life & Development:

North Meridian Campus IFC 125

Lawrence Campus FB 101A

Amanda Bremmer
Acting Director of Student Life & Development
North Meridian  (317) 916-7571
Lawrence  (317) 917-5944

LaMarcus Hall
Assistant Director of Student Life & Development
North Meridian  (317) 921-4969
Lawrence  (317) 917-5944

Robin Spearin
Student Engagement Specialist
(317) 916-7570